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Measuring Solar Abundances

von Steiger, R. and Vial, J. -C. and Bochsler, P. and Chaussidon, M. and Cohen, C. M. S. and Fleck, B. and Heber, V. S. and Holweger, H. and Issautier, K. and Lazarus, A. J. and Ogilvie, K. W. and Paquette, J. A. and Reisenfeld, D. B. and Teriaca, L. and Wilhelm, K. and Yusainee, S. and Laming, J. M. and Wiens, R. C. (2001) Measuring Solar Abundances. In: Solar and Galactic Composition. AIP Conference Proceedings. No.598. American Institute of Physics , Melville, NY, pp. 13-22. ISBN 0-7354-0042-3.

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This is the rapporteur paper of Working Group 2 on Measuring Solar Abundances. The working group presented and discussed the different observations and methods for obtaining the elemental and isotopic composition of the Sun, and critically reviewed their results and the accuracies thereof. Furthermore, a few important yet unanswered questions were identified, and the potential of future missions to provide answers was assessed.

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Cohen, C. M. S.0000-0002-0978-8127
Reisenfeld, D. B.0000-0003-1874-9450
Laming, J. M.0000-0002-3362-7040
Wiens, R. C.0000-0002-3409-7344
Additional Information:© 2001 American Institute of Physics. Issue Date: 21 November 2001. We gratefully acknowledge the effort of the scientific and local organisation committees, in particular of Robert F. Wimmer-Schweingruber, in making this workshop happen. We also thank Sylvie Vauclair and Robert F. Wimmer-Schweingruber for useful comments on the manuscript. JML was supported by NRL/ONR Solar Magnetism and the Earth's Environment 6.1 Research Option and by NASA Contracts W19473 and S137836.
Group:Space Radiation Laboratory
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NRL/ONR Solar Magnetism and the Earth's Environment 6.1 Research OptionUNSPECIFIED
Subject Keywords:solar composition; element relative abundance; reviews; remote sensing; astronomical techniques; solar wind; design of experiments
Series Name:AIP Conference Proceedings
Issue or Number:598
Classification Code:PACS: 96.60.Fs; 96.60.Vg; 95.75.Rs
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Official Citation:Measuring Solar Abundances R. von Steiger, J.-C. Vial, P. Bochsler, M. Chaussidon, C. M. S. Cohen, B. Fleck, V. S. Heber, H. Holweger, K. Issautier, A. J. Lazarus, K. W. Ogilvie, J. A. Paquette, D. B. Reisenfeld, L. Teriaca, K. Wilhelm, S. Yusainee, J. M. Laming, and R. C. Wiens, AIP Conf. Proc. 598, 13 (2001), DOI:10.1063/1.1433973
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