Solar Wind Electron Proton Alpha Monitor (SWEPAM) for the Advanced Composition Explorer

  title={Solar Wind Electron Proton Alpha Monitor (SWEPAM) for the Advanced Composition Explorer},
  author={D. J. Mccomas and Samuel J. Bame and P. Barker and William Charles Feldman and John L. Phillips and Pete Riley and J. W. Griffee},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
The Solar Wind Electron Proton Alpha Monitor (SWEPAM) experiment provides the bulk solar wind observations for the Advanced Composition Explorer (ACE). These observations provide the context for elemental and isotopic composition measurements made on ACE as well as allowing the direct examination of numerous solar wind phenomena such as coronal mass ejections, interplanetary shocks, and solar wind fine structure, with advanced, 3-D plasma instrumentation. They also provide an ideal data set for… 
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