Space weather

In
Published
  • Washington, DC : American Geophysical Union ¬©2001
Physical description
1 online resource (x, 440 pages) : illustrations (some color)
ISBN
  • 9781118668351
  • 1118668359
  • 0875909841
  • 9780875909844
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. [Hoboken, N.J.] : Wiley Online Library, c2014. Available in PDF format. Mode of access: World Wide Web. Description based on contents viewed 11 August 2014.
  • Mode of Access: World Wide Web.
  • Print version record.
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Genre
  • Electronic books.
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • Space weather is considered to be conditions on the Sun and in the solar wind, magnetosphere, ionosphere, and thermosphere that can influence the reliability and performance of space-borne or ground- based technological systems. Song (environmental earth and atmospheric sciences, U. of Massachusetts), Singer (Space Environment Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), and Siscoe (Center for Space Physics, Boston U.) present 50 articles on current understanding and advances in the description and prediction of space weather. Nine of the articles, accessible to non-specialists, touch upon broad issues of space weather in the area of technology, science, industry, and commerce. The remaining articles are geared more towards the scientific community and address the sun and its influence on space weather, specification and prediction of the magnetosphere, and specification and prediction of the ionosphere and thermosphere. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

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