Solar and Heliospheric Origins of Space Weather Phenomena

This book comprises an excursion through space weather, a scientific topic in rapid growth and with growing impact and complications for technological societies. The emphasis of the present volume is on the origins of space weather: the Sun and the solar mind. Very much as the Sun`s electromagnetic...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Rozelot, Jean-Pierre (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006, 2006
Edition:1st ed. 2006
Series:Lecture Notes in Physics
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book comprises an excursion through space weather, a scientific topic in rapid growth and with growing impact and complications for technological societies. The emphasis of the present volume is on the origins of space weather: the Sun and the solar mind. Very much as the Sun`s electromagnetic radiation drives the Earth climate, our space weather is driven by the solar wind. This book addresses students and scientists working, or interested in, the field and provides a thorough introduction to the topic for those who wish to become acquainted with the basic solar physics at the origin of space weather
Physical Description:X, 166 p. 117 illus., 7 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9783540337591