Nato Science Series II:

Space Storms and Space Weather Hazards

Editors: Daglis, I.A. (Ed.)

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Space storms, the manifestation of bad weather in space, have a number of physical effects in the near-Earth environment: acceleration of charged particles in space, intensification of electric currents in space and on the ground, impressive aurora displays, and global magnetic disturbances on the Earth's surface. Space weather has been defined as `conditions on the Sun and in the solar wind, magnetosphere, ionosphere, and atmosphere that can influence the performance and reliability of space- and ground-based technological systems and can endanger human life'. The 19 chapters of this book, written by some of the foremost experts on the topic, present the most recent developments in space storm physics and related technological issues, such as malfunction of satellites, communication and navigation systems, and electric power distribution grids.
Readership: researchers, teachers and graduate students in space physics, astronomy, geomagnetism, space technology, electric power and communication technology, and non-specialist physicists and engineers.

As recommended in the United Nations Space & Atmospheric Science Education Curriculum booklet. Please find it amongst classics such as T.J.M. Boyd, J.J. Sanderson, J.K. Hargreaves and M.C. Kelly etc.

 

Table of contents (19 chapters)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Space Storms and Space Weather Hazards
Editors
  • I.A. Daglis
Series Title
Nato Science Series II:
Series Volume
38
Copyright
2001
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-94-010-0983-6
DOI
10.1007/978-94-010-0983-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-0030-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4020-0031-7
Series ISSN
1568-2609
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 482
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