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From the Sun: Auroras, Magnetic Storms, Solar Flares, Cosmic Rays
     

From the Sun: Auroras, Magnetic Storms, Solar Flares, Cosmic Rays

by Steven T. Suess (Editor)
 

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Special Publications Series.

From the Sun

demystifies auroras, magnetic storms, solar flares, cosmic rays and other displays of Sun-Earth interactions. The authors, all well-known figures in space science, explain how solar eruptions affect human technology and society in articles intended for

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Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Special Publications Series.

From the Sun

demystifies auroras, magnetic storms, solar flares, cosmic rays and other displays of Sun-Earth interactions. The authors, all well-known figures in space science, explain how solar eruptions affect human technology and society in articles intended for the nonspecialist and adapted from Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union. One of the most appealing features is a comprehensive glossary of the terminology necessary to read almost any volume on Sun-Earth connections.

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Booknews
The 16 contributions explain how solar eruptions affect human technology and society, and are intended for the non-specialist. A glossary lists terminology necessary to understand Sun-Earth connections. The chapters are modified from articles originally published in . No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780875902920
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/01/1998
Series:
Special Publications Series , #50
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
62.50(w) x 92.50(h) x 5.00(d)

Meet the Author

Steven T. Suess is a physicists with NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center and sn adjunct professor at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. He has studied the Sun and its influence on the solar system for almost his entire career.
Bruce T. Tsurutani is a space plasma physicist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California. His research covers studies of the Sun, interplanetary spacem and planetary magnetospheres, including plasma instabilities, wave-particle interactions, nonlinear waves, and aurora.

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