Solar and Stellar Variability (IAU S264): Impact on Earth and Planetsby Alexander G. Kosovichev
Pub. Date: 04/30/2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Discusses the basic mechanisms of the solar and stellar variability and the consequent effects on the Earth and other planets. See more details below
Discusses the basic mechanisms of the solar and stellar variability and the consequent effects on the Earth and other planets.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union Symposia and Colloquia Series
- Product dimensions:
- 7.00(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.10(d)
Table of Contents
Preface; Organizing committee; Conference participants; 1. Introduction: the Sun and stars as the primary energy input in planetary atmospheres; 2. Observations of solar and stellar variability; 3. Solar and stellar cycles and variability on century timescale; 4. Magnetic activity and dynamo mechanisms; 5. Physical mechanisms of solar and stellar variability; 6. Effects on space weather and climate; 7. Effects of magnetic activity on planet formation and evolution; 8. Impact of solar and stellar variability on planetary atmospheres and climate; 9. Current and future space missions and ground-based observing programs; 10. Summary and conclusions; Author index; Subject index.
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