The Sun and Space Weather / Edition 2

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Overview

This second edition is a great enhancement of literature which will help the reader get deeper into the specific topics. There are new sections included such as space weather data sources and examples, new satellite missions, and the latest results. At the end a comprehensive index is given which will allow the reader to quickly find his topics of interest.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402056031
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 1/2/2008
  • Series: Astrophysics and Space Science Library Series , #347
  • Edition description: 2nd ed. 2007
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 315
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Born 1959, research position at university of Graz since 1983. Research stay at the Kiepenheuer Institute für Sonnenphysik, Insituto de Astroficia de Canarias, Tatranska Lomnica and others. 3 times guest professor at the Universite de Toulouse, Obs. Pic du Midi, France. Since 2005 full time professor at University of Graz. Since 2002 president of JOSO, Joint Organisation for Solar Observations.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction, What is Space Weather? 1
2 The Sun as a Star 3
3 Observing the Sun 17
4 Phenomenology of Solar Active Regions 25
5 Testing the Solar Interior 69
6 MHD and the Solar Dynamo 87
7 The Sun and Climate 111
8 Space Weather and Radiation Damage 155
9 The Ionosphere and Space Weather 169
10 The NOAA Space Weather Scales 193
11 Asteroids, Comets, Meteroites 201
12 Space Debris 211
13 Appendix 223
List of tables 238
List of figures 241
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