The Sun, Solar Analogs and the Climate: Saas-Fee Advanced Course 34, 2004. Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy / Edition 1

The Sun, Solar Analogs and the Climate: Saas-Fee Advanced Course 34, 2004. Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy / Edition 1

by Joanna Dorothy Haigh, Michael Lockwood, Mark S. Giampapa
     
 

ISBN-10: 3540238565

ISBN-13: 9783540238560

Pub. Date: 03/11/2005

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

"This book presents the lecture notes of the 34th Saas-Fee Advanced Course "The Sun, Solar Analogs and the Climate" given by leading scientists in the field. Emphasis is on the observed variability of the Sun and the present understanding of the variability's origin as well as its impact on the Earth's climate. The solar variability is then studied in the broader…  See more details below

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"This book presents the lecture notes of the 34th Saas-Fee Advanced Course "The Sun, Solar Analogs and the Climate" given by leading scientists in the field. Emphasis is on the observed variability of the Sun and the present understanding of the variability's origin as well as its impact on the Earth's climate. The solar variability is then studied in the broader context of solar-type stars, allowing for better understanding of the solar-activity cycle and the magnetic activity in general." This book provides an accessible and up-to-date introduction to the field for graduate students and serves as a modern source of reference for active researchers in this field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540238560
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
03/11/2005
Series:
Saas-Fee Advanced Course Series, #34
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
426
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

The Earth's climate and its response to solar variability1
Solar outputs, their variations and their effects on Earth109
Stellar analogs of solar activity : the sun in A stellar context307

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