Storms From the Sun

Storms From the Sun

The Emerging Science of Space Weather

Book - 2002
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Baker & Taylor
Examines the emerging physical science of space weather and the impact the sun and solar storms have on Earth life.

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In a popular audience treatment, science education specialist Carlowicz and Lopez (physics, U. of Texas-El Paso) examine the impact that the sun has on earth life, including the 1998 day the pagers died due to solar storms, and the use of space data to forecast weather. Includes a foreword by the discoverer of the Van Allen radiation belts, selected Web sites, and color plates of cosmic phenomena. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Washington, DC : Joseph Henry Press, c2002
ISBN: 9780309076425
0309076420
Branch Call Number: 629.416 CAR
Characteristics: xi, 234 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Lopez, Ramon E.

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