Proceedings of the XXX All-Russia Conference on Cosmic Rays

Bulletin of the Russian Academy of Sciences: Physics

, Volume 73, Issue 3, pp 416-418

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Influence of cosmic rays and cosmic dust on the atmosphere and Earth’s climate

  • V. I. ErmakovAffiliated withCentral Aerologic Observatory, Rosgidromet, Dolgoprudnyi
  • , V. P. OkhlopkovAffiliated withSkobel’tsyn Research Institute of Nuclear Physics, Moscow State University
  • , Yu. I. StozhkovAffiliated withLebedev Physics Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences Email author 

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The results of studying the cosmic ray fluxes in the Earth’s atmosphere and their influence on the atmospheric electricity, as well as the effect of cosmic dust entering the terrestrial atmosphere from the interplanetary space on the Earth’s climate are briefly discussed. A forecast of the climate cooling in the forthcoming 50 years is given.