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Geomagnetism and Aeronomy

, Volume 57, Issue 7, pp 769–775 | Cite as

Space Weather Forecasting and Supporting Research in the USA

  • A. A. PevtsovEmail author
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Abstract

In the United State, scientific research in space weather is funded by several Government Agencies including the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA). For civilian and commercial purposes, space weather forecast is done by the Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Observational data for modeling come from the network of groundbased observatories funded via various sources, as well as from the instruments on spacecraft. Numerical models used in forecast are developed in framework of individual research projects. The article provides a brief review of current state of space weather-related research and forecasting in the USA.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Solar ObservatoryBoulderUSA
  2. 2.ReSoLVE Centre of Excellence, Space Climate research unitUniversity of OuluOuluFinland

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