The Threat of Space Weather

Chapter
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Space Development book series (BRIEFSSPACE)

Abstract

Solar energetic particles (SEPs) and coronal mass ejections (CMEs) pose a significant threat to in-orbit satellites as well as to Earth’s infrastructure in terms of extensive damage that could be caused to the modern electronic grid, computer processes, telecommunications networks, all types of electronic devices (even pipelines) and essentially everything that can conduct electricity.

Keywords

Convection Ozone Hydrocarbon Flare Dial 

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© Joseph N. Pelton 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ArlingtonUSA

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