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Analysis of Severe Space Weather on Critical Infrastructures

  • Francesco Gaetano
  • Gabriele Oliva
  • Stefano Panzieri
  • Claudio Romani
  • Roberto Setola
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8328)

Abstract

Space threats pose nontrivial issues to the safety of the population and to the correct functioning of critical infrastructures. In this paper we analyze the most significant threats posed by solar wind in terms of impact due to both direct consequences on satellite and critical infrastructure so as the subsequent domino effects. To this end we provide a model based on the CISIA platform with a case study related to the area of Rome, Italy.

Keywords

Critical Infrastructures Solar Wind Satellites Space threats 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesco Gaetano
    • 1
  • Gabriele Oliva
    • 3
    • 2
  • Stefano Panzieri
    • 1
  • Claudio Romani
    • 3
  • Roberto Setola
    • 3
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Informatica e AutomazioneUniversity “Roma TRE”RomaItaly
  2. 2.Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per i Trasporti e la LogistcaRomaItaly
  3. 3.University Campus Biomedico of RomeItaly

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