Evolution of the Solar/Stellar Radiation and Plasma Environment

  • Helmut Lammer
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Astronomy book series (BRIEFSASTRON)


The evolution of planetary atmospheres can only be understood if one considers that the radiation and particle environment of the Sun or a planet’s host star changed during their life time. The magnetic activity of solar-type stars declines steadily during their evolution on the Zero-Age-Main-Sequence.


Coronal Mass Ejection Stellar Wind Young Star Planetary Atmosphere Solar Wind Density 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Space Research InstituteAustrian Academy of SciencesGrazAustria

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