1. Introduction, What is Space Weather? 2. The Sun a Typical Star. 3. The Solar Atmosphere and Active Regions. 4. MHD and the Solar Dynamo. 5. The Earth's Atmosphere and Climate. 6. Space Weather and Climate. 7. Space Weather and Radiation Damage. 8. Magnetosphere, Ionosphere, Space Weather. 9. Real-Time Space Weather and Forecasts. 10. Asteroids, Comets, Meteorites. 11. Space Debris. Appendix. Bibliography. Index.
Über den Autor
Born 1959, research position at university of Graz since 1983. Research stay at the Kiepenheuer Institute für Sonnenphysik, Insituto de Astroficia de Canarias, Tatranska Lomnica and others. 3 times guest professor at the Universite de Toulouse, Obs. Pic du Midi, France. Since 2005 full time professor at University of Graz. Since 2002 president of JOSO, Joint Organisation for Solar Observations.
This book presents comprehensive coverage of the Sun and space weather, two rapidly evolving topics. In this new edition, the information has been updated to include the latest results. In addition, new sections are included, like one on space weather data sources, as well as examples and information on new satellite missions.