The Sun Judith Karpen and Spiro Antiochos

Authored by: Judith Karpen , Spiro Antiochos

Space Weather Fundamentals

Print publication date:  September  2016
Online publication date:  November  2016

Print ISBN: 9781498749077
eBook ISBN: 9781315368474
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781315368474-1

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Abstract

1.1 Introduction

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 1.1.1 Solar Variability: The Dynamo

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  1.1.1.1 The Solar Cycle

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  1.1.1.2 Flux-Transport Dynamos

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  1.1.1.3 Mean-Field Dynamos

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 1.1.2 Slow Drivers of Space Weather

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  1.1.2.1 Global-Scale Magnetic Structures and Solar Wind

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  1.1.2.2 Local-Scale Magnetic Structures (ARs)

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 1.1.3 Explosive Drivers of Space Weather

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  1.1.3.1 Flares: Impulsive Electromagnetic and Particle Radiation

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  1.1.3.2 CMEs: Impulsive Mass and Magnetic-Field Driving

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 1.1.4 Future Prospects

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Acknowledgments

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References

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