Solar minimum

Development and Validation of the Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model with Thermosphere and Ionosphere Extension (WACCM-X)

 WACCM-X simulations image
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

H.Liu et al.—A comprehensive numerical model, the Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model with thermosphere and ionosphere extension (WACCM-X), has been improved, in order to simulate the entire atmosphere and ionosphere, from the Earth’s surface to ~700 km altitude.

Welcome Bidya Binay Karak!

Portrait of Bidya Binay Karak

Bidya is no stranger to solar dynamo modeling. He earned his PhD in 2013 under the direction of Arnab Choudhuri at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore.

Whole Heliosphere Interval (WHI)

Sunday, January 1, 2012

The December, 2011 issue of Solar Physics was a Topical Issue on the Sun-Earth Connection near Solar Minimum.

Long-Term Solar Variability

Overview and Research Goal

Solar Maximum Mission Coronagraph

This will be the SMM instrument page.


Observing the Quiet Sun: A Weak Cycle Offers Opportunity for Expanding Solar Understanding

Observing the Quiet Sun

Since the dawn of the Space Age in the 1950s, solar maxima have coincided with strong upticks in sunspot activity but the current cycle, Cycle 24, which was expected to peak in Spring of 2013, has been unusually quiet.

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