Space Weather

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.

HAO Colloquium Series presents Joseph Huba, NRL

Joseph Huba

Modeling the Plasmasphere with SAMI3: The study of the plasmasphere is extremely important to understanding space weather phenomena; for example, it plays a critical role in the regulation of radiation belt dynamics.


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