Sun-Earth connection

Scott McIntosh

Dr. Scott McIntosh is Deputy Director to NCAR and a Senior Scientist in the High Altitude Observatory at the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

GICs: The Bane of Technology-Dependent Societies

Image Credit: K.L. Turnbull, J.A. Wild (Lancaster University) and the SOHO/EIT consortium, Shutterstock
Tuesday, December 1, 2015

In a recent AGU editor's Vox Discussion, Delores Knipp explores the societal impacts of geomagnetically induced currents (GICs). GICs can cause voltage swings, transformer heating, and reactive power loss in high-voltage power transmission systems.

A new Solar Superstorms documentary

NCSA Press Release–Several scientists from HAO at NCAR, including Yuhong Fan, Mark Miesch, Nick Nelson, and Matthias Rem

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.

Linking terrestrial and space weather using high-resolution WACCM

For the first time a mesoscale-resolving whole atmosphere general circulation model has been developed.

Welcome to Boulder Solar Alliance (BSA)

Boulder is fortunate to have one of the greatest concentrations of solar physics institutes in the world. To encourage communication among researchers from these institutes, we have formed the BSA with representation from:


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