Articles tagged "space weather forecasting"

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K-Cor promises earlier space weather warnings

A new research instrument located on the Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii - K-Coronagraph - showed the technique it uses to observe Sun's corona can be used to provide earlier warnings to astronauts when dangerous high-energy particles are blasted out of the...

March 23, 2017

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EEGGL - New space weather model available to the public

A team at the University of Michigan has developed a new space weather model called EEGGL, short for the Eruptive Event Generator (Gibson and Low), in an effort to help researchers better understand how the Sun will affect near-Earth space, and potentially improve...

January 27, 2017

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Game changer for space weather forecasting: Regional geomagnetic products debut

This month, for the first time, scientists have started using a new geospace forecast model that can give unique data for each 900 km2 (350 mi2) plot of Earth, up to 45 minutes before a solar storm hits. The model provides short-term guidance of the state of...

October 13, 2016

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Extreme space weather event that could have led to a nuclear war

For the first time, retired U.S. Air Force officers involved in forecasting and analyzing the extreme space weather event of May 23, 1967, collectively and publicly describe how great solar and geomagnetic storm at the height of the Cold War almost led to a...

August 09, 2016

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Robust CME simulation model developed for future of space weather forecasting

Japanese scientists have developed a new and robust simulation code for Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) events based on the realistic description of the mechanisms behind their generation and propagation through space. The method has been successfully validated using...

March 07, 2016