Solar Wind: Emission, Technologies and Impacts


Carlos Daniel Escaropa Borrega (Editor)
Angela Fernanda Beirós Cruz (Editor)

Series: Energy Science, Engineering and Technology, Physics Research and Technology
BISAC: SCI024000

The continuous stream of particles flowing outward from the Sun is called the solar wind. It mostly consists of electrons and protons with energies usually between 1.5 and 10 keV. The stream of particles varies in temperature and speed over time. These particles can escape the Sun’s gravity because of their high kinetic energy and the high temperature of the corona. In this book, the authors present current research in the study of the emission, technologies and impact of solar wind. Topics include the possible impact of the astronomical aspects of the violent cyclonic motions in the Earth’s atmosphere; planetary beat, solar wind and terrestrial climate; historical background on Eugene Parker and his conception and formulation of solar wind; solar wind influences on atmospheric processes in winter Antarctica; and experimental and modeling evidences of solar wind energy on the Earth’s atmosphere. (Imprint: Novinka )



Table of Contents


Possible Impact of the Astronomical Aspects on the Violent Cyclonic Motions in the Earth’s Atmosphere
(Joao Fernando Pereira Gomes, Saumitra Mukherjee, Milan M. Radovanović, Boško Milovanović, Luka Č. Popović, Andjelka Kovačević, Chemical Engineering Department, IST, Instituto Superior Técnico, Torre Sul, Lisboa, Portugal, and others)

Planetary Beat, Solar Wind and Terrestrial Climate
(Nils-Axel Mörner, Paleogeophysics & Geodynamics, Stockholm, Sweden)

Was the Idea of Solar Wind Wafting Around Even Before the Parker Formulation?
(R.P. Kane, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, INPE, São Jose´ dos Campos, SP, Brazil)

Solar Wind Influence on Atmosphere Processes in Winter Antarctica
(O.A. Troshichev, V. Ya. Vovk, L.V. Egorova, Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia)*

Experimental and Modeling Evidences of the Solar Wind Energy Influence on the Earth Atmosphere
(L.N. Makarova, A.V. Shirochkov, Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia)*


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