Learn about the weather high above Earth’s atmosphere in space. Find out about the beautiful and dangerous effects it can have here on Earth: from auroras to satellite communication and power disruptions.
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    • Radio Wave Propagation
    • Radio Wave Propagation
      Languages: English
      Publish Date: 2018-05-21
      Skill Level: 1
      Completion Time: 1.00 - 1.25 h
      Topics:
      Other, Space Weather
      (191 ratings)
    • As a society we have become dependent on satellite communications, but satellites fail with alarming frequency. Before the advent of satellites, long distance communications were carried out with high frequency (HF) radio transmissions. This lesson examines the factors that ... Read more »

    • Space Weather: Welcome, SEC
    • Space Weather: Welcome, SEC
      Languages: English
      Publish Date: 2005-01-11
      Skill Level: 0
      Completion Time: 0 - .25 h
      Topics:
      Space Weather
      (1 rating)
    • This video presentation welcomes the Space Weather Prediction Center, formerly known as the Space Environment Center or SEC to the National Weather Service (NWS) as an operational entity of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) family. Describing the ways ... Read more »

    • In-depth Physics Lessons
    • In-depth Physics Lessons
      Languages: English
      Publish Date: 2004-12-28
      Skill Level: 3
      Completion Time: 1.50 - 2.00 h
      Topics:
      Space Weather
      (0 ratings)
    • This collection of four condensed physics lessons is offered as a companion to our Physics of the Aurora: Earth Systems learning module, and has been developed especially for use by university physics educators. The lesson topics are Charged Particle Motions, Magnetic ... Read more »

    • Physics of the Aurora: Earth Systems
    • Physics of the Aurora: Earth Systems
      Languages: English
      Publish Date: 2004-12-28
      Skill Level: 2
      Completion Time: 5.00 - 6.00 h
      Topics:
      Space Weather
      (42 ratings)
    • This interactive learning module introduces the systems and processes through which the Earth's magnetic field and upper atmosphere are influenced by the sun, eventually leading to the magnificent auroral displays. Developed especially for university professors and students ... Read more »