Cosmic Influence on the Sun-Earth Environment
AbstractSOHO satellite data reveals geophysical changes before sudden changes in the Earth's Sun-Earth environment. The influence of extragalactic changes on the Sun as well as the Sun-Earth environment seems to be both periodic and episodic. The periodic changes in terms of solar maxima and minima occur every 11 years, whereas the episodic changes can happen at any time. Episodic changes can be monitored by cosmic ray detectors as a sudden increase or decrease of activity. During these solar and cosmic anomaly periods the environment of the Earth is affected. The Star-Sun-Earth connection has the potential to influence the thermosphere, atmosphere, ionosphere and lithosphere. Initial correlation of the cosmic and Sun-Earth connection has shown the possibility of predicting earthquakes, sudden changes in atmospheric temperatures and erratic rainfall/snowfall patterns. View Full-Text
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Mukherjee, S. Cosmic Influence on the Sun-Earth Environment. Sensors 2008, 8, 7736-7752.
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Mukherjee, Saumitra. 2008. "Cosmic Influence on the Sun-Earth Environment." Sensors 8, no. 12: 7736-7752.