Published: April 2, 2020

The Scientific Foundation of Space Weather

About the book: This book provides an in-depth review of all aspects of space weather. Written by world-leading experts, these sixteen review papers cover everything from space weather's origin on the Sun and its propagation in interplanetary space to its impact on the Earth and other solar system bodies. The history of space weather and even events with anthropogenic origin are also covered. Thus, the volume serves as both a comprehensive reference for researchers and a starting point for graduate students.
Originally published in Space Science Reviews in the Topical Collection “The Scientific Foundation of Space Weather”

About the author: Daniel N. Baker directs the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado, where he is the Distinguished Professor of Planetary and Space Physics and Professor of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences and Professor of Physics. He was Group Leader for Space Plasma Physics at Los Alamos National Laboratory (1980-87) and was Division Chief at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (1987-1994). Currently, he is lead investigator on several NASA space missions, including the NASA Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission and the NASA Radiation Belt Storm Probes (Van Allen Probes) mission. He presently holds the Moog-Broad Reach Endowed Chair of Space Sciences at CU. He has edited eight books and published over 750 papers in the refereed literature. He has been recognized internationally for his interdisciplinary leadership in space and Earth sciences, as well as for outstanding research, service, and teaching.

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