Space weather and power grids
Thomson, Alan. 2010 Space weather and power grids. Earthwise, 26. 66-67.Before downloading, please read NORA policies.
During the Halloween storm the Sun’s magnetic field lines stretched and snapped, causing a massive eruption of gas. Crossing 150 million kilometers of space in under a day this space weather storm produced aurorae (normally seen at the Earth’s poles) that were visible from Florida.
|Item Type:||Publication - Article|
|Programmes:||BGS Programmes 2010 > Earth hazards and systems|
|Date made live:||21 Mar 2012 14:54|
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