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Forecasting the radiation belts in Europe

Horne, Richard B.. 2012 Forecasting the radiation belts in Europe. Space Weather, 10, S08006. 1, pp. 10.1029/2012SW000808

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Abstract/Summary

Weather forecasting has expanded to space weather. As of 1 March 2012, satellite operators and the general public will be able to obtain forecasts of the Earth’s radiation belts, thanks to the SPACECAST project. The opening of the first European system to forecast Earth’s radiation belts, part of the SPACECAST project, is funded by the European Union Framework 7 Programme and provides a forecast of high-energy electrons up to 3 hours in advance (updated every hour), as well as a risk index for the satellite operations and service industry.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.1029/2012SW000808
Programmes: BAS Programmes > Polar Science for Planet Earth (2009 - ) > Climate
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: Not subject to U.S. copyright. Published 2012 American Geophysical Union. Further reproduction or electronic distribution is not permitted.
Date made live: 19 Sep 2012 08:48
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/19629

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