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TitleModelling the magnetic field of the solar corona with potential-field source-surface and Schatten current sheet models
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AuthorNikolic, L
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 8007, 2017, 69 pages, https://doi.org/10.4095/300826
Year2017
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentopen file
Lang.English
Mediaon-line; digital
File formatpdf
Subjectsextraterrestrial geology; geophysics; mathematical and computational geology; magnetic field; magnetic modelling; solar variations; Sun; space weather; natural hazards; infrastructure risks; solar corona; potential-field source-surface (PFSS) model; Schatten current sheet (SCS) model; solar magnetograms; coronal holes (COHO)
Illustrationssatellite images; time series; graphs; diagrams; models
ProgramNorthern Canada Geohazards Project, Public Safety Geoscience
Released2017 05 31
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
Space weather refers to the dynamic conditions on the Sun and in the space environment, in particular, in the near-Earth environment, that can affect critical infrastructure. NRCan operates the Canadian Space Weather Forecast Centre and conducts research into space weather effects on power systems, pipelines, radio communications and GNSS positioning to help Canadian industry understand and mitigate the effects of space weather. This paper describes theoretical models and numerical techniques used to model the coronal magnetic field of the Sun.
GEOSCAN ID300826