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Author Haigh, Joanna D.

Title The sun, solar analogs and the climate / J.D. Haigh, M. Lockwood, M.S. Giampapa ; edited by I. Rüedi, M. Güdel and W. Schmutz
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 425 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Saas-Fee advanced course 34 lecture notes ; 2004
Saas-Fee advanced course ... lecture notes ; 2004
Contents The earth's climate and its response to solar variability / J.D. Haigh -- Solar outputs, their variations and their effects on Earth / M. Lockwood -- Stellar analogs of solar activity : the sun in a stellar context / M. Giampapa
Summary "This book presents the lecture notes of the 34th Saas-Fee Advanced Course "The Sun, Solar Analogs and the Climate" given by leading scientists in the field. Emphasis is on the observed variability of the Sun and the present understanding of the variability's origin as well as its impact on the Earth's climate. The solar variability is then studied in the broader context of solar-type stars, allowing for better understanding of the solar-activity cycle and the magnetic activity in general." "This book provides an accessible and up-to-date introduction to the field for graduate students and serves as a modern source of reference for active researchers in this field."--Jacket
Notes 34th advanced course of the Swiss Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics in Davos, from March 15 to 20 2004
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Solar oscillations -- Congresses.
Solar-terrestrial physics -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Lockwood, M. (Michael), 1954-
Giampapa, M. S. (Mark S.)
Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Astrophysik und Astronomie.
LC no. 2005921506
ISBN 9783540275107
354027510X
3540238565 (Cloth)
9783540238560 (Cloth)