ASTRO 429 - Upper Atmosphere and Space Physics

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Science

Basic space plasma phenomena: the Earth's plasma and field environment; the solar cycle; generation of the solar wind; the interplanetary plasma and field environment; the solar-terrestrial interaction; magnetospheric substorms; the aurora borealis; magnetosphere-ionosphere interactions; effects of magnetospheric storms on man-made systems; use of natural electromagnetic fields for geophysical exploration. Pre- or corequisite: PHYS 381.

No syllabi

Winter Term 2024


Section Capacity Class times Instructor(s)
2024-01-08 - 2024-04-12 (MWF)
10:00 - 10:50
CCIS L1-047
Primary Instructor: Robert Rankin