Richard Marchand, PhD

Professor, Faculty of Science - Physics Admin

Winter Term 2021 (1740)

ASTRO 429 - Upper Atmosphere and Space Physics

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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.

LECTURE B01 (95758)
2021-01-11 - 2021-04-16
MWF 10:00 - 10:50 (TBD)