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Some problems in coupling solar activity to meteorological phenomenaThe development of a theory of coupling of solar activity to meteorological phenomena is hindered by the difficulties of devising a mechanism that can modify the behavior of the troposphere while employing only a negligible amount of energy compared with the energy necessary to drive the normal meteorological system, and determining how such a mechanism can effectively couple some relevant magnetospheric process into the troposphere in such a way as to influence the weather. A clue to the nature of the interaction between the weather and solar activity might be provided by the fact that most solar activity undergoes a definite 11-yr cycle, and meteorological phenomena undergo either no closely correlated variation, an 11-yr variation, or a 22-yr variation.
Document ID
19760007461
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Dessler, A. J.
(Rice Univ. Houston, TX, United States)
Date Acquired
August 8, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1975
Publication Information
Publication: NASA. Goddard Space Flight Center Possible Relationships between Solar Activity and Meteorol. Phenomena
Subject Category
Meteorology And Climatology
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NGL-44-006-012
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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