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By G.J. Rottman, Tom Woods, Vanessa George

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ISBN-13: 9780387302423

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The sunlight Radiation and weather scan (SORCE) is a small, free-flying satellite tv for pc sporting 4 medical tools to degree the sun radiation incident on the most sensible of the Earth’s surroundings. SORCE was once effectively introduced from NASA’s Kennedy area middle on 25 January 2003. As one section of NASA’s Earth technology firm, the SORCE project is a joint attempt among NASA and the Laboratory for Atmospheric and house Physics (LASP). the first pursuits of SORCE are to make day-by-day measurements of overall sun Irradiance, TSI, and spectral irradiance over nearly the total spectral diversity from smooth X-rays, throughout the noticeable, and into the infrared. The SORCE tools – the full Irradiance visual display unit (TIM), the Spectral Irradiance display screen (SIM), sun Stellar Irradiance comparability Experiments (SOLSTICE), and the XUV Photometer process (XPS) – are at present measuring the Sun’s overall and spectral irradiance with extraordinary accuracy and precision able to constructing sunlight variability. as well as securing a competent long term database with which to signify sunlight radiative forcing of weather and international swap, the SORCE software seeks to foster new figuring out of the origins of the sunlight diversifications and the actual pathways in which the Earth’s surroundings, oceans, and land reply on a number of time scales. This selection of papers describes the SORCE undertaking, pursuits, spacecraft, device improvement and calibration, making plans software program, floor operations, facts processing, early technology effects, and technological know-how implications on how the solar affects Earth’s surroundings.

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Willson, R. C : 1994, The Sun as Variable Star, Solar and Stellar Irradiance Variations, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. Willson, R. C : 1997, Science 111, 1963. Willson, R. C. and Hudson, H. : 1991, Nature 351, 42. Willson, R. C. and Mordinov, A. : 2003, Geophys. Res. Lett. 30(5), 3. Woods, T. N. , this volume. Woods, T. , this volume. Woods, T. , Eparvier, F. , Bailey, S. , Solomon, S. C , Rottman, G. , Lawrence, G. , et al: 1998, SPIEProc, 3442, 180. Woods, T. , Rottman, G. , Worden, J.

Et al: 2004b, in J. Pap, C. Frohlich, H. Hudson, J. Kuhn, J. McCormack, G. ). Solar Variability and Its Effects on Climate, Geophysical Monograph Series, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, 141, 127. Woods, T. , Eparvier, F. , Bailey, S. , Rottman, G. , et al: 2005, J. Geophys. Res. 110, A01312. Solar Physics (2005) 230: 27-53 © Springer 2005 SORCE CONTRIBUTIONS TO NEW UNDERSTANDING OF GLOBAL CHANGE AND SOLAR VARIABILITY JUDITH LEAN E. O. Hulburt Center for Space Research, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC, USA.

C. and Hudson, H. : 1991, Nature 351, 42. Willson, R. C. and Mordinov, A. : 2003, Geophys. Res. Lett. 30(5), 3. Woods, T. N. , this volume. Woods, T. , this volume. Woods, T. , Eparvier, F. , Bailey, S. , Solomon, S. C , Rottman, G. , Lawrence, G. , et al: 1998, SPIEProc, 3442, 180. Woods, T. , Rottman, G. , Worden, J. : 2000, J. Geophys. Res. 105, 27195. Woods, T. , et al: 2004a, Geophys. Res. Lett. 1. , et al: 2004b, in J. Pap, C. Frohlich, H. Hudson, J. Kuhn, J. McCormack, G. ). Solar Variability and Its Effects on Climate, Geophysical Monograph Series, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, 141, 127.

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