Geomagnetic Storm (including energetic particles related to space weather, and solar flare radio blackout [R Scale])

Geomagnetic Storm (including energetic particles related to space weather, and solar flare radio blackout [R Scale])

A geomagnetic storm is a worldwide disturbance of the Earth’s magnetic field induced by a solar storm (Cannon et al., 2013).

UV Radiation

UV Radiation

UV radiation is the portion of the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum between X-rays and visible light. Depending on its wavelength, UV radiation can penetrate the ozone layer and affect human health in different ways (Government of Canada, 2019).

Radio Blackout

Radio Blackout

Radio blackout is a prolonged period of fading or faded radio communications, primarily in the high frequency range from ionospheric changes because of increased solar activity, in particular solar flares of C-class level or higher on the sunlit side of Earth (AMS, 2018).

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