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EARTH SCIENCE SERVICES > ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORIES > SPACE WEATHER ADVISORIES > GEOMAGNETIC STORM
Definition:
Any type of rapidly varying perturbation to Earth's magnetic field caused by
electric current flowing in the magnetosphere and ionosphere. Geomagnetic Storm
Advisory will incorporate information on geomagnetic storms that may interfere
with some technology, including satellite communications.
Reference:
Space Studies Board, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and
Applications National Research Council http://www.nas.edu/ssb/glossary.html
http://www.geolab.nrcan.gc.ca/geomag/e_effects.html
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