Space Weather Research in China [chapter]

Fengsi Wei, Xueshang Feng, Jian-Shan Guo, Quanlin Fan, Jian Wu
2003 Advances in Space Environment Research - Volume I  
Recent progress in space weather research are briefly presented here from three aspects: establishment or improvement in observation systems, such as extra-soft X-ray detector and γ -ray detector onboard the spacecraft 'Shen Zhou 2', new solar radio broad-band spectrometer, magnetometer-chain, ionosonde and digisonde-chain, laser-lidar system and VHF radar; partial topic progresses included in CMEs, multi-streamer structures, evolution of interplanetary magnetic field B z component, regional
more » ... ponent, regional properties of traveling ionospheric disturbances, a fully-nonlinear global dynamical model for the middle and upper atmosphere, and a combined prediction method for geomagnetic disturbances; and space weather activity, such as 'Meridian Project' -a national major scientific project, 'International Space Weather Meridian Circle Program' -a suggestion of internationalization of 'Meridian Project', 'Space Weather Research Plan' -a major research plan from National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSFC) and other space weather activities.
doi:10.1007/978-94-007-1069-6_31 fatcat:2afxjcxtwjapvenrp5f6bnvm7a