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Solar Storm Threat Analysis

  title={Solar Storm Threat Analysis},
  author={James A. Marusek},
  • J. Marusek
  • Published 2007
  • Physics, Environmental Science
But as the intensity of a solar storm increases like a wild beast, the storm can begin to develop the capacity to create a major disaster on Earth. The difference in solar storm intensity is like the difference between being hit with a tropical rainstorm and being devastated by a Category 5 hurricane. The solar storm of 1-2 September 1859, which began with a solar flare so strong that it was subsequently named the Carrington Flare, was such a beast. 

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