The topics of this course include theory and hands-on-exercises. The acceptance of the course requires a project work report and successfully accomplished the oral exam.
Long-term evolution of the Sun and basics of the Sun – Earth coupling
Basics of the solar activity and solar dynamo modelling
Sunspots and solar magnetic field, grand solar maxima and minima
Seasonal and decadal changes of geomagnetic activity
Geomagnetic observations and field work
Real-time space weather analysis
To be aware of the basics of space climate, and to understands how the solar
activity changes over the decades and centuries.
To understands how the Sun affect to the near-Earth space and infrastructure.
Be able to read scientific literature and write short summaries on their results.
Read chapters 2.4 - 2.6 of the Earth's Climate Response to a Changing Sun (file: PDF) and do the attached assignment.