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Title Space weather : national strategy, action plan, and observing systems for preparedness / Peter Burton, editor
Published New York : Nova Publishers, [2016]
©2016
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Description 1 online resource
Series Space science, exploration and policies
Space science, exploration and policies series.
Contents SPACE WEATHER NATIONAL STRATEGY, ACTION PLAN, AND OBSERVING SYSTEMS FOR PREPAREDNESS (WITH ACCOMPANYING CD-ROM) ; SPACE WEATHER NATIONAL STRATEGY, ACTION PLAN, AND OBSERVING SYSTEMS FOR PREPAREDNESS (WITH ACCOMPANYING CD-ROM) ; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; CONTENTS ; PREFACE; Chapter 1 NATIONAL SPACE WEATHER STRATEGY* ; EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ; INTRODUCTION; IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NATIONAL SPACE WEATHER STRATEGY; ENHANCING NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS AND CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE RESILIENCE ; STRATEGIC GOALS ; 1. Establish Benchmarks for Space-Weather Events
1.5. Develop Benchmarks for Upper Atmospheric Expansion GOAL 2: ENHANCE RESPONSE AND RECOVERY CAPABILITIES ; Introduction ; 2.1. Complete an All-Hazards Power Outage Response and Recovery Plan; 2.2. Support Government and Private-Sector Planning for and Management of Extreme Space-Weather Events ; 2.3. Provide Guidance on Contingency Planning for the Effects of Extreme Space Weather for Essential Government and Industry Services ; 2.4. Ensure the Capability and Interoperability of Communications Systems during Extreme Space-Weather Events
2. Enhance Response and Recovery Capabilities 3. Improve Protection and Mitigation Efforts ; 4. Improve Assessment, Modeling, and Prediction of Impacts on Critical Infrastructure; 5. Improve Space-Weather Services through Advancing Understanding and Forecasting; 6. Increase International Cooperation ; CONCLUSION ; APPENDIX: BACKGROUND ON SOLAR PHENOMENA THAT DRIVE SPACE WEATHER; REFERENCES ; ABOUT THE NATIONAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL ; ABOUT THE OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY ; ABOUT THE SPACE WEATHER OPERATIONS, RESEARCH, AND MITIGATION (SWORM) TASK FORCE
2.5. Encourage Owners and Operators of Infrastructure and Technology Assets to Coordinate Development of Realistic Power-Restoration Priorities and Expectations 2.6. Develop and Conduct Exercises to Improve and Test Government and Industry-Related Space-Weather Response and Recovery Plans ; GOAL 3: IMPROVE PROTECTION AND MITIGATION EFFORTS; Introduction ; 3.1. Encourage Development of Hazard-Mitigation Plans that Reduce Vulnerabilities to, Manage Risks from, and Assist with Response to the Effects of Space Weather
ABOUT THIS DOCUMENTACKNOWLEDGMENTS ; SPACE WEATHER OPERATIONS, RESEARCH, AND MITIGATION TASK FORCE; Co-Chairs ; Members ; End Notes ; Chapter 2 NATIONAL SPACE WEATHER ACTION PLAN* ; INTRODUCTION ; Structure of the Action Plan ; Implementation of the National Space Weather Strategy ; GOAL 1: ESTABLISH BENCHMARKS FOR SPACE-WEATHER EVENTS ; Introduction; 1.1. Develop Benchmarks for Induced Geo-Electric Fields ; 1.2. Develop Benchmarks for Ionizing Radiation ; 1.3. Develop Benchmarks for Ionospheric Disturbances ; 1.4. Develop Benchmarks for Solar Radio Bursts (SRBs)
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed February 11, 2016)
Subject National Space Weather Program (U.S.)
Astronautics in meteorology.
Space environment.
Form Electronic book
Author Burton, Peter, editor
ISBN 1634844416 (electronic bk)
9781634844413 (electronic bk)