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The role of cosmic rays in the Earth's atmospheric processes

Siingh, D. and Singh, R.P. (2010) The role of cosmic rays in the Earth's atmospheric processes. Pramana - Journal of Physics, 74 (1). pp. 153-168.

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In this paper, we have provided an overview of cosmic ray effects on terrestrial processes such as electrical properties, global electric circuit, lightning, cloud formation, cloud coverage, atmospheric temperature, space weather phenomena, climate, etc. It is suggested that cosmic rays control short-term and long-term variations in climate. There are many basic phenomena which need further study and require new and long-term data set. Some of these have been pointed out.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Atmospheric process; Cloud coverage; Cloud formation; Data sets; Electrical property; Global electric circuit; Long-term variations; Space weather phenomena; Weather and climate, Atmospheric aerosols; Climate control; Cosmic rays; Cosmology; Electric lines; Electric network analysis; Global warming, Electric properties
Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology
Depositing User: IITM Library
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2014 05:38
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2014 05:38

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