PHYS 3040 - Space Weather–Dangers to the High-Tech World (QI)
QI Quantitative Intensive 3credits
Space weather can be as destructive to high technology as ordinary weather is to property and crops. Examines increasing vulnerability of society to events in space resulting from changes on the Sun and from human activity. Explores how we learn about space weather with satellites, radars, lidars, and numerical models.
Prerequisite/Restriction: Completion of University Studies Quantitative Literacy (QL) and Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS) requirements