Sun Spot Activity

This topic submitted by John-Thomas Crockett, Sarah Hewitt, Joe Johnson, Christian Ratterman, ( at 9:11 pm on 9/11/00. Additions were last made on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Section: Cummins

Research Question.
Does sunspot activity effect Earth's climate?

Specific Predictions.
We believe that sun spot activity does effect the climate of Earth.

Preliminary Research Design.
We will study past sunspot activity and its relationship to Earth's climate and compare it to the current conditions of both.

Group Sunspot Numbers: A New Solar Activity Reconstruction (Solar Physics, Volume: 181, Issue: 2, August 1, 1998, pp. 491-491 )

Rotation of Plasma in Sunspots (Solar Physics, Volume: 178, Issue: 2, March 1, 1998, pp. 271-283 )

Measurement of Kodaikanal White-Light Images III. Rotation Rates and Activity Cycle Variations (Solar Physics, Volume: 188, Issue: 2, September 1, 1999, pp. 225-236 )

Large-Scale Structure of the Sunspot Activity and the Background Magnetic Field Formation (Solar Physics, Volume: 186, Issue: 1/2, May 1, 1999, pp. 431-447 )

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