Earth, Planets and Space welcomes submissions to the special issue on 'Solar-Terrestrial Environment Prediction: Toward the Synergy of Science and Forecasting Operation of Space Weather and Space Climate'.
Although solar activity may significantly influence the global environment as well as socio-economic systems, the mechanisms for solar eruptions and the subsequent processes have not yet been fully understood. Thus, modern society is at a risk from severe space weather disturbances. The prediction is the only way to mitigate the impact, and also it plays an important role to improve our understanding of solar-terrestrial environment.
This special issue is organized for the following objectives:
· to summarize the recent studies of solar-terrestrial environment prediction,
· to promote the synergy of science and forecasting operation of space weather and space climate,
· to promote the interdisciplinary study of the solar-terrestrial environment.
We welcome contributions on various aspects on solar-terrestrial environment prediction. Potential topics include but are not limited to:
· Prediction of solar flares and coronal mass ejections
· Impact of solar flares on geospace
· Geomagnetic storm, geomagnetic induced current
· Ionospheric storm, plasma bubble
· Impact of space weather disturbance on infrastructures
· Space weather forecasting in operation
· Solar cycle prediction
· Influence of solar activities on climate
Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have carefully read the submission Guidelines Earth, Planets and Space. The complete manuscript should be submitted through the Earth, Planets and Space submission system. To ensure that you submit to the correct special issue please select the appropriate special issue in the drop-down menu upon submission. In addition, indicate within your cover letter that you wish your manuscript to be considered as part of the special issue on 'Solar-Terrestrial Environment Prediction: Toward the Synergy of Science and Forecasting Operation of Space Weather and Space Climate'. All submissions will undergo rigorous peer review and accepted articles will be published within the journal as a collection.
Deadline for submissions: 30 April 2020
Lead Guest Editor
Kanya Kusano, Nagoya University, Japan
Mamoru Ishii , NICT, Japan
Tomas Berger , Colorado University, USA
Yoshizumi Miyoshi, Nagoya University, Japan
Shigeo Yoden, Kyoto University, Japan
Huixin Liu, Kyushu University, Japan
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