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Ground cables and EMF--very cool

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  • Pawnfart
    http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/~agusta/review/numerical.html Comments about this
    Message 1 of 702 , Aug 8, 2001
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      <a href=http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/~agusta/review/numerical.html target=new>http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/~agusta/review/numerical.html</a><br><br>Comments about this link.<br><br>I think I can say some
      further things better with a
      drawing:<br><br><a href=http://www.ssiatty.com/climate/gyre.gif target=new>http://www.ssiatty.com/climate/gyre.gif</a><br><br>Seems like the fact that the Gulf gyre bulge off center
      is important. Near Florida the Gulf moves very fast
      (4 mph) and near Africa it was only through floating
      bottle experiments by Morroco's Prince Ranier's
      grandfather do we know that currents even exist. (This may
      bring back the fog issue and its conductivity).
      Further, the deep counters from sinking Arctic waters are
      cold BUT relatively saline and actually, relatively
      warm compared to simply cold water sinking. IOW, this
      water is more conductive with a DOWNWARD vector, which
      although it may cause reduction in the cirrus enhancement
      overhead, it draws further current from the eastern side of
      the ocean to the western. I strongly suspect that
      this is the mechanism of our magnetic field, insofar
      as coupling of wind and heat energy drives this
    • b1blancer_29501
      On Feb 28th, the Interplanetary Magnetic Field swung to a strong south-pointing orientation. That, coupled with an elevated solar wind speed and density,
      Message 702 of 702 , Mar 1, 2002
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        On Feb 28th, the Interplanetary Magnetic Field
        swung to a strong south-pointing orientation. That,
        coupled with an elevated solar wind speed and density,
        triggered a G-1 class geomagnetic storm. The result was
        some high latitude aurora. See this link for a
        photgraph of aurora observed over Quebec :
        <a href=http://www.spaceweather.com/aurora/images/01mar02/Moussette2.jpg target=new>http://www.spaceweather.com/aurora/images/01mar02/Moussette2.jpg</a> . As of right now, there are 3 sunspot regions,
        namely 9839, 9842, and 9845, that appear to be capable
        of producing M-class flares. Regions 9839 and 9842
        are close to rotating out of view over the western
        limb of the solar disk. Sunspot region 9845, however,
        is close to the sun's central meridian. A rather
        large coronal hole is also approaching the sun's
        central meridian, and coming into an Earth-pointing
        position. High speed colar wind gusts are likely around the
        first of next week.<br><br>The current solar and
        geomagnetic conditions are :<br><br>NOAA sunspot number :
        153<br>SFI : 188<br>A index : 10<br>K index : 1<br><br>Solar
        wind speed : 372.3 km/sec<br>Solar wind density : 4.4
        protons/cc<br>Solar wind pressure : 1.1 nPa<br><br>IMF : 8.4
        nT<br>IMF Orientation : 0.7 nT North<br><br>Conditions for
        the last 24 hours : <br>Solar activity was low. The
        geomagnetic field was quiet to unsettled. Stratwarm Alert
        exists Friday.<br><br>Forecast for the next 24 hours
        :<br>Solar activity will be low to moderate. The geomagnetic
        field will be quiet to unsettled.<br><br>Solar Activity
        Forecast :<br>Solar activity is expected to be low to
        moderate for the next three days. Region 9845 is a
        possible source for isolated M-class
        flares.<br><br>Geomagnetic activity forecast :<br>Geomagnetic field activity
        is expected to be mainly quiet to unsettled, until
        the onset of high speed stream effects from a
        recurrent coronal hole begin to develop by day three of the
        forecast period. Isolated active conditions are
        anticipated thereafter.<br><br>Recent significant solar flare
        activity :<br>None
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