Environmental Protection

This USGS video shows how space weather can have important consequences on our lives.

Hazards: Geomagnetic Storms

Dec 20, 2013

This USGS video shows how space weather can have important consequences for our lives, such as interference with radio communication, GPS systems, electric power grids, the operation and orientation of satellites, oil and gas drilling, and even air travel as high altitude pilots and astronauts can be subjected to enhanced levels of radiation.

Duration: 7:33


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