How Does the Sunspot Cycle Affect Earth?
ES2605  Short-Term Effects

Solar activity can affect us over both short and long time scales. Short-term effects occur immediately, as a result of changes in the Earth environment caused by particles from a solar storm. When a solar storm subsides, the effects go away and everything returns to normal.

  !   Move your cursor over the features in the image and click the hot spots to learn how solar storms affect Earth.

 
 

6. Describe three ways that solar storms can affect your daily life.


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