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The Preparing the Nation for Space Weather Events Independent Study course provides knowledge and understanding about space weather events, their potential impacts, and the roles of the Federal Government and local Emergency Managers in preparing for and mitigating these impacts.
IS-66: Preparing the Nation for Space Weather Events Answers
|The most visible attribute of a geomagnetic storm is the||Aurora|
|Technologies and infrastructure supporting communication networks are at what risk of experiencing degradation from a space weather event?||Highest risk|
|Forecasters use these to predict space weather on time scales ranging from hours to weeks.||numerical models|
|SWPC relies on space-based observations and||ground-based observations|
|Public health and safety can be affected by space weather due to potential||radiation spikes|
|Which are explosive outbursts of plasma from the Sun’s outer atmosphere?||Coronal Mass Ejections|
|Communications at what frequency can be affected by space weather?||High Frequency only|
|SPWC notification products include watches, warnings, alerts and||Summaries|
|Space weather is a consequence of the behavior of||the Sun|
|Solar radiation storms occur when large quantities of accelerated particles impact the Earth. These particles are||Nuerons and protons|
|North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) is the electric reliability organization for||Canada|
|Which is not a part of a “PACE” plan?||Coordination|
|Approximately every 11 years, the Sun’s magnetic field||flips|
|In 2018, this organization was named a global space weather center for the International Civil Aviation Organization.||Space Weather Prediction Center|
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