solar-terrestrial phenomena

solar-terrestrial phenomena

[′sō·lər tə′res·trē·əl fə′näm·ə‚nä]
(geophysics)
All observed physical effects that are caused by solar activity; the phenomena may be in the atmosphere or on the earth's surface; an example is the aurora borealis.
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His theories have been used to expound on the mechanisms of geomagnetic storms, auroras, the creation of distant stars, and other solar-terrestrial phenomena.
Several years later, the solar wind's existence was proven through direct satellite observation, which made it possible to expound the mechanisms of magnetic storms, auroras and other solar-terrestrial phenomena.