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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.