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The van allen belt

  1. Oct 28, 2005 #1
    a friend of mine in university told me to read up on the van allen belt as another argument fro my essay on global warming jsut being part of a giant climate cycle.
    but i didnt really find anything relating to the subject
    does anyone have any link or care to explain
     
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  3. Oct 28, 2005 #2

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    moving this to the Earth Sciences forum...
     
  4. Oct 28, 2005 #3
    yea good idea
     
  5. Oct 29, 2005 #4
    The reason why you find little about the Van Allen belt and climate because it's thought that isn't much relationship:

    http://ssdoo.gsfc.nasa.gov/education/lectures/magnetosphere/index.html#belts [Broken]

    There is some correlation between solar activity, radio activity and climate:

    http://cc.oulu.fi/~usoskin/personal/2004ja010964.pdf
    (just published)

    Since the Van Allen belt is also about cosmic radio activity, somebody may have suggested a connection.
     
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  6. Oct 29, 2005 #5
    thanks andre, yours always helpful
     
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