December, the NOAA Space Environment
Center observed a significant solar radio burst during what scientists
commonly refer to as the solar minimum. Hear from leading scientists
about this record setting event and learn about the newly observed and
significant impacts this solar storm had on Global Positioning System
(GPS) and other radio wave technologies.
WHEN: April 4, 2007 at 12 noon EDT
Retired Air Force Brig. Gen. David L. Johnson, director, NOAA
National Weather Service
The NOAA Space Environment Center is the nation's first alert of solar activity and its affects on our atmosphere. Like the NOAA National Hurricane Center, the Space Environment Center is one of NOAA's nine National Centers for Environmental Prediction.