E1 – Commission E1 Solar Radiation and Structure

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The IAU Commission “Solar Radiation and Structure” covers observational and theoretical aspects of the “quiet” Sun radiation, structure and variability.  The primary goals for the coming decade are to investigate and understand the solar composition, the interior structure and dynamics, the mechanism of the solar magnetic cycles, the structure and dynamics of the solar atmosphere, the physics of magnetic structures, the sources of solar irradiance and long-term variability.  The Commission topics also include synoptic observing programs, observational, data analysis and modelling techniques, and coordination of international observing campaigns, space and ground-based observations.

The range of scientific topics of the Commission “Solar Radiation and Structure” is defined as “quiet-Sun” studies to distinguish these from the impulsive solar activity covered by the Commission E2, although there are close interconnections between these two major parts of heliophysics and the two Commissions keep close collaboration within the framework of Division E, to ensure exchange of relevant information, promote connections and avoid redundancy.


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Division E Sun and Heliosphere


Ilaria Ermolli

INAF
Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma
Via Frascati 33
Monte Porzio Catone
00078 Roma
Italy

NCA adherence: Italy

Last updated:
September 24, 2018

Alfio Maurizio Bonanno

Istituto Nazionale di AstroFisica
INAF
Osservatorio Astrofisico di Catania
Via S. Sofia 78
95123 Catania
Italy

NCA adherence: Italy

Last updated:
March 16, 2021

Alexander Kosovichev

New Jersey Institute of Technology
Department of Physics
Tiernan Hall, Room 463
University Heights
Newark 07102
New Jersey (NJ)
United States

NCA adherence: United States

Last updated:
July 5, 2019

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