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Readiness for the Upcoming Solar Maximum Contents     Executive Summary   1  1   Introduction   6  2   Scientific Background   8      Earth's Space Environment Response,   9      Earth's Climate Response,   10  3   Technology Considerations   15      Potential Technological Concerns During the Solar Maximum,   15      Existing Resources,   17      Summary,   24  4   Agency Activities and Related Recommendations   25      National Aeronautics and Space Administration,   25      National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,   27      National Science Foundation,   30      Department of Defense,   32      Department of Energy,   37  5   Concluding Observations and Recommendations   39     Appendixes       A Biographical Sketches of Committee Members   43     B Acronyms and Abbreviations   51

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