In 2010, NASA and the National Science Foundation asked the National Research Council to assemble a committee of experts to develop an integrated national strategy that would guide agency investments in solar and space physics for the years 2013-2022. That strategy, the result of nearly 2 years of effort by the survey committee, which worked with more than 100 scientists and engineers on eight supporting study panels, is presented in the 2013 publication, Solar and Space Physics: A Science for a Technological Society. This booklet, designed to be accessible to a broader audience of policymakers and the interested public, summarizes the content of that report.
Table of Contents
|Solar and Space Physics--A Science for a Technological Society||2-5|
|Heliophysics: A System Science||6-14|
|Enabling a Decade of Discovery and the Development of Applications for Society||15-25|
|Space Weather and Space Climatology||26-27|
|Expected Benefits of the Recommended Program||28-29|
|Decadal Survey Recommendations||30-32|
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