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Currently the SWACI services are migrated to the Ionosphere Monitoring and Prediction Center (IMPC). This may cause downtimes of several products or parts of this webpage. To get latest news and product updates please visit impc.dlr.de!

Affected Systems

Our society is becoming increasingly dependent on technology that can be affected by space weather. Electronics, mobile phone communications, electricity supplies, navigation systems can all experience space weather related problems. For example, take a look at the movie below: space weather can damage satellites that transmit TV-programmes.

 




Schematic view of space weather effects on various technical systems including communication and navigation systems.


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