E1 – Commission E1 Solar Radiation and Structure


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.


Commission Members (156)

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Division E Sun and Heliosphere

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Commission E1 WG Solar Irradiance

Natalie Krivova

MPI für Sonnensystemforschung
Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 3
37077 Göttingen

Phone: +49 551 384 979 235
Email: nataliempsmpgde
Personal website: http://www.mps.mpg.de/homes/natalie/
Organization website: http://www.mps.mpg.de/

NCA adherence: Germany

Last updated:
January 12, 2018

Alexander Kosovichev

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

Phone: +1 408-239-6874
Email 1: alexandergkosovichevnjitedu
Email 2: akosovichevsolarstanfordedu
Organization website: http://physics.njit.edu/

NCA adherence: United States

Last updated:
March 15, 2018

Nicolas Labrosse

University of Glasgow
School of Physics and Astronomy
Glasgow G12 8QQ
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 141 330 3817
Email: NicolasLabrosseglasgowacuk
Personal website: http://www.astro.gla.ac.uk/?p=171
Organization website: http://www.astro.gla.ac.uk/

NCA adherence: United Kingdom

Last updated:
July 19, 2018

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