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Publications and more

Learn more about space weather and Met Office space weather operations by reading our publications and presentations, and watching a selection of videos and animations.

Brochures and datasheets

 Learn more about space weather, its impacts on Earth and how these impacts are monitored.



Suzy Bingham recently gave the following two presentations at COSPAR 2018  in Pasadena on Operational space weather forecasting at the UK Met Office and the Verification of Met Office Space Weather Centre forecasts.

Operational space weather forecasting at the UK Met Office

Verification of Met Office Space Weather Centre forecasts

View our recent presentation about the importance of heliospheric observations and measurements for space weather forecasting.

Importance of heliospheric observations and measurements for space weather forecasting

View our recent presentation about verification of space weather forecasts.

Verification of space weather forecasts at the UK Met Office

Videos and animations

Animation showing how what happens on the Sun affects us on Earth.

Alex Deakin explains how and why the Northern Lights occur.

Space weather describes events in space that can impact our lives here on Earth.

The 1859 solar storm, also known as the Carrington Event, remains the largest on record, how would it effect the Earth if it happened today?

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