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Unformatted text preview: Scott M. Bailey Space-Based Observations of the Sun and Earth Assistant Professor - Electrical and Computer Engineering The dramatic variability in the Sun leads to similarly dramatic responses in the upper atmosphere. I will discuss space based experiments to address this connection including measurement of the solar X-ray irradiance and the upper atmospheric composition. I will also discuss a new satellite mission to determine why polar mesospheric clouds form and why they vary....
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- Fall '06