The Instruments of IMAGE

Mr. William Pine.

Chaffey High School. California.

Tracking a Solar Storm.

This is a pair of high school-level workbooks featuring advanced problems in mathematics and science that are based on experiments being performed with the IMAGE satellite.

Part 1 (6 pages - 15 Kby) This is a short introduction and overview to space weather forecasting. It explains how scientists detect a storm on the Sun's surface, and track it to Earth.

Part 2 (35 pages - 1.2 Mby) This is a step-by-step guide to using web-based resources and scientific data archives to track a specific solar storm from cradle to grave.