[ RadSafe ] Airlines diverting polar flights due solar storm
darrougj at onid.orst.edu
Thu Jan 9 11:26:44 CST 2014
Neutrons? Did not know that there were neutrons coming in a CME. I thought
that there were mostly Protons.
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Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] Airlines diverting polar flights due solar storm
Thanks for the interesting graph of the roentgen "dose" (photons in air).
Please note though that 50 - 75% of the *dose equivalent*, or equivalent
dose, for those outside the USA, at cruising altitude, originates in
On Thu, Jan 9, 2014 at 10:49 AM, Richard L. Hess <lists at richardhess.com>
> As a baseline, you may recall a demonstration I did about a dozen
> years ago...
> The uR calibration is based on cesium, I believe, and I probably
> should have just logged CPM, but you get the idea.
> Hopefully it will be clear tonight and we'll finally see an aurora in
> Aurora, Ontario...they have been visible here, but I've never seen one.
> On 2014-01-09 10:28 AM, Joseph Shonka wrote:
>> I wonder what the ionizing radiation levels are like. No mention of
>> that in the article.
>> On Thu, Jan 9, 2014 at 9:59 AM, Marcum Martz <marcum.martz at gmail.com>
>>> -on-solar-flare.html _______________________________________________
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