Societal Impacts and
Responses to Space Weather,
by George Siscoe

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George Siscoe is a research professor of Astronomy and Space Physics at Boston University. He received his Bachelor and Doctorate degree in physics from MIT in 1960 and 1964. Most of his subsequent career was spent as a professor in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at UCLA, seven years as department chair. Dr. Siscoe's research area is space physics with a specialty in global magnetospheric dynamics. He has published over two hundred articles in space physics journals. He has served on a number of AGU, NASA, NSF, and NRC committees, on several as chair. Most recently he has been promoting the field of numerical magnetospheric weather prediction via magnetospheric general circulation models.

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