DIVISION II: COMMISSION 12: SOLAR RADIATION and STRUCTURE

Alexander Kosovichev, Gianna Cauzzi, Valentin Martinez Pillet, Martin Asplund, Axel Brandenburg, Dean Yi Chou, Jorgen Christensen-Dalsgaard, Weiqun Gan, Vladimir D. Kuznetsov, Marta G. Rovira, Nataliya Shchukina, P. Venkatakrishnan, Thierry Montmerle

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Abstract

The President of C12, Alexander Kosovichev, presented the status of the Commission and its working Group(s). Primary activities included organization of international meetings (IAU Symposia, Special Sessions and Joint Discussion); review and support of proposals for IAU sponsored meetings; organization of working groups on the Commission topics to promote the international cooperation; preparation of triennial report on the organizational and science activities of Commission members. Commission 12 broadly encompasses topics of solar research which include studies of the Sun's internal structure, composition, dynamics and magnetism (through helioseismology and other techniques), studies of the quiet photosphere, chromosphere and corona, and also research of the mechanisms of solar radiation, and its variability on various time scales. Some overlap with topics covered by Commission 10 Solar Activity is unavoidable, and many activities are sponsored jointly by these two commissions. The Commission website can be found at http://sun.stanford.edu/IAU-Com12/, with information about related IAU Symposiums and activities, and links to appropriate web sites.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)109-111
Number of pages3
JournalProceedings of the International Astronomical Union
Volume10
Issue numberT28B
DOIs
StatePublished - 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Space and Planetary Science

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