With the tremendous technological advancements over the past hundred years we are now forced to examine the workings of the sun and its effect on our daily lives this book takes a look at space weather and the space environment center a federal agency devoted to the study of the sun. In the book sentinels of the sun forecasting space weather barbara poppe does an excellent job of telling this story for the nonprofessional moreover as a professional who has studied space weather since before humans landed on the moon i found the book to be a very enjoyable read. Review sentinels of the sun by jeff foust tuesday september 5 2006 sentinels of the sun forecasting space weather by barbara b poppe with kristen p jorden johnson books 2006 softcover 196 pp illus isbn 1 55566 379 6 us2250. The sun from a god to a star war international and national cooperation the space race building a service on observations forecasting space weather living with our star ironies of attention and neglect the space beyond responsibility barbara b poppe with kristen p jorden more information table of contents. The author covers the development of satellites and solar observatories and disucsses forecasting and weather affected industries color and bw illustrations support the text poppe widely published on the topic of space weather worked in marine geophysics seismology and solar physics and at the noaa space environment center in boulder
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