The effects of the Space Weather(seedefinition below) affect society in many ways. Many of thiswaysare certainly still unknown. Therefore, it is better to knowthescales that the effects we know affect us. Thus, theEmbrace/INPEProgram offers this App to put in your hand theinformationpublished in Embrace Portal, incluiding space weatheralerts. ThisApp will give you access to the level of GeomagneticStorms(G1-Minor to G5-Extreme), which can generate current problemsinpower grid transmission lines causing overloads andproducingblackouts. It also shows the graphs with the occurrence ofSolarExplosions (R1-Minor to R5-Extreme), which candisruptcommunications in radio (television transmissions,aircraftcommunications and cellular), besides reducing the accuracyof theGPS system (Global Positioning Systems). You will also haveaccessto the latest news on the subject and you will read thedailybulletins on space weather.
SPACE WEATHER DEFINITION
Space weather encompasses the conditions and processes occurringinspace, which have the potential to affect thenear-Earthenvironment and/or the human being or the currenttechnologicalassets.