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Name: Dean S.
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Age: 30s
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Date: 2000-2001


Question:
In the field of Meteorology is there any connected relationship between Relative Humidity (water vapor levels) and the fluctuating levels of the earth's magnetic field. Or for that matter between the earth's magnetic field and any of the other common weather variables such as Temperature, Pressure, CO2, O2, etc.. Or is the magnetic field completely independent of these variables.


Replies:
Dean,

I know of no connections between magnetic field fluctuations and any weather parameter. However, the magnetic field can have some affect on upper atmosphere phenomenon like the aurora.

David R. Cook
Atmospheric Research Section
Environmental Research Division
Argonne National Laboratory


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