russell j. hewett

assistant professor

mathematics & CMDA

The Complex Sun: Turbulence and Complexity of the Solar atmosphere


It is already understood that simple monofractal and Fourier studies of magnetic field data give a good, though imperfect, understanding of active region complexity. We extend this work by reviewing multiscalar and multifractal approaches to quantify magnetic complexity; presented and discussed in relation to understanding and characterizing solar active region magnetic field configurations and predicting solar activity. These differing, but complementary, approaches will be a vital component in understanding active region evolution and providing space weather prediction.

All publications
SOHO-17: 10 Years of SOHO and Beyond