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Present day challenges in understanding the geomagnetic hazard to national power grids. / Thomson, A.W.P.; Gaunt, C.T.; Cilliers, P.; Wild, J.A.; Opperman, B.; McKinnell, L.A.; Kotze, P.; Ngwire, C.M.; Lotz, S.I.

In: Advances in Space Research, Vol. 45, No. 9, 03.05.2010, p. 1182-1190.

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Thomson, AWP, Gaunt, CT, Cilliers, P, Wild, JA, Opperman, B, McKinnell, LA, Kotze, P, Ngwire, CM & Lotz, SI 2010, 'Present day challenges in understanding the geomagnetic hazard to national power grids', Advances in Space Research, vol. 45, no. 9, pp. 1182-1190. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2009.11.023

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Thomson, A. W. P., Gaunt, C. T., Cilliers, P., Wild, J. A., Opperman, B., McKinnell, L. A., Kotze, P., Ngwire, C. M., & Lotz, S. I. (2010). Present day challenges in understanding the geomagnetic hazard to national power grids. Advances in Space Research, 45(9), 1182-1190. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2009.11.023

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Thomson AWP, Gaunt CT, Cilliers P, Wild JA, Opperman B, McKinnell LA et al. Present day challenges in understanding the geomagnetic hazard to national power grids. Advances in Space Research. 2010 May 3;45(9):1182-1190. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2009.11.023

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Thomson, A.W.P. ; Gaunt, C.T. ; Cilliers, P. ; Wild, J.A. ; Opperman, B. ; McKinnell, L.A. ; Kotze, P. ; Ngwire, C.M. ; Lotz, S.I. / Present day challenges in understanding the geomagnetic hazard to national power grids. In: Advances in Space Research. 2010 ; Vol. 45, No. 9. pp. 1182-1190.

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