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Solar Activity Prediction Center

name

Solar Activity Prediction Center (SAPC)

URL

http://rwcc.bao.ac.cn

Established

1969

ISES Member

1992

Organization

CAS (Chinese Academy of Science)
 NAOC (National Astronomical Observatories)
        SPD (Solar Physics Division)
               SAPC (Solar Activity Prediction Center)

Staff

13 employees

Person in charge

Huaning Wang (hnwang@bao.ac.cn), Leading Scientist

Location

Beijing, China

Contact

Han He (hehan@bao.ac.cn), TEL: 86-10-64846833

Additional Info

As a member of International Space Environment Service (ISES), Regional Warning Center of China (RWC-China) consists of four sub-centers: Solar Activity Prediction Center (SAPC), Space Environment Prediction Center (SEPC), Ionospheric Disturbance Prediction Center (IDPC) and Geomagnetic Storm Prediction Center (GSPC).

The tasks of RWC-China are as follows: improvement for space weather forecast; enlargement of the service field; collaboration with domestic and international organizations; exchange forecast information and observational data with other regional warning centers to serve the users in local regions and the world.

The headquarters of RWC China is located at NAOC. Solar Physics Division of NAOC provides strong support to RWC China with several ground-based solar observing stations in domestic areas.