Fall 1999 Seminar Series

Date Topic Speaker
September 9 Micromachined deformable mirrors for adaptive optics Prof. Thomas Bifano
Boston University
September 16 Transient Dayside Precipitation Structures Dr. Odile de la Beaujardiere AFRL
September 23 Upper Atmospheric Physics and the Meteoric Metal Layers Prof. Chester Gardner
University of Illinois
Urbana-Champaign
September 30 The Physics of Collisionless Magnetic Reconnection Prof. James Drake
University of Maryland
October 7 Electron Dynamics at the Dayside Magnetopause Dr. Georgios Vetoulis
Boston University
Center for Space Physics
October 14 Active Auroras and Plasma Sheet Dynamics Prof. George Parks
University of Washington
October 21 How the Sun controls Nitric Oxide in the Thermosphere Prof. Charles Barth
University of Colorado
Boulder
October 25 Jupiter’s Rings: Signs of the Source Prof. Joseph Burns
Cornell University
Jointly with BU Astronomy Department
November 4 Equatorial Spread-F: Cause and Effects Dr. Santimay Basu
Naval Research Laboratory
November 11   Dr. Michael Combi
November 18 Turbulent Boundary Layer and Outer Cusp: Particle Acceleration and Diffusion Dr. Sergei Savin
Space Research Institute
Moscow, Russia
December 2 Thermospheric Limb Imaging with WINDII: the Wind Imaging Interferometer Prof. Gordon Shepherd
York University