Spring 2003 Seminar Schedule

Date Topic Speaker
January 23 A New Look at the Acceleration of Charged Particles in Space Randy Jokipii
LPL – University of Arizona
January 30 Temperature Anisotropies and Microinstabilities in the Solar Wind Justin Kasper
MIT
February 6 Galileo Explores the Jupiter System Torrence Johnson
JPL – Pasadena, CA
February 13 Results from Magnetospheric Gedanken Experiments Using the LFM Michael Wiltberger
Dartmouth
February 20 Ionospheric Signatures of Reconnection: Shear Flows, Upflows, and Energy Dissipation at the Polar Cap Boundary Joshua Semeter
SRI
February 27 Measuring and Modeling the Dynamics of the Inner Magnetosphere Robert Clauer
University of Michigan
March 6 Comparison of Earth’s Magnetosphere with Jupiter’s Magnetosphere Raymond Walker
UCLA
March 20 The Formation & Destruction of Solar Prominences Spiro Antiochos
NRL
March 27 Solar Magnetism and Terrestrial Climate Mukul Sharma
Dartmouth College
April 17 A new Technique for Short-Term Forecast of Auroral Activity Tony Lui
Johns Hopkins University
April 24 Collisionless Magnetic Reconnection: Mechanisms, Onset, and Cessation Michael Hesse
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
May 1 Ionospheric Plasma Structuring During Major Space Weather Events Sunanda Basu
Center for Space Physics – Boston University