Space Physics Seminar

semester, 2006


Tuesday, January 17th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
This seminar will not be held this week.

Tuesday, January 24th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
Subject: Organizational meeting

Tuesday, January 31st 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
No seminar this week.

Tuesday, February 7th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Lynn Wilson, University of Minnesota
Subject: Type II and Type III radio bursts from CMEs

Tuesday, February 14th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
This seminar will not be held this week.

Tuesday, February 21st 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
Speaker: George Withbroe, University of Minnesota
Subject: Solar Influences on Terrestrial Climate Change

Tuesday, February 28th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
Speaker: Yan Song, University of Minnesota
Subject: Parallel Electric Fields, Reconnection and Auroral Particle Acceleration

Tuesday, March 7th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
Speaker: Scott Thaller, University of Minnesota
Subject: Helioseismology

Tuesday, March 14th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
No seminar this week.

Tuesday, March 21st 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
Speaker: Cindy Cattell, University of Minnesota
Subject: Microphysics of Interplanetary Shocks

Tuesday, March 28th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
The Space Physcs Seminar will not be held on March 28, 2006

Tuesday, April 4th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Note Room: 236A Physics
Speaker: John Wygant, University of Minnesota
Subject: The structure of shock-like electric field structures and turbulent wave fields and their relation to particle phase space distribution functions near a reconnection x-line in the Earth's geomagnetic

Tuesday, April 11th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
Speaker: Bob Lysak, University of Minnesota
Subject: Subject: Resonant Cavities and Waveguides in the Ionosphere and Atmosphere

Tuesday, April 18th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
Speaker: Jesse Woodroff, University of Minnesota
Subject: Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupling from the Ground Up

Lysak (2004) has developed a novel approach to modeling the dynamical evolution of electromagnetic waves in the magnetosphere. This talk will discuss recent efforts to incorporate a realistic ionospheric conductance profile into the model and why, exactly, anyone should care.


Tuesday, April 25th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
Speaker: Lei Dai, University of Minnesota
Subject: Large Electric Fields in the Magnetotail Reconnection Region

Tuesday, May 2nd 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
Speaker: Dr. John Dombeck, University of Minnesota
Subject: Low-latitude Broadband Electrons Observed During Major Geomagnetic Storms

Tuesday, September 5th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
No Seminar This Week

Tuesday, September 12th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Subject: Organizational Meeting

Tuesday, September 19th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
No Seminar This Week

Tuesday, September 26th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Dr. Fei Lu, Augsburg College
Subject: Radar investigations of echoes from the equatorial electrojet

Tuesday, October 3rd 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Professor John Wygant, University of Minnesota
Subject: The Radiation Belt Storm Probe Electric Field Experiment: Investigating particle acceleration in the inner magnetosphere.

Tuesday, October 10th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Professor Robert Lysak, University of Minnesota
Subject: Alfven waves and auroral particle acceleration: theory and observation

Tuesday, October 17th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Lei Dai, University of Minnesota
Subject: Low frequency electric and magnetic field fluctuations in the geomagnetic tail.

Tuesday, October 24th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Dr. Andreas Keiling, UC Berkeley
Subject: Reconnection and Pi2 pulsations: Is there a link?

Tuesday, October 31st 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Jesse Woodroffe, University of Minnesota
Subject: ULF wave propagation in the inner magnetosphere

Tuesday, November 7th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Dr. Yan Song, University of Minnesota
Subject: Alfvenic Nature of "Magnetic Reconnection" and Double Layer Formation

Tuesday, November 14th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Scott Thaller, University of Minnesota
Subject: Cluster Spacecraft Survey of the Electric Field and Potential Well Structure of Multiple Current Sheet Crossings Near a Reconnection Region in the Geomagnetic Tail on October 1, 2001

Tuesday, November 21st 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Lynn Wilson, University of Minnesota
Subject: Dissipation Mechanisms in Interplanetary Shocks

Tuesday, November 28th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Heather Greene, University of Minnesota
Subject: Cluster Observations of the Magnetotail Current Sheet and its Association with Plasma Waves

Tuesday, December 5th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Dr. John Dombeck, University of Minnesota
Subject: Polar/FAST Observations of Alfven waves in the Earth's Magnetotail During Major Storms with Comparison to Simulation Results.

Tuesday, December 12th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Seminar is done for this semester.

Tuesday, December 19th 2006
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Seminar is done for this semester.

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