University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Space Physics Seminar

semester, 2007

Tuesday, January 16th 2007
Subject: Organizational Meeting
Tuesday, January 23rd 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
Speaker: Professor Mark Engebretson, Augsburg College
Subject: "Pc 1-2 Waves and Energetic Particle Precipitation During and After Magnetic Storms: Superposed Epoch Analysis and Case Studies.
Tuesday, January 30th 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
No seminar this week.
Tuesday, February 6th 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
Speaker: Professor Terry Jones, University of Minnesota
Subject: Magnetic Fields in Galaxies
Tuesday, February 13th 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
No seminar this week.
Tuesday, February 20th 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
Speaker: Lynn Wilson, University of Minnesota
Subject: Possible Dissipation Mechanisms of Interplanetary Shocks: Pilot Results from a Wind/WAVES Study
Tuesday, February 27th 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
The Space Physics Seminar will not be held this week. Please attend the Physics and Astronomy Colloquium on Wednesday instead.
Tuesday, March 6th 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
Speaker: Tom Jones, University of Minnesota
Subject: Modeling Particle Acceleration at Shocks.
Tuesday, March 13th 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
Spring Break: No Seminar this week.
Tuesday, March 20th 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
Speaker: Slava Pilipenko, Space Research Institute, Moscow
Subject: Interaction of propagating magnetosonic and Alfven waves in longitudinally inhomogeneous gyrotropic plasma.
Tuesday, March 27th 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
Speaker: Bob Lysak, University of Minnesota
Subject: Alfven wave propagation in the Io plasma torus.
Tuesday, April 3rd 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
Speaker: Yukitoshi Nishimura, Tohoku University
Subject: Storm-time large-scale electric fields observed by the Akebono satellite
Tuesday, April 10th 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
Speaker: Professor Roberta Humphries, University of Minnesota
Subject: Hypergiant Stars: The Evidence for Episodic Mass Loss, Convective Activity and Magnetic Fields.
Tuesday, April 17th 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
Speaker: Lei Dai, University of Minnesota
Subject: Hall conductivity in a collisionless plasma.
Tuesday, April 24th 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
Speaker: Prof. Doug Ernie, ECE Department, U of M
Subject: Plasma Induced Neutral Flows - Theory and Applications
Tuesday, May 1st 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
Speaker: Prof. Paul Kellogg, University of Minnesota
Subject: The in-situ plasma wave experiment on STEREO
Tuesday, May 8th 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
No seminar this week.
Tuesday, September 11th 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 236A Physics
No Seminar This Week
Tuesday, September 18th 2007
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Cynthia Cattell, University of Minnesota
Subject: STEREO observations of large amplitude whistler wave in the Van Allen belts: Implications for electron energization
Tuesday, September 25th 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
No Seminar This Week
Tuesday, October 9th 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Professor Gordon Rostoker, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Subject: Substorms: the Evolution of a Concept
Tuesday, October 16th 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Ed Smith, Jet Propulsion Lab, NASA
Subject: The Heliospheric Plasma Sheet: Structure and Dynamics
Tuesday, October 23rd 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Paul Kellogg, University of Minnesota
Subject: How to measure density and electric field with only 3 antennas
Tuesday, October 30th 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Dr. Yan Song, University of Minnesota
Subject: Magnetic Reconnection or Irreversible Reactive Interaction in Cosmic Plasmas?
Thursday, November 8th 2007
10:10 am:
Space Physics Seminar in 170 Physics
Speaker: Walter Gekelman from UCLA
Subject: Experiments relevant to space at the UCLA Basic Plasma Science Facility
Please note different time and place.
Tuesday, November 13th 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Scott Thaller, University of Minnesota
Subject: Survey and Significance of Bipolar Electric Fields observed near a Magnetic Reconnection Region in the Geomagnetic tail
Tuesday, November 20th 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Lynn Wilson, University of Minnesota
Subject: Waves at Interplanetary Shocks: New Results from Wind and STEREO
Tuesday, November 27th 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Dr. John Dombeck, University of Minnesota
Subject: Intense, Earthward, Broadband Electron Events Observed at Low Latitude During Major Geomagnetic Storms at FAST
Tuesday, December 4th 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Lei Dai, University of Minnesota
Subject: Cluster observation of extremely oblique low frequency waves in the magnetic reconnection jet in the geomagnetic tail.
Tuesday, December 11th 2007
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
No seminar this week. This event will resume spring semester.
Tuesday, December 18th 2007
This event will resume spring semester.

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