University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Space Physics Seminar

semester, 2008

Tuesday, January 22nd 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, January 29th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Organizational Meeting
Tuesday, February 5th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Seminar is cancelled. participants in the space physics seminar should attend the physics colloquium on Wednesday.
Tuesday, February 12th 2008
Speaker: Bob Lysak
Thursday, February 14th 2008
Speaker: Professor Dong-Hun Lee, Kyung-Hee University, Korea
Subject: Effects of heavy ions on ULF wave resonances near the equatorial region
Tuesday, February 19th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Bela Fejer, Utah State University
Subject: Multi-satellite studies of the ionosphere-thermosphere system
Tuesday, February 26th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Lei Dai, University of Minnesota
Subject: Alfven eigenmodes in the plasma neutral sheet
Tuesday, March 4th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Dr. Andreas Keiling, UC Berkeley
Subject: First results on substorm physics with THEMIS
Tuesday, March 11th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Lynn Wilson, University of Minnesota
Subject: The Phenomenology of Small Scale Waves in Collisionless Shocks
Tuesday, March 18th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Tuesday, March 25th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Adam Hupach, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced.
Tuesday, April 1st 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: John Wygant, University of Minnesota
Subject: The RBSP Electric Field Instrument: An experimental investigation of the collisionless energization and loss of relativistic particles in the inner magnetosphere of the Earth
Tuesday, April 8th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Scott Thaller, University of Minnesota
Subject: Magnetic Reconnection in Astrophysical Systems.
Tuesday, April 15th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Jesse Woodroffe, University of Minnesota
Subject: MHD wave modification by plasma inhomogeneities in the magnetosphere-ionosphere system
Tuesday, April 22nd 2008
3:20 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Ramon Lopez, University of Texas, Arlington
Subject: The Current-Driven Magnetosphere
Note: Change of time This week only.
Tuesday, April 29th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Paul Kellogg, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced
Tuesday, May 6th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, May 13th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, May 20th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
The seminar has ended for the semester. It will return in September 2008
Tuesday, September 2nd 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, September 9th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Organizational meeting
Tuesday, September 16th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
There will be no seminar this week. Participants in the Space Plasma Physics seminar should attend the Astronomy Colloquium on Friday this week.
Tuesday, September 23rd 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, September 30th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, October 7th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Lynn Wilson, University of Minnesota
Subject: Low Frequency Magnetic Fluctuations at Interplanetary Shocks
Tuesday, October 14th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
To be announced.
Tuesday, October 21st 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Robert Pepin, University of Minnesota
Subject: Stardust: First Results from the Comet Sample Return Mission.
Tuesday, October 28th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
To be announced.
Tuesday, November 4th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Lei Dai, University of Minnesota
Subject: Collisionless Magnetic reconnection: an Alfven-eigenmode approach
Tuesday, November 11th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Scott Thaller, University of Minnesota
Subject: Polar spacecraft measured evolution of small and large scale Poynting flux during a majorgeomagnetic storm in the inner magnetosphere.
Tuesday, November 18th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Adam Hupach, University of Minnesota
Subject: Solitary Waves in the Magnetosphere
Tuesday, November 25th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: John Wygant, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced.
Tuesday, December 2nd 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Aaron Breneman, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced.
Tuesday, December 9th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
Speaker: Kris Kersten, University of Minnesota
Subject: To be announced.
Tuesday, December 16th 2008
1:00 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 143 Physics
There will be no seminar this week.

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