University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Space Physics Seminar

semester, 2016

Saturday, January 16th 2016
12:00 pm:
Speaker: Aaron Breneman, University of Minnesota
Subject: Global coherence of hiss and electron precipitation
Tuesday, January 19th 2016
12:00 pm:
Organizational Meeting
Tuesday, January 26th 2016
12:00 pm:
Subject: Interesting new results from the group
Tuesday, February 2nd 2016
12:00 pm:
Speaker: Yan Song, University of Minnesota
Subject: Generation of Alfvenic Quasi-Stationary Double Layers and Charge Holes and Formation of Quasi-Static and Alfvenic Discrete Auroras
Tuesday, February 9th 2016
12:00 pm:
Speaker: Jasper Halekas, University of Iowa
Subject: Dynamic Mars: First Results from MAVEN
Tuesday, February 16th 2016
12:00 pm:
Speaker: Aaron Breneman, University of Minnesota
Subject: Global coherence of hiss and electron precipitation
Tuesday, February 23rd 2016
12:00 pm:
There will be no seminar this week so that the group can attend the MIFA Colloquium.
Tuesday, March 1st 2016
12:00 pm:
Speaker: Scott Thaller, University of Minnesota
Subject: Plasmapause dynamics during geomagnetic storms; a synoptic look
Tuesday, March 8th 2016
12:00 pm:
There will be no seminar this week so that the group can attend David Brain's colloquium.
Tuesday, March 15th 2016
12:00 pm:
There will be no seminar this week, spring break.
Tuesday, March 22nd 2016
12:00 pm:
There will be no Space Physics Seminar this week.
Tuesday, March 29th 2016
12:00 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, April 5th 2016
12:00 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, April 12th 2016
12:00 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, April 19th 2016
12:00 pm:
Speaker: Charles McEachern, University of Minnesota
Subject: PC4 Models
Tuesday, April 26th 2016
12:00 pm:
Speaker: Brian Welsch, UW Green Bay
Subject: Effects of Global and Local Magnetic Structure in Flares and CMEs
Tuesday, May 3rd 2016
12:00 pm:
Speaker: Evan Tyler, University of Minnesota
Subject: Partitioning of Energy Flow from Reconnection
Thursday, September 8th 2016
12:20 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 115 Ford Hall 
Organizational Meeting
Tuesday, September 13th 2016
12:20 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in 110 Ford Hall 
There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, September 20th 2016
09:30 am:
Speaker: Dr. Andreas Keiling, Space Science Lab, UCB
Subject: Art & Aurora
Note change of time and location from previous announcement. The seminar will be in this location at this time for the remainder of the semester.
Tuesday, September 27th 2016
09:30 am:
Speaker: Scott Thaller, University of Minnesota
Subject: A review of plasma thrusters
Tuesday, October 4th 2016
09:30 am:
Speaker: Trevor Knuth and Julie Vievering, University of Minnesota
Subject: EXACT: The Experiment for X-ray Characterization and Timing CubeSat
Tuesday, October 11th 2016
09:30 am:
There will be no seminar this week.
Tuesday, October 18th 2016
09:30 am:
Speaker: Xiaochen Shen, HAO, National Center for Atmosphere Research, Boulder
Subject: Effects of solar wind positive and negative dynamic pressure impulses on magnetospheric Pc5 ULF wave characteristics
Tuesday, October 25th 2016
09:30 am:
Subject: Informal group discussion of potential solar/magnetosphere collaborations
Tuesday, November 1st 2016
09:30 am:
Speaker: Sheng Tian, University of Minnesota
Subject: Van Allen Probe Observation of the Large Poynting Flux in the Plasma Sheet Boundary Layer
Tuesday, November 8th 2016
09:30 am:
Speaker: Aaron Breneman, University of Minnesota
Subject: Evidence for Direct one-one correspondence of chorus wave packets and microbursts: Van Allen Probe EFW and FIREBIRD 2
Tuesday, November 15th 2016
09:30 am:
Speaker: Cynthia Cattell, University of Minnesota
Subject: Response of the magnetosphere to a small interplanetary shock compression: Van Allen Probes, Magnetospheric MultiScale, GOES, and THEMIS
Tuesday, November 22nd 2016
09:30 am:
Speaker: P. Subramania Athiray,
Subject: New views of the Moon in X-rays - Indian scenario
Tuesday, November 29th 2016
09:30 am:
Speaker: John Wygant and Viacheslav Pilipenko, (Augsburg College)
Subject: The MPEX satellite mission and Informal discussion on Sudden Impulse and SSC signatures in ground magnetometers
Tuesday, December 6th 2016
09:30 am:
Practice talks for AGI
Tuesday, December 13th 2016
09:30 am:
There will be no seminar this week.

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