Montana State University

Heliophysics Journal Club

In this seminar, graduate student and faculty participants will review recent journal articles and preprints in order to familiarize themselves with the "state of the art" of the major observational and theoretical research topics of the discipline and the MSU research program. From time to time, "classic" papers of enduring value may be discussed. The typical weekly meeting will consist of a one-hour critical discussion of a journal article, copies of which will have been distributed to, and read by, all participants during the previous week. Each discussion will be informally led by a student or faculty member. Participants will be expected to contribute actively to all discussions, and to lead an occasional one on a rotating basis. When appropriate, these discussions will be replaced by an informal presentation of personal research results by MSU students, faculty, or scientific visitors.

Information

Coordinator: Charles Kankelborg

Time: Tuesdays 4:10 PM

Place: EPS/Barnard Hall 258 (Dayton Conference Room)

Course: PHSX 594-013


Schedule

Fall 2017

Date Discussion leader Article
August 29 Organizational Meeting
September 5MarikaWright et al. Microflare Heating of a Solar Active Region Observed with NuSTAR Hinode/XRT and SDO/AIA. ApJ 844 132 (2017).
September 12RoyRempel EXTENSION OF THE MURAM RADIATIVE MHD CODE FOR CORONAL SIMULATIONS. ApJ 834 (2016).
September 19MikeDouma et al. Occurrence characteristics of relativistic electron microbursts from SAMPEX observations Doi 10.1002/2017JA024067
September 26Jon EckbergAllred et al. A Unified Computational Model for Solar and Stellar Flares. ApJ 809 104 (2015).
October 3ReyannMilligan and Chamberlin. The Anamalous Temporal Behaviour of Broadband Lya Observations During Solar Flares from SDO/EVE. A&A (2015).
October 10ArloMillan, R. M. and Thorne, R. M. Review of Radiation Belt Relativistic Electron Losses (2007).
October 17John UReep et al. Xray Source Heights in a Solar Flare: Thick target versus Thermal Conduction Front Heating ApJ 818 44 (2016).
October 24Jake P.Multiple Papers discussion IRIS bombs/Explosve Events/UV Bursts
October 31 (Costume HJC?)Charles as PhilFormation of the UV Spectrum of Molecular Hydrogen in the Sun. Jaeggli and Judge. In progress.
November 7None
November 14Chunming Kazachenko et al. A Database of Flare Ribbon Properties form the Solar Dynamics Observatory I. Reconnection Flux. ApJ 845: 19. (2017).
November 21DanaCameron and Schüssler. Understanding Solar Cycle Variability. ApJ 843 111 (2017).
November 28Kai
December 5
December 12Finals-No Meeting

Archive

Link to previously discussed publications (Under construction)

Suggested Articles

Publication
Bian et al. Suppression of parallel transport in turbulent magnetized plasmas and its impact on non-thermal and thermal aspects of solar flares.
Bowerman, W. G. Residential mortgage loans and sun-spot numbers. Popular Astronomy 52, 123 (1944).
Boyd et al. Statistical properties of the radiation belt seed population. Journal of Geophysical research. doi:10.1002/2016JA022652
Burch et al. Electron-scale measurements of magnetic reconnection in space. Science, 352(6290)
Cameron, R.H. and Schüssler, M. Understanding Solar Cycle Variability. ApJ 843 111 (2017).
Chen et al. Particle Acceleration by a Solar Flare Termination Shock
Cunnyngham et al. Poynting-Robertson-like Drag at the Sun's Surface PRL 118 051102 (2017).
DeForest et al. Fading Coronal Structure and the Onset of Turbulence in the Young Solar Wind.
Fox et al. Experimental Verification of the Role of Electron Pressure in Fast Magnetic Reconnection with a Guide Field. Phys Rev Lett 118 125002 (2017).
Halsekas et al. Structure, dynamics, and seasonal variability of the Mars-solar wind interaction: MAVEN Solar Wind Ion Analyzer in-flight performance and science results. Space Physics 122, 1 (2017).
Hannah et al. The First X-ray Imaging Spectroscopy of Quiescent Solar Active Regions with NuSTAR
Huang, Yi-Min and Bhattacharjee, A. Turbulent Magnetohydrodynamic Reconnection Mediated by the Plasmoid Instability
Keika et al. Storm-time energetic oxygen enhancements due to acceleration of pre-existing warm oxygen in the inner magnetosphere. doi:10.1002/2016JA022384
Kontar et al. Turbulent Kinetic Energy in the Energy Balance of a Solar Flare. Phys Rev Lett 118 155101 (2017).
Kuznetsov et all. Spatio-temporal Dynamics of Sources of Hard X-Ray Pulsations in Solar Flares. Solar Physics v291 (2016).
Li et al. Unraveling the generation mechanisms of very oblique lower-band chorus waves, Geophysical Research Letters. doi:10.1002/2016GL070386
Mann I.R. and L.G. Ozeke How quickly, how deeply, and how strongly can dynamical outer boundary conditions impact Van Allen radiation belt morphology? Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 121, 6, doi:10.1002/2016ja022647.
Milligan,R & Chamberlin, P. The Temporal Behaviour of Ly alpha Emission During Solar Flares From SDO/EVE.
Myers et al. A dynamic magnetic tension force as the cause of failed solar eruptions
Parenti et al. Spectroscopy of very hot plasma in non-flaring parts of a solar limb active region: spatial and temporal properties. ArXiv.
Phan, T. D. et al. Electron bulk heating in magnetic reconnection at Earth's magnetopause: Dependence on the inflow Alfvén speed and magnetic shear. GeoRL 40, 447-4480 (2013)
Phan, T. D. et al. Ion bulk heating in magnetic reconnection exhausts at Earth's magnetopause: Dependence on the inflow Alfvén speed and magnetic shear angle. GeoRL 41, 700-7010 (2014).
Pontin et al. Why Are Flare Ribbons Associated with the Spines of Mafnetic Null Points Generically Elongated?
Rappazzo et al. Coronal Heating Topology: The Interplay of Current Sheets and Magnetic Field Lines. ApJ 844 87 (2017).
Reep et al. Xray Source Heights in a Solar Flare: Thick target versus Thermal Conduction Front Heating
Reep et al. Transition Region and Chromospheric Signatures of Impulsive Heating Events. II. Modeling
Reep, J. W. and Russell, A.J.B. Alfvenic Wave Heating of the Upper Chromosphere in Flares.
Reeves et al. Energy dependent dynamics of keV to MeV electrons in the inner zone, outer zone, and slot regions., Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 121, 1, doi:10.1002/2015ja021569.
Saikin et al. The dependence on geomagnetic conditions and solar wind dynamic pressure of the spatial distributions of EMIC waves observed by the Van Allen Probes, J. Geophys. Res., 121, doi:10.10002/2016JA022523.
Shi et al. Survey of radiation belt energetic electron pitch angle distributions based on the Van Allen Probes MagEIS measurements, Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 121, 2, doi:10.1002/2015ja021724.
Shimojo et al. Observing the Sun with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA): High-Resolution Interferometric Imaging. Solar Physics 292 87 (2017).
Srivastava et al. High-frequency torsional Alfvén waves as an energy source for coronal heating. Nature Scientific Reports 7 (2017).
Viall, N.M. & Klimchuk, J.A. Signatures of Steady Heating in Time Lag Analysis of Coronal Emission. Accepted to ApJ July 5 2016
Wright et al. Microflare Heating of a Solar Active Region Observed with NuSTAR, Hinode/XRT, and SDO/AIA. ApJ 844 (2017).
Zhang et al. Direct Evidence of EMIC-Driven Electron Loss in Space Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 121, 7, doi:10.1002/2016ja022521

Links to Journals


Bibliographic Links


Distribution List

Hardcopy

  1. Acton, Loren
  2. Atwood, Shane
  3. Brannon, Sean
  4. Derks, Alysa
  5. Larkey, Reyann
  6. Longcope, Dana
  7. McCarthy, Marika
  8. Qiu, Jiong
  9. Smart, Roy
  10. Takeda, Aki
  11. Unverferth, John
  12. Wang, Wensi
  13. Zhu, Chunming

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