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Space Weather
Today's Space Weather from the NOAA Space Environment Center
The Space Weather Bureau from NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Space Weather Center from the Space Science Institute
Current Solar Images from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Space Weather page and CD from Rice University

Textbook & Papers

The Magnetosphere
by J. L. Green

Space Physics Tutorials from UCLA

Space Physics Textbook from University of Oulu,   Finland

Exploration of the Earth's Magnetosphere
   by M. Peredo and D. Stern

Plasma Wave Tutorial
by W. S. Kurth



Graphic: Sun-Earth Connection Education Forum
 

Space Plasmas:
   General Resources
   U. S. Research Centers

   U. S. University Research Centers
   Non-U.S. Centers

Space Plasmas -General Resources

  • Space Physics Data Facility (SPDF), NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland
  • Coordinated Data Analysis Web (CDAWeb), SPDF, NASA Goddard
  • Scientific Committee for Solar-Terrestrial Physics SCOSTEP
  • Resources in Space Physics through Southwest Research Institute
  • National Space Science Data Center NSSDC, NASA Goddard, Greenbelt, Maryland
  • Space Environment Effects Resources, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama
  • International Solar Terrestrial Physics Program (ISTP), Polar, Wind, and Geotail
    primary space plasma multi-spacecraft program for the 1990s;
    solar physics, magnetospheric physics, solar-terrestrial relations, theory, simulations
  • Space Environment Center, NOAA, Boulder, Colorado
    real-time monitoring and forecasting of solar and geophysical events, solar-terrestrial physics, space weather operations, data systems, space plasmas, heliosphere, ionosphere, magnetosphere
  • National Geophysical Data Center NOAA
    solar-terrestrial physics, solar and space plasmas, solar-terrestrial glossary,
    interactive data resource, solar, ionosphere, geomagnetic variations, space weather
  • National Science Foundation NSF, Arlington, Virginia
    Geosciences/Atmospheric Science/Upper Atmospheric Section - space plasmas
    Polar Programs Office - space plasma research in polar regions
    Math&Physical Science/Astronomy - solar physics, plasma astrophysics
  • Space Physics Center, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics IGPP, UCLA
    research and resources in all areas of space physics
  • Space Physics and Aeronomy Research Collaboratory (SPARC)
    SPARC provides access to numerous experiment/model data streams and supports both real-time campaigns and retrospective analysis. There is also a public outreach component to the system. The SPARC data viewers can be tailored by users and shared with remote collaborators, using standard web browsers (Netscape/Internet Explorer 4.x and above). Interactive viewers exist for the complete incoherent scatter radar chain, ISTP satellites, digisondes, magnetometers, & numerical model outputs.
  • NASA Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C.
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    U.S. Research Centers with Space Plasma
  • Space Science Research at APL, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland
    planetary magnetospheres, space plasmas, solar physics, heliosphere, solar wind, ionosphere, magnetosphere, radiation belts, space plasma environmental effects, energetic particles and cosmic ray studies, composition studies, auroral physics, solar-terrestrial physics, auroral imaging, energetic neutral atom imaging, cometary physics, geomagnetic tails, distribution functions of ion species, solar flares, coronal mass ejections, geomagnetic field, space weather, RF wave propagation and ionospheric physics, solar system - interstellar boundaries, experiments: spacecraft instrumentation (all aspects), radar systems for ionospheric physics
  • Center for Space Science and Exploration, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico
    planetary magnetospheres, energetic particle and cosmic ray studies, aurora, ionosphere, space plasmas, geomagnetic tail, boundary layers, heliosphere, solar wind, ionosphere-magnetosphere coupling, coronal mass ejection, magnetospheric field model testing, cometary physics, substorms, geospace general circulation model, space weather, experiments: spacecraft instrumentation
  • Sciences and Exploration Directorate, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland
    space physics research, solar, magnetospheric, ionospheric, ground-based research, theory and simulations, models, data analysis tools, spacecraft instrumentation
  • Photovoltaic & Space Environment Effects Branch, NASA Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio
    space plasma environmental effects, high voltage space power system interactions with ionospheric plasma, arc suppression, plasma source testing, solar array plasma environment testing, sputtering, arcing and current-collection testing, insulating and coatings plasma compatibility testing, electron beam and sputtering of metals and insulators for coatings and electrical contacts, experiments: space flight experiments, plasma interaction facility PIF, thermal and electron beam evaporator and radiofrequency (RF) sputtering lab
  • The Electric Propulsion Laboratory, NASA Lewis Research Center Cleveland, Ohio
    electric propulsion systems, resistojets, arcjets, ion thrusters, Hall effect thrusters, pulsed plasma thrusters, space environment simulation chambers, Deep Space 1 mission, experiments: two large space environment chambers (15 foot diam by 65 ft; 25 foot diam by 70 ft with vacuum cabability down to 10-6 torr)
  • Space Plasma Physics Branch, Space Sciences Lab, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama
    space plasmas, ionosphere, magnetosphere, aurora, plasma heating and polar plasma outflows, ionosphere-magnetosphere interactions, plasmasphere, plasma acceleration, electrodynamics of dusty plasma, radiation belt, ring current-plasmasphere interaction, plasma modeling, particle kinematics, magnetospheric particle transport, IMAGE mission modeling, magnetic storms and substorms exp: spacecraft experimentation dusty plasma laboratory
  • Solar Physics Branch, Space Sciences Laboratory, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama
    solar physics, solar wind, heliosphere, chromosphere, solar flares, coronal mass ejections, solar dynamo, coronal heating, 3D magnetic fields, waves and helioseismology, surface and interior flows, sunspot cycle prediction, solar wind dynamics, experiments: spacecraft experimentation
  • Space and Earth Science Programs, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory JPL, Pasadena, California
    solar system space plasmas, solar wind, cometary studies, interplanetary shocks, heliosphere, planetary magnetospheres and ionospheres, isotopic composition, sun-earth connections
  • Deep Space 1 project page, JPL
    ion propulsion system; contractors are AEC-Able Eng. Inc., Goleta, CA, Tecstar, City of Industry, CA, Entech, Keller, TX, NASA LRC, CLeveland
  • National Oceanics and Atmospheric Administration NOAA Space Environment Center, Boulder,CO
    real-time monitoring and forecasting of solar and geophysical events, solar-terrestrial physics, space weather operations, data systems, space plasmas, heliosphere, ionosphere, magnetosphere
  • Plasma Physics Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C.
    laboratory plasma experiments, space weather, auroral phenomena, lightning discharges, real-time prediction of large geomagnetic storms, ionospheric modification, ionospheric modeling, ionospheric and magnetospheric physics, NRL plasma formulary
    experiments: laboratory plasma experiments, gyrotron laboratory, high power radiation sources, electron accelerators
  • Space Science Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C.
    solar atmosphere, solar-terrestrial relations, laboratory plasmas, space plasma, space weather, ionosphere, aurora, plasmasphere,magnetosphere, solar physics, solar corona
    experiments: laboratory plasma experiments, coronagraph on SOHO spacecraft
  • Space Vehicles Directorate, Phillips Research Laboratory, Hanscomb AFB, Massachusetts (battlespace environment) ionosphere hazards, background clutter mitigation, space physics modeling, space plasmas, space weather, near-earth space environment
    (space electronics & protections) space plasma environmental effects, experiments: spacecraft instrumentation
  • Space Science and Engineering, Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas
    ionospheric and magnetospheric plasmas, planetary magnetospheres, space physics archives, image gallery, atomic, molecular and plasma physics resources, experiments: suborbital and spacecraft instrumentation; complete facilities for design, fabrication, calibration and construction
  • Atmospheric Chemistry and Space Physics, SRI International, Menlo Park, California experiments on naturally and artificially disturbed environments, space environmental effects, space plasma modeling, ionosphere, magnetosphere, ion-neutral coupling, experiments: radar systems
  • Universities Space Research Association (USRA) Div. of Astro. and Space Physics, Washington D.C.
    solar physics, cosmic ray physics
  • Multi-lab consortia - Institute of Geophysics & Planetary Physics IGPP of the University of California (UCLA,UCSD, UCR, NANL, LLNL)
    UCLA Space Science Center SSC is the primary IGPP center for space plasmas.

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    U.S. University Research Centers with Space Plasma
  • Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research, University of Alabama Huntsville, Alabama
    solar-terrestrial research, space plasmas, computer modeling and simulations, magnetophere, ionosphere, low-energy ion studies, convection, plasmasphere, radiation belt, experiments: spacecraft experimentation with NASA MSFC
  • Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska
    solar-terrestrial physics, theory, simulations, experiments, ionospheric and magnetosheric physics, solar physics, space weather, experiments: sounding rocket research and Poker Flats rocket range
  • Physics Department, Auburn University, Alabama
    magnetospheric physics, soliton studies, solar physics, laboratory space plasma studies, solar physics, experiments: linear experiment for space plasmas ALESPI
  • Space Physics Group, Space Science Laboratory University of California, Berkeley, California
    space plasma physics, magnetosphere and ionosphere plasma processes, wave-particle interactions, particle acceleration, aurora, solar wind, magnetotail, plasma waves, experiments: sounding rocket and spacecraft experimentation, electrostatic analyzers, electron spectrographs, electric field probes
  • Basic Plasma Science Facility (BAPSF), UCLA, Los Angeles, California
    simulation of space plasma processes, Alfven and Whister wave studies, currents
  • Space Physics Center, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics IGPP, UCLA
    magnetosheric physics. solar wind coupling and geomagnetic activity, space simulations, space plasma physics, magnetospheric storms and substorms, planetary magnetospheres, solar wind, heliosphere, geomagnetic field, low-frequency waves, wave-particle interactions, plasma waves, MHD modeling, plasma boundaries, collisionless shocks, solar wind-magnetosphere interaction
    experiments: spacecraft experimentation, (plasma and env. physics lab) high power auroral stimulation observatory HIPAS
  • Center for Astrophysics & Space Sciences (CASS), Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California
    space plasma theory, numerical simulation, collisionless shocks, magnetic reconnection, plasma waves and instabilities, dusty plasmas, solar wind
  • Center for Integrated Plasma Studies, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
    (dusty plasma group) dusty plasma charging, lunar dust, noctilucent clouds, chondrule formation in lightning discharges, transport coefficient experiments
    (space plasma wave particle group) wave-particle interactions, HF ionospheric modification, ionospheric turbulence, plasma waves in the solar wind and near planetary shocks, low-dimensional models of solar-wind driven magnetotail-ionosphere system
  • Columbia Plasma Physics Laboratory, Columbia University, New York, NY
    lab space plasma studies, collisionless plasma instabilities, transport, dipole field plasmas, MHD equilibria and dynamo plasma theory, kinetics, nonlinear dynamics, experiments: collisionless Terrella experiment CTX
  • Space Physics, Plasmas, and Atmospheric Studies, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
    space plasma theory, simulation and experiments, sounding rocket, spacecraft and radar experiments, ionospheric and magnetospheric plasmas, instabilities, transport, experiments: sounding rocket experiments AMNERIS, LTR, CAPER, spacecraft experiments, radar ARECIBO
  • Space Physics at Dartmouth College, Dept of Physics and Astronomy, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
    MHD and kinetic plasma simulations, near-earth space environment, MHD turbulence, fusion confinement and stability, nonlinear computation of magnetofluids, space plasma theory magnetic reconnection, magnetospheric modeling, space plasma boundaries and shock studies, auroral acceleration experiments: rocket instrumentation; ground-based remote ionospheric measurements
  • Dept of Physics and Astronomy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
    (experimental) waves and instabilities in dusty plasmas, dust-ion acoustic waves, electrostatic dust-ion cyclotron wave, dust acoustic waves, electrostatic screening, dust grain charging, growth, levitation, sputtering, astrophysical dusty plasmas, strongly-coupled dusty plasmas, dust clouds in plasmas, dust growth, dust detection by Mie scattering, computer simulation of dusty plasmas
    (theory group) MHD, reconnection, turbulence theory, singularity formation, free-electron laser theory, dusty plasma theory
    (space physics) particles and electric fields, particles and imaging, plasma waves, ionosphere, magnetosphere, heliosphere, planetary magnetospheres, cometetary physics, wave-particle interactions, auroral physics, magnetosphere-ionosphere coupling, solar wind-magnetosphere interactions, substorms, space weather (astronomy) plasma astrophysics, turbulence in interstellar medium education,
    experiments: rocket and spacecraft instrumentation (experimental) Q-machines IQ-1,IQ-2,IQ-3, triple plasma device
  • Space Physics Group and Research in Electronics and Applied Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
    space plasma theory and modeling, wave-particle interactions, lightning simulation, plasma astrophysics, space plasma experimentation, composition, mass, and charge state studies in space plasmas, solar wind and heliospheric studies, high energy plasma and cosmic ray studies, suprathermal and energetic ions from solar, planetary and interplanetary environments, particle acceleration, interplanetary shocks, radiation belts, ion pick-up, computer simulations of magnetospheric interactions, experiments: spacecraft experimentation
  • Center for Space Research, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    space plasmas, planetary magnetospheres, solar wind and heliosphere studies, plasma astrophysics, experiments: spacecraft instrumentation
  • Center for Theoretical Geo/Cosmo Plasma Physics, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    plasma turbulence, self-organized criticality, complexity, wave-particle interactions
  • Plasma Science & Fusion Center, MIT, Cambridge, MA
    space plasma, plasma astrophysics
  • Space Physics Research Laboratory, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    polar wind, plasmasphere, ionosphere, magnetosphere, planetary magnetospheres, particle simulations, MHD simulations of space plasmas, space electron beam studies, auroral physics, experiments: spacecraft instrumentation
  • Center for Space Environment Modeling, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    multiscale hydrodynamic and MHD models for space, laboratory plasmas and highly rarefied gases, simulation of near-equilibrium and non-equilibrium transport in compressible gases and multi-component plasmas, hybrid kinetic and MHD solution techniques, multiscale modeling of heliospheric plasmas with adaptive mesh, software: various 2D and 3D MHD research models
  • Space Physics, Dept of Physics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota space weather, magnetospheric physics, cosmic ray physics, lightning research, experiments: spacecraft experimentation, sounding rocket 'Lightning Bolt'
  • Cosmo-Chemistry, Prof. Manuel, Dept of Chemistry, University of Missouri-Rolla
    isotope mass spectroscopy for origin of elements in the solar-system;
    discusses the Sun as a plasma mass diffuser
  • Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire
    ionosphere, magnetosphere, heliosphere, space plasmas, solar-terrestrial theory, experiments; sounding rocket and spacecraft experimentation
  • Space Physics, Physics & Astronomy Research, Rice University, Houston, Texas
    planetary ionospheres and magnetospheres, solar wind, magnetospheric physics, auroral physics, space plasma theory, numerical simulations, space weather, experiments: spacecraft instrumentation
  • W. B. Hanson Center for Space Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas
    space plasmas, ionosphere, magnetosphere, space weather, polar cap potentials, electric fields, ionosphere-magnetosphere coupling, high-latitude convection, plasma irregularities, currents, plasma waves, experiments: rocket and space instrumentation
  • Plasma Physics Laboratory, Dept of Physics, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
    space plasma physics, neutral atom imaging of plasmas, laboratory experiments

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    Major Space Plasma Research Centers (non-U.S.)
  • European Space Agency ESA Headquarters, Paris, France
    all space science, missions, experiments, data operations and analysis, space plasmas, solar and space physics, space weather, ionosphere, magnetosphere, heliosphere, comets, interstellar studies, plasma astrophysics, space plasma environmental effects, theory, modeling space physics, experiments: spacecraft and spacecraft instrumentation
    European counterpart to NASA
  • Centre de Donnees de la Physique des Plasmas (CDPP), Toulouse, France
    Space plasma data center that preserves data relevant to the physics of naturally occurring plasmas, especially from experiments that are either French or have strong French participation.
  • Institute of Space and Astronautical Science ISAS, Sagamihara, Tokyo region, Japan all space science, missions, hardware, data operations and analysis, space plasmas, solar-terrestrial physics, ionospheric and magnetospheric physics, experiments: spacecraft and spacecraft instrumentation
    Japanese counterpart to NASA
  • Institute of Space Research IKI, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
    all space sciences, missions, experiments, data operations and analysis, Russian space science internet and satellite situation center, data archives, space plasma theory, acceleration processes, solar wind and interplanetary plasmas, magnetosphere processes, observations: spacecraft missions and science; INTERBALL, PROGNOZ, ARCAD, ACTIVE, APEX, RELICT
    Russian counterpart to NASA
  • United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
    National Activities of Member States
  • International Aerospace Information Network (IAIN)
    Space Agencies and Organizations
    Educational Institutions
    Aerospace R&D Organizations, Facilities


    Research Centers (alphabetical order by country)
  • Astrophysical Plasma Group, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
    fluid and MHD simulation, kinetic plasma processes, stellar winds, comets heating of the solar corona, non-linear processes and turbulence
  • Space Physics Group, Physics Dept, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia ultra-low frequency ULF studies of magnetosphere and ionosphere using spacecraft and ground-based geomagnetic pulsation data, electromagnetic ion cyclotron waves EMIC in the magnetosphere, wave-wave interactions, Kelvin-Helmholtz instability in magnetail, MHD simulations, experiments: high-temperature plasma furnaces
  • Belgian Forum for Plasma Science
    [Centre for Space Plasma (BIRA-IASB) Laboratory for Plasma Physics, Ecole Royale Militaire, Brussels, Centre for Plasma Astrophysics, Leuven, LUC, UCL, ULB, UMH, VITO, Astronomical Observatory, Ghent, Dept of Applied Physics, Ghent, Research Group on Glow Discharges and Related Plasmas, Antwerp ]
    space plasmas, cold plasmas, hot plasmas
  • Space Physics and Space Weather, Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy, Brussels, Belgium
    plasma kinetic theory, modeling of solar and polar winds, electrostatic double layers, kinetic theory of discontinuities; and Space Weather proejcts including radiation belt modeling software: SPace ENvironment Information System (SPENVIS) for ESA Trapped Radiation ENvironment model Development (TREND), and library of Fortran routines.
  • Astronomical Observatory, University of Ghent Ghent, Belgium
    space plasma waves, dusty plasmas
  • Complex Systems and Plasma Physics Group, Physics Dept, University of Concepcion, Concepcion, Chile
    space plasmas, transport processes, waves in plasmas, nonlinear process simulations, nongyrotropic distributions
  • Space Research, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    auroral physics, earth's magnetosphere, numerical simulations, experiments: digital all-sky cameras, magnetometer stations
  • Space Physics, Dept of Physical Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    space plasmas, including ionospheric, magnetospheric, heliospheric, magnetic pulsations, geomagnetic activity, auroral physics, E-region plasmas, F-region plasmas, VLF-wave studies, experiments: magnetometers, VLF receivers, space instrumentation
  • Institutes of Theoretical/Experimental Physics, Ruhr-Universitat Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    (tp1) dusty plasmas, plasma boundary layers or inhomogeneous interface regions
    (tp4) space plasmas, magnetic reconnection, plasma shocks and boundaries, space plasma equilibria
  • Max-Planck-Institut fur Radioastronomie, Bonn, Germany
    planetary radio astronomy, space plasmas
  • Max-Planck-Institut fur Aeronomie, Lindau, Germany
    space plasmas, ionosphere, magnetospheric fields and particles, sun and solar wind, comets, experiments: STARE radar system (with FMI, Finland) RIO-IMAGER (with University of Tromsoe, Norway) CLUSTER, SOHO, and POLAR spacecraft experiments
  • Max-Planck-Institut fur Extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, Germany
    space plasma physics, plasma astrophysics, experiments: space instrumentation
  • Astrophysics, Astronomy & Mechanics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    solar and space plasmas, flares, shock acceleration, heliospheric plasmas
  • KFKI Research Institute for Particle and Nucear Physics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary - space plasmas, physics of geospace, solar wind and planetary magnetospheres
  • Indian Space Research Organization
    solar-terrestrial science, space physics
  • Institute of Chemical and Physical Processes (IPCF), Pisa, Italy
    space plasmas, chromospheric plasmas, magnetic reconnection, soliton dynamics, solar wind plasmas
  • Astroparticle Physics, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN), Napoli, Italy
    stellar and space plasmas, particle acceleration, dusty plasmas
  • Laboratory of Plasma, Laser and Computational Electromagnetics, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Kyushu, Japan
    spacecraft environmental interactions, electromagnetic compatibility, lightning, lasers
  • Plasma and Space Physics Group, Dept of Physics, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway space plasmas, substorm processes, auroral emissions, wave-particle interactions, ELF/VLF emissions and magnetic micropulsations, studies of dayside polar cusp and cap, experiments: meridian scanning photometer, all-sky cameras, sounding rockets, spacecraft instrumentation
  • The Plasma Laboratory, University of Tromso, Tromso, Norway
    ionospheric plasma physics, wave propagation, coherent strucutures, experiments: Andoya Rocket Range
  • EISCAT Scientific Association, Tromso, Norway
    experiments: incoherent scatter radar systems, ionospheric heater and dynasonde in northern scandinavia; two radar systems at Tromso, Norway, one at Longyearbyen, Svalbards
  • Institute of Applied Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia plasma electrodynamics, nonlinear processes, plasma astrophysics, plasma geophysics
  • Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism Ionosphere and Radio Wave Propagation (IZMIRAN) Moscow, Russia
    space electrodynamics, ionospheric plasma processes, radio propagation, active space plasmaexperiments, magnetosphere-ionosphere interactions, plasma kinetics, transport and fluctuations in nonequilibrium space plasmas, solar physics, coronal studies, solar wind, heliospheric plasmas, cosmic ray variations, solar wind-magnetosphere interactions, spacecraft experiments
  • Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Division, Irkutsk, Russia
    solar physics, solar-terrestrial relationships, ionosphere, magnetosphere, wave propagation, space weather monitoring and forecast, experiments: ionospheric, solar and geophysical observatories
  • Division of Plasma Physics, Alfven Laboratory, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
    [lab plasma group] beam-plasma interactions, double layers
    [space plasma group] space plasma experiments, data analysis, theory and modeling, ionospheric, magnetospheric, solar and solar wind physics, interstellar and intergalactic medium, double layers, critical ionization velocity effects, pinch effect, experiments: Green Tank for beam-plasma interactions, Triple Plasma Machine for electric double layers, experiments: space plasma instrumentation
  • Swedish Institute of Space Physics IRF, Kiruna, Sweden
    [divisions in Umea, Uppsala, Lund] space plasmas, ionospheric, magnetospheric solar and solar wind, auroral physics, experiments: auroral large imaging system ALIS, Fourier transform infrared spectrometer FTIR, experiments: space plasma instrumentation
  • Space Research, Dept of Physical Sciences, University of Oulu, Sweden
    ionosphere, magnetosphere, heliosphere, space plasmas, solar-terrestrial physics, experiments:rocket and spacecraft instrumentation ground-based magnetometers, all-sky cameras, VLV receivers, radar experimentation
  • Radio Astronomy and Plasma Physics Group (ETHZ) Zurich, Switzerland
    solar physics, space plasmas, plasma astrophysics, experiments: solar spectrometer
  • Space Science and Technology, CCLRC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Chilton, Oxfordshire, UK solar-terrestrial physics, ionosphere, magnetosphere, auroral plasmas, solar systems space plasmas, solar physics, planetary magnetospheres, experiments: space plasma instrumentation, RAL ionosonde system (Ionosondes Group), European Incoherent SCATter radar, EISCAT radar systems including ten university groups throughout Europe
  • British Antarctic Survey, Upper Atmospheric Science Division, UK
    antarctic bases and experiments, data services, ionosphere, magnetosphere,theory and numerical modeling, geospace environment tour
    experiments: automatic geophysical observatory AGO, HF radar, imagers, interferometers, magnetometers, riometers
  • Plasma Physics Group, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK
    space plasma studies, MHD modeling of astrophysical jets, cosmic ray acceleration, reconnection
  • Mullard Space Science Laboratory, University College London, London, UK
    space plasmas physics, solar physics, experiments: space plasma spacecraft instrumentation
  • Cosmic and Laboratory Plasma Group, Physics and Astronomy Dept, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    plasma theory, pulsar plasmas, magnetic liquids, lattice-Boltzmann simulations, solar physics
  • Radio and Space Plasma Physics Group, Leicester University, Leicester, UK
    earth's upper atmosphere and space plasmas, ionospheric and auroral physics, ionospheric heating, experiments: radar CUTLASS, Svalbard ionosonde iceland magnetometers SAMNET, Doppler pulsation experiment DOPE, bistatic phased array radars SABRE, RAPIER
  • Space and Astrophysics, Dept of Physics, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    wave-particle interactions, space plasma boundaries, ion acceleration, cometary magnetospheres, tail dynamics, substorm physics
  • Solar and Magnetospheric MHD Theory Group, Institute of Mathematics, University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland, UK
    solar plasma physics, sunspots, coronal heating, wave propagation, magnetic instabilities, structures, magnetic reconnection, numerical simulations
  • Atomic, Molecular, Discharge and Plasma Physics Group, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    plasma astrophyics, solar coronal studies
  • Astronomy and Space Physics Department, Kiev Shevchenko University, Kiev, Ukraine active space experiments, beam-plasma discharge for space vehicle neutralization, ionosphere and magnetosphere plasma processes, particle acceleration, instabilities and turbulence, nonlinear wave structures, solar corona structure and dynamics, experiments: electron beam injection experiments

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