2013-2014 Science Planning Summaries
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Studies of solar wind - Magnetosphere interactions using observations of ULF waves at an extensive ground array at high latitudes

Program Manager:
Dr. Vladimir Papitashvili

Event Number: A-102-M/S

ASC POC/Implementer:
Samina Ouda / Cara Sucher / Paul Sullivan

Dr. Mark J Engebretson (Principal Investigator)
http://space.augsburg.eduExternal Non U.S. Government Site

Augsburg College
Department of Physics
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Supporting Stations:  McMurdo Station, South Pole Station
Research Locations:  Arrival Heights / Cusp Lab

Project Description:
This project is a continuation of current studies using search coil magnetometers already installed and operating at South Pole Station's Cusp Lab and Arrival Heights at McMurdo Station, as well as at Halley (a UK base in Antarctica) and two sites in the Arctic. Researchers use time-series data from magnetometers at these and other Antarctic sites (including the PENGUIn Automated Geophysical Observatories), often in conjunction with data from other Arrival Heights instruments, to study the dynamics of the Earth's ionosphere and magnetosphere.

Field Season Overview:
No project participants deploy. Staff Research Associates (RAs) perform routine monitoring of the equipment and computers.

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