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Engineering-Physics Space Plasma Seminar

Feb

09

Tuesday
4:00pm - 5:00pm EST

Videoconference

ZOOM LINK

The discovery of the subauroral phenomenon called STEVE (Strong Thermal Emission Velocity Enhancement) has been an exciting development in auroral research. Discovered by citizen scientists, STEVE is an upper-atmosphere manifestation of an extremely thin, yet long ribbon of vibrant purple and white hues across the night-sky. Space and ground-based scientific instruments, combined with citizen scientists’ data, provide a unique tool to analyze this new phenomenon. In this talk we will review the current understanding reached by the scientific community regarding the formation of STEVE.

About the Speaker(s)

Bea Gallardo-Lacourt
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Contact

For more information, contact Simon Shepherd at simon.g.shepherd@dartmouth.edu.