Harlan Spence

DIRECTOR
Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space
Professor of Physics
Phone: (603) 862-0322
Office: Earth, Oceans, & Space, Morse Hall Rm 305, Durham, NH 03824

Education

  • Ph.D., Geophysics & Space Physics, University of California
  • M.S., Geophysics & Space Physics, University of California
  • B.A., Astronomy, Boston University
  • B.A., Physics, Boston University

Courses Taught

  • PHYS 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Motoba, T., Ohtani, S., Gkioulidou, M., Mitchell, D. G., Ukhorskiy, A. Y., Takahashi, K., . . . Reeves, G. D. (2020). Pitch Angle Dependence of Electron and Ion Flux Changes During Local Magnetic Dipolarization Inside Geosynchronous Orbit. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 125(2). doi:10.1029/2019ja027543

Yamamoto, K., Nosé, M., Keika, K., Hartley, D. P., Smith, C. W., MacDowall, R. J., . . . Oimatsu, S. (2019). Eastward Propagating Second Harmonic Poloidal Waves Triggered by Temporary Outward Gradient of Proton Phase Space Density: Van Allen Probe A Observation. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 124(12), 9904-9923. doi:10.1029/2019ja027158

Li, J., Ma, Q., Bortnik, J., Li, W., An, X., Reeves, G. D., . . . Hartley, D. P. (2019). Parallel Acceleration of Suprathermal Electrons Caused by Whistler‐Mode Hiss Waves. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(22), 12675-12684. doi:10.1029/2019gl085562

Capannolo, L., Li, W., Ma, Q., Chen, L., Shen, X., Spence, H. E., . . . Redmon, R. J. (2019). Direct Observation of Subrelativistic Electron Precipitation Potentially Driven by EMIC Waves. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(22), 12711-12721. doi:10.1029/2019gl084202

Menz, A. M., Kistler, L. M., Mouikis, C. G., Matsui, H., Spence, H. E., Thaller, S. A., & Wygant, J. R. (2019). Efficacy of Electric Field Models in Reproducing Observed Ring Current Ion Spectra During Two Geomagnetic Storms. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 124(11), 8974-8991. doi:10.1029/2019ja026683

Thorne, R. M., Li, W., Ni, B., Ma, Q., Bortnik, J., Chen, L., . . . Kanekal, S. G. (2013). Rapid local acceleration of relativistic radiation-belt electrons by magnetospheric chorus. Nature, 504(7480), 411-414. doi:10.1038/nature12889

Blake, J. B., Carranza, P. A., Claudepierre, S. G., Clemmons, J. H., Crain, W. R., Dotan, Y., . . . Zakrzewski, M. P. (2013). The Magnetic Electron Ion Spectrometer (MagEIS) Instruments Aboard the Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) Spacecraft. Space Science Reviews, 179(1-4), 383-421. doi:10.1007/s11214-013-9991-8

Spence, H. E., Reeves, G. D., Baker, D. N., Blake, J. B., Bolton, M., Bourdarie, S., . . . Thorne, R. M. (2013). Science Goals and Overview of the Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) Energetic Particle, Composition, and Thermal Plasma (ECT) Suite on NASA’s Van Allen Probes Mission. Space Science Reviews, 179(1-4), 311-336. doi:10.1007/s11214-013-0007-5

Funsten, H. O., Skoug, R. M., Guthrie, A. A., MacDonald, E. A., Baldonado, J. R., Harper, R. W., . . . Chen, J. (2013). Helium, Oxygen, Proton, and Electron (HOPE) Mass Spectrometer for the Radiation Belt Storm Probes Mission. Space Science Reviews, 179(1-4), 423-484. doi:10.1007/s11214-013-9968-7

Reeves, G. D., Spence, H. E., Henderson, M. G., Morley, S. K., Friedel, R. H. W., Funsten, H. O., . . . Niehof, J. T. (2013). Electron Acceleration in the Heart of the Van Allen Radiation Belts. Science, 341(6149), 991-994. doi:10.1126/science.1237743

Most Cited Publications