A headshot of Harlan Spence, director for EOS

Harlan Spence

Director, Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans,and Space
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

Selected Publications

  • Lozinski, A. R., Horne, R. B., Glauert, S. A., Kellerman, A. C., Bortnik, J., Claudpierre, S. G., . . . Spence, H. E. (2024). Modeling Field Line Curvature Scattering Loss of 1–10 MeV Protons During Geomagnetic Storms. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 129(4). doi:10.1029/2023ja032377

  • Klein, K. G., Spence, H., Alexandrova, O., Argall, M., Arzamasskiy, L., Bookbinder, J., . . . Zweibel, E. (2023). HelioSwarm: A Multipoint, Multiscale Mission to Characterize Turbulence. Space Science Reviews, 219(8). doi:10.1007/s11214-023-01019-0

  • Walton, S. D., Mann, I. R., Olifer, L., Ozeke, L. G., Forsyth, C., Rae, I. J., . . . Baker, D. N. (2023). The Response of Electron Pitch Angle Distributions to the Upper Limit on Stably Trapped Particles. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 128(11). doi:10.1029/2023ja031988

  • Shumko, M., Miyoshi, Y., Blum, L. W., Halford, A. J., Breneman, A. W., Johnson, A. T., . . . Spence, H. E. (2023). Observation of an Electron Microburst With an Inverse Time‐Of‐Flight Energy Dispersion. Geophysical Research Letters, 50(15). doi:10.1029/2023gl104804

  • Yue, C., Li, Y., Kistler, L., Ma, Q., Fu, H., Reeves, G. D., . . . Spence, H. E. (2023). The Densities and Compositions of Background Cold Ions Based on the Van Allen Probe Observations. Geophysical Research Letters, 50(15). doi:10.1029/2023gl104282

  • 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-+. doi:10.1038/nature12889

  • Blake, J. B., Carranza, P. A., Claudepierre, S. G., Clemmons, J. H., Jr, C. 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