Harlan Spence

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


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

Selected Publications

Rahmanifard, F., Jordan, A. P., Wet, W. C., Schwadron, N. A., Wilson, J. K., Owens, M. J., . . . Riley, P. (n.d.). Evidence from Galactic Cosmic Rays That the Sun Has Likely Entered A Secular Minimum in Solar Activity. Space Weather. doi:10.1029/2021sw002796

Yue, C., Liu, Y., Zhou, X., Zong, Q. -G., Reeves, G. D., & Spence, H. E. (2021). MLT-Dependence of Sustained Spectral Gaps of Proton and Oxygen in the Inner Magnetosphere. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS, 126(12). doi:10.1029/2021JA029935

Chu, X., Ma, D., Bortnik, J., Tobiska, W. K., Cruz, A., Bouwer, S. D., . . . Reeves, G. (2021). Relativistic Electron Model in the Outer Radiation Belt Using a Neural Network Approach. SPACE WEATHER-THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS, 19(12). doi:10.1029/2021SW002808

Matsuda, S., Miyoshi, Y., Kasahara, Y., Blum, L., Colpitts, C., Asamura, K., . . . Mann, I. R. (2021). Multipoint Measurement of Fine-Structured EMIC Waves by Arase, Van Allen Probe A, and Ground Stations. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 48(23). doi:10.1029/2021GL096488

Johnson, A. T., Shumko, M., Sample, J., Griffith, B., Klumpar, D., Spence, H., & Blake, J. B. (2021). The Energy Spectra of Electron Microbursts Between 200 keV and 1 MeV. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS, 126(11). doi:10.1029/2021JA029709

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