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

Selected Publications

Nakamura, K., Shiokawa, K., Otsuka, Y., Shinbori, A., Miyoshi, Y., Connors, M., . . . Bonnell, J. (2021). Simultaneous Observation of Two Isolated Proton Auroras at Subauroral Latitudes by a Highly Sensitive All‐Sky Camera and Van Allen Probes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 126(5). doi:10.1029/2020ja029078

Matsui, H., Torbert, R. B., Spence, H. E., Argall, M. R., Cohen, I. J., Cooper, M. B., . . . Wygant, J. R. (2021). A Multi‐Instrument Study of a Dipolarization Event in the Inner Magnetosphere. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 126(5). doi:10.1029/2021ja029294

Duderstadt, K. A., Huang, C., Spence, H. E., Smith, S., Blake, J. B., Crew, A. B., . . . Vitt, F. M. (2021). Estimating the Impacts of Radiation Belt Electrons on Atmospheric Chemistry Using FIREBIRD II and Van Allen Probes Observations. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 126(7). doi:10.1029/2020jd033098

Yue, C., Zhou, X., Bortnik, J., Zong, Q., Li, Y., Ren, J., . . . Spence, H. E. (2021). Sustained Oxygen Spectral Gaps and Their Dynamic Evolution in the Inner Magnetosphere. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 126(4). doi:10.1029/2020ja029092

Capannolo, L., Li, W., Spence, H., Johnson, A. T., Shumko, M., Sample, J., & Klumpar, D. (2021). Energetic Electron Precipitation Observed by FIREBIRD‐II Potentially Driven by EMIC Waves: Location, Extent, and Energy Range From a Multievent Analysis. Geophysical Research Letters, 48(5). doi:10.1029/2020gl091564

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