Lynn Kistler

Director, Space Science Center
Phone: (603) 862-1399
Office: Space Science Center, Morse Hall Rm 408, Durham, NH 03824
A headshot of Lynn Kistler, a professor in the Space Science Center.


  • Ph.D., Physics, University of Maryland
  • M.S., Physics, University of Maryland
  • B.S., Physics, Harvey Mudd College

Courses Taught

  • PHYS 407: General Physics I
  • PHYS 710: Modern Astrophysics
  • PHYS 712: Space Plasma Physics
  • PHYS 797: Senior Design Project
  • PHYS 987: Magnetospheres
  • PHYS 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Fuselier, S. A., Trattner, K. J., Petrinec, S. M., Denton, M. H., Toledo‐Redondo, S., André, M., . . . Strangeway, R. J. (2019). Mass Loading the Earth's Dayside Magnetopause Boundary Layer and Its Effect on Magnetic Reconnection. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(12), 6204-6213. doi:10.1029/2019gl082384

Wang, H., He, Y., Lühr, H., Kistler, L., Saikin, A., Lund, E., & Ma, S. (2019). Storm Time EMIC Waves Observed by Swarm and Van Allen Probe Satellites. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 124(1), 293-312. doi:10.1029/2018ja026299

Shoji, M., Miyoshi, Y., Omura, Y., Kistler, L. M., Kasaba, Y., Matsuda, S., . . . Shinohara, I. (2018). Instantaneous Frequency Analysis on Nonlinear EMIC Emissions: Arase Observation. Geophysical Research Letters, 45(24), 13,199-13,205. doi:10.1029/2018gl079765

McComas, D. J., Christian, E. R., Schwadron, N. A., Fox, N., Westlake, J., Allegrini, F., . . . Zirnstein, E. J. (2018). Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe (IMAP): A New NASA Mission. Space Science Reviews, 214(8). doi:10.1007/s11214-018-0550-1

Cheng, Z. W., Shi, J. K., Zhang, J. C., Torkar, K., Kistler, L. M., Dunlop, M., . . . Fazakerley, A. (2018). Influence of the IMF Cone Angle on Invariant Latitudes of Polar Region Footprints of FACs in the Magnetotail: Cluster Observation. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 123(4), 2588-2597. doi:10.1002/2017ja024941

Galvin, A. B., Kistler, L. M., Popecki, M. A., Farrugia, C. J., Simunac, K. D. C., Ellis, L., . . . Steinfeld, D. (2008). The Plasma and Suprathermal Ion Composition (PLASTIC) Investigation on the STEREO Observatories. Space Science Reviews, 136(1-4), 437-486. doi:10.1007/s11214-007-9296-x

Nakamura, R., Baumjohann, W., Klecker, B., Bogdanova, Y., Balogh, A., Rème, H., . . . Runov, A. (2002). Motion of the dipolarization front during a flow burst event observed by Cluster. Geophysical Research Letters, 29(20). doi:10.1029/2002gl015763

Ergun, R. E., Carlson, C. W., McFadden, J. P., Mozer, F. S., Delory, G. T., Peria, W., . . . Kistler, L. (1998). FAST satellite observations of large-amplitude solitary structures. Geophysical Research Letters, 25(12), 2041-2044. doi:10.1029/98gl00636

RÈME, H., BOSQUED, J. M., SAUVAUD, J. A., CROS, A., DANDOURAS, J., AOUSTIN, C., . . . BALSIGER, H. (1997). Unknown Title. Space Science Reviews, 79(1/2), 303-350. doi:10.1023/a:1004929816409

Rème, H., Aoustin, C., Bosqued, J. M., Dandouras, I., Lavraud, B., Sauvaud, J. A., . . . Sonnerup, B. (n.d.). First multispacecraft ion measurements in and near the Earth’s magnetosphere with the identical Cluster ion spectrometry (CIS) experiment. Annales Geophysicae, 19(10/12), 1303-1354. doi:10.5194/angeo-19-1303-2001

Most Cited Publications