HAO Research Highlights

The stand-off distance Rs image
November 2, 2012

The possible effects of geomagnetic-field changes over periods of millennia on solar wind/magnetosphere/ionosphere/thermosphere coupling was examined, by altering the strength of the geomagnetic dipole in the Coupled Magnetosphere-Ionosphere-Thermosphere (CMIT) model.

Observed field-aligned currents image
November 2, 2012

Geomagnetic field-aligned currents from the Active Magnetosphere and Planetary Electrodynamics Response Experiment (AMPERE) satellite mission are used to drive the Thermosphere-Ionosphere-Electrodynamics General Circulation Model (TIEGCM).

November 2, 2012

An analysis was done of the momentum budget of the diurnal westward-propagating wavenumber-1 (DW1) tide simulated by the Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model (WACCM).

Composite image
October 16, 2012

Analyses of solar coronal prominence cavities by an international group of scientists including HAO's Sarah Gibson, Christian Bethge, Giuliana de Toma, Yuhong Fan, HAO visitor Urszula Bak Steslicka and University of Colorado graduate student Don Schmit, has been profiled in a

August 12, 2012

A comprehensive modeling investigation of ionospheric and thermospheric variations during a prompt penetration electric field on 9 November 2004.

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