Steve Tomczyk

The Marshall Field Site

Damon Burke and Steve Tomczyk standing in front of optical equipment at Marshall Fields

HAO engineer Damon Burke and Senior Scientist Steve Tomczyk are shown in front of a suite of remote observing instrumentation at the Marshall Field site.

NSF APPROVES FUNDING FOR COSMO

The COSMOS observatory

The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) has received funding approval to survey prospective locations for the Coronal Solar Magnetism Observatory (COSMO).

Global Maps of the Magnetic Field in the Solar Corona

Graphic image of magnetic field model

An international team led by solar physicists from Peking University, China and National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), USA, has recently measured the global magnetic field of the solar corona for the first time.

Magnetic Nulls and Super-radial Expansion in the Solar Corona

Coronal pseudostreamer magnetic topology
Monday, May 1, 2017

Magnetic fields in the sun's outer atmosphere, the corona, control both solar-wind acceleration and the dynamics of solar eruptions.

Steve Tomczyk

Dr. Steven Tomczyk is a Senior Scientist in the High Altitude Observatory at the National Center for Atmospheric Research. He has spent his career developing instrumentation for the remote sensing of magnetic and velocity fields on the Sun. 

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