August 24, 2018

George Parks » Geospace Members

Below is a listing of the members of the Geospace group at the Space Sciences Lab. The groups Associate Director is Thomas Immel.

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George Parks

Biography

Research Experience (1963-present)

Balloon and rocket experiments since 1963. Satellite borne experiments since 1967. Co-I on ATS-6 energetic particle experiment. Co-I on ISEE 1 and 2 energetic particle experiment. Co-I on Cluster electron and ion composition experiment. PI on Equator-S plasma and energetic particle experiment. Co-I on Wind 3D energetic particle experiment. PI on Polar UVI imaging experiment.

Publications

Approximately 350 research papers in refereed journals (JGR, GRL, Physics of Fluids, Physical Review Letters, Astrophysical Journal, Physics of Plasmas, Peaceful Use of Atomic Energy) on auroral X-ray observations, plasmas in the radiation belt, plasma sheet, bow shock and papers on wave-particle interactions and nonlinear plasma physics.

Text Books: Physics of Space Plasmas, An Introduction, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1991.

Second edition, Physics of Space Plasmas, An Introduction, Wesley Publishing Co, 2004.

 

Current Research Projects (US Lead Investigator on CIS experiment)

Cluster, NASA Grant, 1 September 2015-28 August 2019.