11 December 2018 - Mission Day: 8411 - DOY: 345
SOHO Science Club

In this page you will find a list of previous SOHO Science Clubseminars.
The current seminar list can be found at http://stereo.gsfc.nasa.gov/~kucera/SolarSeminar/
To submit entries or proposals for future Science Club topics, please, send your input here


  • Dec. 20, 2006 Gordon Petire (NASA Post Doc, GSFC/NSO), GONG Magnetograms
  • May 18, 2006: Hugh Hudson (UC Berkeley), RHESSI and the Solar Radius
  • Apr. 26, 2006: Mike Marsh (NASA/GSFC), P-mode Propagation into the Corona of a G-type Star
  • Apr. 19, 2006: Joseph Davila (NASA/GSFC), 2006 NASA Eclipse Expedition to Libya
  • Feb. 8, 2006: Joel Allred (Drexel University), Using Radiation Hydrodynamics to Model White Light Flares
  • Feb. 1, 2006: Drew Medlin (L3-Comm), Solar Flare and Coronal Mass Ejection Energy Correlation
  • Jan. 25, 2006: James McLaughlin (CUA), MHD wave propagation in the neighborhood of magnetic null points
  • Jan. 18, 2006: Susan Lepri (U. Michigan) , MHD Models and Observations of the Heliospheric Magnetic Field


  • Nov. 30, 2005: Alexander Kosovichev (Stanford University), Observations of Helioseismic Response to Solar Flares from SOHO/MDI
  • Nov. 9, 2005: Christophe Marque (USRA - NRL), Forward modeling of the electron density and temperature distribution in the solar corona, using PFSS extrapolations and radio metric observations
  • Nov. 8, 2005: Sasha Urnov (P. N. Lebedev Institute, Moscow), The results of the XUV full-Sun imaging spectroscopy experiment SPIRIT on the CORONAS-F mission
  • Oct. 26, 2005: Merav Opher (George Mason University), Effect of the Interstellar Magnetic Field on the Termination Shock:Explaining the Voyager Results
  • July 28, 2005: Jane Noglik (University of Central Lancashire), Investigation of colour-colour method to determine solar atmospheric temperatures along plasma loops
  • June 15, 2005: David Alexander (Rice University), SAILING INTO THE SUNSET: Solar Sail Propulsion and its Application to Solar Physics
  • May 18, 2005: D. Shaun Bloomfield (Queen's University Belfast), Oscillatory Behaviour in the Quiet-Sun
  • May 18, 2005: Ryan Milligan (Queen's University Belfast), Joint RHESSI and SOHO/CDS Observations of Chromospheric Evaporation in a Solar Flare
  • Apr. 13, 2005: Jeremy Drake (CfA), X-ray Spectra of Stars as Probes of Coronal Structure, Stellar Evolution and Solar Physics
  • Mar. 2, 2005: Valery Nakariakov (Warwick University, UK), A Kink Mode of Solar Coronal Structures
  • Feb. 2, 2005: Selig Kainer(BKG Research & GSFC), Interactions of Electric Fields with a Plasma: Application to Solar Flares
  • Jan. 12, 2005: Satoshi Morita (USRA & GSFC), Genesis of AR NOAA 10314 and the Role of Flares from a Topological Point of View


  • Dec. 1, 2004: Danielle Bewsher (ESA & GSFC), Blinkers and Explosive Events - Are they the same thing?
  • Oct. 5, 2004: Stuart Jefferies (Maui Scientific Research Center/Univ of New Mexico), Using high-frequency acoustic waves to determine the magnetic topology of the solar atmosphere
  • May 12, 2004: Daniel Mueller (U. Oslo/Kiepenheuer-Institut), Catastrophic cooling and high-speed downflows in solar coronal loops
  • May 5, 2004: Rajmal Jain (Space Physics Lab., Ahmedabad), Soft X-ray observations with Si and CZT detectors on the Indian Spacecraft
  • Apr. 20, 2004: Valery Nakariakov (Univ. Warwick), Short Period MHD Waves in the Corona
  • Apr. 14, 2004: Uri Feldman (Artep/NRL), On the Source of the 107 K Plasma: or Are Solar Flares Fueled by Magnetic Reconnection?
  • Mar. 10, 2004: Mike Marsh (U.Central Lancashire), Propagating oscillations within active region loops -- Coordinated observations with SOHO/CDS and TRACE
  • Feb. 25, 2004: Steven Keil (NSO), Advanced Technology Solar Telescope
  • Jan. 21, 2004: Jim Drake (UMCP), Petschek vs Sweet-Parker Reconnection and the Kinetic Reconnection Model
  • Jan. 14, 2004: Jonathan Cirtain (Montana State University), The Diffuse EUV Corona
  • Jan. 7, 2004: Gareth Lawrence (CUA, GSFC), The Relationship Between Large Solar Flares and Very Fast Coronal Mass Ejections - Physics and Causality


  • Dec. 17, 2003: Hong Xie (CUA), Cone Model for Halo CMEs: Application to Space Weather Forecasting
  • Nov. 12, 2003: Jeff Brosius (CUA, GSFC), EUV and Radio Observations of Sunspot Plumes on the Disk and at the Limb
  • Sept. 17, 2003: Anik De Groof (Centre for Plasma Astrophysics, KU Leuven), Intensity Variations in EIT Shutterless Mode: Waves or Flows?
  • Oct. 29, 2003: Daniel Brown (University of St Andrews), Magnetic topology in the solar corona
  • Sept. 17, 2003: Anik De Groof (Centre for Plasma Astrophysics, KU Leuven), Intensity Variations in EIT Shutterless Mode: Waves or Flows?
  • Sept. 3, 2003: Janusz Sylwester (Space Research Center, Polish Academy of Sciences, Wroclaw), New X-Ray Spectra from the RESIK Bent Crystal Spectrometer on Coronas-F
  • June 11, 2003: Yuan-Kuen Ko (SAO, GSFC), Dynamical and Physical Properties of a Post-CME Current Sheet
  • May 8, 2003: Bernhard Kliem (Potsdam), Imaging and Spectral Observations of Erupting Core Flux in the 2002 April 21 X Flare
  • April 30, 2003: Jonathan Krall (NRL), A Flux Rope Model of CME Rim-Cavity Density Structure
  • Mar. 26, 2003: Linhui Sui (CUA, GSFC), Modeling Images and Spectra of a Solar Flare Observed by RHESSI on 20 February 2002
  • Mar. 19 , 2003: Marc Swisdak (UMCP), The Role of Collisionless Magnetic Reconnection in the Solar Corona
  • Mar. 18, 2003: Bob Leamon (Montana State), Helicity of magnetic clouds and their progenitor active regions
  • Mar. 12, 2003: C. Z. "Frank" Cheng (Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory), Magnetic Reconnection and Merging - Mechanism of Solar Flares
  • Mar. 11, 2003: Deborah Leddon (U. of Texas), Hard X-Ray Solar Flares and Intermittency
  • Mar. 5, 2003: Jim Chen (NRL), Initiation and Acceleration of Flux-Rope CMEs
  • Feb. 26 , 2003: Doug Rabin (GSFC), The Extreme Ultraviolet Normal Incidence Spectograph (EUNIS) Sounding Rocket Experiment
  • Feb. 12, 2003: Jeff Brosius (CUA, GSFC), Chromospheric Evaporation and Warm Rain During a Solar Flare
  • Feb. 5, 2003: Gordon Holman (GSFC), Extracting Physical Information about Energetic Electrons from Flare Hard X-Ray and Microwave Spectra
  • Jan. 22, 2003: Enrico Landi (Artep, Inc., NRL), Plasma Diagnostics with Bremsstrahlung in the Solar Atmosphere


  • Dec. 4 2002: Ken Phillips (NRC), Looking for the Coronal Heating Mechanism During Eclipses
  • Nov. 20 2002: Alex Klimas(GSFC), Self-organized Criticality in Earth's Magnetospheric Dynamics
  • Oct. 30 2002: Wolfgang Kalkofen (CfA), Is the Quiet Solar Chromosphere Heated by Giant Killer Waves?
  • Oct. 23 2002: Valery Nakariakov (U. Warwick), Slow Magnetoacoustic Waves in the Solar Corona
  • Oct. 9 2002: Alex Young(L3), Another look at the Neupert Effect
  • Oct. 2 2002: Tom Moran (CUA), Waves in Coronal Holes: Alfvén or Ion Cyclotron?
  • Sept. 25 2002: Amy Winebarger(CPI/NRL), Solar EUV Active Region Loops: Observations and Models
  • Sept. 24, 2002: Jaume Terradas(Universitat de les Illes Balears), Application of New Techniques to the Analysis of Coronal Oscillations
  • Sept. 11 2002: Leon Ofman(CUA), Wave Dissipation in Hot Coronal Loops: Interpretation of SUMER Observations
  • July 10, 2002: Spiros Antiochos (NRL), Evidence that Coronal Heatingis NOT Impulsive
  • May 1, 2002: Bernhard Kliem (Potsdam), MHD Simulations of Dynamic Resistive Magnetic Reconnection in Solar Flares
  • May 15, 2002: Doug Biesecker, EIT waves - A Review: Everything we think we know
  • April 24, 2002: N. Gopalswamy (NASA/GSFC), Solar Energetic Particles and Interacting CMEs
  • April 10, 2000: Werner Curdt(Max Planck Institut für Aeronomie), Loop Oscillations Observed by SOHO/SUMER
  • April 3, 2002: Jack Ireland (L-3), Transverse Oscillations in Coronal Loops
  • Feb. 27, 2002: David Rust (JHU/APL), Magnetic Flux Emergence in AR8844 - Flare Genesis Observations
  • Feb. 20, 2002: Yuan-Kuen Ko (SAO), SOHO/UVCS And Yohkoh/SXT Observation of a High Temperature Corona Above an Active Region Complex
  • Feb. 13, 2002: Peter Gallagher (Emergent), The Science of Flare Forecasting
  • Feb. 6, 2002: Jeff Brosius (CUA), Three-Dimensional Solar Coronal Magnetography
  • Jan 30, 2002: Terry Kucera (NASA/GSFC), Prominence Motions in the UV
  • Jan. 16, 2002: Scott MacIntosh (ESA), Fractal Flares?


  • Dec. 5, 2001: Judit Pap (GESTC/UMBC), Comparison of the SOHO/VIRGO, SOHO/CELIAS/SEM, and UARS/SUSIM UV irradiance time series with magnetic features derived from the SOHO/MDI images
  • Nov. 28, 2001: Karin Muglach (Astrophysikalisches Institut Potsdam, Germany), Dynamics of Solar Active Regions:from the Photosphere to the Corona
  • July 12, 2001: Anik DeGroof, (KU Leuven), Wave Heating of the Solar Corona
  • June 14, 2001: Nelson Reginald (NASA/U. Delaware), MACS, an instrument for global and simultaneous measurement of the coronal electron temperature and the solar wind velocity
  • June 7, 2001: Alex Young (Univ. New Hampshire): Solar Flare Gamma Ray Spectroscopy with COMPTEL
  • May 9, 2001: Piet Martens (Montana State Univ.): On the Nature of Moss
  • April 19, 2001: Valery Nakariakov (U. Warwick): MHD seismology of the solar corona
  • April 12, 2001: Ineke De Moortel (U. St. Andrews): Wavelet analysis and Observation of oscillations in coronal loops


  • March 15, 2000: Engvold Oddbjorn (Univ. of Oslo), Support of prominence plasma in highly inclined magnetic fields
  • February 23, 2000: Pal Brekke (SOHO/ESA), The Structure and the Dynamics of the Transition Region
  • February 16, 2000: Jack Ireland (SOHO/ESA), Precision limits to line profile fitting experiments
  • February 2, 2000: Sarah Gibson (CUA/GSFC),3-d and twisted: Modeling the three-dimensional magnetic field in coronal mass ejections
  • January 12, 2000: Mark Linton (NRL/NRC), Kinky Flux Tubes in the Sun
  • January 19, 2000: William H. Matthaeus (Bartol Research Institute, U. Delaware), Coronal Heating by MHD Turbulence


  • December 8, 1999: Peter MacNeice (NASA/GSFC), The Formation and Dynamics of Prominence Condensations
  • December 1, 1999: Michael R. Collier (NASA/GSFC), Magnetic Clouds and Internal Shocks
  • November 24, 1999: Joseph Davila (NASA/GSFC), SERTS Line Profiles: Implications for Coronal Heating
  • November 10, 1999 Gopal Gopalswamy (CUA/GSFC), Coronal Dimming in Microwaves, X-rays and EUV
  • November 3, 1999: Chris StCyr (CPI/GSFC), SOHO/LASCO CME's
  • October 27, 1999: Cecille Delannee (NRC/NASA), Observations and Models of the First Steps of Coronal Mass Ejections
  • October 20, 1999: Lucie Green (MSSL/UCL), Active Region Manifestations of a CME
  • September 1, 1999: Eddie Breeveld (MSSL/UCL), Observing and analysing data with the GIS on CDS.
  • May 26, 1999: Valery Nakariakov (St Andrews), Nonlinear MHD Waves in Open Coronal Structures.
  • May 26, 1999: Joseph B Gurman (NASA/GSFC), Astronomy & Astrophysics Survey Committee Solar Panel: Report and Town Meeting.
    (This session will include a ~15 minute report and will be followed by a "town meeting" where anyone with an interest in solar physics could give Dr. Gurman feedback to take back to the panel).
  • April 28, 1999: Dan Spicer (NASA GSFC), Are the Fundamental Assumptions of Conventional Solar Flare Theory Valid ?
  • April 21, 1999: Guillaume Aulanier (NRL), New 3-D MHD model for prominences compared with observations. Can we now close the debate about "for" or "against" dipped field lines in prominences?
  • April 7, 1999: William Thompson (NASA GSFC/SM&A Corp.) & Paal Brekke (SOHO/ESA), EUV Solar Irradiance and Full Disk Images using CDS
  • March 24, 1999: Robert Walsh (University of St. Andrews), The Thermal Structure of Coronal Loops: Theoretical Models and Observational Consequences
  • March 10, 1999: Jack Ireland (SOHO/ESA), A wavelet analysis of active region oscillations
  • January 20, 1999: J. Zhang, S. M. White (Dept. of Astronomy, University of Maryland), Two-Temperature Coronal Models from SOHO/EIT Observations.


  • December 16, 1998: Jim Miller (U. Alabama at Hantsville) Stochastic acceleration of particles in solar flares.
  • November 18, 1998: Marc Swisdak (JILA, University of Colorado), Helioseismology and Convection.
  • November 10, 1998: Satoshi Masuda (Solar-Terrestrial Environment Laboratory).More on the Masuda Flare.
  • November 12, 1998: Maarten van Aalst (SOHO/ESA). Can Streamer Blobs Prevent the Buildup of the Interplanetary Magnetic Field?
  • October 28, 1998: Petrus Martens (SOHO/ESA). Hard X-ray Emission from a Mirror Trap at the Top of Reconnecting Loops.
  • August 19, 1998: Alexander G. Kosovichev (Stanford University). Sunquakes and seismic diagnostics of solar active regions.
  • June 17, 1998: Jeffrey Brosius (RSTX/GSFC).Coronal Magnetography with SERTS, CDS, and the VLA.
  • June 10, 1998: Leon Ofman (RSTX/GSFC). Two fluid 2D MHD model of the fast solar wind, and the relation to UVCS observations.
  • May 13, 1998: Mark Miesch (NRC/NASA GSFC). 3-D Numerical Simulations of Global-Scale Solar Convection and its Coupling with Rotation
  • May 6, 1998: Robert Walsh (St. Andrews). Fragmented Energy Release in Solar Coronal Loops
  • May 5, 1998: Dominic Zarro (SAC), Barbara Thompson (NASA) and Nat Gopalswamy (Catholic Univ). Changes in Magnetic Connectivityin Small- and Large-Scale Structures in the Solar Atmosphere (report from the third SOHO-Yohkoh CDAW),
  • April 29, 1998:Quiet Sun EUV Transient Brightenings as Revealed by EIT
  • April 22, 1998: George Simnett (U of Birmingham, UK). CME onsets, prominence eruptions and the global coronal magnetic field
  • October 16, 1996: Leon Ofman (RSTX/GSFC), Search for signatures of solitary waves in the solar wind. and William Thompson (SAC), CDS calibration.

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