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 Name  Christopher J. Owen
 Telephone  +44 (0) 1483 204281
 Email  cjo@mssl.ucl.ac.uk
 Job Description  Professor, Head of Space Plasmas Group

Research Interests:
 

  • Space Plasma Physics/Magnetospheric Physics. Particular interests in the structure and dynamics of the geomagnetic tail, substorms, plasmoids. Also the solar wind, the solar wind-magnetospheric coupling at the dayside magnetopause, and the solar wind interaction with other bodies (e.g. the Moon, Mercury).
  • Member of the magnetometer team on WIND, co-investigator on the CLUSTER-II PEACE and FGM instruments, co-investigator on Double Star PEACE instrument.

Community Representation/Service:

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Geophysical Research - Space Physics, 2008-2010.
  • Member, ESA Science Study Team for the Cosmic Vision candidate mission 'Cross-Scale', 2007- .
  • Member, ESA Solar System Working Group, 2005-2008.
  • Member, PPARC Space Science Advisory Committee, 2005-2008.
  • Member, PPARC Solar System Sub-Panel, Astronomy Grants Panel, 2004-2007.
  • Member, PPARC Solar-Terrestrial Physics National Facilities Committee, 2003-2006.
  • Member, RAS Library Committee, 2005-2010.

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