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Publications in 2007


Apatenkov, S.V.,  V.A. Sergeev, M.V. Kubyshkina, R. Nakamura, W. Baumjohann, A. Runov, I. ALEXEEV, A. FAZAKERLEY, H. Frey, S. Muhlbahler, P.W. Daly, J.-A. Sauvaud, N. Ganushkina, T. Pulkinen, G.D. Reeves, Y. Khotyaintsev, Multi-spacecraft observation of plasma dipolarization/injection in the inner magnetosphere, Ann. Geophys., v. 25, pp. 801-814, 03/2007.

Balan, N., H. Alleyne, S. Walker, H. Reme, E. Lucek, N. Cornilleau-Wehrlin, A. N. FAZAKERLEY, S.-R. Zhang, and A. P. van Eyken, Response of the magnetosheath-cusp region to a coronal mass ejection, J. Geophys. Res., 112, A12211, doi:10.1029/2006JA012122.

Baumjohann, W., A. Roux, O. Le Contel, R. Nakamura, J. Birn, M. Hoshino, A. T. Y. Lui, C. J. OWEN, J.-A. Sauvaud, A. Vaivads, D. Fontaine, and A. Runov, Dynamics of Thin Current Sheets: Cluster Observations, Ann. Geophys., 25, 1365-1389, 2007.

BOGDANOVA, Y.V., C.J. OWEN, G. Siscoe, A.N. FAZAKERLEY, I. Dandouras, O. Marghitu, Z. Kaymaz, H. Reme, E.A. Lucek, Cluster Observations of the Magnetospheric Low-Latitude Boundary Layer and Cusp During Extreme Solar Wind and Interplanetary Magnetic Field Conditions: I. 10th November 2004 ICME,  Solar Physics,  doi: 10.1007/s11207-007-0417-1

BOGDANOVA, Y.V., C.J. OWEN, G. Siscoe, A.N. FAZAKERLEY, I. Dandouras, O. Marghitu, Z. Kaymaz, H. Reme, E.A. Lucek, Cluster Observations of the Magnetospheric Low-Latitude Boundary Layer and Cusp During Extreme Solar Wind and Interplanetary Magnetic Field Conditions: II. 07th November 2004 ICME and Statistical Survey, Solar Physics, doi: 10.1007/s11207-007-0418-0, 2007.

Chaston, C.C., M. Wilber, F.S. Mozer, M. Fujimoto, M.L. Goldstein, M. Acuna, H. Reme and A. FAZAKERLEY, Mode Conversion and Anomalous Transport in Kelvin-Helmholtz Vortices and Kinetic Alfven Waves at the Earth's Magnetopause, Physical Review Letters, Volume 99, Number 17, 175004, 2007.

Dubinin, E.M.; Maksimovic, M.; Cornilleau-Wehrlin, N.; Fontaine, D.; Travnicek, P.; Mangeney, A.; Alexandrova, O.; Sauer, K.; Fraenz, M.; Dandouras, I.; Lucek, E.; FAZAKERLEY, A.; Balogh, A.; Andre, M., Coherent whistler emissions in the magnetosphere - Cluster observations, Ann. Geophysicae, 25, pp.303-315, 02/2007.

Escoubet, C.P., J. Berchem, J.M. Bosqued, K.J. Trattner, M.G.G.T. Taylor, F. Pitout, C. Vallat, H. Laakso, A. Masson, M. Dunlop, H. Reme, I. Dandouras and A. FAZAKERLEY, Two sources of mangetosheath ions ovserved by Cluster in the mid-altitude cusp, Advances in Space Research, doi:10.1016/j.asr.2007.04.031, 2007.

Fear, R. C., S. E. Milan, A. N. FAZAKERLEY, C. J. OWEN, T. Asikainen, M. G. G. T. Taylor, E. A. Lucek, H. Reme, I. Dandouras, and P. W. Daly, Motion of Flux Transfer Events: A Test of the Cooling Model, Ann. Geophys., 25, 1669-1690, 2007.

FOULLON, C., C.J. OWEN, S. Dasso, L.M. Green, H.A. Elliott, I. Dandouras, A.N. FAZAKERLEY, Y.V. BOGDANOVA and N.U. Crooker, Multi-Spacecraft Study of the January 21st 2005 ICME: Evidence of Current Sheet Sub-Structure at the Periphery of a Strongly Expanding, Fast, Magnetic Cloud,  Solar Phys., DOI 10.1007/s11207-007-0355-y,  2007.

Grocott, A., T.K. Yeoman, S.E. Milan, O. Amm, H.U. Frey, L. Juusola, R. Nakamura, C.J.OWEN, H. Rème and T. Takada, Multi-scale observations of magnetotail flux transport during IMF-northward non-substorm intervals, Ann. Geophys., 25, 1709-1720, 2007.

Guo, J.G., Shi, J.K., Zhang, T.L., Liu, Z.X., FAZAKERLEY, A., Reme, H., Dandouras, I., Lucek, E., The correlations of ions density with geomagnetic activity and solar dynamic pressure in cusp region, Chinese Science Bulletin, 52 (7): 967-971 APR 2007.

Lavraud, B.; Borovsky, J.E.; Ridley, A.J.; Pogue, E.W.; Thomsen, M.F.; Rème, H.; FAZAKERLEY A.N.; Lucek, E.A., Strong bulk plasma acceleration in Earth’s magnetosheath: A magnetic slingshot effect?, vol. 34, L14102, doi:10.1029/2007GL030024, 2007.

Lefebvre, B.; Schwartz, S.J.; Fazakerley, A.N., Decreau, P., Electron dynamics and cross-shock potential at the quasi-perpendicular Earth's bow shock, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 112, No. A9, A09212, doi: 10.1029/2007JA012277.

Lui, A. T. Y., Y. Zheng, H. Rème, M. W. Dunlop, G. Gustafsson, C. J. OWEN, Breakdown of the frozen-in condition in the Earth’s magnetotail, J. Geophys. Res.,  doi:10.1029/2006JA012000, 2007.

Parks, G.K., E. Lee, N. Lin, F. Mozer, M. Wilber, I. Dandouras, H. Rème, E. Lucek, A. FAZAKERLEY, M. Goldstein, C. Gurgiolo, P. Canu, N. Cornilleau-Wehrlin, and P. Décréau, Solitary Electromagnetic Pulses Detected with Super-Alfvénic Flows in Earth's Geomagnetic Tail, Physical Review Letters, Vol. 98, Number 26, 27 June 2007.

Retinò, A., D. Sundkvist, A. Vaivads, F. Mozer, M. André and C. J. OWEN, In-situ Evidence of Magnetic Reconnection in Turbulent Plasma, Nature, doi:10.1038/nphys574, 03/2007.

Siscoe, G., Kaymaz, Z., and Y.V. BOGDANOVA, Magnetospheric Cusps under Extreme Conditions: Cluster Observations and MHD Simulations Compared, Solar Physics, doi:10.1007/s11207-007-0359-7,  04/2007.

Stenberg, G., T. Oscarsson, M. André, A. Vaivads, M. Backrud-Ivgren, Y. Khotyaintsev, L. Rosenqvist, F. Sahraoui, N. Cornilleau-Wehrlin, A. FAZAKERLEY, R. Lundin, and P. M. E. Décréau, Internal structure and spatial dimensions of whistler wave regions in the magnetopause boundary layer, Ann. Geophys., 25, 2439-2451, 2007.

Taylor, M.G.G.T., B. Lavraud, C.P. Escoubet, S.E. Milan, K. Nykyri, M.W. Dunlop, J.A. Davies, R.H.W. Friedel, H. Frey, Y.V. BOGDANOVA, A. Åsnes, H. Laakso, P. Trávn1´cek, A. Masson, H. Opgenoorth, C. Vallat, A.N. FAZAKERLEY, A.D. LAHIFF, C.J. OWEN, F. Pitout, Z. Pu, C. Shen, Q.G. Zong, H. Rème, J. Scudder and T.L. Zhang, The plasma sheet and boundary layers under northward IMF: A multi-point and multi-instrument perspective, Adv. Space Research, doi:10.1016/j.asr.2007.10.013.

Teste, A., Fontaine, D., Sauvaud, J.-A., Maggiolo, R., Canu, P., FAZAKERLEY, A., CLUSTER observations of electron outflowing beams carrying downward currents above the polar cap by northward IMF, Annales Geophysicae, v.25, p. 953-969, 05/2007.

Vaivads, A., O. Santolík, G. Stenberg, M. André, C. J. OWEN, P. Canu, and M. Dunlop, Source of whistler emissions at the dayside magnetopause, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L09106, doi:10.1029/2006GL029195, 2007.

WALSH,  A.P., A.N. FAZAKERLEY, R.J. Wilson, I.V. ALEXEEV, P.D. Henderson, C.J. OWEN, E. Lucek, C. Carr, and I. Dandouras, Near-simultaneous magnetotail flux rope observations with Cluster and Double Star, Ann. Geophys. 25, 1887-1897, 2007.

Wang, J., M.W. Dunlop, Z.Y. Pu, X.Z. Zhou, X.G. Zhang, Y. Wei, S.Y. Fu, C.J. Xiao, A. FAZAKERLEY, H. Laakso, M.G.G.T. Taylor, Y. BOGDANOVA, F. Pitout, J. Davies, G.G. Zong, C. Shen, Z.X. Liu, C. Carr, C. Perry, H. Reme, I. Dandouras, P. Escoubet, and C.J. OWEN, TC1 & Cluster Observation of an FTE on 4 January 2005: A Close Conjunction, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L03106, doi:10.1029/2006GL028241, 2007.

Wei, X. H., J. B. Cao, G. C. Zhou, O. Santolík, H. Rème, I. Dandouras, N. Cornilleau-Wehrlin, E. Lucek, C. M. Carr, and A. FAZAKERLEY, Cluster observations of waves in the whistler frequency range associated with magnetic reconnection in the Earth's magnetotail, J. Geophys. Res., 112, A10225, doi:10.1029/2006JA011771.

Wild, J.A.; Milan, S.E.; Davies, J.A.; Dunlop, M.W.; Wright, D.M.; Carr, C.M.; Balogh, A.; Rème, H.; FAZAKERLEY, A.N.; Marchaudon, A., On the location of dayside magnetic reconnection during an interval of duskward oriented IMF, Ann. Geophysicae, 25, 02/2007, pp.219-238, 2007.

Yordanova E., D. Sundkvist, S. C. Buchert, M. André, Y. Ogawa, M. Morooka, O. Margithu, O. Amm, A. N. FAZAKERLEY, H. Réme, Energy input from the exterior cusp into the ionosphere: Correlated ground-based and satellite observations, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L04102, doi:10.1029/2006GL028617, 2007.

Xiao, C. J., Z.Y. Pu, Z. W. Ma, X. G. Wang, S.Y. Fu1, T. D. Phan, Q. G. Zong, Z. X. Liu, K.-H. Glassmeier, A. Balogh, H. Reme, I. Dandouras, A. Korth, M. Fraenz, K. Lynn, A. FAZAKERLEY, C.-W.Nicole, C. P. Escoubet, Cluster Measurements of Fast Magnetic Reconnection in Earth’s Magnetotail, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L01101, doi:10.1029/2006GL028006, 2007.

Zhang, H.; Pu, Z.Y.; Cao, X.; Fu, S.Y.; Liu, Z.X.; Ma, Z.W.; Dunlop, M.W.; Baumjohann, W.; Xiao, C.J.; Hong, M.H.; Cao, J.B.; Zong, Q.G.; Wang, X.G.; Carr, C.; Rème, H.A.; Dandouras, I.; FAZAKERLEY, A.; Frey, H.U.; Escoubet, C.P., TC-1 observations of flux pileup and dipolarization-associated expansion in the near-Earth magnetotail during substorms, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L03104, doi:10.1029/2006GL028326.

Zhang, Y.C., Z. X. Liu, C. Shen, A. FAZAKERLEY, M. Dunlop, H. Réme, E. Lucek, A. P. WALSH, and L. Yao, The magnetic structure of an earthward-moving flux rope observed by Cluster in the near-tail, Ann. Geophys., 25, 1471-1476, 2007.


Marchaudon, A., J.-C. Cerisier, J.-M. Bosqued, Y. V. BOGDANOVA, C. J. OWEN, Dayside magnetic reconnection: properties and impact on the magnetosphere-ionosphere system, Rapport Quadriennal du CNFGG 2003-2007, submitted, January 2007, ed. D. Schertzer and I. Tchiguirinskaia, CEREVE, France, pp.209-238, 2007.


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