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Research Scientists

Research Scientists currently active in the SuperDARN project at Dartmouth.

Evan G. Thomas

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Ionospheric storms, real-time space weather, HF propagation, sea ice detection (publications)



Graduate and undergraduate students currently active in the SuperDARN project at Dartmouth.


Past Members

Chloe Baker 2021-2023, M.S.
Application of SuperDARN Assimilative Mapping Technique to TS18 Plasma Convection Model.

Nathaniel Alden 2021-2022, UG
SuperDARN-BARREL conjunctions; Iceland SuperDARN radar construction.

Madison Hill 2016-2018, M.S.
Solar flare detection in SuperDARN data.

Tim Palinski 2014-2015, first-year Ph.D.
Improving SuperDARN geolocation.

Dat Nguyen 2012-2013, M.S.
Correlation between geomagnetic indices and cross polar cap potential measurements from SuperDARN.

Scott Brookes 2012-2014, UG
Radar fabrication for MSI; device drivers for SuperDARN ROS.

Erik Skarin 2012-2013, UG
Radar fabrication for MSI.

Ellen Pettigrew Cousins 2005-2008, UG; 2008-2012, Ph.D.
Statistical Analysis and Empirical Modeling of Large- and Small-Scale Plasma Drifts in Earth's High-Latitude Ionospheres.

Beth McCubbin 2010-2012, M.S.
Neutral Wind Determination from SuperDARN Backscatter: Technique and Application to the Study of Atmospheric Waves and Tides.

Yuanming Chen 2007-2008, M.S.
Multi-Spectral-Peak Detection Algorithm for Autorcorrelation Functions or Radar Signals.

Mike Holliday 2004-2005, Honors Thesis; 2005-2007, M.S.
Modeling and Analysis Ionospheric Current Systems Formed in Response to Sudden Impulse Events.

Alice Bradley 2011, honors thesis

Max McClorey 2011, honors thesis
Control Programs for SuperDARN Radars.

Vipul Kakkad 2010
Summer intern helped buld Oregon SuperDARN radars.

Matt Knight 2010
Summer intern helped buld Oregon SuperDARN radars.