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Sasha Koustov M.Sc., Ph.D.

Professor, Graduate Chair

Faculty Member in Physics & Engineering Physics

Physics 258

Research Area(s)

  • Formation of small-scale (meter/decameter) irregularities in the auroral ionosphere (theory and experiment)
  • Auroral coherent radars, their capabilities for convection monitoring
  • Signatures of the magnetosphere-ionosphere interaction in various high-latitude phenomena
  • Plasma circulation at the ionospheric level
  • Particle precipitation in relation to plasma convection
  • Effects of the ionospheric conductance


Atmospheric & Space Physics Ionosphere Magnetospheric Physics convection plasma radar

Ionospheric and Magnetospheric Physics