ISR Seminar Series

The ISR Seminar Series typically takes place on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., in the ISR Conference Room, 202 Kenny Cottle Hall, 885 Centre St., Newton Campus of Boston College (click here for directions). Please join us for light refreshments at 10:15 a.m. To be added to the email announcements for the current series, contact Kathleen Kraemer.

Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 situation, we are canceling the rest of the BC/ISR spring colloquium series. Hopefully we will be able to reschedule the talks in the fall. In the meantime, we hope all of you & your families stay safe & healthy.


Winter/Spring 2020

Schedule (PDF)

January 30, 2020
Julia Tilles, University of New Hampshire Space Science Center
Thunderstorm Radio Interferometry on Microsecond Timescales

March 5, 2020
Shunrong Zhang, MIT Haystack Observatory
New Understanding of Storm-Time Traveling Ionospheric Disturbances

March 26, 2020 - POSTPONED
Olusegun Jonah, MIT Haystack Observatory
Analysis of Geomagnetic Storms and Solar-Eclipse-Induced Ionospheric Perturbations and Investigation of Associated Mechanisms

April 16, 2020 - POSTPONED
Mari Paz Miralles, Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

April 23, 2020 - POSTPONED
Luke Moore, Boston University Center for Space Physics

Fall 2019

PDF Schedule

September 26, 2019
Gregory Sloan, Space Telescope Science Institute
Organic Dust in the Interstellar Medium

October 10, 2019 (slides available here)
Vladym Paznukhov, Boston College Institute for Scientific Research
TID Climatologies in Antarctica and Europe Derived from HF and GNSS Observations

October 17, 2019
Majd Mayyasi, Boston University Center for Space Physics
Unraveling Present-day Mysteries of Mars using its Ionosphere

October 24, 2019
Sofia-Paraskevi Moschou, Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Stellar CMEs: What can We Learn from Historic Observations?

November 14, 2019 - 1 pm (NOTE SPECIAL TIME)
Jeremy Shakun, Boston College Dept. of  Earth & Environmental Sciences
Arctic Permafrost Stability over the Past 1.5 Million Years Inferred from Cave Deposits

November 21, 2019
Shu Lai, Boston College Institute for Scientific Research
Principles and Applications of Retarding Potential Analyzers

December 5, 2019
Charlie Carrano, Pat Doherty, Rezy Pradipta, John Retterer, and Dave Webb, BC/ISR
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