Egil Leer

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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 13 Svein Rosselands hus 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1029 Blindern 0315 OSLO

Background

  • 1960 - 1966 University of Oslo (UiO)
  • 1966 Cand. real. Theoretical Physics
  • 1967 Teaching certificate (Pedagogisk Seminar)
  • 1970 - 1972 University of California at San Diego.
  • 1972 Ph.D.  Applied Physics

Work experience

  • 1964 - 1967 Research Assistant (Vit. ass.) Physics, UiO
  • 1968 - 1971 Research Fellow (Stipendiat),  Norwegian Research Council (NAVF)
  • 1972 - 1972 Research Fellow (Stipendiat),  University of Tromsø
  • 1972 - 1976 Senior Lecturer, Physics, University of Tromsø
  • 1976 - 1988 Professor, Physics, University of Tromsø
  • 1988 - 1991 Senior Lecturer, Theoretical Astrophysics, UiO
  • 1992 - 2011 Professor, Theoretical Astrophysics, UiO

Awards and appointments

  • 1974 Alexander von Humbolt fellowship, Max Planck Institute for Aeronomie, Lindau, Germany
  • 1977/1978 Visiting Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research, (NCAR), Boulder, CO, USA
  • 1983 Visiting Scientist, NCAR
  • 1987/1988 Odd Hassel Research Fellowship, awarded by NAVF
  • 1989 - 2010 Affiliate Scientist, NCAR
Tags: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Solar Physics

Publications

  • Garcia, Odd Erik; Leer, Egil; Pecseli, Hans & Trulsen, Jan Karsten (2015). Magnetic field-aligned plasma currents in gravitational fields. Annales Geophysicae.  ISSN 0992-7689.  33(3), s 257- 266 . doi: 10.5194/angeo-33-257-2015 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Janse, Åse Marit; Lie-Svendsen, Øystein & Leer, Egil (2007). Solar wind originating in funnels: fast or slow?. Astronomy and Astrophysics.  ISSN 0004-6361.  474, s 997- 1013 . doi: 10.1051/0004-6361:20066311
  • Janse, Åse Marit; Lie-Svendsen, Øystein & Leer, Egil (2006). Improved gyrotropic transport equations for fully ionized magnetized gases: modelling the solar wind. Physica Scripta.  ISSN 0031-8949.  T122, s 66- 78 . doi: 10.1088/0031-8949/2006/T122/01
  • Lie-Svendsen, Øystein & Leer, Egil (2006). The Impact of Solar Eruptions on the Upper Chromosphere, Transition Region, and Corona. Astrophysical Journal (ApJ).  ISSN 0004-637X.  643, s 1286- 1303 . doi: 10.1086/501432
  • Janse, Åse Marit; Lie-Svendsen, Øystein & Leer, Egil (2005). Describing the flow of fully ionized, magnetized gases: improved gyrotropic transport equations. Journal of Plasma Physics.  ISSN 0022-3778.  71(5), s 611- 629 . doi: 10.1017/S0022377804003393
  • Janse, Åse Marit; Lie-Svendsen, Øystein & Leer, Egil (2005). Modeling helium in the solar wind with new gyrotropic transport equations. ESA SP.  ISSN 0379-6566.  s 487- 490
  • Killie, Mari Anne; Lie-Svendsen, Øystein & Leer, Egil (2005). Modeling Helium in Closed Coronal Structures. ESA SP.  ISSN 0379-6566.  s 147- 152
  • Killie, Mari Anne; Lie-Svendsen, Øystein & Leer, Egil (2005). The Helium Abundance of Quiescent Coronal Loops. Astrophysical Journal (ApJ).  ISSN 0004-637X.  632, s L155- L158
  • Endeve, Eirik; Lie-Svendsen, Øystein; Hansteen, Viggo & Leer, Egil (2005). Release of Helium from Closed-Field Regions of the Sun. Astrophysical Journal (ApJ).  ISSN 0004-637X.  624, s 402- 413
  • Endeve, Eirik; Holzer, T.E. & Leer, Egil (2004). Helmet streamers gone unstable: Two-Fluid Magnetohydrodynamic Models of the Solar Corona. Astrophysical Journal (ApJ).  ISSN 0004-637X.  603, s 307
  • Killie, Mari Anne; Janse, Åse Marit; Lie-Svendsen, Øystein & Leer, Egil (2004). Improved transport equations for fully ionized gases. Astrophysical Journal (ApJ).  ISSN 0004-637X.  604, s 842- 849
  • Endeve, Eirik; Leer, Egil & Holzer, T.E. (2003). Two-dimensional Magnetohydrodynamic Models of the Solar Corona: Mass Loss from the Streamer Belt. Astrophysical Journal (ApJ).  ISSN 0004-637X.  589, s 1040- 1053
  • Lie-Svendsen, Øystein; Hansteen, Viggo & Leer, Egil (2003). Helium Abundance in the Corona and Solar Wind: Gyrotropic Modeling from the Chromosphere to 1 AU. Astrophysical Journal (ApJ).  ISSN 0004-637X.  596(1), s 621- 645
  • Lie-Svendsen, Øystein; Hansteen, Viggo; Leer, Egil & Holzer, T.E. (2002). The effect of transition region heating on the solar wind from coronal holes. Astrophysical Journal (ApJ).  ISSN 0004-637X.  566, s 562- 576
  • Endeve, Eirik & Leer, Egil (2001). Coronal heating and solar wind acceleration : gyrotropic electron-proton solar wind. Solar Physics.  ISSN 0038-0938.  200, s 235- 250
  • Lie-Svendsen, Øystein; Leer, Egil & Hansteen, Viggo (2001). A 16-moment solar wind model: from the chromosphere to 1 AU. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR).  ISSN 0148-0227.  106(A5), s 8217- 8232
  • Lie-Svendsen, Øystein & Leer, Egil (2000). The electron velocity distribution in the high-speed solar wind: modeling the effects of protons. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR).  ISSN 0148-0227.  105(A1), s 35- 46
  • Leer, Egil & Marsch, E. (1999). Working Group I report: solar wind models from the sun to 1 AU: contraints by "in situ" and remote sensing measurements. Space Science Reviews.  ISSN 0038-6308.  87, s 67- 77
  • Lie-Svendsen, Øystein & Leer, Egil (1999). Electron heat conduction in the solar transition region: validity of the classical description. Astrophysical Journal (ApJ).  ISSN 0004-637X.  s 1056- 1065
  • Olsen, E.L. & Leer, Egil (1999). A study of solar wind acceleration based on gyro-tropic transport equations. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR).  ISSN 0148-0227.  104(A5), s 9963- 9973

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  • Leer, Egil (2009, 04. november). Intervju om IBEX-prosjektet. [Radio].  NRK P2 "Verdt å vite".
  • Leer, Egil (2009). Populærforedrag.
  • Janse, Åse Marit; Lie-Svendsen, Øystein & Leer, Egil (2005). Modeling the solar wind with new transport equations.
  • Killie, Mari Anne; Lie-Svendsen, Øystein & Leer, Egil (2005). Modeling Helium in Closed Coronal Structures.
  • Bogdan, T.J.; Carlsson, Mats; Hansteen, Viggo; Heggland, Lars; Leer, Egil; Mcmurry, Andrew David & Stein, R.F. (2004). Mode Conversion in Magneto-Atmospheres.
  • Janse, Åse Marit; Lie-Svendsen, Øystein & Leer, Egil (2004). Gyrotropic transport equations for a magnetized, fully ionized gas.
  • Janse, Åse Marit; Lie-Svendsen, Øystein & Leer, Egil (2004). Transport equations for a magnetized, fully ionized gas.
  • Killie, Mari Anne; Janse, Åse Marit; Lie-Svendsen, Øystein & Leer, Egil (2004). Improved Transport Equations For Fully Ionized Gases.
  • Leer, Egil (2001). Solar wind: theory, I: Paul Murdin (red.),  Encyclopedia of astronomy and astrophysics.  IOP Publishing, Bristol ; Nature Publishing Group, London.  ISBN 0-333-75088-8.  s 2882 - 2886
  • Lie-Svendsen, Øystein; Hansteen, Viggo & Leer, Egil (2001). Coupling between chromosphere and corona: why it matters for the solar wind.
  • Leer, Egil (2000). Solstormer og romvær. Astronomi.  ISSN 0802-7587.  30(4), s 16- 18
  • Lemstad, Frank & Leer, Egil (2000). Romvær til besvær. Astronomi.  ISSN 0802-7587.  30(4), s 20- 23
  • Hansteen, Viggo; Leer, Egil & Lie-Svendsen, Øystein (1999). Advances in modelling the fast solar wind.
  • Hansteen, Viggo; Leer, Egil & Holzer, T.E. (1998). The origin of the high speed solar wind.

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