Viggo Haraldson Hansteen

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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 13 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1029 0315 OSLO

Academic interests

  • Solar physics

  • Numerical simulations/modeling and synthesis of observational data, from the photosphere to the corona

  • Observing the Sun from ground based telescopes, mainly the Swedish 1-metre Solar Telescope, and from space based satellites Hinode/EIS, IRIS, SDO

Higher education and employment history

  • Professor at the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics, UiO from 1997

  • Senior Researcher, Bay Area Environmental Research Institute, Palo Alto, from 2019
  • Chair Kavli Prize Committee in Astrophysics from 2020 
  • Affiliate scientist, High Altitude Observatory, National Center of Atmospheric  Research, Boulder CO from 2013
  • Head of department, Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics 2013 - 2016
  • Visiting professor, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, Tokyo, Japan summer 2009
  • Visiting Scientist, Mullard Space Science Lab., Holmsbury, Surrey, UK, summer 2002.
  • Assistant Professor, Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics, University of Oslo 1995 - 1997
  • Post-doc at High Altitude Observatory, National Center for Atmospheric Research,    Boulder CO and Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics 1992 - 1995
  • Dr. scient degree at the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics, University of Oslo, Norway under the supervision of Professor Per Maltby. Thesis title “Non-Equilibrium Effects in Transition Region Physics” 1992

Awards

Arctowski Medal (nasoline.org), US National Academy of Sciences, 2017

Tags: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Solar Physics

Publications

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  • Hansteen, Viggo (2020). IRIS: heating of the solar chromosphere, Ellerman Bombs and UV bursts.
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2019). The FIP effect in the Chromosphere, Transition Region, Corona, and Solar Wind.
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2019). Ellerman Bombs and UV-bursts, a result of flux emergence.
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2019). EBs and UV-bursts: reconnection at different heights in the solar atmosphere .
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2019). Ellerman Bombs and UV bursts, numerical simulations and IRIS observations.
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2019). Ellerman Bombs and UV bursts, reconnection at different heights in the chromosphere?
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2019). Ellerman Bombs and UV bursts - observations.
  • Kohutova, Petra; Antolin, Patrick; Popovas, Andrius; Szydlarski, Mikolaj Marcin & Hansteen, Viggo (2019). 3D radiative MHD simulations of coronal rain formation and evolution.
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2019). Ellerman bombs and UV bursts in the solar chromosphere.
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2018). Mass and energy flows between the solar chromosphere, transition region and corona.
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2018). Chromospheric Dynamics and Heating Processes Ion-Neutral Effects in the Solar Chromosphere and Type II Spicules.
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2018). Ion neutral effects in the solar chromosphere and type II spicules.
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2018). Ellerman bombs and UV bursts: reconnection at different atmospheric layers?
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2018). Modeling chromospheric heating and dynamics: What do we understand?
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2018). Ellerman bombs and UV bursts: reconnection at different atmospheric layers?
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2018). The Heating of the Solar Chromosphere and Corona, What can "realistic" 3D Numerical Models teach us?
  • Carlsson, Mats & Hansteen, Viggo (2015). Vær og uvær på sola.
  • Mendes Domingos Pereira, Tiago; Carlsson, Mats; De Pontieu, Bart Walter & Hansteen, Viggo (2015). The Mg II lines as a diagnostic for heating in the lower chromosphere.
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2014). Numerical modeling of the chromosphere and corona; what has been done? what should be done?
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2014). IRIS observations and 'realistic' 3D models of the solar chromosphere.
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2014). IRIS Observations of transition region 'unresolved fine structure'.
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2014). Heating of the upper chromosphere, transition region and corona.
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2014). Simulating the transition region and corona: magnetic heating of the outer solar atmosphere.
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2014). Numerical modeling of the outer solar atmosphere, with some examples from IRIS observations.
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2014). Numerical modeling of the solar chromosphere and corona; what has been done? what should be done?
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2014). Energy transport in the transition region and lower solar corona.
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2014). 'Realistic' 3D simulations of a small flare resulting from flux emergence.
  • Kato, Yoshiaki; De Pontieu, Bart Walter; Martinez-Sykora, J.; Hansteen, Viggo; Pereira, Tiago Mendes Domingos & Leenaarts, Jorritt [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2014). Measuring energy flux of magneto-acoustic wave in the magnetic elements by using IRIS.
  • Kato, Yoshiaki; Steiner, Oskar; Hansteen, Viggo; Carlsson, Mats & Gudiksen, Boris Vilhelm (2014). Chromospheric and Corona Wave Generation in Flux Tubes.
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2013). Numerical simulations - supporting design of facilities and interpretations.
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2013). Modeling of the energetics and dynamics of the outer solar atmosphere.
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2013). A detailed comparison between the observed and synthesized properties of a type II spicule.
  • Hansteen, Viggo (2013). Physics of the solar chromosphere and corona: Dynamics and energetics.
  • Carlsson, Mats & Hansteen, Viggo (2013). Hva er nytt på sola?
  • Hilde, J.M.; Hisdal, Jonny; Melsom, Morten Nissen; Hansteen, Viggo; Seljeflot, Ingebjørg & Arnesen, Harald [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2013). Reduced systemic arterial compliance and subclinical LV systolic dysfunction in COPD. European Heart Journal. ISSN 0195-668X. 34, p. 296–296.
  • Carlsson, Mats; Hansteen, Viggo; Pereira, Tiago Mendes Domingos; Leenaarts, Jorrit; Gudiksen, Boris Vilhelm & De Pontieu, Bart Walter (2013). First Comparison between IRIS Data and Numerical Models.
  • Carlsson, Mats & Hansteen, Viggo (2013). Public release of Bifrost simulations.
  • Hansteen, Viggo; Carlsson, Mats & De Pontieu, Bart Walter (2013). IRIS observations of transition region 'unresolved fine structure'.

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