Andres Spicher

Academic Interests

Plasma and Space Physics

 

Higher education and employment history

  • 2017 (July) - ongoing: Post-doc position, Department of Physics, the University of Oslo.
  • 2014- 2017 PhD in Physics at the University of Oslo.
  • 2011-2013 Master of Science in Physics at the University of Oslo (Major in Space and Atmospheric Physics), Oslo, Norway.
  • 2007-2011 Bachelor of Science in Physics at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland.

 

 

 

Publications

Spicher, A., L. B. N. Clausen, W. J. Miloch, V. Lofstad, Y. Jin, and J. I. Moen (2017), Interhemispheric study of polar cap patch occurrence based on Swarm in situ data, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 122, 3837–3851, doi:10.1002/2016JA023750.

Spicher, A., A. A. Ilyasov, W. J. Miloch, A. A. Chernyshov, L. B. N. Clausen, J. I. Moen, T. Abe, and Y. Saito (2016), Reverse flow events and small-scale effects in the cusp ionosphere, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 121, doi:10.1002/2016JA022999.

Spicher, A., W. J. Miloch, L. B. N. Clausen, and J. I. Moen (2015), Plasma turbulence and coherent structures in the polar cap observed by the ICI-2 sounding rocket, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 120, doi:10.1002/2015JA021634.

A. Spicher, T. Cameron, E. M. Grono, K. N. Yakymenko, S. C. Buchert, L. B. N. Clausen, D. J. Knudsen, K. A. McWilliams J. I. Moen, Observation of Polar Cap Patches and Calculation of Gradient Drift Instability Growth Times: A Swarm Case Study, Geophys. Res. Letters, 2015 DOI: 10.1002/2014GL062590 (in press, accepted 18 Dec 2014

Spicher, Andres; Miloch, Wojciech Jacek & Moen, Jøran Idar (2014). Direct evidence of double-slope power spectra in the high-latitude ionospheric plasma. Geophysical Research Letters.  ISSN 0094-8276.  41, s 1406- 1412 . doi: 10.1002/2014GL059214Plas

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  • Spicher, Andres; Moen, Jøran Idar; LaBelle, James William; Bonnell, John W; Roglans, Roger & Moser, Chrystal [Show all 18 contributors for this article] (2021). Sounding rocket studies of ionospheric turbulence above Svalbard.
  • Miloch, Wojciech Jacek; Jin, Yaqi; Xiong, Chao; Brask, Steffen Mattias; Kotova, Daria & Kervalishvili, Guram [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2020). Ionospheric Plasma IRregularities (IPIR data products).
  • Spicher, Andres; LaBelle, James William; Bonnell, John W; Bounds, Scott; Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock & Di Mare, Francesca [Show all 16 contributors for this article] (2020). On multi-scale density irregularities observed by sounding rockets within regions of enhanced scintillations in the cusp ionosphere.
  • Di Mare, Francesca; Spicher, Andres; Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock; Miloch, Wojciech Jacek & Moen, Jøran Idar (2020). Turbulent Signatures in the Polar Cusp Ionosphere using sounding rocket mission observations .
  • Di Mare, Francesca; Spicher, Andres; Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock; Miloch, Wojciech Jacek & Moen, Jøran Idar (2020). Turbulence Signatures in the Polar/Cusp Ionosphere based on ICI sounding rocket missions .
  • Spicher, Andres; Kletzing, Craig A.; Bounds, Scott; Bonnell, John W.; Roglans, Roger & Fuselier, Stephen A. [Show all 21 contributors for this article] (2020). Cusp rocket experiment of density structures.
  • Miloch, Wojciech Jacek; Kotova, Daria; Jin, Yaqi; Xiong, Chao; Brask, Steffen & Kervalishvili, Guram [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2019). Ionospheric plasma irregularities studied globally with the Swarm satellites .
  • Di Mare, Francesca; Spicher, Andres; Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock & Moen, Jøran Idar (2019). Turbulence observations in the Polar/Cusp Ionosphere using ICI sounding rocket data.
  • Di Mare, Francesca; Spicher, Andres; Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock & Moen, Jøran Idar (2019). Mapping of turbulence at the high-latitude Ionosphere using ICI-2 and ICI-3 sounding rocket data.
  • Di Mare, Francesca; Spicher, Andres; Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock & Moen, Jøran Idar (2019). Turbulence observations in the Polar/Cusp Ionosphere using ICI data missions.
  • Spicher, Andres; Moen, Jøran Idar; Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock & Miloch, Wojciech Jacek (2019). On the source and nature of ionospheric plasma irregularities: advances made through the Investigation of Cusp irregularities sounding rocket program .
  • Spicher, Andres & Røed, Ketil (2019). Verdensrommet av muligheter Studenter i spennende romforskningsprosjekter .
  • Clemmons, J.H.; Rowland, Douglas E.; Hecht, J. H.; Pfaff, Robert F.; Michell, Robert & Moen, Jøran Idar [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2019). VISIONS-2 Observations of Electron Dynamics and Alfvén Waves.
  • Pfaff, Robert F.; Rowland, Douglas E.; Freudenreich, H.; Clemmons, J.H.; Moen, Jøran Idar & Oksavik, Kjellmar [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2019). Dual Sounding Rocket Observations of Plasma Convection and Shear, Field-aligned Currents, and Alfven waves and Irregularities in the Cusp during IMF Bz Negative Conditions.
  • Spicher, Andres; Deshpande, Kshitija; Zettergren, Matthew D.; Oksavik, Kjellmar; Jin, Yaqi & Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2019). Modeling scintillation produced by ionospheric Kelvin Helmholtz in the cusp ionosphere using GEMINI-SIGMA.
  • Moser, Chrystal; LaBelle, James William; Kletzing, Craig A.; Bounds, Scott; Hatch, Spencer Mark & Oksavik, Kjellmar [Show all 12 contributors for this article] (2019). CAPER-2 and TRICE-2 Sounding Rocket Investigations: Whistler and Upper-Hybrid Waves in the Polar Cusp.
  • Follestad, Anna Kristine Fæhn; Herlingshaw, Katie; Ghadjari, Hossein; Knudsen, David J.; McWilliams, Kathryn A. & Moen, Jøran Idar [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2019). Birkeland Current Impacts on Cusp Ionospheric Irregularities.
  • Rowland, Douglas E.; Moen, Jøran Idar; Pfaff, Robert F.; Clemmons, J.H.; Spicher, Andres & Freudenreich, H. [Show all 16 contributors for this article] (2019). VISIONS-2 observations of ion heating and energization near the exobase, and the role of wave-particle interactions.
  • Rowland, Douglas E.; Moen, Jøran Idar; Pfaff, Robert F.; Clemmons, J.H.; Spicher, Andres & Freudenreich, H. [Show all 16 contributors for this article] (2019). VISIONS-2 observations of the electrodynamics of magnetosphere-ionosphere coupling.
  • Spicher, Andres; Oksavik, Kjellmar; Jin, Yaqi; Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock; Zettergren, Matthew D. & Deshpande, K. B. [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2019). A reverse flow event as the onset of ionospheric scintillation irregularities in the cusp.
  • Spicher, Andres; Oksavik, Kjellmar; Jin, Yaqi; Moen, Jøran Idar; Baddeley, Lisa & Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock (2019). On the sources of Cusp Ionospheric Scintillation Irregularities.
  • Clemmons, J.; Rowland, Douglas E.; Pfaff, Robert F.; Hecht, J; Collier, M & Moen, Jøran Idar [Show all 25 contributors for this article] (2019). Results from a Grand Challenge Initiative-Cusp Mission: VISIONS-2.
  • Rowland, Douglas E.; Burchill, Jonathan; Clemmons, J.; Collier, M; Di Mare, Francesca & Hecht, J [Show all 20 contributors for this article] (2019). VISIONS-2: Imaging ion energization in the cusp.
  • Spicher, Andres; Moen, Jøran Idar; Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock; Miloch, Wojciech Jacek & Blix, Kolbjørn (2018). 4DSpace long term plans towards a multi-satellite M-Class mission.
  • Moen, Jøran Idar; Oksavik, Kjellmar; Carlson, H. C.; Spicher, Andres; Bekkeng, T. A. & Abe, T [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2018). The investigation of cusp irregularities rocket program.
  • Spicher, Andres; Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock; Miloch, Wojciech Jacek; Jin, Yaqi; Lofstad, Victoria Emilie & Moen, Jøran Idar (2018). Polar cap patch climatology based on Swarm density data.
  • Spicher, Andres & Røed, Ketil (2018). Verdensrommet av muligheter Studenter i spennende romforskningsprosjekter.
  • Spicher, Andres (2018). In situ studies of irregularities in the cusp ionosphere.
  • Spicher, Andres; Moen, Jøran Idar; Hoang, Huy Minh; Røed, Ketil; Trondsen, Espen & Miloch, Wojciech Jacek [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2018). The Investigation of Cusp irregularities 5 sounding rocket: multi-point measurement of turbulence.
  • Spicher, Andres & Moen, Jøran Idar (2018). How to successfully launch a sounding rocket from Norway.
  • Moen, Jøran Idar; Oksavik, Kjellmar; Carlson, Herbert C; Spicher, Andres; Bekkeng, Tore Andre & Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock [Show all 11 contributors for this article] (2018). The Investigation of Cusp Irregularities Rocket Program.
  • Jin, Yaqi; Miloch, Wojciech Jacek; Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock; Spicher, Andres; Stolle, Claudia & Kervalishvili, G. [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2018). Ionospheric Plasma Irregularities Characterized by the Swarm satellites.
  • Jin, Yaqi; Spicher, Andres; Xiong, Chao; Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock; Stolle, Claudia & Kervalishvili, G. [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2018). Detecting high-latitude ionospheric plasma irregularities by Swarm satellites.
  • Moen, Jøran Idar; Oksavik, Kjellmar; Carlson, Herbert C; Stausland, Christoffer T; Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock & Daabakk, Yvonne [Show all 12 contributors for this article] (2017). Kelvin Helmholtz and Gradient Drift instabilities in ionosphere cusp flow channels.
  • Spicher, Andres; Miloch, Wojciech Jacek; Moen, Jøran Idar & Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock (2015). Small-scale plasma turbulence and intermittency in the high latitude F region based on the ICI-2 sounding rocket experiment.
  • Moen, Jøran Idar; Spicher, Andres; Bekkeng, Tore Andre; Abe, T.; Saito, Y. & Miles, David [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2015). The Norwegian ICI Sounding Rocket Program : A Space Weather Mission.
  • Moen, Jøran Idar; Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock; Spicher, Andres; Bekkeng, T. A.; Saito, Y. & Oksavik, Kjellmar [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2015). Investigation of F-region auroral blobs by the ICI-4 sounding rocket.
  • Spicher, Andres; Cameron, T.; Grono, E.; Yakymenko, K.; Clausen, Lasse Boy Novock & Knudsen, D. [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2014). Observation of Polar Cap Patches and Calculation of Gradient Drift Instability Growth Times: A Swarm Case Study.
  • Spicher, Andres (2017). Multiscale characterization of plasma irregularities in the polar ionosphere using in situ measurements. Det matematisk-naturvitenskapelige fakultet, UIO.

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Published July 11, 2014 2:06 PM - Last modified July 31, 2019 2:14 PM