Jøran Idar Moen

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Phone +47 22856430
Mobile phone +47 91556414
Room FV 130 (First floor in the west wing)
Available hours 08-16:00
Visiting address Sem Sælandsvei 24 The physics building
Postal address Postboks 1048 Blindern 0316 OSLO

Academic Interests

My main interest is studying Solar-Terrestrial coupling in the auroral cusp/ polar cap region by multi-instrument techniques, using radars and ground based optics from Svalbard, as well as satellite and sounding rockets. I am currently in charge of a sounding rocket program dedicated to study ionospheric irregularities formed by plasma instabilities in the context of cusp auroras and polar cap patches. The knowledge gained will hopefully be very useful for future space weather weather services for communication and GNSS services.


FYS3610 Space physcis

Higher education and employment history

1987    Cand. mag., University of Tromsø

1989    Cand. scient., University of Tromsø

1994    Dr. scient., University of Oslo


1994 -1999     Associate professor at The University Courses on Svalbard, Norway

1999 -2000     Professor at the The University Courses on Svalbard, Norway

2000 -             Professor at Department of Physics, University of Oslo, Norway

2000-              Adjunct Professor, University Centre in Svalbard, Norway



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Tags: Radar, Magnetosphere, Space Physics, Ionosphere, Space Weather, GNSS, Sounding Rockets, Optics, Aurora, Langmuir probes
Published Nov. 4, 2010 12:27 PM - Last modified Jan. 21, 2013 8:03 AM