Cosmic rays group

The cosmic rays group is a part of ReSoLVE National Centre of Excellence and affiliated with the Space Climate Research Unit and Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory (both of University of Oulu, Finland). The main research topics include (but not limited to) variability of cosmic rays (galactic cosmic rays, solar energetic particles), their atmospheric effects, space climate phenomena and corresponding variability of solar activity. The group has great expertise in numerical modelling of interaction of energetic particles and atmosphere, but also conducts an experiment in ground-based measurements of cosmic ray variability at two sites: Oulu (Finland) with a 9NM64 neutron monitor and a muon telescope and Concordia Station (Antarctica) with a double mini neutron monitor.

Presently active team
no photo Ilya Usoskin
Professor, group leader, Space Climate Research Unit and Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory.
The head of the Oulu and Dome C cosmic ray stations. The vice-director of ReSoLVE National Center of Excellence.
Expertise in: cosmic ray variability, solar activity, space climate, solar-terrestrial relations, atmospheric effects.
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no photo Alexander Mishev
Senior scientist, Space Climate Research Unit and Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory.
Expertise in:
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no photo Stepan Poluianov
Postdoc, Space Climate Research Unit and Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory.
PhD in the University of Oulu in 2012-2016, defended in Oct. 2016.
Expertise in: neutron monitors, interaction of energetic particles and matter, Geant4, data analysis.
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no photo Pauli Väisänen
PhD student, Space Climate Research Unit.
Expertise in: spectral analysis, the heliosphere, space climate, big data analysis.
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Earlier team members
no photo Leon Kocharov
Senior researcher, Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory, 2012-2016.
Expertise in:
no photo Anton Artamonov
PhD student, Thule Institute, Space Climate Research Unit.
PhD in the University of Oulu in 2013-2016, defended in Apr. 2017.
Expertise in: ionization of the atmosphere, aerospace medicine and biology, radiobiology, dosimetry.
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no photo Eleanna Asvestari
PhD student, Space Climate Research Unit.
PhD in the University of Oulu in 2014-2016?, defended in Dec. 2016.
Expertise in:
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no photo Raisa Leussu
PhD student, Space Climate Research Unit.
PhD in the University of Oulu in 2015-2016, defended in 2016.
Expertise in:
no photo Alessandra Pacini
PhD student, ReSoLVE and University of Vale do Paraíba, Brazil.
PhD in the University of Oulu in 2014-2015, defended in 2015.
Expertise in:

Visiting scientists
no photo Gennady Kovalstov
Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Expertise in: Numerical models, data analysis.
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no photo Irina Mironova
St. Petersburg State University, Russia.
Expertise in:
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no photo Agnieszka Gil
Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities, Siedlce, Poland.
Expertise in:
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Publications of the group in refereed international journals
(since 2016)


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Last modified 09.06.2017 by Stepan Poluianov