Dr. Jared R Espley

Dr. Jared R Espley

  • (AST, PLANETARY STUDIES)
  • 301.286.0445
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 695
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Research Interests

    Space plasma physics

    The martian induced magnetosphere

    The electromagnetic environment of the martian ionosphere, surface, and subsurface

    Magnetometer development

    Current Projects

    MAVEN

    Juno

    Positions/Employment

    2009 - Present

    Space Scientist

    Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt
    1/2006 - 1/2008

    Postdoctoral Research Associate

    Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

    Education

    2000 - B.A. in Astrophysics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
    2003 - M.S. in Physics, Rice University, Houston, Texas
    2005 - Ph.D. in Physics, Rice University, Houston, Texas

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Espley, J. R., G. A. DiBraccio, J. E. Connerney, et al. D. Brain, J. Gruesbeck, Y. Soobiah, J. Halekas, M. Combi, J. Luhmann, Y. Ma, Y. Jia, and B. Jakosky. 2015. "A comet engulfs Mars: MAVEN observations of comet Siding Spring's influence on the Martian magnetosphere." Geophysical Research Letters, 42 (21): 8810--8818 [10.1002/2015GL066300]

    Jakosky, B. M., R. P. Lin, J. M. Grebowsky, et al. J. G. Luhmann, D. F. Mitchell, G. Beutelschies, T. Priser, M. Acuna, L. Andersson, D. Baird, D. Baker, R. Bartlett, M. Benna, S. Bougher, D. Brain, D. Carson, S. Cauffman, P. Chamberlin, J.-Y. Chaufray, O. Cheatom, J. Clarke, J. Connerney, T. Cravens, D. Curtis, G. Delory, S. Demcak, A. DeWolfe, F. Eparvier, R. Ergun, A. Eriksson, J. Espley, X. Fang, D. Folta, J. Fox, C. Gomez-Rosa, S. Habenicht, J. Halekas, G. Holsclaw, M. Houghton, R. Howard, M. Jarosz, N. Jedrich, M. Johnson, W. Kasprzak, M. Kelley, T. King, M. Lankton, D. Larson, F. Leblanc, F. Lefevre, R. Lillis, P. Mahaffy, C. Mazelle, W. McClintock, J. McFadden, D. L. Mitchell, F. Montmessin, J. Morrissey, W. Peterson, W. Possel, J.-A. Sauvaud, N. Schneider, W. Sidney, S. Sparacino, A. I. Stewart, R. Tolson, D. Toublanc, C. Waters, T. Woods, R. Yelle, and R. Zurek. 2015. "The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) Mission." Space Sci Rev, 195 (1-4): 3-48 [10.1007/s11214-015-0139-x]

    DiBraccio, G. A., J. R. Espley, J. R. Gruesbeck, et al. J. E. Connerney, D. A. Brain, J. S. Halekas, D. L. Mitchell, J. P. McFadden, Y. Harada, R. Livi, G. Collinson, T. Hara, C. Mazelle, and B. M. Jakosky. 2015. "Magnetotail dynamics at Mars: Initial MAVEN observations." Geophys. Res. Lett., 42: [10.1002/2015GL065248]

    Jakosky, B. M., J. M. Grebowsky, J. G. Luhmann, et al. J. Connerney, F. Eparvier, R. Ergun, J. Halekas, D. Larson, P. Mahaffy, J. McFadden, D. L. Mitchell, N. Schneider, R. Zurek, S. Bougher, D. Brain, Y. J. Ma, C. Mazelle, L. Andersson, D. Andrews, D. Baird, D. Baker, J. M. Bell, M. Benna, M. Chaffin, P. Chamberlin, Y. Y. Chaufray, J. Clarke, G. Collinson, M. Combi, F. Crary, T. Cravens, M. Crismani, S. Curry, D. Curtis, J. Deighan, G. Delory, R. Dewey, G. DiBraccio, C. Dong, Y. Dong, P. Dunn, M. Elrod, S. England, A. Eriksson, J. Espley, S. Evans, X. Fang, M. Fillingim, K. Fortier, C. M. Fowler, J. Fox, H. Groller, S. Guzewich, T. Hara, Y. Harada, G. Holsclaw, S. K. Jain, R. Jolitz, F. Leblanc, C. O. Lee, Y. Lee, F. Lefevre, R. Lillis, R. Livi, D. Lo, M. Mayyasi, W. McClintock, T. McEnulty, R. Modolo, F. Montmessin, M. Morooka, A. Nagy, K. Olsen, W. Peterson, A. Rahmati, S. Ruhunusiri, C. T. Russell, S. Sakai, J. A. Sauvaud, K. Seki, M. Steckiewicz, M. Stevens, A. I. Stewart, A. Stiepen, S. Stone, V. Tenishev, E. Thiemann, R. Tolson, D. Toublanc, M. Vogt, T. Weber, P. Withers, T. Woods, and R. Yelle. 2015. "MAVEN observations of the response of Mars to an interplanetary coronal mass ejection." Science, 350 (6261): aad0210-aad0210 [10.1126/science.aad0210]

    Bougher, S., B. Jakosky, J. Halekas, et al. J. Grebowsky, J. Luhmann, P. Mahaffy, J. Connerney, F. Eparvier, R. Ergun, D. Larson, J. McFadden, D. Mitchell, N. Schneider, R. Zurek, C. Mazelle, L. Andersson, D. Andrews, D. Baird, D. N. Baker, J. M. Bell, M. Benna, D. Brain, M. Chaffin, P. Chamberlin, J. Y. Chaufray, J. Clarke, G. Collinson, M. Combi, F. Crary, T. Cravens, M. Crismani, S. Curry, D. Curtis, J. Deighan, G. Delory, R. Dewey, G. DiBraccio, C. Dong, Y. Dong, P. Dunn, M. Elrod, S. England, A. Eriksson, J. Espley, S. Evans, X. Fang, M. Fillingim, K. Fortier, C. M. Fowler, J. Fox, H. Groller, S. Guzewich, T. Hara, Y. Harada, G. Holsclaw, S. K. Jain, R. Jolitz, F. Leblanc, C. O. Lee, Y. Lee, F. Lefevre, R. Lillis, R. Livi, D. Lo, Y. Ma, M. Mayyasi, W. McClintock, T. McEnulty, R. Modolo, F. Montmessin, M. Morooka, A. Nagy, K. Olsen, W. Peterson, A. Rahmati, S. Ruhunusiri, C. T. Russell, S. Sakai, J. A. Sauvaud, K. Seki, M. Steckiewicz, M. Stevens, A. I. Stewart, A. Stiepen, S. Stone, V. Tenishev, E. Thiemann, R. Tolson, D. Toublanc, M. Vogt, T. Weber, P. Withers, T. Woods, and R. Yelle. 2015. "Early MAVEN Deep Dip campaign reveals thermosphere and ionosphere variability." Science, 350 (6261): aad0459-aad0459 [10.1126/science.aad0459]

    Connerney, J., J. Espley, P. Lawton, et al. S. Murphy, J. Odom, R. Oliversen, and D. Sheppard. 2015. "The MAVEN Magnetic Field Investigation." Space Science Reviews, 195: 257-291 [10.1007/s11214-015-0169-4]

    Espley, J. R., W. M. Farrell, D. A. Brain, et al. D. D. Morgan, B. Cantor, J. J. Plaut, M. H. Acuña, and G. Picardi. 2007. "Absorption of MARSIS radar signals: Solar energetic particles and the daytime ionosphere." Geophysical Research Letters, 34 (9): [10.1029/2006gl028829]

    Espley, J. R., G. T. Delory, and P. A. Cloutier. 2006. "Initial observations of low-frequency magnetic fluctuations in the Martian ionosphere." Journal of Geophysical Research, 111 (E6): E06S22 [10.1029/2005je002587]

    Espley, J. R., P. A. Cloutier, D. H. Crider, D. A. Brain, and M. H. Acuña. 2005. "Low-frequency plasma oscillations at Mars during the October 2003 solar storm." Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 110 (A9): [10.1029/2004ja010935]

    Crider, D., J. Espley, D. Brain, et al. D. Mitchell, J. Connerney, and M. Acu~nA. 2005. "Mars Global Surveyor observations of the Halloween 2003 solar superstorm's encounter with Mars." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 110: A09S21 [10.1029/2004JA010881]

    Espley, J., P. Cloutier, D. Brain, D. Crider, and M. Acu~nA. 2004. "Observations of low-frequency magnetic oscillations in the Martian magnetosheath, magnetic pileup region, and tail." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 109: A07213 [10.1029/2003JA010193]

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Espley, J. R., G. A. DiBraccio, J. E. Connerney, et al. D. Brain, J. Gruesbeck, Y. Soobiah, J. Halekas, M. Combi, J. Luhmann, Y. Ma, Y. Jia, and B. Jakosky. 2015. "A comet engulfs Mars: MAVEN observations of comet Siding Spring's influence on the Martian magnetosphere." Geophysical Research Letters 42 (21): 8810--8818 [10.1002/2015GL066300]

    Jakosky, B. M., R. P. Lin, J. M. Grebowsky, et al. J. G. Luhmann, D. F. Mitchell, G. Beutelschies, T. Priser, M. Acuna, L. Andersson, D. Baird, D. Baker, R. Bartlett, M. Benna, S. Bougher, D. Brain, D. Carson, S. Cauffman, P. Chamberlin, J.-Y. Chaufray, O. Cheatom, J. Clarke, J. Connerney, T. Cravens, D. Curtis, G. Delory, S. Demcak, A. DeWolfe, F. Eparvier, R. Ergun, A. Eriksson, J. Espley, X. Fang, D. Folta, J. Fox, C. Gomez-Rosa, S. Habenicht, J. Halekas, G. Holsclaw, M. Houghton, R. Howard, M. Jarosz, N. Jedrich, M. Johnson, W. Kasprzak, M. Kelley, T. King, M. Lankton, D. Larson, F. Leblanc, F. Lefevre, R. Lillis, P. Mahaffy, C. Mazelle, W. McClintock, J. McFadden, D. L. Mitchell, F. Montmessin, J. Morrissey, W. Peterson, W. Possel, J.-A. Sauvaud, N. Schneider, W. Sidney, S. Sparacino, A. I. Stewart, R. Tolson, D. Toublanc, C. Waters, T. Woods, R. Yelle, and R. Zurek. 2015. "The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) Mission." Space Sci Rev 195 (1-4): 3-48 [10.1007/s11214-015-0139-x]

    DiBraccio, G. A., J. R. Espley, J. R. Gruesbeck, et al. J. E. Connerney, D. A. Brain, J. S. Halekas, D. L. Mitchell, J. P. McFadden, Y. Harada, R. Livi, G. Collinson, T. Hara, C. Mazelle, and B. M. Jakosky. 2015. "Magnetotail dynamics at Mars: Initial MAVEN observations." Geophys. Res. Lett. 42 [10.1002/2015GL065248]

    Jakosky, B. M., J. M. Grebowsky, J. G. Luhmann, et al. J. Connerney, F. Eparvier, R. Ergun, J. Halekas, D. Larson, P. Mahaffy, J. McFadden, D. L. Mitchell, N. Schneider, R. Zurek, S. Bougher, D. Brain, Y. J. Ma, C. Mazelle, L. Andersson, D. Andrews, D. Baird, D. Baker, J. M. Bell, M. Benna, M. Chaffin, P. Chamberlin, Y. Y. Chaufray, J. Clarke, G. Collinson, M. Combi, F. Crary, T. Cravens, M. Crismani, S. Curry, D. Curtis, J. Deighan, G. Delory, R. Dewey, G. DiBraccio, C. Dong, Y. Dong, P. Dunn, M. Elrod, S. England, A. Eriksson, J. Espley, S. Evans, X. Fang, M. Fillingim, K. Fortier, C. M. Fowler, J. Fox, H. Groller, S. Guzewich, T. Hara, Y. Harada, G. Holsclaw, S. K. Jain, R. Jolitz, F. Leblanc, C. O. Lee, Y. Lee, F. Lefevre, R. Lillis, R. Livi, D. Lo, M. Mayyasi, W. McClintock, T. McEnulty, R. Modolo, F. Montmessin, M. Morooka, A. Nagy, K. Olsen, W. Peterson, A. Rahmati, S. Ruhunusiri, C. T. Russell, S. Sakai, J. A. Sauvaud, K. Seki, M. Steckiewicz, M. Stevens, A. I. Stewart, A. Stiepen, S. Stone, V. Tenishev, E. Thiemann, R. Tolson, D. Toublanc, M. Vogt, T. Weber, P. Withers, T. Woods, and R. Yelle. 2015. "MAVEN observations of the response of Mars to an interplanetary coronal mass ejection." Science 350 (6261): aad0210-aad0210 [10.1126/science.aad0210]

    Bougher, S., B. Jakosky, J. Halekas, et al. J. Grebowsky, J. Luhmann, P. Mahaffy, J. Connerney, F. Eparvier, R. Ergun, D. Larson, J. McFadden, D. Mitchell, N. Schneider, R. Zurek, C. Mazelle, L. Andersson, D. Andrews, D. Baird, D. N. Baker, J. M. Bell, M. Benna, D. Brain, M. Chaffin, P. Chamberlin, J. Y. Chaufray, J. Clarke, G. Collinson, M. Combi, F. Crary, T. Cravens, M. Crismani, S. Curry, D. Curtis, J. Deighan, G. Delory, R. Dewey, G. DiBraccio, C. Dong, Y. Dong, P. Dunn, M. Elrod, S. England, A. Eriksson, J. Espley, S. Evans, X. Fang, M. Fillingim, K. Fortier, C. M. Fowler, J. Fox, H. Groller, S. Guzewich, T. Hara, Y. Harada, G. Holsclaw, S. K. Jain, R. Jolitz, F. Leblanc, C. O. Lee, Y. Lee, F. Lefevre, R. Lillis, R. Livi, D. Lo, Y. Ma, M. Mayyasi, W. McClintock, T. McEnulty, R. Modolo, F. Montmessin, M. Morooka, A. Nagy, K. Olsen, W. Peterson, A. Rahmati, S. Ruhunusiri, C. T. Russell, S. Sakai, J. A. Sauvaud, K. Seki, M. Steckiewicz, M. Stevens, A. I. Stewart, A. Stiepen, S. Stone, V. Tenishev, E. Thiemann, R. Tolson, D. Toublanc, M. Vogt, T. Weber, P. Withers, T. Woods, and R. Yelle. 2015. "Early MAVEN Deep Dip campaign reveals thermosphere and ionosphere variability." Science 350 (6261): aad0459-aad0459 [10.1126/science.aad0459]

    Connerney, J., J. Espley, P. Lawton, et al. S. Murphy, J. Odom, R. Oliversen, and D. Sheppard. 2015. "The MAVEN Magnetic Field Investigation." Space Science Reviews 195 257-291 [10.1007/s11214-015-0169-4]

    Espley, J. R., W. M. Farrell, D. A. Brain, et al. D. D. Morgan, B. Cantor, J. J. Plaut, M. H. Acuña, and G. Picardi. 2007. "Absorption of MARSIS radar signals: Solar energetic particles and the daytime ionosphere." Geophysical Research Letters 34 (9): [10.1029/2006gl028829]

    Espley, J. R., G. T. Delory, and P. A. Cloutier. 2006. "Initial observations of low-frequency magnetic fluctuations in the Martian ionosphere." Journal of Geophysical Research 111 (E6): E06S22 [10.1029/2005je002587]

    Espley, J. R., P. A. Cloutier, D. H. Crider, D. A. Brain, and M. H. Acuña. 2005. "Low-frequency plasma oscillations at Mars during the October 2003 solar storm." Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics 110 (A9): [10.1029/2004ja010935]

    Crider, D., J. Espley, D. Brain, et al. D. Mitchell, J. Connerney, and M. Acu~nA. 2005. "Mars Global Surveyor observations of the Halloween 2003 solar superstorm's encounter with Mars." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics) 110 A09S21 [10.1029/2004JA010881]

    Espley, J., P. Cloutier, D. Brain, D. Crider, and M. Acu~nA. 2004. "Observations of low-frequency magnetic oscillations in the Martian magnetosheath, magnetic pileup region, and tail." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics) 109 A07213 [10.1029/2003JA010193]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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