Dr. Melvyn L Goldstein

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Dr. Melvyn L Goldstein

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  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 672
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Brief Bio

    Research interests include: the study of the solar wind as a turbulent plasma and investigation of the properties of magnetic reconnection in space plasmas.

    Research Interests

    Research Interests

    Research interests include: the study of the solar wind as a turbulent plasma and investigation of the properties of magnetic reconnection in space plasmas.

    Current Projects

    NASA Project Scientist for the Cluster Mission, 1984–present NASA Project Scientist for the Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission, 2007–2010


    Positions/Employment

    2014 - Present

    Previous positions

    continued, continued Graduate Teaching Assistant, Univ. of Maryland, 1964–1965
    Graduate Research Assistant, Univ. of Maryland, 1965–1969
    Research Associate, Univ. of Maryland, 1970
    Visiting Lecturer, Dept. of Environmental Sciences, Tel-Aviv University, 1970–1972
    NRC/NAS Resident Postdoctoral Research Associate, NASA/GSFC, 1972–1974
    Visiting Scientist, Dept. of Astronomy, University of Florida, Gainesville, 1980
    Associate Editor, The Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 1981–1983
    Secretary for Solar Heliospheric Physics, Solar Planetary Relations Section, American Geophysical Union, 1988–1990
    Chairman, 1990 Gordon Research Conference on Modeling in Solar Terrestrial Physics
    Associate Editor, The Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 1997–2001
    Chief, Geospace Physics Laboratory, Heliophysics Science Division, Code 673, NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD 20771 (2007–2012)
    Divisional Associate Editor, Physical Review Letters, 2014-2017

    Education

    A.B., Columbia College, New York, NY, 1964
    Ph.D., Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1970

    Professional Societies

    American Physical Society American Geophysical Union , 2014 - Present

    Awards

    NASA/GSFC Special Achievement Award, 1975
    NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal, 1991
    J. Geophysical Research (Space Physics) Refereeing Award, 1993
    Fellow, American Geophysical Union, 2006

    Publications

    Refereed

    Hwang, K.-J., M. L. Goldstein, D. E. Wendel, A. N. Fazakerley, and C. Gurgiolo. 2013. "Cluster observations near reconnection X lines in Earth's magnetotail current sheet." J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 118 (7): 4199-4209 [10.1002/jgra.50403]

    Gurgiolo, C. A., M. L. Goldstein, W. H. Matthaeus, and A. Vinas. 2011. "Observations of Electron Vorticity in the Inner Plasmasheet and its Relationship to Reconnection." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, A3-:

    Usmanov, A. V., W. H. Matthaeus, B. A. Breech, and M. L. Goldstein. 2011. "Solar Wind Modeling with Turbulence Transport and Heating." The Astrophysical Journal, 727: 84 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1088/0004-637X/727/2/84]

    Sahraoui, F., M. L. Goldstein, G. Belmont, et al. A. Roux, L. Rezeau, P. Canu, P. Robert, N. Cornilleau-Wehrlin, O. Le Contel, T. Dudok de Wit, J. Pin?on, and K. Kiyani. 2011. "Multi-spacecraft investigation of space turbulence: Lessons from Cluster and input to the Cross-Scale mission." Planetary and Space Science, 59: 585 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.pss.2010.06.001]

    Narita, Y., K.-H. Glassmeier, S. P. Gary, M. L. Goldstein, and R. A. Treumann. 2010. "Wave Number Spectra in the Solar Wind, the Foreshock, and the Magnetosheath." The Cluster Active Archive: Studying the Earth's Space Plasma Environment, 363-368 [10.1007/978-90-481-3499-1_24]

    Taylor, M. G., C. P. Escoubet, H. Laakso, A. Masson, and M. L. Goldstein. 2010. "The Cluster Mission: Space Plasma in Three Dimensions." The Cluster Active Archive: Studying the Earth's Space Plasma Environment, 309-330 [10.1007/978-90-481-3499-1_21]

    Faden, J., A. Asnes, R. Friedel, et al. M. Taylor, S. McCaffrey, C. Perry, and M. L. Goldstein. 2010. "Cluster CAA Module for PaPCo." The Cluster Active Archive: Studying the Earth's Space Plasma Environment, 249-258 [10.1007/978-90-481-3499-1_17]

    Usmanov, A. V., W. H. Matthaeus, B. Breech, and M. L. Goldstein. 2010. "Global Solar Wind Structure: Effects of Turbulence Transport and Heating." Twelfth International Solar Wind Conference, 1216: 206-209 [10.1063/1.3395837]

    Hull, A. J., M. Wilber, C. C. Chaston, et al. J. W. Bonnell, J. P. McFadden, F. S. Mozer, M. Fillingim, and M. L. Goldstein. 2010. "Time development of field-aligned currents, potential drops, and plasma associated with an auroral poleward boundary intensification." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 115: [6211-10.1029/2009JA014651]

    Narita, Y., F. Sahraoui, M. L. Goldstein, and K.-H. Glassmeier. 2010. "Magnetic energy distribution in the four-dimensional frequency and wave vector domain in the solar wind." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 115: [410110.1029/2009JA014742]

    Petrosyan, A., A. Balogh, M. L. Goldstein, et al. J. Leorat, E. Marsch, K. Petrovay, B. Roberts, R. von Steiger, and J. C. Vial. 2010. "Turbulence in the Solar Atmosphere and Solar Wind." Space Science Reviews, 156: 135-238 [10.1007/s11214-010-9694-3]

    Schriver, D., M. Ashour-Abdalla, F. V. Coroniti, et al. J. N. LeBoeuf, V. Decyk, P. Travnicek, O. Santolik, D. Winningham, J. S. Pickett, M. L. Goldstein, and A. N. Fazakerley. 2010. "Generation of whistler mode emissions in the inner magnetosphere: An event study." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 115: [0-10.1029/2009JA014932]

    Narita, Y., K.-H. Glassmeier, F. Sahraoui, and M. L. Goldstein. 2010. "Wave-Vector Dependence of Magnetic-Turbulence Spectra in the Solar Wind." Physical Review Letters, 104: [171101 10.1103/PhysRevLett.104.171101]

    Sahraoui, F., G. Belmont, M. L. Goldstein, and L. Rezeau. 2010. "Limitations of multispacecraft data techniques in measuring wave number spectra of space plasma turbulence." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 115: [4206-10.1029/2009JA014724]

    F-Vinas, A., C. Gurgiolo, T. Nieves-Chinchilla, S. P. Gary, and M. L. Goldstein. 2010. "Whistler Waves Driven by Anisotropic Strahl Velocity Distributions: Cluster Observations." Twelfth International Solar Wind Conference, 1216: [Full Text (Link)] [265-270]

    Vinas, A. F., C. A. Gurgiolo, T. Nieves-Chinchilla, et al. D. E. Wendel, M. L. Goldstein, and A. N. Fazakerley. 2010. "Solar Wind Halo Formation by the Scattering of the Strahl: Direct Cluster/PEACE Observations of the 3D Velocity Distribution Function." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, A3-:

    Sahraoui, F., M. L. Goldstein, G. Belmont, P. Canu, and L. Rezeau. 2010. "Three Dimensional Anisotropic k Spectra of Turbulence at Subproton Scales in the Solar Wind." Physical Review Letters, 105: [131101-10.1103/PhysRevLett.105.131101]

    Usmanov, A. V., and M. L. Goldstein. 2010. "Alfvénic Turbulence Simulation in a Realistic Solar Wind." Numerical Modeling of Space Plasma Flows, Astronum-2009: 429 [51-]

    Podesta, J. J., B. D. Chandran, A. Bhattacharjee, D. A. Roberts, and M. L. Goldstein. 2009. "Scale-dependent angle of alignment between velocity and magnetic field fluctuations in solar wind turbulence." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 114: [1107-10.1029/2008JA013504]

    Nieves-Chinchilla, T., A. F-Vinas, M. L. Goldstein, and C. Gurgiolo. 2009. "Strahl variations with the Solar Wind properties." EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, 11: 12601-.

    Gurgiolo, C. A., M. L. Goldstein, A. Figueroa-Vinas, and A. N. Fazakerley. 2009. "The Strahl: A Significant Source of Vorticity in the Solar Wind." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, A1306-:

    Sahraoui, F., and M. L. Goldstein. 2009. "Cascade and Dissipation of Solar Wind Turbulence at Electron Scales: Whistlers or Kinetic Alfv’en Waves? (Invited)." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, A3-:

    Usmanov, A. V., M. L. Goldstein, W. H. Matthaeus, and B. Breech. 2009. "Magnetohydrodynamic Modeling of the Solar Wind in the Outer Heliosphere." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, A5-:

    Lakhina, G. S., S. V. Singh, A. P. Kakad, et al. M. L. Goldstein, A. F. VinAs, and J. S. Pickett. 2009. "A mechanism for electrostatic solitary structures in the Earth's magnetosheath." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 114: [9212-10.1029/2009JA014306]

    Sahraoui, F., M. L. Goldstein, P. Robert, and Y. V. Khotyaintsev. 2009. "Evidence of a Cascade and Dissipation of Solar-Wind Turbulence at the Electron Gyroscale." Physical Review Letters, 102: [231102-10.1103/PhysRevLett.102.231102]

    Usmanov, A. V., W. H. Matthaeus, B. Breech, and M. L. Goldstein. 2009. "An MHD Solar Wind Model with Turbulence Transport." Numerical Modeling of Space Plasma Flows: ASTRONUM-2008, 406: 160-.

    Breech, B. A., M. L. Goldstein, A. V. Usmanov, and A. Roberts. 2009. "A Simplified Transport Model for sub-Alfvénic Flows in the Corona." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, A1308-:

    El-Alaoui, M., M. Ashour-Abdalla, M. L. Goldstein, R. J. Walker, and R. L. Richard. 2009. "MHD Turbulence in the Magnetotail Plasma Sheet." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 7-:

    Hull, A. J., M. Wilber, C. C. Chaston, et al. J. W. Bonnell, F. Mozer, J. P. McFadden, M. L. Goldstein, and M. O. Fillingim. 2009. "Temporal development of field-aligned current systems near and within the plasma sheet boundary layer observed by Cluster." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 1727-:

    Goldstein, M. L., J. Hwang, F. Sahraoui, E. Lee, and G. K. Parks. 2009. "First In-Situ Observation of Rolled-up Kelvin-Helmholtz Vortices under Southward IMF with Evidence of Reconnection." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 1530-:

    Goldman, M. V., D. L. Newman, G. Lapenta, et al. A. Divin, S. Markidis, M. L. Goldstein, J. Hwang, and H. Che. 2009. "Can Electron Phase-Space Holes Help a Spacecraft Locate its Position in the Geometry of Guide-Field Reconnection?" AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, A1354-:

    Decyk, V., D. Schriver, M. Ashour-Abdalla, et al. F. V. Coroniti, P. M. Travnicek, J. D. Winningham, J. S. Pickett, O. Santolik, and M. L. Goldstein. 2009. "Generation of Whistler Chorus Emissions and Resulting Wave-Particle Interactions." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 2-:

    Hwang, K., M. L. Goldstein, F. Sahraoui, E. Lee, and G. K. Parks. 2009. "Tail Flapping Followed by the Dipolarization Front During a Flow Burst Event." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, A1742-:

    Podesta, J. J., A. Bhattacharjee, B. D. Chandran, M. L. Goldstein, and D. A. Roberts. 2008. "Scale dependent alignment between velocity and magnetic field fluctuations in the solar wind and comparisons to Boldyrev's phenomenological theory." American Institute of Physics Conference Series, 1039: 81-86 [10.1063/1.2982489]

    Zong, Q.-G., H. Zhang, T. A. Fritz, et al. M. L. Goldstein, S. Wing, W. Keith, J. D. Winningham, R. Frahm, M. W. Dunlop, A. Korth, P. W. Daly, H. ReMe, A. Balogh, and A. N. Fazakerley. 2008. "Multiple cusps during an extended northward IMF period with a significant By component." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 113: [121010.1029/2006JA012188]

    Sahraoui, F., and M. L. Goldstein. 2008. "Diagnosis of Magnetic Structures and Intermittency in Space Plasma Turbulence Using the Method of Surrogate Data." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, A1635-:

    Gurgiolo, C., A. F. Vinas, T. Nieves-Chinchilla, and M. L. Goldstein. 2008. "Cluster/PEACE Electrons Velocity Distribution Function: Modeling the Strahl in the Solar Wind." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, A1579-:

    Nieves-Chinchilla, T., A. F. Vinas, M. L. Goldstein, and C. Gurgiolo. 2008. "Variations of Strahl Properties With Fast and Slow Solar Wind." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, A1578-:

    Parks, G. K., E. Lee, A. Teste, et al. M. Wilber, N. Lin, P. Canu, I. Dandouras, H. Reme, S. Y. Fu, and M. L. Goldstein. 2008. "Transport of transient solar wind particles in Earth's cusps." Physics of Plasmas, 15: [080702-10.1063/1.2965825]

    Fung, S. F., M. L. Adrian, R. F. Benson, et al. L. N. Garcia, M. L. Goldstein, and B. R. Sandel. 2008. "Plasmaspheric Structures Observed by the CLUSTER and IMAGE Spacecraft." AGU Spring Meeting Abstracts, 3-:

    Schriver, D., M. Ashour-Abdalla, F. Coroniti, et al. P. Travnicek, V. Decyk, J. D. Winningham, J. S. Pickett, O. Santolik, and M. L. Goldstein. 2008. "Generation of Chorus Waves and Their Effects on Electrons." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, A1763-:

    Chaston, C. C., J. R. Johnson, M. Wilber, et al. M. Acuna, M. L. Goldstein, and H. Reme. 2008. "Kinetic Alfven wave turbulence and transport through a reconnection diffusion region." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 1737-:

    Parks, G. K., E. Lee, N. Lin, et al. F. Mozer, M. Wilber, E. Lucek, I. Dandouras, H. Reme, J. B. Cao, P. Canu, N. Cornilleau-Wehrlin, P. Decreau, M. L. Goldstein, and P. Escoubet. 2007. "Density holes in the upstream solar wind." Turbulence and Nonlinear Processes in Astrophysical Plasmas, 932: 9-15 [10.1063/1.2778939]

    Usmanov, A. V., and M. L. Goldstein. 2007. "Three-dimensional magnetohydrodynamic modeling of the solar corona and solar wind for a highly-tilted solar dipole." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, A1690-:

    Zong, Q.-G., S. Y. Fu, D. N. Baker, et al. M. L. Goldstein, P. Song, J. A. Slavin, T. A. Fritz, J. B. Cao, O. Amm, H. Frey, A. Korth, P. W. Daly, H. Reme, and A. Pedersen. 2007. "Earthward flowing plasmoid: Structure and its related ionospheric signature." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 112: [7203-10.1029/2006JA012112]

    Podesta, J. J., D. A. Roberts, and M. L. Goldstein. 2007. "Spectral Exponents of Kinetic and Magnetic Energy Spectra in Solar Wind Turbulence." The Astrophysical Journal, 664: 543-548 [10.1086/519211]

    Podesta, J. J., M. L. Goldstein, and D. A. Roberts. 2007. "Mode decomposition scheme for ideal magnetohydrodynamic plane waves in space-time coordinates." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 112: [6103-10.1029/2006JA012097]

    Carr, C. M., T. S. Horbury, A. Balogh, et al. W. Baumjohann, B. Bavassano, A. Breen, D. Burgess, P. J. Cargill, N. Brooker, G. Erdos, L. Fletcher, R. J. Forsyth, J. Giacalone, K.-H. Glassmeier, J. T. Hoeksema, M. L. Goldstein, M. Lockwood, W. Magnes, M. Masimovic, G. Marsch, W. H. Matthaeus, N. Murphy, V. M. Nakariakov, J. R. Pacheco, J.-L. Pincon, P. Riley, C. T. Russell, S. J. Schwartz, A. Szabo, M. Thompson, R. Vainio, M. Velli, S. Vennerstrom, R. Walsh, R. Wimmer-Schweingruber, and G. Zank. 2007. "A Magnetometer For The Solar Orbiter Mission." ESA Special Publication, 641:

    Chinchilla, T. N., A. F. Vinas, and M. L. Goldstein. 2007. "Cluster/PEACE Electron Velocity Distribution Function Modeling in the Solar Wind." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, A297-:

    Gurgiolo, C., M. L. Goldstein, A. N. Fazakerley, et al. A. D. Lahiff, E. Lucek, G. Parks, F. Mozer, and P. Decreau. 2007. "Using PEACE, FGM, and CIS Data from the Four Cluster Spacecraft to Measure Cross Helicity, Compressibility, and Vorticity in the Solar Wind." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, A6-:

    Narita, Y., K. Glassmeier, M. L. Goldstein, R. A. Treumann, and S. Gary. 2007. "Wave Number Spectra in the Solar Wind as Seen by CLUSTER Spacecraft." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 7-:

    El-Alaoui, M., M. Ashour-Abdalla, M. L. Goldstein, R. J. Walker, and R. L. Richard. 2007. "MHD Simulations of Turbulence in the Plasma Sheet." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 5-:

    Pickett, J. S., L.-J. Chen, D. A. Gurnett, et al. J. M. Swanner, O. Santolik, P. M. Decreau, C. Beghin, D. Sundkvist, B. Lefebvre, M. L. Goldstein, B. Lavraud, E. Lucek, R. Kessel, G. S. Lakhina, S. V. Singh, R. V. Reddy, H. Reme, and A. Fazakerley. 2006. "Shedding new light on solitary waves observed in space." Cluster and Double Star Symposium, 598:

    Wendel, D. E., P. H. Reiff, T. H. Han, et al. M. L. Goldstein, E. Lucek, and A. Fazakerley. 2006. "Cluster observation of magnetic structure and electron flows at a northward interplanetary magnetic field x-line." Cluster and Double Star Symposium, 598:

    Goldstein, M. L., C. P. Escoubet, and H. Laakso. 2006. "Multiscale, multipoint measurements from Cluster: Advancing our scientific understanding of geospace." Advances in Space Research, 38: 21-36 [10.1016/j.asr.2005.01.114]

    Reiff, P. H., D. Wendel, M. L. Goldstein, et al. A. Fazakerley, B. Anderson, R. A. Heelis, and H. Reme. 2006. "Scale Sizes of Reverse Reconnection on the High Latitude Magnetopause." AGU Spring Meeting Abstracts, A3-:

    Goldstein, M. L., and D. A. Roberts. 2006. "High Resolution MHD Simulations of Properties of Solar Wind Magnetic Fields." AGU Spring Meeting Abstracts, A1-:

    Usmanov, A. V., and M. L. Goldstein. 2006. "The deceleration of the solar wind and the intensity of the interplanetary magnetic field in the distant heliosphere." AGU Spring Meeting Abstracts, A5-:

    Reiff, P. H., C. C. Law, R. L. Kessel, et al. M. L. Goldstein, S. Fishman, and C. Sumners. 2006. "Cluster outreach in a portable immersive theater." Cluster and Double Star Symposium, 598:

    Zong, Q.-G., H. Zhang, T. A. Fritz, et al. S. Y. Fu, Z. Y. Pu, M. L. Goldstein, W. Keith, M. W. Dunlop, A. Korth, P. W. Daly, H. Reme, A. Balogh, and A. N. Fazakerley. 2006. "The magnetospheric cusp: structure and dynamics." Cluster and Double Star Symposium, 598:

    Goldstein, M. L. 2006. "Observations and Simulations of Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulence in the Solar Wind." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 4-:

    Weygand, J. M., M. G. Kivelson, K. K. Khurana, et al. H. K. Schwarzl, R. J. Walker, A. Balogh, L. M. Kistler, and M. L. Goldstein. 2006. "Non-self-similar scaling of plasma sheet and solar wind probability distribution functions of magnetic field fluctuations." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 111: [11209-10.1029/2006JA011820]

    Podesta, J. J., D. A. Roberts, and M. L. Goldstein. 2006. "Power spectrum of small-scale turbulent velocity fluctuations in the solar wind." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 111: [10109-10.1029/2006JA011834]

    Podesta, J. J., D. A. Roberts, and M. L. Goldstein. 2006. "Self-similar scaling of magnetic energy in the inertial range of solar wind turbulence." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 111: [9105-10.1029/2006JA011766]

    Usmanov, A. V., and M. L. Goldstein. 2006. "A three-dimensional MHD solar wind model with pickup protons." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 111: [7101-10.1029/2005JA011533]

    Wendel, D. E., P. H. Reiff, E. Lucek, et al. M. L. Goldstein, A. Fazakerley, and M. Andre. 2006. "Electromagnetic Waves at a Northward IMF Reconnection Line." AGU Spring Meeting Abstracts, A11-:

    Schriver, D., M. Ashour-Abdalla, J. Leboeuf, et al. J. D. Winningham, J. S. Pickett, O. Santolik, and M. L. Goldstein. 2006. "Generation of Chorus Wave Emissions in the Source Region." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 3-:

    Wendel, D. E., P. H. Reiff, M. L. Goldstein, et al. E. Lucek, A. Fazakerley, M. Andre, and H. Reme. 2006. "Magnetic Structure and Electromagnetic Waves at a Northward IMF Merging Site." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, A1436-:

    Usmanov, A. V., and M. L. Goldstein. 2006. "Three-dimensional MHD Modeling of the Solar Wind with Pickup Ions." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 1496-:

    Roberts, D. A., and M. L. Goldstein. 2006. "The Variance of Solar Wind Magnetic Fluctuations: Solutions and Further Puzzles." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, A3-:

    Podesta, J. J., D. A. Roberts, and M. L. Goldstein. 2006. "Power spectra, power law exponents, and anisotropy of solar wind turbulence at small scales." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, A2-:

    Narita, Y., K. Glassmeier, R. A. Treumann, and M. L. Goldstein. 2006. "Measurements of Wavenumber Spectra in the Solar Wind Using Four-Point Data from Cluster." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, A3-:

    Omelchenko, Y., H. Karimabadi, M. L. Goldstein, and A. V. Usmanov. 2006. "Self-adaptive Event-Driven Simulations of Multi-Scale Plasma Systems." Numerical Modeling of Space Plasma Flows, 359: 171-.

    Goldstein, M. L., A. Fazakerley, Y. Narita, et al. G. Parks, D. A. Roberts, K. Glassmeier, and G. Le. 2006. "The Nature of Magnetohydrodynamic Fluctuations in the Solar Wind as Determined from Four-Point Measurements of Magnetic Field and (Electron) Plasma Velocity on Cluster." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, A1441-:

    El-Alaoui, M., M. Ashour-Abdalla, M. L. Goldstein, and R. J. Walker. 2006. "The Role of MHD Turbulence on Plasma Sheet Structure and Dynamics." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, A1440-:

    Zheng, Y., G. Le, J. A. Slavin, et al. M. L. Goldstein, C. Cattell, A. Balogh, E. A. Lucek, H. Reme, J. P. Eastwood, M. Wilber, G. Parks, A. Retino, and A. Fazakerley. 2005. "Cluster observation of continuous reconnection at dayside magnetopause around cusp." Annales Geophysicae, 23 (6): 2199-2215 [doi:10.5194/angeo-23-2199-2005]

    Brief Bio

    Research interests include: the study of the solar wind as a turbulent plasma and investigation of the properties of magnetic reconnection in space plasmas.

    Refereed

    Hwang, K.-J., M. L. Goldstein, D. E. Wendel, A. N. Fazakerley, and C. Gurgiolo. 2013. "Cluster observations near reconnection X lines in Earth's magnetotail current sheet." J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics 118 (7): 4199-4209 [10.1002/jgra.50403]

    Gurgiolo, C. A., M. L. Goldstein, W. H. Matthaeus, and A. Vinas. 2011. "Observations of Electron Vorticity in the Inner Plasmasheet and its Relationship to Reconnection." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts A3-

    Usmanov, A. V., W. H. Matthaeus, B. A. Breech, and M. L. Goldstein. 2011. "Solar Wind Modeling with Turbulence Transport and Heating." The Astrophysical Journal 727 84 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1088/0004-637X/727/2/84]

    Sahraoui, F., M. L. Goldstein, G. Belmont, et al. A. Roux, L. Rezeau, P. Canu, P. Robert, N. Cornilleau-Wehrlin, O. Le Contel, T. Dudok de Wit, J. Pin?on, and K. Kiyani. 2011. "Multi-spacecraft investigation of space turbulence: Lessons from Cluster and input to the Cross-Scale mission." Planetary and Space Science 59 585 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.pss.2010.06.001]

    Narita, Y., K.-H. Glassmeier, S. P. Gary, M. L. Goldstein, and R. A. Treumann. 2010. "Wave Number Spectra in the Solar Wind, the Foreshock, and the Magnetosheath." The Cluster Active Archive: Studying the Earth's Space Plasma Environment 363-368 [10.1007/978-90-481-3499-1_24]

    Taylor, M. G., C. P. Escoubet, H. Laakso, A. Masson, and M. L. Goldstein. 2010. "The Cluster Mission: Space Plasma in Three Dimensions." The Cluster Active Archive: Studying the Earth's Space Plasma Environment 309-330 [10.1007/978-90-481-3499-1_21]

    Faden, J., A. Asnes, R. Friedel, et al. M. Taylor, S. McCaffrey, C. Perry, and M. L. Goldstein. 2010. "Cluster CAA Module for PaPCo." The Cluster Active Archive: Studying the Earth's Space Plasma Environment 249-258 [10.1007/978-90-481-3499-1_17]

    Usmanov, A. V., W. H. Matthaeus, B. Breech, and M. L. Goldstein. 2010. "Global Solar Wind Structure: Effects of Turbulence Transport and Heating." Twelfth International Solar Wind Conference 1216 206-209 [10.1063/1.3395837]

    Hull, A. J., M. Wilber, C. C. Chaston, et al. J. W. Bonnell, J. P. McFadden, F. S. Mozer, M. Fillingim, and M. L. Goldstein. 2010. "Time development of field-aligned currents, potential drops, and plasma associated with an auroral poleward boundary intensification." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics) 115 [6211-10.1029/2009JA014651]

    Narita, Y., F. Sahraoui, M. L. Goldstein, and K.-H. Glassmeier. 2010. "Magnetic energy distribution in the four-dimensional frequency and wave vector domain in the solar wind." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics) 115 [410110.1029/2009JA014742]

    Petrosyan, A., A. Balogh, M. L. Goldstein, et al. J. Leorat, E. Marsch, K. Petrovay, B. Roberts, R. von Steiger, and J. C. Vial. 2010. "Turbulence in the Solar Atmosphere and Solar Wind." Space Science Reviews 156 135-238 [10.1007/s11214-010-9694-3]

    Schriver, D., M. Ashour-Abdalla, F. V. Coroniti, et al. J. N. LeBoeuf, V. Decyk, P. Travnicek, O. Santolik, D. Winningham, J. S. Pickett, M. L. Goldstein, and A. N. Fazakerley. 2010. "Generation of whistler mode emissions in the inner magnetosphere: An event study." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics) 115 [0-10.1029/2009JA014932]

    Narita, Y., K.-H. Glassmeier, F. Sahraoui, and M. L. Goldstein. 2010. "Wave-Vector Dependence of Magnetic-Turbulence Spectra in the Solar Wind." Physical Review Letters 104 [171101 10.1103/PhysRevLett.104.171101]

    Sahraoui, F., G. Belmont, M. L. Goldstein, and L. Rezeau. 2010. "Limitations of multispacecraft data techniques in measuring wave number spectra of space plasma turbulence." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics) 115 [4206-10.1029/2009JA014724]

    F-Vinas, A., C. Gurgiolo, T. Nieves-Chinchilla, S. P. Gary, and M. L. Goldstein. 2010. "Whistler Waves Driven by Anisotropic Strahl Velocity Distributions: Cluster Observations." Twelfth International Solar Wind Conference 1216 [Full Text (Link)] [265-270]

    Vinas, A. F., C. A. Gurgiolo, T. Nieves-Chinchilla, et al. D. E. Wendel, M. L. Goldstein, and A. N. Fazakerley. 2010. "Solar Wind Halo Formation by the Scattering of the Strahl: Direct Cluster/PEACE Observations of the 3D Velocity Distribution Function." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts A3-

    Sahraoui, F., M. L. Goldstein, G. Belmont, P. Canu, and L. Rezeau. 2010. "Three Dimensional Anisotropic k Spectra of Turbulence at Subproton Scales in the Solar Wind." Physical Review Letters 105 [131101-10.1103/PhysRevLett.105.131101]

    Usmanov, A. V., and M. L. Goldstein. 2010. "Alfvénic Turbulence Simulation in a Realistic Solar Wind." Numerical Modeling of Space Plasma Flows Astronum-2009 429 [51-]

    Podesta, J. J., B. D. Chandran, A. Bhattacharjee, D. A. Roberts, and M. L. Goldstein. 2009. "Scale-dependent angle of alignment between velocity and magnetic field fluctuations in solar wind turbulence." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics) 114 [1107-10.1029/2008JA013504]

    Nieves-Chinchilla, T., A. F-Vinas, M. L. Goldstein, and C. Gurgiolo. 2009. "Strahl variations with the Solar Wind properties." EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts 11 12601-

    Gurgiolo, C. A., M. L. Goldstein, A. Figueroa-Vinas, and A. N. Fazakerley. 2009. "The Strahl: A Significant Source of Vorticity in the Solar Wind." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts A1306-

    Sahraoui, F., and M. L. Goldstein. 2009. "Cascade and Dissipation of Solar Wind Turbulence at Electron Scales: Whistlers or Kinetic Alfv’en Waves? (Invited)." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts A3-

    Usmanov, A. V., M. L. Goldstein, W. H. Matthaeus, and B. Breech. 2009. "Magnetohydrodynamic Modeling of the Solar Wind in the Outer Heliosphere." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts A5-

    Lakhina, G. S., S. V. Singh, A. P. Kakad, et al. M. L. Goldstein, A. F. VinAs, and J. S. Pickett. 2009. "A mechanism for electrostatic solitary structures in the Earth's magnetosheath." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics) 114 [9212-10.1029/2009JA014306]

    Sahraoui, F., M. L. Goldstein, P. Robert, and Y. V. Khotyaintsev. 2009. "Evidence of a Cascade and Dissipation of Solar-Wind Turbulence at the Electron Gyroscale." Physical Review Letters 102 [231102-10.1103/PhysRevLett.102.231102]

    Usmanov, A. V., W. H. Matthaeus, B. Breech, and M. L. Goldstein. 2009. "An MHD Solar Wind Model with Turbulence Transport." Numerical Modeling of Space Plasma Flows: ASTRONUM-2008 406 160-

    Breech, B. A., M. L. Goldstein, A. V. Usmanov, and A. Roberts. 2009. "A Simplified Transport Model for sub-Alfvénic Flows in the Corona." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts A1308-

    El-Alaoui, M., M. Ashour-Abdalla, M. L. Goldstein, R. J. Walker, and R. L. Richard. 2009. "MHD Turbulence in the Magnetotail Plasma Sheet." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts 7-

    Hull, A. J., M. Wilber, C. C. Chaston, et al. J. W. Bonnell, F. Mozer, J. P. McFadden, M. L. Goldstein, and M. O. Fillingim. 2009. "Temporal development of field-aligned current systems near and within the plasma sheet boundary layer observed by Cluster." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts 1727-

    Goldstein, M. L., J. Hwang, F. Sahraoui, E. Lee, and G. K. Parks. 2009. "First In-Situ Observation of Rolled-up Kelvin-Helmholtz Vortices under Southward IMF with Evidence of Reconnection." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts 1530-

    Goldman, M. V., D. L. Newman, G. Lapenta, et al. A. Divin, S. Markidis, M. L. Goldstein, J. Hwang, and H. Che. 2009. "Can Electron Phase-Space Holes Help a Spacecraft Locate its Position in the Geometry of Guide-Field Reconnection?" AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts A1354-

    Decyk, V., D. Schriver, M. Ashour-Abdalla, et al. F. V. Coroniti, P. M. Travnicek, J. D. Winningham, J. S. Pickett, O. Santolik, and M. L. Goldstein. 2009. "Generation of Whistler Chorus Emissions and Resulting Wave-Particle Interactions." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts 2-

    Hwang, K., M. L. Goldstein, F. Sahraoui, E. Lee, and G. K. Parks. 2009. "Tail Flapping Followed by the Dipolarization Front During a Flow Burst Event." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts A1742-

    Podesta, J. J., A. Bhattacharjee, B. D. Chandran, M. L. Goldstein, and D. A. Roberts. 2008. "Scale dependent alignment between velocity and magnetic field fluctuations in the solar wind and comparisons to Boldyrev's phenomenological theory." American Institute of Physics Conference Series 1039 81-86 [10.1063/1.2982489]

    Zong, Q.-G., H. Zhang, T. A. Fritz, et al. M. L. Goldstein, S. Wing, W. Keith, J. D. Winningham, R. Frahm, M. W. Dunlop, A. Korth, P. W. Daly, H. ReMe, A. Balogh, and A. N. Fazakerley. 2008. "Multiple cusps during an extended northward IMF period with a significant By component." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics) 113 [121010.1029/2006JA012188]

    Sahraoui, F., and M. L. Goldstein. 2008. "Diagnosis of Magnetic Structures and Intermittency in Space Plasma Turbulence Using the Method of Surrogate Data." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts A1635-

    Gurgiolo, C., A. F. Vinas, T. Nieves-Chinchilla, and M. L. Goldstein. 2008. "Cluster/PEACE Electrons Velocity Distribution Function: Modeling the Strahl in the Solar Wind." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts A1579-

    Nieves-Chinchilla, T., A. F. Vinas, M. L. Goldstein, and C. Gurgiolo. 2008. "Variations of Strahl Properties With Fast and Slow Solar Wind." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts A1578-

    Parks, G. K., E. Lee, A. Teste, et al. M. Wilber, N. Lin, P. Canu, I. Dandouras, H. Reme, S. Y. Fu, and M. L. Goldstein. 2008. "Transport of transient solar wind particles in Earth's cusps." Physics of Plasmas 15 [080702-10.1063/1.2965825]

    Fung, S. F., M. L. Adrian, R. F. Benson, et al. L. N. Garcia, M. L. Goldstein, and B. R. Sandel. 2008. "Plasmaspheric Structures Observed by the CLUSTER and IMAGE Spacecraft." AGU Spring Meeting Abstracts 3-

    Schriver, D., M. Ashour-Abdalla, F. Coroniti, et al. P. Travnicek, V. Decyk, J. D. Winningham, J. S. Pickett, O. Santolik, and M. L. Goldstein. 2008. "Generation of Chorus Waves and Their Effects on Electrons." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts A1763-

    Chaston, C. C., J. R. Johnson, M. Wilber, et al. M. Acuna, M. L. Goldstein, and H. Reme. 2008. "Kinetic Alfven wave turbulence and transport through a reconnection diffusion region." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts 1737-

    Parks, G. K., E. Lee, N. Lin, et al. F. Mozer, M. Wilber, E. Lucek, I. Dandouras, H. Reme, J. B. Cao, P. Canu, N. Cornilleau-Wehrlin, P. Decreau, M. L. Goldstein, and P. Escoubet. 2007. "Density holes in the upstream solar wind." Turbulence and Nonlinear Processes in Astrophysical Plasmas 932 9-15 [10.1063/1.2778939]

    Usmanov, A. V., and M. L. Goldstein. 2007. "Three-dimensional magnetohydrodynamic modeling of the solar corona and solar wind for a highly-tilted solar dipole." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts A1690-

    Zong, Q.-G., S. Y. Fu, D. N. Baker, et al. M. L. Goldstein, P. Song, J. A. Slavin, T. A. Fritz, J. B. Cao, O. Amm, H. Frey, A. Korth, P. W. Daly, H. Reme, and A. Pedersen. 2007. "Earthward flowing plasmoid: Structure and its related ionospheric signature." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics) 112 [7203-10.1029/2006JA012112]

    Podesta, J. J., D. A. Roberts, and M. L. Goldstein. 2007. "Spectral Exponents of Kinetic and Magnetic Energy Spectra in Solar Wind Turbulence." The Astrophysical Journal 664 543-548 [10.1086/519211]

    Podesta, J. J., M. L. Goldstein, and D. A. Roberts. 2007. "Mode decomposition scheme for ideal magnetohydrodynamic plane waves in space-time coordinates." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics) 112 [6103-10.1029/2006JA012097]

    Carr, C. M., T. S. Horbury, A. Balogh, et al. W. Baumjohann, B. Bavassano, A. Breen, D. Burgess, P. J. Cargill, N. Brooker, G. Erdos, L. Fletcher, R. J. Forsyth, J. Giacalone, K.-H. Glassmeier, J. T. Hoeksema, M. L. Goldstein, M. Lockwood, W. Magnes, M. Masimovic, G. Marsch, W. H. Matthaeus, N. Murphy, V. M. Nakariakov, J. R. Pacheco, J.-L. Pincon, P. Riley, C. T. Russell, S. J. Schwartz, A. Szabo, M. Thompson, R. Vainio, M. Velli, S. Vennerstrom, R. Walsh, R. Wimmer-Schweingruber, and G. Zank. 2007. "A Magnetometer For The Solar Orbiter Mission." ESA Special Publication 641

    Chinchilla, T. N., A. F. Vinas, and M. L. Goldstein. 2007. "Cluster/PEACE Electron Velocity Distribution Function Modeling in the Solar Wind." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts A297-

    Gurgiolo, C., M. L. Goldstein, A. N. Fazakerley, et al. A. D. Lahiff, E. Lucek, G. Parks, F. Mozer, and P. Decreau. 2007. "Using PEACE, FGM, and CIS Data from the Four Cluster Spacecraft to Measure Cross Helicity, Compressibility, and Vorticity in the Solar Wind." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts A6-

    Narita, Y., K. Glassmeier, M. L. Goldstein, R. A. Treumann, and S. Gary. 2007. "Wave Number Spectra in the Solar Wind as Seen by CLUSTER Spacecraft." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts 7-

    El-Alaoui, M., M. Ashour-Abdalla, M. L. Goldstein, R. J. Walker, and R. L. Richard. 2007. "MHD Simulations of Turbulence in the Plasma Sheet." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts 5-

    Pickett, J. S., L.-J. Chen, D. A. Gurnett, et al. J. M. Swanner, O. Santolik, P. M. Decreau, C. Beghin, D. Sundkvist, B. Lefebvre, M. L. Goldstein, B. Lavraud, E. Lucek, R. Kessel, G. S. Lakhina, S. V. Singh, R. V. Reddy, H. Reme, and A. Fazakerley. 2006. "Shedding new light on solitary waves observed in space." Cluster and Double Star Symposium 598

    Wendel, D. E., P. H. Reiff, T. H. Han, et al. M. L. Goldstein, E. Lucek, and A. Fazakerley. 2006. "Cluster observation of magnetic structure and electron flows at a northward interplanetary magnetic field x-line." Cluster and Double Star Symposium 598

    Goldstein, M. L., C. P. Escoubet, and H. Laakso. 2006. "Multiscale, multipoint measurements from Cluster: Advancing our scientific understanding of geospace." Advances in Space Research 38 21-36 [10.1016/j.asr.2005.01.114]

    Reiff, P. H., D. Wendel, M. L. Goldstein, et al. A. Fazakerley, B. Anderson, R. A. Heelis, and H. Reme. 2006. "Scale Sizes of Reverse Reconnection on the High Latitude Magnetopause." AGU Spring Meeting Abstracts A3-

    Goldstein, M. L., and D. A. Roberts. 2006. "High Resolution MHD Simulations of Properties of Solar Wind Magnetic Fields." AGU Spring Meeting Abstracts A1-

    Usmanov, A. V., and M. L. Goldstein. 2006. "The deceleration of the solar wind and the intensity of the interplanetary magnetic field in the distant heliosphere." AGU Spring Meeting Abstracts A5-

    Reiff, P. H., C. C. Law, R. L. Kessel, et al. M. L. Goldstein, S. Fishman, and C. Sumners. 2006. "Cluster outreach in a portable immersive theater." Cluster and Double Star Symposium 598

    Zong, Q.-G., H. Zhang, T. A. Fritz, et al. S. Y. Fu, Z. Y. Pu, M. L. Goldstein, W. Keith, M. W. Dunlop, A. Korth, P. W. Daly, H. Reme, A. Balogh, and A. N. Fazakerley. 2006. "The magnetospheric cusp: structure and dynamics." Cluster and Double Star Symposium 598

    Goldstein, M. L. 2006. "Observations and Simulations of Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulence in the Solar Wind." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts 4-

    Weygand, J. M., M. G. Kivelson, K. K. Khurana, et al. H. K. Schwarzl, R. J. Walker, A. Balogh, L. M. Kistler, and M. L. Goldstein. 2006. "Non-self-similar scaling of plasma sheet and solar wind probability distribution functions of magnetic field fluctuations." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics) 111 [11209-10.1029/2006JA011820]

    Podesta, J. J., D. A. Roberts, and M. L. Goldstein. 2006. "Power spectrum of small-scale turbulent velocity fluctuations in the solar wind." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics) 111 [10109-10.1029/2006JA011834]

    Podesta, J. J., D. A. Roberts, and M. L. Goldstein. 2006. "Self-similar scaling of magnetic energy in the inertial range of solar wind turbulence." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics) 111 [9105-10.1029/2006JA011766]

    Usmanov, A. V., and M. L. Goldstein. 2006. "A three-dimensional MHD solar wind model with pickup protons." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics) 111 [7101-10.1029/2005JA011533]

    Wendel, D. E., P. H. Reiff, E. Lucek, et al. M. L. Goldstein, A. Fazakerley, and M. Andre. 2006. "Electromagnetic Waves at a Northward IMF Reconnection Line." AGU Spring Meeting Abstracts A11-

    Schriver, D., M. Ashour-Abdalla, J. Leboeuf, et al. J. D. Winningham, J. S. Pickett, O. Santolik, and M. L. Goldstein. 2006. "Generation of Chorus Wave Emissions in the Source Region." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts 3-

    Wendel, D. E., P. H. Reiff, M. L. Goldstein, et al. E. Lucek, A. Fazakerley, M. Andre, and H. Reme. 2006. "Magnetic Structure and Electromagnetic Waves at a Northward IMF Merging Site." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts A1436-

    Usmanov, A. V., and M. L. Goldstein. 2006. "Three-dimensional MHD Modeling of the Solar Wind with Pickup Ions." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts 1496-

    Roberts, D. A., and M. L. Goldstein. 2006. "The Variance of Solar Wind Magnetic Fluctuations: Solutions and Further Puzzles." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts A3-

    Podesta, J. J., D. A. Roberts, and M. L. Goldstein. 2006. "Power spectra, power law exponents, and anisotropy of solar wind turbulence at small scales." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts A2-

    Narita, Y., K. Glassmeier, R. A. Treumann, and M. L. Goldstein. 2006. "Measurements of Wavenumber Spectra in the Solar Wind Using Four-Point Data from Cluster." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts A3-

    Omelchenko, Y., H. Karimabadi, M. L. Goldstein, and A. V. Usmanov. 2006. "Self-adaptive Event-Driven Simulations of Multi-Scale Plasma Systems." Numerical Modeling of Space Plasma Flows 359 171-

    Goldstein, M. L., A. Fazakerley, Y. Narita, et al. G. Parks, D. A. Roberts, K. Glassmeier, and G. Le. 2006. "The Nature of Magnetohydrodynamic Fluctuations in the Solar Wind as Determined from Four-Point Measurements of Magnetic Field and (Electron) Plasma Velocity on Cluster." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts A1441-

    El-Alaoui, M., M. Ashour-Abdalla, M. L. Goldstein, and R. J. Walker. 2006. "The Role of MHD Turbulence on Plasma Sheet Structure and Dynamics." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts A1440-

    Zheng, Y., G. Le, J. A. Slavin, et al. M. L. Goldstein, C. Cattell, A. Balogh, E. A. Lucek, H. Reme, J. P. Eastwood, M. Wilber, G. Parks, A. Retino, and A. Fazakerley. 2005. "Cluster observation of continuous reconnection at dayside magnetopause around cusp." Annales Geophysicae 23 (6): 2199-2215 [doi:10.5194/angeo-23-2199-2005]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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