Sciences and Exploration Directorate

Laura Antonia Balmaceda

(RESEARCH SCIENTIST)

 laura.a.balmaceda@nasa.gov

 301.286.2575

Org Code: 671

NASA/GSFC
Mail Code: 671
Greenbelt, MD 20771

Employer: GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY

Publications


Refereed

Dresing, N., L. Rodríguez-García, I. C. Jebaraj, et al. A. Warmuth, S. Wallace, L. Balmaceda, T. Podladchikova, R. D. Strauss, A. Kouloumvakos, C. Palmroos, V. Krupar, J. Gieseler, Z. Xu, J. G. Mitchell, C. M. Cohen, G. A. de Nolfo, E. Palmerio, F. Carcaboso, E. K. Kilpua, D. Trotta, U. Auster, E. Asvestari, D. da Silva, W. Dröge, T. Getachew, R. Gómez-Herrero, M. Grande, D. Heyner, M. Holmström, J. Huovelin, Y. Kartavykh, M. Laurenza, C. O. Lee, G. Mason, M. Maksimovic, J. Mieth, G. Murakami, P. Oleynik, M. Pinto, M. Pulupa, I. Richter, J. Rodríguez-Pacheco, B. Sánchez-Cano, F. Schuller, H. Ueno, R. Vainio, A. Vecchio, A. M. Veronig, and N. Wijsen. 2023. The 17 April 2021 widespread solar energetic particle event Astronomy & Astrophysics 674 A105 [10.1051/0004-6361/202345938]

Alzate, N., S. Di Matteo, H. Morgan, et al. D. B. Seaton, M. P. Miralles, L. Balmaceda, M. S. Kirk, M. West, C. DeForest, and A. Vourlidas. 2023. Data mining for science of the sun-earth connection as a single system Frontiers in Astronomy and Space Sciences 10 [10.3389/fspas.2023.1151785]

Nieves-Chinchilla, T., S. Pal, T. M. Salman, et al. N. Alzate, F. Carcaboso, S. E. Guidoni, H. Cremades, A. Narock, L. A. Balmaceda, B. J. Lynch, N. Al-Haddad, L. Rodríguez-García, T. W. Narock, L. F. Dos Santos, F. Regnault, C. Kay, R. M. Winslow, E. Palmerio, E. E. Davies, C. Scolini, A. J. Weiss, M. Jeunon, and R. Pujadas. 2023. Redefining flux ropes in heliophysics Frontiers in Astronomy and Space Sciences 10 [10.3389/fspas.2023.1114838]

Bučík, R., G. M. Mason, R. Gómez-Herrero, et al. V. Krupar, D. Lario, M. J. Starkey, G. C. Ho, J. Rodríguez-Pacheco, R. F. Wimmer-Schweingruber, F. Espinosa Lara, T. Tadesse, L. Balmaceda, C. M. Cohen, M. A. Dayeh, M. I. Desai, P. Kühl, N. V. Nitta, M. E. Wiedenbeck, and Z. G. Xu. 2022. The first gradual solar energetic particle event with an enhanced <sup>3</sup>He abundance on Solar Orbiter Astronomy &amp; Astrophysics 669 A13 [10.1051/0004-6361/202245037]

Balmaceda, L. A., A. Vourlidas, G. Stenborg, and R.-Y. Kwon. 2022. The Hyper-inflation Stage in the Coronal Mass Ejection Formation: A Missing Link That Connects Flares, Coronal Mass Ejections, and Shocks in the Low Corona The Astrophysical Journal 931 (2): 141 [10.3847/1538-4357/ac695c]

Aran, A., D. Pacheco, M. Laurenza, et al. N. Wijsen, D. Lario, S. Benella, I. G. Richardson, E. Samara, J. L. Freiherr von Forstner, B. Sanahuja, L. Rodriguez, L. Balmaceda, F. Espinosa Lara, R. Gómez-Herrero, K. Steinvall, A. Vecchio, V. Krupar, S. Poedts, R. C. Allen, G. B. Andrews, V. Angelini, L. Berger, D. Berghmans, S. Boden, S. I. Böttcher, F. Carcaboso, I. Cernuda, R. De Marco, S. Eldrum, V. Evans, A. Fedorov, J. Hayes, G. C. Ho, T. S. Horbury, N. P. Janitzek, Y. V. Khotyaintsev, A. Kollhoff, P. Kühl, S. R. Kulkarni, W. J. Lees, P. Louarn, J. Magdalenic, M. Maksimovic, O. Malandraki, A. Martínez, G. M. Mason, C. Martín, H. O’Brien, C. Owen, P. Parra, M. Prieto Mateo, A. Ravanbakhsh, J. Rodriguez-Pacheco, O. Rodriguez Polo, S. Sánchez Prieto, C. E. Schlemm, H. Seifert, J. C. Terasa, K. Tyagi, C. Verbeeck, R. F. Wimmer-Schweingruber, Z. G. Xu, M. K. Yedla, and A. N. Zhukov. 2021. Evidence for local particle acceleration in the first recurrent galactic cosmic ray depression observed by Solar Orbiter Astronomy &amp; Astrophysics 656 L10 [10.1051/0004-6361/202140966]

Bučík, R., G. M. Mason, R. Gómez-Herrero, et al. D. Lario, L. Balmaceda, N. V. Nitta, V. Krupar, N. Dresing, G. C. Ho, R. C. Allen, F. Carcaboso, J. Rodríguez-Pacheco, F. Schuller, A. Warmuth, R. F. Wimmer-Schweingruber, J. L. Freiherr von Forstner, G. B. Andrews, L. Berger, I. Cernuda, F. Espinosa Lara, W. J. Lees, C. Martín, D. Pacheco, M. Prieto, S. Sánchez-Prieto, C. E. Schlemm, H. Seifert, K. Tyagi, M. Maksimovic, A. Vecchio, A. Kollhoff, P. Kühl, Z. Xu, and S. Eldrum. 2021. The long period of<sup>3</sup>He-rich solar energetic particles measured by Solar Orbiter 2020 November 17–23 Astronomy &amp; Astrophysics 656 L11 [10.1051/0004-6361/202141009]

Vourlidas, A., L. Balmaceda, H. Xie, and O. St. Cyr. 2020. The Coronal Mass Ejection Visibility Function of Modern Coronagraphs The Astrophysical Journal 900 (2): 161 [10.3847/1538-4357/abada5]

Balmaceda, L., A. Vourlidas, G. Stenborg, and O. St. Cyr. 2020. On the Expansion Speed of Coronal Mass Ejections: Implications for Self-Similar Evolution solphys 295 (8): 107 [10.1007/s11207-020-01672-6]

Lario, D., L. Balmaceda, N. Alzate, et al. M. L. Mays, I. G. Richardson, R. C. Allen, M. Florido-Llinas, T. Nieves-Chinchilla, A. Koval, N. Lugaz, L. K. Jian, C. N. Arge, P. J. Macneice, D. Odstrcil, H. Morgan, A. Szabo, M. I. Desai, P. L. Whittlesey, M. L. Stevens, G. C. Ho, and J. G. Luhmann. 2020. The Streamer Blowout Origin of a Flux Rope and Energetic Particle Event Observed by Parker Solar Probe at 0.5 au The Astrophysical Journal 897 (2): 134 [10.3847/1538-4357/ab9942]

Krupar, V., A. Szabo, M. Maksimovic, et al. O. Kruparova, E. P. Kontar, L. A. Balmaceda, X. Bonnin, S. D. Bale, M. Pulupa, D. M. Malaspina, J. W. Bonnell, P. R. Harvey, K. Goetz, T. Dudok de Wit, R. J. MacDowall, J. C. Kasper, A. W. Case, K. E. Korreck, D. E. Larson, R. Livi, M. L. Stevens, P. L. Whittlesey, and A. M. Hegedus. 2020. Density Fluctuations in the Solar Wind Based on Type III Radio Bursts Observed by Parker Solar Probe The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series 246 (2): 57 [10.3847/1538-4365/ab65bd]

Nieves-Chinchilla, T., A. Szabo, K. E. Korreck, et al. N. Alzate, L. A. Balmaceda, B. Lavraud, K. Paulson, A. A. Narock, S. Wallace, L. K. Jian, J. G. Luhmann, H. Morgan, A. Higginson, C. N. Arge, S. D. Bale, A. W. Case, T. D. Wit, J. Giacalone, K. Goetz, P. R. Harvey, S. I. Jones-Melosky, J. C. Kasper, D. E. Larson, R. Livi, D. J. McComas, R. J. MacDowall, D. M. Malaspina, M. Pulupa, N. E. Raouafi, N. Schwadron, M. L. Stevens, and P. L. Whittlesey. 2020. Analysis of the Internal Structure of the Streamer Blowout Observed by the Parker Solar Probe During the First Solar Encounter The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series 246 (2): 63 [10.3847/1538-4365/ab61f5]

Lario, D., R. Y. Kwon, L. Balmaceda, et al. I. G. Richardson, V. Krupar, B. J. Thompson, O. C. Cyr, L. Zhao, and M. Zhang. 2020. Fast and Wide CMEs without Observed >20 MeV Protons The Astrophysical Journal 889 (2): 92 [10.3847/1538-4357/ab64e1]

Nieves-Chinchilla, T., L. K. Jian, L. Balmaceda, et al. A. Vourlidas, L. F. dos Santos, and A. Szabo. 2019. Unraveling the Internal Magnetic Field Structure of the Earth-directed Interplanetary Coronal Mass Ejections During 1995 – 2015 Solar Physics 294 (7): 89 [10.1007/s11207-019-1477-8]

López, F. M., H. Cremades, L. A. Balmaceda, F. A. Nuevo, and A. M. Vásquez. 2019. Estimating the mass of CMEs from the analysis of EUV dimmings Astronomy & Astrophysics 627 A8 [10.1051/0004-6361/201834163]

Balmaceda, L. A., A. Vourlidas, G. Stenborg, and A. Dal Lago. 2018. How Reliable Are the Properties of Coronal Mass Ejections Measured from a Single Viewpoint? The Astrophysical Journal 863 (1): 57 [10.3847/1538-4357/aacff8]

Vourlidas, A., L. A. Balmaceda, G. Stenborg, and A. D. Lago. 2017. Multi-viewpoint Coronal Mass Ejection Catalog Based onSTEREOCOR2 Observations The Astrophysical Journal 838 (2): 141 [10.3847/1538-4357/aa67f0]

López, F. M., M. Hebe Cremades, F. A. Nuevo, L. A. Balmaceda, and A. M. Vásquez. 2016. Mass-Loss Evolution in the EUV Low Corona from SDO/AIA Data Solar Physics 292 (1): 6 [10.1007/s11207-016-1031-x]

Cabello, I., H. Cremades, L. Balmaceda, and I. Dohmen. 2016. First Simultaneous Views of the Axial and Lateral Perspectives of a Coronal Mass Ejection Solar Physics 291 (6): 1799-1817 [10.1007/s11207-016-0941-y]

Muñoz-Jaramillo, A., R. R. Senkpeil, D. W. Longcope, et al. A. G. Tlatov, A. A. Pevtsov, L. A. Balmaceda, E. E. DeLuca, and P. C. Martens. 2015. THE MINIMUM OF SOLAR CYCLE 23: AS DEEP AS IT COULD BE? The Astrophysical Journal 804 (1): 68 [10.1088/0004-637x/804/1/68]

Muñoz-Jaramillo, A., R. R. Senkpeil, J. C. Windmueller, et al. E. C. Amouzou, D. W. Longcope, A. G. Tlatov, Y. A. Nagovitsyn, A. A. Pevtsov, G. A. Chapman, A. M. Cookson, A. R. Yeates, F. T. Watson, L. A. Balmaceda, E. E. DeLuca, and P. C. Martens. 2015. SMALL-SCALE AND GLOBAL DYNAMOS AND THE AREA AND FLUX DISTRIBUTIONS OF ACTIVE REGIONS, SUNSPOT GROUPS, AND SUNSPOTS: A MULTI-DATABASE STUDY The Astrophysical Journal 800 (1): 48 [10.1088/0004-637x/800/1/48]

Vargas Domínguez, S., J. Palacios, L. Balmaceda, I. Cabello, and V. Domingo. 2014. Evolution of Small-Scale Magnetic Elements in the Vicinity of Granular-Sized Swirl Convective Motions Solar Physics 290 (2): 301-319 [10.1007/s11207-014-0626-3]