Mona L Mays

Mona L Mays

  • RESEARCH AST, FIELDS AND PARTICLES
  • 301.286.1999
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 674
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Brief Bio

    Research Interests:
    CME kinematics and propagation, solar energetic particles, space weather, solar wind-magnetosphere coupling, geomagnetic storms and substorms.

    Current projects:
    Filament eruption and CME kinematics. Understanding the propagation of interplanetary structures and the resulting geomagnetic activity.  Modeling SEPs throughout the heliosphere.

    With the CCMC (Community Coordinated Modeling Center): Performing real-time space weather analysis, ENLIL model validation, development of ensemble ENLIL CME modeling system, coupling of SEP models with global heliospheric models, leading world-wide community validation of CME arrival time, Flare and SEP predictions, development of space weather analysis tools.

    Lead the development of automated SDO browse archive, real-time space weather streams, and comet campaigns.

    Education

    Ph.D. physics, University of Texas at Austin, Institute for Fusion Studies., 2009
    B.S. physics (with high honors) and astronomy, University of
    Maryland, College Park, 2004

    Awards

    NASA Group Honor Award - Exceptional Achievement for Science: Solar Dynamics Observatory Team (2015)
    NASA Group Honor Award - Exceptional Achievement Customer Service Team: Space Weather Research Center (2014)
    NASA Heliophysics Science Division Peer Award recognition for superior performance (2013)
    NASA Group Honor Award - Group Achievement: SDO Science Investigation Teams (2013)
    NASA Group Honor Award - Group Achievement: NASA Transit of Venus Outreach Team (2013)
    IPST Monroe Martin Prize for Undergraduate Research in Physics (2009)

    Publications

    Refereed

    Savani, N. P., A. Vourlidas, I. G. Richardson, et al. A. Szabo, B. J. Thompson, A. Pulkkinen, M. L. Mays, T. Nieves-Chinchilla, and V. Bothmer. 2017. "Predicting the magnetic vectors within coronal mass ejections arriving at Earth: 2. Geomagnetic response." Space Weather, 15 (2): 441-461 [10.1002/2016sw001458]

    Lario, D., R.-Y. Kwon, I. G. Richardson, et al. N. E. Raouafi, B. J. Thompson, T. T. Rosenvinge, M. L. Mays, P. A. Mäkelä, H. Xie, H. M. Bain, M. Zhang, L. Zhao, H. V. Cane, A. Papaioannou, N. Thakur, and P. Riley. 2017. "The Solar Energetic Particle Event of 2010 August 14: Connectivity with the Solar Source Inferred from Multiple Spacecraft Observations and Modeling." The Astrophysical Journal, 838 (1): 51 [10.3847/1538-4357/aa63e4]

    Sánchez-Cano, B., B. E. Hall, M. Lester, et al. M. L. Mays, O. Witasse, R. Ambrosi, D. Andrews, M. Cartacci, A. Cicchetti, M. Holmström, S. Imber, P. Kajdič, S. E. Milan, R. Noschese, D. Odstrcil, H. Opgenoorth, J. Plaut, R. Ramstad, and K. I. Reyes-Ayala. 2017. "Mars plasma system response to solar wind disturbances during solar minimum." Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 122 (6): 6611-6634 [10.1002/2016ja023587]

    Luhmann, J. G., M. L. Mays, D. Odstrcil, et al. Y. Li, H. Bain, C. O. Lee, A. B. Galvin, R. A. Mewaldt, C. M. Cohen, R. A. Leske, D. Larson, and Y. Futaana. 2017. "Modeling solar energetic particle events using ENLIL heliosphere simulations." Space Weather, 15 (7): 934-954 [10.1002/2017sw001617]

    Witasse, O., B. Sánchez-Cano, M. L. Mays, et al. P. Kajdič, H. Opgenoorth, H. A. Elliott, I. G. Richardson, I. Zouganelis, J. Zender, R. F. Wimmer-Schweingruber, L. Turc, M. G. Taylor, E. Roussos, A. Rouillard, I. Richter, J. D. Richardson, R. Ramstad, G. Provan, A. Posner, J. J. Plaut, D. Odstrcil, H. Nilsson, P. Niemenen, S. E. Milan, K. Mandt, H. Lohf, M. Lester, J.-P. Lebreton, E. Kuulkers, N. Krupp, C. Koenders, M. K. James, D. Intzekara, M. Holmstrom, D. M. Hassler, B. E. Hall, J. Guo, R. Goldstein, C. Goetz, K. H. Glassmeier, V. Génot, H. Evans, J. Espley, N. J. Edberg, M. Dougherty, S. W. Cowley, J. Burch, E. Behar, S. Barabash, D. J. Andrews, and N. Altobelli. 2017. "Interplanetary coronal mass ejection observed at STEREO-A, Mars, comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Saturn, and New Horizons en route to Pluto: Comparison of its Forbush decreases at 1.4, 3.1, and 9.9 AU." Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 122 (8): 7865-7890 [10.1002/2017ja023884]

    Bain, H. M., M. L. Mays, J. G. Luhmann, et al. Y. Li, L. K. Jian, and D. Odstrcil. 2016. "Shock Connectivity in the August 2010 and July 2012 Solar Energetic Particle Events inferred from Observations and ENLIL Modeling." The Astrophysical Journal, 825 (1): 1 [10.3847/0004-637x/825/1/1]

    Dewey, R. M., D. N. Baker, M. L. Mays, et al. D. A. Brain, B. M. Jakosky, J. S. Halekas, J. E. Connerney, D. Odstrcil, J. G. Luhmann, and C. O. Lee. 2016. "Continuous solar wind forcing knowledge: Providing continuous conditions at Mars with the WSA-ENLIL + Cone model." Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 121 (7): 6207-6222 [10.1002/2015ja021941]

    Winslow, R. M., N. Lugaz, N. A. Schwadron, et al. C. J. Farrugia, W. Yu, J. M. Raines, M. L. Mays, A. B. Galvin, and T. H. Zurbuchen. 2016. "Longitudinal conjunction between MESSENGER and STEREO A: Development of ICME complexity through stream interactions." Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 121 (7): 6092–6106 [10.1002/2015ja022307]

    Jian, L. K., P. J. MacNeice, M. L. Mays, et al. A. Taktakishvili, D. Odstrcil, B. Jackson, H.-S. Yu, P. Riley, and I. V. Sokolov. 2016. "Validation for global solar wind prediction using Ulysses comparison: Multiple coronal and heliospheric models installed at the Community Coordinated Modeling Center." Space Weather, 14 (8): 592-611 [10.1002/2016sw001435]

    Savani, N. P., A. Vourlidas, A. Szabo, et al. M. L. Mays, I. G. Richardson, B. J. Thompson, A. Pulkkinen, R. Evans, and T. Nieves-Chinchilla. 2015. "Predicting the magnetic vectors within coronal mass ejections arriving at Earth: 1. Initial architecture." Space Weather, 13: 374 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1002/2015SW001171]

    Mays, M. L., A. Taktakishvili, A. Pulkkinen, et al. P. J. MacNeice, L. Rastätter, D. Odstrcil, L. K. Jian, I. G. Richardson, J. A. LaSota, Y. Zheng, and M. M. Kuznetsova. 2015. "Ensemble Modeling of CMEs Using the WSA–ENLIL+Cone Model." Sol Phys, 290 (6): 1775-1814 [10.1007/s11207-015-0692-1]

    Möstl, C., T. Rollett, R. A. Frahm, et al. Y. D. Liu, D. M. Long, R. C. Colaninno, M. A. Reiss, M. Temmer, C. J. Farrugia, A. Posner, M. Dumbović, M. Janvier, P. Démoulin, P. Boakes, A. Devos, E. Kraaikamp, M. L. Mays, and B. Vršnak. 2015. "Strong coronal channelling and interplanetary evolution of a solar storm up to Earth and Mars." Nat Comms, 6: 7135 [10.1038/ncomms8135]

    Mays, M. L., B. J. Thompson, L. K. Jian, et al. R. C. Colaninno, D. Odstrcil, C. Möstl, M. Temmer, N. P. Savani, G. Collinson, A. Taktakishvili, P. J. MacNeice, and Y. Zheng. 2015. "PROPAGATION OF THE 2014 JANUARY 7 CME AND RESULTING GEOMAGNETIC NON-EVENT." The Astrophysical Journal, 812 (2): 145 [10.1088/0004-637x/812/2/145]

    Vršnak, B., M. Temmer, T. Žic, et al. A. Taktakishvili, M. Dumbović, C. Möstl, A. M. Veronig, M. L. Mays, and D. Odstrčil. 2014. "HELIOSPHERIC PROPAGATION OF CORONAL MASS EJECTIONS: COMPARISON OF NUMERICAL WSA-ENLIL+CONE MODEL AND ANALYTICAL DRAG-BASED MODEL." The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 213 (2): 21 [10.1088/0067-0049/213/2/21]

    Baker, D. N., X. Li, A. Pulkkinen, et al. C. M. Ngwira, M. L. Mays, A. B. Galvin, and K. D. Simunac. 2013. "A major solar eruptive event in July 2012: Defining extreme space weather scenarios." SPACE WEATHER-THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS, 11: 585-591 [10.1002/swe.20097]

    Ngwira, C. M., A. Pulkkinen, M. L. Mays, et al. M. M. Kuznetsova, A. B. Galvin, K. Simunac, D. N. Baker, X. Li, Y. Zheng, and A. Glocer. 2013. "Simulation of the 23 July 2012 extreme space weather event: What if this extremely rare CME was Earth directed?" SPACE WEATHER-THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS, 11: 671-679.

    Rastaetter, L., M. M. Kuznetsova, A. Glocer, et al. D. Welling, X. Meng, J. Raeder, M. Wiltberger, V. K. Jordanova, Y. Yu, S. Zaharia, R. S. Weigel, S. Sazykin, R. Boynton, H. Wei, V. Eccles, W. Horton, M. L. Mays, and J. Gannon. 2013. "Geospace environment modeling 2008-2009 challenge: D-st index." SPACE WEATHER-THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS, 11: 187-205 [10.1002/swe.20036]

    Gilbert, H. R., A. R. Inglis, M. L. Mays, et al. L. Ofman, B. J. Thompson, and C. A. Young. 2013. "Energy Release from Impacting Prominence Material Following the 2011 June 7 Eruption." The Astrophysical Journal, 776: [L12-10.1088/2041-8205/776/1/L12]

    Rastätter, L., M. Kuznetsova, A. Glocer, et al. D. Welling, X. Meng, J. Raeder, M. Wiltberger, V. K. Jordanova, Y. Yu, S. Zaharia, R. S. Weigel, S. Sazykin, R. Boynton, H. Wei, V. Eccles, W. Horton, M. L. Mays, and J. Gannon. 2013. "Geospace environment modeling 2008–2009 challenge: Dst index." Space Weather, 11: [10.1002/swe.20036]

    Evans, R., A. A. Pulkkinen, Y. Zheng, et al. M. L. Mays, A. Taktakishvili, M. M. Kuznetsova, and M. Hesse. 2013. "The SCORE Scale: A Coronal Mass Ejection Typification System Based on Speed." Space Weather, [10.1002/swe.20058]

    Xie, H. N., D. Odstrcil, L. Mays, et al. O. C. St Cyr, N. Gopalswamy, and H. Cremades. 2012. "Understanding shock dynamics in the inner heliosphere with modeling and Type II radio data: The 2010-04-03 event." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 117: 4105 [ 10.1029/2011JA017304]

    Andriyas, T., E. Spencer, A. Raj, J. Sojka, and M. L. Mays. 2012. "Forecasting the Dst index during corotating interaction region events using synthesized solar wind parameters." Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 117 (A3): [10.1029/2011ja017018]

    Thompson, B. J., S. E. Gibson, P. C. Schroeder, et al. D. F. Webb, C. N. Arge, M. M. Bisi, G. de Toma, B. A. Emery, A. B. Galvin, D. A. Haber, B. V. Jackson, E. A. Jensen, R. J. Leamon, J. Lei, P. K. Manoharan, M. L. Mays, P. S. McIntosh, G. J. Petrie, S. P. Plunkett, L. Qian, P. Riley, S. T. Suess, M. Tokumaru, B. T. Welsch, and T. N. Woods. 2011. "A Snapshot of the Sun Near Solar Minimum: The Whole Heliosphere Interval." Sol Phys, 274 (1-2): 29-56 [10.1007/s11207-011-9891-6]

    Spencer, E., P. Kasturi, S. Patra, W. Horton, and M. L. Mays. 2011. "Influence of solar wind-magnetosphere coupling functions on the Dst index." Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 116 (A12): [10.1029/2011ja016780]

    Brady, P., T. Ditmire, W. Horton, M. L. Mays, and Y. Zakharov. 2009. "Laboratory experiments simulating solar wind driven magnetospheres." Phys. Plasmas, 16 (4): 043112 [10.1063/1.3085786]

    Spencer, E., A. Rao, W. Horton, and M. L. Mays. 2009. "Evaluation of solar wind-magnetosphere coupling functions during geomagnetic storms with the WINDMI model." Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 114 (A2): [10.1029/2008ja013530]

    Mays, M. L., W. Horton, E. Spencer, and J. Kozyra. 2009. "Real-time predictions of geomagnetic storms and substorms: Use of the Solar Wind Magnetosphere-Ionosphere System model." Space Weather, 7 (7): [10.1029/2008sw000459]

    Kaladze, T. D., W. Horton, T. W. Garner, J. W. Van Dam, and M. L. Mays. 2008. "A method for the intensification of atomic oxygen green line emission by internal gravity waves." Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 113 (A12): [10.1029/2008ja013425]

    Mays, M. L., O. C. St. Cyr, E. Quémerais, et al. S. Ferron, J.-L. Bertaux, S. Yashiro, and R. Howard. 2007. "An Attempt to Detect Coronal Mass Ejections in Lyman-α Using SOHO Swan." Solar Physics, 241 (1): 113-125 [10.1007/s11207-007-0196-8]

    Spencer, E., W. Horton, M. L. Mays, I. Doxas, and J. Kozyra. 2007. "Analysis of the 3-7 October 2000 and 15-24 April 2002 geomagnetic storms with an optimized nonlinear dynamical model." Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 112 (A4): [10.1029/2006ja012019]

    Mays, M. L., W. Horton, J. Kozyra, et al. T. H. Zurbuchen, C. Huang, and E. Spencer. 2007. "Effect of Interplanetary Shocks on the AL and Dst Indices." Geophysical Research Letters, 34 (11): L11104 [10.1029/2007gl029844]

    Brief Bio

    Research Interests:
    CME kinematics and propagation, solar energetic particles, space weather, solar wind-magnetosphere coupling, geomagnetic storms and substorms.

    Current projects:
    Filament eruption and CME kinematics. Understanding the propagation of interplanetary structures and the resulting geomagnetic activity.  Modeling SEPs throughout the heliosphere.

    With the CCMC (Community Coordinated Modeling Center): Performing real-time space weather analysis, ENLIL model validation, development of ensemble ENLIL CME modeling system, coupling of SEP models with global heliospheric models, leading world-wide community validation of CME arrival time, Flare and SEP predictions, development of space weather analysis tools.

    Lead the development of automated SDO browse archive, real-time space weather streams, and comet campaigns.

    Publications

    Refereed

    Savani, N. P., A. Vourlidas, I. G. Richardson, et al. A. Szabo, B. J. Thompson, A. Pulkkinen, M. L. Mays, T. Nieves-Chinchilla, and V. Bothmer. 2017. "Predicting the magnetic vectors within coronal mass ejections arriving at Earth: 2. Geomagnetic response." Space Weather 15 (2): 441-461 [10.1002/2016sw001458]

    Lario, D., R.-Y. Kwon, I. G. Richardson, et al. N. E. Raouafi, B. J. Thompson, T. T. Rosenvinge, M. L. Mays, P. A. Mäkelä, H. Xie, H. M. Bain, M. Zhang, L. Zhao, H. V. Cane, A. Papaioannou, N. Thakur, and P. Riley. 2017. "The Solar Energetic Particle Event of 2010 August 14: Connectivity with the Solar Source Inferred from Multiple Spacecraft Observations and Modeling." The Astrophysical Journal 838 (1): 51 [10.3847/1538-4357/aa63e4]

    Sánchez-Cano, B., B. E. Hall, M. Lester, et al. M. L. Mays, O. Witasse, R. Ambrosi, D. Andrews, M. Cartacci, A. Cicchetti, M. Holmström, S. Imber, P. Kajdič, S. E. Milan, R. Noschese, D. Odstrcil, H. Opgenoorth, J. Plaut, R. Ramstad, and K. I. Reyes-Ayala. 2017. "Mars plasma system response to solar wind disturbances during solar minimum." Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics 122 (6): 6611-6634 [10.1002/2016ja023587]

    Luhmann, J. G., M. L. Mays, D. Odstrcil, et al. Y. Li, H. Bain, C. O. Lee, A. B. Galvin, R. A. Mewaldt, C. M. Cohen, R. A. Leske, D. Larson, and Y. Futaana. 2017. "Modeling solar energetic particle events using ENLIL heliosphere simulations." Space Weather 15 (7): 934-954 [10.1002/2017sw001617]

    Witasse, O., B. Sánchez-Cano, M. L. Mays, et al. P. Kajdič, H. Opgenoorth, H. A. Elliott, I. G. Richardson, I. Zouganelis, J. Zender, R. F. Wimmer-Schweingruber, L. Turc, M. G. Taylor, E. Roussos, A. Rouillard, I. Richter, J. D. Richardson, R. Ramstad, G. Provan, A. Posner, J. J. Plaut, D. Odstrcil, H. Nilsson, P. Niemenen, S. E. Milan, K. Mandt, H. Lohf, M. Lester, J.-P. Lebreton, E. Kuulkers, N. Krupp, C. Koenders, M. K. James, D. Intzekara, M. Holmstrom, D. M. Hassler, B. E. Hall, J. Guo, R. Goldstein, C. Goetz, K. H. Glassmeier, V. Génot, H. Evans, J. Espley, N. J. Edberg, M. Dougherty, S. W. Cowley, J. Burch, E. Behar, S. Barabash, D. J. Andrews, and N. Altobelli. 2017. "Interplanetary coronal mass ejection observed at STEREO-A, Mars, comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Saturn, and New Horizons en route to Pluto: Comparison of its Forbush decreases at 1.4, 3.1, and 9.9 AU." Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics 122 (8): 7865-7890 [10.1002/2017ja023884]

    Bain, H. M., M. L. Mays, J. G. Luhmann, et al. Y. Li, L. K. Jian, and D. Odstrcil. 2016. "Shock Connectivity in the August 2010 and July 2012 Solar Energetic Particle Events inferred from Observations and ENLIL Modeling." The Astrophysical Journal 825 (1): 1 [10.3847/0004-637x/825/1/1]

    Dewey, R. M., D. N. Baker, M. L. Mays, et al. D. A. Brain, B. M. Jakosky, J. S. Halekas, J. E. Connerney, D. Odstrcil, J. G. Luhmann, and C. O. Lee. 2016. "Continuous solar wind forcing knowledge: Providing continuous conditions at Mars with the WSA-ENLIL + Cone model." Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics 121 (7): 6207-6222 [10.1002/2015ja021941]

    Winslow, R. M., N. Lugaz, N. A. Schwadron, et al. C. J. Farrugia, W. Yu, J. M. Raines, M. L. Mays, A. B. Galvin, and T. H. Zurbuchen. 2016. "Longitudinal conjunction between MESSENGER and STEREO A: Development of ICME complexity through stream interactions." Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics 121 (7): 6092–6106 [10.1002/2015ja022307]

    Jian, L. K., P. J. MacNeice, M. L. Mays, et al. A. Taktakishvili, D. Odstrcil, B. Jackson, H.-S. Yu, P. Riley, and I. V. Sokolov. 2016. "Validation for global solar wind prediction using Ulysses comparison: Multiple coronal and heliospheric models installed at the Community Coordinated Modeling Center." Space Weather 14 (8): 592-611 [10.1002/2016sw001435]

    Savani, N. P., A. Vourlidas, A. Szabo, et al. M. L. Mays, I. G. Richardson, B. J. Thompson, A. Pulkkinen, R. Evans, and T. Nieves-Chinchilla. 2015. "Predicting the magnetic vectors within coronal mass ejections arriving at Earth: 1. Initial architecture." Space Weather 13 374 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1002/2015SW001171]

    Mays, M. L., A. Taktakishvili, A. Pulkkinen, et al. P. J. MacNeice, L. Rastätter, D. Odstrcil, L. K. Jian, I. G. Richardson, J. A. LaSota, Y. Zheng, and M. M. Kuznetsova. 2015. "Ensemble Modeling of CMEs Using the WSA–ENLIL+Cone Model." Sol Phys 290 (6): 1775-1814 [10.1007/s11207-015-0692-1]

    Möstl, C., T. Rollett, R. A. Frahm, et al. Y. D. Liu, D. M. Long, R. C. Colaninno, M. A. Reiss, M. Temmer, C. J. Farrugia, A. Posner, M. Dumbović, M. Janvier, P. Démoulin, P. Boakes, A. Devos, E. Kraaikamp, M. L. Mays, and B. Vršnak. 2015. "Strong coronal channelling and interplanetary evolution of a solar storm up to Earth and Mars." Nat Comms 6 7135 [10.1038/ncomms8135]

    Mays, M. L., B. J. Thompson, L. K. Jian, et al. R. C. Colaninno, D. Odstrcil, C. Möstl, M. Temmer, N. P. Savani, G. Collinson, A. Taktakishvili, P. J. MacNeice, and Y. Zheng. 2015. "PROPAGATION OF THE 2014 JANUARY 7 CME AND RESULTING GEOMAGNETIC NON-EVENT." The Astrophysical Journal 812 (2): 145 [10.1088/0004-637x/812/2/145]

    Vršnak, B., M. Temmer, T. Žic, et al. A. Taktakishvili, M. Dumbović, C. Möstl, A. M. Veronig, M. L. Mays, and D. Odstrčil. 2014. "HELIOSPHERIC PROPAGATION OF CORONAL MASS EJECTIONS: COMPARISON OF NUMERICAL WSA-ENLIL+CONE MODEL AND ANALYTICAL DRAG-BASED MODEL." The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series 213 (2): 21 [10.1088/0067-0049/213/2/21]

    Baker, D. N., X. Li, A. Pulkkinen, et al. C. M. Ngwira, M. L. Mays, A. B. Galvin, and K. D. Simunac. 2013. "A major solar eruptive event in July 2012: Defining extreme space weather scenarios." SPACE WEATHER-THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS 11 585-591 [10.1002/swe.20097]

    Ngwira, C. M., A. Pulkkinen, M. L. Mays, et al. M. M. Kuznetsova, A. B. Galvin, K. Simunac, D. N. Baker, X. Li, Y. Zheng, and A. Glocer. 2013. "Simulation of the 23 July 2012 extreme space weather event: What if this extremely rare CME was Earth directed?" SPACE WEATHER-THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS 11 671-679

    Rastaetter, L., M. M. Kuznetsova, A. Glocer, et al. D. Welling, X. Meng, J. Raeder, M. Wiltberger, V. K. Jordanova, Y. Yu, S. Zaharia, R. S. Weigel, S. Sazykin, R. Boynton, H. Wei, V. Eccles, W. Horton, M. L. Mays, and J. Gannon. 2013. "Geospace environment modeling 2008-2009 challenge: D-st index." SPACE WEATHER-THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS 11 187-205 [10.1002/swe.20036]

    Gilbert, H. R., A. R. Inglis, M. L. Mays, et al. L. Ofman, B. J. Thompson, and C. A. Young. 2013. "Energy Release from Impacting Prominence Material Following the 2011 June 7 Eruption." The Astrophysical Journal 776 [L12-10.1088/2041-8205/776/1/L12]

    Rastätter, L., M. Kuznetsova, A. Glocer, et al. D. Welling, X. Meng, J. Raeder, M. Wiltberger, V. K. Jordanova, Y. Yu, S. Zaharia, R. S. Weigel, S. Sazykin, R. Boynton, H. Wei, V. Eccles, W. Horton, M. L. Mays, and J. Gannon. 2013. "Geospace environment modeling 2008–2009 challenge: Dst index." Space Weather 11 [10.1002/swe.20036]

    Evans, R., A. A. Pulkkinen, Y. Zheng, et al. M. L. Mays, A. Taktakishvili, M. M. Kuznetsova, and M. Hesse. 2013. "The SCORE Scale: A Coronal Mass Ejection Typification System Based on Speed." Space Weather [10.1002/swe.20058]

    Xie, H. N., D. Odstrcil, L. Mays, et al. O. C. St Cyr, N. Gopalswamy, and H. Cremades. 2012. "Understanding shock dynamics in the inner heliosphere with modeling and Type II radio data: The 2010-04-03 event." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics) 117 4105 [ 10.1029/2011JA017304]

    Andriyas, T., E. Spencer, A. Raj, J. Sojka, and M. L. Mays. 2012. "Forecasting the Dst index during corotating interaction region events using synthesized solar wind parameters." Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics 117 (A3): [10.1029/2011ja017018]

    Thompson, B. J., S. E. Gibson, P. C. Schroeder, et al. D. F. Webb, C. N. Arge, M. M. Bisi, G. de Toma, B. A. Emery, A. B. Galvin, D. A. Haber, B. V. Jackson, E. A. Jensen, R. J. Leamon, J. Lei, P. K. Manoharan, M. L. Mays, P. S. McIntosh, G. J. Petrie, S. P. Plunkett, L. Qian, P. Riley, S. T. Suess, M. Tokumaru, B. T. Welsch, and T. N. Woods. 2011. "A Snapshot of the Sun Near Solar Minimum: The Whole Heliosphere Interval." Sol Phys 274 (1-2): 29-56 [10.1007/s11207-011-9891-6]

    Spencer, E., P. Kasturi, S. Patra, W. Horton, and M. L. Mays. 2011. "Influence of solar wind-magnetosphere coupling functions on the Dst index." Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics 116 (A12): [10.1029/2011ja016780]

    Brady, P., T. Ditmire, W. Horton, M. L. Mays, and Y. Zakharov. 2009. "Laboratory experiments simulating solar wind driven magnetospheres." Phys. Plasmas 16 (4): 043112 [10.1063/1.3085786]

    Spencer, E., A. Rao, W. Horton, and M. L. Mays. 2009. "Evaluation of solar wind-magnetosphere coupling functions during geomagnetic storms with the WINDMI model." Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics 114 (A2): [10.1029/2008ja013530]

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    Mays, M. L., O. C. St. Cyr, E. Quémerais, et al. S. Ferron, J.-L. Bertaux, S. Yashiro, and R. Howard. 2007. "An Attempt to Detect Coronal Mass Ejections in Lyman-α Using SOHO Swan." Solar Physics 241 (1): 113-125 [10.1007/s11207-007-0196-8]

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