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Kristina A. Lynch

Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Kristina Lynch is an experimental physicist specializing in the plasma physics of the auroral ionosphere. She has been at Dartmouth College since 2002. Her undergraduate degree was from Washington University in St Louis (1984). After this she spent four years at the Air Force Geophysics Laboratory in Massachusetts, working on the CRRES satellite. She did her graduate work at the University of New Hampshire (PhD in 1992) working on auroral sounding rockets. From 1992 to 2002 she worked at the UNH Space Science Center on sounding rockets and the European Cluster satellite project. She is a member of the American Geophysical Union.

Research Interests (see my research page.)

Auroral space plasma physics, ionospheric and mesospheric sounding rocket experiments, low-resource spacecraft and multipoint measurments; cubesat array development; thermal plasmas and sheath structures; laboratory studies of thermal plasmas. For recent publications click here.

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