Professor Jim Wild FRAS SFHEA

Professor of Space Physics


Jim Wild is a scientist studying the space environment and the links between the Sun, the Earth and other planets.

Jim studied for a degree in Physics with Space Science and Technology before completing a doctorate in solar-terrestrial physics at the University of Leicester. He is now the Professor of Space Physics at Lancaster University’s Department of Physics.

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Shapes of magnetically controlled electron density structures in the dayside Martian ionosphere
Dieval, C.C.G., Kopf, A., Wild, J.A. 05/2018 In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 123, 5, p. 3919-3942. 24 p.
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Diurnal variations in global Joule heating morphology and magnitude due to neutral winds
Billett, D.D., Grocott, A., Wild, J.A., Walach, M., Kosch, M.J. 5/03/2018 In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 123, 3, p. 2398-2411. 14 p.
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AuroraWatch UK: an automated aurora alert system
Case, N.A., Marple, S.R., Honary, F., Wild, J.A., Billett, D., Grocott, A. 10/01/2018 In: Earth and Space Science. 4, 12, p. 746-754. 9 p.
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Nightside ionospheric convection asymmetries during the early substorm expansion phase: relationship to onset local time
Grocott, A., Laurens, H., Wild, J.A. 16/12/2017 In: Geophysical Research Letters. 44, 23, 10 p.

A high-resolution model of the external and induced magnetic field at the Earth’s surface in the northern hemisphere
Shore, R., Freeman, M., Wild, J.A., Gjerloev, J. 17/02/2017 In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 122, 2, p. 2440-2454. 15 p.
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