Robert Erlandson Print


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  Bob.Erlandson@jhuapl.edu

: SES

:   Branch Supervisor - Science and Space Instrumentation

:  Heliophysics

  Freja, MFE, Viking, Magnetometer

 
Degree Field of Study Year Attained Institution Name
B.A. Physics 1982 Augsburg College
M.S. Physics 1984 University of Minnesota
Ph.D. Physics 1986 University of Minnesota

Dr. Robert Erlandson is the Branch Supervisor of the Space Exploration Sector's Science and Space Instrumentation Branch.  This branch is responsible for science and space instrumentation for all space activites in the Sector and cover disciplines that include heliophysics, planetary science, Earth science and applied science research.  Dr. Erlandson's research interests include the study of low frequency Electromagnetic Ion Cyclotron Waves, wave-particle interactions, field-aligned currents and space weather applications.  In addition, Dr. Erlandson has developed a number of new optical sensing instruments, one of which uses Magneto-Optical Filter (MOF) technology and another that involves the development of low cost sensing approaches for terrestrial weather applications.

 
AGU Index Category AGU Index Sub-Category
SPACE PLASMA PHYSICS Wave/particle interactions
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Start Year End Year Description
2007 Current Branch Supervisor at JHU/APL
2004 2007 Group Supervisor at JHU/APL
1986 2004 Research Scientist at JHU/APL
Year Description
1990 - Present AIAA
1990 - Present SPIE
1986 - Present American Geophysical Union
2014 JHU/APL Mission Accomplishment Award - Multi-Spectral Imaging System
1992 JHU/APL Best Paper in Refereed Scientific Journal - A statistical study of Pc 1-2 magnetic pulsations in the equatorial magnetosphere
1988 JHU/APL Best Paper in Refereed Scientific Journal - Honorable Mention - :IMF By dependence of region 1 Birkeland currents near noon
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Lars Dyrud, Jonathan Fentzke, Gary Bust, Bob Erlandson, Sally Whitely, Brian Bauer, Steve Arnold, Daniel Selva, Kerri Cahoy, Rebecca Bishop, Warren Wiscombe, Steven Lorentz, Stefan Slagowski, Brian Gunter, Kevin Trenberth, IEEE, (2013), GEOScan: A Global, Real-Time Geoscience Facility, 2013 Ieee Aerospace Conference

Lars P. Dyrud, Jonathan T. Fentzke, Kerri Cahoy, Shawn Murphy, Warren Wiscombe, Chad Fish, Brian Gunter, Rebecca Bishop, Gary Bust, Bob Erlandson, Brian Bauer, Om Gupta, KD Pham, JL Cox, RT Howard, H Zmuda, (2012), GEOScan: A Geoscience Facility From Space, Sensors and Systems For Space Applications V, 8385

Robert E. Erlandson, Michael A. Kelly, Charles A. Hibbitts, C. K. Kumar, Hugo Darlington, Lars Dyrud, Om P. Gupta, AHJ Kolk, SO Southern, KN Montgomery, CW Taylor, BVKV Kumar, S Prabhakar, AA Ross, (2012), Using Hosted Payloads on Iridium NEXT to Provide Global Warning of Volcanic Ash, Sensing Technologies For Global Health, Military Medicine, Disaster Response, and Environmental Monitoring Ii: and Biometric Technology For Human Identification Ix, 8371

Robert E. Erlandson, Jeff C. Taylor, Christopher H. Michaelis, Jennifer L. Edwards, Robert C. Brown, Pazhayannur K. Swaminathan, Cidambi K. Kumar, C. Bryon Hargis, Arnold C. Goldberg, Eric M. Klatt, Greggory L. O'Marr, (2010), Development of Kill Assessment Technology for Space-Based Applications, Johns Hopkins Apl Technical Digest, 29, 289-297

Michael Norkus, Robert F. Baker, Robert E. Erlandson, (2010), Evolving Operations and Decommissioning of the Midcourse Space Experiment Spacecraft, Johns Hopkins Apl Technical Digest, 29, 218-225

EA Delamere, HC Stenbaek-Nielsen, RF Pfaff, RE Erlandson, CI Meng, JI Zetzer, Y Kiselev, BG Gavrilov, (2004), Dynamics of the active plasma experiment north star artificial plasma jet, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 41, 503-508

RE Erlandson, CI Meng, PK Swaminathan, CK Kumar, VK Dogra, BJ Stoyanov, BG Gavrilov, Y Kiselev, JI Zetzer, HC Stenbaek-Nielsen, KA Lynch, RF Pfaff, PA Delamere, S Bounds, NA Gatsonis, (2004), North star plasma-Jet space experiment, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 41, 483-489

RE Erlandson, CI Meng, JI Zetzer, (2004), Introduction to the North Star Active Plasma-Jet Space Experiment, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 41, 481-482

NA Gatsonis, M DeMagistrist, RE Erlandson, (2004), Three-dimensional magnetohydrodynamic modeling of plasma jets in north star space experiment, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 41, 509-520

BG Gavrilov, IM Podgorny, DB Sobyanin, JI Zetzer, RE Erlandson, CI Meng, RF Pfaff, KA Lynch, (2004), North star plasma-jet experiment particles and electric and magnetic field measurements, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 41, 490-495

KA Lynch, RB Torbert, M Chutter, RE Erlandson, CI Meng, JI Zetzer, BG Gavrilov, Y Kiselev, (2004), Active plasma experiment: North star particle data, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 41, 496-502

RF Pfaff, HT Freudenreich, SR Bounds, PA Delamere, RE Erlandson, CI Meng, JI Zetzer, BG Gavrilov, (2004), Electric field, magnetic field, and density measurements on the active plasma experiment, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 41, 521-532

BG Gavrilov, JI Zetzer, IM Podgorny, DB Sobyanin, CI Meng, RE Erlandson, HC Stenbaek-Nielsen, RF Pfaff, KA Lynch, (2003), Plasma jet motion across the geomagnetic field in the "North star" active geophysical experiment, Cosmic Research, 41, 28-38

JI Zetzer, SI Kozlov, VA Rybakov, AV Ponomarenko, NV Smirnova, YA Romanovsky, CI Meng, R Erlandson, B Stoyanov, (2002), Airglow in the visible and infrared spectral ranges of the disturbed upper atmosphere under conditions of high-velocity plasma jet injection: I. Experimental data, Cosmic Research, 40, 233-240

RE Erlandson, AJ Ukhorskiy, (2001), Observations of electromagnetic ion cyclotron waves during geomagnetic storms: Wave occurrence and pitch angle scattering, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 106, 3883-3895

VK Dogra, RP Nance, JC Taylor, PK Swaminathan, RE Erlandson, CI Meng, (2000), Modeling of gas cloud expansion at high altitude with radiation transport, Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 14, 396-403

RE Erlandson, PK Swaminathan, CI Meng, BJ Stoyanov, JI Zetzer, BG Gavrilov, YN Kiselev, YA Romanovsky, (1999), Observation of auroral emissions induced by artificial plasma jets, Geophysical Research Letters, 26, 1553-1556

GE Galica, BD Green, MT Boies, OM Uy, DM Silver, RC Benson, RE Erlandson, BE Wood, DF Hall, (1999), Particle environment surrounding the midcourse space experiment spacecraft, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 36, 561-565

NA Gatsonis, RE Erlandson, PK Swaminathan, CK Kumar, (1999), Analysis of pressure measurements during cold-gas thruster firings onboard suborbital spacecraft, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 36, 688-692

BG Gavrilov, AI Podgorny, IM Podgorny, DB Sobyanin, JI Zetzer, RE Erlandson, CI Meng, BJ Stoyanov, (1999), Diamagnetic effect produced by the Fluxus-1 and-2 artificial plasma jet, Geophysical Research Letters, 26, 1549-1552

VV Adushkin, YI Zetser, BG Gavrilov, IV Grits'kiv, YN Kiselev, YA Romanovskii, VA Rybakov, CI Meng, R Erlandson, B Stoyanov, (1998), Active geophysical experiments "Fluxus 1, 2"; Investigation of the plasma jet and environment interaction on the altitude 140 km, Doklady Akademii Nauk, 361, 818-821

M Andre, P Norqvist, L Andersson, L Eliasson, AI Eriksson, L Blomberg, RE Erlandson, J Waldemark, (1998), Ion energization mechanisms at 1700 km in the auroral region, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 103, 4199-4222

RE Erlandson, LJ Zanetti, (1998), A statistical study of auroral electromagnetic ion cyclotron waves, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 103, 4627-4636

BD Green, GE Galica, PA Mulhall, OM Uy, JC Lesho, MT Boies, RC Benson, TE Phillips, DM Silver, RE Erlandson, BE Wood, DF Hall, JD Mill, (1998), Local environment surrounding the Midcourse Space Experiment satellite during its first week, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 35, 183-190

OM Uy, RC Benson, RE Erlandson, MT Boies, DM Silver, JC Lesho, BD Green, GE Galica, BE Wood, DF Hall, (1998), Midcourse space experiment contamination measurement during cryogen phase, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 35, 170-176

NA Gatsonis, EP Maynard, RE Erlandson, (1997), Monte Carlo modeling and analysis of pressure sensor measurements during suborbital flight, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 34, 83-91

K Mursula, R Rasinkangas, T Bosinger, RE Erlandson, PA Lindqvist, (1997), Nonbouncing Pc 1 wave bursts, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 102, 17611-17624

OM Uy, RC Benson, RE Erlandson, MT Boies, JF Lesho, GE Galica, BD Green, BE Wood, DF Hall, (1997), Contamination experiments in the midcourse space experiment, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 34, 218-225

BJ Anderson, RE Erlandson, MJ Engebretson, J Alford, RL Arnoldy, (1996), Source region of 0.2 to 1.0 Hz geomagnetic pulsation bursts, Geophysical Research Letters, 23, 769-772

RL Arnoldy, MJ Engebretson, JL Alford, RE Erlandson, BJ Anderson, (1996), Magnetic impulse events and associated Pc 1 bursts at dayside high latitudes, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 101, 7793-7799

RE Erlandson, BJ Anderson, (1996), Pc 1 waves in the ionosphere: A statistical study, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 101, 7843-7857

RE Erlandson, K Mursula, T Bosinger, (1996), Simultaneous ground-satellite observations of structured Pc 1 pulsations, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 101, 27149-27156

PK Swaminathan, JC Taylor, DFG Rault, RE Erlandson, CI Meng, (1996), Transition regime aerodynamic heating of missiles, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 33, 607-613

HJ HANSEN, BJ FRASER, FW MENK, RE ERLANDSON, (1995), GROUND SATELLITE-OBSERVATIONS OF PC-1 MAGNETIC PULSATIONS IN THE PLASMA TROUGH, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 100, 7971-7985

RA ERLANDSON, GY LAUWERS, JM WOODRUFF, (1994), GASTROINTESTINAL AUTONOMIC NERVE TUMORS AND SKEINOID FIBERS - REPLY, American Journal of Surgical Pathology, 18, 959-960

RE ERLANDSON, LJ ZANETTI, MH ACUNA, AI ERIKSSON, L ELIASSON, MH BOEHM, LG BLOMBERG, (1994), FREJA OBSERVATIONS OF ELECTROMAGNETIC ION-CYCLOTRON ELF WAVES AND TRANSVERSE OXYGEN-ION ACCELERATION ON AURORAL FIELD LINES, Geophysical Research Letters, 21, 1855-1858

LJ ZANETTI, TA POTEMRA, BJ ANDERSON, RE ERLANDSON, DB HOLLAND, MH ACUNA, J KAPPENMAN, R LESHER, B FEERO, (1994), IONOSPHERIC CURRENTS CORRELATED WITH GEOMAGNETIC INDUCED CURRENTS - FREJA MAGNETIC-FIELD MEASUREMENTS AND THE SUNBURST MONITOR SYSTEM, Geophysical Research Letters, 21, 1867-1870

L ZANETTI, T POTEMRA, R ERLANDSON, P BYTHROW, B ANDERSON, A LUI, SI OHTANI, G FOUNTAIN, R HENSHAW, B BALLARD, D LOHR, J HAYES, D HOLLAND, M ACUNA, D FAIRFIELD, J SLAVIN, W BAUMJOHANN, M ENGBRETSON, KH GLASSMEIER, G GUSTAFSSON, T IIJIMA, H LUHR, F PRIMDAHL, (1994), MAGNETIC-FIELD EXPERIMENT ON THE FREJA SATELLITE, Space Science Reviews, 70, 465-482

RE ERLANDSON, TL AGGSON, WR HOGEY, JA SLAVIN, (1993), SIMULTANEOUS OBSERVATIONS OF SUBAURORAL ELECTRON-TEMPERATURE ENHANCEMENTS AND ELECTROMAGNETIC ION-CYCLOTRON WAVES, Geophysical Research Letters, 20, 1723-1726

H LONNQVIST, M ANDRE, L MATSON, A BAHNSEN, LG BLOMBERG, RE ERLANDSON, (1993), GENERATION OF VLF SAUCER EMISSIONS OBSERVED BY THE VIKING SATELLITE, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 98, 13565-13574

BJ ANDERSON, RE ERLANDSON, LJ ZANETTI, (1992), A STATISTICAL STUDY OF PC 1-2 MAGNETIC PULSATIONS IN THE EQUATORIAL MAGNETOSPHERE .1. EQUATORIAL OCCURRENCE DISTRIBUTIONS, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 97, 3075-3088

BJ ANDERSON, RE ERLANDSON, LJ ZANETTI, (1992), A STATISTICAL STUDY OF PC 1-2 MAGNETIC PULSATIONS IN THE EQUATORIAL MAGNETOSPHERE .2. WAVE PROPERTIES, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 97, 3089-3101

RE ERLANDSON, BJ ANDERSON, LJ ZANETTI, (1992), VIKING MAGNETIC AND ELECTRIC-FIELD OBSERVATIONS OF PERIODIC PC-1 WAVES - PEARL PULSATIONS, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 97, 14823-14832

TA POTEMRA, RE ERLANDSON, LJ ZANETTI, RL ARNOLDY, J WOCH, E FRIISCHRISTENSEN, (1992), THE DYNAMIC CUSP, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 97, 2835-2844

RE ERLANDSON, DG SIBECK, RE LOPEZ, LJ ZANETTI, TA POTEMRA, (1991), OBSERVATIONS OF SOLAR-WIND PRESSURE INITIATED FAST MODE WAVES AT GEOSTATIONARY ORBIT AND IN THE POLAR-CAP, Journal of Atmospheric and Terrestrial Physics, 53, 231-239

GT MARKLUND, LG BLOMBERG, JS MURPHREE, RD ELPHINSTONE, LJ ZANETTI, RE ERLANDSON, I SANDAHL, O DELABEAUJARDIERE, H OPGENOORTH, FJ RICH, (1991), ON THE ELECTRODYNAMIC STATE OF THE AURORAL IONOSPHERE DURING NORTHWARD INTERPLANETARY MAGNETIC-FIELD - A TRANSPOLAR ARC CASE-STUDY, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 96, 9567-9578

BJ ANDERSON, K TAKAHASHI, RE ERLANDSON, LJ ZANETTI, (1990), PC1 PULSATIONS OBSERVED BY AMPTE/CCE IN THE EARTHS OUTER MAGNETOSPHERE, Geophysical Research Letters, 17, 1853-1856

RE ERLANDSON, LJ ZANETTI, TA POTEMRA, LP BLOCK, G HOLMGREN, (1990), VIKING MAGNETIC AND ELECTRIC-FIELD OBSERVATIONS OF PC-1 WAVES AT HIGH-LATITUDES, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 95, 5941-&

GT MARKLUND, LG BLOMBERG, CG FALTHAMMAR, RE ERLANDSON, TA POTEMRA, (1990), SIGNATURES OF THE HIGH-ALTITUDE POLAR CUSP AND DAYSIDE AURORAL REGIONS AS SEEN BY THE VIKING ELECTRIC-FIELD EXPERIMENT, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 95, 5767-5780

TA POTEMRA, H VO, D VENKATESAN, LL COGGER, RE ERLANDSON, LJ ZANETTI, PF BYTHROW, BJ ANDERSON, (1990), PERIODIC AURORAL FORMS AND GEOMAGNETIC-FIELD OSCILLATIONS IN THE 1400 MLT REGION, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 95, 5835-5844

I SANDAHL, L ELIASSON, A PELLINENWANNBERG, G ROSTOKER, LP BLOCK, RE ERLANDSON, E FRIISCHRISTENSEN, B JACOBSEN, H LUHR, JS MURPHREE, (1990), DISTRIBUTION OF AURORAL PRECIPITATION AT MIDNIGHT DURING A MAGNETIC STORM, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 95, 6051-&

LJ ZANETTI, TA POTEMRA, RE ERLANDSON, PF BYTHROW, BJ ANDERSON, JS MURPHREE, GT MARKLUND, (1990), POLAR-REGION BIRKELAND CURRENT, CONVECTION, AND AURORA FOR NORTHWARD INTERPLANETARY MAGNETIC-FIELD, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 95, 5825-5833

RE ERLANDSON, LJ CAHILL, RL KAUFMANN, CJ POLLOCK, RL ARNOLDY, (1989), ARCS-3 IONOSPHERIC ARTIFICIAL ARGON ION-BEAM INJECTIONS - WAVES NEAR THE HEAVY-ION GYROFREQUENCIES, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 94, 2645-2653

RE ERLANDSON, LJ ZANETTI, TA POTEMRA, (1989), MAGNETIC-FIELD FLUCTUATIONS FROM 0 TO 26 HZ OBSERVED FROM A POLAR-ORBITING SATELLITE, Ieee Transactions on Plasma Science, 17, 196-200

TA POTEMRA, H LUHR, LJ ZANETTI, K TAKAHASHI, RE ERLANDSON, GT MARKLUND, LP BLOCK, LG BLOMBERG, RP LEPPING, (1989), MULTISATELLITE AND GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS OF TRANSIENT ULF WAVES, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 94, 2543-2554

M ANDRE, H KOSKINEN, L MATSON, R ERLANDSON, (1988), LOCAL TRANSVERSE ION ENERGIZATION IN AND NEAR THE POLAR CUSP, Geophysical Research Letters, 15, 107-110

PF BYTHROW, TA POTEMRA, RE ERLANDSON, LJ ZANETTI, DM KLUMPAR, (1988), BIRKELAND CURRENTS AND CHARGED-PARTICLES IN THE HIGH-LATITUDE PRENOON REGION - A NEW INTERPRETATION, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 93, 9791-9803

RE ERLANDSON, LJ ZANETTI, TA POTEMRA, M ANDRE, L MATSON, (1988), OBSERVATION OF ELECTROMAGNETIC ION-CYCLOTRON WAVES AND HOT PLASMA IN THE POLAR CUSP, Geophysical Research Letters, 15, 421-424

RE ERLANDSON, LJ ZANETTI, TA POTEMRA, PF BYTHROW, R LUNDIN, (1988), IMF BY DEPENDENCE OF REGION-1 BIRKELAND CURRENTS NEAR NOON, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 93, 9804-9814

CJ POLLOCK, RL ARNOLDY, RE ERLANDSON, LJ CAHILL, (1988), OBSERVATIONS OF THE PLASMA ENVIRONMENT DURING AN ACTIVE IONOSPHERIC ION-BEAM, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 93, 11473-11493

TA POTEMRA, MJ ENGEBRETSON, LJ ZANETTI, RE ERLANDSON, PF BYTHROW, (1988), SATELLITE-OBSERVATIONS OF CURRENTS AND WAVES IN SPACE PLASMAS, Laser and Particle Beams, 6, 503-&

TA POTEMRA, LJ ZANETTI, PF BYTHROW, RE ERLANDSON, R LUNDIN, GT MARKLUND, LP BLOCK, PA LINDQVIST, (1988), RESONANT GEOMAGNETIC-FIELD OSCILLATIONS AND BIRKELAND CURRENTS IN THE MORNING SECTOR, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 93, 2661-2674

TA POTEMRA, LJ ZANETTI, RE ERLANDSON, G GUSTAFSSON, MH ACUNA, (1988), 1ST VIKING RESULTS - MAGNETIC-FIELD MEASUREMENTS, Physica Scripta, 37, 479-481

R POTTELETTE, M MALINGRE, A BAHNSEN, L ELIASSON, K STASIEWICZ, RE ERLANDSON, G MARKLUND, (1988), VIKING OBSERVATIONS OF BURSTS OF INTENSE BROAD-BAND NOISE IN THE SOURCE REGIONS OF AURORAL KILOMETRIC RADIATION, Annales Geophysicae-Atmospheres Hydrospheres and Space Sciences, 6, 573-586

PF BYTHROW, TA POTEMRA, LJ ZANETTI, RA ERLANDSON, DA HARDY, FJ RICH, MH ACUNA, (1987), HIGH-LATITUDE CURRENTS IN THE 0600 TO 0900 MLT SECTOR - OBSERVATIONS FROM VIKING AND DMSP-F7, Geophysical Research Letters, 14, 423-426

RE ERLANDSON, LJ CAHILL, CJ POLLOCK, RL ARNOLDY, WA SCALES, PM KINTNER, (1987), INITIAL RESULTS FROM THE OPERATION OF 2 ARGON ION GENERATORS IN THE AURORAL IONOSPHERE, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 92, 4601-4616

RE ERLANDSON, R POTTELETTE, TA POTEMRA, LJ ZANETTI, A BAHNSEN, R LUNDIN, M HAMELIN, (1987), IMPULSIVE ELECTROSTATIC-WAVES AND FIELD-ALIGNED CURRENTS OBSERVED IN THE ENTRY LAYER, Geophysical Research Letters, 14, 431-434

TA POTEMRA, LJ ZANETTI, RE ERLANDSON, PF BYTHROW, G GUSTAFSSON, MH ACUNA, R LUNDIN, (1987), OBSERVATIONS OF LARGE-SCALE BIRKELAND CURRENTS WITH VIKING, Geophysical Research Letters, 14, 419-422

LJ ZANETTI, TA POTEMRA, RE ERLANDSON, MJ ENGEBRETSON, MH ACUNA, (1987), GEOMAGNETIC FIELD-LINE RESONANT HARMONICS MEASURED BY THE VIKING AND AMPTE CCE MAGNETIC-FIELD EXPERIMENTS, Geophysical Research Letters, 14, 427-430

RF ERLANDSON, M ROURKE, RL JOYNT, (1986), ANALYSIS OF THE LOW-FREQUENCY SEGMENT OF THE FAST FOURIER-TRANSFORM OF SIMULATED ELECTROMYOGRAPHIC INTERFERENCE PATTERNS, Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology, 64, P60

TA POTEMRA, LJ ZANETTI, RE ERLANDSON, MH ACUNA, G GUSTAFSSON, (1986), THE VIKING SATELLITE PROGRAM - PRELIMINARY-RESULTS FROM THE APL MAGNETIC-FIELD EXPERIMENT, Johns Hopkins Apl Technical Digest, 7, 356-361