Merkin, V. G., Kondrashov, D., Ghil, M., Anderson, B. J., (2016), Data assimilation of low-altitude magnetic perturbations into a global magnetosphere model, Space Weather-the International Journal of Research and Applications, 14, 165-184

Garcia-Sage, K., Moore, T. E., Pembroke, A., Merkin, V. G., Hughes, W. J., (2015), Modeling the effects of ionospheric oxygen outflow on bursty magnetotail flows, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 120, 8723-8737

Merkin, V. G., Sitnov, M. I., Lyon, J. G., (2015), Evolution of generalized two-dimensional magnetotail equilibria in ideal and resistive MHD, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 120, 1993-2014

Wiltberger, M., Merkin, V., Lyon, J. G., Ohtani, S., (2015), High-resolution global magnetohydrodynamic simulation of bursty bulk flows, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 120, 4555-4566

Xi, S., Lotko, W., Zhang, B., Brambles, O. J., Lyon, J. G., Merkin, V. G., Wiltberger, M., (2015), Poynting flux-conserving low-altitude boundary conditions for global magnetospheric models, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 120, 384-400

Anderson, B. J., Korth, H., Waters, C. L., Green, D. L., Merkin, V. G., Barnes, R. J., Dyrud, L. P., (2014), Development of large-scale Birkeland currents determined from the Active Magnetosphere and Planetary Electrodynamics Response Experiment, Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 3017-3025

Ohtani, S., Wing, S., Merkin, V. G., Higuchi, T., (2014), Solar cycle dependence of nightside field-aligned currents: Effects of dayside ionospheric conductivity on the solar wind-magnetosphere-ionosphere coupling, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 119, 322-334

Sitnov, M. I., Merkin, V. G., Swisdak, M., Motoba, T., Buzulukova, N., Moore, T. E., Mauk, B. H., Ohtani, S., (2014), Magnetic reconnection, buoyancy, and flapping motions in magnetotail explosions, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 119

Merkin, V. G., Anderson, B. J., Lyon, J. G., Korth, H., Wiltberger, M., Motoba, T., (2013), Global evolution of Birkeland currents on 10 min timescales: MHD simulations and observations, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 118, 4977-4997

Merkin, V. G., Lyon, J. G., Claudepierre, S. G., (2013), Kelvin-Helmholtz instability of the magnetospheric boundary in a three-dimensional global MHD simulation during northward IMF conditions, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 118, 5478-5496

Sitnov, M. I., Buzulukova, N., Swisdak, M., Merkin, V. G., Moore, T. E., (2013), Spontaneous formation of dipolarization fronts and reconnection onset in the magnetotail, Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 22-27

Ukhorskiy, A. Y., Sitnov, M. I., Merkin, V. G., Artemyev, A. V., (2013), Rapid acceleration of protons upstream of earthward propagating dipolarization fronts, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 118, 4952-4962

Pahud, D. M., Merkin, V. G., Arge, C. N., Hughes, W. J., McGregor, S. M., (2012), An MHD simulation of the inner heliosphere during Carrington rotations 2060 and 2068: Comparison with MESSENGER and ACE spacecraft observations, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 83, 32-38

Pembroke, Asher, Toffoletto, Frank, Sazykin, Stanislav, Wiltberger, Michael, Lyon, John, Merkin, Viacheslav, Schmitt, Peter, (2012), Initial results from a dynamic coupled magnetosphere-ionosphere-ring current model, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 117

Lopez, R. E., Merkin, V. G., Lyon, J. G., (2011), The role of the bow shock in solar wind-magnetosphere coupling, Annales Geophysicae, 29, 1129-1135

Merkin, V. G., Lyon, J. G., McGregor, S. L., Pahud, D. M., (2011), Disruption of a heliospheric current sheet fold, Geophysical Research Letters, 38

Subbotin, D. A., Shprits, Y. Y., Gkioulidou, M., Lyons, L. R., Ni, B., Merkin, V. G., Toffoletto, F. R., Thorne, R. M., Horne, R. B., Hudson, M. K., (2011), Simulation of the acceleration of relativistic electrons in the inner magnetosphere using RCM-VERB coupled codes, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 116

Garcia, K. S., Merkin, V. G., Hughes, W. J., (2010), Effects of nightside O+ outflow on magnetospheric dynamics: Results of multifluid MHD modeling, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 115

Lopez, R. E., Bruntz, R., Mitchell, E. J., Wiltberger, M., Lyon, J. G., Merkin, V. G., (2010), Role of magnetosheath force balance in regulating the dayside reconnection potential, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 115

Merkin, V. G., Lyon, J. G., (2010), Effects of the low-latitude ionospheric boundary condition on the global magnetosphere, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 115

Merkin, V. G., Vassiliadis, D, Fung, SF, Shao, X, Daglis, IA, Huba, JD, (2010), Effects of ionospheric O+ on the magnetopause boundary wave activity, Modern Challenges in Nonlinear Plasma Physics: a Festschrift Honoring the Career of Dennis Papadopoulos, 1320, 208-212

Pulkkinen, T. I., Palmroth, M., Koskinen, H. E. J., Laitinen, T. V., Goodrich, C. C., Merkin, V. G., Lyon, J. G., (2010), Magnetospheric modes and solar wind energy coupling efficiency, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 115

Wiltberger, M., Lotko, W., Lyon, J. G., Damiano, P., Merkin, V., (2010), Influence of cusp O+ outflow on magnetotail dynamics in a multifluid MHD model of the magnetosphere, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 115

Lopez, R. E., Lyon, J. G., Mitchell, E., Bruntz, R., Merkin, V. G., Brogl, S., Toffoletto, F., Wiltberger, M., (2009), Why doesn't the ring current injection rate saturate?, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 114

Guild, Timothy B., Spence, Harlan E., Kepko, E. Larry, Merkin, Viacheslav, Lyon, John G., Wiltberger, Michael, Goodrich, Charles C., (2008), Geotail and LFM comparisons of plasma sheet climatology: 1. Average values, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 113

Guild, Timothy B., Spence, Harlan E., Kepko, E. Larry, Merkin, Viacheslav, Lyon, John G., Wiltberger, Michael, Goodrich, Charles C., (2008), Geotail and LFM comparisons of plasma sheet climatology: 2. Flow variability, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 113

Merkin, V. G., Crooker, N. U., (2008), Solar concept of flux transport by interchange reconnection applied to the magnetosphere, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 113

Goodrich, C. C., Pulkkinen, T. I., Lyon, J. G., Merkin, V. G., (2007), Magnetospheric convection during intermediate driving: Sawtooth events and steady convection intervals as seen in Lyon-Fedder-Mobarry global MHD simulations, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 112

Merkin, V. G., Goodrich, C. C., (2007), Does the polar cap area saturate?, Geophysical Research Letters, 34

Merkin, V. G., Lyon, J. G., Anderson, B. J., Korth, H., Goodrich, C. C., Papadopoulos, K., (2007), A global MHD simulation of an event with a quasi-steady northward IMF component, Annales Geophysicae, 25, 1345-1358

Merkin, V. G., Owens, M. J., Spence, H. E., Hughes, W. J., Quinn, J. M., (2007), Predicting magnetospheric dynamics with a coupled Sun-to-Earth model: Challenges and first results, Space Weather-the International Journal of Research and Applications, 5

Owens, MJ, Merkin, VG, Riley, P, (2006), A kinematically distorted flux rope model for magnetic clouds, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 111

Merkin, VG, Milikh, G, Papadopoulos, K, Lyon, J, Dimant, YS, Sharma, AS, Goodrich, C, Wiltberger, M, (2005), Effect of anomalous electron heating on the transpolar potential in the LFM global MHD model, Geophysical Research Letters, 32

Merkin, VG, Sharma, AS, Papadopoulos, K, Milikh, G, Lyon, J, Goodrich, C, (2005), Global MHD simulations of the strongly driven magnetosphere: Modeling of the transpolar potential saturation, Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics, 110

Merkin, VG, Sharma, AS, Papadopoulos, K, Milikh, G, Lyon, J, Goodrich, C, (2005), Relationship between the ionospheric conductance, field aligned current, and magnetopause geometry: Global MHD simulations, Planetary and Space Science, 53, 873-879

Merkin, VG, Sharma, AS, Papadopoulos, K, Milikh, G, Lyon, J, Goodrich, C, (2005), Relationship between the ionospheric conductance, field aligned current, and magnetopause geometry: Global MHD simulations (vol 53, pg 873, 2005), Planetary and Space Science, 53, 1201

Merkine, VG, Papadopoulos, K, Milikh, G, Sharma, AS, Shao, X, Lyon, J, Goodrich, C, (2003), Effects of the solar wind electric field and ionospheric conductance on the cross polar cap potential: Results of global MHD modeling, Geophysical Research Letters, 30