University of Oulu

Ilya Usoskin

List of publications
Position Professor, Head of Oulu Cosmic Ray station
Vice-Director of ReSoLVE Center of Excellence
Address: Sodankyla Geophysical Observatory (Oulu unit) and Dept. of Physics
P.O.Box 3000, FIN-90014 University of Oulu
Telephone: +358-50-3441247
Room: PSOAS-314

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Recent publications:
NEW -> Usoskin, I.G., G.A. Kovaltsov, L.N. Mishina, D.D. Sokoloff, J. Vaquero, An Optical Atmospheric Phenomenon Observed in 1670 over the City of Astrakhan Was Not a Mid-Latitude Aurora, Solar Phys., 292, 15, 2016 (doi: 10.1007/s11207-016-1035-6).

  • Usoskin, I.G., G.A. Kovaltsov, M. Lockwood, K. Mursula, M. Owens, S.K. Solanki, A New Calibrated Sunspot Group Series Since 1749: Statistics of Active Day Fractions, Solar Phys., 291, 2685-2708, 2016, doi: 10.1007/s11207-015-0838-1.
  • Usoskin, I.G., U G.A. Kovaltsov, T. Chatzistergos, Dependence of the Sunspot-Group Size on the Level of Solar Activity and its Influence on the Calibration of Solar Observers, Solar Phys., 291, 3793-3805, 2016, doi: 10.1007/s11207-016-0993-z.
  • Lockwood, M., M.J. Owens, L. Barnard, I.G. Usoskin, Tests of Sunspot Number Sequences: 3. Effects of Regression Procedures on the Calibration of Historic Sunspot Data, Solar Phys., 291, 2829-2841, 2016, doi: 10.1007/s11207-015-0829-2.
  • Lockwood, M., M.J. Owens, L. Barnard, C.J. Scott, I.G. Usoskin, H. Nevanlinna, Tests of Sunspot Number Sequences: 2. Using Geomagnetic and Auroral Data, Solar Phys., 291, 2811-2828, 2016, doi: 10.1007/s11207-016-0913-2.
  • Leussu, R., I.G. Usoskin, R. Arlt, K. Mursula, Properties of sunspot cycles and hemispheric wings since the 19th century, Astron. Astrophys., 592, A160, 2016, doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201628335.
  • Artamonov, A., A. Mishev, I.G. Usoskin, Atmospheric ionization induced by precipitating electrons: Comparison of CRAC:EPII model with a parametrization model, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys. 149, 161-166, 2016, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2016.04.020
  • Yaniv, R., Y. Yair, C. Price, K. Nicoll, G. Harrison, A. Artamonov, I. Usoskin, Balloon measurements of the vertical ionization profile over southern Israel and comparison to mid-latitude observations, J. Atm. Solar-Terr. Phys., 149, 87-92, 2016, doi: 10.1016/j.jastp.2016.10.003
  • Poluianov, S.V., G.A. Kovaltsov, A.L. Mishev and I.G. Usoskin, Production of cosmogenic isotopes 7Be, 10Be, 14C, 22Na, and 36Cl in the atmosphere: Altitudinal profiles of yield functions, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 8125-8136, 2016, doi:10.1002/2016JD025034.
  • Owens, M.J., E. Cliver, K. G. McCracken, J. Beer, L. Barnard, M. Lockwood, A. Rouillard, D. Passos, P. Riley, I. Usoskin, and Y-M. Wang, Near-Earth heliospheric magnetic field intensity since 1750: 1. Sunspot and geomagnetic reconstructions, J. Geophys. Res., 121, 6048-6063, doi:10.1002/2016JA022529.
  • Owens, M.J., E. Cliver, K. G. McCracken, J. Beer, L. Barnard, M. Lockwood, A. Rouillard, D. Passos, P. Riley, I. Usoskin, and Y-M. Wang, Near-Earth heliospheric magnetic field intensity since 1750: 2. Cosmogenic radionuclide reconstructions, J. Geophys. Res., 121, 6064-6074, doi:10.1002/2016JA022550.
  • Lockwood, M., M. J. Owens, L. Barnard, and I. G. Usoskin, An assessment of sunspot number data composites over 1845-2014, Astrophys. J., 824, 54, 2016, doi:10.3847/0004-637X/824/1/54
  • Mishev, A.L., I. G. Usoskin, Analysis of the Ground-Level Enhancements on 14 July 2000 and 13 December 2006 Using Neutron Monitor Data, Solar Physics, 291, 1225-1239, 2016, doi: 10.1007/s11207-016-0877-2.
  • Artamonov, A.A., A. L. Mishev, I. G. Usoskin, Model CRAC:EPII for atmospheric ionization due to precipitating electrons: Yield function and applications, J. Geophys. Res., 121, 1736-1743, doi: 10.1002/2015JA022276, 2016.
  • Usoskin, I.G., Y. Gallet, F. Lopes, G. A. Kovaltsov, G. Hulot, Solar activity during the Holocene: the Hallstatt cycle and its consequence for grand minima and maxima, Astron. Astrophys., 587, A150, 2016, (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201527295).
  • Asvestari, E. and I.G. Usoskin, An empirical model of heliospheric cosmic ray modulation on long-term time scale. J. Space Weather Space Clim., 6, A15, 2016, (doi: 10.1051/swsc/2016011)
  • Artamonov, A.A., G. A. Kovaltsov, A. L. Mishev, I. G. Usoskin, Neutron monitor yield function for solar neutrons: A new computation, J. Geophys. Res., 121, 117-128, 2016 (doi: 10.1002/2015JA021993).
  • Traversi, R., S. Becagli, S. Poluianov, M. Severi, S.K. Solanki, I.G. Usoskin and R. Udisti, The Laschamp geomagnetic excursion featured in nitrate record from EPICA-Dome C ice core, Sci. Rep., 6, 20235, 2016 (doi: 10.1038/srep20235)

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