University of Oulu

Space Research GroupIlya Usoskin

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: 0503441247
Room: PSOAS-314

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Recent publications:
NEW -> Mironova, I.A., K.L. Aplin, F. Arnold, G.A. Bazilevskaya, R.G. Harrison, A.A. Krivolutsky, K.A. Nicoll, E.V. Rozanov, E. Turunen, I.G. Usoskin, Energetic Particle Influence on the Earth's Atmosphere, Space Sci. Rev., 194, 1-96. 2015, doi: 10.1007/s11214-015-0185-4.

  • Gil, A., I.G. Usoskin, G.A. Kovaltsov, A. Mishev, C. Corti, V. Bindi, Can we properly model the neutron monitor count rate? J. Geophys. Res., 120, 7172-7178, 2015, doi: 10.1002/2015JA021654
  • Usoskin, I.G., R. Arlt, E. Asvestari et al., The Maunder minimum (1645-1715) was indeed a grand minimum: A reassessment of multiple datasets, Astron. Astrophys., 581, A95, 2015 doi: 10. 1051/0004-6361/201526652
  • Usoskin, I.G., G.A. Kovaltsov, The carbon-14 spike in the 8th century was not caused by a cometary impact on Earth, Icarus, 260, 475-476, 2015
  • Kocharov, L.G., A. Klassen, E. Valtonen, I. Usoskin, and J.M. Ryan, Comparative morphology of solar relativistic particle events, Astrophys. J. Lett., 811, L9, 2015, doi: :10.1088/2041-8205/811/1/L9.
  • Fournier, A., Y. Gallet, I. Usoskin, P.W. Livermore, G.A. Kovaltsov, The impact of geomagnetic spikes on the production rates of cosmogenic 14C and 10Be in the Earth's atmosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 2759-2766, 2015.
  • Zaqarashvili, T.V., R. Oliver, A. Hanslmeier, M. Carbonell, J.L. Ballester, T. Gachechiladze, I.G. Usoskin, Long-term variation in the Sun's activity caused by magnetic Rossby waves in the tachocline, Astrophys. J. Lett., 805, L14, 2015, doi: :10.1088/2041-8205/805/2/L14.
  • Mishev, A.L., I.G. Usoskin, Numerical model for computation of effective and ambient dose equivalent at flight altitudes: Application for dose assessment during GLEs, Space Weather Space Clim., 5, A10, 2015, doi: /10.1051/swsc/2015011
  • Melott, A.L., I.G. Usoskin, G.A. Kovaltsov, C.M. Laird, Has the Earth been exposed to numerous supernovae within the last 300 kyr? Internat. J. Astrobiol., 14, 375-378, 2015.
  • Vaquero, J.M., G. A. Kovaltsov, I.G. Usoskin, V. M. S. Carrasco, and M. C. Gallego, Level and length of cyclic solar activity during the Maunder minimum as deduced from the active-day statistics, Astron. Astrophys., 577, A71, 2015.
  • Pacini, A. A., I.G. Usoskin, K. Mursula, E. Echer, H. Evangelista, Signature of a sudden stratospheric warming in the near-ground 7Be flux, Atmos. Envir., 113, 27-31, 2015.
  • Usoskin, I.G., G.A. Kovaltsov, O. Adriani et al., Force-field parameterization of the galactic cosmic ray spectrum: Validation for Forbush decreases, Adv. Space Res., 55, 2940-2945, 2015.
  • Pacini, A.A., I.G. Usoskin, An Unusual Pattern of Cosmic-Ray Modulation During Solar Cycles 23 and 24, Solar Phys., 290, 943-950, 2015.
  • Riley, P. et al., Inferring the structure of the solar corona and inner heliosphere during the Maunder minimum using global thermodynamic magnetohydrodynamic simulations, Astrophys. J., 802, 105, 2015.
  • Zhang, L., K. Mursula, and I. Usoskin, Solar surface rotation: N-S asymmetry and recent speed-up, Astron. Astrophys. Lett., 572, L2, 2015.
  • Bazilevskaya, G.A., E.W. Cliver, G.A. Kovaltsov, A.G. Ling, M.A. Shea, D.F. Smart, I.G. Usoskin, Solar Cycle in the Heliosphere and Cosmic Rays, Space Sci. Rev., 186, 409-435, 2014.

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