Dr Matt Owens

Associate Professor in Space Environment Physics

Web Pages:

Group: http://www.met.rdg.ac.uk/~spate

My research: http://www.met.rdg.ac.uk/~vy902033

Responsibilities:

  • Programme Director, Environmental Physics BSc
  • Chair of School Undergraduate Board of Studies

Research Interests:

  • The heliospheric magnetic field
  • The source of the slow solar wind
  • Empirical and numerical space-weather forecasting
  • Reconstructions of long-term solar variability

Research Projects:

    • Driving Space Weather forecasts with real data (NERC funded): Can determining background solar wind conditions by using data from the NASA STEREO spacecraft improve the accuracy of space weather forecast models?

Postdoctoral & graduate student supervision

Other interests

  • Associate Editor for Journal of Geophysical Research (Space)

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Recent Publications:

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Number of items: 81.

2014

Lockwood, M. and Owens, M. J. (2014) Implications of the recent low solar minimum for the solar wind during the Maunder minimum. The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 781 (1). L7. ISSN 0004-637X doi: 10.1088/2041-8205/781/1/L7

Owens, M. J., Scott, C. J., Lockwood, M., Barnard, L., Harrison, R. G., Nicoll, K., Watt, C. and Bennett, A. J. (2014) Modulation of UK lightning by heliospheric magnetic field polarity. Environmental Research Letters, 9 (11). 115009. ISSN 1748-9326 doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/9/11/115009

Barnard, L., Scott, C., Owens, M., Lockwood, M., Tucker-Hood, K., Thomas, S., Crothers, S., Davies, J. A., Harrison, R., Lintott, C., Simpson, R., O'Donnell, J., Smith, A. M., Waterson, N., Bamford, S., Romeo, F., Kukula, M., Owens, B., Savani, N., Wilkinson, J., Baeten, E., Poeffel, L. and Harder, B. (2014) The Solar Stormwatch CME catalogue: results from the first space weather citizen science project. Space Weather. ISSN 1542-7390 doi: 10.1002/2014SW001119 (In Press)

Thomas, S. R., Owens, M. J., Lockwood, M. and Scott, C. J. (2014) Galactic cosmic ray modulation near the heliospheric current sheet. Solar Physics, 289 (7). pp. 2653-2668. ISSN 1573-093X doi: 10.1007/s11207-014-0493-y

Crooker, N. U., McPherron, R. L. and Owens, M. J. (2014) Comparison of interplanetary signatures of streamers and pseudostreamers. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 119 (6). pp. 4157-4163. ISSN 2169-9402 doi: 10.1002/2014JA020079

Scott, C. J., Harrison, R.G., Owens, M.J., Lockwood, M. and Barnard, L. (2014) Evidence for solar wind modulation of lightning. Environmental Research Letters, 9 (5). 055004. ISSN 1748-9326 doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/9/5/055004

Lockwood, M., Nevanlinna, H., Vokhmyanin, M., Ponyavin, D., Sokolov, S., Barnard, L., Owens, M. J., Harrison, R. G., Rouillard, A. P. and Scott, C. J. (2014) Reconstruction of geomagnetic activity and near-Earth interplanetary conditions over the past 167 yr - Part 3: improved representation of solar cycle 11. Annales Geophysicae, 32 (4). pp. 367-381. ISSN 1432-0576 doi: 10.5194/angeo-32-367-2014

Lockwood, M., Nevanlinna, H., Barnard, L., Owens, M. J., Harrison, R. G., Rouillard, A. P. and Scott, C. J. (2014) Reconstruction of geomagnetic activity and near-Earth interplanetary conditions over the past 167 yr - Part 4: Near-Earth solar wind speed, IMF, and open solar flux. Annales Geophysicae, 32 (4). pp. 383-399. ISSN 1432-0576 doi: 10.5194/angeo-32-383-2014

Thomas, S. R., Owens, M. J. and Lockwood, M. (2014) The 22-Year Hale Cycle in cosmic ray flux: evidence for direct heliospheric modulation. Solar Physics, 289 (1). pp. 407-421. ISSN 0038-0938 doi: 10.1007/s11207-013-0341-5

Lockwood, M., Owens, M. J. and Barnard, L. (2014) Centennial variations in sunspot number, open solar flux and streamer belt width: 1. correction of the sunspot number record since 1874. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 119 (7). pp. 5172-5182. ISSN 2169-9402 doi: 10.1002/2014JA019970

Lockwood, M., Owens, M. J. and Barnard, L. (2014) Centennial variations in sunspot number, open solar flux and streamer belt width: 2. Comparison with the geomagnetic data. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 119 (7). pp. 5183-5192. ISSN 2169-9402 doi: 10.1002/2014JA019972

Lockwood, M. and Owens, M. J. (2014) Centennial variations in sunspot number, open solar flux and streamer belt width: 3. Modelling. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 119 (7). pp. 5193-5209. ISSN 2169-9402 doi: 10.1002/2014JA019973

Owens, M. J., Horbury, T. S., Wicks, R. T., McGregor, S. L., Savani, N. P. and Xiong, M. (2014) Ensemble downscaling in coupled solar wind-magnetosphere modeling for space weather forecasting. Space Weather, 12 (6). pp. 395-405. ISSN 1542-7390 doi: 10.1002/2014SW001064

Thomas, S. R., Owens, M. J. and Lockwood, M. (2014) Galactic cosmic rays in the heliosphere. Astronomy and Geophysics, 55 (5). 5.23-5.25. ISSN 1366-8781 doi: 10.1093/astrogeo/atu214

Owens, M. J., Crooker, N.U. and Lockwood, M. (2014) Solar cycle evolution of dipolar and pseudostreamer belts and their relation to the slow solar wind. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 119 (1). pp. 36-46. ISSN 2169-9402 doi: 10.1002/2013JA019412

2013

Xiong, M., Davies, J. A., Feng, X., Owens, M., Harrison, R. A., Davis, C. J. and Liu, Y. D. (2013) Using coordinated observations in polarized white light and Faraday rotation to probe the spatial position and magnetic field of an interplanetary sheath. The Astrophysical Journal, 777 (1). 32. ISSN 0004-637X doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/777/1/32

Xiong, M., Davies, J. A., Bisi, M. M., Owens, M. J., Fallows, R. A. and Dorrian, G. D. (2013) Effects of Thomson-scattering geometry on white-light imaging of an interplanetary shock: synthetic observations from forward magnetohydrodynamic modelling. Solar Physics, 285 (1-2). pp. 369-389. ISSN 0038-0938 doi: 10.1007/s11207-012-0047-0

Owens, M. J., Crooker, N. U. and Lockwood, M. (2013) Solar origin of heliospheric magnetic field inversions: evidence for coronal loop opening within pseudostreamers. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 118 (5). pp. 1868-1879. ISSN 2169-9402 doi: 10.1002/jgra.50259

Owens, M. J., Challen, R., Methven, J., Henley, E. and Jackson, D. R. (2013) A 27 day persistence model of near-Earth solar wind conditions: a long lead-time forecast and a benchmark for dynamical models. Space Weather, 11 (5). pp. 225-236. ISSN 1542-7390 doi: 10.1002/swe.20040

Lockwood, M. and Owens, M. J. (2013) Comment on “What causes the flux excess in the heliospheric magnetic field?” by E. J. Smith. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 118 (5). pp. 1880-1887. ISSN 2169-9402 doi: 10.1002/jgra.50223

Lockwood, M., Barnard, L., Nevanlinna, H., Owens, M.J., Harrison, R.G., Rouillard, A. P. and Davis, C. J. (2013) Reconstruction of geomagnetic activity and near-Earth interplanetary conditions over the past 167 yr – Part 1: A new geomagnetic data composite. Annales Geophysicae, 31 (11). pp. 1957-1977. ISSN 0992-7689 doi: 10.5194/angeo-31-1957-2013

Lockwood, M., Barnard, L., Nevanlinna, H., Owens, M.J., Harrison, R.G., Rouillard, A. P. and Davis, C. J. (2013) Reconstruction of geomagnetic activity and near-Earth interplanetary conditions over the past 167 yr – Part 2: A new reconstruction of the interplanetary magnetic field. Annales Geophysicae, 31 (11). pp. 1979-1992. ISSN 0992-7689 doi: 10.5194/angeo-31-1979-2013

Savani, N. P., Vourlidas, A., Pulkkinen, A., Nieves-Chinchilla, T., Lavraud, B. and Owens, M. J. (2013) Tracking the momentum flux of a CME and quantifying its influence on geomagnetically induced currents at Earth. Space Weather, 11 (5). pp. 245-261. ISSN 1542-7390 doi: 10.1002/swe.20038

Owens, M. J. and Forsyth, R. J. (2013) The heliospheric magnetic field. Living Reviews in Solar Physics, 10 (5). ISSN 1614-4961 doi: 10.12942/lrsp-2013-5

2012

Owens, M. J., Usoskin, I. and Lockwood, M. (2012) Heliospheric modulation of galactic cosmic rays during grand solar minima: past and future variations. Geophysical Research Letters, 39 (19). L19102. ISSN 0094-8276 doi: 10.1029/2012GL053151

Ruffenach, A., Lavraud, B., Owens, M. J., Sauvaud, J.-A., Savani, N. P., Rouillard, A. P., Démoulin, P., Foullon, C., Opitz, A., Fedorov, A., Jacquey, C. J., Génot, V., Louarn, P., Luhmann, J. G., Russell, C. T., Farrugia, C. J. and Galvin, A. B. (2012) Multispacecraft observation of magnetic cloud erosion by magnetic reconnection during propagation. Journal of Geophysical Research - Space Physics, 117 (A9). A09101. ISSN 0148-0227 doi: 10.1029/2012JA017624

Savani, N. P., Davies, J. A., Davis, C. J., Shiota, D., Rouillard, A. P., Owens, M. J., Kusano, K., Bothmer, V., Bamford, S. P., Lintott, C. J. and Smith, A. (2012) Observational tracking of the 2D structure of coronal mass ejections between the sun and 1 AU. Solar Physics, 279 (2). pp. 517-535. ISSN 0038-0938 doi: 10.1007/s11207-012-0041-6

Lockwood, M., Owens, M., Barnard, L., Davis, C. and Thomas, S. (2012) Solar cycle 24: what is the sun up to? Astronomy and Geophysics, 53 (3). 3.09-3.15. ISSN 1366-8781 doi: 10.1111/j.1468-4004.2012.53309.x

Owens, M., Démoulin, P., Savani, N. P., Lavraud, B. and Ruffenach, A. (2012) Implications of non-cylindrical flux ropes for magnetic cloud reconstruction techniques and the interpretation of double flux rope events. Solar Physics. ISSN 0038-0938 doi: 10.1007/s11207-012-9939-2 (In Press)

Davis, C., Davies, J. A., Owens, M. and Lockwood, M. (2012) Predicting the arrival of high-speed solar wind streams at Earth using the STEREO Heliospheric Imagers. Space Weather, 10 (2). ISSN 1542-7390 doi: 10.1029/2011SW000737

Owens, M. and Lockwood, M. (2012) Cyclic loss of open solar flux since 1868: the link to heliospheric current sheet tilt and implications for the Maunder Minimum. Journal of Geophysical Research - Space Physics, 117 (A4). ISSN 0148-0227 doi: 10.1029/2011JA017193

2011

Barnard, L., Lockwood, M., Hapgood, M. A., Owens, M. J., Davis, C. J. and Steinhilber, F. (2011) Predicting space climate change. Geophysical Research Letters, 38. L16103. ISSN 0094-8276 doi: 10.1029/2011GL048489

Savani, N. P., Owens, M. J., Rouillard, A. P., Forsyth, R. J., Kusano, K., Shiota, D. and Kataoka, R. (2011) Evolution of coronal mass ejection morphology with increasing heliocentric distance. I. Geometrical analysis. The Astrophysical Journal, 731 (2). p. 109. ISSN 0004-637X doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/731/2/109

Savani, N. P., Owens, M. J., Rouillard, A. P., Forsyth, R. J., Kusano, K., Shiota, D., Kataoka, R., Jian, L. and Bothmer, V. (2011) Evolution of coronal mass ejection morphology with increasing heliocentric distance. II. In Situ observations. The Astrophysical Journal, 732 (2). 117. ISSN 0004-637X doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/732/2/117

McGregor, S. L., Hughes, W. J., Arge, C. N., Owens, M. J. and Odstrcil, D. (2011) The distribution of solar wind speeds during solar minimum: calibration for numerical solar wind modeling constraints on the source of the slow solar wind. Journal of Geophysical Research, 116. A03101. ISSN 0148-0227 doi: 10.1029/2010JA015881

Lockwood, M. and Owens, M. J. (2011) Centennial changes in the heliospheric magnetic field and open solar flux: the consensus view from geomagnetic data and cosmogenic isotopes and its implications. Journal of Geophysical Research, 116 (A4). A04109. ISSN 2156-2202 doi: 10.1029/2010JA016220

Xiong, M., Breen, A.R., Bisi, M.M., Owens, M. J., Fallows, R.A., Dorrian, G.D., Davies, J.A. and Thomasson, P. (2011) Forward modelling to determine the observational signatures of white-light imaging and interplanetary scintillation for the propagation of an interplanetary shock in the ecliptic plane. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 73 (10). pp. 1270-1280. ISSN 1364-6826 doi: 10.1016/j.jastp.2010.09.007

Owens, M. J., Crooker, N. U. and Lockwood, M. (2011) How is open solar magnetic flux lost over the solar cycle? Journal of Geophysical Research - Space Physics, 116. A04111. ISSN 0148-0227 doi: 10.1029/2010JA016039

Lavraud, B., Owens, M. J. and Rouillard, A. P. (2011) In situ signatures of interchange reconnection between magnetic clouds and open magnetic fields: a mechanism for the erosion of polar coronal holes? Solar Physics, 270 (1). pp. 285-296. ISSN 0038-0938 doi: 10.1007/s11207-011-9717-6

Crooker, N. U. and Owens, M. J. (2011) Interchange reconnection: remote sensing of solar signature and role in heliospheric magnetic flux budget. Space Science Reviews, 172 (1-4). pp. 201-208. ISSN 1572-9672 doi: 10.1007/s11214-011-9748-1

Owens, M. J., Wicks, R. T. and Horbury, T. S. (2011) Magnetic discontinuities in the near-earth solar wind: evidence of in-transit turbulence or remnants of coronal structure? Solar Physics, 269 (2). pp. 411-420. ISSN 0038-0938 doi: 10.1007/s11207-010-9695-0

Owens, M. J., Lockwood, M., Barnard, L. and Davis, C. J. (2011) Solar cycle 24: implications for energetic particles and long-term space climate change. Geophysical Research Letters, 38. L19106. ISSN 0094-8276 doi: 10.1029/2011GL049328

Lockwood, M., Owens, M. J., Barnard, L., Davis, C. J. and Steinhilber, F. (2011) The persistence of solar activity indicators and the descent of the sun into Maunder Minimum conditions. Geophysical Research Letters, 38. L22105. ISSN 0094-8276 doi: 10.1029/2011GL049811

Lockwood, M., Harrison, R. G., Owens, M. J., Barnard, L., Woollings, T. and Steinhilber, F. (2011) The solar influence on the probability of relatively cold UK winters in the future. Environmental Research Letters, 6 (3). 034004. ISSN 1748-9326 doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/6/3/034004

2010

Cohen, O., Attrill, G. D. R., Schwadron, N. A., Crooker, N. U., Owens, M. J., Downs, C. and Gombosi, T. I. (2010) Numerical simulation of the 12 May 1997 CME Event: The role of magnetic reconnection. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115 (A10). A10104. ISSN 0148-0227 doi: 10.1029/2010JA015464

Crooker, N. U., Appleton, E. M., Schwadron, N. A. and Owens, M.J. (2010) Suprathermal electron flux peaks at stream interfaces: Signature of solar wind dynamics or tracer for open magnetic flux transport on the Sun? Journal of Geophysical Research, 115. A11101. ISSN 0148-0227 doi: 10.1029/2010JA015496

Bisi, M. M., Breen, A. R., Jackson, B. V., Fallows, R. A., Walsh, A. P., Mikić, Z., Riley, P., Owen, C. J., Gonzalez-Esparza, A., Aguilar-Rodriguez, E., Morgan, H., Jensen, E. A., Wood, A. G., Owens, M. J., Tokumaru, M., Manoharan, P. K., Chashei, I. V., Giunta, A. S., Linker, J. A., Shishov, V. I., Tyul’bashev, S. A., Agalya, G., Glubokova, S. K., Hamilton, M. S., Fujiki, K., Hick, P. P., Clover, J. M. and Pintér, B. (2010) From the sun to the Earth: The 13 May 2005 coronal mass ejection. Solar Physics, 265 (1-2). pp. 49-127. ISSN 0038-0938 doi: DOI:10.1007/s11207-010-9602-8

Luhmann, J. G., Ledvina, S. A., Odstrcil, D., Owens, M. J., Zhao, X.-P., Liu, Y. and Riley, P. (2010) Cone model-based SEP event calculations for applications to multipoint observations. Advances in Space Research, 46 (1). pp. 1-21. ISSN 0273-1177 doi: 10.1016/j.asr.2010.03.011

Schwadron, N. A., Boyd, A. J., Kozarev, K., Golightly, M., Spence, H., Townsend, L. W. and Owens, M. (2010) Galactic cosmic ray hazard in the unusual extended solar minimum between solar cycle 23 and 24. Space Weather, 8. S00E04. ISSN 1542-7390 doi: 10.1029/2010SW000567

Crooker, N. U. and Owens, M. J. (2010) Impact of coronal mass ejections, interchange reconnection, and disconnection on heliospheric magnetic field strength. In: Solar & Heliospheric Observatory 2010 (SOHO-23), 21-25 Sep 2009 , Northeast Harbor, Maine, USA, pp. 279-286.

Savani, N., Owens, M. J., Rouillard, A.P., Forsyth, R.J. and Davis, J.A. (2010) Observational evidence of a coronal mass ejection distortion directly attributable to a structured solar wind. The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 714 (1). pp. 128-132. ISSN 0004-637X doi: 10.1088/2041-8205/714/1/L128

Owens, M. J., Horbury, T. and Arge, C. N. (2010) Probing the large-scale topology of the heliospheric magnetic field using Jovian electrons. The Astrophysical Journal, 714 (2). pp. 1617-1623. ISSN 0004-637X doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/714/2/1617

Wicks, R. T., Owens, M. J. and Horbury, T. S. (2010) The variation of solar wind correlation lengths over three solar cycles. Solar Physics, 262 (1). pp. 191-198. ISSN 0038-0938 doi: 10.1007/s11207-010-9509-4

2009

Lockwood, M., Owens, M. J. and Rouillard, A. P. (2009) Excess open solar magnetic flux from satellite data: 1. Analysis of the third perihelion Ulysses pass. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114. A11103. ISSN 0148-0227 doi: 10.1029/2009JA014449

Lockwood, M., Owens, M. J. and Rouillard, A. P. (2009) Excess open solar magnetic flux from satellite data: 2. A survey of kinematic effects. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114. A11104. ISSN 0148-0227 doi: 10.1029/2009JA014450

Owens, M. J. (2009) The formation of large-scale current sheets within magnetic clouds. Solar Physics, 260 (1). pp. 207-217. ISSN 0038-0938 doi: 10.1007/s11207-009-9442-6

Owens, M. J., Crooker, N.U. and Horbury, T.S. (2009) The expected imprint of flux rope geometry on suprathermal electrons in magnetic clouds. Annales Geophysicae, 27 (10). pp. 4057-4067. ISSN 0992-7689

Lockwood, M. and Owens, M. J. (2009) The accuracy of using the Ulysses result of the spatial invariance of the radial heliospheric field to compute the open solar flux. The Astrophysical Journal, 701 (2). pp. 964-973. ISSN 0004-637X doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/701/2/964

Gross, N. A., Arge, N., Bruntz, R., Burns, A. G., Hughes, W. J., Knipp, D., Lyon, J., McGregor, S., Owens, M. J., Siscoe, G., Solomon, S. C. and Wiltberger, M. (2009) Space physics for graduate students: an activities-based approach. EOS Transactions, 90 (2). pp. 13-14. ISSN 0096-3941 doi: 10.1029/2009EO020001

Savani, N., Rouillard, A.P., Davies, J.A., Owens, M. J., Forsyth, R.J., Davis, C.J. and Harrison, R.A. (2009) The radial width of a coronal mass ejection between 0.1 and 0.4 AU estimated from the heliospheric imager on STEREO. Annales Geophysicae, 27 (11). pp. 4349-4358. ISSN 0992-7689

2008

Owens, M. J., Crooker, N. U., Schwadron, N. A., Horbury, T. S., Yashiro, S., Xie, H., St. Cyr, O. C. and Gopalswamy, N. (2008) Conservation of open solar magnetic flux and the floor in the heliospheric magnetic field. Geophysical Research Letters, 35 (20). L20108. ISSN 0094-8276 doi: 10.1029/2008GL035813

Owens, M. J., Spence, H. E., McGregor, S., Hughes, W. J., Quinn, J. M., Arge, C. N., Riley, P., Linker, J. and Odstrcil, D. (2008) Metrics for solar wind prediction models: Comparison of empirical, hybrid, and physics-based schemes with 8 years of L1 observations. Space Weather, 6 (8). S08001. ISSN 1542-7390 doi: DOI:10.1029/2007SW000380

Schwadron, N. A., Owens, M. and Crooker, N. U. (2008) The heliospheric magnetic field over the Hale cycle. Astrophysics and Space Sciences Transactions, 4 (1). pp. 19-26. ISSN 1810-6536 doi: 10.5194/astra-4-19-2008

Case, A. W., Spence, H. E., Owens, M. J., Riley, P. and Odstrcil, D. (2008) Ambient solar wind's effect on ICME transit times. Geophysical Research Letters, 35 (15). L15105. ISSN 0094-8276 doi: 10.1029/2008GL034493

McGregor, S. L., Hughes, W. J., Arge, C. N. and Owens, M. J. (2008) Analysis of the magnetic field discontinuity at the potential field source surface and Schatten Current Sheet interface in the Wang–Sheeley–Arge model. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113 (A8). A08112. ISSN 0148-0227 doi: 10.1029/2007JA012330

Owens, M. J. (2008) Combining remote and in situ observations of coronal mass ejections to better constrain magnetic cloud reconstruction. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113 (A12). A12102. ISSN 0148-0227 doi: DOI:10.1029/2008JA013589

Owens, M. J., Arge, C. N., Crooker, N. U., Schwadron, N. A. and Horbury, T. S. (2008) Estimating total heliospheric magnetic flux from single-point in situ measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113 (A12). A12103. ISSN 0148-0227 doi: 10.1029/2008JA013677

Owens, M. J., Crooker, N. U. and Schwadron, N. A. (2008) Suprathermal electron evolution in a Parker spiral magnetic field. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113. A11104. ISSN 0148-0227 doi: 10.1029/2008JA013294

2007

Merkin, V. G., Owens, M. J., Spence, H. E., Hughes, W. J. and Quinn, J. M. (2007) Predicting magnetospheric dynamics with a coupled sun-to-Earth model: challenges and first results. Space Weather, 5 (12). S12001. ISSN 1542-7390 doi: 10.1029/2007SW000335

Owens, M. J. and Crooker, N. U. (2007) Reconciling the electron counterstreaming and dropout occurrence rates with the heliospheric flux budget. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112 (A6). A06106. ISSN 0148-0227 doi: 10.1029/2006JA012159

Owens, M. J., Schwadron, N. A., Crooker, N. U., Hughes, W. J. and Spence, H. E. (2007) Role of coronal mass ejections in the heliospheric Hale cycle. Geophysical Research Letters, 34. L06104. ISSN 0094-8276 doi: 10.1029/2006GL028795

2006

Owens, M. J. (2006) Magnetic cloud distortion resulting from propagation through a structured solar wind: Models and observations. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111. A12109. ISSN 0148-0227 doi: 10.1029/2006JA011903

Owens, M. J. and Crooker, N. U. (2006) Coronal mass ejections and magnetic flux buildup in the heliosphere. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111 (A10). A10104. ISSN 0148-0227 doi: 10.1029/2006JA011641

Owens, M. J., Merkin, V.G. and Riley, P. (2006) A kinematically distorted flux rope model for magnetic clouds. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111 (A3). A03104. ISSN 0148-0227 doi: 10.1029/2005JA011460

2005

Owens, M. J., Cargill, P.J., Pagel, C., Siscoe, G.L. and Crooker, N.U. (2005) Characteristic magnetic field and speed properties of interplanetary coronal mass ejections and their sheath regions. Journal of Geophysical Research, 110 (a1). A01105. ISSN 0148-0227 doi: 10.1029/2004JA010814

Pagel, C., Crooker, N.U., Larson, D.E., Kahler, S.W. and Owens, M.J. (2005) Understanding electron heat flux signatures in the solar wind. Journal of Geophysical Research, 110. A01103. ISSN 0148-0227 doi: 10.1029/2004JA010767

Owens, M. J., Arge, C. N., Spence, H. E. and Pembroke, A. (2005) An event-based approach to validating solar wind speed predictions: high-speed enhancements in the Wang-Sheeley-Arge model. Journal of Geophysical Research, 110 (A12). A12105. ISSN 0148-0227 doi: 10.1029/2005JA011343

2004

Owens, M. J. and Cargill, P. (2004) Non-radial solar wind flows induced by the motion of interplanetary coronal mass ejections. Annales Geophysicae, 22 (12). pp. 4397-4406. ISSN 0992-7689 doi: 10.5194/angeo-22-4397-2004

Owens, M. J. and Cargill, P. (2004) Predictions of the arrival time of coronal mass ejections at 1AU: an analysis of the causes of errors. Annales Geophysicae, 22 (2). pp. 661-671. ISSN 0992-7689 doi: 10.5194/angeo-22-661-2004

Hanlon, P. G., Dougherty, M. K., Forsyth, R. J., Owens, M. J., Hansen, K. C., Toth, G., Crary, F. J. and Young, D. T. (2004) On the evolution of the solar wind between 1 and 5 AU at the time of the Cassini Jupiter flyby: Multispacecraft observations of interplanetary coronal mass ejections including the formation of a merged interaction region. Journal of Geophysical Research, 109 (A9). A09S03. ISSN 0148-0227 doi: 10.1029/2003JA010112

2002

Owens, M. J. and Cargill, P. J. (2002) Correlation of magnetic field intensities and solar wind speeds of events observed by ACE. Journal of Geophysical Research, 107 (A5). 1050. ISSN 0148-0227 doi: 10.1029/2001JA000238

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