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Environmental Sciences D-index 75 Citations 18,390 413 World Ranking 572 National Ranking 278

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Awards & Achievements

2005 - Fellow of American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Electron
  • Astronomy
  • Magnetosphere

His primary areas of investigation include Electron, Van Allen radiation belt, Magnetosphere, Computational physics and Astrophysics. His Electron study incorporates themes from Telescope, Acceleration, Proton and Atomic physics. His work investigates the relationship between Van Allen radiation belt and topics such as Geomagnetic storm that intersect with problems in Geophysics.

His Magnetosphere research integrates issues from Geosynchronous orbit, Atmosphere, Particle acceleration and Solar wind. His work deals with themes such as Spectral line, Range and Pitch angle, which intersect with Computational physics. J. B. Blake works mostly in the field of Astrophysics, limiting it down to concerns involving Relativistic particle and, occasionally, Cosmic ray and Nucleon.

His most cited work include:

  • Rapid local acceleration of relativistic radiation-belt electrons by magnetospheric chorus (416 citations)
  • Electron-scale measurements of magnetic reconnection in space. (382 citations)
  • The Magnetic Electron Ion Spectrometer (MagEIS) Instruments Aboard the Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) Spacecraft (346 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

J. B. Blake mainly focuses on Electron, Van Allen radiation belt, Astrophysics, Magnetosphere and Computational physics. Within one scientific family, J. B. Blake focuses on topics pertaining to Atomic physics under Electron, and may sometimes address concerns connected to Proton. His studies in Van Allen radiation belt integrate themes in fields like Acceleration, Geomagnetic storm and Pitch angle, Geophysics.

His Astrophysics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Spectral line, Astronomy, Polar and Electron precipitation. He focuses mostly in the field of Magnetosphere, narrowing it down to topics relating to Solar wind and, in certain cases, Earth's magnetic field. The concepts of his Van Allen Probes study are interwoven with issues in Spectrometer and Plasmasphere.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Electron (38.63%)
  • Van Allen radiation belt (35.32%)
  • Astrophysics (24.28%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2016-2021)?

  • Van Allen radiation belt (35.32%)
  • Electron (38.63%)
  • Van Allen Probes (22.96%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

J. B. Blake mainly investigates Van Allen radiation belt, Electron, Van Allen Probes, Computational physics and Magnetosphere. His Van Allen radiation belt research incorporates themes from Geomagnetic storm, Solar wind and Pitch angle, Geophysics. His Electron study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Astrophysics and Atomic physics.

J. B. Blake interconnects Plasmasphere, Interplanetary spaceflight, Spectral line, Proton and Substorm in the investigation of issues within Van Allen Probes. The Computational physics study combines topics in areas such as Atmosphere, Acceleration, Plasma and Auroral chorus. Many of his research projects under Magnetosphere are closely connected to Local time with Local time, tying the diverse disciplines of science together.

Between 2016 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Quantitative Evaluation of Radial Diffusion and Local Acceleration Processes During GEM Challenge Events (39 citations)
  • The Response of Earth's Electron Radiation Belts to Geomagnetic Storms: Statistics From the Van Allen Probes Era Including Effects From Different Storm Drivers (35 citations)
  • Plasmaspheric hiss waves generate a reversed energy spectrum of radiation belt electrons (34 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Electron
  • Astronomy
  • Solar wind

J. B. Blake spends much of his time researching Van Allen radiation belt, Van Allen Probes, Electron, Computational physics and Solar wind. The study incorporates disciplines such as Climatology and Geophysics in addition to Van Allen radiation belt. His Van Allen Probes study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Hiss, Geomagnetic storm, Earth's magnetic field, Space weather and Event.

His Electron research includes themes of Astronomy, Pitch angle, Equator and Atomic physics. J. B. Blake works mostly in the field of Computational physics, limiting it down to topics relating to Interplanetary spaceflight and, in certain cases, Proton, Spectrometer and Radiation zone. His research on Solar wind also deals with topics like

  • Magnetosphere which intersects with area such as L-shell,
  • Atmospheric sciences that intertwine with fields like Astrophysics and Solar cycle.

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Best Publications

Rapid local acceleration of relativistic radiation-belt electrons by magnetospheric chorus

R. M. Thorne;W Li;B Ni;Q. Ma.
Nature (2013)

578 Citations

Injection of electrons and protons with energies of tens of MeV into L < 3 on 24 March 1991

J. B. Blake;W. A. Kolasinski;R. W. Fillius;E. G. Mullen.
Geophysical Research Letters (1992)

497 Citations

The Magnetic Electron Ion Spectrometer (MagEIS) Instruments Aboard the Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) Spacecraft

J. B. Blake;P. A. Carranza;S. G. Claudepierre;J. H. Clemmons.
Space Science Reviews (2013)

496 Citations

Electron-scale measurements of magnetic reconnection in space.

J. L. Burch;R. B. Torbert;R. B. Torbert;T. D. Phan;L. J Chen.
Science (2016)

490 Citations

Electron Acceleration in the Heart of the Van Allen Radiation Belts

G. D. Reeves;Harlan E. Spence;M. G. Henderson;S. K. Morley.
Science (2013)

456 Citations

Science Goals and Overview of the Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) Energetic Particle, Composition, and Thermal Plasma (ECT) Suite on NASA’s Van Allen Probes Mission

H. E. Spence;G. D. Reeves;D. N. Baker;J. B. Blake.
Space Science Reviews (2013)

400 Citations

Highly relativistic electrons in the Earth';s outer magnetosphere: 1. Lifetimes and temporal history 1979–1984

D. N. Baker;J. B. Blake;R. W. Klebesadel;P. R. Higbie.
Journal of Geophysical Research (1986)

344 Citations

Multisatellite observations of the outer zone electron variation during the November 3–4, 1993, magnetic storm

Xinlin Li;D. N. Baker;M. Temerin;T. E. Cayton.
Journal of Geophysical Research (1997)

325 Citations

Energization of relativistic electrons in the presence of ULF power and mev microbursts: Evidence for dual ULF and VLF acceleration

T. P. O'Brien;K. R. Lorentzen;I. R. Mann;I. R. Mann;N. P. Meredith.
Journal of Geophysical Research (2003)

297 Citations

Relativistic Electron Acceleration and Decay Time Scales in the Inner and Outer Radiation Belts: SAMPEX

D. N. Baker;J. B. Blake;L. B. Callis;J. R. Cummings.
Geophysical Research Letters (1994)

250 Citations

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