JpGU Fellowship

Natsuo Sato


For outstanding contribution to the solar-terrestrial physics through the state-of-the-art research of north-south conjugate point observation of aurora, and the international collaborative research based on the establishment of SuperDARN, the international network of large-scale shortwave radar.

A list of five major papers

  • Sato, N. and Fukunishi, H., Interaction between ELF-VLF emissions and magnetic pulsations: Classification of quasi-periodic ELF-VLF emissions based on frequencytime spectra, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 86(A1), 19-29,, 1981
  • Sato, N., Nagaoka, T., Hashimoto, K. and Saemundsson, Th., Conjugacy of isolated auroral arcs and nonconjugate auroral breakups, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 103(A6), 11641-11652,, 1998
  • Sato, N., Murata, Y., Yamagishi, H., Yukimatu, A. S., Kikuchi, M., Makita, K., Yang, H. and Liu, R., Simultaneous observation of Syowa East HF radar and Zhongshan Station optical aurora associated with the solar wind negative pressure impulse, Chinese Journal of Polar Science, 10(2), 81-87, 1999
  • Sato, N., Wright, D. M., Carlson, C. W., Ebihara, Y., Sato, M., Saemundsson, T., Milan, S. E. and Lester, M., Generation region of pulsating aurora obtained simultaneously by the FAST satellite and a Syowa-Iceland conjugate pair of observatories, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 109(A10), A10201,, 2004
  • Sato, N., Kadokura, A., Ebihara, Y., Deguchi, H. and Saemundsson, T., Tracing geomagnetic conjugate points using exceptionally similar synchronous auroras, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32(17), L17109,, 2005


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