JpGU Fellowship

Atsuhiro Nishida


for outstanding contributions to space physics, in particular for the understanding of the structure and dynamics of the Earth’s magnetosphere.

A list of five major papers

  1. Nishida, A., Geomagnetic Diagnosis of the Magnetosphere, Springer Verlag, 1978. (translated in Russian)
  2. Nishida, A., Formation of the plasmapause, or magnetospheric plasma knee, by the combined action of magnetospheric convection and plasma escape from the tail, J. Geophys. Res., 71, 5669, 1966.
  3. Nishida, A., Coherence of geomagnetic DP 2 fluctuations with interplanetary magnetic variations, J. Geophys. Res., 73, 5549, 1968.
  4. Nishida, A., Outward diffusion of energetic particles from the Jovian radiation belt, J. Geophys. Res., 81, 1771, 1976.
  5. Nishida, A., The Earth’s dynamic magnetotail, Space Sci. Rev., 91, 507-577, 2000.


Toshifumi Mukai