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Assoc Prof Stephen Marsden

Name Stephen Marsden
Position Associate Professor (Astronomy)
Section School of Agricultural, Computational and Environmental Sciences
Office G318A
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4687 5841
Extension 5841
Qualifications BSc(Hons) Monash , MSc Monash , PhD USQ

Research interests
The Magnetic Activity of Stars

USQ Research affiliations

  • Computational Engineering and Science Research Centre (CESRC)

Research most recent
- Marsden S.C., Petit P., Jeffers S.V., Aurière M., Bouvier J., Carter B.D., Catala C., Dintrans B., do Nascimento Jr. J.-D., Donati J.-F., Fares R., Gastine T., Jardine M., Konstantinova-Antova R., Lanoux J., Lignières F., Morgenthaler A., Morin J., Ramìrez-Vèlez J.C., Thèado S., Van Grootel V. and the Bcool Collaboration, 2014 “A Bcool magnetic snapshot survey of solar-type stars”, MNRAS, 444, 3517.
- Järvinen S.P., Arlt R., Hackman T., Marsden S.C., Küker M., Ilyin I.V., Berdyugina S.V., Strassmeier K.G. Waite I.A., 2014, “Do the observations reveal the underlying dynamo? Case AF Lep”, A & A, accepted.
- Jeffers S.V., Petit P., Marsden S.C., Morin J., Donati J.-F., 2014, “e Eridani: an active K dwarf or a planet hosting star? I: The cyclic variability of its large-scale magnetic field topology” A & A, 569, A79.

Research most notable
- Vidotto A.A., Gregory S.G., Jardine M., Donati J.-F., Petit P., Morin J., Folsom C.P., Bouvier J., Cameron A.C., Hussain G., Marsden S., Waite I.A., Fares R., Jeffers S., do Nascimento J.D. Jr., 2014 “Stellar magnetism: empirical trends with age and rotation”, MNRAS, 441, 2361.
- Donati J.-F., Jardine M.M., Gregory S.G., Petit P., Paletou F., Bouvier J., Dougadous C., Ménard F., Cameron A.C., Harries T.J., Hussain G.A.J, Unruh Y., Morin J., Marsden S.C., Manset N., Aurière M., Catala C., Alecain E., 2008, “Magnetospheric accretion on the T Tauri star BP Tauri”, MNRAS, 386, 1234.
- Aurière M., Wade G.A., Silvester J., Lignières F., Bagnulo S., Bale K., Dintrans B., Donati J.-F., Folsom C.P., Gruberbauer M., Bon Hoa A. Hui, Jeffers S., Johnson N., Landstreet J.D., Lèbre A., Lueftinger T., Marsden S., Mouillet D., Naseri S., Paletou F., Petit P., Power J., Rincon F., Strasser S., Toqué N., 2007, “Weak magnetic fields in Ap/Bp stars. Evidence for a dipole field lower limit and a tentative interpretation of the magnetic dichotomy”, A & A, 475, 1053.
- Barnes J.R., Collier Cameron A., Donati J.-F., James D.J., Marsden S.C., Petit P., 2005, “The dependence of differential rotation on temperature and rotation”, MNRAS, 357, L1.

Publications in ePrints

Mengel, M. W. and Marsden, S. C. and Carter, B. D. and Horner, J. and King, R. and Fares, R. and Jeffers, S. V. and Petit, P. and Vidotto, A. A. and Morin, J. and BCool Collaboration, (2017) A BCool survey of the magnetic fields of planet-hosting solar-type stars. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 465 (3). pp. 2734-2747. ISSN 0035-8711

Hengst, S. and Marshall, J. P. and Horner, J. and Marsden, S. C. (2017) A Herschel resolved debris disc around HD 105211. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 468 (4). pp. 4725-4734. ISSN 0035-8711

Wood, Jeremy and Horner, Jonti and Hinse, Tobias C. and Marsden, Stephen C. (2017) The dynamical history of Chariklo and its rings. The Astronomical Journal, 153 (6). ISSN 0004-6256

Boro Saikia, S. and Jeffers, S. V. and Morin, J. and Petit, P. and Folsom, C. P. and Marsden, S. C. and Donati, J.-F. and Cameron, R. and Hall, J. C. and Perdelwitz, V. and Reiners, A. and Vidotto, A. A. (2016) A solar-like magnetic cycle on the mature K-dwarf 61 Cygni A (HD 201091). Astronomy and Astrophysics, 594 (A29). ISSN 000-46361

Vidotto, A. A. and Donati, J.-F. and Jardine, M. and See, V. and Petit, P. and Boisse, I. and Boro Saikia, S. and Hebrard, E. and Jeffers, S. V. and Marsden, S. C. and Morin, J. (2016) Could a change in magnetic field geometry cause the break in the wind-activity relation? Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters, 455 (1). L52-L56. ISSN 0035-8711

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