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Assoc Prof Stephen Marsden

Name Stephen Marsden
Position Associate Professor (Astronomy)
Section School of Mathematics, Physics and Computing
Office L307
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4687 5841
Extension 5841
Email
Qualifications BSc(Hons) Monash , MSc Monash , PhD USQ

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Astronomical and Space Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 020199 )
  • Physical Chemistry not elsewhere classified ( 030699 )
  • Astronomical Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 510199 )
  • Space Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 510999 )
  • Physical Chemistry not elsewhere classified ( 340699 )
  • Physical Chemistry ( 340600 )
  • Astronomical Sciences ( 510100 )
  • Space Sciences ( 510900 )

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

O Fionnagain, Dualta and Kavanagh, Robert D. and Vidotto, Aline A. and Jeffers, Sandra V. and Petit, Pascal and Marsden, StephenORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5522-8887 and Morin, Julien and Golden, Aaron and BCool Collaboration (2022) Coronal Mass Ejections and Type II Radio Emission Variability during a Magnetic Cycle on the Solar-type Star ò Eridani. The Astrophysical Journal, 924 (2):115. pp. 1-13. ISSN 0004-637X

Zaleski, S. M. and Valio, A. and Carter, B. D.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0035-8769 and Marsden, S. C.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5522-8887 (2022) Dynamo activity of the K dwarf KOI-883 from transit photometry mapping. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 510 (4). pp. 5348-5361. ISSN 0035-8711

Brown, E. L. and Jeffers, S. V. and Marsden, S. C.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5522-8887 and Morin, J. and Boro Saikia, S. and Petit, P. and Jardine, M. M. and See, V. and Vidotto, A. A. and Mengel, M. W.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7830-6822 and Dahlkemper, M. N. and BCool Collaboration (2022) Linking chromospheric activity and magnetic field properties for late-type dwarf stars. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 514 (3). pp. 4300-4319. ISSN 0035-8711

Jeffers, S. V. and Cameron, R. H. and Marsden, S. C.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5522-8887 and Boro Saikia, S. and Folsom, C. P. and Jardine, M. M. and Morin, J. and Petit, P. and See, V. and Vidotto, A. A. and Wolter, U. and Mittag, M. (2022) The crucial role of surface magnetic fields for stellar dynamos: ϵ Eridani, 61 Cygni A, and the Sun. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 661:A152. pp. 1-8. ISSN 0004-6361

Seach, J. M. and Marsden, S. C.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5522-8887 and Carter, B. D.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0035-8769 and Evensberget, D. and Folsom, C. P. and Neiner, C. and Mengel, M. W.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7830-6822 (2022) The magnetic fields and stellar winds of the mature late F-stars: β Virginis and θ Draconis. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 509 (4). pp. 5117-5141. ISSN 0035-8711

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Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Astronomical and Space Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 020199 )
  • Physical Chemistry not elsewhere classified ( 030699 )
  • Astronomical Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 510199 )
  • Space Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 510999 )
  • Physical Chemistry not elsewhere classified ( 340699 )
  • Physical Chemistry ( 340600 )
  • Astronomical Sciences ( 510100 )
  • Space Sciences ( 510900 )