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Assoc Prof Stephen Marsden

Name Stephen Marsden
Position Associate Professor (Astronomy)
Section School of Agricultural, Computational and Environmental Sciences
Office D201
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

Boro Saikia, S. and Marvin, C. J. and Jeffers, S. V. and Reiners, A. and Cameron, R. and Marsden, S. C. and Petit, P. and Warnecke, J. and Yadav, A. P. (2018) Chromospheric activity catalogue of 4454 cool stars: questioning the active branch of stellar activity cycles. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 616 (Article A108). ISSN 000-46361

Boro Saikia, S. and Lueftinger, T. and Jeffers, S. V. and Folsom, C. P. and See, V. and Petit, P. and Marsden, S. C. and Vidotto, A. A. and Morin, J. and Reiners, A. and Guedel, M. (2018) Direct evidence of a full dipole flip during the magnetic cycle of a sun-like star. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 620 (Article L11). ISSN 000-46361

Wood, Jeremy and Horner, Jonti and Hinse, Tobias C. and Marsden, Stephen C. (2018) Measuring the severity of close encounters between ringed small bodies and planets. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 480 (3). pp. 4183-4198. ISSN 0035-8711

Wood, Jeremy and Horner, Jonti and Hinse, Tobias C. and Marsden, Stephen C. (2018) The dynamical history of 2060 Chiron and its proposed ring system. The Astronomical Journal, 155 (1 - Article 2). ISSN 0004-6256

See, V. and Jardine, M. and Vidotto, A. A. and Donati, J.-F. and Boro Saikia, S. and Fares, R. and Folsom, C. P. and Jeffers, S. V. and Marsden, S. C. and Morin, J. and Petit, P. (2018) The open flux evolution of a solar-mass star on the main sequence. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 474 (1). pp. 536-546. ISSN 0035-8711

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