Don Hampton

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Don Hampton

Research associate professor

University affiliation

  • Geophysical Institute
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (Fairbanks)

Contact information

Media contact

Rod Boyce

Areas of expertise

  • Atmospheric and space science

Research interests/biography

The interface between Earth’s upper atmosphere and space, characterizing the energy input of aurora into the upper atmosphere and the effects of auroral energy input on the neutral atmosphere, using ground-based observations to estimate the rate of energy input from auroral electron precipitation over extended areas. Space physics and aeronomy, sounding rockets, aurora, airglow, magnetometer array.