Hermann Opgenoorth

HERMANN OPGENOORTH is Professor at the Swedish Institute of Space Physics in Uppsala. His principal research interests are the interaction of the solar wind with the magnetosphere, the upper atmosphere and the ionosphere of Earth and other planets (such as Mars). He also has a background in science mission management as former Head of Solar and Solar Terrestrial and later Solar System Missions at ESA. His scientific work on coordinated space and ground-based observations has resulted in 200 publications and a number of books.