Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder

Juan Rodriguez

Research Interests

  • Cross-calibration and correction of long-term radiation belt and solar energetic particle data sets
  • Use of space radiation data to understand on-orbit satellite anomalies
  • Sources, losses and behavior of highly-relativistic electrons in Earth's radiation belts
  • Dynamics of polar cap and cusp aurora

Current Research

  • Calibration and validation of solar and galactic energetic heavy ion measurements from the GOES-R satellite series
  • Development of calibration algorithms for the SupraThermal Ion Sensor (STIS) on the Space Weather Follow-On - Lagrange 1 (SWFO-L1) mission
  • Characterization of altitude profiles of charged particle radiation from the Space Environment Monitor (SEM)-2 on the Metop-A satellite during its deorbiting


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  • Xaplanteris L; Gerontidou M; Mavromichalaki H; Rodriguez JV; Livada M; Georgoulis MK; Sarris TE; Spanos V; Dorman L. (Jun 2022). First Application of a Theoretically Derived Coupling Function in Cosmic-Ray Intensity for the Case of the 10 September 2017 Ground-Level Enhancement (GLE 72). Solar Physics: a journal for solar and solar-stellar research and the study of solar terrestrial physics , 297(6). 10.1007/s11207-022-02009-1
  • Rodriguez JV; Verhappen RC; Weimer C; Trepte CR; Cayton TE. (Jan 2022). Charged Particle Fluxes Associated with CALIPSO Low Laser Energy Shots. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science , 1-1. 10.1109/tns.2022.3204715
  • Kress BT; Rodriguez JV; Boudouridis A; Onsager TG; Dichter BK; Galica GE; Tsui S. (Jul 2021). Observations from NOAA's Newest Solar Proton Sensor. Space Weather. 10.1029/2021sw002750
  • Rodriguez, JV; Denton, MH; Henderson, MG. (Jul 2020). On-orbit calibration of geostationary electron and proton flux observations for augmentation of an existing empirical radiation model. JOURNAL OF SPACE WEATHER AND SPACE CLIMATE , 10. 10.1051/swsc/2020031
  • Raukunen O; Paassilta M; Vainio R; Rodriguez J; Eronen T; Crosby N; Dierckxsens M; Jiggens P; Heynderickx D; Sandberg I. (Jun 2020). Very high energy proton peak flux model. , 10.
  • Raukunen, O; Paassilta, M; Vainio, R; Rodriguez, JV; Eronen, T; Crosby, N; Dierckxsens, M; Jiggens, P; Heynderickx, D; Sandberg, I. (Jun 2020). Very high energy proton peak flux model. JOURNAL OF SPACE WEATHER AND SPACE CLIMATE , 10. 10.1051/swsc/2020024
  • Boudouridis A; Rodriguez JV; Kress BT; Dichter BK; Onsager TG. (Apr 2020). Development of a Bowtie Inversion Technique for Real-Time Processing of the GOES-16/-17 SEISS MPS-HI Electron Channels. Space Weather , 18(4). 10.1029/2019SW002403
  • Baker DN; Zhao H; Li X; Kanekal SG; Jaynes AN; Kress BT; Rodriguez J; Singer HJ; Claudepierre SG; Fennell JF. (Dec 2019). Comparison of Van Allen Probes Energetic Electron Data With Corresponding GOES-15 Measurements: 2012-2018. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics , 124(12), 9924-9942. 10.1029/2019JA027331
  • Nagai, T; Shinohara, I; Singer, HJ; Rodriguez, J; Onsager, TG. (Jun 2019). Proton and Electron Injection Path at Geosynchronous Altitude. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS , 124(6). 10.1029/2018JA026281
  • Ganushkina, NY; Sillanpaa, I; Welling, D; Haiducek, J; Liemohn, M; Dubyagin, S; Rodriguez, JV. (May 2019). Validation of Inner Magnetosphere Particle Transport and Acceleration Model (IMPTAM) With Long-Term GOES MAGED Measurements of keV Electron Fluxes at Geostationary Orbit. SPACE WEATHER-THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS , 17(5). 10.1029/2018SW002028
  • Denton, MH; Taylor, MGGT; Rodriguez, JV; Henderson, MG. (May 2019). Extension of an Empirical Electron Flux Model From 6 to 20 Earth Radii Using Cluster/RAPID Observations. SPACE WEATHER-THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS , 17(5). 10.1029/2018SW002121
  • Li, W; Shen, XC; Ma, Q; Capannolo, L; Shi, R; Redmon, RJ; Rodriguez, JV; Reeves, GD; Kletzing, CA; Kurth, WS; Hospodarsky, GB. (Apr 2019). Quantification of Energetic Electron Precipitation Driven by Plume Whistler Mode Waves, Plasmaspheric Hiss, and Exohiss. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS , 46(7). 10.1029/2019GL082095
  • Capannolo, L; Li, W; Ma, Q; Shen, XC; Zhang, XJ; Redmon, RJ; Rodriguez, JV; Engebretson, MJ; Kletzing, CA; Kurth, WS; Hospodarsky, GB; Spence, HE; Reeves, GD; Raita, T. (Apr 2019). Energetic Electron Precipitation: Multievent Analysis of Its Spatial Extent During EMIC Wave Activity. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS , 124(4). 10.1029/2018JA026291
  • Angelopoulos V; Cruce P; Drozdov A; Grimes EW; Hatzigeorgiu N; King DA; Larson D; Lewis JW; McTiernan JM; Roberts DA. (Feb 2019). The Space Physics Environment Data Analysis System (SPEDAS). Space Science Reviews , 215(1). 10.1007/s11214-018-0576-4
  • Shi, X, JBH Baker, JM Ruohoniemi, MD Hartinger, KR Murphy, JV Rodriguez, Y Nishimura, KA McWilliams and V Angelopoulos. (Oct 2018). Long-Lasting Poloidal ULF Waves Observed by Multiple Satellites and High-Latitude SuperDARN Radars. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS , 123(10). 10.1029/2018JA026003
  • Redmon, RJ, DB Seaton, R Steenburgh, J He and JV Rodriguez. (Sep 2018). September 2017s Geoeffective Space Weather and Impacts to Caribbean Radio Communications During Hurricane Response. SPACE WEATHER-THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS , 16(9). 10.1029/2018SW001897
  • Takahashi, K, RE Denton, T Motoba, A Matsuoka, Y Kasaba, Y Kasahara, M Teramoto, M Shoji, N Takahashi, Y Miyoshi, M Nose, A Kumamoto, F Tsuchiya, RJ Redmon and JV Rodriguez. (Aug 2018). Impulsively Excited Nightside Ultralow Frequency Waves Simultaneously Observed on and off the Magnetic Equator. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS , 45(16). 10.1029/2018GL078731
  • Capannolo, L, W Li, Q Ma, XJ Zhang, RJ Redmon, JV Rodriguez, CA Kletzing, WS Kurth, GB Hospodarsky, MJ Engebretson, HE Spence and GD Reeves. (Jul 2018). Understanding the Driver of Energetic Electron Precipitation Using Coordinated Multisatellite Measurements. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS , 45(14). 10.1029/2018GL078604
  • He, J and JV Rodriguez. (Mar 2018). Onsets of Solar Proton Events in Satellite and Ground Level Observations: A Comparison. SPACE WEATHER-THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS , 16(3). 10.1002/2017SW001743
  • Carver, MR, JP Sullivan, SK Morley and JV Rodriguez. (Mar 2018). Cross Calibration of the GPS Constellation CXD Proton Data With GOES EPS. SPACE WEATHER-THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS , 16(3). 10.1002/2017SW001750
  • Sillanpaa, I, NY Ganushkina, S Dubyagin and JV Rodriguez. (Dec 2017). Electron Fluxes at Geostationary Orbit From GOES MAGED Data. SPACE WEATHER-THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS , 15(12). 10.1002/2017SW001698
  • Redmon, RJ, JV Rodriguez, C Gliniak and WF Denig. (Aug 2017). Internal Charge Estimates for Satellites in Low Earth Orbit and Space Environment Attribution. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON PLASMA SCIENCE , 45(8). 10.1109/TPS.2017.2656465
  • Rodriguez, JV, I Sandberg, RA Mewaldt, IA Daglis and P Jiggens. (Feb 2017). Validation of the effect of cross-calibrated GOES solar proton effective energies on derived integral fluxes by comparison with STEREO observations. SPACE WEATHER-THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS , 15(2). 10.1002/2016SW001533
  • Balikhin, MA, JV Rodriguez, RJ Boynton, SN Walker, H Aryan, DG Sibeck and SA Billings. (Jan 2016). Comparative analysis of NOAA REFM and SNB(3)GEO tools for the forecast of the fluxes of high-energy electrons at GEO. SPACE WEATHER-THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS , 14(1). 10.1002/2015SW001303
  • Weygand, JM, MG Kivelson, HU Frey, JV Rodriguez, V Angelopoulos, R Redmon, J Barker-Ream, A Grocott and O Amm. (Oct 2015). An interpretation of spacecraft and ground based observations of multiple omega band events. JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC AND SOLAR-TERRESTRIAL PHYSICS , 133. 10.1016/j.jastp.2015.08.014
  • Motoba, T, K Takahashi, JV Rodriguez and CT Russell. (Oct 2015). Giant pulsations on the afternoonside: Geostationary satellite and ground observations. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS , 120(10). 10.1002/2015JA021592
  • Jaynes, AN, DN Baker, HJ Singer, JV Rodriguez, TM Lotoaniu, AF Ali, SR Elkington, X Li, SG Kanekal, SG Claudepierre, JF Fennell, W Li, RM Thorne, CA Kletzing, HE Spence and GD Reeves. (Sep 2015). Source and seed populations for relativistic electrons: Their roles in radiation belt changes. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS , 120(9). 10.1002/2015JA021234
  • Zhao, H, X Li, DN Baker, JF Fennell, JB Blake, BA Larsen, RM Skoug, HO Funsten, RHW Friedel, GD Reeves, HE Spence, DG Mitchell, LJ Lanzerotti and JV Rodriguez. (Sep 2015). The evolution of ring current ion energy density and energy content during geomagnetic storms based on Van Allen Probes measurements. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS , 120(9). 10.1002/2015JA021533
  • Lotoaniu, TM, HJ Singer, JV Rodriguez, J Green, W Denig, D Biesecker and V Angelopoulos. (Aug 2015). Space weather conditions during the Galaxy 15 spacecraft anomaly. SPACE WEATHER-THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS , 13(8). 10.1002/2015SW001239
  • Chen, MW, CL Lemon, TB Guild, AM Keesee, A Lui, J Goldstein, JV Rodriguez and PC Anderson. (Jul 2015). Effects of modeled ionospheric conductance and electron loss on self-consistent ring current simulations during the 5-7 April 2010 storm. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS , 120(7). 10.1002/2015JA021285
  • Peck, ED, CE Randall, JC Green, JV Rodriguez and CJ Rodger. (Jun 2015). POES MEPED differential flux retrievals and electron channel contamination correction. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS , 120(6). 10.1002/2014JA020817
  • Kilpua, EKJ, H Hietala, DL Turner, HEJ Koskinen, TI Pulkkinen, JV Rodriguez, GD Reeves, SG Claudepierre and HE Spence. (May 2015). Unraveling the drivers of the storm time radiation belt response. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS , 42(9). 10.1002/2015GL063542
  • Redmon, RJ, JV Rodriguez, JC Green, D Ober, G Wilson, D Knipp, L Kilcommons and R McGuire. (May 2015). Improved Polar and Geosynchronous Satellite Data Sets Available in Common Data Format at the Coordinated Data Analysis Web. SPACE WEATHER-THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS , 13(5). 10.1002/2015SW001176
  • Meredith, NP, RB Horne, JD Isles and JV Rodriguez. (Mar 2015). Extreme relativistic electron fluxes at geosynchronous orbit: Analysis of GOES E > 2 MeV electrons. SPACE WEATHER-THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS , 13(3). 10.1002/2014SW001143
  • Gkioulidou, M, S Ohtani, DG Mitchell, AY Ukhorskiy, GD Reeves, DL Turner, JW Gjerloev, M Nose, K Koga, JV Rodriguez and LJ Lanzerotti. (Mar 2015). Spatial structure and temporal evolution of energetic particle injections in the inner magnetosphere during the 14 July 2013 substorm event. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS , 120(3). 10.1002/2014JA020872
  • Li, Z, RM Millan, MK Hudson, LA Woodger, DM Smith, Y Chen, R Friedel, JV Rodriguez, MJ Engebretson, J Goldstein, JF Fennell and HE Spence. (Dec 2014). Investigation of EMIC wave scattering as the cause for the BARREL 17 January 2013 relativistic electron precipitation event: A quantitative comparison of simulation with observations. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS , 41(24). 10.1002/2014GL062273
  • Sergeev, VA, AV Nikolaev, MV Kubyshkina, NA Tsyganenko, HJ Singer, JV Rodriguez, V Angelopoulos, R Nakamura, SE Milan, JC Coxon, BJ Anderson and H Korth. (Dec 2014). Event study combining magnetospheric and ionospheric perspectives of the substorm current wedge modeling. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS , 119(12). 10.1002/2014JA020522
  • Rodriguez JV; Onsager TG; Heynderickx D; Jiggens PTA. (Nov 2014). Meeting Report: Solar Energetic Particle Measurements Intercalibration Workshop, 11 April 2014, Boulder, Colorado. Space Weather , 12(11), 613-615. 10.1002/2014SW001134
  • Hartley, DP, MH Denton and JV Rodriguez. (Jun 2014). Electron number density, temperature, and energy density at GEO and links to the solar wind: A simple predictive capability. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS , 119(6). 10.1002/2014JA019779
  • Wedlund, MS, MA Clilverd, CJ Rodger, K Cresswell-Moorcock, N Cobbett, P Breen, D Danskin, E Spanswick and JV Rodriguez. (May 2014). A statistical approach to determining energetic outer radiation belt electron precipitation fluxes. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS , 119(5). 10.1002/2013JA019715
  • Rodriguez JV; Onsager TG. (Mar 2014). Solar Energetic Particle Measurements Intercalibration Workshop, 11 April 2014. Space Weather , 12(3), 129-130. 10.1002/2014SW001048
  • Turner, DL, V Angelopoulos, SK Morley, MG Henderson, GD Reeves, W Li, DN Baker, CL Huang, A Boyd, HE Spence, SG Claudepierre, JB Blake and JV Rodriguez. (Mar 2014). On the cause and extent of outer radiation belt losses during the 30 September 2012 dropout event. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS , 119(3). 10.1002/2013JA019446
  • Turner, DL, V Angelopoulos, W Li, J Bortnik, B Ni, Q Ma, RM Thorne, SK Morley, MG Henderson, GD Reeves, M Usanova, IR Mann, SG Claudepierre, JB Blake, DN Baker, CL Huang, H Spence, W Kurth, C Kletzing and JV Rodriguez. (Mar 2014). Competing source and loss mechanisms due to wave-particle interactions in Earths outer radiation belt during the 30 September to 3 October 2012 geomagnetic storm. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS , 119(3). 10.1002/2014JA019770
  • Rodriguez, JV, JC Krosschell and JC Green. (Jan 2014). Intercalibration of GOES 8-15 solar proton detectors. SPACE WEATHER-THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS , 12(1). 10.1002/2013SW000996
  • Kress, BT, JV Rodriguez, JE Mazur and M Engel. (Dec 2013). Modeling solar proton access to geostationary spacecraft with geomagnetic cutoffs. ADVANCES IN SPACE RESEARCH , 52(11). 10.1016/j.asr.2013.08.019
  • Clilverd, MA, N Cobbett, CJ Rodger, JB Brundell, MH Denton, DP Hartley, JV Rodriguez, D Danskin, T Raita and EL Spanswick. (Nov 2013). Energetic electron precipitation characteristics observed from Antarctica during a flux dropout event. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS , 118(11). 10.1002/2013JA019067
  • Hartley, DP, MH Denton, JC Green, TG Onsager, JV Rodriguez and HJ Singer. (Nov 2013). Case studies of the impact of high-speed solar wind streams on the electron radiation belt at geosynchronous orbit: Flux, magnetic field, and phase space density. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS , 118(11). 10.1002/2013JA018923
  • Jaynes, AN, MR Lessard, JV Rodriguez, E Donovan, TM Loto'aniu and K Rychert. (Aug 2013). Pulsating auroral electron flux modulations in the equatorial magnetosphere. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS , 118(8). 10.1002/jgra.50434
  • Rodriguez, JV, HC Carlson and RA Heelis. (Sep 2012). Auroral forms that extend equatorward from the persistent midday aurora during geomagnetically quiet periods. JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC AND SOLAR-TERRESTRIAL PHYSICS , 86. 10.1016/j.jastp.2012.06.001
  • Rodriguez, JV. (Jun 2012). Undulations in MeV solar energetic particle fluxes in Earth's magnetosphere associated with substorm magnetic field reconfigurations. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS , 117. 10.1029/2012JA017618
  • Rodriguez, JV, TG Onsager and JE Mazur. (Apr 2010). The east-west effect in solar proton flux measurements in geostationary orbit: A new GOES capability. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS , 37. 10.1029/2010GL042531
  • Valladares CE; Alcayde D; Rodriguez JV; Ruohoniemi JM; Van Eyken AP. (Aug 1999). Observations of plasma density structures in association with the passage of traveling convection vortices and the occurrence of large plasma jets. Annales Geophysicae: atmospheres, hydrospheres and space sciences , 17(8), 1020-1039. 10.1007/s005850050829