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

Rodney Viereck

Research Interests

Understanding the impact of space weather on the terrestrial environment.

Current Research

Modeling and forecasting the aurora and maintaining the aurora forecast product for the SWPC web page.

Improving the utility of the solar extreme ultraviolet and x-ray data from the space weather instruments on the NOAA GOES Satellite.

Observing and modeling Earth’s exosphere.

Public outreach.



View Publications

  • Machol, J., M. Snow, D. Woodraska, T. Woods, R. Viereck, and O. Coddington. (2019). An Improved Lyman-alpha Composite. Earth and Space Science, 6. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019EA00065
  • Snow, M; Machol, J; Viereck, R; Woods, T; Weber, M; Woodraska, D; Elliott, J. (NOV 2019). A Revised Magnesium II Core-to-Wing Ratio From SORCE SOLSTICE. EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE, 6(11), 2106-2114. 10.1029/2019EA000652
  • Thiemann, EMB; Eparvier, FG; Woodraska, D; Chamberlin, PC; Machol, J; Eden, T; Jones, AR; Meisner, R; Mueller, S; Snow, M; Viereck, R; Woods, TN. (10-Dec 2019). The GOES-R EUVS model for EUV irradiance variability. JOURNAL OF SPACE WEATHER AND SPACE CLIMATE, 9. 10.1051/swsc/2019041