Refereed Publications

Pontius, D. H., Jr., and T. W. Hill (2009), Plasma mass loading from the extended neutral gas torus of Enceladus as inferred from the observed plasma corotation lag, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L23103, doi:10.1029/2009GL041030.

R. J. Wilson, R. L. Tokar, M. G. Henderson, T. W. Hill, M. F. Thomsen, D. H. Pontius Jr. (2008) Cassini Plasma Spectrometer Thermal Ion Measurements in Saturn's Inner Magnetosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 113, A12218, doi:10.1029/2008JA013486.

Wannawichian, S., J. T. Clarke, and D. H. Pontius, Jr. (2008) Interaction Evidence Between Enceladus' Atmosphere and Saturn's Magnetosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 113, A07217, doi:10.1029/2007JA012899.

Vasyliūnas, V. M., and D. H. Pontius, Jr. (2007), Rotationally driven interchange instability, J. Geophys. Res., 112, A10204, doi:10.1029/2007JA012457.

Pontius, D. H., Jr., and T. W. Hill (2006), Enceladus: A significant plasma source for Saturn's magnetosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 111, A09214, doi:10.1029/2006JA011674.

Tokar, R.L., R. E. Johnson, T. W. Hill, D. H. Pontius, Jr., et al., The interaction of the atmosphere of Enceladus with Saturnís plasma, Science, 311, 1409-1412, 2006.

Pontius, D. H., Jr.,The Io current wing, J. Geophys. Res., 107(8), doi: 10.1029/2001JA000331 2002.

Pontius, D. H., Jr., Rotational Current Systems and the Offset Io Plasma Torus, in Magnetospheric Currents, AGU Geophysical Monograph Series, edited by S. Ohtani and M. Hesse, pp. 353-361, 2000.

Pontius, D. H., Jr., R. A. Wolf, T. W. Hill, R. W. Spiro, Y. S. Yang, and W. H. Smyth, Velocity shear impoundment of the Io plasma torus, J. Geophys. Res. Planets, 103, 19,935-19,946, 1998.

Hill, T. W., and D. H. Pontius, Jr., Plasma injection near Io, J. Geophys. Res. Planets, 103, 19,879-19,885, 1998.

Pontius, D. H., Jr., Coriolis influences on the interchange instability, Geophys. Res. Lett., 24, 2961-2964, 1997.

Pontius, D. H., Jr., Radial mass transport and rotational dynamics, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 7137-7150, 1997.

Gray, P. C., D. H. Pontius, Jr., and W. H. Matthaeus, Scaling of field-line random walk in model solar wind fluctuations, Geophys. Res. Lett., 23, 965-8, 1996.

Matthaeus, W. H., P. C. Gray, D. H. Pontius, Jr., and J. W. Bieber, Spatial structure and field-line diffusion in transverse magnetic turbulence, Phys. Rev. Lett., 75, 2136-2139, 1995.

Pontius, D. H., Jr., The implications of variable mass loading in the Io torus: The Jovian flywheel, J. Geophys. Res., 100, 19,531-19,539, 1995.

Hossain, M., P. C. Gray, D. H. Pontius, Jr., W. H. Matthaeus, and S. Oughton, A phenomenology for energy-containing structures in homogeneous MHD turbulence, Phys. Fluids, 7, 2886, 1995.

Matthaeus, W. H., S. Oughton, D. H. Pontius, Jr., and Y. Zhou, Evolution of energy-containing turbulent eddies in the solar wind, J. Geophys. Res., 99, 19,267, 1994.

Heinemann, M., G. M. Erickson, and D. H. Pontius, Jr., Inertial currents in isotropic plasma, J. Geophys. Res., 99, 8635-8646, 1994.

McGary, J. E., and D. H. Pontius, Jr., MHD simulations of boundary layer formation along the dayside Venus ionopause due to mass loading, J. Geophys. Res., 99, 2289-2300, 1994.

Wolf, R. A., and D. H. Pontius, Jr., Particle drift in the Earth's plasma sheet, Geophys. Res. Lett., 20, 1455-1458, 1993.

Pontius, D. H., Jr., On Vasyliunas's equivalent conductivity formalism, J. Geophys. Res., 97, 19527-19529, 1992.

Heinemann, M., and D. H. Pontius, Jr., Representations of currents and magnetic fields in anisotropic magnetohydrostatic plasma 2. General theory and examples, J. Geophys. Res., 96, 17,609-17,626, 1991.

Pontius, D. H., Jr., and R. A. Wolf, Transient flux tubes in the terrestrial magnetosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., 17, 49-52, 1990.

Heinemann, M., and D. H. Pontius, Jr., Representations of currents and magnetic fields in isotropic magnetohydrostatic plasma, J. Geophys. Res., 95, 251-257, 1990.

Pontius, D. H., Jr., and T. W. Hill, Rotation driven plasma transport: The coupling of macroscopic motion and microdiffusion, J. Geophys. Res., 94, 15,041-15,053, 1989.

Pontius, D. H., Jr., T. W. Hill, and M. E. Rassbach, Steady state plasma transport in a corotation-dominated magnetosphere, Geophys. Res. Letts., 13, 1097, 1986.

Pontius, D. H., Jr., and T. W. Hill, Departure from corotation of the Io plasma torus: Local plasma production, Geophys. Res. Letts., 9, 1321, 1982.

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