Schunker, Hannah
Hannah Schunker
Phone: +49 551 384 979-440
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Birch, Aaron
Aaron Birch
Phone: +49 551 384 979-379
Gizon, Laurent
Laurent Gizon
Phone: +49 551 384 979-439
+49 551 384 979-299
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Open PhD Project

Flows associated with sunspots and pores

Analysing how flows impact sunspot formation

Sunspots are surrounded by outflows of ~300 m/s, which are believed to contribute to their long lifetimes of several weeks (much longer than the convective time scales). Pores are much smaller than sunspots and are surrounded by a different flow pattern. This project is to identify the transition between these two configurations through a statistical study using SDO observations.

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