Main Focus

Solar Rossby waves, large-scale convection and high-latitude flows

Curriculum Vitae

Education and Employment

October 2016 – June 2020 PhD in Solar Astrophysics, Max-Planck-Institute for Solar System Research (MPS), Göttingen
PhD Thesis: “Observations of large-scale solar flows” (thesis supervisor: Laurent Gizon)
September 2014 – September 2016      Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Program in Astrophysics (Astromundus), University of Innsbruck, University of Rome Tor Vergata, University of Göttingen
Master Thesis: “Homogeneous Metallicity Scale for Galactic Classical Cepheids” (thesis supervisor: Giuseppe Bono)
September 2010 – June 2013 Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Physics, University of Innsbruck
Bachelor Thesis: “Upgrading diagnostic diagrams of forbidden line emission” (thesis supervisor: Stefan Kimeswenger); subsequent publication of a related paper and a poster

Selected Publications

Proxauf, B.; Gizon, L.; Löptien, B.; Schou, J.; Birch, A. C.; Bogart, R. S.: Exploring the latitude and depth dependence of solar Rossby waves using ring-diagram analysis, 02/2020, A&A, 634 (A44)

Löptien, B.; Gizon, L.; Birch, A. C.; Schou, J.; Proxauf, B.; Duvall, T. L.; Bogart, R. S.; Christensen, U. R.: Global-scale equatorial Rossby waves as an essential component of solar internal dynamics, 05/2018, Nature Astronomy, 2

Proxauf, B.; Öttl, S.; Kimeswenger, S.: Upgrading electron temperature and electron density diagnostic diagrams of forbidden line emission, 01/2014, A&A, 561 (A10)

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