Birch, Aaron

Birch, Aaron

Scientist
Solar and Stellar Interiors
+49 551 384 979-379
BT2.E2.108

Curriculum Vitae

Education and Employment

2012- Sr. Research Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research
2010-2012 Sr. Research Scientist, NWRA/CoRA Division
2005-2010 Research Scientist, NWRA/CoRA Division
2004-2005 Postdoctoral Research Associate, NWRA/CoRA Division
2002-2004 Postdoctoral Research Associate, W.W. Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory, Stanford University, USA
2002 PhD in Physics, Stanford University, USA
1996 B.A. Mathematics and Physics, Brandeis University, USA


Selected Publications

Schunker, H., Baumgartner, C., Birch, A.C., Cameron, R. H., Braun, D.C., & Gizon, L., Average motion of emerging solar active region polarities. II. Joy's law, A&A, 640, A116 (2020)

Birch, A.C., Schunker, H., Braun, D.C., Gizon, L., Average surface flows before the formation of solar active regions and their relationship to the supergranulation pattern, 628, A37 (2019)

Birch, A.C., Schunker, H., Braun, D.C., Cameron, R., Gizon, L., Löptien, B., & Rempel, M., A low upper limit on the subsurface rise speed of solar active regions, Science Advances, vol. 2, issue 7, pp. e1600557-e1600557 (2016).

Gizon, L., & Birch, A.C. 2010, Local Helioseismology: Three-Dimensional Imaging of the Solar Interior, Annual Reviews in Astronomy and Astrophysics, 48, 289 (2010).

Birch, A.C., Kosovichev, A.G., & Duvall, T.L., Jr., Sensitivity of Acoustic Wave Travel Times to Sound-Speed Perturbations in the Solar Interior, ApJ 608, 580 (2004).
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