Vladimir Florinski


Vladimir Florinski

Professor, Department of Space Science


  • Ph.D., St. University of Arizona, 2001
  • M.S., St. Petersburg State Technical University, 1997

Honors & Awards

  • NSF CAREER award, 2010
  • S. T. Wu CSPAR award, 2010


  • Flux Tube Interchange at the Heliopause by V Florinski, The Astrophysical Journal 813, no. 1: 49. doi:10.1088/0004­637X/813/1/49 2015.
  • Spectral Evolution of Anomalous Cosmic Rays at Voyager 1 beyond the Termination Shock, by U K Senanayake, V Florinski, A C Cummings, and E C Stone, The Astrophysical Journal 804, no. 1: 12, doi:10.1088/0004­637X/804/1/12, 2015.
  • Energetic Particle Anisotropies at the Heliospheric Boundary. II. Transient Features and Rigidity Dependence by V Florinski, E C Stone, A C Cummings, and J A le Roux, The Astrophysical Journal 803, no. 1: 47, doi:10.1088/0004­637X/803/1/47, 2015.
  • In Situ Observations of Magnetic Turbulence in the Local Interstellar Medium by L F Burlaga, V Florinski, and N F Ness, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 804, no. 2, L31, doi:10.1088/20418205/804/2/L31, 2015.
  • Guo, X., and Florinski, V., Galactic cosmic-ray modulation near the heliopause, Astrophysical Journal, 793, 18 (2014).
  • Burlaga, L. F., Ness, N. F., Florinski, V., and Heerikhuisen, J., Magnetic field fluctuations observed in the heliosheath and interstellar magnetic field by Voyager 1 at 115.7-124.9 AU during 2011-2013, Astrophysical Journal, 792, 134 (2014).
  • Guo, X., Florinski, V. A. (2014). Corotating interaction regions and the 27 day variation of galactic cosmic rays intensity at 1 AU during the cycle 23/24 solar minimum. Journal of Geophysical Research, 119(4), 2411–2429. doi.wiley.com/10.1002/2013JA019546
  • Fujiku, K., Washimi, H., Hyashi, K., Zank, G. P., Tokamuru, M., Tanaka, T., Florinski, V., and Kubo, Y., MHD analysis of the velocity oscillations in the outer heliosphere, Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 1420 (2014).
  • Senanayake, U., and Florinski, V., Is the acceleration of anonymous cosmic rays affected by the geometry of the termination shock? Astrophysical Journal, 778, 122 (2013).
  • Florinski, V., Jokipii, J. R., le Roux, J. A., and Aloiani-Bibi, F., Energetic particle anisotropies at the heliospheric boundary, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 776, L37 (2013).
  • Florinski, V., Guo, X., Balsara, D. S., and Meyer, C., MHD modeling of solar system processes on geodesic grids, Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 205, 19 (2013).
  • Florinski, V., Ferreira, S. E. S., and Pogorelov, N. V., Galactic cosmic rays in the outer heliosphere: theory and models, Space Science Reviews, 176, 147 (2013).
  • Washimi, H., Webber, W. R., Zank, G. P., Hu, Q., Florinski, V., Adams, J. H., and Kubo, Y., A role of magnetosonic pulses on variations of Voyager-1 MeV electron intensity in the heliosheath, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 757, L2 (2012).
  • Florinski, V., Alouani-Bibi, F., Kota, J., and Guo, X., Cosmic-ray diffusion in a sectored magnetic field in the distant heliosheath, Astrophysical Journal, 754, 31 (2012).
  • Zank, G. P., Dosch, A., Hunana, P., Florinski, V., Matthaeus, W. H., and Webb, G. M., The transport of low-frequency turbulence in astrophysical flows I. Governing equations, Astrophysical Journal, 745, 35 (2012).
  • Florinski, V., On the transport of cosmic rays in the distant heliosheath, Advances in Space Research, 48, 308 (2011).
  • Florinski, V., Zank, G. P., Heerikhuisen, J., Hu, Q., and Khazanov, I., Stability of a pickup ion ring-beam population in the outer heliosheath: implications for the IBEX ribbon, Astrophysical Journal, 719, 1097 (2010).
  • Zank, G. P., Pogorelov, N. V., Heerikhuisen, J., Washimi, H., Florinski, V., Borovikov, S., Kryukov, I., and Müller, H.-R., Physics of the solar wind-local interstellar medium interaction: role of magnetic fields, Space Science Reviews, 146, 295 (2009).
  • Florinski, V., and Pogorelov, N. V., Four-dimensional transport of galactic cosmic rays in the outer heliosphere and heliosheath, Astrophysical Journal, 701, 642 (2009).
  • Florinski, V., Decker, R. B., le Roux, J. A., and Zank, G. P., An energetic-particle-mediated termination shock observed by Voyager 2, Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L12101 (2009).
  • Florinski, V., Balogh, A., Jokipii, J. R., McComas, D. J., Opher, M., Pogorelov, N. V., Richardson, J. D., Stone, E. C., Wood, B. E., The dynamic heliosphere: outstanding issues, Space Science Reviews, 143, 57 (2009).
  • Florinski, V., Pickup ion acceleration at the termination shock and in the heliosheath, Space Science Reviews, 143, 111 (2009).