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Contributions of data used in Scientific Papers & Media releases.

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An enduring rapidly moving storm as a guide to Saturn’s Equatorial jet’s complex structure

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Contributions of data used in Scientific Papers & Media releases.

Media release from (CICLOPS) Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for Operations 29th April 2008 acknowledging the contribution of amateurs, Marc Delcroix from France, Ralf Vandebergh from the Netherlands, Chris Go from the Philippines and Trevor Barry from Australia for tracking a great electrical storm on Saturn.



 7th International Workshop on Planetary, Solar & Heliospheric Radio Emissions. Graz Austria, 15th - 17th September 2010. Overview of Saturn lightning observations G. Fischer etal. (Included as co-author)



Overview of Saturn lightning observations G. Fischer etal. (EPSC) European Planetary Science Congress 2010 Rome 19th - 24th September 2010 (Included in acknowledgements)



 Journal of Geophysical Research, vol 116, A04315, doi 10.1029/2010JA016187, 2011 Peak electron densities in Saturn's ionosphere derived from the low frequency cutoff of Saturn lightning. G. Fischer etal. (Included in acknowledgements)


Peer Reviews Journal "Science" 332, 1413 (2011) :DOI: 10.1126/science.1204774 Thermal Structure & Dynamics of Saturn's Northern Springtime Disturbance Leigh. N. Fletcher etal. (Included in acknowledgements) associated media releases from JPL & ESO below.




 Peer Reviewed Journal "Nature", 475,71-74 (07 July 2011) I doi:10. 1038/nature10203. Deep Winds Beneath Saturn's Upper Clouds from a seasonal long- lived planetary- scale storm. Sanchez-Lavega etal. (Included as co-author)



Peer Reviewed Journal "Nature", 475, 75-77 (07 July 2011) I doi: 10. 1038/nature10205.  A Giant Thunderstorm on Saturn. G. Fischer etal. (Included in acknowledgements)



 (EPSC) European Planetary Science Congress Madrid 2012. Saturn's Northern Hemisphere Atmosphere after the 2010/2011 Great White Spot. M. Delcroix, G. Fischer and T. Barry. Abstract and Presentation. NOTE: The Presentation is 5.97Mb.




(AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco December 2012) Thunderstorm and lightning observations during and after the GWS event on Saturn. Georg Fischer, Kunio M. Sayanagi, Donald A. Garnett, William S. Kurth, Ulyana A. Dyudina, Andrew P. Ingersoll, Marc Delcroix, Anthony Wesley and Trevor Barry.



(EPSC) European Planetary Science Congress University College London 2013. Saturn Northern Hemisphere's Atmosphere and Polar Hexagon in 2013. M. Delcroix, P. Yanamandra-Fisher, G. Fischer, L.N. Fletcher, K.M. Sayanagi, T. Barry.


AGU Geophysical Reasearch Letters March 7th 2014   "The long-term steady motion of Saturn's hexagon and the stability of its enclosed jet stream under seasonal changes ." Article first published online: 7 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/2013GL059078


Major Public Presentations

Bendigo Science Discovery & Technology Centre 15th August 2009


 18th South Pacific Star Party 14th - 16th May 2010 "Wiruna" Ilford


 Queensland AstroFest 7th August 2010


 CWAS AstroFest & David Malin Awards Parks 16th July 2011


 National Australian Convention of Amateur Astronomers April 18th - 21st 2014 "The Fossil of Saturn's Great Storm of 2010/2011"