UC SPARK - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Professor Jack Baggaley

School of Physical & Chemical Sciences


Phone: +64 3 364 2987 ext. 95923

Office: West 606

Fields of Research

  • Aeronomy of metallic ions in the lower thermosphere ionization irregularities in the E-region
  • Asteroid dynamics and collision processes
  • Dispersal processes of meteoric ablation products
  • Evolution of the solar system dust population
  • Meteoric ionization study by radar

Researcher Summary

Research intersts are in atmospheric research and astrophysics.

Subject Area: Disciplines

Affiliations

Research/Scholarly/Creative Works

Journal Articles
  • Baggaley WJ. (2011) High Energy Cosmic Ray Detection by Radar. Southern Stars - The Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society New Zealand (50): 14-18.
  • Baggaley WJ. (2011) Modelling Radar Returns from Meteoric Plasma to Reveal Meteoroid Parameters. Southern Stars - The Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society New Zealand (50): 3-9.
  • Soja RH., Baggaley WJ., Brown P. and Hamilton DP. (2011) Dynamical resonant structures in meteoroid stream orbits. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 414(2): 1059-1076.
  • Srama R., Krüger H., Yamaguchi T., Stephan T., Burchell M., Kearsley AT., Sterken V., Postberg F., Kempf S. and Grün E. (2011) SARIM PLUS - Sample Return of Comet 67P/CG and of Interstellar Matter. Experimental Astronomy 32(3) http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10686-011-9285-7.
  • Baggaley WJ. (2010) Meteoroid Radar Signatures. Southern Stars - The Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society New Zealand 49(4): 26-30.
  • Baggaley WJ. (2009) Meteoric Ionization: The Interpretation of Radar Trail Echoes. The Radio Science Bulletin 329: 6-20.
  • Srama R., Stephan T., Grun E., Pailer N., Kearsley A., Graps A., Laufer R., Ehrenfreund P., Altobelli N. and Altwegg K. (2009) Sample return of interstellar matter (SARIM). Experimental Astronomy 23(1): 303-328. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10686-008-9088-7.
  • Baggaley WJ. (2007) Meteor Streams - their optimum Designation. Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of New Zealand 46(4): 5-7.
  • Baggaley WJ. (2007) The IAU Meteor Stream Archiving Project. Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of New Zealand 46(3): 14-16.
  • Baggaley WJ., Plank GE., Tomlinson L. and Grant J. (2005) Radar campaign to determine the dependence of initial radii of meteor plasma trains on trajectory and orbit. Earth, Moon, and Planets 95(1-4): 663-669. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11038-005-1642-y.
  • Dikarev V., Grün E., Baggaley J., Galligan D., Landgraf M. and Jehn R. (2005) Modeling the sporadic meteoroid background cloud. Earth, Moon, and Planets 95(1-4): 109-122. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11038-005-9017-y.
  • Galligan DP. and Baggaley WJ. (2005) The Orbital Distribution of Radar Detected Meteoroids. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 353: 422-446.
  • Dikarev V., Gruen E., Baggaley WJ. and Landgraf M. (2004) Modelling the Sporadic Meteoroid Background Cloud. Earth, Moon, and Planets
  • Galligan DP. and Baggaley WJ. (2004) The Radiant Distribution of AMOR Radar Meteors. Monthly Notices Royal Astronomical Society 359(2): 551-560.
  • Galligan DP., Thomas GE. and Baggaley WJ. (2004) On the relationship between meteor height and ambipolar diffusion. Journal of Atmospheric Solar-Terrestrial Physics 66(11): 899-906.
  • Baggaley J. and Neslusan L. (2002) A model of the heliocentric orbits of a stream of Earth-impacting interstellar meteoroids. Astronomy and Astrophysics 382: 111-124.
  • Galligan DP. and Baggaley WJ. (2002) Determination of the Spatial Distribution of the Solar System Meteoroid Population Using AMOR. Asteroids, Meteors Comets ESA SP-500: 91-99.
  • Galligan DP. and Baggaley WJ. (2002) The Meteoroid Orbital Distribution at 1 AU Determined by AMOR. Asteroids Comets and Meteors ESA SP-500: 83-90.
  • Baggaley J. (2001) Mapping the interstellar dust flow into the solar system. ESA SP-495 (European Space Agency Special Report) ESA Publications Div. ESTEC Noordwijk, Netherlands : 663-666.
  • Baggaley J. (2001) The AMOR Radar: an efficient tool for Meteoroid Research. Advances in Space Research 28(9): 1277-1282.
  • Baggaley J. and Galligan DP. (2001) Probing the structure of the interplanetary dust cloud using the AMOR meteor orbit radar. ESA SP-495 (European Space Agency Special Report) ESA Publications Div. ESTEC Noordwijk, Netherlands : 569-575.
  • Baggaley J. and Marsh SH. (2001) Meteor Trains as a probe for measuring the Dynamics of the Upper Atmosphere. ESA SP-495 (European Space Agency Special Report) ESA Publications Div. ESTEC Noordwijk, Netherlands : 381-386.
  • Baggaley J., Bennett RGT., March SH. and Galligan DP. (2001) Features of the Enhanced AMOR facility: Advanced Meteor Orbit Radar. ESA SP-495 (European Space Agency Special Report) ESA Publications Div. ESTEC Noordwijk, Netherlands : 387-391.
  • Dikarev V., Gruen E., Landgraf M. and Baggaley J. (2001) Interplanetary dust model: from micron-sized dust to meteors. ESA SP-495 (European Space Agency Special Report) ESA Publications Div. ESTEC Noordwijk, Netherlands : 609-615.
  • Baggaley J. (2000) Advanced meteor orbit radar observations of interstellar meteoroids. Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics 105(A5 - May 2000): 10353-10361.
  • Landgraf M., Grun E., Kruger H. and Baggaley J. (2000) Aspects of the mass distribution of interstellar dust grains in the solar system from in situ measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics 105(A5 - May 2000): 10343-10352.
  • Marsh SH., Bennett RGT., Baggaley WJ., Fraser GJ. and Plank GE. (2000) Measuring meridional mesospheric winds with the AMOR meteor radar. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics 62(13): 1129-1133.
  • Plagmann M., Marsh SH., Bennett RGT. and Baggaley J. (1998) Annual variation of airglow heights derived from wind measurements. Geophys. Res. Lett 25: 4457-4460.
  • Baggaley J. and Bennett RGT. (1997) The meteoroid orbit facility AMOR: Recent Developments. Proc. of Physics, Chemistry and dynamics of Interplanetary Dust. Astro. Soc. Pacific. Conf. Series 104: 65-70.
  • Baggaley J., Bennett RGT. and Taylor AD. (1997) Radar meteor atmospheric speed determined from echo profile measurements. Planet. Space Sci. 45(5): 577-583.
  • Galligan DP. and Baggaley J. (1997) Cluster analysis of the meteoroid orbit population. Planetary and Space Science 45(7): 865-868.
Chapters
  • Baggaley J. (2002) Radar Observations, Chapter 6. In Williams I; Murad E (Ed.), Meteors and the Atmosphere: 123-148.Cambridge University Press.
  • Baggaley WJ. (2002) Interstellar inflow to the solar system mapped by AMOR. In al SFGE (Ed.), Dust in the Solar system and other Planetary systems: Proceedings of IAU Colloquium 181: 235-238. University Kent: Pergamon.
  • Baggaley WJ. (2002) Radar Meteoroids: Advances and Opportunities. In al SFGE (Ed.), Dust in the Solar System and Other Planetary Systems: Proceedings of the Iau Colloquium 181: 27-33. University Kent: Pergamon.
  • Galligan DP. and Baggaley WJ. (2002) Wavelet Enhancement for Detecting Shower Structure in Radar Meteoriod Orbit Data. I. Methodology. In al SFGE (Ed.), Dust in the Solar System and Other Planetary Systems: Proceedings of the IAU Colloquium 181: 42-47. University Kent: Pergamon Elsevier Science.
  • Galligan DP. and Baggaley WJ. (2002) Wavelet Enhancement for Detecting Shower Structure in Radar Meteoroid Orbit Data. II Application to the AMOR data set. In Green SF; al E (Ed.), Dust in the Solar system and other Planetary systems: Proceedings of IAU Colloquium 181: 49-60. University Kent: Pergamon.
  • Baggaley WJ. (1998) Radar Observations of the Leonids. In Anders; Rickman (Ed.), Highlights of Astronomy: 1015-1018.International Astronomical Union.
Reports
  • Baggaley WJ. (2004) Zodiacal Infrared Foreground Emission Model.Commissioned by European Space Agency.
  • Baggaley WJ. and Grant J. (2004) Report of University of Canterbury to mid-term meeting 6 Aug 2004.Commissioned by ESOC Darmstadt Germany.
  • Baggaley J. and Galligan DP. (2002) Upgrade of Meteoroid Model to Predict Inpacts on Spacecraft. In ESOC Study Report ESOC RFQ/3-9528/99/D/CA, Commissioned by European Space Operations Centre.
Conference Contributions - Published
  • Baggaley WJ., Marsh SH. and Close S. (2007) Interstellar Meteors. Kaua'i, HI, USA: Workshop on Dust in Planetary Systems, 26-30 Sep 2005. In European Space Agency (ESA SP-643): 27-32.
  • Baggaley WJ. (2004) An Enhanced Radar System for Probing Dust Dynamics. The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK: Galileo Ulysses Cassini Stardust (GUSC): Dust Science Workshop, 9 Aug 2004.
  • Baggaley WJ. (2004) Ground-based Detection of Interstellar Dust in the Inner Solar System. The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK: Galileo Ulysses Cassini Stardust (GUSC): Dust Science Workshop, 9 Aug 2004. http://pssri.open.ac.uk/gucs2004/.
  • Baggaley WJ., Marsh SH., Bennett RGT. and Galligan DP. (2001) Features of the Enhanced AMOR: The Advanced Meteor Orbit Radar. Kiruna, Sweden: Meteoroids 2001 (ESA-SP 495), 6 Aug 2001. In Proceedings of the Meteoroids 2001 Conference: 387-391.
  • Marsh SH. and Baggaley WJ. (2001) Meteor Trains as a Probe for Measuring the Dynamics of the Upper Atmosphere. Kiruna, Sweden: Meteoroids 2001 (ESA-SP 495), 6 Aug 2001. In Proceedings of the Meteoroids 2001 Conference: 381-386.
Conference Contributions - Other
  • Baggaley J. and Soja R. (2009) Fireball streams and meteorites delivered by near earth asteroids. Prague, Czech Republic: Bolides and Meteorite Falls: International Conference on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Pribram Meteorite Fall, and the 80th Birthday of Zdenek Ceplecha (Bolides09), 10-15 May 2009
  • Soja R. and Baggaley WJ. (2009) The Taurid Meteor Stream and the 7-2 Resonance. Wellington, New Zealand: Royal Astronomical Society of NZ RASNZ Conference 2009 (RASNZ 2009), 22-24 May 2009
  • Soja R., Baggaley J. and Hamilton D. (2009) A Search for Resonance Behaviour in Meteor Orbit Radar Data. Melbourne, Australia: Australian Astronomical Society Annual Scientific Meeting, 1-1 Jun 2009
  • Soja R., Baggaley WJ. and Hamilton D. (2009) Bolides generated from Resonances in the Taurid Stream. Prague, Czech Republic: Bolides and Meteorite Falls: International Conference on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Pribram Meteorite Fall, 9-16 May 2009
  • Soja R. and Baggaley WJ. (2008) Meteor Dynamics through Clustering. Tekapo, New Zealand: Royal Astronomical Society of NZ Wellington Conference, 1-1 Apr 2008
  • Baggaley WJ. and Graps A. (2007) Dynamics of interstellar and solar system dust by spacecraft and ground-based tracking. Heidelberg, Germany: Dusty Visions - New Venues in Dust Research, 10-13 Apr 2007
  • Baggaley WJ. and Graps A. (2007) Interstellar Meteors. Heidelberg, Germany: New Venues in Dust Research, 10-13 Apr 2007
  • Baggaley WJ. (2005) The Radar Systems Operating at the University of Canterbury Research Facility New Zealand. National University, Kharkov, Ukraine: International Conference on Location and Navigation Systems (ICLNS 2005), 1 Sep 2005
  • Baggaley WJ. (2004) Solar System Interstellar Meteors. London, Canada: Meteoroids2004, 1 Aug 2004
  • Baggaley WJ. and Grant J. (2004) Measurements of the decelerations of radar meteors. London, Canada: Meteoroids2004, 1 Aug 2004
  • Baggaley WJ. and Grant J. (2004) Radar measurement of meteoroid fragmentation. London, Canada: Meteoroids2004, 1 Aug 2004
  • Baggaley WJ. and Grant J. (2004) Radar Speed measurements of Meteors. London, Canada: Meteoroids2004, 1 Aug 2004
  • Baggaley WJ., Pecina P. and Bocek J. (2004) Radar-Video simultaneous observations of meteor trajectories. London, Canada: Meteoroids2004, 1 Aug 2004
  • Dikarev V., Gruen E., Baggaley WJ. and Landgraf M. (2004) Modelling the Sporadic Meteoroid Background Cloud. London, Canada: Meteoroids2004, 1 Aug 2004
  • Baggaley WJ. (2003) Radar Detection of Interstellar Dust. Nice, France: European Geophysical Society-American Geophysical Union Joint Assembly, 6 Apr 2003
  • Dikarev VV., Gruen E., Landgraf M., Jehn R., Baggaley WJ., Galligan D. and Grant J. (2003) The Orbital Distributions of Interplanetary Dust Revised. Nice, France: European Geophysical Society-American Geophysical Union Joint Assembly, 6 Apr 2003
  • Baggaley J. (2002) Probing the Earth's Atmosphere and Space Environment. Wellington, New Zealand: Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting - Paper SP51C-02, 1 Jul 2002
  • Baggaley J. and Galligan DP. (2002) The interstellar component of the Solar System Dust population detected by the AMOR system. Heidelberg: Proceedings of the GUCS Workshop: Galilao, Ulysses, Cassini, Stardust, 1 Jan 2002
  • Baggaley WJ., Bennett RGT., Marsh SH., Plank GE. and Galligan DP. (2002) Update on New Developments of the Advanced orbit Radar AMOR. University Kent, UK: COSPAR Colloquium Vol 15, Dust in the Solar System & other Planetary Systems, 1 Jan 2002
  • Carey-Smith TK., Baggaley J., McDonald AJ. and Bennett RGT. (2002) The Canterbury University Stratosphere-Troposhere Radar. Wellington, New Zealand: Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting - Paper SP42A-04, 1 Jul 2002
  • Fraser GJ., Marsh SM., Baggaley J. and Bennett RGT. (2002) Statistical features in the inter-comparison of MF and Meteor Wind Radars. Wellington, New Zealand: Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting - Paper SP42A-02, 1 Jul 2002
  • Baggaley J. and Galligan DP. (2001) AMOR Detection of Interstellar Meteoroids. Heidelberg: Proceedings of GUCS Workshop: Galilao, Ulysses, Cassini, Stardust., 1 Jan 2001
  • Baggaley J. and Galligan DP. (2001) Monitoring the near-space meteoroid population using the AMOR radar facility. ESA SP-473 (European Space Agency Special Report) 473. ESA Publications Div. ESTEC Noordwijk, Netherlands. European Space Operations Centre (ESOC), Darmstadt: Proc. Third European Conference on Space Debris, 1 Jan 2001
  • Baggaley J., Galligan DP. and Steel DI. (2001) Links between Earth-crossing asteroids and meteoroids: Evidence from New Zealand Radar Observations.. Palermo, Italy: Poster Asteroids2001, 1 Jun 2001
  • Baggaley J. (2000) Astronomy Educational Activity in Jordon. Astronomy in Developing Countries poster presentation. Manchester, UK: International Astronomical Union 24th General Assembly, 1 Jan 2000
  • Baggaley J. (1999) Changes in the background particle mass distribution index with orbital characteristics. Bratislava, Slovakia: Proceedings of Meteors 1998, Astronomical Institute, Academy of Sciences, 1 Jan 1999
  • Baggaley J. (1999) International Campaigns to observe Leonids. Al al-Bayt University: The Jordanian Leonid Meteor Conference, Institute of Astronomy and Space Sciences, 1 Jan 1999
  • Baggaley J. (1999) Is there asymmetry in the spatial distribution of non-stream meteoroids? Bratislava, Slovakia: Proceedings of Meteors 1998, Astronomical Institute, Academy of Sciences, 1 Jan 1999
  • Baggaley J. (1999) The AMOR radar facility records of Leonids.. Al al-Bayt University: The Jordanian Leonid Meteor Conference, Institute of Astronomy and Space Sciences, 1 Jan 1999
  • Baggaley J. (1999) The Interstellar Particle Componant Measured by AMOR. Bratislava, Slovakia: Proceedings of Meteors 1998, Astronomical Institute, Academy of Sciences, 1 Jan 1999
  • Baggaley J. (1999) The use of Aircraft in Leonid storm recording. Al al-Bayt University: The Jordanian Leonid Meteor Conference, Institute of Astronomy and Space Sciences, 1 Jan 1999
  • Baggaley J. (1999) Using radio techniques for probing meteor streams. Al al-Bayt University: The Jordanian Leonid Meteor Conference, Institute of Astronomy and Space Sciences, 1 Jan 1999
  • Baggaley J. and Galligan DP. (1999) Multiple Meteoroid Orbit Clusters found using AMOR. Bratislava, Slovakia: Proceedings of Meteors 1998, Astronomical Institute, Academy of Sciences, 1 Jan 1999
  • Baggaley WJ. (1999) Using the AMOR Radar Facility to probe the Atmosphere. Bratislava, Slovakia: Proceedings of Meteors 1998, Astronomical Institute, Academy of Sciences, 1 Jan 1999
  • Baggaley J. (1998) Interstellar Meteors. Royal Astronomical Society of New Zealand, 1-1 Jul 1998
Additional Publications
  • Baggaley WJ. (2007) The Dynamics of Solar System and Interstellar Dust by Ground-based tracking and Space-craft. Department of Physics and Electronics, University of Western Ontario, Canada: 23 Apr 2009.
  • Baggaley WJ. (2007) The Solar System dust cloud and interstellar grain detection by radar. Department of Physics, University of Hong Kong: 01 Apr 2004.