Geodetic and Geophysical Institute, RCAES, HAS

József Bór, PhD




     +36 99 508 385


     +36 99 508 355


     jbor 'at'


     MTA CSFK Geodetic and Geophysical Institute

     H-9400 Sopron, Csatkai Endre u. 6-8.

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Scientific fields of interest

  • Extremely low Frequency (ELF, 3Hz-3kHz) electromagnetic waves in the Earth-Ionosphere waveguide, Schumann resonances, Schumann resonance transients
  • Transient luminous events (TLEs) in the upper atmosphere (20-100 km)

Selected publications

  • Bór, J., B. Ludván, N. Attila, and P. Steinbach, Systematic deviations in source direction estimates of Q-bursts recorded at Nagycenk, Hungary, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 5601-5619, doi:10.1002/2015JD024712, 2016

  • Mlynarczyk, J., J. Bór, A. Kulak, M. Popek, and J. Kubisz, An unusual sequence of sprites followed by a secondary TLE: An analysis of ELF radio measurements and optical observations, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 120, 2241-2254., doi: 10.1002/2014JA020780, 2015

  • Soula, S., Iacovella, F., van der Velde, O., Montanya, J., Füllekrug, M., Farges, T., Bór, J., Georgis, J.-F., NaitAmor, S., Martin, J.-M, Multi-instrumental analysis of large sprite events and their producing storm in southern France, Atmospheric Research, Volume 135-136, Pages 415-431, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2012.10.004, 2014

  • Bór J., Optically perceptible characteristics of sprites observed in Central Europe in 2007-2009, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 92: pp. 151-177, doi: 10.1016/j.jastp.2012.10.008, 2013

  • Sátori, G., Rycroft, M, Bencze, P., Märcz, F., Bór, J., Barta, V., Nagy, T., Kovács, K., An Overview of Thunderstorm-Related Research on the Atmospheric Electric Field, Schumann Resonances, Sprites, and the Ionosphere at Sopron, Hungary, Surveys in Geophysics, Volume 34, Issue 3, 2013, Pages 255-292, doi: 10.1007/s10712-013-9222-6, 2013

The complete list of publications can be found here.