Jan Merka is employed as a research assistant at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the Charles University, Prague. However, he is currently on leave because the National Research Council made a Research Associateship Award to him. Therefore, Jan Merka conducts research at the NASA Goddard + Space Flight Center in collaboration with Adam Szabo, who is his Research Adviser. The main areas of interest are the Earth's bow shock and magnetopause, and interplanetary shocks and discontinuities.
NASA/GSFC, Code 696, Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA (jan.merka (at) gsfc.nasa.gov)
KEFV, MFF UK, V Holesovickach 2, 180 00 Praha, Czech Republic
Jan Merka 2007-01-21