2015 Workshop:Agenda

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Agenda for 2015 June 21-25 (Sunday-Thursday)

No breakfast this year (except for the NSF-Student breakfast Monday) in order to maximize the number of students coming.

Sunday 21 June 2015

Student Workshop Theme - Basic Questions of the Atmosphere

Kane Hall Room 110

0800-0900

Registration/Sign Travel Vouchers

0900-0915

Student Welcome from CSSC

Josh Semeter (Boston University, CSSC chair)

0915-0940

Agenda information and organizational details

Lindsay Goodwin (U Saskatchewan, Canada) and Leda Sox (Utah State) (CSSC Student Reps)

0940-1010

How do electromagnetic fields and plasma relate? (The basic physics of plasma in an electromagnetic field)

Roger Varney (SRI International)

1010-1025

Break

1025-1055

Why is the F-peak at the F-peak? (Photoionization and other important ionospheric chemistry)

Dave Hysell (Cornell University)

1055-1125

How does the Earth's magnetic field influence different latitudes? (A brief guide to high-, mid-, and low-latitudes with respect to the Earth's magnetic field)

Art Richmond (NCAR High Altitude Observatory)

1125-1155

How does energy from magnetic storms get transferred from high to low latitudes? (Energy transfer in the atmosphere)

Anthea Coster (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

1155-1325

Lunch

1325-1355

What is the influence of E-region electrojet turbulence on the ionosphere? (The basics of ionospheric instabilities)

John Sahr (University of Washington)

1355-1425

How does the media get space physics wrong? (Space physics, the military, the media, and you)

Phil Erickson (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

1425-1455

What is the influence of waves on the UPPER MESOSPHERE AND lower thermosphere? (Neutrals, waves, and the general circulation of the MLT environment)

Maura Hagan (NCAR High Altitude Observatory)

1455-1510

Break

1510-1530

"Don't Just Get Mad! How to help Government Craft good Science Policy"

Katelynn Greer (Assistant Research Physicist, University of California Berkeley)

1530-1610

Career Panel: "Is there life after graduation?"

Loren Chang (Assistant Professor, Institute of Space Science, National Central University, Taiwan), Elizabeth Fucetola (Lincoln Lab), Stephen Kaeppler (Geospace Postdoctoral Fellow SRI International), and Jeffrey Klenzing (Research Scientist, NASA/GSFC)

~1610

Adjourn

1630-1830

Annual CEDAR Soccer Game and Ultimate Frisbee

Denny Field

1830-2100

CSSC Dinner (invitation only)

Hotel Deca

Monday 22 June 2015

0700-0800

Student Breakfast with Paul Shepson, AGS Division Director of NSF

Walker Ames Room

0800-0815

Plenary Kane 130: Welcome by CSSC,U WA

Josh Semeter (BU, CSSC chair), Paul Shepson (NSF, AGS Div Dir), Brian Fabien (U of WA, Assoc Dean Eng)

0815-0825

Report of Student Workshop

Lindsay Goodwin (USask, CSSC year 1 student representative)

0825-0835

Introduction of Students by Institution

Leda Sox (USU, CSSC year 2 student representative)

0835-0920

CEDAR Prize #26: Thermospheric dynamics as observed through the lens of networked FPIs (mp4)

Jonathan Makela (U IL)

0920-0945

Break

0945-1045

CEDAR Distinguished Lecture #5: There's an Ionosphere in Each Hemisphere (mp4)

Michael Mendillo (BU)

1045-1105

Science Highlight #1: Studying gravity waves using mesoscale-resolving Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model (mp4)

Hanli Liu (HAO/NCAR)

1105-1120

NSF Geospace Update

Paul Shepson (NSF)

1120-1135

NSF Geospace Portfolio Review Update

Bill Lotko (chair)

1135-1205

NSF Geospace Portfolio Review Town Hall

chaired by Bill Lotko and panel members

1205-1330

Lunch

1330-1530

Kane 130: Grand Challenge A: Coupling and Transport Processes from the Upper Mesosphere through the Middle Thermosphere (80-200 km)
Kane 110: (A) Global Support of the CARINA Science Mission to Study the Lower Thermosphere
Kane 210: Distributed observatories of small instruments: Science and assimilation
Kane 220: Storm-time variations in the ionosphere and thermosphere and preconditioning

*J Thayer, C Gardner, G Swenson
*P Bernhardt and A Bhatt
*C Valladares, T Bullett, V Eccles, F Rodrigues, E Yizengaw
*Y Zhang and L Paxton

1530-1600

Break

1600-1800

Kane 130: Grand Challenge B: Coupling and Transport Processes from the Upper Mesosphere through the Middle Thermosphere (80-200 km)
Kane 110:
Kane 210: Ground-based support for ICON and GOLD
Kane 220: Geospace disturbances during the March 17, 2015 great storm

*J Thayer, C Gardner, G Swenson

*J Makela, D Anderson, C Martinis, H Frey
*S Zhang and W Wang

~1830-2030

Dinner with speaker Bob McCoy (U AK)

HUB Ballroom

Tuesday 23 June 2015

0815-0915

Grand Challenge Tutorial: Magnetosphere-Ionosphere-Thermosphere Coupling During Storms and Substorms (mp4)

Bill Lotko (Dartmouth)

0915-0935

Science Highlight #2: An Overview of the DEEPWAVE Field Program (mp4)

Dave Fritts (GATS Inc)

0935-1000

Break

1000-1200

Kane 130: Grand Challenge A: Storms and Substorms Without Borders (SSWB)
Kane 110: Collaborative Studies of Coupling Processes over the Andes
Kane 210:
Kane 220: Developing Strategies for Enhancing CEDAR Science in Student Research, Curriculum, and Outreach

*N Maruyama, A Mannucci, JM Ruohoniemi, J Baker, P Erickson, S Shepherd
*A Liu, J Snively, Y Zhao, S Smith, C Martinis

*K Nielsen and S Nossal

1200-1330

Lunch

1330-1530

Kane 130: Grand Challenge B: Storms and Substorms Without Borders (SSWB)
Kane 110: DEEPWAVE - Gravity Wave Coupling from Lower Atmosphere Sources Throughout the MLT
Kane 210: C/NOFS: Topside/bottomside dynamics
Kane 220:

*N Maruyama, A Mannucci, JM Ruohoniemi, J Baker, P Erickson, S Shepherd
*D Fritts, M Taylor, S Smith
*L Gentile, C Fesen, P Roddy

1530-1600

Break

1600-1900

Poster #1: MLT

Mezzanine and Walker Ames Room

Wednesday 24 June 2015

0815-0915

Tutorial: The Equatorial Ionosphere: A Tutorial (mp4)

Bela Fejer (Utah State)

0915-0935

Science Highlight #3: Andes Lidar Observatory 'Highlights-CEDAR 2015' (mp4)

Gary Swenson (University of Illinois)

0935-1000

Break

1000-1200

Kane 130: Grand Challenge: The high-latitude geospace system
Kane 110: Understanding Dynamical and Chemical Coupling from Tides, Planetary and Gravity Waves
Kane 210:
Kane 220: Conjugate Observations and Models of ionospheric processes

*J Semeter, JP St Maurice, H Dahlgren, M Zettergren, G Perry, M Nicolls
*L Chang and J Yue

*C Martinis, C Valladares, A Coster

1200-1330

Lunch / Student Pizza Lunch with a Q+A Panel (By George Cafe)

Q+A Panelists: Scott England, Lindsay Goodwin, Maura Hagan, Aaron Ridley, Josh Semeter, Leda Sox

1330-1530

Kane 130: Magnetosphere-Ionosphere-Thermosphere Coupling in the Polar Cap: Drivers and Impacts
Kane 110: Lidar Workshop: Space-Atmosphere Interaction, Wave Dynamics and Cosmic Dust Studies with Lidar Technology Transformation
Kane 210: Lightning and thunderstorm effects in the mesosphere and ionosphere
Kane 220: HAARP Application to CEDAR Science

*C Huang, Y Huang, A Gerrard, G Bust
*X Chu and T Yuan
*R Marshall and E Lay
*W Bristow, D Hysell, A Ridley, M Nicolls, M Conde

1530-1600

Break

1600-1900

Poster #2: IT

Mezzanine and Walker Ames Room

Thursday 25 June 2015

0815-0915

Special Lecture: CEDAR: The Past, the Present, Some Recommendations for the Future (mp4)

Rich Behnke (retired NSF)

0915-0930

Programmatic: CEDAR Student Poster Prize Winners

Greg Earle (CSSC)

0930-1000

Break

1000-1200

Kane 130: Inner Magnetospheric and Ionospheric Coupling and Dynamics
Kane 110: Calibration and analysis techniques for passive optical and lidar observations
Kane 210: (A) Jicamarca: New instruments, radar modes and results
Kane 220: CEDAR-GEM Modeling Challenge

*A Gerrard and P Erickson
*S Nossal, J Baumgardner, D Hampton
*D Hysell, M Milla, F Rodrigues
*JS Shim, B Emery, M Kuznetsova, T Fuller-Rowell, Y Zhang, C Huang

1200-1330

Lunch

or

1200-1330

CSSC Lunch (invitation only)

UW President's Club

1330-1530

Kane 130: Energy input and partitioning in the ionosphere-thermosphere system
Kane 110:
Kane 210: Coordinated ISR observation days for 2016
Kane 220: Meteoroids and Space Debris

*Y Deng, O Verkhoglyadova, G Lu

*I McCrea and E Spanswick
*J Urbina and S Close

1530-1600

Break

1600-1800

Kane 130: Long-term variations in the geospace environment
Kane 110: (B) Global Support of the CARINA Science Mission to Study the Lower Thermosphere
Kane 210: (B) Jicamarca: New instruments, radar modes and results
Kane 220:

*J Klenzing and A Burrell
*P Bernhardt and A Bhatt
*D Hysell, M Milla, F Rodrigues

1800

Adjourn