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Agenda for 2018 June 24 - 29 (Sunday-Friday)

Sunday 24 June 2018

Student Workshop: Fundamentals of Space Physics

Non-students are welcome!

08:00 - 09:00

Student Registration

room: Anasazi Ballroom (Eldorado)

09:00 - 09:15

Student Welcome from CSSC

Jonathan Makela (CSSC chair)

09:15 - 09:30

Agenda information and organizational details

(CSSC Student Reps)

09:30 - 10:00

Historical Overview of Space Physics

Anja Stromme

10:00 - 10:15

Break

 

10:15 - 10:45

The Driving of the Magnetosphere-Ionosphere-Thermosphere System by the Solar Wind

Joe Borovsky

10:45 - 11:15

The Ionosphere and Thermosphere: a Geospace Perspective

John Foster

11:15 - 11:45

The Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupling

Roger Varney

11:45 - 13:15

Lunch on own

 

13:15 - 13:45

Mesosphere Dynamics

Lynn Harvey

13:45 - 14:15

New Missions: ICON & GOLD

Scott England

14:15 - 15:15

Socratic Dialogue 1: Frontiers of Space Physics: What we know and what we don't?

Delores Knipp, Josh Semeter, Ryan McGranaghan

15:15 - 15:30

Break

 

15:30 - 16:30

Socratic Dialogue 2: Models and Observations: How to fill the gaps? podcast

Aaron Ridley & Eric Donovan

16:30

Adjourn

 

17:00 - 18:00

Student Activity

 

18:00 - 19:30

CEDAR Reception

Casa Espana (Eldorado)

Monday 25 June 2018 (Plenary at Eldorado Grand Ballroom)

07:00 - 08:15

Registration/Check-in

Lobby

08:15 - 08:45

Welcome

Jonathan Makela (CSSC chair, Univ. Illinois), Student Report, Student Institutions introduced, NSF

8:45 - 9:30

Grand Challenge tutorial (recording): Multi-scale I-T System Dynamics: Major questions and our approaches
An Introduction
From the Data Perspective
From the Modeling Perspective

Toshi Nishimura (Boston U),Aaron Ridley (U of Michigan)
Ryan McGranaghan (JPL)
Matt Zettergren (Embry-Riddle)

9:30 - 10:00

Break  

10:00 - 10:20

GC report #1: High latitude system frontiers

J. Semeter (BU)

10:20 - 10:35

MURI: Advances in Ionosphere-Thermosphere Coupling at Multiple Scales for Environmental Specification and Prediction

Yue Deng (UTA)

10:35 - 10:50

Early Career Science Highlight #1: Meso-scale ionosphere flows: Characterizing a dynamic link in M-I-T coupling

Christine Gabrielse (UCLA)

10:50 - 11:05

The Swarm constellation mission: upper atmosphere parameters and high precision magnetic field

Claudia Stolle (GFZ, Germany)

11:05 - 11:20

The ALOMAR Observatory @ Andøya Space Center, how and why?

Kolbjørn Blix (Andoya Space Center)

11:20 - 11:40

Science Highlight #1: Magnetic-storm menace for megalopolis: Maps of geoelectric hazard for the Northeast United States

Jeffrey J. Love (USGS)

11:40 - 12:00

Science Highlight #2: The aurora as plasma laboratory and space weather hazard

Josh Semeter (BU)

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch on own


13:30 - 15:30

Zia/Eldorado: Snakes on a spaceship: The return of Python
Mesa A/Hilton: GC-A: Multi-scale IT System Dynamics
Mesa B/Hilton: A. Waves and Turbulence
Mesa C/Hilton: A. CUSP GCI Rocket Campaign

A. Burrell
T. Nishimura, A. Ridley
R. Collins
J. Labelle

15:30 - 16:00

Break

16:00 - 18:00

Zia/Eldorado
Mesa A/Hilton: Challenges in high-latitude system dynamics
Mesa B/Hilton: A. Space Weather Observation Network I: Ionospheric Disturbances
Mesa C/Hilton: Gravity waves and atmospheric coupling MLT-IT


C. Huang
W. Bristow
E. Becker

18:30 - 21:00

Students Dine with a Scientist (Zia room/Eldorado) / CSSC dinner (DeVargas room /Eldorado)

Tuesday 26 June 2018 (Plenary at Eldorado Grand Ballroom)


08:15 - 08:20


Special recognition
Session chair: Lynn Harvey
Jonathan Makela

08:20 - 09:25

NSF Geospace Science Update
NSF Aeronomy update
NASA update
AFOSR update
R. Lieberman, J. Meriwether, I. Azeem, M. Wiltberger (NSF, 30min)
J. Spann (NASA, 10 min)
J. Moses (AFOSR, 10 min)

09:25 - 09:35

Community Input to NASA LWS TR&T Focused Science Topics Anthea Coster (MIT)

9:35 - 10:00

Break

10:00 - 12:00

Zia/Eldorado: High Latitude Thermosphere Disturbances and Their Global Impact
Ballroom/Eldorado: GC-B: Multi-scale IT System Dynamics
Canyon/Hilton: B: Space Weather Observation Network I: Ionospheric Disturbances
Mesa C/Hilton: A. Integrative Space Weather at Low Magnetic Latitudes

Y. Zhang
T. Nishimura, A. Ridley
W. Bristow
D. Hysell

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch on own (student boxed lunches w panel at Zia/Eldorado)  

13:30 - 15:30

Zia/Eldorado: Next generation CEDAR science
Ballroom/Eldorado: Brian Laughman Tribute: Dynamics and roles of small-scale gravity waves in the MLT
Canyon/Hilton: A: Space Weather Observation Network II: Thermospheric Expansion
Mesa C/Hilton: Whole atmosphere coupling: research challenges and needs

R. McGranaghan
K. Bossert
W. Bristow
L. Goncharenko

15:30 - 16:00 Break  
16:00 - 19:00 Poster Session (MLT, Coupling,Solar Terrestrial Interactions, Data Assimilation & Management) Anasazi Ballroom (Eldorado)

Wednesday 27 June 2018 (Plenary at Eldorado Grand Ballroom)

07:00 - 08:00

Eldorado Chapel: "Women in CEDAR" breakfast with panel (sign up requested here or e-mail maute@ucar.edu) $16 cash collection for non-Hotel Eldorado guests


08:15 - 08:25


Grand Challenge report #2 MLT-X: Coupling and Transport Processes from the Upper Mesosphere through the Middle Thermosphere (80-200 km)
session chair: A. Maute
Jeff Thayer (CU Boulder)

08:25 - 08:45

Science Highlight #3: Thermosphere-Ionosphere Fe/Fe+ (TIFe) layers in Antarctica: Lidar observations and numerical modeling Xinzhao Chu (CU Boulder)

08:45 - 09:00

COSMIC-2: Satellite Constellation for Space Weather and Ionospheric Studies Bill Schreiner (COSMIC/UCAR)

09:00 : 09:15

ICON: Mission update Thomas Immel (UC Berkeley)

09:15 - 09:30

The GOLD mission, and opportunities to enhance understanding of the thermosphere/ionosphere system through collaboration Alan Burns (HAO/NCAR)

09:30 - 10:00

Break

10:00 - 12:00

Zia/Eldorado: Distributed Observatories in the American sector
Ballroom/Eldorado: GC-C: Multi-scale I-T System Dynamics
Canyon/Hilton: Characterizing neutral wind/plasma dynamics at high latitudes below 350 km
Mesa C/Hilton: A: Annual and Semiannual Variations in the Thermosphere and Ionosphere

C. Valladares
T. Nishimura, A. Ridley
R. Pfaff
M. Jones

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch on own  

12:30 - 13:30

Ballroom (Eldorado) Townhall with NSF

Ethan Miller

13:30 - 15:30

Zia/Eldorado
Ballroom/Eldorado: A. Polar AIM Coupling, Composition, and Neutral Dynamics
Canyon/Hilton: B: Space Weather Observation Network II: Thermospheric Expansion
Mesa C/Hilton: Developing small rockets for mesosphere and lower thermosphere research (50-120 km)


X. Chu
W. Bristow
G. Lehmacher

15:30 - 16:00 Break  
16:00 - 19:00 IT Poster Session Anasazi Ballroom (Eldorado)
19:00 - 20:00 Pinon Boardroom (Eldorado) ISR world day A. Kavanagh

Thursday 28 June 2018 (Plenary at Eldorado Grand Ballroom)


08:15 - 09:00


CEDAR prize lecture: Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model--eXtended (WACCM-X): Development, Validation and Capabilities (recording)
session chair E. Mierkiewicz
Introduction by Yia Yue (Hampton University)
Hanli Liu (NCAR/HAO)

09:00 - 09:15

Early career science highlight #2: Evidence of tropospheric 90-day oscillations in the thermosphere (recording) Federico Gasperini (HAO/NCAR)

09:15 - 09:30

CEDAR poster prize announcement Susan Nossal, Loren Chang

09:30 - 10:00

Break

10:00 - 12:00

Zia/Eldorado: GEM-CEDAR Model Validation Challenge
Mesa A/Hilton: Neutral Wind Dynamics and Coupling in the low- and mid-latitude IT
Mesa B/Hilton: B: Instability, Wave Breaking and Turbulence: Current work, outstanding challenges, and future progress
Mesa C/Hilton: B: Integrative Space Weather at Low Magnetic Latitudes

J.S. Shim
P. Dandenault
R. Collins
D. Hysell

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch on own (CSSC lunch at Pecos (Hilton))  

13:30 - 15:30

Zia/Eldorado: Exploring the challenges related to "Big Data" in CEDAR science
Mesa A/Hilton: B: Polar AIM Coupling, Composition, and Neutral Dynamics
Mesa B/Hilton: High Latitude TI Coupling
Mesa C/Hilton: Light Atoms Across Atmospheric Regions

R. Bishop
X. Chu
M. Dhadly
S. Nossal

15:30 - 16:00 Break  
15:30 - 16:00 break

16:00 - 18:00

Zia/Eldorado
Mesa A/Hilton: CEDAR science enabled by geospace storm observational campaigns
Mesa B/Hilton: Meteoroids and Space Debris
Mesa C/Hilton: Active experiment workshop


S. Zhang
J. Urbina
E. Nossa

18:30 - 21:00 Banquet Eldorado Grand Ballroom

Friday 29 June 2018 (Plenary at Anasazi Ballroom /Eldorado)


08:15 - 08:25


CEDAR announcements
session chair: J. Makela
Jonathan Makela (CSSC chair)

08:25 - 08:45

Grand Challenge report #3: Storms and Substorms without Borders Naomi Maruyama (CIRES/CU Boulder)

08:45 - 09:00

Science highlight #4: The Great American Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017: Science Questions and Observations Anthea Coster (MIT)

09:00 - 09:15

Early career science highlight #3: Atmospheric Gravity Waves in the Ionosphere and Thermosphere During the 2017 Solar Eclipse Cissi Lin (UTA)

09:15 - 09:30

Early career science highlight #4: Origins of the thermosphere-ionosphere semiannual oscillation Mack Jones (NRL)

09:30 - 10:00

Break

10:00 - 12:00

Zia/Eldorado CEDAR Broader Impacts
Mesa A/Hilton:
Mesa B/Hilton: Upper atmospheric responses to the 21 August 2017 Solar Eclipse
Mesa C/Hilton: B: Annual and Semiannual Variations in the Thermosphere and Ionosphere

S. Nossal

S. Zhang
M. Jones

12:00

Adjourn