Community:Email 19nov13

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This is a generic mailing to the CEDAR community sent 19 November 2013. Meetings and jobs are listed at http://cedarweb.hao.ucar.edu under 'Community' as 'Calendar of Meetings' and 'CEDAR related opportunities'. CEDAR email messages are under 'Community' as 'CEDAR email Newsletters'. All are in 'Quick Links' on the main page.


(1) EGU2014 - Opportunities for Students & Young Scientists - abstracts due 16 Jan and funding applications due 29 November. From: Claire Foullon <C.Foullon at exeter.ac.uk> in SPA Newsletter 13 Nov. See also https://www.egu.eu/awards-medals/union-osp-award/ and http://www.egu2014.eu/support_and_distinction.html

(2) Positions in the upper atmosphere and space physics at Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI). From Geonhwa Jee (ghjee at kopri.re.kr). See also http://www.kopri.re.kr

(3) CISM Space Weather Summer School, July 21–August 1, 2014, NCAR, Boulder, CO - Application Deadline: March 1, 2014. From Michael Wiltberger <wiltbemj at ucar.edu>. See also http://www2.hao.ucar.edu/Events/2014-CISM-Summer-School/

(4) CAWSES-II TG4 newsletter, Issue 13 is on-line. From Michi Nishioka (nishioka at nict.go.jp). See also http://www.cawses.org/wiki/images/a/ab/TG4_newsletter_issue13.pdf


(1) EGU2014 - Opportunities for Students & Young Scientists - abstracts due 16 Jan and funding applications due 29 November.


From: Claire Foullon <C.Foullon at exeter.ac.uk> in SPA Newsletter 13 Nov.

Dear Colleagues,

There are several opportunities for students and young scientists planning to participate in EGU General Assembly 2014, 27 April - 02 May, Vienna, Austria:

OUTSTANDING STUDENT POSTER (OSP) AWARD PROGRAM. The Solar-Terrestrial Sciences (ST) Program Group takes part in the OSP program, whereby undergraduate and PhD students can register to have their posters take part. Abstract Submission Deadline: 16 January 2014. Full information on eligibility is at: https://www.egu.eu/awards-medals/union-osp-award/

FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR YOUNG SCIENTISTS. Support Application Deadline: 29 November 2013. Full information on eligibility is at: http://www.egu2014.eu/support_and_distinction.html

MORE FOR YOUNG SCIENTISTS. e.g. get involved with your ST Division or with the Union & sessions and events of special interest at the Assembly, to follow at: http://www.egu.eu/young-scientists/

All the very best,

Claire Foullon (OSP coordinator ST)

Norma B. Crosby (Division President ST)

Solar-Terrestrial Sciences Division: http://www.egu.eu/st/ EGU2014 Meeting Web Site: http://egu2014.eu/ EGU2014 ST programme: http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2014/sessionprogramme/ST


(2) Positions in the upper atmosphere and space physics at Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI).


From Geonhwa Jee (ghjee at kopri.re.kr).

The Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI) invites applicants for the position of a permanent research scientist and a post-doctoral research fellow in the upper atmosphere and space science, which will be available from January 1, 2014 until filled.

KOPRI performs a world-class program of scientific research, survey and long term observations that require access to the Arctic/Antarctic or related regions in the variety of research fields including atmospheric science, upper atmospheric and space science, biology, oceanography, paleo/cryo-science etc. For these research activities, we are operating two Antarctic stations in the King George island and Terra Nova Bay in Antarctica, one Arctic station at Ny-Alesund, Svalbard, and an Icebreaker. General information for KOPRI can be found at http://www.kopri.re.kr.

The upper atmosphere and space science group at KOPRI is conducting observations for the mesosphere and lower thermosphere (MLT) region using Michelson interferometers, spectral airglow temperature imager (SATI), all-sky camera, and meteor radar in our Arctic/Antarctic stations and will start new observations for the ionosphere and thermosphere using Vertical Incidence Plused Ionospheric Radar (VIPIR) and Fabry-Perot interferometer (FPI) at our new Antarctic station in 2014. Main research objectives in the group are the lower and upper atmosphere coupling and the ionosphere-magnetosphere coupling in the polar region, in addition to the physical characteristics of the polar MLT and ionosphere-thermosphere systems. The successful candidates will be involved in the field work for the experiments in the Arctic and Antarctic stations as well as the analysis of the data obtained from these instruments in strong collaboration with several universities in Korea.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D in space physics or related field and Korean nationality is NOT required to apply for both positions. The positions are remunerated according to the Korean salary scale. Please contact Dr. Geonhwa Jee for further information: Tel: +82-(0)32-760-5306, e-mail: ghjee@kopri.re.kr or geonhwa.jee@gmail.com


(3) CISM Space Weather Summer School, July 21–August 1, 2014, NCAR, Boulder, CO - Application Deadline: March 1, 2014.


From Michael Wiltberger <wiltbemj at ucar.edu>.

The CISM Space Weather Summer School is intended to give students a comprehensive immersion in the subject of space weather: what it is, what it does, and what can be done about it. Space weather is many things: beautiful when seen through the eyes of a sun-viewing telescope, fascinating when studied for its alien worlds of magnetic structures and phenomena, awesome when witnessed as a solar eruption or auroral storm, and devastating to the users of services it disrupts. Space weather links the Sun, the Earth, and the space in between in a branching chain of consequences. Weather systems on the Sun can spawn interplanetary storms of colossal size and energy that envelop the whole planet in electrical hurricanes. Such storms attack high-tech, complex, and expensive technological systems that provide much of the infrastructure that allows modern society to function.

Applications are welcome from upper level undergraduates and beginning graduate students interested in pursuing a career in solar and space physics, as well as professionals interested in broadening their understanding of the space environment. The school will provide support for travel and housing expenses for all US student participants.

Course Overview

  • SW 101: Solar activity, solar wind, magnetosphere, and ionosphere
  • SW 102: Effects on astronauts and spacecraft, radiation hazards, communication disruptions
  • SW 103: Assumptions and drivers of models, results and limitations
  • SW 104: Hands on activities exploring model results and data to understand the space environment

For additional information on this program and instructions on how to apply http://www2.hao.ucar.edu/Events/2014-CISM-Summer-School/


(4) CAWSES-II TG4 newsletter, Issue 13 is on-line.


From Michi Nishioka (nishioka at nict.go.jp).

The 13th CAWSES-II TG4 newsletter is issued. It can be downloaded from the CAWSES-II Wiki page at http://www.cawses.org/wiki/images/a/ab/TG4_newsletter_issue13.pdf

In this issue, the following articles are included;

  • Article 1: Workshop Report: Whole Atmospheric Coupling during solar cycle 24 (Dr. L. C. Chang/ Taiwan)
  • Article 2: Resolute FPI for Polar Cap thermospheric and mesospheric wind observation (Dr. Q. Wu/ USA)
  • Article 3: Analysis of atmospheric coupling in actual events using a whole atmosphere-ionosphere model (Dr. H. Jin/ Japan)
  • Article 4: Ionospheric Delay Gradient Experiments at the vicinity of Suvarnabhumi Internaional Airport, Bangkok, Thailand (Dr. P. Supnithi/ Thailand)
  • Article 5: On the application of FPI for thermospheric wind observation: day and night (Drs. J. W. Meriwether, J. J. Makela, and A. J. Gerrard/ USA)
  • Article 6: Concentric waves and short-period oscillaions observed in the ionosphere after 2013 Moore EF5 tornado (Nishioka/ Japan)
  • Meeting list and “From the Editor”

Please feel free to distribute this newsletter to your colleagues. The editors hope all of you also enjoy this newsletter.

This is the final issue of the CAWSES-II Task Group 4 (particularly between those of the atmosphere and the ionosphere) newlsetter. The purpose of this newsletter is to make more communications among scientists related to the CAWSES-II Task Group 4. The editors believe the purpose is achieved through the all issues of the newsletter. The editors appreciate all authors who kindly provide their articles.


Editor of CAWSES-II TG4 newsletter, Michi Nishioka (nishioka at nict.go.jp)