Community:Email 23jun11

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This is a generic mailing to the CEDAR community sent 23 June 2011. 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) CEDAR-GEM individual workshops, 26 June-01 July 2011, Santa Fe, NM, http://cedarweb.hao.ucar.edu/wiki/index.php/2011_Workshop:Main. Joint workshop "Tutorial on Data Assimilation", 13:30 - 15:30 on Monday 27th June 2011. From Tomoko Matsuo <tomoko.matsuo@colorado.edu>. See also http://cedarweb.hao.ucar.edu/wiki/index.php?title=2011_Workshop:Student_Tutorial_on_Data_Assimilation

(2) Announcement of the fifth issue of the CAWSES-II TG4 newsletter. From Michi NISHIOKA <nishioka@stelab.nagoya-u.ac.jp>. See also http://www.cawses.org/wiki/images/4/4f/TG4_newsletter_issue5.pdf


(1) CEDAR-GEM individual workshops, 26 June-01 July 2011, Santa Fe, NM, Joint workshop "Tutorial on Data Assimilation", 13:30 - 15:30 on Monday 27th June 2011, http://cedarweb.hao.ucar.edu/wiki/index.php?title=2011_Workshop:Student_Tutorial_on_Data_Assimilation


From Tomoko Matsuo <tomoko.matsuo@colorado.edu>.

This joint workshop will be held primarily for the benefit of students but also anyone who is interested in learning basics of data assimilation and space science applications. The basics of data assimilation will be presented step-by-step, how each component (model, observation, principles of statistical inference such as Bayes's rule, covariances etc) works together to yield an optimal analysis. We will offer *three* 30-minute tutorial presentations that cover different DA applications in space sciences, ranging from the ionosphere and high-latitude ionospheric electrodynamics to the radiation belt.

Opening Remarks by Delores Knipp (moderator)

Basics and Ionospheric Application - GAIM (30 min) by Ludger Scherliess

Basics and Applications to High-latitude Ionosphere Electrodynamics - AMIE (30 min) by Tomoko Matsuo

Basics and Applications to Radiation Belt - DREAM (30 min) by Josef Koller

OPEN DISCUSSION & QUESTIONS


(2) Announcement of the fifth issue of the CAWSES-II TG4 newsletter.


From Michi NISHIOKA <nishioka@stelab.nagoya-u.ac.jp>.

The fifth CAWSES-II TG4 newsletter is issued. It can be downloaded from the CAWSES-II Wiki page at http://www.cawses.org/wiki/images/4/4f/TG4_newsletter_issue5.pdf

The purpose of this newsletter is to make more communications among scientists related to the CAWSES-II Task Group 4 (particularly between those of the atmosphere and the ionosphere). The editors would like to invite you to submit the following articles to the TG4 newsletter. Our newsletter has four categories of the articles:

  1. Articles: ~500 words and four figures (maximum)-----on campaign, ground observations, satellite observations, modeling, workshop/conference/symposium report, etc
  2. Highlights on young scientists: ~200 words and two figures-----on his/him own work related to CAWSES-TG4
  3. Short news: ~100 words-----announcements of campaign, workshop, etc
  4. List of planned workshop

Category 2 (Highlights on young scientists) helps both young scientists and TG4 members to know each other. Please contact the editors for recommendation of young scientists who are willing to write an article on this category. Your suggestions and comments on this newsletter are also very welcome.

Editor of CAWSES-II TG4 newsletter, Michi Nishioka (nishioka at stelab.nagoya-u.ac.jp)