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Space Weather Workshop 2005

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2005 Workshop Agenda and Presentations

Sunday, April 3

9:00-5:00

ISES meeting (CLOSED)

Monday, April 4

8:30-12:30

Airline Meeting (CLOSED)

2:00-5:00

Tutorial on Space Weather Effects

2:00

An Overview of the Space Environment
Rodney Viereck

2:20

Space Weather Cycles and their Impacts
Bill Murtagh

2:40

Solar Drivers of Space Weather
Steve Hill

3:00

The Space Radiation Environment and its Effects
Ron Zwickl

3:20

Break

3:40

The Radiation Belts and Killer Electrons
Terry Onsager

4:00

The Ionosphere and its Impact on Communications and Navigation
Tim Fuller-Rowell

4:20

SEC and Space Weather Products
Larry Combs

4:40

Introduction to the New SEC Web Site
Vi Raben

5:00

End of Session

Tuesday, April 5

8:00

Registration

8:30

Welcome
Barbara Poppe

8:35

What's new with SEC
Ernie Hildner, NOAA Space Environment Center (SEC)

9:00

The Year in Review - Space Weather Storms of 2004 and early 2005
Bill Murtagh, NOAA, SEC

9:20 - 12:00

Airline Issues
Chair: Joe Kunches, NOAA, SEC

9:20

Union Perspective on Space Weather and Aviation
Joyce May, Allied Pilots Association /American Airlines

9:50

Break

10:20

Measurement and Modeling of High Latitude Flights in the Antarctic and Southern Hemiphere
​Ian L. Getley, Department of Aviation, Univ. of New South Wales

10:40

Space Weather Initiatives for Airline Industry

11:00

Continental Airlines and the Jan 05 Radiation Storm
Greg Dale, Continental Airlines

11:20

Space Weather Effects on United's Polar Operations
Mike Stills, United Airlines

11:40

Organization of Radiation Protection for Aircrew in Germany
Matthias Meier, DLR/Lufthansa

12:00 - 1:00

Lunch

1:00 - 3:00

Poster Session

2:45 - 3:00

Break

3:00 - 5:00

Space Exploration and Space Weather Support
Janet Barth, NASA/GSFC, Chair

3:00

What's Envisioned; Aldridge Report

3:20

Space Weather Observations at Mars
Cary Zeitlin, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

3:40

Radiation Protection for Humans in Deep Space
Larry Townsend, University of Tennessee

4:00

Operational Support Issues for the New NASA Exploration Initiative
Joe Kunches, NOAA,SEC

4:20

Solar Wind Forecasting for Space Exploration, Current Capabilities and Challenges
Ghee Fry, EXPI

4:40

National Geophysical Data Center
Christopher Fox, Director, NGDC

 

NGDC constituent meeting

Wednesday, April 6

8:30 - 11:00

Radiation Environment Near Earth
Chair: Terry Onsager, NOAA SEC

8:30

Operational Space Radiation Analysis on ISS and Monitoring Update
Mark Weyland, NASA/JSFC

8:50

New Standard Radiation Belt and Space Plasma Models
Janet Barth, NASA/GSFC

9:10

Forecasting Radiation Hazards with Space Imaging
Jerry Goldstein, SWRI

9:30

Break

10:00

Cygnus: Exploring the MEO Regime
Greg Ginet, AFRL

10:20

Geosynchronous Environment and Satellite Anomalies
Harry Koons, Space Science Applications Laboratory, The Aerospace Corporation

10:40

Boeing Commercial Satellite Performance During the Perfect (Space Weather) Storm of Oct-Nov 2003
Mike Bodeau, Boeing

11:00

Commercial Space Transportation: Where We Are and Where We Are Going
Karen Shelton-Mur, FAA AST

11:20

International Heliophysical Year (IHY)
Howard Singer, NOAA/SEC

12:00 - 1:00

Lunch

1:00 - 3:00

Poster Session

2:45 - 3:00

Break

3:00 - 5:00

Agency Activities
Kelly Doser, USAF HQ AFWA/OL-P, Chair

3:00

NOAA Space Weather Program
Louis Uccellini, Director, NWS National Center for Environmental Prediction

3:20

Air Force Space Weather: Air Force Weather's Commitment, Capability, and Way Ahead
Col. Harold A. Elkins, Headquarters USAF, Director of Weather

3:40

NASA
Richard Fisher, Deputy Director of Earth-Sun Systems Division

4:00

Space Weather Research at the NSF and the new NSWP Self-assessment Plan
Richard Behnke, NSF

4:20

International Space Environment Service (ISES)
Joe Kunches, NOAA/SEC

4:40

ESA Space Weather Applications Activities
Alexi Glover, Space Environments and Effects Analysis Section, European Space Agency

5:00

SPACE WEATHER: The Journal
Louis Lanzerotti, New Jersey Institute of Technology

6:00 - 8:30

Reception at the DSRC NOAA Building

Thursday, April 7

8:30 - 12:00

Research to Operations

8:30

STEREO and the Solar Dynamics Observatory, Aren't they FABulous?
Doug Biesecker, NOAA SEC

8:50

The Solar MURI effort: Progress Toward a Solar and Heliospheric Data-Driven Model of Space Weather Events
George Fisher, Space Sciences Laboratory, Berkeley

9:10

The Space Weather Modeling Framework: A New Community Tool
Tamas Gombosi, University of Michigan

9:30

Towards Physics-based Operational Space Weather Forecast Models: CISM Progress and Plans
Jeff Hughes, Boston University

9:50

Break

10:20

USC/JPL GAIM: A Real-Time Global Ionospheric Data Assimilation Model
Brian Wilson, JPL

10:40

USU GAIM: An Operational Data Assimilation Model of the Ionosphere
Bob Schunk, Utah State University

11:00

Transition to Operations Support at the Community Coordinated Modeling Center
Michael Hesse, NASA/GSFC

11:20

Battlespace Environments Institute
Jerry Wegiel, AFWA

11:40

Space Weather Extension of the Earth System Modeling Framework
Cecelia DeLuca, UCAR

12:00 - 1:00

Lunch

1:00 - 3:00

Poster Session

2:45 - 3:00

Break

3:00 - 5:00

Navigation and Communications
Tim Fuller-Rowell, NOAA SEC, Chair

3:00

Ionosphere Model Development at the National Geodetic Survey
Dru Smith, NGS

3:20

The Space Environment Sensor Suite for NPOESS
​Thomas E. Christensen, Northrop Grumman Space Technology

3:40

Predicting Ionospheric Densities and Scintillation with the Communication/Navigation Outage Forecasting System (C/NOFS) Mission
Odile de La Beaujardiere, Air Force Research Lab

4:00

The Impact of Inospheric Storms on WAAS and LAAS
​Todd Walter and Seebany Datta-Barua, Stanford University

4:20

Solar Radio Bursts and Their Potential Effects on Microwave Radio Systems
Dale Gary, NJIT

4:40

Accuracy Assessment of Long-Range RTK GPS as a Function of Ionospheric Conditions and Ionospheric Models Used
Derota Grejner-Brzezinska, Ohio State University

5:00

Special Meeting: A Modeling Framework for Space Weather

6:00 - 9:00

Vendor Dinner and Meeting (by invitation)

Friday, April 8

8:30 - 9:40

Geomagnetically Induced Currents
Chair: Mike Weaver, NOAA/SEC

8:30

South African Transformer problems in the Wake of the October 2003 Activity
Chris Balch, NOAA SEC

8:50

Predicting Ground-Induced Currents Using ACE Data
Dennis S Bernstein, University of Michigan Aerospace Engineering Department

9:10

Intermagnet and USGS Magnetic Observatory Operations
Jeffrey Love, USGS

9:30

Ground Level Assimilative Model (GLAM) for Geomagnetic Storm Conditions. A System for Nowcasting and Forensic Analysis of Geomagnetic Storms and their Impacts on Electric Power Grids
John Kappenman, Metatech Corp.

9:50 - 12:00

Space Weather - Atmosphere Connection
Dolores Knipp, USAF Academy, Chair

9:50

The Influence of Solar Proton Events on Ozone and Other Constituents in the Stratosphere and Mesosphere
Charles Jackman, NASA/GSFC

10:10

Break

10:40

Indirect Effects of Energetic Particle Precipitation on the Stratsophere
​Cora Randall, Univ. of Colorado/LASP

11:00

Observation and Modeling of Mid-latitude Ionospheric Dynamics during solar x-ray Flares
Chris Smithtro, AFIT

11:20

Evidence for Space Weather Affecting Tropospheric Weather and Climate
Brian Tinsley, Univ. of Texas

11:40

Solar Forcing of Climate: An Overview and Update
Rodney Viereck