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Space Weather Workshop 2010

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Workshop Agenda and Presentations

Tuesday, April 27

7:30

Registration

8:30

Welcoming Remarks
LCDR Thomas Peltzer, NOAA/SWPC

8:40

State of the Space Weather Prediction Center
Dr. Tom Bogdan, NOAA/SWPC

9:00 - 10:20

Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)
Chair, Genene Fisher

9:00

Challenges to GPS/GNSS During the Next Solar Maximum
Paul Kintner, Cornell University

9:20

Impacts of the December 2006 Solar Radio Bursts on the Performance of GPS
Keith Groves, Air Force Research Laboratory

9:40

Precision Navigation in Agriculture
Ron Hatch, John Deere

10:00

GNSS Reliance and the Ionosphere - A Maritime Perspective
Sally Basker, General Lighthouse Authorities of the United Kingdom and Ireland

10:20

Break

10:40 - 11:00

Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) (continued)- Chair, Genene Fisher

10:40

Products and Services Provided by the Space Weather Application Center - Ionosphere (SWACI)
Norbert Jakowski, German Aerospace Center

11:00 - 12:00

Aviation and Space Weather - Chair, Joe Kunches

11:00

Space Weather in NextGen: An Update
Cecilia Miner, NOAA/NWS/Aviation Services

11:20

Aviation Space Weather: International Activities
William Murtagh/Bryn Jones, SWPC/Solar Metrics

11:40

The Use of Space Weather Products at Delta Airlines
Heather M. Heitzman, Delta Airlines

12:00

Lunch

1:00 - 3:00

Poster Session - Solar and Interplanetary Research and Applications

2:45

Break

3:00 - 3:40

Aviation and Space Weather (continued)
Chair, Joe Kunches

3:00

The Impact of Solar Particle Events on the Radiation Exposure in Aviation
Daniel Matthiä, German Aerospace Center

3:20

Radiation Protection Activities for Aircrew in Korea
Jaejin Lee, Korea Astronomy and Space Institute

3:40

The Solar Dynamics Observatory: Your Eye on the Sun
Dean Pesnell, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

4:00 - 5:00

Geomagnetically Induced Currents
Chair, Chris Balch

4:00

Solar Shield Project - Lessons Learned, Advances Made
Antti Pulkkinen, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

4:20

Managing Critical Disasters in the Transatlantic Domain - The Case of a Geomagnetic Storm: A Workshop Summary
Dan Griffiths, Federal Emergency Management Agency

4:40

Magnetic Observatories
Jeffrey Love, United States Geological Service

5:00

End of Session

Wednesday, April 28

8:30 - 10:00

Roundtable Session: Growing the Space Weather Enterprise
Keynote Speaker: Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Jr., Vice President, Science Programs, CSC: "Growing the Space Weather Commerce Enterprise"

Panelists:
Dr. Thomas Bogdan, Director, NOAA/SWPC
Robert S. Dickman, Major General, USAF (Retired), Executive Director, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Robert Gold, AT&L/SIO
Louis J. Lanzerotti, Distinguished Research Professor of Physics, New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Editor, Space Weather Quarterly
Dr. Keith Strong, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center/SP Systems
Moderator and Organizer: Dr. Devrie S. Intriligator, Director, Space Plasma Laboratory, Carmel Research Center, Inc.

10:00

Break

10:20 - 12:00

International Coordination of Space Weather Activities
Chair, Terry Onsager

10:20

International Space Weather Initiative
Joe Davila, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

10:40

Progress Towards a Regional Warning Center for Africa
Kobus Olckers, Hermanus Magnetic Observatory

11:00

Saudi Space Activities
Haithem Altwaijry, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology

11:20

Space Weather Services in the ESA SSA Program
Juha-Pekka Luntama, European Space Agency

11:40

Using SPENVIS within Space Mission Operations
Alexi Glover, European Space Agency/ESAC (Rhea Systems)

12:00

Lunch

1:00 - 3:00

Poster Session - Magnetospheric Research and Applications and Space Weather General

2:45

Break

3:00 - 4:40

Agency Activities Session
Chair, Tom Bogdan

3:00

Air Force Weather
Col. Mark Zettlemoyer, USAF

3:20

NASA Heliophysics Division
Richard Fisher, NASA Heliophysics Division

3:40

National Science Foundation
Therese Moretto Jorgensen, National Science Foundation

4:00

NASA Space Radiation Analysis Group
Neal Zapp, NASA/Space Radiation Analysis Group

4:20

Office of Naval Research
Robert McCoy, Office of Naval Research

4:40

End of Session

6:00 - 8:30

Reception and Dinner at UCAR: Special Guest Speaker:
Dr. Dave McComas – The Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) Mission

Thursday, April 29

8:30 - 10:10

International Coordination of Space Weather Activities
Chair, Rodney Viereck

8:30

Korean Space Environment Forecast Center
Sun-hak Hong, Radio Research Agency

8:50

Japanese Operational Space Weather Activities - Current and Future
Tsutomu Nagatsuma, National Institute of Information and Communication Technology

9:10

Space Weather in China
Jing-Song Wang, Chinese National Center for Space Weather

9:30

Implementation Plan for Space Weather Operations in the Korea Meteorological Administration
​Seung Jun Oh, Space Environment Laboratory

9:50

EMBRACE, The Brazilian Space Weather Program: Current Status
Clezio Marcos De Nardin, National Institute for Space Research

10:10

Break

10:40 - 12:00

Space Weather Prediction Modeling
Chair, Howard Singer

10:40

AFRL Efforts to Provide Actionable Space Weather Information for the DoD
Joel Mozer, Air Force Research Laboratory

11:00

NADIR: Neutral Atmosphere Density Interdisciplinary Research: Recent Progress and Transition Plans
Tim Fuller-Rowell / Jeffery M. Forbes, SWPC/CIRES/University of Colorado, Boulder

11:20

Extracting Space Weather Information from Research Models: Opportunities and Challenges
Michael Hesse, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

11:40

Is SWMF Ready for R2O?
Tamas Gombosi, University of Michigan

12:00

Special Announcement

12:00

The 2013-2022 Decadal Survey in Solar and Space Physics
Daniel N. Baker/ Arthur Charo, University of Colorado, Boulder, Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics/The National Academies/Space Studies Board

12:05

Lunch

1:00 - 3:00

Poster Session - Ionospheric Research and Applications and Air Force Research Laboratory Posters

2:45

Break

3:00 - 5:00

Space Weather Prediction Modeling (continued)
Chair, Vic Pizzo

3:00

From Research to Operations: Transitioning CISM Models
W. Jeffrey Hughes, Boston University

3:20

OpenGGCM Transition to Operations: Prospects and Challenges
Douglas Larson/Jimmy Raeder, University of New Hampshire

3:40

Operational Data Assimilation Models for Ionospheric Applications
Robert Schunk, Utah State

4:00

Monitoring Global & Regional Ionospheric Weather Using JPL - USC Nested Grid GAIM
​Brian Wilson, NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory

4:20

Preparing Heliospheric Models for Space Weather Operation - A CCMC Perspective
Peter MacNeice, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

4:40

A New Generation Precipitation Model, with Comparative Evaluation
Thomas Sotirelis / Patrick Newell, The Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory

5:00

End of Session

6:00 - 9:00

SWPC / Commercial Space Weather Interest Group Dinner and Summit (by invitation)

Friday, April 30

8:30 - 10:30

Space Weather Observations and Data
Chair, Bob Rutledge

8:30

NASA's Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) Mission: Resolving Fundamental Physical Processes that have Practical Consequences
Nicola Fox, The Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory

8:50

Follow-On Radio Occultation Constellations for Meteorology, Ionosphere and Climate: Overview of Currently Planned Missions, Data Quality and Coverage, and Potential Science Applications
Bill Schreiner, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

9:10

Space Weather Data Stewardship in NOAA
William Denig, NOAA/National Geophysical Data Center

9:30

Monitoring Solar Activity with PROBA2
​Daniel Seaton, Royal Observatory of Belgium

9:50

Demonstration of Google Sun and Google Earth Application at AFWA
​Lt Col Jeffrey Cox, USAF

10:10

NASA's STEREO Mission
Joseph Gurman, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

 10:30

Break

10:50 - 12:30

Solar Cycle and Long Term Trends in Space Weather
Chair, Ernie Hildner

10:50

A Long-term Sunspot Magnetic Field Decrease
Matthew Penn, National Solar Observatory

11:10

Amplifying the Pacific Climate Response to a Small 11-Year Solar Cycle Forcing
Gerald Meehl, National Center for Atmospheric Research

11:30

Changes in Solar Behavior Before and During Cycle 23, and into the Extended Minimum
Ken Tapping, National Research Council Canada

11:50

A Multifaceted Minimum
Sarah Gibson, National Center for Atmospheric Research

12:10

Solar Cycle 24: The Maunder Minimum That Didn't Happen
Douglas Biesecker, NOAA/SWPC

12:30

End of Conference