Sixth Symposium on Space Weather (Expanded View)

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Program Chairpersons:
Robert McCoy, Office of Naval Research
Genene Fisher, AMS

Compact View of Conference

    Robert McCoy, ONR (Chair); Richard Behnke, NSF; Geoffrey Crowley, ASTRA; Genene Fisher, AMS; Marsha Korose, Northrop Grumman IT/TASC; Joseph Kunches, NOAA; William Murtagh, NOAA; W. Dean Pesnell, NASA; Robert Robinson, NSF; W. Kent Tobiska, Space EnvTech

Saturday, 10 January 2009
7:30 AM-10:00 AM, Saturday
Student Conference Badge Pick-up Only
Sunday, 11 January 2009
7:30 AM-9:00 AM, Sunday
Short Course Registration
9:00 AM-6:00 PM, Sunday
Annual Meeting Registration Begins
12:00 PM-4:00 PM, Sunday, Northballroom A
3:00 PM-4:00 PM, Sunday, Room 130
First-Time Attendee Briefing
5:00 PM-6:00 PM, Sunday, Room 130
Annual Meeting Review and Fellows Awards
5:00 PM-7:00 PM, Sunday, Hall 5
Fellows Reception
Monday, 12 January 2009
7:30 AM-5:30 PM, Monday
Registration Open
8:30 AM-10:15 AM, Monday, Ballroom ABC
Presidential Forum
10:15 AM-10:45 AM, Monday
Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer
10:15 AM-10:45 AM, Monday, Room 126BC
Coffee Break Reception - Sponsored by Ball Aerospace
10:45 AM-12:00 PM, Monday, Room 126BC
Session 1 Space Weather Agency Updates
Cochairs: Robert McCoy, Office of Naval Research, Arlington, VA; Genene Fisher, AMS, Washington, DC
10:45 AM1.1Status of NOAA's Space Weather Program   wrf recording
Jack Hayes, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD
11:00 AM1.2Air Force weather-presentation  
Fred Lewis, AWS, Washington, DC
11:15 AM1.3NSF and new opportunities in space weather   wrf recording
Timothy L. Killeen, NSF, Arlington, VA; and R. Behnke
11:30 AM1.4New Viewpoints and Vantages from recent NASA Missions   wrf recording
Richard Fisher, NASA / ESS, Washington, DC
11:45 AM1.5The National Space Weather Program  extended abstract wrf recording
Samuel P. Williamson, Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology, Silver Spring, MD; and M. R. Babcock
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Monday
Lunch Break
1:30 PM-2:30 PM, Monday, Room 126BC
Session 2 Economic and social impacts of space weather
Chair: William J. Murtagh, NOAA/Space Environment Center, Boulder, CO
1:30 PM2.1The economic and societal impacts of space weather   wrf recording
D. N. Baker, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO
1:45 PM2.2Moving towards space weather management   wrf recording
W. Kent Tobiska, Space Environment Technologies, Pacific Palisades, CA
2:00 PM2.3Geomagnetically Induced Currents and Inadvertent Electricity Flows: The Case of the PJM Power Grid   wrf recording
Kevin F. Forbes, Catholic Univ., Washington, DC; and C. St Cyr
2:15 PM2.4The development of space weather displays for the Aviation Digital Data Service (ADDS) website   wrf recording
Thomas Nelson Hillyer, Christopher Newport University, Hampton, VA; and A. Dumont, G. Thompson, C. J. Mertens, J. A. Haynes, and J. J. Murray
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Monday, Hall 5
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
4:00 PM-5:30 PM, Monday, Room 126BC
Session 3 Coupling between the lower and upper atmosphere
Chair: Geoff Crowley, Atmospheric & Space Technology Research Associates, San Antonio, TX
4:00 PM3.1Investigating Energy and Momentum Coupling in Earth's Atmosphere and Ionosphere with the Neutral-Ion Coupling Explorer: NICE   wrf recording
Thomas J. Immel, University of California, Berkeley, CA; and S. B. Mende, H. U. Frey, R. A. Heelis, G. R. Swenson, G. Crowley, S. L. England, J. M. Forbes, J. D. Huba, F. Kamalabadi, P. M. Kintner, J. J. Makela, and A. Stephan
4:15 PM3.2Effect of waves from the lower atmosphere on the thermosphere and ionosphere   wrf recording
Robert W. Schunk, Utah State University, Logan, UT; and L. C. Gardner, L. Scherliess, D. C. Thompson, and J. J. Sojka
4:30 PM3.3Coupling of meteorological disturbances up to the mesosphere and lower thermosphere  
D. E. Siskind, NRL, Washington, DC; and S. Eckermann, L. Coy, and J. P. McCormack
4:45 PM3.4Observations and model simulations of the thermospheric density daily variations   wrf recording
Wenbin Wang, NCAR, Boulder, CO ; and J. Lei, A. Burns, H. Liu, Q. Wu, S. Solomon, T. Killeen, and I. Azeem
5:00 PM3.5Thermosphere and Ionosphere Variability due to Quasi-Two-Day Wave   wrf recording
Han-Li Liu, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and W. Wang and A. D. Richmond
5:15 PM3.6Coupling between the lower and upper atmosphere as simulated by the Whole Atmosphere Model (WAM)   wrf recording
Rashid A. Akmaev, NOAA / SWPC, Boulder, CO; and T. J. Fuller-Rowell, F. Wu, H. Wang, H. M. H. Juang, S. Moorthi, Y. T. Hou, and M. D. Iredell
5:25 PM-5:30 PM, Monday
Sessions Adjourn for the Day
5:30 PM-7:30 PM, Monday, Hall 4
Opening of the Exhibit Hall with Reception
Tuesday, 13 January 2009
8:30 AM-9:45 AM, Tuesday, Room 126B
Session 4 New developments with physics-based forecast models
Chair: Richard Behnke, NSF, Arlington, VA
8:30 AM4.1Demonstrating the space weather nowcasting and forecasting capabilities of the phenomena-based environmental effects predictor (PBEEP)   wrf recording
James M. Griffin, AER, Lexington, MA; and R. Aschbrenner, T. Connor, W. Gallery, and H. E. Snell
8:45 AM4.2Development of a physics-based coupled Whole Atmosphere and Ionosphere Plasmasphere Model (WAM-GIP) for ionospheric forecasting   wrf recording
Timothy J. Fuller-Rowell, NOAA / SEC and CIRES / Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and R. A. Akmaev, F. Wu, N. Maruyama, H. Wang, M. V. Codrescu, M. Iredell, and G. Millward
9:00 AM4.3A TIME-GCM CAM Multi-executable Coupled Model Using ESMF And InterComm   wrf recording
Robert Oehmke, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Wiltberger, A. Sussman, W. Wang, and N. Lo
9:15 AM4.4A Statistical Comparison of Vertical TEC from Three Ionospheric Models  extended abstract wrf recording
McArthur Jones Jr., SOARS, Boulder, CO; and M. Cordescu and J. Gannon
9:30 AM4.5Simulating Zonal and Meridional Winds on Mars' using Mars-GRAM and Accelerometer Data from the MRO Mission   wrf recording
Kimberly A. Zoldak, California Univ., California, PA
9:45 AM-11:00 AM, Tuesday, Hall 5
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break (See poster listing in Monday's program)
11:00 AM-6:00 PM, Tuesday
Exhibits Open
11:00 AM-12:00 PM, Tuesday, Room 126B
Session 5 Community Modeling and Data Assimilation
Chair: Timothy J. Fuller-Rowell, NOAA / SEC and CIRES / Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO
11:00 AM5.1Lessons learned for a community space weather modeling program - The CISM experience   wrf recording
W. Jeffrey Hughes, Boston University, Boston, MA; and J. Quinn
11:15 AM5.2Community Modeling Program for Space Weather: A CCMC Perspective   wrf recording
Michael Hesse, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD
11:30 AM5.3The Challenges of Validating Global Assimilative Models of the Ionosphere   wrf recording
L. F. McNamara, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA; and G. J. Bishop, D. D. Decker, C. R. Baker, and J. A. Welsh
11:45 AM5.4Ionosphere Data Assimilation Models for Specifications and Forecasts   wrf recording
Robert W. Schunk, Utah State University, Logan, UT; and L. Scherliess, J. J. Sojka, D. C. Thompson, and L. Zhu
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Tuesday
Lunch Break (Cash and Carry in Exhibit Hall)
1:30 PM-3:00 PM, Tuesday, Room 126B
Session 6 New data sources and products
Chair: W. Kent Tobiska, Space Environment Technologies, Pacific Palisades, CA
1:30 PM6.1Solar flares and subsurface vorticity measurements   wrf recording
Rudolf Komm, National Solar Observatory, Tucson, AZ ; and F. Hill, R. Howe, R. Ferguson, G. Barnes, and K. D. Leka
1:45 PM6.2Continual Solar Observations for Space Weather from GONG, a Ground-Based Network   wrf recording
Frank Hill, National Solar Observatory, Tucson, AZ ; and R. Komm, G. Petrie, J. W. Harvey, and I. Gonzalez Hernandez
2:00 PM6.3Comparisons of space-based GPS occultation ionospheric scintillation measurements with ground-based VHF measurements  extended abstract wrf recording
Frank H. Ruggiero, Air Force Research Laboratory, Hanscom AFB, MA; and K. M. Groves, M. J. Starks, and T. L. Beach
2:15 PM6.4Ionospheric TEC mapping from GPS orbit using VHF radio receivers  
David Michael Suszcynsky, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and E. Lay, S. Close, and M. Pongratz
2:30 PM6.5Understanding Ionospheric Effects for the LWA  extended abstract wrf recording
Christopher Watts, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM; and M. Kuniyoshi and K. Dymond
2:45 PM6.6Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD)   wrf recording
Richard W. Eastes, Florida Space Institute, Kennedy Space Center, FL; and W. E. McClintock, A. Aksnes, D. N. Anderson, L. Andersson, S. A. Budzien, A. G. Burns, M. V. Codrescu, R. E. Daniell, K. F. Dymond, S. L. England, F. G. Eparvier, J. E. Harvey, T. J. Immel, A. Krywonos, M. R. Lankton, J. D. Lumpe, A. D. Richmond, D. W. Rusch, O. H. Siegmund, S. C. Solomon, D. J. Strickland, and T. N. Woods
3:00 PM-3:30 PM, Tuesday, Hall 4
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
4:00 PM-5:00 PM, Tuesday, Room 126B
Session 7 General space weather contributions
Chair: William J. Murtagh, NOAA/Space Environment Center, Boulder, CO
4:00 PM7.1Impacts of Ionospheric Scintillation on GPS Positioning Accuracy  
Charles S. Carrano, ISR, Chestnut Hill, MA; and C. T. Bridgwood and K. M. Groves
4:15 PM7.2Space weather impacts on satellites: the near-Earth radiation environment   wrf recording
Richard A. Quinn, AER, Lexington, MA
4:30 PM7.3Identifications and Climatology of Convective Sources for Generating Gravity Waves in the Ascent Rate Profiles in US High Resolution Radiosonde Data   wrf recording
Jie Gong, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY; and M. Geller
4:45 PM7.4Physics-Based Modeling of Space Weather in the Ionosphere and Thermosphere   wrf recording
Geoff Crowley, Atmospheric & Space Technology Research Associates, San Antonio, TX
5:00 PM7.5Space Weather Applications of IDA4D   wrf recording
Gary S. Bust, Atmospheric & Space Technology Research Associates, San Antonio, TX; and G. Crowley
5:25 PM-5:30 PM, Tuesday
Sessions Adjourn for the Day
Wednesday, 14 January 2009
5:30 PM-6:30 PM, Wednesday, Hall 4
Reception in Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)
7:00 PM-9:00 PM, Wednesday, Northballroom
AMS Annual Awards Banquet
Thursday, 15 January 2009
5:15 PM-5:20 PM, Thursday
AMS 89th Annual Meeting Adjourns

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