3.4 Space Weather Services and Tools at the CCMC

Monday, 24 January 2011: 4:45 PM
4C-3 (Washington State Convention Center)
Michael Hesse, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and Y. Zheng, A. Pulkkinen, S. Taktakishvili, M. Maddox, and M. Kuznetsova

In addition to supporting space research in the international community, the Community Co- ordinated Modeling Center (CCMC) has as its second objective to bring to apply the power of modern research models toward space weather specification and forecasting. Initially motivated by the objective to test models and to ease the transition of research models to space weather forecasting organization, the CCMC has developed a number of real-time modeling systems, as well as large number of modeling and data products for space weather forecasting. Over time, these activities have evolved into tailored products for partners, as well as into a direct support of the space weather needs within NASA robotic mission community. Accessible through a customizable interface, users within the US or at partnering institutions internationally have access to space weather tools driven by the most advanced space research models. Through partnering with agencies and institutions in the US and abroad, the CCMC strives to set up further data sharing agreements to the benefit of all participating institutions. In this presentation, we provide an overview of existing CCMC space weather services and products, and we will explore additional avenues for collaborations.
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