10th Conference on Space Weather

Program Chairs: Genene Fisher , NOAA/NWS ; Robert P. McCoy , University of Alaska at Fairbanks

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Saturday, 5 January 2013

7:30 AM-10:00 AM: Saturday, 5 January 2013


Registration for Student Conference and Short Course
Location: 4th Street Atrium (Austin Convention Center)

Sunday, 6 January 2013

7:30 AM-9:00 AM: Sunday, 6 January 2013


Registration for Short Course and Conference for Early Career Professionals
Location: 4th Street Atrium (Austin Convention Center)

9:00 AM-6:00 PM: Sunday, 6 January 2013


Registration Open for Annual Meeting
Location: 4th Street Atrium (Austin Convention Center)

12:00 PM-4:00 PM: Sunday, 6 January 2013


WeatherFest
Location: Exhibit Hall 1 (Austin Convention Center)

12:30 PM-5:30 PM: Sunday, 6 January 2013


AMS Short Course on Space Weather. This course is co-sponsored by UCAR, NASA, NSF and the American Commercial Space Weather Association (ACSWA) with participation from Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER), Atmospheric and Space Technology Research Associates (ASTRA), Carmel Research Center (CRC), Computational Physics, Inc (CPI), Predictive Science, Inc (PSI), Space Environment Corporation (SEC), and Space Environment Technologies (SET).
  12:30 PM
The course consists of one-half day of lectures and interactive discussion. For course registration and details: http://annual.ametsoc.org/2013/index.cfm/programs-and-events/short-courses/ams-short-course-on-space-weather/

Monday, 7 January 2013

7:30 AM-5:30 PM: Monday, 7 January 2013


Registration Continues Through January 9
Location: 4th Street Atrium (Austin Convention Center)

8:30 AM-10:30 AM: Monday, 7 January 2013

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Plenary Session
13th Presidential Forum: Taking Predictions to the Next Level: Expanding Beyond Today's Weather, Water, and Climate Forecasting and Projections
Location: Ballroom D (Austin Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 13th Presidential Forum: Taking Predictions to the Next Level: Expanding Beyond Today; the 27th Conference on Hydrology; the 11th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 17th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS); the 11th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation; the First Symposium on the Weather and Climate Enterprise; the Eighth Symposium on Policy and Socio-economic Research; the 16th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology; the First Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; the Third Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python; the Sixth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications; the Special Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation; the Special Symposium on the Next Level of Predictions in Tropical Meteorology: Techniques, Usage, Support, and Impacts; the 10th Conference on Space Weather; the Symposium on the Role of Statistical Methods in Weather and Climate Prediction; the Sixth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data; the 11th History Symposium; the 20th Conference on Applied Climatology; the 29th Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies (formerly IIPS); the Robert A. Duce Symposium; the Third Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the Fourth Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy; the 25th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the Fourth Conference on Environment and Health )
  8:30 AM
Opening Remarks (by AMS President Dr. Louis Uccellini and Co-Chairs Troy Kimmel/Ken Carey will introduce Texas and Local Representatives)
  8:35 AM
Warm Welcome to Austin!

  8:45 AM
Introduction of Guest Speakers (by Dr. Louis Uccellini)

  8:50 AM
"Predicting Weather and Climate: Scientific Progress and Future Opportunities" Dr. Alan Thorpe, European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
  9:10 AM
"River/Rainfall Forecast Fusion Cells" Major General Michael Walsh, US Army Corps of Engineers
  9:30 AM
"Cloudy with the Chance of Insight" Dr. Tony Hey, Microsoft Research
  9:50 AM
"Where Citizens are Looking" Dr. Nigel Snoad, Google Crisis Response
  10:10 AM
Audience Question and Answer (moderated by Dr. William (Bill) Hooke)
  10:25 AM
Closing Remarks (by Dr. Louis Uccellini)

9:00 AM-11:00 AM: Monday, 7 January 2013


Spouses' Coffee
Location: Hilton Hotel (Austin Convention Center)

10:30 AM-11:00 AM: Monday, 7 January 2013


Coffee Break
Location: Ballroom D Foyer (Austin Convention Center)

Coffee Break - Sponsored by Ball Aerospace
Location: Room 16B (Austin Convention Center)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 7 January 2013

Recording files available
Session 1
Space Weather Agency Updates Part I
Location: Room 16B (Austin Convention Center)
Host: 10th Conference on Space Weather
Chair: Robert P. McCoy, University of Alaska at Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK
  11:00 AM
1.1
  11:30 AM
1.3
  11:45 AM
1.4
USAF Agency Update
John Egentowich, Air Force Weather, Washington, DC

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 7 January 2013


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Monday, 7 January 2013

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Session 2
Space Weather Agency Updates Part II
Location: Room 16B (Austin Convention Center)
Host: 10th Conference on Space Weather
Chair: Genene Fisher, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD
  1:30 PM
2.1A
The National Space Weather Program: Implementing National Capability
Samuel P. Williamson, Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology, Silver Spring, MD; and M. F. Bonadonna
  1:45 PM
2.2
Towards a Concept of Operations for Space Weather in Support of International Air Navigation
Steven Albersheim, FAA, Washington, DC; and M. J. Gunzelman, T. P. Kiley Jr., and T. J. Helms Jr.

  2:15 PM
2.4
Predictions of Solar Cycle 24, How are We Doing?
W. Dean Pesnell, NASA, Greenbelt, Maryland

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Monday, 7 January 2013


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (Austin Convention Center)

Poster Session
Space Weather Poster Session
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (Austin Convention Center)
Host: 10th Conference on Space Weather
Chair: Adam D. Jacobs, George Mason Univ, Fairfax, VA
 
280
Anomalously low geomagnetic energy inputs during 2008 solar minimum
Yue Deng, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX; and Y. Huang, S. C. Solomon, L. Qian, D. J. Knipp, and D. weimer

 
281
Large Aspect Ratio T-matrix Method
Bingqiang Sun, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and P. Yang and G. W. Kattawar

 
282A
The Next Generation Special Sensor Ultraviolet Limb Imager (SSULI+) for Operational Defense Space Weather Monitoring and Forecasting
Scott A. Budzien, NRL, Washington, DC; and A. C. Nicholas, K. Dymond, D. H. Chua, and P. Walker

 
284
Approach to Integrate Global-Sun Models of Magnetic Flux Emergence and Transport for Space Weather Studies
Nagi Nicolas Mansour, NASA, Moffett Field, CA; and A. Wray, P. Mehrotra, C. Henney, N. arge, C. Manchester, H. Godinez, J. Koller, A. Kosovichev, P. Scherrer, J. Zhao, R. Stein, T. Duvall, and Y. Fan

 
285
Analysis of Ground-Based Magnetometer Data for Regional Correlation and Space Wx Risk Assessment
Joseph DiTommaso, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK; and D. Newman and D. Ogata

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 7 January 2013

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Session 3
New space weather products and data sources
Location: Room 16B (Austin Convention Center)
Host: 10th Conference on Space Weather
Chair: Delores J. Knipp, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO
  4:00 PM
3.1
  4:15 PM
3.2
Space Weather Training from the COMET Program
Elizabeth Mulvihill Page, UCAR/COMET, Boulder, CO; and T. Ross-Lazarov, A. Stevermer, and D. Kiessling
  4:30 PM
3.3
  4:45 PM
3.4
Multispectral Classification of Solar Imagery
Steven M. Hill, NOAA, Boulder, CO; and J. M. Darnel, E. J. Rigler, R. Steenburgh, and J. Vickroy

  5:00 PM
3.5
Investigation of station inclusion on Disturbance Storm Time (Dst) Index
James C. Jones, Northrop-Grumman, Papillion, NE; and K. R. Fenton
  5:15 PM
3.6
Equatorial Space Weather: SAMI3 Simulation Study of Gravity Wave Seeding of Equatorial Spread F
J.D. Huba, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC; and J. Krall and D. C. Fritts

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 7 January 2013


Reception and Exhibits Opening
Location: Exhibit Hall 4 (Austin Convention Center)

Tuesday, 8 January 2013

8:30 AM-9:45 AM: Tuesday, 8 January 2013

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Joint Session 9
Space Weather Transition Plans, Challenges, Opportunities
Location: Room 16B (Austin Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 10th Conference on Space Weather; and the Third Conference on Transition of Research to Operations )
Cochairs: W. Kent Tobiska, Utah State Univ., Logan, UT; Nicolas Powell, Raytheon, Colorado Springs, CO
  9:30 AM
J9.3
NOAA Plans for Geomagnetic Storm Observations
Benjamin Diedrich, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD; and D. Biesecker, P. Mulligan, N. M. Simpson, and P. Wilczynski

9:00 AM-11:00 AM: Tuesday, 8 January 2013


Spouses' Coffee
Location: Hilton Hotel (Austin Convention Center)

9:45 AM-11:00 AM: Tuesday, 8 January 2013


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (Austin Convention Center)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Recording files available
Joint Session 1
Historical perspectives in space weather prediction
Location: Room 16B (Austin Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 10th Conference on Space Weather; and the 11th History Symposium )
Cochairs: Richard Clark, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA; Jean Phillips, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
  11:00 AM
J1.1
Space Weather Effects on Technologies: The Past And Into The Near Future
Louis J. Lanzerotti, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ
  11:45 AM
J1.3

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 8 January 2013


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Tuesday, 8 January 2013

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Session 4
Advances in space weather instrumentation and models
Location: Room 16B (Austin Convention Center)
Host: 10th Conference on Space Weather
Chair: Richard A. Behnke, NSF, Arlington, VA
  1:30 PM
4.1
  1:45 PM
4.2
Hemispheric Map Creation of Medium Energy Electrons Using POES
Ethan D. Peck, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and C. E. Randall and J. C. Green
  2:15 PM
4.4
Integrating the Sun-Earth System (ISES): The 2008-2009 Whole Heliosphere Intervals
Douglas P. Drob, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC; and S. E. McDonald, J. Lean, J. D. Huba, J. Emmert, C. C. Wu, Y. M. Wang, J. Krall, and C. L. Siefring
  2:45 PM
4.6
Characteristics of TIDs Observed in the Bottomside Ionospheric F-region Using the TIDDBIT HF Doppler Sounder
Geoff Crowley, Atmospheric & Space Technology Research Associates, Boulder, CO

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 8 January 2013


Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 4 (Austin Convention Center)

Meet the President
Location: Room 1 (Austin Convention Center)

3:30 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Recording files available
Session 5
Advances in space weather nowcasting and forecasting, and associated metrics
Location: Room 16B (Austin Convention Center)
Host: 10th Conference on Space Weather
Chair: W. Dean Pesnell, NASA, Greenbelt, Maryland
  3:30 PM
5.1
  4:00 PM
5.3
Quantitative Assessment of Space Weather Forecasts Using Object Based Verification Techniques
Michael Wiltberger, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and W. Kleiber, V. Merkin, and B. Anderson
  4:15 PM
5.4
Thermospheric Forecasting Capabilities from DMSP Sensors with Multi-Hour Lead Time
Delores J. Knipp, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and L. M. Kilcommons and W. K. Tobiska
  4:30 PM
5.5
Operational forecasting advances for the ionosphere, thermosphere, and Sun
W. Kent Tobiska, Utah State Univ., Logan, UT; and R. W. Schunk, J. Sojka, H. Carlson, L. Gardner, L. Scherliess, L. Zhu, D. Rice, D. Bouwer, J. Bailey, and D. Knipp
  5:00 PM
5.7
Global Specification of the Post-Sunset Equatorial Ionization Anomaly
Clayton Coker, NRL, Washington, DC; and P. Dandenault, K. F. Dymond, S. A. Budzien, A. C. Nicholas, D. H. Chua, S. E. McDonald, C. A. Metzler, L. Scherliess, R. W. Schunk, L. C. Gardner, and L. Zhu

7:30 PM-9:30 PM: Tuesday, 8 January 2013


Duce Symposium Banquet
Location: Hilton Hotel (Austin Convention Center)

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Recording files available
Session 6
Heliophysics: Science of Space Weather Part I
Location: Room 16B (Austin Convention Center)
Host: 10th Conference on Space Weather
Chair: Madhulika Guhathakurta, NASA, Washington, DC
  8:30 AM
6.1
  9:00 AM
6.2
Heliophysics: Physics of Explosive Events Within the Heliosphere
Amitava Bhattacharjee, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

9:00 AM-11:00 AM: Wednesday, 9 January 2013


Spouses' Coffee
Location: Hilton Hotel (Austin Convention Center)

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 9 January 2013


Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 4 (Austin Convention Center)

Meet the President
Location: Room 1 (Austin Convention Center)

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Recording files available
Session 7
Heliophysics: Science of Space Weather Part II
Location: Room 16B (Austin Convention Center)
Host: 10th Conference on Space Weather
Chair: Madhulika Guhathakurta, NASA, Washington, DC
  10:30 AM
7.1
  10:45 AM
7.2
  11:00 AM
Panel Discussion: Discussion of the NRC Report on “The Effects of Solar Variability on Earth's Climate". Moderator: Jerry North, Texas A&M University, Panelist: K.K. Tung, Univ. of Washington and Phil Duffy, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 9 January 2013


Lunch Break

12:15 PM-1:15 PM: Wednesday, 9 January 2013


Town Hall Meeting: Our Stormy Sun — From Mystical Northern Lights to Space Weather and Climate Change
Location: Room 12B (Austin Convention Center)
Speaker: Pål Brekke, Norwegian Space Centre, Oslo,

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Recording files available
Joint Panel Discussion 1
Future Cooperation Within the US Space Weather Enterprise
Location: Room 8ABC (Austin Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the First Symposium on the Weather and Climate Enterprise; and the 10th Conference on Space Weather )
Moderator: Matthew J. Parker, Savannah River National Laboratory, Aiken, SC
Panelists: Edward R. Johnson, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; Jeffrey Love, USGS, Denver, CO; Devrie Intriligator, Carmel Research Center and American Commercial Space Weather Association, , ; Elizabeth Krajewski, WSI, ,
  1:30 PM
Overview by Matthew Parker

  1:45 PM
ACSWA by Devrie Intriligator

  2:00 PM
NOAA Partnership Policy by Edward Johnson

  2:15 PM
WSI NWS Partnership by Elizabeth Krajewski
  2:30 PM
Geomagnetic Observatories and Geology by Jeffrey Love

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Wednesday, 9 January 2013


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (Austin Convention Center)

5:30 PM-6:30 PM: Wednesday, 9 January 2013


Awards Banquet Reception in the Exhibit Hall
Location: Exhibit Hall 4 (Austin Convention Center)

7:00 PM-10:00 PM: Wednesday, 9 January 2013


93rd AMS Awards Banquet
Location: Ballroom D (Austin Convention Center)