14th Conference on Space Weather

Program Chairs: Richard A. Behnke , Retired ; Michael Wiltberger , NCAR

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Monday, 23 January 2017

10:30 AM-11:00 AM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Coffee Break (6th Floor Foyer)
Location: Washington State Convention Center

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

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Session 1
Major Scientific Challenges in Space Weather, Part I
Location: 4C-2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 14th Conference on Space Weather
Chair: Richard A. Behnke, Retired
11:30 AM
1.3
Physical Processes Affecting Prediction of Upper Atmosphere Space Weather
Anthony J. Mannucci, JPL/California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and X. Meng, O. P. Verkhoglyadova, B. T. Tsurutani, C. Wang, G. Rosen, S. Sharma, E. M. Lynch, K. Ide, and E. Kalnay
11:45 AM
1.4

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

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Lecture 1
Walter Orr Roberts Lecture
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 31st Conference on Hydrology; the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 26th Symposium on Education; the 21st Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface; the 19th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology; the 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 15th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 14th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography; the 14th Conference on Space Weather; the 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Major Weather Impacts of 2016; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; the Ninth Symposium on Aerosol–Cloud–Climate Interactions; the Eighth Conference on Weather, Climate, Water and the New Energy Economy; the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications; the Eighth Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data; the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the Seventh Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python; the Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise; the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; the Fifth Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Processes, Prediction and Impact; the Second Symposium on US-International Partnerships; and the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment )
Speaker: Cynthia Rosenzweig, Columbia University
1:30 PM
L1.1

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

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Session 2
Observational Platforms for Space Weather, Part I
Location: 4C-2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 14th Conference on Space Weather
Chair: Michael Wiltberger, NCAR
1:30 PM
2.1
NOAA Activities Current and Future Ensuring Geomagnetic Storm Watches and Warnings
Douglas Biesecker, NOAA/NWS, Boulder, CO; and M. Caulfield, L. J. Zanetti, and D. Socker
1:45 PM
2.2
GOES-R – NOAA's Newest Operational Satellite System at GEO
William F. Denig, NOAA, Boulder, CO; and R. Redmon, J. V. Rodriguez, and S. J. Goodman
2:00 PM
2.3
2:15 PM
2.4
CoSMO - The Coronal and Solar Magnetism Observatory (Invited Presentation)
Scott McIntosh, High Altitude Observatory, UCAR, Boulder, CO

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )

Poster Session 1
Monday Space Weather Posters
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 14th Conference on Space Weather
Chair: Michael Wiltberger, NCAR
230
LITES and GROUP-C mission update: ionospheric sensing from the ISS
Andrew W. Stephan, NRL, Washington, DC; and S. A. Budzien, S. Chakrabarti, S. P. Powell, S. C. Finn, T. A. Cook, B. O'Hanlon, and R. L. Bishop

231
Assessing the Occurrence of Elevated Stratopause Events
Alexandra Marie Hackett, University of Colorado/LASP, Boulder, CO; and C. Randall, V. L. Harvey, and J. France

232
Development of Ionospheric Data Assimilation Model using GNSS Observations
Charles C. H. Lin, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan; and C. H. Chen and T. Matsuo

234
Utilizing the International Space Station for Real-time Space Weather Data
Scott A. Budzien, NRL, Washington, DC; and A. W. Stephan, C. Coker, K. F. Dymond, C. A. Metzler, and A. Nicholas

235
Detection of Sudden Stratospheric Warming Events
Lena Heuscher, Space Dynamics Lab, North Logan, UT; and D. K. Scott

Handout (1.5 MB)

236
Atmospheric Radiation Modeling of Galactic Cosmic Rays Using LRO/CRaTER and the EMMREM Model with Comparisons to Balloon and Airline Based Measurements
C. J. Joyce, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH; and N. A. Schwadron, L. W. Townsend, W. C. deWet, J. K. Wilson, H. Spence, W. K. Tobiska, K. Shelton-Mur, A. Yarborough, J. Harvey, A. Herbst, A. Koske-Phillips, F. Molina, S. Omondi, C. Reid, D. Reid, J. Shultz, B. Stephenson, M. McDevitt, and T. Phillips

237
Challenges in Establishing the “True” Sunspot Number Time Series
Alexei A. Pevtsov, National Solar Observatory, Boulder, CO; and W. D. Pesnell, E. Cliver, F. Clette, and A. Muñoz-Jaramillo

239
Data Mining Approach for Forecasting Iononsphere Anomalies Using Solar and Space Observations
Chunming Wang, Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; and S. Li, G. Rosen, B. T. Tsurutani, O. Verkhoglyadova, X. Meng, and A. Mannucci

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

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Session 3
The Scientific Uses of CubeSats
Location: 4C-2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 14th Conference on Space Weather
4:00 PM
3.1
4:15 PM
3.2
4:30 PM
3.3
Roles for CubeSats in Space Weather Research: Vision and Assessment
James H. Clemmons, The Aerospace Corporation, Los Angeles, CA; and J. B. Blake, R. L. Bishop, and D. A. Hinkley

5:00 PM
3.5
Scientific Cubesats: The SORTIE Mission
Geoff Crowley, Atmospheric & Space Technology Research Associates, Boulder, CO; and C. Fish, E. Stromberg, and M. Pilinski
5:15 PM
3.6
Low-latitude Ionospheric Research Using the CIRCE Mission
Kenneth F. Dymond, NRL, Washington, DC; and A. Nicholas, S. A. Budzien, and A. W. Stephan

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Reception and Exhibits Opening
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

7:00 PM-9:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Third Annual Speed Networking Event for Students and Early Career Professionals
Location: Atrium Lobby (Washington State Convention Center )

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Panel Discussion 1
Moving the Space Weather Action Plan Forward
Location: 4C-2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 14th Conference on Space Weather
Moderator: William J. Murtagh, NOAA
Panelists: Jeffrey Love, USGS; Geoff Crowley, Atmospheric & Space Technology Research Associates; William Lapenta, NOAA/NWS/NCEP; Steven Clarke, NASA HQ; Therese Moretto Jorgensen, NSF; K.D. Leka, NWRA
8:30 AM
PD1.1
Geoelectric hazard maps for the continental United States
Jeffrey J. Love, USGS, Denver, CO; and A. A. Pulkkinen, P. A. Bedrosian, S. Jonas, A. Kelbert, E. J. Rigler, C. A. Finn, C. C. Balch, R. Rutledge, R. M. Waggel, A. T. Sabata, J. U. Kozyra, and C. E. Black
8:45 AM
PD1.2
Ground-based Ionospheric Monitoring Capabilities from the Commercial Sector
Geoff Crowley, Atmospheric & Space Technology Research Associates, Boulder, CO; and I. Azeem
9:00 AM
NSF's role in SWORM - Carrie Black
9:15 AM
Opening Remarks - Bill Murtagh
9:30 AM
Presentation - Robert Rutledge
9:45 AM
NASA - Steve Clarke
10:00 AM
SWAP activities at NWRA - K. D. Leka

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Coffee Break
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Session 4
Major Scientific Challenges in Space Weather, Part II
Location: 4C-2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 14th Conference on Space Weather
Chair: Michael Wiltberger, NCAR
10:30 AM
4.1
The Long and Short of Space Weather Predictions
W. Dean Pesnell, NASA, Greenbelt, Maryland

11:00 AM
4.3
Improving Space Weather Forecasts By Including the Effects of Farley-Buneman Instability in Global Simulations of Geospace
Michael Wiltberger, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and V. Merkin, B. Wiltberger, F. Toffoletto, M. Oppenheim, W. Wang, J. Lyon, J. Liu, and Y. Dimant
11:45 AM
4.6
Ionospheric Weather from the Coupled Whole Atmosphere Model (WAM)-Ionosphere-Plasmasphere-Electrodynamics (IPE) Model toward NOAA Operational Space Weather Forecasting
Naomi Maruyama, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and P. P. Li, R. Oehmke, G. Teurich, C. Deluca, T. J. Fuller-Rowell, T. W. Fang, P. Richards, M. Fedrizzi, M. Codrescu, W. Yang, R. A. Akmaev, V. Yudin, H. Wang, R. A. Viereck, J. Middlecoff, A. Maute, and A. D. Richmond

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Keynote Speaker Session 1
The Eclipse of 2017
Location: 4C-2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 14th Conference on Space Weather
Chair: Michael Wiltberger, NCAR
1:30 PM
Opening Remarks - Madhulika Guhathakurta

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )

Poster Session 2
Tuesday Space Weather Posters
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 14th Conference on Space Weather
Chair: Michael Wiltberger, NCAR
725
Community Coordinated Modeling Center Activities to Assess Space Weather Forecasting Capabilities
Masha Kuznetsova, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and L. Rastaetter, P. J. Macneice, M. L. Mays, A. A. Pulkkinen, Y. Zheng, A. Taktakishvili, J. S. Shim, J. Boblitt, and C. Wiegand

728
Magnetospheric Waves at Geostationary Orbit
Ahmed Abdelqader, The City College of New York, New York, NY; and R. Redmon, J. V. Rodriguez, and P. T. M. Loto'aniu

732
GPS-based Imaging of Traveling Ionospheric Disturbances
Irfan Azeem, ASTRA LLC., Boulder, CO; and G. Crowley

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Session 5
Observational Platforms for Space Weather, Part II
Location: 4C-2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 14th Conference on Space Weather
Chair: Michael Wiltberger, NCAR
4:00 PM
5.1
Solar Radar
David L. Hysell, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
4:15 PM
5.2
HAARP, Open for Business Under New Management
Robert McCoy, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK
4:30 PM
5.3
Geospace Specification and Prediction using Global Low Earth Orbit Observations of the Coupling Electric Currents
Brian J. Anderson, Johns Hopkins Univ./APL, Laurel, MD; and H. Korth, R. M. Robinson, V. Merkin, R. Barnes, and C. L. Waters

4:45 PM
5.4
High Latitude Energy Deposition During Geomagnetic Storms Determined from AMPERE Observations
Robert M. Robinson, Inspace, Arlington, VA; and L. J. Zanetti, B. Anderson, and H. Korth
5:00 PM
5.5
5:15 PM
5.6
GIC Observation and Modeling: From the Solar Wind to Power System Impacts
Zhonghua Xu, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Hampton, VA; and J. Gannon and M. Henderson

Handout (20.7 MB)

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Session 6
Observational Platforms for Space Weather, Part III
Location: 4C-2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 14th Conference on Space Weather
Chair: Michael Wiltberger, NCAR
9:00 AM
6.3
Results from Global Measurements of Atmospheric Radiation on Aircraft
W. Kent Tobiska, Space Environment Technologies, Pacific Palisades, CA; and D. Bouwer, J. Bailey, L. Didkovsky, K. Judge, S. Wieman, W. Atwell, B. Gersey, R. Wilkins, D. Rice, R. W. Schunk, D. Bell, C. J. Mertens, X. Xu, M. Wiltberger, S. Wiley, E. H. Teets Jr., P. Shea, D. Smart, B. Jones, G. Crowley, I. Azeem, and A. Halford
9:15 AM
6.4
Inner-Magnetospheric Array for Geospace Science: iMAGS
ENDAWOKE YIZENGAW, Boston College, Boston, MA; and M. Moldwin, E. Zesta, and A. Boudouridis
9:30 AM
6.5
Mahali: Mobile Phones and Cloud Computing in Space Weather and Beyond
Victor Pankratius, MIT, Westford, MA; and D. Mascharka, P. J. Erickson, F. Lind, A. Coster, M. Hirsch, J. Swoboda, and J. Semeter

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017


Coffee Break
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Session 7
How space weather changed the world – almost
Location: 4C-2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 14th Conference on Space Weather
Chair: Michael Wiltberger, NCAR
10:30 AM
7.1
10:45 AM
7.2
A Brief History of U.S. Federal Involvement in Space Weather
Seth Jonas, IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute, Washington, DC; and E. D. McCarron
11:15 AM
7.4
11:30 AM
7.5
11:45 AM
7.6
A Look at the Advancements Made Through Research, Education, Outreach and Social Media in the Space Weather Community
Michael Cook, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND; and E. McDonald, B. Kosar, M. Heavner, K. Patel, and N. Case

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Lecture 2
Horton Lecture
Location: 602 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 20th Conference of Atmospheric Science Librarians International; the Second Symposium on Multi-scale Atmospheric Predictability; the Observation Symposium: Progress, Problems, and Prospects; the 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 26th Symposium on Education; the 21st Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface; the 19th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology; the 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 15th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 14th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography; the 14th Conference on Space Weather; the 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Major Weather Impacts of 2016; the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; the Ninth Symposium on Aerosol–Cloud–Climate Interactions; the Eighth Conference on Weather, Climate, Water and the New Energy Economy; the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications; the Eighth Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data; the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the 31st Conference on Hydrology; the Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise; the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; the Fifth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation; the Fifth Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Processes, Prediction and Impact; the Third Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate; the Special Symposium on Greening the Built Environment; and the Events )
Organizer: John B. Eylander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Lecturer: Hoshin V. Gupta, University of Arizona
Cochairs: Michael Ek, NOAA; David J. Gochis, NCAR; John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, LLC
1:30 PM
L2.1
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Panel Discussion 2
Total Solar Eclipse 2017: Science under the Shadow of the Moon
Location: 4C-2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 14th Conference on Space Weather
Moderator: Madhulika Guhathakurta, NASA
Panelists: Shadia Habbal, University of Hawaii; Louis Mayo, GSFC; Gregory Earle, Virginia Tech; Richard Eckman, NASA
1:30 PM
Opening Remarks - Madhulika Guhathakurta
1:45 PM
Panelist
Shadia Habbal, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
2:00 PM
Panelist
Louis Mayo, GSFC, Greenbelt, MD
2:15 PM
Panelist
Gregory Earle, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
2:30 PM
Panelist
Richard Eckman, NASA, Unknown, AL

5:30 PM-6:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Awards Banquet Reception
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )
5:30 PM
Awards Banquet Reception

7:00 PM-10:00 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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97th AMS Awards Banquet
Location: Ballroom 6ABCE (Washington State Convention Center )
7:00 PM
97th AMS Awards Banquet