Session 4 Major Scientific Challenges in Space Weather—Part I

Tuesday, 9 January 2018: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Salon J (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 15th Conference on Space Weather
Valbona Kunkel, NOAA/NWS/EMC via IMSG, Arlington, VA

We solicit papers on key science challenges, including prediction of solar flares, determining the geoeffectiveness of space weather storms, and understanding and predicting ionospheric variability.

10:30 AM
Modeling Geomagnetic Storms Based on Predicted Solar Wind Properties
Jonathan Krall, NRL, Washington, DC; and J. D. Huba and V. Kunkel
10:45 AM
Day-to-Day Variability and Predictability of the Ionosphere
Tomoko Matsuo, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and C. T. Hsu, T. W. Fang, and T. J. Fuller-Rowell

11:00 AM
Comparison of Two Medium Energy Electron Data Sets in WACCM
Josh Pettit, Univ. of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO; and C. Randall, E. D. Peck, D. R. Marsh, C. Bardeen, and X. Fang
11:15 AM
Understanding and Forecasting Upper Atmosphere Nitric Oxide through Data Mining Analysis of TIMED/SABER Data
Delores J. Knipp, Univ. of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO; and S. Flynn, T. Matsuo, M. G. Mlynczak, and L. A. Hunt
11:30 AM
Earth-Affecting Coronal Mass Ejections without Obvious Low Coronal Signatures
Nariaki Nitta, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center, Palo Alto, CA; and T. Skov

11:45 AM
SEP Modeling Based on Global Heliospheric Models at the CCMC
M. Leila Mays, GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and J. Luhmann, D. Odstrcil, H. Bain, N. A. Schwadron, M. Gorby, Y. Li, K. Lee, C. Zeitlin, C. Lee, L. Jian, R. Mewaldt, and A. Galvin

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