Session 1 Observational Platforms for Space Weather—Part I

Monday, 8 January 2018: 8:45 AM-10:00 AM
Salon J (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 15th Conference on Space Weather
Robert M. Robinson, Inspace, Arlington, VA

This session will look at some of the many new facilities that are coming into existence as well as being proposed. Existing facilities are being upgraded or are developing new techniques. The focus of these two sessions will be on the way these new observational capabilities support the space weather enterprise.

8:45 AM
Fundmental Challenges in Space Weather of the Ionosphere Thermosphere System
Larry J. Paxton, Johns Hopkins Univ. Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD; and E. Miller

9:00 AM
The Space Weather Forecast Testbed (SWFT) as a Community Resource to Advance Understanding of Space Weather Forecast
Anthony J. Mannucci, JPL/California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and C. Wang, X. Meng, O. P. Verkhoglyadova, B. T. Tsurutani, G. Rosen, E. M. Lynch, and A. S. Sharma
9:15 AM
Ionospheric Remote Sensing Using GPS Radio Occultation and Ultraviolet Photometry Aboard the ISS
Scott A. Budzien, NRL, Washington, DC; and A. W. Stephan, C. Coker, S. P. Powell, B. O'Hanlon, T. E. Humphreys, R. L. Bishop, J. Gross, and S. Chakrabarti
9:30 AM
Space Weather Resources Available through the American Chain of Incoherent Scatter Radars
Anthea Coster, MIT, Westford, MA; and P. J. Erickson, R. Varney, E. Kendall, D. L. Hysell, M. Milla, and C. Brum
9:45 AM
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