Session 6 Major Scientific Challenges in Space Weather—Part II

Wednesday, 10 January 2018: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Salon J (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 15th Conference on Space Weather
Michael Wiltberger, NCAR, HAO, Boulder, CO

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.

8:30 AM
Geoelectric Field Maps: Progress on NOAA's Operational Near-Real-Time Geoelectric Field Estimation Capability
Christopher C. Balch, NOAA/NWS/Space Weather Prediction Center, Boulder, CO; and A. Kelbert, E. J. Rigler, and A. Pulkkinen
8:45 AM
Solar Atmosphere to Earth's Surface: Long Lead Time dB/dt Predictions with the Space Weather Modeling Framework
Daniel T. Welling, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and W. Manchester, N. P. Savani, M. Jin, I. Sokolov, B. Van der Holst, G. Toth, M. Liemohn, and T. Gombosi
9:00 AM
Calculating Realistic Voltages across the U.S. Power Grid Utilizing Measured Impedances and Magnetic Fields
Greg Lucas, USGS, Denver, CO; and J. J. Love, A. Kelbert, P. A. Bedrosian, and E. J. Rigler

9:30 AM
Overview of Science Challenges Hindering Our Understanding of Extreme GICs
Chigomezyo M. Ngwira, Catholic Univ. of America, Greenbelt, MD; and A. Pulkkinen
9:45 AM
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