Summer School Timetable

2006 Sample Schedule:

Week I: 24 July – 28 July

Time Monday, July 24
Tuesday, July 25
Wednesday, July 26
Thursday, July 27
Friday, July 28
9:00 – 9:50

SW 101
Space Environment
(Reality)
Welcome and Overview

Hughes
The Sun

Hughes
Solar Wind and Interplanetary Magnetic Field

Hughes
Coronal Mass Ejections
(CME)

Hughes
Solar Energetic Particles
(SEP’s)

Schwadron
9:50 – 10:05
Break
10:05 – 10:55

SW 102: Effects & Consequences
(Harsh Reality)
Introduction to Space Weather Effects

Spence
Solar Radiation Effects I (Flares)

Spence
"Killer Electrons" Deep Dielectric Discharges

Spence
Galactic Cosmic Rays
(GCR)

Spence
Solar Radiation Effects II
(SEP)

Spence
10:55 – 11:10
Break
11:10 – 12:00

SW103
Modeling
(Virtual Reality)
The Center for Integrated Space Weather Modeling

Hughes
Magnetohydrodynamics and MHD models

Hughes
The Wang-Sheeley-Arge Model of the IMF and solar wind flow

Arge
The National Space Weather Program

Knipp
Managing Astronaut Radiation Risk

Golightly
12:00 – 1:00
Lunch
1:00 -- 1:30
Answers to Questions from Morning Session
1:30 – 2:30

SW 105
Modeling Labs
Introduction to Labs
Hardware & Software

Bruntz & Gross
Exploring solar magnetic structure using MAS

Hughes & Arge
Predicting Solar Wind and IMF Conditions at Earth: Wang Sheeley

Arge & Bruntz
Exploring Solar Wind Structure:
Enlil model with DX

Arge & Bruntz
Predicting the arrival of CME’s at Earth.

Owens & Hughes
2:30 – 2:45
Break
2:45 – 4:30
Modeling Lab Continues

Week II: 31 July – 4 August

Time Monday, July 31
Tuesday, August 1
Wed., August 2
Thursday, August 3
Friday, August 4
9:00 – 9:50

SW 101
Space Environment
(Reality)
Magnetosphere Structure

Hughes
Magnetospheric Storms and Substorms

Hughes
Ionosph/Thermosph Structure

Solomon
Ionospheric Storms

Burns
Analysis of Real
Space Weather Event

Hughes, Lopez
9:50 – 10:05
Break
10:05 – 10:55

SW 102
Effects & Consequences
(Harsh Reality)
Predicting Space Weather at the NOAA/Space Environment Center

Onsager
Ground Induced Currents
(GIC)

Onsager
Modeling Equatorial Ionospheric Scintillations

Retterer
Storm Effects on WAAS navigation system

Doherty
Analysis of Real
Space Weather Event (continued)
10:55 – 11:10
Break
11:10 – 12:00

SW103
Modeling
(Virtual Reality)
Magnetospheric MHD Numerical Models

Wiltberger
Radiation Belt Models

Perry
Magnetic Indices and Empirical Models

Hughes
Aurora

Solomon
Analysis of Real
Space Weather Event (continued)
12:00 – 1:00
Lunch
1:00 – 1:30
Answers to Questions from Morning Session
1:30 – 4:30

SW 105
Modeling Labs
Visualizing the Magnetosphere
(LFM & DX)

Wiltberger
Numerics and Particle Drift Paths: Programming in OpenDX

Wiltberger
Satellite Drag

Knipp
Visualizing the Thermosphere & Ionosphere

Burns & Solomon
Wrap up session
and student feedback

All
2:30 – 2:45
Break
2:45 – 4:30
Modeling Lab Continues
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