12-14 May 2015, Alexandria, VA, USA

12-May, Tuesday

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TimeTuesday, May 12th -
Washington Ballroom
07:00Registration - Washington Foyer
07:30Light Continental Breakfast
08:00Welcome and Introduction
Dr. Keith Groves, Boston College
Slides       Trivia Answers
08:10Keynote Presentation:
Ionospheric Research Perspectives and Challenges: 1975-2015.
Dr. J.M. Goodman, JMG Associates Ltd.
Abstract | Slides
08:40Solar Update: the mild space weather in Solar Cycle 24. P. Makela
Abstract | Paper | Slides
Agency Presentations:AFOSR, AF Weather, FAA, NASA, NOAA, NSF
09:00Basic research in space science at AFOSR. Dr. K. Miller, AFOSR
Slides
09:15Department of Defense Space Weather. J. Harris, AF Weather
Slides
09:30Update: The FAA Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS). J. Burns, FAA
Slides
09:45Space Science at NASA. Dr. E. Talaat, NASA
Slides
10:00Ionospheric model development at the NOAA Space Weather Prediction Testbed. Dr. R. Viereck, NOAA.
Slides
10:15Geospace Sciences at National Science Foundation. Dr. V. Papitashvili, NSF.
Slides
10:30 -
10:45
Break - Washington foyer
TimeA Sessions -
Washington Ballroom
B Sessions -
Madison Ballroom
Session 1A: HF TIDS 1
Chairs: J. Goodman, L. McNamara
Session 1B: Ionospheric and Space Weather Models
Chairs: I. Galkin, J. Sojka
10:45
Characteristics of large scale traveling ionospheric disturbances exploiting ground-based ionograms, GPS-TEC and 3D electron density disribution maps. A. Belehaki
Abstract | Paper | Slides
Improving ionospheric specification and forecasting: Making the Next Steps. K. Dymond
Abstract | Slides
11:00Pilot network for identification of traveling ionospheric disturbances. A. Belehaki
Abstract | Paper | Slides
The USU-GAIM data assimilation models for ionospheric specifications and forecasts. L. Scherliess
Abstract | Paper | Slides
11:15Monitoring traveling ionospheric disturbances with a global mobile device network. A. Coster
Abstract | Slides
SAMI3/WACCM-X simulations of the ionosphere during 2009. S. McDonald
Abstract | Paper | Slides
11:30Ionospheric disturbances observed with the VLA Ionospheric and Transient Experiment (VLITE). J. Helmboldt
Abstract | Paper | Slides
Space weather forecasting with an Ensemble Prediction System (MEPS) of data assimilation models. R. Schunk
Abstract | Slides
11:45Assimilative modeling of ionospheric dynamics for now-casting of HF propagation channels in the presence of TIDs. L.J. Nickisch
Abstract | Paper | Slides
Assessment of the predictive capability of IT models at the Community Coordinated Modeling Center. J.S. Shim
Abstract | Paper | Slides
12:00 -
13:30
Lunch - On your ownLunch - On your own
Session 2A: HF TIDS 2
Chairs: J. Goodman, L. McNamara
Session 1B: Ionospheric and Space Weather Models (continued)
13:30Assimilative model for ionospheric dynamics employing delay, doppler, and direction of arrival measurements from multiple HF channels. S. Fridman
Abstract | Paper | Slides
GAMBIT database and explorer for analysis of real-time IRI maps of F2 layer peak height and density. I. Galkin
Abstract | Paper | Slides
13:45The simulation of a disturbed HF channel. C. Coleman
Abstract | Slides
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Longitudinal, UT- and LT- variations in the F region ionosphere and plasmasphere at minimum of solar and geomagnetic activity: similarities and differences. M. Klimenko
Abstract | Paper | Slides
14:00Observations of MSTIDs at low and mid latitudes. C. Valladares
Abstract | Paper | Slides
A new prediction capability for post-sunset equatorial plasma bubbles. B. Carter
Abstract | Paper | Slides
14:15Detection and characterisation of traveling ionospheric disturbances using a compact GPS network. C. Reid
Abstract | Paper | Slides
Validation of ionospheric models using COSMIC TEC measurements. K. Dymond
Abstract | Slides
14:30Detection and Characterization of Traveling Ionospheric Disturbances (TIDs) with GPS and HF Sensors. K. Groves
Abstract | Slides
A fast, parameterized model of upper atmospheric ionization rates, chemistry, and conductivity. D. Knipp
Abstract | Slides
14:45Comparing TID simulations using 3D raytracing and mirror reflection. X. Huang
Abstract | Paper | Slides
Vacant.
15:00 -
15:15
BreakBreak
Session 3A: HF TIDS and Propagation
Chairs: J. Goodman, L. McNamara
Session 2B: Global Effects on GPS/GNSS
Chair: R. Viereck
15:15Feasibility study for reconstructing the spatial-temporal structure of TIDs from high-resolution backscatter ionograms. L.J. Nickisch
Abstract | Paper | Slides
Characterization of ionospheric disturbances and their relation to GNSS positioning errors at high latitudes. K. Jacobsen
Abstract | Paper | Slides
15:30A study of thermospheric gravity wave activity based on the analysis of Tromsø and Wallops Island dynasonde data. N. Zabotin
Abstract
Study of the ionosphere irregularities caused by space weather activity on the base of GNSS measurements. I. Cherniak
Abstract | Paper | Slides
15:45Assimilative real-time models of HF absorption at high latitudes. N. Rogers
Abstract | Paper | Slides
Scintillation characterization for WAAS during Solar Maximum. E. Altshuler
Abstract | Paper | Slides
16:00Near real-time input to an HF propagation model for nowcasting of HF communications with aircraft on polar routes. E. M. Warrington
Abstract | Paper | Slides
MONITOR2: Ionospheric monitoring network in support to SBAS and other GNSS and scientific purposes. Y. Beniguel
Abstract | Paper | Slides
16:15Formation and behavior of Es layers under influence of AGWs evolving in the horizontal shear flow. G. Didebulidze
Abstract | Paper
The storm-time assessment of GNSS-SBAS performance within African low-latitude region. O.E. Abe
Abstract | Paper | Slides
16:30Calculations of the ionospheric response to the geomagnetic storms and their impact on the HF radiowave propagation. M. Klimenko
Abstract
Impact of multi-constellation satellite signal reception on performance of SBAS under adverse ionospheric conditions. A. Paul
Abstract | Paper | Slides
16:45Vacant.A look at GPS positioning in Solar Cycle 24. W. McNeil
Abstract | Paper | Slides
17:00Vacant.Ionospheric irregularity influences on GPS time delay. P. Purohit.
Abstract | Paper
17:15Adjourn until
Wednesday
Adjourn until
Wednesday

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