2016 Schedule

Heliophysics Summer School: Year 10

“Explosive Energy Conversions and Particle Acceleration”


 

Heliophysics Core

Tuesday: July 26th

7:45 - 8:30 am

Check-In/Registration

 

8:30 - 10:00

Introductions

 

 
Break
 

10:30 - 12:00 pm

pdf Why do Sun and planets have magnetic fields?

video Why do Sun and planets have magnetic fields?

Volume I (Chapter 3)
Volume III (Chapters 2, 6, 7)
Volume IV (Chapter 6)

D. Longcope

 
Lunch
 

1:30 - 3:00

pdf Why is there a corona & a wind?

video Why is there a corona & a wind?

Volume I (Chapter 9)
Volume III (Chapter 8)
Volume IV (Chapter 3)

D. Longcope

 
Break
 

3:30 - 5:30

pdf Lab: SWx Events

N. Gross

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Welcome Dinner at the Mesa Lab Cafe

 

Basic Science

Wednesday: July 27th

8:30 - 10:00 am

pdf Why does the Earth have a magnetosphere, radiation belts & an ionosphere?

video Why does the Earth have a magnetosphere, radiation belts & an ionosphere?

Volume I (Chapters 10, 11, 12)
Volume II (Chapter 11),
Volume III (Chapter 13)
Volume IV (Chapter 8)

D. Longcope

 
Break
 

10:30 - 12:00 pm

pdf Large-scale Instabilities

A. Bhattacharjee

 
Lunch
 

1:30 - 3:00

pdf Magnetic Reconnection and Energy Conversions

video Magnetic Reconnection and Energy Conversions

Volume II (Chapter 10)

A. Bhattacharjee

 
Break
 

3:30 - 5:30 pm

pdf Introduction to the Solar Dynamo

pdf Lab: Solar Dynamo

Lisa Upton

N. Gross


Thursday: July 28th

8:30 - 10:00 am

video Shocks

Volume II (Chapter 7)

M. Opher

 
Break
 

10:30 - 12:00 pm

ppsx Comparative Heliophysics

pdf Comparative Heliophysics

Volume 1 (Chapter 13)

V. Airapetian/
M. Guhathakurta

 
Lunch
 

1:30 - 3:00

video Particle Acceleration

Volume II (Chapters 8, 9, 11)

M. Opher

 
Break
 

3:30 - 5:30 pm

pdf Lab: Solar Wind

N. Gross


Events & Examples

Friday: July 29th

8:30 - 10:00 am

pptx CMEs

video Coronal Mass Injections

Volume II (Chapter 6)
Volume IV (Chapter 4)

N. Savani

 
Break
 

10:30 - 12:00 pm

Student Research Presentations @ 10-15 minutes/each

 

 
Lunch
 

1:30 - 3:00

pptx CMEs & ICMEs

video Interplanetary Coronal Mass Injections

Volume II (Chapter 6)
Volume IV (Chapter 4)

N. Savani

 
Break
 

3:30 - 5:30 pm

Lab: CME Analysis

N. Gross


Saturday: July 30th

8:30 - 10:00 am

pdf Solar Flares

video Solar Flares

Volume II (Chapters 5, 6)

D. Longcope

 
Break
 

10:30 - 12:00 pm

pdf Lab: Comparative Magnetospheres

N. Gross

12:00 pm

Time Off
 

Sunday: July 31st

Day off

Monday: August 1st

8:30 - 10:00 am

Geomagnetic storms and their effects on ITM (Part 1)

Volume II (Chapters 10, 12)

Tim Fuller-Rowell

 
Break
 

10:30 - 12:00 pm

Geomagnetic storms and their effects on ITM (Part 2)

video Geomagnetic storms and their effects on ITM

Volume II (Chapters 10, 12)

Tim Fuller-Rowell

 
Lunch
 

10th Anniversary Celebration

Special Article by Jeff Smith, Science Writer and Public Information Officer

1:30 - 5:30

This year marks the 10th Heliophysics Summer School. Today there will be a celebration with multiple guest speakers. 

videoWebcast of Celebration

 

 

pdf The Heliophysics Summer School: 10 Years and Counting!

Write-up by Dr. Tony Phillips

 

Heliophysics Summer School Celebrates 10 Years

Write-up by Lina Tran

1:30 - 2:00

Motivation

Madhulika Guhathakurta, Richard Fisher, Meg Austin

 

   

2:00 - 3:00

pdf Heliophysics Summer Schools: Learning about “living with a star” in an evolving world

Karel Schrijver

 

pptx The Beginning of Heliophysics Discipline

George Siscoe

 

pptx On the Road to the Summer School

Richard Fisher

3:00 - 3:15

Break
 

3:15 - 4:00

pdfHuman Aspect: The focus will be the people that have passed as students through the school, demographics, and experience as both lecturers and students.

Andres Munoz/Neel Savani

4:00 - 4:30

Educational Impact: The focus is the impact the school has had on training teachers and providing material for heliophysics courses.

Jan Sojka/Nicholas Gross

4:30 - 5:30 pm

Panel Discussion – Future: New Frontiers

Tom Bogdan Moderator, Panelists: Karel Schrijver/Fran Baganel/Dana Longcope/Amitava Bhattacharjee/David Brain

5:30 - 7:30

10 Year Celebration Reception on the Center Green Patio

 


Effects & Societal Relevance

Tuesday: August 2nd

8:30 - 10:00 am

pptx Effects of Space Weather & Mitigation Strategies

video Effects of Space Weather & Mitigation Strategies

Volume II (Chapters 2, 13, 14)

Doug Biesecker

 
Break
 

10:30 - 12:00 pm

Career Discussion

 

 
Lunch
 

1:30 - 3:00

pptx Forecasting Space Weather Events

video Forecasting Space Weather Events

Doug Biesecker

3:00 pm

 Adjourn