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European Commission, TMR European Space Agency Regione Campania, Assessorato all'Università e Ricerca Scientifica Università di Napoli Federico II Università di Napoli, Physical Sciences Department Osservatorio Astronomico di Capodimonte Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri Observatoire de Paris IFSI-CNR Agenzia Spaziale Italiana Polo delle Scienze e Tecnologie
SOHO EIT

SOLSPA 2001 Euroconference
Solar Cycle and Space Weather

solspa2001@na.astro.it
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Final Scientific Program

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Invited Talks are 25 minutes long with 5 minutes for questions
Oral Contributions are 12 minutes long with 3 minutes for questions
See Author Instructions for additional information.


Monday, 24 September 2001

18:00 - 21:00 Registration
19:00 - 21:00 Welcome Cocktail
20:00 - 20:20 Exploring the Good Sun-Earth Connections: The Wine's Case A. Martusciello
Tuesday, 25 September 2001

08:00 - 12:00 Registration
08:30 - 9:00 Welcome address by local authorities
09:00 - 9:30 Space Weather: What is the Problem? E. Daly


Section 1. What are the Solar Drivers?
09:30 - 10:00 Magnetic Variability of the Sun M. Schussler
10:00 - 10:15 The Distribution of Peculiar Active Regions Along Two Solar Cycles C. Mandrini
10:15 - 10:30 The Topological Variation of the Photospheric Magnetic Field inside Active Regions Prelude to Flaring Activity: An Approach to Space Weather V. Carbone
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30 Application of the Classical Initial Boundary Value Problem to the Sun-to-Earth's Space Weather Disturbances: Some Results and Statistics M. Dryer
11:30 - 11:45 An Analysis of the Solar Flare Waiting Time Distribution F. Lepreti
11:45 - 12:00 A New Insight into the Energy Transport in Solar Flares V. Zharkova
12:00 - 12:15 Magnetic Helicity, Coronal Mass Ejections and the Solar Cycle D. Rust
12:15 - 12:30 Long-term Helicity Evolution in NOAA Active Region 8100 L. Green
12:30 - 15:00 Lunch
15:00 - 15:30 The Phase of Energetic Particle Acceleration For Events Associated With CME's G. Simnett
15:30 - 15:45 Sources of Halo CME's A. Nindos
15:45 - 16:15 Magnetic Build-up and Precursors of CME's L. van Driel
16:15 - 16:45 Coffee break
16:45 - 17:15 A Strange Metamorphosis between Sun and Earth; or How to Turn a CME into a Menace R. Schwenn
E. Huttunen
17:15 - 17:30 Is a Giant Coronal Cavity Initiating a CME? F. Baudin
17:30 - 17:45 CAWSES : a new SCOSTEP program for 2003-2007 B. Schmieder
17:45 - 19:00 Poster Session


Wednesday, 26 September 2001


Section 2. Propagation Through Space : How Does It Evolve?
08:30 - 09:00 Numerical modeling of CME initiation and propagation S. Poedts
09:00 - 09:15 The Limit of Non-Radial Expansion of CME's A. Stockton-Chalk
09:15 - 09:30 Numerical Simulation of 3-D Interplanetary Disturbances D. Odstrcil
09:30 - 09:45 Measured Arrival Times of Ten CME Generated Shocks at the Earth and Their Comparison with the Corresponding Predicted Arrival Times Provided by Three Theoretical Models S. McKenna-Lawlor
09:45 - 10:00 Direct and Indirect Relations of Cosmic Rays to Space Weather K. Kudela
10:00 - 10:30 3-D Magnetic Field Line Tracing in Heliospheric Turbulence P. Veltri
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 11:15 Simulation of Magnetic Cloud Propagation in Three Dimensions M. Vandas
11:15 - 11:30 Modelling of IMF Draping around a Supersonic Magnetic Cloud E. Romashets
11:30 - 11:45 Energetic Electrons from the High Corona of a Quiescent Sun I. Robinson
11:45 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 JOSO Board Meeting
15:00 - 15:30 MHD Turbulence in the Solar Wind: Evolution and Dynamical Role M. Velli
15:30 - 15:45 Magnetic Field Line Turbulent Diffusion and Propagation of Solar Energetic Particles P. Pommois
15:45 - 16:00 Parametric Instability of Alfvenic Fluctuations in High-Latitude Solar Wind F. Malara
16:00 - 16:15 MHD Turbulence in the Heliosphere: Ulysses Observations B. Bavassano
16:15 - 16:45 Coffee break
16:45 - 17:15 Latest Results from IMAGE J. Burch
17:15 - 17:45 Permeability of the Earth's Magnetopause: Cluster Results A. Roux
17:15 - 17:45 Subsector Structure of Interplanetary Space K. Ivanov
18:00 - 19:00 Poster Session
21:30 - 22:30 Concert


Thursday, 27 September 2001

09:00 - 16:00 Guided Tour of the Ruins of Pompeii


Friday, 28 September 2001



Section 3. Near-Earth Effects
08:30 - 08:45 Secular and Cycle Variations of the IMF Bz Component and Some Associated Geophysical Effects V. Obridko
08:45 - 09:00 Oxygen Ions in the Inner Magnetosheat: CLUSTER CIS Observations E. Amata
09:00 - 09:30 Geomagnetic storms and Sub-storms J.A. Sauvaud
09:30 - 09:45 Forecasting Geomagnetic Storms Using Energetic Ion Enhancements Z. Smith
09:45 - 10:00 Magnetospheric Substorms as a Noise-Induced Phase Transition G. Consolini
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 - 11:00 The Ring Current and Radiation belts M. Grande
11:00 - 11:15 Effects of a Quiet Time Pressure Pulse on the Magnetosphere and Ionosphere M.F. Marcucci
11:15 - 11:30 Altitude Dependence of Auroral Potential Structures P. Janhunen
11:30 - 12:00 Modelling the Atmospheric Response to Solar Variability: the Neutral Atmosphere as Final Sink? A.D. Aylward
12:00 - 15:00 Lunch
15:00 - 15:30 Thermospheric Neutral Response to Geomagnetic Activity: an Overview of the Results Obtained by the WIND II Experiment Onboard UARS C. Lathuillère
15:30 - 15:45 Simulating the Response of the Magnetosphere-Ionosphere System to Solar Wind Forcing P. Janhunen
15:45 - 16:00 Magnetospheric Multiscale : The Underlying Dynamics of Near Earth Space Weather S. Curtis
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 - 17:00 Radio Emission as Tracers of Space Weather J.L. Bougeret
17:00 - 17:15 Solar Cycle Dependence of Energetic Particle Intensity in and around the Magnetosphere P. Kiraly
17:15 - 17:30 Instrumentation for the Space Patrol of Ionizing Solar Radiation: Creating, Testing and Future Applications S. Avakyan
17:30 - 17:45 Solar-Geophysical Activity and Scintillation of Microwave Radio Signals Propagating through an Ionized Medium E. Babayev
17:45 - 18:45 Poster Session
21:00 Conference Dinner


Saturday, 29 September 2001



Section 4. Space Weather: Effects
08:30 - 09:00 US National Space Weather Forecast E. Hildner
09:00 - 09:15 Prediction of Solar Energetic Proton Events with Long Lead Times G. Patrick
09:15 - 09:45 Space Weather Forecasting H. Lundstedt
09:45 - 10:15 Ground Effects of Space Weather R. Pirjola
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee break
10:45 - 11:00 High-Voltage Power-Line Disturbances and Electrojet Modeling P. Stauning
11:00 - 11:30 Radiation Effects on Satellites and Aircraft C. Dyer
11:30 - 11:45 Investigation of Radiation Doses at Aircraft Altitudes during a Complete Solar Cycle J.L. Bartlett
11:45 - 12:00 Monitoring Radiation Doses Received by Air Crew P. Lantos
12:00 - 13:15 JOSO Working Group 2 - New Solar Instrumentation
  Interferometric BIdimensional Spectrometer F. Cavallini
  Science Goals of the X-Ray Telescope on Solar B E. DeLuca
  The Idea of Solar Radio Coronagraph G. Huang
  Recent Advances and Future Projects in Solar Instrumentation at the Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias I. Rodriguez
  Early Results from RESIK and Diogeness Soft X-ray Spectrometers aboard Coronas-F Satellite J. Sylwester
13:00 - 15:00 Lunch
15:00 - 16:15 JOSO Working Group 3 - Data Archives chairman: M. Messerotti
  Kanzelhoehe Electronic Archive System W. Otruba
  Federation of Solar Archives G. Dimitoglou
  The SOLARNET Archive: A Virtual Solar Observatory Testbed K. Reardon
  EGSO - The Next Step in Data Analysis R. Bentley
  Embedding Knowledge in Scientific Databases via Concept Maps as Metadata M. Messerotti
16:15 - 16:45 Coffee Break
16:45 - 18:00 JOSO Working Group 4 - Space Weather: National Initiatives chairman: P. Brekke
  ESA Space Weather Program M. Hapgood
  On Space and Ground-based Equipment Considered by the Alcatel Consortium for a European Space Weather Program M. Pick
  NASA's Living with a Star Program A. Poland
  The ESF Scientific Network SPECIAL M. Rycroft
  Swedish Initiatives H. Lundstedt
  Finnish Initiatives R. Pirjola
  Italian Initiatives M. Messerotti
18:00 - 18:30 Summary of the Meeting M. Candidi




Social Program

Monday, 24 September 2001
19:00 - 21:00 Welcome Reception - a buffet dinner will be offered at Castle Giusso to welcome the meeting participants.

Wednesday, 26 September 2001
21:30-22:30 Concert on Naples Bay - "Classical Neapolitan Songs" on the terrace of Castle Giusso

Thursday, 27 September 2001
09:00 - 16:00 Guided Tour of Pompeii - Participants will be given a guided tour of Pompeii, the prosperous Roman town destroyed in 79 A.D. by the eruption of Vesuvius.

Friday, 28 September 2001
21:00 - 24:00 Conference Dinner - The conference dinner, with a menu based on the seafood specialties of the area, will be held on the terrace of Castle Giusso overlooking the Bay of Naples.

Tuesday, 25 September - Saturday, 29 September, 2001
(Thursday, 27 September excluded)
12:30 - 15:00 Lunch - Lunch will be available at Castle Giusso during the lunch breaks at an additional cost of 30,000 lira (15 euros) per person. Also during the lunch breaks, the private beach of the hotel, accessible by elevator, will be open to meeting participants.


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