MIST meeting, 28 November 2008

MIST meeting
28 November 2008

Royal Astronomical Society lecture Theatre, Burlington House, London map. (AV facilities)

A. Programme B. Abstracts


10.00 - 10.30

Welcome and coffee

Session 1 - Chair: Claire Foullon

10.30 - 11.00

Observing scaling in the solar wind - turbulence and coronal sources

Sandra Chapman

11.00 - 11.20

The Solar Wind: What’s Turbulence and What’s Not

Joe Borovsky and Michael H Denton

11.20 - 11.40

Variability of the quasi-perpendicular collisionless shock: spatial and temporal scales

Edmund Henley

11.40 - 12.00

The azimuthal scale of flux transfer events

R. C. Fear, S. E. Milan, S. W. H. Cowley, E. A. Lucek, A. N. Fazakerley and I. Dandouras

12.00 - 12.20

Analysing the scale-free structure of ionospheric convection using the Halley SuperDARN radar

G. A. Abel, M. P. Freeman, G. Chisham, N. W. Watkins

12.20 - 13.20


EISCAT Users’ meeting

12.20 - 13.20

EISCAT Meeting

I. McCrea

Session 2 - Chair: Sarah Badman

13.20 - 13.30

Comments from the MIST Council Chairman

M. Hapgood

13.30 - 14.00

A new approach to STP: a "weather" dataset over a solar cycle

Mike Pinnock

14.00 - 14.20

Thermospheric spatial structure and ion-neutral coupling over Svalbard.

A. L. Aruliah , E. M. Griffin, H.-C. I. Yiu, I. McWhirter, A. Charalambous, I. W. McCrea

14.20 - 14.40

Venusian mesosphere and thermosphere: Amalgamating disjoint empirical Models

Susannah Tingle

14.40 - 15.40

Poster Session

Session 3 - Chair: Matt Owens

15.40 - 16.00

The Physics behind the Mini-Magnetospheric Shield (Or “The interaction of a flowing plasma with a dipole magnetic field: measurements and modelling of a diamagnetic cavity relevant to spacecraft protection”)

Ruth Bamford

16.00 - 16.20

Flux Rope Eruption From the Sun to the Earth: What do Reversals in the Azimuthal Magnetic Field Gradient Tell us About the Evolution of the Magnetic Structure?

Kimberley Steed

16.20 - 16.40

Observations of photoelectrons near Titan with the Cassini CAPS electron spectrometer

A. Wellbrock, A.J. Coates, G.R. Lewis, G.H. Jones, C.S. Arridge, A. D. Aylward, F. J. Crary, D.T. Young

16.40 - 17.00

Relativistic electron loss timescales in the slot region

Nigel P. Meredith, Richard B. Horne, Sarah A. Glauert, Daniel N. Baker, and Shrikanth G. Kanekal


Conservation of open solar magnetic flux and the floor in the heliospheric magnetic field

Mathew J. Owens

Investigating and locating Sprites using their electromagnetic signatures.

Toby Whitley

Magnetotail flux rope orientation determined from multiple spacecraft encounters: Cluster observations

Segheen Beyene, Chris Owen, Andrew Walsh, Andrew Fazakerley, Elizabeth Lucek

Air Ionization at Ground Level as Possible Cause of Pre-Earthquake Ionospheric Perturbations

Friedemann T. Freund

Cluster Observations of a ULF Wave Injected Onto Field Lines by SPEAR

S.V. Badman, D.M. Wright, T.K. Yeoman, L.B.N. Clausen, R.C. Fear, A.N. Fazakerley, E.A. Lucek

Electron firehose instability: 2D Particle-in-cell simulations

Enrico Camporeale and David Burgess

Relativistic Electron Precipitation During High Speed Solar Wind Streams

Michael H. Denton and Joseph. E. Borovsky

Simultaneous observations of flux transfer events by THEMIS, Cluster, Double Star and SuperDARN

R. C. Fear, S. E. Milan, A. N. Fazakerley, C. M. Carr and I. Dandouras

Substorm excitation of a wavy current sheet

C. Forsyth, M. Lester, E. Lucek, I. Dandouras, A. N. Fazakerley, R. C. Fear, H. Singer, T. K. Yeoman

The Apparent Layered Structure of the Heliospheric Current Sheet: Multi-Spacecraft Observations

C. Foullon, B. Lavraud, N.C. Wardle, C.J. Owen, A.N. Fazakerley, H. Kucharek, E. Lucek, R. Skoug, A. Opitz, D. Larson, J. Luhmann, J.-A. Sauvaud

Particle population observed by PEACE and CIS instrument during the 19 August 2003 Cluster perigee pass

S. Grimald, I. Dandouras, A. Fazakerley

Quantifying the anisotropy of the “1/f” energy range of solar wind fluctuations observed by ACE

R. M. Nicol , S. C. Chapman and R. O. Dendy

The variation of di?erent components of Jupiter’s auroral emission

J. D. Nichols, J. T. Clarke, J. C. Gerard, D. Grodent and K. C. Hansen

Quantitative estimate of the field-aligned anisotropy of solar wind turbulence using multi-spacecraft data

Kareem Osman

Polarization and phase of planetary-period magnetic field oscillations on high latitude field lines in Saturn’s magnetosphere

G. Provan, D. J. Andrews, C. S. Arridge, A. J. Coates, S.W.H. Cowley, S.E. Milan, M. K. Dougherty, and D. M. Wright

Finite interval effects in the scaling of intermittent solar wind timeseries.

K. H. Kiyani, S. C. Chapman and N. W. Watkins


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