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Project Title: The Role of High-Power, High Frequency-Band Transmitters in Advancing Ionospheric/Thermospheric Research: A Workshop

PIN: DEPS-SSB-12-03         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
DEPS Space Studies Board

RSO:
Charo, Art

Subject/Focus Area:
Earth Sciences; Space and Aeronautics


The Role of High-Power, High Frequency-Band Transmitters in Advancing Ionospheric/Thermospheric Research: A Workshop
May 20, 2013 - May 22, 2013
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001



If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Linda Walker
Email: lwalker@nas.edu
Phone: (202) 334-3477
Fax:


Agenda:

Draft Tentative Agenda as of 5/15/2013

8:00-08:30 am
Welcome, Plan for the Workshop, and Participant Introductions
(Lou Lanzerotti, NJIT and Workshop Committee Chair and Art Charo,Space Studies Board)

8:30-09:00
View From the Sponsors
DoD (AFOSR) and NSF (GEO/AGS)(Representatives, TBD)

Science and HF Active Experiments – Background for Workshop

9:00-10:00
Current HF Experiments and Capabilities Related to Workshop Task Statement
(Dennis Papadopoulos, Univ. of Maryland; Dave Hysell, Cornell Univ.; and Paul Bernhardt, NRL)

10:00-10:25
Questions and Comments

10:45-10:45
Break

10:45-11:15
Magnetosphere-Ionosphere-Thermosphere Science Objectives: Guidance from the Decadal Survey, CEDAR/GEM, and Geo Vision
(Josh Semeter, Boston Univ.)

11:15-12:30 pm`
Moderated Discussion – Development of 4 Focus Areas for Detailed Discussion in Extended Sessions
(Elizabeth Kendall, SRI)

12:30-1:30
Working Lunch
HF Contributions to M-I-T Science I: MLT and Thermospheric Physics

1:30-2:30
Overview of Basic Issues in MLT (mesosphere/lower thermosphere) and Thermospheric Physics

(15-minute presentation from Mike Taylor, Utah State;Tom Slanger, SRI;

Lara Waldrop, Univ. of Illinois; and Andrew Nagy, Univ. of Michigan)

2:30-3:30
Focus Area I: A moderated discussion of the significance and relevance of
current and potential contributions of HF research
(Dave Hysell, Cornell Univ.)

3:30-3:45
Break

HF Contributions to M-I-T Science II: Ionospheric Physics

3:45-4:45
Overview of Basic Issues in Ionospheric Physics

(15-minute presentations from Larry Paxton, JHUAPL; Meers Oppenheim,
Boston Univ.; Joe Huba, NRL; and Rob Pfaff, NASA GSFC)

4:45-5:45
Focus Area II: a moderated discussion of the significance and relevance of the current and potential contributions of HF research
(John Foster, MIT Haystack Observatory)

5:45
Adjourn for the day

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 (Room 110)


HF Contributions to M-I-T Science III: Magnetospheric Physics

8:30-9:15
Overview of Basic Issues in Magnetospheric Physics
(15-minute presentations from Bob Clauer, VaTech; Chia-Lie Chang, BAE Systems; and Lars Dyrud, JHUAPL)

9:15-10:15
Focus Area III: a moderated discussion of the significance and relevance of
current and potential contributions of HF research
(Dennis Papadopoulos, Univ. of Maryland)

10:15-10:30
Break


HF Contributions IV: Applied and Operational Programs

10:30-11:15
Overview of Basic Issues in Applied and Operational Programs Related to Ionospheric Modification
(15 minute presentation from Jade Morton, Miami University (Ohio);
Todd Pedersen, AFRL; and Evgeny Mishin, AFRL)

11:15-12:30
Focus Area IV: A moderated discussion of the significance and relevance of current and potential contributions of HF research
(Paul Bernhardt, NRL)

12:30-1:30
Working Lunch

1:30-2:00
Continued moderated discussion
(Paul Bernhardt, NRL)

2:00-3:30
Additional Topics for Workshop Discussion

• Emerging science questions that could benefit from HF modification experiments
• The role of collocated incoherent scatter radars
• Applications and the impact of HF experiments on space weather, communications, and other areas in the national interest
• Cost of options under discussion

3:30-3:50
Break

3:50-4:30
Wrap-up: summarize key take-away items for further exploration

4:30
Adjourn for the day


Wednesday, May 22, 2013 (Room 100)


8:30-12:00
Organizing Committee Convenes
• Recap
• Next steps for production of workshop summary

2:00
Adjourn