2011 ILWS Science Workshop
"Towards the Next Solar Maximum"
August 28 - September 1, 2011
Beijing, China


  • The 2011 ILWS Science Workshop was held at the Friendship Hotel in Beijing China. It was hosted by the Center for Space Science and Applied Research at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The ILWS team is very grateful to our hosts for all of their efforts in organizing this meeting, and particular to the local organizaers who made everything run so smoothly.



Meeting Presentations

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Session I: Introduction to ILWS, its missions and activities
Monday, August 29 2011

Session I-B: Introduction to ILWS, its missions and activities
Monday afternoon, August 29 2011

Session II: The system at extreme solar quiescence and the rise to solar maximum
Tuesday morning, August 30 2011

Session III-A: The system under normal solar wind conditions, including substorms
Tuesday afternoon, August 30 2011

Session III-B: The system under normal solar wind conditions, including substorms
Wednesday morning, August 31 2011

Session IV: Energetic particle and photon effects on geospace
Wednesday afternoon, August 31 2011

Session V: The CME chain of extreme mass-flow events, including storms
Thursday morning, September 1 2011

Session VI: Concluding panel and closing discussion
Thursday afternoon, September 1 2011

  • Introduction and Welcome: J. Wu [PPT (12 MB)]
    ESA Current and Future Solar-Terrestrial Missions: C. P. Escoubet [PPT (19 MB)]
    CAWSES: Climate and Weather of the Sun-Earth System: N. Gopalswamy [PPT (5.8 MB)]
    Russian Space Missions for Solar-Terrestrial Science: A. A. Petrukovich [PPT (8.3 MB)]
    Canadian Space Agency Update: W. Liu [PPT (6.3 MB)]
    NASA Update: M. Guhathakurta [PPT (6.2 MB)]
    Space Science Missions Related to ILWS in China 2011-2020: J. Wu [PPT (1.9 MB)]
    Korean Activities for Space Weather: K. Cho [PPT (38 MB)]
    ILWS Related Activities in Germany: E. Marsch [PPT (2.7 MB)]

    • Kuafu: A Mission to Start a Mission: W. Liu [PPT (5.8 MB)]
      SPORT: A Mission Concept for Interplanetary CMEs Imaging: J. Wu [PPT (12.1 MB)]
      METIS: an imaging and spectroscopic coronagraph for Solar Orbiter : M. Romoli [PPT (40 MB)]
      Status of Cluster Active Archive (CAA) and Cluster Final Archive (CFA) : H. Laakso [PPT (2.4 MB)]
      NASA Space Weather Resources: O. C. St. Cyr [PPT (4 MB)]
      The iNtegrated Space Weather Analysis System: B. J. Thompson [PPT (9.4 MB)]
    • Why Was the Sun So Quiet?: A. Munoz-Jaramillo [PPT (9.4 MB)]
      Solar Cycle Prediction Using Dynamos and its Implication for the Solar Cycle: Jie Jiang [PPT (1.6 MB)]
      Kinematics and Coronal Field Strength of an Untwisting Jet in a Polar Coronal Hole Observed by SDO/AIA: H. Chen [PPT (5.9 MB)]
      Magnetic and Spectroscopic Properties of Supergranule-scale Coronal Jets and Loop Eruptions in Polar CH: J. He [PPT (20 MB)]
      Locations of Boundaries f the Outer and Inner Radiation Belts uring the Recent Solar Minimum, s Observed by Cluster and Double Star: I. Dandouras [PPT (8 MB)]
      Nighttime 4-peak Longitudinal Structure of Ionospheric Plasma Density at Mid-Low latitudes During High and Extreme Low Solar Activity Years: C. Xiong [PPT (3 MB)]
      Forecasting the Solar Cycle: Lessons Learned from the Unusual Minimum of Solar Cycle 23: D. Nandy [PPT (28 MB)]
    • Auroral asymmetries in the conjugate hemispheres: N. Oestgaard [PPT (5 MB)]
      High-Speed Plasma Flows Observed in the Magnetotail during Geomagemtically Quiet Times: Relationship between Magnetic Reconnection, Substorm and High-Speed Plasma Flows: M. Nowada [PPT (4 MB)]
    • Season-dependent magnetotail By and associated field-aligned currents: A. Petrukovich [PPT (1.7 MB)]
      Substorms on the Earth and Flares on the Sun: the examples of analogies and differences: V. V. Mishin [PPT (1 MB)]
      FACs connecting the Ionosphere and Magnetosphere: Cluster and Double Star Observations: J. K. Shi [PPT (1.1 MB)]
      Recent THEMIS and coordinated GBO measurements of substorm expansion onset: Do we finally have an answer?: L. Kepko [PPT (6 MB)]
      Kp Forecast Models: S. Wing [PPT (3.6 MB)]
      Time Sequence of Events Leading to Auroral Substorm Onset: L. Lyons [PPT (32 MB)]
    • Energetic Particles in the Atmosphere: J. M. Wissing [PPT (10 MB)]
      Energetic Particles Transport in the Inner Heliosphere: G. Qin [PDF (2.2 MB)]
      The energetic particle production chain: R. Wimmer [PPT (10 MB)]
      A "Twin-CME" Scenario for GLE and Large Solar Energetic Particle Events: G. Li [PDF (1.5 MB)]
      Flare Irradiance Studies with the EUV Variability Experiment on SDO: R. Hock [PDF (8.8 MB)]
    • Global magnetic connectivity in the Hollween events of 2003: G. P. Zhou [PPT (12 MB)]
      Ionospheric data recorded by DEMETER during large magnetic storms: M. Parrot [PPT (61 MB)]
      The Structure of Magnetic Clouds in the Inner Heliosphere: An Approachhrough Grad-Shafranov Reconstruction: Q. Hu [PPT (3 MB)]
      Identification of Prominence Material in Magnetic Cloud: S. Yao [PPT (4 MB)]
      New Views of CMEs from STEREO, and Numerical Modeling: N. Lugaz [PDF (28 MB)]
      Statistical Study of Stealth CMEs: S. Ma [PPT (16 MB)]
      Subauroral heliosphere-geosphere coupling uring November 2004 ionospheric storms: F2-region, North-East Asia: M. A. Chelpanov [PPT (.5 MB)]
    • The Great Geospace Observatory and Simultaneous Missions of Opportunity: E. Donovan [PPT (5.6 MB)]
      General Findings Concerning the Magnetospheric Realm : I. Dandouras [PPT (2.2 MB)]
      General Findings in the Heliospheric Realm: N. Gopalswamy [PPT (2.2 MB)]
      General Findings Concerning the Ionosphere-Thermosphere-Mesosphere: J. Kozyra [PPT (2.2 MB)]