Newsletter Volume XV, 2008

Issue 85, December 22, 2008

  • CLARIFICATION: JOB OPENING: Two Space Scientist Positions at NASA Headquarters
  • SPA Article Submissions to EOS
  • Input to the Themes and Goals of the Lunar Exploration Roadmap
  • MEETING: Modern Challenges in Nonlinear Plasma Physics: A conference honoring the career of K. Papadopoulos, June 15-19, 2009, Sani Resort, Halkidiki, Greece, http://www.astro.auth.gr/~vlahos/kp
  • Course on Solar Terrestrial Physics from the Polar Regions, April 6-11, 2009, L’Aquila, Italy

Issue 84, December 18, 2008

  • Final Text for Moon and Mars Analog Mission Activities (MMAMA)
  • Professor Atsuhiro Nishida elected Member of the Japan Academy
  • STEREO-3/SOHO-22 Workshop: Three Eyes on the Sun – Multi-spacecraft Studies of the Corona and Impacts on the Heliosphere, April 27 – May 1, 2009, Royal Bath Hotel, Bournemouth, Dorset, England
  • JOB OPENING: Two Space Scientist Positions at NASA Headquarters – Solar Physics Discipline Scientist; Program Scientist: Solar and Heliospheric Physics SR&T Program, Hinode, SDO, SOHO, RHESSI, TRACE
  • JOB OPENING: Ionosphere-Thermosphere-Magnetosphere and Space Plasma Research Opportunities at University of Calgary, Canada

Issue 83, December 12, 2008

  • ICS-10: March 22-26, 2010, Pismo Beach, California
  • VSO News, 2008 December
  • Office of Polar Programs Advisory Committee Report
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Position in Experimental Atomic Physics, Columbia University Astrophysics Laboratory

Issue 82, December 10, 2008

  • NSF: Collaboration in Mathematical Geosciences (CMG)
  • Announcement related to Solar Probe Plus AO
  • Updates on Taiwan AIDA for THEMIS
  • NRC Postdoctoral and Senior Research Awards, NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center, Boulder, Colorado
  • LPMR Workshop on Layered Phenomena in the Mesospause Region, Stockholm, Sweden, 12-15 July 2009
  • 2009 ILWS Workshop, Ubatuba, São Paulo, Brazil, October 4-10, 2009
  • JOB OPENING: Tenure-Track Faculty Appointment, Junior Level (Assistant or Untenured Associate Professor), Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

Issue 81, December 9, 2008

  • LWS TR&T Community Input Meeting at AGU
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Position in Solar-Wind Research at Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather

Issue 80, December 4, 2008

  • LWS TR&T Community Input Meeting at AGU
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Position in Solar-Wind Research at Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather

Issue 79, December 2, 2008

  • Image Request from NSF
  • MEETING: Directions in Ionosphere-Thermosphere-Mesosphere Research: A Vision for Aeronomy in the Earth-Sun System, 10-12 February 2009, The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, California
  • MEETING: Space Climate School and Space Climate Symposium 3 in Saariselkä, Finland, in March 15-18, 2009 (School) and in March 18-22, 2009 (Symposium)
  • The Third Solar Orbiter Workshop – First Announcement, Sorrento, Italy, May 25-29, 2009
  • USU Space Weather Initiative
  • JOB OPENING: Entry Level High Energy Particle Scientist Position, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Fellowship, Australian National University
  • JOB OPENING: REU Site Program in Solar and Space Physics: Now Accepting Applications

Issue 78, November 26, 2008

  • Arecibo Observatory Recompetition Dear Colleague Letter (NSF 09-014)
  • Second Announcement and Call for Abstracts, Workshop on Cross-Scale Coupling in Plasmas, Università della Calabria, Rende (Cosenza), Italy, March 9-11, 2009, Abstract deadline: JANUARY 31st, 2009
  • Call for Pre-Registration and Abstract Submissions, Twelfth International Conference on the Solar Wind, Palais du Grand Large, Saint-Malo, France, 21-26 June 2009
  • SUMMER SCHOOL: CISM Space Weather Summer School: July 20-31 2009
  • JOB OPENING: Research Staff in Magnetospheric Physics at the Space Research Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Graz, Austria
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Scientist Position with Space Dynamics Laboratory

Issue 77, November 24, 2008

  • GEM Mini-workshop, San Francisco, Sunday December 14
  • Plasma-wave Processes in the Earth’s and Planetary Magnetospheres, Ionospheres, and Atmospheres
  • CALL FOR ABSTRACTS, Second Announcement, Workshop on Cross-Scale Coupling in Plasmas, Università della Calabria, Rende (Cosenza)-Italy, March 9-11, 2009, Abstract deadline: JANUARY 31st, 2009
  • JOB OPENING: 2009 Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, High Altitude Observatory (HAO), Boulder, Colorado
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Position in Space Physics, Department of Physics and Space Science of the Florida Institute of Technology
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Position In Experimental Space Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Iowa
  • JOB OPENING: Program Manager, Air Force Basic Research Program, Space Science

Issue 76, November 17, 2008

  • SPA Town Hall Meeting at Fall AGU: Solicitation of Questions
  • Changes to the NSF Grant Proposal Guide
  • Two NSF Solicitations for the International Research and Education
  • Draft Revision of the Heliophysics Data Policy Released for Comment
  • Heliophysics Virtual Observatories and Other Activities Unite in the Heliophysics Data and Model Consortium
  • CALL FOR PAPERS: JGR Special Section “Entropy properties, constraints, and transitions related to plasma transport, turbulence, and information flow throughout the heliosphere, magnetosphere, and boundaries,” Deadline has been extended to Dec 31, 2008

Issue 75, November 12, 2008

  • Solar Cycle 24 Panel Still Encourages You to Submit Predictions
  • Polar Research Community, NSF Office of Polar Programs, Fall Meeting Summary
  • MEETING: IHY-Africa/SCINDA 2009, Livingstone, Zambia, 7-12 June 2009
  • JOB OPENING: Post-Doctoral Research Scientist for Magnetospheric and Space Plasma Physics Research
  • JOB OPENING: GOES-R Energetic Particle Scientist/Software Developer
  • V. Vasyliunas to Play Organ Concert, Fall 2007 AGU Meeting, San Francisco

Issue 74, November 6, 2008

  • Corrections to SPA Executive Membership List
  • The NSF/OPP Statement on the Death of Distinguished Polar Researcher Dr. Martin A. Pomerantz
  • GEM Mini-workshop, December 14, San Francisco, CA
  • JOB OPENING: Assistant Professor in Plasma Physics, University of Colorado
  • PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather

Issue 73, November 4, 2008

  • Membership of the SPA Executive Committee
  • Press Conferences at Fall AGU
  • NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program
  • NSF’s Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program in 2009
  • Dear Colleague Letter to Polar Research Community concerning the “Cyber-enabled Discovery and Innovation (CDI)” solicitation
  • JOB OPENING: CISM Solar/Heliospheric Scientist, Boston University
  • JOB OPENING: Faculty Position in Space Physics, The University of Texas at Arlington

Issue 72, October 28, 2008

  • Call for Nominations for the 2009 Fred L. Scarf Award
  • AGU Town Hall Meeting – Antarctic Research: Impacts of Rising Logistical Costs on the Research Program
  • The SwRI Virtual Sun/Earth Observatory

Issue 71, October 23, 2008

  • Tribute to John Simpson
  • Web Based Browser Application for Plotting Ulysses Data
  • SUMMER SCHOOL: International Research Experience for US Graduate Students, Study Astronomy/Astrophysics in India – Summer 2009
  • JOB OPENING: Research Associates at UCL Institute for the Origins and Evolution of the Universe
  • UCL studentships in Origins and Evolution of the Universe

Issue 70, October 17, 2008

  • SPA Dinner at AGU 2008 Fall Meeting

Issue 69, October 15, 2008

  • CINDI Data Are Now Available On-line
  • CALL FOR PAPERS: 2009 URSI National Meeting Session: “Ionospheric Modification,” Boulder, Colorado, January 5-8, 2009
  • JOB OPENING: Two Post-Doctoral Positions, International Space Science Institute
  • JOB OPENING: Two Research Associate Positions, Space and Atmospheric Physics Group at Imperial College London

Issue 68, October 9, 2008

  • CALL FOR PAPERS: 2009 URSI National Meeting Session: “Dusty Plasmas and AIM Results,” Boulder, Colorado, January 5-8, 2009
  • CALL FOR PAPERS: 2009 URSI National Meeting Session: “Ionospheric irregularities and instabilities,” Boulder, Colorado, January 5-8, 2009
  • CONFERENCE: Scientific Applications with Google Earth, October 22-23, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • SUMMER SCHOOL: Heliophysics Summer School 2009
  • JOB OPENING: CISM Solar/Heliospheric Scientist, Boston University
  • JOB OPENING: Research Associate, PEACE Operations Team, Mullard Space Science Laboratory (University College London)
  • JOB OPENING: Post-doctoral Research Associate, University College London’s Mullard Space Science Laboratory (MSSL)
  • PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather

Issue 67, October 7, 2008

  • Nonlinear Geophysics Session Highlights for the 2008 AGU meeting
  • Space Weather Developmental Testbed Center – NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) in partnership with the Air Force Weather Agency (AFWA)
  • CALL FOR PAPERS: 2009 URSI National Meeting Session: “Ionospheric Effects of Lightning”
  • JOB OPENING: Research Associate position, Atmosphere and Space Environment Coupling, LPCE (CNRS-Univ. Orleans Space Laboratory on Physics and Chemistry of the Earth Environment)
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Computational Solar Physics, Department of Physics, Catholic University of America

Issue 66, October 2, 2008

  • DEADLINE REMINDER: IHY-AGU Chapman Conference on Universal Heliophysical Processes
  • MEETING: Solar Activity During the Onset of Solar Cycle 24, Napa Valley, CA, 7-12 December, 2008
  • MEETING: 8th European Mars Conference, Antwerp, Belgium, 17-18 October, 2008
  • REPORT: 5th IAGA/ICMA/CAWSES workshop “Long Term Changes and Trends in the Atmosphere”

Issue 65, September 26, 2008

  • CDI – Cyber-Enabled Discovery and Innovation
  • ROCSAT-1 IPEI Data Available on CDAWeb
  • New Journal: Astrophysics and Astronomy Insights
  • CALL FOR PAPERS: JGR Special Section “Entropy properties, constraints, and transitions related to plasma transport, turbulence, and information flow throughout the heliosphere, magnetosphere, and boundaries” – Deadline has been extended to Dec 31, 2008

Issue 64, September 23, 2008

  • Changes to the SuperDARN Upper Atmosphere Facility
  • JOB OPENING: Data Scientist-Tucson, Arizona
  • PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather

Issue 63, September 19 2008

  • Community Announcement on a Solicitation for NASA Solar Probe Plus Investigations
  • JOB OPENING: Civil-Servant Scientist Positions in Solar/Heliospheric Physics at NASA/MSFC
  • JOB OPENING: Post-doctoral Position, MIT Haystack Observatory, Ionospheric Radar Research

Issue 62, September 16, 2008

  • MEETING: LWS Coordinated Data Analysis Workshop on Ground Level Enhancement (GLE) Events, January 6-9, 2009, Palo Alto, California
  • MEETING: 17th Cluster Workshop, May 12-15, 2009, University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden
  • NASA Student Ambassadors Program
  • Space Particle Data from the European MetOp-A Satellite
  • CALL FOR PAPERS: JGR Special Section “Entropy properties, constraints, and transitions related to plasma transport, turbulence, and information flow throughout the heliosphere, magnetosphere, and boundaries”
  • JOB OPENING: Post Doc Opportunity at the University of Michigan
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Position in Computational Solar Physics Space Weather Laboratory, Heliophysics Division, NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center
  • JOB OPENING: Post-doctoral Fellowship, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Issue 61, September 9, 2008

  • Recipient of SPA Basu Award
  • JOB OPENING: Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Department of Physical Sciences
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Position in Computational Space Plasma Physics at Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Position at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Issue 60, September 4, 2008

  • Fall 2008 AGU Meeting: General Information
  • List of Sessions of Interest to the SPA community
  • SPA Aeronomy (SA) Sessions – Detailed Descriptions
  • SPA Solar and Heliospheric Physics (SH) Sessions – Detailed Descriptions
  • SPA Magnetospheric Physics (SM) Sessions – Detailed Descriptions
  • Selective Union Sessions and SPA Co-sponsoring Sessions – Detailed Descriptions

Issue 59, September 3, 2008

  • MEETING: “The Non-linear Magnetosphere” – Second Announcement and Call for Abstracts, January 18-23, 2009, Vina del Mar, Chile
  • MEETING: Solar Wind 12 International Conference – First announcement, June 21-26, 2009, Saint-Malo, France
  • MEETING: IAGA 11th Scientific Assembly, 23-30 August, 2009, Sopron, Hungary, http://www.iaga2009sopron.hu/
  • Extension of Deadline: IHY Conference at ISSI, 10-14 November 2008
  • JOB OPENING: Tenure-track Faculty Position in Department of Astronomy and Space Science, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, S. Korea
  • JOB OPENING: Position Available in the SOLAIRE Network

Issue 58, August 31, 2008

  • NSF/DOE Plasma Partnership Program
  • NSF Cyber-Enabled Discovery and Innovation
  • Student Travel Grant Applications for IHY-AGU Chapman Conference
  • MEETING: AGU Chapman Conference on Effects of Thunderstorms and Lightning in the Upper Atmosphere, May 10-15, 2009, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
  • JOB OPENING: PhD Student Fellowships on Space Physics at the Katholieke Universiteit of Leuven (Belgium)
  • JOB OPENING: Faculty Position in Solar Physics at Rice University

Issue 57, August 26, 2008

  • Paul A. Cassak and Christopher M. Cully Receive 2008 F. L. Scarf Award (REVISED ANNOUNCEMENT)
  • MEETING: Solar Activity during the Onset of Solar Cycle 24, December 7-12, 2008, Napa Valley, California
  • JOB OPENING: Research Associate in Magnetospheric Physics at Rice University
  • JOB OPENING: Research Associate at National Solar Observatory
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Position in X-ray and Gamma-Ray Imaging Instrument Development, Modeling, and Simulation at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA

Issue 56, August 21, 2008

  • Paul A. Cassak and Christopher M. Cully Receive 2008 F. L. Scarf Award
  • Matsumoto Selected to Be Next Kyoto University President
  • U.S. Antarctic Program Researchers and Grantees Alert – August 18, 2008
  • MEETING: International Workshop on Frontiers In Space and Fusion Energy Sciences (FISFES), November 6-8, 2008, Tainan, Taiwan
  • MEETING: Workshop on Cross-Scale Coupling in Plasmas, March 9-11, 2009, Università della Calabria, Rende (Cosenza), Italy

Issue 55, August 15, 2008

  • Fall 2008 AGU Meeting: Selective Union Sessions and SPA Co-sponsoring Sessions

Issue 54, August 10, 2008

  • CALL FOR PAPERS: Special issue of Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics – “Long-Term Changes and Trends in the Atmosphere-Ionosphere System”
  • Establishment of African Geospace Society
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Scholar or Assistant Research Physicist, Space Science Laboratory at University of California Berkeley
  • Fall 2008 AGU Meeting: SPA Magnetospheric Physics (SM) Sessions

Issue 53, August 8, 2008

  • CALL FOR PAPERS: AMS 6th Symposium on Space Weather, January 12-13, 2009, Phoenix, Arizona, Abstract Deadline Extended to August 15th
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Position in Space Plasma Physics at the Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland
  • Fall 2008 AGU Meeting: SPA Solar and Heliospheric Physics (SH) Sessions

Issue 52, August 7, 2008

  • Composite Solar Spectral Ultraviolet Irradiance Data Set Available
  • JOB OPENING: Calibration and Archive Scientist at Space and Atmospherics Group, Department of Physics, Imperial College
  • Fall 2008 AGU Meeting: SPA Aeronomy Sessions

Issue 51, July 31, 2008

  • Fall AGU Meeting: List of SPA Sessions
  • MEETING: STEREO-3/SOHO-22 Workshop: Three Eyes on the Sun – Multi-spacecraft Studies of the Corona and Impacts on the Heliosphere, April 27 – May 1, 2009, Bournemouth, England
  • Common Data Format (CDF) 3.2.1 Important Software Update Web site: http://cdf.gsfc.nasa.gov/CDF32_buffer_overflow.html
  • JOB OPENING: Assistant or Associate Researcher in Experimental or Theoretical Space Plasma Physics at Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA
  • PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather

Issue 50, July 29, 2008

  • Solar Physics Special Issue STEREO Results at Solar Minimum
  • MEETING: “Modern Challenges in Nonlinear Plasma Physics – A Conference Honoring the Career of K. Papadopoulos” – First Announcement, June 15-19 2009, Sani Resort, Halkidiki, Greece
  • Release of Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model Version 3 (WACCM3)
  • JOB OPENING: Position at NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center, Boulder, Colorado
  • ESA Research Fellowships in Space Science
  • PUBLICATIONS: Recent SPA-related Articles in Reviews of Geophysics

Issue 49, July 23, 2008

  • Umran Inan and Hiroshi Matsumoto to Receive Prestigious Awards
  • Delay in Selection Announcement for FOSO
  • TR&T NRA Amendment Released on July 21 2008
  • MEETING: IHY-AGU Chapman Conference on Universal Heliophysical Processes, November 10-14, 2008,, Savannah, Georgia
  • MEETING: Solar Activity During the Onset of Solar Cycle 24 – 2nd Circular, December 7-12, 2008, Napa Valley, California
  • JOB OPENING: Project Scientist I for COSMIC Program in Boulder, Colorado

Issue 48, July 16, 2008

  • MEETING: Voyagers in the Heliosheath: Observations, Models, and Plasma Physics, January 9-14, 2009, Sheraton Kauai, Hawaii
  • MEETING: The Non-linear Magnetosphere – First Announcement, January 18-23, 2009, Vina del Mar, Chile
  • THEMIS GBO All-sky Imager High Resolution Data, Movies Available
  • CALENDAR: Upcoming SPA Meetings

Issue 47, July 9, 2008

  • COSPAR 2008 Awards
  • CALL FOR PAPERS: AMS 6th Symposium on Space Weather, 11-15 January 2009, Phoenix, Arizona, Abstracts Due August 1st
  • Cluster-THEMIS Conjunctions #2
  • JOB OPENING: High latitude Ionosphere-Magnetosphere Research Opportunities at University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  • JOB OPENING: PhD Student Positions in Atmospheric Physics and Space Physics at the Swedish Institute of Space Physics, Kiruna, Sweden
  • PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather 7. ERRATUM: IHY Conference at ISSI, November 10-14, 2008, Bern, Switzerland

Issue 46, July 3, 2008

  • Liu Chen Received EPS 2008 Hannes Alfvén Prize
  • MEETING: The Third CAWSES Global Tidal Campaign Workshop – Second Announcement, August 19-22, 2008, Fredericton, NB, Canada
  • MEETING: IHY Conference at ISSI, November 6-10, 2008, Bern, Switzerland
  • CALL FOR PAPERS: JGR Special Section “Entropy properties, constraints, and transitions related to plasma transport, turbulence, and information flow throughout the heliosphere, magnetosphere, and boundaries”
  • Notice of Updated Software Support for IMAGE and Other Satellite Data in the Universal Data Format (UDF)
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position at the Swedish Institute of Space Physics, Kiruna, Sweden
  • JOB OPENING: Post-Doctoral Position at the Max-Planck-Institute for Solar System Research in Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany

Issue 45, July 1, 2008

  • Report from Joint Assembly

Issue 44, June 16, 2008

  • NSF Program Director Positions
  • MEETING: Whole Heliosphere Interval Data and Modeling Analysis Workshop (WHIDMAW), August 26-29, 2008, Boulder, Colorado
  • MEETING: The Third International Symposium of KuaFu Project (ISKP-III) – Second Announcement, September 14-19, 2008, Kunming, Yunnan, China
  • JOB OPENING: Middle Atmosphere Faculty Position at the University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS)
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Solar and Heliospheric Physics, University of Arizona, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory
  • JOB OPENING: Scientific Researcher, Space Plasma Physics Group, Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy
  • JOB OPENING: Post-Doctoral Position in Space Physics at Swedish Institute of Space Physics
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral and Student Opportunities in Space Plasma Physics at the Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland

Issue 43, June 9, 2008

  • Passing of Roy Piggott
  • Special Issue of NPG: “Coupling between Large and Small Scale Turbulence in Space and Laboratory Plasmas”
  • European Planetary Science Congress 2008 – Abstract Deadline June 13 – September 21-26, 2008, Münster, Germany
  • JOB OPENING: Physicist Position, Solar Physics Branch, Space Science Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C.
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoc Positions in High-temperature Solar and Laboratory Plasma Physics

Issue 42, May 5, 2008

  • MEETING: GEM 2008 Summer Workshop – Pre-registration Deadline June 6 June 22-27, 2008, Midway, Utah
  • CAWSES News Issue 9 Now Available for Download
  • Fellowships for PhD Students in Solar System Physics
  • JOB OPENING: Post-Doctoral Research Position in Space Plasma Physics at the New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather

Issue 41, May 28, 2008

  • Nominations for the 2008 Sunanda and Santimay Basu Early Career Award in Sun-Earth Systems Science: Deadline 1 June 2008
  • MEETING: GEM 2008 Summer Workshop – Information at the GemWiki Website
  • MEETING: 5th IAGA/ICMA/CAWSES Workshop “Long-Term Changes and Trends in the Atmosphere” – Deadline for Abstract Submission and Early Registration Extended to June 8, 2008
  • MEETING: Ninth International School for Space Simulations (ISSS-9), July 3-10, 2009, Saint Quentin-en-Yvelines, France
  • SESSION: European Planetary Science Congress 2008 Session “Radio Emission from the Sun, the Planets, the Heliosphere, and the Exoplanets”
  • JOB OPENING: Teaching Position at US Air Force Academy 7. JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Scholar or Assistant Research Physicist ($45,024-$65,400) Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley
  • JOB OPENING: Post-Doctoral Position in Computational Solar Physics at the Institute of Theoretical Physics of the Ruhr-University of Bochum, Germany

Issue 40, May 19, 2008

  • COSPAR 2008 Registration and Accommodation Deadline: June 1
  • MEETING: AURA Solar Decadal Lunch-time meeting at the May 2008 SPD/AGU, May 28, 2008
  • MEETING: NASA-LWS supported International Workshop on “Solar Variability, Earth’s Climate and the Space Environment” – Final Announcement, June 1-6, 2008, Bozeman, Montana
  • MEETING: IAU Symposium “Cosmic Magnetic Fields: from Planets, to Stars and Galaxies”, November 3-7, 2008, Tenerife, Spain
  • SEEDS CME catalog: Automated and Near-real-time 6. News from Astrophysics and Space Sciences Transactions

Issue 39, May 13, 2008

  • ROSES-08 Draft Program Element: SDO Science Center
  • MEETING: Workshop on the Societal and Economic Impacts of Severe Space Weather Events, May 22-23, 2008, Washington, DC
  • MEETING: Community Modeling Workshop, June 22, 2008, Midway, Utah
  • CALL FOR PAPERS: JGR Special Section “Entropy properties, constraints, and transitions related to plasma transport, turbulence, and information flow throughout the heliosphere, magnetosphere, and boundaries”
  • JOB OPENING: Assistant Professor in Atmospheric Physics Department of Meteorology, Stockholm University (MISU)
  • JOB OPENING: Doctoral Student Opportunity in Space Plasma Physics at the Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland

Issue 38, May 5, 2008

  • NASA R&A and E/PO Town Hall at 2008 Joint Assembly
  • MEETING: Heliophysics Roadmap Townhall: 2nd Announcement, May 19-20, 2008, College Park, Maryland
  • MEETING: Solar Activity During the Onset of Solar Cycle 24, December 7-12, 2008, Napa Valley, California
  • SHINE 2008 Abstract Page Now Open 5. PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather

Issue 37, May 1, 2008

  • MEETING: Inner Magnetosphere Coupling (IMC) Workshop, July 28 . August 1, 2008, Espoo, Finland, Registration Deadline May 15, 2008
  • MEETING: Second Announcement of the 2008 Huntsville Workshop: “The Physical Processes for Energy and Plasma Transport across Magnetic Boundaries”, October 26-31, 2008, Huntsville, Alabama
  • MEETING: Third International Riometer Workshop June 22, 2008, Midway, Utah
  • Summer School in Alaska
  • STFC Introductory Summer School in Solar and Solar-Terrestrial Physics “Theory and Observations of the Solar-Terrestrial System”, September 15-19, 2008, University of Sheffield
  • Autumn 2008 Lloyd V. Berkner Space Policy Internship at the National Research Council’s Space Studies Board
  • CALENDAR: Upcoming SPA Meetings

Issue 36, April 27, 2008

  • Joint Assembly Registration and Housing Reminder
  • University of Arizona and National Solar Observatory’s 2008 Summer School in Solar Physics, June 16-20, 2008, Sacramento Peak Observatory, Sunspot, NM
  • MEETING: 14th International Congress on Plasma Physics (ICPP2008) – Abstract Deadline Extended to May 10, September 8-12, 2008, Fukuoka, Japan
  • MEETING: 3rd VERSIM Workshop, September 15-20, 2008, Tihany, Hungary
  • Call for Proposals for Subsessions in D1 Heliosphere Subcommission for COSPAR 2010 Assembly
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Research Associate at George Mason University
  • JOB OPENING: Post-Doctoral Research Position in Space Plasma Physics at the New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • JOB OPENING: Atmospheric Modeller-Postdoctoral Research Position at British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge

Issue 35, April 22, 2008

  • 2nd Space Weather Enterprise Forum (SWEF), May 21, 2008, Washington, D.C., at the National Press Club, Registration Deadline: May 9, 2008
  • MEETING: 5th IAGA/ICMA/CAWSES Workshop “Long-Term Changes and Trends in the Atmosphere”, September 8-13, 2008, St. Petersburg, Russia, New Abstract Deadline: May 15, 2008
  • MEETING: Third CAWSES Global Tidal Campaign Workshop – First Announcement, August 19-22, 2008, Fredericton, Canada
  • ILWS Newsletter for April 2008 Now Available
  • JOB OPENING: Post-Doctoral Research Position in Solar-Heliospheric and Magnetospheric Science at Space Sciences Laboratory, UC Berkeley
  • JOB OPENING: Post-Doctoral Research Scientist in Sun-Earth Connection Science at University College London, UK
  • JOB OPENING: Post-Doctoral Research Scientist in Magnetospheric and Space Plasma Physics Research at University College London, UK

Issue 34, April 16, 2008

  • Abstracts for Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting Due April 16
  • MEETING: 2008 GEM Workshop – Website and Online Registration, June 22-27, 2008, Midway, Utah
  • GemWiki: A New GEM Web Site
  • New Cluster Data Available to the Public
  • JOB OPENING: Research Scientist Position in Magnetospheric Physics at The University of New Hampshire
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Research Position in the Upper Atmosphere and Space Group of the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UCLA

Issue 33, April 14, 2008

  • Dinner-Cruise at Joint Assembly
  • JGR-Space Physics Special Issue on “Great Magnetospheric Observatory: THEMIS and Ancillary Observations” – Deadline Extended to May 31, 2008
  • MEETING: 3rd VERSIM workshop at Tihany, Hungary, September 15-20, 2008, Tihany, Hungary
  • Call for Participation for a New Science Outreach Event at the AGU/Ft. Lauderdale, 26 May 08, Deadline: 25 April 2008
  • Lunch-time Meeting at the May 2008 SPD/AGU: Solar Ground-based Observing over the Next Decade
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Research Position in Space/Astrophysical Plasma Theory

Issue 32, April 10, 2008

  • Call for Nominations for the 2008 Sunanda and Santimay Basu Early Career Award in Sun-Earth Systems Science
  • MEETING: First Electric Sailing Workshop for Space Industry and Scientists, May 19-20, 2008, ESA/ESTEC, The Netherlands
  • MEETING: SHINE Workshop 2008, June 23-27, 2008, Midway, Utah
  • MEETING: Inner Magnetospheric Coupling Workshop (IMC), July 28 – August 1, 2008, Espoo, Finland
  • Two More Electronic Comic Books Available Online

Issue 31, April 7, 2008 Special Issue: 2008 Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting (Final Verson)

  • 2008 Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting — General Information Cairns, Australia, July 29 – August 1, 2008
  • List of SPA (SP) Sessions
  • Detailed Description of SPA (SP) Sessions
  • Other Sessions of Interest to the SPA Community

Issue 30, April 5, 2008

  • MEETING: Space Weather Workshop – Final Notice Registration Is Open up to the Workshop – Poster Abstracts Accepted up to April 14
  • MEETING: International Workshop on “Solar Variability, Earth’s Climate and the Space Environment”, Bozeman, Montana, June 1-6, 2008
  • MEETING: 14th International Congress on Plasma Physics – Call for Papers September 8-12, 2008, Fukuoka, Japan
  • MEETING: IAGA 11th Scientific Assembly – Conference Web Site Open
  • Taiwan Ascii and Idl_save Data Archives (AIDA) for THEMIS
  • Space Cultural Event during the 2008 EGU General Assembly
  • JOB OPENING: Research Scientist – Space Physics, Physics Department, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada

Issue 29, April 1, 2008

  • CALL FOR PAPERS: JGR Special Section “Entropy Properties, Constraints, and Transitions Related to Plasma Transport, Turbulence, and Information Flow throughout the Heliosphere, Magnetosphere, and Boundaries”
  • MEETING: Community Models Workshop, June 22, 2008, and Pre-workshop Discussion May 1, 2008
  • MEETING: CSSE Meeting on High Speed Solar Wind Streams and Geospace Interactions, July 23-25, 2008, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
  • MEETING: International Astronomical Union (IAU) Symposium 257 on “Universal Heliophysical Processes” – Deadline Reminder, September 15-19, 2008, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Magnetospheric Physics, Geospace Physics Laboratory, Code 673, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather

Issue 28, March 28, 2008

  • Heliophysics Mission Planning Working Group Formed
  • The Report of NASA’s Living with a Star/Solar Probe, Plus Mission’s Science and Technology Definition Team (STDT) Is Now Available
  • MEETING: “Workshop on Coupling of Thunderstorms and Lightning Discharges to Near-Earth Space” — Extended Abstract Deadline, June 23-27, 2008, University of Corsica, Corte, France
  • JOB OPENING: MIT Haystack Observatory, Post-Doctoral Position in Solar and Heliospheric Research

Issue 27, March 24, 2008 Special Issue: 2008 Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting

  • 2008 Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting — General Information Cairns, Australia, July 29 – August 1, 2008
  • List of SPA (SP) Sessions 3. Detailed Description of SPA (SP) Sessions

Issue 26, March 22, 2008

  • Funding Problems within the UK – To Our International Colleagues
  • CALENDAR: Upcoming SPA Meetings

Issue 25, March 18, 2008

  • SPA Sessions at the Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting (WPGM08)
  • MEETING: International Workshop on “Solar Variability, Earth’s Climate and the Space Environment” – Third Announcement, June 1-6, 2008, Bozeman, Montana
  • Heliophysics Summer School 2008, 23-30 July 2008, Boulder, CO
  • The First Korean Winter School on Space Physics 5. JOB OPENING: Postdoc Fellowship in Space Physics 6. PUBLICATIONS: Recent SPA-related Articles in Reviews of Geophysics

Issue 24, March 13, 2008

  • Upcoming Whole Heliosphere Interval (WHI) 2. MEETING: Laboratory Astrophysics at the June AAS Meeting, Abstracts Due 19 March 2008
  • MEETING: Magnetospheres of the Outer Planets Conference, MOP 2009, July 27-31, 2009, Cologne, Germany
  • JOB OPENING: Space Plasma Experimentalist at NASA Goddard
  • JOB OPENING: Space Physics: US Geological Survey Research Geophysicist Geomagnetism Program
  • Research Fellowship in Space Physics, University of Tromso, Norway

Issue 23, March 9, 2008

  • Abstract Submission Deadline for Joint Assembly Extended to March 11 at 0959 UT
  • Town Hall Meeting: Heliophysics Missions 2009-2034
  • MEETING: First Electric Sailing Workshop for Space Industry and Scientists, May 19-20, 2008, ESA/ESTEC, The Netherlands
  • MEETING: Second AMISR Science Planning Workshop, June 20-21, 2008, Midway, Utah (with CEDAR/GEM Workshops), See Also http://www.amisr.com/meetings/2008/ and http://cedarweb.hao.ucar.edu/wiki (click on ‘Workshops’ and 2008)
  • MEETING: International Symposium: Fifty Years after IGY -Modern Information Technologies and Earth and Solar Sciences- November 10-13, 2008, Tsukuba, Japan
  • SESSION: SPIE Europe Remote Sensing 2008 Middle and Upper Atmosphere Remote Sensing Sessions, September 15-18, 2008, Cardiff, UK
  • NASA Planetary Science Summer School
  • JOB OPENING: Post-Doctoral or Research Scientist Position at NASA Langley

Issue 22, March 5, 2008

  • AGU Joint Assembly Abstract Submission Deadline Extended to 7 March at 0959 UT
  • CALL FOR PAPERS: JASTP Special Issue on “Toward an Integrated View of Inner Magnetosphere and Radiation Belts”, Deadline for Submissions: April 4, 2008
  • MEETING: Second Heliospheric Network Workshop – Meeting Website Now Available, May 6-9, 2008, Lixouri, Kefalonia, Greece
  • MEETING: XIIIth IAGA Workshop on Geomagnetic Observatory Instruments, Data Acquisition and Processing, June 9-18, 2008, Golden and Boulder, Colorado, USA
  • The Center for Integrated Space Weather Modeling Summer School 2008, July 21 – August 1, 2008, Boston University
  • BOOK: Calibration of Particle Instruments in Space Physics 7. PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather

Issue 21, March 3, 2008 Special Issue: 2008 Joint Assembly (Final Version)

  • 2008 Joint Assembly — General Information, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, May 27-30, 2008
  • List of Sessions Sponsored or Co-sponsored by SPA
  • Detailed Description of SA Sessions
  • Detailed Description of SH Sessions
  • Detailed Description of SM Sessions
  • Detailed Description of Sessions Co-sponsored by SPA

Issue 20, February 29, 2008

  • NSF CubeSat Program
  • JGR-Space Physics Call for Papers: Special Section “GEOMAG1 – Large Geomagnetic Storms”, Submission Deadline Extended to March 31, 2008
  • JGR-Space Physics Special Issue on: “Great Magnetospheric Observatory: Time History of Events and Macroscale Interactions during Substorms and Ancillary Observations”
  • MEETING: Poker Flat Incoherent Scatter Radar (PFISR) Student Workshop, July 7-11, 2008, MIT Haystack Observatory
  • MEETING: Conference on “Solar Activity during the Onset of Solar Cycle 24”, December 7-12, 2008, Napa, California
  • JOB OPENING: Middle Atmosphere/Microwave Scientist Position at BAS
  • JOB OPENING: Senior Research Associate in Space Research / Planetary Sciences at University of Bern

Issue 19, February 28, 2008

  • 2008 Joint Assembly Sessions Co-sponsored by SPA
  • MEETING: Community Alert for “The Local Bubble and Beyond II” Meeting, April 21-24, 2008, Philadelphia, PA
  • MEETING: Saturn Book Symposium: Imperial College London, July 28 – August 1, 2008, London, UK
  • MEETING: 14th International Congress on Plasma Physics (ICPP2008), September 8-12, 2008, Fukuoka, Japan
  • U.S. Travel Grant Opportunity for SCAR/IASC IPY Open Science Conference
  • BOOK: Radio Sounding and Plasma Physics

Issue 18, February 25, 2008 Special Issue: 2008 Joint Assembly

  • 2008 Joint Assembly — General Information, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, May 27-30, 2008
  • List of SPA Sessions
  • Detailed Description of SA Sessions
  • Detailed Description of SH Sessions
  • Detailed Description of SM Sessions

Issue 17, February 21, 2008

  • State of Our Section of the Union

Issue 16, February 20, 2008

  • Parker Lecture and Celebration
  • Deadline Extended: Nominations for Heliophysics Mission Planning Working Group (Charged with Updating the 2005 Roadmap)
  • CALL FOR PAPERS: JASTP Special Issue on “The Equatorial and Low Latitude Ionosphere/Thermosphere in Quiet and Disturbed Times”
  • A New Version of the GEOPACK Software Available from a New Modeling Website
  • JOB OPENING: Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position at New Mexico State University
  • JOB OPENING: Post-doctoral Research Position at Penn State

Issue 15, February 15, 2008

  • COSPAR 2008 Accepts Abstracts through February 24
  • Bibliography of Wave Distribution Function Analysis
  • Space Weather Workshop Student Support
  • MEETING: Workshop on Coupling of Thunderstorms and Lightning Discharges to Near-Earth Space — Second Announcement, June 23-27, 2008, Corte, France
  • CALENDAR: Upcoming SPA Meetings

Issue 14, February 12, 2008

  • SPA Election Results
  • COSPAR Abstracts Due February 17
  • MEETING: 5th IAGA/ICMA/CAWSES Workshop “Long-Term Changes and Trends in the Atmosphere”, September 8-13, 2008, AARI (Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute), St. Petersburg, Russia
  • IUGG 2007 Abstracts Available On-line

Issue 13, February 7, 2008

  • Nominations for Heliophysics Mission Planning Working Group
  • MEETING: NASA SMD Proposers Lessons Learned Workshop, February 28-29, 2008
  • URSI General Assembly Abstract Deadline Extended to February 15
  • Educational Space Weather Video on YouTube: Link Correction

Issue 12, February 6, 2008 SPECIAL ISSUE ON 37TH COSPAR ASSEMBLY

  • 37th COSPAR Scientific Assembly – Abstracts Due February 17, July 13-20, 2008, Montreal, Canada
  • Sessions in “C. Space Studies of the Upper Atmospheres of the Earth and Planets including Reference Atmospheres”
  • Sessions in “D. Space Plasmas in the Solar System, including Planetary Magnetospheres”
  • More SPA-related Sessions
  • List of Selective Sessions in Other Sections

Issue 11, February 3, 2008

  • Bowie Lectures Online
  • Inputs to LWS TR&T Steering Committee on Next Focus Topics
  • MEETING: AOGS 5th Annual General Meeting – Abstracts Due February 7
  • STUDENT OPPORTUNITY: Visiting Fellowships for Early Stage Researchers at University of Leicester, UK
  • PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather

Issue 10, January 26, 2008

  • 2008 AGU Fellows
  • PRIZE ANNOUNCEMENT: The SPD’s 2008 George E. Hale Prize and 2008 Karen Harvey Prize
  • Announcement Relating to Focused Opportunity for Solar Orbiter (FOSO)
  • NSF-supported University Research with Large Computational Requirements Requests Due March 3, 2008
  • MEETING: 2008 SHINE Workshop – June 23 – 27, 2008, Zermatt Resort, Utah
  • Space Weather Enterprise Forum 2008, May 21, 2008, Washington, D.C.
  • Educational Space Weather Video on YouTube: Additional Information

Issue 9, January 24, 2008

  • MEETING: 9th International Conference on Substorms (ICS 9), Deadlines of Hotel Reservation, Registration, and Abstract Submission, May 5-9, 2008, Seggau Castle, Austria
  • MEETING: Isradynamics 2008 – Dynamical Processes in Space Plasmas, May 11-19, 2008, Israel, Dead Sea
  • University of Arizona and National Solar Observatory’s, 2008 Summer School in Solar Physics, June 16-20, 2008, Sacramento Peak Observatory, Sunspot, NM
  • SESSION: 2008 URSI Meeting Session G1, “Open Session and Latest Results – IPY and IHY”
  • SESSION: 2008 URSI Meeting Session H02 “Observations of Waves and Coherent Structures in Space Plasmas”
  • Educational Space Weather Video on YouTube
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Solar Physics, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Issue 8, January 21, 2008 Special Issue: AOGS 2008 Meeting

  • MEETING: Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) 2008 Meeting, June 16-20, 2008, Busan, Korea, New Abstract Deadline: February 7
  • AOGS 2008 Solar Terrestrial (ST) Sessions
  • AOGS 2008 Planetary Science (PS) Sessions

Issue 7, January 19, 2008

  • OBITUARY: Death of Dr. Jean-Paul Villain: French SuperDARN P.I.
  • SESSION: 2008 URSI Meeting Session G03 “Ionospheric Irregularities and Scintillation”
  • SESSION: 2008 URSI Meeting Session HG1 “Wave Particle Interactions and Radiation Belt Remediation”
  • SESSION: 2008 SCAR/IASC Conference Session 2.3 “The Sun’s Interactions with the Earth’s Atmosphere and Electromagnetic Environment”
  • JOB OPENING: Solar & Heliospheric Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Institute for Astronomy
  • JOB OPENING: Research Associate Position at Imperial College London, UK

Issue 6, January 14, 2008

  • SESSION: Joint IEEE/USNC/URSI Meeting Session “Ionospheric Remote Sensing by GPS” — Abstract Submission Due January 15
  • SESSION: 2008 URSI Meeting Session G4a/b “Assimilation and Imaging of the Ionosphere and Plasmasphere”
  • Summer Opportunities for Students in AFRL Space Scholar Program
  • CALENDAR: Upcoming SPA Meetings

Issue 5, January 12, 2008 Special Issue: EGU General Assembly 2008

  • European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2008 – General Information – April 13-18, 2007, Vienna, Austria
  • Solar-Terrestrial Sciences (ST) Sessions
  • Planetary and Solar System Sciences (PS) Sessions of Interest to SPA Community
  • Other Relevant Sessions

Issue 4, January 11, 2008

  • MEETING: SDO – HMI/AIA/EVE Science Teams Meeting, March 25-28, 2008, Napa, California
  • MEETING: Polar Research – Arctic and Antarctic Perspectives in the International Polar Year, July 8-11, 2008, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • SPD­SPS Summer School, July 7-11, 2008, Maui, Hawai’i
  • Deadline Extension from January 15 to March 3 for Submissions to JGR Special Section “Studies in Comparative Heliophysics”
  • Course on Geomagnetism and Ionosphere
  • Application Deadline Extented for 2008 Lloyd V. Berkner Space Policy Internship Program
  • JOB OPENING: Astrophysicist at Naval Research Laboratory
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Position at MPS, Germany

Issue 3, January 9, 2008

  • NASA Offers Principal Investigator Training Course
  • MEETING: 2008 Space Weather Workshop, April 29 – May 2, 2008, Boulder Colorado
  • MEETING: IAU Symposium 257 “Universal Heliophysical Processes” – First Announcement – September 15-19, 2008, Ioannina, Greece
  • SESSION: 2008 URSI Meeting Session GF: “Radio Occultation”
  • SESSION: 2008 URSI Meeting Session G02 “Density Profiling and Models”
  • SESSION: 2008 URSI Meeting Session GH “Radio Sounding Techniques for the Ionosphere and Magnetosphere”
  • SESSION: 2008 URSI Meeting Session H01 “Dynamics of the Plasmasphere Using Wave Techniques”
  • CORRECTION: URL for Volunteering Reviews for NSF Cyber-enabled Discovery and Innovation Proposals

Issue 2, January 3, 2008

  • NSF Needs Reviewers for Cyber-enabled Discovery and Innovation Proposals
  • JGR Special Section on Large Geomagnetic Storms: Submission Deadline Extended to February 29, 2008
  • Call for Nominations for the 2008 Fred L. Scarf Award – Reminder

Issue 1, January 1, 2008

  • MEETING: Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) 2008 Meeting, June 16-20, 2008, Busan, Korea, Abstracts Due January 24
  • A New Homepage Has Been Opened at STEL to Browse Pc1, PiB, Pi2, and Pc3 Pulsations Observed in Japan, Russia, and Canada
  • PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather
  • PUBLICATION: Recent SPA-related Articles in Reviews of Geophysics
  • List of ST and PS Sessions at AOGS 2008 Meeting