Newsletter Volume XVI, 2009

Special Issue: EGU General Assembly 2010
Issue 93, December 30, 2009

  • European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2010 – General Information April 2-7, 2010, Vienna, Austria
  • List of Solar-Terrestrial Sciences (ST) Sessions and Selected Planetary and Solar System Sciences (PS) Sessions
  • Solar-Terrestrial Sciences (ST) Sessions
  • Planetary and Solar System Sciences (PS) of Interest to SPA Community

Issue 92, December 28, 2009

  • Workshop Announcement: PFISR: Science Results and Future Plans March 10-12, 2010. University of Alaska, Fairbanks. http://pfisr.gi.alaska.edu
  • MEETING: 2010 SORCE Science Meeting – Call for Abstracts “Solar and Anthropogenic Influences on Earth: The Current Solar Minimum and Predictions for Future Decades” May 19-21, 2010, Keystone, Colorado
  • CALL FOR PAPERS: IPY-OSC Meeting Session T2-8: “Heliosphere impact on geospace” Abstract Deadline: January 20, 2010

Issue 91, December 11, 2009

  • Solicitation of interest in the “Space Weather Broadcast” from NASA’s Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) mission
  • NG sessions at AGU

Issue 90, December 10, 2009

  • CSSP Meeting Report
  • Double Star Program (DSP) Mission Prime Parameter (PP) Data Now Open to Community
  • MEETING: Conference: “Theory of the Magnetosphere: Discussions of Unsolved Problems” October 4-8, 2010, Hotel Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
  • JOB OPENING: Senior Fellow Program in Education and Public Outreach, University of California, Berkeley, Space Sciences Laboratory
  • JOB OPENING: Faculty Position in Suborbital Space Physics, Department of Physics, University of New Hampshire

Issue 89, December 8, 2009

  • Second Announcement: Yosemite 2010 Workshop on Magnetic Reconnection
  • Announcement: D-Region Absorption Prediction Product Archive Now Available At NOAA/NGDC
  • Announcement: Change of Address: Judit M. Pap

Issue 88, December 4, 2009

  • MEETING: ASTRONUM – 2010: 5th Annual International Conference on Numerical Modeling of Space Plasma Flow, San Diego, California, June 13 – 18, 2010
  • JOB OPENING: Post-Doc Positions in Solar Physics at the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Germany
  • JOB OPENING: Experimental Space Physics Post-Doctoral Researcher, The Augsburg College, Department of Physics

Issue 87, December 2, 2009

  • How to Get SPA Dinner Tickets at Fall AGU Meeting
  • MEETING: ICS-10 – Second Announcement and Call for Papers March 22-26, 2010, Pismo Beach, California

Issue 86, November 30, 2009

  • SPA Dinner
  • Huancayo Observatory Closing
  • IHY-Chapman “Spirit of Savannah Forum” Now Open
  • MEETING: 19th Cluster Workshop, Multi-point Investigations of Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupling and Aurora May 18-21, 2010, Poiana Brasov, Romania
  • MEETING: IAU Symposium 274, “Advances in Plasma Astrophysics” September 6-10, 2010, Giardini-Naxos, Italy http://plasma.oact.inaf.it/
  • JOB OPENING: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida, Department of Physical Sciences – Engineering Physics & Space Physics, Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Position in Solar Physics, The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, India

Issue 85, November 18, 2009

  • Yosemite 2010 Workshop on Magnetic Reconnection
  • CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: “Magnetic topology and energetic particles in the solar system” EGU 2010 Session ST1.4, 02-07 May 2010, Vienna, Austria
  • New OMNIWeb-Plus Interface Encompasses All GSFC/SPDF’s Heliospheric Data
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Position on Solar Dynamo at IGPP/UCLA

Issue 84, November 12, 2009

  • GRL Editors Sought
  • NSF Cyber-Enabled Discovery and Innovation Program
  • Living With a Star TR&T Town Hall Meeting at AGU
  • MEETING: 4th Isradynamics Conference 2010 – Dynamical Processes in Space Plasmas, April 10-17, 2010, Israel (Dead Sea)
  • IBEX Science and Mission Description Papers Available Free Online for A Limited Time
  • JOB OPENING: Faculty Position, Space Plasma Physics, University of Colorado

Issue 83, November 2, 2009

  • Deadline for Proposing Special Sessions to AGU WPGM Taipei Extended to November 6
  • One-Month Free Online Access to STEREO Science Results in Solar Physics
  • CALL FOR ABSTRACTS TO “Waves and Turbulence in Solar-Terrestrial Plasmas” Royal Astronomical Society Specialist Discussion Meeting RAS Lecture Theatre, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, Friday 12 March 2010

Issue 82, October 29, 2009

  • JOB OPENING: Faculty Position in Space Physics – University of New Hampshire
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Position in Experimental AMO Physics – Columbia University

Issue 81, October 27, 2009

  • Announcement: Historical Composite Solar Drawings from the Wendelstein Observatory (1947 – 1987)
  • Vytenis Vasyliunas Organ Concert at Fall 2009 AGU Meeting – San Francisco

Issue 80, October 22, 2009

  • SPA Members – Vote AGU Governance Changes
  • SPA Dinner at Fall AGU
  • JOB OPENING: Tenure-Track Faculty Positions, Department of Physical Sciences – Engineering Physics & Space Physics Programs, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Daytona Beach, Florida
  • PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather

Issue 79, October 20, 2009

  • Proposals for Special Sessions at AGU WPGM, Taipei, Taiwan (June 22-25, 2010) Due October 30
  • MEETING: Workshop on Opportunities in Plasma Astrophysics, Princeton, NJ, January 18-21, 2010
  • MEETING: Next Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference, Boulder, CO, Feb. 18-20, 2010
  • JOB OPENING: UAF Faculty Position, Tenure Track Faculty Position in Space Physics
  • JOB OPENING: Tenure-track Faculty Position in Solar Physics at Rice University

Issue 78, October 15, 2009

  • Formation of an International Astronomy Union (IAU) Working Group on Comparative Solar Minima
  • MEETING: 2010 Beacon Satellite Symposium, Barcelona, Spain, June 7-11, 2010
  • New book: “The Earth’s Plasmasphere: A Cluster and Image Perspective”
  • JOB OPENING: Research Scientist in Space Physics at NASA/GSFC
  • JOB OPENING: Computational Space Physicist
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Position at the University of Colorado
  • JOB OPENING: NSF Postdoctoral Fellowships in Polar Regions Research

Issue 77, October 8, 2009

  • Proceedings of the Royal Society A: SPECIAL ISSUE – High Speed Solar Wind Streams and Geospace Interactions (HSS-GI)
  • International Research Experience for US Graduate Students, Study Astronomy/Astrophysics in India – Summer 2010
  • JOB OPENING: NASA Postdoctoral Position in Solar Physics
  • JOB OPENING: Education and Public Outreach Manager, Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado at Boulder

Issue 76, October 2, 2009

  • First Workshop Announcement: PFISR: SCIENCE RESULTS AND FUTURE PLANS March 10-12, 2010, Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
  • JOB OPENING: Faculty Position in Solid-Earth Geosciences, Georgia Institute of Technology

Issue 75, September 30, 2009

  • Cross-Scale Thematic Issue on PPS: DEADLINE POSTPONED TO OCT. 30
  • JOB OPENING: Research Engineer/Post-doc, Computing Applied Physics, France/Paris, HELIOARES project (French Research Grant, ANR)
  • JOB OPENING: Post-doc Position, Atmospheric and Plasma Space Sciences, France/Paris, HELIOARES project (French Research Grant, ANR)

Issue 74, September 25, 2009

  • Cornell University Offers Space Weather Distance Learning Program
  • Change of Affiliation: Glynn Germany has moved from the University of Alabama in Huntsville to Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

Issue 73, September 23, 2009

  • Announcement of the Second Whole Heliosphere Interval (WHI) Workshop; Boulder, CO; November 10-13, 2009
  • SESSION: 2010 URSI National Meeting Session “Lightning-Ionosphere Interactions,” Abstract deadline: September 25, 2009
  • SESSION: 2010 URSI National Meeting Session “Ionospheric Effects and Measurements with Radio Telescopes, Abstract deadline: September 25, 2009
  • Space Weather Forecasting Contest
  • JOB OPENING: Professor/Associate Professor, Atmospheric and Space Physics; Fixed term (reference number NT-56/09, due 10 October 2009
  • JOB OPENING: Composition of the Local Interstellar Gas with IBEX / NASA PhD Assistantship

Issue 72, September 16, 2009

  • CALL FOR PAPERS: Planetary and Space Science Special Issue on “Cross-Scale Coupling in Plasmas” Submission Deadline: September 30, 2009
  • MEETING: 6th IAGA/ICMA/CAWSES Workshop on “Long-Term Changes and Trends in the Atmosphere” June 15-18, 2010, Boulder, Colorado
  • MEETING: 5th Alfven Conference on “Plasma Interaction with Non-magnetized Planets/Moons and its Influence on Planetary Evolution” October 4-8, 2010, Sapporo, Japan
  • SciVis: Domain Customized, Scalable Visualization Software for Space Sciences

Issue 71, September 9, 2009

  • Update on NSF Cyber-enabled Discovery and Innovation (CDI) Program
  • MEETING: The 12th Quadrennial Solar-Terrestrial Physics Symposium of SCOSTEP July 12-16, 2010, Berlin, Germany
  • Large University Requests for Computing Resources at NCAR

Issue 70, September 4, 2009

  • JOB OPENING: Tenure Track Faculty Position in Space Physics, Geophysical Institute and the Physics Department at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Position in Theoretical and Computational Plasma Physics at West Virginia University

Issue 69, September 1, 2009

  • Fall AGU Abstracts Due September 3
  • Workshop: “Lunar Dust, Plasma and Atmosphere: The Next Steps,” January 27-29, 2010, Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • 38th Scientific Assembly of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) and Associated Events, COSPAR 2010, 18 – 25 July 2010, Bremen, Germany
  • PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather

Issue 68, August 28, 2009

  • 9th Annual International Astrophysics Conference: Pickup Ions in the Heliosphere and Beyond, Maui, Hawaii, March 14 – 19, 2010
  • Canadian High Arctic Ionospheric Network (CHAIN) data now online
  • JOB OPENING: Director – NCAR’S High Altitude Observatory (HAO)
  • JOB OPENING: Faculty Positions in Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China

SPECIAL ISSUE FOR FALL 2009 AGU MEETING
Issue 67, August 26, 2009

  • Fall 2009 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 66, August 21, 2009

  • WS CDAW II on GLE Events
  • Deadline for abstract submission and early registration for Living With a Star (ILWS) conference, Brazil, October 2009, postponed until August, 31, 2009
  • JOB OPENING: Post-Doctoral Position in Space Physics, Swedish Institute of Space Physics, Uppsala, Sweden

Issue 65, August 19, 2009

  • 2009 Scarf Award
  • Data on the PCS index for 1995-2008 are presented at the AARI site
  • Hotel Room Reservation Deadline Extended for 2009 THEMIS SWG Meeting
  • JOB OPENING: Fixed-term (Feb 2011) Faculty Position, Space Physics, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
  • JOB OPENING: Post-doc, Staff Plasma Physicist Position, FAR-TECH, Inc., San Diego, CA
  • JOB OPENING: Research Fellow in Atmospheric Chemistry, University of Leeds
  • JOB OPENING: PhD studentship in Atmospheric Chemistry, University of Leeds

Issue 64, August 13, 2009

  • HEPPA 2009: Deadline Extended to Friday, 4 September
  • AGU Fall Meeting: Selective Union Sessions and SPA Co-Sponsoring Sessions

Issue 63, August 11, 2009

  • 2009 Donald L. Turcotte Award, Nonlinear Geophysics Focus Group, NEW DEADLINE: 15 August 2009
  • JOB OPENING: Post Doctoral Research Scientist in Space Sciences, Center for Space Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas
  • JOB OPENING: Senior Research Associates (2), Lancaster University, UK
  • JOB OPENING: Associate Scientist I (Observer), The High Altitude Observatory (HAO) of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
  • JOB OPENING: Assistant Research Physicist ($61,700), Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley
  • PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather

Issue 62, August 6, 2009

  • JOB OPENING: Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Science Education, Space Sciences Laboratory, Berkeley, CA
  • Fall 2009 AGU Meeting: SPA Magnetospheric Physics (SM) Sessions

Issue 61, August 5, 2009

  • MEETING: Women in Astronomy and Space Science 2009: Meeting the Challenges of an Increasingly Diverse Workforce, Oct 21-23, 2009, College Park, MD
  • JOB OPENING: Heliophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
  • JOB OPENING: Mendenhall Research Fellowship, USGS, Denver, CO
  • Fall 2009 AGU Meeting: SPA Solar and Heliospheric (SH) Sessions

Issue 60, August 4, 2009

  • TR&T NRA Amendment Released on July 21, 2009
  • Call for Research Proposals, Seventh Framework Programme for Research, European Commission
  • 3rd Announcement: The Influence of Solar Variability on Geophysical and Heliospheric Phenomena, 2009 ILWS Conference, São Paulo, Brazil, Oct 4-10, 2009
  • Fall 2009 AGU Meeting: SPA Aeronomy (SA) Sessions

Issue 59, July 31, 2009

  • Fall AGU Meeting: List of SPA Sessions
  • ABSTRACT DEADLINE EXTENDED: The 7th AMS Symposium on Space Weather, 17-21 January 2010, Atlanta, Georgia. Abstracts due August 10
  • JOB OPENING: Tenure-track Faculty Position, Upper Atmospheric Space Science, Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech

Issue 58, July 23, 2009

  • NSF: Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
  • Third Announcement for the 2nd International High Energy Particle Precipitation in the Atmosphere (HEPPA) Workshop, 6-8 October 2009
  • JOB OPENING: Post-Doctoral Scientific Research Assistant, Space Plasma

Physics, Space Research Institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Graz, Austria Issue 57, July 23, 2009

  • NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering
  • Geospace Environment Modeling (GEM) Proposal Solicitation
  • Common Data Format (CDF) 3.3.0 Important Software Update

Issue 56, July 17, 2009

  • Registration for 2009 THEMIS SWG is now open

Issue 55, July 15, 2009

  • Termination of the Solar Geophysical Data (SGD) Reports
  • Second call for papers: TWINS Science Team Meeting, 18-20 August, JHU/APL, Laurel, MD
  • Isradynamics 2010 – Dynamical Processes in Space Plasmas

Issue 54, July 12, 2009

  • JOB OPENING: Post-Doctoral Research Position, Laboratoire de Physique et Chimie de l’Environnement et de l’Espace (LPC2E, Orléans), Centre d’Etudes Spatiales des Rayonnements (CESR, Toulouse)
  • JOB OPENING: ESA Postdoctoral Fellowships in Space Science
  • JOB OPENING: PhD Research Fellowship, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
  • PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather

Issue 53, July 8, 2009

  • The 2008-2009 Report of the Steering Committee for the NASA Living With a Star Targeted Research and Technology Program (TR&T) is now available at the TR&T website
  • 2009 Donald L. Turcotte Award, Nonlinear Geophysics Focus Group, Deadline: 31 July 2009
  • Call for Papers: Cross-Scale Coupling in Plasmas, Planetary and Space Science, Submission Deadline: 30 September 2009

Issue 52, July 6, 2009

  • Solar Physics Topical Issue `Remote Sensing of the Inner Heliosphere’ Lidia van Driel-Gesztelyi; Abstract Submission Deadline July 10, 2009
  • IRI 2009 Workshop, November 2-7, in Kagoshima, Japan
  • JOB OPENING: Ph.D student position in Engineering Physics at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Physical Sciences Department, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA

Issue 51, June 30, 2009

  • CORRECTION: TWINS Science Team Meeting, 18-20 August, JHU/APL, Laurel, MD
  • CALL FOR PAPERS: The 7th AMS Symposium on Space Weather, 17-21 January 2010, Atlanta, Georgia; Abstracts due August 3
  • MOP: Support for Young Scientists

Issue 50, June 26, 2009

  • FINAL ANNOUNCEMENT: IAU General Assembly Joint Discussion (JD) 16: Whole Heliosphere Interval; August 12-14, 2009; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • TWINS Science Team Meeting, 18-20 August, JHU/APL, Laurel, MD
  • JOB OPENING: Tenure-track Faculty Position, Upper Atmospheric Space Science, Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, VA Tech

Issue 49, June 24, 2009

  • Seeking Nominations for COSPAR Awards and Medals
  • MOP Program and Registration Deadline

Issue 48, June 19, 2009

  • NSF ARI and MRI Funding Opportunities
  • JAXA Fellowship Program: JAXA International Top Young Fellowship
  • CALL FOR PAPERS: JGR Special Issue on Chorus
  • JOB OPENING: Research Associate Position, University of Newcastle, Australia

Issue 47, June 18, 2009

  • NASA National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council’s Decadal Survey
  • Second Edition of the Schunk and Nagy “Ionospheres; Physics, Plasma Physics and Chemistry”
  • Elsevier announces the May 2009 publication of “The Earth’s Ionosphere: Electrodynamics and Plasma Physics,” 2nd edition, by Michael C. Kelley
  • PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather

Issue 46, June 12, 2009

  • NSF Search for New Division Director
  • MEETING: Early Registration Deadline Approaching for SOHO-23: Understanding a Peculiar Solar Minimum, 21-25 September 2009
  • IMPRS Solar System School
  • JOB OPENING: Post-Doc Research Associate/Research Scientist National Solar Observatory

Issue 45, June 9, 2009

  • DEADLINE REMINDER: 2009 FALL AGU SESSION PROPOSALS
  • CALL FOR PAPERS: Special issue of Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics “Space Climate”

Issue 44, June 2, 2009

  • New Introductory Book – “The Sun” by David Alexander
  • JOB OPENING: Fellowships for PhD Students in Solar System Physics, International Max Planck Research School on Physical Processes in the Solar System and Beyond

Issue 43, May 29, 2009

  • Notes from Recent OPP Advisory Committee Meeting
  • Revival of Physics at the University of L’Aquila
  • IAU Symposium 273 on “Physics of Sun and Star Spots”, August 23-26, 2010
  • ILWS Conference in Ubatuba, Brazil, October 4-9, 2009

Issue 42, May 19, 2009

  • Announcement of a New NSF MRI Solicitation
  • Additional Funding for Research Instrumentation and Infrastructure available from NSF
  • Isradynamics 2010 – Dynamical Processes in Space Plasmas, Israel (Dead Sea) 10-17 April 2010
  • THEMIS Project’s Science Data Analysis Software Tutorial, National Science Foundation’s Summer 2009 GEM workshop, Snowmass Colorado, June 26
  • LPMR Workshop on Layered Phenomena in the Mesospause Region, Stockholm, Sweden, 12-15 July 2009

Issue 41, May 14, 2009

  • THEMIS Science Data Analysis Software – Version 5.01 Release
  • MOP Registration Now Open
  • 2009 STFC Advanced Summer School in Solar Terrestrial Physics, University of Birmingham, UK, September 7 – 11
  • MEETING: Registration is now open for SOHO-23: Understanding a Peculiar Solar Minimum, Northeast Harbor, Maine, 21-25 September 2009

Issue 40, May 12, 2009

  • Deadline for Abstract Submission for Magnetospheres of the Outer Planets Conference (MOP 2009) — Friday May 15
  • STEREO 3D Reconstruction Studio released
  • Special Issue of JASTP: “Solar and Solar Wind Control of Planetary Ionospheres During the Declining Phase of the Solar Cycle”
  • PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather

Issue 39, May 6, 2009

  • SHINE Registration Now Open
  • Session MG7: Magnetospheres of extrasolar planets: Detectability and implications for planetary evolution, European Planetary Science Congress, Potsdam, Germany, 13-18 September 2009

REMINDER: Abstracts for IAGA 2009 due April 30. See Announcement #4 in today’s newsletter for details..
Issue 38, April 27, 2009

  • New Program Scientist at NASA HQ
  • 2nd Announcement: Total Solar Eclipse Meeting, The Dynamic Solar Corona, July 23-26, 2009, Suzhou, China, http://solar.nju.edu.cn
  • Workshop: EISCAT Workshop 2009, 14th International EISCAT Workshop, Tromso, Norway, 3-7 August 2009
  • IAGA 2009 abstract submission deadline: 30 April

REMINDER: Pre-Registration deadline for 2009 Joint Assembly is 22 April 2009, 2359 UT. See http://www.agu.org/meetings/ja09/registration/index.php for details.
Issue 37, April 21, 2009

  • SPA Social Event at Spring AGU
  • Announcement of extension of submission date for the Special Issue of Advances in Space Research (ASR) Entitled “Recent Advances in Space Weather Monitoring, Modeling and Forecasting”
  • Abstract submission for the Magnetospheres of the Outer Planets Conference (MOP 2009) is now open

Issue 36, April 14, 2009

  • Art Richmond Selected As Next Nicolet Lecturer

Issue 35, April 10, 2009

  • High Resolution Activity Indexes Available Through OMNIWeb
  • Correction: Request for supporting letters to Danish authorities regarding Greenland magnetometers (and magnetic observatories) operated by DMI
  • Summer School: Cosmic rays and neutron monitors – a training course in science and applications, Athens (Greece), September 14-19, 2009

Issue 34, April 7, 2009

  • Request for supporting letters to Danish authorities regarding Greenland magnetometers (and magnetic observatories) operated by DMI
  • CORRECTION: SUMMER SCHOOL: STFC International Undergraduate Summer School, University of Sheffield (UK) June 15 – July 10, 2009
  • 10th International Workshop on the Interrelationship between Plasma Experiments in Laboratory and Space (IPELS), 8-12 June 2009, Djurönäset, Sweden
  • JOB OPENING: Assistant Research Physicist ($61,700), Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley
  • JOB OPENING: Post-doctoral fellowship on solar spectral irradiance, Laboratory for Physics and Chemistry of the Terrestrial Environment, Orléans, France
  • JOB OPENING: Post-doctoral Research Associate Position, Solar Physics, Montana State University
  • PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather

Special Issue: IAGA 2009 Meeting (Second Circular)
Issue 33, April 6, 2009

  • IAGA 11th Scientific Assembly August 23-29, 2009, Sopron, Hungary
  • List of Sessions of Interest to SPA Community
  • Detailed Description of Division II Symposia
  • Detailed Description of Division III Symposia
  • Detailed Description of Division IV Symposia
  • Detailed Description of Selective Symposia in Divisions I, V, and Interdivisional Commissions

Issue 32, April 2, 2009

  • NSO SOLIS VSM Vector Magnetic Field Inverted Data: Now Available!
  • SPD Abstract Deadline Reminder
  • SECOND ANNOUNCEMENT: The Influence of Solar Variability on Geophysical and Heliospheric Phenomena; the 2009 ILWS Workshop, Itamambuca Eco Resort, Ubatuba Beach, São Paulo, October 4-10, 2009
  • SUMMER SCHOOL: Chinese-British Summer School on Solar and Solar-Terrestrial Research, July 13-22, 2009, Nanjing, China
  • SUMMER SCHOOL: STFC International Undergraduate Summer School, University of Sheffield (UK), July 10-15, 2009
  • JOB OPENING: SOLIS Data Scientist, National Solar Observatory
  • JOB OPENING: Tenure-Track Solar Astronomer, National Solar Observatory

Issue 31, March 31, 2009

  • March 31 deadline (Tuesday) for application for student PFISR/RISR workshop
  • Final Notice: 2009 Space Weather Workshop Registration and poster abstract due date: April 3, 2009
  • Solicitation for 2009 Basu Award Nominations
  • Email Change: Delores Knipp NCAR HAO
  • JOB OPENING: Post-doctoral Research Associate on the Cassini-Huygens Mission
  • JOB OPENING: Post-doctoral 2-year Research Associate position, Radio and Space Plasma Physics Group, University of Leicester, UK

Issue 30, March 25, 2009

  • 17th Cluster Workshop, 12-15 May 2009, Uppsala, Sweden
  • 21st Annual Planetary Science Summer School
  • CORRECTION: Chang-Yun “Charlie” Fan

Issue 29, March 20, 2009

  • Mission Madness
  • Workshop on the Physics of Dusty Plasmas in Boulder (May 17-20)
  • The Center for Integrated Space Weather Modeling Summer School 2009, July 20-31, 2009, Boston University
  • Chang-Yun (Charlie) Fan (1918-2009)

Issue 28, March 17, 2009

  • Solar Wind 12 International Conference, Third Announcement, Final deadline for abstract submissions: 22 March 2009
  • Second Swarm International Science Meeting, 24 – 26 June 2009, GFZ, Potsdam, Germany
  • GPS TEC maps now available on CDAWeb
  • JOB OPENING: Assistant Research Physicist, Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley
  • JOB OPENING: Post-doc Fellowship, Polar Environment Atmospheric Research Laboratory (PEARL), Eureka, Nunavut (80N, 86W)

Issue 27, March 16, 2009

  • Mario Acuna

Issue 26, March 12, 2009

  • JOB OPENING: Faculty Position in Space Sciences, Department of Environmental, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EEAS), Center for Atmospheric Research (UMLCAR), University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  • JOB OPENING: Assistant Professor of Physics, United States Air Force Academy (#09-33P)
  • JOB OPENING: Two Research Associate Positions, NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC)

Special Issue: AOGS 2009 Meeting (II)
Issue 25, March 11, 2009

  • MEETING: Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) 2009 Meeting August 11-15, 2009, Singapore
  • List of SPA-related Sessions
  • Detailed Description of Solar Terrestrial (ST) Sessions
  • Detailed Description of Planetary Science (PS) Sessions
  • Detailed Description of Selective Atmospheric Science (AS) and Interdisciplinary Working Groups (IWG) Sessions

Issue 24, March 10, 2009

  • New Proposal Opportunity: Causes and Consequences of the Minimum of Solar Cycle 23
  • 2009 GEM Summer Workshop
  • NASA Planetary Science Summer School
  • Royal Society issue – Progress in understanding Titan’s atmosphere and space environment
  • JOB OPENING: Lecturer in Astronomy, Astronomy Unit, School of Mathematical Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London

Issue 23, March 9, 2009

  • Mario Acuña, 1940-2009

Issue 22, March 5, 2009

  • The Lunar Exploration Roadmap Invites Community Input
  • MEETING: The 2009 SPD Meeting June 14-18, 2009, Boulder, Colorado
  • Heliophysics Summer School 2009 July 22-29, 2009, Boulder, Colorado
  • CALL FOR PAPERS: Special JGR Issue on Chorus
  • A New Dynamical Empirical Geomagnetic Field Model
  • JOB OPENING: Tenure Track Position in Solar Physics Kiepenheuer-Institut fuer Sonnenphysik (KIS), Freiburg, Germany
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Position in Solar Physics Kiepenheuer-Institut fuer Sonnenphysik (KIS), Freiburg, Germany
  • PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather

Issue 21, March 2, 2009

  • MEETING: Modern Challenges in Nonlinear Plasma Physics: A conference honoring the career of Dennis Papadopoulos” – Third Announcement June 15-19, 2009, Sani Resort, Halkidiki, Greece

http://www.astro.auth.gr/~vlahos/kp

  • The Center for Integrated Space Weather Modeling Summer School 2009 July 20-31, 2009, Boston University
  • MEETING: SOHO-23: Understanding a Peculiar Solar Minimum September 21-25, 2009, Northeast Harbor, Maine
  • SESSION: EAS JENAM/RAS NAM/MIST/UKSP Joint Session: “Heliospheric and Astrospheric Structure and Planetary Interactions” – FINAL ANNOUNCEMENT April 20-23, 2009, University of Hertfordshire (de Havilland Campus, Hatfield) England, United Kingdom

Issue 20, February 27, 2009

  • Computing Resources at NCAR for Universities
  • NAM/JENAM Joint Session on MHD seismology of solar, space and astrophysical plasmas
  • Course on “Solar terrestrial physics from the polar regions”: Extension of the deadline (March 12, 2009), International School of Space Science, April 6-11, 2009, L’Aquila, Italy
  • Second Announcement: Third Solar Orbiter Workshop, “Solar Orbiter and its synergies with future solar-heliospheric missions,” Sorrento, Italy, May 24-29, 2009
  • JOB OPENING: Faculty Position in Space Sciences, Department of Environmental, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EEAS) and Center for Atmospheric Research (UMLCAR), University of Massachusetts Lowell

Issue 19, February 26, 2009

  • 2009 Joint Assembly — General Information Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 24-27, 2009
  • List of Sessions
  • Detailed Description of SA Sessions
  • Detailed Description of SH Sessions
  • Detailed Description of SM Sessions
  • Detailed Description of Other Sessions of Interest

Issue 18, February 25, 2009

  • Additional Indices Available Through OMNIWeb
  • Invitation to participate in a Topical Issue of Solar Physics on “Solar Image Analysis: Algorithm comparison and effective implementation”
  • AMISR student workshop July 13-17, 2009 SRI International, Menlo Park, CA

Special Issue: IAGA 2009 Meeting
Issue 17, February 24, 2009

  • IAGA 11th Scientific Assembly August 23-29, 2009, Sopron, Hungary
  • List of Sessions of Interest to SPA Community
  • Detailed Description of Division II Symposia
  • Detailed Description of Division III Symposia
  • Detailed Description of Division IV Symposia
  • Detailed Description of Selective Symposia in Divisions I, V, and Interdivisional Commissions

Issue 16, February 19, 2009

  • ANNOUNCEMENT: COSPAR Capacity Building Workshop on Lunar and Planetary Surface Science, 6-19 September 2009, Harbin, China
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral position in ionospheric modification at UNIS, Longyearbyen, Norway

Issue 15, February 17, 2009

  • WORKSHOP: SUPERDARN 2009, May 11-15, 2009, Cargese Institute of Scientific Studies, Corsica, France
  • WORKSHOP: Second International High Energy Particle Precipitation in the Atmosphere (HEPPA),6-8 October 2009, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado, USA
  • MEETING: Magnetospheres of the Outer Planets Conference, MOP 2009, Cologne, Germany July 27-31, 2009
  • IAU Symposium No.264, “Solar and Stellar Variability Impact on Earth and Planets”, 3-7 August 2009, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Special Issue: AOGS 2009 Meeting
Issue 14, February 11, 2009

  • MEETING: Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) 2009 Meeting August 11-15, 2009, Singapore
  • List of SPA-related Sessions
  • Detailed Description of Solar Terrestrial (ST) Sessions
  • Detailed Description of Planetary Science (PS) Sessions
  • Detailed Description of Atmospheric Science (AS) and Interdisciplinary Working Groups (IWG) Sessions

Issue 13, February 10, 2009

  • ANNOUNCEMENT: Workshop on Plasma Entry and Transport in the Magnetosphere (PET09) held in Fairbanks, Alaska, March 8 – 13, 2009
  • JOB OPENING: Post-Doctoral Research Scientist, Solar Physics, Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C.
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Research Positions, Bartol Research Institute, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Delaware

Issue 12, February 5, 2009

  • NRC study on The Role and Scope of Mission-Enabling Activities in NASA’s Space and Earth Science Missions
  • SHINE Workshop 2009
  • JOB OPENING: Post-doctoral Research Associate, University College London’s Mullard Space Science Laboratory (MSSL)
  • JOB OPENING: Researcher, Space Plasma Physics, UCLA, Los Angeles
  • A Note on Newsletter Announcements for 2009 Joint Assembly, AOGS, and IAGA Meetings

Special Issue: 2009 Joint Assembly
Issue 11, February 4, 2009

  • 2009 Joint Assembly — General Information, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 24-27, 2009
  • List of SPA Sessions
  • Detailed Description of SA Sessions
  • Detailed Description of SH Sessions
  • Detailed Description of SM Sessions
  • Other SPA-sponsored Sessions

Issue 10, February 3, 2009

  • Passing of Jim Horwitz
  • NSF’s Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) Solicitation Frequently Asked Questions
  • EAS JENAM/RAS NAM/MIST/UKSP Joint Session: “Heliospheric and Astrospheric Structure and Planetary Interactions”; 20-23 April 2009, University of Hertfordshire (de Havilland Campus, Hatfield) England, United Kingdom
  • JOB OPENING: Faculty and Postdoctoral Positions at Kyung Hee University, Korea, School of Space Research, Kyung Hee University, Korea

Issue 9, January 30, 2009

  • Announcement of an Advances in Space Research (ASR) Special Issue on “Recent Advances in Space Weather Monitoring, Modelling, and Forecasting”
  • 2009 Space Weather Workshop Announcement – Student Travel Support Available
  • University of Arizona and National Solar Observatory’s, 2009 Summer School in Solar Physics, June 8-12: Sacramento Peak Observatory, Sunspot, NM – with Corrections

Issue 8, January 27, 2009

  • Workshop Announcement and Call for Papers: Real-Time IRI – Task Force Workshop, US-AFA Space Physics and Atmospheric Research Center, Colorado Springs, May 4-6, 2009
  • University of Arizona and National Solar Observatory’s 2009 Summer School in Solar Physics, June 8-12: Sacramento Peak Observatory, Sunspot, NM
  • Second Swarm International Science Meeting, GFZ, Potsdam, Germany, June 24-26, 2009

Issue 7, January 23, 2009

  • Call for Community Input to the NASA TR&T Program
  • AGU Chapman Conference on Effects of Thunderstorms and Lightning in the Upper Atmosphere, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, 10-15 May 2009

Issue 6, January 21, 2009

  • Cluster-THEMIS Conjunctions #3
  • Abstract deadline extended until 23 January 2009 — 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
  • Workshop on Plasma Entry and Transport in the Magnetosphere (PET09), Fairbanks, Alaska, March 8 – 13, 2009
  • Course on “Solar terrestrial physics from the polar regions” L’Aquila, Italy, April 6-11, 2009
  • 12th workshop on the physics of dusty plasmas, Boulder, CO, May 17-20, 2009
  • JOB OPENING: Researcher, Space Plasma Physics, UCLA, Los Angeles
  • JOB OPENING: Post-Doc Research Associate, University of Oxford, Department of Physics, Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics

Issue 5, January 16, 2009

  • CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: TWINS Science Team Meeting (STM), 9-11 February, San Antonio, Texas
  • NAM/JENAM Joint Session on MHD seismology of solar, space and astrophysical plasmas, 20th – 23rd April 2009, University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
  • Special Issue on Magnetospheric Response to Solar Wind Discontinuities in JASTP
  • TWINS Stereo ENA Imaging Data Available at twins.swri.edu

Issue 4, January 13, 2009

  • JOB OPENING: Ionosphere-thermosphere-mesosphere (ITM) modeler at the Community Coordinated Modeling Center
  • JOB OPENING: Post-Doctoral Position in Computational Solar Physics at the Institute of Theoretical Physics of the Ruhr-University of Bochum, Germany
  • JOB OPENING: Visiting Young Scientist – Visiting appointment for recent Ph.D. scientist, Dartmouth College

Issue 3, January 9, 2009

  • SuperMAG now open for the public and accessible via the web site: http://supermag.jhuapl.edu/
  • FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT: IAU General Assembly Joint Discussion JD16: Whole Heliosphere Interval, August 12-14, 2009, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • JOB OPENING: Tenure-track/tenured Positions in Solar Physics at the MPS,Germany

Special Issue: EGU General Assembly 2009
Issue 2, January 7, 2009

  • European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2009 – General Information April 19-24, 2009, Vienna, Austria
  • Solar-Terrestrial Sciences (ST) Sessions
  • Other Sessions of Interest to SPA community

Issue 1, January 6, 2009

  • 8th Annual International Astrophysics Conference: Shock Waves in Space and Astrophysical Environments, Kona, Hawaii, May 1-7, 2009
  • 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
  • ASTRONUM-2009, the 4th International Conference on Numerical Modeling in Space Plasma Flows, Chamonix, France, June 28 – July 3, 2009
  • JOB OPENING: NSF/OPP Vacancy Announcement – Program Manager, Antarctic Research Integration and Support
  • JOB OPENING: One Postdoctoral Position, Korea Astronomy & Space Science Institute
  • PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather