Newsletter Volume XVII, 2010

Issue 92, December 21, 2010

  • Vale Keith David Cole (2-3-1929 – 13-12-2010)

Issue 91, December 20, 2010

  • MEETING: 2011 Workshop on the International Space Weather Meridian Circle Project (ISWMCP) – First Announcement February 20-25, 2011, Sanya, Hainan Island, China
  • First AMPERE Data Products Released
  • Summer Research Opportunities for Undergraduates in Solar and Space Physics at Montana State University

Issue 90, December 15, 2010

  • Status of Japan’s Venus Climate Orbiter “Akatsuki” after Its Orbital Insertion
  • Dynamics of the Earth’s Radiation Belts and Inner Magnetosphere, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, 17-22 July 2011
  • First Announcement, 13th European Solar Physics Meeting (ESPM-13), Rhodes, Greece, September 12-16, 2011
  • “Frontiers of Space Science: from Solar Activity to NEOs”, to be held in L’Aquila, Italy, April 17-22, 2011

Issue 89, December 10, 2010

  • NSF Announcement about Space Weather and Postdoc Proposal Competitions
  • Town Hall meeting at the AGU meeting
  • JOB OPENING: Post-Doctoral Researcher, Laboratory for Atmospheric & Space Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
  • JOB OPENING: Post-doctoral research position in space physics and multi-spacecraft data analysis available at Jacobs University Bremen


Special Issue: EGU General Assembly 2011
ABSTRACTS DUE JANUARY 10, 2011
Issue 88, December 8, 2010

  • AGU Council discussing Mission: Alignment Project (MAP) at AGU Fall Meeting – Input Needed
  • European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2011 – General Information April 3-8, 2011, 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 87, December 7, 2010

  • AGU Council discussing Mission: Alignment Project (MAP) at AGU Fall Meeting – Input Needed
  • Open Recruitment for members of SMD’s Advisory Subcommittees
  • Event lists and user Y-scale control at OMNIWeb
  • Heliophysics segment of the ROSES 2010 NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship Program 2011 Solicitation – Deadline February 1st 2011
  • 4th IAGA/ICMA/CAWSES Workshop on Vertical Coupling in the Atmosphere- Ionosphere System
  • JOB OPENING: Scientist, NSO Data Center Implementation, National Solar Observatory, Sunspot, NM
  • JOB OPENING: Assistant/Associate Scientist, Dunn Solar Telescope, National Solar Observatory, Sunspot, NM

Issue 86, December 3, 2010

  • 2011 Space Weather Workshop – April 26-29, 2011
  • First Joint UK-Ukraine meeting on Solar Physics and Space Science (UKU SPSS) and Topical Advanced Summer School (TASS), Black Sea, Crimea, Ukraine, 29 Aug – 2 Sep 2011
  • JOB OPENING: Project Manager / EISCAT_3D incoherent scatter radar
  • JOB OPENING: Department Chair – Physical Sciences Department at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather

Issue 85, December 2, 2010

  • Update on the NRC Decadal Survey in Solar and Space Physics
  • 2nd Announcement: The First LWS Solar Dynamics Observatory Science Workshop, May 1-5, 2011, Squaw Valley (Lake Tahoe), California
  • MEETING: IUGG 2011 General Assembly, 28 June – 7 July 2011, Melbourne, Australia
  • Dynamics of the Earth’s Radiation Belts and Inner Magnetosphere, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, 17-22 July 2011
  • The Journal of Space Weather and Space Climate
  • JOB OPENING: Tenure Track Faculty Position, Strong Research Component, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Department of Physical Sciences

Issue 84, November 24, 2010

  • MEETING: IUGG 2011 General Assembly, 20 June – 7 July 2011, Melbourne, Australia
  • MEETING: Magnetosphere for Outer Planets Conference 2011, July 11 (Mon)-15 (Fri), 2011 @ Tohoku Univ., Sendai, Japan
  • JOB OPENING: FSC Fellows in Fusion Simulation, Peking University

Issue 83, November 18, 2010

  • MEETING: 2011 AGU Chapman Conference: Ionosphere/Thermosphere System 9-12 May 2011, Charleston, South Carolina
  • MEETING: The CEDAR-GEM Joint Meeting in Santa Fe, New Mexico June 26 – July 1, 2011: First Call to Propose Joint Workshops
  • Announcement of the Yohkoh Legacy Archive
  • OPINION: Response to “Message to the SPA Editors of Geophysical Research Letters” published in SPA Newsletter, Volume XVII, Issue 81

Issue 82, November 16, 2010

  • Paul Kintner of Cornell University Died 16 November 2010

Issue 81, November 13, 2010

  • Message to the SPA Editors of Geophysical Research Letters
  • 2011 NSF Major Research Instrumentation Program Solicitation
  • AAAS Policy Fellowships at NSF
  • MEETING: Conference on Earth Sun System Exploration: Variability in Space Plasma Phenomena, January 16-21, 2011, Kona, Hawaii, USA
  • MEETING: Next-Generation Researchers Conference, February 28-March 1, 2011, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Abstract Deadline: Nov. 23, 2010
  • JOB OPENING: Scientist, Space Sciences Department, The Aerospace Corporation

Issue 80, November 5, 2010

  • Message from the SPA Editors of Geophysical Research Letters
  • Call for EISCAT Peer-reviewed Program experiment proposals 2011
  • Solving the Mysteries of the Plasma Universe Workshop on Opportunities in Plasma Astrophysics Report Released
  • Special GEM-ULTIMA Forum on Ground Magnetometer Observations, December 12, 2010, San Francisco, California
  • Vytenis M. Vasyliunas Organ Concert, Sunday, December 12, 3.30 p.m., St. Mary’s Cathedral, San Francisco
  • JOB OPENING: Post-Doc Position, Applied Research Laboratories, University of Texas at Austin (ARL:UT)

Issue 79, November 4, 2010

  • NSF Cyber-Enabled Discovery and Innovation Program – FY2011 Solicitation (NSF 11-502)
  • Living with a Star Targeted Research and Technology (TR&T) Steering Committee
  • 2010 GEM Mini-workshop December 12, 2010, San Francisco
  • Call for Papers: Solar Physics and Space Weather Instrumentation IV, SPIE International Symposium on SPIE Optical Engineering and Applications, 21-15 August 2011, San Diego, CA
  • JOB OPENING: ISSI Post-Doc Position, Switzerland
  • JOB OPENING: Post-Doc Research Assistant I, Theoretical and Computational Space Plasma Physics, Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research, University of Alabama, Huntsville
  • PUBLICATIONS: Recent Articles in Space Weather

Issue 78, October 29, 2010

  • Decadal Survey Update
  • AGU Chapman Conference on Modeling the Ionosphere/Thermosphere System Charleston, South Carolina, 9-12 May 2011
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Special Feature “Geospace Effects of High-Speed Solar Wind Streams
  • New Standard Available: AIAA Guide to Reference and Atmosphere Models (AIAA G-003C-2010)

Issue 77, October 27, 2010

  • Yakov L. Alpert (1911 – 2010)

Issue 76, October 26, 2010

  • Living With a Star TR&T Town Hall Meeting at the AGU
  • New Opportunity for Publication of Scientific Papers in Special Issue of “Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics”: “Turbulence and Multifractals in the solar-terrestrial system”
  • Textbook series on “Heliophysics” Edited by Karel Schrijver and George Siscoe
  • ASTRONUM-2011 – the 6th Annual International Conference on Numerical Modeling of Space Plasma Flows in Valencia, Spain, 13-17 June, 2011
  • FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT of IAU Symposium 286 on “Comparative Magnetic Minima: Characterizing quiet times in the Sun and Stars” October 3-7, 2011, Mendoza, Argentina
  • JOB OPENING: Tenure Track position, Assistant Professor level in all areas of Space Physics, Department of Physical Sciences, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Issue 75, October 24, 2010

  • Yakov L. Alpert (1911 – 2010)

Issue 74, October 19, 2010

  • Schedule for DC Town Hall Meeting, Oct. 22
  • Final announcement: Chapman Conference on Relationship between Auroral Phenomenology and Magnetospheric Processes, Fairbanks, Alaska, February/March 2011

Issue 73, October 18, 2010

  • Town Hall Meeting for the “Solar Wind/Magnetosphere Interaction” Decadal Survey October 28, 2010, UCLA, Los Angeles
  • MEETING: High Energetic Particle Precipitation in the Atmosphere (HEPPA) Workshop, May 9-11, 2011, Granada, Spain
  • An Invitation to Participate in the XXV IUGG General Assembly 28 June – 7 July 2011, Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia
  • Space Weather Session at IUGG/IAGA June 28-July 7, 2011, Melbourne, Australia
  • JOB: Postdoc Position at University of Colorado/NOAA

Issue 72, October 13, 2010

  • 39th Scientific Assembly of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) and Associated Events, COSPAR 2012, 14-22 July 2012, Mysore, India
  • JOB OPENING: Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Department of Physical Sciences
  • JOB OPENINGS: TWO positions in space plasma physics at the Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland

Issue 71, October 8, 2010

  • Meeting announcement for the Theory and Modeling Working Group of the Decadal Survey, Oct 14-15, Boulder, Colorado
  • Solar Coronal Loops Workshop V, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, June 29-July 2, 2011
  • First Announcement: The Sun 360, STEREO/SDO/SOHO Workshop, July 25 – 29, 2011, Kiel, Germany
  • Invitation to apply for a Max Planck Research Group
  • JOB OPENING: TWO Postdoctoral Positions in Magnetospheric Physics at the Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland
  • BOOK: New Space Physics Book by George V. Khazanov, “Kinetic Theory of the Inner Magnetospheric Plasma” (published by Springer) Is Now Available

Issue 70, October 6, 2010

  • 10th Annual International Astrophysics Conference: Physics of the Heliosphere: A 10-year Retrospective, March 13-18, 2011, Maui, Hawaii
  • Heliophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, Postdoctoral and Hosting Opportunity

Issue 69, September 28, 2010

  • Decadal Survey Town Hall Meeting in the Boulder, CO Area on October 1
  • Conference on Earth Sun System Exploration: Variability in Space Plasma Phenomena, January 17-21, 2011, Kona, Hawaii, USA
  • Recently Published Book Available – The Cluster Active Archive
  • Announcement: The second issue of the CAWSES-II TG4 newsletter

Issue 68, September 26, 2010

  • Passing of Prof. Tai-Fu Tuan, University of Cincinnati, May 20, 2010

Issue 67, September 23, 2010

  • The 2013-2022 NRC Decadal Strategy for Solar and Space Physics New England Regional Town Hall Meeting, October 8, 2010, Durham, NH
  • Second Announcement: Fourth Solar Orbiter Workshop, March 27-31, 2011, Telluride, CO, USA
  • Announcement: The First LWS Solar Dynamics Observatory Science Workshop, May 3 – 6, 2011, Lake Tahoe, NV/CA

Issue 66, September 20, 2010

  • Decadal Survey Town Hall Meeting in DC Area
  • CHAPMAN CONFERENCE: Dynamics of the Earth’s Radiation Belts and Inner Magnetosphere July 17-22, 2011, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
  • SESSION: 2011 URSI National Meeting Session “Lightning and its Interaction with the Ionosphere”
  • Craig Pollock Moves from SwRI to GSFC

Issue 65, September 16, 2010

  • Decadal Survey: Request for Community Input Detailed; Deadline for Submissions Extended to Nov. 12, 2010
  • First Announcement: ISROSES II, September 12-16, 2011, Borovets, Bulgaria
  • CALL FOR PAPERS in JASTP Special Issue on: “Atmospheric Coupling Processes in the Sun-Earth System” (Last date for submission of paper: 10 December 2010)

Issue 64, September 8, 2010

  • MEETING: Robotic Science from the Moon: Gravitational Physics, Heliophysics, and Cosmology, Boulder, Colorado, October 5-6
  • MEETING: Conference on Earth Sun System Exploration: Variability in Space Plasma Phenomena, January 17-21, 2011, Kona, Hawaii, USA

Issue 63, August 31, 2010

  • Reminder: Fall AGU Abstracts due September 2
  • 2010/2011 Space Weather Forecasting Contest
  • JOB OPENING: Research Associate Position, University of Maryland, Goddard Earth Science and Technology Center

SPECIAL ISSUE FOR FALL AGU 2010 MEETING
Issue 62, August 29, 2010

  • Fall 2010 AGU Meeting: General Information
  • List of SPA Sessions
  • SPA Aeronomy (SA) Sessions – Detailed Descriptions
  • SPA Solar and Heliospheric Physics (SH) Sessions – Detailed Descriptions
  • SPA Magnetospheric Physics (SM) Sessions – Detailed Descriptions
  • SPA Co-sponsoring Sessions – Detailed Descriptions

Issue 61, August 25, 2010

  • 2010 Scarf Award
  • Update to the Community – NRC Decadal Survey in Solar and Space Physics
  • New Call for Proposals to European Commission Research Program

Issue 60, August 20, 2010

  • 13th International Symposium on Equatorial Aeronomy March 12-17, 2012 Paracas, Peru
  • Space Climate Symposium-4, January 16-21, 2011, Goa, India

Issue 59, August 17, 2010

  • The 2010-2011 TR&T Steering Committee Report available on line, TR&T NRA amendment released on August 13, 2010
  • JOB OPENING: Tenure-track Faculty Position, Space Science and Engineering, Virginia Tech
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Position in Space Plasma Physics, West Virginia University
  • 2010 Fall AGU Meeting: Sessions Co-sponsored by SPA – Abstracts Due September 2

Issue 58, August 12, 2010

  • JOB OPENING: Space Physics position at University of New Brunswick, Canada – due 15 September 2010
  • 2010 Fall AGU Meeting: SPA Magnetospheric Physics (SM) Sessions – Abstracts Due September 2

Issue 57, August 11, 2010

  • University computing requests for NSF-supported university projects
  • 2010 Fall AGU Meeting: SPA Solar and Heliospheric Physics (SH) Sessions – Abstracts Due September 2

Issue 56, August 10, 2010

  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Research Associate (National Solar Observatory)
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Lightning Research, University of Bath, Bath, UK
  • 2010 Fall AGU Meeting: SPA Aeronomy (SA) Session Abstracts Due September 2

Issue 55, August 9, 2010

  • Fall AGU Meeting: List of SPA Sessions
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Position in Space Science, Institute for Scientific Research, Boston College

Issue 54, August 5, 2010

  • Autonomous Polar Observing Systems Workshop, September 30-October 1, 2010, William F Bolger Center in Potomac, Maryland
  • IAU General Assembly, Beijing, China, August 20-31, 2012
  • JOB OPENING: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Opportunities in Upper Atmospheric Studies
  • JOB OPENING: Research Assistant or Research Fellow in Solar System Plasma Turbulence, Department of Physics, Centre for Fusion, Space and Astrophysics, University of Warwick, UK

Issue 53, July 27, 2010

  • New Funding Opportunity within NSF Directorate for Geosciences: Frontiers in Earth System Dynamics (NSF 10-577)
  • Second Announcement: AMS Space Wx Conference, 23-27 Jan 2011, Seattle, Washington, ABSTRACTS DUE AUGUST 2
  • ESA Postdoctoral Fellowships in Space Science
  • JOB OPENING: Research Associate in Planetary Physics, Imperial College London, UK

Issue 52, July 22, 2010

  • TWINS Science Team Meeting, 16-18 August, JHU/APL, Laurel, MD
  • Second Announcement: AMS Space Wx Conference, 23-27 Jan 2011, Seattle, Washington, ABSTRACTS DUE AUGUST 2

Issue 51, July 19, 2010

  • Decadal Study-Request for Information (RFI) from Community

Issue 50, July 16, 2010

  • Calls for papers: Special meeting in memory of Henry Rishbeth (1931-2010)
  • First Announcement: UN-NASA-JAXA Workshop on the International Space Weather Initiative, November 6-10, 2010, Helwan, Egypt
  • First Announcement: The Fourth Solar Orbiter Workshop, March 27-31, 2011, Telluride, Colorado
  • 2010 Donald L. Turcotte Award, Nonlinear Geophysics Focus Group, Nomination Deadline: 31 July 2010

Issue 49, July 13, 2010

  • SECOND ANNOUNCEMENT: Workshop on Advanced Computational Capabilities for Exploration in Heliophysical Science (ACCEHS), Boulder , Colorado, August 16-18, 2010
  • UAH Huntsville Workshop 2010: Partially Ionized Plasmas throughout the Cosmos, Oct. 3 – 8, 2010, Nashville, Tennessee
  • The “Eddy Cross-Disciplinary Symposium on Sun-Climate Research”, October 22-24, 2010 Aspen, Colorado
  • Chapman Conference on Relationship between Auroral Phenomenology and Magnetospheric Processes, Fairbanks, Alaska, February/March 2011
  • Decadal Study-Request for Information (RFI) from Community
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Research Assistant I, University of Alabama in Huntsville

Issue 48, July 8, 2010

  • Half-day Conference on EU-US Opportunities for Collaboration and Funding in the European Commission’s Space Research Programme
  • ANNOUNCEMENT: Fifth Solar Image Processing Workshop (Les Diablerets, Switzerland, 12-16 September 2010)
  • Textbook series on Heliophysics edited by Karel Schrijver and George Siscoe
  • ChiantiPy – a Python interfact to the CHIANTI atomic database for astrophysical spectroscopy

Issue 47, July 1, 2010

  • Solar Radio Physicist Mukul Ranjan Kundu 1930 – 2010

Issue 46, June 29, 2010

  • Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) Awards 2010
  • Two NASA Draft Solicitations: (1) Draft Explorer 2010 AO and (2) Draft Explorer 2010 MO Program Element Appendix for the SALMON AO
  • Announcement: The First Issue of the CAWSES-II TG4 Newsletter
  • EISCAT Radar School 2010, 2nd Announcement
  • JOB OPENING: Tenure-track Position in Space Science and Engineering, Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), Virginia Tech
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Position in Space Physics at Georgia Tech
  • JOB OPENING: Multiple Positions at Centre for Plasma Astrophysics in Belgium

Issue 45, June 14, 2010

  • Conference on Earth Sun System Exploration: Variability in Space Plasma Phenomena, January 17-21, 2011, Kona, Hawaii, USA
  • AMS Conference on Space Weather, 23-27 January 2011, Seattle, Washington, Abstracts due August 2
  • New space physics book available soon: Kinetic Theory of the Inner Magnetospheric Plasma, by George Khazanov
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral position in Space Physics at the University of Helsinki, Finland
  • JOB OPENING: Fellowships for PhD Students in Solar System Physics, Max-Planck Institute, Germany
  • JOB OPENING: Post-doctoral Position at University of Kiel, Germany
  • JOB OPENING: Electronics Engineer Position at University of Kiel, Germany

Issue 44, June 3, 2010

  • Space Weather Prediction Testbed – Interest Group
  • Web-based Online Catalog of Solar Limb Prominences (SLIPCAT)
  • JOB OPENING: Research Staff in Space Plasma Physics at the Space Research Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Graz, Austria

Issue 43, May 28, 2010

  • The 2013 – 2022 NRC Decadal Survey in Solar and Space Physics
  • 11th Spacecraft Charging Technology Conference, 20 – 24 September, 2010, Albuquerque, NM
  • Second Announcement: Second Joint Cluster-THEMIS Science Workshop Registration and abstract Deadline: 1 June 2010
  • Combined Science Center Offers Observation Site in Pueblo, Colorado
  • JOB OPENING: Research Position at the University of New Hampshire
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Position in Planetary Magnetospheres, Max-Planck-Institut für Sonnensystemforschung, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany

Issue 42, May 25, 2010

  • Ground-based VLF Data Available Online
  • Workshop on Advanced Computational Capabilities for Exploration in Heliophysical Science (ACCEHS), Boulder , Colorado, August 16-18, 2010
  • EPSC 2010 – Session M8 “Electrodynamics of Induced Magnetospheres” – Abstract Deadline May 26 2010

Issue 41, May 20, 2010

  • International Space Plasma Symposium Reminder – Deadline for Abstract Submission and Registration is May 21, 2010
  • 10th RHESSI Workshop, Annapolis, Maryland, August 1 – 5, 2010
  • EPSC 2010 Session GP4 “Giant Planet Systems and their Local Environments” – Abstract Deadline May 26
  • EPSC 2010 Session MG6 “Solar Wind – Magnetosphere – Ionosphere interactions throughout the solar system” – Abstract Deadline May 26
  • International Advanced School on Space Weather Modeling and Applications, 18-29 October 2010, Miramare, Trieste, Italy
  • JOB OPENING: PhD student position on RELATIVISTIC ELECTRONS IN ELECTRIC DISCHARGES available at DTU Space, Copenhagen, with start September 1st 2010, or as soon as possible
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Position in Space Physics at the University of British Columbia

Issue 40, May 19, 2010

  • Thomson-Reuters including Geophysical Monograph Series in Web of Knowledge database
  • Fall Meeting 2010 Special Session Announcement
  • DEADLINE EXTENDED – Radiation Belts, St Petersburg (RBSPb), 27 – 30 July 2010 in St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Summer School – Polar Aeronomy and Radio Science, Alaska, July 13-23, 2010
  • JOB OPENING: MMS Mission Education and Public Outreach Lead
  • JOB OPENING: Research Scientist in Space Plasma Physics – University of New Hampshire

Issue 39, May 11, 2010

  • 1000th user in the Cluster Active Archive (CAA)
  • SESSION: Exoplanetary magnetic fields and stellar-planetary magnetic interactions: Modeling, Detection, Characterization (Rome, Italy, 19-25 September 2010)

Call for Nominations for the 2010 Sunanda and Santimay Basu Award Issue 38, May 7, 2010

  • Programmatic Access to NOAA Space Weather Data and Metadata
  • JOB OPENING: POST-DOCTORAL POSITION IN SPACE PHYSICS at the Swedish Institute of Space Physics, Uppsala, Sweden for research related to Magnetic Reconnection
  • JOB OPENING: PhD student position in Space Physics related to Magnetic Reconnection at the Swedish Institute of Space Physics, Uppsala, Sweden
  • PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather

Issue 37, May 4, 2010

  • WIND/SWE Electron Instrument Science Team Announcement
  • Second announcement, International Space Plasma Symposium, Tainan, Taiwan, June 27-30, 2010
  • JASTP Special Issue – Results from the NSF GEM Workshop Focus Group “Modes of Magnetospheric Response
  • JOB OPENING: Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Solar and Heliospheric Physics – University of Central Lancashire

Issue 36, April 27, 2010

  • SHINE Workshop 2010
  • Exoplanetary magnetic fields and stellar-planetary magnetic interactions: Modeling, Detection, Characterization (Rome, Italy, 19-25 September 2010)
  • Latest Revision of the International Geomagnetic Reference Field (IGRF-11), released December 2009
  • Special Issue of the Journal Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics
  • SuperMAG News: Significant Expansion of Capabilities and Data Holdings
  • New RHESSI Science Nugget: History of Solar Oblateness
  • JOB OPENING: Faculty Positions for Indian Citizens at Iiser Pune

Issue 35, April 16, 2010

  • CALL FOR PAPERS: Rad Belts, St Petersburg (RBSPb), 27 – 30 July 2010
  • “Electrodynamics of Induced Magnetospheres” (Session M8), EPSC 2010, Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, 19-25 September 2010, Rome, Italy, Abstract Deadline May 10 2010
  • Second Announcement: 5th Alfvén Conference, Sapporo, 4-8 October 2010

Issue 34, April 15, 2010

  • Solar Physics Division – Miami Meeting Reminder and News

Issue 33, April 9, 2010

  • Correction: 19th Cluster Workshop Website
  • Second Announcement: 10th Cluster Anniversary Workshop
  • JOB OPENING: Physical Scientist, Aerospace Technologist, National Aeronautics & Space Administration, Goddard Space Flight Center, Science and Exploration Directorate, Heliophysics Science Division
  • PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather

Issue 32, April 7, 2010

  • Announcing 2010 Heliophysics Postdoctoral Awards
  • New NASA Discipline Scientist for Geospace Science
  • The 6th IAGA/ICMA/CAWSES workshop on “Long-Term Changes and Trends in the Atmosphere”
  • DEADLINE EXTENDED – 19th Cluster Workshop, Multi-point Investigations of Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupling and Aurora, Poiana Brasov, Romania, 18 – 21 May, 2010, http://gpsm.spacescience.rocw19
  • Second Announcement: Workshop on C/NOFS Results and Equatorial Dynamics May 18-20, 2010
  • FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT: Chapman Conference on Relationship between Auroral Phenomenology and Magnetospheric Processes, Fairbanks, Alaska, February/March 2011
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Research Position in Heliospheric Physics North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa

Issue 31, April 4, 2010

  • Passing of Henry Rishbeth

Issue 30, April 1, 2010

  • Nomenclature Committee Report

REMINDER: Abstracts for Meeting of the Americas due March 31 — 23:59
Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) or 03:59+1 GMT
Meeting web site: http://www.agu.org/meetings/ja10/
Issue 29, March 30, 2010

  • First Announcement, Workshop: NASA Laboratory Astrophysics Workshop, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, 25-28 October 2010
  • Second Announcement, Conference on Earth Sun System Exploration: Variability in Space Plasma Phenomena, January 17-21, 2011, Kona, Hawaii, USA
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Research Position in Heliospheric Physics North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa

Issue 28, March 26, 2010

  • Sir W. Ian Axford (1-2-1933 – 3-13-2010)
  • Professor Sir Ian Axford

Issue 27, March 25, 2010

  • Update on the NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) Budgets for 2010 and 2011
  • University Computing Requests for NSF-supported University Projects: Reminder on Large Request Deadline: March 29, 2010
  • Solar Orbiter Selected for Next Phase of ESA’s Cosmic Vision Programme
  • RapidMag Project Delivers Near-real-time Magnetometer Data from Auroral Zone Stations in Russia
  • Final Announcement: The 12th Quadrennial Solar-Terrestrial Physics Symposium of SCOSTEP, July 12-16, 2010, Berlin, Germany ***Deadline for Abstract Submission is April 6, 2010***
  • Abstract Deadline for EJSM Open Science Workshop – 15th April 2010

Special Issue: 2010 Meeting of the Americas
Second Circular with SPA Co-Sponsored Sessions
Issue 26, March 21, 2010

  • 2010 The Meeting of the Americas – General Information, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, August 8-13, 2010
  • List of SPA Sessions
  • Detailed Description of SM Sessions
  • Detailed Description of SH Sessions
  • Detailed Description of SA Sessions
  • Other Sessions Co-Sponsored by SPA

Issue 25, March 18, 2010

  • Cloud computing and data-intensive computing opportunity
  • WORKSHOP: The 6th IAGA/ICMA/CAWSES workshop on “Long-Term Changes and Trends in the Atmosphere” Abstract deadline: April 1, 2010
  • SUMMER SCHOOL: Heliophysics Summer School 2010, 28 July to 4 August, Boulder, CO, Application Deadline 1 April, 2010
  • 2010 Space Weather Workshop Reminder – Registration Deadline, April 2

Issue 24, March 16, 2010

  • W. Ian Axford (1933 – 2010)

Issue 23, March 16, 2010

  • Passing of Sir Ian Axford

Issue 22, March 10, 2010

  • Travel Grant Opportunity – SCAR 2010 Open Science Conference
  • Applications: NASA Planetary Science Summer School
  • JOB OPENING: Research Associate in Ionospheric Physics at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, due March 19

Special Issue: 2010 Meeting of the Americas
Issue 21, March 9, 2010

  • 2010 The Meeting of the Americas – General Information, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, August 8-13, 2010
  • List of SPA Sessions
  • Detailed Description of SM Sessions
  • Detailed Description of SH Sessions
  • Detailed Description of SA Sessions

Issue 20, March 5, 2010

  • Call for Nominations for the 2010 Sunanda and Santimay Basu Award
  • JOB OPENING: Visiting Appointment, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, due April 1

Issue 19, March 3, 2010

  • Final Announcement: WORKSHOP ON THE AURORAL SUBSTORM AND ITS IMPORTANCE ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOLAR-TERRESTRIAL RESEARCH, April 8 to 10, 2010, Institute of Space Science, National Central University, Taiwan, Student Travel Support is Still Available
  • SUMMER SCHOOL: The Center for Integrated Space Weather Modeling (CISM) Space Weather Summer School 2010
  • SUMMER SCHOOL: Space Weather Summer School, University of Alabama, Huntsville, June 23-30, 2010

Special Issue: 2010 AOGS MEETING
Issue 18, February 26, 2010

  • 2010 AOGS Meeting: Important Dates and Information
  • List of SPA-related Sessions
  • Detailed Description of Solar Terrestrial (ST) Sessions
  • Detailed Description of Planetary Science (PS) Sessions
  • Detailed Description of Interdisciplinary Working Groups

Issue 17, February 26, 2010

  • 2010 Space Weather Workshop Announcement-Student Travel Support Available, April 27 – 30, in Boulder, Colorado
  • 19th Cluster Workshop, Multi-point Investigations of Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupling and Aurora, Poiana Brasov, Romania, 18 – 21 May, 2010
  • The Ray Roble Symposium and Reception, 18 June, 2010, Boulder, Colorado Center Green Conference Center, National Center for Atmospheric Research
  • International Venus Conference, Aussois, France, June 20-26
  • IAU Symposium 273 on “Physics of Sun and Star Spots” Travel Support Ventura, California, USA, 22-26 August 2010
  • JOB OPENING: Laboratory Coordinator of Science Education Programs, University of California, Berkeley, Space Sciences Laboratory
  • JOB OPENING: Tenure-track Faculty position, Assistant Professor of Physics/Computational Physics, Eastern Michigan University
  • JOB OPENING: Software Engineer, Real Time, The National Solar Observatory, Sunspot, NM, Engineering Department

Special Issue: 2010 COSPAR MEETING
Issue 16, February 25, 2010

  • 36th COSPAR Assembly: General Information and Call for Papers
  • List of SPA-related Sessions
  • Detailed Description of Session B – Space Studies of the Earth-Moon System, Planets, and Small Bodies of the Solar System
  • Detailed Description of Session C – Space Studies of the Upper Atmospheres of the Earth and Planets including Reference Atmospheres
  • Detailed Description of Session D – Space Plasmas in the Solar System, including Planetary Magnetospheres
  • Detailed Description of Session E – Research in Astrophysics from Space
  • Detailed Description of Panels

Special Issue: 2010 Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting
Abstracts Due 25 February 2010; 23:59 EST/3:59+1GMT
Issue 15, February 22, 2010

  • Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting 2010: General Information
  • List of SPA and Planetary Sessions
  • Detailed Description of SPA (SP) Session
  • Detailed Description of Planetary Sciences (P) Sessions

Issue 14, February 17, 2010

  • March 1 – Abstract Deadline for Solar Physics Division Meeting – 23-27 May in Miami, FL
  • MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT: Workshop on C/NOFS Results and Equatorial Dynamics May 18-20, 2010
  • JOB OPENING: Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Boston University
  • Editor’s Note: EOS Obituary for Valery Troitskaya

Special Issue: 2010 AOGS Meeting
Issue 13, February 11, 2010

  • 2010 AOGS Meeting: Important Dates and Information
  • List of SPA-related Sessions
  • Detailed Description of Solar Terrestrial (ST) Sessions
  • Detailed Description of Planetary Science (PS) Sessions
  • Detailed Description of Interdisciplinary Working Groups

Issue 12, February 10, 2010

  • Valery Troitskaya, 1917-2010

Issue 11, February 9, 2010

  • Topical Issue (TI) of Solar Physics: The Sun–Earth Connection near Solar Minimum: Placing it into Context
  • NOAO 50th Anniversary Symposia — Please Register by February 22nd
  • Workshop announcement: “PFISR: Science Results and Future Plans”, March 10-12, 2010. University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Abstracts due Feb 12, Student support available, http://pfisr.gi.alaska.edu
  • EJSM Open Science Workshop, 17 – 19 May 2010
  • Heliophysics Summer School, July 28 to August 4, 2010, Boulder, CO, Application Deadline, April 1, 2010
  • JAXA International Top Young Fellowship: Deadline April 20, 2010
  • UCAR Visiting Scientist Opportunity, Research Meteorologist, Deadline April 23, 2010

Issue 10, February 7, 2010

  • 2010 AOGS Meeting: Important Dates and List of Sessions
  • International Space Plasma Symposium (ISPS) June 27-30, 2010, Tainan, TAIWAN
  • Conference on Earth Sun System Exploration: Variability in Space Plasma Phenomena – First Announcement November 15-19, 2010, Kona, Hawaii, USA
  • JOB OPENING: Postdoctoral Scientist in Ionospheric Tomography at the Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland


Special Issue: 2010 Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting
Issue 9, February 3, 2010

  • Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting 2010: General Information
  • List of SPA (SP) Sessions
  • Detailed Description of SPA (SP) Sessions
  • List of Planetary Sciences (P) Sessions
  • Detailed Description of Planetary Sciences (P) Sessions

Issue 8, February 2, 2010

  • Marcia Neugebauer Receives Arctowski Medal
  • President’s Budget request for GEO/AGS
  • LWS TR&T Steering Committee issuing second call for input on Focus Topics for future AO’s
  • SHINE Workshop 2010
  • CALL FOR PAPERS: Space Weather Session at Beacon Satellite Symposium, Barcelona, Spain, 7-11 June 2010; Abstract Deadline: 15 Feb 2010

Issue 7, January 28, 2010

  • Second Announcement: WORKSHOP ON THE AURORAL SUBSTORM AND ITS IMPORTANCE ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOLAR-TERRESTRIAL RESEARCH, April 8 to 10, 2010, Institute of Space Science, National Central University, Taiwan
  • Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting 2010: Important Dates and List of Sessions
  • MEETING: IAU Symposium 273 on Physics of Sun and Star Spots
  • JOB OPENING: Visiting Appointment for Young Scientist, Dartmouth College, due March 15

Issue 6, January 25, 2010

  • Announcement for SPA Newsletter from Robert McPherron SPA President
  • Call for Nominations for the 2010 Fred L. Scarf Award
  • NSF – Major Research Instrumentation Proposals
  • Petascale Computing Resource Allocations
  • ICS-10 deadline: February 5
  • MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT: The 12th Quadrennial Solar-Terrestrial Physics Symposium of SCOSTEP, July 12-16, 2010, Berlin, Germany
  • 10th Cluster Anniversary, Understanding the Solar Wind-Magnetosphere Interaction at Multiple Scales with Cluster and THEMIS

Issue 5, January 21, 2010

  • CALL FOR PAPERS: JGRA Space Physics Special Section: “Stormtime Plasma Redistribution: Causes and Consequences” Manuscript Submission Window: opens 1 Feb 2010, closes 30 April 2010

Call for Proposals, International Teams in Space Science 2010

  • PhD scholarship “Relativistic electrons in electric discharges”, DTU Space

Special Issue: EGU General Assembly 2010
Issue 4, January 15, 2010

  • 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 3, January 12, 2010

  • Message from your SPA President Elect: Jan J. Sojka
  • Workshop on the Auroral Substorm and its Importance on the Development of Solar-Terrestrial Research, April 8 to 10, 2010, Institute of Space Science, National Central University, Taiwan
  • JOB OPENING: Tenure-Track Solar Astronomer, National Solar Observatory
  • PUBLICATION: Recent Articles in Space Weather

Issue 2, January 6, 2010

  • Announcement for SPA Newsletter from Robert McPherron SPA President: SPA Members Should Vote for new AGU officers and new section officers in January
  • ICS-10 Deadline
  • JOB OPENING: Assistant Professor, Space Plasma Physics, Colorado Center for Lunar dust and Atmospheric Studies of the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • JOB OPENING: R&D Manager 4 – Group Leader, Space Science and Applications Group (ISR-1), Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos, New Mexico

Issue 1, January 5, 2010

  • Correction: EGU Dates: May 2-7, 2010
  • Technical University of Denmark takes over geomagnetic activities from the Danish Meteorological Institute
  • WOPA: Workshop on Opportunities in Plasma Astrophysics, Jan 18-21, 2010, Princeton
  • International Research Experience for US Graduate Students Study Astronomy/Astrophysics in India – Summer 2010