Planning

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Time Event  
17:30 - 21:00 Ice Breaker - Registration  

Monday, June 4, 2018

Time Event  
08:50 - 09:10 Welcome Speech - Aurélie Marchaudon  
09:10 - 10:10 Introduction Session  
09:10 - 09:30 › SuperDARN Status Report - Mark Lester, University of Leicester  
09:30 - 09:40 › Data Analysis Working Group annual report - Pasha Ponomarenko, University of Saskatchewan  
09:40 - 09:50 › Data Distribution Working Group Report - Kevin Krieger, University of Saskatchewan  
09:50 - 10:00 › Scheduling Working Group report - Evan Thomas, Dartmouth College [Hanover]  
10:00 - 10:10 › Spacecraft Working Group Report - Kevin Sterne, Virginia Tech [Blacksburg]  
10:10 - 10:30 Ion-Neutral Coupling and plasma density Session  
10:10 - 10:30 › The short-scale thermospheric variability and it's effect on Joule heating - Daniel Billett, Lancaster University  
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break  
11:00 - 12:00 Ion-Neutral Coupling and plasma density Session  
11:00 - 11:20 › High-resolution local measurements of F-region ion temperatures and Joule heating rates using SuperDARN and ground-based optics - Andrew Kiene, University of Alaska Fairbanks  
11:20 - 11:40 › Improvement of SuperDARN neutral wind measurement - Akira Sessai Yukimatu, National Institute of Polar Research [Tokyo], SOKENDAI (The Graduate University for Advanced Studies) [Japan]  
11:40 - 12:00 › A new technique to estimate plasma mass densities with SuperDARN - Samuel Wharton, University of Leicester  
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch at Observatory  
14:00 - 15:20 Convection Session (I)  
14:00 - 14:20 › Superposed Epoch Analysis of the Effect of IMF Bz Turning on Nightside Quiet Time Subauroral Ionospheric Convection - Joseph Baker, Virginia Tech [Blacksburg]  
14:20 - 14:40 › Comparison of ionospheric convection signatures of sawtooth events and substorms - Maria-Theresia Walach, Lancaster University  
14:40 - 15:00 › Nightside ionospheric convection asymmetries during the early substorm expansion phase: relationship to onset local time - Adrian Grocott, Lancaster University  
15:00 - 15:20 › Seasonal influences on plasma convection at solar maximum - Angeline Burrell, University of Texas at Dallas  
15:20 - 15:40 Coffee break  
15:40 - 16:20 Software Session  
15:40 - 16:00 › An Evaluation of FITACF3 - Part 1: Backscatter Occurrence in Range-Time Space - Emma Bland, The University Centre in Svalbard, Birkeland Centre for Space Science  
16:00 - 16:20 › An Evaluation of FITACF3 - Part 2: Fitted Parameters, Errors, and Background Noise Determination - Pasha Ponomarenko, University of Saskatchewan  
16:20 - 17:00 Special Time and spacecraft Session  
16:20 - 16:40 › Special-time observations for SuperDARN-Arase satellite conjunction - N. Nishitani, Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research [Nagoya]  
16:40 - 16:46 › Special Time Report: New Moon - Kevin Sterne, Virginia Tech [Blacksburg]  
16:47 - 16:54 › Special Time Report: MMS - Kevin Sterne, Virginia Tech [Blacksburg]  
16:54 - 17:00 › Special Time Report: Van Allen Probes - Kevin Sterne, Virginia Tech [Blacksburg]  
17:15 - 19:15 Working Group Meetings (I) - Spacecraft and Scheduling  
19:30 - 20:45 Dinner on your own  
20:45 - 23:00 Working Group Meeting (II) - Data Analysis  

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Time Event  
08:50 - 10:10 Subauroral Session  
08:50 - 09:10 › Dynamics of the Sub-Auroral Polarization Stream (SAPS): Internal vs External Driving Influences - Joseph Baker, Virginia Tech  
09:10 - 09:30 › High temporal resolution / two-dimensional observation of the storm-time SAPS variations using the stereo mode operation of the SuperDARN Hokkaido West radar - Nozomu Nishitani, Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research, Nagoya University  
09:30 - 09:50 › How SuperDARN can help advance radiation belt science - Solene Lejosne, Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, California  
09:50 - 10:10 › Simultaneous Detection of Plasma-pause by ePOP and SuperDARN - Ashanthi Maxworth, University of Saskatchewan  
10:10 - 10:40 Coffee break  
10:40 - 11:20 SPE and flares Session  
10:40 - 11:00 › A Conjunction study of Riometer and SuperDARN to Compare Phase Timings of Flare driven Short Wave Fadeout (SWF) - Mike Ruohoniemi, Virginia Tech [Blacksburg]  
11:00 - 11:20 › SuperDARN-derived HF radio attenuation during the September 2017 solar proton events - Emma Bland, The University Centre in Svalbard, Birkeland Centre for Space Science  
11:20 - 12:00 ULF Waves Session  
11:20 - 11:40 › Properties of frequencies of Pc5 magnetospheric waves observed with the Ekaterinburg midlatitude decameter radar - Maksim Chelpanov, Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics [Irkutsk]  
11:40 - 12:00 › An investigation of spatial and temporal phase evolution in ultra-low frequency (ULF) wave observations using Hankasalmi SuperDARN radar and magnetometer data - Chizurumoke Michael, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Leicester  
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch at Observatory  
14:00 - 15:00 Instruments Session (I)  
14:00 - 14:20 › A Method and Implementation of Internal Calibration in AgileDARN - XIANG DENG, National Space Science Center(NSSC), Chinese Academy of Sciences(CAS), China, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, Key Laboratory of Microwave Remote Sensing, Chinese Academy of Sciences(CAS), China  
14:20 - 14:40 › The Advanced Modular Incoherent Scatter Radars: Capabilities, Collaborations, and Science with SuperDARN - Ashton Reimer, University of Saskatchewan, SRI International [Menlo Park]  
14:40 - 15:00 › Borealis Project Update: A Digital Radar Design for SuperDARN Using Software-Defined Radios - Keith Kotyk, University of Saskatchewan [Saskatoon]  
15:00 - 15:20 Radar technique Session  
15:00 - 15:20 › A Tale of Two Sequences - Raymond Greenwald, Space@ VT, Virginia Tech  
15:20 - 15:40 Coffee break  
15:40 - 16:00 Radar technique Session  
15:40 - 16:00 › Multipulse Sequences and SuperDARN - Raymond Greenwald, Space@ VT, Virginia Tech  
16:00 - 17:00 Tdiff Task Force Session  
16:00 - 16:10 › Calibrating interferometer arrays using backscatter with a known location - Angeline Burrell, University of Texas at Dallas  
16:10 - 16:20 › Calibrating SuperDARN interferometers: The meteor scatter method - Gareth Chisham, British Antarctic Survey  
16:20 - 16:30 › Statistical Elevation Angle Measurements - Simon Shepherd, Dartmouth College, Hanover  
16:30 - 16:45 › SuperDARN interferometry calibration using low-elevation echoes - Pasha Ponomarenko, University of Saskatchewan  
16:45 - 17:00 › Final report of the Tdiff Task Force - Aurélie Marchaudon, Institut de Recherche en Astrophysique et Planétologie  
17:00 - 17:30 Discussion - Task Force Tdiff  
17:45 - 18:45 Working Group Meeting (III) - Data Distribution  
19:30 - 20:45 Dinner on your own  
20:45 - 23:00 PIs Meeting - at Observatory  

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Time Event  
08:50 - 10:30 Electrodynamics Session  
08:50 - 09:10 › How much flux does a flux transfer event transfer? - Robert Fear, University of Southampton [Southampton]  
09:10 - 09:30 › Automatic detection of flow channels in the polar cap ionosphere - Katie Herlingshaw, The University Centre in Svalbard, University of Bergen, Birkeland Centre for Space Science  
09:30 - 09:50 › SuperDARN and AMPERE observations of Field-Aligned Currents at Substorm Onset - K. A. McWilliams, University of Saskatchewan  
09:50 - 10:10 › Timescales of dayside and nightside field-aligned current response to changes in solar wind-magnetosphere coupling - Steve Milan, University of Leicester  
10:10 - 10:40 Coffee break  
10:40 - 11:20 Electrodynamics Session  
10:40 - 11:00 › Ionospheric Hall Polarization: Deformation of the Ionospheric Potential Pattern and Effects on Magnetospheric Configurations and Dynamics in Global MHD Simulation - Aoi Nakamizo, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology  
11:00 - 11:20 › Statistical response of ionospheric convection and the region 1 Birkeland current oval to varying timescales of solar wind steadiness - Evan Thomas, Dartmouth College [Hanover]  
11:20 - 12:00 Data processing Session  
11:20 - 11:40 › Improvements to SuperDARN Data Resulting From First-Principles Methods - Ashton Reimer, University of Saskatchewan, SRI International [Menlo Park]  
11:40 - 12:00 › Direct-From-Data Basis Functions for SuperDARN Flow Characterisation and Prediction - Robert Shore, British Antarctic Survey  
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch at Observatory  
14:30 - 22:00 Workshop excursion and dinner - Vinaigrerie, Collioure  

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Time Event  
08:50 - 10:30 SuperDARN and Other Data Sets Session  
08:50 - 09:10 › Swarm and SuperDARN measurements of the convection reversal boundary - Sasha Koustov, University of Saskatchewan [Saskatoon]  
09:10 - 09:30 › An extensive comparison of polar cap ionospheric velocities measured by RISR and PolarDARN - Jean-Pierre St.-Maurice, University of Saskatchewan  
09:30 - 09:50 › Comparison of SuperDARN and ICEBEAR observations of the auroral ionosphere - Glenn Hussey, University of Saskatchewan  
09:50 - 10:10 › Assessment of optimal F region electron density for the PolarDARN radar echo detection near the Resolute Bay zenith - Alexandre Koustov, University of Saskatchewan [Saskatoon]  
10:10 - 10:30 › e-POP RRI in situ observations of SuperDARN pulse distortion associated with a region of coherent backscatter - Gareth Perry, University of Calgary  
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break  
11:00 - 11:30 Invited Talk  
11:00 - 11:30 › Data analysis tools and science applications by the French Plasma Physics Data Center (CDPP) - Vincent Génot, Institut de recherche en astrophysique et planétologie  
11:30 - 12:10 Convection Session (II)  
11:30 - 11:50 › Velocity image observations from Kodiak and McMurdo - Bill Bristow, University of Alaska Fairbanks  
11:50 - 12:10 › Characterising and understanding temporal variability in ionospheric flows using SuperDARN data - Maria-Theresia Walach, Lancaster University  
12:10 - 14:00 Lunch at Observatory  
14:00 - 14:40 Convection Session (II)  
14:00 - 14:20 › Transient ionospheric convection response to negative dynamic pressure pulse - Jianjun Liu, Polar Research Institute of China  
14:20 - 14:40 › Assessing the impact of different scatter identification on SuperDARN convection maps - Alexandra Ruth Fogg, University of Leicester  
14:40 - 16:00 Instruments Session (II)  
14:40 - 15:00 › Multistatic SuperDARN - Richard Parris, Air Force Research Laboratory, Space Vehicles Directorate, AFRL/RVBX  
15:00 - 15:20 › An introduction to the Kunming HF radar in China - jinsong chen, China Research Institute of Radiowave Propagation  
15:20 - 15:40 › The first results of AgileDARN and the progress of the Meridian Project II - Ailan Lan, National Space Science Center [Beijing]  
15:40 - 16:00 › Equatorial ionospheric HF radar: Simulation, design, and plans - Richard Parris, Air Force Research Laboratory, Space Vehicles Directorate, AFRL/RVBX - Eugene Dao, Air Force Research Laboratory, Space Vehicles Directorate, AFRL/RVBX  
16:00 - 16:20 Coffee break  
16:00 - 18:00 Posters Session  
16:00 - 18:00 › Attenuation of decameter wavelength sky noise during x-ray solar flares in 2013–2017 based on the observations of midlatitude HF radars - Nozomu Nishitani, Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research, Nagoya University  
16:00 - 18:00 › Classification of SuperDARN backscatter using machine learning algorithms - Michael Ruohoniemi, Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA  
16:00 - 18:00 › Eagle Plains, Yukon Territory Canada Transponder Tests with Four SuperDARN Radars and the ePOP Radio Receiver Instrument in Space - Mike Ruohoniemi, Virginia Tech., Blacksburg, VA  
16:00 - 18:00 › Effects and Impacts of Extended Space Weather Activities during September 4 – 10, 2017 - Mike Ruohoniemi, Virginia Tech [Blacksburg]  
16:00 - 18:00 › IMF Dependence of Nightside Quiet Time Subauroral Ionospheric Convection - Michael Ruohoniemi, Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA  
16:00 - 18:00 › Investigation of Pc5 pulsations during a TRINNI event - Judy Stephenson, School of Chemistry and Physics, University of KwaZulu-Natal  
16:00 - 18:00 › Ionospheric electric field oscillations associated with Sudden Commencement observed by SuperDARN radars and ground magnetometers - Nozomu Nishitani, Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research, Nagoya University  
16:00 - 18:00 › IPIM modeling of the ionospheric F2-layer depletion at high-latitude during a High Speed Stream event - Aurélie Marchaudon, Institut de Recherche en Astrophysique et Planetologie  
16:00 - 18:00 › Long-lasting poloidal Pc4 ULF waves observed by multiple satellites and high-latitude SuperDARN radars - Joseph Baker, Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA  
16:00 - 18:00 › Ray tracing predictions of the geolocation of Rakin Inlet backscatter echoes - Gareth Perry, University of Calgary  
16:00 - 18:00 › SuperDARN in the cloud - Evan G. Thomas, Dartmouth College [Hanover]  
16:00 - 18:00 › SuperDARN observations of Sub-Auroral Polarization Stream (SAPS) driven by current closure in the substorm current wedge - Joseph Baker, Virginia Tech [Blacksburg]  
16:00 - 18:00 › SuperDARN radar estimates of thermospheric neutral density - Emma Bland, UNIS  
16:00 - 18:00 › SuperDARN Saskatoon's gain pattern propagated through IRI - Gareth Perry, University of Calgary  
16:00 - 18:00 › SuperDARN spectral width: known and unknown - Pasha Ponomarenko, University of Saskatchewan  
19:00 - 22:30 Conference dinner - at Port-Vendre  

Friday, June 8, 2018

Time Event  
08:50 - 10:10 Irregularities, type of echoes Session  
08:50 - 09:10 › Ionospheric Polar Cap Patches Observed in Antarctic Summer - Alex Chartier, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory [Laurel, MD]  
09:10 - 09:30 › A closer look at near-range echoes - Pasha Ponomarenko, University of Saskatchewan  
09:30 - 09:50 › Echo occurrence as measured by Dome C East radar in 2013-2016 years. - Maria Federica Marcucci, INAF - Istituto di Astrofisica e Planetologia Spaziali  
09:50 - 10:10 › Mapping Ground/Sea Scatter - Simon G. Shepherd, Dartmouth College [Hanover]  
10:10 - 10:40 Invited Talk  
10:10 - 10:40 › with LOFAR: Astronomy and Ionospheric studies - Jean-Mathias Griessmeier, Laboratoire de Physique et Chimie de lÉnvironnement et de lÉspace  
10:40 - 11:10 Coffee break  
11:10 - 12:00 Conclusion Session  
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch at Observatory  
14:00 - 14:05 End of Workshop - Good Bye  
  
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