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THEMIS/ARTEMIS Post-AGU SWT Meeting Fall 2014

Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel, San Francisco, CA

Meeting Information

Agenda (detailed schedule below):

8:30-10:00 am Mission planning, operations outlook. Products, processing, upcoming opportunities, strategy.
10:10 – 12:00: Science 5min presentations.*
12:00 – 1:15: Lunch
1:15 - 5:00 pm. Science 5min presentations.*

*Please keep presentations to 3 data slides, absolute maximum.


Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel - Union Square
55 Cyril Magnin St.,
San Francisco, CA 94102 (click to enlarge map at right)

The hotel is located just off Market St., on the corner directly across from the Powell Bart Station. The meeting will be held in the Market Street Meeting Room on the 3rd floor.


Please register and submit your talk title here:

Earlybird Registration is $10/person until October 31, 2014, after which it will be $15. Online payment by credit preferred, though cash is ok and will be collected on the day of the meeting. If you wish to pay cash, please register directly with Emmanuel at


THEMIS/ARTEMIS SWT: Saturday, 12/20/14 - Parc 55 Wyndham San Francisco

Part 1: Status of missions/Instruments/EPO
8:30-8:40: News and Views from NASA HQ (Elsayed Talaat)
8:40-9:00: Themis/Artemis overview and future plans (V. Angelopoulos, D. Sibeck)
9:00-9:10: Constellation Status, Plans for Future (S. Frey for M. Bester) 
9:10-9:20: Outlook of THEMIS orbits (S. Frey)
9:20-9:25: Status of FGM (K-H Glassmeier)
9:25-9:30: SCM
9:30-9:35: EFI
9:35-9:40: ESA
9:40-9:45: SST 
9:45-9:50: Ground Arrays (S. Mende/E. Donovan) 
9:50-10:00: THEMIS-ARTEMIS Education/Public Outreach (N. Ali / E. Masongsong)

Break (10:00-10:10)
10:10-10:20: Cluster mission update (P. Escoubet)
10:20-10:30: Redline Auroral Imaging in Support of THEMIS Mission Science (E. Donovan)
10:30-10:40: CSSWE CubeSat and its conjunction studies with Van Allen Probes and THEMIS (Xinlin Li)

Part 2: Science 5-min presentations. Time strictly enforced by David 'The Enforcer' Sibeck.
Lunar and Solar Wind Science: (5-min presentations)
Jasper Halekas -Solar wind interaction with lunar magnetic fields: The solar system's smallest
collisionless shocks?
Heidi Fuqua - Constraining the Lunar Interior through Electromagnetic Induction measured with
Andrew Poppe - ARTEMIS observations of extreme diamagnetic fields in the lunar wake
Shahab Fatemi - Modeling the solar wind plasma interaction with lunar magnetic  anomalies.
Xiaoyan Zhou - Observations and MHD Simulations for a Shocked Magnetotail

Lunch (12:00-13:15)

Dayside Science : (5-min presentations)
Shiva Kavosi - Themis Observation of Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability
Ferdinand Plaschke - Multi-Spacecraft Observations of Magnetosheath High Speed Jets
Brian Walsh - Measuring the magnetosphere's role in solar wind-magnetosphere coupling
Sun-Hee Lee - A Statistical Study of Plasmaspheric Plumes and Ionospheric Outflows Observed at the Dayside Magnetopause
Christina Chu - A Statistical Study of Hot Flow Anomalies at Earth's Bow Shock using THEMIS data
Hui Zhang - Hot Flow Anomalies near the Bow Shock and Their Geoeffects
David Sibeck - The response of the dayside magnetosphere to substorm onset

Break (14:15-14:30)

Auroral, Inner Magnetosphere, and Tail Science: (5-min presentations)
Margy Kivelson - Ionospheric flow shear associated with the pre-existing auroral arc: A statistical study
from the FAST spacecraft data
Emma Spanswick - Coordinate ground and in situ observations of the injection region.
Drew Turner - Multipoint observations of substorm-related energetic particle injections deep into the
inner magnetosphere
Joachim Raeder - Energy conversion in bursty bulk flows and dipolarization fronts
Heli Hietala - ARTEMIS observations of magnetotail reconnection
Banafsheh Ferdousi - Signal Propagation from the Tail to the Ionosphere using OpenGGCM Model
Sam Califf - On the cause of large amplitude electric fields deep inside the magnetosphere
Xiao-Jia Zhang - Predominance of ECH Wave Contribution to Diffuse Aurora in the Outer Magnetosphere
Justin H. Lee - Application of Ion Composition Methods to Investigate Observations, Modeling, and
Effects of EMIC Waves
Michael Hartinger - ULF wave electromagnetic energy flux into the ionosphere
Howard Singer - MeV Electrons: Implications of a Unique (aren't they all) Event
Christine Gabrielse - Injections throughout the Magnetotail
Camilla Harris - Equatorial Electron Acceleration and Transport Towards the Inner Magnetosphere           Modeled with Superposed Transient Electric and Magnetic Fields
Christos Katsavrias - The role of Pc5 waves in relativistic electron losses through the magnetopause