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Models of Spectral Irradiance Variability:
Origins in the solar atmosphere and impacts on Earth's atmosphere

Agenda

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Monday, Sept. 17

Welcoming Reception

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. - Historic Inns of Annapolis

Tuesday, Sept. 18 – Morning

Welcome and Introduction

Welcome / SORCE Status

Tom Woods, LASP, University of Colorado, Boulder
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SSI Workshop Summary

Marty Snow, LASP, University of Colorado, Boulder
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Session 1

Modeling of the Solar Atmosphere with Emphasis on Spectral Irradiance

Han Uitenbroek (Keynote), National Solar Observatory, Sunspot, NM
Abstract: Considering 3-Dimensional Effects in Spectral Irradiance Modeling
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Juan Fontenla (Invited), NorthWest Research Assoc., Boulder, CO
Abstract: Solar Spectral Irradiance (SSI) Changes, Atmospheric Effects?
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Regner Trampedach (Invited), JILA, University of Colorado-Boulder
Abstract: The 3D and Dynamic Solar Atmosphere in a Box
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Judith Lean (Keynote), Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC
Abstract: NRL’s Solar Spectral Irradiance (NRLSSI) Variability Model
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Phil Chamberlin (Invited), NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
Abstract: FISM 2.0: Improved spectral range, resolution, and accuracy
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Alexander Shapiro, Physikalisch-MeteorologiAbstract: shes Observatorium Davos, Switzerland
Modeling of the Solar Spectral Irradiance and its Variability
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Buffet Lunch provided

Tuesday, Sept. 18 – Afternoon

Session 2

Modeling of the Solar Influence on Earth Climate

Sarah Ineson (Keynote), Met Office, Exeter, Devon, UK
Abstract: ‘Top-down’ Solar Modulation of the North Atlantic or Arctic Oscillation
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Bill Swartz, Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Lab, Maryland
Abstract: NASA Goddard GEOS Model Studies

Nicola Scafetta, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Abstract: Multi-scale Harmonic Model for Solar and Climate Cyclical Variation Throughout the Holocene Based on Jupiter-Saturn Tidal Frequencies Plus the 11-year Solar Dynamo Cycle
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Charles Jackman, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Influence of Large Solar Proton Events on the Atmosphere
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Cora Randall, LASP, University of Colorado, Boulder
Abstract: Influence of Energetic Electron Precipitation on the Atmosphere
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William Ball, Imperial College, London, UK
Abstract: A Comparison of Model and Observational Spectra on Changes in Ozone Concentration Between 2003 and 2008

4:00 – 5:30 p.m. - Poster Session – Brief Introduction and Reception

6:00 p.m. - Science Dinner – Carrol's Creek Waterfront Restaurant

Wednesday, Sept. 19 – Morning

Session 3

Observations of Solar Spectral Irradiance Variability

Bob Leamon, (Keynote), NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC
Abstract: The Chromo-Coronal Mass Cycle, its Impact on Spectral Signals and Their Variations Tied to Preferred Scales of Magneto-Convection

Gerard Thuillier, LATMOS, France
Abstract: Analyses of Different Solar Spectral Irradiance Reconstructions
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Marty Snow, LASP, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder
Abstract: Ultraviolet Solar Spectral Irradiance Variability from SORCE SOLSTICE
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Linton Floyd (Invited), Interferometrics, Inc., Herndon, VA
Abstract: SUSIM Measured Solar UV Irradiance Changes (2003-2005)
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Jerry Harder, LASP, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder
Abstract: Observed Variability in the Ultraviolet, Visible, and Infrared from the SORCE SIM Instrument
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Tom Woods, LASP, University of Colorado, Boulder
Abstract: Understanding Solar Cycle Ultraviolet Variations from SME, UARS, TIMED, and SORCE Satellite Measurements
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Doug Rabin (Invited), NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
Abstract: Whither Sol?
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Russell Howard, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC
Abstract: Relation of White Light Coronal Brightness to Total Solar Irradiance
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Dora Preminger (Invited), San Fernando Observatory, California State University,
Abstract: Northridge Solar Photometry at the San Fernando Observatory
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Mark Rast, LASP, University of Colorado, Boulder
Abstract: Precision Solar Photometric Telescope System (PSPT) Image analysis of Solar Cycles 23 and 24
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Ken Tapping, National Research Council, D.R.A.O., Penticton, BC, Canada Cycle 24:
Abstract: The Continuing Deviation Between the Sunspot Number and F10.7 Activity Indices
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Buffet Lunch provided

Wednesday, Sept. 19 – Afternoon

Session 4.

Observations of the Solar Influence on Earth Climate

Shuhui Wang, JPL, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California
Abstract: Mid-latitude Atmospheric OH Response to the 11-Year Solar Cycle and the Implications for 03

Aimee Merkel (Presented by Jerry Harder), LASP, University of Colorado, Boulder
Abstract: Influence of Solar Spectral Variability on Middle Atmospheric Ozone
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Jae Lee, University of Maryland, Baltimore County; and NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD
Abstract: Carbon Monoxide (CO) and Solar Cycle Variability
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Dong Wu (Invited), NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
Abstract: CESM1.0.3/WACCM-Simulated Atmospheric Responses to the Solar Forcing with SRPM Spectra
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Kurt Thome (Invited), NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland
Abstract: Use of Lunar Irradiance for Earth Climate Observations
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Sebastian Schmidt (Invited), LASP, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder
Abstract: Aircraft and ground-based Measurements of Spectral Solar Radiation
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Ralph Kahn (Keynote), NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
Abstract: Aerosol Impacts on Earth's Energy Budget
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Meeting Summary / Discussion

Poster Session Abstracts

4:00-5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18

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Summary of Poster Presentations
(in alphabetical order): 

 

William Ball, Imperial College, London, UK
A New Spectral Solar Irradiance Dataset Using the SATIRE-S Model

Lauren Bearden, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York
Trends in the Short-Term SSI Variability during the Declining Phase of SC23: Spectral decomposition of over 100 Carrington rotations from the UV through the near IR

Gary Chapman, San Fernando Observatory, California State University, Northridge
Comparison of Mg II Core-to-wing Ration with Ground-based Ca II K-line Photometric Sum

Angie Cookson, San Fernando Observatory, California State University, Northridge
Using SDO Images to Inform Ground-based Models to Better Understand Total and Spectral Solar Irradiance Variability

Serena Criscuoli (presented by Han Uitenbroek), National Solar Observatory, Sunspot, NM
Effects of Unresolved Magnetic Field on Fe I 617.3 and 630.2 nm Line Shape

Sandip Dhomse (presented by Will Ball), University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Is Solar Response on Stratospheric Ozone during Recent Solar Cycle Really Different?

Yanshi Huang (presented by Phil Chamberlin), Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Texas at Arlington
Wavelength Dependence of Solar Flare Irradiance Enhancement and its Influence on the Thermosphere-Ionosphere System

King-Fai Li, (presented by Shuhui Wang), California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California
Simulation of Solar Cycle Response in Tropical Total Column Ozone using SORCE Irradiance

Doug Lindholm, LASP, University of Colorado, Boulder
SORCE Solar Irradiance Data Products and the LASP Interactive Solar Irradiance Data Center (LISIRD)

Erik Richard, LASP, University of Colorado, Boulder
Future of Solar Spectral Irradiance Measurements with TSIS (Total Solar Irradiance Sensor)

Marty Snow, LASP, University of Colorado, Boulder
Solar Outreach through Research and Continuing Education (SORCE)

Guoyong Wen, NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD and GESTART/Morgan State University
GCM Modeling Climate Response to Spectral Solar Forcing

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