ICS-13 Program (Final)
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Sunday, September 24, 2017
Time Dur Type Presenter and Title
17:00 - 18:00 60 REG Registration
18:00 - 20:00 120 REC Reception (Ballroom Lobby)
Monday, September 25, 2017
Time Dur Type Presenter and Title
07:30 - 08:30 60 BRK Continental Breakfast (Ballroom Lobby)
Session Chair: Kyle Murphy
08:30 - 08:40 10 REG Opening Remarks
08:40 - 10:00 80 SOC Nishimura, T. and Sergeev, V. What triggers a substorm expansion phase onset? (abstract)
10:00 - 10:30 30 BRK Coffee Break
10:30 - 10:50 20 INV Kalmoni, N.M.E. Recent progress in the understanding of the substorm onset instability (abstract)
10:50 - 11:10 20 INV Pritchett, P.L. Kinetic Effects in Magnetotail Dynamics: Emergence of Finite-Width Reconnection Exhausts and the Occurrence of Localized Reconnection Onset (abstract)
11:10 - 11:30 20 INV Connors, M. Electric Currents in Substorms: Systems versus Distributions (abstract)
11:30 - 11:50 20 INV Otto, AO Current sheet thinning, reconnection onset, and auroral morphology during geomagnetic substorms (abstract)
11:50 - 12:10 20 INV Artemyev, A.V. Formation of thin current sheets in the Earth magnetotail (abstract)
12:10 - 13:30 80 BRK Lunch (Prescott Room)
Session Chair: Martin Connors
13:30 - 13:45 15 CON Murphy, Kyle R. The dependence of substorm onset on auroral streamers: a quantitative analysis of auroral dynamics during substorms (abstract)
13:45 - 14:00 15 CON Zou, S. Dynamic Evolution of Polar Cap Patches During Substorms (abstract)
14:00 - 14:15 15 CON Clausen, L. B. N Evidence for a magnetotail at criticality (abstract)
14:15 - 14:30 15 CON Spencer, E.A. The Nonlinear Dynamics of Substorms with the WINDMI Model (abstract)
14:30 - 14:45 15 CON Merkin, V. G. Magnetotail stability in the global context inferred from MHD simulations (abstract)
14:45 - 15:30 45 BRK Coffee Break
15:30 - 15:45 15 CON Prakash, M. Excitation and Structuring of Auroral Arcs in Ionospheric Regions of Low Conductance (abstract)
15:45 - 16:00 15 CON Sitnov, M. I. Spontaneous reconnection in the magnetotail: Multiscale kinetic picture (abstract)
16:00 - 16:15 15 CON Prince, P.R. Some characteristics and associated nightside ionospheric joule heating studies of substorms on St. Patrick's Day 2015 geomagnetic storm (abstract)
16:15 - 16:30 15 CON Liang, J. Proton auroras during the transitional stage of substorm onset (abstract)
16:30 - 16:45 15 CON Morley, S.K. Forecasting substorm activity with global MHD and the Minimal Substorm Model (abstract)
16:45 - 17:00 15 CON Horton, W. Double Magnetic Reconnection Driven by Kelvin-Helmholtz Vortices (abstract)
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Time Dur Type Presenter and Title
07:30 - 08:30 60 BRK Continental Breakfast (Ballroom Lobby)
Session Chair: Michael Henderson
08:30 - 08:40 10 REG Announcements
08:40 - 10:00 80 SOC McPherron, R.L. and Ohtani, S. A Dialog Discussing whether the Substorm is a Fundamental Mode of Response of the Magnetosphere (abstract)
10:00 - 10:30 30 BRK Coffee Break
10:30 - 10:50 20 INV Gordeev, E. On the origin of plasma sheet reconfiguration during the substorm growth phase (abstract)
10:50 - 11:10 20 INV Zhu, P. Quasi-Separatrix Layers Induced by Ballooning Instability in Earth's Magnetotail (abstract)
11:10 - 11:30 20 INV Liu, Y. -H. Collisionless magnetic reconnection rate: Implications for the time-scale of energy release during magnetospheric substorms (abstract)
11:30 - 11:50 20 INV Ieda, A. Simultaneous observation of auroral substorm onset in Polar satellite global images and ground-based all-sky images (abstract)
11:50 - 12:10 20 INV Haaland, Stein Looking South for the Northern Light: Substorm Physics as University Curriculum (abstract)
12:10 - 13:30 80 BRK Lunch (Prescott Room)
Session Chair: Stein Haaland
13:30 - 13:45 15 CON Kepko, L. The Substorm Current Wedge (abstract)
13:45 - 14:00 15 CON Stephens, G.K. Global empirical model of substorms derived from spaceborne magnetometer data (abstract)
14:00 - 14:15 15 CON Watanabe, T.-H. Ballooning and feedback instabilities in the magnetosphere-ionosphere coupling (abstract)
14:15 - 14:30 15 CON Cheng, C.-C. Characteristic study of double substorm onsets in response to IMF variations (abstract)
14:30 - 14:45 15 CON Miyashita, Y. A case study of magnetotail conditions at substorm and pseudosubstorm onsets (abstract)
14:45 - 15:00 15 CON Machida, S. Toward a unified model of substorm (abstract)
15:00 - 15:30 30 BRK Coffee Break
15:30 - 15:50 20 INV Toffoletto, F. Entropy in the plasmasheet/inner magnetospheric physics (abstract)
15:50 - 16:05 15 CON Cameron, T.G. Investigating geomagnetic activity controlled by solar wind with different phase front angles using pointwise mutual information (abstract)
16:05 - 16:20 15 CON Runov, A Probing Near-Earth Reconnection Ejecta in the Near Tail and at Lunar Orbit (abstract)
16:20 - 16:35 15 CON Henderson, M.G. The Role of Auroral Streamers, Pseudo-Breakups, and Substorms in Particle Energization (abstract)
16:35 - 16:50 15 CON Lyons, L.R. Stormtime Substorms: Occurrence Features and Flow Channel Triggering (abstract)
16:50 - 17:05 15 CON Song, Yan Alfvenic generation of Substorm Auroras and Triggers of Substorm Onset (abstract)
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Time Dur Type Presenter and Title
07:30 - 08:30 60 BRK Continental Breakfast (Ballroom Lobby)
Session Chair: Andrei Runov
08:30 - 08:40 10 REG Announcements
08:40 - 10:00 80 SOC Knudsen, D.J. and Lysak, R.L. What makes auroral arcs and how do they relate to the inner magnetosphere? (abstract)
10:00 - 10:30 30 BRK Coffee Break
10:30 - 10:50 20 INV Antonova, E.E. Auroral processes and outer electron radiation belt (abstract)
10:50 - 11:10 20 INV Duan, S.P. Evidence of kinetic Alfvén eigenmode in the near-Earth magnetotail during substorm expansion phase (abstract)
11:10 - 11:30 20 INV Bhattacharjee, A. Multi-Fluid Simulations Including Kinetic Effects of MMS Reconnection Events (abstract)
11:30 - 11:50 20 INV Turner, D. L. New insights on energetic particle injections and substorm activity from Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) and Van Allen Probes (abstract)
11:50 - 12:10 20 INV Strangeway, R. J. Magnetospheric Multiscale Observations of Field-Aligned Currents in the Magnetotail (abstract)
12:10 - 12:30 20 INV Mann, Ian R. On Energy-Dependent Electron Dynamics Related to Magnetopause Shadowing and Recovery: From Ultra-relativistic multi-MeV to keV Energies (abstract)
12:30 - 13:30 60 BRK Lunch (Prescott Room)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS Poster Session
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS001 Diaby, K.A.A. Estimating equatorial daytime vertical E×B drift velocities from magnetic field variations (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS002 Prince, P.R. Non-extensive analysis of magnetospheric substorm dynamics (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS003 Prince, P.R. Effects of storms and substorms in the Southern Ionosphere during solar cycle 23 (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS005 Hunt, L.A. Thermospheric response to substorms as observed by the SABER instrument (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS006 Pilipenko, V.A. Spatial correspondence between Pi2 wave power and UV aurora bursts (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS007 Lam, M. M. Variability in the Pedersen conductance associated with substorms using all-sky camera and incoherent scatter radar data (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS008 Zihan, Z.W. Dynamics of the Sub-Auroral Polarization Streams during geomagnetic disturbances and their relations with energetic particle injection (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS010 Forsyth, C. What effect do substorms have on the radiation belts? (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS011 Scolini, C. Study of the July 12, 2012 Coronal Mass Ejection and its impact at Earth with EUHFORIA: a heliospheric-magnetospheric model chain approach (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS012 Mtumela, Z. HF radar observations of convection and reconnection during non-substorm intervals (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS013 Gkioulidou, M. Energetic Particle Injections into the Inner Magnetosphere: Relation to Tail Dynamics, Morphology, and Effects on the Near-Earth Space Environment (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS014 Watanabe, T.-H. Alfvenic turbulence in auroral magnetosphere-ionosphere coupling (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS015 Ohtani, S. Electric Current Systems associated with Poleward Boundary Intensifications (PBIs) of Auroral Emission (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS016 Menz, A.M Energization of the Ring Current through Convection of Substorm Enhancements of the Plasma Sheet Source (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS018 Gabrielse, C. Characterizing the Meso-scale Flows in Earth's Coupled Magnetosphere-Ionosphere-Thermosphere System (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS019 Gabrielse, C. Extensive electron transport and energization via multiple, localized dipolarizing flux bundles (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS020 Cramer, W.D. Plasma Sheet Injections into the Inner Magnetosphere: Two-way Coupled OpenGGCM-RCM model results (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS021 LaBelle, J. Substorm-associated radio emissions: Direction-finding and fine-structure observations (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS022 Leonard, T. W. Examining Energetic Particle Injections During Substorm Activity and the Effects on the Inner Magnetosphere (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS023 Eshetu, W. Pitch angle scattering of energetic electrons by bursty bulk flows (BBFs) (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS024 Wang, Z.-C. Two-fluid MHD simulations on ballooning instability of Earth's magnetotail (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS025 Nishi, Katsuki Conjugate ground-based and magnetospheric observations of auroral finger-like structures using the THEMIS-E and RBSP-A satellites in the dawnside plasma sheet (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS026 Arel, Derick Bursty Bulk Flows: Comparing THEMIS observations with OpenGGCM simulations (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS027 Nakamura, R. Near-Earth plasma sheet boundary dynamics during substorm dipolarization (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS028 Sergeev, V. Does local B-minimum appear in the tail current sheet during substorm growth phase? (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS029 Jensen, J.B. The Importance of Ionospheric Conductivity to Magnetospheric Reconnection Rate and Cross Polar Cap Potential (abstract)
13:30 - 16:30 180 POS030 Sadler, F.B. Simulation Study of Small-scale Plasma / Neutral Dynamics from Electron Precipitation (abstract)
17:30* - 22:00 270 BAN Banquet/Cruise (*Boat leaves at 5:45pm!)
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Time Dur Type Presenter and Title
07:30 - 08:30 60 BRK Continental Breakfast (Ballroom Lobby)
Session Chair: Evgeny Panov
08:30 - 08:40 10 REG Announcements
08:40 - 10:00 80 SOC Gabrielse, C. and Gkioulidou, M. Do substorms play a role in energizing the inner magnetosphere? (abstract)
10:00 - 10:30 30 BRK Coffee Break
10:30 - 10:50 20 INV Motoba, T.M. Response of energetic particles to local magnetic dipolarization inside geosynchronous orbit (abstract)
10:50 - 11:10 20 INV Karlsson, T. Forces acting on the bursty bulk flow plasma - Cluster and MMS results (abstract)
11:10 - 11:30 20 INV Birn, J. Energetic Particles in Substorms (abstract)
11:30 - 11:45 15 CON Ferdousi, Banafsheh Auroral streamers as Ionospheric Footprints of the Bursty Bulk Flows (abstract)
11:45 - 12:00 15 CON Ukhorskiy, A.Y. Proton Transport and Acceleration at Dipolarization Fronts: High-Resolution MHD/Test-Particle Simulations (abstract)
12:00 - 13:30 90 BRK Lunch (Prescott Room)
Session Chair: Tetsuo Motoba
13:30 - 14:00 30 INV Torbert, R. MMS Pursuit of Electron Diffusion Regions in the Earth's Magnetotail (abstract)
14:00 - 14:15 15 CON Ohtani, S. Equatorial Magnetic Field of the Near-Earth Magnetotail: Search for a local minimum and tailward gradients (abstract)
14:15 - 14:30 15 CON Panov, E.V. Plasma sheet currents associated with oscillatory flow braking (abstract)
14:30 - 14:45 15 CON Gabrielse, C. Injection Propagation: A View from Space and the Ground (abstract)
14:45 - 15:00 15 CON Kiehas, S. A. Magnetotail fast flow occurrence rate and dawn-dusk asymmetry at X ~ -60 RE (abstract)
15:00 - 15:30 30 BRK Coffee Break
15:30 - 15:45 15 CON Ardakani, A.S. The effect of ion multi-scales on magnetic reconnection in earth's magnetotail -Cluster observations (abstract)
15:45 - 16:00 15 CON Salzano, M.L. A Statistical Analysis of Pi1B Seasonal Variations and Generating Mechanisms (abstract)
16:00 - 16:15 15 CON Sorathia, K. Combined Global MHD and Test-Particle Simulation of a Radiation Belt Storm: Comparing Depletion, Recovery and Enhancement with in Situ Measurements (abstract)
16:15 - 16:30 15 CON McPherron, R.L. A Comparison of Ground Observations of the Substorm Current Wedge to the Predictions of a Global MHD Simulation (abstract)
16:30 - 16:45 15 CON Weygand, J.M. Temporal and Spatial Development of dB/dt During Substorms (abstract)
Friday, September 29, 2017
Time Dur Type Presenter and Title
07:30 - 08:30 60 BRK Continental Breakfast (Ballroom Lobby)
Session Chair: Sasha Ukhorskiy
08:30 - 08:40 10 REG Announcements
08:40 - 10:00 80 SOC Wiltberger, M. and Kepko, E. L. What is most urgently needed to make progress in substorm physics: A tail constellation,imagers, or better models? (abstract)
10:00 - 10:30 30 BRK Coffee Break
10:30 - 10:50 20 INV Donovan, E. SMILE - Solar wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer (abstract)
10:50 - 11:10 20 INV DiBraccio, GA MAVEN observations of substorm-like processes in the Martian magnetosphere (abstract)
11:10 - 11:30 20 INV Sun, W.J. MESSENGER observations of tail dynamics during substorm at Mercury (abstract)
11:30 - 11:50 20 INV Baker, D. Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) and Van Allen Probes Study of Substorm Injections (abstract)
11:50 - 13:30 100 BRK Lunch (Prescott Room)
Session Chair: Jimmy Raeder
13:30 - 14:00 30 INV Sibeck, D. Ten Years in Orbit: THEMIS and the Earth's Magnetosphere (abstract)
14:00 - 14:15 15 CON Lund, E.J. Sawtooth events and plasma sheet O+: CME- and SIR-driven events (abstract)
14:15 - 14:55 40 CON Discussion of ICS14 and ICS15
14:55 - 15:00 5 CON Adjourn
15:00 - 15:30 30 BRK Coffee Break