RBSP Science Working Group Meeting 2012-08-20

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RBSP Science Working Group, Cocoa Beach, FL

Monday August 20, 2012


8:30 Update on Launch activities + Florida SWG (Fox + Mauk)
8:45 Space weather status
9:15 “Finalize” Magnetic Field Model coordination / discussion (Henderson)
9:45 Determining SC magnetic parameters & lessons learned (Korth)
10:00 Planning for the Post Commissioning Data Workshop + SWG (Ukhorskiy
10:15 Break
10:45 Discussion and Possible planning for Community Data Workshop(s) (O’Brien)
11:00 Burst Coordination “Plenary Splinter” (Kletzing)
11:50 Update on the RBSP Spin Rate (Karen Kirby)
12:00 Commissioning schedules & challenges (Karen Kirby)
12:15 Lunch
1:45 The nexus of the industrial and scientific space technology ecosystems.
2:15 Working Group Updates
  • Themis/Cluster (Sibeck)
  • ERG (Keika)
  • BARREL (Millan)
  • Coordination with IT modelers and observations (Maruyama)
2:45 Break
3:00 Science Session: SW coupling to radiation belts
5:30 End of Session

Tuesday August 21, 2012


8:30 Cross-Calibration and cross data products
8:45 Ground-based observations: Discussion: What steps do we take to promote and coordinate activities with ground-based community?
10:45 Break
11:00 Science Session : Plasma and Ring Current Ion composition; measurement, expectations, and consequences on physical processes
1:00 Lunch
2:00 Discussion of Phase E scopes-of-activities and funding