Program IRI Workshop

13–17 November 2017

Monday (Nov.13)

08:00-09:00 Check-in

09:00-10:00 Opening

Session 1:Realtime IRI

10:00-10:40 International Reference Ionosphere – Update 2017 -Dieter Bilitza

10:40-11:20 Real-Time IRI: Progress to Date and Vision -Ivan Galkin

11:20-11:40 Coffee Break

11:40-12:00 Group Photo

12:00-13:30 Lunch Break

Session 2: GNSS and Radio Occultation -I

14:00-14:20 Ionospheric Weather Observed by Radio Occultation of FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC -Jann-Yenq Liu

14:20-14:40 Exploration of global ionospheric plasma structure with FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC mission -Charles Lin

14:40-15:00 New IGS Ionospheric Analysis Centers assessment and ROTI polar maps – current IGS Iono Working Group activities -Andrzej Krankowski

15:00-15:20 Global ionosphere map constructed by using total electron content from ground-based GNSS receiver and FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC GPS occultation experiment -Yang-Yi Sun

15:20-15:40 Evaluation of IRI-2016 over IRI-2012 model of at low latitude Indian region during the ascending phase of Solar Cycle 24 -Sheetal Karia

15:40-16:00 Coffee Break

Session 3: GNSS and Radio Occultation -II

16:00-16:20 Comparison of GPS TEC measurements with the IRI-2016 and the IRI-2012 models during the ascending phase of Solar Cycle 24 at Low Latitude Station, Thailand -Jumpon Udomchaibanjer

16:20-16:40 Data Assimilation of Ground-based GPS and Radio Occultation Total Electron Content for Global Ionospheric Specification -Chi-Yen Lin

16:40-17:00 Ionospheric electron density inversion for Global Navigation Satellite Systems radio occultation using aided Abel inversions -Min-Yang Chou

17:00-17:20 Touching space weather user needs via radio propagation -Kornyanat Hozumi

17:20-17:40 A study of IRI modelled TEC and ground based measuring TEC at low latitude during the ascending phase of solar cycle 24 -Vishnu Singh Rathore

Tuesday (Nov.14)

09:00-09:20 GNSS-derived vTEC ingestion into IRI2012 -Lei Liu

Session 4: Scintillation -I

09:20-09:40 Scintillation and TEC -Chuck Rino

09:40-10:00 Ionospheric electron density and scintillation observations using F3/COSMIC and FS7/COSMIC2 GPS/GNSS radio occultation data -Lung-Chih Tsai

10:00-10:20 A Global Scintillation Occurrence Probability Model Constructed by Using FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC S4-index Data -Shih-Ping Chen

10:20-10:40 Global Ionospheric scintillations revealed by GPS radio occultation data with FY3C satellite during the March 2015 Storm -Guojun Wang

10:40-11:00 Coffee Break

Session 5: Scintillation -II

11:00-11:20 Forecasting the L-band scintillations over the Indian longitudes using total electron content maps derived by using SBAS -Sneha Yadav

11:20-11:40 Prediction of equatorial ionospheric scintillations using GPS and Artificial Neural Network based TEC models -Dibyendu Sur

11:40-12:00 Radar observations of F region field-aligned irregularities over Hainan region in descending phase of 24th solar cycle -Sheping Shang

12:00-12:20 Mid-latitude F-spread occurrence statistics from Irkutsk DPS-4 data -Konstantin Ratovsky

12:20-14:00 Lunch Break

Session 6: F-peak and above -I

14:00-14:20 Evaluating the IRI hmF2 Models with Alouette/ISIS Topside Sounder Data -Dieter Bilitza

14:20-14:40 Validating ISS FPMU Electron Density with the IRI Model and COSMIC Data -Joseph Minow

14:40-15:00 Optimization of ionospheric parameters by means of genetic algorithms II -Juliana M. Jaen

15:00-15:20 Ionospheric topside long-term changes and their impact on the climatological modeling -Shun-Rong Zhang

15:20-15:40 Longitude dependence of annual and semi-annual variation of NmF2 from ionosonde and IRI-2016 at mid-latitude in Northern and Southern Hemispheres -Wang Zheng

15:40-16:00 Coffee Break

Session 7: F-peak and above -II

16:00-16:20 Electron Density Model of Plasmasphere -Shigeto Watanabe

16:20-16:40 Validation of extending measured bottomside EDPs to the topside ionosphere and plasmasphere -Mohamed Osman

16:40-17:00 Statistical Updates of IRI and IRI-Plas Using GPS-TEC in Near-Real Time for HF Communication and Ground Based Augmentation Systems -Feza Arikan

17:00-17:20 Evaluation of IRI-2012 and IRIPLAS model preformation during the seismic activity -Shivali Verma

17:20-17:40 An Ability of the IRI2012 and IRI-Plas Models to Predict the Total Electron Content (TEC) -Galina Gordiyenko

Wednesday (Nov.15)

Session 8: Irregularities and Anomalies

09:00-09:20 NetTIDE: Pilot Ionosonde Network for Identification of Travelling Ionospheric Disturbances -Ivan Galkin

09:20-09:40 Traveling Ionospheric Disturbances Triggered by the Launches of Rockets and Missiles -Shen Ming-Hsueh

09:40-10:00 Solar and geomagnetic control of winter anomaly in NmF2 and TEC: longitudinal structure and definition problem -Maxim Klimenko

10:00-10:20 On the performance of IRI-2016 to predict the north–south asymmetry of the equatorial ionization anomaly around 73°E longitude -Sheetal Karia

10:20-10:40 Anomalous variations of ionospheric foF2 and TEC associated with large magnetic (M≥5.0) earthquakes occurred around Thailand region -Noraset Wichaipanich

10:40-11:00 Coffee Break

Session 9: Storm modelling -I

11:00-11:20 The study of TEC storm on 13 October 2016 at 40°N longitude region -Qingtao Wan

11:20-11:40 Analysis of Ionospheric Irregularities in Low Latitude during Geomagnetic Storm Using GISTM and Ionosonde Networks -Dessi Marlia

11:40-12:00 Seasonal and Storm-Time Features of Occurrence the Main Ionospheric Trough -Kacper Kotulak

12:00-12:20 Investigation of the IRI storm time performance from observational and theoretical model perspective in Solar Cycle 24 -Bitap Raj Kalita

12:20-14:00 Lunch Break

14:00-17:00 Field trip to NSPO

18:00- Banquet

Thursday (Nov.16)

Session 10: Storm modelling -II

09:00-09:20 Statistical Modeling of Recurrent Ionospheric Storms -Alexei Dmitriev

09:20-09:40 Temporal evolution of the EIA along 95°E as obtained from GNSS TEC measurements and model simulations -Geetashree Kakoti

09:40-10:00 Energetic electron enhancements ionizing the low-latitude ionosphere: a prelude to a model -Suvorova Alla

10:00-10:20 The Quiet and Storm Time Performance of the IRI 2012 at the Crest of the Longitudinal WN4 Structure along 90º-130ºE Longitude Sector During Solar Cycle 24 -Bitap Raj Kalita

10:20-10:40 The Monitoring of GNSS Ionosphere and its Application -Xiaoya Wang

10:40-11:00 Coffee Break

Session 11: Ion composition, temperatures and ion drift

11:00-11:20 Recent progress in empirical modeling of ion composition in the topside ionosphere -Vladimir Truhlik

11:20-11:40 An investigation of ionospheric upper transition height variations at low and equatorial latitudes deduced from combined COSMIC and C/NOFS measurements -Changjun Yang

11:40-12:00 New and old data sets for possible improvement of plasma temperatures and minor ion composition models for IRI -Vladimir Truhlik

12:00-12:20 Modelling ionospheric vertical drifts in low latitude region and comparison with the IRI model -John Bosco Habarulema

12:20-14:00 Lunch Break

Session 12: New Inputs for IRI - I

14:00-14:20 Ionosonde-Based Indices for Improved Representation of Solar Cycle Variation in the International Reference Ionosphere Model -Steven Brown

14:20-14:40 Comparison of Different Solar Proxies for Midlatitude Ionosonde Stations Using IRI-Plas Online -Feza Arikan

14:40-15:00 The International LOFAR Telescope ionospheric service -Kacper Kotulak

15:00-15:20 Korean region ionosphere modeling using Ionospheric Data Assimilation Four-Dimensional (IDA3D) algorithm -Chalachew K. Mengist


15:40-16:00 Coffee Break

Session 13: Student Presentations

16:00-16:15 15-min final presentations of the student team 1

16:15-16:30 15-min final presentations of the student team 2

16:30-16:45 15-min final presentations of the student team 3

16:45-17:00 15-min final presentations of the student team 4

17:00-17:15 15-min final presentations of the student team 5

17:15-17:30 15-min final presentations of the student team 6

17:30-17:45 15-min final presentations of the student team 7

Friday (Nov.17)

Session 14: New Inputs for IRI - II

09:00-09:20 Data/Sensor Fusion of GPS-TEC and IRI-Plas for Improved Structural Representation of Background Ionospheric Model -Feza Arikan

09:20-09:40 Vertical Coupling between Sporadic-E Layer and Mesopause Region: A Case Study during Counter Electrojet Events -Ajesh Asokan Pillai

09:40-10:00 Variation of the NeQuick bottomside thickness parameter with correction factor during the solar maximum of 24th solar cycle -Punyawi Jamjareegulgarn

10:00-10:20 Photochemical model for atomic oxygen ion retrieval from ground-based observations of airglow -Duann Yi

10:20-10:40 Coffee Break

10:40-12:00 Final Discussions

12:00-13:30 Lunch Break

13:30-14:30 Student Award Ceremony and Closing

Poster session

Differential Rate of TEC Method for Investigation of Seasonal Variations of Ionosphere over Turkey -Secil Karatay

Modeling the topside ionosphere by means of electron density values recorded by the Swarm constellation -Alessio Pignalberi

Quiet and Disturbed Time Characteristics of Blanketing Es (Esb) during Solar Cycle 23 -Virendra Yadav

On the variability of centroid of nocturnal O1D 630.0 nm emission: an investigation -Ajesh Asokan Pillai

The steady state behavior of proton whistler waves and kinetic Alfvén waves to study solar wind turbulence -Ravinder Goyal

Spectral Management System for Over-the-Horizon Radar (OTHR) in Canada -Thayananthan Thayaparan

Geomagnetic storm effect at mid-low-equatorial D-region ionosphere inferred using VLF waves at Indian Low latitude station -Ajeet Kumar Maurya

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