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INPE-NASA Discussion Meeting

Heliophysics and Space Weather

April 17-21, 2017

Brazilian National Institute of Space Research (INPE)
So Jos dos Campos, So Paulo, Brazil.

Organizers:

Walter Gonzalez (INPE)
Otavio Duro (INPE)
David Sibeck (Goddard/NASA)
Jim Spann (Marshall/NASA)

Objective:

Discussions among INPE and NASA scientists about Research Topics of joint interest for future collaboration, to be eventually added to the Topics that pertain to the ongoing Agreement of Collaboration in Heliophysics and Space Weather, signed between NASA and INPE representatives in May 2015.

Schedule (tentative)


Monday (17th)

09:00h 09:30h -> Opening Ceremony
09:30h - 10:30h -> SPORT mission
10:30h 10:50h -> Coffee break
10:50h 12:00h -> SPORT mission (Cont.)

12:00h 13:30h -> Lunch

13:30h 15:10h -> SPORT mission (Cont.)
15:10h 15:30h -> Coffee break
15:30h 17:00h -> Cubesats


Tuesday (18th)

09:00h 10:30h -> Solar Physics
10:30h 10:50h -> Coffee break
10:50h 12:00h -> Solar Physics (Cont.)

12:00h 13:30h -> Lunch

13:30h – 15:10h -> Radiation belts
15:10h – 15:30h -> Coffee break
15:30h – 17:00h -> Radiation belts (Cont.)


Wednesday (19th)

09:00h 10:30h -> Equatorial Ionosphere
10:30h 10:50h -> Coffee break
10:50h 12:00h -> Equatorial Ionosphere (Cont.)

12:00h 13:30h -> Lunch

13:30h – 15:10h -> Soft X-ray imaging of the magnetosphere
15:10h – 15:30h -> Coffee break
15:30h – 17:00h -> Magnetic reconnection

19:00h -> Meeting dinner


Thursday (20th)

09:00h 10:30h -> Global MHD and PIC simulations
10:30h 10:50h -> Coffee break
10:50h 12:00h -> Global MHD and PIC simulations (Cont.)

12:00h 13:30h -> Lunch

13:30h 15:10h -> Space Weather
15:10h 15:30h -> Coffee break
15:30h 17:00h -> General discussion (meeting summary)


Friday (21st)

09:00h -> Sightseeing


Local Organizing Committee

Walter Gonzales -
walter.gonzalez

Otavio Duro -
otavio.durao

Vitor M. Souza -
vitor.souza

Daiki Koga -
daiki.koga

Ligia A. da Silva -
ligia.silva

Livia R. Alves -
livia.alves

Claudia Medeiros -
claudia.medeiros

Alisson Dal Lago -
alisson.dallago

Maria Virgnia Alves -
mvirginia.alves

Odim Mendes Jnior -
odim.mendes

Flavia Cardoso -
faviacardoso


Meeting Participants:

ITA/CTA
Breno Aparecido Crucioli
Daniel Hideaki Makita
Emerson Henrique Silva de Oliveira
Helio Kuga
Hlio Andr dos Santos
Lidia Hissae Shibuya Sato
Lus Eduardo Vergueiro Loures da Costa
Linlcio dos Santos Paula
Pedro Kukulka de Albuquerque
Rafael Barbosa Januzi
Valdemir Carrara

Nasa/ Goddard Space Flight Center
David Sibeck
Colin Komar
Jeff Klenzing
Mei-Ching Fok
Guan Le
Barbara Thompson
Daniel Berdichevsky

NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center
James Spann
Eric Eberly
Linda Krause
Sheila Nash

NASA Headquarters
Jacob Parsley

Johns Hopkins University APL
Syau-Yun Hsieh

National Institute of Space Research INPE
Space science (CEA) research staff

Universidade de São Paulo/ Lorena
Flavia Cardoso

Session chairpersons:
Luis Eduardo Antunes Vieira
Alisson Dal Lago
Walter Gonzalez
Livia Ribeiro Alves
Maria Virgnia Alves
Odim Mendes Jnior
Joaquim Costa
Otvio Duro
Eurico Rodrigues de Paula