LWS/SDO-3/SOHO-26/GONG-2011 Workshop

Solar Dynamics and Magnetism from the Interior to the Atmosphere

Oct 31 - Nov 4, 2011 | Bechtel Conference Center - Encina Hall - Stanford University, CA


Friday November 4


Varian Physics Bldg. Conference Room 208
organizers Rick Bogart, Rudi Komm, Alexander Kosovichev

Preliminary Agenda
9:00 -9:15 Paulett Liewer: Reliability of Helioseismology Far-side Predictions: Comparision of GONG far-side predictions of active regions with STEREO far-side observations of EUV activity 9:15-9:30 Tom Duvall: Effect of data filtering on time-distance flow measurements 9:30-9:45 Jesper Schou: Status of global helioseismology pipeline 9:45-10:00 Rick Bogart: Status of ring-diagram pipeline 10:00-10:15 Junwei Zhao: Status of time-distance pipeline 10:15-10:30 Coffee Break 10:30 - 12:00 Discussion of common issues: targets for special study what simulations are needed comparisons: geometry, time 12:00 - 13:00 Technical working team meetings as needed Ring diagrams (Bogart convener) developing/implementing target/structure pipeline fitting improvements: rdfitc, multi-ridge fit parameters/inversions product restructure joint JILA/JSOC pipeline processing

Vector Magnetometry, Feature Recognition, Data Distribution and Access

Physics & Astrophysics Conf. Room 102/103
organizers Todd Hoeksema, Neal Hurlburt and Alexei Pevtsov

Preliminary Agenda
9:00 – HMI Vector Field Status & Access
General (Todd Hoeksema), Inversion (Rebecca Centeno), Disambiguation (Graham Barnes)
Data Format, Access, Plans (HMI Team)

10:00 – Other Vector Field Observations

Vector Magnetic Magnetograph from Space (Vladimir Obridko)
SOLIS, Hinode, IMaX/Sunrise (Alex Pevtsov and others)
11:00 – UNNOFIT Inversion Applied to Observations and Models (Veronique Bommier)
11:30 – Using Vector Fields to Determine Poynting and Helicity Flux (George Fisher)

12:00 – Discussion and Plans

Numerical Simulations and Modeling

Physics & Astrophysics Conf. Room 232
organizers Nagi Mansour and Irina Kitiashvili

Preliminary Agenda 
9:00 am
Yuhong Fan "Global scale MHD simulations of emerging magnetic flux in the turbulent, rotating solar convective envelope"
Nic Brummell "The connection of interior models to near-surface models (what do we really know about rising magnetic flux?"
Gustavo Guererro "Simulations of magnetic buoyancy"
Irina Kitiashvili "Near-surface radiative MHD models: the role of high resolution and turbulence models"
Konstantin Parchevsky "Simulations of interaction of MHD waves with sunspots"

Coffee Break

Nagi Mansour "Revisiting the anelastic approximation"
Thomas Hartlep "Global Sun helioseismology simulations"

11:00am General discussion
-- How to get funding for solar interior modeling
-- The dangers of quoting aspects of simulations in real units
-- 3D visualization
-- How to connect simulations to observational data (calculations of Stokes parameters etc)