Neutral Dynamics: Significance to the Aeronomy and Challenge for Measurements and Simulations II

Wednesday, 17 December 2014: 10:20 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Jonathan J Makela, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, United States and Yue Deng, University of Texas Arlington, Arlington, TX, United States
Primary Conveners:  Yue Deng, University of Texas Arlington, Arlington, TX, United States
Co-conveners:  Wenbin Wang, NCAR, Boulder, CO, United States and Jonathan J Makela, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Wenbin Wang, NCAR, Boulder, CO, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

10:20 AM
How Uncertainties in the Neutral Wind Affect Ionospheric Modeling
Michael David, Jan Josef Sojka and Robert Walter Schunk, Utah State University, Logan, UT, United States
10:35 AM
Tracing Trajectories of Air Parcels Transported through Spatially Resolved Horizontal Neutral Wind Fields Observed in the Thermosphere above Alaska
Manbharat Singh Dhadly and Mark Conde, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Space Physics, Fairbanks, AK, United States
10:50 AM
Measuring Thermospheric Winds and Temperatures Near the Equator: Evidence for the Development of an Inertial Instability?
John W Meriwether1, Miguel Folkmar Larsen1, Sam Sanders1, Jonathan J Makela2, Daniel James Fisher2, Brian Joseph Harding2, Luis Navarro3 and Marco A Milla2,3, (1)Clemson University, Clemson, SC, United States, (2)University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, United States, (3)Instituto GeofĂ­sico del PerĂș, Jicamarca Radio Observatory, Lima, Peru
11:05 AM
An Empirical Reference Model of the Quiet-Time Thermospheric Neutral Wind
Douglas Patrick Drob, Naval Research Lab, Washington, DC, United States
11:20 AM
Modeling Thermospheric Dynamics Under all Solar, Geomagnetic, and Lower Atmosphere Conditions
Timothy J Fuller-Rowell1, Mariangel Fedrizzi2, Tzu-Wei Fang3, Mihail Codrescu4, Catalin Negrea3, Xian Lu5 and Fei Wu1, (1)Univ of Colorado-CIRES, Boulder, CO, United States, (2)NOAA/SWPC-Univ. Colorado/CIRES, Boulder, CO, United States, (3)University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States, (4)SWPC/NOAA, Boulder, CO, United States, (5)Univ of Colorado, Boulder, CO, United States
11:50 AM
Three-station measurements of upward vertical wind associated with auroral precipitation.
Donald L Hampton1, John W Meriwether2 and Mark Conde1, (1)University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States, (2)Clemson University, Clemson, SC, United States
12:05 PM
The Response of Thermospheric Winds to Geomagnetic Storms and Its Solar Cycle Dependence
Wenbin Wang1, Alan Geoffrey Burns1 and Liying Qian2, (1)NCAR, Boulder, CO, United States, (2)NCAR High Altitude Observatory, Boulder, CO, United States
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