Session Chairs:

  • 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.: Ian Cohen
  • 11:30 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.: Shiva Kavosi
  • 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.: Rachel Rice
Schedule

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2022
Wednesday, May 11th
9:10 AM

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MMS

9:10 AM

9:15 AM

Validating first principles theory for the rate of magnetic reconnection

Kevin J. Genestreti, Invited Scene-Setting Speaker, Southwest Research Institute
Yi-Hsin Liu
Takuma Nakamura, Space Research Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences
Dr. James L. Burch
Barbara Giles, NASA GSFC
Stephen Fuselier, Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX
Christopher T. Russell, IGPP UCLA
Robert E. Ergun, Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics
Roy B. Torbert, UNH and SwRI

9:15 AM

9:40 AM

MMS observations of energetic electrons associated with a pair of flux ropes in Earth's plasma sheet

Weijie Sun, Invited Speaker, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
James A. Slavin, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

9:40 AM

9:55 AM

MMS and the Heliophysics Geospace System Observatory: A Substorm Case Study

Christine Gabrielse, Invited Speaker, The Aerospace Corporation
James Weygand, Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences Dept, UCLA
Anton Artemyev, Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences
Joachim Birn, Space Science Institute
Drew L. Turner, John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Ian Cohen, John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Andrei Runov, Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences Dept, UCLA
Emma Spanswick, Physics and Astronomy Dept, University of Calgary

9:55 AM

10:15 AM

COFFEE BREAK

MMS

10:15 AM

10:30 AM

Statistics of high-speed electron flows in the terrestrial magnetotail

Wenya Li, National Space Science Center, CAS
Hui Liu, National Space Science Center, CAS
Binbin Tang, National Space Science Center, CAS
Cecilia Norgren, University of Bergen, Norway
Daniel Graham, Swedish Institute of Space Physics, Uppsala, Sweden
Yuri Khotyaintsev, Swedish Institute of Space Physics, Uppsala, Sweden
Daniel Gershman, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, USA
Jim Burch, Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX, USA
Chi Wang, National Space Science Center, CAS

10:30 AM

10:45 AM

Acceleration of relativistic electrons in Earth’s magnetotail

Drew L. Turner, Invited Speaker, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
Kiley Yeakel, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
Christine Gabrielse, The Aerospace Corporation
Ian Cohen, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

10:45 AM

11:00 AM

Multiscale analysis of a current sheet crossing embedded in a fast earthward flow during a substorm

Olivier Le Contel, Laboratoire de Physique des Plasmas (LPP)
Alessandro Retino, LPP
Alexandra Alexandrova, LPP
Rumi Nakamura, IWF
Soboh Alqeeq, LPP
Mohammed Baraka, LPP
Thomas Chust, LPP
Sergio Toledo, Universidad de Murcia
Julia Stawarz, Imperial College London
Katherine Goodrich, West Virginia University
Daniel J. Gershman, GSFC
Stephen A. Fuselier, SWRI
J. Mukherjee, SWRI
Narges Ahmadi, LASP
Daniel Graham, IRFU
Matthew R. Argall, University of New Hampshire
David Fischer, IWF
James L. Burch, Soutwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas
Roy B. Torbert, UNH
Barbara J. Giles, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Robert E. Ergun, LASP
Yuri Khotyaintsev, Swedish Institute of Space Physics
Frederick D. Wilder, University of Texas at Arlington
Drew L. Turner, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
Ian J. Cohen, APL
Hanying Wei, UCLA
Robert J. Strangeway, UCLA
Kenneth R. Bromund, GSFC
Ferdinand Plaschke, IWF

11:00 AM

11:15 AM

Ion Acceleration at Magnetotail Plasma Jets

Louis Richard, Invited Speaker, Swedish Institute of Space Physics
Yuri V. Khotyaintsev, Swedish Institute of Space Physics
Daniel B. Graham, Swedish Institute of Space Physics
Andris Vaivads, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Romina Nikoukar, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Ian J. Cohen, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Drew L. Turner, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Stephen A. Fuselier, Southwest Research Institute
Christopher T. Russell, Department of Earth Planetary and Space Sciences, University of California Los Angeles

11:15 AM

11:30 AM

Automated detection and unsupervised classification of electron enhancement events in Earth’s magnetotail

Kiley L. Yeakel, Invited Speaker, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Drew Turner, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Ian Cohen, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

11:30 AM

11:45 AM

Statistical study of heavy ion energization in the near-Earth magnetotail using an energy channel cross-correlation approach

Romina Nikoukar, Invited speaker, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
Ian Cohen, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
Barry Mauk, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
Roman Gomez, Southwest Research Institute
Stephen Fuselier, Southwest Research Institute
Drew Turner, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
Xun Zhu, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

11:45 AM

12:00 PM

LUNCH BREAK

MMS

12:00 PM

1:00 PM

Electron anisotropies in depolarization events

Joachim Birn, Space Science Institute
Andrei Runov, UCLA
Michael Hesse, NASA Ames Research Center

1:00 PM

1:15 PM

Flux Transport and Plasma Parameters: Distinguishing Spatial Artifacts from Temporal Signatures of Electron-Only Reconnection

Mark Hubbert, UCLA
Christopher Russell, UCLA
Yi Qi, University of Colorado, Boulder
San Lu, University of Science and Technology of China
Jim Burch, Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX, USA
Barbara Giles, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland
Thomas Moore, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

1:15 PM

1:30 PM

Intermittency and turbulence in a Bursty Bulk flow

Owen Roberts, Space Research Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Graz

1:30 PM

1:45 PM

Larger Scale 3D Magnetic Field Reconstructions

Roy B. Torbert, UNH and SwRI

1:45 PM

2:00 PM

Varying Spacecraft Signatures of Bursty Bulk Flows and Dipolarizing Flux Bundles

Joachim Raeder, UNH
Banafsheh Ferdousi, UNH
William D. Cramer, UNH

2:00 PM

2:15 PM

COFFEE BREAK

MMS

2:15 PM

2:30 PM

Waves Generated by Electron Beam in a Crater-Shaped Flux Rope

Kyunghwan Dokgo, Southwest Research Institute
Kyoung-Joo Hwang, Southwest Research Institute
James L. Burch, Soutwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas
Peter Yoon, University of Maryland at College Park

2:30 PM

2:45 PM

The active plasma sheet: the watershed of our magnetosphere

Kevin J. Genestreti, Southwest Research Institute

2:45 PM

3:00 PM

Consecutive observation of electron-only reconnection, magnetotail flapping, and ion reconnection

Joo Hwang
Kyunghwan Dokgo, Southwest Research Institute
James L. Burch, Soutwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas
Barbara L. Giles, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Daniel J. Gershman, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
David G. Sibeck, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Craig Pollock, Denali Scientific, Fairbanks, AK, 99709, USA
Robert E. Ergun, Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO, USA
Roy B. Torbert, University of New Hampshire, Durham/Southwest Research Institute
Yuri Khotyaintsev, Swedish Institute of Space Physics
Christopher T. Russell, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Robert J. Strangeway, University of California, Los Angeles

3:00 PM

3:15 PM

Observation of Magnetic Reconnection in a Region of Strong Turbulence

Robert E. Ergun, University of Colorado, Boulder
Neha Pathak, University of Colorado, Boulder
Maria E. Usanova, University of Colorado, Boulder
Tien Vo, University of Colorado, Boulder
Yi Qi, Laboratory of Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP)
NArges Ahmadi, LASP
Frederick Wilder, Department of Physics, University of Texas at Arlington
Roy B. Torbert, University of New Hampshire, Durham/Southwest Research Institute
Alexandros Chasapis, University of Colorado Boulder
Steven Schwartz, Laboratory of Atmospheric and Space Sciences, University of Colorado
James L. Burch, Soutwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas
David L. Newman, Department of Physics, University of Colorado
Drew L. Turner, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD, 20723, USA
Michael Hesse, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA 94035
Daniel Gershman, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, USA

3:15 PM

6:00 PM

Banquet of Hardrock

MMS

6:00 PM