ICAE Spring 2001 News Letter
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The 2001 International Conference on Lightning and Static Electricity (ICOLSE) will take place September 11-13, 2001, in Seattle, Washington, as part of the Aerospace Congress and Exhibition (ACE). For more information visit http://www.sae.org/calendar/ico/cfp.htm.
The International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy Conference will be held in Hanoi, Vietnam, August 19-31, 2001. Two sessions of special interest to Newsletter readers are planned, one treating sprites and other middle atmosphere electrical phenomena (Dave Sentman and H. Fukunishi, Co-Convenors) and one concerned with giant positive discharges (Earle Williams and Martin Fullekrug, Co-Convenors). The abstract deadline was February 1, 2001. Invited talks are also planned. Excellent opportunities here for direct interaction with tropical thunderstorms in Southeast Asia!
Web site: www.ngdc.noaa.gov/IAGA/
Two Special Sessions are of interest for our community:
GAII 1: Transient Effects of Lightning on the Middle and Upper Atmosphere: Sprites and Other Effects. Convenor: D.D. Sentman (Physics Department and Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK 99775, U.S.A.; Tel: +1-907-474-6442; Fax: +1-907-474-7290, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Co-Convenor: H. Fukunishi.
GAII 2: Physics and Global Behavior of Giant Lightning Discharges. Convenors: E.R. Williams (Parsons Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139 USA; Tel: +1-617-253-2459, Fax:+1-781-981-0632, E-mail: email@example.com. Co-Convenor: M. Fullekrug.
The 5th International Workshop on Physics of Lightning will take place September 10-13, 2001, in Nagoya-Japan. The main subjects of interest are:
The deadline for abstracts submission is December 1st, 2000. More details on the web site: eism.elcom.nitech.ac.jp/~iwpl/index.html
VII. INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON BALL LIGHTNING (ISBL2001)
This conference will be held July 26-29, 2001 on the Campus of the University of Missouri in St. Louis, MO, USA. Prof. Peter H. Handel is organizing this Symposium and can be reached for information at this address: Peter H. Handel Dept. of Physics and Astronomy University of Missouri St. Louis, MO 63121 USA
Phone: 314-516-5021, Fax: 314-516-6152
The deadline for the Submission of abstracts was March 5, 2001.
AGU 2001 SPRING MEETING
The 2001 Spring Meeting of the American Geophysical Union will take place in Boston, USA, May 29 June 2, 2001. The abstracts submission deadline is March 1, 2001. More information on the web site: www.agu.org/meetings.
AGU 2001 FALL MEETING
The 2001 Fall AGU Meeting will be held on December 10-14, 2001 in San Francisco. The AGU Committee on Atmospheric and Space Electricity (CASE) is soliciting proposals for special sessions for this meeting. Special session proposals are due to Vlad Rakov, 2001 Fall AGU program committee member from CASE, before May 25, 2001. Proposals should include a special session title, descriptive paragraph about the proposed session, convener name(s), and convener contact information. As of today, two special sessions have been proposed:
Electrical effects of thunderstorms on the middle and upper atmosphere (co-conveners D. Sentman and V. Pasko).
Lightning and storm electrification (co-conveners V. Rakov and D. MacGorman).
The deadline for receipt of electronic abstracts is September 6, 2001, 1400 UTC. For more information about the 2001 Fall AGU meeting, please visit:
AGU Committee on Atmospheric and Space Electricity (CASE)
The AGU Committee on Atmospheric and Space Electricity (CASE) is soliciting proposals for special sessions for this meeting. Special session proposals are due to Vlad Rakov, 2001 Fall AGU program committee member from CASE, before May 25, 2001. Proposals should include a special session title, descriptive paragraph about the proposed session, convener name(s), and convener contact information. As of today, two special sessions have been proposed:
The deadline for receipt of electronic abstracts is September 6, 2001, 1400 UTC. For more information about the 2001 Fall AGU meeting, please visit www.agu.org/meetings/fm01call.html.
Below is a list of CASE members appointed by AGU President for the term from July 1, 2000 to June 30, 2002.
The next assembly of the International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences will be held in Innsbruck, Austria, 10 - 18 July, 2001. The abstracts submission deadline is February 16, 2001. One session of special interest to Newsletter readers is cosponsored by ICAE: Symposium 7.6: The global effect of thunderstorm-produced NOx on tropospheric ozone; ICACGP, ICAE IOC-ICAE, ICCP.
Convenors: James Dye, Mesoscale and Macroscale Meteorology Division, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, USA, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Hartmut Hoeller, Institut für Physik der Atmosphäre, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany; e-mail: email@example.com. Kenneth Pickering, University of Maryland, USA, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information is available on the web site: iamas.org/
30th CONFERENCE ON RADAR METEOROLOGY
This AMS Conference will be held 19-24 July 2001, in Munich, Germany. Deadline for abstract has passed.