Friday, 14 September 2012


The fourth HELIO CDAW has been successfully held in Dublin at on 4-7 September 2012. The 25 participants has been divided in three working groups dealing respectively with the following challenges:
  •    Challenge 1 - Heliospheric variability over the solar cycle
Chaired by D. Shaun Bloomfield and Paul A. Higgins, School of Physics, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
  •    Challenge 2 - The 100 CME challenge
Chaired by Jason P. Byrne, Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA, and Baptiste Cecconi, LESIA, Observatoire de Paris, Meudon, France
  •   Challenge 3 - HELIO as a tool for space weather
Chaired by Peter Gallagher, School of Physics, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, and Mauro Messerotti, INAF-Astronomical Observatory of Trieste, Trieste, Italy

    The outcomes of the above challenges will be presented as posters at the Ninth European Space Weather Week, November 5 - 9, 2012, Brussels, Belgium.

      In the following, some images from the event. 

Peter Gallagher illustrates the three challenges to the CDAW 4 participants in the TCD SNIAM Lecture Theater.

A detail of the previous picture.

Shaun Bloomfield comments on Challenge 1.

A detail of the previous picture.

Jason Byrne illustrates Challenge 2.

Shaun Bloomfield presents preliminary results on Challenge 1.

Eija Tanskanen gives a presentation on magnetospheric substorms.

Gabriele Pierantoni gives a presentation on the SCI-BUS project.