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Workshop Programme

for period 9-10 August

Magnetic Reconnection in the Sun and the Magnetosphere

9-10 August

Timetable

Monday 09 August
09:00-09:30 Hornig, G (Bochum) MRT
  The topology of three-dimensional reconnection Sem 1
09:30-10:00 Gibbon, JD (Imperial College) MRT
  Singularities in 3D-Euler \& MHD Sem 1
10:00-10:15 Pontin, D (St Andrews) MRT
  Kinematic 3D reconnection at nulls Sem 1
10:15-10:30 McLaughlin, J (St Andrews) MRT
  MHD wave propagation in the neighbourhood of 2D null point Sem 1
10:30-10:45 Abel, G (British Antarctic Survey) MRT
  Fractal reconnection at the Earth's magnetopause \& associated ionospheric convection Sem 1
11:30-12:00 Pritchett, PL (UCLA) MRT
  Overview of collisionless reconnection theory Sem 1
12:00-12:30 Hesse, M (NASA, Goddard) MRT
  The physics of the reconnection diffusion region Sem 1
12:45-13:00 Huba, J (Washington) MRT
  Hall magnetic reconnection in 2D \& 3D Sem 1
14:30-15:00 Pegoraro, F (Pisa) MRT
  The role of the Kelvin-Helmholtz instability in magnetic reconnection Sem 1
15:00-15:30 Shimavoggi, BK (Central Florida) MRT
  Critical exponents and universality in fully developed turbulence Sem 1
16:00-16:15 Watt, C (Alberta) MRT
  Parameter study of ion acoustic resistivity in collisionless plasmas Sem 1
16:15-16:30 Petkaki, P (British Antarctic Survey) MRT
  Nonlinear evolution of the ion-acoustic instability Sem 1
16:30-17:00 Bhattacharjee, A (New Hampshire) MRT
  Impulsive reconnection dynamics Sem 1
Tuesday 10 August
09:00-09:30 Culhane, L (MSSL) MRT
  Observational evidence for magnetic reconnection in the solar corona Sem 1
09:30-10:00 Parnell, C (St Andrews) MRT
  Reconnection \& coronal heating Sem 1
10:00-10:15 Higgins, S (Lancashire) MRT
  Space- and time-dependent heating of solar coronal loops Sem 1
10:15-10:30 Coleman, I (British Antarctic Survey) MRT
  A critical test of reconnection theories on the magnetopause Sem 1
10:30-10:45 Kuznetsova, M (Washington) MRT
  Anti-parallel merging \& component reconnection: role in magnetospheric dynamics Sem 1
11:30-12:00 Kliem, B (Potsdam) MRT
  Some open problems for magnetic reconnection in solar flares Sem 1
12:00-12:30 Hudson, H (Berkeley) MRT
  Active-region magnetic structures \& their perturbations by flares Sem 1
12:30-12:45 Maclean, R (St Andrews) MRT
  Topology of magnetic breakout Sem 1
14:30-15:00 Alexander, D (Rice) MRT
  Exploring the nature of magnetic reconnection in solar transients Sem 1
15:00-15:30 Trattner, K (Lockheed Martin) MRT
  Anti-parallel versus component reconnection at the Earth's magnetopause Sem 1
16:00-16:30 Dorelli, J (New Hampshire) MRT
  Magnetic reconnection at the Dayside Terrestrial Magnetopause Sem 1
16:30-17:00 Baumjohann, W (Graz) MRT
  Bifurcated \& thin current sheets: CLUSTER results Sem 1
17:00-17:15 Eriksson, S (Boulder) MRT
  Walen & slow-mode shock analyses applied to high-speed flows of the near-Earth magnetotail Sem 1
17:15-17:30 Moretto, T (Washington) MRT
  Plasma depletion at the high latitude dayside magnetopause: Cluster observations Sem 1
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