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The 2016 Beacon Satellite Symposium was held at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) at Trieste, Italy, from 27 June to 1 July 2016.  Click here for the announcement.

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The Boston College Institute for Scientific Research hosted the 14th  Ionospheric Effects Symposium (IES2015) in Alexandria, VA, held on 12-14 March 2015.  Click here to visit the website.  The Proceedings are being published electronically; check back for an availability announcement.

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The Boston College Institute for Scientific Research co-sponsored the 14th International Symposium on Equatorial Aeronomy (ISEA14), held at Bahir Dar University in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia from 19-23 October, 2015.  Click here to visit their website.

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Seminars are held in the ISR Conference Room,  202 Kenny Cottle Hall, 885 Centre St., Newton Campus of Boston College. See below for schedule times and topics.

 

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NEW SEMINARS, 2018-2017 Lecture Series:


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December 06, 2016 at 10:30am

Dr. Ryan McGranaghan, Dartmouth College. 
Title: Assimilative Specification of Three Dimensional Ionospheric Conductivity and Application to Global Magnetosphere-Ionosphere-Thermosphere Modeling.

Where: Conference Room, ISR, 202 Kenny Cottle Hall, 885 Centre St., Newton Campus.
Abstract: McGranaghan_BostonCollegeSeminar_abstract.pdf

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January 5, 2017 at 10:30am
Father Daniel McNamara, Manila Observatory
Tentative Title: Fifty Years of Seismic Research at Davao, Manila
Where: Conference Room, ISR, 202 Kenny Cottle Hall, 885 Centre St., Newton Campus.

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January 10, 2017 at 10:30am
Dr. Carlos Martinis, Center for Space Physics, Boston University
Title: TBD
Where: Conference Room, ISR, 202 Kenny Cottle Hall, 885 Centre St., Newton Campus.

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January 24, 2017 at 10:30am
Dr. Vadym Paznukhov, ISR, Boston College
Title: TID Study in Antarctica: Field Results from New Instruments
Where: Conference Room, ISR, 202 Kenny Cottle Hall, 885 Centre St., Newton Campus.

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February 9, 2017 at 10:30am
Dr. Min Chang Lee, Boston University/MIT
Title: Whistler Wave Interactions Experiments at Arecibo
Where: Conference Room, ISR, 202 Kenny Cottle Hall, 885 Centre St., Newton Campus.

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March 7, 2017 at 10:30am
Dr. Charles Carrano, ISR, Boston College
Title: TBD
Where: Conference Room, ISR, 202 Kenny Cottle Hall, 885 Centre St., Newton Campus.

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March 21, 2017 at 10:30am
Dr. Kathleen Kraemer, ISR, Boston College
Title: TBD
Where: Conference Room, ISR, 202 Kenny Cottle Hall, 885 Centre St., Newton Campus.

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April 6, 2017 at 10:30am
Dr. Endawoke Yizengaw, ISR, Boston College
Title: TBD
Where: Conference Room, ISR, 202 Kenny Cottle Hall, 885 Centre St., Newton Campus.

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May 18, 2017 at 10:30am
Dr. Shu Lai, ISR, Boston College
Title: Spacecraft charging mitigation using mirrors and LEDs
Where: Conference Room, ISR, 202 Kenny Cottle Hall, 885 Centre St., Newton Campus.

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PAST SEMINARS AND EVENTS:

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December 01, 2016 at 10:30am
Dr. Bodo Reinisch, Lowell Digisonde International
Title: Groundbased Measurements of Earth’s Ionosphere and Real-time Ionospheric Modeling
Where: Conference Room, ISR, 202 Kenny Cottle Hall, 885 Centre St., Newton Campus.
Slides: Reinisch01Dec2016_Ionosphere_measuring_and_modeling.pdf

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Tuesday - November 01, 2016 ***CANCELED***
Dr. Christopher Bartone, The Ohio State University
Title: Bird Strike Mitigation for Aviation using Radar and Aviation Data Links
Where: Conference Room, ISR, 202 Kenny Cottle Hall, 885 Centre St., Newton Campus.
To be rescheduled at a later date.

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Thursday - October 27, 2016 at 10:30am
Dr. Xiaoyan Zhou, UCLA
Title: Shock Aurora and Corresponding TEC Enhancement
Where: Conference Room, ISR, 202 Kenny Cottle Hall, 885 Centre St., Newton Campus.

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Speaker: Dr. Archana Bhattacharyya, Indian Institute of Geomagnetism
Title: Ionospheric Irregularities
When: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 10:30AM.
Where: Conference Room, ISR, 202 Kenny Cottle Hall, 885 Centre St., Newton Campus.

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Speaker:  Dr. Shaun Ard, ISR Boston College, Albuquerque, NM
Title:  Ion Chemistry of Metals in the Gas Phase: from Catalysis to Chemi-ionization
When: Monday, October 17, 2016 at 10:30AM.
Where: Conference Room, ISR, 202 Kenny Cottle Hall, 885 Centre St., Newton Campus.
Slides:  Ard_BC_Seminar_2016_Final.pdf

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Speaker:  Dr. Bill Burke, ISR, Boston College
Title: Some Hidden Treasure of the DMSP Database
When: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 10:30AM.
Where: Conference Room, ISR, 202 Kenny Cottle Hall, 885 Centre St., Newton Campus.
Slides: Burke_BC-ISR-4-Oct-2016-J.pdf

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Speaker:  Dr. Anthea Coster, MIT/Haystack Observatory
Title: Lise Meitner and the Discovery of Fission
When: Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 10:30AM.
Where: Conference Room, ISR, 202 Kenny Cottle Hall, 885 Centre St., Newton Campus.

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Speaker:  Dr. John Bosco Habarulema, SANSA, South Africa
Title:  New Results and Contribution of Low-latitude Electrodynamics to Mid-latitude Electron Density Changes
When: Thursday, September 8,  2016 at 10:30AM.
Where: Conference Room, ISR, 202 Kenny Cottle Hall, 885 Centre St., Newton Campus.
Slides: JB_Habarulema_BCseminar_Sept2016_presentation.pdf

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Speaker:  Dr. Segun Bolaji, University of Lagos, Nigeria
Title:  Solar Quiet Current Response in the African Sector Due to a 2009 Sudden Stratospheric Warming Event
When: Tuesday, August 9, 2016, at 11:00am.
Where: Conference Room, ISR, 202 Kenny Cottle Hall, 885 Centre St., Newton Campus.
Slides:  Bolaji_BC_Presentation_10August2016.pdf.

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