Program

TGF Workshop 2016: Preliminary Program

 

Tuesday, July 12

18:00 — 20:00 Welcome reception @ The Bevill Center

Wednesday, July 13

9:00 — 9:30 Coffee / registration

9:30 — 10:00 Joseph Dwyer

Relativistic feedback discharge models and lightning leader models of terrestrial gamma-ray flashes

10:00 — 10:30 Ningyu Liu

Properties of terrestrial gamma ray flashes produced by relativistic feedback discharges

10:30 — 11:00 Gerard Fitzpatrick

The second Fermi Gamma-ray Burst (GBM) TGF catalog

11:00 — 11:30 Coffee / poster viewing

11:30 — 12:00 Eric Grove

An Intense Terrestrial Gamma-ray Flash Observed at Ground Level

12:00 — 12:30 Poster talks

12:30 — 13:30 Lunch

13:30 — 14:00 Gregory Bowers

Ground observation of a multi-peak TGF during a winter thunderstorm in Japan

14:00 — 14:30 Rasha Abbasi

Study of High-Energy Particles Correlated with Lightning at Utah’s Telescope Array Cosmic Ray Observatory

14:30 — 15:00 Donald Pleshinger

Terrestrial Gamma Flashes at Ground Level – TETRA II

15:00 — 15:30 Coffee / poster viewing

15:30 — 16:00 Peter Jenke

An Overview of the Terrestrial RaYs Analysis and Detection (TRYAD) mission

16:00 — 16:30 Samer Alnussirat

TGFs measurements from high altitude aircraft

16:30 — 17:00 David Sarria

The TARANIS-XGRE Instrument for Terrestrial Gamma-Ray Flashes and Associated Electron Beams

Thursday, July 14

9:00 — 9:30 Coffee / registration

9:30 — 10:00 David Smith

Status Update from the UCSC TGF Group

10:00 — 10:30 Alessandro Ursi

AGILE and TGFs: an update

10:30 — 11:00 Bagrat Mailyan

The Spectroscopy of Individual Terrestrial Gamma-ray Flashes: Constraining the Source Properties

11:00 — 11:30 Coffee / poster viewing

11:30 — 12:00 Fanchao Lyu

The Ground Detection of Terrestrial Gamma-ray Flashes by Energetic Incloud Pulses

12:00 — 12:30 Kareem Omar

Alternative Approaches to Detecting TGFs with the Fermi Gamma-ray Burst Monitor

12:30 — 13:30 Lunch

13:30 — 15:00 Gerald Fishman

Remarks on the Discovery of TGFs

14:00 — 14:30 Oliver Roberts

Terrestrial Gamma-ray Flashes due to Particle Acceleration in Tropical Storm Systems

14:30 — 15:00 Matthew Stanbro

Terrestrial Gamma-ray Flash (TGF) Pairs Originating from the Same Storm

15:00 — 15:30 Coffee / poster viewing

15:30 — 16:30 Discussion

16:30 — 17:00 Free time

17:00 — 20:00 Closing dinner @ The Jackson Center

Friday, July 15

9:00 — 9:30 Coffee / registration

9:30 — 10:00 Hugh Christian

GLM on GOES-R

10:00 — 10:30 Rich Blakeslee

ISS-LIS

10:30 — 11:00 Mason Quick

Optical measurements from spacecraft

11:00 — 11:30 Coffee / posters

11:30 — 12:00 Discussion

 

Meeting end!

 

Posters

1. Eric Cramer Estimation of NO x Production from Terrestrial Gamma-ray Flashes

2. Sebastien Celestin Beaming geometry of TGFs: effects of the geomagnetic field

3. Maher Dayeh A possible new way to study Terrestrial Gamma-ray Flashes

4. Kevin Bradner An Overview of the Terrestrial RaYs Analysis and Detection (TRYAD) detectors

5. Anton Chernenko On the deficiency of TGFs in the presence of an atmospheric pollution

 

In case you’re interested, here’s the 2011 program.



Storm chasing with the ADELE instrument in Florida.

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