Climate And Weather of the Sun-Earth System

A new SCOSTEP Program for 2004-2008

Second CAWSES Space Weather and Atmospheric Coupling Campaign from September 1 - October 31, 2005

The second CAWSES Space Weather Campaign is timed to coincide with the Incoherent Scatter Radar (ISR) Operations (on best effort basis) that are scheduled for the whole month of September 2005 ( The ISR world days campaign combines the efforts of an ongoing LTCS (Lower Thermosphere Coupling Studies) campaign and a MST (Mesosphere, Stratosphere, Troposphere) campaign. Coverage of the ionosphere-thermosphere for an entire month by ISRs is a rare occurrence. Combining these observations with other radio and optical measurements will provide much needed inputs to global data assimilation models. Furthermore, during this period a global observing campaign to characterize Tides and their influences from the Troposphere to the Thermosphere is being organized under CAWSES Atmospheric Coupling Processes. In addition, there are also plans to take advantage of the coordinated observations of solar filaments during September 7-21 ( being organized by International Joint Observing Program. Thus, the September-October 2005 campaign is a unique opportunity to leverage these new observations of the ITM system and of the Sun to study the entire Sun-Earth system during both quiet and disturbed intervals. You are all encouraged to participate and please send an email to any of the organizers on what instrument(s) you will be planning to operate during this period to facilitate future coordination and interaction. Please visit: for updates on these international CAWSES Campaigns.

Organizers: Janet Kozyra (), K. Shibata (), William Ward (), D. Pallamraju ()

Solar Wind and IMF Polarity Forecast for CAWSES Campaign in September 2005
-- I. S. Veselovsky and Yu. S. Shugai

CAWSES Office, Center for Space Physics, Boston University, 725 Commonwealth Ave. Boston, MA 02215 USA; Phone: 617/353-5990; FAX: 617/353-6463;