CEDAR email: CISM Space Weather Summer School Application Deadline Approaching

Michael Wiltberger wiltbemj at ucar.edu
Mon Feb 9 09:42:50 MST 2015


The application deadline for students interesting in participating in the CISM Space Weather Summer School is March 1st.
The CISM Space Weather Summer School is intended to give students a comprehensive immersion in the subject of space weather: what it is, what it does, and what can be done about it. Space weather is many things: beautiful when seen through the eyes of a sun-viewing telescope, fascinating when studied for its alien worlds of magnetic structures and phenomena, awesome when witnessed as a solar eruption or auroral storm, and devastating to the users of services it disrupts. Space weather links the Sun, the Earth, and the space in between in a branching chain of consequences. Weather systems on the Sun can spawn interplanetary storms of colossal size and energy that envelop the whole planet in electrical hurricanes. Such storms attack high-tech, complex, and expensive technological systems that provide much of the infrastructure that allows modern society to function. 
Applications are welcome from upper level undergraduates and beginning graduate students interested in pursuing a career in solar and space physics, as well as professionals interested in broadening their understanding of the space environment.  The school will provide support for travel and housing expenses for all US student participants. 
This year’s school will take place from July 13th to July 24th in Boulder Colorado at the National Center for Atmospheric Research’s Center Green Facility.
For additional information on this program and instructions on how to apply http://www2.hao.ucar.edu/Events/2015-CISM-Summer-School/

Take care,

Michael Wiltberger, Ph.D    
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