EAST Workshop 2010: Science with Synoptic Solar Telescopes

The EAST Workshop 2010 will take place in Tatransca Lomnica in Slovakia from 4 to 7 October 2010.

Please visit the Workshop web page for more more information.

Program

Monday 4 Oct. 2010

17:00 - 22:00  Reception & Registration

Tuesday 5 Oct. 2010

09:00 - 09:15  Opening
Session 1: Science with synoptic observations  (Chair, F. Zuccarello)
09:15 - 10:10  F. Hill: The Solar Cycle (keynote talk)
10:10 - 10:35  A. Ferriz-Mas, J. A. Abreu, J. Beer: Forecasting the next grand minimum in solar activity by using cosmogenic isotopes
10:35 - 11:00  Coffee break
11:00 - 11:25  M. Bianda, R. Ramelli, L. Kleint, J. Stenflo: Synoptic observations in Locarno  based on high-resolution polarimetry
11:25 - 11:50  S. Mancuso, G. Silvio: Differential rotation of the solar corona from UVCS/SOHO  synoptic observations
11:50 - 12:15  M. Minarovjech, V. Rušin, M. Saniga: Synoptic charts of solar magnetic fields

12:30 Lunch

(Chair, M. Sobotka)
15:00 - 15:50  C. Fröhlich: Solar Irradiance Variations: What have we learned from the last  three cycles and the extraordinary last minimum (invited talk)
15:50 - 16:15  V. Rušin, M. Minarovjech, M. Saniga: Solar cycle and distribution of the green
corona irradiance and prominences
16:15 - 16:40  Coffee break
16:40 - 17:30  M. Roth: The Future of Helioseismology (invited talk)
17:30 - 17:55  J. Koza: The Ba II 6497 A spectral line as a sensitive Doppler diagnostics
18:00 - 18:30  Poster Session
18:30 - 19:00  EAST members: EAST General Assembly meeting
19:00  Dinner


Wednesday 6 Oct. 2010

Session 2: Solar patrols and networks (Chair, B. Gelly)
09:00 - 09:50  I. Ermolli: Optical patrols from ground (invited talk)
09:50 - 10:15  A. Garcia, M. Sobotka, M. Klvaňa, V. Bumba: Synoptic observations
with the Coimbra spectroheliograph
10:15 - 10:40  A. Kučera, S. Tomczyk, J. Ambróz, S. Sewell, P. Gömöry, R. Summers, M. Kozák, L. Sutherland, J. Rybák, A. Watt, P. Aumiller, M. Bodnárová: Patrol of coronal velocities and magnetic fields with a new instrument  Coronal Multi-channel Polarimeter (CoMP)
10:40 - 11:05  Coffee break
11:05 - 11:30  F. Zuccarello, L. Contarino, P. Romano: Solar observations carried out
at INAF-Catania Astrophysical Observatory
11:30 - 12:15H. Aurass: Science with synoptic telescopes - radio observations (invited talk)
12:15 - 12:40J. Koza: Workshop proceedings – author instructions
13:00Lunch

Session 3: Tools, Techniques, Databases, Archives  (Chair, A. Kucera)
14:30 - 15:20  H. Lin: Tools, Techniques (invited talk)
15:20 - 15:45  A. Lopez Ariste, C. Le Men, B. Gelly: TUNIS: High throughput narrowband  2D-Spectroimaging
15:45 - 16:10  M. Klvaňa, M. Sobotka, M. Švanda: Solar synoptic telescope - possibilities  and limitations of the design
16:10 - 16:35  Coffee break
16:35 - 17:00  P.A. Bourdin: Denoising observational data
17:00 - 17:25  B. Gelly: Progress report on EST – European Solar Telescope
17:25 - 18:20  R. Bentley: Databases, Archives and Virtual Observatories (invited talk)
18:20 - 18:45  M. Minarovjech, V. Rušin, M. Saniga: Green corona database and coronal index of solar activity
19:00  Conference Dinner (free for all - sponsored by organizers)

Thursday 7 Oct. 2010

Excursions
08:30 - 13:00  Excursion to Skalnate Pleso and Lomnicky stit observatory (depends on the operation of the cable car).
13:00 - 14:00  Lunch
14:00 - 18:00  Excursion to medieval town Kežmarok or to Spišský Castle.                    
19:00  Dinner