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Re: [xrt_co:02730] Re: xrt_co: - Whole Heliospheric Interval study - input for XRT obervations
Since these campaigns are both part of the WHI study, I don't think
there will be any conflict between them. I have sent your name to
the campaign organizers as a contact point for XRT.
On Nov 17, 2007, at 1:49 AM, Sakao, Taro wrote:
> Hello Ed san and Kathy san,
> I was invited by my IPS colleagues to participate in
> the WHI campaign #2 ("Origin of the Slow Solar Wind")
> and I responded to do so. It appears to me that the TOO
> campaign #3 ("Equatorial Coronal Hole Study") is mostly,
> if not all, identical to the campaign #2 as long as
> XRT is concerned, and I would cirtainly be happy to
> be an XRT coordinator for this TOO campaign as well if
> these two are not of competitive nature.
> With best regards,
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: [xrt_co:02718] Re: xrt_co: - Whole Heliospheric Interval
> study - input for XRT obervations
> From: kathy reeves <email@example.com>
> To: XRT-CO <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> email@example.com, Alphonse C. (MSFC-VP62) Sterling
> Date: Sat Nov 17 2007 04:17:31 GMT+0900
>> Hi XRT-CO's and scientists,
>> Let me clarify Ed's email below, a little. The Whole
>> Heliospheric Interval is a coordinated observing and modeling
>> campaign taking place in Carrington Rotation 2068: March 20 -
>> April 16, 2008. It is designed to study the "3-dimensional
>> interconnected solar- heliospheric-planetary system." (see http://
>> ihy2007.org/WHI/ WHI.shtml) There are many sub-studies in this
>> effort (think of it like the SUMER campaigns), and the
>> coordinators of these studies are currently looking for input
>> from the instrument teams. Alphonse and I are listed as the POCs
>> for Hinode/XRT - I think a useful to go about organizing this
>> would be for people to volunteer ideas for observing plans for
>> each of the individual studies, and give them to me, so that the
>> WHI coordinators have only one XRT person to interact with. I
>> will volunteer myself for the Polar crown filament/ cavity
>> study. Here are the other proposed studies:
>> Solar Targeted Observing Campaigns (each to be run one week of
>> CROT 2068)
>> 1) Linking the Corona to the Solar Wind at Ulysses (to occur at
>> the NE limb of the Sun)
>> Coordinator: Giannina Poletto
>> 2) Origin of the Slow Solar Wind (to occur at a streamer at the
>> limb, probably NE quadrant)
>> Coordinator: Leonard Strachan
>> Scientific Objectives: To understand the origin of the slow solar
>> wind from coronal streamer regions, including the core, stalk,
>> and boundaries. We are interested in measurements at all heights
>> in the corona and in the solar wind: Temperature, density,
>> abundance, outflow velocity measurements will be useful.
>> Also in order to study the 3D structure of streamers we would
>> like synoptic observations in all imaging instruments.
>> 3) Coronal Hole Boundary (to occur on disk, probably a polar
>> hole, but an equatorial hole if available)
>> Coordinator: Craig DeForest
>> 4) Quiet Sun (to occur on disk, near center)
>> Coordinator: Scott McIntosh
>> From Scott: "I think that we need to push for data that will help
>> us study the interplay of the constantly evolving magnetic fields
>> and various MA wave motions and observe how together they
>> generate and maintain the structures that we see in the
>> chromosphere, radiating in the transition region and maybe even
>> get a feel for how those [waves and structures] connect to the
>> corona although that is a tougher proposition. Thoughts and
>> additions to the rationale are certainly most welcome."
>> Target of Opportunity Campaigns
>> 1) Polar Crown Filament/Cavity Study
>> Coordinator: Sarah Gibson
>> 2) Active Region Study
>> Coordinator: Bob Leamon
>> 3) Equatorial Coronal Hole Study
>> Coordinator: Mari Paz Miralles
>> Scientific Objectives: To understand the origin of the solar wind
>> low-latitude coronal holes, including coronal hole boundaries. We
>> are interested
>> in measurements at all heights in the corona and in the solar wind:
>> Temperature, density, abundance, outflow velocity measurements
>> will be useful.
>> Please let me know if you have ideas for observing plans for any
>> of these topics. The coordinators of these campaigns are looking
>> for input within the next week or two.
>> Note that the WHI campaign hasn't been added to the Hinode
>> calendar yet. Alphonse, were you going to take care of
>> communicating with the SSCs, or should I?
>> On Nov 16, 2007, at 1:18 PM, Ed Deluca wrote:
>>> XRT coordinator needed for WHI low latitude coronal hole campaign.
>>> Dr. Edward E. DeLuca Smithsonian Astrophysical
>>> firstname.lastname@example.org MS 58
>>> Office 617 496 7725 60 Garden Street
>>> Fax 617 496 7577 Cambridge, MA 02138
>>> Cell 508 728 5424 USA
>>> Begin forwarded message:
>>>> From: email@example.com
>>>> Date: November 16, 2007 12:26:20 PM EST
>>>> To: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com,
>>>> firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com,
>>>> Alphonse.Sterling@nasa.gov, firstname.lastname@example.org,
>>>> email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org,
>>>> email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org,
>>>> email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org,
>>>> email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org,
>>>> email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org,
>>>> email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org,
>>>> email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org,
>>>> email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, Jean-
>>>> Andre.Sauvaud@cesr.fr, email@example.com
>>>> Subject: WHI TOO Information Requested by Nov 20
>>>> Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
>>>> Dear Colleagues,
>>>> I am the coordinator for the Target of Opportunity (TOO) "Low-
>>>> Coronal Hole" Campaign for the Whole Heliosphere Interval (WHI).
>>>> The observation period is 20 Mar - 16 Apr 2008 (Carrington Rot.
>>>> As the organizer for this part of WHI, I am requesting details
>>>> from those
>>>> who may be interested on participating during the campaign.
>>>> I need the following information from the instrument teams (by
>>>> Nov 20):
>>>> 1) Contact person for the campaign (affiliation, email
>>>> 2) Name of Instrument/Observatory that will contribute
>>>> 3) Instrument Availability (dates and UT times)
>>>> 4) Any information on instrument configuration
>>>> (wavelength band,
>>>> resolution, time cadence, FOV etc.)
>>>> 5) General Comments on potential issues.
>>>> Even if you think that you may want to participate but don't
>>>> have all of the
>>>> information, I would still like to know of your interests anyway.
>>>> I need to provide all this information to the WHI organizers so
>>>> that they can
>>>> give a presentation to the SOHO Science Working Group. Thanks
>>>> for your help.
>>>> Please don't hesitate to ask if you questions.
>>>> Best regards,
>>>> Mari-Paz Miralles
>>>> The basic description of the TOO is shown below.
>>>> Title: "Low-latitude Coronal Hole"
>>>> Dates: 20 Mar - 16 Apr 2008 (Exact dates within this period
>>>> are not set)
>>>> Scientific Objectives: To understand the origin of the solar
>>>> wind from
>>>> low-latitude coronal holes, including coronal hole boundaries.
>>>> We are interested
>>>> in measurements at all heights in the corona and in the solar wind:
>>>> Temperature, density, abundance, outflow velocity measurements
>>>> will be useful.