SDO/AIA CorPITA detection for 15 Feb 2011

What is the Astrophysics Research Group at TCD doing to understand Space Weather?

Poster presented during "The Science of Weather Forecasting" conference organized by the Irish Metereological Society in Dublin on March 24, 2012.

Extra material, bibliography and links:
Astrophysics Research Group at Trinity College Dublin
www.solarmonitor.org
Rosse Observatory at Birr Castle, Co. Offaly, Ireland.
Space weather effects image comes from a modified version of Jan Wera's image.
Events on the time line comes from Space weather effects on Communication by Lanzerotti (2007) [e-print].
SMART code is described in Solar Magnetic Feature Detection and Tracking for Space Weather Monitoring" (Higgins et al., 2010) [e-print].
Magnetic extrapolation comes from a modified version of Figure 10 in "Testing magnetofrictional extrapolation with the Titov-Démoulin model of solar active regions" by Valori et al. (2010) [e-print].
Solar images from SOHO/EIT, SoHO/MDI, SDO/AIA and SDO/HMI instruments obtained using Helioviewer.org.
Radio shock observed on April 20, 1998 from Nançay Radioheliograph (France).
Flare model cartoon is a modifed version of flare diagram.
Space weather session at Euroscience Open Forum 2012 will happen at 13'30 on July 15, 2012.