RAS Specialist Discussion Meeting

January 12th 2018

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee
10:30 - 11:00 Bart De Pontieu Observational evidence for wave-based heating in the solar atmosphere
Samuel Grant Alfvén Wave Dissipation in the Solar Chromosphere
11:00 - 11:45 Philip Judge Observability of MHD waves and application to the best-ever observed flare
Joseph Hutton Ubiquitous and continuous propagating disturbances in the solar corona
11:45 - 12:15 Tobias Felipe Magnetohydrodynamic waves in sunspots: a voyage from the interior to the corona
Poster Presentation
12:15 13:00 Tony Arber Alfven wave turbulence heating models
Richard Morton Are Alfvenic waves ubiquitous in the corona?
Petra Kohutova Excitation of coronal loop oscillations by thermal instability and coronal rain
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch and poster session
14:00 - 14:30 Tom Van Doorsselaere Numerical models of wave heating of the solar atmosphere
Viktor Fedun 2-3D numerical study of jet formation in solar atmosphere
14:30 - 15:30 Maria Montes Solís Comparison of Damping Mechanisms for Transverse Waves in Solar Coronal Loops
Konstantinos Karampelas Energy evolution due to wave heating in gravitationally stratified coronal loops
Thomas Howson Investigating the energetics of the Kelvin-Helmholtz instability in oscillating coronal loops
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Poster Ajay Kumar Tiwari Damping of Alfvénic waves in solar corona with CoMP
Poster David Pascoe High-resolution Techniques for Magnetohydrodynamic Seismology of the Solar Corona
Poster Hendrik-Jan Van Damme Coronal heating and phase mixing
Poster Micah Weberg Annual Properties of Transverse Waves in the Corona over most of Solar Cycle 24
Poster Rahul Sharma Evolution of the transverse motions in spicules with height

Invited talks will be given by Tobias Felipe (IAC), Tom Van Doorsselaere (KU Leuven), and Bart De Pontieu (LMSAL)