Location: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Address: 60 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Room: Phillips Auditorium
Date: Monday, October 28, 2013
Start Time: 10:45 am
End Time: ~5:00 pm
This meeting will focus on the basic physics of turbulence in
magnetized plasmas, as well as applications in a variety of settings.
A key goal of this meeting is to connect researchers studying plasma
turbulence across multiple disciplines who work in the New
There is no registration fee. In lieu of a formal registration
process, please include your name and email address on the following
scheduling poll if you would like to attend:
Below is the preliminary schedule, which may be subject to change. The
meeting abstracts are available here.
Talks will begin in the middle of the morning because many attendees
will be coming from out of state.
Instructions for Presenters
Because there will be members of several research communities present,
please include enough introductory information to motivate and provide
context for your presentation. If you do not have a laptop, please
let the organizers know ahead of the meeting. After the meeting,
presenters are encouraged to provide a copy of their talks (pdf
preferred) to be included on this website.
Phillips Auditorium is located at the 60 Garden Street facility of the
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, near the Harvard and
Porter Square stations on the MBTA's red line. Directions to the CfA
are available here, and
a map of the building is available here.
All cars parked in Observatory lots at 60 Garden Street during
business hours (8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.) must display a parking permit.
You may purchase parking permits at the CfA on the day of the meeting,
prior to the meeting (see below). Permits are subject to availability
and are $15 for a weekday permit, $8 for a 4 hour permit, and $4 for a
2 hour permit. Parking is somewhat limited in the CfA lots, so we
recommend arriving early, and carpooling or taking mass transit if
Day of Meeting: Parking permits can be obtained at the Harvard
College Observatory (HCO) Administrative Office, located in B-115. At
the HCO office you will need to pay by cash or check (no credit cards
allowed). You will then need to place the permit in your car.
Online: Full-day parking permits can
online prior to the meeting with a credit card. At the
bottom of the page, click "Visitor" if you are not a Harvard employee.
Visitors must register, so click on "Click Here to Register" and fill
out log-in information and your personal profile. Then follow the
directions on the screen. You will need to choose "Observatory" as
the department and use 2018 as the code. Once you completed the
process of purchasing the permit online, print out a copy of the
receipt and place it on your dashboard.
The New England Space Science
Consortium (NESSC) includes solar, space, and heliospheric
physicists from a variety of institutions including Boston College,
Boston University, the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics,
MIT, and the University of New Hampshire. Workshops are held several
times per year on topics of interest to the local space science
community. To sign up for the NESSC email list, go here.
This event is organized by:
Anne White (MIT)
Nick Murphy (CfA)