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Last Updated: 04/06/2022

CCMC Led Studies/Validation Effort

Operational geospace model validation

Solar and heliosphere model validation

Validation Reports Presented at CCMC Workshops

CME arrival validation studies

  • Modeling of coronal mass ejections that caused particularly large geomagnetic storms using ENLIL heliosphere cone model, A.Taktakishvili, A.Pulkkinen, P.MacNeice, M.Kuznetsova, M.Hesse, D.Odstrcil, Space Weather, Vol. 9, S06002, doi:10.1029/2010SW000642, 2011
  • Model uncertainties in predictions of arrival of coronal mass ejections at Earth orbit, A.Taktakishvili, P.MacNeice, D.Odstrcil, Space Weather, Vol. 8, S06007, doi:10.1029/2009SW000543, 2010
  • Validation of the coronal mass ejection predictions at the Earth orbit estimated by ENLIL heliosphere cone model, A. Taktakishvili, M.Kuznetsova, P.MacNeice, M.Hesse, L.Rastaetter, A.Pulkkinen, A.Chulaki, D.Odstrcil, Space Weather, Vol. 7, S03004, doi:10.1029/2008SW000448, 2009

Ambient solar wind validation studies

  • Validation of community models: 3. Tracing field lines in heliospheric models, P. MacNeice, B. Elliott, and A. Acebal, Space Weather, 9, S10003, doi:10.1029/2011SW000665, 2011
  • Validation of community models: 2. Development of a baseline using the Wang-Sheeley-Arge model, P. MacNeice, Space Weather, 7, S12002, doi:10.1029/2009SW000489, 2009
  • Validation of community models: Identifying events in space weather model timelines, P. MacNeice, Space Weather, 7, S06004, doi:10.1029/2009SW000489, 2009

CME validation studies

  • Multipoint observations of coronal mass ejection and solar energetic particle events on Mars and Earth during November 2001, T.Falkenberg, S.Vennergstrom, D.Brain, G.Delory, A. Taktakishvili, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 116, A06104, doi:10.1029/2010JA016279, 2011