IAU Symposia

IAUS 300: Nature of prominences and their role in space weather

Start date/time

June 10, 2013

End date/time

June 16, 2013




Brigitte Schmieder

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Coordinating Division

Division II Sun & Heliosphere

SOC Chairs: Brigitte Schmieder (France), S.T. Wu (USA)

SOC Members: Lidia van Driel-Gesztelyi (Hungary), Nat Gopalswamy (USA), Valentin Martinez Pillet (Spain), David Webb (USA), Sara Martin (USA), Nandita Srivastava (India), Petr Heinzel (Czech Republic), Holly Gilbert (USA), Ducan MacKay (UK), Sergio Dasso (Argentina), Jonchul Chae (Korea), Moira Jardine (UK)

Editor of Proceedings: Brigitte Schmieder (France)


  1. Prominences : formation, dynamics
  2. Prominence plasma properties, including prominence seismology
  3. Magnetic field : measurements, topology, support
  4. Large-scale patterns and cyclic evolution
  5. Prominence destabilization, CMEs, reconstruction in 3D
  6. ICMEs in the heliosphere, magnetic clouds; their impact on the Earth environment
  7. Stellar quiescent and eruptive prominences and stellar CME
  8. Requirements for future instrumentation and prospects for future missions

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