21st European Cosmic Ray Symposium in Košice, Slovakia

9 - 12 September 2008

Conference poster

The scientific program includes oral and poster presentations covering following topics:

1. Relationship of cosmic rays to the evironment.
2. Energetic particles and the magnetosphere of the Earth.
3. Energetic particles in the heliosphere.
4. Solar-terrestrial effects on different time scales.
5. Cosmic rays below the knee.
6. Cosmic rays above the knee.
7. High energy interactions.
8. GeV and TeV gamma ray astronomy.
9. European projects related to cosmic rays.

Schedule9:0010:0011:0012:0013:0014:0015:0016:0017:0018:00 19:00

Welcome coctail

Tuesday Opening S7        S8

Lunch till  

14:30  S8  Posters

 S4 - 17:30

Wednesday S6

Lunch till  

14:30  S6    P  S5
Thursday S1 S3 - 11:00

Lunch till  

14:30     P      

Piano concert and Conference banquet

Friday S3        S2 - 11:45

Lunch till  

14:30  S2       P      S9 - 14:45

Preliminary presentations program

Monday 8 September 2008

19:00 - 21:00 Welcome cocktail  



Session 7
09:15T. WibigUltra High-Energy Interaction of CR protons
09:50R. ConceicaoNet-Baryon Physics: Basic Mechanisms
10:05M. KasztelanMeasurements and interpretation of registration of large number of neutrons generated in lead by the EAS core
10:20A. SurdoMeasurement of the inelastic proton-air cross section with ARGO-YBJ
10:35A.U. KudzhaevThe registraton of muon and hadronic components of EAS at the muon detector with threshold energy 1GeV of Baksan Neutrino Observatory
10:50A.U. KudzhaevInvestigation of muon and hadronic components at the muon detector with threshold energy 1 GeV of Carpet-2 shower array
11:05Y. Muraki - LHCf collaborationCurrent status of the LHCf experiment
11:20 - 11:45Coffee break

Session 8
11:45S. GabiciGeV and TeV gamma ray astronomy
12:20V. SinitsynaA search for astrophysical point sources of neutrino with high mountain SHALON mirror Cherenkov telescope
12:35V. Sinitsyna10 years of Flaring activity of Cygnus X-3 and new galactic Binary 2129+47XR
12:50V. SinitsynaIntegral spectra, spectral energy distributions and images of the close metagalactic sources SN2006gy, NGC 1275, Mkn 421, Mkn 501
13:05 - 14:30Lunch
14:30K. KawataObservations of TeV gamma rays with the Tibet air shower array and future prospects
14:45T. Di GirolamoSearch for emission from Gamma Ray Bursts with the ARGO-YBJ detector
15:00D. HaasPOLAR: Design of a novel X-ray polarimeter based on plastic scintillators and multi-anode photomultipliers
15:15 - 16:30

Short presentations of posters

16:30 - 17:30Coffee break, posters

Session 4
17:30I.G. UsoskinTerrestrial Effects of Cosmic Rays on Different Time Scales
18:05D.A. TimashkovObservation of heliospheric disturbances in muon component of cosmic rays at ground level
18:20R. HipplerIntegration of MuSTAnG in the international muon telescope network




Session 6
09:00M. UngerCosmic Rays above the Knee
09:35M. Giller Influence of Cherenkov light on shower light images
09:50P. GorodetzkyJEM-EUSO
10:05V.V. ProsinCosmic Ray Mass Composition by the Data of Tunka-25 EAS Cherenkov Array
10:20J.N. CapdevielleTowards the transGZK era
10:35P. LuczakMuon tracking in KASCADE-Grande: lateral distributions of EAS muon densities
10:50A.A. MikhailovArrival Directions of UHECR on the Celestial Sphere
11:05 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30C. P. KnurenkoA search for extragalactic sources of ultra-high energy cosmic rays
11:45I.I. YashinInvestigation of primary cosmic ray spectrum shape by means of EAS muon density technique
12:00T. WibigHeavy Cosmic Ray Nuclei from Extragalactic Sources above The Ankle
12:15G. HovsepyanSize and Energy Spectra of incident cosmic radiation obtained by the MAKEWT ANI surface array on mountain Aragats
12:30P. HomolaPhoton Physics with Auger
12:45E. M. SantosAnisotropy Studies with Auger
13:00A. TamburroNeutrino detection with the surface array of the Pierre Auger Observatory
13:15 - 14:30Lunch
14:30S. KlepserFirst Results from the IceTop Air Shower Array
14:45A. ChiavassaThe KASCADE-Grande experiment: an overview
15:00A. HornefferResults from LOPES, an Overview
15:15K. SinghDetection of Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays with LOFAR
15:30 - 16:00Coffee break, posters

Session 5
16:00P. PicozzaCosmic Rays below the Knee
16:35A.N. KvashninMeasurements of cosmic ray particles in the energy range of 10^11 – 10^13 eV from the PAMELA experiment
16:50C. GrimaniAspects of cosmic-ray positron astrophysics
17:05E. MocchiuttiThe PAMELA Experiment: Preliminary Results after Two Years of Data Taking
17:20A. PutzeA Markov Chain Monte Carlo for Galactic Cosmic Ray Physics
17:35M. BuchvarovaPrimary Cosmic Ray Spectra in the Planet Atmospheres
17:50A. PutzeThird flight of the CREAM experiment
18:05P. HofverbergMeasurements of low energy antiparticles with the PAMELA experiment




Session 1
09:00E.O. FlückigerThe relationship of cosmic rays to the environment
09:35S. KavlakovAtlantic hurricanes, geomagnetic disturbances and cosmic ray intensity changes
09:50W. RühmContinuous measurements of secondary neutrons from cosmic radiation at low atmospheric and low geomagnetic shielding by means of Bonner Sphere Spectrometers
10:05A.D. ErlykinWhat fraction of low cloud cover is connected with cosmic rays?
10:20J. KirkbyThe CLOUD experiment at CERN
10:35 - 11:00Coffee break

Session 3
11:00B. KleckerEnergetic Particles in the Heliosphere
11:35E. DaibogDecay Phase of Proton and Electron SEP Events
11:50M.B. KrainevOn the magnetic cycle in the GCR intensity in the inner and outer heliosphere
12:05K. KecskemétyQuiet-time proton fluxes in the streamer belt: information from Ulysses
12:20C. GrimaniThe potentialities of LISA as an observatory for solar and cosmic-ray physics at 1 AU far from Earth
12:35I.S. PetukhovDynamics of the galactic cosmic ray intensity in presence of solar wind disturbances
12:50A. StruminskyOn estimates of first solar proton arrival
13:05 - 14:30Lunch
14:30 - 16:00Posters

19:00 - 22:00 Piano concert and Conference banquet  




09:00Y.I. StozhkovCosmic ray modulation as observed in stratospheric measurements
09:15Yu. FedorovStochastic acceleration of cosmic rays in anisotropic plasma turbulence
09:30B.A. ShakhovThe iteration method to obtain the analytical solutions of the boundary problems for cosmic ray propagation theory
09:45D. Grandi2D Stochastic Monte Carlo to evaluate the modulation of GCR for positive and negative periods
10:00E.V. VashenyukRelativistic solar cosmic rays dynamics in large ground level events
10:15Yu. I. BalabinRelativistic SPE Events of 19 solar cycle: modeling study
10:30 - 11:00Coffee break
11:00P. KirályRecent Voyager data and unexpected properties of the heliospheric termination shock
11:15J. KotaGalactic and Anomalous Cosmic Rays in the Heliosheath
11:30E. EroshenkoCosmic ray variation properties during Forbush effects associated with far western solar sources

Session 2
11:45E.E. AntonovaRegular and turbulent mechanisms of relativistic electron acceleration in the magnetosphere if the Earth: Theoretical treatment and results of experimental observations
12:20V. MikhailovTrapped charge particles measurements in radiation belts by PAMELA instrument
12:35L. GrishantsevaSecondary electron and positron fluxes in the Earth magnetosphere near the geomagnetic equator
12:50 - 14:30Lunch
14:30M. GervasiEvaluation of the flux of CR nuclei inside the magnetosphere
14:45V.S. MakhmutovCharacteristics of muon flux distribution in the atmosphere during solar activity minimum
15:00A. ChilingarianSurface Particle Detectors in Space Weather forecast
15:15U.B. JayanthiAntiprotons of interstellar origin at balloon altitudes: Flux simulations
15:30I.N. MyagkovaExtreme values of SEP penetration boundaries in the Earths magnetosphere
15:45 - 16:45Coffee break, posters

Session 9
16:45C.T. SteigiesNMDB: real-time database for high resolution neutron monitor measurements
17:00K. JedrzejczakThermal neutron background measurements in Gran Sasso Laboratory
17:15A. ChilingarianResearch of the Galactic Cosmic Rays from knee till cutoff (10^16-10^19) eV at Aragats Cosmic Ray Observatory
17:30F. JansenSpace Situational Awareness and Cosmic Rays

Closing Session

A. W. Wolfendale

Cosmic Rays: Perspectives for the future



Prize for best young scientist poster



Closing Ceremony

Program - posters

Session 1

P1.02Sujeet K. MishraStudy of solar wind plasma structure and their association with Geomagnetic field variation
P1.03I. SabbahFirst geomagnetic storm ever observed from the Middle East using cosmic rays
P1.05S. KavlakovHigh Category Atlantic Hurricanes interconnection with Cosmic Ray Sharp changes.
P1.06I.G. UsoskinShort-living cosmogenic radioisotope 7Be as a tracer of atmospheric dynamics
P1.07A. StruminskyHigh energy electron spectrometer for the RESONANCE mission
P1.08A. TkachenkoThe trigger system preparation of the NUCLEON space experiment.
P1.09A.N. DmitrievaCalculation of differential temperature coefficients for muons at different zenith angles
P1.11Y.I. StozhkovIs global cooling process of climate real or not?
P1.12Y.I. StozhkovInfluence of atmospheric processes on Be-10 atom concentrations
P1.14Y.I. StozhkovEffective cross-sections and ionization rates of the atmosphere by cosmic rays
P1.16V. YankeUniversal Recording System for the Stations of Cosmic Rays
P1.17V. YankeTemperature effect of the muon component of cosmic ray and practical possibilities its accounting.
P1.20E. EroshenkoRelationships between cosmic ray neutron flux and rain flows in dependence on different latitudes and altitudes
P1.21A. MishevRelation between rain flows and neutron flux at Basic Environmental Observatory Moussala
P1.22A.S. LidvanskyVariations of Cosmic Ray Muons during Thunderstorms
P1.23Y. MurakiThe Formation of Tracks by the special type of Cloud Chambers
P1.24N.S. KhaerdinovParameters of the flux of particles generated by GCR in thunderstorm electric fields

W. Rühm

Measurement of secondary neutrons from cosmic radiation at 79N – combined analysis of data from a Bonner sphere spectrometer and a neutron monitor

P1.26D. MarinovSpace weather observations with four SREM radiation monitors
P1.27I. AngelovCosmic rays flux and precipitation
P1.28I. AngelovApplication of water cherenkov detectors for muon telescopes
P1.29J. ŠtetiarováBiochemical parameters of human health monitored in season of low and high solar activity
P1.30R. BuetikoferEffective radiation dose for selected intercontinental flights during the GLEs on 20 January 2005 and 13 December 2006
P1.31R. ShkevovInvestigation of the onboard instruments photocurrent during solar maximux
P1.32A.U. Kudzhaev

Carpet-3 – a new experiment to study primary composition around the knee

P1.33V. Rusov

Galactic cosmic rays – Clouds effect and bifurcation model of the Earth global climate. Part 1. Theory

P1.34V. Rusov

Galactic cosmic rays – Clouds effect and bifurcation model of the Earth global climate. Part 2. Comparison of theory with experiment

P1.35 V. Rusov

The detection of ultrahigh energy cosmic rays using antarctic ice

P1.36 J. Masarik

Simulation of Cosmogenic Nuclide Production Rates in The Earth Atmosphere and in The Terrestrial Surface

Session 2

P2.03K. KecskemétyThe influence of the Earth magnetosphere on solar and galactic proton fluxes
P2.04M. ZazyanCutoff rigidities and asymptotic directions for Aragats station
P2.06Subhash Ch. KaushikStudy of intense geomagnetic storms and associated cosmic ray intensity
P2.08V. MalakhovMethods of reconstruction of pitch angle distribution
P2.11A. ChilingarianHybrid particle-detector network located at Middle-Low latitudes for Solar Physics and Space Weather research
P2.12A. ChilingarianParameters of the Aragats Space-environmental Center monitors as measured at start of 24-th Solar Cycle
P2.14M. SlivkaThe geometry of relativistic electron fluxes maxima during strong magnetic storms time according CORONAS-F data.
P2.15A. MishevRecent Modeling of Galactic Cosmic Rays induced Ionization in the Earth atmosphere
P2.16Y. MurakiThe Energy Resolution of Solar Neutron Detector that will be exposed at the JEM of ISS
P2.18A. ChilingarianHybrid particle-detector network located at Middle-Low latitudes for Solar Physics and Space Weather research
P2.19J. BalážPrecipitating Energetic Electrons at high Latitude. PEEL data from HotPay-2 mission

Session 3

P3.04 M.B. KrainevOn the wavy global heliospheric current sheet in the 2D transport equation for the galactic cosmic rays
P3.05A. FarahatThe Choice of the Modulation Approximation Model and why it affects the Modulation Parameter Value
P3.07I.G. UsoskinPhenomenological study of the energy dependence of Forbush decrease recovery time
P3.08R.T. GushchinaThe reflection in the long-term cosmic rays modulation of the cyclic variations of integral and partial indices of the solar magnetic field
P3.15H. MavromichalakiA preliminary statistical analysis of the GLES in solar cycles 22 and 23
P3.20Z. KobylinskiAdoption of Elman recurrent neural networks for reconstruction of Lomnicky Stit neutron monitor data
P3.23A. MishevLead free Neutron monitor at Basic Environmental Observatory Moussala first measurements
P3.24V.E. TimofeevPeculiarities of amplitude distribution of ionization jerks
P3.25M. RybanskyForbush decreases of cosmic radiation and connected space weather events
P3.26Y. MurakiDiscovery of Solar Neutrons by the Bonar Ball Detectors onboard the International Space Station in association with the solar flare on April 15 2001
P3.27A. GilOn the quasi-periodic variations of the galactic cosmic rays intensity and anisotropy in the lingering minimum of solar activity
P3.29E.V. VashenyukNeutron multiplicity recordings during GLE 13 December 2006
P3.30K. IskraThe estimation of the parallel diffusion coeficient based on the measurements of the interplanetary magnetic field turbulence
P3.31K. IskraOn the relationship of the temporal changes of the rigidity spectrum of the galactic cosmic rays intensity variations and power spectrum density of the interplanetary magnetic field turbulence
P3.32 A. Wawrzynczak Three dimensional modeling of the GCR intensity variation with the changeable solar wind velocity
P3.33A. WawrzynczakOn the role of the Interplanetary Magnetic Field turbulence in the formation of the rigidity spectrum of the Forbush decrease of the Galactic Cosmic Rays
P3.34R. BucikSTEREO observations of source population for CIRs near weak SEP events
P3.35Y. MurakiFlux of secondary components induced by solar neutrons
P3.36E.V. VashenyukRelativistic solar particle dynamics during the December 13 2006 GLE
P3.37S. MassonThe relativistic solar particle event of 2005 January 20 : a comparative analysis of neutron monitor observations and electromagnetic signatures of particle acceleration in the corona
P3.38M. BuchvarovaOn 3D modeling of cosmic ray transport in the heliosphere with spatial diffusion tensor

Session 4

P4.02I.G. UsoskinLong-term changes of geomagnetic field and their role in regional atmospheric ionization
P4.03A.D. TimashkovThe features of the study of Forbush effects in the flux of muons
P4.05A.G. BogdanovCoupling functions for primary CR and ground-level muons at various zenith angles
P4.07V. OlenevaBehavior of the cosmic ray vector anisotropy near to interplanetary shock waves.
P4.08H. MavromichalakiGeomagnetic disturbances and cosmic ray activity in relation to human physiological parameters: A wide collaboration
P4.09P.I.Y. VelinovThe induced Ionization by Solar Cosmic rays in the Earth atmosphere and ionosphere -CORSIKA code simulations
P4.10V.S. ProkudinaThe Study of the hectometric radio bursts and energetic electrons from solar flares
P4.11A. DragicPeriodic variations of CR muon intensity in the period 2002-2004
P4.14A. MorzabaevOn the possible relation of atmospheric indices variations and geophysical perturbations
P4.15K. KudelaCosmic Ray Measurements at Lomnicky Stit
P4.16O.N. KryakunovaAlma-Ata High-altitude Neutron Monitor and Space Weather Tasks
P4.18A. SaftoiuInvestigation of solar-terrestrial effects with WILLI
P4.19M. StoriniStatistical results from a Forbush decrease study

Session 5

P5.01V. MalvezziPerformance of the PAMELA space telescope in the identification of the light nuclei cosmic rays component
P5.02L. Marcelli PAMELA mission: preliminary results about nuclei analysis
P5.08V.V. ShutenkoObservation of geomagnetic effects in EAS muon component
P5.15A.G. BogdanovMultiple interactions of muons in Baksan underground scintillation telescope
P5.16T. DjemilAtmospheric antiproton and antineutron energy spectra Calculation
P5.18P. BobikSome aspects of supernova blast wave particle acceleration stochastic method

Session 6

P6.06A. GrinyukThe optical system preparation of the TUS space experiment.
P6.08A.D. ErlykinPrimary Cosmic Ray Energy spectrum in terms of the GAMMA muon data
P6.13S.P. KnurenkoCosmic ray spectrum and mass composition in the ultra-high energy domain
P6.14S.P. KnurenkoSpati-temporal distribution of cascade particles below the maximum of EAS development with E_0>=10^17 eV
P6.19M.C. TalaiRemarkeble Cosmic Ray Events in the Knee Region
P6.20N. SakakiThe JEM-EUSO mission
P6.21D. KuempelSimulation study of UHECR particle propagation with CRPropa
P6.22D. KuempelGeometry reconstruction of fluorescence detectors revisited
P6.23A. CreusotAngular accuracy of reconstruction method and SD time variance of the Pierre Auger Observatory.
P6.24S. VorobiovThread-like multiplets of the highest energy cosmic rays events
P6.25S. VorobiovStudies of the propagation of the ultra-high energy cosmic rays in the Galactic magnetic field
P6.30S.I. RogovayaSpectrum of ultra-high energy cosmic rays from cluster accretion shocks

Session 7

P7.03Yu.N. BazhutovNew results on cosmic ray Erzions search
P7.04Yu.N. BazhutovLarge season variations received on the scintillation spectrometric telescope
P7.05Yu.N. BazhutovAbnormal absorption dependence of high ionization cosmic ray component received on the scintillation spectrometric telescope
P7.09R. PelayoPhysics beyond the Standard Model and high energy cosmic rays
P7.10Y.N. BazhutovCosmic Space Erzions Search on the Satellite Orbit
P7.13N. AgafonovaThe Energy Spectrum of Neutrons produced by Cosmic Ray Muons in LVD
P7.14O.G. RyazhskayaProblems of registration of neutrino emission from SN 1987A. 20 years later.

Session 8

P8.04V. SinitsynaThe prediction of a synchrotron self-compton emission model compared with VHE spectral energy distributions of Crab Nebula.
P8.05V. SinitsynaGeminga and Tycho
P8.06V. SinitsynaIntegral spectra, spectral energy distributions and images the distant VHE metagalactic sources 1739+522 (z=1.375) and 3c454.3 (z=0.859)
P8.09U.B. JayanthiEmission of X and gamma rays in near earth source: Lightnings
P8.10D. MartelloGamma Ray Astronomy with ARGO-YBJ

Session 9


J. Urbár

MEDIPIX2/TIMEPIX cosmic ray tracking device for ESA BEXUS stratospheric balloon flight
P9.06M. StoriniCosmic rays during IHY/CIP 57 campaigns
P9.07O.M. RotherUpgrading the Kiel Neutron Monitor


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