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Space Weather Innovation, Measurement, Modelling and Risk (SWIMMR): A programme of the UKRI Strategic Priorities Fund

Ian McCrea - STFC RAL Space

R2O and Development of Services


SWIMMR (Space Weather Innovation, Measurement, Modelling and Risk) is a £20M programme, funded by UKRI's Strategic Priorities Fund.  It concentrates on the development of new models and observing techniques, which will eventually be added to the space weather capabilities of the UK Met Office.  The programme is jointly funded by STFC and NERC, with the NERC side focusing on the transition of research models into operations and the STFC funded projects having a greater focus on enabling technology and infrastructure.  The programme officially began in 2019 and should run until 2024.  In this presentation, we will outline the progress of the projects so far, discuss plans for the immediate future and look forward to the eventual capabilities which we expect to be delivered as a result of the various SWIMMR activities.

Approaching deadlines:

Registration opens:

16 July 2020

Abstract submission opens:

16 July 2020

European Space Weather Medals:

6 September 2020

Registration deadline:

25 September 2020

Registration deadline: [extended]

10 October 2020

Abstract submission deadline:

4 September 2020