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Space Weather Operations, Research and Mitigation Subcommittee

Aurora from space, cortesy of NASA Aurora Australis, courtesy of NOAA Airplane flying into the sunrise Image of power lines

The Space Weather Operations, Research, and Mitigation (SWORM) Subcommittee is a Federal interagency coordinating body of the Committee on Environment, Natural Resources, and Sustainability (CENRS). The CENRS, organized under the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), advises and assists the National Science and Technology Council. The SWORM coordinates Federal Government departments and agencies to meet the goals and objectives specified in the National Space Weather Strategy and the activities defined in the Space Weather Action Plan, both of which were released in October 2015.


Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response

February 21, 2018

In the wake of natural disasters, it is more important than ever to invest in the tools necessary to predict, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from natural disasters. The link below details information on the President’s budget, and how it supports these important goals.

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Space Weather Enterprise Forum (SWEF) 2018

October 13, 2017

Following the highly successful SWEF conducted on June 27, 2017, the National Space Weather Partnership initiated planning for SWEF 2018. The Interdepartmental Committee for Meteorological Services and Supporting Research approved plans to conduct the next SWEF in July 2018 on Capitol Hill. We will initiate preliminary planning later this year.

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January 23, 2018

The American Meteorological Society (AMS) conducted their annual conference the week of 8-12 January 2018 in Austin TX. Members of the SWORM subcommittee gave presentations during the 15th Conference on Space Weather. The panel discussion focused on next steps in space weather research and forecasting. Please note the link below takes you to a non-SWORM website.

Click here for the 15th Conference on Space Weather