Publications

Publications

YEARAUTHORSTITLEJOURNALDOI
2021Hayes, L., et alSolar Flare Effects on the Earth’s Lower IonosphereSolar Physicsin press
Georgoulis, M. K., et alThe Flare Likelihood and Region Eruption Forecasting (FLARECAST) Project: Flare forecasting in the big data & machine learning eraJournal of Space Weather and Space Climate10.1051/swsc/2021023
2020Mumford, S., et alSunPy: A Python package for Solar PhysicsJournal of Open Source Software10.21105/joss.01832
Barnes, W. T., et alThe SunPy Project: Open Source Development and Status of the Version 1.0 Core PackageAstrophysical Journal10.3847/1538-4357/ab4f7a
Guerra, J. A., et alEnsemble forecasting of major solar flares: methods for combining modelsJournal of Space Weather and Space Climate10.1051/swsc/2020042
Guerra, J. A., et alMeeting Report: The Use of Ensembles in Space Weather ForecastingSpace Weather10.1029/2020SW002443
Park, S.-H., et alA Comparison of Flare Forecasting Methods. IV. Evaluating Consecutive-Day Forecasting PatternsAstrophysical Journal10.3847/1538-4357/ab65f0
2019Bingham, S., et alSummary of the plenary sessions at European Space Weather Week 15: space weather users and service providers working together now and in the futureJournal Space Weather Space Climate10.1051/swsc/2019031
Leka, K.D., et alA Comparison of Flare Forecasting Methods. III. Systematic Behaviors of Operational Solar Flare Forecasting SystemsAstrophysical Journal10.3847/1538-4357/ab2e11
Leka, K.D., et alA Comparison of Flare Forecasting Methods. II. Benchmarks, Metrics and Performance Results for Operational Solar Flare Forecasting Systems, Astrophysical Journal Supplement SeriesAstrophysical Journal Supplemental Series10.3847/1538-4365/ab2e12
Halford, A. J., et alApplication Usability Levels: A Framework for Tracking Project Product ProgressJournal Space Weather Space Climate10.1051/swsc/2019030
Carley, E. P., et alLoss-cone instability modulation due to a magnetohydrodynamic sausage mode oscillation in the solar coronaNature Communications10.1038/s41467-019-10204-1
Morosan, D., et alMultiple Regions of Shock Accelerated Particles during a Solar Coronal Mass EjectionNature Astronomy10.1038/s41550-019-0689-z
2018Garton, T. M., et alExpansion of High Speed Solar Wind Streams From Coronal Holes Through the Inner HeliosphereAstrophysical Journal Letters10.3847/2041-8213/aaf39a
Murray, S. A.The Importance of Ensemble Techniques for Operational Space Weather ForecastingSpace Weather (Invited Commentary)10.1029/2018sw001861
Murray, S. A., et alConnecting Coronal Mass Ejections to their Solar Active Region Sources: Combining Results from the HELCATS and FLARECAST ProjectsSolar Physics10.1007/s11207-018-1287-4
Garton, T. M., et alAutomated Coronal Hole Identification via Multi-Thermal Intensity SegmentationJournal Space Weather Space Climate10.1051/swsc/2017039
2017Sharpe, M. A., Murray, S. A.Verification of Space Weather Forecasts issued by the Met Office Space Weather Operations CentreSpace Weather (Editorial Highlight)10.1002/2017SW001683
Murray, S. A., et alFlare forecasting at the Met Office Space Weather Operations CentreSpace Weather10.1002/2016SW001579
2015Murray, S. A., et alAssessing the performance of thermospheric modelling with data assimilation throughout solar cycles 23 and 24Space Weather10.1002/2015SW001163
2014Murray, S. A.Space Weather: the Importance of Observations, RMS Meeting ReportWeather10.1002/wea.2282
2013Murray, S. A., et alEvidence for Partial Taylor Relaxation from Changes in Magnetic Geometry and Energy during a Solar FlareAstronomy & Astrophysics10.1051/0004-6361/201219964
2012Murray, S. A., et alThe Evolution of Sunspot Magnetic Fields Associated with a Solar FlareSolar Physics10.1007/s11207-011-9796-4

Talks

YEARTYPETITLEMEETINGLOCATION
2022InvitedTBDAmerican Meteorological Society Annual MeetingOnline TBD
2021InvitedInternational efforts to improve solar flare forecastsIrish National Astronomy MeetingOnline
InvitedInternational efforts to improve solar flare forecastsUK National Astronomy MeetingOnline
KeynoteSolar Eruption Prediction: Where do we go from here?Second Jack Eddy Cross-Disciplinary Symposium, OnlineOnline
InvitedInternational efforts to improve solar flare forecastsNASA Goddard Heliophysics Science Division SeminarOnline
InvitedFinding the right metric: solar flare forecast evaluationMachine Learning for Planetary Space Physics SeminarOnline
2020InvitedResearch to operations requirements: a forecasting centre perspectiveAmerican Geophysical Fall Union MeetingOnline
InvitedPredicting Solar Eruptions: what has machine learning done for us?Virtual Workshop on Machine Learning, Data Mining, and Data Assimilation in Geospace (LMAG2020)Online
InvitedPredicting Solar Eruptions: what has machine learning done for us? Virtual Geospace Modeling Environment (VGEM) Workshop.Online
InvitedSolar Eruptive ForecastingAstrophysics Research Centre Seminar ProgrammeQueens University Belfast, UK
InvitedSolar Eruptive ForecastingAstronomy Group Seminar ProgrammeUniversity of Southampton, UK
2019InvitedResearch to operations for space weather forecastingPython in AstronomyBaltimore, USA
InvitedFostering scientific collaboration for improved space weather forecastingAsia Oceania Geosciences SocietySingapore, Malaysia
ContributedSunspotter: Solar Physics in the ClassroomUK National Astronomy MeetingLancaster, UK
InvitedConnecting CMEs to their solar active region sourcesUK Solar Orbiter WorkshopLondon, UK
InvitedFostering scientific collaboration for improved space weather forecastingEuropean Geophysical Union MeetingVienna, Austria
InvitedEnsembles for space weather forecastingSpace Weather WorkshopBoulder, USA
InvitedFostering scientific collaboration for improved space weather forecastingChapman Conference on Space Weather ForecastingPasadena, USA
2018ContributedSpace rain: what will the space around our world be like tomorrow?American Geophysical Union Fall MeetingWashington DC, USA
ContributedSunspotter: Solar Physics in the ClassroomEuropean Space Weather WeekLeuven, Belgium
InvitedLearning from terrestrial weather: improved verification measures for space weather forecastingTriennial Earth Science SummitVirginia, USA
ContributedEnsemble flare forecasting: using numerical weather prediction techniques to improve space weather operationsEuropean Week of Astronomy and Space ScienceLiverpool, UK.
InvitedSolar Eruptive ForecastingCentre for Fusion, Space and Astrophysics SeminarUniversity of Warwick, UK
2017InvitedEnsemble solar flare forecasting: using numerical weather prediction techniques to improve space weather operationsAmerican Geophysical Union Fall MeetingNew Orleans, USA
ContributedVerification of Flare Forecasts at the Met Office Space Weather Operations CentreEuropean Meteorological Society Annual MeetingDublin, Ireland
ContributedConnecting Coronal Mass Ejections to their Solar Active Region Sources: Combining Results from the HELCATS and FLARECAST ProjectsIAU 335: Space Weather of the Heliosphere: Processes and ForecastsExeter, UK
InvitedSpace Weather Research at TCD3rd Annual Emergency Management Research SymposiumDublin City University, Ireland
InvitedSolar Flare Prediction Team ProgressInternational CCMC-LWS Working MeetingFlorida, USA
InvitedFlare forecasting – a beginners guideFirst FLARECAST User WorkshopExeter, UK
2016InvitedThe CORSAIR algorithm – connecting the HELCATS and FLARECAST projectsEuropean Space Weather Week 13Ostend, Belgium
InvitedHELCATS Task 3.3: Inverse Modelling5th HELCATS Steering Committee MeetingDublin, Ireland
InvitedAutomatic identification of the solar surface sources of CMEs in the HELCATS databaseISSI Flare Forecasting International Team MeetingBern, Switzerland
ContributedHELCATS – Connecting Coronal Mass Ejections to their Solar Active Region SourcesIrish National Astronomy MeetingDublin, Ireland
InvitedSpace Weather Operations and Research at the Met OfficeSolar Physics and Space Plasma Research Center SeminarUniversity of Sheffield, UK
InvitedGeomagnetic storm forecastingMathematical Integrative Think Tank.University of Bath, UK
2015InvitedAn Overview of Met Office Space Weather Operations and ResearchRoyal Observatory Belgium SeminarBrussels, Belgium
InvitedTransitioning space weather models to operations at the Met OfficeUK National Astronomy MeetingLLandudo, Wales
InvitedExtending the Met Office Unified Model to the thermosphere, and coupling it with TIEGCMRAS Specialist Discussion MeetingLondon, UK
InvitedFlare Forecasting at the Met Office, ISSI Team MeetingBern, Switzerland
InvitedFLARECAST: Dissemination to government and industry, FLARECAST Kick-Off MeetingBrussels, Belgium
2014ContributedSpace weather services and research at the Met OfficeEuropean Solar Physics MeetingDublin, Ireland
InvitedMet Office Space Weather ResearchKirtland Air Force Base SeminarAlbuquerque, USA
2013ContributedATMOP splinter session: WP5 and WP6 resultsEuropean Space Weather Week 10Antwerp, Belgium
2012ContributedSunspot Magnetic Geometry and Energy Changes associated with a Solar FlareUK-Germany National Astronomy MeetingManchester, UK.
2011ContributedEvolution of sunspot magnetic fields associated with flaringUK National Astronomy MeetingLlandudno, Wales
2009ContributedComplex Magnetic Topologies of Solar Active RegionsUSO Summer School on Solar MagnetismDwingeloo, Netherlands

Meetings Organised

YEARMEETINGLOCATION
2022Planetary Radio Emissions ConferenceDublin, Ireland
IAU Symposium 361Cavan, Ireland
HESS collaboration spring meetingDublin, Ireland
2021Space Weather Strategy, White Papers, and Roadmaps: Pathways to the Future @ American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting SessionOnline
2020Irish National Astronomy MeetingOnline
Python in Astronomy ConferenceOnline
International Space Weather Action Teams Inaugural Working MeetingFlorida, USA
2019A Global Network of International Action Teams Targeting Improvements of Resilience to Space Weather @ American Geophysical Union Fall MeetingSan Fransisco, USA
Uncertainty Quantification and Statistical Best Practices for Space Weather @ American Geophysical Union Fall MeetingSan Fransisco, USA
Machine Learning in Heliophysics ConferenceAmsterdam, Netherlands
Ensemble Forecasts in Space Weather: Science and Operations Workshop@ Lorentz CenterLeiden, Netherlands
2018Quantifying Uncertainty in Space Weather Modeling and Forecasting @ American Geophysical Union Fall MeetingDC, USA
Challenges in Extreme Space Weather Research: Science, Applications, and Policies for Rare Events December 2018, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Session, DC, USA.DC, USA
Flare forecasting: where are we and where should we be going? @ European Space Weather Week 15Leuven, Belgium
Operations/Services Plenary Session @ European Space Weather Week 15Leuven, Belgium
The use of observations and models to improve space weather forecasting capabilities @ European Geosciences Union General AssemblyVienna, Austria
2017Space Weather: A Multidisciplinary Approach @ Lorentz CentreLeiden, Netherlands
The use of observations and models to improve space weather forecasting capabilities @ European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.Vienna, Austria
Solar Flare Prediction Team Working Meeting @ International CCMC-LWS Working MeetingFlorida, USA
FLARECAST Project First User WorkshopExeter, UK
2016Community-wide space weather scoreboards: research assessment of real-time forecasting models and techniques @ European Space Weather Week 13Ostend, Belgium
The 5th Bi-annual Steering Committee Meeting of the HELCATS projectDublin, Ireland
Space Weather Risks and Challenges for IrelandDublin, Ireland
2015Solar wind initiation, evolution, and interplanetary consequences @ UK National Astronomy MeetingLlandudno, Wales

Posters

YEARTITLEMEETINGLOCATION
2020SunPy 2.0: the community-developed open-source solar data analysis environment for Python, , Online.American Geophysical Union Fall MeetingDublin, Ireland
SunPy: The community-developed, free, and open-source solar data analysis environment for PythonUK Solar Physics Specialist Discussion DayOnline
2019Astronomical Midlands ProgrammeNational Astronomy MeetingLancaster, UK
2018Fostering scientific collaboration for improved space weather forecasting: Combining the results of the EU HELCATS and FLARECAST Projects,​ American Geophysical Union Fall MeetingWashington DC, USA
Modelling Ensemble Forecasts of Solar FlaresEuropean Meteorological Society Annual MeetingDublin, Ireland
Verification of flare forecasts at the Met Office Space Weather Operations CentreIAU 335: Space Weather of the Heliosphere: Processes and ForecastsExeter, UK
2017Connecting Coronal Mass Ejections to their Solar Active Region SourcesEuropean Geophysical Union MeetingVienna, Austria
CME Properties and Source Region Characteristics: HELCATS ResultsEuropean Geophysical Union MeetingVienna, Austria
2016Community-wide space weather Scoreboards: Facilitating the Validation of Real-time CME, Flare, and SEP ForecastsAmerican Geophysical Union Fall MeetingSan Fransisco, USA
Verification of flare forecasts at the Met Office Space Weather Operations CentreEuropean Space Weather Week 13Ostend, Belgium
CME kinematics and solar source region characteristics – HELCATS resultsEuropean Space Weather Week 13Ostend, Belgium
Space Weather Research at Trinity College DublinSpace Weather: Risks and Challenges for IrelandDublin, Ireland
2015Verification of Space Weather Forecasts using Terrestrial Weather ApproachesAmerican Geophysical Union Fall MeetingSan Fransisco, USA
Flare forecasting developments at the Met OfficeEuropean Space Weather Week 12Ostend, Belgium
Real time forecasting methods validation with the Flare ScoreboardEuropean Space Weather Week 12Ostend, Belgium
2014An inclination to flaring: Active region magnetic field changes during a solar flareEuropean Solar Physics MeetingDublin, Ireland
Assessing the performance of thermospheric modelling with data assimilation: results of the ATMOP projectSpace Weather WorkshopBoulder, USA
2013Comparison of thermospheric data assimilation with a drag temperature model for operational nowcasting and forecastingRAS Discussion Meeting on Space WeatherLondon, UK
Comparison of EnOI data assimilation into two physical models of the thermosphereEuropean Space Weather Week 10London, UK
Comparison of thermospheric data assimilation with a drag temperature model for operational nowcasting and forecastingEuropean Space Weather Week 12Antwerp, Belgium
The Big, the Bad and the Ugly – Citizen scientist sunspot classification with Sunspot ZooUK National Astronomy MeetingSt Andrews, Scotland
2012Variation of Magnetic Field Inclination across a Magnetic Neutral Line during a Solar FlareHinode 6St Andrews, Scotland
Sunspot Magnetic Geometry and Energy Changes associated with a Solar FlareASGI Spring MeetingBirr, Ireland
What is the Astrophysics Research Group at TCD doing to understand Space Weather?Irish Meteorological SocietyDublin, Ireland
Magnetic Geometry and Energy Changes associated with a Solar FlareRAS Discussion Meeting on Solar EruptionsLondon, UK
2010Sunspot Magnetic Field evolution over the course of a Solar FlareRIA Meeting: The Transient UniverseDublin, Ireland
Murray, S. A., et al., August 2010, Flare-Related Evolution of Sunspot 3D Magnetic FieldsIAU Symposium 273: Physics of Sun and Star SpotsVentura, USA

Theses

YEARTITLEDEGREEUNIVERSITY
2012Fields and Flares: Understanding the Complex Magnetic Topologies of Solar Active RegionsPhD Solar PhysicsTrinity College Dublin
2008The Physics of Radio Loud Solar FlaresMSc (Dist.) Space ScienceUniversity College London
2007Tracing Particles from the Sun to the Earth’s IonosphereB.A. Hons. Mod. Physics and AstrophysicsTrinity College Dublin