Scientific Programs

SCOSTEP has been running long-term international interdisciplinary scientific programs in solar-terrestrial physics since 1966.

PRESTO (Predictability of variable solar-terrestrial coupling) is the 2020-2024 science program for SCOSTEP.

Previous long-term programs include:       

VarSITI (2014-2018)

CAWSES II (2009-2013)

CAWSES (2004-2008)

Equatorial Processes Including Coupling (EPIC; 1998-2002)

International Solar Cycle Study (ISCS; 1998-2002)

Planetary Scale Mesopause Observing System (PSMOS; 1998-2002)

STEP-Results, Applications, & Modeling Phase (SRAMP; 1998-2002)

Solar-Terrestrial Energy Program (STEP; 1990-1997)
Middle Atmosphere Program (MAP; 1982-1985)
Solar Maximum Year (SMY; 1979-1981)

International Magnetospheric Study (IMS; 1976-1979)
Monitoring the Earth-Sun Environment (MONSEE; 1971-1989)