author = "Denardin, Clezio Marcos and Dasso, S. and Gonz{\'a}lez-Esparza, 
                         J. A.",
          affiliation = "{Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE)} and 
                         IAFE/UBA-CONICET and SCiESMEX/UNAM",
                title = "Review on space weather in Latin America",
                 year = "2018",
         organization = "Latin American Conference on Space Geophysics, 11. (COLAGE)",
             abstract = "The present work is a review on space weather in Latin America. It 
                         comprises the evolution of several Latin American institutions 
                         investing in space science since the 1960s, focusing on the 
                         solar-terrestrial interactions, which today is commonly called 
                         space weather. Despite recognizing advances in space research in 
                         all of Latin America, this review is restricted to the development 
                         observed in three countries in particular (Argentina, Brazil and 
                         Mexico), due to the fact that these countries have recently 
                         developed operational centers for monitoring space weather. The 
                         review starts with a brief summary of the first groups to start 
                         working with space science in Latin America. This is followed by 
                         the authors view of the current status and the research interests 
                         of these groups, which are described in relation to the most 
                         significant works and challenges of the next decade in order to 
                         aid in the solving of space weather open issues. Thereafter, it is 
                         provided a summary of scientific challenges in space weather 
                         research that are considered to be open scientific questions and 
                         how they are being addressed in terms of instrumentation by the 
                         international community, including the Latin American groups. We 
                         also provide an inventory of the networks and collaborations being 
                         constructed in Latin America, including details on the data 
                         processing, capabilities and a basic description of the resulting 
                         variables. These instrumental networks currently used for space 
                         science research are gradually being incorporated into the space 
                         weather monitoring data pipelines as their data provides key 
                         variables for monitoring and forecasting space weather, which 
                         allow these centers to monitor space weather and issue warnings 
                         and alerts. Then it presents the decision process for the spinning 
                         off of space weather prediction centers from space science groups 
                         with our interpretation of the reason/opportunities that leads to 
                         this. Lastly, the constraints for the progress in space weather 
                         monitoring, research, and forecast are listed with recommendations 
                         to overcome them, which we believe will lead to the access of key 
                         variables for the monitoring and forecasting space weather, which 
                         will allow these centers to better monitor space weather and issue 
                         warnings and alerts.",
  conference-location = "Buenos Aires, Argentina",
      conference-year = "16-20 abr.",
             language = "en",
        urlaccessdate = "19 jan. 2021"