International Reference Ionosphere 2019 Workshop

Hosted by Frederick University in Nicosia, Cyprus

                    
                   

Training Session

International Reference Ionosphere 2019
A COSPAR Capacity - Building Workshop
Training Week, September 2 – 6, 2019
Frederick University, Nicosia, Cyprus

SUNDAY (1 September): 
Arrival

MONDAY (2 September): 
08.15-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:30 Opening Ceremony
09:30-10:30 Ionosphere-An introduction (B. Reinisch)

10:30-11:00 Coffee/Tea

11:00-12:00 IRI-Introduction and open problems (D. Bilitza)
12:00-12:30 IRIweb and related services (D. Bilitza)

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-14:15 Forming teams and assigning research tasks
14:15-15:20 Team work with support from advisor and other lecturers

15:20-15:40 Coffee/Tea

15:40-17:00 Team work with support from advisor and other lecturers

TUESDAY (3 September):

09:00-09:45 Ionosondes and the measurements they take (B. Reinisch)
09:45-10:30 GIRO and GAMBIT: access to ionosonde data (I. Galkin)

10:30-11:00 Coffee/Tea

11:00-11:45 ESA Space Weather Activities (A. Glover)
11:45-12:30 Space Weather applications: guidelines for users and developers (F. Da Dalt)

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:15-15:20 Team work with support from advisor and other lecturers

15:20-15:40 Coffee/Tea

15:40-17:00 Team work with support from advisor and other lecturers

WEDNESDAY (4 September):

09:00-10:00 GNSS data and ionospheric studies (A. Krankowski)
10:00-10:30 Access to GNSS data (A. Krankowski)

10:30-11:00 Coffee/Tea

11:00-11:45 Radio Occultation and access to COSMIC data (H. Haralambous)
11:45-12:30 IRTAM and Real-Time IRI (I. Galkin)

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:15-15:20 Team work with support from advisor and other lecturers

15:20-15:40 Coffee/Tea

15:40-17:00 Team work with support from advisor and other lecturers

THURSDAY (5 September):

09:00 -10:00 Coupling between ionosphere and thermosphere (S. Watanabe)
10:00 -10:30 Plasmasphere modelling (S. Watanabe)

10:30-11:00 Coffee/Tea

11:00-12:00 Incoherent scatter radar and ionospheric studies (S. R. Zhang)
12:00-12:30 Access to incoherent scatter data (S. R. Zhang)

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:15-15:20 Team work with support from advisor and other lecturers

15:20-15:40 Coffee/Tea

15:40-17:00 Team work with support from advisor and other lecturers

FRIDAY (6 September):

09:00-09:45 FPMU data for ionospheric studies (J. Minow)
09:45-10:30 Representation of plasma temperatures in IRI (V. Truhlik)

10:30-11:00 Coffee/Tea

11:00 – 11:40 Representation of ion composition in IRI (V. Truhlik)
11:40 – 12:00 Real-time Modelling of the Vertical Total Electron Content (VTEC)
Using B-splines (A. Goss et al.)
12:00 – 12:15 Dry run of student presentation – Team 1
12:15 – 12:30 Dry run of student presentation – Team 2

12:30-14:00 Lunch and Group-photo

14:00 – 14:15 Dry run of student presentation – Team 3
14:15 – 14:30 Dry run of student presentation – Team 4
14:30 – 14:45 Dry run of student presentation – Team 5
14:45 – 15:00 Dry run of student presentation – Team 6
15:00 – 15:15 Dry run of student presentation – Team 7

15:20-15:40 Coffee/Tea

15:40-17:00 Team work with support from advisor and other lecturers

Lecturers:
Dieter Bilitza (George Mason University and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA)
Bodo Reinisch (University of Massachusetts Lowell and Digisonde International Inc., USA)
Ivan Galkin (University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA)
Vladimir Truhlik (Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Prague, Czech Republic)
Shigeto Watanabe (Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan)
Shunrong Zhang (MIT, Millstone Hill, USA)
Andrzej Krankowski (University of Warmia and Mazury, Olsztyn, Poland)
Joseph Minow (NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, USA.)
Alexi Glover (ESA, ESOC, Darmstadt, Germany)
Federico Da Dalt (Rhea for ESA)
Haris Haralambous (Frederick University, Nicosia, Cyprus)

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