EISCAT_3D User Meeting: Uppsala, 28-29 May 2009

Currently the EU, EISCAT, the Rutherford-Appleton Laboratory (UK), the University of Tromsø (Norway), the Luleå Technical University (Sweden), and the Swedish Institute of Space Physics (Sweden) are financing and undertaking the EISCAT-3D design study. A user meeting will take place May 28-29 in Uppsala, Sweden, in order to present the results of the Design Study to EISCAT users. We will also discuss the science applications of EISCAT-3D as well as the next steps in the project.

The workshop will have the Beurlingsroom on the ground floor of the Ångströmlaboratoriet of the Uppsala University.

Programme summary:

May 28, Thursday:
08:30-11:30 Presentation of the EISCAT 3D Design Study - The Design Study team
10:00-10:15 Coffee break
11:30-12:30 Lunch
12:30-17:30 Users present science applications of EISCAT 3D. Confirmed speakers: Mike Kosch, Anita Aikio, Ingrid Sandahl, Stephan Buchert, Thomas Ulich, Jurgen Röttger, Esa Turunen, Antti Kero, Thomas Leyser, Mike Rietveld, John Kelly, Markku Lehtinen, Ilkka Virtanen, Asta Pellinen-Wannberg, Juha Vierinen, Pravas Mahapatra
14:30-15:00 Coffee break
18:30-19:30 Gathering at the University Museum Gustavianmum, guided tour, followed by dinner in a nearby restaurant.

May 29, Friday
9:00-9:30 Current national funding applications towards EISCAT 3D
9:30-10:30 Open discussion
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:00 Summary and next steps

The web-site of the User Meeting:
http://www.space.irfu.se/workshops/EISCAT-3D_User2009/

The presentations at the EISCAT_3D user meeting: