The 4th EISCAT_3D User Meeting: Uppsala, 23-25 May 2012

The 4th user meeting for the EISCAT_3D project took place in Uppsala, Sweden, on May 23-25, 2012. Its focus was on planning for the Science of the EISCAT_3D project, particularly emphasising Space Weather.

For more detailed information, please check the meeting web-site at:
http://www.space.irfu.se/workshops/EISCAT-3D_User2012/

The programme contained the following presentations, most of them available for download by clicking the title:

EU-funded projects ESPAS and ENVRI started

EISCAT participates in two new consortia funded by the European Union through Framework Programme 7. The projects ESPAS, serving space weather and Sun-climate studies, and ENVRI, a e-infrastructure related project for the environmental ESFRI projects, recently had their kick-off meetings at the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia in Rome, Italy, on 10-11 November and 23-25 November 2011, respectively.

EISCAT Scientific Association joins the IMPRES proposal

The name of the IMPRES project stands for European Integrated Research Infrastructures for Monitoring and Predicting Space Weather. The IMPRES project aims at integrating the key research infrastructures in Europe for the observation and study of the ionosphere and magnetosphere.

For more information see the The IMPRES project web page at:
http://www.eiscat.rl.ac.uk/users/impres/

The central vision of the IMPRES proposal is:

EISCAT Scientific Association joins COOPEUS proposal

EISCAT Scientific Association has joined the COOPEUS proposal to EU for collaboration with US environmental research institutions regarding cooperation with USA on common data policies and standards relevant to global research infrastructures in the environment field. The COOPEUS proposal that was submitted in reply to the EU FP7 call INFRA-2012-3.1, and the coordinator is Dr. Christoph Waldmann from the Centre for Marine Environmental Sciences (MARUM) at University of Bremen in Germany.

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