Call for Proposals within the Peer Review Programme

EISCAT Peer-Review Programme: Call for Proposals The EISCAT Scientific Association invites applications for observing time on the EISCAT facilities in 2019; by individual scientists, research groups and consortia throughout the world on equal, competitive basis. This means that anyone can apply, independent of whether or not the applicant is from an EISCAT associate country. While evaluations are merit based, in the case of two applications having similar merits in evaluation: preference will be given either to those applicants who are new to the EISCAT facilities, in order to enlarge the EISCAT user community and further more open access to the facilities, or to the applicant showing stronger educational impact in their proposal. The present call is the first one for 2019. In total, 200 hours of experiment time are open for international, peer-reviewed competition, and are available for the use of any of the current EISCAT facilities. Roughly half of this time has been allocated on the first call. Please refer to the details of the call for...
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EISCAT Peer-reviewed Program experiments

Introduction EISCAT Scientific Association invites applications for observing time on the EISCAT facilities in 2019, by individual scientists, research groups, and consortia throughout the world on equal, competitive basis. This opportunity opens in total 200 h of experiment time for international, peer-reviewed competition, and is available for the use of any of the current EISCAT facilities. Successful applicants will be awarded time on the facilities based on the scientific merit of their applications. Assistance with observing programs and data analysis will be provided. Please, if you are unfamiliar with EISCAT, contact us via the email address given below, and we will be happy to assist you, by advising you on the technical aspects of your proposal. We welcome applications both by young and established researchers. Submissions Applications for EISCAT PP time should be sent to Dr. Ingemar Häggström, by email to: ingemar.haggstrom@eiscat.se, to arrive no later than at 24:00 UTC on the submission deadline date. A confirmation of reception will be sent to the...
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EISCAT_3D is now an ESFRI Landmark

EISCAT_3D is now an ESFRI Landmark In early July, the European Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) promoted EISCAT_3D from Project to Landmark status in the 2018 update of the ESFRI Roadmap. EISCAT_3D was included in the Roadmap as a Project in the environmental domain in 2008. It is now one of 37 Landmarks, with 7 in the environmental domain. More information about the ESFRI Roadmap is available from http://www.roadmap2018.esfri.eu/...
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Open House at Rymdcampus

Open House at Rymdcampus

Welcome to Rymdcampus October 6th, 2018 at 11.00 - 15.00  Spend a Saturday with us on Rymdcampus. We have activities for both children and adults. Meet representatives from IRF, Luleå Tekniska Universitet, Esrange Space Center, Rymdgymnasiet and us Take a look at one of our new antennas that will become EISCAT3D Build your own rocket Spin like an astronaut Take the quiz-walk and compete for nice prizes Check out the instruments built by IRF, going to Jupiter Have a break and get some "fika" Free bus ride from Kiruna Bus Station at 11.00 and 12.00.   More information Website: www.rymdcampus.se Poster: Open House - Rymdcampus (Swedish)   ...
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Visit to the Kiruna site

Visit to the Kiruna site

Sweden Solar System Last Tuesday two Polish documentary filmmakers went on a tour of our Kiruna antenna. Aldona and Adam are making a documentary about Sweden Solar System. This is a scale model of the solar system with Globen, in Stockholm, as the sun.  At the Institute of Space Physics (IRF), at 950 km from Globen, we have the the Termination shock. This is the outermost limit of our sun's influence in space. Read more about Sweden Solar system: http://www.swedensolarsystem.se/en/ Read more about Aldona's and Adam's project: Blog: www.pofikasz.pl Facebook site: www.facebook.com/pofikasz/...
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Programmer / Software Engineer for EISCAT_3D work

Programmer / Software Engineer for EISCAT_3D work

Status 2018-10-11: Position filled EISCAT Scientific Association is seeking a Programmer / Software Engineer for EISCAT_3D system integration work EISCAT_3D is a modern, multi-static, phased array radar system to be deployed in Finland, Norway, and Sweden. The implementation phase started 1 September 2017 and the system will be ready for use in 2021. As Programmer / Software Engineer, you will work in the software team planning and writing the code needed to integrate hardware into the overall EISCAT_3D system. The software interfaces are well defined API’s provided by the contracted vendors supplying the hardware. EISCAT develops the overall system control for EISCAT_3D and the initial tasks for the Programmer / Software Engineer relate much to plan, code and verify the interfacing between vendor provided hardware and EISCAT’s own software platform. The EISCAT_3D system will be remote controlled in real time and the data will be processed in high throughput on-site cluster computers and transferred to one or more central archives. The development of...
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International Summer School

International Summer School on "Data Management in Environmental and Earth Science Infrastructures: theory and practice" Are you a Ph.D. student, post-doctoral researcher or data management staff working in the relevant international research infrastructures? Don't miss this opportunity to get a unique insight into the contemporary debate on Data Management in the environmental and earth sciences. In recent years, one of the major challenges in the Environmental and Earth Science has been managing and searching ever larger volumes of data, collected across multiple disciplines. The ENVRIplus project investigated a collection of more than 20 representative environmental research infrastructures (RIs) from different areas. By examining these research infrastructures and their characteristics, a common data lifecycle was identified. The data lifecycle is structured in five phases: Data Acquisition, Data Curation, Data Publishing, Data Processing and Data Use. Many different standards, approaches, and tools have been developed to support the Data Lifecycle. In particular, modern semantic technologies provide a promising way to properly describe and interrelate...
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Section leader for EISCAT Heating, Ramfjordmoen

Status 11 June 2018: Received applications being evaluated UiT-Norway's Arctic University, Faculty of Natural Science and Technology (NT-faculty) operates facilities in Tromsø and on Svalbard on assignment from EISCAT. The faculty currently has two full-time employees at the EISCAT Svalbard Radar and six full-time employees at EISCAT Ramfjordmoen. The Faculty of natural science and technology is seeking a skilled leader for exciting work at EISCAT Heating Ramfjordmoen. The main task is to lead, operate, maintain and further develop the Heating facility, located approximately 30 km south of Tromsø in Ramfjordmoen. We are looking for a person with good knowledge in the field of engineering or physics. The position assumes that one can work independently but often in a team along with others on the staff. A person with solid engineering background and with an interest in physics research or vice versa will be ideal. The position is full time. EISCAT is currently developing a modern radar which is expected to start operation around 2021. There are opportunities to...
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Site Engineer for EISCAT Svalbard Radar

Status 11 June 2018: Position filled Kiruna 2018-04-14 One of our Engineers on Svalbard is leaving for a position on the mainland so we are now seeking a new colleague. The position is formally with the The Arctic University of Norway and the posting is at https://www.jobbnorge.no/ledige-stillinger/stilling/151314/avdelingsingenioer-evt-forskningstekniker-ved-eiscat-svalbard-radar Application Deadline: 6 May 2018...
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