ISWI Newsletter - Vol.8 No.08
16 April 2016

Dear ISWI Participant:

Please welcome two new ISWI national coordinators:
(1) Dr. Richard Marshall, Australia.
(2) Dr. Ernesto Aguilar-Rodriguez, Mexico.

See Item [2] below.

George Maeda
Editor of ISWI Newsletter


[1] Follow-up to the CALLISTO installations in Greenland. (read it)

[2] Two new ISWI national coordinators: For Australia, and for Mexico (read it)

[3] Space Weather Users Workshop, in Australia [you could do this in your own country--Editor]
(read it)

[4] 2016 INSPIRE Workshop: International Satellite Program in Research and Education;
July 20-22, 2016, Taiwan. (read it)

[1] New CALLISTO installations in Greenland

Hi George
Attached a presentation of my colleague Kristoffer Leer from Technical University in Denmark after successful installation of two Callisto's in Greenland.

Best regards, Christian

Look at presentation here link to document

(Sent in by C.Monstein)

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[2] new ISWI national coordinators

Please welcome:

Dr. Richard Marshall
Australian Bureau of Meteorology |
Space Weather Services
PO Box 1386 Haymarket NSW 1386
Level 15, 300 Elizabeth Street,
Sydney NSW 2000

and Dr. Ernesto Aguilar-Rodriguez
Instituto de Geofisica
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

(The relevant website for Mexico ISWI is: )

(Sent in by ISWI Secretariat)

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[3] Space Weather Users Workshop

The Space Weather Services, Australian Bureau of Meteorology (formerly IPS Radio and Space Services) successfully held its inaugural Space Weather Users Workshop on 3 December 2015, 8:45am–5:00pm.

Where: Rydges Sydney Central, 28 Albion St Surry Hills NSW, Australia. (near Bureau's NSW Office)

Cost: Free (lunch and refreshments provided)

Registration closed on 31 August 2015.


Approximately 100 industry representatives and space weather enthusiasts attended this inaugural workshop.


This one-day workshop provided an opportunity to hear from expert speakers, owners and operators of susceptible technological systems, and other users of space weather services.

The workshop provided the opportunity to tour the Australian Space Forecast Centre, learn more about the Bureau's space weather services, and to provide feedback on existing and future services.

(Sent in by R. Marshall)

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[4] 2016 INSPIRE (International Satellite Program in Research and Education) Workshop
July 20-22, 2016, Taiwan.

Initially concieved as an educational tool, CubeSats are fast becoming an important platform for both scientific and commercial missions. Initiated in 2015, the International Satellite Program in Research and Education (INSPIRE) is a multiyear academic program in small satellite development providing hands on training for students in science mission planning, flight hardware development, testing, and post-launch mission operations and science data analysis.

The first INSPIRE Workshop will be held at National Central University in Taiwan from July 20 - 22, 2016, and will focus on the planning and execution of CubeSat projects in the academic setting, the use of CubeSats to address outstanding scientific questions, CubeSat payload selection strategies, as well as preliminary designs for INSPIRESat-1, and related panel discussions. We encourage participation from institutions already involved in the INSPIRE Consortum, as well as other institutions with an interest in CubeSat science mission development.

Institutions currently participating in the INSPIRE Consortum include:


(Sent in by L. Chang)

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(1) Kristoffer Leer Radio antenna on Greenland Astro science talk, 2016/04/05, DTU Space, Technical University of Denmark 2 513 KB pdf, 22 slides (click link to document)

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