ISWI Newsletter - Vol.8 No.09
30 April 2016

Dear ISWI Participant:

A reminder that all back issues of this newsletter are available at the ISWI website, (this site). This newsletter started in 2009, shortly after the UN/Korea IHY workshop in Daejeon, Korea.

George Maeda
Editor of ISWI Newsletter


[1] ESA-JRC Summer School on GNSS 2016, 18 - 29 July 2016 (read it)

[2] "Peru installation report on December in 2015", by H. Matsushita, ICSWSE, Kyushu University, Japan (read it)

[1] ESA-JRC Summer School on GNSS 2016, 18–29 July 2016, Italy

Joint Research Center (JRC) / CCR Ispra, Italy The objective of the Summer School is to provide the attendees with a comprehensive overview on satellite navigation, starting from the GNSS system, its signals, the processing of the observations in a receiver and finally determining the position-navigation-time (PNT) solution. Many lab work will be carried out to get attendees really “hands-on”. In addition, lectures on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and patents as well as on business aspects are given. The future of satellite systems is also discussed. Main emphasis will be put on the development of a group project using innovative ideas and covering all aspects from the idea, business plan, technical realisation till the marketing of the product or the service.

For the complete description, please see: link to document

(Sent in by H. Haubold)

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[2] "Peru installation report on December in 2015",
by H. Matsushita, ICSWSE, Kyushu University, Japan

We developed new MAGDAS site in Peru on December in 2015 under the support by Dr. Jose K. Ishitsuka, the director of Huancayo observatory of IGP, and local committees.

The purpose of this installation is to investigate and monitor detailed structure of Equatorial Electro-Jet (hereafter, it is called EEJ) or structural change of EEJ caused by ionosphere disturbances. Other participants for this installation are Dr. Shuji Abe from International Center for Space Weather Science and Education (ICSWSE), and two under graduate students from Kyushu University.

The section of "Introduction" explains brief introduction of EEJ and our purpose of this installation. The sections of "Work report at Tingo Maria" and "Work report at Tarapoto" explain our contact person at each sites, how we installed magnetometer there, and shows derived data. The section of "Future work" explains our future plan in terms of both scientific and capacity building.

For the full report, see: link to document

(Sent in by H. Matsushita )

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(1) Announcement ESA-JRC Summer School on GNSS 2016 18–29 July 2016 Joint Research Center (JRC)/CCR Ispra, Italy 657 KB pdf, one page (click link to document)

(2) MAGDAS-Peru installation report on December in 2015 Matsushita, Hiroki ICSWSE, Kyushu University, Japan 535 KB pdf, 8 pages (click link to document)

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