Dear ISWI Participant:
This newsletter can announce your space-weather-related events (meetings, schools, etc.).
 CALLISTO status report/newsletter #61 Bright solar radio type II burst on May 5th 2016 (read it)
 Call for applications: space weather week medals (read it)
 NOAA's big space weather satellite ready for action, finally (read it)
 CALLISTO status report/newsletter #61
Today there was quite some activity on the Sun after a long period of silence. Here the latest plots form a Callisto station in Greenland. Beside the bursts presented in the report, there were a few more type III detected.
Best regards, Christian
(Sent in by Christian Monstein)
 Call for applications: Space Weather Week medals
In 2013, a set of three medals in Space Weather have been created at the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the European Space Weather Week. These medals are now an annual event, with a specific medal ceremony during the European Space Weather Week (November 2016, Belgium, http://www.stce.be/esww13/).
The International Kristian Birkeland medal for Space Weather and Space Climate relates to outstanding scientific or technological results.
The International Marcel Nicolet medal for Space Weather and Space Climate rewards efforts to structure the space weather community at an international level.
The International Alexander Chizhevsky medal for Space Weather and Space Climate rewards a young researcher (PhD or having defended his thesis within the last 8 years prior to the ESWW 13, i.e. after October 30th, 2008) for major contributions to space weather research and/or services.
In order to propose a candidate, please send a pdf document including:
(*) Your name, first name, professional address.
(*) The name, first name, professional address of the person that you suggest for a prize.
(*) Which of the three prizes is concerned for your nomination.
(*) Reasons for the nomination (two pages). Please, make sure that these reasons relate to space weather and fulfill the criteria below.
(*) As far as possible, add a CV of the suggested person. If you do not want to ask her/him a CV and if you do not find any on a web personal page for example, send at least a CV that emphasizes the points for which the application is made (publications, achievements).
(*) If possible, please include letters of support from other two colleagues, possibly from other countries than yours. You may also include those two colleagues as co-signatories on the proposal.
(*) Up to five references (journal articles, prizes, patents… …).
(Sent in by Jean Lilensten)