I was away to attend "AGU Chapman Conference Ethiopia" and to install a magnetometer near Durban, South Africa. Tomorrow I leave for "AGU Fall Meeting" in San Francisco. After that, I will catch up on my email; please bear with me.
Incidentally, I want to congratulate the new officers of "African Geospace Society". They were all elected during the aforementioned Chapman Conference in Addis Ababa. This society will produce a formal announcement ... which naturally will be circulated by this newsletter ... so stay tuned to this channel.
The item for today:
The UN Office for Outer Space Affairs has asked me to circulate the two attached documents. They are:
The first document is a write-up on the workshop that was held earlier this year during the UN COPUOS gathering in Vienna please refer to this web-site (click here) .
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(1) James Head, and Hans Haubold (2012), Space Weather Societal Impacts Workshop and Seminar at the 55th Meeting of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, Space Weather, 10, S11007, doi.10.1029/2012SW000874
(2) The text is contained in UN Document A/AC.105/823: Report of
the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee (of UN COPUOS) on its fortyfirst
session, held in Vienna from 16 to 27 February 2004, pages 27-29
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