Go to day
  • Monday, 27 March 2017
    • 09:00 - 13:30
      • 09:00 Registration followed by Finance/Bank Formalities 30' ( Leonardo Building - Lobby )
      • 09:30 Registration (ONLY for participants NOT staying in the ICTP Guest Houses) Please note: Subsidized paticipants should go to the Operations office FERMI Building: Monday, Tuesday, Friday 8:30-12:00 and 13:30 - 14:30. UNICREDIT BANK branch on ICTP campus, Fermi Building, opened only on Mondays and Fridays 8:20 to 13:20 and from 14:30 to 16:00 3h0' ( Enrico Fermi Building - Entrance Level )
      • 12:30 Lunch 1h0' ( Leonardo Building - Cafeteria )
    • 13:30 - 21:00 Opening Session - Welcome to ICTP S. Radicella, Bruno Nava, ICTP
      Location: Leonardo Building - Euler Lecture Hall
      • 13:30 Introduction to URSI and School Program Review 1h0'
        Speaker: I. Stanislawska. and P. Doherty (Polish Academy of Science, Poland, Boston College, USA)
      • 14:30 International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG) 30'
        Speaker: S. Gadimova (UNOOSA, Austria)
      • 15:00 Open Discussion – Participant Introductions 30'
      • 15:30 Coffee Break 30' ( Leonardo Building - Lobby )
      • 16:00 Introduction to URSI Commission F 10'
        Speaker: S. Paloscia (IFAC-CNR, Italy)
      • 16:10 Radar Sensing of Precipitation 1h20'
        Speaker: L. Baldini (ISAC-CNR, Italy)
      • 19:30 Dinner 1h30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Cafeteria )
  • Tuesday, 28 March 2017
    • 09:00 - 21:00
      • 09:00 Microwave Emission and Backscattering from Bare and Vegetated Soils 1h30' ( Leonardo Building - Euler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: S. Paloscia (IFAC-CNR, Italy)
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 30' ( Leonardo Building - Lobby )
      • 11:00 Active and Passive Microwave Remote Sensing of Terrestrial Snow 1h30' ( Leonardo Building - Euler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: P. Pampaloni (IFAC-CNR, Italy)
      • 12:30 Lunch 1h30' ( Leonardo Building - Cafeteria )
      • 14:00 Implementation of Inversion Algorithms for the retrieval of Geophysical Parameters form Microwave Data 1h30' ( Leonardo Building - Euler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: E. Santi (IFAC-CNR, Italy)
      • 15:30 Coffee Break 30' ( Leonardo Building - Lobby )
      • 16:00 Introduction to Commission G Topics 10' ( Leonardo Building - Euler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: I. Stanislawska (Polish Academy of Science)
      • 16:10 Sudden Ionospheric Disturbances (SID) in TEC Measurements 50' ( Leonardo Building - Euler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: I. Stanislawska (Polish Academy of Science)
      • 19:00 Reception 2h0' ( Adriatico Guest House - Cafeteria )
  • Wednesday, 29 March 2017
    • 09:00 - 21:00
      • 09:00 Remote Sensing with GNSS 1h30' ( Leonardo Building - Euler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: S. Skone (University of Calgary, CA)
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 30' ( Leonardo Building - Lobby )
      • 11:00 Remote Sensing with GNSS (continued) 1h30' ( Leonardo Building - Euler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: S. Skone (University of Calgary, CA)
      • 12:30 Lunch 1h30' ( Leonardo Building - Cafeteria )
      • 14:00 Introduction to Radar 45' ( Leonardo Building - Euler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: A. Coster (MIT Haystack Laboratory, USA)
      • 14:45 Introduction to Incoherent Scatter Radar 45' ( Leonardo Building - Euler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: A. Coster (MIT Haystack Laboratory, USA)
      • 15:30 Coffee Break 30' ( Leonardo Building - Lobby )
      • 16:00 Madrigal Laboratory 1h0' ( Leonardo Building - Euler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: A. Coster and S. Skone
      • 19:30 Dinner 1h30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Cafeteria )
  • Thursday, 30 March 2017
    • 09:00 - 21:00
      • 09:00 Introduction to Commission H 11h0' ( Leonardo Building - Euler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: H. C. Kletzing (University of Iowa, USA)
      • 10:00 Introduction to Space Plasmas: An Introduction to the Ionosphere and Inner Magnetosphere 45' ( Leonardo Building - Euler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: H. C. Kletzing (University of Iowa, USA)
      • 10:45 Coffee Break 45' ( Leonardo Building - Lobby )
      • 11:15 Plasma Waves, Theory of Wave Propagation through Ionized Media in Near-Earth Space 10' ( Leonardo Building - Euler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: H. C. Kletzing (University of Iowa, USA)
      • 12:30 Lunch 1h30' ( Leonardo Building - Cafeteria )
      • 14:00 Introduction to Space Weather 1h30' ( Leonardo Building - Euler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: C. Amory (LLP, France & ICTP)
      • 15:30 Coffee Break 30' ( Leonardo Building - Lobby )
      • 16:00 Space Weather Laboratory 1h0' ( Leonardo Building - Euler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: H. C. Kletzing, P. Doherty (University of Iowa, Boston College, USA)
      • 19:30 Dinner 1h30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Cafeteria )
  • Friday, 31 March 2017
    • 09:00 - 15:00
      • 09:00 Introduction to Ionospheric Modelling 45' ( Leonardo Building - Euler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: S. Radicella (ICTP, Trieste)
      • 09:45 Data Assimilation Modelling 45' ( Leonardo Building - Euler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: B. Nava (ICTP, Trieste)
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 30' ( Leonardo Building - Lobby )
      • 11:00 Introduction to TEC Calibration 1h0' ( Leonardo Building - Euler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: K. Alazo (ICTP, Trieste)
      • 12:00 LUNCH 1h30' ( Leonardo Building - Cafeteria )
      • 13:30 URSI School Review and Open Discussion 1h0' ( Leonardo Building - Euler Lecture Hall )
      • 14:30 Closing Session – Distribution of Certificates 30' ( Leonardo Building - Euler Lecture Hall )