African Capacity Building Workshop on Space Weather Effects on GNSS | (smr 3741)
Starts 3 Oct 2022
Ends 14 Oct 2022
Central European Time
Budinich Lecture Hall (LB)
Strada Costiera, 11
I - 34151 Trieste (Italy)
An ICTP Hybrid Meeting. You can submit your application for participation in presence or online.
Space Weather is a term generally used to indicate "the conditions on the Sun and in the solar wind, magnetosphere, ionosphere, and thermosphere that can influence the performance and reliability of spaceborne and ground-based technological systems and can endanger human life or health".
Studies on Space Weather effects on the Earth’s ionosphere, and therefore on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), have been ongoing for several years. Nevertheless, additional efforts are still needed to increase the involvement of the scientific community in this field of research, especially from the emerging nations. This capacity building workshop is intended to provide an in-depth view of Space Weather phenomena, including their effects on technological systems.
Specific tutorials about GNSS and the exploitation of their signals for ionospheric studies will be given with the aim of enhancing the knowledge and the research capabilities of young scientists, principally from African Countries.
Moreover, group projects on GNSS data analysis to investigate the ionospheric response to Space Weather events will be performed by the participants during the workshop.
Space Weather and Sun-Earth coupling
Ionospheric monitoring and modelling
Space Weather prediction and forecasting
Grants: A limited number of grants are available to support the attendance of selected participants, with priority given to participants from developing countries. There is no registration fee.