Jun 12 – 14, 2023
Royal Observatory of Belgium - Directors Building
Europe/Brussels timezone

This is a course which is intended as an entry course on space weather, ionospheric weather and its impacts. It provides an elementary overview over the relevant aspects of space weather without invoking complicated background physics. 


The third day will take the form of a stakeholders working meeting. We will bring together Radio research, GNSS and ionospheric research, Space Weather Services and BKG activities.

The working language is English.


The fee is 750 EUR per person. Note that the STCE doesn't charge VAT.

Laptop or tablet

It is recommended that participants bring a laptop or tablet as it is helpful to check the presentations. 

This is an organisation of the Solar-Terrestrial Centre of Excellence

Royal Observatory of Belgium - Directors Building
Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussel, Belgium
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The content focuses on Space Weather and the effects on man-made infrastructure and its functionality. 

We discuss solar eruptions of very high-energy matter and electromagnetic radiation which inject massive amounts of energy in the Earth's magnetosphere and ionosphere leading to pronounced impact on navigation, communication and energy transport.

Participants are expected to have a basic understanding of waves, particles, vectors, scalar and vector fields, ...