Space Weather Introductory Course

Europe/Brussels
Meridian Room (Space Pole)

Meridian Room

Space Pole

Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
Bert Van den Oord (KNMI), Jan Janssens (STCE), Petra Vanlommel (STCE), Willem-Pieter van der Laan (Koninklijke Luchtmacht)
Description

This course is intended as an entry course on Space Weather. It provides an elementary overview over the relevant aspects of space weather without invoking complicated background physics. The course is required for meteorologists, geophysicists and space staff that have high school knowledge of physics and will be providing Space Weather information to military and civilian end users. 

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    • 10:00 11:00
      Introduction to SWIC 1h Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speaker: Mr Willem-Pieter van der Laan (Koninklijke Luchtmacht)
      Slides
    • 11:00 11:30
      Coffee 30m Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
    • 11:30 13:00
      Drivers of Space Weather 1h 30m Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speaker: Dr Petra Vanlommel (STCE)
      Slides
    • 13:00 14:00
      Lunch 1h Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
    • 14:00 14:30
      Institutes important in the Space Weather field 30m Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speaker: Dr Bert van den Oord (KNMI)
      Slides
    • 14:30 15:30
      Drivers of Space Weather 1h Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speaker: Mr Jan Janssens (STCE)
      Slides
    • 15:30 16:00
      Coffee 30m Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
    • 16:00 17:00
      Drivers of Space Weather 1h Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speaker: Mr Jan Janssens (STCE)
    • 17:00 17:30
      Reflection on the day 30m Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speaker: Mr Willem-Pieter van der Laan (Koninklijke Luchtmacht)
    • 09:00 10:00
      Earth Environment - magnetosphere: SW physics & sensors 1h Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speaker: Dr Johan De Keyser (Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy)
      Slides
    • 10:00 11:00
      Visits - JHelioviewer, CACTus, ROBOSWOP, Data Centres, SSCC and P2SC 1h Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speakers: Mr Bram Bourgoignie (ROB), Dr Jennifer O'Hara (ROB), Mr Koen Stegen (ROB)
    • 11:00 12:30
      Earth Environment - ionosphere: SW physics & sensors 1h 30m Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speakers: Dr Jean-Marie Chevalier (ROB), Dr Nicolas Bergeot (ROB)
      Slides
    • 12:30 13:00
      Impact on the Earth Environment 30m Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speaker: Mr Jan Janssens (STCE)
      Slides
    • 13:00 14:00
      Lunch 1h Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
    • 14:00 15:30
      Impact on the Earth Environment 1h 30m Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speaker: Mr Jan Janssens (STCE)
    • 15:30 16:00
      Visits - Solar Demon, Solar Dome and USET Campaign 30m Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speakers: Mr Emil Kraaikamp (ROB), Dr Frederic Clette (ROB)
    • 16:00 17:00
      Reflection on the day 1h Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speaker: Dr Petra Vanlommel (STCE)
    • 10:00 10:45
      Refresher 45m Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speakers: Mr Jan Janssens (STCE), Dr Petra Vanlommel (STCE), Mr Willem-Pieter Van der Laan (KLu)
    • 10:45 11:30
      Impact on Communication & Radar 45m Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speaker: Mr Willem-Pieter van der Laan (Koninklijke Luchtmacht)
      Slides
    • 11:30 12:00
      Visits - Space Weather Briefing, STAFF, Euhforia and ComeSep 30m on site tour ()

      on site tour

      Speakers: Dr Cis Verbeeck (ROB), Dr Jasmina Magdalenic (ROB), Luciano Rodriguez (ROB)
    • 12:00 13:00
      Impact on Communication & Radar 1h Meridian Room ()

      Meridian Room

      Speaker: Mr Willem-Pieter van der Laan (Koninklijke Luchtmacht)
      Slides
    • 13:00 13:45
      Lunch 45m Cantine RMI ()

      Cantine RMI

    • 13:45 15:00
      Impacts on GPS & Satellite Operations 1h 15m Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speaker: Mr Willem-Pieter Van der Laan (KLu)
      Slides
    • 15:00 15:45
      Impacts on Power Grids & Aviation 45m Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speaker: Dr Bert Van den Oord (KNMI)
      Slides
    • 15:45 17:15
      Stoplight charts 1h 30m Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speaker: Mr Willem-Pieter van der laan (Koninklijke Luchtmacht)
      Slides
    • 09:00 10:00
      Sensors 1h Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speakers: Dr Christophe Marqué (SIDC), Mr Jan Janssens (STCE)
      Slides
    • 10:00 10:30
      Coffee 30m Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
    • 10:30 11:30
      Exercises on Ursigram 1h Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speaker: Mr Jan Janssens (STCE)
      Slides
    • 11:30 12:00
      Space Weather data exercise 30m Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speaker: Petra Vanlommel (STCE)
    • 12:00 12:30
      Questions & Discussion 30m Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speaker: Mr Willem-Pieter van der Laan (Koninklijke Luchtmacht)
    • 12:30 13:00
      General knowledge Quiz 30m Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speaker: All
      Slides
    • 13:00 14:00
      Lunch 1h Cantine RMI ()

      Cantine RMI

    • 14:00 15:00
    • 15:00 15:30
      Review Quiz 30m Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speakers: Jan Janssens (STCE), Petra Vanlommel (STCE), Willem-Pieter Van der Laan (KLu)
    • 15:30 16:00
      Wrap up 30m Meridian Room

      Meridian Room

      Space Pole

      Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
      Speaker: Mr Willem-Pieter van der Laan (Koninklijke Luchtmacht)