Space Weather Introductory Course

chaired by Willem-Pieter van der Laan (Koninklijke Luchtmacht), Bert Van den Oord (KNMI), Jan Janssens (STCE), Petra Vanlommel (STCE)
from to (Europe/Brussels)
at Space Pole ( Meridian Room )
Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
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. 

Material:
Go to day
  • Monday, 8 May 2017
    • 10:00 - 11:00 Introduction to SWIC 1h0'
      Speaker: Mr. Willem-Pieter van der Laan (Koninklijke Luchtmacht)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 11:00 - 11:30 Coffee
    • 11:30 - 13:00 Drivers of Space Weather 1h30'
      Speaker: Dr. Petra Vanlommel (STCE)
      Material: Slides pdf filedown arrow
    • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
    • 14:00 - 14:30 Institutes important in the Space Weather field 30'
      Speaker: Dr. Bert van den Oord (KNMI)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 14:30 - 15:30 Drivers of Space Weather 1h0'
      Speaker: Mr. Jan Janssens (STCE)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee
    • 16:00 - 17:00 Drivers of Space Weather 1h0'
      Speaker: Mr. Jan Janssens (STCE)
    • 17:00 - 17:30 Reflection on the day 30'
      Speaker: Mr. Willem-Pieter van der Laan (Koninklijke Luchtmacht)
  • Tuesday, 9 May 2017
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Earth Environment - magnetosphere: SW physics & sensors 1h0'
      Speaker: Dr. Johan De Keyser (Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 10:00 - 11:00 Visits - JHelioviewer, CACTus, ROBOSWOP, Data Centres, SSCC and P2SC 1h0'
      Speakers: Mr. Bram Bourgoignie (ROB), Mr. Koen Stegen (ROB), Dr. Jennifer O'Hara (ROB)
    • 11:00 - 12:30 Earth Environment - ionosphere: SW physics & sensors 1h30'
      Speakers: Dr. Nicolas Bergeot (ROB), Dr. Jean-Marie Chevalier (ROB)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 12:30 - 13:00 Impact on the Earth Environment 30'
      Speaker: Mr. Jan Janssens (STCE)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
    • 14:00 - 15:30 Impact on the Earth Environment 1h30'
      Speaker: Mr. Jan Janssens (STCE)
    • 15:30 - 16:00 Visits - Solar Demon, Solar Dome and USET Campaign 30'
      Speakers: Mr. Emil Kraaikamp (ROB), Dr. Frederic Clette (ROB)
    • 16:00 - 17:00 Reflection on the day 1h0'
      Speaker: Dr. Petra Vanlommel (STCE)
  • Monday, 22 May 2017
    • 10:00 - 10:45 Refresher 45'
      Speakers: Mr. Willem-Pieter Van der Laan (KLu), Mr. Jan Janssens (STCE), Dr. Petra Vanlommel (STCE)
    • 10:45 - 11:30 Impact on Communication & Radar 45'
      Speaker: Mr. Willem-Pieter van der Laan (Koninklijke Luchtmacht)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 11:30 - 12:00 Visits - Space Weather Briefing, STAFF, Euhforia and ComeSep 30' ( on site tour )
      Speakers: Dr. Cis Verbeeck (ROB), Luciano Rodriguez (ROB), Dr. Jasmina Magdalenic (ROB)
    • 12:00 - 13:00 Impact on Communication & Radar 1h0' ( Meridian Room )
      Speaker: Mr. Willem-Pieter van der Laan (Koninklijke Luchtmacht)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 13:00 - 13:45 Lunch ( Cantine RMI )
    • 13:45 - 15:00 Impacts on GPS & Satellite Operations 1h15'
      Speaker: Mr. Willem-Pieter Van der Laan (KLu)
      Material: Slides pdf filedown arrow
    • 15:00 - 15:45 Impacts on Power Grids & Aviation 45'
      Speaker: Dr. Bert Van den Oord (KNMI)
      Material: Slides pdf filedown arrow
    • 15:45 - 17:15 Stoplight charts 1h30'
      Speaker: Mr. Willem-Pieter van der laan (Koninklijke Luchtmacht)
      Material: Slides pdf file
  • Tuesday, 23 May 2017
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Sensors 1h0'
      Speakers: Dr. Christophe Marqué (SIDC), Mr. Jan Janssens (STCE)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 10:00 - 10:30 Coffee
    • 10:30 - 11:30 Exercises on Ursigram 1h0'
      Speaker: Mr. Jan Janssens (STCE)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 11:30 - 12:00 Space Weather data exercise 30'
      Speaker: Petra Vanlommel (STCE)
    • 12:00 - 12:30 Questions & Discussion 30'
      Speaker: Mr. Willem-Pieter van der Laan (Koninklijke Luchtmacht)
    • 12:30 - 13:00 General knowledge Quiz 30'
      Speaker: All
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch ( Cantine RMI )
    • 14:00 - 15:00 Space Weather situations Quiz 1h0'
      Speaker: All
      Material: Slides unknown type filedown arrow pdf file
    • 15:00 - 15:30 Review Quiz 30'
      Speakers: Willem-Pieter Van der Laan (KLu), Jan Janssens (STCE), Petra Vanlommel (STCE)
    • 15:30 - 16:00 Wrap up 30'
      Speaker: Mr. Willem-Pieter van der Laan (Koninklijke Luchtmacht)