Birkeland Centre for Space Science, Spring 2018 Workshop

BCSS members convened for their eleventh workshop on April 17-19, 2018.

On the first day, presentations were given by the leaders of each scientific team (Nikolai Østgaard, Hilde Nesse Tyssøy and Patrick Espy, Karl Magnus Laundal, Martino Marisaldi and Michael Hesse), the new members of the Scientific Advisory Board (Kirsti Kauristie of the Finnish Meteorological Institute and Hermann Opgenoorth of Uppsala University) and a representative of the Norwegian Research Council, Herman Farbrot.

On the following two days of the workshop, presentations were made by the distinguished scientific guests of BCSS:

  • Martin Mlynczak, PhD, NASA-Langley Research Center, Magnetosphere-Thermosphere and Solar-Terrestrial Coupling Diagnosed by Analysis of Infrared Radiative Cooling from SABER
  • Steve Cummer, Professor, Duke University,  The Lightning-Terrestrial Gamma-ray Flash Relationship
  • Robert Robinson, PhD, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA, AMPERE-Derived Electrodynamic Properties of the High-Latitude Ionosphere
  • Lindis Merete Bjoland, PhD, University of Tromsø, Long-term variations and trends in the polar E-region
  • Per Høeg, Professor, University of Oslo, Research activities in 4D-Space at UiO