Welcome

Welcome to the new EISCAT3D project website This is a new site providing information about the EISCAT3D construction as well as being the archive for the projects preceeding the construction. The old EISCAT_3D project web site at eiscat3d.se will be kept for a short while though it will not be Read more…

EISCAT_3D Project History

A little bit of project history. In 2004, a project was suggested under European Commission’s FP6 programme: Design Study EISCAT_3D European Next Generation Incoherent Scatter Radar The radars of the European Incoherent Scatter Scientific Association (EISCAT) are the World’s leading ground based instruments providing high quality radar observations of the Read more…

New recruitment

Updated on June 11, 2018 by Emma UnanderNew recruitment Today Dr. Rikard Slapak join us at Headquarters. Rikard started his career as a PhD student at the Swedish Institute of Space Physics (IRF) and got his Doctors degree at LTU. Since then he has been working at LTU as a researcher for the Department Read more…

EOSC-hub project

Updated on February 7, 2018 by Emma UnanderEOSC-hub project The EOSC-hub project started on 01 January,  was officially recently launched. The project brings together 100 partners, EISCAT is one of them, from more than 50 countries and will develop the vision of the Hub as the integration and management system of Read more…

New recruitment

Updated on June 11, 2018 by Emma UnanderThe EISCAT3D Project Leader has now been appointed We have had a lot of interest for the vacancy of Project Leader for  EISCAT3D. The opening has been filled by Mr. Johan Svensson. Johan will start his work at the EISCAT Headquarters in Kiruna, Sweden Read more…

New GUISDAP release

EISCAT releases a new version of GUISDAP. GUISDAP is the main analysis package for the ionospheric EISCAT data, but parts can also be used for other types of analysis. It also contain extra tools like visualisation, calibration and vector calculation. A new feature is lag profiling of raw voltage data, Read more…

EISCAT_3D Opening Event

Updated on September 29, 2017 by Emma UnanderEISCAT_3D Opening Event Short report (PDF) The opening event for the construction of the first stage of the EISCAT_3D system took place in Tromsø and Storfjord, Norway, on 7 September 2017. The day started in brilliant sunshine with a bus transport to UiT, the Read more…

Rocket inauguration

Updated on May 18, 2017 by Emma UnanderRocket inauguration at the Swedish Institute of Space Physics EISCAT Kiruna staff participated in the inauguration of the rocket, Centaure 2B, that Esrange Space Center has “lent out” to the Swedish Institute of Space Physics (IRF). The rocket and the rocket launcher were first inaugurated by the Read more…

Asteroid gets the name Wannberg

11807 Wannberg Asta Pellinen-Wannberg gets an asteroid named after her. Motivation: Asta Pellinen-Wannberg (b. 1953) is a Swedish geophysicist and astronomer at Umeå University known for radar observation of meteors. She studies interaction of small meteoroids with the atmosphere using high-power large-aperture radars. “Asta Pellinen-Wannberg was the first scientist in the world Read more…

March for Science

Mike marched for science In support of scientists all over the world Mike participated in The Science March last Saturday. Together with several hundred people Mike marched against fake news and reduced funding for research. The march in Tromsø was just one of about 600 marches worldwide to defend knowledge, independent research and Read more…