The 6th EISCAT_3D User Meeting: Uppsala, 12-14 May 2014

March 3, 2014
imageThe 6th user meeting for the EISCAT_3D project took place in Uppsala, Sweden, on May 12-14, 2014. The focus of the meeting was on complementary measurements.

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Practical information (Stephan Buchert)
Opening and welcome (Craig Heinselman)

Special topic: Complementary measurements and EISCAT_3D

  • EISCAT_3D science and complementary instrumentation (Ian McCrea)
  • Complementary measurements — Some ground-based experiences from IRF (Urban Brändström)
  • ESPAS as a platform for access to EISCAT data and complementary ground-based and satellite observations (Carl-Fredrik Enell)
  • Spectrographic and multi wavelength optical support for EISCAT_3D (Robert Fear)
  • What can multi-constellation GNSS measurements do for EISCAT_3D? (Kjellmar Oksavik)
  • Heating experiments as a complement to EISCAT measurements (Mike Rietveld)
  • Simultaneous observations of polar mesosphere summer/winter echoes with EISCAT and MST radars (Evgenia Belova)
  • MIRACLE optical measurements (Noora Partamies)
  • Japanese plans of ground-based and in-situ measurements related to EISCAT_3D (movie) (Yasunobu Ogawa)
  • SEAM: Small Explorer for Advanced Missions (Nickolay Ivchenko)
  • Swarm satellites and IS radar, a global 2 1/2-d instrument for the ionosphere (Stephan Buchert)

General EISCAT and EISCAT_3D science: New results and future plans

  • EISCAT_3D Science Case – Future challenges (Anita Aikio)
  • Probing the ionosphere with broadband low-frequency observations of ionospheric scintillation (Richard Fallows)
  • Benefits of combining ISR and optical data – for improvements of standard ISR data products! (Björn Gustavsson)
  • Climate relevant couplings between geospace environment and atmosphere (Esa Turunen)
  • Incoherent scatter measurements with KAIRA and EISCAT VHF (Ilkka Virtanen)
  • EISCAT UHF quadriphase-coded experiments (Lassi Roininen)
  • Studies of objects in near-Earth space using optical and radar measurements (Jenni Virtanen)
  • Photometric and ionization masses of meteors with simultaneousEISCAT UHF radar and intensified video observations (Johan Kero)
  • COOPEUS: The project and the future (Anders Tjulin)
  • EISCAT data levels, data products and access: Current EISCAT and EISCAT_3D (Carl-Fredrik Enell)
  • Big data and EISCAT (Ingemar Häggström)
  • EISCAT_3D – Dealing with the data, a long term perspective (Mats Nylén)

EISCAT_3D Preparatory Phase project: Current status and future plans

  • Specifications of a proposed EISCAT_3D digital receiver implementation (Markku Lehtinen)
  • VHF high band front end (Tomas Tallkvist)
  • Results from a practical demonstration of EISCAT_3D technology II (Janne Pulkkinen & Jarkko Mäkivaara)


  • E3D hosts
  • EISCAT_3D stages (and other things) (Craig Heinselman)
  • EISCAT_3D Norwegian application: Status report May 2014 (Cesar La Hoz)
  • Challenges for implementation of EISCAT_3D (Magnus Friberg)
  • EISCAT_3D Finland (Esa Turunen)
  • Current status of Japanese EISCAT_3D preparation (Yasunobu Ogawa)
  • EISCAT_3D: Funding status in the UK (Ian McCrea)
  • EISCAT_3D Preparatory Phase and thereafter (Ingrid Mann)
  • Discussion

Documents related can be found here.