Space Weather Euro News Vol.3 Issue 16 (18-10-1999)

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  1. Report From The 1999 IRI Workshop
  2. Italian National Space Weather Workshop - Announcement
  3. Some ESA Tender Actions
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1. Report From the IRI 1999 Workshop
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From: Dieter Bilitza   E-mail: bilitza@gsfc.nasa.gov

REPORT FROM THE 1999 WORKSHOP

A summary report from the 1999 IRI Workshop is no available at http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/space/model/ionos/iri/iri_99_report.html.

Dieter Bilitza

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2. Italian National Space Weather Workshop - Announcement
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From: Maurizio Candidi E-mail: Maurizio.Candidi@ifsi.rm.cnr.it  

         Italian National Space Weather Workshop. Announcement.

On November 17th, 1999, a national workshop will be held in Rome, at CNR, room Marconi, Piazza A. Moro 5, on "Sun-Earth Connection and Space Weather".

Program (to be confirmed)

0930-1300 Welcome address CNR President Prof. L. Bianco
Opening speech: The Minister for Scientific Research
Official addresses: ASI,ESA,COPIT
Introduction to the scientific problem: Scientific Committee
Statements by industrial representatives

1300-1430 LUNCH BREAK

1430-1700 Contributions by italian research groups: All

1700-1800 Conclusions and discussion: All

Oral presentations will be reserved to speakers from each research group.
Some contributions will be presented as posters.

The Scientific Committee:
E. Antonucci
M. Candidi
U. Villante, B. Zolesi

Please address comments to candidi@ifsi.rm.cnr.it

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3. Some ESA Tender Actions
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From: A. Hilgers  E-mail: ahilgers@wm.estec.esa.nl
AO3555 MEASUREMENTS OF SMALL-SIZE DEBRIS WITH BACKSCATTER OF RADIO WAVES (CONTINUOUS SIGNALS)
(Open from 08/10/1999 to 19/11/1999, Act.Ref.: 99.117.02)
AO3573 ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY MISSIONS (ATM) TRIAL
(Open from 06/10/1999 to 30/11/1999, Act.Ref.: 99.136.01)
AO3622 STUDY ON SURVIVABILITY AND ADAPTATION OF HUMANS TO LONG DURATIONS INTERPLANETARY AND PLANETARY ENVIRONMENTS
(Open from 01/10/1999 to 26/11/1999, Act.Ref.: 99.1GS.01)
AO3533 ESA SPACE WEATHER PROGRAMME
(Open from 22/09/1999 to 01/11/1999, Act.Ref.: 99.1WM.01)
For more information and the complete list of ESA Tender Actions please look at:
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  • Paul Cannon, URSI-Commission G 
  • Mike Hapgood,  EGS
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  • Pierre Lantos, ISES
  • Henrik Lundstedt, Lund space weather center
  • Goetz Paschmann, ISSI
  • Jean-Yves Prado, CNES-ONERA working group on space weather
  • Michael Rycroft, ISU 
  • Volker Bothmer, EGS-Solar Physics Secretary
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