10th International EISCAT Workshop

23. -27. July 2001 Tokyo, Japan

Session schedule

- Schedule of oral presentations -

July 23 (Monday)

09:40 - 10:30

Session I: Structure and dynamics of the aurora and the polar ionosphere

Convener: M. Lockwood/T. Ogawa

C. F. del Pozo, N. Stamatiou and M. J. Kosch
Study of Substorm Activity and Electron Precipitation with the IRIS, DASI and EISCAT Systems (Invited)

C. La Hoz, M. Rietveld, T. Grydeland, B. Isham and F. Forme
Observations of a Type of Anomalous Ion line Spectra Coincident with Enhancements of Electron Langmuir Waves and Associated with Auroral Precipitation

J. A. Davies, T. K. Yeoman, I. J. Rae, S. E. Milan, M. Lester, K. A. McWilliams and M. Lockwood
Joint CUTLASS Finland and EISCAT VHF Radar Observations of the Ionospheric Signatures of Dayside Transient Reconnection

Coffee Break (10:30 - 11:00 )

11:00 - 12:30

E. E. Woodfield, J. A. Davies, M. Lester, P. Eglitis
A Combined ESR, EISCAT and CUTLASS Investigation of the Ionospheric Plasma Properties Associated with HF Coherent Radar Spectra

J. Moen, M. Lockwood, W. F. Denig, A. P. van Eyken, I. W. McCrea, H. C. Carlson, K. Oksavik
and C. P. Nielsen
EISCAT Identification of the Polar Cap Boundary and Boundary Layer Dynamics (Invited)

D. W. Danskin, A. V. Koustov, T. Ogawa, S. Nozawa and N. Nishitani
On the Factors Controlling the Power of F-Region Coherent Echoes

A. Kadokura, T. Aso, N. Sato, I. Haeggstroem, A. van Eyken, A. Brekke, D. A. Lorentzen, J. Moen,
D. Rees, M. Syrjasuo, P. E. Sandholt, K. Hayashi, R. W. Smith, T. Mukai and C. W. Carlson
Coordinated Study on the Electrodynamics Around the Most Poleward Arc System of the Double Oval Configuration in a Substorm with EISCAT, Satellites, and Ground-Based Observations

D. Fontaine, A. Vontrat, P.-L. Blelly and M. Galand
Signatures of Cusp and Boundary Layer Precipitations into the Polar Ionosphere (Invited)

Lunch Break (12:30 - 13:30 )

13:30 - 14:50

T. Ulich, E. Turunen, P. Verronen, T. Nygren and F. S.-Schulthess
Modelling of Pulsating Aurora Observed by EISCAT with a Detailed Ion-Neutral Chemistry Model

M. Ishii, S. Oyama, S. Nozawa, R. Fujii, M. Conde, R. W. Smith, M. Krynicki, E. Sagawa,
and S. Watari
Neutral Dynamics near Auroras Deduced From Fabry-Perot Interferometers at Ramfjordmoen and Poker Flat

S. Saito, S. C. Buchert, R. Fujii and T. Hagfors
Demagnetization of Electrons in the Presence of Turbulence in the Polar Ionospheric E Region

M. Morooka and M. Mukai
Seasonal and Altitudinal Dependence of the Auroral Particle Acceleration Region Observed by the Akebono Satellite

M. J. Kosch, O. Amm, F. Honary, C. del Pozo and S. R. Marple
A Multi-Instrument Case Study of Particle Energies, Currents and Electric Fields during a Substorm (Invited)

Coffee Break (14:50 - 15:20 )

Session II: New results from the sister ESR antennas and upgraded KST systems

Convener: A. van Eyken/C. La Hoz

15:20 - 17:00

A P van Eyken
Using multiple EISCAT antennas: simple experiments, calibration and sanity checks.

I. Haeggstroem, B. Gustavsson and M. Hedin
Electron line measurements with the EISCAT VHF radar

U. P. Loevhaug, A. P. van Eyken, P. E. Sandholt and W. F. Denig
Long-period pulsed ionospheric flows observed with the EISCAT Svalbard Radar

A. Stroemme, S. Saito, C. La Hoz, U. P. Loevhaug
Observations of Triple Humped Ion Spectra Observed Field-Aligned with the Eiscat Svalbard Radar (Invited)

S. C. Buchert, Y. Ogawa, R. Fujii, A. P. van Eyken
A new type of field-aligned ion flow: up and down at the same time (Invited)

S. Saito, A. Stromme, T. Grydeland, C. LaHoz, T. Hagfors
Investigation of fine structures in the ionosphere by interferometry with the EISCAT Svalbard Radar

July 24 (Tuseday)

09:00 - 10:25

Session III: Mesosphere and thermosphere studies

Convener: A. Brekke/J. Roettger


E. Turunen
Application of radio methods and chemical modeling in D-region Aeronomy (Invited)

K. Schlegel and M. Fuellekrug
A D-region conductivity model for Schumann-Resonance simulations


W. Hocking
Turbulence and gravity waves in the middle atmosphere studied by radar and relation to other methods (Invited)

P. Kishore, S. P. Namboothiri, K. Igarashi, Y. Murayama and B. J. Watkins
MLT mean winds over Poker Flat, Alaska (65.1 N, 147.5 W) during 1998-2000

Y. Murayama, S. Oyama, W. Singer, and K. Igarashi
Comparative observation of mesospheric waves with MF radars at Poker Flat and Andenes

Coffee Break (10:25 - 10:55 )

10:55 - 12:30

T. F. Shibata, R. Funane, S. Nozawa and C.M. Hall
AGW Power Variation Around the Height of Mesospheric Wind Reversal Observed with the Tromso MF-Radar

M. Tsutsumi, T. Aso, T. Kawahara, T. Kitahara and A. Nomura
Gravity wave activity in Antarctic mesopause region

A. D. Aylward, M. J. Harris, I. C. F. Muller-Wodarg and G. Millward
Penetration of Solar Variability Effects through the Mesopause

K. Kubo, J. Roettger and S. Fukao
PMSE as Potential Indicators for an Increase of Mesopause Temperature and Electron Diffusion during the Bastille-II Solar Proton Event

J. Roettger
Scatter Cross Sections of Polar Mesosphere Summer Echoes Measured with the SOUSY Svalbard Radar on 53.5 MHz and the EISCAT Svalbard Radar on 500 MHz - Inference on Large Ions and Electron Diffusion

R. Woodman
PMSE Observations in Antarctica and other Southern Hemisphere Latitudes: Need for a Coordinated Global Campaign. (Invited)

Lunch Break (12:30 - 13:30 )

13:30 - 15:10

New systems and techniques:

T. Aso, M. Tsutsumi and C. Hall
First results of NSMR -NIPR / Norway Svalbard Meteor Radar observation in Longyearbyen in early 2001

W. Hocking
New techniques for middle atmosphere studies with radar (meteor, MF and VHF imaging) (Invited)

V. V. Belikovich, N. V. Bakhmetfeva, E. A. Benediktov and A. V. Tolmacheva (read by L. M. Kagan)
Studies of the mesosphere and the lower thermosphere by API Technique


S. Nozawa
The lower thermosphere/E-region dynamics (Invited)

S. Oyama, T. Ogawa, M. Ishii, S. Nozawa, R. Fujii, S. Watari, E. Sagawa, J. Lilensten, and W. Kofman
Relations between GWs and TIDs simultaneously observed with the EISCAT radar and a scanning FPI (630.0 nm)

S. Maeda, S. Nozawa and M. Sugino
Simultaneous measurements of neutral temperatures with EISCAT Tromsoe and Svalbard radars

C. Peymirat and D. Alcayde (read by P.-L. Blelly)
Highlights on Thermosphere/Ionosphere modelling in the high-latitude regions

Coffee Break (15:10 - 15:40 )

Session IV: HF radiowave interactions with the ionosphere
Convener: M. Rietveld

15:40 - 17:00

M. T. Rietveld
The status of present research using the EISCAT HF-facility and outlook for the future (Invited)

F. Honary, M. J. Kosch, M. Rietveld, T. Yeoman and V. Howells
Recent Heater-induced aurora observations at Troms (Invited)

B. Gustavsson, A. Steen, U. Broendstroem, T. Aso, T, Sergienko, M. Rietveld and F. Honary
Simultaneous EISCAT and ALIS observations of artificial airglow and their implications.

M. Hedin, B. Gustavsson and I. Haeggstroem
IS spectra measurement of non-maxwellian plasmas

Evening mini-course (17:15 - 18:45 )

Dr. Assar Westman ( EISCAT HQ )
On the use of the new EISCAT mainland system

July 25 (Wednesday)

09:00 - 10:50

B. Isham, C. LaHoz, T. Hagfors and M. T. Rietveld, M. Kosch and B. Khudukon
Effects of the magnetic field on Langmuir and ion acoustic waves, on transmission through the ionosphere, on artificial aurorae and a search for related SEE effects in HF heating experiments

A. V. Volosevich, C.-V. Meister
Nonlinear evolution of Farley-Buneman instability in the auroral E-region ionosphere by coherent wave interaction

H. Kohl, M. T. Rietveld and C. la Hoz
The first few milliseconds of HF-induced plasma turbulence

N. F. Blagoveshchenskaya, V. A. Kornienko, M. T. Rietveld and B. Thid'e
HF pump wave impact on the modification of the ionosphere--magnetosphere coupling (Invited)

S. R. Cash, J. A. Davies, E. L. Kolesnikova, T. R. Robinson and D. M. Wright
Using FAST satellite data to characterize the effects of the 3Hz modulated EISCAT heater experiments.

V. V. Belikovich, N. V. Bakhmet'eva, A. V. Tolmacheva, M. T. Rietveld and E. Turunen
The Artificial Periodic Inhomogeneities (API) technique to study of the mesosphere and the lower thermosphere: outlook for joint research using EISCAT and SURA heating facilities

S. Minami, M. Nishino and M. T. Rietveld
Plan to the Artificial Ionosphere Stimulation by High Power HF Radio Waves at EISCAT

Coffee Break (10:50 - 11:10 )

Poster session

11:10 ` 12:30

Lunch Break (12:30 - 13:30 )



July 26 (Thursday)

09:00 - 10:30

Session V: New hardware and software developments
Convener: G. Wannberg /T. Nygren

G. Wannberg
Technical Highlights of the Refurbished EISCAT IS Radar Systems (Invited)

M. Postila, T. Laakso, T. Iinatti and A. Westman
New digital receiver for the EISCAT mainland radars (Invited)

A. Westman, J. Markkanen, M. Postila and G. Wannberg
Digital Signal Processing Software for the Upgraded EISCAT Mainland System.

T. Turunen, A. Westman and G. Wannberg
High resolution general purpose D-layer experiment for EISCAT incoherent scatter radars using selected set of random codes

J. M. Holt, F. D. Lind, P. J. Erickson and T. Grydeland
The Open Radar Initiative (Invited)

Coffee Break (10:30 - 11:00 )

11:00 - 12:30

T. Grydeland, F. D. Lind, P. J. Erickson and J. M. Holt
Reusable Signal Processing Components for Software Radars

A. D. Aylward, S. C. Robertson, B. S. Lanchester, M. H. Rees, M. Mendillo, M. Galand, I. Furniss and I. W. McWhirter
The UCL-Southampton High Resolution Spectrograph in Svalbard: observations of Proton Aurorae

B. Damtie, T. Nygren, M.S. Lehtinen and A. Huuskonen
Application of mathematical inversion in the analysis of range-ambiguous incoherent scatter signals

J. Roettger
Radar Ground Clutter Removal Using a Hardware Digital Filter

T. Turunen
High spatial resolution experiments for incoherent scatter radars without any spatial ambiguities obtained by combining alternating codes and sets of complementary code pairs

R. Dickens
Monitoring and Control of the `radar.eiscat.esr' Device

Lunch Break (12:30 - 13:30 )

Session VI: Coordinated observations with rocket and satellite, in particular Cluster-II
Convener: H. Opgenoorth/R. Fujii

13:30 - 14:35

M. Foerster and the EDI-Team
Stormtime magnetospheric electric fields as observed by the Electron Drift Instrument (EDI) on Cluster (Invited)

A. J. Kavanagh, I. W. McCrea, P. C. Anderson and F. Honary
Enhanced D-region electron density around noon studied with EISCAT, IRIS and satellite data.

R. Fujii, S. Nozawa, S. C. Buchert and Y. Ogawa
Dependence of the ion upflow on season and geomagnetic disturbances

J. A. Wild, S. W. H. Cowley, J. A. Davies, H. Khan, M. Lester, S. E. Milan, G. Provan, T. K. Yeoman, A. Balogh, M. W. Dunlop, K.-H. Fornacon and E. Georgescu
Simultaneous observations of flux transfer events at the high-latitude magnetopause by the Cluster spacecraft and associated pulsed radar signatures by the CUTLASS and EISCAT radars

Coffee Break (14:35 - 15:05 )

Session VII: Space Weather: contributions from EISCAT and Ground Based facilities
Convener: D. Alcayde / K. Schlegel

15:05 - 16:50

A. Hilgers and E. Daly
The ESA Space Weather Initiative and its International Context (Invited)

N. Arnold
Does the Earth's space plasma environment have a bearing on the climate system? (Invited)

P-L. Blelly, J. Lilensten, L. Candler and B. Pibaret
Which information do TEC, NmF2 or FoF2 really contain? (Invited)

A. D. Aylward, I. C. F. Muller-Wodarg, G. Millward and A. L. Aruliah
Modelling the Thermospheric Effects of Geomagnetic Storms

C.-I. Meng, D. J. McMorrow, and A. T. Y. Lui
A Program to Demonstrate Space Weather Application

K. B. Baker, R. A. Greenwald, J. M. Ruohoniemi, R. J. Barnes, W. A. Bristow and J. M. Hughes
Real-Time Space Weather Products from the SuperDARN Radars

July 27 (Friday)

09:00 - 10:30

T. Ulich, N. Crosby, K. Schlegel, M. Fuellekrug, J. Manninen and M. Rycroft
SPECIAL -- Space Processes and Electrical Changes Influencing Atmospheric Layers

D .W. Danskin, A. V. Koustov, T. Ogawa, S. Nozawa and N.Nishitani
On the consistency of plasma convection derived from SuperDARN HF observations and EISCAT

R. A. Fallows, P. J. S. Williams and A. R. Breen
EISCAT Measurements of Solar Wind Velocity and the Associated Level of Interplanetary Scintillation

Session VIII: Future use and application of EISCAT
Convener: T. Hagfors/T. Aso

S. C. Buchert, S. Saito and R. Fujii and T. Hagfors
Effect of electrojet irregularities on DC current flow and on absorption in riometer observations. (Invited)

T. R. Robinson and M. Lester
Joint SPEAR, ESR and CUTLASS operations over Svalbard (Invited)

Coffee Break (10:30 - 11:00 )

11:00 - 12:30

M. Lehtinen and J. Markkanen
Observatorions of space debris (Invited)

J. Roettger
Middle and Lower Atmosphere Observations with EISCAT (Invited)

K.Sato, M. Tsutsumi, T. Aso, T. Sato, T. Yamanouchi and M. Ejiri
The project of Antarctic Syowa MST radar (PANSY)

A. L. Aruliah, A. D. Aylward, E. M. Griffin, I. McWhirter and I. C. F. Mueller-Wodarg
Meso-scale temporal and spatial structure observed in the high-latitude thermosphere: the case for a Scanning Doppler Imager

A. P.-Wannberg, G. Wannberg and Assar Westman
Interplanetary Dust Particle Distribution in the Earth's Vicinity Studied with the EISCAT and Arecibo IS Radar Systems (Invited)

Lunch Break (12:30 - 13:30 )

13:30 - 14:45

A. R. Breen, A. J. Lazarus and P. Riley
The solar wind at solar maximum: comparisons of EISCAT IPS and in-situ observations (Invited)

E. Nielsen, F. Honary and T. Hagfors
Advanced Rio Imaging Experiment in Scandinavia (ARIES): System Specification and Scientific Goals (Invited)

L. M. Kagan, N. V. Bakhmet'eva, A. V. Tolmacheva and V. V. Belikovich
Structure and dynamics of sporadic layers of ionization in the ionospheric E region

J. Kelly, R. Doe, C. Heinselman, E. Sanchez and J. P. Thayer
Joint EISCAT, ESR, Sondrestrom and RAO Investigations of the High Latitude Upper Atmosphere (Invited)

- Poster presentations -

Session I: Structure and dynamics of the aurora and the polar ionosphere

P1 M. Kono, R. Fujii, S. Nozawa, Y. Ogawa, M. Sugino, N. Yoshida and M. Yamada
Study on Poleward Moving Electron Concentration Around the Dayside Cusp

P2 F. Pitout and P. -L. Blelly
Ionospheric Signature of Flux Transfer Events: Simulations and Observations

P3 N. Sato, H. Yang, H. Hu, R, Liu, H. Yamagishi, A. S. Yukimatu, M. Kikuchi, Y. Murata, S. Milan, M. Lester and T. Iijima
Transient Traveling Aurora Vortices (TTAVs) in the Dayside Cusp

P4 T. Ogawa
On the Mechanism for Producing F Region Plasma Density Suppression Around the Cusp

P5 J. Yasuno and T. F. Shibata
Anisotropic Temperature Distribution of Drifting Ions in the Auroral F-region Derived from the EISCAT Tristatic Observations

P6 Y. Ogawa, R. Fujii, S. C. Buchert and S. Nozawa
Statistical Study of Ion Upflow and Downflow Observed with the EISCAT Svalbard Radar

P7 K. Hosokawa, M. Sugino, A. S. Yukimatu, N. Sato and T. Iyemori
Simultaneous Observation of the Subauroral F Region Plasma Irregularities by EISCAT and SuperDARN

P8 N. Yoshida, H. Fukunishi, H. U. Frey, S. Mende and R. W. Smith
Magnetospheric Source Region of an Intense Duskside Proton Aurora Event Observed in Svalbard on November 26, 2000

P9 M. Yamada, S. Watanabe, N. Yoshida, Y. Takahashi, Y. Ogawa and R. Fujii
Dynamics and Photochemistry of N2+ Ion in the Polar Ionosphere

P10 S. Takeuchi
Electromagnetic Fields Model of Aurora with a Large Vortex Structure

P11 Y. A. Sukovatov
Resonant Theory of Sporadic E Layers Formation

Session II: New results from the sister ESR antennas and upgraded KST systems

P12 Joyce Porteous, Andy Samson, Ian McCrea.
Routine filtering of ESR data for anomalous echoes

P13 A. Stroemme, S. Saito
On the Use of Alternating Code Experiments for the Study of Short Lived Phenomena

Session III: Mesosphere and thermosphere studies

P14 S. Imaida, S. Nozawa, R. Fujii, A. Brekke, C. M. Hall
Seasonal variation of planetary wave in the polar mesosphere/lower thermosphere

P15 T. Aso, M. Tsutsumi, M. Kunitake and C. Hall
Analysis of atmospheric tides revealed in the EISCAT TIDE/AGW long run in July 1999.

P16 K. Igarashi, Y. Murayama and B. Watkins
Observations of tides and planetary waves in the mesosphere and lower thermosphere using MF radar at Poker Flat (65.1 N, 147.5 W)

Session IV: HF radiowave interactions with the ionosphere

P17 N. F. Blagoveshchenskaya, T. D. Borisova, I .V. Moskvin, B. Thid'e, M. T. Rietveld and M. J. Kosch
Doppler shift simulation of scattered HF signals during Tromso HF pumping experiment on February 16, 1996

P18 L. J. Baddeley, D. M. Wright, T. K. Yeoman and K. J. Trattner
Drift-bounce resonance driven ULF waves observed in artificially-induced HF radar backscatter

Session V: New hardware and software developments

P19 I. D. Finch and N. M. Wade
Towards a MATLAB-free GUISDAP.

P20 S. Robertson
ESR : Designing complementary imaging instrumentation.

P21 M.S. Lehtinen, J. Markkanen and A. Vaeaeanaenen, A. Huuskonen, B. Damtie, T. Nygren and J. Rahkola
A new incoherent scatter technique in the EISCAT Svalbard Radar

Session VI: Coordinated observations with rocket and satellite, in particular Cluster-II

P22 K. Adachi, R. Fujii, S. Nozawa, T. Yamaguchi, S. Oyama, A. Brekke and C. M. Hall
Derivation of the energy spectrum of precipitating electrons using EISCAT and multi-wavelengths photometer observations

P23 M. Sugino, R. Fujii, S. Nozawa, T. Nagatsuma, S. C. Buchert, J. W. Gjerloev and M. Kosch
Study on polar electrodynamics by simultaneous Oersted satellite-EISCAT observations

P24 F. Pitout, P. Newell and S. Buchert
Simultaneous high- and low-latitude reconnection: ESR and DMSP observations

Session VII: Space Weather: contributions from EISCAT and Ground Based facilities

P25 K. Takahashi, B. A. Toth, J. V. Olson, D.-L. Wilkinson
Near-real-time Kp Estimates using Ground Magnetometer Data

P26 H. Liu, S.-Y. Ma, K. Schlegel
Diurnal, Seasonal and Geomagnetic Variations of Large Field-Aligned Ion Upflows in the High-latitude Ionospheric F Region

P27 S. Y. Ma, K. Schlegel, H. T. Cai and H. X. Liu
Ionospheric O+ outflow and polar patch observed by EISCAT and ESR during magnetic storm of May 1997

Session VIII: Future use and application of EISCAT

P28 A. Canals, R. A. Fallows, G. R. Lawrence, A. R. Breen
Development and propagation of interplanetary coronal mass ejections - case studies using EISCAT IPS data

P29 A. Canals and A. R. Breen
Estimating random variations in transverse velocity from EISCAT interplanetary scintillation data

P30 A. R. Breen and G. Wannberg
Upgrading EISCAT: Improving the effectiveness of EISCAT as an interplanetary scintillation facility

P31 B. Khudukon
Tomographic Measurements over A Receiver Chain Extended from the Russian KARELIA to SVALBARD

Updated 4 July, 2001