UN Course on Space and Atmospheric Science

A short course on Space Weather will be conducted during 14-27 November, 2019 at Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad under the auspices of Center for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP), affiliated to the United Nations.

The proposed short course on Space Weather will describe the solar sources of space weather disturbances (i.e., solar flares, coronal mass ejections, solar energetic particles), and their effect on Near-Earth environment with possible disruptions to satellites, communication systems and human life, etc.

The prospective participants should possess a Master’s degree in Physics/Astronomy/Astro-Physics/Solar Physics or other equivalent qualification relevant to Space and Atmospheric Science, OR Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, (B.E./ B. Tech.) in Electronics and allied fields / Environmental Science/Engineering. Candidates having teaching or research experience would be preferred. Candidates possessing higher qualifications viz. a Ph. D. would also be eligible for admission.

The announcement brochure (containing details and the application form) can be downloaded from here:

Announcement Brochure for the short course on Space Weather

Course Duration: November 14-27, 2019

Last date for Receipt of Applications: August 30, 2019
For further information, see the website www.cssteap.org or contact us by email to uncsc@prl.res.in.