VLBI school 2019

3rd IVS Training School on VLBI for Geodesy and Astrometry

Date:  14-16 March 2019
Place: Las Palmas (Gran Canaria)

Motivation:
The aim of this training school was to convey knowledge to the next generation researchers who will work with the next generation VLBI system for Geodesy and Astrometry. The goal was to cover all major aspects of todays VLBI system and the next generation VLBI system. The school coverer technical aspects, observations, correlation, data analysis and the interpretation of results.

Program:
The preliminary program can be found here: Program of the VLBI-school

Organization:
The VLBI training school was part of the activities in the IVS Committe on Training and Education of the International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry (IVS) .

Lecture notes:
The lecture notes of the 3rd IVS Training School on VLBI for Geodesy and Astrometry  will be made available at a later stage.

Certificates:
All successfully participating students received a certification of their participation.

Venue:
The VLBI Training school was be held at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Prerequisites:
The participation in the training school required a bachelor degree in geodesy, astronomy, physics, geophysics, electrical engineering or engineering physics.  Applicants with master’s degree or PhD degree in one of these areas were welcome, too. A reference letter by a supervisor was also required.

Applications for participation:

The number of students was restricted to 40. Applications for participation had to be submitted electronically as pdf-files. The applications had to include:

  1. A personal statement describing the motivation for the application.
  2. Information on the educational background (e.g. scanned degree certificate).
  3. A letter of recommendation by a supervisor.

Please send your application by 15 January 2019 to Rüdiger Haas.

Last update: 2018-12-20, by Rüdiger Haas