Newsletter Nr. 2

February 2011

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Call for Team Proposals 2011: Reminder

Teams are one of the ISSI tools, through which small groups of scientists can work together in an efficient and flexible format of several subsequent meetings, during which data are analysed and compared with theories and models. This call is open to scientists of any nationality, and active in research in Space Sciences and Earth Sciences using space data. These proposals are evaluated and selected by the ISSI Science Committee in June 2011.

Deadline for Letter of Intent: February 15, 2011

Deadline for submission to ISSI: March 31, 2011

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New Publications

Space Science Series of ISSI


Volume 35: Satellites of the Outer Solar System
O. Grasset, M. Blanc, A. Coustenis,
W.B. Durham, H. Hussmann,
R.T. Pappalardo, D. Turrini (Eds.)
ISBN 978-1-4419-7438-9
published in December 2010
Reprinted from Space Science Reviews Volume 153, No. 1-4, 2010

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Volume 36: Terrestrial Magnetism
G. Hulot, A. Balogh, U.R. Christensen,
C. Constable, M. Mandea, N. Olsen (Eds.)
ISBN 978-1-4419-7954-4
published in January 2011
Reprinted from Space Science Reviews
Volume 155, No. 1-4, 2010

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Upcoming Pro ISSI Talk
"Die aktuelle Erforschung des Planeten Merkur"

The Association Pro ISSI hosts regular events for its members inviting leading personalities of the science community to present scope and results of their activities. Next Lecture will take place on 30 March 2011, 18h15 at ISSI. Prof. Dr. Peter Wurz of the Physics Institute of the University of Bern, Switzerland will give a public talk in German with the title "Die aktuelle Erforschung des Planeten Merkur". Continue reading

Observing and Modeling Earth's Energy Flow
Workshop Report

This Workshop was concerned with the Earth 's energy flows of solar radiation absorbed by the Earth and the terrestrial radiation emitted to space and the associated internal fluxes. Simos Koumoutsaris summarized the results of this Workshop which took place from 10 to 14 January 2011. Continue reading

Alpbach Summer School 2011

"Star Formation across the Universe"

The Summer School Alpbach enjoys 34 years of tradition in providing in-depth teaching on different topics of space science and technology, featuring lectures and concentrated working sessions on mission studies in self-organised working groups. 60 young highly qualified European science and engineering students converge annually for stimulating 10 days of work in the Austrian Alps. The 2011 Summer School Alpbach will focus on "Star Formation across the Universe". The purpose of the Summer School is to foster the practical application of knowledge derived from lectures, to develop organisational and team-work skills and to encourage creativity. Continue reading



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