SuperDARN Workshop 2019
Super Dual Auroral Radar Network (SuperDARN) Workshop 2019 was held at Highland Resort Hotel & Spa (Fujiyoshida city, Yamanashi, Japan; at the foot of Mt. Fuji) during June 2-7, 2019. The workshop was co-sponsored by the following institutes: National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT); Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research (ISEE), Nagoya University; National Institute of Polar Research (NIPR); University of Electro-Communications (UEC); International Center for Space Weather Science and Education (ICSWSE), Kyushu University. There were total of 78 participants from 11 countries (48 participants from overseas).
The SuperDARN is a network of High Frequency (HF) radars located in the high- and mid-latitude regions of both hemispheres that is used to study the dynamics of the ionosphere and upper atmosphere on global scales. There are a total of 36 SuperDARN radars, 23 in the northern hemisphere and 13 in the southern hemisphere. During the workshop, a wide variety of topics, consisting of scientific results, technical issues, policy of operation and collaboration, future plans etc. were presented and discussed.