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FY2013 (Apr. 2013 - Mar. 2014)

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2013.8.21: Hosting of the NIPR workshop for UDAS lecture
We hosted an analysis workshop on the IUGONET Data Analysis Software (UDAS) and the metadata database at National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo, JAPAN.
2013.8.19-8.20: Hosting of the 232th RISH symposium
We hosted the 232th RISH symposium at National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo, JAPAN.
2013.6.18: MOU between IUGONET and ESPAS
The IUGONET project and ESPAS project (The EU FP7 ESPAS Project: Near Earth space data infrastructure for e-science) completed the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in the ESPAS regular meeting held at DLR (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt) on June 18, 2013.
2013.5.19-5.24: Exhibition and research presentations in JpGU Meeting 2013
We demostrated our metadata DB and analysis software at the exhibtion booth in the JpGU Meeting 2013 (Chiba, Japan). The projet members also presented a couple of papers at the informatics and science sessions. IUGONET co-sponsored an Union/International session entitled "Global Data Sciences in the Big Data Era---Global Data Management and System."

FY2012 (Apr. 2012 - Mar. 2013)

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2013.2.28-3.1: Hosting of the 221th RISH symposium
We hosted the 221th RISH symposium at Kyoto University, JAPAN. About fifty researchers including IUGONET collaborative members joined this symposium to have discussions on the current status and the future plan of the development of e-infrastructure to promote interdisciplinary researches. IUGONET reported the progress of the IUGONET project for FY2012 in the first session.
2013.2.27: Hosting of an IUGONET analysis workshop
We hosted an analysis workshop on the IUGONET Data Analysis Software (UDAS) and the metadata database at the Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere (RISH), Kyoto University, Kyoto, JAPAN.
2012.8.10: Hosting of the NIPR workshop for UDAS lecture
We hosted an analysis workshop on the IUGONET Data Analysis Software (UDAS) and the metadata database at National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo, JAPAN.
2012.8.9: Hosting of the IUGONET interim meeting 2012
We hosted the IUGONET interim meeting 2012 at the National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo, JAPAN. We reviewed all our accomplishments of the past three years and discussed future issues.
2012.5.20-5.25: Exhibition and research presentations in JpGU Meeting 2012
We demostrated our metadata DB and analysis software at the exhibtion booth in the JpGU Meeting 2012 (Chiba, Japan). The projet members also presented a couple of papers at the informatics and science sessions.

FY2011 (Apr. 2011 - Mar. 2012)

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2012.3.23: Presentations at Science Informatics Workshop and 2nd WDS Domestic Symposium
We made presentations in the Science Informatics Workshop and the 2nd WDS Domestic Symposium jointly held at the National Institute of information and Communications Technology. We talked about development of our metadata database, the version 1.0 of which had been just released, in addition to brief introduction of recent progress of the IUGONET project.
  • "Progres of the IUGONET project"[Slide]
2012.3.13-14: Presentation at Symposium of ionosphere-magnetosphere physics
project logo We participated in the symposium of ionosphere-magnetosphere physics organized by STEL, Nagoya university, and reported science research conducted by the IUGONET project.
  • "Long-term variation of upper atmosphere as seen in the amplitude of solar quiet daily variation"[Slide]
2012.3.3-5: Presentation at DEIM2012 (The 4th Forum on Data Engineering and Information Management)
project logo We participated in the DEIM2012 (The 4th Forum on Data Engineering and Information Management) held in Kobe, Japan, and presented about the technology and operational status of the IUGONET Metadata DB system.
  • "Development of Cross-Field Metadata Database for Upper Atmosphere" [Slide]
2012.2.22-23: Holding of STEL Workshop
We reported the progress of the IUGONET project for FY2011 in the first session of the STEL Workshop - Current status of Earth science metadata and their use - held in Nagoya University. Some results from the scientific researches using the IUGONET products were also presented.
  • "FY2011 progress report on the IUGONET project" [Slide]
  • "Progress report on IUGONET metadata archiving" [Slide]
  • "Current status of IUGONET metadata database" [Slide]
  • "Outcome and future prospects of IUGONET data analysis software (UDAS)" [Slide]
  • "Long-term relationship between the strength of equatorial electrojet and atmospheric disturbance at the thermosphere and mesosphere" [Slide]
  • "Report of IUGONET science task team activity in FY H24 and long-term trends in the upper atmosphere as seen in the amplitude of geomagnetic solar quiet daily variation" [Slide]
2012.2.16-17: Presentation at NIPR Symposium
We made a poster presentation at the NIPR Symposium on Conjugate Aurora and SuperDARN - past, present and future. This symposium was held to honor Prof. Natsuo Sato, who is the head representative of NIPR for the IUGONET project.
  • "Distribution of polar upper atmospheric data and promotion of polar science by the IUGONET project"
2012.1.16-17: Presentation at 2nd Nagoya Workshop on the Relationship between Solar Activity and Climate Changes
project logo We participated in the 2nd Nagoya workshop on the relationship between solar activity and climate changes organized by STEL, Nagoya university, and reported science research conducted by the IUGONET project.
  • "Long-term Variation in the Upper Atmosphere as Seen in the Amplitude of the Geomagnetic Solar Quiet Daily Variation" [Slide]
2012.1.11-13: Presentations at Solar Physics Meeting of "New development of the solar multidirectional observation and space weather study 2012”
We reported recent progress of the IUGONET project and introduced preliminary results of a research by collaboration among the IUGONET institutions (Kwasan & Hida Observatories, RISH, Kyoto University and STEL Nagoya University) at the Solar Physics Meeting of "New development of the solar multidirectional observation and space weather study 2012" held in Nagoya University.
  • "Progress report of the IUGONET project and application of its products to multidisciplinary researches" [Slide]
  • "Long-term relationship between solar activity and geomagnetic solar daily quiet variation " [Slide]
2011.12.5-9: Presentations at AGU Fall Meeting 2011
At the AGU Fall Meeting 2011, we presented posters of the IUGONET metadata database and analysis software (UDAS) under development and of scientific researches that analyzed observational data provided from the IUGONET institutes by using UDAS.
  • "Metadata database and data analysis software for the ground-based upper atmospheric data developed by the IUGONET project"[Poster]
  • "Long-term variation in the upper atmosphere as seen in the amplitude of the geomagnetic solar quiet daily variation" [Poster]
  • "Deformation of the ionospheric current around the dawn/dusk terminators"
2011.12.4: Participation in GEM Mini-Workshop
The IUGONET development team attended the GEM Mini-Workshop held at San Francisco on the day before the AGU Fall Meeting 2011. We briefly talked about the IUGONET project and introduced our data analysis software (UDAS). We also had a meeting with the development team of TDAS, on the basis of which UDAS has been produced, to ask a couple of technical questions and to discuss future development of TDAS and UDAS.
  • "How is the IUGONET project using TDAS?"[Slide]
2011.11.14-16: Presentations at 2nd Symposium on Polar Science and 35th Symposium on Space and Upper Atmospheric Sciences
NIPR The IUGONET development team presented the current development status of the metadata database and data analysis software in the 2nd Symposium on Polar Science and the 35th Symposium on Space and Upper Atmospheric Sciences held at NIPR, Japan. We also demonstrated an example of polar upper atmospheric researches by using the observational data provided from the IUGONET institutes. There were a couple of presentations on scientific researches that utilize the databases arranged by the IUGONET project and/or our data analysis software recently released for beta testing.
  • "Development of metadata database and analysis software for upper atmospheric researches by the IUGONET project" [Poster]
  • "Global geomagnetic field variations and ionospheric disturbance dynamo during geomagnetic storms" [Slide]
2011.11.3-6: Participations in 2011 SGEPSS Fall Meeting
We made a couple of oral and poster presentations at the 130th SGEPSS Meeting held at Kobe University in Kobe, Japan.
  • "Progress report of the IUGNET project for FY2011" [Slide]
  • "Release of metadata database and data analysis software for the IUGONET project" [Poster]
  • "Long-term variation in the upper atmosphere as seen in the geomagnetic solar quiet (Sq) daily variation" [Slide]
  • "Long-term relationship between the variations of equatorial electrojet and neutral wind in the mesosphere and thermosphere"
  • "Latitudinal dependence of seasonal variation of the sudden commencement (SC) amplitude from high latitude to the magnetic equator" [Poster]
Poster Presentation by Koyama Oral Presentation by Abe Conference Site at Kobe Univ.
2011.9.28-29: Presentations at Research Meeting of Magnetosphere-ionosphere Coupling Process
project logo We participated in the research meeting of magnetosphere-ionosphere coupling process held in Nagoya, Japan. Two science researches conducted in the IUGONET project were introduced in Shinbori's oral presentations.
  • "Long-term variation in the upper atmosphere as seen in the geomagnetic solar quiet (Sq) daily variation" [Slide]
  • "Variations of global geomagnetic field and neutral wind in the lower thermosphere and mesosphere during geomagnetic storms" [Slide]
2011.9.3-6: Presentation and exhibition in First ICSU World Data System Conference
We participated in the First ICSU World Data System Conference held in Kyoto, Japan. The IUGONET project was introduced in Hayashi's oral presentation and at the exhibition booth as well.
  • "Inter-university Upper atmosphere Global Observation NETwork (IUGONET)" [Slide]
IUGONET's Exhibition Booth Snapshot of Meeting Kyoto Univ. Clock Tower (Conference Site)
2011.8.29-31: Presentation at MTI research meeting
We participated in the MTI (Mesosphere Thermosphere and Ionosphere) research meeting held at Kyushu University in Fukuoka, Japan, and talked about an example of science researches using the IUGONET analysis software.
  • "Long-term variability in the upper atmosphere as seen in the amplitude of geomagnetic daily variation" (in Japanese) [Slide]
Shinbori's Talk Kyushu Univ.
2011.8.3-4: Holding of 179th RISH symposium
We presented the interim reports for FY2011 in the 179th RISH symposium held at Kyoto University in Kyoto, Japan. Some scientific researches using the IUGONET metadata database and analysis software were also introduced.
  • "FY2011 interim progress report on the IUGONET project" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Progress report on IUGONET metadata archiving" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Release of IUGONET Metadata Database" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Release of IUGONET Data Analysis Software (UDAS)" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Report of IUGONET science task team activity and long-term variability of the upper atmosphere as seen in the Sq amplitude" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Long-term relationship between the variations of equatorial electrojet and neutral wind in the mesosphere and thermosphere" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Study on data of radio emissions obtained at Tohoku University planetary radio observatory" (in Japanese) [Slide]
Snapshot at Science Session Snapshot at IUGONET Session Symposium Site
2011.7.27: Holding of first UDAS lecture meeting
We held a lecture meeting on the IUGONET Data Analysis Software (UDAS) at National Institute of Polar Research.
Snapshot at Lecture Meeting Instructor:Abe Instructor:Tanaka
2011.6.28-7.7: Presentations at IUGG2011
We participated in the IUGG2011 held in Melbourne, Australia, and talked about the IUGONET project. Our metadata database which had been just beta-released was introduced. We also made a poster presentation to demonstrate an example of science researches using the IUGONET analysis software.
  • "Inter-university Upper atmosphere Global Observation NETwork (IUGONET)" [Slide]
  • "Seasonal dependence of geomagnetic field variations on the ground associated with geomagnetic sudden commencements" [Poster]
Conference Room Conference Site
2011.6.15-16: Poster presentation at RISH mission symposium
Poster by UeNo We presented a recent research by collaboration among the IUGONET institutions (Kwasan & Hida Observatories and RISH) at the RISH mission symposium.
  • "Studies on upper atmospheric phenomena in collaboation with Solar Physics" (in Japanese) [Poster]
2011.6.6-11: Participation in 6th Annual Conference on Open Repositories
We attended "Open Repositories 2011" which is the international conference at AT & T Executive Education & Conference Center in Austin, Texas. We gave a presentation about our IUGONET Metadata DB.
  • "Metadata Database for Geoscience by using DSpace" [Poster]
Conference Site Poster by Koyama
2010.5.22-27: Participation in JpGU Meeting 2011
We demostrated our metadata DB and analysis software at the exhibtion booth in the JpGU Meeting 2011 (Chiba, Japan). The projet members also presented a couple of papers at the informatics and science sessions.
  • "Inter-university Upper atmosphere Global Observation NETwork (IUGONET)" [Slide]
  • "Inter-university Upper atmosphere Global Observation NETwork (IUGONET) project" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Use of social media in the IUGONET project" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Long-term trend in the solar quiet geomagnetic field variation and thermospheric wind based on the IUGONET observation data" (in Japanese) [Slide]
Hayashi's presentation UDAS demo Dagik demo

FY2010 (Apr. 2010 - Mar. 2011)

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2011.3.27-29: Presentations at workshop on recent advances in observational studies of the tropical atmosphere and ionosphere
The workshop on recent advances in observational studies of the tropical atmosphere and ionosphere was held at NARL, Tirupati, India, in order to exchange various kinds of ground observational data obtained in the Asia-Oceania region. In this workshop, we presented an overview of the IUGONET project and demonstrated the metadata search system and the integrated analysis software developed in our project. We also introduced our recent study of the long-term variation in the upper atmosphere as a proxy of geomagnetic solar quiet daily variation.
  • "Long-term analysis of geomagnetic solar quiet daily (Sq) variation and neutral winds in the mesosphere and lower thermosphere (MLT) region using the IUGONET observation data" [Slide]
  • "Development of integrated analysis software of observation data in the upper atmosphere" [Slide]
  • "Introduction to a metadata database developed by the Inter-university Upper atmosphere Global Observation NETwork (IUGONET) project" [Slide]
Shinbori's Talk NARL Seminar Site
2011.2.28-3.2: Participation in STEL Meeting Series
project logo We introduced an example of scientific researches that utilize the IUGONET analysis software at the STEL Meeting Series held in Fukuoka, Japan.
  • Seasonal dependence of SC amplitude from high latitudes to the equator [Slide]
2011.2.27-3.1: Presentation at 3rd Forum on Data Engineering and Information Management
We presented a paper at the 3rd Forum on Data Engineering and Information Management held in Izu, Japan.
  • "Development of Metadata Database for Upper Atmosphere Observation by using DSpace" (in Japanese) [Slide][Proceeding]
Conference Room Laforet Shuzenji
2011.2.23-24: Presentations at STEL Meeting
We reported annual progress of the IUGONET project for FY2010 in the first session of the STEL Meeting -Workshop on Earth Science Metadata Database: Current Status and Its Utilization- held in Nagoya University. Some results of collaborative researches using various data from the IUGONET institutions were also presented.
  • "Year-end progress report of the IUGONET project for FY2010" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Status report of IUGONET metadata collection" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Development of the IUGONET metadata database" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Toward release of the IUGONET data analysis software" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Studies on upper atmospheric phenomena in collaboation with Solar Physics" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Long-term trend in the solar quiet geomagnetic field variation and thermospheric wind based on the IUGONET observation data" (in Japanese) [Slide]
seminar-2 seminar-1 Nagoya University
2011.2.1: Presentation at 1st WDS domestic symposium
NICT We introduced the IUGONET project at the 1st WDS domestic symposium held at NICT in Koganei, Japan.
  • "Introduction of the IUGONET project" (in Japanese) [Slide]
2011.1.11-13: Participation in Solar Physics Meeting
Meeting site We reported recent progress of the IUGONET project and introduced preliminary results of a research by collaboration among the IUGONET institutions (Kwasan & Hida Observatories and RISH, Kyoto University) at the Solar Physics Meeting of "New development of the solar multidirectional observation and space weather study 2011" held in Kyoto University.
  • "Development of the IUGONET metadata database: Progress report for FY2010" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "An exploratory research on sustainable humanosphere: Studies on upper atmospheric phenomena in collaboation with Solar Physics, Its scientific goal and interim report" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "An exploratory research on sustainable humanosphere using the IUGONET databases" (in Japanese) [Slide]
2010.12.20: Presentation at 160th RISH Symposium
Uji campus of Kyoto University Some of the IUGONET project members started collaborative researches which aim at multidisciplinary analyses utilizing various kinds of observational data from the IUGONET institutions. One of these researches were introduced at the 160th RISH Symposium held in the Uji campus of Kyoto University, Japan.
  • "Long-term variations of solar activity and upper atmosphere (Earth)" [Poster]
2010.12.13-17: Poster Presentations at AGU Fall Meeting 2010
The IUGONET development team attends the AGU Fall Meeting 2010 held in San Francisco, California, to make a poster presentation about the project. We also demonstrated a scientific research using the IUGONET analysis software under development in another poster.
  • "Inter-university Upper atmosphere Global Observation NETwork (IUGONET)" [Poster]
  • "Seasonal dependence of magnetic field variations from subauroral latitude to the magnetic equator during geomagnetic sudden commencements" [Poster]
IUGONET poster AGU conference site
2010.12.1-3: Presentations in Symposiums at NIPR
NIPR We participated in The First Symposium on Polar Science and the 34th Symposium on Space and Upper Atmospheric Sciences in the Polar Regions were held at NIPR, Japan. We explained our project and introduced an example of plora science researches utilizing the IUGONET products and observation data provided from the IUGONET institutions.
  • "Polar science research by using the IUGONET metadata database" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Inter-university Upper atmosphere Global Observation NETwork (IUGONET) project" (in Japanese) [Poster]
  • "Global geomagnetic field variation during a geomagnetic storm" (in Japanese) [Slide]
2010.11.25-26: Participation in 3rd Data Science Workshop
Tsukuba University The system group of the IUGONET development team participated in the 3rd Data Science Workshop held at the Center for Computational Sciences of Tsukuba University, and introduced our metadata database currently being developed.
  • "Development of metadata database for Upper Atmosphere" (in Japanese) [Slide]
2010.10.31-11.3: Presentations in 2010 SGEPSS Fall Meeting
We made oral and poster presentations at the 128th General Assembly of Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS), which was held at Okinawa-ken Shichouson Jichi Kaikan in Naha city, Japan.
  • "Progress of the IUGONET project" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Development of metadata database and analysis software by the IUGONET project" (in Japanese) [Poster]
  • "Effort toward construction of planetary and space physics database of the Tohoku University" (in Japanese) [Poster]
  • "Long-term trend in the solar quiet geomagnetic field variation and thermospheric wind based on the IUGONET observation data" (in Japanese) [Poster]
  • "CAWSES-II and studies on space climate" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Long-term Sun-Earth system variations based on MAGDAS/CPMN data" (in Japanese) [Slide]
SGEPSS2010 poster session SGEPSS2010 oral session SGEPSS2010 bunka-kai
2010.10.23-24: Presentation at 2010 First Research Meeting on "Simultaneous Observation of High Altitude Luminescent Phenomena"
Ozu High School We made a presentation at the 2010 first research meeting on the "Simultaneous Observation of High Altitude Luminescent Phenomena", which was held at Kochi Pacific Hotel and Kochi Ozu High School in Kochi prefecture, Japan. The participants discussed the possibilities of collaborations between the IUGONET project and a sprite research that is conducted by Ozu High School as part of the Super Science High-school (SSH) program supported by Japan Science and Technology Agency.
  • "Introduction of metadata database for Upper Atmosphere" (in Japanese) [Slide]
2010.10.15: Presentation at Solar-Planetary Electromagnetism Laboratory Seminar
Koyama at seminar We made a presentation for introducing the IUGONET project at a seminar of Solar-Planetary Electromagnetism Laboratory, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University.
In the seminar, we obtained some valuable comments from the participants about metadata database and analysis software.
2010.10.8: Presentation at STE event report workshop
NICT A preliminary result from one of scientific researches was introduced in the STE event report workshop held at NICT in Koganei, Japan.
  • "Seasonal dependence of SC amplitude at the magnetic equator, based on the IUGONET observation data" (in Japanese) [Slide]
2010.9.30-10.1: Poster Presentation for "Blue Earth Seismology"
Earthquake Research Institute IUGONET made a poster presentation at the start-up meeting of a joint usage research project "Blue Earth Seismology", which was held at Earthquake Research Institute, The University of Tokyo.
  • "Construction of meta-data database in solar terrestrial physics" (in Japanese) [Slide]
2010.9.16: Presentation at RIMS Research Meeting
RIMS, Kyoto Univ. We made a presentation at the RIMS Research Meeting, which was held at Research Institute for Mathematical Sciences Kyoto University (RIMS). The meeting was hosted by RIMS, supported by SPARC JAPAN as the cohost.
  • "Construction of meta-data database in solar terrestrial physics" (in Japanese) [Slide]
2010.9.13: Presentation slides of 154th RISH symposium now open to public
project logo The particpnats' presentations at the 154th RISH symposium, which was held in NIPR on August 16-17, 2010, are now available in PDF format on the webpage (in Japanese).
2010.9.6-8: Presentation at Convection, Substorm and and STE Joint Workshop
STEL, Nagoya Univ. We reported a preliminary result of science research conducted in the IUGONET project at the Convection, Substorm and and STE Joint Workshop held in Nagoya University, Japan.
  • "Seasonal dependence of SC amplitude in the equatorial region and its relationship between the amplitude modification and neutral wind in the mesosphere and lower thermosphere, based on the IUGONET observation data" (in Japanese) [Slide]
2010.9.2-3: Presentation at International Symposium on 25th Anniversary of MU Radar
Uji campus of Kyoto University The International Symposium on the 25th Anniversary of the MU Radar was taken place at Uji campus of Kyoto University. We introduced the IUGONET project in the poster session.
  • "Inter-university Upper atmosphere Global Observation NETwork (IUGONET)" [Poster]
2010.8.31: Participation in 10th informal meeting on metadata format
Online Development Meeting The 10th informal meeting on metadata format was held online.
  • "Distribution of metadata through third-party interfaces" (in Japanese) [Slide]
2010.8.19-20: Participation in STEL Meeting
project logo We talked about development of the IUGONET analysis software at the STEL Meeting: Study of magnetospheric dynamics by using multi-satellite and ground-based observational data, held in Kochi, Japan.
  • "Introduction of IUGONET Data Analysis Software" (in Japanese) [Oral]
2010.8.16-17: Holding of 154th RISH symposium
The IUGONET project organized the 154th RISH symposium at NIPR in Tachikawa, Japan. We presented the interim report for FY2010 at the first session of the symposium.
  • "Progress of the IUGONET project" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Making of IUGONET metadata, Archive report" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Development of metadata database for Upper Atmosphere" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Development of analysis software" (in Japanese) [Slide]
154th RISH symposium NIPR
2010.7.30: 4th steering committee meeting
Uji campus of Kyoto University The 4th steering committee meeting convened at RISH, Kyoto University.
2010.7.8: Presentation at AOGS2010
AOGS Conference Place We gave an invited talk at AOGS2010 held in Hyderabad, India.
  • "Inter-university Upper atmosphere Global Observation NETwork (IUGONET)" [Slide]
2010.7.6-9: Presentation at OR2010
OR2010 The 5th International Conference on Open Repositories was held at Madrid in Spain.The conference center was directly across from the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, the home stadium of the soccer team Real Madrid. On July 7th, the street was full of supporters gathering at the public viewing area provided in the stadium for the World Cup semifinal match between Spain and Germany. Our conference was as lively and successful as the World Cup. Particularly, this year’s conference had many speakers and presenters as well as the IUGONET group showing various ideas for applying DSpace to scientific subjects.
  • "Adaptation of DSpace to Geoscience" [Poster]
2010.6.16-17: Presentations at CAWSES-II Kick-off Symposium
CAWSES-II The CAWSES-II Kick-off Symposium was held in Uji (Kyoto Univ.), Japan. We presented three papers.
  • "Inter-university Upper atmosphere Global Observation NETwork (IUGONET)" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Scientific perspectives powered by IUGONET metadata database and integrated analysis tool" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Development of metadata database for Upper Atmosphere" (in Japanese) [Poster]
2010.5.23-28: Presentations at JpGU Meeting 2010
We participated in the JpGU Meeting 2010 held in Chiba (Makuhari Messe), Japan and presented four papers at the science sessions. In addition, we demonstrated our products in the special exhibition booth.
  • "Outline of the IUGONET project" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Metadata format utilized for the IUGONET metadata database" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Development of metadata database for Upper Atmosphere" (in Japanese) [Poster]
  • "Inter-university Upper atmosphere Global Observation NETwork (IUGONET)" [Slide]
Tanaka at exhibition booth Poster by Koyama Presentation by Hori
2010.5.17: Meeting with ERG project
project logo The 4th IUGONET-ERG meeting was taken place by videoconference.

FY2009 (Apr. 2009 - Mar. 2010)

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2010.3.23 Discussion with members of Digital Library Section, Kyoto University Library
KYOTO UNIVERSITY LIBRARY We visited Kyoto University Library to discuss Kyoto University Research Information Repository (KURENAI) because the KURENAI system adopts DSpace as the IUGONET does. We talked about system customization, metadata format and operation.
2010.3.17: Discussion with SPASE and VMO members
HORI TALKING AT MEETING We visited UCLA to discuss the IUGONET metadata format and system with the SPASE and VMO core members.
2010.3.8-9: Presentation at MLT Radar Workshop
WORKSHOP GROUP PHOTO The first MLT Radar Workshop to establish a firm radar network in the Asia-Oceania region was held in Singapore. The IUGONET joined as one of the co-sponsors.
  • "Inter-university Upper atmosphere Global Observation NETwork (IUGONET) - Development of metadata database -" [Slide]
2010.3.5: Presentation at STE event report workshop
ABE TALKING AT WORKSHOP We gave a talk about the IUGONET project at the STE event report workshop held in Fukuoka, Japan.
  • "Inter-university Upper atmosphere Global Observation NETwork (IUGONET)" (in Japanese) [Slide]
2010.3.1: Presentation at IPY 2007-2008 symposium
SYMPOSIUM GROUP PHOTO We did a poster presentation at the IPY 2007-2008 symposium - Global Change and Polar Science - held in Tokyo, Japan.
  • "Inter-university Upper atmosphere Global Observation NETwork (IUGONET): Development of metadata database" (in Japanese) [Poster]
2010.2.28-3.2: Presentation at Second Forum on Data Engineering and Information Management
CONFERENCE ROOM We presented a paper at the Second Forum on Data Engineering and Information Management held in Awaji, Japan.
  • "Building of metadata database for space physics" (in Japanese) [Proceeding]
2010.2.25: SuperDARN/EISCAT/Reimei data analysis workshop
direction to workshop place We organized a data analysis workshop at NIPR, Japan for SuperDARN/EISCAT/Reimei data.
  1. SuperDARN Analysis Techniques [Slide]
  2. SuperDARN Analysis Techniques [IDL command list]
  3. EISCAT Analysis Techniques (in Japanese) [Slide]
  4. EISCAT Analysis Techniques [IDL command list]
  5. Reimei Plasma Particle Data Analysis [Slide]
  6. Reimei CRM Data Analysis (in Japanese) [Slide]
  7. Reimei MAC Data Analysis (in Japanese) [Slide]
2010.02.17-19: Presentation at GEMSIS workshop
STEL, Nagoya Univ. We participated in GEMSIS workshop held in Nagoya, Japan and talked about the IUGONET project.
  • "Inter-university Upper atmosphere Global Observation NETwork (IUGONET) - Development of metadata database -" (in Japanese) [Slide]
2010.2.3: Meeting with ERG project
Snapshot at IUGONET-ERG meeting The 3rd IUGONET-ERG meeting was taken place at STEL, Nagoya University.
2010.2.2-3: 3rd general and steering committee meeting
Snapshot at STEL workshop The IUGONET had the 3rd general meeting at STEL, Nagoya University, followed by the 3rd steering committee meeting. This was jointly organized with the STEL workshop on Earth Science Metadata Database.
  • "Year-end progress report of the IUGONET project for FY2009" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Investigation and design of metadata formats" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Investigation of repository software" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Investigation of analysis software" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Development plans for the following fiscal years" (in Japanese) [Slide]
2009.12.24-25: Presentation at Solar Physics Meeting
project logo We presented a paper at the Solar meeting held in Hino (Meisei Univ.), Japan.
  • "Introduction of the IUGONET project and effort toward data sharing at Hida Observatory" (in Japanese) [Slide]
2009.12.02: Meeting with ERG project
STEL, Nagoya Univ. The 2nd IUGONET-ERG meeting was held at STEL, Nagoya University.
2009.11.30: ROIS symposium 2009
KOKUYO Hall The ROIS symposium was held in Tokyo, Japan and our project was introduced in the presentation by Dr. Murata (NICT).
2009.11.30: Presentation at Dagik Meeting
Hayashi's presentation We participated in the Dagik Meeting held in Kyoto, Japan and talked about possibility of future collaboration with Dagik.
  • "Inter-university Upper atmosphere Global Observation NETwork (IUGONET) - Development of metadata database -" (in Japanese) [Slide]
2009.11.12-13: Poster presentation at 33rd NIPR-UAP Symposium
IUGONET poster We presented a poster of our project at the 33rd NIPR-UAP Symposium held in Tachikawa (NIPR), Japan.
  • "Inter-university Upper atmosphere Global Observation NETwork (IUGONET): Development of metadata database" (in Japanese) [Poster]
2009.11.11: 2nd general and steering committee meeting
project logo The IUGONET had the 2nd general meeting and the 2nd steering comittee meeting at NIPR.
2009.10.01: 1st steering committee meeting
NIPR The 1st steering committee meeting convened at NIPR.
2009.09.27-30: Presentation at SGEPSS 2009
project logo We introduced our project at the 2009 SGEPSS Fall Meeting held in Kanazawa (Kanazawa Univ.), Japan
  • "Inter-university Upper atmosphere Global Observation NETwork (IUGONET) - Development of metadata database -" (in Japanese) [Slide]
  • "Inter-university Upper atmosphere Global Observation NETwork (IUGONET) - Progress report on development of metadata database -" (in Japanese) [Slide]
2009.09.19: Launch of our Internet webpage
IUGONET's webpage The IUGONET official website "http://www.iugonet.org/" was launched!
2009.08.19-21: Presentation at Space Weather Workshop 2009
Conference site (Kansai Seminar House) We presented a paper at the Space Weather Workshop 2009 held in Kyoto, Japan.
  • "Inter-university Upper atmosphere Global Observation NETwork (IUGONET) - Development of metadata database -" (in Japanese) [Slide]
2009.08.14: IUGONET -our project name-
project logo It's our pleasure to announce that the official name of our project is decided: Inter-university Upper atmosphere Global Observation NETwork (abbrev. IUGONET).
2009.08.06: Discussion with ERG project members for collaboration
meeting with ERG members We had the first meeting, at STEL, Nagoya University, with the ERG project members to talk about collaboration for development of a data analysis tool.
2009.07.08: Launch of core development team meeting
screen on developer meeting The first regular meeting of the core development team was taken place by using a web conference system.
2009.06.25: Kick-off meeting at NIPR
members on kick-off meeting The first general meeting (kick-off meeting) of the project was held in Tachikawa (NIPR), Japan.