Observatory Days 2018
10th-12th January 2018 •  Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory

Last update: 2018-10-12, 09:25 UTC.

The purpose of the SGO Observatory Days is to discuss science and future strategies and actions related to space research. Naturally this includes the presentation of recent results and recent, current as well as future activities. A list of past and future seminars is given at the bottom of this page.

The next Finnish EISCAT Collaboration Meeting will be part of the Observatory Days and take place on Friday morning.

The meeting will begin at 13:30 LT on Wednesday, and end with lunch at 12:00 LT on Friday. Lunch 12:00-13:30 LT on all three days at own cost, breakfast will hopefully be available for guest room occupants.

[SGO], [U Oulu]

Note: Seminar language will be English!

Group Photo

The Observatory Days 2018 had a record number of 46 registered participants. Thank you all for coming and for your contributions to the meeting. (Group Photo; 6.3 MB)

Registration and Abstract Submission

The registration fee is 60 EUR/person to be paid upon arrival at our finance office. The fee will cover four coffee breaks, one lunch, and the official dinner. Lunch is optional on the arrival and departure days.

Registration register Extended Deadline: 8th January 2018.
Titles for Talks/Posters submit Deadline: 8th January 2018.
Note: you can still submit contributions, but they will be accepted as posters!


Premilinary list of topics in random order:

Please contact us and suggest more/other topics to be discussed.

Outline Programme

The first version of the programme is available here. Note that there will still be changes.


The Observatory Days will take place at Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory, in the lecture room of the Polaria building.

Past and Future Seminars

X Observatory Days 9-11 January 2019.
IX Observatory Days 10-12 January 2018.
VIII Observatory Days 11-13 January 2017.
VII Observatory Days 13-15 January 2016.
VI Sodankylä Seminar 7-9 January 2015.
V Sodankylä Seminar 7-9 January 2014.
IV Sodankylä Seminar 11-13 June 2012.
III Sodankylä Seminar 3-5 January 2011.
II Sodankylä Seminar 7-8 January 2010.
I Sodankylä Seminar 10-11 January 2008.