Articles | Volume 3, issue 1
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 3, 47–52, 2012
https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-3-47-2012

Special issue: The history of ionospheric radars

Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 3, 47–52, 2012
https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-3-47-2012

  06 Mar 2012

06 Mar 2012

History of EISCAT – Part 3: The early history of EISCAT in Norway

O. Holt O. Holt
  • Professor emeritus of the University of Tromsø, Norway

Abstract. The paper describes the Norwegian participation in the EISCAT project during the first years of planning the facility. This includes obtaining the support of the relevant research groups as well as the possible funding agencies. Attention is also given to strengthening the competence and capacity of the potential user groups, along with taking part in the cooperation with the participating groups in other countries.