VIC
  01 Mar 2021 - 12 Mar 2021

Objectives:

  • Understanding the roles of National Data Centres in the verification regime;
  • Building and/or improving the National Data Centre capabilities;
  • Providing participants with sufficient knowledge for accessing and using IMS data and IDC products; and
  • Providing practical experience in analyzing IMS radionuclide data.

Participants Profile:

  • NDC technical staff/ authorized users (preferably Principal User or Regular User);
  • Experience in radionuclide data analysis and/or similar experience related to nuclear test ban verification;
  • Linux background and some SQL experience are required; and
  • Passing the e-Learning course is a prerequisite and is considered in selection of participants.
Note: E-Learning Training Course on NDC Capacity Building: Access and Application of IMS Data and IDC Products accessible via the CTBTO Knowledge and Training portal (https://ktp.ctbto.org). To register, please visit the e-Learning webpage (https://www.ctbto.org/ndc-e-course) and follow instructions.

Further details:

Language: English
Application Deadline: 31 Jan 2021 23:59 GMT

Time

The duration of online sessions is 2 hours a day, the scheduled period of time is 14:00-16:00 CET (Vienna time) ~ 13:00-15:00 GMT

Technical Requirements for arrangements of participant's workplace

  • Speed of Internet connection not less than 10 Mbps.
  • Computer to be used during the online training course:
    • Desktop with two connected monitors or laptop with one external monitor;
    • CPU ≥ 4 cores, RAM ≥ 4GB;
    • Virtualization Technology (VT-x) is supported by hardware and enabled;
    • Windows Operating system is preferable.
  • Headset for high-quality audio and web camera.

Agenda

  • Introduction and overview;
  • Methods to access IMS Data and IDC products;
  • NDC support/performance reports;
  • IMS data, acquisition, processing and storage: standard software packages;
  • Necessary NDC’s resources to process IMS data and analyze IDC products;
  • Practical sessions on data and products access;
  • Use of standard software modules in the NDC-in-a-Box package for processing and analysis of particulate and noble gas radionuclide data, including comparison with analysis results in IDC products.
  • Post processing of atmospheric transport modelling output.

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