Vienna, VIC
  03 Jul 2023 - 14 Jul 2023


  • Understanding the roles of National Data Centres (NDCs) in the CTBT verification regime;
  • Building and improving the NDC capabilities;
  • Strengthening the analytical skills of NDCs technical staff on access and analysis of IMS radionuclide data.

Participants Profile:

  • NDC technical staff/ authorized users (preferably Principal User or Regular User);
  • Participation in one of the previous Radionuclide Training Course on NDC Capacity Building is a requirement;
  • Experience in radionuclide data analysis and/or similar experience related to nuclear test ban verification.

Further details:

Language: English
Application Deadline: 01 May 2023 23:59 GMT

Financial Information

In accordance with the Staff regulations and rules and Administrative Directives, the PTS will provide the following:

  • A round-trip ticket to Vienna on the most direct and economic route;
  • Funded participants are not allowed to purchase their own tickets unless, under exceptional circumstances, they are authorized to do so in advance, and only if this proves to be the most cost effective option for the PTS;
  • The PTS will book a hotel and cover the costs for the accommodation. Training participants will receive relevant portion of the Daily Subsistence Allowance (per-diem) via bank transfer upon arrival to the first day of the training; and;
  • Health and accident insurance will be provided for the duration of the training, including travel days.


Vienna International Centre, Vienna, Austria

Application Procedure

NDC technical staff are invited to submit their applications for this training through established official channels (their Permanent Missions to the CTBTO or Ministries of Foreign Affairs). States Signatories are encouraged to nominate qualified female candidates. Applicants are requested to use the following registration form to apply registration form

Applications will be reviewed and applicants notified subsequently. However, pending the official nomination, participants may email the registration form upon its approval by a Director of the institution, to allow timely travel and accommodation arrangements by the Provisional Technical Secretariat (PTS).


  • Analysis algorithms of particulate spectra;
  • Data downloading and automatic processing;
  • Review of supporting spectral data;
  • Automatic background subtraction;
  • Monte Carlo simulation;
  • External IDC database);
  • Analysis of complex sample spectra;
  • Test/Final assessment.

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