Eleventh IDC Training Course for Analysts

Eleventh IDC Training Course for Analysts


Vienna, Austria

             31 August - 11 December 2009

Organized by:

Provisional Technical Secretariat of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization


To build up a pool of possible candidates for data analysis positions and to support the operation of National Data Centres (NDCs).


The working language of the workshop will be English and is mandatory.


Point of Contact:

Ms Victoria TURNER
Associate Training Officer
Capacity Building and Training Section
International Data Centre Division
Provisional Technical Secretariat
Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive
Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
Vienna International Centre
P.O. Box 1200, 1400 Vienna, Austria
Tel.: +43 1 26030 6186/6132
Fax: +43 1 26030 5926
Email: trainingping@ctbtopong.org

Participants Profile:

A university degree in nuclear or geophysical science with relevant experience in either waveform analysis (seismic, hydroacoustic or infrasound) or radionuclide analysis (particulate, noble gas) is required.

Experience with the LINUX operating system and SQL is desirable.

Application Procedures:

Applications should be submitted to the Provisional Technical Secretariat (PTS) through established official channels (Permanent Missions to the CTBTO or Ministries of Foreign Affairs).

Registration Form:
MS Word, PDF           

Deadline for Application:

The completed registration form must be received by the PTS no later than 15 July 2009.

Financial Information:

Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA): at the expense of the PTS.

Travel: at the expense of the PTS.  



The course will consist of an orientation period followed by hands-on training.

Training will be conducted either on the analysis of seismic, hydroacoustic and infrasound data from global networks or on the analysis of gamma-ray spectra from radionuclide particulate and noble gas detectors as appropriate for the participants.

Other pertinent information:

(1) Open only to States Signatories.

Vienna Information