NDC CAPACITY BUILDING:ONLINE TRAINING COURSE ON ACCESS AND ANALYSIS OF RADIONUCLIDE IMS DATA AND IDC PRODUCTS

 

THIS TRAINING COURSE WILL BE HELD ONLINE THROUGH THE WEBEX VIDEO-CONFERENCING PLATFORM.

Note: this training is in lieu of the two (2) trainings originally scheduled  from 9 to 27 March 2020 and from 29 June to 17 July 2020 and which were postponed due to the COVID19 pandemic.



DATES
30 November - 11 December 2020

TIME
14:00-17:00 CET ~ 13:00-16:00 GMT

LANGUAGE
The working language will be English

POINT OF CONTACT
Capacity Building and Training Section
International Data Centre Division (IDC/CBT)
CTBTO Preparatory Commission 
P.O.Box 1200
1400 Vienna, Austria
Tel.:+43 1 26030 6484
Fax:+43 1 26030 5973
Email: trainingping@ctbtopong.org

 

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 analzying IMS radionuclide data. 


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 NDCs' Resources to Process IMS Data and Analyse 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.

 

PARTICIPANT 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; and 
  • Linux background and some SQL experience are required; 
  • 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 is 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. 

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATION

  • 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.