NDC CAPACITY BUILDING: INTRODUCTORY TRAINING COURSE ON RADIONUCLIDE IMS DATA AND IDC PRODUCTS (PARTICULATES AND NOBLES GAS)

Online training course through a video-conferencing platform

 

DATES
7-18 March 2022

TIME
13:00-15:00 UTC

LANGUAGE
The working language will be English

POINT OF CONTACT
Capacity Building and Training Section (IDC/CBT)
International Data Centre Division
CTBTO Preparatory Commission
P.O. Box 1200, A-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
  • Initiation to software tools for the analysis of IMS radionuclide data


AGENDA

  • Introduction and overview;
  • Methods to access IMS Data and IDC products;
  • NDC support;
  • IMS data, acquisition, processing and storage: standard software packages;
    Practical sessions on data and products access;
  • Live demo on 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
  • 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 (Opens external link in new windowhttps://ktp.ctbto.org).

To register, please visit the e-Learning webpage (Opens external link in new windowhttps://www.ctbto.org/ndc-e-course) and follow the instructions.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applicants are requested to register online at the CTNW platform of the Commission: https://ctnw.ctbto.org

Application deadline: 7 February 2022
 
States Signatories wishing to nominate participants are requested to inform the Provisional Technical Secretariat (see Point of Contact) through their respective Permanent Mission by the deadline set for application.

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR WORKPLACE ARRANGEMENTS

- Computer, laptop or tablet
- Internet connection of at least 10 Mbps
- Headset for high-quality audio and web camera