Ráðstefna um mælingar á ösku 17. janúar 2012

16.1.2012

Háskóli Íslands stendur fyrir ráðstefnu á morgun 17. janúar 2012 sem ber heitið Measurements and simulation of volcanic ash for civil aviation.

Workshop Jan 17th  2012:  Orkugarður Grensásvegi 9, Reykjavik Iceland.
Sponsored by: Icelandic CAA, Icelandair, Isavia
Workshop leader:  Sigurður M. Garðarsson,  Dean Environmental and Civil Eng. U.I.

Programme
9:00 – 9:30 Registration and coffee
9:30 – 9:40 Opening address: Pétur K. Maack, Director General Icelandic CAA.

Ash measurements, experience 2010 and 2011
9:45 Eruptions in Eyjafjallajökull, Etna and Grímsvötn, airborne OPC measurements and quality assurance. Konradin Weber, UAS, Düsseldorf Germany.
10:15 Observations in plumes and vicinity of airports. Jonas Eliasson HÍ (UI). Initial and boundary data acquisition and improvements in modelling.
10:45 Airborne Measurements of Volcanic Ash - results from Eyja and the new Met Office Civil Contingency Aircraft.  Jonathan P. Taylor, UK Met Office.
11:15 Observational systems for monitoring of volcanic ash. Sibylle von Löwis, Geirfinnur S. Sigurðarson,  IMO.
11:45 NAME dispersion model, an introduction. Jonathan P. Taylor, UK Met Office

 12:15 – 13:30 Lunch break

The volcanic ash problem, operational and economic aspects
13:30 Operational aspects and economic implications of the volcanic ash issue. Asgeir Pálsson, Isavia.

14:00 Impact of ash crisis on Icelandair operations. Hilmar B. Baldursson, Matthías Sveinbjörnsson

Possible near field models for Iceland 
14:30 High resolution models and use of NAME at IMO. Guðrún Nína Petersen, Halldór Björnsson, Sigurður Jónsson and Sigurður Þorsteinsson, IMO
15:00 Small unmanned airplanes: In-situ observations of airborne dust/ash and improved local weather forecasts. Ólafur Rögnvaldsson  RIV.
15:30 Volcanic model assimilation based on airborne data. Þorgeir Pálsson HR (RU)
16:00 Airborne remote sensing of volcanic ash clouds and first results from AVOID. Adam Durant, Fred Prata NILU.
16:30 – 17:00 Summary and refreshments, discussion.

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