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Plasmasphere Ionosphere Thermosphere Integrated Research Environment and Access services: a Network of Research Facilities

Objective

PITHIA-NRF aims at building a European distributed network that integrates observing facilities, data processing tools and prediction models dedicated to ionosphere, thermosphere and plasmasphere research. For the first time, PITHIA-NRF integrates on a European scale, and opens up, to all European researchers, key national and regional research infrastructures such as EISCAT, LOFAR, Ionosondes and Digisondes, GNSS receivers, Doppler sounding systems, riometers, and VLF receivers, ensuring optimal use and joint development. PITHIA-NRF is designed to provide organized access to experimental facilities, FAIR data, standardized data products, training and innovation services. Furthermore, PITHIA-NRF facilitates drastically research advances in the field of upper atmosphere and near-Earth space, through the integration of data collections from satellite missions (such as Cluster, DEMETER, Swarm and CHAMP) and results from key prediction models (such as IPIM-IRAP, MCM-SWAMI, SWIF and EUHFORIA) that can be accessed by scientific users for join exploitation with the data collected from the research infrastructures of the network.
PITHIA-NRF paves the way for new observing technologies, and to standard-making processes for software and high-level data products that are tuned to meet the requirements of technologies concerned, linking best-in-class R&D facilities to provide seamless multi-technology services.

Call for proposal

H2020-INFRAIA-2020-1
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Funding Scheme

RIA - Research and Innovation action

Coordinator

ETHNIKO ASTEROSKOPEIO ATHINON
Address
Lofos Nymfon
11810 Athina
Greece
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 461 250

Participants (21)

EISCAT SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATION
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 609 359,25
Address
Rymdcampus 1
981 92 Kiruna
Activity type
Research Organisations
STICHTING EGI
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 492 937,50
Address
Science Park 140
1098 XG Amsterdam
Activity type
Other
ISTITUTO NAZIONALE DI GEOFISICA E VULCANOLOGIA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 340 250
Address
Via Di Vigna Murata 605
00143 Roma
Activity type
Research Organisations
UNIVERSITE PAUL SABATIER TOULOUSE III
France
EU contribution
€ 227 113
Address
Route De Narbonne 118
31062 Toulouse Cedex 9
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUR LUFT - UND RAUMFAHRT EV
Germany
EU contribution
€ 223 025
Address
Linder Hohe
51147 Koln
Activity type
Research Organisations
OBSERVATORIO DEL EBRO FUNDACION
Spain
EU contribution
€ 173 793,50
Address
Carrer Observatori 3
43520 Roquetes
Activity type
Research Organisations
WATERMANN JURGEN
France
EU contribution
€ 108 835
Address
La Tetrade Chemin De Pichot
83440 Tourrettes
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
OULUN YLIOPISTO
Finland
EU contribution
€ 264 375
Address
Pentti Kaiteran Katu 1
90014 Oulu
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
INSTITUT ROYAL D'AERONOMIE SPATIALEDE BELGIQUE
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 158 625
Address
Avenue Circulaire 3
1180 Bruxelles
Activity type
Research Organisations
KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 170 187,50
Address
Oude Markt 13
3000 Leuven
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
CENTRUM BADAN KOSMICZNYCH POLSKIEJ AKADEMII NAUK
Poland
EU contribution
€ 162 125
Address
Bartycka 18 A
00 716 Warszawa
Activity type
Research Organisations
KONINKLIJKE STERRENWACHT VAN BELGIE
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 305 759
Address
Avenue Circulaire 3
1180 Bruxelles
Activity type
Research Organisations
THE UNIVERSITY OF WESTMINSTER LBG
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 489 250
Address
Regent Street 309
W1B 2UW London
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
STICHTING NEDERLANDSE WETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK INSTITUTEN
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 249 000
Address
Winthontlaan 2
3526 KV Utrecht
Activity type
Research Organisations
CENTRE NATIONAL D'ETUDES SPATIALES - CNES
France
EU contribution
€ 153 250
Address
Place Maurice Quentin 2
75039 Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
INSTITUT ROYAL METEOROLOGIQUE DE BELGIQUE
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 134 687,50
Address
Avenue Circulaire 3
1180 Bruxelles
Activity type
Research Organisations
BOREALIS GLOBAL DESIGNS EOOD
Bulgaria
EU contribution
€ 106 750
Address
Blvd Maria Louisa 24 Entr A Floor 1 Ap 1
9000 Varna
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
UNIVERSITAT POLITECNICA DE CATALUNYA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 243 450
Address
Calle Jordi Girona 31
08034 Barcelona
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSITEIT TWENTE
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 119 206,25
Address
Drienerlolaan 5
7522 NB Enschede
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
USTAV FYZIKY ATMOSFERY AV CR, v.v.i.
Czechia
EU contribution
€ 135 250
Address
Bocni Ii 1401
141 31 Praha 4
Activity type
Research Organisations
HELMHOLTZ ZENTRUM POTSDAM DEUTSCHESGEOFORSCHUNGSZENTRUM GFZ
Germany
EU contribution
€ 56 062,50
Address
Telegrafenberg 17
14473 Potsdam
Activity type
Research Organisations