On Friday, November 29, Tartu Observatory kindly invites everyone to attend the international remote sensing seminar "Tartu Observatory space research, outreach and applications – now and beyond". The seminar is dedicated to three great men of remote sensing: Tiit Nilson, Kalju Eerme, and Uno Veismann.
Before the seminar from 12 noon, it is possible to have lunch at the observatory's cafeteria at own expense.
|13:30||Some thoughts on Tiit Nilson||Andres Kuusk|
|13:45||Notes on the 25+25 year lasting scientific activities in two larger systems: soviet space research and world atmospheric ozone and UV radiation research||Kalju Eerme|
|14:15||Design and testing of cosine response entrance optics for irradiance spectrometers||Joel Kuusk, Joosep Kivastik|
|14:30||Global importance of forests for carbon sequestration||Paavo Pelkonen|
|14:45||The fate of a photon||Agu Laisk|
|16:00||History of teaching remote sensing and geophysics in general at University of Tartu||Piia Post|
|16:15||Chemical characterization of new particle formation in hemi-boreal forest station, SMEAR Estonia||Heikki Junninen|
|16:30||Aerosol forcing of climate change and global warming||Velle Toll|
|16:45||Cloud-screening of time series of direct solar radiation by means of variability of optical thickness of the atmosphere||Hanno Ohvril|
|18:30||Dinner (with invitations)|
The seminar is supported by the European Regional Development Fund (University of Tartu Project KOMEET “Benefits for Estonian Society from Space Research and Application”).