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International LPMR Worskhop and EISCAT Symposium   Sundbyholm Castle  Meteorological
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20th International EISCAT Symposium 2022


15th International Workshop

on Layered Phenomena in the Mesopause Region

  The Layered Phenomena in the Mesopause Region (LPMR) Workshop is traditionally held biannually to advance our understanding of ice and dust layers and related phenomena in the Earth's mesosphere and lower thermosphere. The International EISCAT Symposium, formerly the EISCAT workshop, has, over the years, become a major conference on incoherent scatter radar as well as on atmospheric and ionospheric science explored by this measurement method. The 20th symposium is jointly with the 15th LPMR Workshop.

A central aim of this combined meeting is to bring the EISCAT and LPMR communities together to explore joint scientific interests, observational techniques and model approaches. The meeting will comprise both joint sessions and separate EISCAT and LPMR sessions.

The meeting will take place on August 15-19, 2022.


The venue is the Sundbyholm castle near the town of Eskilstuna in central Sweden. The castle including its park and modern conference accommodation is located on headland into the lake of Mälaren. Wikipedia pages on Sundbyholm are in Swedish and German. The commercial conference facilities are advertised here. Nearby is also a camping and a marina.

Public transport between Eskilstuna and Stockholm or its airport Arlanda is available by train and bus, and it takes about 2 to 2.5 hours.

More on logistics, maps, time tables has been collected into this pdf file.

Don't forget your swimwear!


Scientific Programme and Abstract Submission

The scientific programme is here, please see also the "book of abstracts".

Abstract submission is now closed.

The science committee:

Scott Bailey, Gerd Baumgarten, Patrick Espy, Jörg Gumbel, Jonas Hedin, Linda Megner (LPMR)

Anita Aikio, Lisa Baddely, Johan Kero, Mykola Ivchenko, Stephan Buchert

Accommodation and Registration

Most participants will lodge at the Sundbyholm conference facility, and the fee covers accommodation (from Sunday afternoon until Friday morning), meals and  the conference. We have offered a limited reduced fee for students, with lodging in shared bed rooms. The different options are summarized here.

Registration has been closed, and booked hotel rooms are final. Registration and booking of accommodation might still be possible upon contacting us, but we cannot guarantee availability.

Please send any comments and suggestions that you might have to Stephan Buchert, IRF, or Jörg Gumbel, Department of Meteorology, Stockholm University.

Radar School

  The radar school in Uppsala orginally planned for 8-12 August has to be postboned to a yet undeterminded later time  Further information to come. The preliminary fee is 0 kr, excl. travel and accommodation. Please send any inquiries to Thomas Ulich, SGO or Stephan Buchert, IRF

This announcement was last updated on August 12, 2022.