Lombok Australia Geomagnetic Excursion


LOK Winter School

Excursion of the Lombok Geomagnetic Observatory Technicians

to observatories, institutions, and university in Australia

PROPOSAL (download)

This proposal is intended to make fund-raising and participations from  stakeholders to support the implementation of LOK Winter School, which purposes are:

  1. Improving ability and skill of the Lombok Geomagnetic Observatory technicians in doing absolute measurements, to meet international observatory (IAGA) standard.

  1. Improving technical and financial management of the Lombok Geomagnetic Observatory, to ensure its continuous long term operation.

  1. Comparing directly between data of Lombok Geomagnetic Observatory an ones of Australian observatories to support regional geomagnetic studies.

  1. Promotion of the Lombok Geomagnetic Observatory to the international forum especially Australia.

  1. Establishing cooperation and exchange of experiences, as well as establishing networks for further cooperation with the geomagnetic observatories and their institution, and university in Australia.

  1. Discussions with IAGA in preparing the Lombok Geomagnetic Observatory for becoming an international standard (IAGA) observatory and a Geomagnetic Study Center in Southeast Asia.

This activity will be held during 7 - 13th August  2016 , with agendas as follows:

  • 7th August: Opening ceremony, Departure from Lombok International Airport (LOP) Indonesia. Visiting BMKG Office during transit at Denpasar Airport (DPS)
  • 8th August: Arrival on Sydney (SYD) and transfer to Canberra (CBR). Visiting Embassy of Republic Indonesia (KBRI) in Canberra
  • 9th August: Visiting Geoscience Australia (GA) and its Education Center. Discussion with IAGA concerning LOK to meet international observatory standards.
  • 10th August: Training at Canberra Geomagnetic Observatory (CNB). Discussion with IAGA concerning LOK plan for becoming Geomagnetic Study Center in Southeast Asia.
  • 11th August: Travelling from Canberra to Sydney. Visiting School of Geoscience at University of Sydney.
  • 12th August: Travelling from Sydney to Lombok, via Denpasar.
  • 13th August: Closing ceremony and Press Conference at Mataram University.

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