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 ====== International stations ====== ====== International stations ======
  
-LOFAR attracts a growing community that also would like to contribute to the LOFAR adventure. This is the general information page for the (potential) international partners of LOFAR. ​ +LOFAR attracts a growing community that also would like to contribute to the LOFAR adventure. This is the general information page for the (potential) international partners of LOFAR.
  
 ===== General Information - Site Requirements ===== ===== General Information - Site Requirements =====
  
-A document has been drafted detailing the site requirements,​ the placement and the layout of a LOFAR station on an LOFAR site in countries outside the Netherlands (stations in the Netherlands have a different layout). ​ +A document has been drafted detailing the site requirements,​ the placement and the layout of a LOFAR station on an LOFAR site in countries outside the Netherlands (stations in the Netherlands have a different layout). This document tries to address a lot of questions that we are frequently asked.
-This document tries to address a lot of questions that we are frequently asked. ​+
  
-  * {{:​public:​2008-11-24_doc_lofar_srs_019_iss1rev5_int-site.pdf|International Site Requirement Document}} (living document, last update November 25, 2008)+  * {{:​public:​2008-11-24_doc_lofar_srs_019_iss1rev5_int-site.pdf|International Site Requirement Document}} ​ (living document, last update November 25, 2008)
   * {{:​public:​2008-12-16_doc_crane_for_field_positioning_hba_tiles.pdf|Requirements crane for field positioning of the HBA tiles}}   * {{:​public:​2008-12-16_doc_crane_for_field_positioning_hba_tiles.pdf|Requirements crane for field positioning of the HBA tiles}}
-  ​* {{:​public:​2009-02-20_hba_anchoring_installation_guide.pdf|HBA anchor installation guide}} +   * {{:​public:​2009-02-20_hba_anchoring_installation_guide.pdf|HBA anchor installation guide}} 
-  * {{:​public:​2008-09-30_doc_lofar_e-lofar_station_network_description-final.pdf|International LOFAR station network description}} (last update September 30, 2008) +   ​* {{:​public:​2008-09-30_doc_lofar_e-lofar_station_network_description-final.pdf|International LOFAR station network description}} ​ (last update September 30, 2008) 
-  * {{:​public:​2008-06-10_doc_specs_lofar_container.pdf|LOFAR Container specification}} ​+  * {{:​public:​2008-06-10_doc_specs_lofar_container.pdf|LOFAR Container specification}}
  
 If you have more questions, you would like to visit us or you would like us to visit you, please contact Corina Vogt (vogt<​at>​astron.nl) If you have more questions, you would like to visit us or you would like us to visit you, please contact Corina Vogt (vogt<​at>​astron.nl)
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 At the moment, there are the following countries planning to add station to LOFAR or have them already funded: At the moment, there are the following countries planning to add station to LOFAR or have them already funded:
-  * Germany - Five stations funded and completed (Effelsberg,​ Garching, Potsdam, Tautenburg, Juelich), one more planned (Hamburg). 
-  * UK - One station funded and completed (Chilbolton);​ Three more planned ​ 
-  * France - One station funded and completed (Nancay); Super station planned 
-  * Sweden - One station funded and completed (Onsala) 
-  * Finland - One prototype-station funded and completed (Kilpisjärvi) for ESICAT testing 
-  * Poland - Three stations planned (Torun, Krakow, Jelena Gora) 
-  * Austria/​Ukraine - One station planned 
-  * Italy - One station planned 
-  * Ireland - One station planned 
  
 +  * Germany - Six stations funded and completed (Effelsberg,​ Garching, Potsdam, Tautenburg, Juelich, Hamburg [DE601,​DE602,​ DE603, DE604, DE605, DE609)
 +  * UK - One station funded and completed (Chilbolton) [UK608]
 +  * France - One station funded and completed (Nancay) [FR606]
 +  * Sweden - One station funded and completed (Onsala) [SE607]
 +  * Finland - One prototype-station funded and completed (Kilpisjärvi) for ESICAT testing, not ILT condected [Kaira]
 +  * Poland - Three stations funded and completed (Lazy near Krakow, Baldy near Olsztyn, Borowiec near Poznan) [PL610, PL611, PL612]
 +  * Ireland - One funded and completed [IE613]
 +  * Latvia - One station funded and completed [LV614]
 +  * Italy - One station planned
  
 On Google Maps that looks like (//green//: funded station, //yellow//: funded but no place found yet, //red//: planned station): On Google Maps that looks like (//green//: funded station, //yellow//: funded but no place found yet, //red//: planned station):
  
-{{public:​lofar_european_configuration.jpg?​300}}+{{:public:​lofar_european_configuration.jpg?​300|lofar_european_configuration.jpg}}
  
 On the uv-plane this looks like: On the uv-plane this looks like:
  
-{{public:​lofar_uv-plot_e-lofar.png?​300}}+{{:public:​lofar_uv-plot_e-lofar.png?​300}} 
  
 ===== Contact ===== ===== Contact =====
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   * Netherlands:​   * Netherlands:​
  
-  * Germany: ​ **German Long Wavelength Consortium** ([[public:​international:​GLOW]]) +  * Germany: **German Long Wavelength Consortium** ​ ([[:public:​international:​glow|GLOW]]) 
-    * Web home: http://​blogger.astro.rub.de/​glow +      * Web home: [[http://​blogger.astro.rub.de/​glow|http://​blogger.astro.rub.de/​glow]] 
-    * As of 2008 May 06: +      * As of 2008 May 06: 
-    * Chair: Ralf-Juergen Dettmar (dettmar<​at>​astro.rub.de) +      * Chair: Ralf-Juergen Dettmar (dettmar<​at>​astro.rub.de) 
-    * Vice-chair: Marcus Brueggen (m.brueggen<​at>​jacobs-university.de) +      * Vice-chair: Marcus Brueggen (m.brueggen<​at>​jacobs-university.de) 
-    * **Secretary**:​ Matthias Hoef(hoeft<​at>​tls-tautenburg.de) ​  ​ +      * **Secretary**:​ Matthias Hoef(hoeft<​at>​tls-tautenburg.de) 
-    * Technical Working Group Chair: N.A. +      * Technical Working Group Chair: N.A. 
-    * Scientific Working Group Chair: Benedetta Ciardi (ciardi<​at>​mpa-garching.mpg.de) +      * Scientific Working Group Chair: Benedetta Ciardi (ciardi<​at>​mpa-garching.mpg.de) 
-    * KSP Contact List +      * KSP Contact List 
-      * EoR: Benedetta Ciardi (ciardi<​at>​mpa-garching.mpg.de) +        * EoR: Benedetta Ciardi (ciardi<​at>​mpa-garching.mpg.de) 
-      * Surveys: Marcus Brueggen (m.brueggen<​at>​jacobs-university.de) +        * Surveys: Marcus Brueggen (m.brueggen<​at>​jacobs-university.de) 
-      * Transients: Jochen Eisloeffel (jochen<​at>​tls-tautenburg.de) +        * Transients: Jochen Eisloeffel (jochen<​at>​tls-tautenburg.de) 
-      * Cosmic Rays: ??? +        * Cosmic Rays: ??? 
-      * Cosmic Magnetism: Rainer Beck (PI) (rbeck<​at>​mpifr-bonn.mpg.de) +        * Cosmic Magnetism: Rainer Beck (PI) (rbeck<​at>​mpifr-bonn.mpg.de) 
-      * Solar: Gottfried Mann (PI) (GMann<​at>​aip.de) +        * Solar: Gottfried Mann (PI) (GMann<​at>​aip.de) 
-    * ARC Representatives +      * ARC Representatives 
-      * Rainer Beck (rbeck<​at>​mpifr-bonn.mpg.de) +        * Rainer Beck (rbeck<​at>​mpifr-bonn.mpg.de) 
-        * Benedetta Ciardi, alternate (ciardi<​at>​mpa-garching.mpg.de) +          * Benedetta Ciardi, alternate (ciardi<​at>​mpa-garching.mpg.de) 
-    * LOFAR TWG Representatives +      * LOFAR TWG Representatives 
-      * (is this outdated?​) +        * (is this outdated?​) 
-      * Christian Vocks, Solar KSP, (vocks<​at>​aip.de) +        * Christian Vocks, Solar KSP, (vocks<​at>​aip.de) 
-    * LAD Representatives +      * LAD Representatives 
-      * Rainer Beck, Magnetism KSP, (rbeck<​at>​mpifr-bonn.mpg.de) +        * Rainer Beck, Magnetism KSP, (rbeck<​at>​mpifr-bonn.mpg.de) 
-      * Christian Vocks, Solar KSP, (vocks<​at>​aip.de) +        * Christian Vocks, Solar KSP, (vocks<​at>​aip.de) 
-        * Gottfried Mann, alternate, Magnetism KSP, (GMann<​at>​aip.de) +          * Gottfried Mann, alternate, Magnetism KSP, (GMann<​at>​aip.de) 
-    * Station Contact List +      * Station Contact List 
-      * DE601 (Effelsberg) Andreas Horneffer (lofar-ops<​at>​mpifr-bonn.mpg.de) +        * DE601 (Effelsberg) Andreas Horneffer (lofar-ops<​at>​mpifr-bonn.mpg.de) 
-      * DE602 (Garching) Benedetta Ciardi (ciardi<​at>​mpa-garching.mpg.de) +        * DE602 (Garching) Benedetta Ciardi (ciardi<​at>​mpa-garching.mpg.de) 
-      * DE603 (Tautenburg) Jochen Eisloeffel (jochen<​at>​tls-tautenburg.de) +        * DE603 (Tautenburg) Jochen Eisloeffel (jochen<​at>​tls-tautenburg.de) 
-      * DE604 (Potsdam) Gottfried Mann (PI) (GMann<​at>​aip.de) +        * DE604 (Potsdam) Gottfried Mann (PI) (GMann<​at>​aip.de) 
-      * DE605 (Juelich) Marcus Brueggen (m.brueggen<​at>​jacobs-university.de) +        * DE605 (Juelich) Marcus Brueggen (m.brueggen<​at>​jacobs-university.de)
  
   * UK:   * UK:
-    ​* LOFAR-UK is a consortium of 23 partner universities and research laboratories. +      ​* LOFAR-UK is a consortium of 23 partner universities and research laboratories. 
-    * Project leaders: Philip Best (UK-ATC, current chairman) +      * Project leaders: Philip Best (UK-ATC, current chairman) 
-    * Web home: http://​www.lofar-uk.org +      * Web home: [[http://​www.lofar-uk.org|http://​www.lofar-uk.org]] 
-    * Station Contact List +      * Station Contact List 
-      * UK608 (Chilbolton) (lofar-obs<​at>​stfc.ac.uk)+        * UK608 (Chilbolton) (lofar-obs<​at>​stfc.ac.uk)
  
   * France:   * France:
-    ​* Station Contact List +      ​* Station Contact List 
-      * FR606 (Nancay) ​ Jean-Mathias Griessmeier (jean-mathias.griessmeier<​at>​cnrs-orleans.fr)+        * FR606 (Nancay) Jean-Mathias Griessmeier (jean-mathias.griessmeier<​at>​cnrs-orleans.fr)
  
   * Sweden:   * Sweden:
-       * The Swedish LOFAR station at Onsala is owned and operated by Onsala Space Observatory. ​ The LOFAR-Sweden consortium consists of individual members at Swedish universities and research institutes. +      ​* The Swedish LOFAR station at Onsala is owned and operated by Onsala Space Observatory. The LOFAR-Sweden consortium consists of individual members at Swedish universities and research institutes. 
-       ​* Web home: http://​www.lofar-se.org+      * Web home: [[http://​www.lofar-se.org|http://​www.lofar-se.org]]
  
   * Poland:   * Poland:
  
   * Italy:   * Italy:
- 
-  * Austria/​Ukraine:​ 
- 
   * Ireland   * Ireland
-    ​Proposal stage only+      ​Web home: [[http://​www.lofar.ie/​|http://​www.lofar.ie/​]] 
-    * Web home: http://www.lofar.ie/+  * Finland 
 +      * KAIRA (Kilpisjärvi Atmospheric Imaging Receiver Array) 
 +      * Organisation:​ Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory 
 +      ​* Web home: [[http://www.sgo.fi/KAIRA|http://​www.sgo.fi/​KAIRA]] 
 +      * Station Contact List 
 +        * KAIRA (Kilpisjärvi) Project Team (karia<​at>​sgo.fi)
  
-  * Finland 
-    * KAIRA (Kilpisjärvi Atmospheric Imaging Receiver Array) 
-    * Organisation:​ Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory 
-    * Web home: http://​www.sgo.fi/​KAIRA 
-    * Station Contact List 
-      * KAIRA (Kilpisjärvi) Project Team (karia<​at>​sgo.fi) 
  
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