The last session on research themes were earth observations within the Marine and Antarctic Research Strategy research themes. The session on Space Physics was chaired by Dr Stefan Lotz. Dr Michael Kosch was not available in person but joined online with his presentation. (Above: group photo of presenters). All the presenters are from the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) based in Hermanus.

Above(l-r): Michael Kosch, Tshimangadzo M. Matamba, Nkosinathi Masango, Pierre Cilliers, Alicreance Hiyadutuje

  • Dr Michael Kosch:  How blue skies auroral research created and saved billions. (abstract)
  • Tshimangadzo M. Matamba: Monitoring the Impact of Space Weather using South African Near-Real Time Space Weather GNSS Products. (abstract)
  • Nkosinathi Masango:  Analysis of ionospheric storm effects based on GPS and ionosonde data during geomagnetic storms. (abstract)
  • Dr Pierre Cilliers:  The long-term variation of the geomagnetic field in Antarctica as measured in Hermanus, Maitri and at SANAE-IV since 2007. (abstract)
  • Alicreance Hiyadutuje:  Sporadic E layer altitude modulated by the Traveling Ionospheric Disturbances at high latitudes. (abstract)
  • Dr Stefan Lotz:  Observation of powerful gamma ray burst GRB221009A from Marion Island. (abstract)
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