Atmosphere Research UKZN-Westville

Training Workshop on Software used for Laser and Optics in Atmospheric Studies

Venue: UKZN, Physics Seminar Room, 3rd Floor, H-Block
Westville Campus, University Road, Durban 4090, Tentative Programme (Final Programme will be sent out few days before the Workshop)

Day 1 - Laser Safety Course and Labview (17 September 2018)

 

09:00 - 10:15 Laser Safety Course - Dr. Angela Dudley
10:15 - 10:30 Tea Break
10:30 - 11:30 Workshop Registration
11:30 - 12:30 Introduction to the Workshop and Atmosphere
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 - 15:15 Introduction and Application of LabView - Stephen Plumb
15:15 - 15:30 Tea Break
15:30 - 16:15 Application of LABVIEW in UKZN Fixed LIDAR - Demo Prof. Sivakumar Venkataraman

 

Day 2 - Training on Software used for LiDAR and Atmospheric Studies (18 September 2018)

 

08:30 - 09:30 Introduction to the Matlab - Prof. Sivakumar Venkataraman
09:30 - 10:30 Application of Matlab in LiDAR and Atmospheric Research Studies - Dr. Lerato Shikwambana
10:30 - 10:45 Tea Break
10:45 - 11:45 Introduction on HYSPLIT model for trajectory analysis - Dr. Sangeetha, Application of HYSPLIT model for trajectory analysis - Dr. Sangeetha
11:45 - 12:30 Giovanni for satellite data retrievals and quick view - Dr. Nkanyiso B. Mbatha, University of Zululand, KwaZulu Natal
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 - 15:00 Introduction on R and Applications of R - Dr. Nkanyiso B Mbatha
15:00 - 15:15 Tea Break
15:15 - 17:00 Training and Application of Arc-GIS - Mr. Willard Zvarevashe