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History of EISCAT – Part 2: The early history of EISCAT in Finland

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Author(s): J. Oksman

Journal: History of Geo- and Space Sciences
ISSN 2190-5010

Volume: 2;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 123;
Date: 2011;
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ABSTRACT
The idea of a Nordic incoherent scatter facility, proposed by Bengt Hultqvist, was for the first time discussed among representatives of the three Nordic countries Norway, Sweden and Finland in 1969 in Oulu, Finland. In the years to follow, when other countries joined in and the plans of the facility to be built gradually received concrete forms, Finland participated in the planning work, in spite of the large costs to be expected. When in negotiations with the Nordic partners in 1975 the share of Finland in EISCAT was reduced to five per cent and when the existing facilities and personnel at Sodankylä could be taken into account in the Finnish share, the Academy of Finland was finally ready to join EISCAT.
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