Magnetometer workshop is a biannual small conference for invited researchers involved in the space magnetometry field. Magnetometer workshop 2014 is already fifth meeting, the first one has been organized by IGeP TU-BS in 2005 in Ibenhorst, Germany. The original idea of the workshop rose from collaboration of three institutes within Europe, that are involved in fluxgate-magnetometer development for space research, namely:
Then the magnetometer workshop series followed with meeting in 2007 - Klippitztörl, Austria; 2009 - Harwich, United Kingdom; 2011 - Sigüenza, Spain.
1. MAG workshop, Ibenhorst, Germany, 2005.
The village Jizerka is located in the middle of Jizerské mountains near Czech-Polish borders. It is a beautiful area with several nature reserves, attractive for sport activities, especially cross-country skiing in winter. First written record of the village is from 1529, but already from 15.th century it has been in focus of prospectors searching for gem stones (ruby, sapphire, or mineral Ilmenit - Izerin). The most residents were at Jizerka during the turn of 19. and 20.th century, thanks to a glass workshops.
Jizerka is part of the Izera Dark Sky Park preserved area with very low light pollution, which enables night sky observations.
Accommodation in single or double rooms. Dinners served as a buffet, lunches individually à la carte at the hotel or elsewhere in the village. The hotel services available are sauna whirlpool, sports hall with climbing wall, cross-country ski / snowshoes rent.
From Prague by car via E65 route from Prague Airport, ~140 km.
From Dresden by car via Zittau (DE) and Liberec (CZ) from Dresden Airport, ~180km
The easiest way to get from the airport to the train main station is to use bus line called Airport Express (AE sign on the buses). Details are on this webpage. The transfer duration is about 45 minutes to 1 hour depending on the traffic.
A taxi-like transfer can be organized from Prague to Jizerka directly. The costs shall be in order of 150-200 EUR.