Professor emeritus of the University of Tromsø, Norway
Received: 25 Jan 2012 – Accepted: 16 Feb 2012 – Published: 06 Mar 2012
Abstract. The paper describes the Norwegian participation in the EISCAT project during the first years of planning the facility. This includes obtaining the support of the relevant research groups as well as the possible funding agencies. Attention is also given to strengthening the competence and capacity of the potential user groups, along with taking part in the cooperation with the participating groups in other countries.
Holt, O.: History of EISCAT – Part 3: The early history of EISCAT in Norway, Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 3, 47-52, doi:10.5194/hgss-3-47-2012, 2012.