Network on Impact Research (NIR)
NIR is a network primarily for young researches within the field of meteorite impacts on the Earth and other planetary bodies. The network consists of participants form the Nordic countries, the Baltic countries and Northwest Russia.
The network goals are:
- training new students and researchers through workshops and research training courses, and with practical work at a variety of impact phenomena sites
- getting excellent, international experts in as lecturers for their courses and as participants in the conferences/workshops and excursions
- integration of new researchers into ongoing impact studies
- initiation of new cooperation and innovative projects including multi- and interdisciplinary studies within earth, physical and natural sciences.