INSPIRE Knowledge Base

STIL-BAS

Description
Organisation: 
Solar-Terrestrial Influences Laboratory
Acronym: 
STIL-BAS
Details
Mission and Objectives: 
The main objective of STIL-BAS is to apply the results from the fundamental studies into technology innovations. STIL-BAS took part in the development of scientific programs, instruments and data analyses and in coordination of scientific programs for the following satellites, rockets planetary probes and manned space flights: Intercosmos - 2,8,12,14,18,24; Intercosmos-"Bulgaria 1300" -1st and 2nd satellite; the rockets "Vertical"-3,4,6,7,10; flights of the first (1979) and second (1988) Bulgarian astronauts; projects VEGA, Phobos 1 & 2, Interball-1st and 2nd satellites, APEX, Koronas, space station “Mir”, Bion-11, ISS, Foton-1M, International Space Station, Foton-2/3M etc..
Formal Mandate: 
National Government
Mandate: 
Found in 1990 STIL-BAS is the largest national centre for fundamental research in the field of solar-terrestrial physics, in situ and remote investigation of the geospace, planets and interplanetary space, optical atmosphere emissions and space biology and medicine.
Activities: 
design of portable high resolution laboratory and field spectrophotometers; multispecral data processing and interpretation; GIS and thematic maps; ecological monitoring and disaster prevention
Membership: 
STIL-BAS is in close collaboration with many research institutes and international organizations such as: IKI, IMBP and ISMIRAN (Russia), ESA, NASA (USA), CNES (France), DARA, NASDA (Japan), COSPAR, IAF, IAGA, URSI, IUGG, AGU, IBRO (International Brain Research Organization), ENA (European Neuroscience Association), ULB and BISA-Belgium etc.
Typology: 
Sectorial
PROPOSED ROLE IN INSPIRE DEVELOPMENT

Which role(s) do you foresee for the SDIC in INSPIRE development

  • allocate experts to Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • implement pilot projects to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • register a project to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • contribute to awareness raising and training
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    Regional
    Balkan peninsula
    Societal Sector
    scientific reasearch
    Specific Expertise
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    participation in several international projects for ecological monitoring of mining areas
    Environmental application domains
    geology, geophysics,pedology
    Primary Business
    multispectral data obtainment, processing and interpretation