Assoc.prof. Juris  ZAGARS
 
Dr.hab.phys. Juris ZAGARS (Youris ZHAGARS) 

Assoc.professor  of Ventspils University College  
Guest prof. of the Department of Physics, University of Latvia 
Guest prof. of ENSEM, Universite de Lorraine (France).
Senior Scientist of Ventspils International Radio Astronomy center  (VIRAC)
Corresponding member  of Latvian Academy of Science

  Ventspils University College 
101, Inzhenieru str. 
Ventspils, LV-3600 
Latvia 

Phone: +371-29.44.17.37 
e-mail:  yzh@latnet.lvjuris.zagars@gmail.com 
 

          French subantarctic geophysical mission, Kergelen island.

    Born: February 9, 1949, Riga, Latvia
 

    Scientific interests:

    Current research interests:

    Investigations of the geoid, applications of the GPS measurements for geophysics and engineering sciences.
    Visible motion of the Earth's Satellites. Theory of Chaos.
 

    Languages: Latvian, English, Russian and French

 
    Education

    in-service training:  
    Career/Employment  
        Actual courses

        . Modelling of Chaotic processes, Ventspils University collegue
        . Chaotic processes in electronic circuits, Ventspils University collegue
        . Fundamentals of GPS, Ventspils University collegue
        . GPS as an embeded system, ENSEM, Universite de Lorraine (France)
        . Basics of Natural Sciences, Ventspils University Collegue
        . Geophysics, Ventspils University Collegue, University of Latvia
        .  Introduction to Remote Sensing Ventspils University Collegue, University of Latvia, Universite de Lorraine (France)
        . Geoinformation resource managment systems Ventspils University Collegue

 
        Researche Projects

        1. Y.Zhagars (Head of subprogramme) in joint research programme Basic and Applied Research Based on the use of the Ventspils International Radioastronomy Centre (VIRAC) Radiotelescopes and Their Application for  Receiving, Processing and Transmitting of Information (Programme Director: J.Ekmanis),  Latvian Council of Science, 2001-2004.

        2. Y.Zhagars (Head of Project) Projekts On Development the University Nano-satellite Venta-1; partners: University of Applied Sciences Bremen, Ventspils High Technology Park, Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Centre of Ventspils University College,   2008.-2011.

        3. Y.Zhagars (Head of Project) Research on AIS microsatellite technologies, its usage and building possibilities in Latvia, partners: Institute of Aerospace Technology, University of Applied Science Bremen and Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Centre,   Academic Programme Agency, EEZ grant, 2009.-2010.

        4. Y.Zhagars (Head of Projects) Līgumi par līdzfinansējuma piešķiršanu Ventspils Augstskolai Latvijas pirmā satelīta “Venta-1” izstrādes uzsākšanai un turpināšanai starp VeA un IZM nanosatelīta “Venta-1” būvniecības montāžas un integrācijas tehnoloģisko etapu realizācijai,   2009.-2011.

 
        Recent / Representative Publications

        1. Zhagars Y., Zarinsh A., Ekstremalnije zadachi sblizhenija ISZ i nabljudatelja (in russian), sbornik Navigacionnaja privjazka i statisticheskaja obrabotka kosmicheskoi informacii, Moskva, Nauka, 1983.
        2. ZhagarsY., Zarinsh A. Chisslennije issledovanija vidimogo dvizhenija ISZ (in russian), sbornik Navigacionnaja privjazka i statisticheskaja obrabotka kosmicheskoi informacii, Moskva, Nauka, 1983.
        3. Abele M., Zhagars Y., et.al. Anlage fur das Aufspuren von Himmelskorpen, Wirtschaftspatent Deuchland, DD273.953.A3, Berlin, 1989.
        4. Abele M., Zhagars Y., et.al. Lazerna komputerna lokacionna sistema za izmervane na razstojanija do spetnici na Zemljata, Bulgarian patent # 47620, Sofia, 1993.
        5. Zhagar Y., Paunonen M., Pavenis A., Gedrovics V. The first approach of the mecanical accuracy for LS-105 SLR telescope in Metsahovi (Finland), Acta Universitatis Latviensis v.600, astronomy 20, Satellite laser ranging, Riga, 1995.
        6. Stoykov A., Zhagars Y., Abele M., Laposhka V. Second Riga SLR telescope ULIS - start of measuring, Acta Universitatis Latviensis v.600, astronomy 20, Satellite laser ranging, Riga, 1995.
        7. Stoykov A., Zhagars Y., Dimitrova M. Method of determination of "alt-alt" mount's parameters for telescopes in the vertical reference frame, Acta Universitatis Latviensis v.600, astronomy 20, Satellite laser ranging, Riga, 1995.
        8. Zhagars Y. F.Tsanders and space flight dynamics, Theses Historiae Scientiarium Baltica, Riga, 1996.
        9. Zhagars Y., Kaminskis J. The new geodynamic site in Latvia LV-04 (Irbene) - converted russian ex-military object, Annales Geophysicae vol.16, s.1, part 1, 1998.
        10.  Zhagars Y., Kaminskis J., Salmins K. Different geoid solutions in Latvia and vertical geodetic network, Book of extended abstracts of WEGENER's 9-th Gen. Assambl. Honefoss, Staten Kartverk, Oslo, 1998.
        11.  Zhagars Y., Kaminskis J. Irbene (LV-04) jauns geodinamiskais poligons Latvija, Latvian Journal of Physics and Technical Science, No.6, 1998.
        12. Zhagars Y. Use of space technologies for transport organization, Reports of workshop "Research and Developement in the Modern Transportation Technology" of 4-th Internat. Conf. "Baltic Transit Gateway", Riga, 1999.
        13.  J.Žagars, I.Vilks Astronomija augstskolām, 2. pārstrādātais izdevums, LU Akadēmiskais apgāds, Rīga, 2007, (287 lpp)
        14. J.Žagars, I.Kalniņš, D.Reizniece, A.Dembovskis Latvijas pirmais satelīts VENTA-1, Militārais apskats 2009, Nr.3/4 (132/133) ISSN 1407-1746
        15. V.Caune, J.Zagars, R.Ranta EEG/SEEG signal modelling using frequency and fractal analysis, Proceedings of the International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing BIOSIGNALS-2012, Algarve, Portugal: SciTePress Digital Library, pp. 449-253, ISBN 978-989-8425-89-8
        16. J.Žagars, J.Zvirgzds, J.Kaminskis Globālās navigācijas satelītu sistēmas (GNSS), VeA 2014, (231 lpp), ISBN 978-9984-648-53-8.
        17. J.Makinen, J.Žagars, J.Kaminskis, I.Liepiņš, K.Salmiņš, R.Falk, D.Stizza Gravity reference and gravity change in Latvia 1995-2013, IUGG 2015 26th General Assembly, Prague; 06/2015.
        18. J.Žagars, J.Freimanis, L.Gulbe, A.Krauze, A.Stepčenko, K.Šķirmante, A.Traškovs Satelīttehnoloģiju attīstība Ventspils augstskolā, rakstu krājums “Ventspils Augstskolas Inženierzinātņu institūtam VSRC 20”, Ventspils, 2015, ISBN 978-9984-648-55-2.
        19. J.Žagars F.Candera kosmoplāna koncepts, Space Research review, vol.4, 2016, VIRAC, ISBN 978-9984-48-053-7.
        20. J.Žagars Orbītu teorija, VeA 2016, (310 lpp), ISBN 978-9984-648-59-0.
        21. Suhanov A.A., Pivovarov M.P., Gurvits L.I., Zhagar Y.H. Vospominanija o P.E.Elyasberge (5.06.1914.-30.03.1988), sbornik "Obratnij otschet #4", Space Research Institute of Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, 2016.
    



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