Karl Kořistka

Karl Kořistka was a Czech geographer, cartographer and professor. Kořistka studied geography and mathematics in Vienna, at an early age became a student at the school of mining and forestry at Banská Štiavnica. In 1851, he became professor of mathematics and geodesy in the German polytechnical school at Prague, he exerted a wide influence in the development of the professional schools of Austria. He was much occupied in orographical and hypsometrical studies and explored several of the mountainous regions of Europe, where he obtained a large number of levels and heights. From 1867 to 1869, he was a representative in the Vienna Reichsrat. Besides numerous memoirs written in German and in French, he wrote for many reviews and journals. Among his principal works may be mentioned: Studien über die Methoden und die Benutzung hypsometrischer Arbeiten Die Markgrafschaft Mähren und das Herzogtum Schlesien in ihren geographischen Verhältnissen Hypsometrie von Mähren und Schlesien Der höhere polytechnische Unterricht in Deutschland, der Schweiz, in Frankreich, Belgien und England Die Hohe Tatra Das Mittel- und Sandsteingebirge in Böhmen Das Iser- und Riesengebirge Verzeichniss der trigonometrischen Höhen von Böhmen.

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Jane Egerton-Idehen

Jane Egerton-Idehen is the Country Manager Nigeria and Regional Sales Director West Africa at Avanti Communications. She was part of the executive leadership team at Ericsson in Ghana and Liberia, she holds an engineering degree from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, an MBA from the Warwick Business School and an executive education from Harvard Business School. She was listed as one of the #50LeadingLadiesinCorporateNigeria in 2019, she is a co-founder of IEEE Women in Engineering in Nigeria, an international professional organization for to promoting women engineers and scientists, inspiring girls to follow their academic interests in a career in engineering. Egerton-Idehen graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronic engineering from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 2001, she proceeded to the Warwick Business School in 2007 and got her MBA in 2010. She has a degree in executive education from Harvard Business School. Egerton-Idehen started her career as Earth Station Engineer at Spar Aerospace Limited in Lagos, Nigeria right after her graduation from the university.

She proceeded to Ericsson, Nigeria as a Product Manager in 2003 and became a Sales Manager in 2005. She left Ericsson in 2010 after serving as an Account Manager from 2008 to 2010, she took up a position of Acting Customer Team Head, MTN Nigeria for Nokia Siemens in 2010 up till 2012 when she returned to Ericsson as Senior Account Manager. From 2013 to 2017 she was Key Account Manager Ericsson Ghana & Liberia before returning to Nigeria as Country Manager Nigeria and Regional Sales Manager West Africa at Avanti Communications. Egerton-Idehen is married and has two children, a boy and a girl

Next Generation Data Communications

Next Generation Data Communications, an element of the Next Generation Air Transportation System, will reduce controller-to-pilot communications and controller workload, whilst improving safety. In the current United States National Airspace System, all communications with airborne aircraft is by voice communications. Aircraft route of flight revisions must be communicated through multiple change-of-course instructions or lengthy verbal reroute instructions, which must be repeated; the use of voice communication is labor and time intensive and will limit the ability of the Federal Aviation Administration to meet future traffic demand in the United States. Adding air-to-ground and ground-to-ground data communications will reduce controller-to-pilot communications and controller workload; the data communications will enable ground automated message generation and receipt, message routing and transmission, direct communications with aircraft avionics. Data communications will be an additional means for two-way exchange between controllers and flight crews for air traffic control clearances, advisories, flight crew requests and reports.

The majority of communications will be handled by data communications for appropriately equipped ground and airborne stations. Data communications will enable air traffic control to issue an entire route of a flight with a single data transmission directly to the aircraft's flight management system. NexCom will be an eventual replacement for the existing Future Air Navigation System, used by transoceanic commercial airliners. Voice communications contribute to operational errors due to miscommunication, stolen clearances and delayed message transfers due to radio frequency congestion. Data communications will enable air traffic controller productivity improvements and will permit capacity growth without requisite growth in costs associated with infrastructure equipment, maintenance and training; as a result, the resources required to provide air traffic management service per aircraft operation will decrease. The use of real-time aircraft data by ground systems to plot 4-dimensional trajectories, perform conformance management, will shift air traffic operations from minute-by-minute tactical control, to more predictable and planned strategic traffic management.

Controller–pilot data link communications Future Air Navigation System FAA TV: DataComm – Quiet Communications Make-Over.