Chacaltaya station on the cover of the February 2023 of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society!
In this issue the article about low cost tethersonde measurements led by Chacaltaya teammember Dave N. Whiteman is featured.
The picture on the cover was taken by Diego Aliaga in the framework of the SALTENA campaign, a project held by INAR, University of Helsinki, Stockholm University, CNR, ISAC and many more.
Chacaltaya on the cover!
WMO labels Chacaltaya as Global GAW station!
About Chacaltaya GAW station
During the last steering committee meeting, the post-graduate studies department of UMSA (DIPGIS) prepared a series of interviews related to the Chacaltaya GAW station.
Steering Committee Meeting 2022
After two years of virtual meetings, this year the Chacaltaya Steering Committee Meeting took place in La Paz. Sessions were held on the 26 and 27th September at the UMSA campus, but it was also possible to participante on-line.
The main scientific results obtained in the last year were thoroughly discussed in a fruitful meeting, along with other matters related to future projects and the station operation.
A distinction was given to Dr. Alfred Wiedensohler, Dr. Radovan Krejci, Dr. David Whitemann and Dr. Gaëlle Uzu on behalf of Dr. Paolo Laj, as a token of recognition of their support to Chacaltaya GAW station activities during the last 10 years.
On-line Steering Committee Meeting 2021
A short steering committe meeting was held on line on the 23rd November 2022. The topics discussed were the review of current scientific programs and main findings, the status of different instruments, the scientific advances and the perspectives and plans for the Chacaltaya station and the urban sites of La Paz and El Alto.
On-line Steering Committee Meeting 2020
Due to the covid-19 travel restrictions still on place worldwide, the annual steering committee meeting took place on-line on the 4th and 5th December 2020.
From left to right and up to bottom: L. Ticona, R. Gutierrez, F. Avila, M. Peñaloza, D. Aliaga, I. Moreno, M. Andrade, O. Laurent, P. Ginot, G. Uzu, F. Bianchi, F. Velarde, R. Krecji, D. Whitemann, P. Laj, R. Forno, A. Wiedensohler, M. Ramonet, V. Mardóñez, K. Weinhold, --, B., C. Mohr, M. A. Koenig
The next scientific meeting related to Chacaltaya GAW station will take place in La Paz, Bolivia between 22 and 24 June 2020.
Science advances and other topics will be discussed, the agenda will be disclosed in the forthcoming months.
As every year, the UMSA/Laboratory for Atmospheric Physics (LAP) will host the annual GAW/CHC Science Team Meeting in La Paz, Bolivia. The dates for this year are set from October 7th to 9th, 2019. The main topics of the meeting will be updates on research at CHC, including recent campaigns, review of operational issues at the site, status of publications, discussion of current and upcoming funding opportunities. During the period of the meeting there will also be a break-out session for the Steering Committee to meet and discuss overall goals and priorities of the site.
The preliminary agenda for the meeting is:
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