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.
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.
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.
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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This year, the Steering Committee Meeting took place between the 4th and 6th of June.
In this occasion we were honored by the presence of Lorenzo Labrador from the WMO and the president (Rector) of the University Mayor de San Andrés, Waldo Albarracín.
In the meeting, in addition to Chacaltaya current issues, some preliminary results intensive nucleation campagin SALTENA lead bt Federico Bianchi, were also discussed.
This year meeting was extremely intersting in terms of the science discussed and enriched by the presence of many special guests.