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The Izaña Atmospheric Research Center participated in the First Exhibition of Scientific and Professional Vocations in the Canary Islands.
  Last 16th and 17th of October took place in the streets of the historic center of San Cristobal de la Laguna (Tenerife) the First Fair of Scientific and Professional Vocations of the Canary Islands, organized by the University of La Laguna and its General Foundation. In this Fair a series of activities, such as exhibitions, workshops and talks, were made in order to raise awareness of science, technology, and innovation to young people of the island of Tenerife and to awaken the scientific and professional careers, especially among More...
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 13:43
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Calibration of 70 TENUM Calitoo sun-photometers
From October 7th to 9th, 2014, 70 Calitoo sun-photometers have been calibrated at Izaña station (IARC-AEMET). This small educational sun-photometer has been manufactured by TENUM and developed with the help of the Laboratoire d'Optique Atmosphérique (LOA; CNRS-University of Lille). Calitoos are involved in the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program that is a worldwide hands-on, primary and secondary school-based science and education program.After manufacturing, the sun-photometers should be calibrated More...
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 12:06
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Calibration of the Cimel sun-photometer of the AERONET station in Tunis (Tunisia)
  From September 22nd to 26th, 2014, the annual maintenance and SUN and SKY calibration of the Cimel sun-photometer installed at the Tunis-Carthage station (AERONET-PHOTONS-RIMA network) have been performed at Izaña station (IARC-AEMET). This activity has been developed as a contribution to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Sand and Dust Storm Warning Advisory and Assessment System (SDS-WAS) and to the Izaña station activities as WMO-CIMO Testbed for Aerosols and Water Vapor Remote Sensing Instruments.Furthermore, from More...
Monday, 20 October 2014 13:21
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Participation in the Climate Symposium 2014
  The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT, Germany), together with the Izaña Atmospheric Research Center, have presented one study in the Climate Symposium 2014 on “Research and Earth Observations from Space: Climate Information for Decision Making”, which was held in Darmstadt (Germany) from 13 to 17 October 2014.The main goal of the symposium is to provide a forum for discussing the current state of climate science and climate observations in order to evaluate recent achievements, ascertain critical objectives to be achieved More...
Monday, 20 October 2014 09:08
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Participation in the EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference 2014
  The Izaña Atmospheric Research Center, together with the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, have presented two studies in the “EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference  2014“, which was held in Geneva (Switzerland) from 22 to 26 September  2014.The EUMETSAT Conference is the annual meeting of all the international groups developing and using space-based observations taken in the framework of the different monitoring programs of EUMETSAT (European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites). Within this More...
Monday, 29 September 2014 07:26
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New paper published in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussion entitled "Trends of ozone total columns and vertical distribution from FTIR observations at 8 NDACC stations around the globe" by Vigouroux et al.
This paper aims at analysingthe total and vertical ozone trends and variability by using eight of the Network for the Detection of Atmospheric Compososition Change (NDACC) stations having a long-term time series of ozone measured by the FTIR technique (Fourier Transform Infrared), namely: Ny-Alesund (79° N), Thule (77° N), Kiruna (68° N), Harestua (60° N), Jungfraujoch (47° N), Izaña (28° N), Wollongong (34° S) and Lauder (45° S). The length of the FTIR time-series varies by station, but is typically from about 1995 to present. More...
Friday, 26 September 2014 07:44
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