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Activity Report 12-14


Booklet of Activities


Booklet of History

Web of Centenary

Long-term temperature monthly average time series (1916-2017) at the Izaña Observatory
    The Observatory at Izaña has a series of meteorological records that this year (2017) has marked 102 years. We have produced graphs of long-term monthly average temperature time series, corresponding to an extensive summer period (June-September) by month (each series corresponds to a specific month) of these 103 years. On these graphs we have included the statistics (percentiles, medians and extremes) of the reference series 1961-90, which is the reference period used for climate change studies. The records show that the 4 months More...
Monday, 23 October 2017 12:13
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Participation in the EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference 2017
  The Izaña Atmospheric Research Center have presented two studies in the “EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference 2017“, which was held in Rome (Italy) from 2 to 6 October 2017. 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 forum, the new improvements on the different space-based remote sensors, More...
Friday, 13 October 2017 07:31
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New Digital Technical Note on Aerosol Optical Depth traceability obtained from photometers measurements of AERONET-CIMEL and GAW-PFR networks at the Izaña Observatory in the 2005-2015 period.
  On September 25th, 2017, the Technical Digital Note No.23 of the State Meteorological Agency of Spain was published on its website. An analysis of the traceability of the optical aerosol depth (AOD) in the visible and near infrared bands from normal direct irradiance measurements comparison of the AERONET-CIMEL and GAW-PFR photometer networks at the Izaña Observatory is described. The traceability between two different data series of the same variable is a way to measure the homogeneity between them, being able to qualify these series More...
Thursday, 28 September 2017 07:53
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PhD thesis: Characterization of the vertical structure of aerosols in the eastern subtropical region of the North Atlantic
    On September 19, 2017, at 11:30 a.m. in the 4th-floor room of the Faculty of Physics and Mathematics of the University of La Laguna, the defense of the PhD thesis of Carmen Yballa Hernández Pérez was held, entitled "Characterization of the vertical structure of aerosols in the eastern subtropical region of the North Atlantic". This work was developed in the Center of Atmospheric Research of Izaña of the State Agency of Meteorology and was supervised by Dr. Africa Barreto (Cimel Electronique, France) and Dr. Alberto Berjón More...
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 09:33
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30th Anniversary of the Montreal Protocol celebration
  This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol, the international agreement that has led to the removal of more than 99% of chemical substances that produce ozone depletion and has contributed significantly to the mitigation of climate change. Thanks to the success and impact of the Protocol, the ozone layer shows incipient signs of recovery and it is expected that by the middle of this century this recovery can be evidenced. Click here to go the the news on AEMET's More...
Tuesday, 26 September 2017 08:35
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New Seminar: Thermodynamic structure of the subtropical troposphere in North Atlantic Ocean
    On 6 September 2017 at 13:00, PhD Student Judit Carribllo (Sistemas de Datos) imparted the seminar entitled "Thermodynamic structure of the subtropical troposphere in North Atlantic Ocean" at the Izaña Atmospheric Research Center's Offices in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. This talk was a previous training for the PhD work report, defended successfully on 12th of September. The study leaded in this work deals on the analysis and characterization of the stability of the low troposphere, along the east of the subtropical North Atlantic Ocean More...
Tuesday, 26 September 2017 07:42
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