Publication of an informative booklet to commemorate the centenary of the Izaña Observatory



As part of the actions we are undertaking in 2016 to commemorate the centenary of the Izaña Observatory, we have published an informative booklet of 44 pages entitled “The Izaña Atmospheric Research Centre: 100 years of atmospheric observation” in which, in a concise but rigorous way, we summarise the activities currently developed at the Izaña Atmospheric Research Centre of the State Meteorological Agency of Spain (AEMET). The booklet contains numerous photographs and graphics.

This booklet published in its first edition in pdf format contains the following sections:

•    About us
•    Our work
•    Our history: 100 years of atmospheric observation
•    The GAW Programme
•    Our facilities
•    The NDACC Programme
•    Greenhouse gases and global warming
•    Greenhouse gas measurements
•    Reactive gases: Air quality on  a global scale
•    Ozone layer and UV radiation
•    Atmospheric Radiation
•    Aerosols and climate
•    Aerosols: impact on  health
•    Water vapour: its role in climate and the water cycle
•    Climatological and meteorological studies
•    Aerobiology
•    Phenology
•    Sand and Dust Storm Warning Advisory and Assessment System
•    Our technology projects
•    Capacity building
•    Scientific results
•    Science communication
•    Training
•    The Human factor
•    Who do we collaborate with?

The booket can be downloaded here

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