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Country Year Project approved Institute Project leader Name of project Programmes
Australia       2015
 
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Macquarie University Dr. Tina Wunderlin Microbial ecology of snow in Alpine Regions Early Postdoc.Mobility
Austria     2014  
 
University of Innsbruck, Institute of Ecology Ao. Univ. Prof. Dr. Birgit Sattler AIR.CLAC: to which extent can airborne microbial communities contribute to the organic carbon content of glacial surfaces?
Austria       2015
 
Klinik für Anästhesiologie, perioperative Medizin und allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Landeskrankenhaus Salzburg PD Dr. med. Marc Moritz Berger Effects of remote preconditioning on the severity and incidence of acute mountain sickness at 3450 m altitude
Belgium 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Institut d'Astrophysique et de Géophysique, Université de Liège Dr. Christian Servais High resolution, solar infrared Fourier Transform spectrometry. Application to the study of the Earth atmosphere
Belgium 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy (BIRA-IASB) Dr. Michel van Roozendael Atmospheric physics and chemistry
Belgium 2012 2013    
 
Société Astronomique de Liège Benoit Lempereur Preparing public demonstrations of deep sky objects especially planetary nebulaes
China        
2016
Custom Products Ltd. Peter Frauchiger Measuring the light reflection on snow
Finland     2014  
 
University of Helsinki, Department of Physics Dr. Heikki Junninen CLACE 2014
Finland       2015
 
Finnish Meteorological Institute Dr. Hermanni Aaltonen Integrated Carbon Observation System - ICOS ICOS
Finland        
2016
University of Helsinki, Department of Physics Federico Bianchi NUCLACE 2016/2017
Finnland   2013    
 
University of Helsinki Dr. Heikki Junninen Nucleace 2013
Germany 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Institut für Umweltphysik, Universität Heidelberg Dr. Ingeborg Levin Long-term observations of 14CO2 and 222Radon at Jungfraujoch
Germany 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Max Planck Institut für Biogeochemie, Jena Dr. Willi A. Brand Flask comparison on Jungfraujoch
Germany 2012      
 
Physikalische Chemie / FBC, Bergische Universität Wuppertal PD Dr. Jörg Kleffmann Measurements of NO2 and 03 in the free troposphere by a LOPAP instrument
Germany 2012      
 
Pneumologie, Med. Klinik München Dr. Rainald Fischer Effect of gender on high altitude adaptation: Comparison of Angiotensin-Converting-Enzyme 2-activity in plasma between men and women
Germany   2013    
 
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research, Atmospheric Aerosol Research Dr. Martin Schnaiter The Morphology and Optical Properties of Ice Particles in Mixed Phase Clouds (ISI-MICROPHYSICS)
Germany   2013    
 
Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Particle Chemistry Department Dr. Johannes Schneider INUIT-JFJ (Ice nuclei research unit, field campaign Jungfraujoch)
Germany   2013    
 
Leibniz-Institute for Tropospheric Research Dr. Stephan Mertes Composition analysis of ice particle residuals combining aerosol mass spectrometry and counterflow virtual impactor technique
Germany   2013    
 
Goethe University Frankfurt am Main Dr. Andreas Kürten Investigation of Aerosol Nucleation and Growth at Jungfraujoch
Germany   2013    
 
Goethe Universität Frankfurt, Institut für Atmosphäre und Umwelt Dr. Ulrich Bundke Measurement of ice nuclei concentration at Jungfraujoch station within the CLACE project
Germany   2013    
 
University of Giessen, Analytical Chemistry Dr. Klaus-Peter Hinz Investigation of single particles and ice nuclei for aerosol research at the Jungfraujoch
Germany   2013    
 
Technische Universität Darmstadt, Institut für Angewandte Geowissenschaften Prof. Martin Ebert The variability, distribution and physicochemical properties (concentration, size, chemical composition, morphology and mixing-state) of tropospheric ice-nuclei within the DFG Research Unit FOR 1525 INUIT
Germany   2013    
 
Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Multiphasenchemie Prof. Dr. Ulrich Pöschl CCN-Measurements and HiVol-Measurements STXM-Sampling
Germany   2013    
 
Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Institute for Atmospheric Physics Dr. Jacob Fugal GipfelHolo instrument in the CLACE 2013 project
Germany   2013 2014  
 
Karlsruhe Institut of Technology, Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research, Atmosphere Aerosol Research (IMK-AAF) Dr. Martin Schnaiter Measurement of biological particles during desert dust events
Germany   2013    
 
Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co KG Christian Jürgenhake Lightning Monitoring Project
Germany     2014  
 
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research, Atmospheric Aerosol Research (IMK-AAF) Dr. Martin Schnaiter The Morphology and Optical Properties of Ice Particles in Mixed Phase Clouds (ISI-MICROPHYSICS)
Germany     2014  
 
Goethe University of Frankfurt Prof. Joachim Curtius NUCLACE 2014, measurement of nucleation mode particles with two Diethyleneglycol condensation particle counters
Germany     2014  
 
Goethe-University Frankfurt, Institute for Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences Dr. Heinz Bingemer Ice nucleus measurements by the isothermal static diffusion method FRIDGE at Jungfraujoch during CLACE 2014
Germany     2014  
 
Max Planck Institute for Chemistry Prof. Ulrich Pöschl Filter sampling of ice residuals for micro-spectroscopic analysis as a part of the CLACE 2014 campaign
Germany     2014 2015
2016
University of Munich, Faculty of Medicine, Pneumology Prof. Rainald Fischer Correlation of blood gas analysis at 3454 m with symptoms of acute mountain sickness
Germany       2015
2016
Helmholtz Zentrum München Dr. Kerstin Huerkamp VAO Virtual Alpine Observatory. Snow profiles at Jungfraujoch
Germany        
2016
Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen Vladimir Mares Influence of environmental parameters on secondary neutrons from cosmic rays at high altitudes in Alpine regions
Germany        
2016
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Dr. Martin Schnaiter Field measurements of biological aerosol particles
Israel     2014 2015
2016
Earth Science Institute, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Assaf Zipori Interaction between aerosols to rain clouds as a function of aerosols type and source
Italy 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Department of Physics, University of Rome Sapienza Prof. Maurizio Iori Measurement cosmic ray flux at large zenith angle
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss, Payerne Dr. Laurent Vuilleumier Global Atmosphere Watch Radiation Measurements
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Laboratory of Atmospheric Chemistry, Paul Scherrer Institut, CH-5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland Dr. Martin Gysel The Global Atmosphere Watch Aerosol Program at the Jungfraujoch
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014  
 
Physikalisch-Meteorologisches Observatorium Davos, World Radiation Center Dr. Stephan Nyeki Remote sensing of aerosol optical depth
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Physikalisch-Meteorologisches Observatorium Davos, World Radiation Center Dr. Julian Gröbner Longwave Infrared radiative forcing trend assimiliation over Switzerland (LIRAS)
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology Dr. Lukas Emmenegger National Air Pollution Monitoring Network (NABEL)
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Research Dr. Stefan Reimann Monitoring of halogenated greenhouse gases
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology Dr. Lukas Emmenegger Continuous measurement of stable CO2 isotopes at Jungfraujoch, Switzerland
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Climate and Environmental Division, Physics Institute, University of Bern Prof. Markus Leuenberger High precision carbon dioxide and oxygen measurements
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Bundesamt für Gesundheit, Sektion Umweltschutz, Bern Pierre Beuret Aerosols radioactivity monitoring (RADAIR) And DIGITEL
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Physikalisches Institut, Universität Bern Dr. Rolf Bütikofer Neutron monitors - Study of solar and galactic cosmic rays
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz, Freiburg i.Br., Climate and Environmental Physics, University of Bern Dr. Clemens Schlosser 85Kr activity determination in tropospheric air
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Berner Fachhochschule (BFH), Technik und Informatik (TI), Photovoltaik-Labor Prof. Urs Muntwyler Long-term energy yield and reliablity of a high alpine PV (photovoltaic) plant at Jungfraujoch (3454 m)
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau, Hydrologie und Glaziologie (VAW), ETH Zürich Dr. Andreas Bauder Glaciological investigations on the Grosser Aletschgletscher
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Department of Geography, University of Zurich Dr. Jan Beutel PERMASENSE: Measuring permafrost in Alpine rock walls
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Institut für Umweltgeowissenschaften, Universität Basel Dr. Franz Conen Measurement of 222Rn for atmospheric tracer applications
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Bundesamt für Landestopografie / Swiss Federal Office of Topography (swisstopo) Dr. Elmar Brockmann Automated GPS Network Switzerland (AGNES)
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
MeteoSwiss, Zürich Stephan Bader The weather at Jungfraujoch
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014  
 
Eawag Prof. Jürg Beer Cosmogenic radionuclides in precipitation
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Surface Meteorological Networks, MeteoSwiss, Payerne Gilles Durieux Operation of a meteorological station at high altitude in the Alps
Switzerland 2012      
 
Institute for Chemical and Bioingeneering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zurich Christian Bogdal Quantitative characterization of the impact of environmental factors on the performance of passive air samplers for semi-volatile organic compound
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Department of Geography, University of Zurich Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli PERMOS: Permafrost monitoring as part of the Swiss Permafrost Monitoring System
Switzerland 2012 2013    
 
Dr. Peter E. Zingg High altitude migration of bats (Mammalia, Chiroptera) over the Jungfraujoch
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) Dr. Christian Bogdal Background air monitoring of gaseous elemental mercury at the High Altitude Research Station Jungfraujoch - Source apportionment of atmospheric mercury and emission estimates in Europe
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Institute for Environmental Geosciences, University of Basel Dr. Franz Conen Flux of biological ice nucleators to cloud altitudes (using Rn-222 as a tracer for atmospheric transport and mixing)
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF Dr. Marcia Phillips Evolution of high mountain permafrost rockwalls (Jungfrau Ostgrat)
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014  
 
Institut für Veterinär Bakteriologie, Universität Bern Prof. Joachim Frey Transport and survival of desert soil- and rock surface inhabiting micro-organisms in atmospheric mineral dust
Switzerland   2013 2014  
 
MeteoSwiss, Payerene Yves-Alain Roulet SMN project: renewal of the ground-based meteorological measurement network of MeteoSwiss
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
ETH Zürich, Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science Dr. Jan Henneberger, Dr. Zamin Kanji The microstructure of ice crystals and cloud droplets in mixed-phase clouds measured with HOLIMO II. The microstructure of crystals clouds The time series of ice nuclei number concentration and properties measured with PINC.
Switzerland 2012      
 
Walter Bersinger "In der Helle der Nacht" (In the Brightness of the Night): Single frame time-lapse video.
Switzerland 2012      
 
Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology Dr. Lukas Emmenegger Direct and continuous measurement of NO2, NO and NOy in ambient air using quantum cascade laser absorption spectroscopy
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Institut für Atmosphäre und Klima, ETHZ Dr. Ulrich Krieger Lidar measurements of cirrus cloud properties in the midlatitudes
Switzerland 2012      
 
Swiss Cardiovascular Center Bern, Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation Ass. Prof. Jean-Paul Schmid "Safety and exercise tolerance of acute high altitude exposure (3454 m) in adolescents with congenital heart disease"
Switzerland 2012 2013    
 
Institute of Applied Physics, microwave Physics, University of Bern Dr. Axel Murk STEAMR
Switzerland 2012      
 
Paul Scherrer lnstitut, Labor für Radio- und Umweltchemie Prof. Dr. Margit Schwikowski Climate reconstruction from high-alpine ice cores
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014  
 
Department of Medicine. Unit of Anatomy. University of Fribourg Edith Schneider Gasser Effects of physical exercise and Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor on the neurogliovascular adaption to hypoxia
Switzerland 2012      
 
Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich Prof. Dr. Carsten Lundby Cardiovascular adjustments to prolonged altitude exposure
Switzerland 2012 2013    
 
Paul Scherrer Institute, Laboratory of Atmospheric Chemistry Dr. André Prévot Aerosol Chemical Speciation Monitor (ACSM) measurements on the Jungfraujoch within the frame of the EU project ACTRIS (Aerosols, Clouds, and Trace gases Research Infrastructure Network)
Switzerland 2012 2013    
 
Institute of Physics, University of Zurich Prof. Marc Schumann Measurement of cosmogenic activation of ultra-pure xenon
Switzerland 2012      
 
University of Geneva, Institute for Environmental Sciences ACQWA - Assessing Climate Change Impacts on the Quantity and Quality of Water
Switzerland 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology Dr. Christoph Hüglin National Air Pollution Monitoring Network, temporary extension
Switzerland   2013 2014 2015
2016
armasuisse Wissenschaft und Technologie, Fachbereich Testcenter Dr. Ronny Lornzo Study on the Performance of Methanol Fuel Cells in Alpine Environments
Switzerland   2013    
 
Institute of Sport Sciences, Lausanne University Prof. Grégoire Millet Comparison of the physiological responses during exercise in hypobaric vs normobaric hypoxia: is it similar to train in real vs simulated altitude?
Switzerland   2013 2014 2015
2016
Empa, Laboratory for Air Pollution & Environmental Technology Dr. Joachim Mohn High precision analysis of N2O isotopomers at Jungfraujoch to identify their annual cycle in background air and identify predominant source and sink processes
Switzerland   2013    
 
Paul Scherrer Institute Dr. Federico Bianchi / Dr. Jasmin Tröstl Investigation of Aerosol Nucleation and Growth on Jungfraujoch
Switzerland   2013    
 
Inselspital Bern, Institut für Anästhesiologie und Schmerztherapie Dr. med. Lorenz Theiler Intubation success rate of different intubation aids under extreme daylight conditions in high altitude
Switzerland   2013    
 
EPFL, Laboratory of Cryospheric Sciences Dr. Lucas Girard Investigation of rock damage in permafrost rock walls through acoustic emission monitoring
Switzerland   2013 2014  
 
Paul Scherrer Institute, Laboratory of Atmospheric Chemistry Dr. Federico Bianchi NUCLACE
Switzerland   2013    
 
ETH Zürich / METAS / swisstopo Dr. Beat Bürki Absolut-Schwere Kalibrierlinie Grindelwald-Jungfraujoch
Switzerland   2013 2014  
 
Institute of Applied Physics, University of Bern Prof. Dr. Niklaus Kämpfer Stratospheric Ozone during Sudden Stratospheric Warmings
Switzerland     2014  
 
Paul Scherrer Institute Federico Bianchi NUCLACE_2014
Switzerland     2014  
 
Climate and Environmental Physics, University of Bern Prof. Markus Leuenberger Water isotope measurements with a PICARRO laser instrument
Switzerland     2014  
 
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Dr. Valentin Simeonov Monitoring of the atmospheric methane and water vapor concentrations with a long-open-path, TDL based system
Switzerland     2014  
 
Paul Scherrer Institut Dr. Ernest Weingartner Interaction of Aerosols with Clouds and Radiation
Switzerland     2014  
 
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Alexis Berne CLACE 2014
Switzerland     2014  
 
Paul Scherrer Institut Prof. Dr. Margit Schwikowski Test of equipment for ice core drilling on high-alpine glaciers
Switzerland     2014  
 
Geographical Institute, University of Bern Prof. Rolf Weingartner Hydrological assessment of snow pack condition during rainfall
Switzerland     2014 2015
 
University of Basel, Department of Environmental Sciences, Botany Prof. Ansgar Kahmen Stable isotopes in plant wax aerosols
Switzerland     2014  
 
Kantonsschule Wattwil, Jugend-Forschungsgruppe academia Dr. Rolf Heeb Educational project for testing, evaluation and application of a self-developed method for recording and analysis of sleep at high altitude
Switzerland     2014 2015
2016
ETH Zürich, Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science Dr. Zamin Kanji Field measurements of aerosols acting as ice nuclei and their influence on mixed-phase clouds
Switzerland     2014  
 
Klinik und Poliklinik für Kardiologie, Inselspital Bern Prof. Dr. med. Markus Schwerzmann Cardiopulmonary adaption of short term exposure to high altitude in Fontan patients: Swiss Fontan & Altitude Collaboration (Falcon) Study
Switzerland     2014  
 
ETH Zürich Dr. Franck Legendre Avalanche Rescue Beacons with Smartphones
Switzerland     2014 2015
2016
Klima- und Umweltphysik, Universität Bern Prof. Markus Leuenberger Flask sample takings for intercomparison between MPI_BGC Jena (Dr. W. Brand), Univ. Groningen (Prof. H. Meijer) and UBern regarding CO2 and O2 and other species
Switzerland       2015
2016
Eawag, Department Water Resources and Drinking Water, Environmental Inorganic Geochemistry Group Dr. Elke Suess, Prof. Dr. Lenny Winkel Isotope tracking of different bromine sources in rainwater
Switzerland       2015
2016
Institute of Geological Sciences, University of Bern Prof. Fritz Schlunegger Development and scientific application of nuclear emulsion particle detectors to geological problems in 3D
Switzerland       2015
 
HaslerRail AG Peter Stauffer CORRail 1000 Versuche Winterkit auf Jungfraujoch
Switzerland       2015
2016
Institute for Aerosol and Sensor Technology, University of Applied Sciences Dr. Ernest Weingartner Test of a new volcanic ash sensor under ambient conditions
Switzerland        
2016
Paul Scherrer Institut Ghislain Motos Activation of Black Carbon in warm clouds
Switzerland        
2016
Institute of Veterinary Physiology, University of Zuerich Dr. Markus Thiersch Cancer Incidence and Tumor Growth in High Altitude
Switzerland        
2016
Paul Scherrer Institut Katrianne Lehtipalo Alpine Nucleation in Summertime (ANiS)
Switzerland        
2016
University of Bern, Institute for Plant Sciences, Biotic Interactions Prof. Matthias Erb Effect of low atmospheric pressure on diploid sexual and triploid apomictic dandelions
The Netherlands 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016
Centre for Isotope Research (CIO), Groningen Prof. Harro Meijer Flask sample takings for intercomparison between UBERN (Prof. Dr. M. Leuenberger), MPI_BGD Jena and Univ. Groningen (Prof. Dr. H. Meijer) regarding CO2 and O2 and other species
UK   2013    
 
University of Manchester, Centre for Atmospheric Science, SEAES Dr. Keith Bower CLACE-2013
UK     2014  
 
RAL Space, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Dr. Daniel Gerber STEAM-R
UK     2014  
 
Centre for Atmospheric Science, SEAES, University of Manchester Dr. Keith N. Bower / Dr. Paul J. Connolly CLACE2014 and INUPIAQ
USA     2014 2015
 
University of Denver, Mt. Evans High-Altitude Observatory Adam R. Jones Educational outreach visits to Jungfraujoch and Gornergrat