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Country Year Project approved Institute Project leader Name of project Programmes
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?
Belgium 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014
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 GAW-CH, NDACC
Belgium 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014
Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy (BIRA-IASB) Dr. Michel Van Roozendael Atmospheric physics and chemistry NDACC, NORS
Belgium   2011 2012 2013
 
Société Astronomique de Liège Benoit Lempereur Preparing public demonstrations of deep sky objects especially planetary nebulaes
Finland        
2014
University of Helsinki, Department of Physics Dr. Heikki Junninen CLACE 2014
Finnland       2013
 
University of Helsinki Dr. Heikki Junninen Nucleace 2013
Germany 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014
Institut für Umweltphysik, Universität Heidelberg Dr. Ingeborg Levin Long-term observations of 14CO2 and 222Radon at Jungfraujoch ICOS
Germany 2010      
 
Institut für Weltraumwissenschaften, Freie Universität Berlin Dr. Thomas Ruhtz Calibration of Sun and aureole spectrometer systems within the Cloud and Aerosol Characterization Experiment (CLACE)
Germany 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014
Max Planck Institut für Biogeochemie, Jena Dr. Willi A. Brand Flask comparison on Jungfraujoch ICOS, IMECC
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
University of Munich, Faculty of Medicine, Pneumology Dr. med. Rainald Fischer Correlation of blood gas analysis at 3454 m with symptoms of acute mountain sickness
Greece 2010      
 
Laboratory of Atmospheric Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece Prof. Alkiviadis Bais Validation of retrieval of atmospheric trace gases with Phaethon system using differential optical absorption spectroscopy
Israel        
2014
Earth Science Institute, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Assaf Zipori Interaction between aerosols to rain clouds as a function of aerosols type and source
Italy 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014
Department of Physics, University of Rome Sapienza Prof. Maurizio Iori Measurement cosmic ray flux at large zenith angle
Switzerland 2010      
 
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) Dr. Valentin Simeonov LIDAR project
Switzerland 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014
Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss, Payerne Dr. Laurent Vuilleumier Global Atmosphere Watch Radiation Measurements GAW
Switzerland 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014
Laboratory of Atmospheric Chemistry, Paul Scherrer Institut, CH-5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland Dr. Martin Gysel The Global Atmosphere Watch Aerosol Program at the Jungfraujoch ACTRIS, GAW, IMECC
Switzerland 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014
Physikalisch-Meteorologisches Observatorium Davos, World Radiation Center Dr. Stephan Nyeki Remote sensing of aerosol optical depth
Switzerland 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014
Physikalisch-Meteorologisches Observatorium Davos, World Radiation Center Julian Gröbner Longwave Infrared radiative forcing trend assimiliation over Switzerland (LIRAS) GAW-CH
Switzerland 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014
Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology Dr. Lukas Emmenegger National Air Pollution Monitoring Network (NABEL)
Switzerland 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014
Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Research Dr. Stefan Reimann Monitoring of halogenated greenhouse gases AGAGE, GAW
Switzerland 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014
Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology Dr. Lukas Emmenegger Continuous measurement of stable CO2 isotopes at Jungfraujoch, Switzerland ICOS
Switzerland 2010      
 
Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, ETH Zurich (IACETH) Prof. Johannes Staehelin NOy at the interface of planetary boundary layer and the free troposphere from measurements at Jungfraujoch
Switzerland 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014
Climate and Environmental Division, Physics Institute, University of Bern Prof. Markus Leuenberger High precision carbon dioxide and oxygen measurements ICOS, IMECC, GCOS, GCOS-CH
Switzerland 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014
Bundesamt für Gesundheit, Sektion Umweltschutz, Bern Pierre Beuret Aerosols radioactivity monitoring (RADAIR) And DIGITEL RADAIR
Switzerland 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014
Physikalisches Institut, Universität Bern Dr. Rolf Bütikofer Neutron monitors - Study of solar and galactic cosmic rays NMDB
Switzerland 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014
Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz, Freiburg i.Br., Climate and Environmental Physics, University of Bern Dr. Clemens Schlosser 85Kr activity determination in tropospheric air
Switzerland 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014
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 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014
Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau, Hydrologie und Glaziologie (VAW), ETH Zürich Dr. Andreas Bauder Glaciological investigations on the Grosser Aletschgletscher Swiss Glacier Monitoring Network
Switzerland 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014
Department of Geography, University of Zurich Dr. Jan Beutel PERMASENSE: Measuring permafrost in Alpine rock walls PermaSense, PERMOS
Switzerland 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014
Institut für Umweltgeowissenschaften, Universität Basel Dr. Franz Conen Measurement of 222Rn for atmospheric tracer applications
Switzerland 2010      
 
Institut für Umweltgeowissenschaften, Universität Basel Dr. Franz Conen Towards understanding the importance of biological ice nucleators in rising air
Switzerland 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014
Bundesamt für Landestopografie / Swiss Federal Office of Topography (swisstopo) Dr. Elmar Brockmann Automated GPS Network Switzerland (AGNES) AGNES
Switzerland 2010 2011 2012 2013
 
MeteoSwiss, Zürich Stephan Bader The weather at Jungfraujoch
Switzerland 2010 2011    
 
Department of Geosciences, University of Fribourg Mario Meier Single particle analysis of aerosols from Saharan dust events
Switzerland 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014
Eawag Prof. Jürg Beer Cosmogenic radionuclides in precipitation
Switzerland 2010      
 
Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, ETH Zurich Dr. Olaf Stetzer, Dr. Berko Sierau, and Prof. Ulrike Lohmann Field measurements of atmospheric ice nuclei and properties of mixed phase clouds
Switzerland 2010      
 
WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF Dr. Marcia Phillips (permafrost researcher) Permafrost monitoring at high Alpine sites
Switzerland 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014
Surface Meteorological Networks, MeteoSwiss, Payerne Dr. Christian Félix Operation of a meteorological station at high altitude in the Alps GAW
Switzerland 2010      
 
Helbling Technik Bern AG Dr. Karim Haroud Low-pressure test on optical devices
Switzerland 2010      
 
Institute for Atmosphere and Climate Science, ETH Zürich Prof. Thomas Peter Assessment of high altitude cloud characteristics, CLACE 2010 campaign
Switzerland 2010 2011 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 2010      
 
Institute of Botany, University of Basel Prof. Ch. Körner Study of plant temperature
Switzerland 2010      
 
Institute of Geology & Institute of Geochemistry and Petrology, ETH Zürich Dr. Florian Kober Altitude dependence of production rates of cosmogenic nuclides in artificial quartz targets
Switzerland 2010      
 
Laboratory of Radiochemistry and Environmental Chemistry, Paul Scherrer Institute Prof. Margit Schwikowski Accelerated release of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) from Alpine glaciers. Snow chemistry, reconstruction of palaeo atmosphere and climate fom high-altitude ice cores.
Switzerland 2010      
 
Mammut Sports Group Lars Paschek Test-station for outdoor materials
Switzerland 2010      
 
University Hospital Lausanne, Department of Internal Medicine CSEM Neuchâtel Prof. Claudio SARTORI Long-Term Medical Survey System (LTMS-3)
Switzerland   2011    
 
University of Zurich, Zurich Center for Integrative Human Physiology (ZIHP) Prof. Dr. Carsten Lundby Influence of isocapnic breathing on hypoxic exercise
Switzerland   2011 2012 2013
2014
Department of Geography, University of Zurich Dr. Jeannette Noetzli PERMOS: Permafrost monitoring as part of the Swiss Permafrost Monitoring System PERMOS
Switzerland     2012 2013
 
Dr. Peter E. Zingg High altitude migration of bats (Mammalia, Chiroptera) over the Jungfraujoch
Switzerland   2011 2012 2013
2014
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   2011    
 
Spaelti-TS AG, Gebenstorf, Switzerland Christoph Spälti Study to identify a measurement uncertainty contribution due to different altitude test sites
Switzerland   2011 2012 2013
2014
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) NABEL
Switzerland   2011 2012 2013
2014
WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF Dr. Marcia Phillips Evolution of high mountain permafrost rockwalls (Jungfrau Ostgrat) PermaSense, PERMOS
Switzerland   2011 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   2011   2013
2014
MeteoSwiss, Payerene Yves-Alain Roulet SMN project: renewal of the ground-based meteorological measurement network of MeteoSwiss SwissMetNet
Switzerland   2011    
 
Climate and Environmental Division, Physics Institute, University of Bern Prof Dr. Markus Leuenberger Water isotope measurements with a PICARRO laser instrument
Switzerland   2011    
 
Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, ETH Zurich Prof. Thomas Peter Assessment of high altitude aerosol and cloud characteristics by in-situ and remote sensing techniques (GAW plus)
Switzerland   2011    
 
ETH, Institut für Atmosphäre und Klima (IAC) Dr. Olaf Stetzer, Dr. Berko Sierau, and Prof. Ulrike Lohmann CLACE 2011
Switzerland     2012 2013
2014
ETH Zürich, Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science 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   2011    
 
Institute of Geography, University of Bern Dr. Stefan Wunderle Hyper-Swiss-Net (https://hyperswissnet.wiki.geo.uzh.ch/Project), Module Snow and Climate
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
Institut für Atmosphäre und Klima, ETHZ Erika Kienast-Sjögren 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
Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology Dr. Christoph Hüglin National Air Pollution Monitoring Network, temporary extension GAW, ICOS, NABEL, NDACC
Switzerland       2013
2014
armasuisse Wissenschaft und Technologie, Fachbereich Testcenter Dr. Ronny Lorenzo 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
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 ICOS
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
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
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
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
The Netherlands 2010      
 
Centre for Isotope Research (CIO), Groningen Dr. Rolf Neubert, Groningen Flask comparison on Jungfraujoch
The Netherlands   2011 2012 2013
2014
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 ICOS
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
University of Denver, Mt. Evans High-Altitude Observatory Adam Jones Educational outreach visits to Jungfraujoch and Gornergrat