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Research project:  
Project name:Global Atmosphere Watch Radiation Measurements
Year:2009
Title:Global Atmosphere Watch Radiation Measurements
Name of research institute or organization:  Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss, Payerne
Project leader:Dr. Laurent Vuilleumier
Project team:Dr. Daniel Walker

Activity report:   Global Atmosphere Watch Radiation Measurements
Key words:   infrared, integrated water vapor (IWV), precision filterradiometer (PFR), pyranometer, pyrheliometer, solar irradiance, spectral irradiance, total aerosol optical depth (AOD), ultraviolet, UV biometer, visible
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Collaborations:  
  • European Science Foundation COST Action 726: «Long term changes and climatology of UV radiation over Europe» http://www.cost726.org/
  • Radiation data submitted to the World Radiation Data Centre (WRDC, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation) within the framework of the Global Atmosphere Watch
  • Study of solar photometry (aerosol optical depth) and longwave infrared radiative forcing in collaboration with the Physikalisch Meteorologisches Observatorium Davo (PMOD) World Radiation Center (WRC)

Address/contact:  
Address:Office fédéral de météorologie et de climatologie MétéoSuisse
 Station Aérologique
 Les Invuardes
 CH-1530 Payerne
Contact person:   Laurent Vuilleumier
Tel.:+41 26 662 6306
Fax.:+41 26 662 6212
e-mail:laurent.vuilleumier@meteoswiss.ch
URL:www.meteoswiss.ch

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