High Altitude Research Stations Jungfraujoch and Gornergrat HFSJG

Current and recent research projects at the Research Station Jungfraujoch

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Country Year Project approved Institute Project leader Name of project Programmes
Australia 2019
School of Art, RMIT University Prof. Philip Samartzis Mapping the sound ecology of the Swiss Alps
Austria 2018
Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and General Critical Care Medicine, University Hospital Salzburg, Paracelsus Medical University Prof. Dr. med. Marc Moritz Berger Effect of aerobic capacity on the incidence and severity of Acute Mountain Sickness after passive ascent to 3450 m
Austria
2022
Institut für Sportwissenschaft, Universität Innsbruck Prof. Martin Faulhaber Problemanalyse und Forschung in der Trainingswissenschaft
Belgium 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
Institut d'Astrophysique et de Géophysique, Université de Liège Dr. Emmanuel Mahieu, Dr. Christian Servais High resolution, solar infrared Fourier Transform spectrometry. Application to the study of the Earth atmosphere NDACC, GAW-CH, ACTRIS
Belgium 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy (BIRA-IASB) Dr. Michel van Roozendael Atmospheric physics and chemistry NDACC, ACTRIS, Sentinel-5 Precursor CalVal AO, Validation Data Analysis Facility (VDAF), CAMS, C3S, AC SAF
Czech Republic 2021
2022
Nuclear Physics Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences Ondrej Ploc Gamma-Ray Spectrometry during Thunderstorms
Finland 2019 2020 2021
2022
Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research, University of Helsinki Dr. Federico Bianchi Long-term study of aerosol particle formation in the free troposphere ACTRIS
France
2022
IMT Nord Europe Thérèse Salameh Carbon balance field campaign in free troposphere with intermittent planetary boundary layer influence
Germany 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
Institut für Umweltphysik, Universität Heidelberg Dr. Samuel Hammer / Prof. Markus Leuenberger Long-term observations of 14CO2 and 222Radon at Jungfraujoch ICOS
Germany 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
Max Planck Institut für Biogeochemie, Jena Dr. Armin Jordan Flask comparison on Jungfraujoch ICOS, GAW
Germany 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
University of Munich, Faculty of Medicine, Pneumology Prof. Dr. med. Rainald Fischer Correlation of blood gas analysis at 3454 m with symptoms of acute mountain sickness
Germany 2018
Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen Vladimir Mares Influence of environmental parameters on secondary neutrons from cosmic rays at high altitudes in Alpine regions
Germany 2019
University of Heidelberg Prof. Heimo Mairbäurl Neocytolysis: quantification, characterization and mechanisms of the destruction of newly formed erythrocytes upon return from high altitude
Germany 2021
German Aerospace Center, Earth Observation Center, Department Land Surface Dynamics Celia Baumhoer Polar Monitor Workpackage: coordinated data aquisition of radar and optical sensors Polar Monitor (DLR)
Germany
2022
German Aerospace Center (DLR) Prof. Irena Hajnsek SWESAR (Snow Water Equivalent SAR experiment / DLR Airborne SAR Campaign on the Alesch Glacier
Germany
2022
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Institute of Microwaves and Photonics Prof. Martin Vossiek Enceladus Explorer - Imaging system for crevasses in astrobiology for robot-based ice exploration
Germany
2022
University for Television and Film Munich Prof. Peter C. Slansky PERAMIS: Perseids Radiant Micro Structures
India
2022
Rohini Devasher Rohini Devasher The Mirrored Sky
Singapore
2022
Nanyang Technological University Singapore Prof. Stephan C. Schuster Vertical stratification of the air microbiome
Slowenia
2022
Aerosol d.o.o. Martin Rigler Carbon balance field campaign in free troposphere with intermittent planetary boundary layer influence
Switzerland 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss, Payerne Dr. Laurent Vuilleumier Global Atmosphere Watch Radiation Measurements GAW
Switzerland 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
Laboratory of Atmospheric Chemistry, Paul Scherrer Institut, CH-5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland Dr. Martin Gysel-Beer The Global Atmosphere Watch Aerosol Program at the Jungfraujoch GAW, ACTRIS
Switzerland 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
Physikalisch-Meteorologisches Observatorium Davos, World Radiation Center Dr. Julian Gröbner Longwave Infrared radiative forcing trend assimiliation over Switzerland (LIRAS) GAW, GCOS
Switzerland 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
Laboratory for Air Pollution / Environmental Technology, Empa – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Dübendorf, Switzerland Dr. Lukas Emmenegger National Air Pollution Monitoring Network (NABEL)
Switzerland 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
Laboratory for Air Pollution / Environmental Technology, Empa – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Dübendorf, Switzerland Dr. Stefan Reimann Monitoring of halogenated greenhouse gases CLIMGAS-CH/HALCLIM, AGAGE, ACTRIS, NABEL, ICOS
Switzerland 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
Laboratory for Air Pollution / Environmental Technology, Empa – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Dübendorf, Switzerland Dr. Lukas Emmenegger Continuous measurement of stable CO2 isotopes at Jungfraujoch, Switzerland GAW, ICOS, RINGO
Switzerland 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
Climate and Environmental Division, Physics Institute, University of Bern Prof. Markus Leuenberger High precision carbon dioxide and oxygen measurements ICOS
Switzerland 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
Bundesamt für Gesundheit, Sektion Umweltschutz, Bern Pierre Beuret Aerosols radioactivity monitoring (RADAIR) And DIGITEL Radenviro, URAnet
Switzerland 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
Physikalisches Institut, Universität Bern Dr. Rolf Bütikofer Neutron monitors - Study of solar and galactic cosmic rays NMDB
Switzerland 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz, Freiburg i.Br., Climate and Environmental Physics, University of Bern PhD Andreas Bollhöfer 85Kr activity determination in tropospheric air
Switzerland 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
Berner Fachhochschule (BFH), Technik und Informatik (TI), Photovoltaik-Labor Prof. Christof Bucher Long-term energy yield and reliablity of a high alpine PV (photovoltaic) plant at Jungfraujoch (3454 m)
Switzerland 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau, Hydrologie und Glaziologie (VAW), ETH Zürich Dr. Andreas Bauder Glaciological investigations on the Grosser Aletschgletscher Swiss Glacier Monitoring Network
Switzerland 2018 2019
Department of Geography, University of Zurich Dr. Jan Beutel PERMASENSE: Measuring permafrost in Alpine rock walls
Switzerland 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
Institut für Umweltgeowissenschaften, Universität Basel Dr. Franz Conen Measurement of 222Rn for atmospheric tracer applications ICOS
Switzerland 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
Bundesamt für Landestopografie / Swiss Federal Office of Topography (swisstopo) Dr. Ing. Elmar Brockmann Automated GPS Network Switzerland (AGNES) EUMETNET/E-GVAP, MeteoSwiss, STARTWAVE
Switzerland 2018 2019 2020 2021
MeteoSwiss, Zürich Stephan Bader The weather at Jungfraujoch
Switzerland 2018 2019
Eawag Dr. Christof Vockenhuber Cosmogenic radionuclides in precipitation
Switzerland 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
Surface Meteorological Networks, MeteoSwiss, Payerne Gilles Durieux Operation of a meteorological station at high altitude in the Alps
Switzerland 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
Dr. Peter Zingg High altitude migration of bats (Mammalia, Chiroptera) over the Jungfraujoch
Switzerland 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
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) ICOS
Switzerland 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF Dr. Marcia Phillips Evolution of high mountain permafrost rockwalls (Jungfrau Ostgrat)
Switzerland 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
Laboratory for Air Pollution / Environmental Technology, Empa – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Dübendorf, Switzerland Dr. Christoph Hueglin National Air Pollution Monitoring Network, temporary extension ACTRIS, EMEP, GAW, ICOS, IG3IS, NABEL
Switzerland 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
armasuisse Wissenschaft und Technologie, Fachbereich Testcenter Dr. Ronny Lorenzo Study on the Performance of Methanol Fuel Cells in Alpine Environments
Switzerland 2018 2019
Laboratory for Air Pollution / Environmental Technology, Empa – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Dübendorf, Switzerland 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 2018 2019 2020 2021
2022
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 2018
Institute of Geological Sciences, University of Bern Prof. Fritz Schlunegger / Prof. Antonio Ereditato Development and scientific application of nuclear emulsion particle detectors to geological problems in 3D
Switzerland 2018 2019 2021
2022
Institute of Veterinary Physiology, University of Zuerich Dr. Markus Thiersch Cancer Incidence and Tumor Growth in High Altitude
Switzerland 2018
Schweizer Gesellschaft für Höhlenforschung, Sektion Bern Dr. Veerle Sterken / Ing. Christian Lüthi Exploration of the Jochloch cave
Switzerland 2018
Meteomatics AG Livio Roth METHAT (METeo High Altitude Testflight)
Switzerland 2018
Eidg. Forschungsanstalt für Wald, Schnee und Landschaft WSL Dr. Beat Frey Characterization of permafrost microbial communities and its response to climate change
Switzerland 2018 2019
CERN Dr. Viliam Senaj Testing and calibration of novel solid state HEH monitor for the LHC Beam Dump System
Switzerland 2018
Department Geography, University of Basel Prof. Nikolaus J. Kuhn Influence of air density on aeolian particle movement
Switzerland 2018 2019
Claude Bernhard Claude Bernhard The Valais, only a drop of water in the ocean?
Switzerland 2019
Institute of Environmental Engineering, ETH Zürich Yang Yue The diversity of bioaerosol in different environmental scenario
Switzerland 2019 2020 2021
2022
Dept. für Chemie und Biochemie, Universität Bern Prof. Sönke Szidat Air Sampling for 14CH4 measurements
Switzerland 2019
Zürcher Hochschule der Künste Christoph Oeschger How to take a picture of wind, Chapter: 2
Switzerland 2019
Department of Geosciences, University of Fribourg Prof. Bernard Grobéty Single particle analyses of Sahara Dust Event (SDE) aerosols
Switzerland 2019 2020 2021
2022
Amt für Geoinformation BL Patrick Reimann Einfluss der Erdkrümmung und terrestrischer Refraktion bei trigonometrischer Höhenbestimmung
Switzerland 2019 2020
Paul Scherrer Institute, Laboratory for Atmospheric Chemistry Dr. Benjamin Brem Benchmarking of an optical sensor for the measurement of particulate matter and cloud droplets
Switzerland 2019 2020 2021
Universität Bern, Institut für Geologie, Gruppe Isotopengeologie Prof. Thomas Nägler Evaluating the contribution of Marine Aerosols to the Mo Surface Water Cycle
Switzerland 2019 2020
University of Zurich, Geographical Institute Dr. Martin Luethi Reanalysis of ice-rheology measurements in the Jungfraujoch ice tunnel
Switzerland 2020 2021
2022
International Slackline Association Thomas Buckingham Study on strength degradation of flat textile materials used in mountain sports due to UV radiation and weather
Switzerland 2020
Paul Scherrer Institut Prof. Dr. Margit Schwikowski Reconstruction of pre-industrial to industrial changes of organic aerosols from glacier ice cores
Switzerland 2021
2022
University of Bern, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Prof. Sönke Szidat Automated sampling of atmospheric air
Switzerland 2021
2022
ETH Zürich, Institute of Environmental Engineering Marcel Stefko Investigation of bistatic scattering properties of snow using Ku-band radar
Switzerland 2020
Empa, Laboratory for Air Pollution / Environmental Technology Martin K. Vollmer The new 2020 air sampling inlet system at Jungfraujoch
Switzerland 2021
University of Zurich, Department of Geography Jacqueline Bannwart TanDEM-X radar penetration into snow and firn: a comparison of satellite data and field measurements
Switzerland 2021
2022
University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland Dr. Alejandro Keller Employment of novel tools for the continuous characterization of the carbonaceous fraction in ambient aerosol GAW-CH
Switzerland 2021
Peter Baracchi Peter Baracchi ART meets SCIENCE to raise climate change awareness
Switzerland 2021
2022
Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL Prof. Christoph Scheidegger Ecophysiology, growth and reproduction of Umbilicaria virginis, a nival lichen
Switzerland 2021
Julie Favre Julie Favre The study of cosmic rays
Switzerland 2021
Empa Dr. Christoph Zellweger System- and performance audit for surface ozone, carbon monoxide, methane, carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide at the high altitude research station Jungfraujoch GAW, NABEL, ICOS
Switzerland
2022
Institute of Applied Physics, University of Bern Dr. Gunter Stober Swiss Meteor Survey
Switzerland
2022
Barakat Photography GmbH Benjamin Barakat Light Pollution & our Night Sky
Switzerland
2022
Gymnasium Thun Irina Tobler Maturarbeit
Switzerland
2022
ETH Zurich, Institute of Geodesy and Photogrammetry Dr. Gregor Moeller A terrestrial radio occultation experiment with commercial GNSS receivers
Switzerland
2022
University of Basel, Department of Environmental Sciences Dr. Nicolas Bukowiecki Visualization of surface heat transfer around the Jungfraujoch using thermal imaging
Switzerland
2022
Thales Alenia Space Daniel Matter VERTIGO (VERy high Throughput satellite-ground Optical link). Outdoor demonstration
Switzerland
2022
ETH Zurich, Department of Environmental Systems Science, Institute of Agricultural Sciences Dr. Stefan Osterwalder Mercury monitoring to evaluate the effectiveness of the Minamata Convention in Switzerland: A pilot study
Switzerland
2022
University of Geneva, Department of Applied Physics, Quantum Technologies Prof. Hugo Zbinden Swiss Space Quantum Communication
Switzerland
2022
ETH Zurich, Department of Environmental Systems Science, Institute of Agricultural Sciences Dr. Stefan Osterwalder Passive air sampling for mercury on a global scale
UK
2022
Wolfson Atmospheric Chemistry Laboratories, The University of York Dr. Stephen J. Andrews Carbon balance field campaign in free troposphere with intermittent planetary boundary layer influence
USA 2020
University of Denver, Mt. Evans High-Altitude Observatory Adam Jones Educational outreach visits to Jungfraujoch and Gornergrat
USA 2021
Center for Filtration Research, University of Minnesota Dongbin Kwak Saliva evaporation test in low pressure environment