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
Belgium 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
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 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
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
Nuclear Physics Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences Ondrej Ploc Gamma-Ray Spectrometry during Thunderstorms
Finland 2017
University of Helsinki, Department of Physics Dr. Federico Bianchi NUCLACE 2016/2017
Finland 2019 2020
2021
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 2017
Galatée Films Johann Mousseau Research and development for filming by night for a movie cinema project
Germany 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
Institut für Umweltphysik, Universität Heidelberg Dr. Samuel Hammer / Prof. Markus Leuenberger Long-term observations of 14CO2 and 222Radon at Jungfraujoch
Germany 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
Max Planck Institut für Biogeochemie, Jena Dr. Armin Jordan Flask comparison on Jungfraujoch ICOS, GAW
Germany 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
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 2017
Goethe-University Frankfurt, Institute for Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences Dr. Heinz Bingemer Measurement of the abundance of atmospheric Ice Nucleating Particles (INP) within the CLACE/INUIT 2017 campaign
Germany 2017
Leibniz-Institute for Tropospheric Research Dr. Stephan Mertes Composition analysis of ice particle residuals combining aerosol mass spectrometry and counterflow virtual impactor technique within CLACE 2017
Germany 2017
Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Institute for Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences Prof. Dr. Joachim Curtius, Dr. Heinz Bingemer, Dr. Diana Rose, Prof. Dr. Martin Ebert Measurement with ice nucleating particles with FINCH (fast ice nucleus chamber) in the vicinity of mixed-phase clouds on Jungfraujoch during the INUIT 2017 campaign
Germany 2017
Technische Universität Darmstadt, Institut für Angewandte Geowissenschaften Prof. Martin Ebert INUIT - ice nuclei research unit
Germany 2017
Max Planck Institute for Chemistry Dr. Johannes Schneider Ice residual composition measurements by single particle mass spectrometry dring CLACE 2017
Germany 2017
Karsruhe Institute of Technology Dr. Harald Saathoff Characterisation of ice nucleating aerosol particles by single particle mass spectroscopy and filter sampling
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
Italy 2017
Department of Physics, University of Rome Sapienza Assist. Prof. Dr. Ali Yilmaz Measurement cosmic ray flux at large zenith angle
Switzerland 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss, Payerne Dr. Laurent Vuilleumier Global Atmosphere Watch Radiation Measurements GAW
Switzerland 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
Laboratory of Atmospheric Chemistry, Paul Scherrer Institut, CH-5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland Dr. Martin Gysel The Global Atmosphere Watch Aerosol Program at the Jungfraujoch GAW, ACTRIS, GAW-CH
Switzerland 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
Physikalisch-Meteorologisches Observatorium Davos, World Radiation Center Dr. Julian Gröbner Longwave Infrared radiative forcing trend assimiliation over Switzerland (LIRAS) GAW, GCOS
Switzerland 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
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 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
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
Switzerland 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
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 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
Climate and Environmental Division, Physics Institute, University of Bern Prof. Markus Leuenberger High precision carbon dioxide and oxygen measurements ICOS
Switzerland 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
Bundesamt für Gesundheit, Sektion Umweltschutz, Bern Pierre Beuret Aerosols radioactivity monitoring (RADAIR) And DIGITEL Radenviro, URAnet
Switzerland 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
Physikalisches Institut, Universität Bern Dr. Rolf Bütikofer Neutron monitors - Study of solar and galactic cosmic rays NMDB
Switzerland 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz, Freiburg i.Br., Climate and Environmental Physics, University of Bern PhD Andreas Bollhoefer 85Kr activity determination in tropospheric air
Switzerland 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
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 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau, Hydrologie und Glaziologie (VAW), ETH Zürich Dr. Andreas Bauder Glaciological investigations on the Grosser Aletschgletscher Swiss Glacier Monitoring Network
Switzerland 2017 2018 2019
Department of Geography, University of Zurich Dr. Jan Beutel PERMASENSE: Measuring permafrost in Alpine rock walls
Switzerland 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
Institut für Umweltgeowissenschaften, Universität Basel Dr. Franz Conen Measurement of 222Rn for atmospheric tracer applications ICOS
Switzerland 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
Bundesamt für Landestopografie / Swiss Federal Office of Topography (swisstopo) Dr. Ing. Elmar Brockmann Automated GPS Network Switzerland (AGNES) EUMETNET/E-GVAP, MeteoSwiss, STARTWAVE
Switzerland 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
MeteoSwiss, Zürich Stephan Bader The weather at Jungfraujoch
Switzerland 2017 2018 2019
Eawag Dr. Christof Vockenhuber Cosmogenic radionuclides in precipitation
Switzerland 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
Surface Meteorological Networks, MeteoSwiss, Payerne Gilles Durieux Operation of a meteorological station at high altitude in the Alps
Switzerland 2018 2019 2020
2021
Dr. Peter Zingg High altitude migration of bats (Mammalia, Chiroptera) over the Jungfraujoch
Switzerland 2017
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 2017 2018 2019 2020
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 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF Dr. Marcia Phillips Evolution of high mountain permafrost rockwalls (Jungfrau Ostgrat) PERMOS, GTN-P
Switzerland 2017
MeteoSwiss, Payerene Yves-Alain Roulet SMN project: renewal of the ground-based meteorological measurement network of MeteoSwiss
Switzerland 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
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 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
armasuisse Wissenschaft und Technologie, Fachbereich Testcenter Dr. Ronny Lorenzo Study on the Performance of Methanol Fuel Cells in Alpine Environments
Switzerland 2017 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 2017
ETH Zürich / METAS / swisstopo Dr. Urs Marti Absolut-Schwere Kalibrierlinie Grindelwald-Jungfraujoch
Switzerland 2017
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 2017 2018 2019 2020
2021
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 2017
Eawag, Department Water Resources and Drinking Water, Environmental Inorganic Geochemistry Group Prof. Dr. Lenny Winkel Isotope tracking of different bromine sources in rainwater
Switzerland 2017 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 2017
Paul Scherrer Institut Dr. Martin Gysel Activation of Black Carbon in warm clouds
Switzerland 2018 2019
2021
Institute of Veterinary Physiology, University of Zuerich Dr. Markus Thiersch Cancer Incidence and Tumor Growth in High Altitude
Switzerland 2017
University of Bern, Institute for Plant Sciences, Biotic Interactions Prof. Matthias Erb Effect of low atmospheric pressure on diploid sexual and triploid apomictic dandelions
Switzerland 2017
Paul Scherrer Institute Erik Herrmann INP measurements with ISI during CLACE 2017
Switzerland 2017 2018
Schweizer Gesellschaft für Höhlenforschung, Sektion Bern Dr. Veerle Sterken / Ing. Christian Lüthi Exploration of the Jochloch cave
Switzerland 2017
ETH Zürich, Laboratory of Hydraulics, Hydrology and Glaciology Prof. Fabian Walter Monitoring of the unstable hanging glacier on Mount Eiger
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
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
Amt für Geoinformation BL Patrick Reimann Einfluss der Erdkrümmung und terrestrischer Refraktion bei trigonometrischer Höhenbestimmung swisstopo, ETH Zürich
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 GAW, ACTRIS, NABEL
Switzerland 2019 2020
2021
Universität Bern, Institut für Geologie, Gruppe Isotopengeologie Prof. Thomas Naegler 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
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
University of Bern, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Prof. Sönke Szidat Automated sampling of atmospheric air
Switzerland
2021
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 CLIMGAS-CH/HALCLIM, ICOS, AGAGE, GAW, NABEL
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
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
Switzerland
2021
Peter Baracchi Peter Baracchi ART meets SCIENCE to raise climate change awareness
Switzerland
2021
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 by a cloud chamber
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
United Kingdom 2017
Centre for Atmospheric Science, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Universit of Manchester Prof. Thomas Choularton INUIT/CLACE 2017
USA 2017 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