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 2015
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Macquarie University Dr. Tina Wunderlin Microbial ecology of snow in Alpine Regions
Australia
2019
School of Art, RMIT University Prof. Philip Samartzis Mapping the sound ecology of the Swiss Alps
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
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 2015 2016 2017 2018
2019
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 NDACC, GAW-CH, ACTRIS
Belgium 2015 2016 2017 2018
Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy (BIRA-IASB) Dr. Michel van Roozendael Atmospheric physics and chemistry NDACC, ACTRIS, GAIA-CLIM, QA4ECV, Sentinel-5 Precursor CalVal AO, Validation Data Analysis Facility (VDAF), CAMS, C3S, ESA FRM4DOAS
China 2016
Custom Products Ltd. Peter Frauchiger Measuring the light reflection on snow
Finland 2015
Finnish Meteorological Institute Dr. Hermanni Aaltonen Integrated Carbon Observation System - ICOS
Finland 2016 2017
University of Helsinki, Department of Physics Dr. Federico Bianchi NUCLACE 2016/2017
France 2017
Galatée Films Johann Mousseau Research and development for filming by night for a movie cinema project
Germany 2015 2016 2017 2018
Institut für Umweltphysik, Universität Heidelberg Dr. Ingeborg Levin Long-term observations of 14CO2 and 222Radon at Jungfraujoch ICOS
Germany 2015 2016 2017 2018
2019
Max Planck Institut für Biogeochemie, Jena Dr. Armin Jordan Flask comparison on Jungfraujoch ICOS, GAW
Germany 2015 2016 2017 2018
2019
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 2015 2016
Helmholtz Zentrum München Dr. Kerstin Hürkamp / Dr. Jochen Tschiersch VAO Virtual Alpine Observatory. Snow profiles at Jungfraujoch
Germany 2016 2018
Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen Vladimir Mares Influence of environmental parameters on secondary neutrons from cosmic rays at high altitudes in Alpine regions VAO-II, EURADOS Working Group 11
Germany 2016
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Dr. Martin Schnaiter Field measurements of biological aerosol particles
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
Israel 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 2015 2016 2017
Department of Physics, University of Rome Sapienza Assist. Prof. Dr. Ali Yilmaz Measurement cosmic ray flux at large zenith angle
Switzerland 2015 2016 2017 2018
2019
Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss, Payerne Dr. Laurent Vuilleumier Global Atmosphere Watch Radiation Measurements GAW
Switzerland 2015 2016 2017 2018
2019
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, BACCHUS
Switzerland 2015 2016 2017 2018
2019
Physikalisch-Meteorologisches Observatorium Davos, World Radiation Center Julian Gröbner Longwave Infrared radiative forcing trend assimiliation over Switzerland (LIRAS) GAW-CH
Switzerland 2015 2016 2017 2018
2019
Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology Dr. Lukas Emmenegger National Air Pollution Monitoring Network (NABEL) CLIMGAS-CH/HALCLIM, AGAGE, ACTRIS, NABEL
Switzerland 2015 2016 2017 2018
2019
Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Research Dr. Stefan Reimann Monitoring of halogenated greenhouse gases CLIMGAS-CH/HALCLIM, AGAGE, ACTRIS, NABEL
Switzerland 2015 2016 2017 2018
2019
Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology Dr. Lukas Emmenegger Continuous measurement of stable CO2 isotopes at Jungfraujoch, Switzerland GAW, ICOS, RINGO
Switzerland 2015 2016 2017 2018
2019
Climate and Environmental Division, Physics Institute, University of Bern Prof. Markus Leuenberger High precision carbon dioxide and oxygen measurements ICOS
Switzerland 2015 2016 2017 2018
2019
Bundesamt für Gesundheit, Sektion Umweltschutz, Bern Pierre Beuret Aerosols radioactivity monitoring (RADAIR) And DIGITEL Radenviro, URAnet
Switzerland 2015 2016 2017 2018
2019
Physikalisches Institut, Universität Bern Dr. Rolf Bütikofer Neutron monitors - Study of solar and galactic cosmic rays NMDB
Switzerland 2015 2016 2017 2018
Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz, Freiburg i.Br., Climate and Environmental Physics, University of Bern Dr. Clemens Schlosser 85Kr activity determination in tropospheric air
Switzerland 2015 2016 2017 2018
2019
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 2015 2016 2017 2018
2019
Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau, Hydrologie und Glaziologie (VAW), ETH Zürich Dr. Andreas Bauder Glaciological investigations on the Grosser Aletschgletscher Swiss Glacier Monitoring Network
Switzerland 2015 2016 2017 2018
Department of Geography, University of Zurich Dr. Jan Beutel PERMASENSE: Measuring permafrost in Alpine rock walls
Switzerland 2015 2016 2017 2018
2019
Institut für Umweltgeowissenschaften, Universität Basel Dr. Franz Conen Measurement of 222Rn for atmospheric tracer applications ICOS
Switzerland 2015 2016 2017 2018
2019
Bundesamt für Landestopografie / Swiss Federal Office of Topography (swisstopo) Dr. Ing. Elmar Brockmann Automated GPS Network Switzerland (AGNES) EUMETNET/E-GVAP, MeteoSwiss, STARTWAVE
Switzerland 2015 2016 2017 2018
MeteoSwiss, Zürich Stephan Bader The weather at Jungfraujoch
Switzerland 2015 2016 2017 2018
2019
Eawag Dr. Christof Vockenhuber Cosmogenic radionuclides in precipitation
Switzerland 2015 2016 2017 2018
2019
Surface Meteorological Networks, MeteoSwiss, Payerne Gilles Durieux Operation of a meteorological station at high altitude in the Alps
Switzerland 2015 2016
Department of Geography, University of Zurich Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli PERMOS: Permafrost monitoring as part of the Swiss Permafrost Monitoring System
Switzerland 2018
2019
Dr. Peter Zingg High altitude migration of bats (Mammalia, Chiroptera) over the Jungfraujoch
Switzerland 2015 2016 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 2015 2016 2017 2018
2019
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 2015 2016 2017 2018
2019
WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF Dr. Marcia Phillips Evolution of high mountain permafrost rockwalls (Jungfrau Ostgrat) PERMOS, GTN-P
Switzerland 2015 2016
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 2015 2016 2017
MeteoSwiss, Payerene Yves-Alain Roulet SMN project: renewal of the ground-based meteorological measurement network of MeteoSwiss
Switzerland 2015 2016 2017 2018
2019
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 2015 2016
Institut für Atmosphäre und Klima, ETHZ Prof. Thomas Peter Lidar measurements of cirrus cloud properties in the midlatitudes
Switzerland 2015 2016 2017 2018
2019
Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology Dr. Christoph Hueglin National Air Pollution Monitoring Network, temporary extension ACTRIS, EMEP, GAW, ICOS, IG3IS, NABEL
Switzerland 2015 2016 2017 2018
2019
armasuisse Wissenschaft und Technologie, Fachbereich Testcenter Dr. Ronny Lorenzo Study on the Performance of Methanol Fuel Cells in Alpine Environments
Switzerland 2015 2016 2017 2018
2019
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 2017
ETH Zürich / METAS / swisstopo Dr. Urs Marti Absolut-Schwere Kalibrierlinie Grindelwald-Jungfraujoch
Switzerland 2015
University of Basel, Department of Environmental Sciences, Botany Prof. Ansgar Kahmen Stable isotopes in plant wax aerosols
Switzerland 2015 2016 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 2015 2016 2017 2018
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 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 2015 2016 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 Eiger-μu GT
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 2017
Paul Scherrer Institut Dr. Martin Gysel Activation of Black Carbon in warm clouds
Switzerland 2016 2018
2019
Institute of Veterinary Physiology, University of Zuerich Dr. Markus Thiersch Cancer Incidence and Tumor Growth in High Altitude
Switzerland 2016
Paul Scherrer Institut Dr. Katrianne Lehtipalo Alpine Nucleation in Summertime (ANiS)
Switzerland 2016 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 CRYOLINK-SNF
Switzerland 2018
2019
CERN Dr. Viliam Senaj Testing and calibration of novel solid state HEH monitor for the LHC Beam Dump System LHC
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
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
Amt für Geoinformation BL Patrick Reimann Einfluss der Erdkrümmung und terrestrischer Refraktion bei trigonometrischer Höhenbestimmung
Switzerland
2019
Paul Scherrer Institute, Laboratory for Atmospheric Chemistry Dr. Benjamin Brem Benchmarking of an optical sensor for the measurement of particulate matter and cloud droplets
The Netherlands 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
The Netherlands 2016
Aliki van der Kruijs Aliki van der Kruijs Artistic research at Jungfraujoch
United Kingdom 2017
Centre for Atmospheric Science, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Universit of Manchester Prof. Thomas Choularton INUIT/CLACE 2017
USA 2015 2016 2017
University of Denver, Mt. Evans High-Altitude Observatory Adam Jones Educational outreach visits to Jungfraujoch and Gornergrat