High Altitude Research Stations Jungfraujoch and Gornergrat HFSJG
Research project:  
Project name:Test of a new volcanic ash sensor under ambient conditions
Year:2016
Title:Development of an airborne sensor for the reliable discrimination of volcanic ash particles from water droplets or ice crystals
Name of research institute or organization:  Institute for Aerosol and Sensor Technology, University of Applied Sciences
Project leader:Dr. Ernest Weingartner
Project team:Dr. Zsófia Jurányi, Daniel Egli, Peter Steigmeier, Prof. Dr. Heinz Burtscher

Activity report:   Development of an airborne sensor for the reliable discrimination of volcanic ash particles from water droplets or ice crystals
Key words:   optical particle sizer, dual-wavelength light scattering, volcanic ash, hydrometeors
Collaborations:  
Address/contact:  
Address:Institute for Aerosol and Sensor Technology
 University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW)
 Klosterzelgstrasse 2
 CH-5210 Windisch
Contact person:   Ernest Weingartner
Tel.:+41 56 202 7918
e-mail:ernest.weingartner@fhnw.ch
URL:http://www.fhnw.ch/engineering/iast

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