SIMONe Argentina: Exploring the MLT dynamics over southern Patagonia
|Figure 1. A Google Earth sketch of SIMONe Argentina sites and |
how it works (courtesy of Miguel Urco)
|Figure 2. Summary plot of SIMONE Argentina multilink measurements. Note that the notorious oscillations in the winds are dominated by waves with 12-hour periods (courtesy of Mathias Clahsen).|
|Figure 3. Receiving sites at (a) Rio Gallegos, (b) El Chalten, (c) La Estela, and (d) Gobernador Gregores. The transmitter site (e) was installed at Tres Lagos.|
|Figure 5. |
(a) Thomas Barth, Nico Pfeffer, Jens Wedrich, Ralph Latteck, Fede Conte evaluating the possibility of a receiving site close to the glacier “El Perito Moreno”, (b) Fede Conte and Jacobo Salvador inspecting the IAP container at the transmitter site, and (c) Jacobo, Ralph, Fede and Nahuel Díaz on their way to El Chalten with a nice view of the peaks of “Cerro Torre” and “Mount Fitz Roy”. NB: "El Perito Moreno" ice field is the world's third largest reserve of fresh water.
We would like to sincerely thank Jacobo Salvador, Jonathan Quiroga and Nahuel Díaz (at UNPA, Río Gallegos); Darío Godoy and Facundo Olivares (at Tres Lagos); Pablo Quiroz (at La Estela); Martín “el griego” Palopoli y la gente de Parques Nacionales (at El Chaltén), and the Concejo Agrario de la Provincia de Santa Cruz (at Gob. Gregores and El Calafate). Without you guys SIMONe Argentina would not have been possible.