ALMA Site Testing, November 1999

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Description

As part of ALMA site testing, weather balloons, or radiosondes, were launched to measure the vertical profiles of temperature, pressure, and humidity. Balloons were launched about 1 km west of the present location of the ALMA AOS building, and the equipment, including the tanks of helium for the balloons, was stored in a container. Inside the container in November 1999, l-r: Seichi Sakamoto, Min Yun, Riccardo Giovanelli, Simon Radford, Angel Otarola, Lars Ake Nyman, and Kate Brooks.

Creator

Records of the NRAO

Rights

NRAO/AUI/NSF

Type

Still Image

Identifier

SondeHut.jpg

Location

Start Date

1999-11

Series

Photographs Series

Unit

MMA/ALMA Unit

Tags

Citation

Records of the NRAO, “ALMA Site Testing, November 1999,” NRAO/AUI Archives, accessed April 23, 2024, https://www.nrao.edu/archives/items/show/36774.