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AmeriFlux Tech-Data Workshop—2016

September 20, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - September 21, 2016 @ 12:00 pm

Winter view of the Continental Divide with the Mountain Research Station located in the forest belo

This year’s workshop is at the Mountain Research Station, near the Niwot Ridge Forest AmeriFlux site. It is also close to where the AmeriFlux Annual PI Meeting will take place in Golden CO, directly after this workshop. If you want to suggest a topic for the workshop, contact the organizers Sébastien Biraud (Tech) and Deb Agarwal (Data). Just like past workshops, your suggestions are always very welcome!

For registration and details, go to: http://ameriflux.lbl.gov/community/ameriflux-meetings-workshops/

AGENDA

Tuesday 9/20

If you arrive early (about noon) and the weather is good, join us on a beautiful but strenuous hike to the alpine zone (elevation ~11,000 feet).

5pm Check in

6pm Dinner—pizza!

8pm Smores

Overnight stay at Moores-Collins Family Lodge (four to a room; bring bedding or sleeping bag). Or if you prefer, book a motel room in nearby Nederland CO.

Wednesday 9/21

The morning starts with an early field trip to the US-NR1 tower. There will be a description of the research and tower technical set-up by the tower PI and long time technician, Peter Blanken and Sean Burns. The AMP Tech team will lead a tower safety demo, and give a walk-through of a typical Tech Team site visit and take suggestions on what staff would like us to do during these visits.

7:30am Breakfast

8am Field trip! This morning starts with an early field trip to the US-NR1 tower. There will be a description of the research and tower technical set-up by the tower PI and long time technician, Peter Blanken and Sean Burns. The AMP Tech team will lead a tower safety demo, and give a walk-through of a typical Tech Team site visit and take suggestions on what staff would like us to do during these visits.

Noon Lunch

1-5pm Workshop. After lunch the workshop will move to a lodge. These are the proposed topics; actual topics will depend on your input:

  • Site power and connectivity best practices
  • Processing of high-frequency data for the Tech Team visit
  • Submission of high-frequency data to AmeriFlux
  • QA/QC checks during the Tech Team visit
  • Processing of high-frequency data to products
  • Submission of data processing related BADMs
  • AmeriFlux’s loaner program (sonic, IRGAS, Radiation sensors) and profiling system

5:30pm Depart for Golden CO

7pm AmeriFlux Annual PI Meeting’s Dinner in Golden

Details

Start:
September 20, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
End:
September 21, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Website:
TBD

Venue

Mountain Research Station
818 County Road 116, Moores-Collins Family Lodge CO 80466 United States
Phone:
(303) 492-8842
Website:
http://www.colorado.edu/mrs/home

Other

Audience
Scientists, Students, Technical Professionals
Category
Workshop
Lodging Info
Moores-Collins Family Lodge is open year-round for conferences, courses, and retreats. The lodge has a self-service kitchen, a large meeting room with projection screen, WiFi, and houses up to 32 people in 8, 4-person rooms. Bring bedding (bunk beds).
Register By Date
TBD