Service offers

Transnational access

OSU-R organizes and manages transnational access to observatories and observation stations through involvement in European projects.

List of transnational accesses to OPAR via the H2020 ACTRIS-2 program

DateInstituteType of access
May 2015DWD
Deutscher WetterDienst Germany
Appropriate atmospheric sounding methods for water vapor with the CFH (Cryogenic Frost Point Hygrometer).
October 2015IASB
Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy
FTIR (Fourrier-Transform Infrared spectRometry) spectrometer calibration
March 2016NOAA
National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, Etats-Unis
Appropriation of atmospheric sounding methods for aerosols with the POPS (Portable Optical Particle Spectrometer) probe.
May 2017ETHZ
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich
Appropriation of atmospheric sounding methods for aerosols with the COBALD (Compact Optical Back- scatter Aerosol Detector) probe.
May 2017NTUA
National Technical University of Athens
Identification of air masses arriving over Maïdo observatory with emphasis on biomass particles using aerosol and ozone lidar techniques (IAMBIO).
October 2017IASB
Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy
Oxygenated organic Compounds in the Tropical Atmosphere : Variability and atmosphere-biosphere Exchanges / In Situ Measurements (OCTAVE).
November 2017UHEL
University of Helsinki
Oxygenated Compounds in the Tropical Atmosphere: Variability and Exchanges (OCTAVE-UHEL).

List of transnational access to OSU-R stations via the H2020 ENVRI-Plus program

DateInstituteType of accessOSU-R stations
June 2016 Institute and Observatory of Geophysics of Antananarivo (IOGA)
University of Antananarivo
Seismic and Infrasound Monitoring of Cyclones in the Indian Ocean OSU-R/OPAR et IPGP/OVPF
March 2017University
of Firenze,
Department of Earth Sciences, Firenze, Italy
Volcano Acoustic Monitoring
from Near and Far-field
September 2017ISTITUTO NAZIONALE DI GEOFISICA E VULCANOLOGIA – PALERMO, ItalyNatural Impact of passive and active volcanic CO2 degassing activity on the atmosphereOSU-R/OPAR et IPGP/OVPF
October 2017 University of Hawaii at Manoa, Geography
United States
Critical zone and boundary layer in and above a Tropical Montane Cloud Forest: Specific
constraints and forcings
October 2018 Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV), Sezione di Palermo
Emission in atmosphere of Natural gases and TEmporal variations Related to
volcanic activity
October 2018 Global Change Research Institute CAS
Czech Republic
Nitrous oxide (N2O) and methane (CH4) fluxes from stems of different tropical tree
species in Mare Longue Nature Reserve

List of transnational accesses to OPAR via the H2020 program ATMO ACCESS

DateInstituteType of access
October 2022 - March 2023Stockholm University
Studying the physical and chemical properties of aerosols and especially aerosols involved in cloud formation in conjunction with detailed
meteorological and cloud microphysical observation

Photograph of the Stockholm University mobile laboratory. As part of the H2020 ATMO ACCESS program, this laboratory will be installed on the OPAR site from October 2022 to March 2023.