The vegetation period is progressing at our study sites around Huaraz, as can be seen in the picture showing potatoe plants emerging at the EC flux tower site in Llupa.
Meanwhile the new AWS has been set up in the Cordillera negra close to the village of Chincay.
Mario, our technician, having fun delivering N2 cylinders together with Albin to the instrument hut at Neustift.
Today Felix and Katharina are out at Leinefelde (flux tower run by Alex Knohl and his group) to bring back the COS laser and the Moni-PAM system, which have been at the site together with a SIF system (FLOX box) by MPI (Mirco Migliavacca) since September and early summer, respectively.
This week the international COS/OCS community is meeting at conference of the University of Innsbruck in Obergurgl in order to discuss recent advances related to research on sources/sinks of carbonyl sulfide.