Activites & Projects


About 25 research institutes working and doing research at the Sonnblick Observatory having about 43 projects runnung.
Since 1886, the Sonnblick Observatory has always evolved. The main scientific cornerstones are the following:

  • 1886 climate records (130 years of meteorological data)
  • 1896 glacier monitoring
  • 1912 discovery of cosmic radiation, Victor Hess, Nobel Prize 1936
  • 1927 snow network at the Sonnblick (monthly registration)
  • 1958 recording of radiation data (sunshine duration)
  • 1965 written record of avalanche observations
  • 1983/84 precipitation chemistry (acid rain) & ODL probe / radioactivity
  • 1988 Air chemistry, gas measurement by the Austrian UBA
  • 1989 Measurement of radioactive aerosols
  • 1994 ozone and UV in NDACC
  • 2004 Radon & POPs & CPC, Aerosol Measurement
  • 2013 BSRN
  • 2014 bat train track
  • 2015 VAO & GCW
  • 2016 Global GAW Station & Extension Precipitation Chemistry
  • 2016 EU-project INTERACT-2 (more information: https://eu-interact.org )
  • 2017 Station in the EU project PureAlps (more information here)
  • 2018 Interreg Austria-Bavaria Project: protectAlps (more information here)
  • 2019 Activities in ACTRIS

 

Scientific Activities: Overview


Current research activites at the Sonnblick Observatory are summerized within the "Sonnblick Brochure"

You can download the brochure here:

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