Expedition 2014

Ojos del Salado, Puna de Atacama

  • first download of the data loggers (4200-6893 m asl)
  • instrument change as required
  • instrument installation at new altitudes (4550 m, 6000 m asl)
  • study of the postvolcanic phenomena of the Ojos del Salado at 6500 m asl
  • installation of aeolian sediment traps at 5200 and 6000 m asl
  • start of microbiological sampling (from 3800 m asl)
  • analysis of ground-ice distribution, snow and ice density analyses
  • investigation of the location, formation and water sources of high mountain lakes above 5800 m asl

Permachile in numbers

Measured data
Days
1.7°C
Change of temperature