Expedition 2018

Ojos del Salado, Puna de Atacama

  • download of data loggers (4200-6893 m asl)
  • instrument change as required
  • new measurement site and sediment sampling near the Camp Atacam (5800 m asl)
  • sediment-sampling at 6750 m asl (main crater rim)
  • tests of automatic regolith borehole scanning equipment (3800-5200 m asl)
  • ephemeral meltwater stream-, and valley analyses (5000-5500 m asl)
  • microbilological sampling from wet habitats (lakes, streams, 3800-5900 m asl)

Huasco valley

  • field trip, geomorphological and sedimentological investigations and study of the accessibility for the site determination of the planned monitoring system
  • installation of permanent meteorological stations at 3570 és 3950 m asl for the Laboratorio Hidrico de Huasco, Sede Vallenar

Llullaillaco region

  • field trip, geomorphological and sedimentological investigations and study of the accessibility for the site determination of the planned monitoring system

Permachile in numbers

Measured data
Days
1.7°C
Change of temperature