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SEGUNDA REUNIÓN ANUAL DE NOVAC

NOVAC AdministrationPosted by Yan Zhang Friday, December 21 2007 13:07:30
Manizales, Colombia 29 de Octubre al 2 de Noviembre de 2007 La Segunda Reunión Anual de la red NOVAC se realizó en el hotel Recinto del Pensamiento de la ciudad de Manizales, Colombia, a 30 km del volcán Nevado del Ruiz. En esta reunión participaron activamente 27 científicos de 10 institutos y universidades de Europa y las Américas. Se presentaron los informes científicos y administrativos de cada socio de la red NOVAC, correspondientes al período comprendido entre el 1 de Octubre de 2006 y el 30 de Septiembre de 2007. Se realizaron sesiones donde se informó sobre las experiencias de cada socio en la instalación de los sistemas de escaneo de gases en sus respectivos volcanes, así como los avances en el desarrollo y puesta en marcha de nuevas versiones de instrumentaciones y programas específicos. Los dos últimos días de la reunión se dedicaron a realizar trabajos de campo en el volcán Nevado del Ruiz, donde se realizaron mediciones de gases volcánicos en forma móvil y estática y se llevaron a cabo intercambios de experiencias. Por fuera de la programación de la reunión, también hubo tiempo para el esparcimiento y la recreación.

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Participantes de la Segunda Reunión Anual de la red NOVAC en la ciudad de Manizales.
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Los informes científicos fueron una parte importante en la reunión de NOVAC.
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Las discusiones científicas también hicieron parte de la agenda de la reunión de NOVAC.
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Un excelente ambiente de amistad y colaboración fue observado durante la reunión.
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En las noches hubo tiempo para visitar la ciudad de Manizales.
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…y cenar en un centro comercial de la ciudad.
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Trabajar y disfrutar de la nieve a 4800 m.s.n.m. en el volcán Nevado del Ruiz.
Blog ImageHubo tiempo para cenar y compartir.

Blog ImageLa última noche hubo despedida con baile en una discoteca de la ciudad...

Blog Image…y se disfrutó del baile…...

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NOVAC SECOND ANNUAL MEETING

NOVAC AdministrationPosted by Yan Zhang Friday, December 14 2007 20:06:25

Manizales, Colombia

29th October – 2nd November 2007

NOVAC Second Annual Meeting has been held at Recinto del Pensamiento hotel in Manizales, Colombia, 30 km away from Nevado del Ruiz volcano. 27 scientist from 10 institutions and universities, actively have been participated with oral presentations of their scientific and administrative activities carried out during the period from 1st October 2006 to 30th September 2007. There was time for discussions on experiences in the installations of NOVAC stations at several volcanoes. Contributions on development and testing of new versions of hardwares and softwares were made. Two field campaigns of Nevado del Ruiz volcano with the purpose to make measurements of volcanic gases and for data comparisons were carried the last two days of the meeting. Outside the meeting programme, there was time for relax.


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articipants of the NOVAC Second Annual Meeting in Manizales, Colombia.


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Scientific reports were an important part of the NOVAC meeting.


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Scientific discussions were including in the Agenda of NOVAC meeting.


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Friendship participation was observed all time at the NOVAC meeting.


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At nights, NOVAC participants visited Manizales city.


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In a mall at Manizales city.


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Enjoying the snow at 4800 m.a.s.l. in Nevado del Ruiz volcano.


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There was time for dinner.


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Last night, finishing the meeting there was time for dance.


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and dance…...

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Third NOVAC spectroscopy meeting

NOVAC AdministrationPosted by Yan Zhang Monday, June 11 2007 17:19:38

2007-06-11 Third NOVAC spectroscopy meeting takes place in Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden.

In this meeting, status of instrument (version I and II), installation experience and measurements are introduced by Chalmers University and UHEI. BIRA presented their test of NOVAC spectrometers. Spectroscopy issues are discussed. Future field campaign and 2nd annual meeting are also planned.


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Installation in Tungurahua Volcano in Ecuador

NOVAC InstallationPosted by Yan Zhang Monday, April 16 2007 16:52:17
Installation in March 2007

With the help of Instituto Geofísico de la Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Bo Galle installed two systems in Tungurahua Volcano in Ecuador in March, 2007. One more system will be installed by Instituto Geofísico de la Escuela Politécnica Nacional. There is continuous gas emission measurement since April 2, 2007.

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NOVAC First Annual Meeting

NOVAC AdministrationPosted by Yan Zhang Friday, December 01 2006 06:48:25

NOVAC first annual meeting has been held in Granada, Nicaragua from November 27 to December 2. One part of the meeting is trainning courses on on use of the Chalmers Mobile DOAS system and scanning mini-DOAS. Presentations and discussions on volcanology, seismology and geophysical interpretation of gas emission data will also be held.

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Director of INETER, Nicaragua made a speech on project opening.


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Project coordinator Bo Galle made presentation.

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NOVAC instruments developed by Chalmers University and Heidelberg University were introduced.

Blog Image Professor Bo Galle show the scanner motor to participants.

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Project participants study the scanner component.

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2005-10~2006-6

NOVAC AdministrationPosted by Yan Zhang Friday, December 01 2006 06:23:07
2006-06-21 NOVAC steering commitee meeting takes place in Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden.

2006-01-10 ~ 2006-01-12 NOVAC European kick-off meeting. Partners from Chalmers University, Heidelberg University, BIRA-IASB, IFM-GEOMAR and IPGP attended the meeting. Instrument issues, database, administration of the project were discussed.

2005-10-01 NOVAC project started.
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