GCOS Reference Upper-Air Network

Potenza (POT)

Italy

GRUAN Status

since 2011
active
since 2015
certified

Site Name

GRUAN (code, name)
POT Potenza
-short
Potenza
-long, international
National Research Council - Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis
-long, national
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche - Istituto di Metodologie per l'Analisi Ambientale (CNR-IMAA)
WMO (code, name)
-

Location

Country
Italy
Region
Basilicata
Latitude
40.601 °N
Longitude
15.7237 °E
Altitude
760 m

Site maps

Position and region map

Position map

Local map

Institution / Operator

Name
CNR-IMAA
-long, international
National Research Council - Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis
-long, national
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche - Istituto di Metodologie per l'Analisi Ambientale
Website
www.ciao.imaa.cnr.it

Site Contact

Name
Fabio Madonna
Affiliation
CNR-IMAA
Address
C.da Santa Loja - Zona industriale
Tito Scalo
Potenza
Basilicata
I-85050
E-Mail
fabio.madonna@imaa.cnr.it
Phone
+39 09714272252
Fax

Site Description

Foundation
1991
General type
rural - mountain
Topography
small mountains
Land use (within 10 km)
grassland / cropland 60 %, pine forest 20 %, open water 5 %, settlements 15 %
Climate
Typical mountain weather strongly influenced by Mediterranean atmospheric circulation, resulting in generally dry, hot summers and cold winters.
Website
www.ciao.imaa.cnr.it

Membership In Other Networks

EARLINET
2000
AERONET
2004
CloudNET
2005
GALION
2007

Relevant Documents

ICM-11 (2019)

GRUAN Station Report for Potenza - Fabio Madonna

ICM-10 (2018)

GRUAN Site Report for Potenza - Fabio Madonna
Intercomparison of Vaisala RS92 and RS41 sondes under controlled laboratory conditions - Marco Rosoldi, Graziano Coppa

ICM-9 (2017)

GRUAN Site Report for Potenza - Fabio Madonna

ICM-8 (2016)

GRUAN Station Report for Potenza - Fabio Madonna

ICM-7 (2015)

GRUAN Station Report for Potenza - Fabio Madonna
Metrology and Meteorology at CNR-IMAA Atmospheric Observatory: plans and perspectives - Fabio Madonna

ICM-6 (2014)

GRUAN Station Report for Potenza - Fabio Madonna

ICM-5 (2013)

Potenza GRUAN site (CIAO) - Fabio Madonna

ICM-4 (2012)

HIGHLIGHTS 2011 – 2012 from CIAO Potenza GRUAN site - Fabio Madonna
CIAO (CNR-IMAA Atmospheric Observatory) Potenza GRUAN site - Fabio Madonna

ICM-3 (2011)

Site report: Potenza, Italy - Fabio Madonna
CIAO (CNR-IMAA Atmospheric Observatory) Potenza GRUAN site - Fabio Madonna

ICM-2 (2010)

Site report: CNR-IMAA Atmospheric Observatory (Potenza), Italy - Gelsomina Pappalardo
CIAO (CNR-IMAA Atmospheric Observatory) - Fabio Madonna and Gelsomina Pappalardo

ICM-1 (2009)

Site report: Italy – Potenza (Tito Scalo) - Vincenzo Cuomo
Potenza Atmospheric Observatory - Vincenzo Cuomo and Gelsomina Pappalardo