GRUAN Status

since 2011
active
since 2015
certified

Site Name

GRUAN (code, name)
PAY Payerne
short
Payerne
long, international
MeteoSwiss aerological station Payerne
long, national
Station aérologique de Payerne, MeteoSuisse
WMO (code, name)
06610 PAYERNE

Location

Country
Switzerland
Canton
Fribourg
Latitude
46.81 °N
Longitude
6.95 °E
Altitude
491 m

Site maps
Position and region map

Position map

Local map

Institution / Operator

Name
MeteoSwiss
long, international
Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss
long, national
Office fédéral de météorologie et climatologie MeteoSuisse
Website
http://meteoswiss.admin.ch
Description
National Meteorological Service

Site Contact

Name
Dominique Ruffieux
Affiliation
MeteoSuisse
Address
Chemin de l'Aérologie 1
Case postale 316
CH-1530 Payerne
E-Mail
Dominique.Ruffieux@meteoswiss.ch
Phone
Fax

Site Description

Foundation
1942
General type
rural
Topography
small hills
Land use (within 10 km)
grassland / cropland 82 %, forest 10 %, open water 3 %, settlements 5 %
Climate
moderate mid-latitude continental climate
Website

Membership In Other Networks

GUAN
2008 (Global Upper Air Network)
BSRN
1992 (Baseline Surface Radiation Network)
GAW Ozone
1968 (Global Atmosphere Watch, ozone program)
NDSC
(Network for Detection of Stratospheric Change)
EMEP
(European Monitoring and Evaluation Programme) -- air polution
EUREF
EUREF GNES GPS site

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