Member of SCNAT

The SSM promotes the exchange and dialogue between science and practical application of meteorology. It is open to people who are interested in the weather in their studies, research, profession or leisure time.more

Image: AdobeStockmore

Visit of the High Altitude Research Station Jungfraujoch

Venue

Jungfraujoch

The SGM is pleased to invite its members to the Bernese Alps for a visit to the High Altitude Research Station on the Jungfraujoch (3454 m asl) on Friday, 23 August 2024.

Aletschgletscher Jungfraujoch
Image: Céline Portenier

The visit on the Jungfraujoch will feature guided tours of the research station and the Sphinx Observatory, led by Dr. Martin Steinbacher (Empa) and the station’s custodians. Additionally, there will be ample time to explore and enjoy the various touristic attractions in the area.

Program:

9:35 Meeting point at Grindelwald Terminal (train from Zürich HB at 7:02, from Bern at 8:04)

10:41 Arrival at Jungfraujoch

10:45-13:00 Free time for sightseeing / small hikes / lunch

13:00-14:00 First guided tour (group 1: research station; group 2: Sphinx observatory)

14:30-15:30 Second guided tour (inverted groups)

16:17 Return (arrival in Bern 18:52, Zürich HB 19:58)

Costs: 30 SFr. per person (covers the journey from Grindelwald to Jungfraujoch and back, includes sponsoring by SGM)

Registration: sgm-meteo.ch/activities/registration until 23 July
(due to the limited space in the research station, only SGM members can participate; registration may close earlier if the maximum allowed number of participants is reached)

Insurance is the responsibility of the participants. Given the altitude, winter clothing is required, as well as sunglasses and sunscreen.

Please contact for any questions or requests.

Categories

  • Meteorology
Languages: English