to evaluate seeing, the overhead water vapor burden, and other
relevant meteorological parameters are being conducted in the
Chajnantor region. The objective is to select the best location
for the observatory.
is used to make measurements of the optical seeing at 0.5 micron
and radiosondes are used to obtain temperature and water vapor
on the goal and history of the campaign can be found here.
Giovanelli, P. Harvey and J. Darling, setting up for the July