Description of atmospheric conditions at the Pierre Auger Observatory using meteorological measurements and models

@article{Keilhauer2012DescriptionOA,
  title={Description of atmospheric conditions at the Pierre Auger Observatory using meteorological measurements and models},
  author={Bianca Keilhauer and Martin Will and Pierre Auger Collaboration},
  journal={The European Physical Journal Plus},
  year={2012},
  volume={127},
  pages={1-10}
}
Atmospheric conditions at the site of a cosmic-ray observatory must be known well for reconstructing observed extensive air showers, especially when measured using the fluorescence technique. For the Pierre Auger Observatory, a sophisticated network of atmospheric monitoring devices has been conceived. Part of this monitoring was a weather balloon program to measure atmospheric state variables above the observatory. To use the data in reconstructions of air showers, monthly models have been… Expand

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