Commitment to Action

National High Altitude Global Climate Observation Center

Commitment by

InterSolar - SIMA

In 2005, InterSolar - SIMA commited to design, develop, and operate the National High Altitude Global Climate Observation Center in Veracruz, Mexico, to conduct systematic long-term measurements of solar ultraviolet radiation, gases, and meteorological variables; filling a crucial gap in the Global Atmospheric Watch Network.
InterSolar - SIMA initiated a strategic partnership with Fundaci?n Pedro and Helena Hern?ndez, who agreed provide support for the construction of the National high Global Climate Observatory. Partners with the commitment will conduct a large technical, administrative, and financial effort, enabling the observatory to operate for a period of 30 years or longer, with an expected operational date of 2006.

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Commitment

National High Altitude Global Climate Observation Center

Launched

2005

Est. Duration

5 years

Estimated Total Value

$2,000,000

Region

Latin America & Caribbean, Northern America

Countries

MEXICO, United States

Commitment by

InterSolar - SIMA

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Climate Institute, Washington, D.C., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration