PRACTICAL INFORMATION

  • Time schedule:

Start Intercomparison:               24th June 2019
End Intercomparison:                28th June 2019

  • Location:

Observatoire Saint-Véran
F-05350 Saint-Véran, France
Phone: +33 4 92 45 85 44

Geographical coordinates:
N44°41’56″ (N 44.6988°); E006°54’30” (E 006.90833°); Elevation: 2937 m

Standard air pressure: around 707 hPa – Observatory have air pressure measured

Read more: https://www.saintveran-astronomie.com/situation.html

  •  Contactpersons:

JRC (organisation and instrumentation): Wim Zaaiman, willem.zaaiman@ec.europa.eu
JRC (organisation and instrumentation): Roberto Galleano, roberto.galleano@ec.europa.eu
ReRa Solutions (website): Claudia Haenen, claudia.haenen@rerasolutions.com
ReRa Solutions (data): Erik Haverkamp, erik.haverkamp@rerasolutions.com

The responsible of the observatory:
Dominique Menel, dominique.menel@gmail.com           + 33 7 60 30 13 66 ,   + 33 7 62 13 12 09

La Marie                                                                                     + 33 4 92 45 83 91

As in previous years, please inform Roberto Galleano (roberto.galleano@ec.europa.eu) and Wim Zaaiman (willem.zaaiman@ec.europa.eu) for all is related to instrumentation.

  • Registration:

If you would like to participate, please fill in the online registration form for each participant.

  • Useful websites:

http://www.saintveran.com/http://www.saintveran.com/webcams/

http://www.saintveran.com/meteo/

https://www.astroqueyras.com/meteo/meteo.htm

Video: https://vimeo.com/235520302

  • Accommodation:

Most participants will stay in Le Grand Tétras. On our page “Accommodation” you will find more information.

Le Grand Tétras (21 rooms):, La Sagne, F-05350 Saint-Véran, Francia, Tél.: +33 4 92 45 82 42
http://www.legrandtetras.com

Other options are:

Les Chalets du Villard *** (24 rooms) :, F-05350 Saint-Véran, Tél.: +33 4 92 45 82 08;
info@leschaletsduvillard.fr

La Baïta du Loup (59 rooms):, La Chalp, F-05350 Saint Véran, Tel : +33 4 92 54 00 12 – Mobile : +33 6 14 66 48 45
contact@labaitaduloup.com
http://www.labaitaduloup.com
No Wifi or TV in the rooms.

  • Catering

Social dinner is planned. Invited persons to be defined.

For daily lunch: Lunch box can be prepared and reserved at Le Grand Tétras – “Panier repas” or “panier pick-nick”

Small “superette” available in town

Full equipped kitchen and cool box available at the observatory

Most participants have booked full board at Le Grand Tétras. Participants who are not staying in this hotel can join dinner for EUR 23 per person. Please inform the hotel of you would like to join dinner.

  • Transport:

Lyon – Saint-Véran:

1)  Fast: Lyon – Chambéry – Tunnel Fréjus – Montginevro – Briançon – Guillestre – Ville Vieille : 310 km; estimated travel time 4 hours.

2)  Shortest: Lyon – Grenoble – Briançon – Guillestre – Ville Vieille : 267 km est. Time : 4h28m.

Torino – Saint-Véran: (Via Col Angel): 180 km; estimated travel time: 2h35m.

For those participants with cars:

There is NO gaz station at Saint-Véran.
Nearest gas station is in Ville Vieille (9 km from Saint-Véran) – expensive
Best choice is to fill up at Guillestre (Intermarche Gaz Station junction D902A and D86) some 30 km from Saint-Véran.

Road info: http://www.inforoute05.fr/www/index.html

Hotel – Observatory:

Personal cars

For those participants who are allowed to have rental car… please do it so you can help bringing other participants to the observatory.

Please keep in mind that:

  • it takes one hour to dive up to the Observatory
  • ambient temperature on a nice day is around 15°C. Dress accordingly.
  • good shoes, sun protection and sun glasses are needed at high altitude

Idea is to leave hotel during the campaign at 07:30.  Nothing to plan in advance.

  • Shipping of Instruments:

Address and name for shipping material :              D. Menel, La Ville, F-05350 Saint-Véran, France

Check the status of your shipping contact :           D. Menel, dominique.menel@gmail.com , + 33 7 60 30 13 66 ,   + 33 7 62 13 12 09

Important: There is no fork lift truck available – make sure your cartons are not too big.

Make sure you have shipping instructions for shipment back.

Shipments from outside the EU free customs zone should provide detailed info of the content of the shipment (“proforma invoice” and seize and weight).

  • Program:

(will be published later)

  • Presentation:

Every participating group should have ready a short presentation either about their institute either about their work.