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RIC at Buenos Aires, Argentina (Region III)

(Information on this webpage is based on the Report from the RIC received in May 2017.
Please refer to the RIC's website for the latest information.)
 
General Information
Address: Servicio Meteorologico Nacional, Dorrego 4019, C 1425 GBE, Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Website: http://www.smn.gov.ar/
Contact persons: Mario GARCIA; Marcelo SOLARI and Paola SAYAGO (for contacts in Spanish only)
Email: garcia@smn.gov.ar; msolari@smn.gov.ar; psayago@smn.gov.ar
Tel: 541 155 626 7541 / 541 151 676 767 ext. 18796
Fax: 541 147 737 291
Calibration capabilities: Temperature, Relative Humidity, Atmospheric Pressure, Wind
 
Specific Information on instrument calibration capabilities
Temperature
Instrument Undergoing Calibration
Calibration Range
Reference standard, Equipment
Calibration and Measurement Capability (CMC)*
Traceability of Reference equipment
Last standard calibration date
Calibration body

Thermometer

-40 °C to 60 °C

Vaisala HMT333

0.4 °C

September 2014

Vaisala Lab.

Status of accreditation (date of the latest accreditation): Medium-term plan
Link to the accreditation certificate
Accreditation body:
 
Relative Humidity
Instrument Undergoing Calibration
Calibration Range
Reference standard, Equipment
Calibration and Measurement Capability (CMC)*
Traceability of Reference equipment
Last standard calibration date
Calibration body

Hygrometer

5 to 100 %RH

Vaisala HMT333

5 %RH

September 2014

Vaisala Lab.

Status of accreditation (date of the latest accreditation): Medium-term plan
Link to the accreditation certificate
Accreditation body:
 
Atmospheric Pressure
Instrument Undergoing Calibration
Calibration Range
Reference standard, Equipment
Calibration and Measurement Capability (CMC)*
Traceability of Reference equipment
Last standard calibration date
Calibration body

Digital and Mercury barometers

500 to 1100 hPa

   Vaisala PTB 330

0.5 hPa

December 2015

INTI Lab

Status of accreditation (date of the latest accreditation): Medium-term plan
Link to the accreditation certificate
Accreditation body:
 
Wind
Instrument Undergoing Calibration
Calibration Range
Reference standard, Equipment
Calibration and Measurement Capability (CMC)*
Traceability of Reference equipment
Last standard calibration date
Calibration body

Anemometer

0 to 25 m/s

Ultrasonic sensor Vaisala WD30

0.5 m/s, for < 5 m/s;

10 %, for > 5 m/s

June 2017

La Plata

University Lab

Status of accreditation (date of the latest accreditation): Medium-term plan
Link to the accreditation certificate
Accreditation body:
 

* A CMC (calibration and measurement capability) is the smallest uncertainty (k=2) of measurement that can be expected to be achieved by the RIC during a calibration under normal conditions. This CMC is evaluated by the RIC itself and described in the scope of accreditation of the RIC, if available.

 
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