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RIC at Casablanca, Morocco (Region I)
(Information on this page is based on a report from the RIC received in July 2013. Please refer to the RIC's webpage for the latest information.)
 
General Information
Address: Direction de la Météorologie Nationale, Hay Hassani, Casablanca 20220, Marocco
Website: http://cri.marocmeteo.ma/
Contact person: AZIZ Mounir
Title: RIC Responsible
Metrology and basic instrumentation service
Natinal Meteorological Service of Morocco
Email: azizmounir @ gmail.com
Tel: +212 661 47 23 98
Fax: +212 (0) 522 90 85 93
Calibration capabilities: Temperature, Pressure, Humidity, Radiation, Precipitation
 
Specific Information on instrument calibration capabilities
Temperature measurement (thermometer)
Instrument Undergoing Calibration
Calibration Range
Reference standard, Equipment
Calibration and Measurement Capability (CMC)*
Traceability of Reference equipment
Last standard calibration date
Calibration body
Resistance thermometer PT100

-40~60 °C

SPRT 100 (ISOTECH)
0.0294°C
03 January 2013
RIC Casablanca linked through fixed points (Approximation  of ITS90): Triple point of water and fusion point of Gallium
Alcool/Mercury thermometer
Triple point of water cell; Gallium fixed point cell (ISOTECH)
MicroK precision thermometry bridge (ISOTECH)
Status of accreditation: planned for late 2013
 
Pressure measurement (barometer)
Instrument Undergoing Calibration
Calibration Range
Reference standard, Equipment
Calibration and Measurement Capability (CMC)*
Traceability of Reference equipment
Last standard calibration date
Calibration body
Digital barometers
1-1100 hPa absolute pressure

Barometer CPC6000 IS50; Nitrogen Generator CPC600

(0.005 mbar +3.4x10-5 x P)
12 June 2012
Mensor (USA)
Pressure gauge

0~25 bars

Manometre CPC6000 IS-50; Nitrogen Generator CPC 6000

(14.1+3.9x10-5 x P) Pascal
12 June 2012
Mensor Corporation
Status of accreditation: planned for late 2013
 
Humidity measurement (hygrometer)
Instrument Undergoing Calibration
Calibration Range
Reference standard, Equipment
Calibration and Measurement Capability (CMC)*
Traceability of Reference equipment
Last standard calibration date
Calibration body
Hygrometre

10%~98% RH

Dew Point Mirror type MBW473
1.07% (at 20% RH) and 2.47% (at 95% RH)
22 June 2010
MBW Calibration
Status of accreditation: planned for late 2013
 
Solar radiation
Instrument Undergoing Calibration
Calibration Range
Reference standard, Equipment
Calibration and Measurement Capability (CMC)*
Traceability of Reference equipment
Last standard calibration date
Calibration body
Pyranometer

10 to 4000 W/m²

Kipp & Zonnen Calibration bench (with projector)
N/A
N/A
N/A
Pyrheliometer
Pyrheliometer (Kipp & Zonnen)
Status of accreditation: unknown
 
Precipitation (rain gauge)
Instrument Undergoing Calibration
Calibration Range
Reference standard, Equipment
Calibration and Measurement Capability (CMC)*
Traceability of Reference equipment
Last standard calibration date
Calibration body
Tipping bucket rain gauge (0.1 and 0.2 mm resolution)

0~ 11mm/minute

OTT Pluvio Precipitation Weighing Gauge
2%
N/A
N/A

"Pump drive" model MCP made by ISMATEC

Status of accreditation: unknown

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

 

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