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Atmospheric Sciences
Eva Pfannerstill

Eva Pfannerstill

Eva Pfannerstill is a postdoc at the University of California, Berkeley. Her doctorate at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Mainz took her to Amazonia and to the seas around Arabia for measurement campaigns. Her research focus is on volatile organic compounds and their atmospheric reactivity, as well as human-induced changes in their composition. She is passionate about scientific outreach and loves the adventurous side of being an atmospheric scientist.

Atmospheric research in the middle of the Amazon forest: The Amazon Tall Tower Observatory celebrates its anniversary

Atmospheric research in the middle of the Amazon forest: The Amazon Tall Tower Observatory celebrates its anniversary

It looks like a spike, orange against the blue sky, sticking out the green ocean of the Amazon forest: Standing 325 m tall, the Amazon Tall Tower Observatory (ATTO) is the highest construction in South America. This tower celebrates its 5th anniversary this year, while the ATTO research site, located ~150 km northeast of Manaus, Brazil, has been in operation for 10 years. During the past 5 years, ...[Read More]