RIC Argentina

RIC at Buenos Aires, Argentina (Region III)

(Information on this webpage is based on the latest report from the RIC.
Please refer to the RIC's website for the latest information.)
General Site Information
Address: Servicio Meteorológico Nacional, Dorrego 4019, C1425 GBE, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Website: http://www.smn.gov.ar/
Contact persons: Elian Wolfram; Paola SAYAGO (for contacts in Spanish only)
Email: ewolfram@smn.gob.ar; psayago@smn.gov.ar
Tel: 54 11 54138163 / 541 151 676 767 ext. 18796
Fax: 541 147 737 291
Calibration capabilities: Temperature, Relative Humidity, Atmospheric Pressure, Wind, Radiation
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 to 60 °C

Vaisala HMT333

+/- 0.4°C

June 2019

INTI

Status of accreditation (date of the latest accreditation): 
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%

June 3019

INTI

Status of accreditation (date of the latest accreditation): 
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 barometers

500 to 1100 hPa

   Vaisala PTB 330

+/- 0.5 hPa

January 2020

INTI

Status of accreditation (date of the latest accreditation): 
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

Ultrasonic sensorwind

0.8 to 20 m/s

Vaisala WD30

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

10 %, for > 5 m/s

December 2012

La Plata University Lab

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

Absolute Cavity Pyrheliometer

DNI <600 Wm-2

WRC

 

September-October 2015

Davos- Switzerland

Pyranometer 400 to 1200 Wm-2 Pyrheliometer TMI MK VI 67605
±2%
July 2020 Luján- Argentina
Status of accreditation (date of the latest accreditation): 
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.

Further Information

Report of the RIC (February 2021)

Report of the RIC (March 2020)