• This project is based on long term studies performed during more than one decade. For more information retreived from this website or if one wishes to refer to the ALTA Center in documents and/or publications, we kindly ask to include references to the following papers which include algorithms and the structure of the Astro-Meso-NH package:

    • 1. 3D mapping of optical turbulence using an atmospheric numerical model. I. A useful tool for the ground-based astronomy
      Masciadri, E., Vernin, J., Bougeault, P., 1999, A&AS, 137, 185-202

    • 2. Optical turbulence forecast: ready for an operational application
      Masciadri, E., Lascaux, F., Turchi, A., Fini, L., 2017, MNRAS, 466, 520-539

  • For any other citation, related to specific topics, please refer to papers listed in the Bibliography section.i In case of doubts please ask us.