BSRN Workshop

13 April 2010 - 12:00pm to 16 April 2010 - 12:00pm

The 11th Biennial Baseline Surface Radiation Network (BSRN) Scientific Review and Workshop

Hosted by New Zealand’s National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research (NIWA).


Copthorne Hotel, Queenstown


12 April: Arrival
13 April: All day: meeting at Copthorne Hotel
14 April: All day: meeting at Copthorne Hotel
15 April: Field trip to NIWA Lauder (date flexible)
16 April: Meeting at Copthorne Hotel
17 April: Departure

Follow this link for the full programme.

Registration details

Workshop Dinner (venue TBA):             NZ$100

Accommodation, includes room hire, breakfast, lunch, morning and afternoon tea, and use of conference facility

The venue is Copthorne Hotel, Queenstown

We have negotiated an excellent room rate as part of the conference package offered by the hotel. Room rates for the four conference nights are as follows:

NZ$165.00 per night including conference package
NZ$125.00 per person for twin room share including conference package
(both are superior rooms)

For extended nights before and after the conference:
NZ$135.00 standard room (twin or single) + NZ$15 per person for breakfast 
For delegates plus partners (during the conference)
NZ$165.00 plus discounted breakfast rate of NZ$22.00 = NZ$187.00

Bookings will to be handled by NIWA and will be held only until 1 March 2010, so please register early. If you are not staying at the Copthorne Hotel, or if you are booking independently, there will be an additional registration fee of NZ$200. Cancellation policy. Cancellations later than 48 hours of arrival will be charged for one night’s accommodation.

All participants are invited to visit NIWA’s atmospheric research laboratory at Lauder Central Otago (

There are frequent flights to Queenstown. But you need to book early to get good rates. We ask you to provide flight details if known in case we can help with co-ordinating transfers from the airport to Queenstown.

Please print the complete and return the  printable registration form ( PDF document or word document format)  before 1 March 2010 to Graeme Strang ([email protected])
NIWA Lauder
PB 50061 Omakau
Central Otago
fax: 03-447 3348
ph:  03-440 0430.

Organising Committee

Dr Ellsworth Dutton, NOAA Boulder (Convenor)
Dr Richard McKenzie, NIWA, Lauder (Co-convenor)
Graeme Strang, NIWA, Lauder (Registrations)

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