IRES ASI-FSCA Location: Villa Carlos Paz, Argentina
The ASI will be conducted near Córdoba, Argentina in collaboration with the RELAMPAGO field campaign in Fall 2018. The ASI will take place at the Amerian Carlos Paz Apartment and Suites hotel in Villa Carlos Paz, Argentina (22.5 miles west of Córdoba) from 30 October – 19 November 2018. The Operations Center for the RELAMPAGO field campaign will be located in a few large meeting rooms at this hotel, so most of the organizing committee, lecturers, and field campaign participants will stay at this location. With the ASI being collocated with a majority of the field campaign participants, students will be able to join the daily forecast briefings and learn the inner workings of a field campaign in addition to their course materials.
The city of Villa Carlos Paz is a small mountain city along the western slope of the Sierras Chicas near Córdoba, Argentina. Villa Carlos Paz is located on the southern shore of the San Roque Lake and is a popular tourist destination. Leisure activities include swimming in one of the many rivers, fishing, evening shows, kitesurfing, windsurfing, hiking and mountain biking. More information about Villa Carlos Paz can be found at the following websites: