Use of any NASA provided flux tower requires a tower climbing certification course.
The only region that has NASA supplied towers is Santarém. The tower
course can be taken upon arrival.
We encourage all flux tower climbing LBA
participants to receive tower climbing and safety instruction, but LBA-ECO
only teaches it in Santarém. Certification needs to be renewed
after two years.
Please remember to indicate on your STI if any
member of your team plans to work on a flux tower and needs the
certification training. The Site Coordinator will then contact you to make
NOTE: Use of walk-up towers do not require a tower climbing course - only common sense and a hard hat.