Original art work by Natividad Amador (Juchitan, Mexico, 2006).

NEW!            Presentations


The proceedings will be published in the RevMexAA (Serie de Conferencias), which is available on-line  at

and will be edited by I. Cruz-Gonzalez, J. Echevarria & D. Hiriart.

The manuscript DEADLINE is May 25 2007.  Please help us by strictly adhering to it.

Retrieve macros (and guidelines) from:

Please note that you should use the macros for the
"Series de Conferencias".

The page limits for each type of each oral contribution is 12 pages.
Papers may include color figures, but budget limitations require us to pass on the additional cost to the authors.
Price per color page, on coated paper, is US$ 150.00. Free color figures if they appear only in the electronic version of the proceedings. Authors should provide both color and black/white encapsulated postscript figures for the electronic and printed versions.


 As soon as your manuscript is ready, please ftp it to our anonymous ftp site, using the following guidelines:

login: anonymous
password: (your e-mail address)
cd /pub/temporal/astrosites2007
put file_name.tex
put file_name_fig1.eps
put ...

Note that once you "put" a file you won't be able to delete it. When you complete the ftp please send an e-mail to

Please take note of the following additional points:

1. Label the manuscript and figure files using your last name (in case of more than one contribution, add a sequential number after your last name)

e.g.,camila1.tex, camila1_fig1.eps,, etc.

This will help us keep track of your figures and tables when we run a Latex macro for the whole book.


Inquiries about the proceedings book should be sent to or

Organized by UNAM's

Instituto de Astronomia

San Pedro Martir,
Baja California, Mexico

March 13-15, 2007

Abstracts and scientific program

Scientific Rationale

This workshop will join international experts in  astronomical site testing for the next generation of optical-infrared telescopes, to discuss theoretical and practical methods in site testing. Our goals in organizing this meeting are to strengthen the collaborative international effort and to continue our active participation.

Scientific Organizing Commitee

Marc Sarazin (ESO),
Matthias Schoeck (TMT, USA)

Andrei Tokovinin (NOAO, Chile)
Jean Vernin (Nice, France)
Marc Chun (IA-
UHawaii, USA)
Casiana Muñoz-Tuñon (IAC, Spain)
Irene Cruz-
Gonzalez (UNAM, Mexico, chair)
Juan Echevarria (UNAM, secretary)

Local Organizing Commitee

David Hiriart (chair)
Michael Richer
Maru Garcia
Raul Michel
Edgar Saenz
Urania Ceceña
Erika Sohn
Leonardo Sanchez


Irene Cruz-Gonzalez (
Juan Echevarria (

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) 
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