The First Workshop on Lidar Measurements in Latin America was held at Hotel Plaza in Camagüey city from 6 to 8 March 2001. This workshop was carried out in the frame of project entitled “Characterization of Stratospheric and Tropospheric Aerosols in South and Central America” which was sponsored by the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI). This project linked Camagüey Lidar Station (CLS) in Cuba, with universities of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Rutgers in United States. It was the first workshop sponsored by IAI in Cuba. There was written a Report about events activities and its results. The report was published in the IAI Newsletter of March-June 2001.

International Organizing Comittee

 Dr. Pablo Canziani (Presidente)  Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.
 MS. Juan C. Antuña Estación Lidar de Camagüey, Cuba.
 Dr. Barclay Clemesha Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Espaciales, Brasil.
 Dr. Eduardo Quel

 Instituto de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas de las Fuerzas Armadas, Argentina.

 Dr. Alan Robock Universidad de Rutgers, Estados Unidos


Local Organizing Comittee

 Dr. Juan C. Antuña (Presidente) Estación Lidar de Camagüey, Cuba.
 Tec. René Estevan Estación Lidar de Camagüey, Cuba.
 Lic. Boris Barja Estación Lidar de Camagüey, Cuba.
 Ing. Roberto Aroche Estación Lidar de Camagüey, Cuba.