After arriving in Kupang we established many important connections for the project. First, I was invited to meet the dean and professors in the Faculty of Science and Engineering at the Universitas Nusa Cendana. They were pleased to have us visit and invited us to install one of the stations on campus (our first station in Indonesia is sited !!).
After visiting the BMKG Kupang office to make final plans for our deployment in NTT then we got to meet Governor Frans Lebu Raya of NTT (East Nusa Tenggara). He was very kind to invite us to his residence for tea.
|WWII bunker entrance to the BATI station|
|Trillium sensor inside the vault.|
|Entrance to the station|
|Communication of the seismic data.|
|In the governor's palace in Kupang. From left: Prof. Satria Bijaksana (ITB), me, Gov. Raya, Pak. Sugeng (BMKG-Jakarata), Pak Sudaryano (BMKG), and Pak Tyastama (BMKG).|