State title

Member State: Costa Rica

participation-CR

The Republic of Costa Rica became a Member State on 5 September 2022 (previously having been an Associate State of the CGPM since 29 January 2004).

CIPM MRA State

CIPM MRA

Signatory/NMI

Laboratorio Costarricense de Metrología

LACOMET

San Pedro Montes de Oca

Participating in the CIPM MRA since: 06 October 2004
Signed by: B. PANIAGUA (LACOMET)

Designated institute(s)

Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), Laboratorio Metrológico de Variables Eléctricas

For electricity and magnetism (from 04 April 2005)

ICE-LMVE

San José

Laboratorio de Fuerza del Laboratorio Nacional de Materiales y Modelos Estructurales

For force (from 03 November 2011)

LanammeUCR

San José

Laboratorio Nacional de Metrología, Grandes Masas y Volumen

For mass measurements from 50 kg to 1000 kg, and volume measurements from 20 dm3 to 5000 dm3 (from 24 March 2010)

RECOPE

San José

Laboratorio de Metrología, Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad

For photometry and radiometry, fibre optics, wavelength and length (since 4 November 2016), time and frequency (since 29 August 2022)

LAMETRO-ICE

San José

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International recognition

Asset Publisher

CIPM MRA logo

The following institutes are authorized to use the CIPM MRA logo, for the fields of measurement supported by CMCs published in the KCDB:

CBKT

CBKT

Nationals having participated in / benefited from the BIPM CBKT programme

2022 - BIPM-SIM Training course: KCDB 2.0 (2022)

Dr Jorge Delgado (RECOPE) - Participant

Mr Oscar Fallas (ICE-LMVE) - Participant

Dr Patricia Soto (RECOPE) - Participant

KCDB 2.0 - CMC Writers in General Physics (2022)

Dr Luis Chaves (LACOMET) - Participant

Dr Johnny Jiménez Jiménez (LAMETRO-ICE) - Participant

KCDB 2.0 – Comparisons (2022)

Dr Carolina Herrera - Participant

Dr Róger Irías (LACOMET) - Participant

Dr Olman Ramos (LACOMET) - Delegates

Dr Roger Adrian Villalobos Perez (LAMETRO-ICE) - Delegates

KCDB 2.0 - TC Chairs in Chemistry and Biology (2021)

Dr Sandra Rodríguez (LACOMET) - Delegates

KCDB 2.0 – Comparisons (2021)

Dr Marcela Prendas (LACOMET) - Delegates

Dr Luis Rodríguez (LACOMET) - Delegates

KCDB 2.0 - CMC Writers in Chemistry and Biology (2020)

Dr Brian Calderon (LACOMET) - Participant

Dr Bryan Calderón-Jiménez (LACOMET) - Participant

Dr Jimmy Venegas Padilla (LACOMET) - Participant

2017 - Sound beginning in the CIPM MRA (2017)

Ms Jessica Chavarria Sanchez (LACOMET) - Lecturer

2016 - Leaders of Tomorrow (2016)

Mr Luis Fernando Chaves Santacruz (LACOMET) - Participant

National institute having sponsored a BIPM CBKT initiative (in full or in part)

No sponsorship yet.

Asset Publisher

Member State / Associate