European Facility For Airborne Research

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Welcome to EUFAR

The unique pan-European portal and network dedicated to airborne research in the environmental and geo-sciences.

The EUropean Facility for Airborne Research (EUFAR) brings together infrastructure operators of both instrumented research aircraft and remote-sensing instruments with the scientific user community, both expert and early-stage researchers, other data users and stakeholders. ...

Sept. 23
2018

9th WHISPERS, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 23-26 Sept 2018

The next Whispers Conference is announced ! The 9th Workshop on Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing: Evolution in Remote Sensing will take place the 23-26 September 2018 in Amsterdam, The...

Sept. 23
2018

1st Spectro Expo, Amsterdam, The Netherland, 23-26 Sept 2018

The first Spectro Expo which will be held on September 23rd – 26th 2018 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. This event aims at gathering everyone involved in Spectroscopy or Imaging Spectroscopy, from sensor designers to...

Upcoming events

Upcoming events Archive
New publication from the EUFAR DeInVader flight campaign

March 22, 2018, 11:55

New publication from the EUFAR DeInVader flight campaign

Entitled, "Early detection of GPP-related regime shifts after plant invasion by integrating imaging spectroscopy with airborne LiDAR", the article features in the Journal "Remote-Sensing for the Environment" (Volume 209, May 2018, Pages 780–792).

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RS4forestEBV Training Course and Flight Campaign: Scientific Report

March 2, 2018, 14:28

RS4forestEBV Training Course and Flight Campaign: Scientific Report

RS4ForestEBV Training Course - Airborne remote sensing for monitoring essential biodiversity variables in forest ecosystems Bavarian Forest National Park and DLR the German Aerospace Center in Oberpfaffenhofen, 3 to 14...

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EUFAR AISBL holds its 2nd Executive Board and General Assembly and  meetings

Feb. 5, 2018, 15:32

EUFAR AISBL holds its 2nd Executive Board and General Assembly and meetings

While waiting for the publication in the Moniteur Belge of the royal acknowledgement of the EUFAR AISBL (an international not-for-profit association under Belgian law), the 2nd General Assembly and Executive...

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EUFAR General Assembly 2018 marks the end of another EUFAR chapter

Feb. 2, 2018, 14:58

EUFAR General Assembly 2018 marks the end of another EUFAR chapter

The 5th and final General Assembly of the current EUFAR2 project (2014 -2018) took place from 22 to 25 January in the medieval town of Lugo in Spain. EUFAR partner...

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EUFAR features in the Feb issue of the Open Access Government Journal

Feb. 1, 2018, 14:09

EUFAR features in the Feb issue of the Open Access Government Journal

The EUFAR scientific coordinator, Phil Brown from the UK's Met Office, met up with the Open Access Government and published an interesting two-page article on EUFAR and looking to the...

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EXAEDRE - EXploiting new Atmospheric Electricity Data for Research and the Environment

Feb. 28, 2017, 09:19

EXAEDRE - EXploiting new Atmospheric Electricity Data for Research and the Environment

The EXAEDRE project is a 36-month (1 October 2016 to 1 October 2019) project funded by the French National Research Agency (ANR). It will contribute to the HyMeX ST-Lightning and TS4a (Corsican site) activities.

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EUFAR Handbook on Airborne Measurements for Environmental Research: Methods & Instruments

EUFAR Handbook on Airborne Measurements for Environmental Research: Methods & Instruments

EUFAR handbook is the first comprehensive review of airborne measurement principles covers all atmospheric components and surface parameters. It describes the common techniques to characterise aerosol particles and cloud/precipitation elements,.....

AMS Meteorological Monographs

AMS Meteorological Monographs - Ice Formation and Evolution in Clouds and Precipitation: Measurement and Modeling Challenges

AMS Meteorological Monographs are thematic collections of peer-reviewed, original papers, survey articles, and other materials in meteorology and closely related fields that do not otherwise appear in AMS Journals.

Publications

Publications Archive
Investigating sources and emissions of dust in Namibia

Investigating sources and emissions of dust in Namibia

Two EUFAR-funded research flight campaigns took place in Namibia in August and September 2017, namely EriSMA (investigating the Effects of Satellite assimilation of dust in NMM-DREAM Model over SW Africa)...

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Trainees' testimonials from EASI, STANCO and RS4forestEBV Training Courses

Trainees' testimonials from EASI, STANCO and RS4forestEBV Training Courses

This summer, 3 schools were organised in Shannon (Ireland), Cambridge (UK) and Bavaria (Germany), involving 46 teachers and organisers, 58 PhD students and post-docs, 3 operators and 3 aircraft. 6...

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MApping SOil variability within rainfed MEDiterranean agroecosystems using hyperspectral data - MASOMED campaign

MApping SOil variability within rainfed MEDiterranean agroecosystems using hyperspectral data - MASOMED campaign

MASOMED field and airborne campaign (Camarena, Madrid, Spain, 03-19 May 2017), funded by EUFAR Transnational Access and jointly organized by the GFZ in Germany, CIEMAT and INTA in Spain, aimed at mapping soil variability and quality...

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Airborne Research Stories

Current stories Archive

EUFAR works to coordinate the operation of instrumented aircraft and hyperspectral imaging sensors, and exploit the skills of experts in airborne measurements in the fields of environmental and geo-sciences, in order to provide researchers with technical support and access to research infrastructures most suited to their needs.

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