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. ...

Jan. 22
2018

EUFAR2 General Assembly 2018

The 5th and final EUFAR2 General Assembly will take place during the week of 22-26 January 2018 in Lugo, Spain and will be hosted by EUFAR partner Instituto Nacional de Tecnica...

April 8
2018

European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018 Vienna

Vienna, Austria, 8–13 April 2018. The EGU General Assembly 2018 will bring together geoscientists

May 7
2018

ISPRS Technical Commission III Symposium 2018

The ISPRS Technical Commission III Symposium on "Developments, Technologies and applications in Remote Sensing" will be held in Beijing, China, from 7 to 10 May 2018.

Upcoming events

Upcoming events Archive
ENVRIplus hosts its 5th ENVRI week

Jan. 9, 2018, 11:50

ENVRIplus hosts its 5th ENVRI week

The 5th ENVRI week took place from 6 to 10 November 2017 in Malaga, Spain, as part of the ENVRIplus initiative to host two ENVRI weeks per year bringing together different...

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EUFAR AISBL first General Assembly and Executive Board meetings

Oct. 17, 2017, 13:00

EUFAR AISBL first General Assembly and Executive Board meetings

The 1st General Assembly and Executive Board meetings of the EUFAR AISBL took place from 10 to 11 October 2017 in Brussels, at the EUFAR AISBL registered office...

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EUFAR trained next generation researchers in airborne measurements

Sept. 5, 2017, 07:35

EUFAR trained next generation researchers in airborne measurements

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.

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EUFAR to become an AISBL !

Aug. 31, 2017, 13:14

EUFAR to become an AISBL !

After a lengthy period of negotiation, 8 European institutions representing 6 different countries involved in airborne environmental research have signed the necessary Statutes to constitute EUFAR as an AISBL – an international non-profit association under Belgian law. These documents will now be deposited with the Belgian courts so that EUFAR AISBL will be formally constituted early in 2018.

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EUFAR/IAMAS/IUGG/ICCP Workshop on Processing of Cloud Particle Measurements

Aug. 4, 2017, 12:27

EUFAR/IAMAS/IUGG/ICCP Workshop on Processing of Cloud Particle Measurements

39 participants from 12 nations and 26 institutions participated in the EUFAR/IAMAS/IUGG/ICCP Workshop on Processing of Cloud Particle Measurements at German Aerospace Center (DLR) Oberpfaffenhofen, from 7 to 9 July 2017. Its aims were to discuss, optimize and harmonize cloud data analysis in order to augment data quality of current optical array probes employed on aircraft.

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Great success of the ICARE 2017 conference !

Aug. 1, 2017, 09:17

Great success of the ICARE 2017 conference !

The 2nd International Conference on Airborne Research for the Environment (ICARE 2017) was held at DLR - the German Aerospace Research Centre, in Oberpfaffenhofen near Munich (Germany), from 10 to 13 July 2017.

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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
EUFAR funded flight campaign over Silesian Coal District to quantify methane emission rates from urban and biogenic sources

EUFAR funded flight campaign over Silesian Coal District to quantify methane emission rates from urban and biogenic sources

EUFAR FOAM - Silesia Campaign: Flight Operated Atmospheric Measurements at Silesia upper coal district The FOAM airborne campaign (Katowice Pyrzowice, Poland, 28 September - 4 October 2017), funded by EUFAR Transnational...

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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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PRE-TECT: studying desert dust aerosols with airborne and ground-based measurements

PRE-TECT: studying desert dust aerosols with airborne and ground-based measurements

PRE-TECT is an atmospheric experiment organized by the National Observatory of Athens aiming to advance desert dust microphysical characterization from advanced ground-based remote sensing and airborne measurements.

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Great articles on EUFAR in the Adjacent Open Access journal

Great articles on EUFAR in the Adjacent Open Access journal

Philip Brown (Met Office, UK), the EUFAR scientific coordinator, and the EUFAR bureau published a 2-page article on EUFAR and its support to the airborne research community in the Adjacent Open Access journal, August 2017 edition.

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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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