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Trainees' testimonials from EASI, STANCO and RS4forestEBV Training Courses

Last update on Sept. 15, 2017.

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. You can read below some testimonials  provided by trainees.

Ana Álvarez Piedehierro     EASI Training Course
Philipp Gasch  
   
 Peter Gallimore    STANCO Training Course
   
Katarzyna Zielewska-Büttner    RS4forestEBV ...

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

Last update on Sept. 12, 2017.

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 related to crop stress and land management within rainfed crops based on hyperspectral imagery from the VIS-NIR to TIR ...

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

Last update on Sept. 12, 2017.

PRE-TECT is an atmospheric experiment organized by the National Observatory of Athens (NOA). The experiment took place from 1st to 30th of April 2017 at the Greek atmospheric observatory of Finokalia in Crete, aiming to advance desert dust microphysical characterization from advanced ground-based remote sensing, employing sophisticated inversion techniques capable of retrieving the ...

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EUFAR trained next generation researchers in airborne measurements

Last update on Sept. 15, 2017.

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.

 

Exploring Air-Sea Interaction via Airborne Measurements (EASI)

Organised by CNR-ISAC (Italy), with funding from EUFAR

The Institute for Atmospheric Sciences and Climate (ISAC) of the Italian ...

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EUFAR to become an AISBL !

Last update on Sept. 15, 2017.

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 ...

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Great articles on EUFAR in the Adjacent Open Access journal

Last update on Aug. 29, 2017.

Philip Brown (Met Office, UK), the EUFAR scientific coordinator, published a 2-page article and 8-page ebook on EUFAR and its support to the airborne research community in the Adjacent Open Access journal, August 2017 edition.

“Instrumented aircraft are an important scientific tool, allowing researchers to support a range of applications in environmental sciences. EUFAR is ...

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Stratospheric platforms accessible to the European science community!

Last update on May 22, 2017.

Stratospheric platforms accessible to the European science community!

The use of stratospheric aircraft has been successful in the last 15 years in terms of technical developments, achieved scientific results in various fields and community-building, and important scientific topics in atmospheric and climate research have been identified for the short- and midterm future which require the use of a high-altitude carrier with a ceiling ...

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

Last update on March 21, 2017.

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, while also explaining radiation quantities and pertinent hyperspectral and active remote sensing measurement techniques along the way. As a result, the major principles of ...

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

Last update on March 2, 2017.

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: Ice Formation and Evolution in Clouds and Precipitation: Measurement and Modeling Challenges.

 

The AMS Meteorological Monographs series consists of collections of review papers on topics where ...

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

Last update on March 2, 2017.

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

The scientific objectives of EXAEDRE are:
- an observational- and modeling-based characterisation of the ...

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