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Apply for EUFAR funding to participate in the SCALEX flight research campaign!
The SCALEX flight campaign seeks to investigate biosphere-atmosphere over an orographically structured terrain. Airborne activities include regional scale flights with the ENDURO, an ultra-light aircraft operated by KIT, as well...
DIARRA Lilian, JUNKERMANN Wolfgang, April 13, 2016
Major project to deploy multiple aircraft to assess impact of pollution over West Africa in summer 2016
The Dynamics-aerosol-chemistry-cloud interactions in West Africa (DACCIWA) seeks to investigate the influence of anthropogenic and natural emissions on the atmospheric composition over South West Africa and to assess their impact...
April 12, 2016
EUFAR2 3rd General Assembly & Mid-Term Review
The EUFAR2 project mid-term review and 3rd General Assembly took place from 5 to 8 April 2016 in Prague, Czech Republic. Side meetings on the joint research activities (HYLIGHT and...
DIARRA Lilian, April 11, 2016
Summary of AHSPECT field experiment
Under the framework of EUFAR's transnational access programme, the research campaign AHSPECT consisted of conducting airborne measurements over agro-forestry areas of southwestern France, along with intercomparisons with ground-based measurements at...
DIARRA Lilian, March 29, 2016
EUFAR Transnational Access update
A new set of Calls for Proposals for Transnational Access to EUFAR aircraft is now open and can be accessed from the TA Application page. Potential applicants should note that...
DIARRA Lilian, March 01, 2016
Extension of User-Support
The EUFAR networking activity "Standards and Protocols" is tasked with the compilation of standards, protocols, guidelines and open source software tools in order to adopt a good practice approach within...
HOLZWARTH Stefanie, Feb. 15, 2016
Wings for Science !
Created in 2008, "Wings for Science" is a unique initiative offering non-profit flight hours to local research projects in remote areas across the globe. The project's activities have so far...
DIARRA Lilian, Feb. 03, 2016
Success for EUFAR's Airborne Laser Interferometric Drop Sizer (ALIDS)
The joint research activity ALIDS was conducted under the previous EUFAR contract (2008-2013), and involved the conception, design and development of the ALIDS probe, an airborne spectrometer used to...
DIARRA Lilian, Jan. 13, 2016
Launch of the new EUFAR website!
We're very excited to announce the official launch of our brand new website which goes live on 12 November 2015 and continues to be accessible at Our goal with...
DIARRA Lilian, Nov. 09, 2015
Results from the GAMARF research campaign
The GAMARF campaign, with transnational access flight hours financed by EUFAR took place above the island of Lampedusa in 2008. The campaign sought to estimate the aerosol shortwave and longwave...
Nov. 03, 2015
EUFAR Online Survey to establish user needs
At the end of November 2014, the Future of the Fleet activity leader, Francesco Cairo (CNR) launched an online survey to evaluate the user needs of the airborne research community. The...
DIARRA Lilian, Nov. 02, 2015
MORE success for EUFAR Transnational Access
The MORE transnational access airborne campaign was aimed at investigating the vertical distribution of aerosol and ozone in a rural coastal area with complex orography. The campaign was funded and...
Oct. 21, 2015
Call for Proposals on Polar Science Applications, closing date 15 July 2015
EUFAR, through its Transnational Access (TA) activity, is currently accepting proposals centered on polar science applications to be flown in the austral summer of 2015. If selected, the submitted projects...
BROWN Phil, Oct. 05, 2015
EUFAR/OPTIMISE SWAMP Training Course July 2015
Hosted by the Poznan University of Life Sciences (PULS), the EUFAR/OPTIMISE training course on "Spectrometry of a Wetland And Modelling of Photosynthesis with Hyperspectral Airborne Reflectance and Fluorescence" (SWAMP) was held from 6 to 16 July 2015 in Obrzycko- Rzecin
REUSEN Ils, Oct. 02, 2015
Sunphotometer Airborne Validation Experiment (SAVEX-D)
The EUFAR supported transnational access flight campaign SAVEX-D (Sunphotometer Airborne Validation Experiment) took place in August 2015 in the Cape Verde archipelogo. Clustered with the ICE-D (Ice in Clouds Experiment – Dust) campaign led by the Met Office and the Universities of Leeds and Manchester. Clustered with the ICE-D (Ice in Clouds Experiment – Dust) campaign led by the Met Office and the Universities of Leeds and Manchester, SAVEX-D was allocated 10 flight hours on FAAM’s BAe146.
ESTELLES Victor, MARENCO Franco, RYDER Claire, Oct. 02, 2015
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