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European Facility For Airborne Research Dec. 11, 2017, 22:03

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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...
BOUGEAULT Philippe, BROWN Phil, GERARD Elisabeth, Oct. 17, 2017
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...
ALVAREZ PIEDEHIERRO Ana, GALLIMORE Peter, GASCH Philipp, HENRY Olivier, REUSEN Ils, ZIELEWSKA-BÜTTNER Katarzyna, Sept. 15, 2017
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...
CHABRILLAT Sabine, SCHMID Thomas, Sept. 11, 2017
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.
AMIRIDIS Vassilis, MARINOU Eleni, NICKOVIC Slobodan, SOLOMOS Stavros, TSEKERI Alexandra, Sept. 11, 2017
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...
GERARD Elisabeth, Sept. 08, 2017
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.
CAIRO Francesco, DI CARLO Piero, HENRY Olivier, LANOTTE Alessandra Sabina, REUSEN Ils, Sept. 05, 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 in 2018.
BROWN Phil, GERARD Elisabeth, Aug. 31, 2017
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.
BROWN Phil, HENRY Olivier, Aug. 22, 2017
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.
BAUMGARDNER Darrel, MCFARQUHAR Greg, VOIGT Christiane, Aug. 04, 2017
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.
BROWN Phil, DEQUEKER-CORMONT ANNE, GERARD Elisabeth, HENRY Olivier, Aug. 01, 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...
April 11, 2017
Great article on EUFAR and the future of airborne research in the EU researcher magazine
Following EU Research's interview with EUFAR scientific coordinator, Philip Brown (Met Office, UK), a 3-page article on EUFAR's support on airborne research features in the magazine's 2017 Spring edition.
March 21, 2017
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,.....
DIARRA Lilian, March 03, 2017
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.
March 02, 2017
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.
DEFER Eric, Feb. 28, 2017
Air pollution from shipping and oil/gas platforms emissions observed during the airborne EUFAR-APSOWA campaign
The "Atmospheric Pollution from Shipping and Oil and gas platforms of West Africa"(APSOWA) project led by LPC2E (CNRS-Université Orléans, France) in collaboration with IPA (DLR, Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany) seeks to characterise...
CATOIRE Valery, KRYSZTOFIAK TONG Gisele, Dec. 12, 2016
Observing the Low-level Atmospheric Circulation in Tropical Atlantic
EUFAR-supported flight campaign, July 2016 Clustered with the DACCIWA campaign, the OLACTA-2 project is focused on the role of the air-sea interaction on the southern West-African climate dynamics, a scientific...
Sept. 06, 2016
Scientific working group reports from the SWAMP summer school are now available on the EUFAR website!
The 6th EUFAR Training Course, jointly financed and organised together with the COST Action OPTIMISE and ESA took place from 6 to 16 July 2015. Entitled, "Spectrometry of a Wetland...
Jan. 20, 2016
EUFAR training opportunities
Visit an aircraft/instrument operator or join an existing airborne research campaign, fully supported by EUFAR.
Nov. 06, 2015
Launch of the EUFAR Flight Finder Tool
A geospatial-temporal search interface to locate EUFAR data within the EUFAR data archive at the British Atmospheric Data Centre (BADC).
GARLAND Wendy, Oct. 02, 2015
EUFAR’s Compatibility Check with International Standards
During the previous funding period of the EUFAR project (2008- 2013), several efforts were made to harmonise different processes within the research infrastructure. Common protocols conforming to existing European and...
HOLZWARTH Stefanie, July 31, 2015
BELAIR workshop, 13 June 2014, Gembloux, Belgium
EUFAR partner VITO and BELSPO are organising the BELAIR workshop on 13 June 2014 in Gembloux (BE) where results of the BELAIR2013 campaign will be presented and keynote speakers address the topic of validation.
July 02, 2015
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