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European Facility For Airborne Research Sept. 21, 2017, 21:25

Category archives: Airborne Research Stories

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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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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OIR – Airborne magnetic and ice penetrating radar field campaign around Dome Fuji, East Antarctica

Last update on June 20, 2017.

By Alexandra Guy and Tobias Binder, April 2017

Let the oldest ice games begin!

At the end of 2016, European, American and Chinese institutes started to compete for the quest of the oldest continuous ice record on Earth in order to get 1 to 2 Ma of climate record. The first step was to select ...

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Great article on EUFAR and the future of airborne research in the EU researcher magazine

Last update on March 21, 2017.

Following EU Research’s interview with EUFAR scientific coordinator, Philip Brown (Met Office, UK), a 3-page article on EUFAR’s support to the airborne research community features in the magazine’s 2017 Spring edition.

“Instrumented aircraft are an important scientific tool, allowing researchers to gather data on the Earth’s surface and atmosphere, yet such ...

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Air pollution from shipping and oil/gas platforms emissions observed during the airborne EUFAR-APSOWA campaign

Last update on April 21, 2017.

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 gaseous and particulate pollutants emitted by these sources off the coast of the Gulf of Guinea. The APSOWA campaign was clustered with the ...

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Observing the Low-level Atmospheric Circulation in Tropical Atlantic

Last update on April 21, 2017.

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 topic presently not covered by DACCIWA. This project thus aims at advancing knowledge on the low-level atmospheric circulation (LLAC) in the Eastern Equatorial Atlantic in ...

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