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European Facility For Airborne Research Feb. 21, 2018, 12:13

Category archives: Airborne Research Stories

Investigating sources and emissions of dust in Namibia

Last update on Feb. 15, 2018.

Two EUFAR-funded research flight campaigns took place in Namibia in August and September 2017, namely EriSMA (investigating the Effects of Satellite assimilation of dust in NMM-DREAM Model over SW Africa) and ALLDUST-SA (The Etosha Pan as an Alluvial Dust Source – A Sub-basin Analysis). These projects were clustered with the AEROCLO-sA flight campaign (Aerosol RadiatiOn and ...

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

Last update on Jan. 8, 2018.

EUFAR FOAM - Silesia Campaign: Flight Operated Atmospheric Measurements at Silesia upper coal district

By Jaroslaw Necki, Heinrich Bovensmann & Thomas Ruhtz

The FOAM airborne campaign (Katowice Pyrzowice, Poland, 28 September - 4 October 2017), funded by EUFAR Transnational Access and jointly organized by the AGH-University Kraków (Poland), Freie Universitat Berlin (Germany) and the Universitat Bremen (Germany ...

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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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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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