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EUFAR became an AISBL !

Last update on Aug. 1, 2018.

EUFAR became an AISBL !

After a lenghty period de negotiation of about 2 years, 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 were deposited with the Belgian courts on 30 August 2017. The formal constitution ...

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EUFAR AISBL 3rd Executive Board and General Assembly meetings

Last update on Aug. 1, 2018.

The 3rd Executive Board and General Assembly meetings of the EUFAR AISBL (international not-for-profit association under Belgian law) took place from 28 to 29 June 2018 in Brussels, at the AISBL registered office hosted by the DLR Office in Brussels, 98 rue du Trône. 

The Executive Board discussed the activity plan, financial plan ...

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New publication from the EUFAR DeInVader flight campaign

Last update on March 23, 2018.

Following the EUFAR-funded flight campaign DeInVader carried out in June 2011, led by principal investigator André Große-Stoltenberg (University of Münster), an article entitled "Early detection of GPP-related regime shifts after plant invasion by integrating imaging spectroscopy with airborne LiDAR" has recently been accepted for publication in the Journal "Remote-Sensing of Environment" (Volume 209 ...

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RS4forestEBV Training Course and Flight Campaign: Scientific Report

Last update on March 6, 2018.

RS4ForestEBV Training Course - Airborne remote sensing for monitoring essential biodiversity variables in forest ecosystems

Bavarian Forest National Park and DLR the German Aerospace Center in Oberpfaffenhofen, 3 to 14 July 2017

Monitoring biodiversity change in response to calamities such as bark beetle infestation and other climate change-induced phenomena for forest management requires utilization of remote ...

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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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Launch of the EUFAR Flight Finder Tool

Last update on Nov. 12, 2015.

Launch of the EUFAR Flight Finder Tool

The Centre for Environmental Data Archival (CEDA) are pleased to announce the launch of the EUFAR Flight Finder tool (EFF) developed as part of the EUFAR2  data archive work-package. This is a geospatial-temporal search interface to locate EUFAR data within the EUFAR data archive at the British Atmospheric Data Centre (BADC) and can be found ...

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EUFAR’s Compatibility Check with International Standards

Last update on Sept. 13, 2016.

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 American airborne science best practices were developed and disseminated to the EUFAR community. These protocols served only as guidelines for the EUFAR partners and implementation ...

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