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EUFAR AISBL holds its 2nd Executive Board and General Assembly and meetings

Last update on Feb. 5, 2018.

While waiting for the Moniteur Belge publication of the royal acknowledgement of the EUFAR AISBL, the 2nd Executive Board and General Assembly  meetings of the EUFAR AISBL took place from 25 to 26 January 2018 in Lugo (Spain), just after the 5th and final General Assembly of the EUFAR project (2014-2018). The Executive ...

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EUFAR General Assembly 2018 marks the end of another EUFAR chapter

Last update on Feb. 13, 2018.

The 5th and final General Assembly of the current EUFAR2 project (2014 -2018) took place from 22 to 25 January in the medieval town of Lugo in Spain. EUFAR partner INTA hosted the meeting, choosing Lugo strategically as it is home to the Rozas Aerospace Research Centre (CIAR) which is being developed by INTA as ...

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EUFAR features in the Feb issue of the Open Access Government Journal

Last update on Feb. 1, 2018.

The EUFAR scientific coordinator, Phil Brown from the UK's Met Office, met up with the Open Access Government and published an interesting two-page article on EUFAR and looking to the future of airborne environmental research in Europe.

Extract from Open Access Government Journal, February 2018 issue

"Instrumented aircraft are an important scientific tool, allowing ...

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ENVRIplus hosts its 5th ENVRI week

Last update on Jan. 9, 2018.

The 5th ENVRI week took place from 6 to 10 November 2017 in Málaga, Spain, as part of the ENVRIplus initiative to host two ENVRI weeks per year bringing together different Environmental Research Infrastructures. The fruitful ENVRI week consisted of ENVRIplus project related sessions as well as several other sessions targeting different groups of ...

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EUFAR trained next generation researchers in airborne measurements

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.

 

Exploring Air-Sea Interaction via Airborne Measurements (EASI)

Organised by CNR-ISAC (Italy), with funding from EUFAR

The Institute for Atmospheric Sciences and Climate (ISAC) of the Italian ...

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EUFAR to become an AISBL !

Last update on Sept. 15, 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 ...

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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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