European Facility For Airborne Research

European Facility For Airborne Research April 19, 2019, 16:36

Welcome to EUFAR

The unique pan-European portal and network dedicated to airborne research in the environmental and geo-sciences.

The EUropean Facility for Airborne Research (EUFAR) brings together infrastructure operators of both instrumented research aircraft and remote-sensing instruments with the scientific user community, both expert and early-stage researchers, other data users and stakeholders. ...

April 9
2019

ACROSS Townhall Meeting at EGU 2019

The air quality of urban megacities has been studied several times over the past few decades. These studies have used airborne and ground-based platforms usually to measure basic quantities such...

June 4
2019

ENVRIplus final dissemination event, Brussels, Belgium, 4 June 2019

The ENVRIplus final dissemination event titled “Collaboration for the impactful Earth system science – European Environmental Research Infrastructures” will be organised in Brussels on 4 June 2019. SAVE THE DATE...

Sept. 24
2019

10th WHISPERS, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 24-26 Sept 2019

The next Whispers Conference is announced ! The 10th Workshop on Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing: Evolution in Remote Sensing will take place the 24-26 September 2019 in Amsterdam, The...

Upcoming events

Upcoming events Archive
ACROSS Townhall Meeting at EGU 2019

March 14, 2019, 17:30

ACROSS Townhall Meeting at EGU 2019

The air quality of urban megacities has been studied several times over the past few decades. These studies have used airborne and ground-based platforms usually to measure basic quantities such...

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Special Session on EUFAR during 11th EARSeL SIGIS Workshop

March 5, 2019, 17:03

Special Session on EUFAR during 11th EARSeL SIGIS Workshop

The EARSeL Special Interest Group on Imaging Spectroscopy (SIG IS) organised its 11th Workshop from 6th - 8th of February 2019 in Brno, Czech Republic. Recent advances in technology, methods and applications of imaging spectroscopy have been presented and discussed.

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EUFAR became an AISBL!

July 25, 2018, 15:48

EUFAR became an AISBL!

After a lengthy negotiation period 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 of the EUFAR AISBL was officially publicised in the Moniteur belge on 23 January 2018 (search by N° Entreprise: 687.812.944 or Dénomination: EUFAR).

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Launch of the EUFAR Flight Finder Tool

Oct. 2, 2015, 12:46

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).

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EUFAR’s Compatibility Check with International Standards

July 31, 2015, 15:36

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...

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EUFAR Handbook on Airborne Measurements for Environmental Research: Methods & Instruments

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,.....

AMS Meteorological Monographs

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.

Publications

Publications Archive
The Story of a Research Flight (Video)

The Story of a Research Flight (Video)

Airborne research often involves large teams that may be both nationally-based and international. Any single flight represents part of an iceberg that consists of many layers of preparatory activities, many...

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Airborne Research Stories

Current stories Archive

EUFAR works to coordinate the operation of instrumented aircraft and hyperspectral imaging sensors, and exploit the skills of experts in airborne measurements in the fields of environmental and geo-sciences, in order to provide researchers with technical support and access to research infrastructures most suited to their needs.

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