European Facility For Airborne Research

European Facility For Airborne Research May 30, 2016, 20:16

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. ...

June 1
2016

DACCIWA regional flight campaign 2016

The Dynamics-aerosol-chemistry-cloud interactions in West Africa (DACCIWA) seeks to investigate the influence of anthropogenic and natural emissions on the atmospheric composition over South West Africa and to assess their impact...

July 10
2016

IGARSS 2016

Hosted by the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society, the International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2016 (IGARSS 2016) will be held from 10 to 15 July 2016 in Beijing,...

July 12
2016

XXIII ISPRS CONGRESS

The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) is a leading organisation in remote sensing, photogrammetry and spatial information sciences - very high-resolution satellite imagery, terrain based imaging and...

Sept. 27
2016

SAIL35 symposium 'Eye on Foliage'

On the occasion ofWout Verhoef’s retirement at the end of this year, the SAIL 35 symposium will be celebrating the 35th anniversary of the widely used SAIL model, in...

Sept. 28
2016

Expert workshop on "Implementation of Soil Spectroscopy for digital mapping and monitoring of soils: Toward space applications and Technology Transfer Office (TTO) activities"

An executive workshop on SOIL SPECTRAL LIBRARY (SSL) will be held on 28-29 September 2016 in GFZ Potsdam, Germany. The workshop is organised by the remote sensing LAB at Tel...

Oct. 3
2016

International Conference on Research Infrastructure (ICRI)

Cape Town, 3-5 October 2016 The next International Conference on Research Infrastructures will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, from 3 to 5 October 2016, hosted by the South...

Transfer of innovative technologies developed within EUFAR

April 22, 2016, 11:14

Transfer of innovative technologies developed within EUFAR

EUFAR's TTO activity seeks to support the transfer of technology between experts in airborne measurements and industry partners, including small to medium enterprises. Each year 2/3 promising technologies will be...

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Apply for EUFAR funding to participate in the SCALEX flight research campaign!

April 13, 2016, 16:04

Apply for EUFAR funding to participate in the SCALEX flight research campaign!

The SCALEX flight campaign seeks to investigate biosphere-atmosphere over an orographically structured terrain. Airborne activities include regional scale flights with the ENDURO, an ultra-light aircraft operated by KIT, as well...

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Major project to deploy multiple aircraft to assess impact of pollution over West Africa in summer 2016

April 12, 2016, 11:15

Major project to deploy multiple aircraft to assess impact of pollution over West Africa in summer 2016

The Dynamics-aerosol-chemistry-cloud interactions in West Africa (DACCIWA) seeks to investigate the influence of anthropogenic and natural emissions on the atmospheric composition over South West Africa and to assess their impact...

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EUFAR2 3rd General Assembly & Mid-Term Review

April 11, 2016, 11:08

EUFAR2 3rd General Assembly & Mid-Term Review

The EUFAR2 project mid-term review and 3rd General Assembly took place from 5 to 8 April 2016 in Prague, Czech Republic. Side meetings on the joint research activities (HYLIGHT and...

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Summary of AHSPECT field experiment

March 29, 2016, 14:54

Summary of AHSPECT field experiment

Under the framework of EUFAR's transnational access programme, the research campaign AHSPECT consisted of conducting airborne measurements over agro-forestry areas of southwestern France, along with intercomparisons with ground-based measurements at...

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EUFAR Transnational Access update

March 1, 2016, 16:42

EUFAR Transnational Access update

A new set of Calls for Proposals for Transnational Access to EUFAR aircraft is now open and can be accessed from the TA Application page. Potential applicants should note that...

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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,...

Sunphotometer Airborne Validation Experiment (SAVEX-D)

Sunphotometer Airborne Validation Experiment (SAVEX-D)

The EUFAR supported transnational access flight campaign SAVEX-D (Sunphotometer Airborne Validation Experiment) took place in August 2015 in the Cape Verde archipelogo. Clustered with the ICE-D (Ice in Clouds Experiment – Dust) campaign led by the Met Office and the Universities of Leeds and Manchester. Clustered with the ICE-D (Ice in Clouds Experiment – Dust) campaign led by the Met Office and the Universities of Leeds and Manchester, SAVEX-D was allocated 10 flight hours on FAAM’s BAe146.

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Trainee Joanna's experience in the SWAMP Training Course

Trainee Joanna's experience in the SWAMP Training Course

Experience of trainee Joanna Suliga in the SWAMP training course, co-financed by EUFAR, the COST Action OPTIMISE and ESA. Hosted by the Poznan University of Life Sciences (PULS), the training course took place in Obrzycko, Poland from 6 to 16 July 2015.

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EUFAR/OPTIMISE SWAMP Training Course Testimonial - Conor's experience

EUFAR/OPTIMISE SWAMP Training Course Testimonial - Conor's experience

Experience of trainee Conor Cahalane in the SWAMP training course, co-financed by EUFAR, the COST Action OPTIMISE and ESA. Hosted by the Poznan University of Life Sciences (PULS), the training course took place in Obrzycko, Poland from 6 to 16 July 2015.

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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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This project has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no. 312609

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