European Facility For Airborne Research

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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. ...

Jan. 22
2018

EUFAR General Assembly 2018 marks the end of another EUFAR chapter

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...

April 8
2018

European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018 Vienna

Vienna, Austria, 8–13 April 2018. The EGU General Assembly 2018 will bring together geoscientists

April 17
2018

DLR Conference on Climate Change 2018 – Atmospheric Research for Understanding and Mitigating Climate Change

The German Aerospace Center -DLR is hosting a conference on climate change entitled "Atmospheric Research for Understanding and Mitigating Climate Change" in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Outer...

May 7
2018

ISPRS Technical Commission III Symposium 2018

The ISPRS Technical Commission III Symposium on "Developments, Technologies and applications in Remote Sensing" will be held in Beijing, China, from 7 to 10 May 2018.

Upcoming events

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

Feb. 5, 2018, 15:32

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

While waiting for the publication in the Moniteur Belge of the royal acknowledgement of the EUFAR AISBL (an international not-for-profit association under Belgian law), the 2nd General Assembly and Executive...

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EUFAR General Assembly 2018 marks the end of another EUFAR chapter

Feb. 2, 2018, 14:58

EUFAR General Assembly 2018 marks the end of another EUFAR chapter

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...

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

Feb. 1, 2018, 14:09

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

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...

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ENVRIplus hosts its 5th ENVRI week

Jan. 9, 2018, 11:50

ENVRIplus hosts its 5th ENVRI week

The 5th ENVRI week took place from 6 to 10 November 2017 in Malaga, Spain, as part of the ENVRIplus initiative to host two ENVRI weeks per year bringing together different...

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EUFAR trained next generation researchers in airborne measurements

Sept. 5, 2017, 07:35

EUFAR trained next generation researchers in airborne measurements

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.

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EUFAR to become an AISBL !

Aug. 31, 2017, 13:14

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 in 2018.

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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
Investigating sources and emissions of dust in Namibia

Investigating sources and emissions of dust in Namibia

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)...

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

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

EUFAR FOAM - Silesia Campaign: Flight Operated Atmospheric Measurements at Silesia upper coal district The FOAM airborne campaign (Katowice Pyrzowice, Poland, 28 September - 4 October 2017), funded by EUFAR Transnational...

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Trainees' testimonials from EASI, STANCO and RS4forestEBV Training Courses

Trainees' testimonials from EASI, STANCO and RS4forestEBV Training Courses

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. 6...

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MApping SOil variability within rainfed MEDiterranean agroecosystems using hyperspectral data - MASOMED campaign

MApping SOil variability within rainfed MEDiterranean agroecosystems using hyperspectral data - MASOMED campaign

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...

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PRE-TECT: studying desert dust aerosols with airborne and ground-based measurements

PRE-TECT: studying desert dust aerosols with airborne and ground-based measurements

PRE-TECT is an atmospheric experiment organized by the National Observatory of Athens aiming to advance desert dust microphysical characterization from advanced ground-based remote sensing and airborne measurements.

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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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