European Facility For Airborne Research

European Facility For Airborne Research Feb. 11, 2016, 09:33

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 4
2016

EUFAR2 General Assembly 2016

The third EUFAR2 General Assembly is set to take place in Prague, Czech Republic from 4 to 8 April 2016. Hosted by EUFAR2 partner Czech Globe, this meeting will be...

April 4
2016

5th EnMAP School on Hyperspectral Remote Sensing

The EnMAP Science Advisory Group (EnSAG) is organising the 5th EnMAP School at Trier University in April 2016. EnMAP (Environmental Mapping and Analysis Programme) is a German hyperspectral satellite mission...

April 4
2016

Fourth International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environment (RSCY2016)

The Organising Committee of the Fourth International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environment’ invite you to Cyprus from 4 to 8 April, 2016 to network with leading experts in the...

April 17
2016

European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2016

The next edition of the EGU General Assembly will be held from 17 - 22 April 2016 in Vienna, Austria.

May 2
2016

GEO Work Programme Symposium

The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Work Programme Symposium will take place in Geneva from 2 to 4 May 2016. The objective of this first Work Programme Symposium is to...

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...

Wings for Science !

Feb. 3, 2016, 17:14

Wings for Science !

Created in 2008, "Wings for Science" is a unique initiative offering non-profit flight hours to local research projects in remote areas across the globe. The project's activities have so far...

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Success for EUFAR's Airborne Laser Interferometric Drop Sizer (ALIDS)

Jan. 13, 2016, 16:37

Success for EUFAR's Airborne Laser Interferometric Drop Sizer (ALIDS)

The joint research activity ALIDS was conducted under the previous EUFAR contract (2008-2013), and involved the conception, design and development of the ALIDS probe – an airborne spectrometer used to...

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Launch of the new EUFAR website!

Nov. 9, 2015, 15:54

Launch of the new EUFAR website!

We're very excited to announce the official launch of our brand new website which goes live on 12 November 2015 and continues to be accessible at www.eufar.net. Our goal with...

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Results from the GAMARF research campaign

Nov. 3, 2015, 11:22

Results from the GAMARF research campaign

The GAMARF campaign, with transnational access flight hours financed by EUFAR took place above the island of Lampedusa in 2008. The campaign sought to estimate the aerosol shortwave and longwave...

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EUFAR Online Survey to establish user needs

Nov. 2, 2015, 11:42

EUFAR Online Survey to establish user needs

At the end of November 2014, the Future of the Fleet activity leader, Francesco Cairo (CNR) launched an online survey to evaluate the user needs of the airborne research community. The...

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MORE success for EUFAR Transnational Access

Oct. 21, 2015, 16:37

MORE success for EUFAR Transnational Access

The MORE transnational access airborne campaign was aimed at investigating the vertical distribution of aerosol and ozone in a rural coastal area with complex orography. The campaign was funded 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,...

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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