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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. ...

CCVS Project workshop

CCVS is hosting an online workshop on the comparison of ground-based and space-based measurements

EUFAR Airborne Science Webinar #3

The 3rd in the series of EUFAR Airborne Science webinars

EUFAR Airborne Science Webinar #4

The 4th EUFAR Airborne Science Webinar is on Wednesday 7th September 1500 CEST (1300 UTC).

Upcoming events

Upcoming events Archive
Airborne measurement of atmospheric nitrogen pollution

Sept. 8, 2022, 10:24

Airborne measurement of atmospheric nitrogen pollution

NITROCAM -an airborne measurement campaign to support future ESA satellite measurements

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EUFAR Airborne Science Webinar #4

Aug. 4, 2022, 12:32

EUFAR Airborne Science Webinar #4

The 4th EUFAR Airborne Science Webinar is on Wednesday 7th September 1500 CEST (1300 UTC).

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EUFAR welcomes new Member and Partners

July 7, 2022, 12:48

EUFAR welcomes new Member and Partners

EUFAR welcomes new Member and Partner organizations

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EUFAR Airborne Science Webinar #3

May 25, 2022, 15:10

EUFAR Airborne Science Webinar #3

The 3rd in the series of EUFAR Airborne Science webinars

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CCVS Project workshop

April 20, 2022, 17:53

CCVS Project workshop

CCVS is hosting an online workshop on the comparison of ground-based and space-based measurements

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ACAO - Met Office resumes airborne observations

Feb. 24, 2022, 11:04

ACAO - Met Office resumes airborne observations

The Met Office resumes airborne observations on the ACAO (Arctic Cold Air Outbreaks) campaign following 2 years of delay due to Covid.

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Mapping leaf area index in a mixed temperate forest using Fenix airborne hyperspectral data and Gaussian processes regression

Abstract Machine learning algorithms, in particular, kernel-based machine learning methods such as Gaussian processes regression (GPR) have shown to be promising alternatives to traditional empirical methods for retrieving vegetation parameters...

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Megacity and local contributions to regional air pollution: an aircraft case study over London

Abstract In July 2017 three research flights circumnavigating the megacity of London were conducted as a part of the STANCO training school for students and early career researchers organised by...

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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.

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Publications

Publications Archive
Physical and chemical processes over the Aegean Sea during Etesians: Outcomes and impacts from EUFAR Transnational Access

Physical and chemical processes over the Aegean Sea during Etesians: Outcomes and impacts from EUFAR Transnational Access

Results and outcomes of AEGEAN-GAME, an airborne measurement campaign in 2011 supported by EUFAR Transnational Access.

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Validation of TROPOMI tropospheric NO2 product based on APEX hyperspectral data: the S5PVAL-BE campaign in Belgium

Validation of TROPOMI tropospheric NO2 product based on APEX hyperspectral data: the S5PVAL-BE campaign in Belgium

Comparisons between NO2 vertical column densities derived from APEX data and the corresponding TROPOMI values indicate high accuracy of the satellite observations.

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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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