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Celebrating 10 years of the APEX imaging instrument

Last update on Dec. 9, 2019.

APEX is an airborne hyperspectral imaging instrument that is celebrating 10 years of operation. You can read about some of the scientific highlights from the period in this blog.

APEX has also been in demand for a number of airborne missions that were supported by EUFAR with Transnational Access funding. You can read about one ...

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EGU 2020: Airborne Science session supported by EUFAR

Last update on Jan. 8, 2020.

Reminder: Abstract Submission deadline - 15 January 2020

The EUFAR AISBL is once again supporting a session entitled "Airborne observations, campaigns, application and future plans" at the European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2020 in Vienna, Austria (3-8 May 2020). This session was confirmed by the EGU Programme Committee on 9 October 2019.

Convener: Thomas Ruhtz ...

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CNRS "Collective Crystal" awarded to SAFIRE

Last update on Dec. 9, 2019.

The French national research agency CNRS awarded SAFIRE, one of EUFAR operators, with a "Collective Crystal" medal as a national recognition of the merit and quality of the teamwork, commitment and motivation of the EUFAR staff involved in airborne research for many years to successfully meet the various needs of scientific user communities.

The SAFIRE ...

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The AEROCLO-sA project in Namibia awarded the BAMS cover page

Last update on Dec. 9, 2019.

Lights on the EUFAR SAFIRE operator and transnational access projects by young scientists!

The overview paper of the Aerosol RadiatiOn and CLOuds in southern Africa (AEROCLO-sA) research project has been published in the July 2019 issue of the Bull. Am. Met. Soc. Journal, a prestigious publication in the field, and has been highlighted by the ...

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Special Session on EUFAR during 11th EARSeL SIGIS Workshop

Last update on Dec. 9, 2019.

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. A special session during the workshop dedicated to EUFAR has been organised by Jan Hanuš (CzechGlobe ...

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The Story of a Research Flight (Video)

Last update on Dec. 9, 2019.

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 of which are not seen by the casual observer. These include:

  • preparing the scientific justification and funding applications,
  • helping the researchers to adapt their instruments ...

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