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European Facility For Airborne Research April 3, 2020, 21:14

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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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The Story of a Research Flight (Video)

Last update on March 12, 2020.

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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