Atmospheric and Earth System Research with the Research Aircraft HALO                                                                                

           High Altitude and Long Range Research Aircraft (HALO)

HALO Missions for the Time Period of 2016 - 2018

In the following approved HALO-SPP 1294 missions a large number of universities and institutions are involved. The aim of the missions is to reduce uncertainties in the understanding of crucial atmospheric and Earth system processes.


NARVAL 2.0 (B):

July - August 2016, Mission completed


PIs: B. Stevens, MPI for Meteorologie, Hamburg    


F. Ament, Universität Hamburg    



NAWDEX  (C):

September - October 2016, Mission completed


 

PIs: A. Schäfler, Institute of Atmospheric Physics (DLR)

 


G. Craig, LMU München 



EMeRGe-EU  (C, D):

May - July 2017, Mission completed


PIs: J. P. Burrows, Universität Bremen



WISE  (B, C):

August - October 2017, Mission completed


PIs: M. Riese, FZ Jülich


P. Hoor, Universität Mainz



ANTHALO- BI (E, F):

Dezember 2017


PI: M. Scheinert, Technische Universität Dresden



EMeRGe-ASIA   (C, D):

February - April 2018


PIs: J. P. Burrows, Universität Bremen



CoMet  (D):

May - June 2018


PIs: A. Fix, Institute of Atmospheric Physics (DLR)


G. Ehret, Institute of Atmospheric Physics (DLR)



For detailed information, please see the HALO Calender (DLR).                                               

Beyond 2018 further campaigns are already planned to study cirrus clouds, verify satellite data, evaluate the sulfur budget, and perform research in the Arctic.