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.

2016

NARVAL 2.0 (B):


August 2016, Mission completed


PIs: B. Stevens, MPI for Meteorology, Hamburg    


xx, Universität Hamburg, Meteorological Institute   



NAWDEX  (C):

September - October 2016, Mission completed


PIs: xx, DLR, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Oberpfaffenhofen


xx, LMU München, Meteorological Institute Munich



2017

EMeRGe-EU  (C, D):


July 2017, Mission completed


PI: J. P. Burrows, Universität Bremen, Institute of Environmental Physics (IUP)



WISE  (B, C):

September - October 2017, Mission completed


PIs: xx, Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZ Jülich)


xx, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU)



ANTHALO- BI (E, F):

Dezember 2017, Mission cancelled


PI: M. Scheinert, Technische Universität Dresden



2018

EMeRGe-Asia   (C, D):


March - April 2018, Mission completed


PI: J. P. Burrows, Universität Bremen, Institute of Environmental Physics (IUP)



CoMet  (D):

May - June 2018, Mission completed


PIs: A. Fix, DLR, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Oberpfaffenhofen


G. Ehret, DLR, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Oberpfaffenhofen



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.