STRATEOLE-2 is a project designed to study atmospheric events above the equator. The project is led by France and includes researchers in the United States and other countries. It consists […]


RALI-THINICE aims at investigating the dynamics of Arctic cyclones (ACs) and tropopause polar vortices (TPVs), as well as their interactions with cloud microphysics, the underlying sea surface and sea ice […]


Are marine living microorganisms influencing clouds? In the 1970’s, scientists James Lovelock and Lynn Margulis developed a new paradigm for how we view our planet, termed the Gaia Principle. In […]


The MOSAI (Model and Observation for Surface-Atmosphere Interactions) project (ANR 2020) aims to assess and improve the interactions between the surface and the atmosphere in weather and climate numerical prediction […]


Context: Lidar observations are the only means to reproduce highly resolved vertical profiles of key atmospheric parameters such as water vapour content, temperature, aerosols, and clouds. They also have great […]


The PEGASUS (Portable Gas and Aerosol Sampling Units) mobile field platform is a set of two mobile units for the sampling and analysis of aerosols and atmospheric gases. The development […]


The objective of MAP-IO is to study the composition of the atmosphere and the ocean-atmosphere processes that have an impact on regional climate and numerical weather prediction.This scientific programme is […]


The PANAME (PAris region urbaN Atmospheric observations and models for Multidisciplinary rEsearch) initiative is a coordinating effort involving several ongoing multidisciplinary research projects that aim to gain a better understanding […]


BAOBAB/AMMA is an international programme that studies the West African monsoon, its variability and its links with socio-economic aspects. Its objectives are to improve our understanding of the monsoon and […]


The balloon data The French Space Agency (CNES) has been supporting scientific ballooning since its establishment, particularly in atmospheric science measurements, currently launching about 50 balloons a year. Balloon platforms […]


Carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4) are the two main greenhouse gases (GHG) emitted by human activities. To better understand their concentration and vertical distribution in several key regions and […]


The Project The Mediterranean basin is one of the most sensitive region to global changes. It’s also one of the richest regions in terms of culture, natural resources, geopolitics and […]


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ACROSS Atmospheric ChemistRy Of the Suburban foreSt Humans have recognized for a long time that their air can become contaminated through natural and non-natural events. The problem became particularly apparent as people moved into large cities where […] 14/06/2022 25/07/2022
CADDIWA Clouds-Atmospheric Dynamics–Dust Interactions in West Africa Abstract The first overarching objective of the Clouds-Atmospheric Dynamics–Dust Interactions in West Africa (CADDIWA) airborne campaign is to assess dust aerosol related effects, namely the direct radiative effect (DRE), the semi-direct radiative […] 06/09/2021 21/09/2021
EUREC4A EUREC4A, the Field Study, is an international initiative in support of the World Climate Research Programme’s Grand Science Challenge on Clouds, Circulation and Climate Sensitivity. EUREC4A will take place between […] 20/01/2020 20/02/2020
AEROCLO AErosol, RadiatiOn and CLOuds in southern Africa The AEROCLO-sA project (AErosol, RadiatiOn and CLOuds in southern Africa) investigates the role of aerosols on the regional climate of southern Africa, a unique environment where natural and anthropogenic aerosols […] 23/08/2017 12/09/2017
DACCIWA Dynamics-Aerosol-Chemistry-Cloud Interactions in West Africa Over five years from 2013 to 2018, the DACCIWA project (Dynamics-Aerosol-Chemistry-Cloud Interactions in West Africa, funded by the EU) worked with partners in the region to improve understanding of the […] 27/06/2016 17/07/2016
BLLAST Boundary Layer Late Afternoon and Sunset Turbulence Objectives Growth of the convective planetary boundary layer (CBL) over land in the middle of the day due to solar heating of the Earth’s surface has been extensively observed and […] 01/06/2011 31/07/2011
ChArMEx Chemistry-Aerosol Mediterranean eXperiment Context and objective As the historical cradle of many civilisations, the Mediterranean is a region of major geostrategic interest with considerable environmental, political and societal challenges. However, it is a […] 01/01/2010 01/01/2020
AMMA Analyse Multidisciplinaire de la Mousson Africaine The first AMMA observation campaign was successfully carried out from mid-January to mid-February. It enabled the characterisation of the microphysical and radiative properties of aerosols and their dynamics during the […] 01/01/2002 31/12/2010