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Balloon experiments



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Experiment

Description

Products

Station

Temporal coverage

PI

AMON

UV-visible spectrometer

NO2, NO3, O3, OBrO, OClO, Pressure, Temperature

kiruna (Sweden), Aire sur l'Adour (France)

From 1992 to 2003

J.B Renard

AIRCORE

Cavity ring-down spectroscopy (Picarro)

CO2, CH4

Timmins (Canada)

2014

O. Membrive

DOAS

UV-visible spectrometer

NO2, O3

Kiruna (Suède)

2009 and 2011

S. Kreycy

Bonbon

cryogenic whole-air-samplers

N2O, CH4, CFC11, CFC12, CFC113, HCFC22, CFC115, CFC114a, CFC114, HCFC142b, HCFC141b,CCl4 CH3CCl3, CH3Cl, CH2Cl2, CHCl3, H1301, H1211, H2402, H1202, CH3Br, CH2Br2, CHBr3, CH2BrCl, CHBrCl2 CHBr2Cl, CO2, SF6, CO, H2

Kiruna

2011

Andreas Engel

Elhysa aircraft

Frost point hygrometer embarked by planes

H2O, Relative humidity

 

1994, 1995 and 1997

J. Ovarlez

Elhysa BSO

Frost point hygrometer carried by open stratospheric balloons (BSO)

H2O, O3, Temperature

Aire sur l'Adour and kiruna

From 1989 to 2004

J. Ovarlez

Elhysa MIR

Frost point hygrometer carried by infrared Montgolfier balloons (MIR)

H2O, Pressure, Temperature

Latacunga

From 1991 to 1994

J. Ovarlez

Elhysa 2 BSO

Frost point hygrometer carried by open stratospheric balloons (BSO)

H2O, Temperature

Aire sur l'Adour, Kiruna

2005, 2009, 2010 and 2011

G.Berthet

EOLE Project

Superpressure Long Duration Balloons

Meridional-wind, Zonal-wind, Pressure, Temperature

Mendoza, Neuquén, Ushuaïa (Argentina)

1971, 1972

A. Hertzog

IASI_BALLOON

Spectroscopy by infra-red transform of Fourier (FTIR)

CCL4, CFC11, CFC12, CH4, CO, CO2, Dew-Point, H2O, HNO3, N2, NO, NO2, O2, O3, Pressure, Relative humidity, SO2, Temperatue, Wind-direction, Wind Velocity and level 1 spectra

Esrange

2001 and 2002
Direct access for the 2001 to 2008 iasi-balloon data

C. Camy-Peyret

LOAC

Particles counter

AP (aerosols particles), pressure, temperature, Humidity

Aire sur l'Adour, Timmins (Canada)

2014 and 2015

J.B. Renard

LPMA-DOAS

LPMA Fourier transform interferometer and DOAS UV-visible spectrometer

CH4, CO, ClONO2, H2O, HCl, HF, HNO3, N2O, NO, NO2, O3, Solar_Flux

Aire sur l'Adour, Kiruna, Leon

From 1995 to 2009

C. Camy-Peyret
S. Payan

Micro-Radibal

Radiometer

Aerosol extinction coefficient

Kiruna

2004/03/08 and 2009/08/18

C. Brogniez

Micro-SDLA

Tuneable diode laser spectrometer

CH4, CO2, H2O, Pressure, Temperature

Aire sur l'Adour, Bauru

2002 and 2004

G. Durry
E. Rivière

MIPAS

Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding

HNO3, NO2, N2O5, HO2NO2, ClONO2, ClO, N2O, CH4, O3

Kiruna

2011

Hermann Oelhaf

OFCEAS

Optical Feedback Cavity Enhanced Spectroscopy

CH4, CO

Kiruna

2011

Romanini, Daniele

RUMBA

Stratospheric long-duration (superpressure) balloons

Meridional-wind, Zonal-wind, Pressure, Temperature

Bauru (for Hibiscus campaing) and McMurdo (for Stratéole-Vorcore campaing)

From 2004 to 2006

A. Hertzog

SALOMON

UV-visible spectrometer

NO2, NO3, O3, OBrO, OClO, Pressure,Temperature

Kiruna, Aire sur l'Adour

From 1998 to 2006

J.B Renard

SALOMON-N2

UV-visible spectrometer

NO2, NO3, O3, OBrO, OClO, BrO, aerosols, Pressure,Temperature

Aire sur l'Adour, Kiruna

2009, 2011

G. Berthet

SAOZ_BAL

UV-visible spectrometer

NO2, O3

Aire sur l'Adour, Andoya, kiruna, Vanscoy, Bauru, Niamey

from 1993 to 2006

F. Goutail

SAOZ_MIR

UV-visible spectrometer carried by infrared Montgolfier balloons (MIR)

H2O, NO2, O3

Bauru

From 2001 to 2004

J.P Pommereau

SDLA_LAMA

Tuneable diode laser spectrometer

H2O, Pressure, Temperature

Aire sur l'Adour, Kiruna, Gap

From 1999 to 2003

G. Durry
E. Rivière

SPIRALE

Infrared Absorption Spectrometry by tunable diode lasers

O3, CH4, OCS, CO, CH2O, COF2, N2O, NO2, HNO3, HCl, HOCl, H2O2, Pressure, Temperature

Gap (2001) , Aire sur l'Adour (2002), Kiruna (2003, 2006, 2009 and 2011), Teresina (2005 and 2008)

From 2001 to 2011

V. Catoire

SPIRIT

Infra red spectrometer

CH4, N2O

Kiruna

2011

Guimbaud, Christophe

STAC

Particles counter carried by BSO balloons (Open Stratospheric Balloons)

AP (aerosols particles)

Aire sur l'Adour and Kiruna

From 1995 to 2011

J. Ovarlez (1995-2005)
J. B. Renard (dating from 2006 on)

SWIR

Fourier transform interferometer

CO2, CO, H2O, N2O, O3, OCS

Kiruna

2009

Y. V. Te
S. Payan

TSEN

Stratospheric long-duration (superpressure) balloons

Meridional-wind, Zonal-wind, Pressure, Temperature

Concordiasi campaing

2010

A. Hertzog

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