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Year 2017

  • December:

IAGOS CARIBIC is back! First flight to Seoul and Cape Town in December.
 

  • June:

puplications:
Weimer et al. : A new module for trace gas emissions in ICON-ART 2.0:A sensitivity study focusing on acetone emissions and concentrations, Geosci.

  • April:

puplications:
Feng, L. et al. : Consistent regional fluxes of CH4 and CO2 inferred from GOSAT proxy XCH4 : XCO2 retrievals, 2010–2014, Atmos. Chem. Phys.

  • March:

technique:
EMI Test of the modified IAGOS CARIBIC container succesfully completed!

 

YEAR 2016

  • December:

several new publications - please follow link

  • April:

Start of the IAGOS CARIBIC container modification (Modification C)
5 new instruments will be implemented including a slot for IAGOS Core packages 2 and a cavity ringdown instrument for measuring nitrogen oxides NO3, N2O5, and NO2

  • February:

Johan Friberg had a successful defense of his thesis "Studies of Volcanic Influence on Aerosols, Clouds and Climate", at Faculty of Engineering, Lund University, Sweden
congratulation!

Flights completed:
02. Feb 14 - Feb 17: Flights to Cape Town and São Paulo

  • January:  

Flights completed:
01. Jan 12 - Jan 15: Flights to Cape Town and São Paulo

publication:
Zhang, Y., J. et al.: Observed decrease in atmospheric mercury explained by global decline in anthropogenic emissions, PNAS

 

YEAR 2015

several new publications - please follow link

  • November/December:

Flights completed:
10. Nov 30 - Dec 03: CPT/GRU

  • October:

Flights completed:
09. Oct 05 - Oct 08: LAX/GRU

  • August:

Flights completed:
08. AUG 17 - AUG 20: SFO/GRU

publications:
Friberg, J. et al.
Influence of volcanic eruptions on midlatitude upper tropospheric aerosol and consequences for cirrus clouds, Earth and Space Science 2

  • July:

Flights completed:
07. Jul 13 - Jul 16: SFO/GRU

publications:
Press release KIT: "S.M. Andersson et al., Vulkanausbrüche bremsen Klimawandel - vorübergehend"

Flights completed:
06. Jun 16 - Jun 19: SFO/HKG
05. May 19 - May 21: GRU/LAX

May: Andreas Weigelt had a successful defense of his thesis
"An optical particle counter for the regular application onboard a passenger aircraft: instrument modification, characterisation and results from the first year of operation",
at Fakultät für Physik und Geowissenschaften der Universität Leipzig , 2015.
congratulation!

Adam Wisher had a successful defense of his thesis
"A Novel Mass Spectrometer for Atmospheric Measurements and Halocarbons during the CARIBIC and SAMBBA Aircraft Campaigns", University of East Anglia - UEA, 2015.
congratulation!

  • April:

Flights completed:
04. April 20 - April 23: HND/MEX

Torsten Gehrlein appointet Technical IAGOS CARIBIC coordinator. Torsten will largely coordinate the operation of the CARIBIC container and will also manage the new server system installed at the KIT.

  • March:

Flights completed:
03. March 09 - March 12: SFO/HND

  • February:

Flights completed:
02. February 09 - February 12: CPT/SFO

  • January:

Four CARIBIC abstracts submitted to
EGU General Assembly 2015, Vienna, Austria, 03 – 08 April 2015

Flights completed:
01. January 13 - January 16: SFO/GRU