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CAMPAIGNS

Learn about the ground-based, ship-borne, balloon-borne, and airborne campaigns and small satellite field experiments that validate orbiting ESA EO satellites and support future mission development.

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    2009 - 2010

    PremierEX

    The campaign was based in the Arena Arctica in Kiruna (Sweden).

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    2015

    WindVal I

    The objectives for this campaign in 2015 were derived from results, experience and lessons learnt from the last airborne campaign in 2009.

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    2010 - 2011

    CryoVEx 2010

    CryoVEx 2010 was the first CryoSat post-launch campaign to take place. It was set up as a test campaign for the upgraded ASIRAS system.

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    2012

    CryoVEx 2012

    In continuation of the CryoVEx campaign in 2011, ESA initiated a second Arctic post-launch campaign in 2012 to further calibrate and validate CryoSat data

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    2019

    CryoVEx ICESat-2 Summer 2019

    The ESA CryoVEx/ICESat‐2 summer campaign 2019 is an add‐on to the campaign carried out in the spring 2019, which did not cover all the flights that were

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    2014

    CHARADMexp

    The ESA CHARADMExp campaign focuses on marine and marine-dust aerosol mixture characterisation.

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    2017 - 2018

    Cryovex/KAREN Antarctica 2017/18 

    ESA’s CryoVEx/Karen 2017‐18 campaign took place in Antarctica in from Dec 2017 to Jan 2018.

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    2012

    C-MAPExp

    The C‐MAPExp campaign was planned and executed to support the demonstration of CarbonSat capabilities.

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    2019

    CryoVex/ICESat-2 Spring 2019

    The ESA Spring CryoVEx/ICESat-2 campaign 2019 is the first CryoVEx campaign since the launch of NASA ICESat-2 in September 2018, and aims at cross-validating

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    2013

    DOMECair (SMOS)

    The purpose of this campaign was to assess the merits of the East Antarctic Plateau around Dome C with the Concordia station as a candidate for an Earthly

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    2012

    KaSAR

    The KaSAR-2012 campaign explored the backscattering behaviour of a large variety of targets with incidence angle.

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    2009

    THERMOPOLIS

    The THERMOPOLIS 2009 campaign mainly served the DUE “Urban Heat islands (UHI) and Urban Thermography (UT) Project”

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    2008

    POLARIS Proof of Concept 2008

    The POLARIS Proof-of-Concept (PoC) 2008 campaign primarily aimed to verify the usefulness of the system for glaciological applications.

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    2015 - 2016

    AROMAT-II

    This campaign covers the fields of atmospheric composition: NO2, SO2, aerosols, over Romania (Bucharest and Turceni) and Germany (Berlin).

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    2007

    BioSAR 2007

    The BioSAR campaign aimed to support geophysical algorithm development, calibration/validation and the simulation of future spaceborne Earth Observation

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    2016

    SoyFLEX II 2016

    The SoyFLEX II experiment was a repetition of an experiment that took place during the 2015 campaign in Germany.

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    2008

    DESIREX 2008

    DESIREX 2008 (Dual-use European Security IR Experiment 2008) was conceived as an experimental campaign in the city of Madrid (Spain).

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    2010 - 2011

    CryoVExAnt 2010/2011 

    The CryoVEx 2010/2011 Antartic campaign was carried out in Dronning Maud Land from 11 November 2010 to 20 February 2011.

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    2019

    CIMREx

    CIMREx airborne campaign aimed to sample the sea ice microwave emissions from various sea ice regimes around Svalbard and Greenland.

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    2009

    TropiSAR 2009

    The TropiSAR campaign objectives were the evaluation of P-Band radar imaging over tropical forests for biomass and forest height estimation.

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