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Operational News

Aeolus dissemination system maintenance on 5 May 2020

Due to a scheduled maintenance, access to the Aeolus dissemination system will be unavailable on 5 May.

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Scientific Highlights

COVID-19: Aeolus and weather forecasts

The drop in commercial flights has led to fewer measurements for weather forecasts, but fortunately, ESA’s Aeolus satellite mission is helping to fill the gap.

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DOCUMENT - Technical Note

22 June 2011


This report describes the establishment of a long-term aerosol and cloud database from ground-based lidar network measurements taken in the frame of EARLINET and the CALIPSO satellite. Download