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Forschungsflugzeug HALO
Research Flights over Asia
Jülich/Bremen/Tainan, 21 March 2018 – An international team of atmospheric researchers is currently investigating the air quality of large Asian cities. The scientists are using the HALO research aircraft of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) for the month-long measurement campaign. On board the aircraft is a device from Forschungszentrum Jülich’s Institute of Energy and Climate Research.
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Cop23: UN Climate Change Conference 2017

The World Climate Change Conference (COP 23) takes place in Bonn from 6 to 17 November.
Jülich climate research and climate change experts: Cop23: UN Climate Change Conference 2017 …

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A bridge to Africa

The project "Pan-African Soil Challenge" will build a scientific bridge between Forschungszentrum Jülich and African partners. Against the background of the population explosion and climate change, it aims to support Africa in making food production sustainable and secure. Part of the project is a scholarship for an African journalist.
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Calibrating ozone sondes

In the beginning of November, climate researchers from all over the world met in Jülich to calibrate ozone sondes used in international ozone observation projects. In two video interveiws, Dr. Anne Thompson (NASA) and Dr. Hermann Smit (FZ Jülich) talk about the network Southern Hemisphere Additional Ozonesondes (SHADOZ) and how the calibrating of ozone sondes is done.
Dr. Anne Thompson (NASA)
Dr. Hermann Smit (FZ Jülich / JOSIE) Multimedia: Calibrating ozone sondes …