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NAWDEX 2016 Campaign (HALO & Falcon)

This is the official blog for the NAWDEX campaign, a webpage that can be edited by all NAWDEX team members that are registered. The aim is to inform all NAWDEX participants and interested colleagues about the campaign and to share the planning material. If you need information about the international NAWDEX Project please refer to http://nawdex.org/ and for the HALO/Falcon Project please refer to http://www.pa.op.dlr.de/nawdex/

In case you should have any questions please contact: andreas.schaefler[at]dlr.de


NAWDEX daily campaign schedule

[last change: 19 Sep, 2016, 16:35 UT]

If not stated otherwise, all timings given below after September 18 are referring to UT, which is LT in Iceland.


Wednesday, Sept 21, 2016

  • Tentative schedule:
  • DLR Falcon

12:15 --- Power on the aircraft
13:25 --- Power off
13:35 --- Leave hangar / APU power / refueling
14:50 --- Take-Off

Meeting with HALO at N 66°42' W 18°18' at 15:25 UTC

ETA Keflavik: 18:30 UTC

  • DLR HALO,

10:00 --- Power on the aircraft
12:25 --- Power off
12:30 --- Leave hangar / APU power / refueling
13:45 --- Take-Off

Satellite Overpass at N 65°00' W 22°00' at 14:40 UTC
Meeting with DLR Falcon at N 66°42' W 18°18' at 15:25 UTC

ETA Keflavik: 18:45 UTC

Tuesday, Sept 20, 2016

Aircraft

  • Falcon

10:00-19:30 --- Access to aircraft / power on the aircraft

  • HALO

10:00-19:30 --- Access to aircraft / power on the aircraft
10:15 Briefing at the aircraft for planning of instrument work on the day

Monday, Sept 19, 2016

Meetings

  • 08:30 --- Campaign Kick-off meeting (Operations Center)
    Agenda:
    • de-briefing of Saturday’s flights
    • scientific introduction into the campaign
    • logistics/safety at Keflavik airport
    • regulations for work at both aircraft
    • typical daily schedule
  • 11:00 --- General flight planning meeting at Operations Center (scientists)
  • 12:30 --- Flight planning meeting at Operations Center (pilots/ops/mission scientist only)

Aircraft

  • Falcon

approx. 10:30-18:00 --- Access to aircraft / power on the aircraft

  • HALO

approx. 10:30-18:00 --- Access to aircraft / power on the aircraft
10:45 Briefing at the aircraft for planning of instrument work on the day


Sunday, Sept 18, 2016

  • Day-off, no access to aircraft

Saturday, Sept 17, 2016 (Ferry flights)

Update: Both aircraft will be fueled on Friday, so no fueling needed on Saturday. Time on the apron with APU power is shortened.

  • DLR Falcon, Oberpfaffenhofen (Times given below are LT Germany = UTC + 2 h)

06:15 --- Power on the aircraft (Nico)
06:45 --- Luggage of flight team to aircraft (at latest), stowing of luggage (contact David)
07:25 --- Power off
07:30 --- Leave hangar / APU power / only flight team boards aircraft
08:00 --- Take-Off

Refueling stop in Prestwick

ETA Keflavik: 13:40 UTC (= LT in Iceland)

  • HALO, Oberpfaffenhofen (Times given below are LT Germany = UTC + 2 h)

06:15 --- Power on the aircraft (Nico)
08:00 --- Luggage of flight team to aircraft (at latest), stowing of luggage (contact Tommy)
08:40 --- Power off
08:45 --- Leave hangar / APU power / only flight team boards aircraft
09:15 --- Take-Off

ETA Keflavik: 13:50 UTC (= LT in Iceland)

  • FLIGHT PLANNING MEETING, 11 UTC in the Operation Center at Asbru, Iceland and via Adobe Connect

Friday, Sept 16, 2016

  • Falcon

all day until 15:00 --- power on the aircraft for instrument work (Engelbert, Benni, Christian, Oliver)

  • HALO

all day until 15:00 --- power on the aircraft (service on SpecMacs and WALES)


Thursday, Sept 15, 2016

  • Falcon: test flight at 14 LT --> done
  • HALO: test flight at 11 LT --> done

Responsibilities

Position Name Contact (Email) mobile phone
HALO/Falcon Campaign Steering Group: X X X
Scientific Manager: George Craig george.craig[at]lmu.de X
Technical Manager: X X X
Chief Forecaster: Christian Grams christian.grams[at]env.ethz.ch X
Instrument Manager: X X X
Coordinator Ground-Based Observations: Ben Harvey b.j.harvey[at]reading.ac.uk X
Mission Scientist (D-CMET) 21. Sep Oliver Reitebuch X X
Mission Scientist (D-ADLR) 21. Sep Florian Pantillon florian.pantillon[at]kit.edu X
Mission Scientist (ground) 21. Sep Julian Quinting julian.quinting[at]monash.edu X
DLR-FX Operations Frank Probst frank.probst[at]dlr.de +49 152 015 22 498
DLR-FX Project manager in Keflavik (until Sep 30) Andreas Minikin andreas.minikin[at]dlr.de +49 174 951 1618
DLR-FX Project manager in Keflavik (from Sep 30) Katrin Witte katrin.witte[at]dlr.de +49 172 741 3066

Planning Summary Matrix (from 19 Sep 2016, 23:25 UTC)


Instrument Status Matrix (from XX Sep 2016, XX:XX UTC)


Observation Coordination Matrix( from XX Sep 2016, XX:XX UTC)

NAWDEX_planning_summary_matrix_2016XXXX.png (15.4 KB) Andreas Schäfler, 08/31/2016 02:28 PM

NAWDEX_observation_coordination_matrix_2016XXXX.png (10.7 KB) Andreas Schäfler, 08/31/2016 02:28 PM

NAWDEX_instrument_status_matrix_2016XXXX.png (14.1 KB) Andreas Schäfler, 08/31/2016 02:28 PM

NAWDEX_planning_summary_matrix_20160919.png (46 KB) Christian Grams, 09/19/2016 11:25 PM

NAWDEX_instrument_status_matrix_20161013.png (16.3 KB) Manuel Gutleben, 10/13/2016 11:10 AM

NAWDEX_HALO_ALL_RF.png (158 KB) Andreas Schäfler, 01/19/2017 09:59 AM

NAWDEX_Falcon_ALL_RF.png (152 KB) Andreas Schäfler, 01/19/2017 09:59 AM

NAWDEX_Campaign_Reports.pdf (5.56 MB) Andreas Schäfler, 01/19/2017 10:04 AM