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Frank Probst, 09/23/2016 07:34 PM


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: 23 Sep, 2016, 16:22 UT]

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


Sunday, Sept 25, 2016

Aircraft schedule:

  • DLR Falcon

10:30 --- fueling
11:15 --- check flight (no instrument operation)
12:15 --- fueling
12:45 to ?? Power on the aircraft

  • DLR HALO

11:00 --- fueling
12:30 to ~16:00 Power on the aircraft (request by SMART and specMACS)

Meeting times for entry into the airport at Silver Gate

09:15 (David)
09:45 (FX)
12:15 (Falcon-Lidar, specMACS, SMART)


Saturday, Sept 24, 2016

Day-off


Friday, Sept 23, 2016

Aircraft schedule:

  • DLR Falcon

04:15 --- Power on the aircraft (in the hangar)
06:00 --- Pre-flight briefing in the hangar (go/no-go decision Falcon)
06:15 --- Power off
06:20 --- Leave hangar / APU power
06:50 --- Take-Off (approx. flight time: 3:10 h)
10:00 --- ETA Keflavik
10:15 --- Power on the aircraft in the hangar (if required)

Flight crew:
Philipp Weber, Stefan Grillenbeck, David Woudsma, Oliver Reitebuch, Christian Lemmerz

Falcon flight plan

  • DLR HALO

04:15 --- Power on the aircraft
06:40 --- Pre-flight briefing in the hangar (go/no-go decision HALO)
06:55 --- Power off
07:00 --- Leave hangar / APU power
07:30 --- Take-Off (approx. flight time: 8:45 h)
16:15 --- ETA Keflavik (then 10 min APU power on the apron)
16:35 --- De-briefing in the hangar

Flight crew:
Roland Welser, Matthias Wiese, Tommy Leder, Lotte Bierdel (mission scientist onboard), Andreas Fix, Friedhelm Jansen, Martin Hagen, Hans Grob, Manuel Gutleben

HALO flight plan

Meeting times for entry into the airport at GOLDEN (!) Gate

Note: Silver Gate opens only 06:30!
Map showing location of golden gate

03:45 (Flo + instrument teams starting early)
04:30 (other instrument teams)
05:30 (Falcon FX flight crew + remaining scientists)
06:20 SILVER Gate (HALO FX flight crew + Operators + Lotte, Marlene und Andreas S.)

- Please be aware of possible queues at the golden gate in particular around 05:00-05:30 and that it takes longer for SouthAir to get you from there to our hangar.
- Please announce at which time you will come to the gate (contact Frank Probst)


Thursday, Sept 22, 2016

Aircraft

  • Falcon

09:00-17:00 --- Access to aircraft / power on the aircraft

  • HALO

09:00-17:00 --- Access to aircraft / power on the aircraft
09:05 --- Briefing at the aircraft for planning of instrument work on the day

17:00-18:30 --- check flight (no scientists on board, WALES cooling system to be operated)

Meeting times for entry into the airport at silver gate

08:30 (FX)
08:45 (Scientists)
09:30 (whoever)

- Please announce at what time you will come (contact Frank Probst)
- Other times on request (contact Frank)


Wednesday, Sept 21, 2016

Aircraft schedule:

  • DLR Falcon

09:30 - 10:00 refueling on the apron
10:30 --- Power on the aircraft (in the hangar)
12:00 --- Pre-flight briefing at HALO (go/no-go decision, HALO and Falcon)
13:05 --- Power off
13:10 --- Leave hangar / APU power
13:40 --- Take-Off
17:30 --- ETA Keflavik
17:45 --- Power on the aircraft in the hangar

coordination with HALO: see below

Flight crew:
Philipp Weber, Stefan Grillenbeck, David Woudsma, Oliver Reitebuch, Christian Lemmerz

Falcon flight plan

  • DLR HALO

10:00 --- Power on the aircraft
12:00 --- Pre-flight briefing at the aircraft (go/no-go decision, HALO and Falcon)
12:25 --- Power off
12:30 --- Leave hangar / APU power / refueling
13:45 --- Take-Off
19:15 --- ETA Keflavik (then 10 min APU power on the apron)
19:30 --- De-briefing at the aircraft

coordination with satellite: Overpass (GPM) at N 65°06' W 21°24' at 14:45 UTC
coordination with DLR Falcon: meeting point at N 67°18' W 22°06' at 15:20 UTC

Flight crew:
Roland Welser, Matthias Wiese, Tommy Leder, Florian Pantillion (mission scientist onboard), Axel Amediek, Friedhelm Jansen, Mario Mech, Kevin Wolf, Lucas Höppler

HALO flight plan

Meeting times for entry into the airport at silver gate

09:00
09:30
10:00
11:30


Responsibilities

Position Name Contact (Email) mobile phone
HALO/Falcon Campaign Steering Group: X X X
Scientific Manager: Heini Wernli heini.wernli[at]env.ethz.ch X
Technical Manager: X X X
Chief Forecaster: Hanin Binder hanin.binder[at]env.ethz.ch X
Instrument Manager: Manuel Gutleben manuel.gutleben[at]dlr.de X
Coordinator Ground-Based Observations: Ben Harvey b.j.harvey[at]reading.ac.uk +44 7981 276126
Mission Scientist (D-CMET) 23. Sep Oliver Reitebuch oliver.reitebuch[at]dlr.de +354 8667413
Mission Scientist (D-ADLR) 23. Sep Lotte Bierdel lotte.bierdel[at]lmu.de +49 151 50803657
Mission Scientist (ground) 23. Sep Marlene Baumgart mbaumga[at]uni-mainz.de +49 173 9657045
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 22 Sep 2016, 08:00 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