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Data collection status

This page describes the status of upcoming flights in the current (2009) flying season.

For an update on the operational status of the ARSF for data collection see this page.

Note: the actual flight date is dependent on operational restrictions and the presence of suitable weather conditions. All data are collected on a "best endeavours" basis.

Please contact Gary Llewellyn (Science / operations coordinator) if you have any questions or concerns: gaew@… (01865 374 391)

Projects completed in 2009

Project Location PI Date of final data acquisition
AST08/01 Glocestershire Astrium February
GB08/01 Oxford to Haverfordwest Nigel Langford February
GB03/01 Fiskerton-Barlings Jim Williams May
HY05/02 Ayreshire Coalfield Graham Ferrier/Gisela Ager May
GB08/12 Borth Bog Angela Harris June
GB09/07 West coast Andreas Baas May
HY05/06 Pitlochry Mark Cutler June
GB09/04 Coed Y Brenin Sarah Taylor June
GB09/01 Capel Dewi Geraint Vaughan July
GB09/02 Capel Dewi Martin Gallagher July
IPY09/10 Greenland Alun Hubbard August
IPY09/11 Greenland Tavi Murray August

For status on data processing for flights that have been flown, see this page.

Flying timetable for the 2009 flying season

The coloured block indicate potential time periods where data may be collected while the numbers indicate the number of acquisitions required to fully support the project.

Status of direct access UK projects in the 2009 flying season

Project Location PI Status Next data collection Comments
GB08/06 Peak District Julia McMorrow September Deferred from 2008.
GB08/15 Eaves Wood Alan Blackburn September Needs pre-senescence data. Leaf-off data acquired in March 2009 but compromised by instrument failure
GB09/05 Leighton Moss Alan Blackburn September Leaf-off data acquired in March 2009 but compromised by instrument failure
GB08/10 Denny Wood Ross Hill Priority SeptemberNeeds pre-senescence data. Leaf-off data acquired in March 2009
GB09/11 Abernethy Forest Tim Malthus Priority September Needs pre-senescence data
GB08/08 Wytham Woods Richard Harding Priority September (Opportunistic acquisitions) Needs pre-senescence data
GB08/02 Delamere Forest Mark Danson Priority September Multiple acquisitions, requires synchronous LiDAR data. First LiDAR data acquired in March 2008. Leaf-off data acquired in March 2009
GB08/13 Lake Vyrnwy Mat Disney Priority September Second acquisitions with UoE Dimona
GB07/07 Inverclyde Tim Malthus Partially supported September
GB08/19 London Martin WoosterHigh PrioritySeptemberData acquired in August 2008. Next acquisition with TABI
GB06/02 Frieston Shore Tom Spencer September Accompanying Fieldwork. Partially supported in a previous acquisition, LiDAR data required
GB09/00 Oxford ParksNERC September Includes a calibration exercise
GB09/00 Plymouth NERC September A two flight atmospheric correction exercise
GB07/12 Peak District Andrew Wilson & Martin Wooster Early spring Needs to match the 'burn period'. Possible switch of location to Northumbria

To be determined if active / required

GB01/12 Ripon Anthony Cooper Partially supported, LiDAR data required

Status of direct access overseas projects in the 2009 flying season

Project Location PI Status Next data collection Comments
EU09/02 Alps David Rippon Priority August
GB07/09 Alps Martin Kirkbride August Combined with GB07/10
GB07/10 Alps Ben Broke August Combined with GB07/09
EU09/06 Iceland David Graham Priority Not completed due to poor weather conditions
IPY09/08 Iceland Ian Willis Standby Not completed due to poor weather conditions

Status of Consortium (or Standard) grant funded projects in the 2009 flying season

Project Location PI Status Next data collection Comments
ET07/01 & ET07/04 Ethiopia Tim Wright High Priority November Not supported in 2008 due to adverse conditions

Status of commissioned access projects in the 2009 flying season

Project Location PI Status Next data collection Comments
SOT09-01 Harwood Forest Jadu Dash July
SOT09-01 Broom's Farm Jadu Dash September
CEH07/04 Moorhouse/Ribblehead/Hellifield Andrew WilsonPriority No simultanious fieldwork, LiDAR data required
BGS08/01 Firth of Clyde Gisela Ager Priority Awaiting project details, LiDAR data required
BGS08/02 Firth of Forth Gisela Ager Awaiting project details, LiDAR data required
BGS08/03 Glasgow Gisela Ager Awaiting project details
BGS08/04 South Lanarkshire Gisela Ager Awaiting project details
BGS08/05 Lothian Gisela Ager Awaiting project details
BGS08/04 Fife Coalfield Gisela Ager Awaiting project details
GB06/08 Weardale Claire Flemming
GB06-09 Isle of Wight BGS Original data set may be recoverable||

Projects completed in 2008

Project Location PI Date of final data acquisition
ET07/02 Ethiopia William Murphy 2008
ET07/03 Ethiopia Graham Ferrier 2008
ET07/05 Ethiopia Graham Ferrier 2008
ET07/06 Ethiopia Ian Willis 2008
ET07/07 Ethiopia Richard Bates 2008
GB07/04 Hayton / Millington Wood Peter Halkon 13/02/08
GB07/03 Mid-Wales Gemma Bell 18/02/08
GB08/11 Broom's Farm Doreen Boyd 01/07/08
CEH07/02 Stanlow Andrew Wilson 04/07/08
GB07/05 Loch Leven/Estwaite/Windermere Andrew Tyler 2007
UR08/01 Black Venn Andrew Ford 2008
UR08/02 River Coquet Andrew Large 2008
GB08/01 Wales Geraint Vaughan 2008
GB08/03 Peak District Richard Armitage 2008
GB08/18 River Frome Richard Stillman 2008
IPY07/09 Iceland Tim Wright 2008
NL08/01 Netherlands Hugh Coe 2008
VOC08/01 Chile Geraint Vaughan 2008

Unsupported projects in the 2008 flying season (these projects were NOT rolled over to the 2009 flying season)

GB08/16 River Feshie James Brasington
GB08/17 Coed Y Brenin Ross Hill
GB08/05 Dee Estuary Alejandro Souza
GB08/07 Forby+ Alejandro Souza
GB08/09 Idle valley Malcolm Lillie

Special or specific considerations

Project Location PI Status Comments
GB05/07 Severn, Stour & Thames Paul Bates Contingency project May be concluded/withdrawn
CEH07/05 Wytham Wood Andrew Wilson Repeat Project - partially supported 18/02/08May be concluded/withdrawn, see GB08/08
HY05/04 Thameshaven Andrew Wilson May be concluded/withdrawn
GB05/13 Plymouth Peter Land Partially supported May be concluded/withdrawn
CEH07/01 Buckingham Andrew Wilson Partially supported May be concluded/withdrawn. Data partially recovered!
GB06/07 Silverflowe Andrew Wilson Partially supported May be concluded/withdrawn

Atmospheric projects

Project Location PI Status Data collection Comments

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