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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
GB09/07 West coast Andreas Baas May
GB08/12 Borth Bog Angela Harris June
HY05/06 Pitlochry Mark Cutler 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
GB08/08 Wytham Woods Richard Harding October
GB08/15 Eaves Wood Alan Blackburn October
GB09/05 Leighton Moss Alan Blackburn October
GB08/10 Denny Wood Ross Hill October
GB08/02 Delamere Forest Mark Danson October
GB07/07 Inverclyde Tim Malthus October
GB06/02 Frieston Shore Tom Spencer October
ET07/01 Northern Afar rift (Ethiopia) Tim Wright November
ET07/04 Southern Afar rift (Ethiopia) Tim Wright November

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
UR10/01 Cumbria Danny Donoghue High Priority November An Urgency application matched to the Cumbrian floods
GB08/13 Lake Vyrnwy Mat Disney Priority October Next few days or 2010||
GB08/19 London Martin WoosterHigh PriorityNovemberNext acquisition with TABI
GB09/04 Coed Y Brenin Sarah Taylor November
GB08/06 Peak District Julia McMorrow July 2010 Data collected in October 2009
GB09/00 Oxford ParksNERC 2010 Includes a calibration exercise
GB07/12 Northumbria Martin Wooster Early spring Needs to match the 'burn period'. Previously Peak District

Status of direct access overseas projects in the 2009 flying season

Project Location PI Status Next data collection Comments
GB07/09 Alps Martin Kirkbride August Combined with GB07/10. Not completed due to poor weather conditions
GB07/10 Alps Ben Broke August Combined with GB07/09. Not completed due to poor weather conditions
EU09/02 Alps David Rippon Priority August Not completed due to poor weather conditions
EU09/06 Iceland David Graham Priority Not completed due to poor weather 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 September
SOT09-01 Broom's Farm Jadu Dash 2010? Not to be supported in 2009
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 & Glasgow Gisela Ager Awaiting project details, LiDAR data required
BGS08/03&04 Glasgow & South Lanarkshire Gisela Ager Awaiting project details
BGS08/05 Lothian Coalfield Gisela Ager Awaiting project details
BGS08/06 Fife Coalfield Gisela Ager Awaiting project details
BGS10/01 Ayrshire 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

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