HALO

Future HALO science missions

Future HALO science missions, which are scheduled in the HALO-timetable

For more detailed information on the HALO missions listed below, please follow the link underlying the mission acronym in the first table column.

Mission nameScience topicTime period
(from - to)
Airport basePrincipal Investigator(s)
(Mission coordinator)​
PHILEASProbing High Latitude Export of air
from the Asian Summer Monsoon
Jun - Oct
2023
Anchorage
(Alaska, USA),
Oberpfaffenhofen
Peter Hoor (Uni Mainz)
Martin Riese (FZ Jülich)
CAFE-PacificChemistry of the Atmosphere:
Field Experiment over the Pacific
Oct 2023 -
Mar 2024
Cairns
(Australia)
Jos Lelieveld (MPI-C),
Joachim Curtius (Uni Frankfurt)
EC-TOOCEarth Care Validation ,
Tropical Oceans and
Organized Convection
Jun - Nov
2024
Oberpfaffenhofen,
Barbados,
Sal (Cape Verde)
Bjorn Stevens (MPI-Met),
Silke Groß (DLR-IPA)
ASCCIArctic Springtime Chemistry
Climate Investigations​
Jan - Apr
2025​
Oberpfaffenhofen,
Kiruna (Sweden)​
Andreas Engel (Uni Frankfurt),
Björn-Martin Sinnhuber (KIT)​
HALO-SouthThe interplay of Clouds, Aerosols and
Radiation above the Southern Ocean
Jun - Oct
2025
Wellington
(New Zeeland)
Mira Pöhlker
(TROPOS)
NAWDICNorth Atlantic Waveguide, Dry Intrusion,
and Downstream Impact Campaign
Oct 2025 -
Feb 2026
tbdChristian Grams
(KIT)
WAVEGUIDEGravity Waves in Polar Night JetSep - Dec 2026Kiruna (Sweden)Bernd Kaifler (DLR-IPA)

Future HALO science missions, which are not yet scheduled

For more detailed information on the HALO missions listed below, please follow the link underlying the mission acronym in the first table column.

Mission nameScience topicTime period
(from - to)
Airport basePrincipal Investigator(s)
(Mission coordinator)​
AEROCLOUDAircraft aerosol effects on
high and low clouds
tbdtbdChristiane Voigt
(DLR-IPA)
CoMet 2.0 TropicResearch campaign on
greenhouse gases in the Tropics
tbdtbdAndreas Fix
(DLR-IPA)
ConvERSEConvective Gravity Waves:
Excitation, Redistribution,
Saturation & Evaluation
tbdSal
(Cape Verde)
Andreas Dörnbrack
(DLR-IPA)
HALO CircleCircumpolar survey of
greenhouse gas fluxes
tbdtbdAndreas Fix
(DLR-IPA)