HALO

Future HALO science missions

HALO science missions 2022 and onwards

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)​
ASCCIArctic Springtime Chemistry Climate InvestigationsJanuary –
April 2025
Oberpfaffen-
hofen,
Kiruna
(Sweden)
Andreas Engel
(Univ. Frankfurt),
Björn-Martin Sinnhuber
(KIT)
AEROCLOUDAircraft aerosol effects on high and low clouds
CAFE-PacificChemistry of the Atmosphere: Field Experiment over the PacificOctober 2023 –
March 2024
Cairns
(Australia)
Jos Lelieveld
(MPI-M),
Joachim Curtius
(Univ. Frankfurt)
CoMet 2.0 TropicCarbon Dioxide and Methane Mission for HALO 2.0 TropicsAndreas Fix
(DLR-PA)
ConvERSEConvective Gravity Waves: Excitation, Redistribution,
Saturation & Evaluation
Sal
(Cape Verde)
Andreas Dörnbrack
(DLR-IPA)
EC-TOOCTropical Oceans and Organized ConvectionChrist Church
(Barbados)
Markus Rapp
(MPI-Met),
Lutz Hirsch
(MPI-Met)
HALO CircleCircumpolar survey of greenhouse gas fluxesAndreas Fix
(DLR-IPA)
HALO-SouthWellington
(New Zeeland)
Mira Pöhlker
(Tropos)
NAWDICNorth Atlantic Waveguide,
Dry Intrusion, and Downstream Impact Campaign
Christian Grams
(KIT)
PHILEASProbing High Latitude Export of air
from the Asian Summer Monsoon
Peter Hoor
(Univ. Mainz)
Martin Riese
(FZ Jülich)
WAVEGUIDEgravity waves in polar night jettbdKiruna
(Sweden)
Bernd Kaifler