Liste de projets



Atmospheric ChemistRy Of the Suburban foreSt

Humans have recognized for a long time that their air can become contaminated through natural and non-natural events. The problem became particularly apparent as people moved into large cities where […]


The Mediterranean region is currently identified as one of the future “hot spots” by climate modelling, indicating a strong decrease in precipitation during the summer period. However, these results are […]


AErosol, RadiatiOn and CLOuds in southern Africa

The AEROCLO-sA project (AErosol, RadiatiOn and CLOuds in southern Africa) investigates the role of aerosols on the regional climate of southern Africa, a unique environment where natural and anthropogenic aerosols […]


Analyse Multidisciplinaire de la Mousson Africaine

The first AMMA observation campaign was successfully carried out from mid-January to mid-February. It enabled the characterisation of the microphysical and radiative properties of aerosols and their dynamics during the […]


Atmosphere-WInd Turbine interactions

Objective of the project AWIT is a project related to the study of interactions between airflow and wind turbines. It brings together meteorological observation data from an operational wind farm […]


BAOBAB (Base Afrique de l’Ouest Beyond AMMA Base)

BAOBAB/AMMA is an international programme that studies the West African monsoon, its variability and its links with socio-economic aspects. Its objectives are to improve our understanding of the monsoon and […]


Boundary Layer Late Afternoon and Sunset Turbulence

Objectives Growth of the convective planetary boundary layer (CBL) over land in the middle of the day due to solar heating of the Earth’s surface has been extensively observed and […]


Clouds-Atmospheric Dynamics–Dust Interactions in West Africa

Abstract The first overarching objective of the Clouds-Atmospheric Dynamics–Dust Interactions in West Africa (CADDIWA) airborne campaign is to assess dust aerosol related effects, namely the direct radiative effect (DRE), the semi-direct radiative […]


Aim CarboEurope-IP aims to understand and quantify the present terrestrial carbon balance of Europe and the associated uncertainty at local, regional and continental scale. This means to Approach In order […]


Cold pool, gravity waves and orographic precipitations

La Cerdanya is one of the largest valley of the Pyrenees mountain range, spreading across Spain and France (between Occitanie and Catalunya). It is about 10 km wide and 35 […]


Caractérisation des Emissions et de la Réactivité des Composés organiques VOlatils en forêt des LANDes

The Landes forest is the largest cultivated and managed forest in Europe; it isconiferous, mono-specific and in one piece. The majority species, nearly 85%, is the maritime pine (Pinus pinaster), […]


Chemistry-Aerosol Mediterranean eXperiment

Context and objective As the historical cradle of many civilisations, the Mediterranean is a region of major geostrategic interest with considerable environmental, political and societal challenges. However, it is a […]


PCOA : Plateforme CORSiCA d’Observations Atmosphériques

The CORSiCA Platform for Atmospheric Observations (PCOA) of the Aerology Laboratory is located in Corsica on about fifteen sites to respond to the different themes studied by participants from several […]


Dynamics-Aerosol-Chemistry-Cloud Interactions in West Africa

Over five years from 2013 to 2018, the DACCIWA project (Dynamics-Aerosol-Chemistry-Cloud Interactions in West Africa, funded by the EU) worked with partners in the region to improve understanding of the […]


Expérience sur Site pour COntraindre les Modèles de Pollution atmosphérique et de Transport d’Emission

Objectives To build a database (dynamics and chemistry) to validate chemistry-transport models (CTM) at different space and time scales. The database includes the emission register and the measurements from the […]


EUREC4A, the Field Study, is an international initiative in support of the World Climate Research Programme’s Grand Science Challenge on Clouds, Circulation and Climate Sensitivity. EUREC4A will take place between […]


EXploiting new Atmospheric Electricity Data for Research and the Environment

Several studies indicate that the electrical activity should increase in warmer climate scenario with less numerous but more severe thunderstorms. The expected increase of dangerous electrical atmospheric phenomenon then requires […]



to study the uplift mechanisms of desert aerosols at the source level, as a function of surface and meteorological conditions

to evaluate the representation of Saharan atmospheric boundary layer (SAL) characteristics and lifting mechanisms in global and regional models

Identify the errors attributable to the “simplified” representation of key aerosol lifting and transport processes in simulations performed by models of larger than mesoscale, and their impact on the forecast;

to improve the reliability of aerosol products from space observation in the Saharan region.


Gradient in Longitude of Atmospheric constituents above the Mediterranean basin

Inside the vast CHARMEX-MISTRALS, CHARMEX-MISTRALS, the GLAM experiment (Gradient in Longitude of Atmospheric constituents above the Mediterranean basin) aims to describe with a high resolution the distribution of pollutants over the […]


Heat and Health in Cities

The prevention of heat-related risks and air quality in cities is a major public health issue. It is important to understand how people’s exposure to heat and air pollution varies […]


Integrated access to balloon-borne platforms for innovative research and technolog

The balloon data The French Space Agency (CNES) has been supporting scientific ballooning since its establishment, particularly in atmospheric science measurements, currently launching about 50 balloons a year. Balloon platforms […]


Hydrological cycle in the Mediterranean eXperiment

HyMeX aims at a better understanding, quantification and modelling of the hydrological cycle in the Mediterranean, with emphasis on the predictability and evolution of extreme weather events, inter-annual to decadal […]


Observation strategy: The objectives of the HyMeX SOP1 were to document four key components For this purpose, unprecedented observation means in the Mediterranean have been deployed in the air (aeroplanes, […]


Background and objectives The second intensive measurement campaign (SOP2 – Special observation period 2) of the HyMeX programme was devoted to the observation and modelling of the formation of dense […]


Objectives of the project The objective of the ICE-GENESIS project is to better simulate icing phenomena on aircraft. Within the framework of this project, a measurement campaign to study snow […]


An Integrated Approach to the Efficient Management of Scarce Water Resources in West Africa

Since mid-2000, the interdisciplinary IMPETUS research project has been studying key aspects of the water cycle on the basis of two catchment areas in Benin and Morocco. The aim is […]


KAtabatic winds and Stability over CADarache for Dispersion of Effluents

OBJECTIVES One of the important factors that determine the environmental impact of particles and gases is their atmospheric dispersion, which itself is largely controlled by the stability of the atmosphere. […]


Land surface Interactions with the Atmosphere over the Iberian Semi-arid Environment

One of the largest challenges facing environmental science is understanding future changes in the terrestrial water cycle and the subsequent impact on water resources. It has also been recognized by […]


Monitoring of Atmospheric composition and Greenhouse gases through multi-Instruments Campaigns

Carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4) are the two main greenhouse gases (GHG) emitted by human activities. To better understand their concentration and vertical distribution in several key regions and […]


Marion Dufresne Atmospheric Program – Indian Ocean

The objective of MAP-IO is to study the composition of the atmosphere and the ocean-atmosphere processes that have an impact on regional climate and numerical weather prediction.This scientific programme is […]


Megacities: Emissions, urban, regional and Global Atmospheric POLlution and climate effects, and Integrated tools for assessment and mitigation

Numerous large-scale experimental campaigns have led to a better understanding of the processes that lead to photo-oxidative pollution in major European cities. However, for large cities outside Europe and the […]


Meteorology and Climate Lidar Experiments

Context: Lidar observations are the only means to reproduce highly resolved vertical profiles of key atmospheric parameters such as water vapour content, temperature, aerosols, and clouds. They also have great […]


The Project The Mediterranean basin is one of the most sensitive region to global changes. It’s also one of the richest regions in terms of culture, natural resources, geopolitics and […]


Monitoring and forecast of IntraSeasonal Variability over Africa

MISVA – Monitoring and forecast of IntraSeasonal Variability over Africa – is a joint research/operational collaboration between Meteo-France and the West African weather forecasting services: ANACIM (Senegal), Mali Meteo, ANAM […]


Model and Observation for Surface-Atmosphere Interactions

The MOSAI (Model and Observation for Surface-Atmosphere Interactions) project (ANR 2020) aims to assess and improve the interactions between the surface and the atmosphere in weather and climate numerical prediction […]


PAris region urbaN Atmospheric observations and models for Multidisciplinary rEsearch

The PANAME (PAris region urbaN Atmospheric observations and models for Multidisciplinary rEsearch) initiative is a coordinating effort involving several ongoing multidisciplinary research projects that aim to gain a better understanding […]


Pollution in the Arctic System

PARCS has the overall goal to improve understanding about the sources, fate and impacts of pollution in the Arctic system, notably on climate, marine ecosystems and human society with the aim to improve […]


Research Demonstration Project

Scientific context: This project, endorsed by the WMO, brings together meteorological institutes and laboratories from about ten countries around the world. The scientific objective is to improve atmospheric models at […]

PASSY 2015

Wintertime atmospheric dynamics and air quality in a narrow alpine valley

The Passy-2015 field experiment Wintertime anticyclonic conditions are often associated to high levels of pollution in urbanized or industrialized area, particularly in mountainous terrain. The Arve river valley is very […]


Portable Gas and Aerosol Sampling UnitS

The PEGASUS (Portable Gas and Aerosol Sampling Units) mobile field platform is a set of two mobile units for the sampling and analysis of aerosols and atmospheric gases. The development […]


RALI-THINICE aims at investigating the dynamics of Arctic cyclones (ACs) and tropopause polar vortices (TPVs), as well as their interactions with cloud microphysics, the underlying sea surface and sea ice […]


The Data Portal of the French airborne research

The project Since the 1950s, the French research organizations have equipped aircraft to measure the atmosphere during experimental campaigns. These measurements were recorded in digital form, since the 1980s. Safire […]


SAFMED+ is the second part of the airborne campaign of the SAFMED component of the international CHARMEX programme. The main objective is to characterise the concentrations, properties and sources of […]


Are marine living microorganisms influencing clouds? In the 1970’s, scientists James Lovelock and Lynn Margulis developed a new paradigm for how we view our planet, termed the Gaia Principle. In […]

Ship campaign

As part of its campaign support service, AERIS participates in several campaigns combining ocean and atmospheric studies. This is notably the case with the MAP-IO campaign on the Marion Dufresne […]


SOuth westFOGs 3D experiment for processes study

The project aims to better understand small-scale processes to improve fog forecasts.It is supported by the ANR (SoFog3D project) and is part of the Contract of Objectives and Performance 2017-2021: […]


STRATEOLE-2 is a project designed to study atmospheric events above the equator. The project is led by France and includes researchers in the United States and other countries. It consists […]


Impact of STress on uRban trEEs on ciTy air quality

Urban trees emit biogenic volatile organic compounds (BVOCs) that can react with air pollutants to form secondary pollutants, such as ozone (O3) and secondary organic aerosols (SOAs). The objectives of […]



Proposed objectives 1- Characterisation of the dynamic processes of export of polluted air masses from the source regions of the basin 2- Quantification of exchanges between the boundary layer and […]


Airborne Extensive Regional Observations in SIBeria

The objective of the YAK-AEROSIB project is to establish systematic observations of atmospheric concentrations of CO2, CH4, CO, O3 and aerosols in Eurasia. These measurements will be collected over a […]