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  1. 2010 balloon campaign in Kiruna

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    • Sciences et techniques

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    March 22, 2010

    A series of scientific experiments and technological tests on new systems for balloons took place in Kiruna (Sweden) between April and May 2010. This campaign was based on the use of open stratospheric balloons.

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  2. 2010 Concordiasi campaign in Mac Murdo: the Antartic under observation

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    • Sciences et techniques

    Publishing date:

    March 22, 2010

    The objective of the Concordiasi mission is to understand better the enlargement of the hole in the Antarctica's ozone layer during each austral spring and to increase our knowledge on climate in those regions. To study the Earth's climate, the atmosphere has to be studied as a whole. Studying the poles is particularly important because of their specific sensitivity to climate changes and the poor frequency of the observations performed by the standard meteorological systems.

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  3. Tracking volcanic ash in real time

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    August 1, 2011

    A balloon-borne aerosol counter is a new tool that could help track the movement of volcanic ash clouds. To test this new device, a team of CNES balloon specialists travelled to Iceland to conduct a measurement campaign.

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  4. Dispositif et procédé de fonctionnalisation extractive de molécules organiques

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    June 11, 2012

    Invention disponible sous licence. Ref. CNES B0721. Brevet FR2928735. Un procédé innovant permettant l'extraction de molécules non volatiles.

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