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Airbone data strategy in the French National cluster AERIS

Sébastien Payan
Damien Boulanger
Cathy Boonne
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AERIS, the French Data and Services Cluster for Atmosphere (, aims to facilitate and enhance the use of French atmospheric data acquired by satellites, ground-based facilities and airborne platforms during long observation periods and scientific campaigns. AERIS manages a large set of datasets acquired on aircraft or balloons platforms. AERIS is the Data Centre for the European Research Infrastructure IAGOS (In-service Aircraft for a Global Observing System) that acquires readings of atmospheric composition from instrumented international commercial airliners. AERIS also manages all data obtained from airborne scientific survey campaigns flown over nearly 30 years, by French research aircraft today operated by the SAFIRE unit, accessible through the SAFIRE+ portal. AERIS recently developed the new version of the EUFAR (EUropean Facility for Airborne Research) data catalogue. In AERIS, data from balloon survey campaigns operated by the international science community are managed and distributed in a unified fashion. Through the European HEMERA (Integrated access to balloon-borne platforms for innovative research and technology) project, AERIS provides archive balloon survey data and an environment to accommodate future campaigns. All the data are openly accessible to the scientific community. Recently, AERIS has been working on the application of the FAIR principles with an emphasis on the implementation of interoperability. Cross discovery of all the datasets is implemented or under development on the different data portals with links between AERIS airborne datasets and external ones. Specific advanced services have been implemented, such as aircraft and balloons trajectories visualisation, data plotting, etc. AERIS as well supports airborne campaigns providing services like operational websites offering various digital tools to facilitate the organisation of measurement campaigns (website, data repository, specific products, quicklooks, trajectory forecast, satellite colocation, etc.). Catalogues are also proposed for discovery and publication of the data acquired during the campaigns.
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insu-03750580 , version 1 (12-08-2022)



Olivier Bex-Chauvet, Sébastien Payan, Damien Boulanger, Asmae Bouhouili, Vianney Retornard, et al.. Airbone data strategy in the French National cluster AERIS. EGU General Assembly 2022, May 2022, Online, Unknown Region. ⟨10.5194/egusphere-egu22-8371⟩. ⟨insu-03750580⟩
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