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Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 2021–2064, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-2021-2022

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Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 2021–2064, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-2021-2022
Data description paper
27 Apr 2022
Data description paper | 27 Apr 2022

EUREC4A observations from the SAFIRE ATR42 aircraft

Sandrine Bony et al.

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The French ATR42 research aircraft participated in the EUREC4A international field campaign that took place in 2020 over the tropical Atlantic, east of Barbados. We present the extensive instrumentation of the aircraft, the research flights and the different measurements. We show that the ATR measurements of humidity, wind, aerosols and cloudiness in the lower atmosphere are robust and consistent with each other. They will make it possible to advance understanding of cloud–climate interactions.