OpasSo2lhDatasetNotification 1.0


OPAS service coordinates the OPAS SO2LH notification service which allows subscribed users to receive information about the height of volcanic plume (emission of sulphur dioxide - SO2 - from an erupting volcano) and the associated contamination of flight level (FL).

The user receives email notifications that provide access to datasets of SO2 layer height (SO2LH) from 3 satellite instruments (via https connection). These datasets are characterised based on metadata.

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Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy (BIRA)

Since its creation in 1964, the main tasks of the Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy (BIRA-IASB) are research and public service in the field of space aeronomy, which includes the study of the physics and chemistry of the atmospheres of the Earth and other planets, and of outer space (www.aeronomie.be). BIRA-IASB has strong expertise in designing and operating instruments and experiments to monitor atmospheres and space environment. It has also developed a strong know-how in the exploitation of measurements from ground, air and space, as well as their geophysical interpretation using, among others, theoretical and numerical models.



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