Purpose of the flight and payload description
Details of the balloon flight
Balloon launched on: 2/4/2004 at 21:46
Launch site: Meteorological Research Institute, Baurú, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Balloon launched by: Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Montgolfier Infrared 45.000 m3
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 2/14/2004 at 20.00
Landing site: Somewhere near the NW Australian coast.
Automatic device activation.
- Accuracy of analyzed temperatures, winds and trajectories in the Southern Hemisphere tropical and midlatitude stratosphere as compared to long-duration balloon flights Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 5391-5397, 2006
- An overview of the HIBISCUS campaign Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 2309, 2011
- HIBISCUS campaign web site Laboratoire Atmosphères, Milieux, Observations Spatiales LATMOS
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