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  1. Balloons monitor the African monsoon

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    August 7, 2006

    This summer, 3 stratospheric balloon campaigns are being conducted in West Africa to study the mechanisms of the African monsoon for the AMMA* international research programme. A press trip was organized to Benin and Niger for a dozen European and African journalists in July to highlight why we need to monitor the monsoon.

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  2. CNES balloons to probe the Antarctic

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    August 20, 2010

    The Concordiasi campaign set to begin on 2 September aims to enhance our understanding of the air masses over the ‘White Continent’ and improve satellite observations.

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  3. Balloon campaign continues in Kiruna

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    May 20, 2010

    Science flights in Kiruna concluded on 29 April. The campaign in northern Sweden continues, however, with further flights to improve CNES balloons.

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