The website describes airborne atmospheric research campaign held from July 31 to August 18, 2006 in Ouagadougou, Capital of Burkina Faso, West Africa.

The campaign is a part of the AMMA (African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analyses) framework. The airborne measurements are carried out onboard the DLR Falcon & Geophysica aircrafts.

The map shows the orea of the interest for the research flights scheduled for the campaign.

Please have a look at the Campaign Diary for the most recent news from Ouagadougou Base Aerienne 511.

To check the current meteorological situation over West Africa please go to the Resource Library >> Useful Websites and follow one of the links leading to variuos forecast and analysis tools including the latest Meteosat pictures, radar plots and daily meteo briefings.