First CAST suitcase flight done and dusted

Second day of the first CAST suitcase flight commenced with a weather comment from Mission Scientist 2, “How glorious, sunny and warm it was in Chuuk this morning”, much to the disgruntlement of those in Guam staring out at the driving rain. The BAe-146 took off at 11.00 late morning and was en route to…

Halfway through the first CAST suitcase flight!

We are more than content to report we are now halfway through the first CAST suitcase flight. The CAST instrument crew and pilots are in Chuuk, having a well-deserved rest and exploring the islands’ pristine beauty. Flight today included Guam to Chuuk survey and flying down south towards Equator and back to Chuuk. Just to…

Welcome to CAST!

On this website we will be blogging our activities during our atmospheric measurement campaign in Guam during January/February 2014.¬† We will introduce the science behind the campaign and try to convey what goes on behind the scenes. ¬†Expect posts from PIs, instrument scientists, aircraft crew, modellers, flight planners, PhD students and anyone else involved! But…