APEX and ARES Instruments

APEX/CWIS and research aircraft

The APEX instrument, an imaging spectrometer which, like a camera, records the Earth's surface in hundreds of color channels and can measure plant's health or the concentration of exhaust gases in the atmosphere. The successor to APEX is part of the new Airborne Research Facility for the Earth System (ARES) and is to be stationed by the UZH Space Hub at Duebendorf Airfield.