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Updated HIPPO II Flight Plan

Due to the unfortunate environmetnal events that occured in the Somoas last month, the HIPPO project has opted to alter the flight plan to now include Rarotonga, Cook Islands.

Updated HIPPO Phase II Flight Plan


HIPPO is a landmark study for many reasons, not the least of which is it is the first time scientists have systematically mapped global distribution of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, covering the full troposphere in all seasons and multiple years.

  • HIPPO I :: 8 January-30 January 2009
  • HIPPO II :: 31 October-22 November 2009
  • HIPPO III :: 24 March-16 April 2010
  • HIPPO IV :: 14 June-11 July 2011
  • HIPPO V :: 9 August-9 September 2011