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The Support to Aviation Control Service (SACS) hosted by the Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy (BIRA-IASB)
is a project initiated by the European Space Agency (ESA) aiming at supporting the Volcanic Ash Advisory Centres,
like Toulouse VAAC and London VAAC. This is achieved by delivering NEAR REAL-TIME data of SO2 and volcanic ash
derived from satellite UV-vis (OMI, GOME-2B&C, OMPS, TROPOMI) and InfraRed (AIRS, IASI-B, IASI-C) instruments.
The SACS multi-sensors system also includes automatic worldwide detection of volcanic plumes of SO2 and ash and
notifications are sent out by email to interested parties.


 DISCLAIMER:   SACS is a free service that provides ash/SO2 notifications
in case of exceptional concentrations detected by satellite instruments.
The usage of the SACS notifications, whether or not these happen to be
"true" or "false" notifications, is entirely in the hands of the Users.
The SACS developers disclaim liability for any kind of use or misuse
of the SACS information, regardless of the application.

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