Prof. Spyros Pandis was awarded the 2021 Vilhelm Bjerknes Medal of the EGU

The news just came out that Prof. Spyros Pandis was awarded the 2021 Vilhelm Bjerknes Medal of the EGU (https://www.egu.eu/awards-medals/vilhelm-bjerknes/). This is the highest distinction offered by the Atmospheric Sciences in Europe. The medal was named after Vilhelm Bjerknes (https://www.egu.eu/awards-medals/portrait-vilhelm-bjerknes/), whom lead the theoretical foundations of weather prediction and made groundbreaking contributions in all areas of atmospheric science (including cloud formation!).

The medal will be given this year during the EGU Annual Assembly in April, in a special ceremony organized by the Atmospheric Sciences Division. Because of the COVID situation, there will be webcasting of the event.

We should also remember that Maria Kanakidou is the 2016 (and only one of two female) recipients of the medal. A great honor to have both in PANACEA !

Report of actions and findings of the PANACEA RI on the COVID-19 pandemic

During the outbreak of the COVID19 pandemic crisis, PANACEA RI was immediately activated in order to utilize its know-how and the available equipment, to take a series of actions related to COVID19 and the measures to encounter with it , respectively reaching a number of interesting findings and conclusions.
Specifically, both the effect of measures taken to reduce the pandemic (lockdown) on air quality and the suitability of materials for their use in masks in order to protect human health, was examined.

 

Advanced Course on Space Optics for Professionals: “Spaceborne Lidars”

Advanced Course on Space Optics for Professionals: “Spaceborne Lidars” | 20-24 May ESA/ESTEC | the Netherlands in Noordwijk.
https://atpi.eventsair.com/QuickEventWebsitePortal/19m04—acsopsl/website

Πληροφορίες – Δηλώσεις συμμετοχής :
Vassilis Amiridis
Research Director
National Observatory of Athens, IAASARS
I. Metaxa & Vas. Pavlou St., Penteli, GR-15236, GREECE
phone: +30 210 8109116, fax: +30 210 6138343
email: vamoir@noa.gr
web: http://apcg.space.noa.gr

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