On the 29th of October 2020, the ERATOSTHENES CoE Chairman of the Board of Director, Prof. Evangelos Akylas, the Research Coordinator, Prof. Phaedon Kyriakidis and the Infrastructure Coordinator, Ass. Prof. Christodoulos Danezis visited the field site of the ECoE Cyprus Atmospheric Remote Sensing Observatory (CARO) and had a tour at the PollyXT_CYP container.
Prof. Diofantos Hadjimitsis and CUT-ECoE team welcomed the TROPOS team at the CUT premises. The visitors had the opportunity to get an insight to the research that is conducted at one of the Centre’s of Excellence National Facilities and get firsthand informed about the latest groundbreaking research updates from the TROPOS lidar expert Dr. Ronny Engelman and CUT-ECoE Aerosol and lidar Expert Dr. Rodanthi-Elisavet Mamouri.
The Lab tour started with some presentations about the conducted research and was followed by a walk through the facilities, where Dr. R. Engelman introduced the various aspects of PollyXT lidar system and the role of the POLLYNET. Dr. Rodanthi-Elisavet Mamouri informed the visitors for the contribution of the PollyXT as a National Facility of ACTRIS. Additionally, she answered questions about the applied research and the importance of the undertaken work in getting us closer to the better understanding of the atmospheric processes and climate change.