2016

Journals:

  • Keramitsoglou, I.; Kiranoudis, C.; Sismanidis, P.; Zakšek, K., An Online System for Nowcasting Satellite Derived Temperatures for Urban Areas.. Remote Sens. 2016, 8 (4), 306.
  • Baars, H., Kanitz, T., Engelmann, R., Althausen, D., Heese, B., Komppula, M., Preißler, J., Tesche, M., Ansmann, A., Wandinger, U., Lim, J.-H., Ahn, J. Y., Stachlewska, I. S., Amiridis, V., Marinou, E., Seifert, P., Hofer, J., Skupin, A., Schneider, F., Bohlmann, S., Foth, A., Bley, S., Pfüller, A., Giannakaki, E., Lihavainen, H., Viisanen, Y., Hooda, R. K., Pereira, S. N., Bortoli, D., Wagner, F., Mattis, I., Janicka, L., Markowicz, K. M., Achtert, P., Artaxo, P., Pauliquevis, T., Souza, R. A. F., Sharma, V. P., van Zyl, P. G., Beukes, J. P., Sun, J., Rohwer, E. G., Deng, R., Mamouri, R.-E., and Zamorano, F., An overview of the first decade of PollyNET: an emerging network of automated Raman-polarization lidars for continuous aerosol profiling, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 5111-5137, doi:10.5194/acp-16-5111-2016, 2016.
  • Sismanidis, P.; Keramitsoglou, I.; Kiranoudis, C. T.; Bechtel, B., Assessing the Capability of a Downscaled Urban Land Surface Temperature Time Series to Reproduce the Spatiotemporal Features of the Original Data. Remote Sens. 2016, 8 (4), 274.
  • Engelmann, R., Kanitz, T., Baars, H., Heese, B., Althausen, D., Skupin, A., Wandinger, U., Komppula, M., Stachlewska, I. S., Amiridis, V., Marinou, E., Mattis, I., Linné, H., and Ansmann, A., The automated multiwavelength Raman polarization and water-vapor lidar PollyXT: the neXT generation, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 1767-1784, doi:10.5194/amt-9-1767-2016, 2016.
  • Mamouri, R.-E., Nisantzi, A., Ansmann, A., and Hadjimitsis, D. G.: Extreme dust storm over the eastern Mediterranean in September 2015: Lidar vertical profiling of desert dust at Limassol, Cyprus, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., doi:10.5194/acp-2016-354, in review, 2016., Link
  • Mamouri, R.-E. and Ansmann, A.: Potential of polarization lidar to provide profiles of CCN- and INP-relevant aerosol parameters. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 5905-5931, doi:10.5194/acp-16-5905-2016, 2016., [Paper], Link
  • Balasis, G., Potirakis, S. M., and Mandea, M., Investigating dynamical complexity of geomagnetic jerks using various entropy measures, under review, Frontiers in Earth Science.
  • Banks,R., Jordi Tiana-Alsina, José María Baldasano, c, Francesc Rocadenbosch, Alexandros Papayannis, Stavros Solomos, Chris G. Tzanis, Sensitivity of boundary-layer variables to PBL schemes in the WRF model based on surface meteorological observations, lidar, and radiosondes during the HygrA-CD campaign, Atmospheric Research, Volumes 176–177, Pages 185–201,doi:10.1016/ j.atmosres.2016.02.024, 2016.

Conference Proceedings - Posters - Oral Presentations - Workshops:

  • Haris Kontoes, The Centre of Excellence for EO-based monitoring of Natural Disasters: "BEYOND",  Conference entitled "Space 2016 - Challenges and Perspectives", Athens, 27th January 2016Armed Forces Communications and Electronic Association (AFCEA), LAED, [Space 2016 - Challenges and Perspectives Agenda]
  • Mamouri R-E., Ansmann A., Bühl J., Engelmann R., Baars H, Nisantzi A., Hadjimitsis D., Atkinson J., Kanji Z., Vrekoussis M., Sciare J., Mihapoloulos N., 2016, "Closure between ice-nucleating particle and ice crystal number concentration in ice clouds embedded in Saharan dust: Lidar observation during the BACCHUS Cyprus 2015 campaign", EGU 2016, 17-22 April 2016, Vienna, Austria., [Abstract], [Poster]
  • Vassilis Tsironis, DisasterHub: A mobile application for enabling crowd generated data fusion in Earth Observation disaster management, European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 22 April 2016[DisasterHub Presentation]
  • Keramitsoglou I., Kiranoudis C.T, Sismanidis P. 2016., Real-time Appraisal of the Spatially Distributed Heat Related Health Risk and Energy Demand of Cities. In the proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environment (RSCy2016), Pafos, Cyprus, April 4-8, 2016
  • Rodanthi-Elisavet Mamouri, Argyro Nisantzi, Albert Ansmann, Stavros Solomos, George Kallos Vassilis Amiridis and Diofantos Gl. Hadjimitsis, 2016 "Record dust outbreak towards Cyprus in September 2015: Lidar vertical profiling of dust mass concentration at Limassol", Forth International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environment’ , (RSCy2016), 4-8 April, 2016, Pafos, Cyprus., [Paper], [Presentation]
  • Balasis, G., I. A. Daglis, C. Papadimitriou, N. Melis, O. Giannakis, and C. Kontoes, The upgraded ENIGMA magnetometer array, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2016, Vienna, Austria, 17  – 22 April 2016.
  • BEYOND Final Workshop, Electra Palace Hotel, Athens, Greece, 17 May 2016:
    Dr. Haris Kontoes, The European Centre of Excellence BEYOND for Earth Observation based monitoring of Natural Disasters in South-Eastern Europe, [Presentation]
    Dr. Haris Kontoes, BEYOND Products and Services. The awarded FIREHUB Service, [Presentation], [The FIREHUB Service - Video Presentation], [Fire Smoke Dispersion Service - Video Presentation]
    Zisoula Ntasiou, Fire Service Headquarters, UCOC/HFC,
    Fire Monitoring Service based on MSG SEVIRI in U.C.O.C. of H.F.C., [Presentation]
    Mr. Vassilis Tsironis, DisasterHUB - Natural disasters monitoring through mobile devices, [Presentation]
    Vassilis Amiridis, BEYOND Atmospheric Services, [Presentation]
    Evangelos Gerasopoulos, Assessing air pollution caused by fire at the recycling plant facilities in Aspropyrgos, [Presentation]
    Ms. Argyro Paraskeuopoulou, Attica Perfecture: Assessing air pollution caused by fire at the recycling plant facilities in Aspropyrgos, [Presentation]
    Ioannis Papoutsis, Spaceborne and airborne geohazard monitoring - BEYOND GeoHUB, [Presentation]
    Ms. Eleftheria Poyiadji, Memorandum between NOA BEYOND and IGME, Landslides monitoring at national scale, [Presentation]
    Iphigenia Keramitsoglou, Monitoring the urban thermal environment, [Presentation]
    Ms. Eleni Myrivili, Reduction of temperatures in the region of Athens, [Presentation]
    Alexia Tsouni, Floods monitoring at national scale - FloodHUB service, [Presentation], [The FloodsHub Service - Video Presentation]
    Athanasia Pardali, Space applications in the service of compliance with the European Floods Directive, [Presentation]
    Georgios Balasis, Monitoring electromagnetic signals related to earthquakes with satellites and ground-based magnetometer arrays, [Presentation]
    Dr. Harris Kontoes, ESA Mirror Site of Collaborative Ground Segment at NOA, [Presentation]
    Ioannis Papoutsis, Copernicus EMS - Multihazard Risk & Recovery, [Presentation]
    Evangelos Gerasopoulos, GEO-CRADLE - Integrating North African, Middle East and Balkan Earth Observation capacities in GEOSS, [Presentation]
  • A. Tsouni, Ch. Kontoes, E. Ieronymidi and Th. Herekakis "Beyond Floods Monitoring". Oral presentation at the BEYOND Final Workshop, in Athens, Greece on May 17, 2016, [Presentation], [The FloodsHub Service - Video Presentation], [FloodHub Site]

  • Vassilis Tsironis, DisasterHub: A mobile app enabling crowd generated data fusion in Earth Observation disaster management, Living Planet Symposium 2016, Congress Centre, Prague, Czech Republic, 9-13 May 2016[DisasterHub Presentation]
  • Kaskara, Maria; Atzori, Simone; Papoutsis, Ioannis; Kontoes, Charalampos; Salvi, Stefano; Ganas, Athanassios, Geodetic analysis and modeling of the Santorini volcano, Greece, for the period 2012-2015, Living Planet Symposium 2016, Congress Centre, Prague, Czech Republic, 9-13 May 2016[Presentation], [Paper]
  • Vassilis Tsironis, DisasterHub: A mobile app Enabling crowd-generated data fusion in Earth Observation disaster management, 10th GEO European Projects Workshop, 1 June 2016, Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure of Germany (BMVI), Berlin, [DisasterHub Presentation]
  • Dr. Haris Kontoes, The European Centre of Excellence BEYOND for Earth Observation based monitoring of Natural Disasters in South-Eastern Europe, 10th GEO European Projects Workshop, Session: Mitigating the effects Natural Hazards and strengthening Disaster Resilience, 1 June 2016, Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure of Germany (BMVI), Berlin, [Session Programme]
  • Tsekeri A., Amiridis V., Lopatin A., Marinou E., Pikridas M., Sciare J., Gerasopoulos E., Liakakou E., Baars H., Kottas M., Kokkalis P., Raptis I.P., Solomos S., Binietoglou I., Mihalopoulos N., Engelmann R., Wandinger U., Ansmann A., Dubovik O. and Nenes A.: Aerosol vertical profiling utilizing the synergy of lidar, sunphotometry and in-situ measurements in the framework of the ACTRIS-2 campaign in Athens, COMECAP 2016.
  • Solomos S., Nickovic S., Amiridis V., Pejanovic G., Pradhan Y., Marenco F., Petkovic S., Marinou E., Cvetkovic B., Kontoes C: Development of a dust assimilation system for NMM-DREAM model based on MSG-SEVIRI satellite observations, COMECAP 2016.
  • Papayannis A., Argyrouli A., Bougiatioti A., Nenes A., Vande Hey J., M. Komppula, Kokkalis P., *S. Solomos*, R. Banks, L. Labzovskii, I. Kalogiros, E. Giannakaki: From hygrospcopic aerosols to cloud droplets: the HygrA-CD Campaign in the Athens basin – An overview. COMECAP 2016.
  • Kontoes C., Solomos S., Amiridis V., Herekakis T.: Synergistic satellite & modeling methods for the description of biomass smoke dispersion over complex terrain. The FireHub platform. COMECAP 2016.

Project Deliverables:

    Press - Interviews - Other:

    • The Final BEYOND Workshop, Press Release, The BEYOND Center of Excellence as a national infrastructure for the management of natural disasters using satellite remote sensing, May 2016, [Press Release GR]

    Links to Other Projects:

      2015

      Journals:

      • Donner, R. V., Potirakis, S. M., Balasis, G., Eftaxias, K., and Kurths, J., Temporal correlation patterns in pre-seismic electromagnetic emissions reveal dis-tinct complexity profiles prior to major earthquakes. J. Phys. Chem. Earth 85–86 (2015), 44–55, doi:10.1016/j.pce.2015.03.008.
      • E.Flaounas, V.Kotroni, K.Lagouvardos, S.Kazadzis, A.Gkikas, N.Hatzianastassiou, Cyclone contribution to dust transport over the Mediterranean region, Atmospheric Science Letters, DOI: 10.1002/asl.584, Link, [Article]
      • P. Sismanidis, I. Keramitsoglou, and C.T. Kiranoudis. 2015. “Evaluating the Operational Retrieval and Downscaling of Urban Land Surface Temperatures”. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 12(6): 1312-1316. doi: 10.1109/LGRS.2015.2397450
      • De Santis, A., et al. Geospace perturbations induced by the Earth: The state of the art and future trends. J. Phys. Chem. Earth, 85–86 (2015), 17–33, doi:10.1016/j.pce.2015.05.004.
      • Amiridis, V., Marinou, E., Tsekeri, A., Wandinger, U., Schwarz, A., Giannakaki, E., Mamouri, R., Kokkalis, P., Binietoglou, I., Solomos, S., Herekakis, T., Kazadzis, S., Gerasopoulos, E., Proestakis, E., Kottas, M., Balis, D., Papayannis, A., Kontoes, C., Kourtidis, K., Papagiannopoulos, N., Mona, L., Pappalardo, G., Le Rille, O., and Ansmann, A., LIVAS: a 3-D multi-wavelength aerosol/cloud database based on CALIPSO and EARLINET, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 15, 7127-7153, doi:10.5194/acp-15-7127-2015, 2015.
      • Taylor, M., S. Kazadzis, V. Amiridis, R.A. Kahn, Global aerosol mixtures and their multiyear and seasonal characteristics, Atmospheric Environment, 116, 112-129, 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.06.029, 2015.
      • P.I. Raptis, S. Kazadzis, K. Eleftheratos, P. Kosmopoulos, V. Amiridis, C. Helmis & C. Zerefos (2015) Total ozone column measurements using an ultraviolet multi-filter radiometer, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 36:17, 4469-4482, DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2015.1083631, Link
      • Gkikas, A., Basart, S., Hatzianastassiou, N., Marinou, E., Amiridis, V., Kazadzis, S., Pey, J., Querol, X., Jorba, O., Gassó, S., and Baldasano, J. M., Mediterranean desert dust outbreaks and their vertical structure based on remote sensing data, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 15, 27675-27748, doi:10.5194/acpd-15-27675-2015, 2015.
      • S. Solomos, V. Amiridis, P. Zanis, E. Gerasopoulos, F.I. Sofiou, T. Herekakis, J. Brioude, A. Stohl, R.A. Kahn, C. Kontoes (2015), Smoke dispersion modeling over complex terrain using high resolution meteorological data and satellite observations – The FireHub platform , Atmospheric Environment, Volume 119, October 2015, Pages 348–361, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.08.066, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1352231015303113
      • Sismanidis, P.; Keramitsoglou, I.; Kiranoudis, C. T., A Satellite-Based System for Continuous Monitoring of Surface Urban Heat Islands. Urban Clim. 2015, 14, 141–153.
      • Potirakis, S. M., Contoyiannis, Y., Melis, N. S., Kopanas, J., Antonopoulos, G., Balasis, G., Kontoes, C., Nomicos, C., and Eftaxias, K.: Recent seismic activity at Cephalonia island (Greece): a study through candidate electromag-netic precursors in terms of nonlinear dynamics, Nonlin. Processes Geophys. Discuss., 2, 1587–1629, doi:10.5194/npgd-2-1587-2015, 2015.

      Conference Proceedings - Posters - Oral Presentations - Workshops:

      • Participation of BEYOND in the Fringe 2015 Workshop, Frascati, Italy, 23 - 27 March 2015:

        1. Ch.Psychogiou, I.Papoutsis, Ch.Kontoes, E.Poyiadji, N.Spanou, N.Klimis, Multi-temporal Monitoring of Slow-moving Landslides in South Pindus Mountain Range, Greece, Thursday 26 March 2015, [Paper], [Poster]

        2. N.Svigkas, I.Papoutsis, C.Loupasakis, Ch.Kontoes, A.Kiratzi, Geo-hazard Monitoring in Northern Greece Using InSAR techniques: the case Study of Thessaloniki, Thursday 26 March 2015, [Paper], [Poster]

        3. M.Kaskara, A.Barberopoulou, I.Papoutsis, Ch.Kontoes, A.Ganas, V.Karastathis, Analysis of the deformation pattern along the subduction zone of Crete, Greece, using multi-temporal ERS and Envisat dataThursday 26 March 2015, [Paper], [Poster]

      • Sismanidis P., Keramitsoglou I., and Kiranoudis C.T. 2015. "Diurnal Analysis of Surface Urban Heat Island Using Spatially Enhanced Satellite Derived LST Data". In the proceedings of the Joint Urban Remote Sensing Event (JURSE 2015), Lausanne, Switzerland, March 30 – April 1, 2015
      • BEYOND participation in EGU 2015 Conference - Splinter Session (SPM1.4)

        1. Ch.Kontoes, V.Amiridis, I.Keramitsoglou, I.Papoutsis, A.Tsouni, G.Balasis and E.Christia, BEYOND Center of Excellence for EO-based monitoring of natural disasters, Participation of BEYOND in the EGU General Assembly 2015, Vienna, Austria, April 12 – 17, 2015 , [Presentation]

        2a. Ch. Kontoes, Th. Herekakis, V. Tsironis, I. Papoutsis, S. Solomos, E. Ieronymidi, and V. Amiridis, The FireHub Tool: NOA EO- based Fire Related Services in the framework of BEYOND, Participation of BEYOND in the EGU General Assembly 2015, Vienna, Austria, April 12 – 17, 2015 , [Presentation]

        2b. A. Tsouni, E. Ieronymidi, Ch. Kontoes, Flood mapping and modelling in the framework of BEYOND Center of Excellence, Participation of BEYOND in the EGU General Assembly 2015, Vienna, Austria, April 12 – 17, 2015 , [Presentation]

        3. I. Keramitsoglou, P. Sismanidis, and Chris T. Kiranoudis, EO-based System for monitoring the Urban Thermal Environment, Participation of BEYOND in the EGU General Assembly 2015, Vienna, Austria, April 12 – 17, 2015 , [Presentation]

        4. I. Papoutsis, Ch. Psychogyiou, N. Svigkas, M. Kaskara, Ch. Kontoes, A. Ganas, V. Karastathis, G. Balasis, A. Barberopoulou, Monitoring geophysical activity from Space, in the framework of BEYOND Center of Excellence, Participation of BEYOND in the EGU General Assembly 2015, Vienna, Austria, April 12 – 17, 2015 , [Presentation]

        5. V. Amiridis, S. Solomos, H. Kontoes, E. Marinou, A. Tsekeri, T. Herekakis, S. Nickovic, Atmospheric activities in the framework of BEYOND, Participation of BEYOND in the EGU General Assembly 2015, Vienna, Austria, April 12 – 17, 2015 , [Presentation]

      • Tsekeri, A., Amiridis, V., Lopatin, A., Marinou, E., Engelmann, R., Baars, H., Wandinger, U., Ansmann, A., Solomos, S., Dubovik, O. and Schüttemeyer, D: Vertical profiling of marine aerosol, dust and their mixtures utilizing the synergy of sunphotometer and lidar measurements, EGU 2015.
      • Dr Haris Kontoes, Greece’s Collaborative Ground Segment Initiatives, SENTINEL COLLABORATIVE GS WORKSHOP 2015, 28 May 2015 – Matera, [Presentation]
      • Balasis, G., I. A. Daglis, N. Melis, C. Papadimitriou, and C. Kontoes, The upgraded ENIGMA magnetometer array, International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics General Assembly 2015, Prague, Czech Republic, 22 June – 2 July 2015.
      • Papayannis Alexandros, Athina Argyrouli, Panayotis Kokkalis, Georgios Tsaknakis, Ioannis Binietoglou, *Stavros Solomos*, Stylianos Kazadzis, Stefanos Samaras, Christine Böckmann, and Vassilis Amiridis: Vertical profiles of aerosol optical and microphysical properties during a rare case of long-range transport of mixed biomass burning-polluted dust aerosols from the Russian federation-Kazakhstan to Athens, Greece, ILRC 2015.
      • Stefanie Horațiu Ioan, Marius Mihai Cazacu, Adrian Timofte Florin Benciu, Alexandru Dandocsi, *Stavros Solomos*, Alexandru Ozunu, Assessing the presence of biomass burning aerosols above Romania during the fires around Chernobyl – Ukraine in May 2015 using remote sensing techniques, Bucharest University Faculty of Physics 2015 Meeting, Section: Atmosphere and Earth Science; Environment Protection, Bucharest, Romania, September 2015, Link
      • L. Fita, E. Flaounas, FF: The water budget and precipitation efficiency of the Medicane occurring in December 2005, 9th HyMeX Workshop, P2.13, Mikonos, Greece, 21-25 Sept. 2015, [Abstract], [Poster]
      • Haris Kontoes, BEYOND Center of Excellence for EO-based monitoring of natural disasters in South-Eastern Europe, SciNetNatHazPrev - Open Seminar entitled "Contribution on Preventing Natural Disasters", Thessaloniki, 30 October 2015, OASP-ITSAK, [Presentation], [Open Seminar Agenda]
      • Haris Kontoes, BEYOND Center of Excellence for EO-based monitoring of natural disasters in South-Eastern Europe, SciNetNatHazPrev - Open Seminar entitled "Contribution on Preventing Natural Disasters", Xanthi, 6th October 2015Democritus University of Thrace, [Presentation], [Open Seminar Agenda]
      • A. Tsouni, Ch. Kontoes, E. Ieronymidi and Th. Herekakis, "Beyond Floods Monitoring", Oral Presentation in the One Step BEYOND Workshop, in Frascati, Rome, Italy on October 15, 2015, [Presentation]
      • Keramitsoglou I., Kiranoudis C.T. and Sismanidis P. 2015., Monitoring the Urban Thermal Environment. Oral Presentation in the One Step BEYOND Workshop, Frascati, Rome, Italy on October 15, 2015
      • Keramitsoglou I., Kiranoudis C.T. and Sismanidis P. 2015., Monitoring the Urban Thermal Environment. Oral Presentation in the Mapping Urban Areas from Space (MUAS) Conference, Frascati, Rome, Italy on November 4-5, 2015

      Project Deliverables:

        Press - Interviews - Other:

        • BEYOND at European Space Expo in Athens, ethnos.gr, Saturday, March 28, 2015, Link, European Space Expo Athens 2015
        • Dr. E.Gerasopoulos, Interview on SKAI TV, A societal service of BEYOND in a recent emergency response activation over Athens, Skai TV (skai.gr), June 11, 2015, [External Link to Telecast Show], [Video (Interview only - in Greek)], [Related Article]
        • Ch.Kontoes, I.Keramitsoglou, V.Amiridis, I.Papoutsis, A.Tsouni, Video on Academic and Research Excellence in Higher Education, Excellence Centre for monitoring natural disasters, http://excellence.minedu.gov.gr, June 12, 2015, [YouTube Video Link], [Full Article Link]
        • Dr. E.Gerasopoulos, Dr. S.Solomos, Dr. Haris Kontoes, Simulation of smoke dispersion from the fire accident occurred on 6th June 2015, at the premises of “GENIKI ANAKIKLOSEOS – KTIMATIKI XENODOXIAKI SA”, Aspropyrgos, Pefko Mavraki site, (Patima Aspropyrgos), June 10, 2015, [Article]
        • BEYOND on UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal, http://www.un-spider.org, July, 2015, Article
        • Maria Kaskara, Radar inteferometry techniques for estimating deformation in Western Crete, Greece, for the period 1992-2001, psdatm.gr, July-August-September 2015, [Article]
        • Lefkada moved 36 cm, ethnos.gr, Friday, November 20, 2015, Link

        Links to Other Projects:

          2014

          Journals:

          • John Peter Merryman Boncori, Ioannis Papoutsis, Giuseppe Pezzo, Cristiano Tolomei, Simone Atzori, Athanassios Ganas, Vassilios Karastathis, Stefano Salvi, Charalampos Kontoes, A. Antonioli, The February 2014 Cephalonia Earthquake (Greece): 3D Deformation Field and Source Modeling from Multiple SAR Techniques, Seismological Research Letters, First published online on: November 19, 2014, doi: 10.1785/0220140126, Link

          Conference Proceedings - Posters - Oral Presentations - Workshops:

          • Participation of BEYOND at the GEO X Plenary, the GEO Ministerial Summit and the parallel EC Side Events, Geneva Switzerland, January 13-17, 2014 , [Presentation 1], [Presentation 2]
          • Présentation Intitulée: "Détecter à distance les éruptions volcaniques et les incendies" à la Conférence: "Les Rencontres de la Terre", Charalabos (Haris) Kontoes, March 31, 2014, Institut français de Grèce, Link, [Video]
          • Charalampos Kontoes, The BEYOND center of excellence for the effective exploitation of satellite time series towards natural disasters monitoring and assessment, Participation of BEYOND at the EGU General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria, April 27 – May 02, 2014 , [Presentation]
          • Urban Monitoring from Space Workshop, Athens, March 31 - April 01, 2014, Link
          • I. Papoutsis, C. Kontoes, A. Ganas, BEYOND Center of Excellence for monitoring geophysical activity and geo‐hazard mapping, Oral Presentation, 2nd Tectonic Geodesy Workshop, Earthquake Planning and Protection Organization, Athens, Greece on May 14, 2014, Workshop Link, [Presentation]
          • Amiridis V., Marinou E., Tsekeri A., Giannakaki E., Mamouri R.E., Kokkalis P., Kazadzis S., Gerasopoulos E., Herekakis T., Papayannis A., Balis D.S., LIdar climatology of Vertical Aerosol Structure (LIVAS): a 3-dimentional global aerosol database, oral presentation, conference proceedings, 12th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics COMECAP 2014 Heraklion, Greece on May 28-31, 2014, Link

            Kosmopoulos P.G., Kazadzis S., Flocas H.A., Marinou E., Amiridis V., Taylor M., Jacovidis C.P., A 3D aerosol climatology in the atmosphere of Greece by remote sensing & radiative-transfer modeling techniques, oral presentation, conference proceedings, 12th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics COMECAP 2014 Heraklion, Greece on May 28-31, 2014, Link

            Marinou E., Dandou A., Tombrou M., Amiridis V., Comparison of mixing layer heights derived from CALIPSO and WRF model simulations, oral presentation, conference proceedings, 12th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics COMECAP 2014 Heraklion, Greece on May 28-31, 2014, Link

            Papayannis A., Tsaknakis G., Amiridis V., Nicolae D., Kokkalis P., Talianu C., Belegante L., Study of the long-range transport mechanisms affecting air quality over Athens and Bucharest using synergy of remote and in situ sensors: the case of July 2012, oral presentation, conference proceedings, 12th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics COMECAP 2014 Heraklion, Greece on May 28-31, 2014, Link

            Taylor M., Kazadzis S., Tsekeri A., Gkikas A., Amiridis V., AEROMAP: Satellite retrieval of dust aerosol microphysical and optical parameters using neural networks, oral presentation, conference proceedings, 12th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics COMECAP 2014 Heraklion, Greece on May 28-31, 2014, Link

            Tsaknakis G., Papayannis A., Amiridis V., Nicolae D., Kokkalis P., Talianu C., Belegante L., 16-month air mass cluster analysis over Greece and Romania: application in air quality assessment linked to transport processes, oral presentation, conference proceedings, 12th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics COMECAP 2014 Heraklion, Greece on May 28-31, 2014, Link

            Tsekeri A., Amiridis V., Marenco F., Marinou E., Validation of CALIPSO classification scheme using airborne in-situ data, oral presentation, conference proceedings, 12th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics COMECAP 2014 Heraklion, Greece on May 28-31, 2014, Link

          • Sofiou F., Solomos S., Amiridis V., Herekakis T., Argialas D., Kontoes H. "Evaluation of FLEXPART smoke dispersion using MISR plume heights",12th International Conference on Meteorology,Climatology and Atmospheric Physics COMECAP 2014 Heraklion, 28 May – 31 May 2014 , [Poster]
          • Presentation to the Workshop on Tectonic Geodesy, held in Athens on May 14, 2014
          • Ganas A. 2014. "Current Status of the NOANET GNSS network 2006‐2014". Oral Presentation at the 8th GEO European Projects Workshop (GEPW-8), in Athens, Greece on June 12-13, 2014 , [Presentation]
          • Vassilis Amiridis, Ulla Wandinger, Eleni Marinou, Alexandra Tsekeri, Sara Basart, Stelios Kazadzis, Jose M.Baldasano, Albert Ansmann,Stavros Solomos, Haris Kontoes "Dust Model Validation using CALIPSO", INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ATMOSPHERIC DUST, Castellaneta Marina, Italy - June 1-6, 2014 , [Presentation]
          • E. Gerasopoulos, 2014. "Integration of Atmospheric Observing Platforms under the umbrella of a National Research Infrastructure". Oral Presentation at the 8th GEO European Projects Workshop (GEPW-8), in Athens, Greece on June 12-13, 2014 , [Presentation]
          • I. Papoutsis, 2014. "Monitoring geophysical activity from Space, in the framework of BEYOND Center of Excellence". Oral Presentation at the 8th GEO European Projects Workshop (GEPW-8), in Athens, Greece on June 12-13, 2014 , [Presentation]
          • Keramitsoglou I., Kiranoudis C.T. and Sismanidis P.. 2014. "New service for quarter-hour monitoring of urban temperatures from space". Presented in the poster session of the Mediterranean City international conference (MedCity 2014), in Athens, Greece on June 10-11, 2014 , [Poster] , [Bookmark - Front] , [Bookmark - Back]
          • Keramitsoglou I., Kiranoudis C.T. and Sismanidis P.. 2014. "New service for quarter-hour monitoring of urban temperatures from space", Oral presentation and Poster, 8th GEO European Projects Workshop (GEPW-8), in Athens, Greece on June 12-13, 2014 , [Poster] , [Bookmark - Front] , [Bookmark - Back]
          • Keramitsoglou I., Kiranoudis C.T. and Sismanidis P.. 2014. "Space-derived Real-time Monitoring of the Thermal Environment of Mediterranena Cities". Oral presentation and Poster, Mediterranean City International Conference (MedCity 2014), in Athens, Greece on June 10-11, 2014
          • Kontoes C. 2014. "The European Centre of Excellence BEYOND for Earth Observation based monitoring of Natural Disasters in South-Eastern Europe". Oral Presentation at the 8th GEO European Projects Workshop (GEPW-8), in Athens, Greece on June 12-13, 2014 , [Presentation]
          • Keramitsoglou I., Kiranoudis C.T. and Sismanidis P.. 2014. "Towards real-time quarter-hour monitoring of the urban thermal environment at sharpened spatial resolution", Oral Presentation and Proceedings, 3rd International Workshop on Earth Observation and Remote Sensing applications (EORSA 2014), in Changsha, China on June 11-14, 2014 , [Presentation]
          • V. Amiridis, S. Solomos, A. Tsekeri, E. Marinou, S. Kazadzis, E. Gerasopoulos, T. Herekakis, C. Kontoes "Atmospheric hazards monitoring and forecasting". Oral presentation at the 1st international geomatics applications conference (GEOMAPPLICA), in Skiathos Island, Greece on September 08-11, 2014, [Presentation]
          • C. Kontoes, V. Amiridis, I. Keramitsoglou, I. Papoutsis, A. Tsouni, G. Balasis and E. Christia "BEYOND Center of Excellence for EO-based monitoring of natural disasters". Oral presentation at the 1st international geomatics applications conference (GEOMAPPLICA), in Skiathos Island, Greece on September 08-11, 2014
          • A. Tsouni, C. Kontoes, E. Ieronymidi, A. Koukouvinos and D. Koutsoyiannis "BEYOND Center of Excellence: flood mapping and modeling". Oral presentation at the 1st international geomatics applications conference (GEOMAPPLICA), in Skiathos Island, Greece on September 08-11, 2014, [Presentation]
          • I. Papoutsis, C. Kontoes, A. Ganas, V. Karastathis, S. Solomos and V. Amiridis "BEYOND Center of Excellence: Geophysical activity ‘seen’ from space". Oral presentation at the 1st international geomatics applications conference (GEOMAPPLICA), in Skiathos Island, Greece on September 08-11, 2014, [Presentation]
          • Keramitsoglou I., Kiranoudis C.T. and Sismanidis P.. 2014. "Developing a EO-based service for real-time monitoring of urban temperatures". Oral presentation at the 1st international geomatics applications conference (GEOMAPPLICA), in Skiathos Island, Greece on September 08-11, 2014, [Presentation]
          • E. Flaounas, V. Kotroni, K. Lagouvardos, A. Gkikas, S. Kazadzis 2014. "Dust transfer through Mediterranean cyclones: relative contribution to aerosol climatology". Oral Presentation at the HyMeX, in Malta on September 2014 , [Presentation]
          • Amiridis, V., U. Wandinger, E. Marinou, A. Tsekeri, LIVAS: a 3D multi-wavelength aerosol climatology, ESA/JAXA EarthCARE Workshop 2014, Tokyo, September 17-19, 2014, [Presentation]
          • C. Kontoes, T. Herekakis, I. Papoutsis, I. Mitsopoulos, S. Solomos and V. Amiridis "Operational fire disaster management services via Earth Observation in BEYOND". Oral presentation at the 1st international geomatics applications conference (GEOMAPPLICA), in Skiathos Island, Greece on September 08-11, 2014
          • I. Papoutsis, "BEYOND Center of Excellence for EO-based monitoring of natural disasters". Oral presentation at the MOWE-IT, in Thessaloniki Regional Conference, Greece on September 15-16, 2014, Link, Conference Programme, [Presentation]
          • H. Kontoes, I. Papoutsis, T. Herekakis, E. Christia, Satellite Masters Conference - Copernicus Master Award Ceremony, Berlin, October 23 - 24, 2014
          • Keramitsoglou I., Kiranoudis C.T. and Sismanidis P.. 2014. "Real-time quarter-hour monitoring of urban heat islands", Oral presentation and Proceedings, 3rd International Conference on countermeasures to urban heat islands, in Venice, Italy on October 13-15, 2014
          • Aggeliki Barberopoulou and Finn Scheele, Towards developing a hazard assesment methodology of historical tsunami events, International Workshop «Mega Earthquakes and Tsunamis in Subduction Zones–Forecasting Approaches and Implications for Hazard Assessment», Rhodes, Greece on October 06-08, 2014, METSZ 2014 Site
          • A. Barberopoulou and A. J. Curtis, Video data collection after natural disasters, SafeRhodes Conference, Rhodes, Greece on October 24-26, 2014, SafeRhodes 2014 Site
          • Charalampos Kontoes, "FireHub: A Space based Fire Management Hub". Participation of BEYOND at the GEO XI Plenary, Geneva, Switzerland, on November 13-14, 2014, [Presentation]

          Project Deliverables:

            Press - Interviews - Other:

            Links to Other Projects:

            • Santorini (Thera) Web-GIS, Site, available only for project members until project deadline [2016] , [Descriptive Image]

            2013

            Journals:

            • I. Papoutsis, X. Papanikolaou, M. Floyd, K.H Ji, D. Paradissis, V. Zacharis (2013), Mapping inflation at Santorini volcano, Greece, using GPS and InSAR, Geophysical Research Letters, 2013, 40(2), pp. 267-272, doi:10.1029/2012GL054137, Link
            • Nicolaos I Sifakis, C. Iossifidis, C. Kontoes (2013), CHRISTINE Code for High Resolution Satellite Mapping of Optical Thickness and Angstrom Exponent. PART II: First application to the urban area of Athens-Greece and comparison to results from previous contrast-reduction codes, Computers & Geosciences, Link, [Paper]
            • Amiridis, V., Wandinger, U., Marinou, E., Giannakaki, E., Tsekeri, A., Basart, S., Kazadzis, S., Gkikas, A., Taylor, M., Baldasano, J., and Ansmann, A.: Optimizing CALIPSO Saharan dust retrievals, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 12089-12106, doi:10.5194/acp-13-12089-2013, 2013 June 05, 2013, Link, [Paper]
            • Charalampos Kontoes, Iphigenia Keramitsoglou, Ioannis Papoutsis, Nicolas I. Sifakis and Panteleimon Xofis 2 (2013), National Scale Operational Mapping of Burnt Areas as a Tool for the Better Understanding of Contemporary Wildfire Patterns and Regimes, Sensors 2013, 13, 11146-11166; doi:10.3390/s130811146 , [Paper]
            • Evangelos Mitsakis, Iraklis Stamos, Anestis Papanikolaou, Georgia Aifadopoulou, Haris Kontoes (2013), Assessment of climate change impacts and extreme weather events on transport networks: Case study of the 2007 wildfires in Peloponnesus, Natural Hazards, DOI 10.1007/s11069-013-0896-3 , [Paper]
            • A. Tsekeri, V. Amiridis, P. Kokkalis, S. Basart, A. Chaikovsky, O. Dubovik, R. E. Mamouri, A. Papayannis and J. M. Baldasano, Application of a Synergetic Lidar and Sunphotometer Algorithm for the Characterization of a Dust Event over Athens, Greece, British Journal of Environment & Climate Change, 3(4): 531-546, 2013,November 2013, [Paper]

            Conference Proceedings - Posters - Oral Presentations - Workshops:

            • A. Tsekeri, Lidar and Sunphotometry synergy to define an aerosol model for space applications, Presentation at Joint EARLINET GA / ACTRIS meeting in Limassol, Cyprus, November 25-29, 2013
            • Manolis Koubarakis, Stefan Manegold, Charalambos Kontoes (2013), Building Earth Observatories using Scientific Database and Semantic Web Technologies, EDBT/ICDT 2013 Joint Conference, March 18-22, 2013 - Genoa, Italy
            • C. Kontoes, I. Papoutsis, Th. Herekakis, D. Michail, E. Ieronymidi, (2013), A fully automatic processing chain to produce Burn Scar Mapping products, based on the Landsat archive, EGU General Assembly 2013, Vienna | Austria | April 07–12, 2013
            • I. Papoutsis, X. Papanikolaou, M. Floyd, K.H. Ji, C. Kontoes, D. Paradissis, and D. Anastasiou, (2013), The Santorini inflation episode: from start to finish, EGU General Assembly 2013, Vienna | Austria | April 07–12, 2013
            • Dynamic Monitoring Services for Forest Fire Monitoring using EO Technology according to GMES, Workshop of the project CALCHAS, June 14, 2013
            • Presentation of the Project to the Greek Fire Service to participate as a user, July 9, 2013
            • Presentation of the Project to the Greek Public Power Cooperation to participate as a user, July 10, 2013
            • George P. Petropoulos, and Charalambos Kontoes, (2013), An exploration of CHRIS PROBA hyperspectral imagery for obtaining burnt area cartography from a uni-temporal perspective, ESA Living Planet Symposium, Edinburgh (Scotland), September 09–13, 2013, SP-722 CD proceedings
            • Ioannis Papoutsis, Xanthos Papanikolaou, Mike Floyd, Kang Hyeun Ji, Charalampos Kontoes, Demitris Paradissis, Demitris Anastasiou, and Athanasios Ganas, (2013), The Santorini inflation episode: from start to finish, ESA Living Planet Symposium, Edinburgh (Scotland), September 09–13, 2013, SP-722 CD proceedings , [Presentation] , [Poster]
            • Charalabos Kontoes, Ioannis Papoutsis, Themistoklis Herekakis, Dimitrios Michail, and Emmanuela Ieronymidi (2013), National Burn Scar Mapping in Greece, 9th EARSeL Forest Fire Special Interest Group Workshop, October 15–17, 2013, University of Leicester, UK, in proceedings , [Presentation]
            • V. Amiridis , BEYOND objectives and related atmospheric activities, Presentation at Joint EARLINET GA / ACTRIS meeting in Limassol, Cyprus, November 25-29, 2013
            • E. Marinou, LIVAS global aerosol climatology and future improvements utilizing EARLINET, Presentation at Joint EARLINET GA / ACTRIS meeting in Limassol, Cyprus, November 25-29, 2013
            • A. Tsekeri, Towards LIRIC and GARRLiC evaluation using in-situ airborne measurements, Presentation at Joint EARLINET GA / ACTRIS meeting in Limassol, Cyprus, November 25-29, 2013

            Project Deliverables:

            • D7.4 “An evaluation of the real-time fire monitoring application and the TELEIOS infrastructure”, TELEIOS FP7 ICT project, August 2013 , [TELEIOS D-7.4]

            Press - Interviews - Other:

            • e-Roads of Fire, from 1984 to Today, First Article in Greek Independent Press, Eleutherotypia, June 09, 2013 , [Article (in Greek)]
            • Dr. Haris Kontoes, Interview at 9.84 FmAugust 10, 2013
            • Digital mapping of points of fire origins in real time, Kathimerini, August 07, 2013, Link, [Press Article (in Greek)]
            • National Observatory of Athens on Battle of Firefighting, E-typos, August 07, 2013, [Press Article (in Greek)]
            • National Observatory of Athens... As a Fireman, Real News, August 07, 2013, Link, [Press Article (in Greek)]
            • National Observatory of Athens... As a Fireman, EURO2DAY, August 07, 2013, Link
            • Pilot operation of web services of the Athens Observatory for fire monitoring, Press release, August 06, 2013
            • Real Time Fire Monitoring, Efimerida Syntaktwn, August 07, 2013, Article (in Greek)
            • Dr. Haris Kontoes, Interview at TV Channel 1 PiraeusAugust 7, 2013
            • Participation of BEYOND at the 78th Thessaloniki International Fair, September 06-15, 2013, HELEXPO, Thessaloniki
            • Participation of BEYOND at the Researcher's Night 2013 Mega Event, September 27, 2013, Democritos NCSR, Athens, Greece
            • C. Kontoes, I. Papoutsis, T. Herekakis, N. Sifakis, (2013), Wildfire Rapid Detection and Mapping and Post-fire Damage Assessment in Greece, Earthzine, Fostering Earth Observation & Global Awareness, In Earthzine magazine, posted online September 14, 2013 , Link, [Paper]
            • Dr Iphigenia Keramitsoglou talk at NASA, NASA/UAH (University of Alabama in Huntsville) Weekly Seminars series on November 30, 2013, on “Observations of the urban thermal environment from Space: science, synergies and capacity building
            • Presentation of the BEYOND project at the Parliament Magazine, issue 381, December 16, 2013 , [Article]

            Links to Other Projects:

              2011

              Journals:

                Conference Proceedings - Posters - Oral Presentations - Workshops:

                • I. Papoutsis, C. Kontoes, D. Paradissis (2013), ERS – ENVISAT cross-interferometry in the Athens metropolitan area, ESA Fringe Workshop, Frascati, Italy on September 19–23, 2011, [Paper]

                Project Deliverables:

                  Press - Interviews - Other:

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