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Section Board for 'Atmosphere Remote Sensing' (45)

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Prof. Dr. Gerrit de Leeuw
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI), R&D Satellite Observations, De Bilt, The Netherlands
Interests: Aerosols; satellite remotes sensing; air quality; climate; aerosol-cloud interaction; sea spray aerosol
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Dr. Vassilis Amiridis
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Research Director, National Observatory of Athens, IAASARS
I. Metaxa & Vas. Pavlou St., Penteli, GR-15236, GREECE
Interests: Active remote sensing; LiDAR
Dr. Stefano Dietrich
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Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, National Research Council (ISAC-CNR), Via Fosso del Cavaliere 100, Rome 00133, Italy
Interests: cloud physics; atmospheric electricity; satellite precipitation measurements; lightning meteorology; transient luminous events; satellite meteorology; climate change impacts
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Dr. Ismail Gultepe
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ECCC, Meteorological Res. Division (MRD), Toronto, ONT M3H5T4, Canada
Interests: clouds; cold weather systems; cloud microphysics; precipitation; Arctic weather; aviation meteorology; aircraft and ground based in-situ and remote sensing observations of the atmosphere; including satellites; radars; LIDAR’s; as well as microwave radiometers
Prof. Dr. Francesco Martellotta
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Department of Civil Engineering Sciences and Architecture (DICAR), Polytechnic University of Bari, via Orabona 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
Interests: thermal comfort; indoor environment quality; architectural acoustics; building simulation; energy saving and renewable energies
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Dr. Joan Bech
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Dep. Applied Physics - Meteorology, University of Barcelona, C / Martí i Franquès 108028 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: atmospheric physics; meteorological remote sensing; weather radar applications; severe weather; environmental quality; precipitation processes
Dr. Manuel Antón
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Department of Physics, University of Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain
Interests: the interaction between solar radiation and atmosphere; gases; aerosols and clouds
Prof. Dr. Lucas Alados-Arboledas
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Applied Physics Department, University of Granada, and Andalusian Research Institute for the Earth System, Granada 18071, Spain
Interests: atmospheric aerosol; lidar; remote sensing; atmospheric radiation; aerosol–cloud interaction
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Dr. Francesca Barnaba *

Institute of Atmospheric Science and Climate (ISAC), National Research Council (CNR), Rome, Italy
Interests: aerosols; atmospheric composition; air quality; light scattering and absorption; satellite remote sensing; ground-based active and passive remote sensing; aerosol in-situ measurements; mineral dust; biomass burning
* Section "Atmosphere Remote Sensing"
Prof. Dr. Jan Cermak
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Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany
Interests: aerosols; clouds; satellite remote sensing; climatology; satellite climatology; ground-based remote sensing; air quality; aerosol effects on climate; aerosol-cloud interactions
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Dr. Jie Cheng
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Institute of Remote Sensing Science and Engineering, Faculty of Geographical Science, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China
Interests: Development of remote sensing inversion algorithms; producing of high-level remote sensing products; radiative transfer modeling; remote sensing of surface radiation budget
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Dr. Domenico Cimini
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National Research Council of Italy (CNR) - Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis (IMAA), C.da S. Loja, 85050 Potenza, Italy
Interests: microwave remote sensing; radiative transfer; absorption models; atmospheric thermodynamics; clouds and precipitation; inversion methods; data assimilation
Prof. Dr. Maria João Costa
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Department of Physics, Institute of Earth Sciences, School of Science and Technology, University of Évora, 7000-671 Évora, Portugal
Interests: atmospheric remote sensing; cloud and aerosol properties; radiative transfer modeling; radiative forcing; cloud–aerosol interactions; cloud–aerosol radiative effects; air and water quality remote sensing
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Dr. Hartwig Deneke
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Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Permoserstraße 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
Interests: estimation of cloud properties from passive satellite sensors; validation with ground-based measurements; influence of clouds and aerosols on the atmospheric radiation budget; effects of small-scale cloud variability on cloud property retrievals and radiation
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Dr. Steven Dewitte
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Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium, Ringlaan 3, 1180 Brussel, Belgium
Interests: Earth Radiation Budget; atmospheric remote sensing; climate monitoring; weather forecast
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Dr. Claudia Di Biagio
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Inter-university Laboratory of Atmospheric Systems (LISA) UMR CNRS 7583 Faculty of Science and Technology 61 Avenue of General de Gaulle, 94010 CRETEIL Cedex, France
Interests: atmospheric composition; aerosols; optical properties of aerosols; aerosol-radiation interaction; satellite and ground-based remote sensing
Dr. Frank Eckardt
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University of Cape Town, Environmental and Geographical Science, Cape Town, South Africa
Interests: Dryland Remote Sensing Applications
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Dr. Hesham M. El-Askary
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Professor of Remote Sensing and Earth System Science, Center of Excellence in Earth Systems Modeling and Observations, Schmid College of Science and Technology, Chapman University, 1 University Dr. Orange, CA, 92866, USA
Interests: applications of remote sensing in atmosphere; marine environment; vegetation and arid lands
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Dr. Michael J. Garay

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Caltech, 4800 Oak Grove Dr, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA
Interests: satellite remote sensing of clouds and aerosols; radiative transfer including polarization; machine learning techniques for satellite image feature classification; computer vision approaches for image feature tracking; multi-dimensional data visualization and analysis for ground-based and satellite systems; and the sensitivity of satellite retrievals to polarimetric information
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Dr. Janne Hakkarainen
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Finnish Meteorological Institute, Earth Observation Research, P.O.Box 503, FI-00101 Helsinki, Finland
Interests: greenhouse gases; air quality research; retrieval algorithms; uncertainty quantification; inverse modeling; data assimilation
Dr. Nikos Hatzianastassiou
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Laboratory of Meteorology, Department of Physics, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
Interests: aerosol physical properties; aerosol-cloud interactions; aerosol-radiation interactions; radiation and climate; shortwave and longwave radiation transfer and budgets
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Dr. Stephan Havemann
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Met Office , Foundation and Weather Science, Exeter, UK
Interests: atmospheric radiative transfer; satellite; airborne and ground-based remote sensing; retrieval of atmospheric and surface properties; electromagnetic scattering theory; cirrus; operational satellite data assimilation; numerical methods; big data; machine learning techniques
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Dr. Dimitris Kaskaoutis
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Institute for Environmental Research & Sustainable Development, National Observatory of Athens, I. Metaxa & Vas. Pavlou, P. Penteli (Lofos Koufou), 15236 Athens, Greece
Interests: solar radiation; aerosols; remote sensing; dust; meteorology; climatology
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Prof. Dr. Jhoon Kim
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Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University, 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemoon-gu, Seoul 03722, Korea
Interests: satellite remote sensing; radiative transfer; aerosol; trace gases; air quality
Dr. Alexander Kokhanovsky
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VITROCISET Belgium SPRL, Bratustrasse 7,64289 Darmstadt,Germany
Interests: radiative transfer; optical remote sensing; atmosphere; cryosphere; clouds; aerosol; ocean; snow ;ice; atmospheric radiation; light scattering
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Dr. Simone Lolli
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1. Italian National Research Council (CNR), Tito Scalo (Potenza), Italy
2. SSAI-NASA, Code 612, Greenbelt, MD, USA
Interests: lidar; aerosols; radiative transfer; cirrus clouds; aerosol-cloud interaction; precipitation; doppler wind lidar
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Dr. Silas Michaelides
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The Cyprus Institute, 20 Konstantinou Kavafi Street2121 Aglantzia, Nicosia, Cyprus
Interests: meteorology; atmospheric remote sensing
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Prof. Dr. Fred Moshary
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Optical Remote Sensing Laboratory, Electrical Engineering, Grove School of Engineering, CUNY City College, New York, NY, USA
Interests: Remote Sensing Techniques; Technologies and Applications; Optical sensors; Sensor networks for urban and regional micro-meteorology/micro-cliamte research; Atmospheric and Ocean remote and insitu sensing
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Prof. Dr. Michael J. Newchurch
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Department of Atmospheric Science, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL, United States
Interests: tropospheric ozone profile measurements with lidars and ozonesondes; retrievals from satellite instruments; atmospheric photochemical modeling; ozone trend analyses
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Dr. Prabir K. Patra
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Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC); 3173-25 Showa-machi, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 236-0001, Japan
Interests: greenhouse gases and air pollution research
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Dr. Uwe Pfeifroth
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German Meteorological Service, Satellite-based Climate Monitoring, Frankfurter Straße 135, 63067 Offenbach, Germany
Interests: remote sensing of the atmosphere (radiation, clouds, aerosols); remote sensing of precipitation; satellite-based climate monitoring and analysis; validation of remote sensing data using ground-based reference data
Dr. Steven C. Reising
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Professor and Director of Microwave Systems Laboratory, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Colorado State University, 1373 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1373, USA
Interests: microwave remote sensing of the Earth's atmosphere and oceans; earth science measurements from nanosatellites and CubeSats; radiometer and radar systems from GHz to THz frequencies; low-noise monolithic microwave IC design and packaging
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Dr. Filomena Romano
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National Research Council of Italy (CNR) - Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis (IMAA), C.da S. Loja, 85050 Potenza, Italy
Interests: infrared/microwave remote sensing; clouds and precipitation
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Prof. Michaël Sicard
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CommSensLab, Dept. of Signal Theory and Communications, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 08034 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: optical remote sensing; remote sensing; lidar; optics; aerosols; mineral dust; pollen; aerosol-cloud interactions; radiative forcing; shortwave; longwave; satellite sensors; transport modeling
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Prof. Dr. Ramesh P. Singh
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School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Schmid College of Science and Technology, Chapman University, Orange, California 92866, USA
Interests: remote sensing; land–ocean–atmospheric coupling; natural hazards; atmospheric pollution; urban climate; snow/glaciers; air quality
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Dr. Christopher Sioris *
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Environment and Climate Change Canada, 4905 Dufferin Street, Toronto, ON, Canada
Interests: limb sounding; limb scattering; satellite remote sensing; air quality
* Section "Atmosphere Remote Sensing"
Dr. Mikael Sjöholm
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Wind Energy Department, Technical University of Denmark, Frederiksborgvej 399, DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark
Interests: Ground-based remote sensing of wind; rain; aerosols; temperature; and gases; scanning wind lidar technology; multiple-beam systems; wind-energy and boundary-layer meteorology; remote sensing in wind tunnels; inflows and wakes
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Dr. Kerstin Stebel
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NILU - Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Atmosphere and Climate Department (ATMOS) Instituttveien 18, 2027 Kjeller, Norway
Interests: ground-based and satellite remote sensing; imaging; satellite validation; aerosol and trace gases; air quality; volcanic gas emissions
Dr. Chris G. Tzanis
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Section of Environmental Physics and Meteorology, Department of Physics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, University Campus, 157 84 Athens, Greece
Interests: climate dynamics; climate physics; climate change and variability; aerosols; ambient air quality; ozone-climate interactions; atmospheric physics and chemistry; nonlinear processes; artificial intelligence and machine learning; remote sensing
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Prof. Tomoo Ushio
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Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Tokyo Metropolitan University, 1 Chome-1 Minamiosawa, Hachioji, Tokyo 192-0364, Japan
Interests: radar-based remote sensing; passive and active remote sensing of atmosphere from spaceborne platforms; and atmospheric electricity
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Prof. Dr. Costas Varotsos
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f.Dean of the School of Science, Department of Environmental Physics and Meteorology,Faculty of Physics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens University Campus, Bld Phys 5, Ilissia (Zografou) 157 84, Athens GR
Interests: climate dynamics; remote sensing; natural disasters; air pollution; environmental physics and chemistry
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Dr. Tamas Várnai

University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA
Interests: 3-D radiative processes in the atmosphere; effects of scene heterogeneity in atmospheric remote sensing; aerosols in partly cloudy regions; multiview lidar measurements of thick clouds
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Dr. Jun Wang
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University of Iowa, 4133 Seamans Center, Iowa City, IA 52242-1503 USA
Interests: integration of satellite remote sensing and chemistry transport model to study air quality; wildfires; and aerosol–cloud and land–air interactions; satellite remote sensing of atmosphere; land; and ocean
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Prof. Dr. Ping Yang
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Holder of the David Bullock Harris Chair, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
Interests: light scattering; radiative transfer; atmospheric radiation; remote sensing
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