2020

  • The book “Aristotle’s Meteorologica – Meteorology then and now”, written by authors Anastasios Tsonis and Christos Zerefos, was published in Oxford by the MKF and Archaeopress Publishing LTD.
    The book deals with the comparison between the knowledge of Meteorological and Climatic Phenomena according to Aristotle and according to contemporary scientific perceptions. The book cover: Aristotle’s Meteorologica.
  • Due to the coronavirus epidemic, the awards “WMO Professor Mariolopoulos Trust Fund Award” for the year of 2020, were not awarded as provided, but sent after being signed by the Secretary General of the World Meteorological Organization, Professor Petteri Taalas and the Chairman of the MKF, Professor Christos Zerefos.
    The awards were sent to the following winners:

    1. To Shingirai Nangombe for the study “Record-breaking climate extremes in Africa under stabilized 1.5°C and 2°C global warming scenarios” and
    2. To Francesco S.R. Pausata for the study “Greening of the Sahara suppressed ENSO activity during the mid-Holocene”.