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Activities \ Detailed Activities \ 2000 - 2001


2000 - 2001

  • The Foundation co-sponsored the activities and ceremony for the 20th anniversary of the Laboratory of Atmospheric Physics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. During the ceremony the Gold Medal of the Foundation was presented to Professor I.S.A. Isaksen, member of the Norwegian Academy of Sciences.

  • The Foundation organized the ceremony of the "WMO Professor Mariolopoulos Trust Fund Award" for 2000, which was held on November 2, 2000 at the University of Athens. The first prize was awarded to the following two scientists :

  • Dr. G. Myhre for his paper entitled : "New estimates of radiative forcing due to well mixed greenhouse gases" of the University of Oslo, Norway.

  • Dr. D. Balis for his paper entitled : "Study of the structure of the lower troposphere over Athens using a backscattering LIDAR during the MEDCAPHOT-TRACE experiment: Measurements over a suburban area" of the University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

Honorary award was given for the paper :

  • "Role of lee waves in the formation of solid polar stratospheric clouds : Case studies from February 1997" by E.D. Riviere, of the CNRS, France.

  • The M-K Foundation together with the National Committee of IGBP-Global Change of the Academy of Athens coorganized Colloquium entitled "Global Change in the Atmospheric Environment and its effects in the region of SE Europe". The Colloquium was held on April 6 2001 in Athens. The Proceedings have been published in a special issue of the Academy of Athens and the Foundation.

  • The M-K Foundation undertook a project concerning atmospheric pollution measurements over the region of Chalkida. The Project was funded by the "Municipality of Chalkida", the "Company of Chalkida Water and Drain" and the "Public Company of Civilization and Development of Chalkida".

  • The M-K Foundation together with the Environment Committee of the Church of Greece organized the "Exhibition of the Church of Greece for the Environment – Photographs" which took place in Athens, on April 6, 2001.

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