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Activities \ Detailed Activities \ 1998 - 1999

 

1998 - 1999

  • The Foundation together with the Balkan Environmental Research and Development Institute (BERDI) and the Balkan Physical Union proclaimed a Balkaniad for the Environment. The awards were presented to students from Romania, FYROM, Turkey and Greece, during a ceremony held in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki on October 1998.

Professors of the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki with the General Secretary of WMO Professor G.O.P. Obasi and students.

  • The first prize of "WMO Professor Mariolopoulos Trust Fund Award" which is under the auspices of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) was awarded from the Secretary-General of WMO, Professor G.O.P. Obasi, during the ceremony of awards of the Balkania for the Environment which was held in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in October 1998. The prize of 2,000 US $ was given for the paper :

    • "Correlations between tropopause height and total ozone: Implications for long-term changes" by Steinbrecht W., H. Calude and U. Kohler of the Meteorological Observatory Hohenpeisenberg, Germany.

    The General Secretary of WMO Professor G.O.P. Obasi presenting the "WMO Professor Mariolopoulos Trust Fund Award" 1998.

    Honorary awards were given for the papers :

    • "Lyapunov vectors and error growth patterns in a T21L3 quasigeostrophic model" by Vannitsem St. and C. Nicolis of the Institut Royal Meteoroloque de Belgique.

    • "The effects of cloud processes on the tropospheric photochemistry : An improvement of the Eurad model with a coupled gaseous and aqueous chemical mechanism" by Liu X., Mauersberger and D. Moller of the Brandenburg Technical University, Germany.

  • The Foundation co-sponsored the activities and ceremony for the 70th anniversary of the Physics Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki where Professor Elias Mariolopoulos was one of its first Professors.

  • The Foundation co-sponsored the EU Advanced Study Course entitled: "Interactions between Chemical compounds, the ozone Layer and UV-B fluxes (ICLU)" held in Halkidiki, Greece, on October 1998.

  • The Foundation participated in the European Commission funded project "Photochemical Activity and solar Ultraviolet Radiation modulation factors (PAUR II)".

  • The Foundation co-sponsored the NATO Advanced Study Institute entitled "Chemistry and Radiation Changes in the Ozone Layer" held in Kolympari, Crete, Greece, on May 1999.

Professors and students of the NATO Advanced Study Institution.

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