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Meetings - Workshops \ 29 October 2012

 

Scientific colloquium entitled "The greenhouse effect and related topics in our planetary system"

The Mariolopoulos - Kanaginis Foundation in collaboration with the Academy of Athens coorganized a scientific colloquium on October 29th 2012 entitled "The greenhouse effect and related topics in our planetary system". At the colloquium were invited distinguished speakers and renown scientists were attended the presentations. The colloquium was addressed by the President of the Academy of Athens, Professor George Contopoulos and the President and Vice President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Professors Barbara Cannon and Stefan Claesson. The program and the list of speakers can be found bellow.

"The greenhouse effect and related topics in our planetary system"

A COLLOQUIUM

Co-organized by the Academy of Athens and the Mariolopoulos-Kanaginis Foundation for the Environmental Sciences

29 October 2012, Athens, Greece

Draft Programme

  • Christos Zerefos, Academy of Athens, President, International Ozone Commission "From air, earth, water and fire to the greenhouse effect in our planetary system"

  • Athena Coustenis, President IAMAS, Director of Research with the French National Research Center, LESIA, Observatoire de Paris "Climate and greenhouse effect on Titan and Venus"

  • Stamatis Krimigis, Academy of Athens, Head Emeritus, Space Department, Johns Hopkins University, USA "Upper atmospheres and magnetospheres from Mercury to Pluto"

  • Olivier Mousis, Professor of Astrophysics, Université de Franche-Comté, France "Delivery of volatiles to terrestrial planets"

Coffee Break

  • Georgia Destouni, Professor of Hydrology, Stockholm University, Member of the Council of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences "Water on Earth"

  • Juerg Luterbacher, Professor, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Germany "Past climate changes on Earth"

  • Ivar S.A. Isaksen, Professor, University of Oslo, Norway "Climate-chemistry interactions in the earth's atmosphere"

  • Donald Wuebbles, Professor, University of Illinois, USA "Extreme Weather in a Changing Climate"

  • Kanaris Tsinganos, Professor, University of Athens, President, National Observatory of Athens "The MASSE-ESA mission"

Conclusions can be found here.

Panoramic view of the central auditorium of the Academy of Athens where was hold the Colloquium.

From left to right the President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Professor Barbara Cannon, the President of the Academy of Athens, Professor G. Kontopoulos and the Vice President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Professor, Professor Stefan Claesson.

The President of MK-Foundation giving a lecture at the colloquium.

Left to right the Ambassador of Netherlands Jan Versteeg, Mrs Marianna V. Vardinoyannis, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador and Mr Ioannis Grivas, former Prime Minister of Greece.

The President of MK-Foundation after the ceremony with the President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Professor Barbara Cannon and the Vice President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Professor, Professor Stefan Claesson.

 

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