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2018

G. de Leeuw , L. Sogacheva , E. Rodriguez , K. Kourtidis , A. K. Georgoulias , G. Alexandri , V.Amiridis , E. Proestakis , E. Marinou , Y.Xue , and R. van der A, Two decades of satellite observations of AOD over mainland China using ATSR-2, AATSR and MODIS/Terra: data set evaluation and large-scale patterns, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 1573–1592,https://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/18/1573/2018/ , 2018

E. Proestakis , V. Amiridis , E.Marinou , A. K. Georgoulias , S. Solomos , S.Kazadzis , J. Chimot, H. Che , G. Alexandri , I. Binietoglou , V.Daskalopoulou , K. A. Kourtidis, G. de Leeuw, and R. J. van der A, Nine-year spatial and temporal evolution of desert dust aerosols over South and East Asia as revealed by CALIOP, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 1337–1362,doi: https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-1337-2018 , 2018

L. Sogacheva, G. de Leeuw, E. Rodriguez, P. Kolmonen, A. K. Georgoulias, G. Alexandri, K.Kourtidis, E.Proestakis, E.Marinou, V. Amiridis, Y. Xue, and R. J. van der A, Spatial and seasonal variations of aerosols over China from two decades of multi-satellite observations – Part 1: ATSR (1995–2011) and MODIS C6.1 (2000–2017), Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 11389–11407,doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-18-11389-2018 ,2018

A.K. Georgoulias, A. Tsikerdekis, V. Amiridis, E.Marinou, A. Benedetti, P.Zanis, G. Alexandri, L. Mona, K. A. Kourtidis, and J. Lelieveld, A 3-D evaluation of the MACC reanalysis dust product over Europe, northern Africa and Middle East using CALIOP/CALIPSO dust satellite observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 8601–8620, doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-18-8601-2018 ,2018

P. Kokkalis , H. K. Al Jassar, S.Solomos , P.I. Raptis , H.Al Hendi, V.Amiridis , A. Papayannis , H.Al Sarraf and M. Al Dimashki , Long-Term Ground-Based Measurements of Aerosol Optical Depth over Kuwait City, Remote Sens. 2018, 10(11), 1807; doi: doi.org/10.3390/RS10111807 , 2018

S. Solomos , N. Kalivitis ,N. Mihalopoulos ,V. Amiridis ,G. Kouvarakis ,A. Gkikas ,I. Binietoglou, A. Tsekeri ,S. Kazadzis ,M. Kottas, Y.Pradhan ,E. Proestakis ,P. T. Nastos and F.Marenco, From Tropospheric Folding to Khamsin and Foehn Winds: How Atmospheric Dynamics Advanced a Record-Breaking Dust Episode in Crete, Atmosphere 2018, 9(7), 240, doi: doi.org/10.3390/ATMOS9070240 , 2018

D. Mamali , E. Marinou , J. Sciare , M.Pikridas , P. Kokkalis , M. Kottas , I. Binietoglou , A. Tsekeri, C. Keleshis , R.Engelmann , H. Baars , A. Ansmann, V. Amiridis , H. Russchenberg, and G. Biskos, Vertical profiles of aerosol mass concentration derived by unmanned airborne in situ and remote sensing instruments during dust events, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 2897–2910,doi: doi.org/10.5194/AMT-11-2897-2018 , 2018

W. Li ,H.El-Askary ,M. A. Qurban ,E.Proestakis ,M. J. Garay, O.V. Kalashnikova, V. Amiridis ,A. Gkikas, E. Marinou,T. Piechota and K. P. Manikandan , An Assessment of Atmospheric and Meteorological Factors Regulating Red Sea Phytoplankton Growth, Remote Sens. 2018, 10(5), 673, doi: doi.org/10.3390/RS10050673 , 2018

N. Siomos, D. S. Balis, K. A. Voudouri, E. Giannakaki, M. Filioglou, V. Amiridis, A. Papayannis, and K.Fragkos, Are EARLINET and AERONET climatologies consistent? The case of Thessaloniki, Greece, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 11885–11903,doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-18-11885-2018 , 2018

N. Papagiannopoulos , L. Mona , A. Amodeo , G. D’Amico , P. G. Claramunt , G. Pappalardo , L. Alados-Arboledas , J. L. Guerrero-Rascado , V. Amiridis , P. Kokkalis , A.Apituley , H. Baars , A. Schwarz , U. Wandinger , I. Binietoglou , D. Nicolae , D. Bortoli, A. Comerón , A. Rodríguez-Gómez , M. Sicard , A. Papayannis , and M. Wiegner, An automatic observation-based aerosol typing method for EARLINET, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 15879–15901,doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-18-15879-2018, 2018

I.P. Raptis, S. Kazadzis , K. Eleftheratos, V. Amiridis and I. Fountoulakis, Single Scattering Albedo’s Spectral Dependence Effect on UV Irradiance, Atmosphere 2018, 9, 364, doi: doi.org/10.3390/ATMOS9090364 , 2018
D.Konsta, I.Binietoglou, A.Gkikas, S.Solomos, E.Marinou, E.Proestakis, S.Basart, C. P. García-Pando, H. El-Askary, V.Amiridis, Evaluation of the BSC-DREAM8b regional dust model using the 3D LIVAS-CALIPSO product, Atmospheric Environment,195 (2018), 46-62, doi: doi.org/10.1016/J.ATMOSENV.2018.09.047 , 2018

 

2017

D. Müller, B. Heinold, M. Tesche, I. Tegen, D. Althausen, L. Alados Arboledas, V. Amiridis, A. Amodeo, A. Ansmann, D. Balis, A. Comeron, G. D’mico, E. Gerasopoulos, J.L. Guerrero-Rascado, V. Freudenthaler, E. Giannakaki, B. Heese, M. Iarlori, P. Knippertz, R.E. Mamouri, L. Mona, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, R-M. Perrone, G. Pisani, V. Rizi, M. Sicard, N. Spinelli, A. Tafuro & M. Wiegner, EARLINET observations of the 14–22-May longrange dust transport event during SAMUM 2006: validation of results from dust transport modeling, Tellus (2009), 61B, 325–339, doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0889.2008.00400.x , 2017

E. Marinou , V.Amiridis , I. Binietoglou , A. Tsikerdekis , S. Solomos , E.Proestakis , D. Konsta , N. Papagiannopoulos , A. Tsekeri , G. Vlastou , P. Zanis , D.Balis , U. Wandinger , and A. Ansmann, Three-dimensional evolution of Saharan dust transport towards Europe based on a 9-year EARLINET-optimized CALIPSO dataset, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 5893–5919,doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-17-5893-2017 ,2017

P.G. Kosmopoulos, S. Kazadzis , M.Taylor , E.Athanasopoulou , O. Speyer , P.I. Raptis , E.Marinou , E. Proestakis, S.Solomos , E. Gerasopoulos , V.Amiridis , A.Bais , and C. Kontoes, Dust impact on surface solar irradiance assessed with model simulations, satellite observations and ground-based measurements, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 2435–2453, doi: doi.org/10.5194/AMT-10-2435-2017 ,2017

S. Solomos , A.Ansmann , R.-E. Mamouri , I. Binietoglou , P. Patlakas , E.Marinou , and V. Amiridis, Remote sensing and modelling analysis of the extreme dust storm hitting the Middle East and eastern Mediterranean in September 2015, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 4063–4079, doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-17-4063-2017 , 2017

J. Chimot , J. P. Veefkind , T. Vlemmix, J. F. de Haan, V. Amiridis, E. Proestakis , E. Marinou , and P.F. Levelt, An exploratory study on the aerosol height retrieval from OMI measurements of the 477 nm O2−O2 spectral band using a neural network approach, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 783–809, doi: doi.org/10.5194/AMT-10-783-2017, 2017

A.Tsikerdekis , P.Zanis, A.L. Steiner , F. Solmon , V.Amiridis, E.Marinou , E.Katragkou , T.Karacostas , and G. Foret, Impact of dust size parameterizations on aerosol burden and radiative forcing in RegCM4, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 769–791,doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-17-769-2017 , 2017

C. S. Zerefos , K. Eleftheratos , J. Kapsomenakis , S. Solomos , A. Inness , D. Balis , A.Redondas , H.Eskes, M. Allaart, V.Amiridis , A. Dahlback, V. De Bock, H.Diémoz, R.Engelmann, P.Eriksen, V. Fioletov, J.Gröbner, A.Heikkilä , I. Petropavlovskikh, J. Jarosławski, W. Josefsson, T. Karppinen, U. Köhler , C. Meleti , C.Repapis , J. Rimmer, V. Savinykh, V.Shirotov, A.M. Siani , A. R. D. Smedley, M.Stanek, and R. Stübi, Detecting volcanic sulfur dioxide plumes in the Northern Hemisphere using the Brewer spectrophotometers, other networks, and satellite observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 551–574,doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-17-551-2017 , 2017

P.Kokkalis, V. Amiridis, J. D. Allan, A. Papayannis, S. Solomos, I.Binietoglou, A. Bougiatioti, A. Tsekeri, A. Nenes, P. D. Rosenberg, F. Marenco, E. Marinou, J.Vasilescu, D. Nicolae, H.Coe, A. Bacak, A.Chaikovsky , Validation of LIRIC aerosol concentration retrievals using airbornemeasurements during a biomass burning episode over Athens, Atmospheric Research , 183 (2017), 255-267, doi: doi.org/10.1016/J.ATMOSRES.2016.09.007, 2017

A. Tsekeri , A. Lopatin , V.Amiridis , E. Marinou, J. Igloffstein , N. Siomos, S. Solomos , P. Kokkalis , R. Engelmann , H. Baars , M. Gratsea , P.I. Raptis , I. Binietoglou , N. Mihalopoulos , N. Kalivitis1,9 , G. Kouvarakis , N. Bartsotas , G. Kallos, S. Basart, D. Schuettemeyer, U. Wandinger , A. Ansmann , A. P. Chaikovsky , and O.Dubovik, GARRLiC and LIRIC: strengths and limitations for the characterization of dust and marine particles along with their mixtures, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 4995–5016, doi: doi.org/10.5194/AMT-10-4995-2017 ,2017

A. Tsekeri, V. Amiridis , F. Marenco , A. Nenes , E. Marinou , S. Solomos , P.Rosenberg , J.Trembath, G. J. Nott, J. Allan, M. Le Breton , A. Bacak , H. Coe , C.Percival , and N. Mihalopoulos, Profiling aerosol optical, microphysical and hygroscopic properties in ambient conditions by combining in situ and remote sensing, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 83–107,doi: doi.org/10.5194/AMT-10-83-2017 , 2017

 

2016

H. Baars , T. Kanitz, R. Engelman , D. Althausen , B. Heese , M. Komppula , J. Preißler , M. Tesche , A.Ansmann , U. Wandinger , J.H. Lim , J. Y. Ahn , I. S. Stachlewska , V. Amiridis , E. Marinou, P.Seifert , J. Hofer , A. Skupin , F. Schneider , S. Bohlmann , A. Foth, S. Bley , A. Pfüller , E. Giannakaki , H. Lihavainen , Y. Viisanen , R. K. Hooda, S. N. Pereira , D. Bortoli , F. Wagner, I. Mattis, L. Janicka , K. M. Markowicz , P. Achtert , P. Artaxo , T. Pauliquevis, R.A. F. Souza, V. P. Sharma, P. G. van Zyl , J. P. Beukes, J. Sun, E. G. Rohwer, R. Deng, R.E. Mamouri, and F.Zamorano, An overview of the first decade of PollyNET: an emerging network of automated Raman-polarization lidars for continuous aerosol profiling, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 5111–5137, doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-16-5111-2016, 2016

R.Engelmann , T. Kanitz , H. Baars , B. Heese , D. Althausen , A. Skupin , U. Wandinger , M. Komppula , I.S. Stachlewska , V.Amiridis , E.Marinou , I. Mattis , H.Linné and A. Ansmann, The automated multiwavelength Raman polarization and water-vapor lidar PollyXT: the neXT generation, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 1767–1784, doi: doi.org/10.5194/AMT-9-1767-2016, 2016

A.Chaikovsky , O.leg Dubovik , B. Holben , A. Bril , P. Goloub , D.Tanré , G.Pappalardo , U. Wandinger , L.Chaikovskaya , S .Denisov , J. Grudo , A. Lopatin , Y.Karol , T.Lapyonok , V. Amiridis , A.Ansmann , A.Apituley , L. Allados-Arboledas , I. Binietoglou , A. Boselli , G.D’Amico , V.Freudenthaler , D. Giles , M.J.Granados-Muñoz , P. Kokkalis, D. Nicolae , S. Oshchepkov , A. Papayannis, M. R.Perrone, A.Pietruczuk, F. Rocadenbosch, M. Sicard , I.Slutsker , C. Talianu , F. De Tomasi, A.Tsekeri , J.Wagner , and X.Wang, Lidar-Radiometer Inversion Code (LIRIC) for the retrieval of vertical aerosol properties from combined lidar/radiometer data: development and distribution in EARLINET, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 1181–1205,doi: doi.org/10.5194/AMT-9-1181-2016 , 2016

A. Gkikas, S. Basart , N. Hatzianastassiou , E. Marinou , V. Amiridis , S. Kazadzis , J. Pey , X. Querol , O. Jorba , S. Gassó, and J. M. Baldasano, Mediterranean intense desert dust outbreaks and their vertical structure based on remote sensing data, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 8609–8642, doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-16-8609-2016, 2016

A.K. Georgoulias, G. Alexandri, K.A. Kourtidis, J. Lelieveld, P. Zanis, V. Amiridis, Differences between the MODIS Collection 6 and 5.1 aerosol datasets over the greater Mediterranean region, Atmospheric Environment 147 (2016) 310-319, doi: doi.org/10.1016/J.ATMOSENV.2016.10.014, 2016

N. Papagiannopoulos , L. Mona , L. Alados-Arboledas , V. Amiridis, H. Baars , I. Binietoglou , D. Bortoli , G. D’Amico , A. Giunta , J. L. Guerrero-Rascado , A. Schwarz , S. Pereira , N. Spinelli , U. Wandinger , X. Wang , and G.Pappalardo, CALIPSO climatological products: evaluation and suggestions from EARLINET, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 2341–2357, doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-16-2341-2016 , 2016

A. K. Georgoulias, G.Alexandri, K. A. Kourtidis , J. Lelieveld , P. Zanis , U. Pöschl , R.Levy , V. Amiridis , E .Marinou , and A.Tsikerdekis, Spatiotemporal variability and contribution of different aerosol types to the aerosol optical depth over the Eastern Mediterranean, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 13853–13884,doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-16-13853-2016 , 2016

S. Kazadzis , P. Raptis , N.Kouremeti , V. Amiridis , A.Arola , E. Gerasopoulos , and G. L. Schuster, Aerosol absorption retrieval at ultraviolet wavelengths in a complex environment, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 5997–6011, doi: doi.org/10.5194/AMT-9-5997-2016 , 2016

H. Diémoz, K. Eleftheratos , S. Kazadzis , V. Amiridis , and C. S. Zerefos, Retrieval of aerosol optical depth in the visible range with a Brewer spectrophotometer in Athens, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 1871–1888, doi: doi.org/10.5194/AMT-9-1871-2016 ,2016

E.Proestakis, S.Kazadzis, K.Lagouvardos, V.Kotroni, V.Amiridis, E.Marinou, C.Price, A.Kazantzidis, Aerosols and lightning activity: The effect of vertical profile and aerosol type, Atmospheric Research,182 (2016), 243-255, doi: doi.org/10.1016/J.ATMOSRES.2016.07.031 , 2016

 

2015

I. Binietoglou, S. Basart, L. Alados-Arboledas, V. Amiridis, A. Argyrouli, H. Baars, J. M. Baldasano, D. Balis, L. Belegante, J. A. Bravo-Aranda, P. Burlizzi, V. Carrasco, A. Chaikovsky, A. Comerón, G. D'Amic,M. Filioglou, M. J. Granados-Muñoz, J. L. Guerrero-Rascado, L. Ilic14, P. Kokkalis, A. Maurizi, L. Mona, F. Monti, C. Muñoz-Porcar, D. Nicolae, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, G. Pejanovic, S. N. Pereira, M. R. Perrone, A. Pietruczuk, M. Posyniak, F. Rocadenbosch, A. Rodríguez-Gómez, M. Sicard, N. Siomos, A. Szkop, E. Terradellas, A. Tsekeri, A. Vukovic, U. Wandinger, and J. Wagner, A methodology for investigating dust model performance using synergistic EARLINET/AERONET dust concentration retrievals, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 3577–3600,doi: doi.org/10.5194/AMT-8-3577-2015 , 2015

V. Amiridis , E. Marinou , A. Tsekeri , U. Wandinger , A. Schwarz , E. Giannakaki , R. Mamouri , P. Kokkalis , I. Binietoglou , S. Solomos , T. Herekakis , S. Kazadzis , E. Gerasopoulos , E. Proestakis , M. Kottas , D. Balis , A. Papayannis , C. Kontoes , K. Kourtidis, N. Papagiannopoulos, L. Mona, G. Pappalardo, O. Le Rille, and A. Ansmann, LIVAS: a 3-D multi-wavelength aerosol/cloud database based on CALIPSO and EARLINET, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 7127–7153, doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-15-7127-2015 ,2015

K.Kourtidis, A.K.Georgoulias, S.Rapsomanikis, V.Amiridis, I.Keramitsoglo, H.Hooyberghs, B.Maiheu, and D.Melas , A study of the hourly variability of the urban heat island effect in the Greater Athens Area during summer 2014, Science of the Total Environment 517(2015), 162-177, doi: doi.org/10.1016/J.SCITOTENV.2015.02.062 ,2015

M.Taylor, S.Kazadzis, V.Amiridis, R.A.Kahn, Global aerosol mixtures and their multiyear and seasonal characteristics, Atmospheric Environment ,116 (2015), 112-129, doi: doi.org/10.1016/J.ATMOSENV.2015.06.029 , 2015

S.Solomos, V.Amiridis, P.Zanis, E.Gerasopoulos, F.I.Sofiou, T.Herekakis, J.Briouded, A.Stohl, R.A.Kahn, and C.Kontoes, Smoke dispersion modeling over complex terrain using highresolution meteorological data and satellite observations – The FireHub platform, Atmospheric Enviroment, 119 (2015) , 348-361, doi: doi.org/10.1016/J.ATMOSENV.2015.08.066, 2015

P.I. Raptis, S. Kazadzis, K. Eleftheratos, P. Kosmopoulos, V. Amiridis, C. Helmis & C. Zerefos, Total ozone column measurements using an ultraviolet multi-filter radiometer, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 36:17, 4469-4482, doi: doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2015.1083631 , 2015

 

2014

G. Pappalardo , A. Amodeo , A. Apituley , A. Comeron , V. Freudenthaler , H. Linné , A. Ansmann , J. Bösenberg , G. D’Amico , I. Mattis , L. Mona , U. Wandinger , V. Amiridis , L. Alados-Arboledas , D. Nicolae, and M. Wiegner, EARLINET: towards an advanced sustainable European aerosol lidar network, 7, 2389–2409, doi: 10.5194/amt-7-2389-2014, 2014

M. Taylor, S. Kazadzis, A. Tsekeri, A. Gkikas, and V. Amiridis, Satellite retrieval of aerosol microphysical and optical parameters using neural networks: a new methodology applied to the Sahara desert dust peak, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 3151–3175,doi: doi.org/10.5194/AMT-7-3151-2014, 2014

F. Marenco , V. Amiridis , E. Marinou , A. Tsekeri , and J. Pelon, Airborne verification of CALIPSO products over the Amazon: a case study of daytime observations in a complex atmospheric scene, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 11871–11881, doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-14-11871-2014 ,2014

S. Kazadzis , I. Veselovskii , V. Amiridis , J. Gröbner , A. Suvorina , S. Nyeki , E. Gerasopoulos , N. Kouremeti , M. Taylor , A. Tsekeri , and C. Wehrli, Aerosol microphysical retrievals from precision filter radiometer direct solar radiation measurements and comparison with AERONET, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 2013–2025,doi: doi.org/10.5194/AMT-7-2013-2014 ,2014
C. S. Zerefos, P. Tetsis, A. Kazantzidis, V. Amiridis, S. C. Zerefos, J. Luterbacher, K. Eleftheratos, E. Gerasopoulos, S. Kazadzis, and A. Papayannis, Further evidence of important environmental information content in red-to-green ratios as depicted in paintings by great masters, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 2987-3015, doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-14-2987-2014 , 2014

 

2013

V. Amiridis , U. Wandinger , E. Marinou , E. Giannakaki , A. Tsekeri , S. Basart , S. Kazadzis , A. Gkikas , M. Taylor , J. Baldasano, and A. Ansmann, Optimizing CALIPSO Saharan dust retrievals, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13, 12089-12106, doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-13-12089-2013, 2013

E.Leventidou, P.Zanis, D.Balis, E.Giannakaki, I.Pytharoulis, V.Amiridis, Factors affecting the comparisons of planetary boundary layer height retrievals from CALIPSO, ECMWF and radiosondes over Thessaloniki, Greece, Atmospheric Environment 74 (2013) 360-366, doi: doi.org/10.1016/J.ATMOSENV.2013.04.007 , 2013

P. Kokkalis , A. Papayannis , V. Amiridis , R. E. Mamouri, I. Veselovskii , A. Kolgotin , G. Tsaknakis , N. I. Kristiansen , A. Stohl , and L. Mona, Optical, microphysical, mass and geometrical properties of aged volcanic particles observed over Athens, Greece, during the Eyjafjallajökull eruption in April 2010 through synergy of Raman lidar and sunphotometer measurements, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 9303–9320,doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-13-9303-2013, 2013

 

2012

V. Amiridis, C. Zerefos, S. Kazadzis, E. Gerasopoulos, K. Eleftheratos, M. Vrekoussis,A.Stohl,R.E. Mamouri, P. Kokkalis, A. Papayannis, K. Eleftheriadis, E. Diapouli, I. Keramitsoglou,C. Kontoes, V. Kotroni, K. Lagouvardos, E. Marinou, E. Giannakaki, E. Kostopoulou, C. Giannakopoulos, A. Richter, J.P. Burrows, N. Mihalopoulos, Impact of the 2009 Attica wildfires on the air quality in urban Athens,Atmospheric Environment, 46, 536-544, doi: doi.org/10.1016/J.ATMOSENV.2011.07.056,2012

A. Papayannis, R.E. Mamouri, V.Amiridis, E.Giannakaki, I.Veselovskii, P.Kokkalis ,G.Tsaknakis ,D.Balis, N.I.Kristiansen, A.Stohl, M.Korenskiy, K.Allakhverdiev, M.F.Huseyinoglu, T.Baykara, Optical properties and vertical extension of aged ash layers over the EasternMediterranean as observed by Raman lidars during the Eyjafjallajökull eruptionin May 2010, Atmospheric Environment, 48, (2012), 56-65, doi: doi.org/10.1016/J.ATMOSENV.2011.08.037 , 2012

A. Papayannis, R. E. Mamouri, V. Amiridis, E. Remoundaki, G. Tsaknakis, P. Kokkalis, I. Veselovskii, A. Kolgotin, A. Nenes, and C. Fountoukis, Optical-microphysical properties of Saharan dust aerosols and composition relationship using a multi-wavelength Raman lidar, in situ sensors and modelling: a case study analysis, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 4011-4032, doi: https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-12-4011-2012 , 2012

R. E. Mamouri, A. Papayannis, V. Amiridis, D. Müller, P. Kokkalis, S. Rapsomanikis, E. T. Karageorgos, G. Tsaknakis, A. Nenes, S. Kazadzis, and E. Remoundaki, Multi-wavelength Raman lidar, sun photometric and aircraft measurements in combination with inversion models for the estimation of the aerosol optical and physico-chemical properties over Athens, Greece, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 5, 1793–1808, doi : doi.org/10.5194/AMT-5-1793-2012 , 2012

V. Aaltonen, E. Rodriguez, S. Kazadzis, A. Arola, V. Amiridis, H. Lihavainen, G. de Leeuw, On the variation of aerosol properties over Finland based on the opticalcolumnar measurements, Atmospheric Research , 116 (2012), 46-55, doi: doi.org/10.1016/J.ATMOSRES.2011.07.014

P. Kokkalis , R. E. Mamouri , M. Todua , G. G. Didebulidze , A. Papayannis , V. Amiridis , S. Basart , C. Pérez and J. M. Baldasan, Ground-, satellite- and simulation-based analysis of a strong dust event over Abastumani, Georgia, during May 2009, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 33:16, 4886-4901, doi: doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2011.644593 ,2012

I.Keramitsoglou, I. A. Daglis, V. Amiridis, N. Chrysoulakis, G.Ceriola, P. Manunta, B. Maiheu, K.De Ridder, D. Lauwaet, and M. F. Paganini, Evaluation of satellite-derived products for the characterization of the urban thermal environment, J. of Applied Remote Sensing, 6(1), 061704 (2012), doi: doi.org/10.1117/1.JRS.6.061704 , 2012

 

2011

E. Gerasopoulos , V. Amiridis , S. Kazadzis , P. Kokkalis , K. Eleftheratos, M. O. Andreae , T. W. Andreae , H. El-Askary, and C. S. Zerefos, Three-year ground based measurements of aerosol optical depth over the Eastern Mediterranean: the urban environment of Athens, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 2145–2159, doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-11-2145-2011, 2011

G. Tsaknakis , A. Papayannis , P. Kokkalis , V. Amiridis , H. D. Kambezidis , R. E. Mamouri , G. Georgoussis , and G. Avdikos, Inter-comparison of lidar and ceilometer retrievals for aerosol and Planetary Boundary Layer profiling over Athens, Greece, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 4, 1261–1273, doi: doi.org/10.5194/AMT-4-1261-2011, 2011

V.Amiridis, D.Balis, E.Giannakaki, S.Kazadzis, A. Arola, E. Gerasopoulos, Characterization of the aerosol type using simultaneous measurements of the lidar ratio and estimations of the single scattering albedo, Atmospheric Research , 101, 1–2 (2011), 46-53, doi: doi.org/10.1016/J.ATMOSRES.2011.01.010 , 2011

N. Angelou , A. Papayannis , R. E. Mamouri , V. Amiridis & G. Tsaknakis, The relationship between aerosol backscatter coefficient and atmospheric relative humidity in an urban area over Athens, Greece, using Raman lidar and radiosonde data, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 32:24, 8983-9006, doi: doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2010.531786 , 2011

 

2010

E. Giannakaki , D. S. Balis , V. Amiridis , and C. Zerefos, Optical properties of different aerosol types: seven years of combined Raman-elastic backscatter lidar measurements in Thessaloniki, Greece, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 3, 569–578, doi: doi.org/10.5194/AMT-3-569-2010,2010

V. Amiridis, E. Giannakaki, D. S. Balis, E. Gerasopoulos, I. Pytharoulis, P. Zanis, S. Kazadzis, D. Melas, and C. Zerefos, Smoke injection heights from agricultural burning in Eastern Europe as seen by CALIPSO, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 10, 11567-11576, doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-10-11567-2010, 2010.

M.E. Koukouli, S. Kazadzis, V. Amiridis, C. Ichoku, D.S. Balis, A.F. Bais, Signs of a negative trend in the MODIS aerosol optical depthover the Southern Balkans, Atmospheric Environment 44 (2010) 1219-1228, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2009.11.024 ,2010

D. K. Papanastasiou, A. Poupkou, E. Katragkou, V. Amiridis, D. Melas, N. Mihalopoulos, S. Basart, C. Perez, and J. M. Baldasano, An Assessment of the Efficiency of Dust Regional Modelling to Predict Saharan Dust Transport Episodes, Hindawi Publishing Corporation Advances in Meteorology 2010, Article ID 154368, 9 pages doi: doi.org/10.1155/2010/154368

D. Balis E. Giannakaki, D. Müller , V. Amiridis, K. Kelektsoglou, S. Rapsomanikis and A. Bais, Estimation of the microphysical aerosol properties over Thessaloniki, Greece, during the SCOUT‐O3 campaign with the synergy of Raman lidar and Sun photometer data, Journal Of Geophysical Research, VOL. 115, D08202, doi: doi.org/10.1029/2009JD013088, 2010

S. Kazadzis, J. Gröbner, A. Arola, and V. Amiridis, The effect of the global UV irradiance measurement accuracy on the single scattering albedo retrieval, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 3, 1029–1037,doi: doi.org/10.5194/AMT-3-1029-2010 ,2010

 

2009

V. Amiridis, D. S. Balis, E. Giannakaki, A. Stohl, S. Kazadzis, M. E. Koukouli, and P. Zanis, Optical characteristics of biomass burning aerosols over Southeastern Europe determined from UV- Raman lidar measurements, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 2431–2440, doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-9-2431-2009, 2009.

Amiridis, V., M. Kafatos, C. Perez, S. Kazadzis, E. Gerasopoulos, R.E. Mamouri, A. Papayannis, P. Kokkalis, E. Giannakaki, S. Basart, I. Daglis and C. Zerefos, The potential of the synergistic use of passive and active remote sensing measurements for the validation of a regional dust model, Annales Geophysicae, 27, 3155-3164, doi:10.5194/angeo-27-3155-2009, 2009.

R. E. Mamouri , V. Amiridis , A. Papayannis , E. Giannakaki , G. Tsaknakis , and D. S. Balis, Validation of CALIPSO space-borne-derived attenuated backscatter coefficient profiles using a ground-based lidar in Athens, Greece, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 2, 513–522, doi: doi.org/10.5194/AMT-2-513-2009, 2009

V. Amiridis , M. Kafatos , C. Perez , S. Kazadzis, E. Gerasopoulos , R. E. Mamouri , A. Papayannis , P. Kokkalis , E. Giannakaki , S. Basart , I. Daglis , and C. Zerefos, The potential of the synergistic use of passive and active remote sensing measurements for the validation of a regional dust model, Ann. Geophys., 27, 3155–3164, doi: doi.org/10.5194/ANGEO-27-3155-2009,2009

S. Kazadzis, A. Bais, D. Balis, N. Kouremeti, M. Zempila, A. Arola, E. Giannakaki, V. Amiridis, and A. Kazantzidis, Spatial and temporal UV irradiance and aerosol variability within the area of an OMI satellite pixel, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 4593–4601,doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-9-4593-2009, 2009

Ε. Katragkou, S. Kazadzis, V. Amiridis, V. Papaioannou, S. Karathanasis, D. Melas, PM10 regional transport pathways in Thessaloniki, Greece, Atmospheric Environment 43 (2009) 1079–1085, doi.org/10.1016/J.ATMOSENV.2008.11.021 ,2009

A. Papayannis , R. E. Mamouri , V. Amiridis , S. Kazadzis, C. Perez , G. Tsaknakis , P. Kokkalis , and J. M. Baldasano, Systematic lidar observations of Saharan dust layers over Athens, Greece in the frame of EARLINET project (2004–2006), Ann. Geophys., 27, 3611–3620, doi: doi.org/10.5194/ANGEO-27-3611-2009 ,2009

E. Gerasopoulos, P. Kokkalis, V. Amiridis, E. Liakakou, C. Perez, K. Haustein, K. Eleftheratos, M. O. Andreae, T. W. Andreae, and C. S. Zerefos, Dust specific extinction cross-sections over the Eastern Mediterranean using the BSC-DREAM model and sun photometer data: the case of urban environments, Ann. Geophys., 27, 2903–2912,doi: doi.org/10.5194/ANGEO-27-2903-2009 , 2009

A. K. Georgoulias, D. K. Papanastasiou, D. Melas , V. Amiridis and G. Alexandri, Statistical analysis of boundary layer heights in a suburban environment, Meteorol Atmos Phys (2009) 104:103–111, doi: doi.org/10.1007/S00703-009-0021-Z , 2009

 

2008

A. Papayannis V. Amiridis L. Mona G. Tsaknakis D. Balis J. Bösenberg A. Chaikovski F. De Tomasi I. Grigorov I. Mattis V. Mitev D. Müller S. Nickovic C. Pérez A. Pietruczuk G. Pisani F. Ravetta V. Rizi M. Sicard T. Trickl M. Wiegner M. Gerding R. E. Mamouri G. D'Amico G. Pappalardo, Systematic lidar observations of Saharan dust over Europe in the frame of EARLINET (2000–2002), 113,10204, doi: https://doi.org/10.1029/2007JD009028, 2008

E. Gerasopoulos , C. S. Zerefos , I. Tsagouri , D. Founda , V. Amiridis , A. F. Bais, A. Belehaki , N. Christou , G. Economou , M. Kanakidou , A. Karamanos , M. Petrakis , and P. Zanis, The total solar eclipse of March 2006: overview, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 5205–5220,doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-8-5205-2008, 2008

 

2007

S. Kazadzis , A. Bais , V. Amiridis , D. Balis , C. Meleti , N. Kouremeti , C. S. Zerefos , S. Rapsomanikis , M. Petrakakis , A. Kelesis , P. Tzoumaka , and K. Kelektsoglou, Nine years of UV aerosol optical depth measurements at Thessaloniki, Greece, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 2091–2101, doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-7-2091-2007, 2007
D. Balis, J.‐C. Lambert, M. Van Roozendael , R. Spurr, D. Loyola, Y. Livschitz, P. Valks, V. Amiridis, P. Gerard , J. Granville and C. Zehner, Ten years of GOME/ERS2 total ozone data—The new GOME data processor (GDP) version 4: 2. Ground‐based validation and comparisons with TOMS V7/V8, Journal of Geophysical Research, , VOL. 112, D07307, doi: doi.org/10.1029/2005JD006376, 2007
A. Papayannis, H. Q. Zhang, V. Amiridis, H. B. Ju, G. Chourdakis , G. Georgoussis , C. Pérez, H. B. Chen, P. Goloub, R. E. Mamouri, S. Kazadzis, D. Paronis , G. Tsaknakis and J. M. Baldasano, Extraordinary dust event over Beijing, China, during April 2006: Lidar, Sun photometric, satellite observations and model validation, Goephysical Research Letters, VOL. 34, L07806, doi: doi.org/10.1029/2006GL029125 , 2007
V. Amiridis, D. Melas, D. S. Balis, A. Papayannis,D. Founda, E. Katragkou, E. Giannakaki, R. E. Mamouri, E. Gerasopoulos, and C. Zerefos, Aerosol Lidar observations and model calculations of the Planetary Boundary Layer evolution over Greece, during the March 2006 Total Solar Eclipse, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 6181-6189, doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-7-6181-2007, 2007
E. Giannakaki, D. S. Balis, V. Amiridis, and S. Kazadzis, Optical and geometrical characteristics of cirrus clouds over a Southern European lidar station, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 5519-5530,doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-7-5519-2007 , 2007
P. Zanis, E. Katragkou, M. Kanakidou, B. E. Psiloglou, S. Karathanasis, M. Vrekoussis, E. Gerasopoulos, I. Lisaridis, K. Markakis, A. Poupkou, V. Amiridis, D. Melas, N. Mihalopoulos, and C. Zerefos, Effects on surface atmospheric photo-oxidants over Greece during the total solar eclipse event of 29 March 2006, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 6061-6073, doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-7-6061-2007 ,2007
R. E. Mamouri, A. Papayannis , G. Tsaknakis , V. Amiridis, Six-month ground-based water vapour Raman lidar measurements over Athens, Greece and system validation, Journal Of Optoelectronics And Advanced Materials Vol. 9, No. 11, November 2007, p. 3546 – 3548, 2007
A. Papayannis, R. E. Mamouri , G. Chourdakis , G. Georgoussis , V. Amiridis , D. Paronis , G. Tsaknakis , G. Avdikos, Retrieval of the optical properties of tropospheric aerosols over Athens, Greece combining a 6-wavelength Raman-lidar and the CALIPSO VIS-NIR lidar system: Case-study analysis of a Saharan dust intrusion over the Eastern Mediterranean, Journal Of Optoelectronics And Advanced Materials Vol. 9, No. 11, November 2007, p. 3514 – 3517, 2007

 

2006

D. Balis , V. Amiridis , S. Kazadzis , A. Papayannis , G. Tsaknakis , S. Tzortzakis , N. Kalivitis , M. Vrekoussis , M. Kanakidou , N. Mihalopoulos , G. Chourdakis , S. Nickovic C. Perez , J. Baldasano , and M. Drakakis, Optical characteristics of desert dust over the East Mediterranean during summer: a case study, Ann. Geophys., 24, 807–821,doi: doi.org/10.5194/ANGEO-24-807-2006, 2006

M.E.Koukouli, D.S.Balis, V.Amiridis, S.Kazadzis, A.Bais, S.Nickovic, O.Torres, Aerosol variability over Thessaloniki using ground based remote sensing observations and the TOMS aerosol index, Atmospheric Environment 40 (2006) 5367–5378, doi: doi.org/10.1016/J.ATMOSENV.2006.04.046, 2006

 

2005

V. Amiridis, D. S. Balis, S. Kazadzis, A. Bais, E. Giannakaki, A. Papayannis and C. Zerefos, Four-year aerosol observations with a Raman lidar at Thessaloniki, Greece, in the framework of European Aerosol Research Lidar Network (EARLINET), Journal of Geophysical Research, 110, D21203, doi: https://doi.org/10.1029/2005JD006190 , 2005.

A. Papayannis , D. Balis , V. Amiridi2 , G. Chourdakis,*, G. Tsaknakis , C. Zerefos , A. D. A. Castanho , S. Nickovic5, S. Kazadzis , and J. Grabowski, Measurements of Saharan dust aerosols over the Eastern Mediterranean using elastic backscatter-Raman lidar, spectrophotometric and satellite observations in the frame of the EARLINET project, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 5, 2065–2079, doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-5-2065-2005, 2005

A. Papayannis, D. Balis, P. Zanis, E. Galani, H. Wernli, C. Zerefos, A. Stohl, S. Eckhardt, and V. Amiridis, Sampling of an STT event over the Eastern Mediterranean region by lidar and electrochemical sonde, Ann. Geophys., 23, 2039–2050, doi: doi.org/10.5194/ANGEO-23-2039-2005 ,2005

 

2004

C. Böckmann, U. Wandinger, A. Ansmann, J. Bösenberg, V. Amiridis, A. Boselli, A.Delaval, F. De Tomasi, M. Frioud, I. Grigorov, A. Hågård, M. Horvat, M. Iarlori, L. Komguem, S. Kreipl, G. Larchevêque, V. Matthias, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, F. Rocadenbosch, J. A. Rodrigues, J. Schneider, V. Shcherbakov, and M. Wiegner, Aerosol lidar intercomparison in the framework of the EARLINET project. 2. Aerosol backscatter algorithms, Applied Optics, 43, 4, 977-989, doi: https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.43.000977, 2004

D. S. Balis, V. Amiridis, S. Nickovic, A. Papayannis and C. Zerefos, Optical properties of Saharan dust layers as detected by a Raman lidar at Thessaloniki, Greece, Atmospheric Science, Geophysical Research Letters, VOL. 31, L13104, doi: doi.org/10.1029/2004GL019881, 2004

D. S. Balis, V. Amiridis, C. Zerefos, A. Kazantzidis, S. Kazadzis,A. F. Bais, C. Meleti, E. Gerasopoulos, A. Papayannis, V. Matthias, H. Dier, and M. O. Andreae, Study of the effect of different type of aerosols on UV-B radiation from measurements during EARLINET, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 4, 307-321,doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-4-307-2004,2004

 

2003

D.S. Balis,, V. Amiridis, C. Zerefos, E. Gerasopoulos, M. Andreae,P. Zanis, A. Kazantzidis, S. Kazadzis, A. Papayannis, Raman lidar and sunphotometric measurements of aerosoloptical properties over Thessaloniki, Greece duringa biomass burning episode, Atmospheric Environment, 37, 32, 4529-4538, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S1352-2310(03)00581-8, 2003

E. Gerasopoulos, M. O. Andreae , C. S. Zerefos , T. W. Andreae , D. Balis , P. Formenti, P. Merlet , V. Amiridis , and C. Papastefanou, Climatological aspects of aerosol optical properties in Northern Greece, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 3, 2025–2041, doi: doi.org/10.5194/ACP-3-2025-2003, 2003

 

2001

P. Formenti, M. O. Andreae, T. W. Andreae, E. Galani, A. Vasaras, C. Zerefos , V. Amiridis, L. Orlovsky, A. Karnieli, M. Wendisch, H. Wex, B. N. Holben, W. Maenhaut and J. Lelieveld, Aerosol optical properties and large‐scale transport of air masses: Observations at a coastal and a semiarid site in the eastern Mediterranean during summer 1998, Journal Of Geophysical Research, VOL. 106, NO. D9, 9807-982, doi: doi.org/10.1029/2000JD900609, 2001

 

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