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Initial Training for Atmospheric Remote Sensing (ITARS)

FP7-PEOPLE-2011-ITN Marie-Curie Action: “Initial Training Networks”

Duration: 2012-04-01 to 2016-03-31 EC Website

Project reference: 289923

Total cost: EUR 3 693 644

Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Susanne Crewell, University of Cologne

The ITaRS website is temporarily unavailable. To get a first impression of our fellows' work, have a look at the presentations given in October 2015 at the Meteorological Technology World Expo in Brussels:

Prof. Dr. Susanne Crewell Training for atmospheric remote sensing: The ITaRS program

Lev Labzovsky Contribution to the study of the humidity effects on aerosol optical properties using Multiwavelength Lidar and Microwave Radiometer

Umar Saeed Atmospheric boundary-layer height retrieval using microwave radiometer and lidar sensors: Algorithms and error estimation

Pilar Gumà-Claramunt Synergy between Doppler radar and Raman lidar for aerosol investigation

Stefanos Samaras Microphysical aerosol parameters via regularized inversion of LIDAR data

Dr. Ioannis Binietoglou Remote sensing synergies for dust model evaluation

Sophia Schäfer 3D cloud-radiation interaction

Lukas Pfitzenmaier Why does it rain? Ice particles growth within clouds

Alexander Myagkov 35-GHz cloud radar MIRA-35 with hybrid mode

María Barrera Verdejo Ground Based Lidar and Microwave Radiometry Synergy for High Vertical Resolution Thermodynamic Profiling

Claudia Acquistapace The detection of autoconversion processes in clouds using ground-based passive and active microwave sensors

Athina Argyrouli Cloud-topped Planetary Boundary Layer

Robert Banks Applications of remote sensing for improvement of air quality forecasts over Europe

Dr. Xinxin Busch Li The observation of the first aerosol indirect effect on clouds

Dr. Nicolae Ajtai Aerosol-cloud interaction in the twilight zone

ITaRS brings together a group of universities, research organizations and high-tech companies from different disciplines with the aim to further develop the area of atmospheric remote sensing. Over the last three years, they trained 16 PhD students and young post-docs in this Marie Sklodowska-Curie Initial Training Network. The ITaRS network offered their fellows a mixture of summer schools, joint campaigns, soft skill courses and work experience in academia and industry. Each of the fellows is employed by one of our 9 European partners. Together, they form a new generation of scientists, who are able to close the gap between the specialized development of single instruments and atmospheric applications.

Supervisory Board

Partner Organisation Function
P1 Susanne Crewell University of Cologne Project coordinator, Lead WP1, Leader sub-board Network coordination
P2 Doina Nicolae INOE/University of Bucharest Leader sub-board Planning & Recruitment
P3 Alex Papayannis NTUA Lead WP2, Leader sub-board Individual Training
P4 Francesc Rocadenbosch UPC Member sub-board Planning & Recruitment
P5 Aldo Amodeo CNR-IMAA Lead WP3, Leader sub-board Network Training
P6 Christine Chiu University of Reading Member sub-board Individual Training
P7 Herman Russchenberg TUDelft Lead WP4, Leader sub-board Dissemination
P8 Ulla Wandinger IfT Leipzig Member sub-board Dissemination
P9 Christine Böckmann University of Potsdam Member sub-board Network Training
P10 George Georgoussis Raymetrics S.A. Associated Partner
P11 Frank Gekat Selex Systems Integration GmbH Associated Partner, Member sub-board Dissemination
P12 Matthias Bauer-Pfundstein METEK GmbH Associated Partner
P13 Thomas Rose Radiometer Physics GmbH Associated Partner, Member sub-board Network Training
P14 Stephane Victori Cimel Electronique Associated Partner, Member sub-board Individual Training
P1 María Barrera Verdejo University of Cologne ESR representative
P2 Ioannis Binietoglou INOE ER representative
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