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Atmospheric_acidity_impacts_oceanic_ecology
14.07.2021
Atmospheric acidity impacts oceanic ecology
Aerosols, Atmosphere, Carbon dioxide, Environment, Pollution, Publication

Increased acidity in the atmosphere is disrupting the ecological balance of the oceans, according to new research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA).

Flux_Towers_for_the_direct_measurement_of_heat_and
21.04.2021
Flux Towers for the direct measurement of heat and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions installed in Heraklion by FORTH, towards making the city a reference point for the future CO2 emission monitoring system of the European Commission.
Aerosols, Carbon dioxide, Climate, Covid-19, Environment

The research is carried out by the Remote Sensing Laboratory of FORTH operating the Flux Towers and processing the valuable data extracted.

Monitoring_of_the_recent_tidal_phenomenon_in_the_M
09.03.2021
Monitoring of the recent tidal phenomenon in the Mediterranean basin by FORTH - The MARINOMICA oceanographic monitoring platform of the H2020 ODYSSEA project

A recent tide observed at the beaches of Crete has reasonably aroused public interest or concern, for upcoming consequences. But was it just a local phenomenon? Which areas were most affected? How does it evolve over time?

Shedding_light_on_the_dark_side_of_biomass_burning
15.12.2020
Shedding light on the dark side of biomass burning pollution
Chemical Engineering, Climate

Research by the teams of Prof. Athanasios Nenes and Spyros Pandis of the Center for Studies on Air Quality and Climate Change (C-STACC; http://cstacc.iceht.forth.gr) of the Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences at the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (ICE-HT/FORTH; http://www.iceht.forth.gr) led to the discovery of a chemical mechanism that rapidly produces air pollution from biomass burning, during the night.