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  • Educational Activities for Students

    The educational program for children at Thissio Visitor Center

  • Doridis Telescope

    Doridis Telescope

  • WMO certificate
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  • August

    August 2017 | Photo: Theofanis Matsopoulos

  • CHARTE DES GEBIRGE DES MONDES

    Julius Schmidt, CHARTE DES GEBIRGE DES MONDES, 1878, ΝΟΑ Library

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    Simon Vouet (1590 - 1649), The Muses Urania and Calliope (1634)

    National Gallery of Art, USA

  • Τηλεσκόπιο Αρίσταρχος English

    Aristarchos Telescope, Helmos Observatory

  • Helmos National Geographic English

    Helmos Observatory, Photography: Harry Katzjaeger
    Source: "Top Shots," National Geographic, June 2012

  • Eskimo Nebula NGC2392 English

    Eskimo Nebula (NGC2392), Aristarchos Telescope, Observer: Dr. Ioannis Alikakos (NOA)

    Digital Image Processing: Theofanis Matsopoulos.

  • Μουσείο Γεωαστροφυσικής English

    Geoastrophysics Museum, Thissio

  • Εκπαίδευση στο ΕΑΑ English

    Summer School in Astrophysics

  • Τηλεπισκόπηση-Γή English

    Remote Sensing & Earth Observation

  • Greece from ISS English

    Greece from the International Space Station

    Photography: Paolo Nespoli, ESA astronaut

  • 3D Sun English

    3D Image of the Sun from the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) mission of NASA.

    Source: NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory

  • Helicorder English

    Analogue seismograph recorder

  • Geothermal English
  • Παλιρροιογραφος English

    Tide-gauge of the Instittute of Geodynamics at Vlyhada, Santorini.

  • Πειραμα Ulusses English
    Recovered  Ocean Bottom Seismometers on board of research vessel in the frame of the ULYSSES scientific program
  • Meteo historic archive english

    The historic archive of NOA/IERSD with recordings of climatic observations dated from the mid-19th century is one of the oldesr sources of climatic information for Eastern Medirranean.

  • Meteo time-series graph English

    The evolution of the average annual temperature in Athens from the mid-19th century until today, according to the records of the historic station NOA/IERSD (Hill Nymphs Thission).

  • Researchers Night 2014

    Pnyx Hill: Citizens observe the night sky through telescopes of NOA

    Researchers Night 2014

  • Researchers Night 2014

    Pnyx Hill: Citizens observe the night sky through telescopes of NOA

    Researchers Night 2014

Meteo Unit for the forecasting and monitoring of weather related natural disasters

Meteo/NOA produces and provides a significant number of data and information, by operating:

• The denser network of meteorological stations in Greece (405, December 2019).

• High-resolution operational weather forecasting systems (waving, ultraviolet radiation, transfer of dust, thunderstorms, etc.) not only for Greece but also for           Europe.

• A system for weather-related Satellite products (rain probability, clouds’ height and thickness, thunderstorms’ monitoring, etc.)

• Crowdsourcing systems for the reporting of severe weather phenomena

• Early warning systems for severe weather events including forest fires

• Databases for the systematic recording of weather-related natural disasters, impact analysis and vulnerability assessment.

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Additional actions at European-level include:

DISARM/IRIS: Integrated observatory and early warning system aiming to assist interested authorities in better preventing, addressing and mitigating the adverse impacts of wildland fires, which include:

• Forest fire risk assessment

• A platform for satellite detection and monitoring of fires.

• A rapid response system for fire spread forecasting - IRIS

DUST: A service for operational forecasting of the transport of African Dust. METEO/NOA is today the only Greek provider of relevant forecasts to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Sand and Dusta Storm Warning Advisory and Assessment System.

TALOS: Lightning monitoring and forecasting service at European-level. NOA operates, since 2005, ZEUS lightnings detection system, which, combined with ‘TALOS’ - a lightning forecasting system, makes NOA as one of the very few European Centers that provides full coverage (monitoring and forecasting) of lightning activity.

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More information can be found in https://www.meteo.gr, https://www.meteo.gr/talos, and http://map.disarmfire.eu

Researchers’ Team

Dr. Vasiliki Kotroni
Dr. Costas Lagouvardos
Dr. Theodoros Giannaros
Dr. Katerina Papagiannaki

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