Active projects

RI-Urbans (Research Infrastructures Services Reinforcing Air Quality Monitoring Capacities in European Urban & Industrial AreaS). The project will develop Service Tools (STs) that will provide novel insights into spatio-temporal variability of air quality parameters, population exposure and air quality health interactions. This will enable to reduce air pollution in European cities and industrial hotspots. The project takes on board advanced research-driven Air Quality (AQ) observations at selected European pilot cities. It is funded under the programme H2020-LC-GD-2020, Grant Agreement n. 871115. (1 October 2021 - 30 September 2025).

C3S2_311: Collection and Processing of In Situ Observations; Lot 2: Access to Observations from Baseline and Reference Networks, and Comprehensive Upper-air Observations, FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT, ECMWF/COPERNICUS/2021/C3S2_311_Lot2_CNR-IMAA (1 Sep. 2021 - 31 August 2025).

ATMO-ACCESS (Access to Atmospheric Research Facilities) is the organized response of distributed atmospheric research facilities for developing a pilot for a new model of Integrating Activities. The project will deliver a series of recommendations for establishing a comprehensive and sustainable framework for access to distributed atmospheric Research Infrastructures (RI), ensuring integrated access to and optimised use of the services they provide. It is funded in the frame of the programme H2020-EU. , Grant Agreement n. 101008004. (1 April 2021 - 31 March 2025).

ACTRIS-IMP (Implementation project), funded in the frame of the programme H2020-EU. - Developing new world-class research infrastructures, with the goals and actions to take ACTRIS to a new level of maturity and reach the operative phase. Grant Agreement 871115. (1 January 2020 - 31 December 2023).

e-shape (EuroGEOSS Showcases: Applications Powered by Europe), a project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme (Grant Agreement n. 820852), aiming at thr development and uptake of 27 cloud-based pilot applications, addressing the Sustainable Development Goals, The Paris Agreement and the Sendaï Framework (1 May 2019 - 30 April 2023).

PRO-ICOS_MED (Potenziamento della Rete di Osservazione ICOS-Italia nel Mediterraneo), aiming to the strengthening of the ICOS-Italy observational network in the Mediterranean area. The project is funded by MIUR under PON “Ricerca e Innovazione 2014-2020, contract COD. PIR01_00019, CUP B85D18000340001 (7 June 2019 - 18 February 2022).

PER-ACTRIS-IT - Potenziamento della componente italiana della Infrastruttura di Ricerca Aerosol, Clouds and Trace Gases Research Infrastructure”, COD. PIR01_00015, CUP B17E19000000007, per il potenziamento dell’infrastruttura di ricerca denominata “Aerosols Clouds and Traces gases Research Infrastructure Network” - PON “Ricerca e Innovazione 2014-2020” Notice D.D. n. 424 del 28/02/2018 for funding the strengthening of Research Infrastructures, as implementation of Action II.1 – Directorial Decree of funding n. 893 of 9 May 2019 (registered at Corte dei Conti on 06/06/2019 at Folio n. 1-2182)(19 June 2019 - 18 February 2022).

ENVRI-FAIR, ENVironmental Research Infrastructures building Fair services Accessible for society, Innovation and Research. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 824068 (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2022).

 EC-ACTS (Earlinet and Cloudnet - Aerosol and Clouds Teams for Sentinel-5P Validation). ESA-ESTEC ID28659 (15 December 2015 - today).



Past projects

COST Action CA16202: International Network to Encourage the Use of Monitoring and Forecasting Dust Products. (14 November 2017 - 13 November 2021).

CAMS21b, a pilot project aiming to provide to CAMS (Copernicus Atmospheric Monitoring Service) ACTRIS data related to aerosol vertical profiles within the Framework Agreement ECMWF/COPERNICUS/2019/CAMS21b/CNR (1 December 2019 - 30 June 2021).

C3S_311a_Lot3: Baseline And Reference Observations Network Service Contract 1, addressed to implement a Service in the framework of Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S). FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT MWF/COPERNICUS/2017/C3S_311a_Lot3_CNR (1 March 2017 - 28 February 2021).

DUSTCLIM (Dust Storms Assessment for the development of user-oriented Climate Services in Northern Africa, Middle East and Europe). European ERA4CS Joint Call for Transnational Collaborative Research Projects 2016, Topic B - Researching and Advancing Climate Service Development by Institutional integration (1 September 2017 - 31 August 2020).

ACTRIS PPP (ACTRIS Preparatory Phase Project) Funded by the Horizon 2020 programme, under the call H2020-INFRADEV-2016-2017. Topic: INFRADEV-02-2016 (Development and long-term sustainability of new pan-European research infrastructures). Grant number: 739530. (1 January 2017 – 31 December 2019).

EUNADICS-AV (European Natural Airborne Disaster Information and Coordination System for Aviation). Funded from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research programme for Societal challenges - smart, green and integrated transport under grant agreement no. 723986 (1 October 2016 - 30 September 2019).

ENVRI PLUS (Environmental Research Infrastructures Providing Shared Solutions for Science and Society), Project reference: 654182, Funded under: H2020-EU. (1 May 2015 - 30 April 2019).

ACTRIS-2 (Aerosol, Clouds, and Trace gases Research Infrastructure), EC H2020, Contract n. 654109 (1 May 2015 - 1 May 2019).

ECARS (East European Centre for Atmospheric Remote Sensing). Funded by the Horizon 2020 programme, under the call H2020-TWINN-2015. Type of Action: CSA. Proposal Number: 692014 (1 January 2016 - 31 December 2018).

GAIA-CLIM (Gap Analysis for Integrated Atmospheric ECV CLImate Monitoring), Call EO-3-2014 'Observation capacity mapping in the context of Atmospheric and Climate change monitoring' of EU framework program for Research and innovation Horizon2020 (1 March 2015 - 28 February 2018).

SMART BASILICATA, MIUR project for "Ricerca Industriale e Sviluppo competitivo", addressed to foster and push a transition towards a smart configuration of the Lucan regional system (30 November 2012 - 30 May 2018).

BEYOND (Building Capacity for a Centre of Excellence for EO-based monitoring of Natural Disaster), in the frame of FP7-REGPOT-2012-2013-1 (1 June 2013 - 31 May 2016).

ITARS (Initial Training for Atmospheric Remote Sensing), FP7-PEOPLE-2011-ITN  (Marie Curie Actions ), Grant Agreement n. 289923 (1 April 2012 - 31 March 2016).

AVEC24 (H24 Atmospheric aerosol VErticalcolumnCharacterization): 1 February 2015 - 31 December 2015.

RECCO (REgional Climate in Complex Orography) Development of ensembles of regional climate change scenarios, with focus on variability, extremes and uncertainties in areas of complex topography, funded in the frame of the Research National Program, 1 May 2013 - 30 September 2015.

LocalAIR (Local Aerosol monitoring mediante osservazioni In situ e Remote sensing), in the frame of the Programma Operativo F.S.E. Basilicata 2007-2013 (project AZ. n. 12/AP/05/2013/REG.) (24/01/2014-23/07/2015).

OSCAR (Observation System for Climate Application at Regional scale),funded by Regione Basilicata in the frame of FESR programme 2007-2013 (1 October 2013 - 31 March 2015, extended until 30 June 2015). 

SMART Basilicata, in the frame of “Smart Cities and Communities and Social Innovation” (MIUR n.84/Ric 2012, PON 2007 – 2013 ) (30/11/2012-30/05/2015).

ACTRIS (Aerosol, Clouds, and Trace gases Research Infrastructure network), EC FP7, Contract n. 262254 (1 April 2011 - 31 March 2015).

LIVAS (LIdar climatology of Vertical Aerosol Structure for space-based lidar simulation studies), ESA-ESTEC contract with National Observatory of Athens n. 4000104106/11/NL/FF/fk, (2011-2013).

WEZARD (Weather hazards for aeronautics), EC FP7, Contract n. 285050, (2011-2013).

ESA-CEOS ESRIN/Contract No. 22202/09/I-EC CEOS Intercalibration of ground based spectrometers and Lidars (2009-2012).

EARLINET - ASOS (European Aerosol Research Lidar network – Advanced Sustainable Observation System), EC FP6, 1 March 2006 – 28 February 2011, contract RICA-025991, FP6.

GEOmon (Global Earth Observation and Monitoring), EC FP6 (1 February 2007- 31 January 2011).

ESA-VALID “Multi-mission quality analysis by lidar”. ESRIN/Contracts no: 18193/04/NL/AR and 21769/08/I-OL (2008-2011).

“Aerosols and Clouds: Long Term Database from Spaceborne Lidar Measurements; Sub-Title: ESA-CALIPSO EARLINET’s Spaceborne-lidar-related Activity During the CALIPSO Mission” ESA-ESTEC Contract No. 21487/08/NL/HE (2008-2011).

Ground based observations of Water Vapour and Aerosol for the validation of ENVISAT products (European Space Agency –ESTEC Contract No. 16040/02/NL/SF) (2002).

Project of scientific cooperation between CNR-IMAA and Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD), 2005-2006.

“Sviluppo dei distretti industriali per le Osservazioni della terra" (Programme PON 2000-2006, MIUR).

Project of scientific cooperation between CNR andBAS (Bulgaria) (2007-2009).

"Caratterizzazione chimico-fisica dell'atmosfera con tecniche Lidar" in the frame of the CNR Strategic Project "Clima Ambiente e Territorio nel Mezzogiorno" CNR (1989- 1995).

“Potenziamento dell’ARM (Atmospheric Radiation Measurements) SITE” (Programme PON 2000-2006 Misura II.1, MIUR).

PotOsAt.: Potenziamento Osservatorio Atmosferico. POR BASILICATA 2000/2006 C.d.P. 10.02.05 - Mis. III.2 Sistema Regionale per la Ricerca e l'innovazione azione B. Progetti finalizzati a promuovere l'integraz. tra mondo della ricerca e sistema produttivo regionale.

Meris/AATSR/MWR/RA-2/AVHRR/HIRS/IASI Mediterranean Cloud Mask and Cloud Property Retrieval - Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (2002-2003).

EARLINET (European Aerosol Research Lidar Network), EC FP6, addressed to the study of space distribution and variability of aerosol load at European scale, (February 2000 –February 2003).

"Sistemi di monitoraggio dell’inquinamento atmosferico nelle aree urbane e industriali” - MURST-CNR, Sottoprogetto B: Metodiche integrate per la gestione, il monitoraggio ed il controllo dell'inquinamento atmosferico delle aree urbane ed industriali" (1997-2001)

CEE/CNR n.EV5V-CT92-0131, "Global 3-d climatology of atmospheric water vapour from space borne radiometric measurements".

Project Sud INFM "Tecniche ottiche innovative per il monitoraggio ambientale e piani di tutela e risanamento" (1996-1998).