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APCG group is currently composed of twenty two (22) members: a (1) research director, three (3) senior researchers,  an (1) associate researcher, two (2) scientific and technical staff, twelve (12) research fellows and three (3) Ph.D. students.



  Dimitra Konsta
Research Fellow, IASAARS/NOA
Ph.D. in Climate 

Link to full CV (pdf)

Contact Info:
e-mail: dkonsta@noa.gr
tel:       (+30) 210 810 9181

Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications & Remote Sensing, National Observatory of Athens, I. Metaxa & Vas. Pavlou, P. Penteli (Lofos Koufou), 15236 Athens, Greece



Dimitra Konsta holds a diploma in Civil Engineering from NTUA, a MSc degree in "Ocean, Atmosphere, Climate and Remote Sensing" from Ecole Polytechnique (France) and a PhD degree in the "Evaluation of cloud description in climate models using satellite observations" from Ecole Polytechnique (France). Specializes in clouds, remote sensing of the atmosphere, climate change and radiative forcing. Participated in the European project EUCLIPSE and worked as a researcher in the Research Center for Atmospheric Physics and Climatology of the Academy of Athens. Currently employed at the National Observatory of Athens.

Research Interests:
Clouds, Climate Models, Radiative Forcing, Remote sensing, Climate change

Selected Publications:

Konsta D., J-L. Dufresne, H. Chepfer, A. Idelkadi and G. Cesana, 2015, Use of A-train satellite observations (CALIPSO-PARASOL) to evaluate tropical cloud properties in the LMDZ5 GCM, Clim Dyn, 1-22, doi: 10.1007/s00382-016-3050-6

Tselioudis, G., W. Rossow, Y.-C. Zhang and D. Konsta, 2013, Global weather states and their properties from passive and active satellite cloud retrievals, J Clim, 26, 7734-7746, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00024.1.

Konsta D., H. Chepfer and J-L. Dufresne, 2012, A process oriented characterization of tropical oceanic clouds for climate model evaluation, based on a statistical analysis of daytime A-train observations, Clim Dyn, 39, 2091-2108, doi: 10.1007/s00382-012-1533-7.

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