Lidar Stations

Map of the EARLINET stations currently active.

AndøyaLidarsite:69.278 N, 16.008 E, 380 m
Norway ALOMAR/Andøya Space Center: Link
 Principal Investigator:Michael Gausa
 Key personnel:Ingrid Hanssen, Arild Danielsen, Sandra Blindheim
AthensLidarsite:37.96 N, 23.78 E, 200 m
Greece National Technical University of Athens, Physics Department, Athens: Link
 Principal Investigator:Alexandros Papayannis
 Key personnel: George Tsaknakis, Panos Kokkalis, Athina Argyrouli
BarcelonaLidarsite:41.389 N, 2.112 E, 115 m
Spain Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona: Link
 Principal Investigator:Adolfo Comeron, Co-PI: Francesc Rocadenbosch
 Key personnel:Michaël Sicard
BelskLidarsite:51.8300 N, 20.7800 E, 180 m
Poland Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw:Link
 Principal Investigator:Aleksander Pietruczuk
 Key personnel:Artur Szkop
BucharestLidarsite:44.348 N, 26.029 E, 93 m
Romania National Institute of R&D for optoelectronics, Bucharest:Link
 Principal Investigator:Doina Nicolae
 Key personnel:Livio Belegante
CabauwLidarsite:51.97 N, 4.93 E, 1 m
The Netherlands KNMI - Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute: Link
 Principal Investigator:Arnoud Apituley
 Key personnel: 
Clermont-FerrandLidarsite:45.761 N, 3.111 E, 420 m
France Observatoire de Physique du Globe de Clermont-Ferrand (OPGC), Clermont-Ferrand: Link
 Principal Investigator:Nadège Montoux, Co-PI: Karine Sellegri
 Key personnel:Patrick Fréville
CorkLidarsite:51.893 N, 8.494 W, 15 m
Ireland University College of Cork (UCC), Cork: Link
 Principal Investigator:Andy Ruth
 Key personnel:Karen Acheson
DushanbeLidarsite:38.5594 N, 68.8561 E, 810 m
Tajikistan Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig: Link
 Principal Investigator:Dietrich Althausen
 Key personnel: 
EvoraLidarsite:38.568 N, 7.912 W, 293 m
Portugal Institute for Earth Sciences (ICT - Instituto de Ciencias da Terra): Link
 Principal Investigator:Daniele Bortoli, Co-PI: Ana Maria Silva
 Key personnel:Sergio Nepomuceno Pereira, Maria João Costa, Pavan S. Kulkarni, Miguel Potes
Garmisch-PartenkirchenLidarsite:47.477 N, 11.064 E, 730 m
Germany Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, KIT, Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Link
 Principal Investigator:Thomas Trickl
 Key personnel:Hannes Vogelmann
GranadaLidarsite:37.164 N, 3.605 W, 680 m
Spain Andalusian Institute for Earth System Research, University of Granada (IISTA-CEAMA), Granada: Link
 Principal Investigator:Lucas Alados-Alboledas
 Key personnel:Juan Luis Guerrero Rascado
IspraLidarsite:45.811 N, 8.621 E, 225 m
Italy Joint Research Centre - Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Ispra:Link
 Principal Investigator:Jean-Philippe Putaud
 Key personnel:David Daou
KuopioLidarsite:62.738 N, 27.543 E, 190 m
Finland Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI), Atmospheric Research Centre of Eastern Finland, Kuopio: Link
 Principal Investigator:Mika Komppula
 Key personnel: Anne Pfüller, Eleni Giannakaki
L'AquilaLidarsite:42.368 N, 13.351 E, 656 m
Italy Università degli Studi dell’Aquila - Dipartimento di Fisica - CETEMPS, L’Aquila: Link
 Principal Investigator:Vincenzo Rizi
 Key personnel:Marco Iarlori
LecceLidarsite:40.3 N, 18.1 E, 30 m
Italy University of Salento, Physics Department, Lecce: Link
 Principal Investigator:Maria Rita Perrone
 Key personnel: Ferdinando De Tomasi
LeipzigLidarsite:51.353 N, 12.435 E, 90 m
Germany Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig: Link
 Principal Investigator:Ulla Wandinger
 Key personnel: Holger Baars, Ronny Engelmann
LimassolLidarsite:34.67 N, 33.04 E, 10 m
Cyprus Cyprus University of Technology (CUT), Limassol: Link
 Principal Investigator:Diofantos G. Hadjimitsis
 Key personnel: Rodanthi Mamouri, Argyro Nisantzi
MadridLidarsite:40.456 N, 3.726 W, 669 m
Spain CIEMAT (Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas), Madrid: Link
 Principal Investigator:Manuel Pujadas
 Key personnel:Alfonso J. Fernández
MaisachLidarsite:48.209 N, 11.258 E, 515 m
Germany Meteorologisches Institut der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München: Link
Moved from Munich in 2007Principal Investigator:Matthias Wiegner
 Key personnel:Volker Freudenthaler
MinskLidarsite:53.9170 N, 27.6050 E, 200 m
Belarus B.I. Stepanov Institute of Physiscs, Minsk: Link
 Principal Investigator:Anatoli Chaikovsky
 Key personnel: 
NapoliLidarsite:40.8380 N, 14.1830 E, 118 m
Italy Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Scienze Fisiche della Materia, Napoli Research Unit, Napoli: Link
 Principal Investigator:Nicola Spinelli
 Key personnel: Antonella Boselli, Xuan Wang
PalaiseauLidarsite:48.7130 N, 2.2080 E, 156 m
France Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - Institut Pierre Simon Laplace, Paris: Link
 Principal Investigator:Martial Haeffelin
 Key personnel: Christophe Pietras
PayerneLidarsite:46.812 N, 6.943 E, 492 m
Switzerland MeteoSwiss Aerological Station, Payerne: Link; EPFL, Losanne: Link
 Principal Investigator:Alexander Haefele
 Key personnel:Giovanni Martucci
PotenzaLidarsite:40.601 N, 15.724 E, 760 m
Italy Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche - Istituto di Metodologie per l'Analisi Ambientale (CNR-IMAA), Potenza: Link
 Principal Investigator:Gelsomina Pappalardo
 Key personnel:Aldo Amodeo, Giuseppe D'Amico, Aldo Giunta, Lucia Mona
SofiaLidarsite:42.67 N, 23.33 E, 550 m
Bulgaria Institute of Electronics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia:Link
 Principal Investigator:Dimitar Stoyanov
 Key personnel:Ivan Grigorov, Tanja Dreishuh
ThessalonikiLidarsite:40.63 N, 22.95 E, 60 m
Greece Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki: Link
 Principal Investigator:Dimitris Balis
 Key personnel:Nikos Siomos
WarsawLidarsite:52.21 N, 20.98 E, 112 m
Poland University of Warsaw: Link
 Principal Investigator:Iwona Stachlewska
 Key personnel:Dominika Szczepanik, Wojciech Kumala

Not permanent stations

Catania - Astrophysical LaboratoryLidarsite:37.51 N, 15.08 E, 190 m
Italy CNISM: Link; INGV: Link; INAF: Link
 Principal Investigator:Simona Scollo
 Key personnel:
MelpitzLidarsite:51.53 N, 12.93 E, 84 m
Germany Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig: Link
 Principal Investigator:Ulla Wandinger
 Key personnel:
Nicolosi - Serra La Nave ObservatoryLidarsite:37.69 N, 14.97 E, 1740 m
Italy CNISM: Link; INGV: Link; INAF: Link
 Principal Investigator:Giuseppe Leto
 Key personnel:

Joining stations

BelgradeLidarsite:44.8557 N, 20.3913 E, 89 m
Serbia IPB – Institute of Physics Belgrade: Link
 Principal Investigator:Zoran Mijic
 Key personnel:
BurjassotLidarsite:39.5 N, -0.42 E, 30 m
Spain Universitat de València: Link
 Principal Investigator:José Luis Gómez Amo
 Key personnel:
Cluj NapocaLidarsite:46.768 N, 23.55 E, 390 m
Romania Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj Napoca: Link
 Principal Investigator:Nicolae Ajtai
 Key personnel:
FinokaliaLidarsite:35.34 N, 25.67 E, 252 m
Crete - Greece National Observatory of Athens - NOA: Link
 Principal Investigator:Vassilis Amiridis
 Key personnel:
HohenpeissenbergLidarsite:47.8019 N, 11.0119 E, 974 m
Germany DWD Meteorological Observatory Hohenpeissenberg: Link
 Principal Investigator:Ina Mattis
 Key personnel:
LilleLidarsite:50.6117 N, 3.1417 E, 60 m
France Lille 1 University - Science and Technology: Link
 Principal Investigator:Philippe Goloub
 Key personnel:
Roma-Tor VergataLidarsite:41.833 N, 12.650 E, 110 m
Italy Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche - Istituto di Scienze dell'Atmosfera e del Clima (CNR-ISAC): Link
 Principal Investigator:Davide Dionisi
 Key personnel:
Saint PetersburgLidarsite:30.273 N, 59.9427 E, 35 m
Russia SPbGU - St. Petersburg University: Link
 Principal Investigator:Irina Melnikova
 Key personnel:

 

Not active stations

AberystwythLidarsite:51.858 N, -4.525 E, 15 m  
United Kingdom Physics Department, University of WalesActive until 28 October 2002
HamburgLidarsite:53.568 N, 9.973 E, 25 m  
Germany Max-Planck-Institut für MeteorologieActive until 25 May 2010
Haute-ProvenceLidarsite:43.9 N, 5.7 E, 680 m  
France  Observatoire de Haute Provence, St MichelActive until 22 October 2007
JungfraujochLidarsite:46.55 N, 7.98 E, 3580 m  
Switzerland EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne)Active until 29 July 2002
KühlungsbornLidarsite:54.12 N, 11.77 E, 70 m  
Germany  Leibniz-Institute of Atmospheric PhysicsActive until 19 November 2002
LinköpingLidarsite:58.392 N, 15.575 E, 80 m  
Sweden Swedish Defence Research AgencyActive until 18 September 2009
LisbonLidarsite:38.72 N, -9.15 E, 50 m  
Portugal IST - Técnico LisboaActive until 15 October 2001
MunichLidarsite:48.15 N, 11.57 E, 539 m  
Germany  Meteorological Institute Munich (MIM), LMUActive until 21 June 2007. Moved to Maisach.
NeuchatelLidarsite:47.002 N, 6.995 E, 407 m  
Switzerland Observatory of NeuchatelActive until 19 April 2010

Last update: 20/10/2016