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I have developed statistical models to retrieve surface solar irradiance spectra and a range of solar energy UV applications from geostationary satellite cloud products with colleagues at NOA on the Solar Energy Nowcasting SystEm (SENSE) pilot for WP4 of the H2020 GEO-CRADLE project.

Journal Articles & Technical Reports

  1. Kosmopoulos, P. G., Kazadzis, S., El-Askary, H., Taylor, M., Gkikas, A.,Proestakis, E., Kontoes, C., El-Khayat, M.-M. (2018) Earth observation-based estimation and forecasting of particulate matter impact on solar energy in Egypt, Remote Sensing, 10(12) 1870, 1-23. doi: dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs10121870 [PDF]
  2. Kosmopoulos, P. G., Kazadzis, S., Taylor, M., Raptis, P. I., Keramitsoglou, I., Kiranoudis, C., and Bais, A. F. (2018) Assessment of surface solar irradiance derived from real-time modelling techniques and verification with ground-based measurements, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 11, 907-924. doi: dx.doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-907-2018. [PDF] [Peer Review]
  3. Kosmopoulos, P. G., Kazadzis, S., Taylor, M., Athanasopoulou, E., Speyer, O., Raptis, P. I., Marinou, E., Proestakis, E., Solomos, S., Gerasopoulos, E., Amiridis, V., Bais, A., and Kontoes, C. (2017) Dust impact on surface solar irradiance assessed with model simulations, satellite observations and ground-based measurements, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 10, 2435-2453.  doi: dx.doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-2435-2017. [PDF] [Peer Review]
  4. Taylor, M., Kosmopoulos, P.G., Kazadzis, S., Keramitsoglou, I., Kiranoudis, C.T. (2015)  Neural network radiative transfer solvers for the generation of high resolution solar irradiance spectra parameterized by cloud and aerosol. Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer 168, 176-192, doi: dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2015.08.018 [PDF]
  5. Kosmopoulos, P.G., Taylor, M., Kazadzis, S., Keramitsoglou, I., Kiranoudis, C.T. (2015) A brighter future. International Innovation A Renewable Future 138, 102-104. [PDF]

Conference Talks / Webcasts, Posters & Papers:

  1. Kosmopoulos, P.G., Kazadzis, S., Taylor, M., Bais, A., Lagouvardos, K., Kotroni, V., Keramitsoglou, I., Kiranoudis C.(2016) Estimation of the solar energy potential in Greece using satellite and ground-based observations. 13th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology & Atmospheric Physics (COMECAP) 17-19 September, Thessaloniki, Greece. [Abstract] [Paper] [Talk]
  2. Kosmopoulos, P., Taylor, M., Kazadzis, S. (2016) A model of dust episode impact on surface solar irradiance. International Skynet Workshop, 2-4 March, Rome, Italy. [Talk] [PDF]
  3. Taylor, M., Kosmopoulos, P., Kazadzis, S., Keramitsoglou, I., Kiranoudis, C.T. (2015) A machine learning approach to derive surface solar irradiance spectra directly from satellite. 15th European Meteorological Society (EMS) Annual Meeting & 12th European Conference on Applications of Meteorology (ECAM), 7-11 September, Sofia, Bulgaria. [Abstract] [Poster]
  4. Kosmopoulos, P., Taylor, M., Kazadzis, S. (2015). The SOLEA Project: nowcasting solar energy spectra and UV products. 15th European Meteorological Society (EMS) Annual Meeting & 12th European Conference on Applications of Meteorology (ECAM), 7-11 September, Sofia, Bulgaria. [Abstract] [Poster]
  5. Kosmopoulos, P.G., Kazadzis, S., Flocas, H.A., Marinou, E., Amiridis, V., Taylor, M., Jacovidis, C.P. (2014) A 3D aerosol climatology in the atmosphere of Greece by remote sensing & radiative-transfer modeling techniques12th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology & Atmospheric Physics (COMECAP 2014), 28-31 May 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, Vol. 2, pp13-17, ISBN: 978-960-524-430-9. [Poster]  [Paper]