Measurement Campaigns 2019 - 2020

1. INOE is involved in the calibration and validation of the satellite missions. In the summer of 2019 several campaigns are foreseen to be executed. On July 2019 a green-house gases measurement campaign will be performed in Poland, with measurement locations in Warsaw, Poznan and Rzecin. This...

ACTRIS RO meeting

Next ACTRIS RO meeting will be held at University of Galati, Romania on June 3-4, 2019

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International Symposium on Tropospheric Profiling ISTP

On May 20-24, 2019 we participated to the International Symposium on Tropospheric Profiling in Toulouse, France.

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Summer School on Science and Technology at Magurele 2019

The Summer School on Science and Technology at Magurele 2019 will be held on August 24th - September 6th.

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European Geosciences Conference EGU

On April 7-12, 2019 we participated to the European Geosciences Conference in Viena, Austria.

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ACTRIS Trans-national Access

RADO is a new research infrastructure, now part of the pan-European infrastructure ACTRIS - Aerosols, Clouds, and Trace gases Research InfraStructure network. RADO offers trans-national access to infrastructure to research groups which intend to gain expertise in remote sensing. Please contact Dr. Doina Nicolae, for details.


Summer School on Science and Technology at Magurele 2018


The Summer School on Science and Technology organized at Magurele on August 30th - September 3rd, 2018 brought together researchers, teachers and highschool students.

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1st European Lidar Conference

The 1st European Lidar Conference ELC2018 will l be organized in Thessaloniki, Greece, between 3-5 July 2018. ELC is a new initiative of European lidar scientists and aims to establish a new concept for a conference, giving emphasis on triggering extended and lively discussions among the participants, encourage them to ask questions and get answers from leading experts.

9th International Workshop on Sand / Dust Storms and Associated Dustfall

The #dustworkshop9 develops within the frame of the World Meteorological Organization – Sand and Dust Storm Warning Advisory and Assessment System (WMO SDS-WAS) programme.


22-24 May 2018, Tenerife, Spain.


ACTRIS presented at the official launch of the 2016 ESFRI Roadmap

Atmospheric research infrastructure ACTRIS to European updated research infrastructure roadmap

Today European Strategy Forum for Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) has officially adopted ACTRIS (Aerosols, Clouds, and Trace gases Research...


The Kick-off Meeting of the NATALI project is scheduled for 1st of April 2014, starting 09:00. The KoM will be organized at our location, with the participation of Dr. Bojan R. Bojkov, Head of the Sensor Performance, Products and Algorithms Dept., Earth Observation Mission Management Division, Directorate of Earth Observation Programmes, ESA/ESRIN.


ITaRS Summer School 2014, Sep 08-17, 2014, Research Center Jülich, Germany

The Summer School on "Clouds and Precipitation: Observation and Processes" provides theoretical and practical training on clouds and precipitation (instrumentation, retrieval and processes). Participants will benefit from a hands-on training with the instruments from the JOYCE site.  


The week "Scoala altfel"


The first week of April is devoted to a different teaching approach. You can use this opportunity to visit the Romanian Atmospheric Observatory: a place where you can generate tornadoes, play with magnetic levitation, and understand lasers. Contact us at for scheduling.


The week "Scoala altfel", Apr 07 - 11, 2014

As in the previous years, RADO is open for visiting during the first week of April 2014. Get your hands on science!


4th ACTRIS General Meeting, Jun 10-13, 2014, Clermont-Ferrand, France

We invite all ACTRIS Partners and Associated Partners to contribute to the scientific sessions. Please send your contribution (title, authors, abstract with max 200-300 words) before April 15, 2014 by email to


International Conference on Atmospheric Dust 2014, Castellaneta Marina, Italy

Final calendar of DUST 2014 is available. Authors who received the communication of acceptance for their abstract are required to provide a full paper before June 30, which will be published in ProScience, a new open access conference proceedings series.



Regular seminars are held at RADO's conference room twice per month, on Wednesdays, starting 09:30 hour. It generally takes one hour, out of which 40 min are dedicated to the main topics, 20 min to news, announcements and discussions.


2nd ACTRIS WP6 Winter School, Mar 10-21, 2014, Helsinki, Finland

This summer school is an advanced course to deepen the training aspects for atmospheric aerosol measurements. It is mainly intended for Ph.D students, young scientists, and personnel from aerosol measuring stations involved in CRAICC, ACTRIS, GAW, GUAN, PEGASOS, and EMEP. Deadline for applications: March 10, 2014


European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Apr 27– May 02, 2014, Viena

The EGU General Assembly 2014 will bring together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences. The EGU aims to provide a forum where scientists, especially early career researchers, can present their work and discuss their ideas with experts in all fields of geosciences. Early Registration rate deadline: 31 March 2014, 13:00 CET


ITaRS Summer School 2013: Aerosol Remote Sensing, Processes & Applications, Sep 23 - Oct 4, 2013, Bucharest, Romania

The 1st Summer school of the EU-funded network “ITaRS - Initial Training for atmospheric Remote Sensing” emphasises on aerosols by providing fundamentals of atmospheric optics and observation. At RADO site, participants can get hands-on experience for a variety of instruments. Apart from the ITaRS fellows the school is open for 15 PhD students and young post-docs in the field of Atmospheric Sciences. The participation fee is €600, incl. scientific and social activities, material, lunch and coffee. Please send your application (motivation letter and CV) in a single pdf-file to  by July 30th. 


PostDoc position (Marie Curie) open

Applications are invited for a PostDoc position to work in the ITARS project (Initial Training for Atmospheric Remote Sensing), a Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN) within the FP7 programme. The job is available for 2 years at the National Institute of R&D for Optoelectronics, Magurele, Romania (, in collaboration with Politechnica University of Catalunia (Spain) and Raymetrics SA (Greece).

Research and training will be organized in an exciting European network, and will have in view the development of both professional and complementary skills.


Lidars and applications conference

The "Lidars and applications" conference will be organized at the Romanian Atmospheric 3D research Observatory on 5th of December, 2012. Signifficant results obtained in the last years by the Romanian lidar groups will be presented.

Program available!

Contact: Dr. Doina Nicolae,




AQUA-GRO 1st campaign was organized between 15 - 29 September 2012. Participating lidar stations: Athens, Bucharest, Oxilithos, Iasi, Timisoara. A medium Saharan dust outbreak was measured both in Greece and Romania between 23-25 of September.


ARSss 2012

The Atmospheric Remote Sensing summer school (ARSss) is organized by RADO and comprises training classes in the scientific modules introducing concepts, practice and caveats of the different instrumental techniques, algorithm concepts and the atmospheric processes. This year, the ARS summer school was organized at RADO center in Magurele, 21st - 31st of August, with a special focus on hands-on training.