Dr LUCIA MONA
Dr. Lucia Mona (female) is a researcher at the Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis of the National Research Council of Italy (CNR). Her work has been focused in particular on exploitation of EARLINET (European Aerosol Research Lidar NETwork) database for comparison/integration with other ground-based and satellite measurements and models and model evaluation/integration studies for peculiar long-range transport cases and for multi-year observation. She is now the responsible for the EARLINET database and its link to the ACTRIS data portal within the ACTRIS2 (H2020) project. She is participating in international current projects: ENVRIplus (H2020),GAIA-CLIM (H2020), ECARS (H2020), EUNADICS (H2020).She is now leading the EC-ACTS (Earlinet and Cloudnet - Aerosol and Clouds Teams for Sentinel-5P Validation) ESA validation project. She is leading the AEROSAT (International Satellite Aerosol Science Network) Working Group on Aerosol Typing. She is member of the Regional Steering Group of the SDS-WAS (Sand and Dust Storm Warning Advisory and Assessment System) of the WMO.