ESOF2020- a Science Forum amid Covid Time

It was unexpected to find myself attending an in-person conference amid the Covid-19 outbreak. The European Science Open Forum 2020 hybrid conference took place in Trieste, Italy, on 2-6 September 2020. Following a pre-conference covid19 test in Italy and a second test upon arrival at Helsinki airport, both negative, here are my lessons learnt from … Continue reading ESOF2020- a Science Forum amid Covid Time

WMO surveys the research community’s response to Covid-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting all of us in many ways. It has also spurred many studies regarding the impacts on air quality, the roles of air pollutants in spreading the disease (maybe on aerosols) and on exacerbating negative health outcomes. We feel that WMO Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW) has important roles to play related … Continue reading WMO surveys the research community’s response to Covid-19