Research Activities

The members of the Institute are active in a number of areas of applied and basic research. They address various problems in astronomy, astrophysics, space physics, solar physics, ionospheric and magnetospheric physics, Earth observation via ground based and space-born remote sensing. In addition there is expertise in advanced wireless communication and signal processing techniques which can be used in sophisticated data analysis techniques. The institute also supports and operates and develops instruments for the 2.3m Aristarchos telescope. More specifically the basic research areas of the institute are the following:

Ground-Based Astrophysics [+/-]

Gaia Mission Support [+/-]

Infrared Astrophysics [+/-]

X-ray Astrophysics [+/-]

Ionospheric Physics [+/-]

Solar and Heliospheric Physics Group [+/-]

Space Research and Technology [+/-]

Remote Sensing [+/-]

Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition and Communications [+/-]


Annual Reports

A report on all activities of the Ιnstitute for the period 2005 to 2012 is available in the following file.

On March 2014 the institute was evaluated by an international committee of experts and it was ranked 12th among the 31 research institutes of Greece and 1st among the three institutes of NOA. The report of the committee is available here.

The annual reports of the activities of the Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics Space Applications and Remote Sensing of the National Observatory of Athens, from its creation in 2012, when the Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (IAA) merged with the Institute for Space Applications and Remote Sensing (IASARS), until today are available in Greek.

2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015

Past annual reports of the activities of the Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics from 2000 are available in Greek.

2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011

Past annual reports of the activities of the Institute for Space Applications and Remote Sensing are available in Greek.

1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012

 
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