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El_Farafra (El Farafra, Egypt)

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A large view of the sunphotometer station to the North (the instrument is aiming at the noon
Prof. Mossad EL-METWALLY (PI-Port Said University) and Mohamed KORANY (site manage-EMA: Egyptian Meteorological Authority), in charge of the maintainance of the sunphotometer station and transmission of data files.
Image 1 - A large view of the sunphotometer station to the North (the instrument is aiming at the noon
Image 2 - Prof. Mossad EL-METWALLY (PI-Port Said University) and Mohamed KORANY (site manage-EMA: Egyptian Meteorological Authority), in charge of the maintainance of the sunphotometer station and transmission of data files.
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Site Coordinates and Elevation:

  • Latitude: 27.05800° North
  • Longitude: 27.99017° East
  • Elevation: 92.0 Meters

Site Description:

  • The instrument is set up on the terraced roof of the El Farafra meteorological station of the Egyptian Meteorological Authority. The station is located outside the village in a flat open desert environment.

Principal
Investigator(s)
Information:

  • Mossad El-Metwally
  • E-mail: melmetwally@sci.psu.edu.eg
  • Professor Dr. Mossad El-Metwally
    (Ph.D. in Atmospheric Physics)
    Department of Physics
    Faculty of Science
    Port Said University
    P.Box: 42521
    Port Said, Egypt.
    Office: +2-066-3657602
    Fax: +2-066-3657601
    Email: melmetwally@yahoo.com
    Email: melmetwally@sci.psu.edu.eg

Co-Investigator(s)
Information

  • Stephane Alfaro
  • E-mail: alfaro@lisa.u-pec.fr
  • Stephane Alfaro
    Laboratoire Interuniversitaire des Systèmes Atmosphériques (LISA)
    Université Paris 12
    61 Avenue du Général de Gaulle
    94010 Creteil Cedex, FRANCE
    Phone: +33-1-45-17-16-78
    Fax : +33-1-45-17-15-64
    E-mail: alfaro@lisa.u-pec.fr

Site Manager(s) Information:
  • Mohamed Hussein Korany
  • Email: mkorany2002@gmail.com
  • Mohamed Hussein Korany
    Chief Researcher
    Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA)
    PO Box 11784
    Koubry El-Ouabba
    Cairo, Egypt
    Téléphone : +0201010404566
    Email: mkorany2002@gmail.com

Responsible Institution(s):
  • Port Saïd University(Egypt) and Université de Paris-Est Créteil (France)

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Image 3 - Prof. Mossad EL-METWALLY (PI-Port Said University) with EMA's Staff at El-Farafra station Salah, Ahmed Abdallah and Nasr Mostafa. Prof. Mossad EL-METWALLY (PI-Port Said University) with EMA's Staff at El-Farafra station Salah, Ahmed Abdallah and Nasr Mostafa.
Image 4 - Prof. Stephane ALFARO (Co-PI, LISA, Paris-East University) during replacing sunphotometer with Mohamed Korany, Mohamed Boraiy and Mostafa. Prof. Stephane ALFARO (Co-PI, LISA, Paris-East University) during replacing sunphotometer with Mohamed Korany, Mohamed Boraiy and Mostafa.

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