Curriculum Vitae - Krzysztof Markowicz

Adress: Institute of Geophysics Warsaw University
            02-093 Warsaw, ul. Pasteura 7, Poland
            Phone: [+48] (22) 55 46 836 
Fax: [+48] (22) 822 23 87 
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Personal Details: 

             Date and Place of birth: 12 April 1974, Rzeszw, Poland
             Marital Status: Single


             Degree:    Master of Atmospherics Physics, Warsaw University 1999
 Ph.D.  of Atmospherics Physics, Warsaw University 2003

             Positions:  Assistant professor Warsaw University, Institute of Geophysics


    2003 Ph. D, Physics Department, Warsaw University: Experimental Determination of Solar and Infrared Radiative Forcing

    1999 M.Sc, Institute of Geophysics, University of Warsaw, Atmospheric Science Group


    Scholarship Foundation for Polish Science, 2005

    Scholarship Foundation for Polish Science, 2004

    Fulbright scholarship, 2001

    Bardwin-Otwinowska award for the M.Sc. thesis: The role of vorticity on cloud droplets concentration, 1999

    Scholarship of  Ministry of Education, 1997

    Polish Academy of Sciences Award for paper General features of climate of Strzyzow, 1992

    Polish Academy of Sciences Award for paper: Extinction of visible spectrum of solar radiation in the lower troposphere, 1993 

Recent Professional Activities:

    2007 Maritime Aerosol, Clouds and Radiation Observations in Norway (MACRON)

    2005 Saharan Dust Over Warsaw (SAWA)

    2004 United Arab Emirates Unified Aerosol Experiment (UAE2)

    2003 BALTEX Bridge Campaign, Holland

    2001 MINOS  Crete, Greece

    2001 ACE-Asia cruise, R/V Ronald H. Brown, Honolulu - Sea of Japan

    1999 Indian Ocean Experiment (INDOEX) R/V Ronald H. Brown

    Research on local Climate in Strzyzow

    Research in Institute of Physics PAN

    Research on extinction of solar radiation in lower troposphere.

Recent Collaborations and Research

    2005-2009 QUANTIFY (Quantifying the Climate Impact of Global and European Transport System), Framework 6 Integrated Project.

   2005-2007 Co-principal investigator of KBN grant, Investigation of the spectral optical properties of the atmospheric aerosol and the radiative forcing.

   2004-2006 Principle Investigator of NICOP (Naval International Cooperative Opportunities in Science and Technology Program): Validation and Data Assimilation for the Navy Transport  Models: NAAPS and COAMPS/Transport

   2004-present, developed and performed observation at radiative transfer station in Strzyzow

   2002 June-November Naval Research Laboratory, Monterey

   2002 February-June Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD

   1998-1999 role of turbulence on cloud microphysics

   1985-1992 developed and performed observations at the amateur meteorological station in Strzyzow


    aerosol and climate 

    radiative transfer in the atmoshere

    instruments development