3rd Joint ACTRIS WP2 / WP20 Workshop
From: 26 Nov 2013
To: 29 Nov 2013
Place: Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus

Venue:  The workshop will be hosted by the Laboratory of Remote sensing, Department of Civil Engineering and Geomatics, of the Cyprus University of Technology,  Sykopetritis building (Eleutherias street, 58). The entrance of the building has sliding doors and a CUT_TEPAK’s logo.
For details about the meeting venue please see the map below.
(The room is equipped with projector, computers and microphones, please contact Rodanthi for information on WEBex connection).

Internet access is possible, but must be requested at registration.
Registration:  You can download the registration form here in doc or pdf format. Please complete and send it by e-mail to: rodanthi.mamouri@cut.ac.cy.

Registration deadline: 25 October 2013.

Internet access will be available for each participant under request at the registration.
Local Contact: 
  • Mamouri Rodanthi-Elisavet (Post-doc Researcher)
    Department of Civil Engineering and Geomatics, Cyprus Technical University
    Tel. +357 2500 2247, E-mail: rodanthi.mamouri@cut.ac.cy
Programme:  Overview of the the workshop (the detailed agenda is available for download):

   Tu, Nov 26 We, Nov 27
Th, Nov 28
Fr, Nov 29

Remote sensing of vertical aerosol distribution II
(09:00 – 11:00)

Technial discussions
(11:30 – 16:30)

Visit to Limassol EARLINET station
(09:00 – 18:00)

WP2 / WP20:
Scientific presentations
(09:00 – 13:00)

Remote sensing of vertical aerosol distribution I
(14:00 – 19:00)

Accommodation:  Limassol is a highly touristic place. There are a lot of hotels that can be accessed via internet. Please note that most of the hotels are located in the tourist area of Limassol that is about 5.5 km away from the old city of Limassol. Please prefer hotels close to the Old Town.

We have block-reserved a number of double rooms at special rates to the participants in the following convenient hotels close to the Old City and the venue site (please note the reservation reference below!):
  • Crowne Plaza Hotel
  • Promachon Eleftherias 2
    Limassol, 4103, Cyprus
    Tel/Fax +357 25 851515

    Rate: 85 € /single use and 100€ /double use (rates are valid between November 23-30, 2013 only). The price includes breakfast buffet, garage, and outdoor/indoor pool.
    To reserve, please fill in the Crowne reservation form and send it as soon as possible by email to the hotel at  reservations@cplimassol.com.

    The hotel is about 3.0 km of walking distance from the Old Town at the sea front of Limassol. Close to the hotel is a bus stop of the public bus line #30 that runs every 15min. The hotel is connected with the city center with sea front cycle lane. Bicycles can be hired via www.nextbike.com.cy/en/limassol/. The cost is 8€ /day and 40€/ per week.
  • Curium Palace Hotel
  • 11 Byron Str., 3105 Limassol
    P.O. Box 54800, 3727 Limassol,Cyprus
    Tel +357 25 891 100
    Fax +357 25 891 350

    Rate: 65 € /single use and 80€ /double use. The price includes breakfast buffet and outdoor pool.
    To reserve, please fill in the Curium reservation form and send it sign by email directly to the hotel at info@curiumpalacehotel.com.

The hotel reservation should be done by sending an e-mail directly to the corresponding hotel with the following subject ”X EARLINET General Assembly - ACTRIS WP2-WP20” and mention that the workshop is organized by CUT-TEPAK!
Travel Info:  How to reach Cyprus

By plane:
Cyprus has two airports with international connections:
  • The main airport of Cyprus is Larnaka airport (airport code: LCA). There are direct flights on a daily basis from many European cities and capitals. Larnaka airport is located 60 km east of Limassol.
  • Additionally, low-cost flights companies (Ryan air, Easy jet ect.) fly to/from Pafos airport (airport code: PFO). Pafos airport is located 60 km west of Limassol.
How to reach Limassol

By car:
There are several car rental agencies at the airport. To reach Limassol by car from Larnaka or Pafos airport follow the highway in the direction of Limassol. A special rental rate will be given at a late stage.

By bus:
Both from Larnaka and Pafos airports there are public buses to Limassol (9€ one-way, tickets can be bought directly on the bus). The bus stop is located on the arrival floor (use the exit on the left at Larnaka airport and on the right at Pafos airport, respectively). It takes about 50 min to reach Limassol terminal (for timetables check website of Limassol Airport Express).
The Limassol bus terminal is not located in the city center of Limassol. You will need a taxi to reach your hotel. Usually, taxi drivers wait at the bus terminal (~10-12€ from the bus terminal to the hotel).

By intercity taxi:
The intercity taxis Travel & Express run almost every 1/2 hour from 06:00-18:00 Monday to Saturday and 07:00-17:00 on Sunday (max 8 persons). You can call the service upon arrival and book a slot for the next departure from the airport. Additionally you can hire a private-hire taxi via the website www.travelexpress.com.cy at least 96 hrs (4 days) prior to flight arrival or pickup time. This intercity runs from city to city and offers door to door service. You can pay the driver on site. The cost is 12-13 € (or 70-90€ for a private-hire taxi which can be shared by up to 8 persons). The intercity taxi is located on the departure floor of the airport. To call the intercity taxi, please dial:
+357 24 661010 (Larnaca),
+357 26 923800 (Pafos), or
+357 25 877666 (Limassol).

By taxi:
Taxi service is available at the exit of the arrivals. Usually the costs from either airport to Limassol city centre is about 60 €.

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Meals:  Information concerning meals will be given at a later stage (after detailed concerning the venue).

Coffee and sweets will be offered during the hours of the workshop.
Other:  Download the (above) workshop information as pdf document or the detailed workshop agenda.

Further details will be communicated in due time. For any problems don't hesitate to contact rodanthi.mamouri@cut.ac.cy

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