Projects

Ongoing Projects

QA4EO – Quality Assurance for Earth Observation, ESA, for the validation of data from the Sentinel-5 Precursor (S-5p) mission
ACCLIP – Asian Summer Monsoon Chemical and Climate Impact Project, Deployment of the CO analyzer onboard NASA WB-57 for a campaign based in Okinawa (J), 2019-2022
REFIR-PAD at Concordia Station 75°S 123°E – Dome-C – Antarctica
FORUM – Far-infrared-Outgoing-Radiation Understanding and Monitoring
FLAIR – Field Laser Applications in Industry and Research: Dott. D’Amato is one of the two chairmen of this series of international conferences, held in 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014 and 2016. Last edition was held in S. Maria degli Angeli – Assisi, 10-14/09/2018. Next edition will be in France in september 2022, skipping the 2020 edition, depending on Covid-19 pandemic.
Past Projects

IMPRESS 2 – EURAMET – Innovative Metrology for Air Pollutant Emissions, Methods for assessing the concentration and flow measurements errors in stacks, 2017-2020
HEMERA H2020 – Integrated access to balloon-borne platforms for innovative research and technology
STRATOCLIM – FP7: Realization and operation of a carbon monoxide detector on board of the stratospheric Geophysica platform in a measurement campaign located in Nepal, 2014-2018
CO2Volc – ERC Grant 279802: Realization and operation of three analyzers for the measurement of the isotopic ratio H35Cl/H37Cl, and of the concentrations of CO2, HF and SO2, 2012-2017
COMPASS – COncordia Multi-Process Atmospheric StudieS, PNRA: Measurement of atmospheric paramenters at Concordia – Dome C station in Anctarctic and data analysis, 2014-2015
STRRAP-b – STudy of the Radiative Regimes over the Antarctic Plateau, PNRA: Study of the Antarctic radiative regime and its regulating processes, through in-situ and remote sensing radiometric measurements, 2014-2016
LATT – Large Aperture Telescope Technology, ESA: Realization of an optical quality, thin Zerodur shell (diam. 40 cm, thickness 1 mm) for an adaptive, lightweight mirror for space applications, 2012-2015
SIMPAS – Sistemi Innovativi di Misura per la Protezione dell’Ambiente e della Salute (Innovative Measurement Systems for the Protection of Environment and Health), Regione Toscana, POR CReO FESR 2007-2013: Implementation of innovative spectroscopic techniques and realization of two prototype analyzers for the measurement of H2S and dioxins/furans, 2010-2012
STAR – Solare Termodinamico ad Alto Rendimento (High Efficiency Thermodynamic Solar Energy), Regione Toscana, POR CReO FESR 2007-2013: Realization of an innovative solar concentrator, 2008-2009
AMMA – African Monsoon and Multidisciplinary Analyses: Measurement of carbon monoxide on board of the stratospheric Geophysica platform in a campaign located in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), 2006
SCOUT-Stratospheric-Climate Links with Emphasis on the Upper Troposphere and Lower Stratosphere O3 – EU FP: Measurement of carbon monoxide on board of the stratospheric Geophysica platform in a campaign located in Darwin NT, Australia, 2005
TROCCINOX – TROpical Convection, CIrrus and Nitrogen OXides experiment, FP5: Measurement of carbon monoxide and methane on board of the stratospheric Geophysica platform in a campaign located in Araçatuba, Brasil, 2005
PRANA – Radiative properties of water vapour and clouds in Antarctica, PNRA: FIR spectral measurements for the radiative characterisation of water vapour, cirrus clouds, and PSC, 2012-2014
GSTPS-MZI – Study of measurement requirements of the ESA – Integrated MEOS Linbo3 Mach-Zehnder Interferometer for Spectrometry in the 0.5 To 5 micron Spectral Region, CGS, 2012-2014
FIRB – PROGRAMMA “FUTURO IN RICERCA” 2010 (RBFR10M3SB) “Optical simulators of quantum transport in photosynthetic systems and prospects for new solar energy technologies”