Finokalia Atmospheric Observatory

The Finokalia atmospheric monitoring station is operated by the Environmental Chemical Processes Laboratory (ECPL) of the Department of Chemistry of the University of Crete.

The observatory is located at Finokalia, Lasithi (35° 20’N, 25° 40’A), in the Municipality of Ag. Nikolaos in the northern part of Crete. At an altitude of 250 m, close to the coastline, the site has a seamless front to the sea from East to West. No significant human activities are observed in the vicinity of the station at a distance closer than 15 km.