skiron

skiron

[′skē·rȯn]
(meteorology)
The Greek name for the northwest wind, which is cold in winter but hot and dry in summer.
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One such effort was establishment of a core group for desert-dust cycle modeling--that is, the SKIRON system for Mediterranean dust forecasts.
bsc.es/earth-sciences/mineral-dust-forecastsystem/bsc-dream8b-forecast); NAAPS-NRL (Navy Aerosol Analysis and Prediction System-Naval Research Laboratory; http://www.nrlmry.navy.mil/aerosol/)]; SKIRON (SKIRON dust operational model; http://forecast.uoa.gr/dustinfo.php), air masses back- trajectories [HYSPLIT (Hybrid Single Particle Lagrangian Integrated Trajectory; http://ready.arl.noaa.gov/HYSPLIT.php], and satellite images [Sea-WiFS (Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor; http://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov/SeaWiFS/BACKGROUND/)].
Kallos, "The regional weather forecasting system SKIRON: a general overview," in Proceedings of the Symposium on Regional WeatherPrediction on Parallel ComputerEnvironments, Athens, Greece, 1997
iTrix is a Montreal based company that is heavily involved in selling advertising on out-of-home advertising, centering mainly on the Montreal area, but also including Skiron Media, a Canada wide signage network located at ski resorts across Canada.
Based on dust forecast models like SKIRON (http://forecast.uoa.gr/dustindx.php) and DREAM (http://www.bsc.es) is possible to anticipate these situations and to perform that non-scheduled special measurements.
At the autumn solstice, the priestess of Athena, the priest of Poseidon, and the priest of Helios walked beneath an ornamental canopy from the Acropolis to a spot outside the city called Skiron, near a sanctuary of Demeter and Kore.
(8) Viento noroceidental: Maistros, Maistrali y Skiron.