People and Institutions



Scientific coordinator

Elena Roget correu

Web contents manager

Anna Drou correu

People and Institutions

Jordi Badosa


Place of work:

Group of Environmental Physics
Department of Physics
University of Girona

Professional experience:

Professor and researcher.

Topics of interest:

Solar total and solar UV radiations; cloud detection; effects of clouds and aerosols on solar radiation.

Active research projects:

Adaptation mechanisms of the mediterranian species to UV-B radiation and its importance in reducing the availability of water as a consequence of this change (2006-2010).

Clouds and climate change: insolation and cloudiness variability and trends in the Iberian Peninsula, and measurement and modelling of the surface radiative effects of clouds (2006-2010).

Representative publications:

Badosa, J. , R. L. McKenzie, M. Kotkamp, J. Calbó, J. A. González, P. V. Johnston, M. Oneill and D.J. Anderson (2007), Towards closure between measured and modelled UV under clear skies at four diverse sites. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 2817-2837.

Badosa, J, J-A. González, J. Calbó, M. van Weele, R. McKenzie (2005), Using a parameterization of a radiative transfer model to build high resolution maps of typical clear sky UV index in Catalonia, Spain. J. Amer. Meteo., 44(6), 789-803.

McKenzie, R L., J. Badosa, M. Kotkamp, P. V. Johnston (2005) Effects of the temperature dependence in PTFE diffusers on observed UV irradiances. Geophys Res Lett, 32, (L06808), doi:10.1029/2004GL022268.

Badosa J., M. van Weele, M. Allaart (2002), Effects of Aerosol son UV Index. Scientific Report (WR-2002-07) KNMI (Netherlands).