On September 24, 2019, the first meteorological station was installed in the context of the implementation of the LIFE GrIn project. During the installation works the researchers from the Hellenic Agricultural Organization “DEMETER”, Institute of Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems, Dr. K. Tsagari and Dr. N. Proutsos, with Mr. Th. Merkouris and S. Chochliouros, the agriculturists of the Municipality of Amaroussion, were present and supervising.
The station was installed in an urban green area of the Municipality, and it is able to automatically record high-precision data concerning of air temperature, relative humidity, soil temperature and humidity, ground heat flux, total solar and photosynthetic active radiation, wind velocity and turbulence, precipitation etc. The meteorological and micro-meteorological data will be recorded in a ten-minute time step.