Dr. Santo Salinas

Dr. Santo Salinas is a Senior Research Scientist at the Center for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing (CRISP) of the National University of Singapore. He specializes in atmospheric radiation, aerosol physics and remote sensing. He is Singapore's co-PI for NASA's Sun-photometer network (AERONET) as well as a co-PI of NASA's Micro-pulse lidar network (MPLNET). For the past few years he has worked and published on the aerosol environment in Singapore and the region, specially during periods of severe smoke/haze. In 2003, he completed his Ph.D. thesis titled: “Multi-dimensional Polarized Radiative Transfer Modeling of Titan’s Atmosphere” at the University of Gottingen, Germany."

The Aerosol Environment in South-East Asia: a MPLNET and AERONET Perspective