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Bampzelis Dimitrios

Department of Meteorology and Climatology

Laboratory Teaching Staff

Research Field Geology - Meteorology


Research Interests

  • Synoptic Meteorology

  • Dynamic Meteorology

  • Weather modification – Rain enhancement


Courses

Undergraduate, School of Geology

GGN 101Y         Mathematics I

GMC 209Y        Introduction to Computers

GMC 318Y        Meteorology

GMC 877E        Topics in Meteorology - Climatology

Undergraduate, School of Mathematics

1062 General and Dynamic Meteorology


Education

2013: Ph.D.: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Meteorology and Climatology. Title: «Investigation of Rain Enhancement Feasibility Potential: Application in the Wider Area of Thessaly».

1993: Μ.Sc.: University of Birmingham, U.K. School of Geography. Post-Graduate Diploma in Applied Meteorology and.

1992: Bs.C. (Honours): University of Ioannina, School of Positive Sciences, Department of Mathematics, Degree in Mathematics.


Selected publications

  • McGregor, G., and D. Bampzelis 1995: Synoptic Typing and its Applications to the Investigation of Weather Air Pollution Relationships, Birmingham, United Kingdom". Theoretical Applied Climatology 51, 223-236.

  • Dalezios, N.R., A. Loukas, and D. Bampzelis, 2001: Spatial Variability of Reference Evapotranspiration in Greece. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 27(23-24), 1031-1038.

  • Dalezios, N.R., A. Loukas, and D. Bampzelis, 2001: Universal Kriging of Hail Impact Energy in Greece. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 27(23-24), 1039-1043.

  • Dalezios R Nicolas, D. Bampzelis and C. Domenikiotis, 2009: An integrated methodological procedure for alternative drought mitigation in Greece, EWRA, European Water 27/28: 53-73.

  • Spiridonov V, Karacostas T, Bampzelis D, and I. Pytharoulis, 2015: Numerical simulation of airborne cloud seeding over Greece, using a convective cloud model. Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, Vol. 51, Issue 1, pp 11-27.

  • Karacostas T, Spiridonov V, Bampzelis D, Pytharoulis I, Tegoulias I, and K. Tymbanidis, 2016: Analysis and numerical simulation of a real cell merger using a three-dimensional cloud resolving model. Atm. Research 169, Part B, 547–555, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2015.09.011.

  • Pytharoulis I, Kotsopoulos S, Tegoulias I, Kartsios S, Bampzelis D, and T. Karacostas, 2016: Numerical modeling of an intense precipitation event and its associated lightning activity over northern Greece. Atm. Research 169, Part B, 523–538, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2015.06.019


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2310 99 8240

zanis@geo.auth.gr

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Zanis Prodromos

Department of Meteorology and Climatology

Professor

Research Field Atmospheric Environment - Air pollution


Research Interests

  • Chemical transformations , transport and dispersion processes in the atmosphere

  • Tropospheric ozone, photooxidants and aerosols –

  • Stratospheric ozone and stratosphere-troposphere exchange

  • Interactions of air composition and climate

  • Global scale air pollution problems

  • Climate change and air pollution in regional scale

  • Regional numerical modelling of climate, chemistry and air quality


Courses

Undergraduate, School of Geology

GMC 766Ε Atmospheric pollution and climate change

Undergraduate, School of Physics

ΑΠ1401/ ΑΠΕ201 Meteorology

Undergraduate, School of Mathematics

1061 Introduction in Meteorology and Climatology

Postgraduate in Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Environment, School of Geology

GMCM02E Atmospheric Pollution

GMCM103Y Thermodynamics and static of the atmosphere

GMCM304Y Atmospheric Boundary Layer

Postgraduate in Environmental Physics, School of Physics

ΜΦΠ603 Environmental Chemistry


Education

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Natural Sciences, School of Sciences, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland (1999)

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Atmospheric Sciences, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom (1994)

Degree in Physics (BSc), Physics Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), Greece (1992)


Selected publications

Zanis P., E. Katragkou, C. Ntogras, G. Marougianni, A. Tsikerdekis, H. Feidas, E. Anadranistakis, D. Melas, A transient high resolution regional climate simulation for Greece for the period 1960-2100: Evaluation and future projections, Climate Research, 64: 123–140, doi:10.3354/cr01304, 2015.

Zanis P., P. Hadjinicolaou, A. Pozzer, E. Tyrlis, S. Dafka, N. Mihalopoulos, J. Lelieveld, Summertime free tropospheric ozone pool over the Eastern Mediterranean/Middle East, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 14, 115–132, 2014.

Zanis P., C. Ntogras, A. Zakey, I. Pytharoulis, Th. Karacostas, Regional climate feedback of anthropogenic aerosols over Europe with RegCM3, Climate Research, 52, 267-278, 2012.

Zanis P., E. Katragkou, I. Tegoulias, A. Poupkou, D. Melas, P. Huszar, F. Giorgi, Evaluation of near surface ozone in air quality simulations forced by a regional climate model over Europe for the period 1991-2000, Atmospheric Environment, 45, 6489-6500, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.09, 2011.

Zanis P., A. Ganser, C. Zellweger, S. Henne, M. Steinbacher and J. Stahelin, Seasonal variability of measured ozone production efficiencies in the lower free troposphere of Central Europe, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 7, 223–236, 2007.

Zanis P., E. Maillard, J. Stahelin, C. Zerefos, E. Kosmidis and K. Tourpali, On the turnaround of stratospheric ozone trends deduced from the re-evaluated Umkehr record of Arosa, Switzerland, Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, D22307, doi:10.1029/2005JD006886, 2006.

Zanis P., et al., An estimate of the impact of stratosphere-to-troposphere transport (STT) on the lower free tropospheric ozone over the Alps using 10Be and 7Be measurements, Journal of Geophysical Research, 108(D12), 8520, doi: 10.1029/2002JD002604, 2003a.

Zanis P., et al., Seasonal variation of peroxy radicals in the lower free troposphere based on observations from the FREE Tropospheric EXperiments at Jungfraujoch in the Swiss Alps, Geophysical Research Letters, 30(10), 1497, doi:10.1029/2003GL017122, 2003b.

Zanis P., et al., Forecast, observation and modelling of a deep stratospheric intrusion event over Europe, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 3, 763-777, 2003c.

Zanis P., P.S. Monks, E. Schuepbach, L.J. Carpenter, T.J. Green, G.P. Mills, S. Bauguitte, and S.A. Penkett, In-situ ozone production under free tropospheric conditions during FREETEX ’98 in the Swiss Alps, Journal of Geophysical Research, 105(D19), 24,223-24,234, 2000.


Contact

2310 99 8404

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Tolika Konstantia (Dia)

Department of Meteorology and Climatology

Assistant Professor

Research Field Climatology-Climate Change


Research Interests

Climatology-Climate Change

Statistical and Dynamical downscaling, Climate Models

Scenarios – Future Projections

Extreme events, Precipitation – Temperature

Climate – Statistical Analysis, Atmospheric Circulation – Circulation Types


Courses

Undergraduate, School of Geology

GMC431E Climatology – Climate of Mediterranean and Greece

GMC657E Historical Climatology with Elements of Palaeoclimatology

GMC766E Atmospheric Pollution and Climate Changes

GMC877E Topics in Meteorology and Climatology

Postgraduate in Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Environment, School of Geology

GMCM 102Y Computer Programming

GMCM 204Y Climate of Mediterranean and Greece

GMCM206Y Methods of Climate Analysis

GMCM303Y Climate Change


Education

Doctor in Climatology – Climate Change Department of Meteorology and Climatology, School of Geology Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2006).

MSc in Meteorology and Climatology, Department of Meteorology and Climatology, School of Geology Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2002)

BSc in Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2000)


Selected publications

Tolika, K., Anagnostopoulou, C., Velikou, K., Vagenas, C. A comparison of the updated very high resolution model RegCM3_10km with the previous version RegCM3_25km over the complex terrain of Greece: present and future projections (2016) Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 126 (3-4), pp. 715-726.

Makris, C., Galiatsatou, P., Tolika, K., Anagnostopoulou, C., Kombiadou, K., Prinos, P., Velikou, K., Kapelonis, Z., Tragou, E., Androulidakis, Y., Athanassoulis, G., Vagenas, C., Tegoulias, I., Baltikas, V., Krestenitis, Y., Gerostathis, T., Belibassakis, K., Rusu, E. Climate change effects on the marine characteristics of the Aegean and Ionian Seas (2016) Ocean Dynamics, 66 (12), pp. 1603-1635

Tolika, K., Maheras, P., Pytharoulis, I., Anagnostopoulou, C. The anomalous low and high temperatures of 2012 over Greece - An explanation from a meteorological and climatological perspective (2014) Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 14 (3), pp. 501-507

Anagnostopoulou, C., Zanis, P., Katragkou, E., Tegoulias, I., Tolika, K. Recent past and future patterns of the Etesian winds based on regional scale climate model simulations (2014) Climate Dynamics, 42 (7-8), pp. 1819-1836

Tolika K., Zanis P. and Anagnostopoulou C. (2012) Regional climate change scenarios for Greece: Future temperature and Precipitation projections from Ensembles of RCMs. Global Nest Journal, Vol14, No4, pp. 407-421

Anagnostopoulou C. and Tolika K. (2012) Extreme precipitation in Europe: A guide to threshold selection. Theoretical and Applied Climatology 2012, 107, 479-489

Tolika K, I Pytharoulis, P Maheras (2011) The anomalous high temperatures of November 2010 over Greece: Meteorological and climatological aspects Natural Hazards and Earth System Science Volume 11, Issue 10, 2011, Pages 2705-2714

Flocas, M Hatzaki, K Tolika, C Anagnostopoulou, E Kostopoulou, C Giannakopoulos, E Kolokytha, I Tegoulias (2011) Evaluating the ability of three RCM/GCM couples to Represent the relationship of large scale circulation with climate extremes over the Mediterranean. Climate Research Volume 46, Issue 3, 2011, Pages 197-209

K. Tolika, P Maheras, I Tegoulias (2009) Extreme temperatures in Greece during 2007: Could this be a “return to the future”?. Geophysical Research Letters, Volume 36, Issue 10, 28 May 2009, Pages L10813

Anagnostopoulou Chr, Tolika K, Maheras P (2009). Classification Of Circulation Types: A New Flexible Automatic Approach Applicable to NCEP and GCM Data. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, Theoretical and Applied Climatology Volume 96, Issue 1-2, 2009, Pages 3-15


Contact

2310 99 8640

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Mavromatis Theodoros

Department of Meteorology and Climatology

Associate Professor

Research Field Meteorology-Agrometeorology


Research Interests

Climatology-Agrometeorology/Agroclimatology

Crop simulation models

Crop-climate relationships

Hydrometeorology


Courses

Undergraduate, School of Geology

Hydrometeorology

Historical climatology with elements of Palaeoclimatology
 

Postgraduate in Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Environment, School of Geology

Agrometeorology

Undergraduate, Faculty of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment

Meteorology and Climatology


Education

PhD, Climate Research Unit, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK (1997)

BSc in Geology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (1991)


Selected publications

  • Mavromatis, T and Jones, P.D. Comparison of climate change scenario construction methodologies for impact assessment studies. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 91, 51 – 67, 1998

  • Mearns, L.O., Mavromatis, T., Tsvetsinskaya, E., Hays, C. and Easterling, W. Comparative Responses of EPIC and CERES Crop Models to High and Low Resolution Climate Change Scenarios. Journal of Geophysical Research, 104(D6), 6623 – 6646, 1999

  • Mavromatis, T., Boote, K.J., Jones, J.W., Irmak, A., Shinde, D. and Hoogenboom, G. Developing genetic coefficients for crop simulation models with data from crop performance trials, Crop Science, 41, 40-51, 2000

  • Hansen, J.W., and Mavromatis, T. Correcting low-frequency variability bias in stochastic weather generators, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 109, 297-310., 2001

  • Tsvetsinskaya, E.A., Mearns, L.O., Mavromatis, T., Gao, W., McDaniel, L.R., and Downton, M.W. The effect of spatial scale of climate change scenarios on simulated maize, winter wheat, and rice production in the southeastern United States. Climatic Change, 60, 37-72, 2003

  • Mavromatis, T. Drought index evaluation for assessing future wheat production in Greece. International Journal of Climatology, 27, 911-92, 2007

  • Mavromatis T., 2012. Changes in exceptional hydrological and meteorological weekly event frequencies in Greece. Climatic Change, 110, 249-267, 2012

  • Koufos G, Mavromatis Τ, Koundouras S, Fyllas N, Jones G. Viticulture-Climate relationships in Greece: the impacts of recent climate trends on harvest date variation, International Journal of Climatology, 34, 1445-1459, 2014

  • Mavromatis T. Pre-season Prediction of Regional Rainfed Wheat Yield in Northern Greece with CERES-Wheat.Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 117, 653-665, 2014

  • Mavromatis T. Crop–Climate Relationships of Cereals in Greece and the Impacts of Recent Climate Trends, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 120, 417-432, 2015


Contact

2310 99 8456

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Karacostas Theodore

Department of Meteorology and Climatology

Professor

Research Field Meteorology- Climatology, with emphasis on Dynamic Meteorology, Weather Modification and Climate Change


Research Interests

Meteorology

Cloud Physics

Weather Modification

Extreme weather events

Climate Change


Courses

Undergraduate Program, School of Mathematics, AUTH

General and Dynamic Meteorology

Postgraduate Program in “Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Environment”, School of Geology, AUTH

Dynamic Meteorology

Cloud Physics and Weather Modification

InterFaculty Master Program on complex systems and networks, School of Mathematics, AUTH

Special Topics in Life Networks and Geo-ecological Systems SPRING SEMESTER


Education

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Wyoming U.S.A. (1981)

Master of Science in Atmospheric Science, University of Wyoming U.S.A. (1978)

Bachelor in Mathematics, School of Mathematics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1974)


Selected publications

Douka, M., Karacostas, T., Statistical analyses of extreme rainfall events in Thessaloniki, Greece (2018) Atmospheric Research, 208, pp. 60-77.

Michaelides, S., Karacostas, T. High impact atmospheric processes in the Mediterranean (2018) Atmospheric Research, 208, pp. 1-3.

Karacostas, T., Kartsios, S., Pytharoulis, I., Tegoulias, I., Bampzelis, D. Observations and modelling of the characteristics of convective activity related to a potential rain enhancement program in central Greece (2018) Atmospheric Research, 208, pp. 218-228.

Michaelides, S., Karacostas, T., Sánchez, J.L., Retalis, A., Pytharoulis, I., Homar, V., Romero, R., Zanis, P., Giannakopoulos, C., Bühl, J., Ansmann, A., Merino, A., Melcón, P., Lagouvardos, K., Kotroni, V., Bruggeman, A., López-Moreno, J.I., Berthet, C., Katragkou, E., Tymvios, F., Hadjimitsis, D.G., Mamouri, R.-E., Nisantzi, A. Reviews and perspectives of high impact atmospheric processes in the Mediterranean (2018) Atmospheric Research, 208, pp. 4-44.

Tsikerdekis, A., Zanis, P., Steiner, A.L., Solmon, F., Amiridis, V., Marinou, E., Katragkou, E., Karacostas, T., Foret, G. Impact of dust size parameterizations on aerosol burden and radiative forcing in RegCM4 (2017) Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17 (2), pp. 769-791.

Karacostas, T., Spiridonov, V., Bampzelis, D., Pytharoulis, I., Tegoulias, I., Tymbanidis, K., Analysis and numerical simulation of a real cell merger using a three-dimensional cloud resolving model (2016) Atmospheric Research, 169, pp. 547-555.


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2310 99 8899

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Feidas Haralambos

Department of Meteorology and Climatology

Professor

Research Field Meteorology with emphasis on Satellite Meteorology and Climatology


Research Interests

  • Satellite meteorology and climatology.
  • Development and validation of satellite rainfall retrieval techniques.
  • Detection, monitoring and nowcasting of heavy precipitated cloud systems in satellite images.
  • Regional climate changes.
  • Mapping of climate data.
  • Geographic Information Systems in meteorology and climatology.
  • Applied climatology (relationship of climate and veterinary parasitology).
  • Satellite remote sensing for environmental studies.


Courses

Undergraduate Program, School of Geology

GMC 318Y General Meteorology

GMC 877E Topics in Meteorology-Climatology

GGG 890E Educational Applications of Digital Technologies in Geology

Undergraduate Program, School of Mathematics

1061 Introduction to Meteorology and Climatology

Undergraduate Program, School of Biology

Ο.ΠΒ.5.13 Meteorology-Climatology

Postgraduate Program in “Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Environment”, School of Geology

GMCM203Y Satellite Meteorology and Climatology


Education

PhD in Satellite Meteorology, University of Athens, Department of Physics, Division of Applied Physics, Athens, Greece (1999)

MSc in Meteorology, University of Athens, Department of Physics, Division of Applied Physics, Athens, Greece (1994)

BSc in Physics, University of Athens, Department of Physics, Athens, Greece (1991)


Selected publications

Feidas Η., Porcu F, Puca S, Rinollo A, Lagouvardos C, Kotroni V (2016) Validation of the H-SAF precipitation product H03 over Greece using rain gauge data. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, doi: 10.1007/s00704-016-1981-9

Feidas H. (2016) Trend analysis of air temperature time series in Greece and their relationship with circulation using surface and satellite data: Recent trends and an update to 2013. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, doi:10.1007/s00704-016-1854-2.

Zanis P., E. Katragkou, C. Ntogras, G. Marougianni , A. Tsikerdekis, H. Feidas, E. Anadranistakis, D. Melas (2015). A transient high resolution regional climate simulation for Greece over the period 1960-2100: Evaluation and future projections. Climate Research, Vol. 64: 123-140.

Feidas Η., A. Karagiannidis, S. Keppas, M. Vaitis, Th. Kontos, P. Zanis, D. Melas, E. Anadranistakis (2013) Modeling and mapping temperature and precipitation climate data in Greece using topographical and geographical parameters. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 118: 133–146.

Giannakos A., H. Feidas (2012) Classification of convective and stratiform rain based on the spectral and textural features of Meteosat Second Generation infrared data. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 113(3-4): 495-510.

Feidas, H., A. Giannakos (2012) Classifying convective and stratiform rain using multispectral infrared Meteosat Second Generation satellite data. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 108(3): 613-630.

Kolios S. and H. Feidas (2011) An automated nowcasting system of mesoscale convective systems for the Mediterranean basin using Meteosat imagery. Part I: System description. Meteorological Applications, 20(3): 287 - 295.

Kolios S. and H. Feidas (2010) A warm season climatology of mesoscale convective systems in the Mediterranean basin using satellite data. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 102(1): 29-42

Feidas H. (2010) Validation of satellite rainfall products over Greece. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 99(1): 193-216


Contact

2310 99 8414

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Anagnostopoulou Christina

Department of Meteorology and Climatology

Associate Professor

Research Field Climatology-Synoptic and Dynamic Climatology


Research Interests

Climatology-Synoptic Climatology-Weather Types

Dynamic Climatology – Teleconnection Patterns Κλιματικά ΜοντέλαΔυναμικός Υποβιβασμός Κλίμακας

Climate Change - Regional Climate Models-Dynamical Downscaling

ExtremesClimate HazardsStatistical Climatology


Courses

Undergraduate, School of Geology

GMC 209Υ Introduction to Computers

GMC 431E Climatology - Climate of Mediterranean and Greece

GMC 767E Applied and Dynamic Climatology
 

Postgraduate in Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Environment, School of Geology

GMCM101 Software development

GMCM104Y Mediterranean – Greek Climate

GMCM 302Y Synoptical and Dynamical Climatology


Education

Doctor at Climatology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2003)

MSc in in Meteorology-Climatology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (1999)

BSc in Geology, Faculty of Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (1996)


Selected publications

Vagenas, C., Anagnostopoulou, C., & Tolika, K. (2017). Climatic Study of the Marine Surface Wind Field over the Greek Seas with the Use of a High Resolution RCM Focusing on Extreme Winds. Climate, 5(2), 29.

Anagnostopoulou C (2016) Drought episodes over Greece as simulated by dynamical and statistical downscaling approaches Theoretical and Applied Climatology, doi: 10.1007/s00704-016-1799-5

Tolika K., Anagnostopoulou Ch., Velikou K., Vagenas Ch. (2015). A comparison of the updated very high resolution model RegCM3_10km with the previous version RegCM3_25km over the complex terrain of Greece: present and future projections. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, doi:10.1007/s00704-015-1583-y

Rousi Ε, Anagnostopoulou C., Tolika K., Maheras P, (2015) Representing teleconnection patterns over Europe: A comparison of SOM and PCA methods. Atmospheric Research. 152, 123-137.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosres.2013.11.010

Anagnostopoulou C. Zanis P., Katragkou E. Tegoulia I and Tolika K (2014) Recent past and future patterns of the Etesian winds based on regional scale climate model simulations. Clim Dyn. DOI 10.1007/s00382-013-1936-0

Anagnostopoulou C. and Tolika K. (2012) Extreme precipitation in Europe: statistical threshold selection based on climatological criteria. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, DOI 10.1007/s00704-011-0487-8.

Tolika K., Zanis P. and Anagnostopoulou C. (2012) Regional climate change scenarios for Greece: Future temperature and Precipitation projections from Ensembles of RCMs. Global NEST Journal, 14(4), 407-421

Flocas H., Hatzaki M, Tolika K., Anagnostopoulou C, Kostopoulou E., Giannakopoulos C, Kolokytha E, Tegoulias I(2011) Ability of RCM/GCM couples to represent the relationship of large scale circulation to climate extremes over the Mediterranean region. Climate Research, 46, 197-209.

Anagnostopoulou Chr, Tolika K, Maheras P (2009). Classification Of Circulation Types: A New Flexible Automatic Approach Applicable to NCEP and GCM Data. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 96,3-15. DOI 10.1007/s00704-008-0032-6


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2310998477

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Pytharoulis Ioannis

Department of Meteorology and Climatology

Associate Professor

Research Field Synoptic Meteorology


Research Interests

Study of synoptic and meso scale meteorological systems focusing on extreme weather events

Operational numerical weather prediction

Optimization and use of global and limited area atmospheric numerical models

Evaluation of atmospheric numerical models


Courses

Undergraduate, School of Geology

GGN 101Υ General Mathematics Ι

GGN 214Υ General Mathematics ΙΙ

GGN 323E General Mathematics ΙΙΙ

GMC 884E Synoptic and Dynamic Meteorology

Postgraduate in Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Environment, School of Geology

GMCM 202Y Synoptic Meteorology

GMCM 305Y Numerical Weather Prediction


Education

Ph.D. in Meteorology, Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, United Kingdom (2000)

M.Sc. in Weather, Climate and Modelling, Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, United Kingdom (1995)

B.Sc. in Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (1994)


Selected publications

Pytharoulis, Analysis of a Mediterranean tropical-like cyclone and its sensitivity to the sea surface temperatures. Atmospheric Research, 208, 167-179, 2018
Pytharoulis et al., Sensitivity of a Mediterranean Tropical-Like Cyclone to Physical Parameterizations. Atmosphere, 9, 436, 2018

Pytharoulis et al., Numerical modeling of an intense precipitation event and its associated lightning activity over northern Greece. Atmospheric Research, 169, 523-538, 2016

Karacostas et al., Analysis and numerical simulation of a real cell merger using a three-dimensional cloud resolving model. Atmospheric Research, 169, 547-555, 2016

Spiridonov et al., Numerical simulation of airborne cloud seeding over Greece, using a convective cloud model. Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, 51(1), 11-27, 2015

Matsangouras et al., Numerical modeling and analysis of the effect of complex Greek topography on tornadogenesis. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 14, 1905-1919, 2014

Pytharoulis et al., Study of lightning activity with the use of high-resolution simulations. Geographies, 20, 51-78, 2012

Katsafados et al., Numerical simulation of a deep Mediterranean storm and its sensitivity on sea surface temperature. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 11, 1233-1246, 2011

Louka et al., Improvements in wind speed forecasts for wind power prediction purposes using Kalman filtering. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 96, 2348-2362, 2008

Kallos & Pytharoulis, Short-term predictions (weather forecasting purposes). Encycl. of Hydrological Sciences, 2791-2811, 2005

Thorncroft & Pytharoulis, A dynamical approach to seasonal prediction of Atlantic tropical cyclone activity. Weather and Forecasting, 16, 725-734, 2001

Pytharoulis et al., The hurricane-like Mediterranean cyclone of January 1995. Meteorological Applications, 7, 261-279, 2000

Pytharoulis & Thorncroft, The low-level structure of African Easterly Waves in 1995. Mon. Wea. Rev., 127, 2266-2280, 1999


Contact

2310998307

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Katragkou Eleni

Department of Meteorology and Climatology

Associate Professor

Research Field Physical Climatology-Climate Models


Research Interests

Physical Climatology

Regional Climate Modeling

Atmospheric Model Evaluation


Courses

Undergraduate, School of Geology

GMC 209 Introduction to computing

GGN 539E  Geological Terminology I

 

Undergraduate, School of Mathematics

Dynamic Meteorology

 

Postgraduate in Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Environment, School of Geology

GMCM101Y Practical Meteorology

GMCM105Y Solar and Earth Radiation

GMCM 306Y Climate Modeling

 

Postgraduate in Environmental Physics, School of Physics

ΜΦΠ702 Atmospheric Measurement Techniques


Education

Doctor rerum naturalium (Dr. rer. nat.) University of Heidelberg, Germany (2003)

MSc in Atmospheric Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2000)

BSc in Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (1998)


Selected publications

 

  1. Davin et al, Biogeophysical impacts of forestation in Europe: first results from the LUCAS (Land Use and Climate Across Scales) regional climate model intercomparison, Earth Syst. Dynam., 11, 183–200, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-11-183-2020, 2020.  
  2. Pavlidis et al., Investigating the sensitivity to resolving aerosol interactions in downscaling regional model experiments with WRFv3.8.1 over Europe, Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-2019-161, accepted in GMD, 2019
  3. Jack C. and Katragkou E., Evaluation of downscaling methods over Europe: results of the EU-COST Action VALUE, International Journal of Climatology, doi: 10.1002/joc.6184, 2019
  4. Fita et al., CORDEX-WRF v1.3: Development of a module for the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model to support the CORDEX community (2019) Geosci. Model Dev., 12 (3), pp. 1029-1066. doi: 10.5194/gmd-12-1029-2019. 
  5. Knist et al., Land-atmosphere coupling in EURO-CORDEX evaluation experiments, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, doi: 10.1002/2016JD025476, 2017
  6. Flemming et al., The CAMS interim Reanalysis of Carbon Monoxide, Ozone and Aerosol for 2003–2015, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 1945-1983, 2017
  7. Katragkou et al., Regional climate hindcast simulations within EURO-CORDEX: evaluation of a WRF multi-physics ensemble, Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 603-618, 2015.
  8. Katragkou et al., Evaluation of near surface ozone over Europe from the MACC reanalysis, Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 2299-2314, 2015.
  9. Colette et al., Is the ozone climate penalty robust in Europe? Environ. Res. Lett., 10 084015, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/8/084015, 2015.
  10. Eskes et al., Validation of reactive gases and aerosols in the MACC global analysis and forecast system, Geosci. Model Dev., 8,3523-3546, 2015.
  11. Vautard et al., The simulation of European heat waves from an ensemble of regional climate models within the EURO-CORDEX project, Clim Dyn, 41 (9-10), pp. 2555-2575, 2013
  12. Katragkou et al., Future climate change impacts on summer surface ozone from regional climate-air quality simulations over Europe, J. Geophys. Res., 116, D22307, doi:10.1029/2011JD015899, 2011
  13. Katragkou et al., Decadal regional air quality simulations over Europe in present climate: near surface ozone sensitivity to external meteorological forcing, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 11805-11821, 2010


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