Recent Publications


Akritidis D., A. Pozzer, J. Flemming, A. Inness, P. Nédélec, P. Zanis, A process-oriented evaluation of CAMS reanalysis ozone during tropopause folds over Europe for the period 2003–2018, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics,, 2022.

Georgoulias A. K., D. Akritidis, A. Kalisoras, J. Kapsomenakis, D. Melas, C. S. Zerefos, P. Zanis, Climate change projections for Greece in the 21st century from high-resolution EURO-CORDEX RCM simulations, Atmospheric Research, 106049,, 2022.

Sofiadis et al., Afforestation impact on soil temperature in regional climate model simulations over Europe, Geosci. Model Dev., 15, 595–616,, 2022.

Logothetis I., S. Dafka, K. Tourpali, S. Misios, P. Zanis, E. Xoplaki, J. Luterbacher, E. Papagianoulis; The southeast Asian Monsoon and ENSO impact on the summer atmospheric circulation of East Mediterranean during 20th century based on ERA-20C and CMIP5 simulations, International Journal of Climatology, 1–16., 2022.

Zanis P., D. Akritidis, S. Turnock, V. Naik, S. Szopa, A. Κ. Georgoulias, S. E. Bauer, M. Deushi, L. W. Horowitz, J. Keeble, P. Le Sager, F. M. O’Connor, N. Oshima, K. Tsigaridis, T. van Noije, Climate change penalty and benefit on surface ozone: A global perspective based on CMIP6 Earth System Models, Environmental Research Letters, 17, 024014, 2022.


Akritidis D., A. Pozzer, J. Flemming, A. Inness, P. Zanis, A global climatology of tropopause folds in CAMS and MERRA-2 reanalysis, Journal of Geophysical Research,, 2021.

Akritidis, D.; Zanis, P.; Georgoulias, A.K.; Papakosta, E.; Tzoumaka, P.; Kelessis, A. Implications of COVID-19 Restriction Measures in Urban Air Quality of Thessaloniki, Greece: A Machine Learning Approach. Atmosphere, 12, 1500. atmos12111500, 2021.

Alexandridis, T.K., Ovakoglou, G., Cherif, I., Gómez Giménez, M., Laneve, G., Kasampalis, D., Moshou, D., Kartsios, S., Karypidou, M.C., Katragkou, E., Herrera García, S., Kganyago, M., Mashiyi, N., Pattnayak, K., Challinor, A., Pritchard, R., Brockington, D., Kagoyire, C., Suarez Beltran, J., Designing AfriCultuReS services to support food security in Africa, Transactions in GIS, 25 (2), pp. 692-720. DOI: 10.1111/tgis.12684, 2021

Ban, N., Caillaud, C., Coppola, E., Pichelli, E., Sobolowski, S., Adinolfi, M., Ahrens, B., Alias, A., Anders, I., Bastin, S., Belušić, D., Berthou, S., Brisson, E., Cardoso, R.M., Chan, S.C., Christensen, O.B., Fernández, J., Fita, L., Frisius, T., Gašparac, G., Giorgi, F., Goergen, K., Haugen, J.E., Hodnebrog, Ø., Kartsios, S., Katragkou, E., Kendon, E.J., Keuler, K., Lavin-Gullon, A., Lenderink, G., Leutwyler, D., Lorenz, T., Maraun, D., Mercogliano, P., Milovac, J., Panitz, H.-J., Raffa, M., Remedio, A.R., Schär, C., Soares, P.M.M., Srnec, L., Steensen, B.M., Stocchi, P., Tölle, M.H., Truhetz, H., Vergara-Temprado, J., de Vries, H., Warrach-Sagi, K., Wulfmeyer, V., Zander, M.J., The first multi-model ensemble of regional climate simulations at kilometer-scale resolution, part I: evaluation of precipitation, Climate Dynamics, 57 (1-2), pp. 275-302. DOI: 10.1007/s00382-021-05708-w, 2021

Griffiths, P. T., Murray, L. T., Zeng, G., Archibald, A. T., Emmons, L. K., Galbally, I., Hassler, B., Horowitz, L. W., Keeble, J., Liu, J., Moeini, O., Naik, V., O’Connor, F. M., Shin, Y. M.,

Tarasick, D., Tilmes, S., Turnock, S. T., Wild, O., Young, P. J., and Zanis, P.: Tropospheric ozone in CMIP6 Simulations, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 21, 4187–4218,, 2021.

Kampouri A., Amiridis V., Solomos S., Spyrou C., Marinou E., Gialitaki A., Georgoulias A.K., Akritidis D., Papagiannopoulos N., Mona L., Pytharoulis I., Karacostas T., and Zanis P.: Investigation of volcanic emissions in the Mediterranean: “The Etna-Antikythera connection”, Atmosphere, 12, 40,, 2021.

Keppas Ch, S.; Papadogiannaki, S.; Parliari, D.; Kontos, S.; Poupkou, A.; Tzoumaka, P.; Kelessis, A.; Zanis, P.; Casasanta, G.; de’Donato, F.; et al. Future Climate Change Impact on Urban Heat Island in Two Mediterranean Cities Based on High-Resolution Regional Climate Simulations. Atmosphere, 12, 884,, 2021.

Lavin-Gullon, A., Fernandez, J., Bastin, S., Cardoso, R.M., Fita, L., Giannaros, T.M., Goergen, K., Gutierrez, J.M., Kartsios, S., Katragkou, E., Lorenz, T., Milovac, J., Soares, P.M.M., Sobolowski, S., Warrach-Sagi, K., Internal variability versus multi-physics uncertainty in a regional climate model, International Journal of Climatology, 41 (S1), pp. E656-E671., DOI: 10.1002/joc.6717, 2021

Nabih S., O. Tzoraki, P. Zanis, T. Tsikerdekis, D. Akritidis, I. Kontogeorgos and L. Benaabidate: Alteration of the Ecohydrological Status of the Intermittent Flow Rivers and Ephemeral Streams due to the Climate Change Impact (Case Study: Tsiknias River), Hydrology, 8, 43,, 2021.



Akritidis D., E. Katragkou, A. K. Georgoulias, P. Zanis, S. Kartsios, J. Flemming, A. Inness, J. Douros, and H. Eskes: A complex aerosol transport event over Europe during the 2017 Storm Ophelia in CAMS forecast systems: analysis and evaluation, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13557–13578,, 2020.

Allen, R. J., Turnock, S., Nabat, P., Neubauer, D., Lohmann, U., Olivie, D., Oshima, N., Michou, M., Wu, T., Zhang, J., Takemura, T., Schulz, M., Tsigaridis, K., Bauer, S. E., Emmons, L., Horowitz, L., Naik, V., van Noije, T., Bergman, T., Lamarque, J.-F., Zanis, P., Tegen, I., Westervelt, D. M., Le Sager, P., Good, P., Shim, S., O’Connor, F., Akritidis, D., Georgoulias, A. K., Deushi, M., Sentman, L. T., Fujimori, S., and Collins, W. J.: Climate and air quality impacts due to mitigation of non-methane near-term climate forcers, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 20, 9641–9663,, 2020.

Coppola, E., Sobolowski, S., Pichelli, E. .. S. Kartsios, E. Katragkou, …et al. A first-of-its-kind multi-model convection permitting ensemble for investigating convective phenomena over Europe and the Mediterranean. Climate Dynamics, 55, 3–34,, 2020.

Dafka S., D. Akritidis, P. Zanis, A. Pozzer, E. Xoplaki, J. Luterbacher and C. Zerefos: On the link between the Etesian winds, tropopause folds and tropospheric ozone over the EM during summer, Atmospheric Research, 248(2021), 105161,, 2020.

Davin, E. L., Rechid, D., Breil, M.,Cardoso, R. M., Coppola, E., Hoffmann, P., Jach, L. L., Katragkou, E., de Noblet-Ducoudré, N., Radtke, K., Raffa, M., Soares, P. M. M.,Sofiadis, G., Strada, S., Strandberg, G., Tölle, M. H., Warrach-Sagi,K., and Wulfmeyer, V.: Biogeophysical impacts of forestation in Europe: first results from the LUCAS (Land Use and Climate Across Scales) regional climate model intercomparison,  Earth System Dynamics, 11, 183–200,, 2020.

Georgoulias, A.K.; Marinou, E.; Tsekeri, A.; Proestakis, E.; Akritidis, D.; Alexandri, G.; Zanis, P.; Balis, D.; Marenco, F.; Tesche, M.; Amiridis, V. A First Case Study of CCN Concentrations from Spaceborne Lidar Observations. Remote Sensing, 12, 1557, 2020.

Georgoulias, A; Boersma, K; van Vliet, J; Zhang, X.i; van der A, R.; Zanis, P.; de Laat, J.,Detection of NO2 pollution plumes from individual ships with the TROPOMI/S5P satellite sensor, Environmental Research Letters, 15 (2020) 124037,, 2020.

Jacob, D., Teichmann, C., Sobolowski, S., Katragkou, E., et al, Regional climate downscaling over Europe: perspectives from the EURO-CORDEX community, Regional Environmental Change, 20 (2), art. no. 51, 2020.

Karypidou, M.C., Almpanidou, V., Tompkins, A.M., Mazaris A.D., Gewehr S., Mourelatos S., Katragkou E., Projected shifts in the distribution of malaria vectors due to climate change. Climatic Change (accepted), 2020.

Lavin-Gullon, A., Fernandez, J., Bastin, S., Cardoso, R.M., Fita, L., Giannaros, T.M., Goergen, K., Gutierrez, J.M., Kartsios, S., Katragkou, E., Lorenz, T., Milovac, J., Soares, P.M.M., Sobolowski, S., Warrach-Sagi, K. Internal variability versus multi-physics uncertainty in a regional climate model, International Journal of Climatology, 2020.

Logothetis I., Tourpali K., Misios S., Zanis P., Etesians and the summer circulation over East Mediterranean in Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 5 simulations: Connections to the Indian summer monsoon, International Journal of Climatology, 40(2), pp. 1118-1131, 4., 2020.

Pavlidis, V., Katragkou, E., Prein, A., Georgoulias, A.K., Kartsios, S., Zanis, P., Karacostas, T., Investigating the sensitivity to resolving aerosol interactions in downscaling regional model experiments with WRFv3.8.1 over Europe, Geoscientific Model Development, 13 (6), pp. 2511-2532, 2020.

Zanis, P., Akritidis, D., Georgoulias, A. K., Allen, R. J., Bauer, S. E., Boucher, O., Cole, J., Johnson, B., Deushi, M., Michou, M., Mulcahy, J., Nabat, P., Olivie, D., Oshima, N., Sima, A., Schulz, M., Takemura, T., and Tsigaridis, K.: Fast responses on pre-industrial climate from present-day aerosols in a CMIP6 multi-model study, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 20, 8381–8404,, 2020.


Akritidis D., A. Pozzer, and P. Zanis, On the impact of future climate change on tropopause folds and tropospheric ozone, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 19, 14387–14401,, 2019.

Dafka S., A. Toreti, P. Zanis, E. Xoplaki, J. Luterbacher: Twenty-first-century changes in the Eastern Mediterranean Etesians and associated mid-latitude atmospheric circulation, Journal of Geophysical Research,, 124, 12741–12754, 2019.

Fita, L., Polcher, J., Giannaros, T.M., Lorenz, T., Milovac, J., Sofiadis, G., Katragkou, E., Bastin, S. 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.

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.618, 2019

Kourtidis K. and Georgoulias A.K., An alternative approach for deriving emission inventories solely from satellite data: Demonstration for NO2 over China, Frontiers in Environmental Science, 7:138, doi:10.3389/fenvs.2019.00138, 2019.

 Tarasick, D, Galbally, IE, Cooper, OR, Schultz, MG, Ancellet, G, Leblanc, T, Wallington, TJ, Ziemke, J, Liu, X, Steinbacher, M, Staehelin, J, Vigouroux, C, Hannigan, JW, García, O, Foret, G, Zanis, P, Weatherhead, E, Petropavlovskikh, I, Worden, H, Osman, M, Liu, J, Chang, K-L, Gaudel, A, Lin, M, Granados-Muñoz, M, Thompson, AM, Oltmans, SJ, Cuesta, J, Dufour, G, Thouret, V, Hassler, B, Trickl, T and Neu, JL.: Tropospheric Ozone Assessment Report: Tropospheric ozone from 1877 to 2016, observed levels, trends and uncertainties, Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene, 7: 39. DOI:, 2019.

Tsikerdekis, A., Zanis, P., Georgoulias, A.K., Alexandri, G., Katragkou, E., Karacostas, T., Solmon, F. Direct and semi-direct radiative effect of North African dust in present and future regional climate simulations, Climate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-019-04788-z, 2019.

Velikou, K., K. Tolika, C. Anagnostopoulou, P. Zanis, Sensitivity analysis of RegCM4 model: present time simulations over the Mediterranean, Theoretical and Applied Climatology,, 136:1185–1208, 2019.


Akritidis D., E. Katragkou, P. Zanis, I. Pytharoulis, D. Melas, J. Flemming, A. Inness, H. Clark, M. Plu, and H. Eskes, A deep stratosphere-to-troposphere ozone transport event over Europe simulated in CAMS global and regional forecast systems: Analysis and evaluation, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 18, 15515–15534, 2018.

Avgoustoglou E., I.T. Matsangouras, I. Pytharoulis, N. Kamperakis, M. Mylonas, P.T. Nastos and H.W. Bluestein, 2018: Numerical modeling analysis of the mesoscale environment conducive to two tornado events using the COSMO.Gr model over Greece. Atmospheric Research, 208, 148-155. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2017.07.022

Dafka S., A. Toreti, J. Luterbacher, P. Zanis, E. Tyrlis and E. Xoplaki, Simulating extreme Etesians over the Aegean and Implications for Wind Energy Production in Southeastern Europe, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 57, 1123-1134, doi: 10.1175/JAMC-D-17-0172.12018, 2018.

Dafka S., A. Toreti, J. Luterbacher, P. Zanis, E. Tyrlis, E. Xoplaki, On the ability of RCMs to capture the circulation pattern of Etesians, Climate Dynamics, 51:1687–1706, doi: 0.1007/s00382-017-3977-2, 2018.

Georgoulias A.K., A. Tsikerdekis, V.Amiridis, E. Marinou, A. Benedetti, P. Zanis, G. Alexandri, K.A. Kourtidis, J. Lelieveld, A 3-D evaluation of the MACC reanalysis dust product over Europe, Northern Africa and Middle East using CALIOP/CALIPSO dust satellite observations MACC dust, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 18, 8601–8620,, 2018.

Karacostas T., S. Kartsios, I. Pytharoulis, I. Tegoulias and D. Bampzelis, 2018: Observations and modelling of the characteristics of convective activity related to a potential rain enhancement program in central Greece. Atmospheric Research, 208, 218-228. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2017.08.014

Koufos G, Mavromatis Τ, Koundouras S, Jones G, 2018. Response of viticulture-related climatic indices and zoning to historical and future climate conditions in Greece. International Journal of Climatology, 38, 2097-2111.

Lazoglou, G., & Anagnostopoulou, C. (2018). Joint distribution of temperature and precipitation in the Mediterranean, using the Copula method. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 1-13.

Lazoglou, G., Anagnostopoulou, C., Tolika, K., & Kolyva-Machera, F. (2018). A review of statistical methods to analyze extreme precipitation and temperature events in the Mediterranean region. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 1-19.

Li S., T. Wang, P. Zanis, D. Melas B. Zhuang, Ιmpact of Tropospheric Ozone on Summer Climate in China, Journal of Meteorological Research, 32(2), 279–287, doi: 2 10.1007/s13351-018-7094-x., 2018.

Maheras, P., Tolika, K., Tegoulias, I., Anagnostopoulou, C., Szpirosz, K., Károssy, C., & Makra, L. (2018). Comparison of an automated classification system with an empirical classification of circulation patterns over the Pannonian basin, Central Europe. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 1-13.

Michaelides S., T. Karacostas, J.L. Sánchez, A. Retalis, I. Pytharoulis, V. Homar, R. Romero, P. Zanis, C. Giannakopoulos, J. Bühl, A. Ansmann, A. Merino, P. Melcón, K. Lagouvardos, V. Kotroni, A. Bruggeman, J.I. López-Moreno, C. Berthet, E. Katragkou, F. Tymvios, D.G. Hadjimitsis, R.-E. Mamouri, A. Nisantzi, 2018: Reviews and perspectives of high impact atmospheric processes in the Mediterranean. Atmospheric Research, 208, 4-44. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2017.11.022

Pytharoulis I., 2018: Analysis of a Mediterranean tropical-like cyclone and its sensitivity to the sea surface temperatures. Atmospheric Research, 208, 167-179. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2017.08.009

Solomou E., A. Poupkou, S. Bolis, P. Zanis, M. Lazaridis, D. Melas, Evaluating near-surface ozone levels simulated from MACC global and regional modelling systems in Eastern Mediterranean under the influence of Etesian winds, Atmospheric Research, 208 (2018) 191–200,, 2018.

Tsoka S., K. Tolika, T. Theodosiou, K. Tsikaloudaki, D. Bikas (2018) A method to account for the urban microclimate on the creation of ‘typical weather year’ datasets for building energy simulation, using stochastically generated data. Energy & Buildings 165 (2018) 270–283

Vaitis Μ., Feidas H., Symeonidis P., Kopsachilis V., Dalaperas D. Koukourouvli N., Simos D., Taskaris S. (2018) Development of a spatial database and web-GIS for the climate of Greece. Earth Science Informatics, in press.


Alexandri G., A.K. Georgoulias, C. Meleti , D. Balis, K.A. Kourtidis, A. Sanchez-Lorenzo, J. Trentmann, P. Zanis, A high resolution satellite view of surface solar radiation over the climatically sensitive region of Eastern Mediterranean, Atmospheric Research, 188, 107–121, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2016.12.015, 2017.

Almpanidou, V., Katragkou, E., Mazaris, A.D., The efficiency of phenological shifts as an adaptive response against climate change: a case study of loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) in the Mediterranean, Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change,pp. 1-16, article in press, 2017

Anagnostopoulou, C. (2017). Drought episodes over Greece as simulated by dynamical and statistical downscaling approaches. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 129(1-2), 587-605.

Anagnostopoulou, C., Tolika, K., Lazoglou, G., & Maheras, P. (2017). The Exceptionally Cold January of 2017 over the Balkan Peninsula: A Climatological and Synoptic Analysis. Atmosphere, 8(12), 252.

Dafka S., A. Toreti, J. Luterbacher, P. Zanis, E. Tyrlis, E. Xoplaki, On the ability of RCMs to capture the circulation pattern of Etesians, Climate Dynamics, in press, doi:10.1007/s00382-017-3977-22017, 2017.

Douka, M., Karacostas, T., 2017: Statistical analyses of extreme rainfall events in Thessaloniki, Greece. (2017) Atmospheric Research, 208, pp. 60-77. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2017.08.025

Feidas Η. (2017) Satellite-observed features of a mesoscale convective complex over SE Europe. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 38(22), 6219–6246.

Knist, S., Goergen, K., Buonomo, E., Christensen, O.B., Colette, A., Cardoso, R.M., Fealy, R., Fernández, J., García-Díez, M., Jacob, D., Kartsios, S., Katragkou, E., Keuler, K., Mayer, S., van Meijgaard, E., Nikulin, G., Soares, P.M.M., Sobolowski, S., Szepszo, G., Teichmann, C., Vautard, R., Warrach-Sagi, K., Wulfmeyer, V., Simmer, C., Land-atmosphere coupling in EURO-CORDEX evaluation experimentsLand atmosphere coupling in EURO-CORDEX validation simulations, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, doi:10.1002/2016JD025476, 2017

Lazoglou, G., Anagnostopoulou, C., & Koundouras, S. (2017). Climate change projections for Greek viticulture as simulated by a regional climate model. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 1-17.

Marinou E., V.Amiridis, I. Binietoglou, S. Solomos, E. Proestakis, D. Konsta, A. Tsikerdekis, N. Papagiannopoulos, G. Vlastou, P. Zanis, D. Balis, U. Wandinger and A. Ansmann, 3D evolution of Saharan dust transport towards Europe as captured by the EARLINET-optimized CALIPSO dust product, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17, 5893–5919, doi:10.5194/acp-17-5893-2017, 2017.

Matsangouras I.T., P.T. Nastos, H.B. Bluestein, I. Pytharoulis, K. Papachristopoulou and M.M. Miglietta, 2017: Analysis of waterspout environmental conditions and of parent-storm behaviour based on satellite data over the southern Aegean Sea of Greece. International Journal of Climatology, 37, 1022-1039. DOI: 10.1002/joc.4757

Ojha, N., Pozzer, A., Akritidis, D., and Lelieveld, J.: Secondary ozone peaks in the troposphere over the Himalayas, Atmos. Chem. Phys.,17, 6743–6757,, 2017

Skoulikaris C, Ganoulis J., Tolika K, Anagnostopoulou C and Velikou K (2017). Assessment of agriculture reclamation projects with the use of regional climate models. Water Utility Journal 16: 7-16

Solomou E., A. Poupkou, S. Bolis, P. Zanis, M. Lazaridis, D. Melas, Evaluating near-surface ozone levels simulated from MACC global and regional modelling systems in Eastern Mediterranean under the influence of Etesian winds, Atmospheric Research,, 2017.

Tolika, K., Maheras, P., & Anagnostopoulou, C. (2017). The exceptionally wet year of 2014 over Greece: a statistical and synoptical-atmospheric analysis over the region of Thessaloniki. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 1-13.

Tsikerdekis A., P. Zanis, A. Steiner, F. Solmon, V. Amiridis, E. Marinou, E. Katragkou, Th. Karacostas, G. Foret, Impact of dust size parameterizations on aerosol burden and radiative forcing in RegCM4, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, acp-2016-434, 17, 769–791, doi:10.5194/acp-17-769-2017, 2017.

Tsoka S, Tolika K, Theodosiou T, Tsikaloudaki K (2017) Evaluation of stochastically generated datasets for building energy simulation. Energy Procedia Journal 122 (2017) 853-858.

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.

Xi Pu Χ., Τ. Wang, X. Huang, D. Melas, P. Zanis, D. Papanastasiou, A. Poupkou, Enhanced surface ozone during the heat wave of 2013 in Yangtze River Delta region, China, Science of the Total Environment, 603–604, 807–816, doi:, 2017.


Akritidis D., A. Pozzer, P. Zanis, E. Tyrlis, B. Skerlak, M. Sprenger, H. Wernli, and J. Lelieveld, On the role of tropopause folds in summertime tropospheric ozone over the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16, 14025–14039, 2016, doi:10.5194/acp-16-14025-2016.

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.

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.

Flemming J., A. Benedetti, A. Inness, R. Engelen, L. Jones, V. Huijnen, S. Remy, M. Parrington, M. Suttie, A. Bozzo, V.-H. Peuch, D. Akritidis, and E. Katragkou, The CAMS interim Reanalysis of Carbon Monoxide, Ozone and Aerosol for 2003–2015, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss.,doi:10.5194/acp-2016-666, 2016.

Fountoulakis K.N., C, Savopoulos, P. Zannis, M. Apostolopoulou, I. Fountoukidis, N. Kakaletsis, I. Kanellos, D. Dimellis, T. Hyphantis, A. Tsikerdekis, M. Pompili, A. I. Hatzitolios, Climate change but not unemployment explains the changing suicidality in Thessaloniki Greece (2000–2012), Journal of Affective Disorders, 193, 331–338, 2016.

Fountoulakis K. N., I. Chatzikosta, K. Pastiadis, P. Zanis, W. Kawohl, Ad J. F. M. Kerkhof, A. Navickas, C. Hοschl, D. L. Tosevski, E. Sorel, E. Rancans, E. Palova, G. Juckel, G. Isacsson, H. K. Jagodic, I. B. Antonescu, J. Rybakowski, J. M. Azorin, J. Cookson, J. Waddington, P. Pregelj, K. Demyttenaere, L. G. Hranov, L. I. Stevovic, L. Pezawas,M. Adida, M. L. Figuera, M. Jakovljević, M. Vichi, G. Perugi, O. A. Andreassen, O. Vukovic, P. Mavrogiorgou, P. Varnik, P. Dome, P. Winkler, R. K. R. Salokangas, T. From, V. Danileviciute, X. Gonda, Z. Rihmer, J. Forsman, A. Grady, T. Hyphantis, I. Dieset, S. Soendergaard, M. Pompili and P. Bech, Relationship of suicide rates with climate and economic variables in Europe during 2000–2012, Annals of General Psychiatry, 15:19, 2016.

Fragkos K., Bais A.F., Fountoulakis I., Balis D., Tourpali K., Meleti C., Zanis P., Extreme total column ozone events and effects on UV solar radiation at Thessaloniki, Greece, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 126:505–517,doi:10.1007/s00704-015-1562-3, 2016.

Galiatsatou P, Anagnostopoulou C, Prinos P (2016). Modeling nonstationary extreme wave heights in present and future climate of Greek Seas. Water Science and Engineering. DOI: 10.1016/j.wse.2016.03.001

Georgoulias, A. K., Alexandri, G., Kourtidis, K. A., Lelieveld, J., Zanis, P., and Amiridis, V.: Differences between the MODIS Collection 6 and 5.1 aerosol datasets over the greater Mediterranean region, Atmospheric Environment, 147, 310-319, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.10.014, 2016.

Georgoulias A. K., G. Alexandri, K. A. Kourtidis, J. Lelieveld, P. Zanis, U. Pöschl, R. Levy, V. Amiridis, E. Marinou, A. Tsikerdekis, Spatiotemporal variability and contribution of different aerosol types to the Aerosol Optical Depth over the Eastern Mediterranean, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16, 13853–13884, 2016, doi:10.5194/acp-16-13853-2016.

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

Kioutsioukis I., A. de Meij, H. Jakobsc, E. Katragkou, J.F. Vinuesa, A. Kazantzidis, High resolution WRF ensemble forecasting for irrigation: Multi-variable evaluation, Atmospheric Research, 167, 156–174, 2016.

Makris, C.; Galiatsatou, P.; Tolika, K.; Anagnostopoulou, C.; Kombiadou, K.; Prinos, P.; Velikou, K.; Kapelonis, Z.; Tragou, E.; Androulidakis, Y.; et al. (2016) Climate change effects on the marine characteristics of the Aegean and Ionian Seas. Ocean Dyn., 66, 1603–1635.

Matsangouras I.T., P.T. Nastos and I. Pytharoulis, 2016: Study of the tornado event in Greece on March 25, 2009: Synoptic analysis and numerical modeling using modified topography. Atmospheric Research, 169, 566-583. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2015.08.010

Mavromatis Τ, 2016. Spatial resolution effects on crop yield forecasts: An application to rainfed wheat yield in north Greece with CERES-Wheat, Agricultural Systems, 143, 38-48.

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

Steiakakis, E., Vavadakis, D., Kritsotakis, M., Voudouris, K., & Anagnostopoulou, C. (2016). Drought impacts on the fresh water potential of a karst aquifer in Crete, Greece. Environmental Earth Sciences, 75(6), 1-19.

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.

Venetsanou P., Kazakis N., Anagnostopoulou C., Voudouris K. (2016). Impacts of rainfall changes on groundwater balance of coastal aquifers: a case study of the Thermaikos Gulf, North Greece. Global NEST Journal, Vol 18, doi:10.1007/s00704-015-1583-y


Alexandri G., A. K. Georgoulias, P. Zanis, E. Katragkou, A. Tsikerdekis, K. Kourtidis, and C. Meleti, On the ability of RegCM4 regional climate model to simulate surface solar radiation patterns over Europe: An assessment using satellite-based observations, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 15, 13195–13216, 2015.

Colette A., C. Andersson, A.Baklanov, B. Bessagnet, J.n Brandt, J. H. Christensen, R. Doherty, M. Engardt, C. Geels, C. Giannakopoulos, G. B Hedegaard, E. Katragkou, J. Langner, H. Lei, A. Manders, D. Melas, F. Meleux, L. Rouil, M. Sofiev, Joana Soares, D. S Stevenson, M. Tombrou-Tzella, K. V Varotsos, P. Young, Is the ozone climate penalty robust in Europe? Environ. Res. Lett., 10 084015, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/8/084015, 2015.

Dafka S., Xoplaki E., Toreti A., Zanis P., Tyrlis E., Zerefos C., Luterbacher J., The Etesians: from observations to reanalysis, Climate Dynamics, DOI 10.1007/s00382-015-2920-7, 2015.

Eskes H., V. Huijnen, A. Arola, A. Benedictow, A.-M. Blechschmidt, E. Botek, O. Boucher, I. Bouarar, S. Chabrillat, E. Cuevas, R. Engelen, H. Flentje, A. Gaudel, J. Griesfeller, L. Jones, J. Kapsomenakis, E. Katragkou, S. Kinne, B. Langerock, M. Razinger, A. Richter, M. Schultz, M. Schulz, N. Sudarchikova, V. Thouret, M. Vrekoussis, A. Wagner, and C. ZerefosValidation of reactive gases and aerosols in the MACC global analysis and forecast system Geosci. Model Dev., 8,3523-3546, 2015.

Flemming J., V. Huijnen, J. Arteta, P. Bechtold, A. Beljaars, A.-M. Blechschmidt, B. Josse, M. Diamantakis, R. J. Engelen, A. Gaudel, A. Inness, L. Jones, E. Katragkou, V. Marecal, V.-H. Peuch, A. Richter, M. G. Schultz, O. Stein, and A. Tsikerdekis, Tropospheric chemistry in the integrated forecasting system of ECMWF, Geoscientific Model Development, 8,603-618, 2015.

Georgoulias A.K., Kourtidis K.A., Alexandri G., Rapsomanikis S., Sanchez-Lorenzo A., Common summertime total cloud cover and aerosol optical depth weekly variabilities over Europe: sign of the aerosol indirect effects?, Atmospheric Research, 153, 59-73,, 2015.

Inness, A., Blechschmidt, A.-M., Bouarar, I., Chabrillat, S., Crepulja, M., Engelen, R. J., Eskes, H., Flemming, J., Gaudel, A., Hendrick, F., Huijnen, V., Jones, L., Kapsomenakis, J., Katragkou, E., Keppens, A., Langerock, B., de Maziθre, M., Melas, D., Parrington, M., Peuch, V. H., Razinger, M., Richter, A., Schultz, M. G., Suttie, M., Thouret, V., Vrekoussis, M., Wagner, A., and Zerefos, C.: Data assimilation of satellite-retrieved ozone, carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide with ECMWF’s Composition-IFS, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 15, 5275-5303, 2015.

Katragkou E., M. García-Díez, R. Vautard, S. Sobolowski, P. Zanis, G. Alexandri, R. M. Cardoso, A. Colette, J. Fernandez, A. Gobiet, K. Goergen, T. Karacostas, S. Knist, S. Mayer, P. M. M. Soares, I. Pytharoulis, I. Tegoulias, A. Tsikerdekis, D. Jacob, Hindcast regional climate simulations within EURO-CORDEX: Evaluation of a WRF multi-physics ensemble, Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 603–618, 2015.

Katragkou E., P. Zanis, A. Tsikerdekis, J. Kapsomenakis, D. Melas, H. Eskes, J. Flemming, V. Huijnen, A. Inness, M.G. Schultz, O. Stein, C.S. Zerefos, Evaluation of near surface ozone over Europe from the MACC reanalysis, Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 2299–2314, 2015.

Kourtidis, K., Stathopoulos, S., Georgoulias, A. K., Alexandri, G., and Rapsomanikis, S.: A study of the impact of synoptic weather conditions and water vapor on aerosol–cloud relationships over major urban clusters of China, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 10955–10964,, 2015

Kourtidis K., Georgoulias A.K., Rapsomanikis S., Amiridis V., Keramitsoglou I., Hooyberghs H., Maiheud B., Melas D., A study of the hourly variability of the Urban Heat Island effect in the Greater Athens Area during summer, Science of the Total Environment, 517, 162-177, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.02.062, 2015.

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

Pozzer A., de Meij A., Yoon J., Tost H., Georgoulias A.K., Astitha M., AOD trends during 2001–2010 from observations and model simulations, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 15, 5521-5535, doi:10.5194/acp-15-5521-2015, 2015.

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.

Spiridonov V., Th. Karacostas, D. Bampzelis and I. Pytharoulis, 2015: Numerical simulation of airborne cloud seeding over Greece, using a convective cloud model. Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, 51(1), 11-27. DOI: 10.1007/s13143-014-0056-z

Solomos S., Amiridis V., Zanis P., Sofiou F., Herekakis T., Brioude J., Stohl A., Kahn R., Kontoes C., Improving smoke dispersion modeling over a complex terrain with the use of high-resolution meteorology and satellite observations, Atmospheric Environment, 119, 348-361, 2015.

Tolika K., Anagnostopoulou C., 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-

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.

Zyrichidou I., M.E. Koukouli, D. Balis, K. Markakis, A. Poupkou, E. Katragkou, I. Kioutsioukis, D. Melas, F.Boersma, M.Van Roozendael, Identification of surface NOX emission sources on a regional scale using OMI NO2, Atmospheric Environment, 101, 82-93, 2015


Akritidis D., P. Zanis, I. Pytharoulis, Th. Karacostas, Near-surface ozone trends over Europe in RegCM3/CAMx simulations for the time period 1996-2006, Atmospheric Environment, 97, 6-18, 2014.

Anagnostopoulou C., P. Zanis, E. Katragkou, I. Tegoulias and K. Tolika, Recent past and future patterns of the Etesian winds based on regional scale climate model simulations, Climate Dynamics, 42:1819–1836, 2014. doi: 10.1007/s00382-013-1936-0

Feidas Η., M.K. Kouam, V. Kantzoura, G. Theodoropoulos (2014) Global geographic distribution of Trichinella species and genotypes. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 26: 255-266.

Feidas H., A. Karagiannidis, S. Keppas, M. Vaitis, T. Kontos, P. Zanis, D. Melas, E. Anadranistakis, Modeling and mapping temperature and precipitation climate data in Greece using topographical and geographical parameters, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 118:133–146, 2014. doi: 10.1007/s00704-013-1052-4

Hill D.E., J.P. Dubey, J.A. Baroch, S.R. Swafford, V.F. Fournet, D. Hawkins-Cooper, D.G. Pyburn, B.S. Schmit, H.R. Gamblee,K. Pedersen, L.R. Ferreira, S.K. Verma, Y. Ying, O.C.H. Kwok, H. Feidas, G. Theodoropoulos (2014) Surveillance of feral swine for Trichinella spp. and Toxoplasmagondii in the USA and host-related factors associated with infection. Veterinary Parasitology, 205: 653–665.

Kouam M.K., A. Diakou, V. Kantzoura, H. Feidas (2014) An analysis of seroprevalence and risk factors for parasitic infections of economic importance in small ruminants in Greece. The Veterinary Journal, 202: 146-152.

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

Kourtidis K., Rapsomanikis S., Zerefos C., Georgoulias A.K., Pavlidou E., Severe particulate pollution from deposition practices of primary materials of cement plants, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, doi:10.1007/s11356-014-2969-6, 2014.

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

Matsangouras I., I. Pytharoulis and P.T. Nastos, 2014: Numerical modeling and analysis of the effect of complex Greek topography on tornadogenesis. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 14, 1905-1919. DOI: 10.5194/nhess-14-1905-2014

Poupkou A., K. Markakis, N. Liora, T.M. Giannaros, P. Zanis, U. Im, N. Daskalakis, S. Myriokefalitakis, J.W. Kaiser, D. Melas, M. Kanakidou, Th. Karacostas, C. Zerefos, A modeling study of the impact of the 2007 Greek forest fires on the gaseous pollutant levels in the Eastern, Atmospheric Research, Atmospheric Research 148, 1–17, 2014.

Tolika K, Maheras P., Pytharoulis I and Anagnostopoulou C. (2014): The anomalous low and high temperatures of 2012 over Greece – an explanation from a meteorological and climatological perspective. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 14, 501-507. DOI:10.5194/nhess-14-501-2014

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.

Zerefos C.S., K. Tourpali, P. Zanis, K. Eleftheratos, C. Repapis, A. Goodman, D. Wuebbles, I.S.A. Isaksen, and J. Luterbacher, Evidence for an earlier greenhouse cooling effect in the stratosphere before the 1980s over the Northern Hemisphere, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 14, 7705–7720, 2014.


Aggelis D. , P. Zanis, C. Zerefos, A. Bais, P. Nastos, Mapping of surface ozone seasonality and trends across Europe during 1997- 2006 through kriging interpolation to observational data, Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 224:1501, doi:10.1007/s11270-013-1501-9, 2013.

Akritidis D., P. Zanis, E. Katragkou, M. Schultz, I. Tegoulias, A. Poupkou, K. Markakis I. Pytharoulis, Th. Karacostas, Evaluating the impact of chemical boundary conditions on near surface ozone in regional climate–air quality simulations over Europe, Atmospheric Research, 134, 116–130, 2013.

Charalampopoulos A., Damialis A., Tsiripidis I., Mavromatis T., Halley J.M., Vokou D., 2013. Pollen production and circulation patterns along an elevation gradient in Mt Olympos (Greece) National Park, Aerobiologia, 29, 455-472.

Kantzoura V., A. Diakou, M.K. Kouam, H. Feidas, H. Theodoropoulou, G. Theodoropoulos (2013) Seroprevalence and risk factors associated with zoonotic parasitic infections in small ruminants in the Greek temperate environment. Parasitology International, 62: 554 – 560.

Leventidou E., P. Zanis, D. Balis, E. Giannakaki, I. Pytharoulis, V. Amiridis, Factors affecting the comparisons of planetary boundary layer height retrievals from CALIPSO, ECMWF and Radiosondes over Thessaloniki, Greece, Atmospheric Environment, 74, 360-366, 2013.

Markakis, K., E. Katragkou, A. Poupkou, D. Melas, MOSESS: A New Emission Model for the Compilation of Model-Ready Emission Inventories-Application in a Coal Mining Area in Northern Greece, Environmental Modeling and Assessment, pp. 1-13, 2013.

Papakostas K., Michopoulos, A., Mavromatis T. and Kyriakis N., 2013. Changes of temperature data for energy studies over time and their impact on energy consumption and CO2 emissions. The case of Athens and Thessaloniki – Greece, International Journal of Energy and Environment, 4, 59-72.

Rousi Ε, Mimis A, Stamou M, Anagnostopoulou C (2013): Classification of circulation types over Eastern Mediterranean using a Self Organizing Map approach. Journal of Maps, DOI: 10.1080/17445647.2013.862747

Tourpali K. and P. Zanis, Winter anticyclonic blocking effects over Europe during 1960–2000 from an ensemble of regional climate models, Climate Research, 57: 81–91, 2013.

Vautard R. , A. Gobiet, D. Jacob, M. Belda , A. Colette, M. Dιquι, J. Fernαndez, M. Garcνa-Diez, K. Goergen, I. Gόttler, T.Halenka, T. Karacostas, E. Katragkou, K. Keuler, S. Kotlarski, S.Mayer, G. Nikulin, M. Patarčić, S. Sobolowski, M. Suklitsch, C.Teichmann, K.Warrach-Sagi, V.Wulfmeyer, P. Yiou, The simulation of European heat waves from an ensemble of regional climate models within the EURO-CORDEX project, Climate Dynamics, 41 (9-10), pp. 2555-2575, 2013.


Anagnostopoulou C. and Tolika K. (2012) Extreme precipitation in Europe: statistical threshold selection based on climatological criteria. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 107(3-4), 479-489, DOI 10.1007/s00704-011-0487-8.

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.

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.

Juda-Rezler K., M. Reizer, P. Huszar, B.C. Krüger, P. Zanis, D. Syrakov, E. Katragkou, W. Trapp, D. Melas, H. Chervenkov, I. Tegoulias, T. Halenka, On the effect of climate change on regional air quality over central-eastern Europe: concept, evaluation and future projections, Climate Research, 53, 179–203, doi: 10.3354/cr01072, 2012.

Kantzoura V, M.K. Kouam, Η. Theodoropoulou, H. Feidas, G. Theodoropoulos (2012) Prevalence and risk factors of gastrointestinal parasitic infections in small ruminants in the Greek temperate Mediterranean environment. Open Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2: 25-33.

Karagiannidis, A. F., T. Karacostas, P. Maheras, T. Makrogiannis, 2012: Climatological aspects of extreme precipitation in Europe, related to mid-latitude cyclonic systems. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 107 (1-2), 165-174.

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

Nogareda C., A. Jubert, V. Kantzoura, M.K. Kouam, H. Feidas, G. Theodoropoulos (2012) Geographical distribution modelling for Neospora caninum and Coxiella burnetii infections in dairy cattle farms in Northeastern Spain. Epidemiology and Infection, 28:1-10.

Pytharoulis I., H. Feidas and T. Karacostas, 2012: Study of lightning activity with the use of high-resolution simulations. Geographies, 20, 51-78 (in Greek with English abstract)

Stolaki S., I. Pytharoulis and Th. Karacostas, 2012: A study of fog characteristics using a coupled WRF-COBEL model over Thessaloniki Airport, Greece. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 169, 961-981. DOI: 10.1007/s00024-011-0393-0

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.

Voudouris K., Mavromatis T. and Krinis P., 2012. Assessing runoff in future climate conditions in Messara valley in Krete with a rainfall – runoff model, Meteorological Applications 4,473-483.

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.

Zyrichidou I., M.E. Koukouli, D. Balis, I. Kioutsioukis, A. Poupkou, E. Katragkou, D. Melas, F. Boersma, M. van Roozendael, Evaluation of high resolution simulated and OMI retrieved tropospheric NO2 column densities over Southeastern Europe, Atmospheric Research, 122 55-56, 2013


Dimitrakopoulos A.; Vlahou M.; Anagnostopoulou Ch. 2011. Impact of drought on wildland fires in Greece: implications of climatic change? Climatic Change, 109 (3-4), 331-347, DOI: 10.1007/s10584-011-0026-8.

Feidas H. and A. Giannakos (2011) Identifying precipitating clouds in Greece using multispectral infrared Meteosat Second Generation satellite data. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 104: 25–42.

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. DOI: 10.3354/cr00984

Huszar P., K. Juda-Rezler, T. Halenka, H. Chervenkov, D. Syrakov, B. C. Krueger, P. Zanis, D. Melas, E. Katragkou, M. Reizer, W. Trapp and M. Belda, Potential climate change impacts on ozone and PM levels over Central and Eastern Europe from high resolution simulations, Climate Research, 50, 51–68, doi: 10.3354/cr01036, 2011.

Kantzoura V, M. K. Kouam, H. Feidas, D. Teofanova, G. Theodoropoulos (2011) Geographic distribution modelling for ruminant liver flukes (Fasciola hepatica) in South-eastern Europe. International Journal for Parasitology, 41: 747–753.

Kantzoura V, M.K. Kouam, Ν. Demiris, H. Feidas, G. Theodoropoulos (2011) Risk factors and geospatial modelling for the presence of Fasciola hepatica infection in sheep and goat farms in the Greek temperate Mediterranean environment. Parasitology, 138: 926–938.

Katragkou E., P. Zanis, I. Kioutsioukis, I. Tegoulias, D. Melas, B.C. Krüger, E. Coppola, Future climate change impacts on surface ozone from regional climate-air quality simulations over Europe, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, D22307, doi:10.1029/2011JD015899, 2011.

Katsafados P., E. Mavromatidis, A. Papadopoulos and I. Pytharoulis, 2011: Numerical simulation of a deep Mediterranean storm and its sensitivity on sea surface temperature. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 11, 1233-1246. DOI: 10.5194/nhess-11-1233-2011

Knorr W., I. Pytharoulis, G.P. Petropoulos and N. Gobron, 2011: Combined use of weather forecasting and satellite remote sensing information for fire risk, fire and fire impact monitoring. Computational Ecology and Software, 1, 112-120.

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 (2011) An automated nowcasting system of mesoscale convective systems for the Mediterranean basin using Meteosat imagery. Part II: Verification statistics. Meteorological Applications, 20(3): 296 – 307.

Matsangouras I.T., P.T. Nastos and I. Pytharoulis, 2011: Synoptic-mesoscale analysis and numerical modelling of a tornado event on 12 February 2010 in northern Greece. Advances in Science and Research, 6, 187-194. DOI: 10.5194/asr-6-187-2011

Mavromatis, T. and Stathis, D., 2011. Response of the water balance in Greece to temperature and precipitation trends. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 104, 13-24.

Palaiologou P., K. Kalabokidis, D. Haralambopoulos, H. Feidas, H. Polatidis (2011) Wind characteristics and mapping for power production in the island of Lesvos, Greece. Computers and Geosciences, 37: 962–972.

Poupkou A., P. Zanis, P. Nastos, D. Papanastasiou, D. Melas, K. Tourpali, C. Zerefos, Present climate trend analysis of the Etesian winds in the Aegean Sea, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 106, 459–472, DOI: 10.1007/s00704-011-0443-7, 2011.

Syrakov D., Spiridonov V., Prodanova M., Bogatchev A., Miloshev N., Ganev K., Jordano, G., Katragkou E.,Melas D., Poupkou A., Markakis K., San Jose R., Perez J.L., A system for assessment of climatic air pollution levels in Bulgaria. Description and validation, International Journal of Environment and Pollution, 46, Nos. 1/2, 2011

Tolika K., I. Pytharoulis and P. Maheras, 2011: The anomalous high temperatures of November 2010 over Greece: meteorological and climatological aspects. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 11, 2705-2714. DOI: 10.5194/nhess-11-2705-2011

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.