Anagnostopoulou Christina

Anagnostopoulou Christina
Department of Meteorology and Climatology
Research Field: Climatology-Synoptic and Dynamic Climatology

Research Interests

Climatology-Synoptic Climatology-Weather Types

Dynamic Climatology – Teleconnection Patterns

Climate Change – Regional Climate Models-Dynamical Downscaling

Extremes – Climate Hazards – Statistical Climatology


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 t Software developmen

GMCM 104Y Mediterranean – Greek Climate

GMCM 302Y Synoptical and Dynamical Climatology


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

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

BSc in Geology(ΒSc) 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,

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