Bampzelis Dimitrios

Bampzelis Dimitrios
Department of Meteorology and Climatology
Laboratory Teaching Staff
Research Field: Geology – Meteorology

Research Interests
  • Synoptic Meteorology

  • Dynamic Meteorology

  • Weather modification – Rain enhancement


Undergraduate, School of Geology

GGN 101Y Mathematics I

GMC 209Y Introduction to Computers

GMC 318Y Meteorology

GMC 877E Topics in Meteorology – Climatology

Undergraduate, School ofMathimatics

1062 General and Dynamic Meteorology


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

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: 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