Tolika Konstantia (Dia)

Tolika Konstantia (Dia)
Department of Meteorology and Climatology
Associate 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


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


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

Μεταπτυχιακό Δίπλωμα Ειδίκευσης (ΜSc) Τομέας Μετεωρολογίας και Κλιματολογίας, Τμήμα Γεωλογίας, Αριστοτέλειο Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλονίκης (2002)

BSc in Physics,(ΒSc) ΤAristotle 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