Zanis Prodromos

Zanis Prodromos
Department of Meteorology and Climatology
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


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


Διδακτορικό (PhD, Doctor of Philosophy ) in Natural Sciences, School of Sciences, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland (1999)

Master of Science (MSc, Master of Science) in Atmospheric Sciences, School of Environmental Sciences, University East Anglia (UEA), Norwich, United Kingdom (1994)

Degree in Physics(ΒSc) 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, a