ΣΥΝΕΔΡΙΟ ΓΕΩΓΡΑΦΙΑΣ: ΜΕΤΑΦΕΡΕΤΑΙ ΣΤΙΣ 3-5 Ιουνίου 2021
Name:
Kostopoulou Effie (Efthymia)
Title:
Assistant Professor
Scientific Field:
Physical Geography - Climatology
Phone:
22510 36408
Office:
Geography Building - ground floor
Email:ekostopoulou@aegean.gr
Website:
Studies:
  • BSc. in Geology (1996) Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • MSc. in Meteorology-Climatology (2000) Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Ph.D in Climate research (2004) University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
Research Interests:
  • Synoptic climatology with particular emphasis on the Mediterranean region
  • Relationships between atmospheric circulation processes and surface climate conditions
  • Climate change and socio-economic impacts
  • Climate extreme events
  • Climate models and Climate indices
Research Projects:
  • 2011-2013: XENIOS - Climate change impacts on the touristic development of sensitive areas in the Greek territory. Case study: Messinia – Integrated Tourism Development Areas - Research Scientist
  • 2007-2011: CIRCE - Climate Change and Impact Research: the Mediterranean Environment - Research Scientist
  • 2009-2010: CIMME - Climate Change and Impacts in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East - Research Scientist
  • 2005-2009: ENSEMBLES - ENSEMBLE-based Predictions of Climate Changes and their Impacts - Research Scientist
  • 2005-2008: DESURVEY - A Surveillance System for Assessing and Monitoring of Desertification - Research Scientist
Teaching Experience:
  • Physical Geography II – Climatology
  • General Meteorology
  • Introduction to Geology
  • Climate and Human
  • Environmental Changes and Risks (postgraduate, co-teaching)
  • Climate Change (postgraduate)
  • Environmental Changes and Natural Hazards (postgraduate, co-teaching)
  • Meteorological Hazards and Disasters (postgraduate, co-teaching)
  • Climate Change and Extreme Events (postgraduate, co-teaching)
Publications:

    Chapters in Books

    1. Agnew MD, Goodess CM, Hemming D, Giannakopoulos C, Ben Salem S, Bindi M, Nejmeddine Bradai, Dibari C, El-Askary H, El-Fadel M, El-Raey M, Ferrise R, Grünzweig JM, Harzallah A, Hattour A, Hatzaki M, Kanas D, Kostopoulou E, Lionello P, Oweis T, Pino C, Psiloglou B, Sahabi Abed S, Sánchez-Arcilla A, Senouci M, Zoheir Taleb M, Tanzarella A (2013) Physical and Socio-economic Indicators. In: Navarra A., Tubiana L. (eds) Regional Assessment of Climate Change in the Mediterranean. Advances in Global Change Research, vol 52. Springer, Dordrecht, pp 39-60.rnhttp://www.springer.com/earth+sciences+and+geography/earth+system+sciences/book/978-94-007-5768-4. http://www.springer.com/earth+sciences+and+geography/earth+system+sciences/book/978-94-007-5768-4

    2. Agnew MD, Goodess CM, Hemming D, Giannakopoulos C, Ben Salem S, Bindi M, Nejmeddine Bradai, Letizia Congedi M, Dibari C, El-Askary H, El-Fadel M, Ferrise R, Grünzweig JM, Harzallah A, Hattour A, Hatzaki M, Kanas D, Kostopoulou E, Lionello P, Oweis T, Pino C, Reale M, Sánchez-Arcilla A, Senouci M (2013) Introduction. In: Navarra A., Tubiana L. (eds) Regional Assessment of Climate Change in the Mediterranean. Advances in Global Change Research, vol 52. Springer, Dordrecht, pp 3-21. http://www.springer.com/earth+sciences+and+geography/earth+system+sciences/book/978-94-007-5768-4

    3. Agnew MD, Goodess CM, Hemming D, Giannakopoulos C, Bindi M, Dibari C, El-Askary H, El-Hattab M, El-Raey M, Ferrise R, Harzallah A, Hatzaki M, Kostopoulou E, Lionello P, Sahabi Abed S, Sánchez-Arcilla A, Senouci M, Sommer R, Zoheir Taleb M, Tanzarella A (2013) Stakeholders. In: Navarra A., Tubiana L. (eds) Regional Assessment of Climate Change in the Mediterranean. Advances in Global Change Research, vol 52. Springer, Dordrecht, pp 23-37.http://www.springer.com/earth+sciences+and+geography/earth+system+sciences/book/978-94-007-5768-4

    4. Copenhagen 2009: The environment in the vortex of a global crisis. Editing: GI Tsaltas, K. Katsibardis: "Climate change and forest fires: the case of Greece", C. Giannakopoulos, E. Kostopoulou, K. Varotsos, D. Founda, A. Plitharas. I. Sideris Publications, 2011 pp. 423, ISBN 978-960-08-0561-1 (In Greek)

            Publications in Scientific Journals

            1. Gaglia Α, Dialynas EN, Argiriou A, Kostopoulou E, Tsiamitros D, Stimoniaris D, Laskos K (2019) Energy Performance of European Residential Buildings: Energy Use, Technical and Environmental Characteristics of the Greek Residential Sector – Energy Conservation and CO₂ Reduction. Energy and Buildings, 183: 86-104, DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.10.042

            2. Kalabokidis K, Palaiologou P, Gerasopoulos E, Giannakopoulos C, Kostopoulou E, Zerefos C (2015) Effect of Climate Change Projections on Forest Fire Behavior and Values-at-Risk in Southwestern Greece. Forests 6:2214-2240. DOI: 10.3390/f6062214

            3. Kostopoulou Ε, Giannakopoulos C, Hatzaki M, Karali A, Hadjinicolaou P, Lelieveld J, Lange M. A (2014) Spatio-temporal patterns of recent and future climate extremes in the eastern Mediterranean and Middle East region. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 14: 1565–1577, DOI:10.5194/nhess-14-1565-2014

            4. Lelieveld J, Hadjinicolaou P, Kostopoulou E, Giannakopoulos C, Pozzer A, Tanarhte M, Tyrlis E (2014) Model projected heat extremes and air pollution in the eastern Mediterranean and Middle East in the twenty-first century. Regional Environmental Change, 14:1937–1949. DOI: 10.1007/s10113-013-0444-4

            5. Protonotariou A.P, Kostopoulou E, Tombrou M, Giannakopoulos C (2013) European CO budget and links with synoptic circulation based on GEOS-CHEM model simulations. Tellus B, 65, 18640, http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/tellusb.v65i0.18640

            6. Amiridis V, Zerefos C, Kazadzis S, Gerasopoulos E, Eleftheratos K, Vrekoussis M, Stohl A, Mamouri RE, Kokkalis P, Papayannis A, Eleftheriadis K, Diapouli E, Keramitsoglou I, Kontoes C, Kotroni V, Lagouvardos K, Marinou E, Giannakaki E, Kostopoulou E, Giannakopoulos C, Richter A, Burrows JP, Mihalopoulos N (2012) Impact of the 2009 Attica wild fires on the air quality in urban Athens, Atmospheric Enviropnment, 46: 536-544. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.07.056

            7. Giannakopoulos C, LeSager P, Moriondo M, Bindi M, Karali A, Hatzaki M, Kostopoulou E (2012)Comparison of fire danger indices in the Mediterranean for present day conditions.iForest, 5: 197-203. Doi: 10.3832/ifor0622-005

            8. Kostopoulou E, Giannakopoulos C, Hatzaki M, Tziotziou K (2012) Climate extremes in the NE Mediterranean: assessing the ENSEMBLES E-OBS dataset and regional climate simulations. Climate Research, 54: 249–270. Doi: 10.3354/cr01110

            9. Lelieveld J, Hadjinicolaou P, Kostopoulou E, Chenoweth J, El Maayar M, Giannakopoulos C, Hannides C, Lange MA, Tanarhte M, Tyrlis E, Xoplaki E (2012) Climate change and impacts in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East. Climatic Change, 114: 667–687. DOI: 10.1007/s10584-012-0418-4

            10. Flocas HA, 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

            11. Gavalas V, Κostopoulou E (2011) The mobility of pensioners in Greece, (in Greek). Demographic News, Νο13, January-February 2011. Laboratory of Demographic and Social Analyses of Univ. Thessaly

            12. Giannakopoulos C, Kostopoulou E, Varotsos KV, Tziotziou K, Plitharas A (2011) An integrated assessment of climate change impacts for Greece in the near future Regional Environmental Change, DOI: 10.1007/s10113-011-0219-8

            13. Giannakopoulos C, Hadjinicolaou P, Kostopoulou E, Varotsos KV, Zerefos C (2010) Precipitation and temperature regime over Cyprus as a result of global climate change. Advances in Geosciences Volume 23: 17-24

            14. Kostopoulou E, Giannakopoulos C, Holt T, Le Sager P (2010) Assessment of interpolated ERA-40 reanalysis temperature and precipitation against observations of the Balkan Peninsula. Theoretical and Applied Climatology 102: 115-124

            15. Lykoudis SP , Kostopoulou E , Argiriou AA (2010) Stable isotopic signature of precipitation under various synoptic classifications. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth 35: 530-535

            16. Protonotariou AP, Tombrou M, Giannakopoulos C, Kostopoulou E, Le Sager, P (2010) Study of CO surface pollution in Europe based on observations and nested-grid applications of GEOS-CHEM global chemical transport model. Tellus, Series B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology 62: 209-227

            17. Giannakopoulos C, Le Sager P, Bindi M, Moriondo M, Kostopoulou E, Goodess C.M (2009) Climatic changes and associated impacts in the Mediterranean resulting from a 2 °C global warming. Global and Planetary Change 68: 209-224

            18. Kostopoulou E, Tolika K, Tegoulias I, Giannakopoulos C, Somot S, Anagnostopoulou C and Maheras P (2009) Evaluation of a Regional Climate Model using in-situ temperature observations over the Balkan Peninsula. Tellus A, 61: 357-370

            19. Kostopoulou E, Giannakopoulos C, Anagnostopoulou C, Tolika K, Maheras P, Vafiadis M, Founda D (2007) Simulating maximum and minimum temperature over Greece: a comparison of three downscaling techniques. Theoretical and Applied Climatology 90: 65–82

            20. Kostopoulou E, Jones P.D (2007) Comprehensive analysis of the climate variability in the eastern Mediterranean. Part I: Map pattern classification. International Journal of Climatology 27: 1189–1214

            21. Kostopoulou E, Jones P.D (2007) Comprehensive analysis of the climate variability in the eastern Mediterranean. Part II: Relationships between atmospheric circulation patterns and surface climatic elements. International Journal of Climatology 27: 1351–1371

            22. Jones P.D, Lister D.H, Wilby R.L, Kostopoulou E (2006) Extended riverflow reconstructions for England and Wales 1865-2002. International Journal of Climatology 26: 219–231

            23. Kostopoulou E, Jones P.D (2005) Assessment of climate extremes in the eastern Mediterranean. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics 89: 69-85

                  Conference Publications (peer reviewed)

                  1. Kakouri A, Korras Carraca MB, Kontos T, Matsoukas C, Hatzianastassiou N, Floutsi AA, Kostopoulou E (2019) An 11 - year global 3D climatology and trends of aerosol optical depth using satellite data from CALIOP. 2nd International Conference ADAPTtoCLIMATE 2019, Heraklion, Crete Island, Greece, 24 - 25 June.

                  2. Kakouri A, Korras Carraca MB, Kontos T, Matsoukas C, Hatzianastassiou N, Floutsi AA, Kostopoulou E (2019) Climatology and trends of aerosol optical depth on global scale using CALIOP vertically resolved data during 2007-2017. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 21, EGU2019-10935. EGU General Assembly 2019, Vienna, Austria, 7-12 April.

                  3. Tringa E, Kostopoulou E, Tolika K (2019) Synoptic analysis and comparison of two cold events in Greece: The coldspells in January 2017 and in January 2019. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 21, EGU2019-10577. EGU General Assembly 2019, Vienna, Austria, 7-12 April.

                  4. Kostopoulou E, Kizos A, Katsikogiannis G, Moskiou V, Kavroudakis D, Tscheulin T (2018): Potential effects of climate change on olive fruit fly: a case of study in Samos, Greece. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, COMECAP 2018, Alexandroupolis, 15-17 October 2018, 324-329.

                  5. Τrigga E and Kostopoulou E (2018) An observational study of the relationships between extreme temperature and precipitation and the surface atmospheric circulation in Greece from December 2016 to January 2017. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, COMECAP 2018, Alexandroupolis, 15-17 October 2018, 533-538.

                  6. Kostopoulou E, Giannakopoulos C, Krapsiti D, Karali A (2017) Temporal and spatial trends of the Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI) in Greece using observations and output from regional climate models. 13th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, COMECAP2016, Thessaloniki, Greece, 19-21 September 2016. In Proc.: Karacostas T., Bais A., Nastos P. (eds) Perspectives on Atmospheric Sciences. Springer Atmospheric Sciences. Springer Atmospheric Science, pp 475-481. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-35095-0_68.

                  7. Kalabokidis K, Palaiologou P, Kostopoulou E, Zerefos C, Gerasopoulos E, Giannakopoulos C (2014) Effect of climate projections on the behavior and impacts of wildfires in Messenia, Greece. 12th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, COMECAP2014, Heraklion, Greece, 28 May-31 May 2014. In Proc.: Kanakidou et al. (Eds.). Published by Crete University Press, Vol. 1, pp. 395-400, ISBN: 978-960-524-430-9

                  8. Karali A, Giannakopoulos C, Kostopoulou E, Varotsos KV, Hatzaki M, Gerasopoulos Ε, Zerefos CS (2014) An integrated assessment of climate change impacts from the regional scale of the area of Peloponnese to the local scale of the area of Messinia. 12th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, COMECAP2014, Heraklion, Greece, 28 May-31 May 2014. In Proc.: Kanakidou et al. (Eds.). Published by Crete University Press, Vol. 1, pp. 467-471, ISBN: 978-960-524-430-9.

                  9. Kostopoulou E., Mpertsoykli Μ., Kizos, A. (2014) Assessment of future climate change based on the calculation of climate indices on the islands of the northeastern Aegean. 10th International Conference of the Hellenic Geographical Society, Thessaloniki, October 22-24, 2014 (in Greek)

                  10. Spyropoulou A, Kostopoulou E, Tsirtsis G (2013) The role of teleconnection patterns on climate variability in the Aegean Sea, Eastern Mediterranean. 40th CIESM Congress Proceedings, Marseille, France

                  11. Giannakopoulos C, Kostopoulou E, Hadjinicolaou P, Hatzaki M, Karali A, Lelieveld J, Lange MA (2012) Impacts of climate change over the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East region using the Hadley Centre PRECIS RCM. 11th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, COMECAP2012, Athens, Greece, 29 May-1 June 2012. In Proc.: C.G. Helmis and P.T. Nastos (eds.), Advances in Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, Springer Atmospheric Science, pp 457–463. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-29172-2_65, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

                  12. Kostopoulou E, Giannakopoulos C, Hatzaki M, Karali A, Hadjinicolaou P, Lelieveld J, Lange MA (2012) Assessment of climate change extremes over the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East region using the Hadley Centre PRECIS Regional Climate Model. 11th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, COMECAP2012, Athens, Greece, 29 May-1 June 2012. In Proc.: C.G. Helmis and P.T. Nastos (eds.), Advances in Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, Springer Atmospheric Science, pp 547–554. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-29172-2_78, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

                  13. Petsa A, Kostopoulou E, Kizos A, Symeonakis E (2012) The effects of climate change in agriculture at Cretan region. 11th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, COMECAP2012, Athens, Greece, 29 May-1 June 2012.

                  14. Protonotariou Α, Kostopoulou E, Tombrou M, Giannakopoulos C (2012) European CO budget in relation to synoptic circulation using the GEOS-CHEM model. 12th EMS Annual Meeting & 9th European Conference on Applied Climatology (ECAC), Łódź, Poland, 10 – 14 September 2012.

                  15. Kostopoulou E, Giannakopoulos C Hadjinicolaou P, Lelieveld J, Lange M (2011) Changes in climate, extreme climate events and associated sectoral impacts for the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East: An integrated assessment of relevance to stakeholders. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, 2011, Vienna, Austria.

                  16. Giannakopoulos C, Hatzaki M, Kostopoulou E, McCarthy M, Goodess C (2010) The impact of climate change and urban heat islands on the occurrence of extreme events in cities: The Athens case. 10th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, COMECAP2010, Patras, Greece, 25-28 May 2010.

                  17. Giannakopoulos C, Kostopoulou E, Varotsos K and Plitharas A (2010) Effects of climate change on agricultural and forest regions of Greece in the near future. Workshop presentation of the results of the European Integrated Project Desurvey: 'Understanding, Assessing and Monitoring of Desertification'. May 19, 2010 Institute of Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems and Forest Products Technology.

                  18. Kostopoulou E, Giannakopoulos C, Hatzaki M, Tziotziou K (2010) Reliability of Ensembles gridded observational dataset and six Ensembles regional climate models το estimate climate extremes over the Balkan peninsula. 10th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, COMECAP2010, Patras, Greece, 25-28 May 2010.

                  19. Kostopoulou E, Lykoudis S, Giannakopoulos C (2010) Evaluation of circulation type classifications for the eastern Mediterranean region. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, 10th EMS / 8th ECAC, Vienna, Austria.

                  20. Rousi E, Anagnostopoulou C, Tolika K, Kostopoulou E, Maheras P (2010) Future estimations of precipitation in the Balkan Peninsula with the use of a Regional Climate Model. XIX Congress of the Carpathian-Balkan Geological Association, Thessaloniki, 23-26 October 2010.

                  21. Flocas H.A, Hatzaki M, Anagnostopoulou C, Tolika K, Kostopoulou E and Tegoulias J (2009) Association of large scale circulation with climatic extremes over the Mediterranean: validation of three regional models. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.

                  22. Founda D, Giannakopoulos C, Pierros F, Kostopoulou E, Petrakis M and Zerefos C (2009) Precipitation regime in Athens (Greece) in the past, recent and future climate. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.

                  23. Kostopoulou E, Giannakopoulos C, Hatzaki M, Founda D and Flocas H (2009) On the comparison of extreme climate indices from observed and simulated data in the eastern Mediterranean basin. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.

                  24. Kostopoulou E, Giannakopoulos C, Hatzaki M, Tziotziou K (2009) Using ENSEMBLES An investigation on the potential climate change effects on extreme precipitation in the eastern Mediterranean region. European Geosciences Union, 11th Plinius Conference on Mediterranean Storms, Barcelona, Spain.

                  25. Anagnostopoulou C, Tolika K, Kostopoulou E and Maheras P(2008) A comparison of Bayesian and maximum likelihood estimators for extreme rainfall statistical parameters. 9th Panellenic Conference of Meteorology and Climatology, Thessaloniki, Greece.

                  26. Anagnostopoulou C, Tolika K, Kostopoulou E, Karipidou S and Maheras P (2008) Assessment of extreme rainfall conditions over Europe: An application of the GEV method to long-time series. European Meteorological Society 8th EMS / 7th ECAC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

                  27. Giannakopoulos C, Kostopoulou E, Tolika K, Anagnostopoulou C, Maheras P and Tziotziou K (2008) Assessment of changes in climate, extremes and associated sectoral impacts using high resolution regional climate model scenarios for the Eastern Mediterranean. European Meteorological Society 8th EMS / 7th ECAC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

                  28. Kostopoulou E, Giannakopoulos C, Holt T and Le Sager P (2008) Evaluation of downscaled temperature and precipitation against observational data over the Balkan Peninsula. 9th Panellenic Conference of Meteorology and Climatology, Thessaloniki, Greece.

                  29. Kostopoulou E, Tolika K, Giannakopoulos C, Tegoulias I, Tziotziou K, Anagnostopoulou C and Maheras P (2008) Using ENSEMBLES Regional Climate Models to detect changes in future climate and extremes in the eastern Mediterranean region. European Geosciences Union, 10th Plinius Conference on Mediterranean Storms, Nicosia, Cyprus.

                  30. Kostopoulou E, Tolika K, Tegoulias I, Giannakopoulos C, Anagnostopoulou C and Maheras P (2008) An assessment of strengths and weaknesses of ENSEMBLES Regional Climate Models in detecting climate extremes for the Mediterranean region. European Meteorological Society 8th EMS / 7th ECAC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

                  31. Kostopoulou E, Tolika Κ, Tegoulias I, Anagnostopoulou C, Maheras P and Giannakopoulos C, (2008) Regional climate model temperature simulations compared with observed station data over the Balkan Peninsula. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.

                  32. Lykoudis S, Kostopoulou E and Argiriou A (2008) Stable isotopic signature of precipitation under various synoptic classifications. Advances in Weather and Circulation Type Classifications & Applications: (COST 733 Mid-term Conference): Book of Abstracts : 22-25 October 2008, Krakow, Poland

                  33. Maheras P, Kostopoulou E, Tolika K, Tegoulias I, Giannakopoulos C and Anagnostopoulou C (2008) Evaluation Of A Regional Climate Model Over The Balkan Peninsula. 9th Panellenic Conference of Meteorology and Climatology, Thessaloniki, Greece.

                  34. Tolika K, Kostopoulou E, Tegoylias I, Anagnostopoulou C, and Maheras P (2008) Future projections of extreme rainfall and temperature conditions over the Mediterranean region: scenarios from three updated regional climate models. 9th Panellenic Conference of Meteorology and Climatology, Thessaloniki, Greece.

                  35. Giannakopoulos C, Le Sager P, Kostopoulou E, Vajda A and Venäläinen A (2007) An intercomparison study of modelled forest fire risk in the Mediterranean for present day conditions. 6th International Workshop on Advances in RS and GIS applications in Forest Fire Management: Towards an Operational Use of Remote Sensing in Forest Fire Management, Thessaloniki, Greece.

                  36. Kostopoulou E, Giannakopoulos C, Holt T and Le Sager P, (2007) Evaluation of downscaled ERA-40 reanalysis temperature and precipitation over the Balkan Peninsula against observational data. European Meteorological Society 7th EMS / 8th ECAM, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain.

                  37. Kostopoulou E, Tolika K, Anagnostopoulou C and Maheras P (2007) Extreme precipitation events in Greece and their relations with circulation types. 8th Pan-Hellenic Geographical Conference, Athens, Greece.

                  38. Giannakopoulos C, Bindi M, Tin T, Le Sager P, Moriondo M and Kostopoulou E (2006) The impacts of a 2oC global temperature increase in the Mediterranean Basin. 8th Panellenic Conference of Meteorology and Climatology, Athens, Greece.

                  39. Kostopoulou E, Giannakopoulos C, Le Sager P, Flocas H, Holt T, Psiloglou B, Hatzaki M (2006) Comparison of ERA-40 reanalysis downscaled temperature with observational data over Greece. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.

                  40. Giannakopoulos C, Le Sager P, Tin T and Kostopoulou E (2005) Precipitation regime in the Mediterranean basin resulting from a 2oC global temperature increase. European Geosciences Union, 7th Plinius Conference on Mediterranean Storms, Crete, Greece.

                  41. Kostopoulou E, Giannakopoulos C, Anagnostopoulou C, Tolika K, Maheras P, Vafiadis M (2005) Downscaling maximum and minimum temperatures over Greece: A comparison of three methods of modelling. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.

                  42. Kostopoulou E, Jones P.D (2004) Preliminary analysis of climate extreme indices in the eastern Mediterranean. 7th Panellenic Conference of Meteorology and Climatology, Nicosia, Cyprus.

                  43. Kostopoulou E, Jones, P.D (2004) Calculation of Extreme Indices to Identify Potential Climatic Changes in the Eastern Mediterranean. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Nice, France.

                  44. Kostopoulou E, Jones P.D and Davies, T.D (2002) Relationships between winter circulation patterns and temperature and precipitation over Greece. 6th Panellenic Conference of Meteorology and Climatology, Ioannina, Greece.

                          Other Publications

                          1. Development of a national strategy for adaptation to climate change adverse impacts in Cyprus. Action 3, Report 1: Literature review and evaluation on the state-of-the-science computer-based climate simulation models, 2012 (C. Giannakopoulos, T. Kopania, E. Kostopoulou, M. Petrakis)

                          2. A Report on Changes in Energy Requirements under Varying Climatic Conditions in the Eastern Mediterranean, 2010 (C. Giannakopoulos, P. Hadjinicolaou, E. Kostopoulou, M. Lange)

                          3. Climate change and impacts in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East, 2010 (authored by the EEWRC people)

                          4. ENSEMBLES: Climate change and its impacts at seasonal, decadal and centennial timescales. Summary of research and results from the ENSEMBLES project, 2009, 164 pp. (contributor to Chapter 7 and 8). http://ensembles-eu.metoffice.com/docs/Ensembles_final_report_Nov09.pdf

                          5. WWF Hellas, “Greece’s tomorrow: the impact of climate change on Greece in the near future”, Athens, Semptember 2009 (C. Giannakopoulos, Ε. Kostopoulou, Κ. Varotsos and Α. Plitharas). http://www.wwf.gr/images/pdfs/wwf-to_avrio_tis_elladas.pdf

                          6. Mediterranean extremes in RCM scenario runs summarised, 2008 (P. Maheras, K. Tolika, E. Kostopoulou, C. Anagnostopoulou, H. Flocas, M. Hatzaki, I. Tegoulias, E. Rousi)

                          7. REPORT on an intercomparison study of modelled, Europe-wide forest fire risk for present day conditions, 2007 (C. Giannakopoulos, P. Le Sager, E. Kostopoulou, A. Vajda, A. Venäläinen)

                          8. Science Report Reconstructed river flow series from 1860s to present. Published by: Environment Agency, UK, August 2004 (ISBN: 1 84432 313 7). Authors: P.D. Jones, D.H. Lister and E. Kostopoulou http://www.cru.uea.ac.uk/cru/data/riverflow/flowreconstruction/Reconstructed FlowsTR.pdf

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