Name:
Kalabokidis Kostas
Title:
Professor
Scientific Field:
Geography of Natural Disasters and GIS
Phone:
22510 36436
Office:
Geography Building - 1st floor
Email:kalabokidis@aegean.gr
Website:http://catastrophes.geo.aegean.gr/
Studies:
  • B.S. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (Forestry & Natural Environment)
  • M.S. University of Montana, USA (Forest Fire Science)
  • Ph.D. Colorado State University, USA (Fire Science & Geographic Information Systems)
Research Interests:
  • Wildfire Ecology and Management
  • Natural Disasters
  • Hazards Management
  • Disturbance Ecology
  • Forest Ecosystem Management
  • Human-Environment Relations
  • Spatial Analysis
  • Geographic Information Systems
Research Projects:
  • 2012-2015: Wildfire prevention and management information system -
  • 2011-2014: Effects of climate change on the tourist development of sensitive areas in Greece -
  • 2010-2012: Virtual multidisciplinary environments using Cloud infrastructures -
  • 2009-2010: Web GIS platform for forest fire management -
  • 2006-2007: Thematic mapping for forest fires_sensitization and information of students and the general public -
  • 2003-2007: Application and evaluation of telematics methodology on prompt detection-reporting-monitoring of forest fires -
  • 2002-2005: Monitoring forests at the management unit level for fire prevention and control -
  • 2002-2004: Automated fire and flood hazard protection system -
Teaching Experience:
  • Geography of Natural Disasters
  • Wildfire Ecology and Management
  • Topics in Environmental Risk Management
  • Environmental Changes and Risks (Graduate)
  • Geo-Informatics and Environmental Risk Management (Graduate)
Publications:

Books

  1. Kalabokidis K., Iliopoulos N., Gliglinos D. 2013. Fire Meteorology and Forest Fire Behavior in a Changing Climate. ION Publications, Athens. ISBN: 978-960-508-045-7. 400 p.

  2. Kalabokidis K., Iosifides T., Morehouse B., Henderson Μ. 2007. Human geography dimensions of forest risk management in North Aegean. In Kizos Α., Iosifides T. and Spilanis Ι. (eds.) Special Issues in Development of Least Favored Areas. Gutenberg Publications, Athens. Pp. 201-224.

  3. Kalabokidis K. 2007. Fire, man and environment – Geographical analysis. In Efthimiopoulos E. and Modinos M. (eds.) Mountain Area and Forests. Greek Letters Publications, Athens. Pp. 249-265.

  4. Kalabokidis K.D. 1999. Wildland fire management: art or science? In Eftichidis G., Balabanis P. and Ghazi A. (eds.) Advanced Study Course on Wildfire Management. Published by Algosystems S.A. and European Commission Directorate-General Science, Research and Development, Athens. Pp. 3-8.

  5. Kalabokidis K.D. 1999. Forest fuel modeling. In Eftichidis G., Balabanis P. and Ghazi A. (eds.) Advanced Study Course on Wildfire Management. Published by Algosystems S.A. and European Commission Directorate-General Science, Research and Development, Athens. Pp. 65-69.

              Journal Publications

              1. Kalabokidis, K., A. Ager, M. Finney, N. Athanasis, P. Palaiologou, and C. Vasilakos. 2016. AEGIS: a wildfire prevention and management information system. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 16(3):643-661.

              2. Koutsias, N., B. Allgöwer, K. Kalabokidis, G. Mallinis, P. Balatsos, and J.G. Goldammer. 2016. Fire occurrence zoning from local to global scale in the European Mediterranean basin: implications for multi-scale fire management and policy. iForest 9:195-204.

              3. Tsekouras, G., A. Manousakis, C. Vasilakos, and K. Kalabokidis. 2015. Improving the effect of fuzzy clustering on RBF network’s performance in terms of particle swarm optimization. Advances in Engineering Software 82:25-37.

              4. Kalabokidis, K., P. Palaiologou, E. Gerasopoulos, C. Giannakopoulos, E. Kostopoulou, and C. Zerefos. 2015. Effect of climate change projections on forest fire behavior and values-at-risk in southwestern Greece. Forests 6(6):2214-2240.

              5. Athanasis N., Karagiannis F., Palaiologou P., Vasilakos C., and Kalabokidis K. 2015. AEGIS App: wildfire information management for Windows phone devices. Procedia Computer Science 56:544-549.

              6. Kalabokidis, K., N. Athanasis, C. Vasilakos, and P. Palaiologou. 2014. Porting of a wildfire risk and fire spread application into a cloud computing environment. International Journal of Geographical Information Science 28(3):541–552.

              7. Koutsias, N., P. Balatsos, and K. Kalabokidis. 2014. Fire occurrence zones: kernel density estimation of historical wildfire ignitions at the national level, Greece. Journal of Maps 10(4):630-639.

              8. Kalabokidis, K., N. Athanasis, F. Gagliardi, F. Karayiannis, P. Palaiologou, S. Parastatidis, and C. Vasilakos. 2013. Virtual Fire: A web-based GIS platform for forest fire control. Ecological Informatics 16:62-69.

              9. Palaiologou, P., K. Kalabokidis, and P. Kyriakidis. 2013. Forest mapping by geoinformatics for landscape fire behaviour modelling in coastal forests, Greece. International Journal of Remote Sensing 34(12):4466-4490.

              10. Kalabokidis, K., G. Xanthopoulos, P. Moore, D. Caballero, G. Kallos, J. Llorens, O. Roussou, and C. Vasilakos. 2012. Decision support system for forest fire protection in the Euro-Mediterranean region. European Journal of Forest Research 131(3):597-608.

              11. Zianis D., G. Xanthopoulos, K. Kalabokidis, G. Kazakis, D. Ghosn, and O. Roussou. 2011. Allometric equations for aboveground biomass estimation by size class for Pinus brutia Ten. trees growing in North and South Aegean Islands, Greece. European Journal of Forest Research 130(2):145-160.

              12. Palaiologou P., K. Kalabokidis, D. Haralambopoulos, H. Feidas, and H. Polatidis. 2011. Wind characteristics and mapping for power production in the Island of Lesvos, Greece. Computers and Geosciences 37(7): 962–972.

              13. Morehouse, B.J., M. Henderson, K. Kalabokidis, and T. Iosifides. 2011. Wildland fire governance: perspectives from Greece. Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning 13(4):349-371.

              14. Kalabokidis, Κ., N. Athanasis, and M. Vaitis. 2011. An ontology-based geo-portal for wildfires. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 11(12):3157-3170.

              15. Athanasis, N., K. Kalabokidis, M. Vaitis, and N. Soulakellis. 2009. Towards a semantics-based approach in the development of geographic portals. Computers and Geosciences 35(2):301-308.

              16. Vasilakos C., K. Kalabokidis, J. Hatzopoulos, and I. Matsinos. 2009. Identifying wildland fire ignition factors through sensitivity analysis of a neural network. Natural Hazards 50(1):125-143.

              17. Kalabokidis, K., T. Iosifides, M. Henderson, and B. Morehouse. 2008. Wildfire policy and use of science in the context of human–environment system on the Aegean Archipelago. Environmental Science and Policy 11(5):408-421.

              18. Vasilakos, C., K. Kalabokidis, J. Hatzopoulos, G. Kallos, and Y. Matsinos. 2007. Integrating new methods and tools in fire danger rating. International Journal of Wildland Fire 16(3): 306-316.

              19. Kalabokidis, K., N. Koutsias, P. Konstantinidis, and C. Vasilakos. 2007. Multivariate analysis of landscape wildfire dynamics in a Mediterranean ecosystem of Greece. Area 39(3): 392-402.

              20. Koutsias, N., M. Karteris, P. Balatsos, and K. Kalabokidis. 2005. A strategic planning approach in wildland fire danger zoning: a geographical perspective with historical fire observations. Geographies 10:62-79.

              21. Henderson, M., K. Kalabokidis, E. Marmaras, P. Konstantinidis, and M. Marangudakis. 2005. Fire and society: a comparative analysis of wildfire in Greece and the United States. Human Ecology Review 12(2):169-182.

              22. Athanasis, N., K. Kalabokidis, M. Vaitis, and N. Soulakellis. 2005. The emerge of semantic geoportals. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3762:1127-1136.

              23. Kalabokidis, K.D. 2004. Automated forest fire and flood hazard protection system. Disaster management: linking people and the environment. Geoinformatics 7(2):14-17.

              24. Koutsias, N., K.D. Kalabokidis, and B. Allgower. 2004. Fire occurrence patterns at landscape level: beyond positional accuracy of ignition points with kernel density estimation methods. Natural Resource Modeling 17(4):359-375.

              25. Kalabokidis, K.D., P. Konstantinidis, and C. Vasilakos. 2004. Spatial analysis of wildfire–human–environmental impact on vegetation of Mount Athos and Sithonia, Greece. Geographies 8:89-106.

              26. Kalabokidis, K.D., S. Gatzojannis, and S. Galatsidas. 2002. Introducing wildfire into forest management planning: towards a conceptual approach. Forest Ecology and Management 158(1-3):41-50.

              27. Kalabokidis, K.D. 2000. Effects of wildfire suppression chemicals on people and the environment – a review. Global Nest: the International Journal 2(2):129-137.

              28. Kalabokidis, K.D., and N. Koutsias. 2000. Geographic multivariate analysis of spatial fire occurrence. Geotechnical Scientific Issues 11(1):37-47.

              29. Kalabokidis, K.D., S. Vergos, and N. Palixoritis. 2000. Forest fire danger analysis in the para-Mediterranean ecosystems of Lake N. Plastiras. Geotechnical Scientific Issues 11(1):24-36.

              30. Kalabokidis, K.D., and P.N. Omi. 1998. Reduction of fire hazard through thinning/ residue disposal in the urban interface. International Journal of Wildland Fire 8(1):29-35.

              31. Koutsias, N., Μ. Karteris, and Κ. Kalabokidis. 1998. Spatial multivariate assessment of long-term forest fire risk in a national geographical scale. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Dept. of Forestry and Natural Environment, Scientific Annals 41(1):446-466.

              32. Kalabokidis, K.D., and P.N. Omi. 1995. Isarithmic analysis of forest fire fuelbed arrays. Ecological Modelling 80(1):47-55.

              33. Kalabokidis, K.D., and P.N. Omi. 1992. Quadrat analysis of wildland fuel spatial variability. International Journal of Wildland Fire 2(4):145-152.

              34. Kalabokidis, K.D., and R.H. Wakimoto. 1992. Prescribed burning in uneven-aged stand management of ponderosa pine/Douglas-fir forests. Journal of Environmental Management 34(3):221-235.

              35. Omi, P.N., and K.D. Kalabokidis. 1991. Fire damage on extensively vs. intensively managed foreststands within the North Fork Fire, 1988. Northwest Science 65(4):149-157.

                Conference Publications

                1. Athanasis, N., C. Kalloniatis, M. Vaitis, C. Vasilakos, and K. Kalabokidis. 2015. Building an Innovative Solution for Wildfire Prevention and Management: The “AEGIS” Platform. In On-Line Proceedings of EMCIS 2015: 12th European Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems, June 1-2 2015, Athens, Greece. 16 p.

                2. Kalabokidis, K., N. Athanasis, P. Palaiologou, C. Vasilakos, and F. Karagiannis. 2015. AEGIS App: Διαχείριση Πληροφοριών Πυρκαγιών για Windows Smartphones. In Proceedings of 2nd International Conference SafeChania 2015: The Knowledge Triangle in the Civil Protection Service, 10-12 June 2015, Chania, Greece. 6 p.

                3. Kalabokidis, K., C. Vasilakos, N. Athanasis, P. Palaiologou, M. Vaitis, G. Tsekouras, A. Ager, and M. Finney. 2015. AEGIS: Wildfire Web Geographic Information System. In Proceedings of 2nd International Conference SafeChania 2015: The Knowledge Triangle in the Civil Protection Service, 10-12 June 2015, Chania, Greece. 6 p.

                4. Kalabokidis, K., C. Vasilakos, N. Athanasis, and P. Palaiologou. 2015. AEGIS – Wildfire Prevention and Management Information System. In Book of Abstracts of International Conference on Fire Behaviour and Risk, 26-29 May 2015, Alghero, Sardinia, Italy. Pp. 93.

                5. Palaiologou, P., G. Tsiourlis, K. Kalabokidis, F. Krallis, and P. Konstantinidis. 2015. Regeneration of burned Pinus brutia ecosystems in Greece. In Book of Abstracts of International Conference on Fire Behaviour and Risk, 26-29 May 2015, Alghero, Sardinia, Italy. Pp. 82. (Poster).

                6. Kalabokidis Κ., Vasilakos C., Athanasis Ν., Palaiologou P. and Tsekouras G. 2014. Wildfire Prevention and Management Information System (AEGIS). Proceedings of National Conference on “New Technologies in Prevention and Management of Natural Disasters – The Role of Civil Protection”, 24-26 October 2014, Rhodes, Greece. Organizer Municipality of Rhodes. 13 p.

                7. Kalabokidis Κ., Vaitis Μ., Palaiologou P., Tataris G., Retsilidou Ο. and Hatzopoulos Ι. 2014. Geographical Data Base of Rhodes Island for Risk Management. Proceedings of National Conference on “New Technologies in Prevention and Management of Natural Disasters – The Role of Civil Protection”, 24-26 October 2014, Rhodes, Greece. Organizer Municipality of Rhodes. 14 p.

                8. Kalabokidis K., Athanasis N., Palaiologou P., Vasilakos C., Finney M. and Ager A. 2014. Minimum travel time algorithm for fire behavior and burn probability in a parallel computing environment. In Viegas, D. X. (ed.): Proceedings of 7th International Conference on Forest Fire Research, Advances in Forest Fire Research, 17-20 November 2014, Coimbra, Portugal. Published by Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra. ISBN 978-989-26-0884-6. pp. 882-891.

                9. Kalabokidis K., Palaiologou P. and Athanasis N. 2014. A fire effects index for overall assessment of wildfire events in Greece. In Viegas, D. X. (ed.): Proceedings of 7th International Conference on Forest Fire Research, Advances in Forest Fire Research, 17-20 November 2014, Coimbra, Portugal. Published by Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra. ISBN 978-989-26-0884-6. pp. 1600-1614.

                10. Kalabokidis Κ., Palaiologou P. and Finney M. 2014. Fire behavior simulation in Mediterranean forests using the Minimum Travel Time algorithm. In Wade DD & Fox RL (Eds.), Robinson ML (Comp.): Proceedings of 4th Fire Behavior and Fuels Conference, 18-22 February 2013, Raleigh, NC, USA and 1-4 July 2013, St. Petersburg, Russia. Published by the International Association of Wildland Fire: Missoula, MT, USA. pp. 468-492.

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

                12. Kalabokidis Κ., Athanasis Ν., Vasilakos C. and Palaiologou P. 2014. Cloud computing in geospatial analysis of wildfire danger and fire growth. In Wade DD & Fox RL (Eds.), Robinson ML (Comp.): Proceedings of 4th Fire Behavior and Fuels Conference, 18-22 February 2013, Raleigh, NC, USA and 1-4 July 2013, St. Petersburg, Russia. Published by the International Association of Wildland Fire: Missoula, MT, USA. pp. 457-467.

                13. Kalabokidis, Κ. 2013. Fire severity and effects on vegetation of the 2012 Chios Island wildfire in Greece. In Proceedings International Congress “Our response to the fires: working together for a better Chios”, 15-16 October 2012, Chios. “Maria Tsakos” Foundation & Ministry of Mercantile Marine and the Aegean. ISBN 978-618-80828-0-9. Pp.102-109.

                14. Kalabokidis, K., Palaiologou P., and Toulikas, V. 2013. Fire behavior and effects of the 2012 Mount Athos wildfire. In Proceedings 16th National Forestry Conference and Annual Meeting Prosilva Europe, 6-9 October 2013, Thessaloniki, Greece. Hellenic Forestry Society, Thessaloniki, Greece. Pp. 84-96.

                15. Iliopoulos N., Κ. Kalabokidis, G. Kallos, H. Feidas, A. Malounis, and E. Mavromatidis. 2013. Forest fire modeling and the effect of fire-weather in landscape fire behavior for the region of Attica, Greece. C.G. Helmis and P. T. Nastos (Eds.), Advances in Meteorology, Climatology & Atmospheric Physics, Springer Atmospheric Sciences, ISBN 978-3-642-29171-5. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. Pp.131-136.

                16. Kalabokidis, K., Roussou, O., and Palaiologou, P. 2012. Custom fuel models of Pinus brutia forests for fire behavior modeling. In Proceedings 6th National Congress of Ecology on “Ecological Research in Greece: Trends, Challenges and Applications”, 4-7 October 2012, Athens. Hellenic Ecological Society, pp.175.

                17. Kalabokidis, K., Palaiologou, P., and Gounaridis, D. 2012. Analysis of post-fire natural regeneration of a Mediterranean forest on the mountains of Lesvos Island. In Proceedings 6th National Congress of Ecology on “Ecological Research in Greece: Trends, Challenges and Applications", 4-7 October 2012, Athens. Hellenic Ecological Society, pp.174.

                18. Kalabokidis, K., Vasilakos, C., Athanasis, N., and Palaiologou, P. 2012. Development of a wildfire danger rating and fire propagation system in a Cloud computing platform. In Proceedings 7th HellasGIs Conference, 17-18 May 2012, Athens, Greece, 15 p.

                19. Margaroni, S., and Kalabokidis, K. 2012. Fire Atlas of the Argosaronikos islands. In Proceedings 7th HellasGIs Conference, 17-18 May 2012, Athens, Greece, 14 p.

                20. Kalabokidis, K., Palaiologou, P., and Toulikas, V. 2012. Post-fire analysis in protected areas. In Proceedings 5th Pan-Hellenic Environmental Policy and Management Conference, “Management of Protected Areas”, 25-27 May 2012, Mytilene, Greece. Department of Environmental Studies, University of the Aegean. Pp. 3-36.

                21. Kalabokidis K., and P. Palaiologou. 2012. Forest fire modeling aided by Web GIS in a changing climate. Conference on Climate Change and Forest Fires in the Mediterranean Basin: Management and Risk Reduction, 24-26 January 2012, Nir Etzion, Israel. Israeli Ministry of Environmental Protection.

                22. Kalabokidis, K. 2012. Environmental impacts of the 2012 Chios Island mega-fire in Greece: A first assessment. 2nd RETI/ENIT International Conference on “Islands and Sustainability: Identities, Development, Management and Planning”, 19-21 October 2012, Mytilene, Greece. University of the Aegean.

                23. Papazoglou, H., and Kalabokidis, K. 2011. Forest management of Amali peninsula in Lesvos Island, Greece, for fire hazard reduction. In Proceeding 15th National Forestry Conference, 16-19 October 2011, Karditsa, Greece. Hellenic Forestry Society, Thessaloniki, Greece. 10 p.

                24. Christakopoulos, P., Paronis, D., Skarvelis, G., Karetsos, P., Ganatsas, K., Kalabokidis, K, Hatzopoulos, I. 2011. Impact factors to medium-term natural regeneration and growth of Pinus halepensis in Mount Penteli. In Proceeding 15th National Forestry Conference, 16-19 October 2011, Karditsa, Greece. Hellenic Forestry Society, Thessaloniki, Greece. 12 p.

                25. Koutsias N., B. Allgower, K. Kalabokidis, G. Mallinis, P. Balatsos, and J.G. Goldammer. 2011. Fire occurrence zones from local to global scale in the Mediterranean basin: implications for multi-scale fire management and policy. In Proceedings of the 8th International EARSeL FF-SIG Workshop on Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS applications in Forest Fire Management: from local to global assessments, San-Miguel-Ayanz J., Gitas I., Camia A., Oliveira S. (eds.), 20-21 October 2011, Stresa, Italy. European Commission, JRC Scientific and Technical Reports EUR 24941 EN--Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg--DOI: 10.2788/67097. Pp. 197-201.

                26. Christakopoulos P., D. Paronis, M. Scarvelis, K. Kalabokidis, and I. Hatzopoulos. 2011. Comparative evaluation of restoration practices applied to Mediterranean forest ecosystems using remote sensing and GIS: natural regeneration versus reforestation. In Proceedings of the 8th International EARSeL FF-SIG Workshop on Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS applications in Forest Fire Management: from local to global assessments, San-Miguel-Ayanz J., Gitas I., Camia A., Oliveira S. (eds.), 20-21 October 2011, Stresa, Italy. European Commission, JRC Scientific and Technical Reports EUR 24941 EN--Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg--DOI: 10.2788/67097. Pp. 231-235.

                27. Halios, C., Kallos, G., and Kalabokidis, K. 2010. Study of synoptic- and medium-scale phenomena in areas with different characteristics in Lesvos. 10th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, 25-28 May 2010, Patras, Greece, (poster).

                28. Kalabokidis K., P. Palaiologou P. and P Kyriakidis. 2010. Forest fire fuels mapping by geoinformatics for fire behavior modeling. In CD-ROM Proceedings 6th International Conference on Forest Fire Research, Viegas (ed.), 15-18 November 2010, Coimbra, Portugal. Published by ADAI Portugal. ISBN 978-989-20-2157-7. 8 p.

                29. Kalabokidis K., N. Athanasis, M. Vaitis and N. Soulakellis. 2010. The role of semantic web in the development of fire management geoportals. In CD-ROM Proceedings 6th International Conference on Forest Fire Research, Viegas (ed.), 15-18 November 2010, Coimbra, Portugal. Published by ADAI Portugal. ISBN 978-989-20-2157-7. 17 p.

                30. Iliopoulos, N., Kalabokidis, K., Kallos, G., Feidas, Ch., Katsafados, P., Malounis, A., and Mavromatidis, I. 2010. Forest fire modeling and the effect of fire-weather in landscape fire behavior for the region of Attica, Greece. In Proceedings 9th Pan-Hellenic Geographical Conference of the Hellenic Geographical Society, 4-6 November 2010. Greek Geographical Society and Department of Geography, Harokopio University, Athens, pp. 296-302.

                31. Kalabokidis, K., Vasilakos, C., Athanasis N., and P. Palaiologou. 2010. A Web-GIS platform for wildfire management. In Proceedings 20th Pan-Hellenic ArcGIS Geographical Information Systems user meeting, 1-3 November 2010, Athens. Marathon Data Systems.

                32. Iliopoulos, N., Kalabokidis, K., Kallos, G., Feidas, Ch., Katsafados, P., and Malounis, A. 2010. The effect of climatic trends in the behavior of forest fires in eastern Attica, Greece. In Proceedings 9th Pan-Hellenic Geographical Conference of the Hellenic Geographical Society, 4-6 November 2010. Greek Geographical Society and Department of Geography, Harokopio University, Athens, pp. 238-245.

                33. Christakopoulos, P., Skarvelis, M., Xanthopoulos, G., Paronis, D., Kalabokidis, K., and Hatzopoulos, I. 2009. Wildfire interval and intensity effects to Pinus halepensis natural regeneration (preliminary results). In Proceedings 14th National Forestry Conference, 1-4 November 2009, Patras, Greece. Hellenic Forestry Society, Thessaloniki, Greece. 12 p.

                34. Roussou, O., A. Papakonstantinou, K. Kalabokidis, and N. Soulakellis. 2008. 3D geo-visualization of Mediterranean shrubs in different spatial scales for landscape fire management. In Proceedings of the International Conference on “Studying, Modeling & Sense Making of Planet Earth”, 1-6 June 2008, Dept. of Geography, Univ. of the Aegean (with the support of the UNESCO Natural Sciences Sector), Mytilene, Greece. 8 p.

                35. Sidiropoulos, G.D., and K.D. Kalabokidis. 2008. Catastrophes in the natural and anthropogenic environment of Mount Athos. In the International Conference on “Studying, Modeling & Sense Making of Planet Earth”, 1-6 June 2008, Dept. of Geography, Univ. of the Aegean (with the support of the UNESCO Natural Sciences Sector), Mytilene, Greece.

                36. Balatsos, P., K. Kalabokidis, and N. Koutsias. 2007. Fire risk zoning at national level in Greece: methodological approach and outcome. In Proceedings of the 4th International Wildland Fire Conference, 13-17 May 2007, Seville, Spain. 10 p.

                37. Christakopoulos P., I. Hatzopoulos, K. Kalabokidis, D. Paronis, and A. Filintas. 2007. Assessment of the response of a Mediterranean-type forest ecosystem to recurrent wildfires and to different restoration practices using Remote Sensing and GIS techniques. In Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop of the EARSeL Special Interest Group on Forest Fires: Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS Applications in Forest Fire Management, Gitas, I. & Carmona-Moreno, C. (Eds), 27-29 September 2007, Thessaloniki, Greece. JRC 8072--EUR 22892 EN--ISBN 92-79-06629-7. Pp. 213-216.

                38. Kalabokidis, K., G. Kallos, C. Karavitis, D. Caballero, P. Tettelaar, J. Llorens, and C. Vasilakos. 2005. Automated fire and flood hazard protection system. In Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Remote Sensing and GIS Applications to Forest Fire Management: Fire Effects Assessment, De la Riva, J., Perez-Cabello, F. & Chuvieco, E. (Eds), 16-18 June, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain. ISBN: 84-96214-52-4. Pp. 167-172.

                39. Kalabokidis, K., C. Karavitis, and C. Vasilakos. 2004. Automated fire and flood danger assessment system. In Proceedings International workshop on forest fires in the wildland-urban interface and rural areas in Europe: an integral planning and management challenge, Xanthopoulos (ed.), 15-16 May 2003, Athens. Published by MAICh, Crete, Greece. Pp. 143-153.

                40. Vasilakos, C., J. Hatzopoulos, K. Kalabokidis, K. Koutsovilis, and A. Thomaidou. 2004. Classification of agricultural fields by using Landsat TM and QuiciBird sensors. The case study of olive trees in Lesvos Island. In Proceedings International Conf. on Information Systems, & Innovative Technologies in Agriculture, Food and Environment, Vlachopoulou et al. (ed.), 18-20 March 2004, Hellenic Association of Information and Communication Technology in Agriculture, Food and Environment (HAICTA), Thessaloniki, Greece. Vol. 2, pp. 324-332.

                41. Kalabokidis, K., M. Henderson, Em. Marmaras, P. Konstantinidis, and M. Marangudakis. 2004. Fire and society: a comparative analysis of the social context of wildland fire in Greece and the United States. In Proceedings International Conf. on Nature, Science and Social Movements. 25-28 June 2004, Dept. of Sociology, University of the Aegean, Mytilene, Greece. 25 p.

                42. Vasilakos, C., K. Kalabokidis, J. Hatzopoulos, G. Kallos, and J. Matsinos. 2004. Remote sensing, artificial intelligence and GIS in fire risk assessment. In Proceedings 7th Pan-Hellenic Geographical Conference of the Hellenic Geographical Society, 14-17 Oct. 2004. Dept. of Geography, Univ. of the Aegean, Mytilene. Vol. I, pp. 205-214.

                43. Kalabokidis, K., O. Roussou, C. Vasilakos, and D. Markopoulou. 2004. Spatial modeling of landscape fire fuels and behavior. In Proceedings 7th Pan-Hellenic Geographical Conference of the Hellenic Geographical Society, 14-17 Oct. 2004. Dept. of Geography, Univ. of the Aegean, Mytilene. Vol. I, pp. 486-494.

                44. Papaspyros, G.N.E., G.Α. Sideridis, E.G. Kastrinakis, S.G. Nyhas, and K.D. Kalabokidis. 2003. Simplified model of forest fire behavior. In Proc. 4th Pan-Hellenic Scientific Conference on Chemical Engineering, 29-31 May 2003, Patra. Tziolas Publications. Pp. 1041-1044.

                45. Kalabokidis, K.D., P. Konstantinidis, and C. Vasilakos. 2002. GIS analysis of physical and human impact on wildfire patterns. In Proceedings 4th International Conference on Forest Fire Research and 2002 Wildland Fire Safety Summit, Viegas (ed.), 18-23 November 2002, Luso-Coimbra, Portugal. Published by Millpress Rotterdam Netherlands. ISBN 90-77017-72-0. 13 p.

                46. Kalabokidis, K.D., G. Kallos, C. Karavitis, D. Caballero, H. Bekman, J. Llorens, and E. Nicoloyanni. 2002. Automated fire and flood hazard protection system. In Proceedings 4th International Conference on Forest Fire Research and 2002 Wildland Fire Safety Summit, Viegas (ed.), 18-23 November 2002, Luso-Coimbra, Portugal. Published by Millpress Rotterdam Netherlands. ISBN 90-77017-72-0. 8 p.

                47. Banninger, C, K.D. Kalabokidis, et al. 2002. FIREGUARD: Mapping wildland fuels and infrastructure at the management unit level with very high spatial resolution satellite imagery for fire prevention and control in Mediterranean-type landscapes. In Proceedings 4th International Conference on Forest Fire Research and 2002 Wildland Fire Safety Summit, Viegas (ed.), 18-23 November 2002, Luso-Coimbra, Portugal. Published by Millpress Rotterdam Netherlands. ISBN 90-77017-72-0. 14 p.

                48. Kalabokidis, K.D. 2001. GIS uses in fire management of the natural environment. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Protected Natural Areas and Environmental Education, 24-26 Sept. 1999, Sigri, Lesvos, Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest. Pp. 431-436.

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