KASSOMENOS PAVLOS

 

Marital Status                            : Married

Date and Place of Birth               : Piraeus, Greece Jan 8th 1956

 

Associate Professor

Address                                   : University Campus, Ioannina, Greece

Postal Address                          : 45 110

City                                         : Ioannina

Tel                                         : + 30 - 26510-98470

                                             : + 30 -  6944 697950

Fax                                         : + 30 - 26510-98671

Email                                       : pkassom@uoi.gr

 

STUDIES

LANGUAGES

RESEARCH INTERESTS

SUBJECTS TAUGHT

SUMMARY OF SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES

COOPERATION WITH UNIVERSITIES, REASEARCH CENTERS, PRIVATE/PUBLIC SECTOR. 4

MEMBER OF SCIENTIC SOCIETIES

PARTICIPATION IN EDITORIAL BOARDS OF SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS

REVIEWER IN SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS

ORGANIZATION OF SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES-MEMBER OF THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

MEMBER OF SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEES IN CONFERENCES

EVALUATOR OF SCIENTIFIC PROJECTS. 5

NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE IN COST ACTIONS OT THE EUROPEAN UNION

ANALYSIS OF SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES

Dispersion of air pollutants-Models-Flow fields. 6

Participation in Scientific Projects

Participation in Conferences

Publications in peer reviewed scientific journals

Scientific Books writing

Publications in International Conferences Proceedings. Σφάλμα! Δεν έχει οριστεί σελιδοδείκτης.

Publications in National Conference Proceedings

Technical Reports

Urban Pollution

Participation in Scientific Projects

Participation in Conferences

Publications in peer reviewed scientific journals

Scientific Books writing

Publications in International Conferences Proceedings. Σφάλμα! Δεν έχει οριστεί σελιδοδείκτης.

Technical Reports

Dispersion of air pollutants on roads, airports-Indoor Environment-Emissions-Street Canyons  21

Participation in Scientific Projects

Participation in Conferences

Publications in peer reviewed scientific journals

Technical Reports

Environmental Health

Participation in Scientific Projects

Participation in Conferences

Publications in peer reviewed scientific journals

Publications in International Conferences Proceedings. Σφάλμα! Δεν έχει οριστεί σελιδοδείκτης.

Publications in National Conference Proceedings

Technical Reports

Global Environmental Problems-Climatology-Climate Change. 28

Participation in Scientific Projects

Participation in Conferences

Evaluation of Books

Publications in peer reviewed scientific journals

Meteorology-Dangerous Meteorological Phenomena. 29

Participation in Scientific Projects

Participation in Conferences

Publications in peer reviewed scientific journals

Publications in International Conferences Proceedings. Σφάλμα! Δεν έχει οριστεί σελιδοδείκτης.

Publications in National Conference Proceedings

Technical Reports

Analysis and management of Environmental Risks-Satellite Applications

Participation in Scientific Projects

Participation in Conferences

Publications in peer reviewed scientific journals

Συμμετοχή στη συγγραφή βιβλίων. Σφάλμα! Δεν έχει οριστεί σελιδοδείκτης.

Publications in International Conferences Proceedings. Σφάλμα! Δεν έχει οριστεί σελιδοδείκτης.

Publications in National Conference Proceedings

Technical Reports

Agricultural Meteorology

Participation in Scientific Projects

Participation in Conferences

Publications in peer reviewed scientific journals

Publications in International Conferences Proceedings. Σφάλμα! Δεν έχει οριστεί σελιδοδείκτης.

Publications in National Conference Proceedings

Environmental Economics

Participation in Scientific Projects

Publications in peer reviewed scientific journals

Publications in International Conferences Proceedings. Σφάλμα! Δεν έχει οριστεί σελιδοδείκτης.

 


 

STUDIES

 

·  Degree, University of Patras, Faculty of Physics, Patras, 1979.

·  M.Sc., University of Athens, Faculty of Physics, Athens, 1981.

·  PhD, University of Athens, Faculty of Physics, Athens, 1993.

·  Sabbatical, University of Birmingham, UK, 2004.

 

 

LANGUAGES

 

English, French, Greek (mother tongue)

 

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS

 

·       Dispersion of air pollutants-Modells-Flow Fields

·       Urban pollution

·       Dispersion of pollutants on roads, airports-indoor environment-Emissions-Street canyons

·       Environmental Health

·       Global Environmental Problems-Climatology-Climate Change

·       Meteorology-Dangerous Meteorological Phenomena

·       ΑAnalysis and Management of Environmental Risks-Satellite Applications

·       Agricultural Meteorology

·       Environmental Economics

 

 

SUBJECTS TAUGHT

 

-   Air Pollution

-   Environmental Chemistry and Air pollution Models

-   Environmental Physics

-   Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry

-   Fluid Mechanics

-   Environmental Meteorology

-   GIS

-   Noise Pollution

-   Environmental Impact Assessment

-   Natural Resources, Natural Disasters and Risk Analysis

-   Instrumental Meteorology

-   General Meteorology

 

Supervising of three PhD Theses.

I have supervised 3 MSc Theses, I am supervising 2 more

I have supervised or I am supervising 18 Undergraduate Theses.

 

 

SUMMARY OF SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES

 

 

Publications per Category

Number of Publications

A

Publications in Peer reviewed Scientific Journals

71

Β

Other Publications

2

C

Participation in Books’ writing

3

D

Editor of Scientific Books

1

Ε

Evaluation of Scientific Books

1

F

Publications in International Conferences Proceedings

51

G

Publications in National Conferences Proceedings

31

I

Technical Reports

68

K

Citations

Over 600

 

Total Published work                                  

228

 

·  Participation in more than 80 scientific projects

 

 

COOPERATIONS WITH UNIVERSITIES, RESEARCH CENTERS OR PRIVATE/PUBLIC SECTORS

 

1.        University of Birmingham

2.        Joint Research Center, ISPRA, Italy.

3.        National Technical University of Athens.

4.        Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki

5.        National Observatory of Athens.

6.        University of Patras.

7.        National Research centre of Physical Sciences “Democritus”.

8.        General Secretariat of Research and Technology.

9.        Public Power Corporation.

10.    National Meteorological Service.

11.    Ministry of Environment.

12.    Impetus LTD.

13.    SIBILLA LTD

14.    EPSILON INTERNATIONAL

15.    ΕΤΕ LTD.

16.    ENVECO LTD.

 

MEMBER OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

 

1.        Greek Physics Society     - Member.

2.        Greek Meteorological Society     - Member.

3.        European Association for the Science of Air Pollution    - Member.

4.        American Meteorological Society-Member.

5.        International Society of Biometeorology- Member

6.        International Association of the Urban Climate-Member

 

 

PARTICIPATION IN THE EDITORIAL BOARD OF SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS

 

1.   Global Nest:The International Journal

 

 

REVIEWER IN SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS

 

1.        Theoretical and Applied Climatology.

2.        International Journal of Climatology.

3.        Global Nest:The International Journal.

4.        Mathematical Computer Modelling

5.        Atmospheric Environment.

6.        Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres

7.        Environmental Monitoring and Assessment.

8.        Water Air and Soil Pollution.

9.        Environmental Modelling and Software.

10.    Indoor Build Environment.

11.    International Journal of Environment and Pollution

12.    Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems

13.    Journal of Environmental Management

14.    Environmental Science and Policy

15.    International Journal of Biometeorology

16.    Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association

17.    Atmospheric Science Letters

18.    Meteorological Applications

19.    Chemical papers

20.    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics

 

ORGANIZATION OF SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES-MEMBER OF THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

 

1.        10th International Conference on Harmonization within Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling for Regulatory Purposes, 2005.

 

 

MEMBER OF SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEES OF SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES

 

1.        6ο Hellenic Conference on Meteorology-Climatology and Physics of the Atmospheric Environment, 2002

2.        8th International Conference in Environmental Science and Technology, 2002

3.        Protection and Restoration of the Environment VII, 2004

4.        9the International Conference in Environmental Science and Technology, 2005

5.        10th International Conference on Harmonization within Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling for Regulatory Purposes, 2005.

6.        13th International Symposium on Environmental Pollution and its impact on Life in the Mediterranean Region, 2005

7.        11th International Conference on Harmonization within Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling for Regulatory Purposes, 2007

8.        10th International Conference in Environmental Science and Technology, 2007.

 

EVALUATOR OF SCIENTIFIC PROJECTS

 

1.             Expert Evaluator-DG Research-Directorate L, EU

2.             Ministry of Education, Greece

3.             Ministry of Development, Greece

 

NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE IN COST ACTIONS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

 

1.   Action 730 (2005-2009) Towards a Universal Thermal Climate Index UTCI. Assessing the Thermal Environment of the Human Being

2.   Action 733 (2005-2009) Harmonization and Applications of weather type classification for European Regions.

 

ANALYSIS OF RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

 

Dispersion of Air pollutants-Μodels-Flow fields

 

 

Participation in Research Projects

 

Air pollution study of the Megalopolis industrial valley.

Country           : Megalopolis, GR.

Time period     : 1983-84.

Collaborations   : University of Athens - National Observatory of Athens

Funding           : Public Power Corporation, GR.

 

Study of the air pollutant transport from the Thriassion valley to the Athens Basin.

Country           : Thriassion valley, GR.

Time period     : 1983-84.

Collaborations   : University of Athens.

Funding           : Borough of Nikea.

 

Study of the air transport over Athens and the Greater Athens Area.

Country           : Athens, GR.

Time period     : 1984-85.

Collaborations   : University of Athens - National Observatory of Athens.

 Funding          : Ministry of Planning, Housing and the Environment GR/CEC       

. Models to predict meteorological conditions conducive to air pollution episodes.

Country           : Athens, GR.

Time period     : 1984-1985

Collaborations   : University of Athens.

Funding           : Ministry of Planning Housing and the Environment, GR/CEC.

                      

Experimental and modelling study of the dispersion conditions in Athens, Greece.

Country           : Athens, GR.

Time period     : 1990-1991.

Collaborations   : University of Athens

Funding           : General Secretariat of Research and Technology, GR.

 

A study of weather conditions during air pollution episodes in Athens, Greece. Model Simulations. New Techniques in Graphics and Parallel Processing.

Country           : Athens, GR.

Time period     : 1991-1993

Collaborations   : University of Athens.

Funding           : IBM-T.J. Watson Research Centre, USA, IBM Hellas and the 

                      General Secretariat of Research and Technology, GR.

 

A study of weather conditions during air pollution episodes in Athens, Greece. Model Simulations. New Techniques in Graphics and Parallel Processing.

Country           : Athens, GR.

Time period     : 1991-1993

Collaborations   : University of Athens.

Funding           : IBM-T.J. Watson Research Centre, USA, IBM Hellas and the 

                      General Secretariat of Research and Technology, GR.

 

Study of the dispersion of air pollutants released from the power plant in Lavrio and Aliveri.

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1992-1993.

Collaborations   : University of Athens

Funding           : Public Power Corporation.

 

Study of the dispersion of air pollutants released from the power plant of Soroni, Rhodes.

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1992-1993.

Collaborations   : University of Athens

Funding           : Public Power Corporation.

 

Study of the dispersion of air pollutants released from the power plant of Ag. Georgios in Keratsini after its modification to natural gas unit.

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1992-1993.

Collaborations   : University of Athens

Funding           : Public Power Corporation.

 

Study of the South European cycles of air pollution.

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1992-94.

Collaborations   : National Observatory of Athens

Funding           : CEC.

 

Experimental and Theoretical study of the Boundary layer evolution in Athens, Greece

Country                : Greece

Time period     :1994.

Collaborations   :University of Athens.

Funding           :General Secretariat of Research and Technology.

 

Preliminary study for the installation of the new units of PPC in Soroni, Rhodes.

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1994.

Collaborations   : University of Athens, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Funding           : Public Power Corporation.

 

Study of the dispersion-diffusion of air pollutants released from the new programming units of PPC in Lavrio and Aliveri.

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1994.

Collaborations   : University of Athens, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Funding           : Public Power Corporation.

 

Study of the dispersion of air pollutants released from the power plant of Thera.

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1994.

Collaborations   : University of Athens, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Funding           : Public Power Corporation.

 

Study of the dispersion of air pollutants released from the power plant of Melos.

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1994.

Collaborations   : University of Athens, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Funding           : Public Power Corporation.

 

Study of the dispersion of air pollutants released from the power plant of Karpathos.

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1994.

Collaborations   : University of Athens, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Funding           : Public Power Corporation.

 

Study of the dispersion of air pollutants released from the power plant of Kalymnos.

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1994.

Collaborations   : University of Athens, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Funding           : Public Power Corporation.

 

Study of dispersion-diffusion of air pollutants released from the new programming units of PPC in Soroni, Rhodes.

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1995.

Collaborations   : University of Athens.

Funding           : Public Power Corporation.

 

Measurements of atmospheric pollutants using an aircraft above Athens and Thessalonica (Project STAAARTE).

Time period           :1996-1997.

Collaborations         :Aristotle University of Thessalonica, DLR.

Funding                :CEC.

 

Study of the Air quality in the Athens Basin.

Time period           :1997-1998.

Collaboration          :JRC

Funding                :JRC

 

Study of the Air quality in the Athens Basin (Β phase).

Time period           :1999-2000.

Collaborations         :JRC.

Funding                :JRC

 

Study of the dispersion of air pollutants in kavo-Sidero, Crete.

Time period           :2004.

Collaborations         :ΕΤΕ.

Funding                :ΕΤΕ

 

Participation in Conferences

 

IXX ITM of NATO/CCMS in "Air Pollution Modelling and Its Application". 29 September - 4 October 1991, Ierapetra, Crete, Greece.

 

XX ITM of NATO/CCMS in "Air Pollution Modelling and Its Application" 29 November-3 December 1993, Valencia, Spain.

 

1st Workshop of NATO/CCMS on "Air Pollution Transport and Diffusion over coastal areas". May 3-5, 1993, Athens, Greece.

 

8th International Conference on Harmonization within Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling for Regulatory Purposes. Sofia, Bulgaria, 14-17 October, 2002. (http://www.meteo.bg/harmo8).

 

9th International Conference on Harmonization within Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling for Regulatory Purposes. Garmich, Germany, 1-4 June, 2004.( http://imk-ifu.fzk.de/harmo9/index.html).

 

10th International Conference on Harmonization within Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling for Regulatory Purposes. Crete, Greece, 14-17 October, 2005.

( http://www.harmo.org/Conferences/Crete/10harmo.asp).

 

11th International Conference on Harmonization within Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling for Regulatory Purposes. Cambridge, UK, 2-7 July, 2007.

( http://www.harmo.org/Conferences/Crete/10harmo.asp).

 

Publications in Peer Reviewed Scientific Journals

 

Kallos G., P. Kassomenos, R.A. Pielke, 1993: Synoptic and mesoscale weather conditions during air pollution episodes in Athens, Greece, Boundary Layer Meteorology, 62, 163-184.

 

Pilinis C., P. Kassomenos, G. Kallos, 1993: Modelling of photochemical pollution in Athens, Greece: Application of the RAMS-CALGRID modelling system. Atmospheric Environment, 27B, 353-370.

 

Kallos G., A. Papadopoulos, M. Varinou, P. Kassomenos, 1995: Estimation of the contribution to air quality degradation in Athens from major elevated sources. International Journal of Environment and Pollution, 5, Nos. 4-6, 611-622.

 

Synodinou Β., M. Petrakis, P. Kassomenos, S. Lykoudis, 1996: Atmospheric Stability and Atmospheric Circulation in Athens, Greece. IL NUOVO CIMENTO, Vol. 19C, 245-255.

 

Helmis C. G, D. N. Asimakopoulos, K. H. Papadopoulos, P. Kassomenos, J. A. Kalogiros, P. G. Papageorgas, S. Blikas, 1997: Air mass exchange between the Athens Basin and the Messogia Plain of Attica, Greece.  Atmospheric Environment, 31, 3833-3849. (doi:10.1016/S1352-2310(97)00169-6).

 

Kassomenos P., H. A. Flocas, S. Lykoudis and M. Petrakis, 1997: A study of frost events in areas characterised by the absence of observations. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 62, 249-267. (http://www.springerlink.com/app/home/contribution.asp?wasp=5e07fa786ca544a89c9fd8f2ead643e5&referrer=parent&backto=issue,7,8;journal,34,34;linkingpublicationresults,1:103391,1)

 

Kassomenos P., S. Lykoudis, M. Petrakis, 1997: On the behaviour of air pollutants released from elevated stacks in the vicinity of Athens, Greece. International Journal of Environment and Pollution, Vol. 8, Nos. ½, 134-147.

 

Asimakopoulos D., C.G., Helmis, K.H. Papadopoulos, J.A. Kalogiros, P. Kassomenos, Μ. Petrakis, 1999. Inland propagation of sea breeze under opposing offshore winds.  Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 70, 97-110.

 

Kassomenos P., S. Lykoudis, G. Kallos, 1999: Winter southern wind flow and air pollution episodes in Athens. Global Nest: The International Journal, 2, 99-110. (http://www.gnest.org/Journal/Vol1_No2/Kassomenos.pdf).

 

Triantafyllou A. and P. Kassomenos, 2002. Aspects of atmospheric flow and dispersion of air pollutants in a mountainous basin. Science of the total Environment. 297, 85-103 (doi:10.1016/S0048-9697(02)00090-6).

 

Mironakis K. A. and P. A. Kassomenos, 2003: Application of MM5 model in the northwest area of Greece using a four-nest procedure. Int. J. Env. Pollut., 20, 1-6, 269-277.

(http://www.inderscience.com/browse/index.php?journalID=9&year=2003&vol=20&issue=1/2/3/4/5/6).

 

Kassomenos P., H. Karandeinos, 2005. High resolution analysis of meteorological fields at a mountainous area NW of Greece. International Journal of Environment and Pollution. In press. (https://www.inderscience.com/browse/index.php?journalID=9).

 

Writing of Books

 

Kassomenos P, 1981: Air pollution in Atmospheric Boundary Layer, MSc Thesis, Athens, pgs. 95.

 

Kassomenos P., 1993: Analysis of weather conditions during air pollution episodes in the Greater area of Athens. PhD Thesis, University of Athens, Faculty of Physics, pgs. 362.

 

Environmental Physics, 2007. Katsoulis BD and PA Kassomenos. University of Ioannina. Text book for undergraduate students.

 

Publications in International Conferences Proceedings.

 

Kallos G. and P. Kassomenos, 1991: Anatomy of the air pollution problem in Athens, Greece. 35th OHOLO Conference on Transport and Diffusion in Turbulent Fields. Modelling and Measurement Techniques. Eilat, Israel, October 28 - November 1, pp. 16.

 

Kallos G. and P. Kassomenos, 1992: Weather conditions during air pollution episodes in Athens, Greece: An overview of the problem. Proceedings of the Air Pollution Modelling and Its Application. Edited by H. van Dop and G. Kallos, Plenum Press, New York, IXX, 77-103. (http://www.nato.int/ccms/publi-2.htm).

 

Kallos G., C. Pilinis, P. Kassomenos, G. Hatzakis, 1992: Characteristics of a third generation regulatory models. Workshop on "Objectives for next generation practical short-range atmospheric dispersion models". Riso, Denmark, May 6-8, 1992, pp. 16.

 

Kallos G. and P. Kassomenos, 1993: Regional-mesoscale flow interactions: Implications to air pollution. Proceedings of the EMEP Workshop on the Control of Photochemical Oxidants in Europe, 20-22 April, 1993, Porvoo, Finland, Proccedings 96-100.

 

Kassomenos P., G. Kallos, M. Varinou, A. Papadopoulos, 1993: A study of the dispersion of air pollutants released from major elevated sources near Athens, Greece. Proceedings of the XXth ITM NATO-CCMS on Air Pollution Modelling and Its Applications. Εdited by S. Gryning and M.Millan, pg. 513-522. (http://www.nato.int/ccms/publi-2.htm)

 

Kallos G. and P. Kassomenos, 1993: Effects of the selected domain in mesoscale atmospheric simulations and dispersion calculations. Proceedings of the XXth ITM NATO-CCMS on Air Pollution Modelling and Its Applications. Edited by S. Gryning and M. Millan pg. 35-44. (http://www.nato.int/ccms/publi-2.htm)

 

Kallos G., A. Papadopoulos, M. Varinou, P. Kassomenos, 1994: Estimation of the contribution of the air quality degradation in Athens from major elevated sources. 3rd Workshop on Harmonisation within Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling for Regulatory Purposes. 21-24 Nov 1994, Mol, Belgium.

 

Petrakis M., P. Kassomenos, S. Lykoudis, V. Synodinou 1995: On the Atmospheric Stability in the Athens Basin. Air Pollution III, Volume 3. Urban Pollution, Wessex Institute of Technology, Editors N. Moussiopoulos, H. Power and C.A. Brebbia, pg. 177-184.

 

Kassomenos P., M. Petrakis, S. Lykoudis, 1995: On the transportation of air pollutants released from major elevated sources to the Athens Basin. The North-easterly flow case. Air Pollution III, Volume 3. Urban Pollution, Wessex Institute of Technology, Editors N. Moussiopoulos, H. Power and C.A. Brebbia, pg. 169-176.

 

Helmis C.G, D.N. Asimakopoulos, K.H. Papadopoulos, J.A. Kalogiros, P. Kassomenos, P.G. Papageorgas, S. Blikas 1995: Air mass exchange between the Athens Basin and the Mesogia Plain. Air Pollution III, Volume 3. Urban Pollution, Wessex Institute of Technology, Editors N. Moussiopoulos, H. Power and C.A. Brebbia, pg. 115-130.

 

Kassomenos P., S. Lykoudis, M. Petrakis, 1996: Vertical distribution of Air Pollutants released from elevated stacks in the Athens, Basin. Proceedings on Air Pollution IV Monitoring, Simulation and Control, Editors B. Caussade, H. Power, C.A. Brebbia, pg. 677-686.

 

Kassomenos P., H. A. Flocas, S. Lykoudis, M. Petrakis, 1998: Considerations on the temporal and spatial variation of the relationship between air pollution and mesoscale air flow patterns over the Athens Metropolitan area. 6th International Highway and Urban Pollution Symposium, Ispra, 18-21 May. Pg. 9.

 

Kassomenos P., H. A. Flocas, S. Lykoudis, 1998: Classification of mesoscale circulation over an urban Mediterranean basin. Relationship with air quality status. 2nd European Conference on Applied Climatology, ECAC 98. Vienna, Austria, 19-23 October. ISSN 1016-6254 Nr. 19 in CD.

 

Kalabokas P., A. Papayannis, A. Chaloulakou, P. Kassomenos, C. Hourdakis, N. Spyrellis, 2002: On the correlation of air pollution with suspended aerosol levels by particle counters and a 2-wavelength lidar system during Saharan dust episodes in the city of Athens. Proceedings of the 10th Scientific Conference of the International Association of Meteorology of Atmospheric Sciences. Pgs. 194-195, Heraklion, 18-25 September, 2002.

 

Mironakis K. and P. Kassomenos, 2002: Application of MM5 model in a north-west area of Greece. First Results. 8th Conference within Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling for Regulatory Purposes. Proceedings, pgs 396-400, Sofia, Bulgaria, 14-17 October, 2002.

 

Mironakis K, P. Kassomenos and H. Karandeinos, 2004: Application of the ARPS and MM5 models in Epirus, Greece. Implications to Air quality. First Results. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Harmonization within Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling for Regulatory Purposes, pgs 270-273. Garmich-Patterkirhen, Germany, 1-4 June, 2004.

 

Kassomenos P., H. Karandeinos, 2005. Foehn phenomena in the western Crete. Part I. The synoptic situation and flow fields computed by the ARPS model. 10th International Conference on Harmonization within Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling for Regulatory Purposes, pgs 104-108. Crete, Greece, 17-20 October, 2005.

 

Publications in National Conferences Proceedings.

 

Kassomenos P and G. Kallos, 1992: Dispersion of air pollutants released from point sources in the Athens Basin during days characterized by warm advection in the lower troposphere. Proceedings of the 1st Hellenic Conference in Meteorology, Climatology and Physics of the Atmospheric Environment, Aristotle’s University of Thessalonica, Department of Geology, Sector of Meteorology and Climatology, pgs, 199-208.

 

Triantafyllou A, P. Kassomenos, G. Kallos, D. Asimakopoulos, 1994: Dispersion of air pollutants released from point sources in the greater area of Kozani-Ptolemaida during winter under anticyclonic circulation. Proceedings of the 2nd Hellenic Conference in Meteorology, Climatology and Physics of the Atmospheric Environment, Aristotle’s University of Thessalonica, Department of Geology, Sector of Meteorology and Climatology, pgs 187-197.

 

Kassomenos P., A. Papadopoulos, G. Kallos, 1994: Fumigation conditions in the greater area of Attica. Proceedings of the Hellenic Conference in Meteorology, Climatology and Physics of the Atmospheric Environment, Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki, Department of Geology, Sector of Meteorology and Climatology, pgs. 225-232.

 

Triantafyllou A, P. Kassomenos, G. Kallos, 1995: Transportation of air pollutants in the industrial area of Kozani-Ptolemais during the night in summer. Proceedings of the 5th Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, Molivos, Mytilene, pgs. 72-84. 

 

Kassomenos P, S. Lykoudis, G. Kotsakas, M. Petrakis, 1996: A study of the emissions and the dispersion of air pollutants released during the operation of an airport. Proceedings of the 3rd Conference in Meteorology, Climatology and Physics of the Atmospheric Environment, pgs. 348-353.

 

Kassomenos P, 1997: Modes and models describing the transportation of air pollutants from urban areas to agricultural or/and forest areas. Workshop for the investigation of the contribution of remote sensing in the detection of the kind and the quality of vegetation and the estimation of harvesting. Thessaloniki 13/2/1997.

 

Kassomenos P: Air flow models. Workshop for the investigation of the contribution of remote sensing in the detection of the kind and the quality of vegetation and the estimation of harvesting. Thessaloniki 13/2/1997.

 

Kassomenos P.A., H.A. Flocas, S. Lykoudis, M. Petrakis, 1997: A contribution to the study of the relationship between the mesoscale circulation and air pollution over Metropolitan Athens Area. Proceedings of the 5th Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, Molivos, Mytilene, pgs. 194-201.

 

Kassomenos P., G. Kallos, 1999: Winter air pollution episodes in Athens. The 13th–14th December 1989 case. Proceedings of the 6th Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, Chora, Samos, pgs. 337-343.

 

Technical reports

 

Asimakopoulos D, D. Lalas, C. Helmis, D. Deligiorgi, and P. Kassomenos, 1985: Transportation of air pollutants from Thriassion Plain to Athens Basin. Final report prepared for the Municipality of Nikea, pgs. 174.

 

Kallos, G., P. Kassomenos, M. Varinou, A. Papadopoulos, E. Blathras, and G. Hatzakis, 1993: Synoptic and mesoscale weather conditions in SE Greece: Their association with air quality in the Greater Athens Area. First Intermediate Report prepared for the CEC, DG-XII, Contract #EV5VCT910050), pp. 45.  

 

Kallos G, M. Varinou, A. Papadopoulos and P. Kassomenos, 1993: Study of the dispersion of air pollutants released from the PPC’s Power Plant in Soroni, Rhodes. Intermediate report prepared for PPC, pgs. 32.

 

Kallos, G, M. Varinou, A. Papadopoulos and P. Kassomenos, 1993: Study of the dispersion of air pollutants released from the PPC’s Power Plant in Soroni, Rhodes. Final report prepared for PPC, pgs. 450.

 

Kallos G, M. Varinou, A. Papadopoulos and P. Kassomenos, 1993: Study of the dispersion of air pollutants released from the PPC’s Power Plant in Aliveri and Lavrion. Intermediate report prepared for PPC, pgs. 45.

 

Kallos, G, M. Varinou, A. Papadopoulos and P. Kassomenos, 1993: Study of the dispersion of air pollutants released from the PPC’s Power Plant in Aliveri and Lavrion. Final report prepared for PPC, pgs. 850.

 

Kassomenos P., G. Kallos, and C. Pilinis, 1993: Study of the weather conditions during air pollution episodes in Athens. Simulations. New techniques in graphics and parallel processing.  Intermediate report prepared for ΙΒΜ Hellas and the General Secretariat of Science and Technology, pgs. 26.

 

Kassomenos P., G. Kallos, and C. Pilinis, 1993: Study of the weather conditions during air pollution episodes in Athens. Simulations. New techniques in graphics and parallel processing.  Final report prepared for ΙΒΜ Hellas and the General Secretariat of Science and Technology, pgs. 400.

 

Asimakopoulos D.N., C. Helmis, G. Kallos, P. Kassomenos, J. Kalogiros, C. Pilinis and A. Soilemes, 1993: Experimental and Theoretical study of the PBL over the Athens Basin. Simulation of the atmospheric circulation and air pollution transport during air pollution episodes. Progress Report prepared for the General Secretariat of Science and Technology, pp. 25.

 

Kallos G., A Papadopoulos, M. Varinou and P. Kassomenos, 1993: Study of air pollutants’ dispersion released from GPC’s power plant in Ag. Georgios Keratsini, using as fuel natural gas. Final Reprt prepared for GPC, pgs 25.

 

Kallos G., V. Kotroni, C. Lagouvardos, P. Kassomenos, G. Hatzakis, M. Varinou, 1994: Transport and transformation of air pollutants from Europe to the East Mediterranean Region. First Technical Progrees report, prepared for the CEU, DG XII. Contract no: AVI*-CT92-0005.

 

Kallos G., V. Kotroni, C. Lagouvardos, P. Kassomenos, G. Hatzakis and M. Varinou, 1994: Transport and transformation of air pollutants from Europe to the East Mediterranean Region. First Technical Progress Report prepared for the CEU, DG XII. Contract no: AVI*-CT92-0005.

 

Kallos G, M. Varinou, P. Kassomenos, B. Kotroni, and C. Lagouvardos, 1994: Study of dispersion of air pollutants released from the GPC’s Power Plant in Melos. Final report prepared for GPC/DEME, pg. 100.

 

Kallos G, M. Varinou, P. Kassomenos, B. Kotroni, and C. Lagouvardos, 1994: Study of dispersion of air pollutants released from the GPC’s Power Plant in Thera. Final report prepared for GPC/DEME, pg. 100.

 

Kallos G, M. Varinou, P. Kassomenos, B. Kotroni, and C. Lagouvardos, 1994: Study of dispersion of air pollutants released from the GPC’s Power Plant in Karpathos. Final report prepared for GPC/DEME, pg. 100.

 

Kallos G, M. Varinou, P. Kassomenos, B. Kotroni, and C. Lagouvardos, 1994: Study of dispersion of air pollutants released from the GPC’s Power Plant in Kalimnos. Final report prepared for GPC/DEME, pg. 100.

 

Asimakopoulos D.N., C. Helmis, G. Kallos, P. Kassomenos, J. Kalogiros, C. Pilinis and A. Soilemes, 1993: Experimental and Theoretical study of the PBL over the Athens Basin. Simulation of the atmospheric circulation and air pollution transport during air pollution episodes. Progress Report prepared for the General Secretariat of Science and Technology, pp. 25.

 

Zeygolis D. etc, 1997. Creation of a mobile remote sensing station to detect air pollutant’s using Lidar technology (ΕPPER 4). Final report prepared for the Ministry of Environment Housing and Public works.

 

 

Urban Pollution

 

 

Participation in Research Projects

 

Study of the meteorological conditions conducive to air pollution episodes over Athens, Greece.

Country           : Athens, GR.

Time period     : 1983-84.

Collaborations   : University of Athens.

Funding           : Ministry of Planning, Housing and the Environment GR/ 

European Communities.

 

 

Integrated Environmental Monitoring, Forecasting and Warning Systems in Metropolitan Areas (EMMA)-(http://www.axp.mdx.ac.uk/emma/project/about-en.htm).

Country                :Italy, UK, Spain, Sweden, Greece.

Time period           :1996-1998.

Colaborations         :IMPETUS ETE LTD, Stockholm SLB, ITATEL TECHNITEL, SICE, Universities of Madrid, Nottinham, Midlessex, JRC-ISPRA (EI).

Funding                :CEU (DG XIII).

 

Development of an operational center for the detection of air pollution and enforcement of restrictive measures in the Greater Athens area. (EPPER 4).

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1996-1997.

Collaborations   : Universities of Patras, Thessaloniki, and ENVECO.

Funding           : YPEHODE.

 

Project TCA/AQ (Thematic Center for the Air Quality).

Country           : Greece, Holland, Norway.

Time Period     :1995-2000

Collaborations   : Rivm, Nilu, ΤΝΟ

Funding           : CEC.

 

Creation of a network of scientists specialised in the air pollution field (Project HYDRA).

Country           : Greece.

Time Period     : 1995-1996.

Collaboration     : Universities of Athens, Thessaloniki, Patras, Aegean, Chania, NTUA, and IMPAE/NOA.

Funding           : GSRT.

 

Creation of a mobile remote sensing station to detect air pollutant’s using Lidar technology (ΕPPER 4).

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1996-1998.

Collaborations   : University of Patras, University of Thessaloniki

Founding         : YPEHODE.

 

 

Examination of the impacts on the Atmospheric Environment from the operation of Refineries. The Case of Petrola.

Time period           :1997-1998.

Collaborations         :National Technical University.

Funding                :Petrola

 

Development of an operational center for the detection of air pollution episodes in Athens

Time period           :1999-2001.

Collaborations         :SIBILLA LTD.

Funding                :YPEHODE.

 

Development of an operational center for the detection of air pollution episodes in Athens (Consultan).

Time Period           :1999-2001.

Collaborations         :ΑDΚ.

Funding                :YPEHODE

 

GREEK-YUGOSLAYIAN COLABORATION. Environmental Indices concerning Aerosols in Athens and Belgrade

 

Country           : Greece, Serbia and Montengro

Time period     : 2002-2004.

Collaborations   : Meteorological Institute of Belgrade

Funding           : GSRT (DG XI).

 

PROTEPE. Advanced Technologies of Environmental Monitoring and Predictions.

Country                          : Greece

Time period     :2003-2005

Collaborations   :Αristotle’s University of Thessaloniki, Democritus University of Thrace, National Technical University of Athens, University of Crete.

Funding           :GSRT

 

Exposure of special population groups to air pollutants in indoor and outdoor. Project Pythagoras.

Time period           :2004-2007.

Collaborations         :Department of Biological Applications, UI

Funding                :Ministry of Education

 

Project PYTHAGORAS II. Study of the pollution from fine and ultrafine particulates in the Athenian Atmosphere. Concentration levels per mass and number, variability in time/space and quantitative estimation of the participation of sources

Time period           :2005-2008.

Collaborations         :Department of Chemical Engineering, NTUA

Funding                :Ministry of Education

 

Project PYTHAGORAS ΙΙ. Study of the transportation Mechanisms and origin of particulates and ozone in the Athens Basin using laser techniques.

Time period           :2005-2008.

Collaborations         :Department of Chemical Engineering, NTUA

Funding                :Ministry of Education

 

Participation in Conferences

 

3rd International Conference on Air Pollution "AIR POLLUTION 95". Porto Carras, Chalkidiki, 26-29 September, 1995. (http://library.witpress.com/pages/listPapers.asp?q_bid=208).

 

4ο Conference in Environmental Science and Technologyolivos Lesvos, 3-7 Sept., 1995.

 

4th International Conference on Air Pollution "AIR POLLUTION 96". Toulouse, France, 27-29 August, 1996.

 

3ο Protection and Restoration of the Environment, Chania, Crete, 28-30 Aug., 1996.

 

5ο Conference in Environmental Science and Technology-Μolivos Lesvos, 1-4 Sept 1997.

 

6ο Conference in Environmental Science and Technology-Chora-Samos, 28 Αug-2 Sept 1999.

 

Air Quality in Europe: Challenges for the 2000s, Venice 19-21 May 1999.

 

7ο Conference in Environmental Science and Technology, Hermoupolis Syros, 3-6 Sept. 2001.

 

Protection and Restoration of the Environment VI. Skiathos, July 1-5, 2002. (http://www.cee.stevens-tech.edu/env-vi.html).

 

4th International Conference on Urban Air Quality-Measurements-Modelling and Management. Prague, 25-27 March, 2003.

 

8th International Conference in Environmental Science and Technology, Μyrina, Lemnos, 8-11 Sept. 2003.

 

Protection and Restoration of the Environment VII. Myconos, June 28-July 1, 2004. (http://www.cee.stevens-tech.edu/env-VII)

 

5th International Conference on Urban Air Quality-Measurements-Modeling and Management. Valencia, 25-27 March, 2005. (http://www.urbanairquality.org).

 

9th International Conference in Environmental Science and Technology, Rhodos, 1-3 Sept. 2005. (http://www.gnest.org/cest).

 

10th International Conference in Environmental Science and Technology, Kos, 5-7 Sept. 2007.

 

Publications in peer reviewed Journals

 

Kambezidis H., P. Kassomenos, H. Kiriaki, 1986: Smoke concentration levels in a monitoring network in Athens, Greece, Atmospheric Environment, 20, 601-604.

 

Varotsos C., C. Cracknel, N. Sakellariou, G. Chronopoulos, S. Katsikis, P. Kassomenos, 1995: On the SO2, NO2 interferences in total ozone measurements made with the Dobson spectrophotometer No. 118 in Athens. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 16, 1805-1813.

 

Kassomenos P., H. A. Flocas, S. Lykoudis, A. N. Skouloudis, 1998: Spatial and temporal characteristics of the relationship between air quality status and mesoscale atmospheric circulation over an urban Mediterranean basin. The Science of the Total Environment, 217, 37-57. (doi:10.1016/S0048-9697(98)00167-3 ).

 

Triantafyllou A., P. A. Kassomenos, G. Kallos, 1999: On the degradation of air quality due to SO2 and PM10 in the Eordea Basin, Greece. Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 8, 60-70.

( http://www.schweizerbart.de/j/met-z/englisch/meteorologische-zeitschrift.html).

 

Kassomenos P., A. N. Skouloudis, H. S. Lykoudis, H. A. Flocas, 1999: "Air Quality Indicators" for Uniform Indexing of Atmospheric Pollution in Large Metropolitan Areas.  Atmospheric Environment, 33, 1861-1879. (doi:10.1016/S1352-2310(98)00355-0 ).

 

Chaloulakou A., P. Kassomenos, P. Koutrakis, N. Spyrellis, 2003. Measurements of PM10 and PM2.5 concentrations in Athens, Greece. Atmospheric Environment. 37 (5), 649-660. (doi:10.1016/S1352-2310(02)00898-1 ).

 

Kassomenos P., O. Sindosi, C. Lolis, A. Chaloulakou 2003: On the relation between seasonal synoptic circulation types and spatial air quality characteristics in Athens, Greece. Journal of the Air and Waste management Association. 53, 309-324. (http://www.awma.org/journal/ShowAbstract.asp?Year=2003&PaperID=1024).

 

Petrakis M., B. Psiloglou, P. Kassomenos, C. Cartalis, 2003: Summertime measurements of Benzene, Toluene and Xylene in Athens using a Differential Optical Absorption Spectroscopy system, 2003. Journal of the Air and Waste management Association. Vol. 53 (9), 1052-1064. ( http://www.awma.org/journal/ShowAbstract.asp?Year=2003&PaperID=1106)

 

Saisana M., G. Dubois, A. Chaloulakou, P. Kassomenos, N. Spyrellis, 2003: Streamlining Environmental Monitoring networks: Application to Nitrogen Dioxide in North Italy. Systems Analysis, Modelling, Simulation. 43(2), 241-250.

(http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/authors/gsamauth.asp).

 

Grivas G., V. Kanouta, P. Kassomenos, A. Chaloulakou and N. Spyrellis, 2004: Comparison between low-volume gravimetric sampler and beta attenuation for PM10 measurements in Athens, Greece. Journal of the Aerosol Science, S1, 653-655. (doi:10.1016/j.jaerosci.2004.06.054).

 

Paschalidou A and P. Kassomenos, 2004: Comparison of air pollutant concentrations between weekdays and weekends in Athens, Greece for various meteorological conditions. Environmenal Technology, 25, issue 11, 1241-1255. (http://www.environtechnol.co.uk/Contents_pages/volume_25n11.htm).

 

A. Chaloulakou, P. Kassomenos, G. Grivas, N. Spyrelis, 2005: Continuous measurements of PM10/PM2.5 and black smoke concentrations at a fixed site in Athens, Greece. Environment International, 31, 651-659. (doi:10.1016/j.envint.2004.11.001).

 

Kassomenos P., G. Koletsis, 2005. Seasonal variations of the temperature inversions over Athens Greece. International Journal of Climatology. 25, 1651-1663.

 

Kyrkilis G., A. Chaloulakou and P. Kassomenos, 2007: Development of an aggregate Air Quality Index for an urban Mediterranean agglomeration. Environment International, 33, 670-677. (http://www.awma.org/pubs/aboutjour.htm).

 

Paschalidou A, P Kassomenos, A Bartzokas, 2006. Comparison of various methods for modeling the dependence of ozone concentrations on meteorological and pollutant parameters in Athens. WSEAS Transactions on Environment and Development, 5, No2, 684-689.

 

Kassomenos P., B. Katsoulis, 2006: Mesoscale and Macroscale aspects of the morning urban heat island around Athens Greece. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 94, 209-218.

 

Borge R, Lumbreras J, Vardoulakis S, Kassomenos P, Rodriguez E, 2007: Analysis of long range transport influences in urban PM10 using two stage clusters. Atmospheric Environment, 41, 4434-4450.

 

Vardoulakis S and P Kassomenos, 2007: Comparison of factors influencing PM10 levels in Athens Greece and Birmingham UK. Atmospheric Environment, In Press.

 

Participation in Books Writing

 

Europe's Environment. The Second Assessment, 1998. European Environment Agency. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Elsevier Science Ltd. Pgs 293. (http://reports.eea.eu.int/92-828-3351-8/en/toc.html)

 

Publications in International Conferences Proceedings

 

Kassomenos P., S. Lykoudis, M. Petrakis, G. Panagopoulos, A. Karagiannis, 1996: Statistical analysis of NO, NO2, O3 measurements in the Athens area. Proceedings of 3rd International Conference in the Protection and Restoration of Environment. Chania, Crete, pgs 312-319.

 

Kassomenos P., A.N. Skouloudis, D.N. Asimakopoulos, 1999: Towards to a uniform Indexing of atmospheric pollution in Europe. International Conference for Air Quality in Europe: Challenges for the 2000s, Venice, 19-21 May 1999.

 

Chaloulakou A., Kassomenos P., Grivas G., Manalis N., Spyrellis N., 2001 : On the PM10/PM2.5 episodes in Athens, during summer 2000. 7th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology. Ermoupolis, Syros. Conference Proceedings, Volume A, pgs 114-120.

 

Kassomenos P., S. Lykoudis 2001: Contribution to the Analysis and completion of air pollutants’ time series. 7th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology. Ermoupolis, Syros. Conference Proceedings, Volume A, pgs 428-435.

 

Chaloulakou A., P. Kassomenos, G. Grivas, V. Kanouta, N. Spyrelis, 2003: Continuous measurements of PM10/PM2.5 and black smoke concentrations at a fixed site in Athens, Greece. 4th International Conference on Urban Air Quality-Measurement, Modelling and Management. Proceedings pgs 306-309, Prague, 25-27 March 2003.

 

Vardoulakis S and P Kassomenos, 2005: Comparison of factors influencing PM10 levels in Athens (Greece) and Birmingham (UK). Fifht Conference in Atmospheric Physics, Valencia Spain.

 

Pilidis G, S. Karakitsios, P. Kassomenos, 2005: description of the specific conditions that lead to high levels of BTX compounds in a medium sized city of Nothwestern Greece. Proceedings of the 13th International symposium on MESAEP, pg 36. October 8-12, 2005, Thessaloniki, Greece.

 

Tsaknakis G, P. Kassomenos, A. Papayannis, I. Ziomas, A. Paliatsos, 2006: Cluster analysis of air mass trajectories linked with high aerosol and ozone concentrations observed in the Greater Athens area, Greece. European Geosciences Union. General Assembly 2006, 2-7 April 2006, Vienna, Austria.

 

Kassomenos, P. Adamopoulos A, Chaloulakou A, 2006. On the study of transboundary pollution by particulate matter in the Greek territory. Protection and Restoration of the Environment VIII, Chania, 3-7 July, 2006.

 

Honianaki F,  P. Kassomenos, 2006. Noise action plans in a medium and a small sized town in Crete, Greece. Protection and Restoration of the Environment VIII, Chania, 3-7 July, 2006.

 

Publications in National Conferences Proceedings

 

Assimakopoulos V, P. Kassomenos, I. Gee, 1997: Investigating Correlation among the Photochemical Pollutants Measured by the Athens Air Pollution Monitoring Network. Proceedings of the 5th Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, Molivos, Lesvos, pgs. 209-217.

 

Kassomenos P.Α., S. Lykoudis, Μ. Petrakis, 1997: Correlation between photochemical pollutants concentrations during working and weekend days in Athens. Proceedings of the 5th Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, Molivos, Lesvos, pgs. 442-449.

 

Kassomenos P., 2002: Comparison between CO concentrations during workdays and weekends in various sites in Athens. Proceedings of the 6th Hellenic Conference in Meteorology, Climatology, Atmospheric Physics, pgs 114-121. Ioannina, 25-28 September, 2002.

 

Grivas G., A. Chaloulakou, P. Kassomenos, B. Kanouta, N. Spyrellis: Episodes of PM2.5 in the Athenian Atmosphere during 1999-2000: Proceedings of the 6th Hellenic Conference in Meteorology, Climatology, Atmospheric Physics, pgs. 586-590. Ioannina, 25-28 September, 2002.

 

Pappas K. and P. Kassomenos, 2002: Quality control of air pollutants in Athens and  the Analysis and completion of air pollutants’ time series. Proceedings of the 6th Hellenic Conference in Meteorology, Climatology, Atmospheric Physics, pgs. 760-766. Ioannina, 25-28 September, 2002.

 

Katsoulis V and P., Kassomenos, 2004: Assessment of the air-quality over Athens basin: Applications and comparisons of a group of indices. Proceedings of the 7th Hellenic Conference in Meteorology, Climatology, Atmospheric Physics, Nicosia, Cyprus, 28-30 September, 2004.

 

Paschalidou A, P. Kassomenos and V. Katsoulis, 2004: Comparison between weekend and weekday air pollutant concentrations in Athens, Greece, for different meteorological conditions. Proceedings of the 7th Hellenic Conference in Meteorology, Climatology, Atmospheric Physics, Nicosia, Cyprus, 28-30 September, 2004.

 

Koletsis I, P. Kassomenos, B. Katsoulis, 2004: Climatologic study of inversions over Athens. Proceedings of the 7th Hellenic Conference in Meteorology, Climatology, Atmospheric Physics, Nicosia, Cyprus, 28-30 September, 2004.

 

Kassomenos P., 2004: Cartographical mapping of air pollutants dispersion in Athens, using a geographical information system (GIS). Proceedings of the 7th Hellenic Geographical Conference, pgs. 285-290. Mytilene, 14-17 Oct, 2004.

 

Kassomenos P, Α. Αdamopoulos, Α. Chaloulakou, 2006 : Case studies of transboundary particulate pollution in Greece. 8th Conference of Meteorology-Climatology and Physics of the Atmospheric Environment, Athens, May, 24-26, 2006.

 

Technical Reports

 

Lalas D., G. Karras, D. Pissimanis, V. Notaridou, P. Kassomenos, 1984: Selection, adaptation and valuation of a model to predict meteorological conditions conducive to air pollution episodes. Final Report prepared for CEC (DG XI) Contract B6612/9.

 

Lalas D., G. Karras, D. Pissimanis, V. Notaridou and P. Kassomenos, 1985: Models to predict meteorological conditions conducive to air pollution episodes. Final report prepared for CEC (DG XI) Conctract B6612.

 

Markatos C.Ν. et al, 1996: National Network for the observation of Atmospheric Environment (ΕPPER 4). Final report prepared for the Ministry of Environment.

 

Spyrelis Ν. et all, 1996: Invetorying of the requirements and  Hammering out a plan to apply the EU directive for the integrated prevention pollution control (IPPC) (ΕPPER 4). Final report prepared for the Ministry of Environment

 

P. Kassomenos: Uniform air quality indicators for assessing air quality in Large Metropolitan areas. Final Report ISPRA Pg 50.

 

Bell M., R. Hamilton, P. Hogland, P. Kassomenos, M. Pranzetti, R. San Jose, A. Skouloudis and V. Pagliani, 1996: Report on Users Requirements. EMMA Project. DG-XIII. Pg.90.

 

Bell M, R. Hamilton, P. Hoglund, P. Kassomenos, C. Zografos et al., 1998: EMMA Project DG XIII, Pg 600

 

 

Dispersion of air pollutants in roads-airports-indoor environments-Emissions-Street canyons

 

 

Participation in Research Projects

 

Environmental Impact Assessment Study for the METRO of Athens.

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1994-1995.

Collaborations   : IMPETUS LTD, DROMOS SA

Funding           : YPEHODE

 

Investigation of the implications in air quality in the Greater Athens Area apart from the operation of the new airport in Spata and the old one in Hellinikon.

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1994-1995.

Collaborations   : University of Athens, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Funding           : Athens Airport SA, YPEHODE.

 

Environmental Impact Assessment study for the new circular road of Mandra-Magoula-Aspropyrgos.

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1995.

Collaboration     : Municipality of Mandra.

Funding           : IMPETUS, LTD.

 

Study of the dispersion of air pollutants released from automobiles in the exit of the tunnels Metamorfosis and Herakliou of the road Elefsis-Stavros-Spata.

Country                :Athens, Greece.

Time period           :1994.

Collaborations         :IMPETUS LTD

Funding                :YPEHODE

 

Environmental Impact Assessment Study for the road of Nikea-Larisa and the deviation of Farsala.

Country           : Greece.

Time Period     : 1996.

Collaboration     : SIMA LTD

Funding           : YPEHODE.

 

Environmental Impact Assessment Study for the road Kastanies-Ormenio, Evros.

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1996.

Collaboration     : IMPETUS LTD

Funding           : YPEHODE

 

Environmental Impact Assessment Study for the bridge of Alfios, Helia.

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1996.

Collaboration     : IMPETUS LTD

Funding                : YPEHODE

 

Environmental Impact Assessment Study for the deviation of Limni, Evia.

Country           : Greece

Time period     : 1995-1996.

Collaboration     : International Planning LTD

Funding           : YPEHODE.

 

Environmental Impact Assessment Study for the deviation of Istiea, Evia.

Country           : Greece

Time period     : 1995-1996.

Collaboration     : International Planning LTD

Funding           : YPEHODE.

 

Environmental Impact Assessment Study for the road of Marmari-Karistos, Evia.

Country           : Greece

Time Period     : 1995-1996.

Collaboration     : International Planning LTD

Funding           : YPEHODE.

 

Environmental Impact Assessment Study for the road of Krieza-Zarakes, Evia.

Country           : Greece

Time period     : 1995-1996.

Collaboration     : International Planning

Funding           : YPEHODE.

 

Environmental Impact Assessment study for the road of Zarakes-Marmari Evias.

Country           : Greece

Time period     : 1995-1996.

Collaborations   : International Planning LTD

Funding           : YPEHODE.

 

Environmental Impact Assessment study for the deviation road of Amfissa.

Country           : Greece

Time period     : 1995-1996.

Collaborations   : International planning LTD

Funding           : YPEHODE.

 

Environmental Impact Assessment study for the road Logitsi-Tatarna, Evritania.

Country           : Greece

Time period     : 1995-1996.

Collaboration     : International planning LTD

Funding           : YPEHODE.

 

Environmental Impact Assessment study for the new airport of Kithira

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1995-1996.

Collaborations   : IMPETUS LTD

Funding           : Civil Aviation Service

 

Environmental Impact Assessment study for the new airport of Kalymnos

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1995-1996.

Collaborations   : IMPETUS LTD

Funding           : Civil Aviation Service

 

Turbulence during landing/departure procedures. Application to the airport of Chios.

Time period           :2000.

Collaborations         :Sibilla LTD

Funding                :Civil Aviation Service

 

Study of the atmospheric circulation around the area of airport of Ithaca.

Time period           :2001.

Collaborations         :Civil Aviation Service

Funding                :Civil Aviation Service

 

Study of the atmospheric circulation around the area of the new airport of Castelli, heraklion Crete.

Time period           :2003.

Collaborations         :CAS, ΕΤΕ.

Funding                :CAS.

 

Study of the atmospheric circulation around the area of the new airport of Tripoli.

Time period           :2003.

Collaborations         :CAS, ΕΤΕ.

Funding                :CAS.

 

Participation in Conferences

 

6th International Highway and Urban Pollution Symposium. Ispra, Italy, 18-21 May, 1998.

 

Publications in peer reviewed scientific journals

 

Kassomenos P., S. Karakitsios and G. Pilidis, 2004: A simple semi-empirical approach to modeling benzene concentrations in a street canyon. Atmospheric Environment, 38, 6073-6078. (doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2004.07.003).

 

Kassomenos P., S. Karakitsios and G. Pilidis, 2004: A methodology to estimate benzene concentrations in a town through a traffic model. The Science of the Total Environment, 347, 272-281. (doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2004.12.056 ).

 

Pilidis G, S. Karakitsios, P. Kassomenos, 2005: BTX measurements in a medium sized European city. Atmospheric Environment, 39, 6051-6065.

 

Karakitsios S, C. Papaloukas, P. Kassomenos, G. Pilidis, 2005: Assessment and  prediction of benzene concentrations in a street canyon using artificial neural networks and deterministic models. Their response to “what if” scenarios. Ecological Modeling, 193, 253-270.

 

Karakitsios S, I. Hadjidakis, P. Kassomenos, G. Pilidis, 2006: Development of an Artificial Neural Network to predict benzene concentrations in a street canyon. Fresenious Environmental Bulletin, Vol 15, No 5, 424-430.

 

Gavriil I., G. Grivas, P. Kassomenos, A. Chaloulakou and N. Spyrellis , 2006: Statistical distributions of particulate matter, applied to the study of the Atmospheric pollution problem, in the area of Athens. Global Nest, Vol 8, No 3, 241-251.

 

Kassomenos, P, 2006. Development of an artificial neural network to predict benzene concentrations in a street canyon. WSEAS Transactions  on Environment and Development, 6, No2, 727-729.

 

Kassomenos P, S. Karakitsios, C. Papaloukas, 2006: Estimation of the daily traffic emissions in a south-European urban complex during a workday. Evaluation of several “what if” scenarios.  The Science of the Total Environment, 370, 480-490.

 

Kassomenos P., Karakitsios S, G. Pilidis, 2007: Daily variation of traffic emissions in a south-eastern European urban agglomeration. International Journal of Environment and Pollution, In Press.

 

Kassomenos P, I. Panagopoulos, A. Karagiannis, S. Karakitsios, M. Petrakis, 2007. Modeling the dispersion of a toxic substance at a workplace. Environmental Modeling and Software. In press.

 

Publications in International Conferences Proceedings

 

Karakitsios S.P., G.A. Pilidis and P. A. Kassomenos, 2005: Assessment and prediction of benzene concentrations in a street canyon using various models. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, pgs. Α678-Α683. Rhodos, Greece September 1-3, 2005.

 

Gavriil I., G. Grivas, P. Kassomenos, A. Chaloulakou and N. Spyrellis, 2005: Statistical distributions of particulate matter, applied to the study of the Atmospheric pollution problem, in the area of Athens. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, pgs. Α453-Α458. Rhodos, Greece, September 1-3, 2005.

 

Karagiannis A, Panagopoulos I, Kassomenos P, 2005: A numerical tool for the prediction of a toxic substance dispersion at a workplace. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Harmonization within Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling for Regulatory Purposes. Pgs 115-119.

 

Karakitsios S, Papaloucas C, Pilidis G and Kassomenos P, 2005: Development of an ANN to estimate traffic emissions in Athens, Greece. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Harmonization within Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling for Regulatory Purposes. Pgs 98-101.

 

Pilidis G, S. Karakitsios, P. Kassomenos, 2005: description of the specific conditions that lead to high levels of BTX compounds in a medium sized city of Nothwestern Greece. Proceedings of the 13th International symposium on MESAEP, pg 36. October 8-12, 2005, Thessaloniki, Greece.

 

Technical Reports

 

Kassomenos P, 1994: Study of the dispersion-diffusion of air pollutants released from automobiles in the exits of the tunnels of Metamorphose and Heraklion of the highway of Elefsina-Stavros-Spata. Final report prepared for the Ministry of Environment, Housing and Public works through Impetus LTD and ODOTEXNIKI SA, pg. 20.

 

International Planning and Consultants, Kassomenos P., 1995 Environmental Impact assessment study for the deviation of Amfissa. Final report prepared for the Greek Ministry of Environment

 

International Planning and Consultants, Kassomenos P., 1995. Environmental Impact Assessment Study for the road Karpenisi-Amfilohia. Final report prepared for the Greek Ministry of Environment.

 

International Planning and Consultants, Kassomenos P., 1995: Environmental Impact Assessment Study for the road Zarakes-Aliveri. Final report prepared for the Greek Ministry of Environment.

 

International Planning and Consultants, Kassomenos P., 1995: Environmental Impact Assessment for the road Zarakes-Krieza. Final report prepared for the Greek Ministry of Environment Housing and Public works.

 

International Planning and Consultants, Kassomenos P., 1995: Environmental Impact Assessment study for the Road Marmari-Karistos. Final report prepared for the Greek Ministry of Environment.

 

International Planning and Consultants, Kassomenos P., 1995: Environmental Impact Assessment study for the road of Istiea (deviation of the city). Final report prepared for the Greek Ministry of Environment Housing and Public works.

 

International Planning and Consultants, Kassomenos P., 1995: Environmental Impact Assessment for the road of Limni Evia (deviation of the City). Final report prepared for the Greek Ministry of Environment Housing and Public works.

 

International Planning and Consultants, Kassomenos P., 1995: Environmental Impact Assessment study for the road Istiea-Edipsos. Final report prepared for the Greek Ministry of Environment Housing and Public works.

 

Impetous LTD and Consultants, Kassomenos P., 1994: Study of the air pollution in the area of the station or reloading in Dafni. Final report prepared for the Ministry of Environment, Housing and Public works through Impetus Ltd and Dromos Ltd.

 

Sima LTD and Consultants, Kassomenos P., 1996: Environmental Impact Assessment Study for the road of Nikea-Larisa. Final report prepared for the Ministry of Environment Housing and Public works

 

Sima LTD and Consultants, Kassomenos P., 1996: Environmental Impact Assessment Study for the deviation of Farsala. Final report prepared for the Ministry of Environment Housing and Public works.

 

Impetous LTD and Consultants, Kassomenos P., 1996 Environmental Impact Assessment Study for the bridge of Alfios Ilias. Final report prepared for the Ministry of Environment Housing and Public works.

 

Impetous LTD and Consultants, Kassomenos P., 1997 Environmental Impact Assessment Study for the road of Kastanies-Ormenio, Evros. Final report prepared for the Ministry of Environment Housing and Public works.

 

Asimakopoulos D. etc, 1997. Development of an operational center for the detection of air pollution and enforcement of restrictive measures in the Greater Athens area.  Final report prepared for the Ministry of Environment Housing and Public works.

 

Ιmpetous and collaborators, Kassomenos P., 1999. Environmental Impact Assessment Study for the Airport of Kalymnos., 1999. Final Report submitted to the Association of Civil Aviation.

 

Ιmpetous and collaborators, Kassomenos P., 2000. Environmental Impact Assessment Study  for the sitting of a silo in the area of Pyrgetos, Larissa. Final report submitted to the Prefecture of Larissa.

 

Kassomenos P., 2001. Environmental Impact Assessment Study for the Airport of Ithaca. Final Report submitted to the Association of Civil Aviation.

 

Kassomenos et al, 2002: Study of Environmental Impact assessment for the airport of Chios.

 

Kassomenos P., 2002. Environmental Impact Assessment Study for the Composting Factory of the landfill Ano Liossia.

 

Kassomenos et al, 2003: Study of the air flow in the area of the Airport of kasteli, Heraclion, Crete.

 

Kassomenos et al, 2003: Study of the air flow in the area of the Airport of Tripolis.

 

 

Environmental Health

 

 

Participation in Research Projects

 

PHEWE: Assessment and Prevention of Acute health effects of Weather Conditions in Europe. (http://www.epiroma.it/phewe)

Time period           :2002-2005

Collaborations         :WHO, University of Athens (Medical School), University of Birmingham among others.

Funding                :EU-Quality of Life.

 

Participation in Conferences

 

Joint Conference of the International Societies for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) and Exposure Analysis (ISEA). Exposure assessment, environmental epidemiology and decision making: closer interactions for better protection of public health, Athens 5-8 September, 1999.

 

2nd International Symposium of Medical Geology, Nutrition and cancer, Istanbul, Turkey. March 31-April 03, 2003.

 

Publications in Peer reviewed scientific Journals

 

Pavlos Kassomenos, Alexandros Gryparis, Evangelia Samoli, Klea Katsouyanni, Spyros Lykoudis, H. A. Flocas. 2001. Atmospheric Circulation Types and Daily Mortality in Athens, Greece. Environmental Health Perspectives 109:591-596. (http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/members/2001/109p591-596kassomenos/kassomenos.pdf).

 

Bartzokas A., P. Kassomenos, M. Petrakis and C. Celessides, 2004: The effect of Meteorological and pollution parameters on the frequency of hospital admissions for cardiovascular and respiratory problems in Athens. Indoor Build Environment, 13, 271-275. (http://www.isbe.demon.co.uk/journal.html?).

 

Michellozi P., Kirchmayer U., Katsouyanni K, McGregor G, Kassomenos P, 2004: The PHEWE project-Assessment and prevention of acute health effects of weather conditions in Europe. Epidemiology 15(4), 102-103. (http://www.epidem.com/pt/re/epidemiology/home.htm).

 

Katsoulis B. and Kassomenos P 2004: Assessment of the air-quality over Urban

areas by means of biometeorological indices. The case of Athens, Greece. Environmental Technology, 25, issue 11, 1293-1304. (http://www.environtechnol.co.uk/Contents_pages/volume_25n11.htm).

 

McGregor G, P. Kassomenos, F. deDonato, K. Blazejczyk, T. Cengar, R. Huth, I. Jollife, G. Jendrinski, C. Koppe, A. Paldy, 2006. The development of Heat Health Watch Warning Systems for five European cities: Results from the European Union PHEWE Project. Epidemiology V. 17(6), S86.  

 

Analitis A, K. Katsouyanni, M. Baccini, P. Kassomenos, U. Kirchmayer, E. Cadum, A. Hojs, K. Bohumir, J. Pekkanen, W. Bogdan, 2006. Effects of cold weather in mortality: Results from 16 European cities within PHEWE Project. Epidemiology V. 17(6), S85.

 

Karakitsios S, Delis, P Kassomenos, G Pilidis, 2007. Contribution to ambient benzene concentrations in the vicinity of petrol stations. Estimation of the associated health risk. Atmospheric Environment, 41, 1889-1902.

 

Kassomenos P., A. Gryparis, K. Katsouyianni, 2007: On the association between daily mortality and air mass types in Athens, Greece during winter and summer. International Journal of Biometeorology, 51, 315-322.

 

Kassomenos P, Mertzanos G, Petrakis M, Xylaggoura M, Psiloglou B, 2007. Hospital admissions and weather types in Athens, Greece. Under revision IJEP

 

 

Publications in International Conferences Proceedings

 

Kassomenos P., E. Samoli, H.A. Flocas, D.N. Asimakopoulos, Κ. Katsouyianni, 1999: Synoptic Meteorological systems and human health in Athens, Greece. A tool for improving decision making. International Conference of Exposure Assessment, environmental epidemiology and decision making: closer interactions for better protection of public health. Athens, September 5-8.

 

Bartzokas A. and P. Kassomenos, 2003: The effect of meteorological and pollution parameters on the frequency of hospital admissions for cardiovascular and respiratory problems in Athens. 2nd International Symposium on Medical Geology, Nutrition and Cancer. Proceedings, pg. 21, Instabul, Turkey, March 31-April 3, 2003.

 

Analitis A, K. Katsouyanni, M. Baccini, P. Kassomenos, U. Kirchmayer, E. Cadum, Ana Hojs, Bohumir Kriz, J. Pakannen, B. Wiityniak., 2006. Short term effects of weather and preventive strategies to reduce the impact of acute events on health in Europe.

 

G. McGregor, P. Kassomenos, F. de’Donato, K. Blazejczyk, T. Cengar, R. Huth, I. Jollife, G. Jendritzky, C. Koppe, A. Paldy., 2006. The development of heat health watch warning systems for five European cities: Results from the European Union PHEWE Project.

 

Mertzanos G, P. Kassomenos, M. Petrakis, M. Xylaggoura, B. Psiloglou, 2005: Hospital admissions and weather types in Athens, Greece. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Harmonization within Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling for Regulatory Purposes. Pgs 571-575.

 

Publications in National Conferences Proceedings

 

Gryparis Α., Sintosi Ο., C. Lolis, Κ. Κatsouyianni, P. Kassomenos, 2002: Influence of climatic conditions to daily mortality in Athens. Proceedings of the 6th Hellenic Conference in Meteorology, Climatology, Atmospheric Physics, pgs. 591-597. Ioannina, 25-28 September, 2002.

 

Technical Reports

 

Κassomenos P., A. Bartzokas, 2003: PHEWE, First Indermediate Report.

          Michellozi et al., 2005: PHEWE Final Report

 

Global Environmental Problems-Climatology-Climate Change

 

 

Participation in Research Projects

 

Climatological conditions study of the air pollution episodes in Athens, period 1983-87.

 Country          : Athens, GR.

        Time period     : 1988-89.

        Collaborations   : University of Athens.

        Funding          : Ministry of Planning Housing and the Environment, GR.

 

Microclimatic study for the formation of banks of Kifissos river in the area of installation of the bridge of Metamorphose of the circular road of Elefsina-Stavros-Spata.

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1995.

Collaborations   : National Technical University of Athens.

Funding           : IMPETUS, LTD.

 

Microclimatic study for the construction of the open theatre in Seih-Sou, Thessaloniki.

Country                :Athens, Greece.

Time period           :1996.

Collaborations         :GEK.

Funding                :GEK.

 

Participation in Conferences

 

Energie et Climat Urbain, CUEPE, Geneva, 1st December, 1995.

 

European Conference on Applied Climatology, ECAC 98, Vienna, Austria, October 19-23, 1998.

 

Evaluation of Books

 

Mediterranean Climate. Variability and Trends. Editors: H-J. Bolle, M. Menenti, I. Rasool, Springer, 2004. International Journal of Climatology.

 (http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/jhome/4735).

 

Publications in Peer reviewed scientific Journals

 

Kassomenos P., V. Kotroni, G. Kallos, 1995: Analysis of climatological and air quality observations from Greater Athens Area. Atmospheric Environment, 29B, 3671-3688.  (doi:10.1016/1352-2310(94)00358-R).

 

Kassomenos P., H. A. Flocas, A. N. Skouloudis, S. Lykoudis, V. Assimakopoulos, M. Petrakis, 1998: Relationship of air quality indicators and synoptic scale circulation at 850 hPa over Athens during 1983-1995.  Environmental Technology, Vol. 19, 13-24. (http://www.environtechnol.co.uk/Contents_pages/volume_19n1.htm).

 

Kassomenos P., O. Sindosi, C. Lolis, 2003: Seasonal cycles of the synoptic conditions occurring over southern Greece. A 50-years study. Climate Research, 24, 33-46. (http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/cr/v24/n1/p33-46.html).

 

Κassomenos P., 2003: Anatomy of the synoptic conditions occurring over southern Greece during the second half of 20th century. Part I. Summer and Winter. Theoretical and Applied climatology. Vol 75, 1-2, 65-77. (http://www.springerlink.com/app/home/contribution.asp?wasp=40ea4b3b05f541fe8d02e8859c6c8a35&referrer=parent&backto=issue,6,10;journal,13,43;linkingpublicationresults,1:101580,1).

 

Kassomenos P., 2003: Anatomy of the synoptic conditions occurring over southern Greece during the second half of 20th century. Part II. Spring and Autumn. Theoretical and Applied climatology. Vol. 75, 1-2, 79-92. (http://www.springerlink.com/app/home/contribution.asp?wasp=40ea4b3b05f541fe8d02e8859c6c8a35&referrer=parent&backto=issue,6,10;journal,13,43;linkingpublicationresults,1:101580,1).

 

 

Meteorology-Dangerous weather phenomena

 

 

Participation in Research projects

 

Environmental impact assessment study for the airport of Lemnos.

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1993.

Collaborations   : University of Athens, National Technical University of Athens

Funding           : ADK SA, SIVILLA LTD.

 

Environmental impact assessment study for the airport of Mykonos.

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1993.

Collaborations   : University of Athens, National Technical University of Athens

Funding           : ADK SA, SIVILLA LTD.

 

Environmental impact assessment study for the airport of Rhodes.

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1993.

Collaborations   : University of Athens, National Technical University of Athens

Funding           : ADK SA, SIVILLA LTD.

 

Environmental impact assessment study for the airport of Kos.

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1994.

Collaborations   : University of Athens, National Technical University of Athens

Funding           : ADK SA, SIVILLA LTD.

 

Environmental impact assessment study for the airport of “Macedonia” airport.

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1994.

Collaborations   : University of Athens, National Technical University of Athens

Funding           : ADK SA, SIVILLA LTD.

 

Environmental impact assessment study for the airport of Serres.

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1994.

Collaborations   : University of Athens, National Technical University of Athens

Funding           : ADK SA, SIVILLA LTD.

 

Environmental Disasters Indices in the area of Aoos River.

Country                : Greece, Albania.

Time period           :2007-2008

Collaborations         :Albanian Academy of Sciences

Funding                :GSRT

 

Participation in Conferences

 

1st Hellenic Conference in Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics. 21-23 May 1992, Thessaloniki, Greece.

 

2nd Hellenic Conference in Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics. 27-29 September 1994, Thessaloniki, Greece.

 

3rd Hellenic Conference in Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics. 27-29 September 1996, Athens, Greece.

 

4th Hellenic Conference in Meteorology-Climatology and Atmospheric Physics,  September 1998, Athens.

 

10th Scientific Conference of the International Association of Meteorology of Atmospheric Sciences, Heraklion, Crete. 18-25 September, 2002.

 

6th Helenic Conference in Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, 25-28 September 2002, Ioannina, Greece.

 

7th Helenic Conference in Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, 28-30 September 2004, Nicosia, Cyprus.

 

7ο Hellenic Geographical Conference of the Greek Geographical Society, 14-17 October 2004, Mytilene.

 

Publications in Peer Reviewed Scientific Journals

 

Kassomenos P., M. Petrakis, S. Lykoudis, A. Papadopoulos, 1996: Mesoscale transport of air pollutants over Athens: Implications for air quality. International Journal of Environment and Pollution, Vol 6., Nos. 2/3, 214-224..

 

Petrakis M., S. Lykoudis, P. Kassomenos, 1996: A software tool for the creation of a typical meteorological year. Environmental Software, Vol 11, 221-227.

 

Kassomenos P., H.A. Flocas, S. Lykoudis, M. Petrakis, 1998: Analysis of mesoscale patterns in relation to synoptic conditions over an urban Mediterranean Basin. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, Vol. 59, 215-229. (http://www.springerlink.com/app/home/contribution.asp?wasp=40ea4b3b05f541fe8d02e8859c6c8a35&referrer=parent&backto=issue,7,10;journal,42,43;linkingpublicationresults,1:101580,1).

 

M. Petrakis, H.D. Kambezidis, S. Lykoudis, A.D. Adamopoulos, P. Kassomenos, J. Michaelidis, G. Roditis, J. Chrysis, 1998: Generation of a Typical Meteorological Year for Nicosia, Cyprus. Renewable Energy, Vol. 13, No 3, 381-388. (doi:10.1016/S0960-1481(98)00014-7 ).

 

Argyriou A., S. Lykoudis, S. Kontogianidis, C. Balaras, D. Asimakopoulos, Μ. Petrakis and P. Kassomenos, 1999. Comparison of Methodologies for TMY generation using 20 years data for Athens-Greece. Solar Energy, 66, 33-45. (doi:10.1016/S0038-092X(99)00012-2 ).

 

Keramitsoglou I., C.Cartalis and P. A. Kassomenos, 2003: Decision Support System for Managing oil spill Events. Environmental Management, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 290-298.

 

Keramitsoglou I, Asimakopoulos D. N., Cartalis C, Petrakis M, Argiriou T, Sifakis N, Kassomenos P, Theofilopoulos N, Ntziou I, Herrero A, 2003 : An operational system for monitoring oil spills in the Mediterranean sea. The PROMED system. Mediterranean Marine Science, Vol. 4/2, 65-72.

 

Argyriou A, P. Kassomenos and S. Lykoudis, 2004: On the onset and duration of the seasons in Greece. Water Air and Soil Pollution: Focus, 4, 65-74. (http://www.springerlink.com/app/home/contribution.asp?wasp=bbba55e16d8c4b868873ade666fb7f37&referrer=parent&backto=issue,7,39;journal,2,17;linkingpublicationresults,1:106613,1).

 

Bonazountas M., D. Kallidromitou, P. A. Kassomenos and N. Passas, 2005: Forest Fire Risk Analysis, Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, 11, 617-626.

 

Kassomenos P., I. Panagopoulos, A. Karagiannis, 2005: An integrated methodology to select the optimum site of an airport on an island using limited meteorological information. Meteorological Applications, 12, 231-240.

 

Kassomenos P, Glenn McGregor, 2006: The Inter-annual variability and trend of precipitable water over Southern Greece. Journal of Hydrometeorology, Vol 7, No 2, 271-284.

 

Kaskaoutis D, H. Kambezidis, A. Adamopoulos, P. Kassomenos, 2006: Comparison between experimental data and modelling estimates of aerosol optical depth over Athens, Greece. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar Terrestrial Physics, 68, 1167-1176.

 

Bonazountas M, D. Kallidromitou, P. Kassomenos, N. Passas, 2007: A Decision support system for Managing Forest Fire Casualties. Environmental Management. In Press.

 

Publications in International Conferences Proceedings

 

Petrakis M., S. Lykoudis, P. Kassomenos, 1995: Selection of a typical Meteorological Year for Athens. A proposal. International Symposium on Passive Cooling of Buildings. 19-20 June. 1995, Athens.

 

Argyriou A., P. Kassomenos, S. Lykoudis, 2002: On the methods for the delimitation of season. Protection and Restoration of the Environment VI, Proceedings pgs 1149-1156, 1-5 July, Skiathos, Greece.

 

Kassomenos P and Glenn McGregor, 2005: (Invited Paper). Trends in Precipitable water over Southern Greece. Proceedings of the 15th AMS conference on Applied Climatology, Savannah, USA, 20-24 June, 2005.

 

Glenn McGregor and Kassomenos P 2005: (Invited Paper). Exploring winter mortality variability using back trajectory composite analysis. Proceedings of the 15th AMS conference on Applied Climatology, Savannah, USA, 20-24 June, 2005.

 

Kambezidis H, D. Kaskaoutis, P. Kassomenos, 2005: Confrontation of forest fires in Greece. Proceedings of the 13th International symposium on MESAEP, pg 268. October 8-12, 2005, Thessaloniki, Greece.

 

Kambezidis H, D. Kaskaoutis, P. Kassomenos, D. Melas, A Papadopoulos, O. Yenigun, S. Incecik, U. Antepiogou, 2006: An Investigation on Forest Fire risk assessment in selected areas in Greece and Turkey. V International Conference on Forest Fire Research
Figueira da Foz, Coimbra, 27-30 November 2006

 

Kassomenos, P., I. Panagopoulos, A. Karagiannis, 2006: Experience from Roads, Ports and Airports environmental projects in Greece. Linking Transport, Emissions and Air dispersion models. Protection and Restoration of the Environment VIII, Chania, 3-7 July, 2006.

 

Publications in National Conferences Proceedings

 

Lykoudis S., P. Kassomenos, Μ. Petrakis, 1996: A method for the determination of the onset of the warm/cold period of the year. Proceedings of the 3rd Conference in Meteorology, Climatology, Physics of the Atmospheric Environment. Pgs. 260-263.

 

Petrakis M, S Lykoudis, P. Kassomenos, DN Asimakopoulos, 1996: Creation of a typical meteorological year for Athens using measurements of daylighiting. 7th Common conference of GPS and CFS.

 

Lykoudis S, P. Kassomenos, H. Flocas, 1998: Contribution to the study of the thermohydrometric structure of the lower troposphere over Athens Proceedings of the 4th Conference of Meteorology-climatology and Physics of the Atmospheric Environment, pgs 73-78.

 

Argyriou Α., S. Lykoudis, S. Kontogianidis, C. Balaras, D. Asimakopoulos, P. Kassomenos, Μ. Petrakis, 1998: Creation of typical meteorological years for Athens. Applications of energy simulation software. Proceedings of the 4th Conference of Meteorology-climatology and Physics of the Atmospheric Environment, pgs. 225-230.

 

Sintosi. Ο., Ch. Lolis, P.A. Kassomenos, 2000: Expected weather types during the 2004 Olympics. Proceedings of the 6th Hellenic Conference in Meteorology, Climatology, Atmospheric Physics, pgs. 385-393. Ioannina, 25-28 September, 2002.

 

Lolis C, P. Kassomenos and A. Bartzokas, 2004: An objective daily weather type classification for Athens, using 3-hourly meteorological data for the period 1992-2001. Proceedings of the 7th Hellenic Conference in Meteorology, Climatology, Atmospheric Physics, Nicosia, Cyprus, 28-30 September, 2004.

 

Papadopulos Α. and P. Kassomenos, 2006 : Examination of the unusual arid conditions of the year 2000, in relation to the frequency of occurrence of wild fires. 8th Conference in Meteorology-Climatology and Physics of the Atmospheric Environment, Athens, 24-26 May 2006.

 

 

Technical Reports

 

Impetous LTD and Consultans, Kassomenos P., 1994: Meteorological and climatological study of Athens in the year before the onset of the works for METRO. Final report prepared for the Ministry of Environment, Housing and Public works through Impetus LTD and DROMOS SA pg. 183.

 

Doxiades Group of Companies and Cosultans, Kallos G., P. Kassomenos, B. Kotroni and A. Papadopoulos 1994: Meteorological and climatological study of the area of installation of the airport of  Rhodes. Final Report prepared for Ministry of Environment. Pgs 40.

 

Doxiades Group of Companies and Cosultans, Kallos G., P. Kassomenos, B. Kotroni and A. Papadopoulos 1994: Meteorological and climatological study of the area of installation of the airport of  Rhodes. Final Report prepared for Ministry of Environment. Pgs 40.

 

Doxiades Group of Companies and Consultans, Kallos G., P. Kassomenos, B. Kotroni and A. Papadopoulos 1994: Meteorological and climatological study of the area of installation of the "Macedonia" airport, Thessaloniki. Final Report prepared for Ministry of Environment. Pgs 40.

 

Doxiades Group of Companies and Cosultans, Kallos G., P. Kassomenos, B. Kotroni and A. Papadopoulos 1994: Meteorological and climatological study of the area of installation of the airport of Μykonos. Final Report prepared for Ministry of Environment. Pgs 40.

 

Doxiades Group of Companies and Consultants, Kallos G., P. Kassomenos, B. Kotroni and A. Papadopoulos 1994: Meteorological and climatological study of the area of installation of the airport of Lemnos. Final Report prepared for Ministry of Environment. Pgs 40.

 

Doxiades Group of Companies and Consultants, P. Kassomenos, 1994: Meteorological and climatological study of the area of installation of the airport of Series. Final Report prepared for Ministry of Environment. Pg. 40.

 

Doxiades Group of Companies and Consultants, Kallos G., P. Kassomenos, B. Kotroni and A. Papadopoulos 1994: Meteorological and climatological study of the area of installation of the airport of Kos. Final Report prepared for Ministry of Environment. Pg. 40.

 

Kassomenos P, 1994: Microclimatic Study for the restoration of the banks of Kifissos River in the area of the bridge of Metamorphose of the circular road Elefsina-Stavros-Spata. Final report prepared for the Greek Ministry of Environment, pg. 10.

 

 

Analysis and Management of Environmental Risks-Satellites Applications

 

 

Participation in Research projects

 

Environmental Monitoring Warning and Emergency Management System (ENVISYS). (http://www2.nr.no/envisys/partners/partners.htm)

Country                :Greece, Spain, Norway.

Time period           :1995-1996.

Collaborations         :Ιmpetus Ltd, University of Valencia, Informationkontrol (Norge).

Funding                :CEC.

 

Study of the atmospheric pollution in Athens with the aid of satellite images. (Project LIFE).

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1995-1996.

Collaboration     : University of Athens

Funding           : YPEHODE, CEU.

 

Risk assessment studies for industries in Northern Greece.

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1995-1997.

Collaboration     : NTUA

Funding           : YPEHODE

 

Inland Satellite Observation for Local Exploitation (ISOLE). (http://space.vitrociset.it/isole/index.htm)

Time period           :1997-1999.

Collaborations         :Univ. of Athens, CETEMAR, VITROCISET, SAI, SMA.

Funding                :CEU.

 

Integrated Information System for Monitoring Environmental Emergencies of High Probability of Occurrence in the Mediterranean (PROMED). (http://env.meteo.noa/~promed).

Time period           :1999-2001.

Collaborations         :SASEMAR,INDI.

Funding                :CEU-DG XI.

 

GREEK-TURKEY COLABORATION. Environmental Disasters Indices.

Country           : Greece, Turkey

Time period     : 2002-2004.

Collaborations           Collaborations   : Bogagishi University

Funding           : GSRT (DG XI).

 

Participation in Scientific Conferences

 

2nd Concertation meeting in Telematics Application Programme. Sector Environment, Brussels, 24-28 June, 1996.

 

4th Concertation meeting in Telematics Application Programme. Sector Environment, Brussels, 7-8 April 1997.

 

4th European Earth Observation System (EEOS) Workshop, Santorini, 2-3 October, 1997.

 

15th Symposium Informatics for Environmental Protection: Sustainability in the Information Society, ETH Zurich, October 10-12, 2001.

 

First Scientific Conference of the European Federation of Marine Science and Technologies Societies. Athens, 27-29 September 2002.

 

Publications in peer reviewed Scientific Journals

 

Keramitzoglou I., C.Cartalis and P. A. Kassomenos, 2003: Decision Support System for Managing oil spill Events. Environmental Management Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 290-298. (http://www.springerlink.com/app/home/contribution.asp?wasp=29274026dfcc4e31a587d1fd1bfa3ddd&referrer=parent&backto=issue,10,10;journal,18,89;linkingpublicationresults,1:100370,1).

 

Keramitzoglou I, D Asimakopoulos, C. Kartalis, M. Petrakis, A. Argiriou, N. Sifakis, P. Kassomenos, 2003: An operational system for monitoring oil spills in the Mediterranean Sea. The PROMED System. Mediterranean Marine Sciences, 4/2, 65-72.

 

Kassomenos P, 2004: Risk Analysis for Environmental Hazards: The case of oil spills in Crete. Global Nest:The International Journal, 6, 1, 39-51. (http://www.gnest.org/Journal/Vol6_No1/Kassomenos.pdf).

 

Bonazountas M., D. Kallidromitou, P. A. Kassomenos and N. Passas, 2004: Forest Fire Risk Analysis, Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, 11, 671-676.  http://www.aehs.com/journals/humanandecojournal/)

 

Kassomenos P., I. Panagopoulos and A. Karagiannis, 2004: An integrated procedure to select the optimum site of an airport in an island characterised by limited metrological information. Meteorological Applications. Accepted. (http://www.rmets.org/publication/metapps/index.php).

 

Participation in books writing

 

Environmental Information Systems, 2001. Chapter, “Modeling and Simulation of Environmental hazards”. Editor Clauss Rautenstrauch. IDEA Group Publishing. (http://www.idea-group.com/books/details.asp?id=9).

 

Publications in International Conferences Proceedings

 

Panagopoulos I., A. Karagiannis, P. Kassomenos, N. Pavlopoulos, E. Xanthoudakis, 2003: Selection of an optimum site to construct and develop an airport in the north Aegean using multi criteria analysis. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, pgs. 642-649. Lemnos, Greece September 8-10, 2003.

 

Kassomenos P., I. Panagopoulos and A. Karagiannis, 2004: Protection and Restoration of the Environment VII, Proceedings pgs 1149-1156, 28 June-1 July, Myconos, Greece.

 

Kassomenos P., I. Keramitzoglou, C. Cartalis, 2002: Studying Environmental Hazards: A risk analysis for oil spill incidents in Cretan and Libyan Seas. 1st Scientific Conference of the European Federation of Marine Science and Technology Societes. Proceedings on CD, Athens, 27-29, September, 2002.

 

Keramitzoglou I., D.N Asimakopoulos, C. Cartalis, M. Petrakis, A. Argyriou, N Sifakis, P. Kassomenos, N. Theofilopoulos, I. Ntziou, A. Herrero, 2002: A fully operational system for monitoring oil-spills in the Mediterranean. The PROMED Approach. 1st Scientific Conference of the European Federation of Marine Science and Technology Societies. Proceedings on CD, Athens, 27-29 September, 2002.

 

Publications in National Conferences Proceedings

 

Kassomenos P., 2002: Risk Analysis for Environmental Hazards. Oil Spills in Crete: Proceedings of the 6th Hellenic Conference in Meteorology, Climatology, Atmospheric Physics, pgs. 634-639. Ioannina, 25-28 September, 2002.

 

Technical Reports

 

Tombrou M. etc, 1997. Modernization, proper assessment, sitting andι expansion of the air pollution network in the Athens Basin (network EARTH-ΥPEHODE) applying a new method to analyse high resolution satellite images. Final report prepared for the Ministry of Environment Housing and Public works.

 

Markatos Ch et all, 1998: Examination of the impacts n the Atmospheric Environment from the operation of refineries. Petrola case. Final report prepared for YPEHODE.

 

Solberg R., E. Volden, P. Kassomenos et al., 1999: ENVISYS Project, System Verification Report. DG XIII.

 

Solberg R., E. Volden, P. Kassomenos et al., 1999: ENVISYS Project, System Demonstration Report. DG XIII.

 

Solberg R., E. Volden, P. Kassomenos et al., 1999: ENVISYS Project, Final validation Plan. DG XIII.

 

Solberg R., E. Volden, P. Kassomenos et al., 1999: ENVISYS Project, Report on Other Emergencies. DG XIII.

 

Solberg R., E. Volden, P. Kassomenos et al., 1999: ENVISYS Project, Business Plan. DG XIII.

 

Solberg R., E. Volden, P. Kassomenos et al., 1999: ENVISYS Project, EU-Project Report. DG XIII.

 

Kassomenos P, 2001: Evaluation and Assessment Guidelines, Project PROMED, LIFE.

 

Kassomenos P, 2001: Risk Analysis. Project PROMED, LIFE.

 

 

Agricultural Meteorology

 

 

Participation in Research Projects

 

CEO (Center of Earth Observation in Agriculture). Proof of Concept.

Country                :Greece.

Time period           :1995-1996.

Collaborations         :Universities of Athens and Thessaly, ETHIAGE, ΙΝΤΡΑΚΟΜ.

Funding                :CEC.

 

Examination of remote sensing techniques for the detection of the kind and the vegetation quality and the crop estimation. EPET ΙΙ (GSRT) No. 66.

Country           : Greece

Time Period     : 1996-1997.

Collaborations   : Univ. of Thessaloniki, Athens, Aegean, and NTUA.

Funding           : CEU

 

Participation in Scientific Conferences

 

International Symposium on Applied Agrometeorology and Agroclimatology, Volos, April 24-26, 1996.

 

Publications in peer reviewed scientific journals

 

Jacovides C., P. Kassomenos, N. Kaltsunides, 1996: Estimates of Effective Aerosol Optical Depths from Spectral Solar radiation measurements. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 53, 211-220.

 

Publications in International Conferences Proceedings.

 

Kassomenos P., H. Flocas, S. Lykoudis, M. Petrakis, 1996: An analytical approach of a frost event in Central Macedonia. International Symposium on Applied Agrometeorology and Agroclimatology, Conference Proceedings, Edited by European Commission, Editor N. Dalezios, pgs. 589-594, Volos, Greece.

 

Petrakis M., C. Cartalis, D. Deligiorgi, N. Dalezios, K. Timbas, M. Mathioudi, L. Toulios, P. Kassomenos P., S. Lykoudis, X. Fidas, N. Chrisoulakis, K. Zarpas, Th. Glezakos, C. Sifakis, 1996: Use of Earth observation in Agriculture. International Symposium on Applied Agrometeorology and Agroclimatology, Conference Proceedings, Edited by European Commission, Editor N. Dalezios, pgs. 335-339, Volos, Greece.

 

Publications in National Conferences proceedings

 

Petrakis M., C. Cartalis, D. Deligiorgi, N. Dalezios, K. Timbas, M. Mathioudi, L. Toulios, P. Kassomenos, S. Lykoudis, X. Fidas, N. Chrisoulakis, K. Zarpas, T. Glezakos and C. Sifakis, 1996: Satellite applications in Agriculture. Proceedings of the 3rd Hellenic Conference in Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, pgs. 254-259.

 

Petrakis Μ., D. Asimakopoulos, S. Lykoudis and P. Kassomenos, 1997: Measurements of daylighting in the National Observatory of Athens. Proceedings of the 5th Conference in Environmental Science and Technology, Μolivos, Lesvos, pgs. 172-178.

 

 

Environmental Economics

 

 

Participation in Research Projects

 

Creation of a national network of Environmental Informatics.

Country           : Greece

Time period     : 1992

Collaborations   : Departments of Informatics and Applied Physics of the University of Athens

Funding           : CEC

 

Development of data bases for meteorological and hydrological information (project STRIDE).

Country           : Greece.

Time period     : 1992-1994.

Collaborations   : University of Athens, NTUA, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, NRC “Democritus”, and NOA

Funding           : CEC /STRIDE project

 

Study for the reformation of the area of Hellinicon airport after its operation ending.

Country                :Greece.

Time period           :1995-1996.

Collaborations         :NTUA.

Funding                :YPEHODE

 

MEDACT-APHRODITE. (http://sat.uoa.gr/medact.html)

Time period           :1997-1998.

Collaborations         :Univ. Athens.

Funding                :CEU.

 

EPEAEK ΙΙ.

Time period           :2003-2005.

Funding                :Ministry of Education

 

Publications in peer reviewed scientific journals

 

P. A. Kassomenos, 2004: Socioeconomic aspects in an extended contemporary city. How we can approach them by using a pollutant as indicator. Water Air and Soil Pollution, 62, 315-329. (http://www.springerlink.com/app/home/journal.asp?wasp=892298fef61a4a23a4e9d16ee67fd5f0&referrer=parent&backto=linkingpublicationresults,1:100344,1).

 

Publications in International Conferences Proceedings

 

Kassomenos, P., 2004: Socioeconomic aspects in an extended contemporary city. How we can approach them by using a pollutant as indicator. Protection and Restoration of the Environment VII, Proceedings pgs 1149-1156, 28 June-1 July, Myconos, Greece.