Environmental Observations

Climate changes in the eastern Mediterranean over the last 5000 years and their links to the high-latitude atmospheric patterns and Asian monsoons  (2019) 


Katrantsiotis, C., Norström, E., Smittenberg, R., Finné, M., Weiberg, W., Hättestrand, M., Avramidis, P., Wastegård S., Global and Planetary change, 175, 36-51.

Summertime particulate matter and its composition in Greece (2019)


M.A. Tsiflikiotou, E. Kostenidou, D.K. Papanastasiou, D. Patoulias, P. Zarmpas, D. Paraskevopoulou, E. Diapouli, C. Kaltsonoudis, K. Florou, A. Bougiatioti, I. Stavroulas, C. Theodosi, G. Kouvarakis, V. Vasilatou, D. Siakavaras, G. Biskos, C. Pilinis, K. Eleftheriadis, E. Gerasopoulos, N. Mihalopoulos, S.N. Pandis., Atmospheric Environment, 213, 597-607.

Monitoring of long-term total ozone characteristics from space at the Northern polar and middle latitudes for the winter-spring period 1979-2018 (2018)


Zyrichidou, I., Balis, D., Tourpali, K., Eleftheratos, K., Zerefos, C., and van der A., R., 14th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics (COMECAP 2018), Alexandroupolis, Greece, 15–17 October 2018. Paper number 157, 2018.

Navarino Environmental Observatory: Part I Long-term variability of aerosol optical properties (2018)


Metaxatou A., Kouvarakis, G., Theodosi, C., Maneas, G., Kalivitis,N., Stavroulas,I.,  Liakakou, E., Gerasopoulos, E., and Mihalopoulos, N., 14th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, COMECAP 2018, Alexandroupolis, Greece, 15-17 October 2018.

Atmospheric aerosol observations at Navarino Environmental Observatory (NEO), Greece (2018)


K. Radovan., T. Peter, E. Freud, Gerasopoulos E., Kalivitis N., Michalopoulos N., Henning T., Maneas G., Hansson H.-C., 4th ACTRIS-2 General meeting in Napflio, April 17-19, 2018.

Vertical structure of ozone trends based on Oslo CTM3 runs, lidar and SBUV data (dedicated to the memory of Ivar Isaksen) (2018)


Zerefos, C., Kapsomenakis, J. N., Eleftheratos, K., Haslerud, A. S., Petropavlovskikh, I. V., and Frith, S. M., AGU 2018 Fall Meeting, 10–14 December 2018, Washington, D.C, Session Number and Title: A34C: Atmospheric Trace Species Profiles from Long-Term and Campaign Sampling: Observations from Ground, Balloons, and Aircraft III, Ab ID: 444449, Paper Number: A34C-01, 2018

Advances in estimating and attributing long-term ozone and temperature trends in the middle atmosphere (2018)


Zerefos, C. S., Kapsomenakis, J. N., Eleftheratos, K., Tourpali, K., Petropavlovskikh, I. V., Hubert, D., Godin-Beekmann, S., Steinbrecht, W., Frith S. M., and Sofieva, V, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 20, EGU2018-13062, 2018

Representativeness of single lidar stations for zonally averaged ozone profiles, their trends and attribution to proxies (2018)


Zerefos, C. S., Kapsomenakis, J., Eleftheratos, K., Tourpali, K., Petropavlovskikh, I., Hubert, D., Godin-Beekmann, S., Steinbrecht, W., Frith, S., Sofieva, V., and Hassler, B., Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 18, 6427-6440.

Evaluation of Tree Growth Relevant Atmospheric Circulation Patterns for Geopotential Height Field Reconstructions for Asia (2018)


Seim, A., J.A. Schultz, C. Beck, A. Bräuning, P.J. Krusic, C. Leland, O. Byambasuren, E. Liang, X. Wang, J. Jeong, and H.W. Linderholm,  J. Climate, 31, 4391–4401.

Dust impact on surface solar irradiance assessed with model simulations, satellite observations and ground-based measurements (2017)


Kosmopoulos, P. G., Kazadzis, S., Taylor, M., Athanasopoulou, E., Speyer, O., Raptis, P. I., Marinou, E., Proestakis, E., Solomos, S., Gerasopoulos, E., Amiridis, V., Bais, A., and Kontoes, C.,

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 2435–2453

Late Bronze Age climate change and the destruction of the Mycenaean Palace of Nestor at Pylos (2017)


Finné M, Holmgren K, Shen C-C, Hu H-M, Boyd M, Stocker S., PLoS ONE 12(12): e0189447.

Variability of ozone in the Eastern Mediterranean during a 7-year study (2016)


Kopanakis I., Glytsos T., Kouvarakis G., Gerasopoulos E., Mihalopoulos N., Lazaridis M., Air Quality Atmosphere & Health 9 (5)

Retrieval of aerosol optical depth in the visible range with a Brewer spectrophotometer in Athens (2016)


Diémoz, H., Eleftheratos, K., Kazadzis, S., Amiridis, V., and Zerefos, C. S., Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 1871–1888

The Etesians: from observations to reanalysis (2016)


Dafka S., Xoplaki E., Toreti A., Zanis P., Tyrlis E., Zerefos C., Luterbacher J., Clim Dyn 47, 1569–1585. 

Further evidence of important environmental information content in red-to-green ratios as depicted in paintings by great masters (2014)


Zerefos, C.S., Tetsis, P., Kazantzidis A., Amiridis V., Zerefos S.C., Luterbacher J., Eleftheratos K., Gerasopoulos E., Kazadzis S., Papayannis A., Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 14, pp 1–29.

Aerosol chemical composition at NEO (Eastern Mediterranean) during the ARGON 2012 summer campaign (2013)


Liakakou E., Gerasopoulos E., Paraskevopoulou D., Zarbas P., Theodosi C., Kalivitis N., Maneas G., Mihalopoulos N., Zerefos C.

Modeling the chemical and radiative effects of aerosol during the wildfires of 2007 in Greece (2013)

Athanasopoulou E., Rieger, D., Walter, C., Vogel, H., Vogel, B., Gerasopoulos, E.

Night-time enhanced atmospheric ion concentrations in the marine boundary layer (2012)

Kalivitis, N., Stavroulas, I., Bougiatioti, A., Kouvarakis, G., Gagné, S., Manninen, H. E., Kulmala, M., Mihalopoulos, N., Atmospheric Chemistry Physics, 12, pp 3627-3638.

Evidence of a possible turning point in solar UV-B over Canada, Europe and Japan (2012)

Zerefos, C.S., Tourpali, K., Eleftheratos, K., Kazadzis, S., Meleti, C., Feister, U., Koskela, T., Heikkilä, A., Atmospheric Chemistry Physics, 12, pp 2469-2477.

Observed and modelled record ozone decline over the Arctic during winter/spring 2011 (2011)

Balis, D., Isaksen, I.S.A., Zerefos, C., Zyrichidou, I., Eleftheratos, K., Tourpali, K., Bojkov, R., Rognerud, B., Stordal, F., Sovde, O.A., Orsolini, Y., Geophysical Research Letters, 38(23), L23801.


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