Yannis Androulidakis
Personal Information

Birth Date: 04/19/1978
Birth Place: Thessaloniki, Greece
e-mail: iandroul@civil.auth.gr & iandroul@rsmas.miami.edu

Studies - Previous Positions

2002: Diploma in Civil Engineering and Master in Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering (School of Engineering, Aristotle Universtity of Thessaloniki, Greece). Degree: 7.6/10
2004: Master of Engineering (Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Greece). Degree: 9.41/10
2011: PHD in physical oceanography (Department of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)
2011-2012: Research Assistant, University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Division of Meteorology and Physical Oceanography, 4600 Rickenbacker Cswy., Miami, FL 33149, U.S.A.
2015-2020: Research Assistant, University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Division of Meteorology and Physical Oceanography, 4600 Rickenbacker Cswy., Miami, FL 33149, U.S.A.

Current Position

2020- present: Researcher, Norwegian Meteorological Insitute, Bergen, Norway
2012- present: Research and Teaching Assistant, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Civil Engineering, Laboratory of Maritime Engineering and Maritime Works.
2018- present: University Fellow Scholar, Classes: Dynamical Oceanography; Topics in Oceanography, University of Aegean, Department of Marine Science.


Theses

Bachelor's thesis: Investigation of the freshwater recourses of Messara basin, Irakleio, Crete, Department of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 2002, pp. 96
Master's thesis: Quality of the Environmental Impact Assessments in the Greek reality, Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Crete, 2004, pp. 139
Ph.D. dissertation: Mathematical modeling and investigation of the Black Sea Waters effect on the North Aegean water masses dynamics with a hybrid ocean model, Department of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 2011, pp. 365

Publications - Journals

Androulidakis, Y., Kourafalou, V.H., Hole, L.R., Le Henaff, M., Kang, H., 2020. Oil pathways from potential Cuban offshore exploration: influence of ocean circulation. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering (in print)

Le Henaff, M., Kourafalou, V.H., Androulidakis, Y., Smith, R., Kang, H., Hu, C., Lampkin, J., 2020. In situ measurements of circulation features influencing cross-shelf transport around Northwest Cuba, Journal of Geophysical Research,p.e2019JC015780.

Makris, C., Androulidakis, Y., Karambas, T., Papadimitriou, A., Metallinos, A., Kontos, Y., Baltikas, V., Chondros, M., Krestenitis, Y., Tsoukala, V., Memos, K., 2020. Integrated modelling of sea-state forecasts for safe navigation and operational management in ports: Application in the Mediterranean Sea, Applied Mathematical Modelling, (under review)

Androulidakis, Y., Kourafalou, V.H., Le Henaff, M., Kang, H., Ntaganou, N., Hu, C., 2020. Gulf Stream evolution through the Straits of Florida: the role of eddies and upwelling near Cuba. Ocean Dynamics,pp.1-28

Garcia-Pineda, O., Androulidakis, Y., Le Henaff, M., Kourafalou, V., Hole, L.R., Kang, H., Staples, G., Ramirez, E. and DiPinto, L., 2020. Measuring oil residence time with GPS-drifters, satellites, and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). Marine pollution bulletin, 150, p.110644.

Androulidakis, Y., Kourafalou, V., Le Henaff, M., Kang, H., Sutton, T., Chen, S., Hu, C. and Ntaganou, N., 2019. Offshore spreading of Mississippi waters: pathways and vertical structure under eddy influence. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 124(8), pp.5952-5978.

Hole, L.R.; Dagestad, K.-F.; Rohrs, J.; Wettre, C.; Kourafalou, V.H.; Androulidakis, Y.; Kang, H.; Le Henaff, M.; Garcia-Pineda, O. The DeepWater Horizon Oil Slick: Simulations of River Front Effects and Oil Droplet Size Distribution. J. Mar. Sci. Eng. 2019, 7, 329.

Androulidakis, Y., Kourafalou, V., Le Henaff, M., Kang, H., Sutton, T., Chen, S., Hu, C. and Ntaganou, N. (2019). Offshore spreading of Mississippi waters: pathways and vertical structure under eddy influence. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans.

Sun, S., C. Hu, O. Garcia-Pineda, V. Kourafalou, M. L. Henaff, and Y.Androulidakis (2018). Remote sensing assessment of oil spills near a damaged platform in the Gulf of Mexico. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 136:141-151.

Androulidakis, Y., Kourafalou, V., Ozgokmen, T., Garcia, Pineda, O., Lund, B., Le Henaff, M., Hu, C., Haus, B.K., Novelli, G., Guigand, C. and Kang, H., (2018). Influence of River Induced Fronts on Hydrocarbon Transport: A Multiplatform Observational Study. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans.

Kourafalou, V.H., Androulidakis Y.S., Kang, H., Smith, R.H., and Valle-Levinsion A., (2018). Physical connectivity between Pulley Ridge and Dry Tortugas coral reefs under the influence of the Loop Current/Florida Current system. Progress in Oceanography.

Kourafalou, V., Androulidakis, Y., Le Henaff, M. and Kang, H., 2017. The Dynamics of Cuba Anticyclones (CubANs) and Interaction With the Loop Current/Florida Current System. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 122(10), pp.7897-7923.

Halliwell G.R., Mehari M., Le Henaff M., Kourafalou V.H., Androulidakis Y.S., Kang H., Atlas R., (2017) North Atlantic Ocean OSSE System: Evaluation of Operational Ocean Observing System Components and Supplemental Seasonal Observations for Improving Coupled Tropical Cyclone Prediction, Journal of Operational Oceanography, 10(2), 154-175.

Kourafalou V.H., Androulidakis Y.S., Halliwell G.R., Kang H., Mehari M., Le Henaff M., Atlas R., Lumpkin R. (2016) North Atlantic Ocean OSSE system development: Nature Run evaluation and application to hurricane interaction with the Gulf Stream. Progress in Oceanography, 148 (2016): 1-25

Androulidakis, Y.S., V.H. Kourafalou, G.R. Halliwell, H. Kang, M. Mehari, M. Le Hénaff, R. Atlas (2016) Hurricane interaction with the upper-ocean in the Amazon-Orinoco plume region, Ocean Dynamics, 66(12), 1559-1588

Makris, C., Galiatsatou, P., Tolika, K., Anagnostopoulou, C., Kombiadou, K., Prinos, P., Velikou, K., Kapelonis, Z., Tragou, E., Androulidakis, Y. and Athanassoulis, G., 2016. Climate change effects on the marine characteristics of the Aegean and Ionian Seas. Ocean Dynamics, 66(12), pp.1603-1635.

Androulidakis, Y.S., Y. Krestenitis and S. Psarra, (2016) Coastal upwelling over the North Aegean Sea: observations and simulations. Continental Shelf Research, doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2016.12.002.

Yannis S. Androulidakis, Vassiliki H. Kourafalou, Rafael V. Schiller, Process studies on the evolution of the Mississippi River plume: Impact of topography, wind and discharge conditions, Continental Shelf Research, Volume 107, 15 September 2015, Pages 33-49, ISSN 0278-4343, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2015.07.014.

Yannis S. Androulidakis, Katerina D. Kombiadou, Christos V. Makris, Vassilis N. Baltikas, Yannis N. Krestenitis, Storm surges in the Mediterranean Sea: Variability and trends under future climatic conditions, Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, Volume 71, September 2015, Pages 56-82, ISSN 0377-0265, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dynatmoce.2015.06.001.

Androulidakis Y.S., Kourafalou V., M.H. Hénaff (2014), Influence of frontal cyclones evolution on the 2009 (Ekman) and 2010 (Franklin) Loop Current Eddy detachment events, Ocean Sci., 10, 947-965, 2014

Kourafalou, V. H., and Y. S. Androulidakis (2013), Influence of Mississippi River induced circulation on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill transport. J. Geophys. Res. DOI: 10.1002/jgrc.20272

Androulidakis Y.S., Kourafalou V. (2013), "On the processes that influence the transport and fate of Mississippi waters under flooding outflow conditions", Ocean Dynamics, DOI 10.1007/s10236-012-0587-8

Androulidakis Y., Krestenitis Y., Kourafalou V. (2012), "Connectivity of North Aegean circulation to the Black Sea water budget", Continental Shelf Research. DOI:10.1016/j.csr.2012.08.019

Androulidakis Y. Kourafalou V., Krestenitis Y., Zervakis V. (2012),“Variability of deep water mass characteristics in the North Aegean Sea: The role of lateral inputs and atmospheric conditions”, Deep Sea Research Part I, vol 67, pp 55-72

Krestenitis Y., Kombiadou K., Androulidakis Y. (2012),“Interannual variability of the physical characteristics of North Thermaikos Gulf (NW Aegean Sea)”, Journal of Marine Systems, vol 96-97, pp. 132-151

Androulidakis Y., Kourafalou V., (2011), “Evolution of a buoyant outflow in the presence of complex topography: The Dardanelles plume (North Aegean Sea)”, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 116, doi: 10.1029/2010JC006316

Krestenitis Y., Androulidakis Y., Kontos Y., Georgakopoulos G., (2010), “Coastal Inundation in the North-eastern Mediterranean Coastal Zone due to Storm Surge Events”, Journal of Coastal Conservation, Springer, doi: 10.1007/s11852-010-0090-7

Androulidakis I.S., Karakassis I. (2006), "Evaluation of the EIA system performance in Greece, using quality indicators, Environmental Impact Assessment Review, Elsevier, Environmental Impact Assessment Review, vol. 26, pp. 242– 256


Publications - Conferences

Androulidakis, Y., Kourafalou., Le Henaff, M., Kang, H.,Hu. C., 2020 Cuban Eddy and Upwelling Processes Influencing Regional Gulf Stream Variability in the Gulf of Mexico In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2020. Tampa, FL

Le Henaff, M., Kourafalou, V., Androulidakis, Y., Smith, R.H., Kang, H., Hu. C., Lamkin, J., 2020. Insitu Measurements of Circulation Features Influencing Cross-Shelf Transport Around Northwest Cuba, In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2020. Tampa, FL.

Hole, L., Dagestad, K., Kourafalou, V., Aguiar, V.C., Androulidakis, Y., Kang, H., Le Henaff, M., 2020. Pathways of Hydrocarbons From Future Oil Exploration Sites Around Cuba: Influence of Local and Regional Ocean Dynamics, In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2020. Tampa, FL.

Ntaganou, N., Kourafalou, V., Le Henaff, M., Androulidakis, Y., 2020. The Interaction of West Florida Shelf Anticyclones (WFAs) with the Gulf of Mexico Mesoscale Activity, In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2020. Tampa, FL.

Krestenitis, Y.N., Kolovoyiannis, V., Androulidakis Y., Makris, C., Baltikas, V., 2020. Circulation patterns and eutrophication phenomena in the Thermaikos Gulf. Proceedings of the EGU General Assembly 2020, Vienna, Austria, 3–8 May 2020. doi:10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-11775

Androulidakis, Y., Krestenitis, Y., Moustaka, M., Darakas, E., Petala, M., Tsiridis, V., Topouzelis, K., Makris C., Stefanidou, A., Antoniadou, Ch., Genitsaris, S., Baltikas, V., Kolovoyiannis, V., Chatziantoniou, A., and Chintiroglou C., 2019. Monitoring the marine environment of Thermaikos Gulf (North Aegean Sea). 8th MonGOOS Annual Meeting & Workshop Modelling and observations in the coastal Mediterranean Sea, Physical and biogeochemical processes, December 3-5, 2019, Trieste, Italy.

Sun, S., Hu, C., Garcia- Pineda O., Kourafalou, V., Le Henaff, M., Androulidakis, Y., 2019 A multi-sensor remote sensing approach to assess oil spill from the MC-20 site. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2019. New Orleans, LA

Le Henaff, M., Kourafalou, V., Androulidakis, Y., Garcia- Pineda O, Hole, L., Sun, S., Hu. C., Ozgokmen, T,, 2019. Transport pathways and fate of surface oil slicks around the MC20 site. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2019. New Orleans, LA

Garcia- Pineda O, Graettinger, G., DiPinto, L., Tullis, D., Hu. C., Sun, S., Kourafalou, V., Androulidakis, Y., Le Henaff, M., Hole, L., 2019. Measuring Oil Residence Time with GPS-Drifters, Satellites, and Unmmaned Aerial Systems (UAS), In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2019. New Orleans, LA

Kourafalou, V., Le Henaff, M., Androulidakis, Y., De Rada, S., Sutton, T., Muller-Karger, F., 2019. Development of Earth System Model Components to Quantify the Connectivity of Remote Ecosystems in the Gulf of Mexico, In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2019. New Orleans, LA

Androulidakis, Y., Kourafalou, V., Le Henaff, M., Kang, H., Shutton, Chen, S., Hu, C., Ntaganou, N, 2019. Characterization of offshore pathways of Mississippi waters under eddy influence: observations and modeling, In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2019. New Orleans, LA

Kourafalou, V. and Y. Androulidakis (2018), Mississippi River Plume Dynamics Using Coastal Altimetry Data and Modeling, 2018 AGU Fall Meeting https://doi.org/10.1002/essoar.10500512.1

Androulidakis, Y., Kourafalou., V., Le Henaff, M., Kang, H., & N., Ntaganou (2018). Interaction between mesoscale dynamics over the northwestern Cuba and Loop Current during the DeepWater Horizon Oil Spill period (2010). Proc. of the XI Congress on Marine Sciences, MARCUBA 2018, Havana, Cuba.

Kourafalou, V, Androulidakis, Y., Le Henaff M., & H., Kang (2018) Cuba Anticyclones (CubANs): Important factors of connectivity and transport in the Gulf of Mexico and Florida Straits, Proc. of the XI Congress on Marine Sciences, MARCUBA 2018, Havana, Cuba.

Androulidakis Y, Kourafalou V, Ozgokmen T, Garcia- Pineda O, Lund B, Le Henaff M, Hu C, Haus BK, Novelli G, Guigand C, Kang H, Hole L, Horstmann (2018) Multi-platform observational study of oil pathways under the effect of river-induced fronts, Proc. of the 12th Pan-Hellenic Symposium of Oceanography and Fisheries, Hellenic Center of Marine Research, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece, 30 May – 3 June 2018, Part of ISBN:978-960-9798-08-2.

Kourafalou V, Androulidakis Y, Le Henaff M, Kang H, A. Vaz, C. Paris (2018) Biophysical connectivity of coastal areas through oceanic currents in the Gulf of Mexico,Proc. of the 12th Pan-Hellenic Symposium of Oceanography and Fisheries, Hellenic Center of Marine Research, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece, 30 May – 3 June 2018, Part of ISBN:978-960-9798-08-2.

Makris, C., Galiatsatou P., Androulidakis Y., Kombiadou, K., Baltikas V., Krestenitis Y., Prinos P. (2018). Climate change impacts on the coastal sea level extremes of the east-central Mediterranean Sea, Proc. of XIV PRE Conference, in Chapter: Climate change impacts and adaptation measures, Thessaloniki, Greece, 3-6 July 2018, pp. 695 – 704, Part of ISBN:978-960-99922-4-4.

Makris, C., Krestenitis, Y., Kombiadou, K., Androulidakis, Y. and Baltikas, V. (2015). Numerical Modeling of Storm Surges in the Eastern Mediterranean under Climate Change, Proc. of 2nd EastMed Symposium (Regional Cooperation in Eastern Mediterranean Sea Research), Haifa, Israel, 19-21 October 2015.

Makris, C., Androulidakis, Y., Baltikas, V. and Krestenitis Y. (2018). A 37-year analysis of the storm surges in the Mediterranean and Black Seas. Proc. of the 12th Pan-Hellenic Symposium of Oceanography and Fisheries, Hellenic Center of Marine Research, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece, 30 May – 3 June 2018, p.14. Part of ISBN:978-960-9798-08-2.

Androulidakis, Y., Moustaka, M., Darakas, E., Petala, M., Tsiridis, V., Makris, C., Stefanidou, A., Antoniadou, Ch., Genitsaris, S., Baltikas, V., Ramnou, D., Chintiroglou, C. and Krestenitis, Y. (2018). Observational study of the marine environment in the Northern Thermaikos Gulf, Proc. of the 12th Pan-Hellenic Symposium of Oceanography and Fisheries, Hellenic Center of Marine Research, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece, 30 May – 3 June 2018, p.16. Part of ISBN:978-960-9798-08-2.

Petala, M., Tsiridis, V., Androulidakis,Õ.,Makris C. Baltikas, V., Stefanidou, A., Genitsaris, S., Antoniadou, C., Rammou, D., Moustaka Gouni, M., Chintiroglou, C.C. and Darakas, E. (2018). Ìonitoring the marine environment of Thermaikos Gulf, Proc. of XIV PRE Conference in Chapter:Protection and restoration of ecosystems, Thessaloniki, Greece, 3-6 July 2018, pp. 762–774,Part of ISBN:978-960-99922-4-4

Kourafalou, V. H., Androulidakis, Y., Le Henaff, M., Kang, H., Garcia, O., Hu, C., et al. (2017). River induced fronts and influence of shelf and mesoscale circulation on offshore removal of riverine waters: implications for hydrocarbon transport. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17

Androulidakis, Y.S., V.H. Kourafalou, G.R. Halliwell, H. Kang, M. Mehari, M. Le Hénaff, R. Atlas (2018) Observing system evaluation in the North Atlantic Ocean Hurricane Region: Nature Run application on hurricane interaction with the Amazon plume, Ocean Sciences Meeting, AGU, Portland

Kourafalou, V. H., Androulidakis, Y., Le Henaff, M., Kang, H., Garcia, O., Hu, C., et al. (2017). Measuring and modeling the transport and fate of hydrocarbons in the Gulf of Mexico. In Sixth International Conference on Environmental Management, Engineering, Planning and Economics (CEMEPE). Thessaloniki, Greece : 06/25/17-06/30/17.

Androulidakis, Y., Krestenitis, Y., Kourafalou V. (2015) Etesian winds and coastal upwelling over the NE Aegean Sea: monitoring and modeling. Proc. of the 2015 ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Granada, Spain, 22-27 February 2015.

Makris, C., Krestenitis, Y., Kombiadou, K., Androulidakis, Y. and Baltikas, V. (2015). Numerical Modeling of Storm Surges in the Eastern Mediterranean under Climate Change, Proc. of the 2nd EastMed Symposium (Regional Cooperation in Eastern Mediterranean Sea Research), Haifa, Israel, 19-21 October 2015.

Krestenitis, Y., Makris, C., Androulidakis, Y., Kombiadou, K. and Baltikas, V. (2015). Variability of Storm Surge Extremes in the Greek Seas under Climate Change, Proc. of the 2015 ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Granada, Spain, 22-27 February 2015.

Krestenitis, Y., Androulidakis, Y., Kombiadou, K., Makris, C. and Baltikas, V. (2015). Operational Forecast System of Storm Tides in the Aegean Sea (Greece), Proc. of the 2015 ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Granada, Spain, 22-27 February 2015.

Krestenitis, Y., Androulidakis, Y., Kombiadou, K., Makris, C. and Baltikas, V. (2015). Storm Surge Simulations in the Greek Coastal Zone under Climate Change, Proc. 3rd Common Conference of Hellenic Hydrotechnic Union (???), Hellenic Commission on Water Resources Management (EEDYP) & Hellenic Water Association (EYS): Integrated Water Resources Management towards Sustainable Development, EYE, EEDYP, EYS, Athens, 10-12 December 2015. (in Greek)

Krestenitis, Y., Kombiadou, K., Androulidakis, Y., Makris, C., Baltikas, V., Kalantzi, G., Skoulikaris, C. and Kontos, Y. (2015). Operational System of Oceanographic Forecasts in Thermaikos Gulf for Public Use (WaveForUs), Proc. 3rd Common Conference of Hellenic Hydrotechnic Union (???), Hellenic Commission on Water Resources Management (EEDYP) & Hellenic Water Association (EYS): Integrated Water Resources Management towards Sustainable Development, EYE, EEDYP, EYS, Athens, 10-12 December 2015. (in Greek)

Diamanti, P., Makris, C., Krestenitis, Y. and Androulidakis, Y. (2015). Investigation of the effect of storm surges in Greek coastal zone: analysis of tide-gauge records and numerical simulations data, Proc. 11th Pan-Hellenic Symposium on Oceanography and Fisheries, University of the Aegean, Mytilene, Lesvos island, Greece, 13-17 May 2015, 953-956.

Krestenitis, Y., Androulidakis, Y., Makris, C., Kombiadou, K., Baltikas, V. and Diamanti, P. (2015). Evolution of storm surge extreme events in Greek Seas under climate change scenario, Proc. 11th Pan-Hellenic Symposium on Oceanography and Fisheries, University of the Aegean, Mytilene, Lesvos island, Greece, 13-17 May 2015, 849-852.

Makris, C.V., Androulidakis, Y.S., Krestenitis, Y.N., Kombiadou, K.D. and Baltikas, V.N. (2015). Numerical Modelling of Storm Surges in the Mediterranean Sea under Climate Change, Proc. of the 36th International Association of Hydraulic Research (IAHR) World Congress, The Hague, The Netherlands, 28 June – 3 July, 2015. (incl. oral presentation)

Krestenitis, Y., Kombiadou, K., Androulidakis, Y., Makris, C., Baltikas, V., Skoulikaris, C., Kontos, Y. and Kalantzi, G. (2015). Operational Oceanographic Platform In Thermaikos Gulf (Greece): Forecasting And Emergency Alert System For Public Use, Proc. of the 36th International Association of Hydraulic Research (IAHR) World Congress, The Netherlands, 28 June – 3 July, 2015

Krestenitis, Y.N., Androulidakis, Y., Kombiadou, K., Makris, C., Baltikas, V., Kalantzi, G. (2014). WaveForUs: Pilot Sea-State Forecasting System in the Thermaikos Gulf, Proc. of 5th Environmental Conference of Macedonia (PESYMA), Thessaloniki, Greece, 14-16 March 2014. (in Greek)

Krestenitis, Y.N., Androulidakis, Y., Kombiadou, K., Makris, C., Baltikas, V., Kalantzi, G. (2014). Operational oceanographic forecasts in the Thermaikos gulf: The WaveForUs project, Proc. 12th International Conference on Protection and Restoration of the Environment (PRE), Skiathos Island, Greece, 29 June – 3 July 2014.

Krestenitis, Y., Androulidakis, Y., Kombiadou, K., Makris, C., Baltikas, V. (2014). Modeling storm surges in the Mediterranean Sea under the A1B climate scenario, Proc. 12th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics (COMECAP), Heraklion (Crete), Greece, 28-31 May 2014.

Krestenitis, Y., Androulidakis, Y., Kombiadou, K., Makris, C., Baltikas, V. (2014). Climate Change Impact on Extreme Values of Storm Surges in the Mediterranean Sea, Proc. 6th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Coastal Zone Management and Preservation (PCCZMP), Laboratory of Harbor Works (LHW), School of Civil Engineering, NTUA, Athens, Greece, 24-27 November 2014. (in Greek)

Androulidakis Y.,Kourafalou V. (2013),Fate of Mississippi waters under flooding outflow conditions over the North Gulf of Mexico continental shelves, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 15, EGU2013-10782, 2013 EGU General Assembly 2013, Vienna

Androulidakis Y., Krestenitis Y.(2013), Kourafalou V.,Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea interaction: influence of the North Aegean dynamics, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 15, EGU2013-10782, 2013 EGU General Assembly 2013, Vienna

Kourafalou V., Androulidakis Y., (2013), "Did the Mississippi River plume influence the surface spreading of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill patch?", Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, 21-23 January, Louisiana.

Androulidakis Y., Kourafalou V., (2012), “Parameterization of the Dardanelles outflow in the Aegean Sea from the Black Sea water budget”, Ocean Sciences Meeting, AGU, Salt Lake City

Androulidakis Y., Krestenitis Y., Kourafalou V., (2010), “Modeling the North Aegean circulation with the Hybrid Coordinate Ocean Model”, Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Environmental Hydraulics, Athens, Greece, 23–25 June, pp. 487-492

Androulidakis Y., Krestenitis Y.N., Kourafalou V., Raitsos D., (2009). Investigating the Black Sea Contribution into the North Aegean Sea hydrodynamic circulation, Greek Commission of Water Resources Management Congress, 27-30 May, pp 929-936 (in Greek)

Androulidakis ?., Kontos ?., Krestenitis Y., Georgakopoulos G. (2009), “Investigation of the coastal risk level in Eastern Mediterranean ”, 9th Symposium on Oceanography & Fisheries, 2009 - Proceedings, Volume ?, pp. 322-326, Patra, (In Greek)

Kombiadou K., Chatiris G.A., Androulidakis I., Sioulas A., Krestenitis Y., Anagnostou Ch., Issaris I., (2009), “Investigation of erosion at the cape of Rhodos and defence measures”, 9th Symposium on Oceanography & Fisheries, 2009 - Proceedings, Volume ?, pp. 178-183, Patra (In Greek)

Androulidakis Y., Kourafalou V., Krestenitis Y. (2009), “Hydrodynamic hybrid model implementation in north Aegean”, 9th Symposium on Oceanography & Fisheries, 2009 - Proceedings, Volume ?, pp 451-456, Patra (In Greek)

Raitsos, D.E., Kourafalou V., Tsiaras K., Androulidakis Y., (2009), “Assessing the spatiotemporal distribution of chlorophyll-a in relation to environmental parameters: application on the Northern Aegean Sea”, ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting 2009, Book of Abstracts, p. 216.

Kourafalou, V.H., Tsiaras K.P., Androulidakis I., Raitsos D., Wallcraft A., Smedstad O.M., Poulain P.M. (2008), “On the Influence of the Dardanelles Outflow on Biophysical North Aegean Sea Nested Simulations”, EOS Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 89(53), Fall Meet., Suppl., Abstract OS41A-1209

Kourafalou, V.H., Androulidakis I., Raitsos D., Tsiaras K., Wallcraft A.J., Smedstad O.M. (2009), “Modeling the influence of the Dardanelles outflow on the Aegean Sea dynamics”, Layered Ocean Model Workshop, Miami, FL. Available On Line http://oceanmodeling.rsmas.miami.edu/lom/abstracts/lom2009_009.html

Kourafalou, V.H., Androulidakis I., Krestenitis I., (2009) Investigating the circulation impacts of the Dardanelles flow exchange with the North Aegean Hybrid Coordinate Ocean Model (accepted for presentation at the 39th Congress of the Mediterranean Science Commission, CIESM, Venice, Italy).

Kourafalou, V.H.,Tsiaras K., Raitsos D., Androulidakis I., 2009. Advances in the Northeastern Mediterranean Sea: complex pathways of the waters of Black Sea origin through the Aegean Sea, 39th Congress of the Mediterranean Science Commission, CIESM, Venice, Italy

Androulidakis ?., Kourafalou V.H., Krestenitis Y.N. (2008), “Investigating of the Black Sea waters contribution into the north Aegean sea physical oceanography”, First Regional Coastal Zone Community of Practice workshop of the Group of Earth Observations and the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEO/GEOSS), Athens

Krestenitis Y.N., Androulidakis Y., Kontos ?. (2008), “Coastal Inundation in the North-Eastern Mediterranean Coastal Zone”, 9th international conference-LITTORAL 2008, pp. 25-28, Venice

Androulidakis Y., Krestenitis Y. Kontos Y, Georgakopoulos G. (2008), “A storm surge model implementation and identification of coastal areas in risk of inundation, in the Mediterranean Sea”. International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software iEMSs 2008, p.p.1187-1194, Barcelona

Androulidakis Y., Krestenitis Y., Kontos Y., Georgakopoulos G., Chen M. (2008), “Investigation of flood incidents due to storm surge events in the Greek coastal region”, Proceedings of the Third Environmental Conference of Macedonia, 14-17 March, p.69, Thessaloniki

Androulidakis I.S., Calderon S., Krestenitis Y.N., Panin N., Rosen D.S., Stanica A. (2006), “Assesment of hazards and threats on coastal zone, arising either from global change or from regional variability due to either natural or anthropogenic forcing, IASON (International Action for Sustainability of the Mediterranean and Black Sea Environment final report, WP4 Deliverable 4.2, Submitted to the FP5 Europena Commision

Androulidakis I.S., Kombiadou K., Krestenitis Y.N. (2006), “Modelling of Marine Structures’ Contribution in Coastal Sediment Transport – Case of Ouranoupoli Bay”, Protection and Restoration of the Environment VIII, July 3-7, 2006, p. 205, Chania

Krestenitis Y.N., Androulidakis Y., Kombiadou K. (2006), “Investigation of the river’s contribution on the evolution of the water masses physical characteristics of the Thessaloniki Gulf”, 8th Symposium on Oceanography & Fisheries, 2006 - Proceedings, pp 67-72, Thessaloniki (In Greek)

Krestenitis Y.N., Androulidakis Y., Kombiadou K. (2006), “The effect of rivers in the water sea masses and the sedimentation of the Thessaloniki gulf”, 2nd Conference of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Environmental, pp. 454-461, Thessaloniki (In Greek)

Krestenitis Y.N., Androulidakis Y.S., Kombiadou K. (2005), "Evolution of the physical parameters of the gulf of Thessaloniki", Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, 1-3 September, pp. 836-841, Rhodes, Greece

Krestenitis Y.N, Androulidakis ?.S, Kombiadou K. (2004) "Evolution ?f the water masses physical characteristics of the gulf of Thessaloniki", Proceedings of the Second Environmental Conference of Macedonia, , October 8-12, p.56, Thessaloniki (In Greek)


Research experience

2003-2004: Teaching assistance in the Department of Environmental Engineering of Technical University of Crete
2004–2007: Measurements of physical characteristics in Thermaikos Gulf during a research project under Hellenic Center of Marine Research and Department of Civil Engineering (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
2005-2006: Participation in the research project IASON (International Action for Sustainability of the Mediterranean and Black Sea EnvirOnmeNt)
2005-2006: Coastal engineering projects in the framework of 2 port constructions in Athos peninsula (Chalkidiki, N. Aegean)
2006: Measurements of physical characteristics in Evia island (Central Aegean) in the framework of a submarine pipe construction
2008: Participation in the research project: “Monitoring the surface waters of Strimonas River (N. Aegean) basin
2007-2011: Participation in the research project SESAME (Southern European Seas: Assessing and Modeling Ecosystem changes) by investigating and modeling the Aegean and Black Sea interaction and coupling through the Turkish Straits System.
2007-2009: Participation in the research project CORI (INTERREG III B/. ARCHIMED) for the prevention and management of sea originated risks to the coastal zone: Tsunamis and flood risk.
2010: Participation in the research project SPICOSA (Science and Policy Intergration for Coastal System Assessment) for the science and policy integration for the assessment of the coastal systems
2011: Participation in the research project THESEUS for the development of innovative technologies for safer European coasts in a changing climate
2013-2015: WaveForUs: Wave climate and coastal circulation forecasts For public Use [Cooperation 2011, NSRF 2007-13] Contribution: Development of a sea-state forecasting system for the Thermaikos Gulf.
2013-2015: CCSEAWAVS: effect of Climate Change on SEA level and WAVe climate of greek Seas, on the vulnerability of coastal areas and the safety marine and coastal structures [THALIS, NSRF 2007-13]
2013-2015: Technological and Oceanographic cooperation network for the study of mechanisms fertilizing the N.E. Aegean Sea.
2017-present: Monitoring the quality of Thermaikos Gulf
2018: Participation in the research project Estimation of benthic biodiversity of fishery resources at Rodopos Peninsula (Crete).
2018-present: Participation in the research project ACCU-WAVES A Decision Support Tool for Navigation Management in Ports.


Teaching experience

2003-2004: Teaching assistance in the Department of Environmental Engineering of (Technical University of Crete). Class: Environmental Impact Assessment
2004-2011: Teaching assistance in the Laboratory of Maritime Engineering and Maritime Works (Department of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki). Classes: Coastal and Harbour Engineering, Coastal Oceanography, Coastal Structures
2016-2018: University Fellow Scholar, Class: Coastal Oceanography, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Civil Engineering, Laboratory of Maritime Engineering and Maritime Works.
2017-2019: Teaching assistance in the Department of Biology (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki). Master programs.
2018- present: University Fellow Scholar, Classes: Dynamical Oceanography; Topics in Oceanography, University of Aegean, Department of Oceanography and Biosciences.

Scholarships

1996 -1997: Annual performance scholarship of the Department of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
1999: Student internship in the Spanish Port Authority at the marine works of Castellon de la plana, Valencia (I.A.E.S.T.E project)
2003-2004: Scholarship from the Greek Scholarship Foundation during the master degree
2005-2009: PHD scholarship from the Greek Scholarship Foundation

Other Activities

1998: Sailing license from the Sailing Association of Thessaloniki (SAT)
2000: Scuba diving diploma from the CMAS-Word Underwater Federation