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Publications in International Journals:

  • Lee S.H., M. Le Disloquer, R. Singh, S.E. Hobbs, C. Giannakopoulos, P.P. Plantevin, K.S.Law, J.A. Pyle and M.J. Rycroft, Implications of NÏy emissions from subsonic aircraft at cruise altitude, Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Part G, Vol. 211, No G3, 1997.
  • D. Z. Stockwell, C. Giannakopoulos, P.H. Plantevin, G.D. Carver, M.P. Chipperfield, K.S. Law, J.A. Pyle, D.E. Shallcross and K-Y. Wang, Modelling NOx from lightning and its impact on global chemical fields, Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 33, No. 27, 1999.
  • C. Giannakopoulos, M.P. Chipperfield, K.S. Law and J. A. Pyle, Validation and intercomparison of wet and dry deposition schemes using 210Pb in a global three-dimensional off-line chemical transport model, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 104, No. D19, 1999.
  • Rasch P.J., H. Feichter, K.S. Law, M. Mahowald, J.E. Penner, C. Benkovitz, C. Genthon, C. Giannakopoulos, An assessment of scavenging and deposition processes in global models: Results from the World Climate Research Program workshop of 1995, Tellus, Vol. B52, No. 4, 2000.
  • C. Giannakopoulos, M.P. Chipperfield, K.S. Law, J.A. Pyle, D.E. Shallcross, A three-dimensional modeling study of the correlations of 210Pb with HNO3 and PAN at remote oceanic sites, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 105, No. D2, 2000.
  • C. Giannakopoulos and G. Giannourakos, Temperature and precipitation changes in the area of Southeast Mediterranean for several climate change scenarios of combined CO2 and sulfate aerosols, B. Physics Letters, 2001 special issue, pp129-137, 2002.
  • K.-Y. Wang, D.E. Shallcross, P. Hadjinicolaou and C. Giannakopoulos, An efficient chemical systems modeling approach, Environmental Modeling and Software, Vol. 17, pp731-745, 2002.
  • P.Good, C. Giannakopoulos, F.M. O’Connor, S.R.Arnold, M. de Reus, H. Schlager, Constraining tropospheric mixing timescales using airborne observations and numerical models, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Vol.3, pp1-13, 2003.
  • C.Giannakopoulos, P. Good, K.S.Law, D.E.Shallcross and K-Y Wang, Modeling the impacts of aircraft traffic on the chemical composition of the upper troposphere, Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Part G., Vol. 217, 2003.
  • C. Giannakopoulos and J.P. Palutikof, Modeling extreme climate events: Results from EU project MICE for the case study area of Greece, EGGS Newsletter of the European Geophysical Union (www.the-eggs.org), issue 5, 25 September 2003.
  • C. Giannakopoulos, M.P. Chipperfield, K.S. Law, D.E. Shallcross, K.-Y. Wang and M.Petrakis, Modeling the effects of mixing processes on the chemistry of the free troposphere using a three-dimensional chemical transport model, Environmental Modelling and Software, Vol. 19, pp391-399, 2004.
  • C. Giannakopoulos, P.Good, K.S. Law, K-Y. Wang, E.Akylas and A.Koussis, The parameterisation of rainfall in an off-line chemical transport model, Atmospheric Science Letters, vol. 5, issue 5, pp82-88, 2004.
  • D.Founda, K.H. Papadopoulos, M. Petrakis, C. Giannakopoulos and P.Good, Analysis of mean, maximum and minimum temperatures in Athens from 1897 to 2001 with emphasis to the last decade: trends, warm and cold events, Global and Planetary Change, vol. 44, 27-38, 2004.
    Wang KY, Shallcross DE, Hadjinicolaou P, Giannakopoulos C, Ambient vehicular pollutants in the urban area of Taipei: Comparing normal with anomalous vehicle emissions, Water, Air and Soil Pollution, Vol. 156, pp29-55, 2004.
  • Kundzewicz, Z.W., L.Barring, C.Giannakopoulos, T.Holt, J.P.Palutikof, G.Leckerbusch, U.Ulbrich, M.Schwarb, Changes in the occurrence of extremes, Part I, Climatic Background, Papers on Global Change IGBP, vol. 11, 9-20, 2004.
  • Kundzewicz, Z.W., L.Barring, C.Giannakopoulos, T.Holt, J.P.Palutikof, G.Leckerbusch, U.Ulbrich, M.Schwarb, Changes in the occurrence of extremes, Part II, Impacts on selected sectors, Papers on Global Change IGBP, vol. 11, 21-32, 2004.
  • C. Giannakopoulos, M. Bindi, M. Moriondo, P. LeSager and T. Tin, Climate change impacts in the Mediterranean resulting from a 2oC global temperature rise, äéáèÝóéìï êáé óôçí éóôïóåëßäá http://assets.panda.org/downloads/medreportfinal8july05.pdf, published by WWF, the global conservation organization, Gland, Switzerland, July 2005.
  • C. Giannakopoulos, and B. E. Psiloglou, Trends in energy load demand for Athens, Greece: weather and non-weather related factors, Climate Research, 31, 97-108, 2006.
  • Good, P., L.Barring, C.Giannakopoulos, T. Holt, J.P. Palutikof, Non-linear regional relationships between climate extremes and annual mean temperatures in model projections for 1961-2099 over Europe, Climate Research, 13, 19-34, 2006.
  • C.E Hanson, J. P. Palutikof, A. Dlugolecki and C. Giannakopoulos, Bridging the Gap between Science and the Stakeholder: the case of climate change research, Climate Research, 13, 121-133, 2006.
  • Moriondo M., Good P., Durao R., Bindi M., Giannakopoulos C., Corte-Real J., Potential impact of climate change on fire risk in the Mediterranean area, Climate Research, 13, 85-95, 2006.
  • Ì. Hatzaki, H.A. Flocas, P. Maheras, D.N. Asimakopoulos, C. Giannakopoulos, Study of future climatic variations of a teleconnection pattern affecting Eastern Mediterranean Global NEST Journal, 8, 195-203, 2006.
  • C.E. Hanson, J.P. Palutikof, M.T.J. Livermore, L. Barring, M. Bindi, J. Corte-Real, R. Duaro, C. Giannakopoulos, T. Holt, Z. Kundzewicz, G. Leckebusch, M. Radziejewski, J. Santos, P. Schlyter, M. Schwarb, I. Stjernquist, U. Ulbrich, Modeling the Impact of Climate Extremes: An overview of the MICE Project, Climatic Change, PRUDENCE Special Issue, 81, 163-177, 2007.
  • E. Kostopoulou, C. Giannakopoulos, C. Anagnostopoulou, K. Tolika, P. Maheras, M. Vafiadis, D. Founda, Simulating maximum and minimum temperature over Greece: a comparison of three downscaling techniques, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 90, 65-82, 2007.
  • P. Good, C. Giannakopoulos, H. Flocas, K. Tolika , C. Anagnostopoulou, P. Maheras, Significant changes in the regional climate of the Aegean during 1961-2002, Int. J. Climatology, 28, 1735-1749, 2008.
  • Kundzewicz, Z.W., Giannakopoulos, C., Schwarb, M., Stjernquist, I., Schlyter, P., Szwed, M., Palutikof, J., Impacts of climate extremes on activity sectors - Stakeholders' perspective , Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 93, 117-32, 2008.
  • Good, P., Moriondo, M., Giannakopoulos, C., Bindi, M., The meteorological conditions associated with extreme fire risk in Italy and Greece: Relevance to climate model studies, International Journal of Wildland Fire, 17, 155-165, 2008.
  • E. Kostopoulou, K. Tolika, I. Tegoulias, C. Giannakopoulos, S. Somot, C. Anagnostopoulou and P. Maheras, Evaluation of a regional climate model using in situ temperature observations over the Balkan Peninsula, Tellus A, 2009.
  • D. Founda and C. Giannakopoulos, The exceptionally hot summer of 2007 in Athens, Greece. A typical summer in the future climate, Global and Planetary Change, 67, 227-236, 2009.
  • M. Hatzaki, H.A. Flocas, C. Giannakopoulos, P. Maheras, The Impact of the Eastern Mediterranean Teleconnection Pattern on the Mediterranean Climate, Journal of Climate, 22, 977-992, 2009.
  • C. Giannakopoulos, P. Le Sager, M. Bindi, M. Moriondo, E. Kostopoulou, C.M. Goodess, Climatic changes and associated impacts in the Mediterranean resulting from a 2 °C global warming, Global and Planetary Change, 68, 209-224, 2009.
  • C. Giannakopoulos., Hadjinicolaou, P., Zerefos, C. and Demosthenous, G., Changing energy requirements in the Mediterranean under changing climatic conditions. Energies, 2(4), 805-815, 2009.
  • B. E. Psiloglou, C. Giannakopoulos, S. Majithia, M. Petrakis, Factors affecting electricity demand in Athens, Greece and London, UK: A comparative assessment, Energy 34 1855–1863, 2009.
  • E. Kostopoulou, Tolika K, Tegoulias I, Giannakopoulos C, Somot S, Anagnostopoulou C and Maheras P., Evaluation of a Regional Climate Model using in-situ temperature observations over the Balkan Peninsula, Tellus A, 61: 357-370, 2009.
  • Tombrou, M., Bossioli, E., Protonotariou, A.P., Flocas, H., Giannakopoulos, C., Dandou, A. Coupling GEOS-CHEM with a regional air pollution model for Greece, Atmospheric Environment, 43 (31), pp. 4793-4804, 2009.
  • C. Giannakopoulos, P. Hadjinicolaou, E. Kostopoulou, K. V. Varotsos, and C. Zerefos, Precipitation and temperature regime over Cyprus as a result of global climate change, Adv. Geosci., 23, 17-24, 2010.
  • E. Kostopoulou, C. Giannakopoulos, T. Holt and P.Le Sager, Assessment of interpolated ERA-40 reanalysis temperature and precipitation against observations of the Balkan Peninsula, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 2010.


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