Ioannis Tsanis Professor, Environmental Hydraulics & Geoenvironmental Engineering Director of Water Resources Management and Coastal Engineering Laboratory Division III: Environmental Hydraulics and Geoenvironmental Engineering
1988: Post Doc (Visiting Fellow) in National Water Research Institute, Environment Canada, Burlington, Canada
1986: Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Department, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1979: Μ.Α.Sc. in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Department, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1976: Diploma in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Management of Water Resources
Climate Change Impact and Adaptation - Extreme Events
Participation in Research Programs and Projects
DARE: Development of an integrated 5-dimensional space-based methodology for Assessing and modelling the Response of Erosion dynamics to land use and climatic changes in Mediterranean watersheds”, Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation (HFRI), 2018-2021
SOILCARE (H2020): SoilCare for profitable and sustainable crop production in Europe (2016-2020)
IMPREX (H2020): IMproving PRedictions and management of hydrological Extremes (2015-2019)
RECARE: Preventing and Remediating degradation of soils in Europe through Land Care. Work programme topics addressed: ENV.2013.6.2-4 – FP7-ENV-2013-two-stage (2013-2018).
HELIX: High-End cLimate Impacts and eXtremes. ENV.2013.6.1-3 Impacts of higher-end scenarios (global average warming > 2 °C with respect to pre-industrial level) – FP7-ENV-2013-two-stage (2013-2017).
Distinctions and Awards
Associate Fellow Member of Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS), Germany (2016- ); Associate Editor of the Journals: “Journal of Hydrology” and “Climate Services Journal”
Coordinator of Research Programmes: a) REINFORCE - ARISTEIA II Action, GSRT and b) SimFLOOD – European Space Agency (ESA)
One-highly cited paper (top 1% - Web of Science) and two papers cited in IPCC Report Climate Change 2014Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability Part B: Regional Aspects – Europe
1988‐1998 NSERC University Research Fellowship, McMaster University; 1986‐1988 NSERC Visiting Fellowship, National Water Research Institute;
1982 Entrance Fellowship, S.E.L.E.T.E.; 1971 University Entrance Exam Fellowship, Department of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University
Koutroulis A.G., Grillakis, M.G., Tsanis, I.K., Daniela Jacob, “Mapping the vulnerability of European summer tourism under 2°C global warming”, Climatic Change, September 2018 (accepted).
Koutroulis, A.G., Papadimitriou, L.V., Grillakis, M.G., Tsanis, I.K., Ceasar K., Wyser K., Betts R.A. “Simulating hydrological impacts under climate change. Implications from methodological differences of a Pan-European assessment”, Water, September 2018 (accepted).
Riva, M.J., Baeza, J., Bautista, S., Christoforou, M., Daliakopoulos, I.N., Hadjimitsis, D., Keizer, J.J., Liniger, H., Quaranta, G., Ribeiro, C., Salvia, R., Tsanis, I.K., Urgeghe, A., Valdecantos, A., Schwilch, G., “How does land management contribute to the resilience of Mediterranean forests and rangelands? A participatory assessment”, Land Degradation & Development, https://doi.org/10.1002/ldr.3104 July 2018
Richard A. Betts, Lorenzo Alfieri, John Caesar, Jinfeng Chang, Philippe Ciais, Luc, Feyen, Pierre Friedlingstein, Laila Gohar, Aristeidis Koutroulis, Lamprini Papadimitriou, Ioannis Tsanis, Klaus Wyser, Changes in climate extremes, large-scale hydrology and vegetation productivity projected at 1.5°C and 2°C global warming with higher-resolution global climate models, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Α, pii: 20160452. doi: 10.1098/rsta.2016.0452, May 2018.
D. Jacob, L. Kotova, C. Teichmann, S.P. Sobolowski, R. Vautard, C. Donnelly, A. G. Koutroulis, M.G. Grillakis, I.K. Tsanis, A. Damm, A. Sakalli, M.T.H. van Vliet, “Climate impacts in Europe under +1.50 C , global warming”, Earth’s Future, An Open Access AGU Journal, https://doi.org/10.1002/2017EF000710, January 2018
Tsanis, I.K. and Tapoglou, E., “Winter North Atlantic Oscillation impact on European Precipitation and Drought under Climate Change”, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, DOI: 10.1007/s00704-018-2379-7, January 2018
Alexakis, D.D., Stavroulaki, E., Tsanis, I.K., “Using Sentinel-1A interferometry and auxiliary Earth Observation data for monitoring water level changes in two lakes in Crete, Greece”, Geocarto International, January 2018, https://doi.org/10.1080/10106049.2018.1434685
Grillakis, M.G., Koutroulis, A.G., Daliakopoulos, I.N., Tsanis, I.K., “A method to preserve trends in quantile mapping bias correction of climate modelled temperature”, Earth System Dynamics, 8(3), pp. 889-900, September 2017
Papadimitriou, L.V., Koutroulis, A.G., Grillakis, M.G., Tsanis, I.K., “The effect of GCM biases on global runoff simulations of a land surface model”, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 21, pp.4379-4401, September 2017
Daliakopoulos, I.N., Panagea, S.I., Tsanis, I.K., Grillakis, M.G., Koutroulis, A.K., Hessel, R., Mayor, A.G., and Ritsema, C.J., “Yield Response of Mediterranean Rangelands under a Changing Climate”, Land Degradation & Development, 28 (7), pp.1962-1972, May 2017