Position: Research Director
Expertise: Marine Geologist
Department: Marine Geology & Geophysics
Dr Vasilios KAPSIMALIS is a Research Director in the Department of Marine Geology and Geophysics of the Institute of Oceanography, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR). His research interests are in submarine geomorphology, coastal and marine sedimentology, underwater geoarchaeology, Late Quaternary and Holocene stratigraphy, relative sea level changes, coastal erosion, sediment geochemistry, marine pollution. He has published more than forty papers in peer-reviewed journals, and presented seventy original contributions in international and Greek conferences. In addition, he has coordinated thirty five research projects dealing with marine pollution, sediment quality assessment, dredged material management, coastal erosion, underwater geoarchaeology, and stratigraphy of continental shelves. He has organized and participated, as chief scientist, in numerous marine geological and geophysical surveys using the HCMR’s fleet. His educational work is related to the teaching of graduate and postgraduate courses at Harokopio University of Athens and the National Technical University (NTUA), and the supervision of numerous BSc, MSc and PhD theses.
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