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Position: Associate Researcher
Expertise: Marine Chemist
Department: Marine Chemistry
Premises: athens
Dr. Constantine Parinos is an Associate Researcher at the Institute of Oceanography of the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research. He holds a Ph.D in Chemistry, an M.Sc in Chemical, Environmental and Computational Technology – Simulation and a B.Sc in Chemistry. His research focuses on the study of the sources, transport pathways and fate of organic contaminants in the marine environment and interactions with natural organic matter in their transport pathways; lipid biomarkers as indicators of processes triggering and controlling organic matter production, transfer and fate in the water column; and high-resolution sedimentary record studies of lipid biomarkers as an indicator of the response of the eastern Mediterranean Sea ecosystem to climatic and environmental shifts. He has been/is currently involved as a researcher in 33 international and national projects some of which are “CLIMPACT”, “PANACEA”, “COASTAL”, “PERLE”, “HARMONIA”, “LEVECO”, “Integrated Observatories in the Greek Seas”, “PERSEUS”, “AegeanMarTech”, “MedEcos”, “MedSeA”, “HERMIONE” and “ReDEco”. He is HCMR PI for “E.N.I.R.I.S.S.T. - Intelligent Research Infrastructure for Shipping, Supply Chain, Transport and Logistics”. He has been Project Coordinator of the environmental impact assessment “Study of the short- and medium term environmental consequences of the sinking of the Agia Zoni II tanker on the marine ecosystem of the Saronikos Gulf”. He has published 26 articles in peer reviewed scientific journals, 1 book chapter and 91 in conference/international meetings/workshops proceedings.
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