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Position: Functional Scientific personnel
Expertise: Marine Geologist
Department: Marine Geology & Geophysics
Premises: athens
I graduated in Faculty of Geology and Geoenvironment in 1979 at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. I work at HCMR since 1980 and my current position is Functional Scientific personnel A' in Institute of Oceanography.

The main axis of my research activity is the study of particulate matter fluxes, the spatiotemporal drivers, which control the transfer of particles, the quantification and geochemical characterization of fluxes between the different environments, such as continental margin, open slopes, submarine canyons, and open sea. This work is done mainly with my colleagues from HCMR and University of Athens and, as well, with other foreigner researchers especially from French, Spain, Italy, through collaborations founded mainly by EU. The study areas include the Western and Eastern Mediterranean, Black Sea. I have participated in more than 50 oceanographic cruises in Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea, Red Sea and Atlantic Ocean.

Recent publications
Skampac, E., Triantaphyllou, M.V, Dimiza, M.D., Gogou, A., Malinverno, E., Stavrakakis, S., Panagiotopoulos, I.P., Parinos, C., Baumann, K.-H. (2019). Coupling plankton - sediment trap - surface sediment coccolithophore regime in the North Aegean Sea (NE Mediterranean). Marine Micropaleontology (in press)

Karageorgis, A.P., Kontoyiannis, H., Stavrakakis, S., Krasakopoulou, E., Gogou, A., Papadopoulos, A., Kanellopoulos, Th.D., Rousakis, G., Malinverno, E., Triantaphyllou, M.V., Lykousis V. (2018), Particle dynamics and fluxes in canyons and open slopes of the southern Cretan margin (Eastern Mediterranean). Progress in Oceanography, 169, pp 33-47.
Kontoyiannis, H., Lykousis, V., Papadopoulos, V., Stavrakakis,S., Anassontzis, E.G., Belias, A., Koutsoukos, S., Resvanis, L.K. (2016). Hydrography, Circulation, and Mixing at the Calypso Deep (the Deepest Mediterranean Trough) during 2006–09. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 46(4), pp. 1255-1276

Bailey, G. N., Sakellariou, D., Abdullah Alsharekh, Salem Al Nomani, Devès, M., Georgiou, P., Kallergis, M., Kalogirou, S., Manousakis, L., Mantopoulos, P., Meredith-Williams, M., Momber, G., Morfis, I., Pampidis, I., Panagiotopoulos, I., Renieris, P., Rousakis, G., Stasinos, V., Stavrakakis, S. (2017). Africa-Arabia Connections and Geo-Archaeological Exploration in the Southern Red Sea: Preliminary Results and Wider Significance. Coastal Research Library, 20, pp. 361-373
Stavrakakis, S., Gogou, A., Krasakopoulou, E., Karageorgis, A. P., Kontoyiannis, H., Rousakis, G., Velaoras, D.,
Perivoliotis, L., Kambouri, G., Stavrakaki, I., Lykousis, V. (2014), Downward fluxes of sinking particulate matter in the deep Ionian Sea (NESTOR site), eastern Mediterranean: seasonal and interannual variability. Biogeosciences, 10, pp. 7235–7254

Gogou. A., Sanchez-Vidal. A., Durrieu de Madron, X., Stavrakakis, S., Calafat, A. M., Stabholz, M., Psarra, S., Canals, M., Heussner, S., Stavrakaki, I., Papathanassiou, E. (2014), Carbon flux to the deep in three open sites of the Southern European Seas (SES). Journal of Marine Systems, 129 pp. 224–233

Theodosi C., Parinos, C., Gogou, A., Kokotos, A., Stavrakakis, S., Lykousis, V., Hatzianestis, J., Mihalopoulos, N. (2013). Downward fluxes of elemental carbon, metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in settling particles from the deep Ionian Sea (NESTOR site), Eastern Mediterranean. Biogeosciences, 10, pp. 4449–4464.
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