Position: research scientist
Expertise: Physicist Oceanographer
Department: Marine Data & Information Systems
Athanasia (Sissy) Iona, Female, PhD in Physical Oceanography (University Of Thessaly, Greece), MSc in Oceanography and B.Sc. in Physics (University of Athens, Greece). Head of the Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre (HNODC). More than 20 year experience in marine data management. Active participation in more than 30 national, European and International data management projects from 1995 up to today. More than 90 publications in international scientific journals, conferences, workshops and editions. From 2009-2018, Coordinator of the Data Management Programme Area of the WMO-IOC Joint Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology (JCOMM) and Chair of the JCOMM Data Management Coordination Group. From 2011-2015, Co-Chair of the UNESCO/IOC Programme on International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE). Since 2008, National Coordinator for Oceanographic Data Management in the IOC's IODE Committee.
Telephone: (0030) 2291076367