Mentzafou Angeliki

by / Friday, 14 November 2014 / Published in people


Contact Info

Institute: Inland Waters
Address: 46,7 km Athens Sounio, Mavro Lithari P.O. BOX 712 19013 Anavissos, Attica, Greece
Tel: +302291076349
Telex: +302291076391


Angeliki Mentzafou, MSc, is an external research assistant of Institute of Inland Waters at HCMR. She assumed her duties in May 2010.
Mrs. Mentzafou completed her postgraduate thesis in Hydrogeological conditions of Almyros Basin, Volos and her graduate thesis in Nitrate pollution and other hydrochemical characteristics of unconfined aquifer east of Menidi, Attica.
Mrs. Mentzafou has also participated in many hydrogeological, hydrological, environmental and water resources management studies.
Her main specialization is in river catchment hydrological, environmental, river hydrodynamic, groundwater flow, contaminant transport, vulnerability, flood and erosion modeling and GIS / remote sensing.
Mrs. Mentzafou also has field and laboratory experience concerning data collection, analysis and processing. Finally she specializes in time series analyses.

Education Profile
• M.Sc., Water Resources Science and Technology, National Technical University of Athens (Specialization: Hydrology and Environmental Management of Water Resources), 2004.
• B.Sc., Faculty of Geology and Geoenvironment, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (Specialization: Dynamic, Tectonic & Applied Geology), 2002.
Professional Profile
• 2010-2011: External research assistant, Institute of Inland Waters, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research.
• 2004-2010: Freelance geologist with main activity the geological, hydrogeological and environmental research and water resource management studies.
Participation in Research projects
• Marie Curie project (ECODOM), “Advancing understanding of carbon cycling and coloured dissolved organic matter dynamics in European wetlands & coastal ecosystems through integration of observations and novel modelling approaches”, Scientific Coordinator: Dr Elias Dimitriou, Year started: 2008, Duration: 48 months.
• Public Electricity Corporation, “Environmental monitoring of N. Plastira Reservoir”, Scientific Coordinator: Dr Elias Dimitriou, Year started: 2009, Duration: 15 months.
• Trans-Balkan Pipeline S.A., “Environmental pollution risk assessment of Evros river catchment”, Scientific Coordinator: Dr Elias Dimitriou, Year started: 2009, Duration: 12 months.
• ELPE (Hellenic Petroleum Corp.), “Μonitoring of ecological water quality of Koumoundourou Lake and designing management, restoration and developmental actions”, Scientific Coordinator: Dr Elias Dimitriou, Year started: 2010, Duration: 18 months
• Prefecture of Messinia , “Three year period of monitoring for the quality and estimation of the ecological status of the Messinian Rivers: Pamisos, Aris, Despoti, Mourtia, Lygdou, Epis, Karia, Tzanes-Polilimnio, Mavrozoumena, Arkadikos, Neda and Velika”, Scientific Coordinator: Dr Konstantinos C. Gritzalis , Year started: 2010, Duration: 3 years.
Research Interests
Mrs. Mentzafou research interests are in hydrological, water balance, groundwater, water quality, erosion and vulnerability modeling, environmental monitoring, GIS applications in water resource and water quality classification.
• Dimitriou, E., Mentzafou, A., Tzortziou, M., Zeri, Ch.,; “Environmental monitoring and pollution pressures identification in Sperchios river catchment”, Third International Conference on Environmental Management, Engineering, Planning and Economics (CEMEPE 2011) & SECOTOX Conference, June 19 to 24, Skiathos island, Greece (2011).
• Mentzafou, A.; Koumantakis, I.; “Contribution to the hydrogeological study of the basin Almyros Magnesia”, 7th International Hydrogeological congress of Greece, 5-6 October, Athens, Greece (2005).

Submitted publications
• Dimitriou, E.; Mentzafou, A.; Zogaris, S.; Tzortziou, M.; Gritzalis, K.; Karaouzas, I.; Nikolaidis, Ch.; “Assessing the environmental status and identifying the dominant pressures of a trans-boundary river catchment, to facilitate efficient management and mitigation practices”, Journal of Environmental Management, 2011 (in review)
• Dimitriou, E.; Mentzafou, A.; Tzortziou, M., Zeri, C.; “Groundwater pollution risk assessment and water quality impacts at a transboundary river catchment”, Environmental and Earth Sciences Journal, 2011 (in review)

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