Tsiaras Kostas

by / Monday, 17 November 2014 / Published in people

Position: Research scientist

Contact Info

Institute: Oceanography
Address: 46.7 Km Athens-Sounio Ave., Mavro Lithari 19013, Anavyssos, Greece
Tel: +302291076385
Telex: +302291076347


Kostas Tsiaras, is a research scientist at HCMR since 2001. He has worked on numerical modeling of hydrodynamics and biogeochemical processes, participating in several multi-disciplinary EU and national programs (DANUBS, MFSTEP, POSEIDON-II, AQUA-PLANNER/INTERREG III-A, SESAME, ECOOP, MEECE, REPRODUCE, MEDEX).
Kostas Tsiaras received his master’s degree in Physical Oceanography from the University of Athens, Greece. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Physics from the University of Athens, Greece.
Education Profile

• M. Sc., Physical Oceanography, University of Athens, Greece, 2000.

• B. Sc., Physics, University of Athens, Greece, 1995.

Professional Profile

• 2001-to date: Research scientist, Institute of Oceanography, HCMR, Greece

• 1999: Research scientist, Physical Oceanography Group, University of Athens, Greece

Research Interests

Kostas Tsiaras’s scientific interests focus on numerical modeling of biogeochemical processes and hydrodynamics, coupling of biophysical with individual based high trophic level models, land-sea interactions and climate change impact on marine ecosystems.

Tsagaraki T.M, G. Petihakis, K. Tsiaras, G. Triantafyllou, M. Tsapakis, G. Korres, G. Kakagiannis, C. Frangoulis, I. Karakassis, 2010. Beyond the cage: Ecosystem modeling for impact evaluation in aquaculture, Ecological Modelling, 222, 2512-2523.

Tsiaras K., G. Korres, G. Petihakis, K. Nittis, D. Raitsos, A. Pollani and G. Triantafyllou, 2010. The Poseidon ecosystem model: The Mediterranean case. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference of EuroGOOS, EuroGOOS publication n. 28, ISBN 978-91-974828-6-8, pp.191-198.

Politikos, D.V., Triantafyllou, G., Petihakis, G., Tsiaras, K., Somarakis, S., Ito, S, and B. Megrey, 2010. Application of a bioenergetics growth model for European anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus) linked with a lower trophic level ecosystem model. Hydrobiologia, 670, 141-163.

Korres, G., Nittis, K., Perivoliotis, L., Tsiaras, K., Papadopoulos, A., Triantafyllou, G. and I. Hoteit, 2010. Forecasting the Aegean Sea hydrodynamics within the POSEIDON-II operational system, Journal of Operational Oceanography, 3 (1), 37-49.

Karageorgis, A. P., V.H. Kourafalou, C. Anagnostou, K. Tsiaras, D.E Raitsos, V. Papadopoulos and A. Papadopoulos, 2009. River-induced particle distribution in the northwestern Black Sea (September 2002 and 2004), J. Geophys. Res., 114, C12003, doi:1029/2009/JC005460.

Petihakis G., G. Triantafyllou, K. Tsiaras, G. Korres, A. Pollani, and I. Hoteit, 2009. Eastern Mediterranean biogeochemical flux model. Simulations of the pelagic ecosystem. Ocean Sci., 5, 29-46.

Tsiaras K. P., V.H. Kourafalou, A. Davidov and J. Staneva, 2008. A three-dimensional coupled model of the western Black Sea plankton dynamics: Seasonal variability and comparison to SeaWiFS data, J. Geophys. Res., Vol.113, C07007, doi:10.1029/2006JC00359.

V. Kourafalou and K. Tsiaras, 2007. A nested circulation model for the North Aegean Sea, Ocean Sci., 3, 1-16.

V. Kourafalou, K. Tsiaras and J. Staneva (2004). Numerical studies on the dynamics of the Northwestern Black Sea shelf. Mediterranean Marine Science, Vol.5/1, 133-142.

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