Zarokanellos Nikolaos

by / Monday, 17 November 2014 / Published in people

Position: Data Manager

Contact Info

Address: 46,7 km Athinon-Souniou Av. P.O. Box 712 19013 – Anavyssos GREECE
Tel: +30-22910-76386
Telex: +30-22910-76347


Mr Nikolaos Zarokanellos is working as marine data manager and research assistant on physical oceanography since September 2009. He is specialized in processing, quality controlling and analyzing oceanographic data using dedicated software and tools.
• 2009, University of Thessaly, Greece, M.Sc. in Sustainable Management of Aquatic Environment
• 2007, University of Thessaly, Greece, B.Sc. in Ichthyology and Aquatic Environment


Scholarship Sept 2007 – Feb 2009 (duration of 18 months) for post-graduate studies from Triantafillidi Foundation Body (Greece)

Professional Scientific Experience
2009 – until now: Marine Environmentalist, Institute of Oceanography, Hellenic
Centre for Marine Research (HCMR) and the Hellenic National
Oceanographic Data Centre (HNODC)
Aug-2008- Feb 2009: Marine Environmentalist at the Local Centre Fisheries Development (Ilia
Province, Greece), Hellenic Ministry of Rural Development and Food

2011, Aug-Sep, Visitor at the GHER – GeoHydrodynamic and Environmental Research in the framework of the Emodnet Lot 3– Chemical Data Project, University of Liege.

Other Activities
• 2011, Member of the Organizing Committee, 10th Panhellenic Symposium of Oceanography and Fisheries.

Research Interests
Marine Data and Information Management, Water Masses Dynamics, Climatic Change
Data Quality Control, Coastal Circulation.

Participation in Research Projects
• 2011-2015: “SEADATANET II – Pan-European infrastructure for ocean and marine data management” (FP7-INFRASTRUCTURES-2011-1 – Contract Ref. No 283607).
• 2010-2013: “EMODNET – Seabed Mapping: Preparatory Actions For European Marine Observation and Data Network-Seabed Mapping” (EU- MARE/2009/07 – Contract Ref. No MARE/2009/07 – SI2.563144).
• 2009-2012: “EUROFLEETS (Towards an alliance of European Research Fleets)”
• 2009-2012: “EMODNET Lot 3 – Chemical Data: Preparatory Actions For European Marine Observation and Data Network” (EU- MARE/2008/03 – Contract Ref. No MARE/2008/03-Lot 3 Chemistry-SI12.531432).
• 2009-2012: “UP-GRADE BS-SCENE – Up-Grade Black Sea Scientific Network” (EU-FP7-Infrastructures-2008-1 – Contract Ref. No 226592).
• 2010-2011: “Oceanographic study for the Environmental quality of the marine ecosystem close to the Power Industry in Lavrio”.
• 2010: “Study of environmental parameters in Aliveri Bay in relation to the operation of the desalination Plant”.
• Jul 2009 – Aug 2009 “Recording Sea Currents on Marine Protected Areas”.
• Feb 2008 – Sept 2008 “Sustainable Fisheries in Pagasitikos Gulf”, co-funded by the Greek Ministry of Food & Agriculture and European Union.
• 2006-2010 National “Monitoring of the quality of the ecosystem of Messiniakos Gulf and the western coasts of Messinia”.Municipality of Messinia – Association of municipalities of Messinia– Kalamata Municipality

Participation in Committees, Conferences, Workshops
05/07/2011 Emodnet Chemistry Coordination group video conference.
13-15/04/2011 Rhodos – Firth progress meeting (UPGRADE Black Sea Scene)
11-12/04/2011 Rhodos – Data Quallity Control workshop (UPGRADE Black Sea Scene)

Teaching Experience (Lessons, Lectures, Seminars)
Sep 2007 – Jun 2009 Assistantship in taught courses and laboratory exercises to Prof. A.J.Theodorou in the subjects of “General Oceanography” and “Physical Oceanography”.

International Scientific Journals

• Papadopoulos, V.P., Kontoyiannis H., Ruiz, S., Zarokanellos, N. (2011): Influence of atmospheric circulation on turbulent air-sea heat fluxes over the Mediterranean Sea during winter: An overview. Journal of Geophysical Research, (under revised review).

• Gačić, M., G. Civitarese, G. L. Eusebi Borzelli, V. Kovacevic, P.-M. Poulain, A. Theocharis, M. Menna, A. Catucci, and N. Zarokanellos (2011), On the relationship between the decadal oscillations of the Northern Ionian Sea and the salinity distributions in the Eastern Mediterranean, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2011JC007280, in press.

• Papadopoulos, V.P., Bartzokas, A., Chronis, T., Ruiz, S., Zarokanellos, N., Ferentinos, G. (2011): Correlation between air-sea heat fluxes over the Aegean Sea and the total precipitable water over Europe and North Africa. Advances in Science and Research, 6, 63-67.

• Zarokanellos, N Hydrography and circulation on Levantine with focus on geostrophic balance (2009), Master Thesis, 265p.

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