Publications in Peer-reviewed Journals

  1. Mavromatis, T., Georgoulias, A.K., Akritidis, D., Melas, D., Zanis, P. Spatiotemporal Evolution of Seasonal Crop-Specific Climatic Indices under Climate Change in Greece Based on EURO-CORDEX RCM Simulations. Sustainability 2022, 14, 17048. [url]

  2. Akritidis, D., Pozzer, A., Flemming, J., Inness, A., Nédélec, P., and Zanis, P.: A process-oriented evaluation of CAMS reanalysis ozone during tropopause folds over Europe for the period 2003–2018, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 6275–6289,, 2022 [url]

  3. Liora N, Kontos S, Parliari D, Akritidis D, Poupkou A, Papanastasiou DK, Melas D. “On-Line” Heating Emissions Based on WRF Meteorology - Application and Evaluation of a Modeling System over Greece. Atmosphere. 2022; 13(4):568. [url]

  4. Pozzer, A., Reifenberg, S. F., Kumar, V., Franco, B., Kohl, M., Taraborrelli, D., Gromov, S., Ehrhart, S., Jöckel, P., Sander, R., Fall, V., Rosanka, S., Karydis, V., Akritidis, D., Emmerichs, T., Crippa, M., Guizzardi, D., Kaiser, J. W., Clarisse, L., Kiendler-Scharr, A., Tost, H., and Tsimpidi, A.: Simulation of organics in the atmosphere: evaluation of EMACv2.54 with the Mainz Organic Mechanism (MOM) coupled to the ORACLE (v1.0) submodel, Geosci. Model Dev., 15, 2673–2710,, 2022 [url]

  5. Zanis, P., D. Akritidis, S. Turnock, V. Naik, S. Szopa, A.K. Georgoulias, S.E. Bauer, M. Deushi, L.W Horowitz, J. Keeble, P. Le Sager, F.M. O'Connor, N. Oshima, K. Tsigaridis, and T. van Noije, 2022: Climate change penalty and benefit on surface ozone: A global perspective based on CMIP6 earth system models. Environ. Res. Lett., 17, no. 2, 024014, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/ac4a34 [url]

  6. Georgoulias A.K., Akritidis D., Kalisoras A., Kapsomenakis J., Melas D., Zerefos C.S., Zanis P., Climate change projections for Greece in the 21st century from high-resolution EURO-CORDEX RCM simulations, Atmospheric Research, 271, 106049, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2022.106049, 2022 [url]

  7. Akritidis, D.; Zanis, P.; Georgoulias, A.K.; Papakosta, E.; Tzoumaka, P.; Kelessis, A. Implications of COVID-19 Restriction Measures in Urban Air Quality of Thessaloniki, Greece: A Machine Learning Approach. Atmosphere 2021, 12, 1500. [url]

  8. Akritidis, D., Pozzer, A., Flemming, J., Inness, A., & Zanis, P. (2021). A global climatology of tropopause folds in CAMS and MERRA‐2 reanalyses. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 126, e2020JD034115. [url]

  9. Nabih, S.; Tzoraki, O.; Zanis, P.; Tsikerdekis, T.; Akritidis, D.; Kontogeorgos, I.; Benaabidate, L. Alteration of the Ecohydrological Status of the Intermittent Flow Rivers and Ephemeral Streams due to the Climate Change Impact (Case Study: Tsiknias River). Hydrology 2021 [url]

  10. Dafka, S., Akritidis, D., Zanis, P., Pozzer, A., Xoplaki, E., Luterbacher, J., & Zerefos, C.: On the link between the Etesian winds, tropopause folds and tropospheric ozone over the Eastern Mediterranean during summer. Atmospheric Research, 248, 105161, 2021 [url]

  11. Kampouri, A.; Amiridis, V.; Solomos, S.; Gialitaki, A.; Marinou, E.; Spyrou, C.; Georgoulias, A.K.; Akritidis, D.; Papagiannopoulos, N.; Mona, L.; Scollo, S.; Tsichla, M.; Tsikoudi, I.; Pytharoulis, I.; Karacostas, T.; Zanis, P. Investigation of Volcanic Emissions in the Mediterranean: “The Etna–Antikythera Connection”. Atmosphere 2021, 12, 40, 2020 [url]

  12. Akritidis, D., Katragkou, E., Georgoulias, A. K., Zanis, P., Kartsios, S., Flemming, J., Inness, A., Douros, J., and Eskes, H.: A complex aerosol transport event over Europe during the 2017 Storm Ophelia in CAMS forecast systems: analysis and evaluation, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 13557–13578,, 2020 [url]

  13. Allen, R. J., Turnock, S., Nabat, P., Neubauer, D., Lohmann, U., Olivie, D., Oshima, N., Michou, M., Wu, T., Zhang, J., Takemura, T., Schulz, M., Tsigaridis, K., Bauer, S. E., Emmons, L., Horowitz, L., Naik, V., van Noije, T., Bergman, T., Lamarque, J.-F., Zanis, P., Tegen, I., Westervelt, D. M., Le Sager, P., Good, P., Shim, S., O'Connor, F., Akritidis, D., Georgoulias, A. K., Deushi, M., Sentman, L. T., Fujimori, S., and Collins, W. J.: Climate and air quality impacts due to mitigation of non-methane near-term climate forcers, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss.,, in review, 2020 [url]

  14. Zanis, P., Akritidis, D., Georgoulias, A. K., Allen, R. J., Bauer, S. E., Boucher, O., Cole, J., Johnson, B., Deushi, M., Michou, M., Mulcahy, J., Nabat, P., Olivié, D., Oshima, N., Sima, A., Schulz, M., Takemura, T., and Tsigaridis, K.: Fast responses on pre-industrial climate from present-day aerosols in a CMIP6 multi-model study, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 8381–8404,, 2020 [url]

  15. Georgoulias, A.K.; Marinou, E.; Tsekeri, A.; Proestakis, E.; Akritidis, D.; Alexandri, G.; Zanis, P.; Balis, D.; Marenco, F.; Tesche, M.; Amiridis, V. A First Case Study of CCN Concentrations from Spaceborne Lidar Observations. Remote Sens. 2020, 12, 1557 [url]

  16. Akritidis, D., Pozzer, A., and Zanis, P.: On the impact of future climate change on tropopause folds and tropospheric ozone, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 14387–14401,, 2019 [url]

  17. Akritidis, D., Katragkou, E., Zanis, P., Pytharoulis, I., Melas, D., Flemming, J., Inness, A., Clark, H., Plu, M., and Eskes, H.: A deep stratosphere-to-troposphere ozone transport event over Europe simulated in CAMS global and regional forecast systems: analysis and evaluation, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 15515-15534,, 2018 [url]

  18. Ojha, N., Pozzer, A., Akritidis, D., and Lelieveld, J.: Secondary ozone peaks in the troposphere over the Himalayas, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 6743-6757,, 2017 [url]

  19. Flemming, J., Benedetti, A., Inness, A., Engelen, R. J., Jones, L., Huijnen, V., Remy, S., Parrington, M., Suttie, M., Bozzo, A., Peuch, V.-H., Akritidis, D., and Katragkou, E.: The CAMS interim Reanalysis of Carbon Monoxide, Ozone and Aerosol for 2003–2015, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 1945-1983, doi:10.5194/acp-17-1945-2017, 2017 [url]

  20. Akritidis, D., Pozzer, A., Zanis, P., Tyrlis, E., Škerlak, B., Sprenger, M., and Lelieveld, J.: On the role of tropopause folds in summertime tropospheric ozone over the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 14025-14039, doi:10.5194/acp-16-14025-2016, 2016 [url]

  21. Akritidis D., Zanis P., Pytharoulis I., Karacostas Th.,: Near-surface ozone trends over Europe in RegCM3/CAMx simulations for the time period 1996-2006, Atmospheric Environment, DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2014.08.002, 2014 [url]

  22. Akritidis D., P. Zanis, E. Katragkou, M. Schultz, I. Tegoulias, A. Poupkou, K. Markakis I. Pytharoulis, Th. Karacostas,: Evaluating the impact of chemical boundary conditions on near surface ozone in regional climate-air quality simulations over Europe, Atmospheric Research, 134, 116-130, 2013 [url]

  23. Akritidis D., P. Zanis, I. Pytharoulis, A. Mavrakis and Th. Karacostas,: A deep stratospheric intrusion event down to the earth’s surface of the megacity of Athens, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 109 (1-2), 9-18, DOI: 10.1007/s00703-010-0096-6, 2010 [url]