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PERSONAL DATA

Gender female
Job title Postdoctoral researcher, PhD
Department Institute of Oceanography
Institution
Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Anavyssos ( HCMR)
Institute of Oceanography 46.7 Km, Athens-Sounio Ave. PO BOX 712 Anavyssos Attica 190 13
Address
PO Box 712, Anavyssos, Athens, 19013, Greece
Tel +302291076403
Fax +302291076347
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Website http://www.hcmr.gr
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree PhD, MSc
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products
Research Activities • Impact of ocean acidification and increased temperature on harmful microalgae • Interaction of phytoplankton with other marine organisms under future ocean conditions • Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs): dynamics, role of eutrophication, impact of toxic microalgae on benthic and pelagic organisms (e.g. bivalve molluscs, copepods) • HABs early warning systems • Climate change impact on marine phytoplankton composition, growth and productivity (light and fluorescence microscopy, radioactive isotope methods) • Isolation of microalgae from natural populations and establishment of monospecific laboratory cultures • HCMR collection of cultured microalgae • Micrographs collection of microalgae from hellenic seas, eastern Mediterranean (microscopy combined with Image Analysis software)
Skills/Expertise Ecology, physiology and taxonomy of harmful microalgae and other marine phytoplankton groups (field and laboratory studies)
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Ioanna VARKITZI)

Varkitzi I, Pagou K, Papathanassiou E (2011) Current state of phytoplankton populations in Aegean, Ionian and Levantine Seas (Eastern Mediterranean): composition and distribution. Oral presentation in the Final Scientific Conference and Final General Assembly of the EU Integrated Project SESAME, 4-8 April 2011, Athens, Greece.
Varkitzi I. (2010) Ecology of harmful microalgae and impact on the marine benthic ecosystem. Doctoral Thesis, University of Athens, Greece, 347pp.


Created: 2005-03-01 Last Updated: 2011-09-09 by Ioanna VARKITZI