Short Biography

Professor Costas VAROTSOS
(f Dean of the School of Science)

Main research interests: 

  • Climate Change 
  • Natural Disasters
  • Remote Sensing
  • Atmospheric Physics & Chemistry
  • Environmental Change
  • Biological Applications
  • Non-linear Processes

Important publications:

  • more than 300 research papers in refereed journals with H-index = 58 (WoS)
  • scientific books-monographs:
        -12 books (monographs) of SPRINGER-NATURE (in English and German)
         -3 books (monographs) of CRC Taylor & Francis and Matrix Rom (in English)
         -5 University books (monographs) (in Greek)

Current international positions of responsibility:

  • Specialty Chief Editor of "Frontiers in Environ Sci" (NATURE Publ. Group)
  • Editor-in-Chief of the “Remote Sens Lett” (T&F)
  • Reviews Editor of the "Water, Air and Soil Pollution" (Springer/Nature)
  • Editor of the Int J Remote Sens (T&F)
  • Editor of the "Int J Environ Res and Public Health" (MDPI)
  • Editor of the "Remote Sensing" (MDPI)
  • Member in the Editorial Board of several Journals indexed in WoS
Distinctions / Awards:

  • Honorary Professor of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences
  • Honorary Professor of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia
  • Fellow (elected) of the Royal Meteorological Society (Oxford, UK)
  • Member (elected) of the European Academy of Natural Sciences (Germany)
  • Author of “Emerging Research Fronts Paper” in Geosciences (Thomson Reuters)
  • Author of “Hot Papers” in Ecology / Environment (Press Release of Thomson Sci.)
  • Author of "Highlight paper" of the United Nations Environmental Programme
  • Gold A.S. Popov medal of the Russian A.S. Popov Society
  • RADI Award of Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • MOST/ESA Award of Nat Rem Sens Cent China & European Space Agency
  • Outstanding Reviewer from several Publishers



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