Publications

2021
Papangelis G, Tombrou M, Kalogiros J. The Saharan convective boundary layer structure over large scale surface heterogeneity: A large eddy simulation study. Atmospheric Research [Internet]. 2021;248. Website
2020
Methymaki G, Bossioli E, Kalogiros J, Kouvarakis G, Mihalopoulos N, Nenes A, Tombrou M. Aerosol absorption over the Aegean Sea under northern summer winds. Atmospheric Environment [Internet]. 2020;231. Website
Santamouris M, Paolini R, Haddad S, Synnefa A, Garshasbi S, Hatvani-Kovacs G, Gobakis K, Yenneti K, Vasilakopoulou K, Feng J, et al. Heat mitigation technologies can improve sustainability in cities. An holistic experimental and numerical impact assessment of urban overheating and related heat mitigation strategies on energy consumption, indoor comfort, vulnerability and heat-related m. Energy and Buildings [Internet]. 2020;217. Website
Garshasbi S, Haddad S, Paolini R, Santamouris M, Papangelis G, Dandou A, Methymaki G, Portalakis P, Tombrou M. Urban mitigation and building adaptation to minimize the future cooling energy needs. Solar Energy [Internet]. 2020;204:708-719. Website
2019
Sotiropoulou G, Bossioli E, Tombrou M. Modeling Extreme Warm-Air Advection in the Arctic: The Role of Microphysical Treatment of Cloud Droplet Concentration. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres [Internet]. 2019;124:3492-3519. Website
Varotsos KV, Giannakopoulos C, Tombrou M. Ozone-temperature relationship during the 2003 and 2014 heatwaves in Europe. Regional Environmental Change [Internet]. 2019;19:1653-1665. Website
Nakoudi K, Giannakaki E, Dandou A, Tombrou M, Komppula M. Planetary boundary layer height by means of lidar and numerical simulations over New Delhi, India. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques [Internet]. 2019;12:2595-2610. Website
Kalkavouras P, Bougiatioti A, Kalivitis N, Stavroulas I, Tombrou M, Nenes A, Mihalopoulos N. Regional new particle formation as modulators of cloud condensation nuclei and cloud droplet number in the eastern Mediterranean. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics [Internet]. 2019;19:6185-6203. Website
2018
Methymaki G, Bossioli E, Dandou A, Kalogiros J, Biskos G, Mihalopoulos N, Nenes A, Tombrou M. Solar irradiance prediction over the aegean sea: Shortwave parameterization schemes and aerosol radiation feedback. In: Springer Proceedings in Complexity. ; 2018. pp. 141-145. Website
2017
Kalkavouras P, Bossioli E, Bezantakos S, Bougiatioti A, Kalivitis N, Stavroulas I, Kouvarakis G, Protonotariou AP, Dandou A, Biskos G, et al. New particle formation in the southern Aegean Sea during the Etesians: Importance for CCN production and cloud droplet number. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics [Internet]. 2017;17:175-192. Website
Dandou A, Tombrou M, Kalogiros J, Bossioli E, Biskos G, Mihalopoulos N, Coe H. Investigation of Turbulence Parametrization Schemes with Reference to the Atmospheric Boundary Layer Over the Aegean Sea During Etesian Winds. Boundary-Layer Meteorology [Internet]. 2017;164:303-329. Website
2016
Bossioli E, Tombrou M, Kalogiros J, Allan J, Bacak A, Bezantakos S, Biskos G, Coe H, Jones BT, Kouvarakis G, et al. Atmospheric composition in the Eastern Mediterranean: Influence of biomass burning during summertime using the WRF-Chem model. Atmospheric Environment [Internet]. 2016;132:317-331. Website
Athanasopoulou E, Protonotariou A, Papangelis G, Tombrou M, Mihalopoulos N, Gerasopoulos E. Long-range transport of Saharan dust and chemical transformations over the Eastern Mediterranean. Atmospheric Environment [Internet]. 2016;140:592-604. Website
Triantafyllou E, Giamarelou M, Bossioli E, Zarmpas P, Theodosi C, Matsoukas C, Tombrou M, Mihalopoulos N, Biskos G. Particulate pollution transport episodes from Eurasia to a remote region of northeast Mediterranean. Atmospheric Environment [Internet]. 2016;128:45-52. Website
2015
Athanasopoulou E, Protonotariou AP, Bossioli E, Dandou A, Tombrou M, Allan JD, Coe H, Mihalopoulos N, Kalogiros J, Bacak A, et al. Aerosol chemistry above an extended archipelago of the eastern Mediterranean basin during strong northern winds. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics [Internet]. 2015;15:8401-8421. Website
Colette A, Andersson C, Baklanov A, Bessagnet B, Brandt J, Christensen JH, Doherty R, Engardt M, Geels C, Giannakopoulos C, et al. Is the ozone climate penalty robust in Europe?. Environmental Research Letters [Internet]. 2015;10. Website
Tombrou M, Bossioli E, Kalogiros J, Allan JD, Bacak A, Biskos G, Coe H, Dandou A, Kouvarakis G, Mihalopoulos N, et al. Physical and chemical processes of air masses in the Aegean Sea during Etesians: Aegean-GAME airborne campaign. Science of the Total Environment [Internet]. 2015;506-507:201-216. Website
2013
Varotsos KV, Giannakopoulos C, Tombrou M. Assessment of the impacts of climate change on European ozone levels. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution [Internet]. 2013;224. Website
Protonotariou AP, Kostopoulou E, Tombrou M, Giannakopoulos C. European CO budget and links with synoptic circulation based on GEOS-CHEM model simulations. Tellus, Series B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology [Internet]. 2013;65:1-16. Website
Bezantakos S, Barmpounis K, Giamarelou M, Bossioli E, Tombrou M, Mihalopoulos N, Eleftheriadis K, Kalogiros J, Allan JD, Bacak A, et al. Chemical composition and hygroscopic properties of aerosol particles over the Aegean Sea. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics [Internet]. 2013;13:11595-11608. Website
Bossioli E, Tombrou M, Helmis C, Kurtenbach R, Wiesen P, Schäfer K, Dandou A, Varotsos KV. Issues related to aircraft take-off plumes in a mesoscale photochemical model. Science of the Total Environment [Internet]. 2013;456-457:69-81. Website
Varotsos KV, Tombrou M, Giannakopoulos C. Statistical estimations of the number of future ozone exceedances due to climate change in Europe. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres [Internet]. 2013;118:6080-6099. Website
2012
Helmis CG, Sgouros G, Tombrou M, Schäfer K, Münkel C, Bossioli E, Dandou A. A Comparative Study and Evaluation of Mixing-Height Estimation Based on Sodar-RASS, Ceilometer Data and Numerical Model Simulations. Boundary-Layer Meteorology [Internet]. 2012;145:507-526. Website
Bossioli E, Tombrou M, Karali A, Dandou A, Paronis D, Sofiev M. Ozone production from the interaction of wildfire and biogenic emissions: A case study in Russia during spring 2006. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics [Internet]. 2012;12:7931-7953. Website
Papangelis G, Tombrou M, Dandou A, Kontos T. An urban "green planning" approach utilizing the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) modeling system. A case study of Athens, Greece. Landscape and Urban Planning [Internet]. 2012;105:174-183. Website
2011
Grimmond CSB, Blackett M, Best MJ, Baik J-J, Belcher SE, Beringer J, Bohnenstengel SI, Calmet I, Chen F, Coutts A, et al. Initial results from Phase 2 of the international urban energy balance model comparison. International Journal of Climatology [Internet]. 2011;31:244-272. Website
2010
Athanasopoulou E, Tombrou M, Russell AG, Karanasiou A, Eleftheriadis K, Dandou A. Implementation of road and soil dust emission parameterizations in the aerosol model CAMx: Applications over the greater Athens urban area affected by natural sources. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres [Internet]. 2010;115. Website
Grimmond CSB, Blackett M, Best MJ, Barlow J, Baik J-J, Belcher SE, Bohnenstengel SI, Calmet I, Chen F, Dandou A, et al. The international urban energy balance models comparison project: First results from phase 1. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology [Internet]. 2010;49:1268-1292. Website
Protonotariou AP, Tombrou M, Giannakopoulos C, Kostopoulou E, LeSager P. Study of CO surface pollution in Europe based on observations and nested-grid applications of GEOS-CHEM global chemical transport model. Tellus, Series B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology [Internet]. 2010;62:209-227. Website
2009
Dandou A, Tombrou M, Schäfer K, Emeis S, Protonotariou AP, Bossioli E, Soulakellis N, Suppan P. A comparison between modelled and measured mixing-layer height over Munich. Boundary-Layer Meteorology [Internet]. 2009;131:425-440. Website
Tombrou M, Bossioli E, Protonotariou AP, Flocas H, Giannakopoulos C, Dandou A. Coupling GEOS-CHEM with a regional air pollution model for Greece. Atmospheric Environment [Internet]. 2009;43:4793-4804. Website
Dandou A, Tombrou M, Soulakellis N. The influence of the City of Athens on the evolution of the sea-breeze front. Boundary-Layer Meteorology [Internet]. 2009;131:35-51. Website
Bossioli E, Tombrou M, Dandou A, Athanasopoulou E, Varotsos KV. The role of planetary boundary-layer parameterizations in the air quality of an urban area with complex topography. Boundary-Layer Meteorology [Internet]. 2009;131:53-72. Website
Grimmond CSB, Best M, Barlow J, Arnfield AJ, Baik J-J, Baklanov A, Belcher S, Bruse M, Calmet I, Chen F, et al. Urban surface energy balance models: Model characteristics and methodology for a comparison study.; 2009 pp. 97-123. Website
Dandou A, Tombrou M. Sensitivity tests in the dynamical and thermal part of the MRF-urban PBL scheme in the MM5 model.; 2009 pp. 87-94. Website
2008
Athanasopoulou E, Tombrou M, Pandis SN, Russell AG. The role of sea-salt emissions and heterogeneous chemistry in the air quality of polluted coastal areas. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics [Internet]. 2008;8:5755-5769. Website
Synnefa A, Dandou A, Santamouris M, Tombrou M, Soulakellis N. On the use of cool materials as a heat island mitigation strategy. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology [Internet]. 2008;47:2846-2856. Website
2007
Synnefa A, Dandou A, Santamouris M, Tombrou M, Soulakellis N. An energy efficient solution to mitigate heat islands and reduce cooling energy loads. In: Portugal SB 2007 - Sustainable Construction, Materials and Practices: Challenge of the Industry for the New Millennium. ; 2007. pp. 895-902. Website
Bossioli E, Tombrou M, Dandou A, Soulakellis N. Simulation of the effects of criticals factors on ozone formation and accumulation in the greater Athens area. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres [Internet]. 2007;112. Website
Zilitinkevich SS, Hunt JCR, Grachev AA, Esau IN, Lalas DP, Akylas E, Tombrou M, Fairall CW, Fernando HJS, Baklanov A, et al. Atmospheric convection over complex terrain and urban canopy: Non-local ventilation mechanisms and application to pollution-dispersion and air-quality problems. NATO Security through Science Series C: Environmental Security [Internet]. 2007:163-164. Website
Tombrou M, Dandou A, Helmis C, Akylas E, Angelopoulos G, Flocas H, Assimakopoulos V, Soulakellis N. Model evaluation of the atmospheric boundary layer and mixed-layer evolution. Boundary-Layer Meteorology [Internet]. 2007;124:61-79. Website
Piringer M, Joffre S, Baklanov A, Christen A, Deserti M, De Ridder K, Emeis S, Mestayer P, Tombrou M, Middleton D, et al. The surface energy balance and the mixing height in urban areas - Activities and recommendations of COST-Action 715. Boundary-Layer Meteorology [Internet]. 2007;124:3-24. Website
2006
Zilitinkevich SS, Hunt JCR, Esau IN, Grachev AA, Lalas DP, Akylas E, Tombrou M, Fairall CW, Fernando HJS, Baklanov AA, et al. The influence of large convective eddies on the surface-layer turbulence. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society [Internet]. 2006;132:1426-1456. Website
2005
Dandou A, Tombrou M, Akylas E, Soulakellis N, Bossioli E. Development and evaluation of an urban parameterization scheme in the Penn State/NCAR Mesoscale Model (MM5). Journal of Geophysical Research D: Atmospheres [Internet]. 2005;110:1-14. Website
Zilitinkevich SS, Hunt JCR, Grachev AA, Esau IN, Lalas DP, Akylas E, Tombrou M, Fairall CW, Fernando HJS, Baklanov A, et al. The effect of large eddies on the convective heat/mass transfer over complex terrain: Advanced theory and its validation against experimental and LES data. Hrvatski Meteoroloski Casopis [Internet]. 2005:20-26. Website
Protonotariou A, Bossioli E, Athanasopoulou E, Dandou A, Tombrou M, Flocas HA, Helmis CG, Assimakopoulos VD. Evaluation of CALPUFF modelling system performance: An application over the Greater Athens Area, Greece. International Journal of Environment and Pollution [Internet]. 2005;24:22-35. Website
Sarigiannis DA, Gotti A, Sifakis NI, Schaefer K, Tombrou M, Soulakellis N. High precision measurement of fine and ultra-fine particles using satellite data. In: Symposium on Air Quality Measurement Methods and Technology, 2005. Vol. 2005. ; 2005. Website
Akylas E, Tombrou M. Interpolation between Businger-Dyer formulae and free convection forms: A revised approach. Boundary-Layer Meteorology [Internet]. 2005;115:381-398. Website
Athanasopoulou E, Bossioli E, Tombrou M. Modelling of aerosol in the Greater Athens Area, Greece. International Journal of Environment and Pollution [Internet]. 2005;24:230-246. Website
2004
Soulakellis NA, Sifakis NI, Tombrou M, Sarigiannis D, Schaefer K. Estimation and mapping of aerosol optical thickness over the city of Brescia - Italy using diachronic and multiangle SPOT-1, SPOT-2 and SPOT-4 imagery. Geocarto International [Internet]. 2004;19:57-65. Website
Sarigiannis D, Sifakis NI, Soulakellis N, Tombrou M, Schäfer K. Satellite-derived determination of PM10 concentration and of the associated risk on public health. In: Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 5235. ; 2004. pp. 408-416. Website
Sarigiannis DA, Gotti A, Tombrou M, Dandou A, Protonotariou A, Sifakis NI. Comparison of data fusion methods for satellite-assisted determination of PM10 ambient concentration. In: Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 5571. ; 2004. pp. 282-292. Website
2003
Akylas E, Tsakos Y, Tombrou M, Lalas DP. Considerations on minimum friction velocity. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society [Internet]. 2003;129:1929-1943. Website
Sarigiannis D, Sifakis N, Soulakellis N, Schäfer K, Tombrou M. A new approach to environmental data fusion for integrated assessment of particulate matter loading and its effect on health in the urban environment. In: International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS). Vol. 7. ; 2003. pp. 4579-4581. Website
2002
Sifakis N, Soulakellis N, Sarigiannis D, Tombrou M, Schäfer K. High spatial resolution satellites as a complement to atmospheric modelling and to ground measurements for air-quality monitoring. In: Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 4882. ; 2002. pp. 532-539. Website
Sarigiannis D, Soulakellis N, Sifakis NI, Tombrou M, Schäfer K. Multidisciplinary data and model fusion: A key to integrated air quality assessment. In: Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 4882. ; 2002. pp. 520-531. Website
2001
Akylas E, Tombrou M, Lalas D, Zilitinkevich SS. Surface fluxes under shear-free convenction. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society [Internet]. 2001;127:1183-1197. Website
2000
Tombrou M, Bossioli E, Boucouvala D, Vlahou E. Intercomparison of different regulatory and Eulerian dispersion models: An application for the electric power plant in Rhodes island. International Journal of Environment and Pollution [Internet]. 2000;14:469-479. Website
Tombrou M, Founda D, Tsadari V, Lalas D. Methodologies for atmospheric pollution assessment and the procedures for environmental permits in large combustion plants in Europe. International Journal of Environment and Pollution [Internet]. 2000;14:208-216. Website
1998
Tombrou M, Bossioli E, Lalas D. An application of a simple Monte Carlo dispersion model in complex terrain. Environmental Modelling and Software [Internet]. 1998;13:45-58. Website
Koussis AD, Smith ME, Akylas E, Tombrou M. Groundwater drainage flow in a soil layer resting on an inclined leaky bed. Water Resources Research [Internet]. 1998;34:2879-2887. Website
Tombrou M, Founda D, Boucouvala D. Nocturnal boundary layer height prediction from surface routine meteorological data. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics [Internet]. 1998;68:177-186. Website
Tombrou M, Founda D. Wind profile diagnosis from surface routine meteorological data over a coastal area. Boundary-Layer Meteorology [Internet]. 1998;87:217-231. Website
Castino F, Tombrou M. Parameterization of convective and stable internal boundary layers into mass consistent models. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics [Internet]. 1998;74-76:239-247. Website
1997
Helmis CG, Papageorgas PG, Asimakopoulos DN, Tombrou M, Petrakis M. Evaluation of minisodar performance operating in high wind conditions. International Journal of Remote Sensing [Internet]. 1997;18:2289-2302. Website
De Leeuw F, Berge E, Grønskei K, Tombrou M. Review of the requirements for models and model applications. International Journal of Environment and Pollution [Internet]. 1997;8:391-400. Website
Founda D, Tombrou M, Lalas DP, Asimakopoulos DN. Some measurements of turbulence characteristics over complex terrain. Boundary-Layer Meteorology [Internet]. 1997;83:221-245. Website
Helmis CG, Tombrou M, Asimakopoulos DN, Soilemes A, Güsten H, Moussiopoulos N, Hatzaridou A. Thessaloniki '91 Field Measurement Campaign - I. Wind field and atmospheric boundary layer structure over Greater Thessaloniki Area, under light background flow. Atmospheric Environment [Internet]. 1997;31:1101-1114. Website
1995
Tombrou M, Founda D, Florodimitri M. Nocturnal boundary layer prediction from surface routine meteorological data. In: International Conference on Air Pollution - Proceedings. Vol. 1. ; 1995. pp. 293-299. Website
Boucoulava D, Tombrou M, Helmis C, Asimakopoulos D. Simulation of nocturnal drainage flows and dispersion of pollutants in a complex valley. In: International Conference on Air Pollution - Proceedings. Vol. 1. ; 1995. pp. 223-230. Website
Tombrou M, Bossioli E, Lalas D. Application of a Monte Carlo dispersion model in complex terrain. In: International Conference on Air Pollution - Proceedings. Vol. 1. ; 1995. pp. 249-257. Website
Karali E, Tombrou M. Spatial distribution of SO2 in the Athens basin. In: International Conference on Air Pollution - Proceedings. Vol. 3. ; 1995. pp. 185-192. Website
1993
Asimakopoulos DN, Helmis CG, Petrakis M, Tombrou M. Atmospheric boundary layer field measurements over coastal areas. Environmental Software [Internet]. 1993;8:9-18. Website
1987
Lalas DP, Tombrou-Tsella M, Petrakis M, Asimakopoulos DN, Helmis C. An experimental study of the horizontal and vertical distribution of ozone over Athens. Atmospheric Environment (1967) [Internet]. 1987;21:2681-2693. Website
1984
Tombrou M, Bartzis JG. Atmospheric processes at coastal environments. [Internet]. 1984. Website