Geoinformation in Environmental Management staff

Research & Studies Coordinator

Dr. Chariton Kalaitzidis

He was born in 1975 in Thessaloniki, Greece. He studied at the Department of Agriculture (Plant production) at the University of Thessaly in Volos, Greece, graduating in 1999. During the 1999-2000 academic year he undertook the MSc course in Environmental Remote Sensing at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, obtaining that title in 2000. In October of the same year he initiated his PhD studies at the Department of Environmental and Geographical Sciences of the Manchester Metropolitan University in England. He was officially awarded the doctorate degree in 2005 after successfully defending his thesis on estimation of canopy biochemicals with remote sensing. He has been employed as a research fellow in the Department of Environmental Management of the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (MAICh), since April 2007. From March 2012 he has been working as the Research and Studies Coordinator of the Geoinformation in Environmental Management programme, of the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania.

His research interest include the use of remote sensing for monitoring of vegetation and agricultural crops, primarily through field spectroscopy, unmanned airborne systems and satellite images. He has supervised more than 30 MSc student theses and is currently supervising 2 PhD students.

Email:
Phone:
chariton@maich.gr
+30 28210 35040

Research Fellow

Mr. Dany Raymond Ghosn

Born in 1971 in Beirut, he studied Agricultural Engineering at the Lebanese University. In 1995, he was awarded a scholarship offered by the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Greece (MAICh) and followed a M.Sc. degree course in Environment and Renewable Resources. In 1998, he was awarded a scholarship offered by the Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, (INRA, Avignon-France) and followed a post-graduate degree course in Biology of Evolution and Ecology at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure Agronomique de Montpellier (ENSAM). Since 1999 he has been working as a research fellow in Environmental Management at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania.

Email:
Phone:
dghosn@maich.gr
+30 28210 35000 (ext. 577)
Mr. George Kazakis

Born in 1961 in Almyros-Volos, he studied Forestry at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki / Department of Forestry and Natural Environment. From 1989 until 1992 he worked as a Forester at the Samaria National Park of the Forest Directorate of Chania. Since 1993 he has been working as a research fellow in Environmental Management at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania.

Email:
Phone:
kazakis@maich.gr
+30 28210 35000 (ext. 577)
Ms Ilektra Remoundou

Born in 1981 in Athens, she studied Plant Production at the Technological Educational Institute of Larissa. Since June 2004, she has been working as a Laboratory Technician at the Mediterranean Plant Conservation Unit of MAICh and she had participated in many European and National research projects and from January 2009 she had been working as a research fellow at the Geoinformation in Environmental Management department of MAICh.

Email:
Phone:
hlektra@maich.gr
+30 28210 35000 (ext. 578)