Dimitris Poursanidis

Dimitris Poursanidis


Dimitris Poursanidis is a Research Fellow in FORTH. He is an Earth Observation Analyst with strong knowledge and analytical skills on GIS and Cartography and a Marine Ecologist with experience on the study of the Mediterranean coastal habitats applying several scientific tools and methods (Remote Sensing, Distance sampling, Image Analysis, Scientific Diving). He holds a PhD on Marine Ecology from the University of the Aegean, Dept. of Marine Science. He has a degree on Environmental Management and M.Sc. on Integrated Coastal Zone Management. His scientific interests concern the study of natural environment using optical data (satellite, aerial, drone imagery), the use of Ecological Modelling for conservation decision and the solving biogeographical questions as well as the compilation of biodiversity data).

Biodiversity Biogeography Conservation Biology Ecology Ecosystem Science Environmental Sciences Marine Biology Spatial & Geographic Information Systems Zoology

Work details

Postdoctoral Researcher

Foundation of Research and Technology - Hellas
January 2017
Earth Observation Analyst Program manager Cartography Spatial Analysis Spatial Ecology

Research fellow

Foundation for Research and Technology
November 2012 - December 2016
Institute of Applied and Computational Mathematics

PhD Student

University of the Aegean
October 2006 - December 2016
Marine Science
PhD on Marine Ecology - special focus on the molluscan diversity of the Mediterranean reef ecosystems.

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