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Welcome to Geographical Affairs!

Hi! My name is Maria Chara Karypidou and I am a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Meteorology and Climatology, at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, since November 2022.

I am fascinated by the world of climate dynamics, especially over the southern Hemisphere and I am also interested on how climate affects human health and especially vector-borne diseases.

I believe that science should be a testament to the beautiful dance between chaos and complexity in nature and at the same time, be a life-long commitment of genuine service to society, and primarily to the disadvantaged, so that eventually "the whole Jericho road will be transformed". 


Through Geographical Affairs I wish to communicate with you things I learn and find interesting along the way. I hope you enjoy it! 


"Thirst was made for water; inquiry for truth"  -C.S. Lewis                                                                 

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