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Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals


6. Karypidou, M. C., Sobolowski, S. P., Sangelantoni, L., Nikulin, G., and Katragkou, E.: The impact of lateral boundary forcing in the CORDEX-Africa ensemble over southern Africa, Geosci. Model Dev., 16, 1887–1908,, 2023.

5. Charitonidou, M., Kougioumoutzis, K., Karypidou M. C., Halley, J. M.,: Fly to a safer North: distributional shifts of the orchid Ophrys insectifera L. due to climate change, Biology 2022, 11, 497. (Editor's choice for monthly cover)

4. Karypidou, M. C., Katragkou, E., and Sobolowski, S. P.: Precipitation over southern Africa: is there consensus among global climate models (GCMs), regional climate models (RCMs) and observational data?, Geosci. Model Dev., 15, 33873404,, 2022.

3. Karypidou, M. C., Almpanidou, V., Tompkins, A. M., Mazaris, A. D., Gewehr, S., Mourelatos, S., Katragkou, E., (2020): Projected shifts in the distribution of malaria vectors due to climate change. Climatic Change,

2. Domakinis, C., Mouratidis, A., Voudouris, K., Astaras, T., Karypidou, M. C. (2020): Flood susceptibility mapping in Erythropotamos river basin with the aid of Remote Sensing and GIS. AUC Geographica 55(2),

1. Alexandridis, T., Ovakoglou G., Cherif I., Gomez Gimenez M., Laneve G., Kasampalis D., Moshou D., Kartsios S., Karypidou M. C., Katragkou E., Herrera Garcia S., Kganyago M., Mashiyi N., Pattnayak K., Challinor A., Pritchard R., Brockington D., Kagoyire C., Suarez Beltran J., (2020): Designing AfriCultuReS services to support food security in Africa. Transactions in GIS,



Publications currently unter review in Peer-Reviewed Journals

2. Pavlidis, V., Kganyago, M., Mukhawana, M., Alexandridis, T., Cherif, I., Laneve, G., Orsi, R., Kartsios, S., Karypidou M. C., So_adis, I., Katragkou, E.: A drought monitoring and early warning service for food security in South Africa. Climate Services, in review, 2023.


1. Karypidou M. C., Katragkou, E., Pavlidis, V., Charitonidou, M.: Precipitation climate change signal over Greece: An investigation of the agreement among regional and global modelling systems. International Journal of Climatology, in review, 2022.

Publications in Preparation

2. Karypidou, M. C., Kartsios, S., Koseki S., Sobolowski, S. P., Tompkins, A., Katragkou, E.,: Dynamical aspects of the rainy season climatology over southern Africa in the CORDEX-Africa ensemble.


1. Karypidou, M. C., Kartsios, S., Pavlidis, V., Koseki S., Mooney, P., Katragkou, E.,: Convection sensitivity during rainy season over southern Africa: an investigation of the impact of the cumulus scheme on precipitation using WRF.

Other Publications

3. Karypidou M. C., (2022), Assessment of precipitation errors and uncertainty in climate simulations over southern Africa: investigation of physical processes, Ph.D. Dissertation, Aristotle Univeristy of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2. Karypidou M. C., (2017), Impact of climate variability on mosquito occurrence and malaria transmission in Greece, M.Sc. Dissertation, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (

1. Karypidou M. C., (2015), Geostatistical analysis of the distribution of temperature for Greece, for the period 1971-2000. Study and construction of maps, B.Sc. Dissertation, University of the Aegean, Mytilene (

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