Stand March 2018

Publications in peer reviewed journals

Detsis, V., Briassoulis, H., Kosmas, C. (2017) The socio-ecological dynamics of human responses in a land degradation-affected region: The Messara Valley (Crete, Greece). LAND, 6 (3), art. no. 45.

Wilson, G.A., Kelly, C.L., Briassoulis, H., Ferrara, A., Quaranta, G., Salvia, R., Detsis, V., Curfs, M., Cerda, A., El-Aich, A., Liu, H., Kosmas, C., Alados, C.L., Imeson, A., Landgrebe-Trinkunaite, R., Salvati, L., Naumann, S., Danwen, H., Iosifides, T., Kizos, T., Mancino, G., Nolè, A., Jiang, M., Zhang, P. (2017) Social Memory and the Resilience of Communities Affected by Land Degradation. Land Degradation and Development, 28 (2), pp. 383-400.

Kosmas, C., Karamesouti, M., Kounalaki, K., Detsis, V., Vassiliou, P., Salvati, L. (2016) Land degradation and long-term changes in agro-pastoral systems: An empirical analysis of ecological resilience in Asteroussia - Crete (Greece). Catena, 147, pp. 196-204.

Detsis, V., Efthimiou, G., Theodoropoulou, O., Siorokou, S. (2016) Reforestation with Abies cephalonica Loudon: a five-year study of seedling survival. Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal, 27 (2), pp. 136-145.

Abeliotis, K., Barla, S.-A., Detsis, V., Malindretos, G. (2016) Life cycle assessment of carnation production in Greece. Journal of Cleaner Production, 112, pp. 32-38.

Perdikaris, C., Koutsikos, N., Vardakas, L., Kommatas, D., Simonović, P., Paschos, I., Detsis, V., Vilizzi, L., Copp, G.H. (2016) Risk screening of non-native, translocated and traded aquarium freshwater fishes in Greece using Fish Invasiveness Screening Kit. Fisheries Management and Ecology, 23 (1), pp. 32-43.

Karamesouti M, Detsis V, Kounalaki A, Vasiliou P, Salvati L, Kosmas C (2015) Land-use and land degradation processes affecting soil resources: Evidence from a traditional Mediterranean cropland (Greece). CATENA 132, 45-55

Gaitanis A, Kalogeropoulos K, Detsis V, Chalkias C (2015) Monitoring 60 Years of Land Cover Change in the Marathon Area, Greece. LAND 4 (2), 337-354

Kizos T., Detsis V., Iosifides T., Metaxakis M. (2014) Social Capital and Socio-Ecological Resilience in the Asteroussia Mountains, Southern Crete, Greece. Ecology & Society. 19(1): 40.

Abeliotis K., Detsis V., Pappia C. (2013) Life cycle assessment of bean production in the Prespa National Park, Greece. Journal of Cleaner Production 41: 89-96.

Detsis V. (2010) Placing land degradation and biological diversity decline in a unified framework: methodological and conceptual issues in the case of the north Mediterranean region. Land Degradation and Development. 21:413–422.

Nikolaidou M., Sofianopoulou C., Alexopoulou N., Ambeliotis K., Detsis V., Chalkias C., Lasaridi K., Anagnostopoulos D. (2010). The Blended Learning Ecosystem of an Academic Institution in Greece. International Journal of Web-based Learning and Teaching Technologies.

Detsis V., Ntasiopoulou G., Chalkias C., Efthimiou G.S. (2010) Recent insular Mediterranean landscape evolution: A case study on Syros, Greece. Landscape Research 35:361-381.

Detsis V. (2009) Relationships of some environmental variables to the aggregation patterns of soil microarthropod populations in forests. European Journal of Soil Biology 45: 409-416.

Kosmas C., Marathianou M., Gerontidis St., Detsis V., Tsara M. & Poesen J. (2001) Parameters affecting water vapor adsorption by the soil under semi-arid climatic conditions. Agricultural Water Management 48: 61-78.

Gerontidis St., Kosmas C., Detsis V., Marathianou M., Zafiriou T. & Tsara M. (2001) The effect of moldboard plow on tillage erosion along a hillslope. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 56: 147-152.

Kosmas C., Gerontidis St., Marathianou M., Detsis V., Zafiriou Th., Nan Muysen W., Govers G., Quine T., Vanoost K. (2001). The effects of tillage displaced soil on soil properties and wheat biomass. Soil & Tillage Research 58: 31-44.

 Detsis V., Diamantopoulos J. & Kosmas C. (2000) Collembolan assemblages in Lesvos, Greece. Effects of differences in vegetation and precipitation. Acta Oecologica 21: 1-11.

Marathianou M., Kosmas C., Gerontidis St. & Detsis V. (2000) Land use evolution and degradation in Lesvos (Greece): A historical approach. Land Degradation and Development 11: 63-73.

Detsis V. (2000) Vertical distribution of Collembola under mediterranean climatic conditions. Belgian Journal of Zoology 130 (supplement): 57-61.

Sakelaridis N., Mangoura D., Masserano J.M., Detsis V., Leoni C.J., Dietrich R. & Vernadakis A. (1989) Development profile of glutamine synthetase in lines of mice bred for ethanol sensitivity. Journal of Neuroscience Research 24: 391-397.



Szijj J., Detsis V., Wüst P. & Wagner H.J. (1997) Das Nestosdelta. Forschungen zur Ökologie und naturschutzerischen Wertanalyse. Berichte aus dem Arbeitsgebiet Entwicklungsforschung, Heft 26, Geographisches Institut der Universität Münster, 145 pages [The Nestos delta. Studies of its ecology and nature protection analysis.].


Chapters in edited books

Detsis V, Chalkias C Analysis of land cover change in Cyclades (2014): methodological approach and considerations. In: Karymbalis E, Papadopoulos A, Chalkias C (eds) The geography of coastal and insular areas. Stamoulis Publishers, Athens pp. 41-64. [In greek]

Efthimiou G, Detsis V (2012). Riparian forest of Keramoti (Kavala): ecological similarities and differences with the riverbank forest of the Nestos river. In: Theodoropoulou E, Hondroyiannis G, Mitoula R, Abeliotis K (eds) Volume in memory of A. Tsitouras. Harokopio University, Dept. of Home Economics and Ecology, Athens, pp. 125-137. [In greek]

Detsis V. (2005) Biodiversity policies in the European Union: Achieving synergies with other policies? In: Briassoulis H. (ed.) Policy integration for complex environmental problems. The example of Mediterranean Desertification. Ashgate, Aldershot, pp. 233-267.

Kosmas C., Gerontidis St., Detsis V., Zafiriou Th. & Marathianou M. (1999) Application of the proposed methodology for defining Environmentally Sensitive Areas. 1. The Lesvos island (Greece). In: Kosmas C., Kirkby M. & Imeson A. (eds.) The MEDALUS project, Mediterranean Desertification and Land Use, Manual on key indicators of desertification and mapping environmentally sensitive areas to desertification. EU Directorate-General, Science, Research and Development.