Journal Publications of Dr. Emmanouil Varouchakis

E. A. Varouchakis, G. A. Corzo Perez, G. P. Karatzas, A. Kotsopoulou “Spatio-temporal analysis of annual rainfall in Crete, GreeceActa Geophysica, 66 (3),319–328, 2018,, DOI: 10.1007/s11600-018-0128-z.


P. G. Theodoridou, E. A. Varouchakis*, G.P. Karatzas, “Spatial analysis of groundwater levels using Fuzzy Logic and geostatistical tools“, Journal of Hydrology, DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.10.027, in press 16/10/2017.


E. A. Varouchakis and D. T. Hristopulos, “Comparison of spatiotemporal variogram functions based on a sparse dataset of groundwater level variations“, Spatial Statistics Journal, online 24/8/2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.spasta.2017.07.003


E. A. Varouchakis, “Spatiotemporal geostatistical modeling of groundwater level variations at basin scale“, Hydrology Research journal, online 22/8/2017, DOI: 10.2166/nh.2017.146


E. A. Varouchakis, A. Apostolakis, M. Siaka, K. Vasilopoulos,, A. Tasiopoulos, “Alternatives for Domestic Water Tariff Policy in the Municipality of Chania, Greece, towards Water Saving Using Game Theory“, Water Policy Journal, online 1/9/2017,


E. A. Varouchakis, ”Modeling of Temporal Groundwater Level Variations Based on a Kalman Filter Adaptation Algorithm with Exogenous Inputs”, Journal of Hydroinformatics, 19 (2), 191-206, 2017.


E. A. Varouchakis, I. Palogos, and G.P. Karatzas, ”Application of Bayesian and cost benefit risk analysis in water resources management. Journal of Hydrology, 534, 390-396, 2016.


E. A. Varouchakis, ”Integrated water resources analysis at basin scale: a case study in Greece”, Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering-ASCE, 142 (3), 05015012, 2016.


E. A. Varouchakis, G. V. Giannakis, M. A. Lilli, E. Ioannidou, N. P. Nikolaidis, and G. P. Karatzas ”Development of a statistical tool for the estimation of riverbank erosion probability”, SOIL JOURNAL (EGU), 2, 1-11, 2016.


E. A. Varouchakis, Spanoudaki, K., Hristopulos, D.T., Karatzas, G.P., Corzo Perez, G.A. ”Stochastic Modeling of Aquifer Level Temporal Fluctuations Based on the Conceptual Basis of the Soil-Water Balance Equation”, Soil Science, 181 (6), 2016.


E. A. Varouchakis, K. Kolosionis, and G.P. Karatzas ”Spatial variability estimation and risk assessment of the aquifer level at sparsely gauged basins using geostatistical methodologies”, Earth Science Informatics, 9 (4), 437–448, 2016.


Dokou, M. Dettoraki, G .P. Karatzas, E. A. Varouchakis, A. Pappa, ”Utilizing Successive Linearization Optimization to Control the Saltwater Intrusion Phenomenon in Unconfined Coastal Aquifers in Crete”, Greece. Environmental Modeling & Assessment, 22 (2), 115–128, 2016.


N. Daliakopoulos, I. K. Tsanis, A. Koutroulis, N. N. Kourgialas, E. A. Varouchakis, G. P. Karatzas, C. J. Ritsema, ”The threat of soil salinity: A European scale review”. Science of the Total Environment. 573, 727-739, 2016.


N. Daliakopoulos, P. Pappa, M. G. Grillakis, E. A. Varouchakis, I. K.Tsanis ”Modeling Soil Salinity in Greenhouse Cultivations Under a Changing Climate with SALTMED: Model Modification and Application in Timpaki, Crete”, Soil Science, 181 (6), 2016.


V. Taguas, E. A. Varouchakis, “Introduction to the Special Issue on Soil Hydrology: Part 1“. Soil Science, 181(6), 223, 2016.


E. A. Varouchakis, E. V. Taguas, “Introduction to the Special Issue on Soil Hydrology: Part 2“. Soil Science, 181(7), 273-274, 2016.


K. Vozinaki, G. P. Karatzas, I. A. Sibetheros and E. A. Varouchakis, “An agricultural flash flood loss estimation methodology: the case study of the Koiliaris basin (Greece)“, Natural Hazards, 79 (2), 899-920, 2015.


Tsiknia, N. V. Paranychianakis, E. A. Varouchakis and N. P. Nikolaidis, “Environmental drivers of the distribution of nitrogen functional genes at a watershed scale“, FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 91 (6), 2015.


E. A. Varouchakis, G. P. Karatzas and G. P. Giannopoulos, “Impact of irrigation scenarios and precipitation projections on the groundwater resources of Viannos basin in the island of Crete, Greece“, Environmental Earth Sciences Journal, 73, (11), 7359-7374, 2015.


Tapoglou, G. P. Karatzas, I. C. Trichakis and E. A. Varouchakis, “A spatio-temporal hybrid neural network-kriging model for groundwater level simulation“, Journal of Hydrology, 519 (D), 3193–3203, 2014.


Tsiknia, N. V. Paranychianakis, E. A. Varouchakis, D. Moraetis and N. P. Nikolaidis, “Environmental drivers of soil microbial community distribution at the Koiliaris Critical Zone Observatory“, FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 90 (1), 139–152, 2014.


E. A. Varouchakis and D. T. Hristopulos, “Improvement of groundwater level prediction in sparsely gauged basins using physical laws and local geographic features as auxiliary variables“, Advances in Water Resources, 52 (C), Pages 34–49, 2013.


E. A. Varouchakis and D. T. Hristopulos, “Comparison of stochastic and deterministic methods for mapping groundwater level spatial variability in sparsely monitored basins“, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 185 (1), 1-19, 2013.


E. A. Varouchakis, D. T. Hristopulos and G. P. Karatzas, “Improving kriging of groundwater level data using non-linear normalizing transformations-A field application“, Hydrological Sciences Journal, 57 (7), 1404 – 1419, 2012.


P. Papadopoulou, E. A. Varouchakis and G. P. Karatzas, “Terrain Discontinuities Effects in the Regional Flow of a Complex Karstified Aquifer“, Environmental Modeling & Assessment, 15 (5), 319 –328, 2010.


P. Papadopoulou, E. A. Varouchakis and G. P. Karatzas, “Simulation of complex aquifer behavior using numerical and geostatistical methodologies“, Desalination, 237 (1-3), 42 – 53, 2009.


N. Elogne, D. T. Hristopulos, and E. Varouchakis, “An Application of Spartan Spatial Random Fields in Environmental Mapping: Focus on Automatic Mapping Capabilities“, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment (SERRA), 22 (5), 633 – 646, 2008.