Dr. Dionysios Raitsos received his BSc in Marine Biology, MSc in Fisheries Science, and PhD in Satellite Oceanography (from Newcastle, Aberdeen, & Plymouth respectively). He worked for 6 yrs as a post-doctoral researcher in Greece (HCMR) and Saudi Arabia (KAUST). He joined the Remote Sensing Group (RSG) at PML in 2013 and worked as a Senior Research Scientist here until 2019.
Dionysis is interested in satellite remote sensing applications in ocean colour, plankton, and fisheries in relation to the regional environmental variability and broader climate oscillations (Red Sea, Atlantic, Pacific and Mediterranean Sea)."
Raitsos D.E., Brewin R.J.W., Zhan P., Dreano D., Pradhan Y., Nanninga G.B., Hoteit I. (2017). Sensing coral reef connectivity from space. Scientific Reports, Nature Publishing Group, 10.1038
Gittings J.A., Raitsos D.E., Racault M-F., Brewin R.J., Pradhan Y., Sathyendranath S., Platt T. (2017). Seasonal Phytoplankton Blooms in the Gulf of Aden revealed by Remote Sensing. Remote Sensing of Environment, 165: 64-85.
Martinez E., Raitsos D.E., & Antoine D. (2016). Warmer, deeper and greener mixed layers in the north Atlantic subpolar gyre over the last 50 years. Global Change Biology, 22: 604-612
Raitsos D.E., Yi, X., Platt, T., Racault, M-F., Brewin, R. J. W., Pradhan, Y, Papadopoulos, V.P., Sathyendranath, S., & Hoteit, I. (2015). Monsoon oscillations regulate fertility of the Red Sea. Geophysical Research Letters, 42
Raitsos DE, Pradhan Y, Lavender S, Hoteit I, McQuatters-Gollop A, Reid PC, Richardson A. (2014). From silk to satellite: half a century of ocean colour anomalies in the Northeast Atlantic. Global Change Biology, 20: 2117-2123
Raitsos DE., Pradhan Y, Brewin RJW, Stenchikov G, Hoteit I. (2013). Remote Sensing the Phytoplankton Seasonal Succession of the Red Sea. PLoS One, 8(6): 64909.
Brewin RJ, Raitsos DE, Pradhan Y, and Hoteit I. (2013). Comparison of Chlorophyll in the Red Sea derived from MODIS-Aqua and in vivo fluorescence. Remote Sensing of Environment, 136: 218-224.
Raitsos D.E., Hoteit I., Prihartato P.K., Chronis T., Triantafyllou G., Abualnaja Y. (2011). Abrupt warming of the Red Sea. Geophysical Research Letters. 38: L14601
Brewin R.J.W., Hardman-Mountford N.J., Lavender S.J, Raitsos D.E., Hirata T., Uitz J., Devred E., Bricaud A., Ciotti A., Gentili B. (2011). An intercomparison of bio-optical techniques for detecting dominant phytoplankton size class from satellite remote sensing. Remote Sensing of Environment: 115: 325-339.
Raitsos D.E., Beaugrand G., Georgopoulos D., Zenetos A., Pancucci-Papadopoulou M.A., Theocharis A., Papathanassiou E. (2010). Global climate change amplifies the entry of tropical species into the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Limnology and Oceanography. 55(4): 1478-1484.
Raitsos D.E., Lavender S.J., Maravelias C.D., Haralambous J., Richardson A.J., Reid P.C. (2008). Identifying phytoplankton functional groups from space: an ecological approach. Limnology and Oceanography. 53(2): 605-613.
McQuatters-Gollop A., Raitsos D.E., Edwards M., Pradhan Y., Mee LD., Lavender S.J., Attrill M.J. (2007). A long-term chlorophyll dataset reveals a regime shift in North Sea phytoplankton biomass unconnected to increasing nutrient levels. Limnology and Oceanography. 52(2) 635-648.
Raitsos D.E., Lavender S.J., Pradhan Y., Tyrrell T., Reid P.C., Edwards, M. (2006). Coccolithophore Bloom Size Variation in Response to the Regional Environment of the Subarctic North Atlantic. Limnology and Oceanography. 51: 2122-2130.
Raitsos D.E., Reid P.C., Lavender S.J., Edwards M., Richardson A.J. (2005). Extending the SeaWiFS chlorophyll data set back 50 years in the northeast Atlantic. Geophysical Research Letters. 32, L06603.