Dimitrios Emmanouloudis

D. Emmanouloudis

Place and date of Birth

Thessaloniki, 25th July 1959


Permanent home address

10 Pelopidas str, 66100
Drama, Greece
Work Tel: +302510462125,
Fax: +302510462148







Undergraduate studies

November 1982, BSc, Department of Forestry and Natural
Environment of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.


Postgraduate Studies

November 1990, PhD, Department of Forestry and Natural
Environment of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.


Postdoctural studies

February 2003-September 2003, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, on erosion measurement techniques


Foreign languages

Very good knowledge of English and French, good knowledge of Spanish


Current position

  • Permanent Full Professor at Technical University of Kavala and Director of the Laboratory of Mountainous Water Management and Control & of Laboratory of Geology and Petrography, Department of Forestry, Kavala University of Technology, annex Drama, Greece.
  • Vice-president of Kavala University of Technology



Fields of Scientific Activity

The use of GIS for the analysis, interpretation and quantitative estimation of geomorphologic and hydrological parameters and the development of different techniques for forecasting, measuring and monitoring the phenomena of erosion, degradation and desertification in mountainous watersheds. The study of the coastal procedure caused by the interaction between the sea and the land, with the use of the GIS, as well as the study of the stratigraphy and morphological evolution of lakeshores and shores of the mainland and the islands.


Research-Author Work


  • J.F. Martin-Duque, C.A. Brebbia, D.Α. Emmanouloudis & U. Mander, 2006: «Evolution, Monitoring, Simulation, Management and Remediation of the Geological Environment and Landscape». WITpress. Southampton, Boston.
  • G. Lorenzini, C.A. Brebbia, D.A. Emmanouloudis, 2006: «Preventing, Monitoring and Confronting Debris Flow phenomena». WITpress. Southampton, Boston.
  • D. Emmanouloudis, 2007: «Environmental Education Courses with Emphasis on Rhodopes Complex». Drama, Greece


  • 60 and more publications on various international journals, congresses and conferences.

Financed Research Programmes

Coordinator of 12 international projects financed from International organizations like E.U., UNESCO, Hellenicaid etc. Total budget of the above mentioned projects over than 3.000.000 Euros.


Member of Scientific Unions

  • Geotechnical Chamber of Greece (ΓΕΩΤ.Ε.Ε.)
  • Greek Foresters Society (Ε.Δ.Ε.)
  • Greek Hydro technical Union (Ε.Υ.Ε.)
  • International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO)
  • Inernational Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS)
  • Ιnternational Comission on Continental Erosion (ICCE)
  • International Committee on Tracers (ICT)
  • International Association of Hydraulic (IAHR)
  • European Water Research Association



Journals with SCI Index

  • Pavlidis Τ., Kotoulas K., Emmanouloudis D., 1989: « Wildbachprobleme und Gegenmassnahmen im griechischen Hugelland» Osterreichische Forstzeitung. H. 11.89, pp. 47-50, Αustria.
  • Emmanouloudis D., Filippidis E., Magdaleno F., 2003: «Una tecnica sig para el calcudo del volumen de desprendimientos en el evento de Eptachori» Montes. Revista de Ambito Forestal. Asociaciones y Colegios de Ingenieros de Montes e Ingenieros Tecnicos Forestales. Madrid, Espana, No 76, pp. 22-28.
  • Papadopoulos A., Takos I., Emmanouloudis D. 2007: «The sorption of water vapour of ELM wood chemically modified with acetic of maleic anhydride». Journal of International Research Publications. Volume I, Issue Technomat & Infotel. ISNN 1311-8978.
  • D. Emmanouloudis, D., Myronidis, S. Panilas and I. Takos, 2007: «Identify the effect of climate change on Nestos delta (N. Greece) by using remote sensing, water analysis and GIS techniques». Journal of International Research Publications. Volume II, Issue Ecology, p. 21-31, ISNN 1311-8978.
  • D. Emmanouloudis, D., Myronidis, Μ. Lambova and D. Tzanerikou, 2007: «A paradigm of an integrated transboundary environmental education, training and technology transfer project», The Environmentalist, (Indexed by Scopus)
  • D. Myronidis, D. Emmanouloudis, G. Arampatzis: «Research on the contribution of Small Hydroelectric Plants (SHP) as development projects to the energy balance of Greece», Journal of Environmental Protection and Ecology.
  • D.Myronidis, D. Emmanouloudis, D. Stathis and P. Stefanidis: «Integrated flood risk mapping in the framework of E.U. directive on the assessment and management of flood risks», Fresenius Environmental Bulletin. SCI 0.452, ISSN: 1018-4619
  • D. Myronidis and D. Emmanouloudis: «A water balance model of the Natura 2000 protected area Nestos delta». Journal of engineering science and technology review, JESTR.
  • K. Christanis, St. Kalaitzidis, L. Loizou, D. Emmanouloudis, 2008: «Small mire habitats in Troodos National Forest Park», Cyprus. Newsletter 2008/1 of International Mire conservation group



International Conferences

  • Emmanouloudis D., 1992: «Criteria for determining the current activity of torrents in their depositional areas». Symposium for Erosion Debris Flows and Environent in Mountain Regions, IAHS 209 pp. 41-50, 2-4 July, Chengdu, China.
  • Emmanouloudis D., 1992: «Mean bed slope and mean watershed slope of a Torrent. A combined factor of long- term torrential activity». IUFRO Cetennial 1892 - 1992, Subject Group S 1.04-00, Berlin, Germany.
  • Emmanouloudis D., Pavlidis T., 1995: «The cause and the Mechanism of the Homicidal Flood in Eleftheres, Kavala, Northern Greece», IUFRO 20th World Congress, proc. Pp. 131-140, 6-8 August, Tambere, Filand.
  • Emmanouloudis D. 1996: «A different approach to soil sinking in the area of Kalohori, Sindos». Πρακτικ διεθνος συνεδρου της Νομαρχιακς Αυτοδιοκησης Θεσ/νκης ??Water Deadlock??, Substainable solutions to water demand», σελ 98-109 4-5 Δεκεμβρου, Θεσ/νκη.
  • Emmanouloudis D., Filippidis E. 1998: «Protection system of mountainous watersheds through a quantitative estimation model of their degradation», Proceedings of International Conference: “Protection and Restoration of the Environment IV”, Eds. Katsifarakis K.L., Korfiatis G.P., Mylopoulos Y.A., and Demetrakopoulos A.C., Department of Civil Engineering, A.U.Th., σελ. 751-759, July 1-4, Sani, Chalkidiki.
  • Emmanouloudis D., Filippidis E., 1999: «Modified quantitative estimation model of erosion and degradation in four mountainous basins», Proceedings of International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) 99 Symposium HS4 “Intergrated Methods in Catchment Hydrology - Tracer, Remote Sensing and New Hydrometric Techniques” Eds. Leibundgut C., Mc Donnell J., and Schultz G., IAHS Publication. no. 258, ISBN: 1-901502-01-5, pp.275-279, July 1999, Birmingham, U.K.
  • Emmanouloudis D., Filippidis E., 2000: «A G.I.S technique for volume calculation of Eptachori rockfalls, Macedonia, Greece», Proceedings of International Conference “Protection and Restoration of the Environment V, Eds. Tsihrintzis V.A., Korfiatis G.P., Katsifarakis K.L., and Demetrakopoulos A.C., Department of Environmental Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Vol. I, pp 429-435, July 1-4, Thassos, Greece.
  • Emmanouloudis D., Christou O., Filippidis E., 2001: «Quantitative estimation of Aliakmon basin degradation through the use of G.I.S.», Proceedings of International Conference: “Ecological Protection of the Planet Earth I”, Eds. Tsihrintzis V.A., Tsalides P., Department of Environmental Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Vol. I, pp.159-166, June 5-8, Xanthi, Greece.
  • Emmanouloudis D., Takos T., Merou T., Filippidis E., 2001: «The contribution of watershed management to integrated flood protection of the Athens basin. An example: the torrent of Chalandri», Proceedings of 3rd International Conference: “Ecosystems and Sustainable Development III”, Eds. Villacampa Y., Brebbia C.A., and Uso J.L., Wessex Institute of Technology, WIT Press, Vol. 10, ISBN: 1-85312-871-6, pp.269-281, June 6-8, Alicante, Spain.
  • Emmanouloudis D., Takos I., Spanos I., 2002: «Evolution of the erosive process after a watershed fire: An example: Prinos torrent, Thassos island, Greece», Proceedings of 3rd International Conference: “Risk Analysis III”, Eds. Brebbia C.A., Wessex Institute of Technology, WIT Press, ISBN: 1-85312-915-1, pp.265-276, England.
  • Emmanouloudis D.A., Pavlidis T.V., Filippidis E.I., Tsioukas A., 2002: «The contribution of surface water management to the solution of soil sinking problems», Proceedings of 5th International Conference: “Water Resources Management in the era of transition”, European Water Resources Association, pp. 346-355, September 4-8, Athens, Greece.
  • Emmanouloudis D., Christou O., Filippidis E., 2003: «Quantitative estimation of degradation in the Aliakmon River basin using GIS», Proceedings of International Conference, “Erosion Prediction in Ungauged Basins (PUBs) Integrating Methods and Techniques”. Eds. Dirk H. de Boer, Wojciech Froehlich, Takahisa Mizuzama &Alain Pietroniro, IAHS Publication 279, ISBN 1-901502-22-8, pp. 234-240. December 2003, England.
  • Pavlidis T.V., Emmanouloudis D.A., Rodriguez J.L., Filippidis E.I., 2003: «Analysis and interpretation of the flood activity mechanism of the Fourka chalkidiki torrent», International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research, Proceedings of XXX IAHR Congress, Eds. Ganoulis J., Prinos P., Maksimovic C., Kaleris V., Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Vol II pp. 881-889, 24-29 August 2003, Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • Garcia Rodriguez J.L., Emmanouloudis D.A., Jabardo Manas A.M., Sobrino O.E., 2003: «Influence of drainages in Urban watersheds». Application to arroyo perales (Las rozas, Madrid). XI Congreso Mundial del Agua IWRA. Madrid (Octubre 2003).
  • Ευθυμου Γ., Μερτζνης Α., Εμμανουλοδης Δ., Τσιοκας Α., 2003: «Μθοδοι και τεχνικς αντιμετπισης των επιπτσεων στα φυσικ οικοσυστματα του Δλτα Νστου». Διεθνς συνδριο της HELLECO. Αθνα, Ιανουριος 2003.
  • Efthimiou G. Mertzanis A. Emmanouloudis D., 2003: «Direct and indirect Human-Made Impact on the Natural Ecosystems of the river Nestos» Proceedings of the First International Conference on Environmental Research and Assessment Buckarest, March 23-27, Romania. pp.38-45
  • Emmanouloudis D.A., Filippidis E.A., 2004: «Erosion phenomena associated with man-made and surface water influences on the SW slopes of Hortiatis Mountain», Thessaloniki, Greece. International Symposium on “Sediment Transfer through the Fluvial System”, IAHS, ICCE, Moscow State University, August 2-6, 2004, Moscow, Russia.
  • Emmanouloudis D.A., Tsioukas A.I., Filippidis E.I., 2004: «Evaluation of a basin’s water balance with GIS and a system of torrent management works as for an aesthetic aquatic forest restoration», 5th International Symposium on Ecohydraulis, 12th-17th September, 2004, Madrid, Spain.
  • Emmanouloudis D.A., Kaikis Michael, 2005”: «Torrential streams water management in the shale watersheds of extremely arid areas - An example: Amorgos Isl Cyclades», Greece. Water Resources Management. Wessex Institute of Technology, Alicante, Spain.
  • I.D. Mitsopoulos, D.A. Emmanouloudis, G. Efthimiou, 2005: «Wildfire Effects on Hydrological Processes and Watershed Basin Conditions»: A State of Knowledge Review. In: G. Ravailov, G. Gergov, I.Raev, I. Marinov and E. Ravailova (eds.) Proceedings of International Conference on Forest Impact on Hydrological Processes and Soil Erosion. 5-8 October 2005, Yundola, Bulgaria pp.173-181.
  • D.A. Emmanouloudis 2005: «The role of snow-melting in the aquatic-balance of Metsovo region, Epirus, Greece». Scientific Assembly of the International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IAMAS 2005) 2-11 August 2005, Beijing, China
  • Gkaraveli A., Emmanouloudis D., Α. Papadopoulos, 2006: «GIS Applications in Management and Mapping of Natural Ecosystems»,  Proceedings of the International Conference on “Sustainable Management and Development of Mountainousand Island Areas”. pp 234-240 (Volume II).
  • Emmanouloudis D.A., Kaikis Michael, 2006: «Modified quantitative estimation model of erosion and degradation in three mountainous watersheds». Wessex Institute of Technology, Alicante, Spain.
  • Emmanouloudis D.A., Kaikis Michael, 2006: «The cause and mechanism of the fatal flood in Eleftheres, Kavala, Northern Greece». Wessex Institute of Technology, Alicante, Spain.
  • D. Emmanouloudis, D. Myronidis, S. Panilas, G. Efthimiou, 2006: «The role of sediments in the dynamics and preservation of the aquatic forest in the Nestos delta (N. Greece)», Sediment Dynamics and the Hydromorphology of Fluvial Systems (Proceedings of a symposium held in Dundee, UK, July 2006). IAHS Publ. Vol. 306, pp 214-222
  • D. Myronidis, D. Emmanouloudis, 2006: «Ιntegrated evaluation of floodplain hazard of maries settlement (n. Greece) by using the watershed modeling system (wms)» International Conference: “Hydrological Hazards”, INHGA, 6-8 November, Bucharest, Rumania pp. 11-12
  • L. Manousis, D. Myronidis, G. Zaimes, D. Emmanouloudis, 2006: «Εvaluation of trans-boundary water affairs between GREECE and FYROM under the Ε.U. water framework directive», ICASALS International Conference: “Water in arid and semiarid lands: innovative approaches and informed decision-making”, Lubbock, Texas, 15 -17 November, USA
  • D. Myronidis, P. Stefanidis, D. Emmanouloudis, 2007: «Development of integrated hydrological menu in the ArcGIS Environment by Using visual Basic for applications and arcobjects», International Hydrological association, Perugia 2-13 July
  • D. Emmanouloudis, D. Myronidis, Z. Rupetsova and M. Lambova, 2007: «An integrated transboundary water education, training and technology transfer project between Greece and Bulgaria», International Symposium on New Directions in Urban Water Management, 12-14 September 2007, UNESCO Paris pp. 84
  • D. Emmanouloudis, A. Tsioukas, G. Zaimes, D. Myronidis, 2008: «Development of a Prototype System of Torrent Managtement for Restoration of a Unique Aquatic Forest», SWCS Annual Conference: “Hydrology, Climate Change and the Bio-economy”, 26-30 July Tucson, Arizona