Christos Kanellopoulos

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Dr. Christos Kanellopoulos

University Scholar
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Office hours

  • Tuesday 15:00-17:00


Educational Qualifications: BSc (NKUA), MSc (NKUA), PhD (NKUA)

Researcher Profile 


Research Interests

  • Geochemistry
  • Environmental geochemistry/ geology
  • Ore deposits / Industrial minerals
  • Sustainable Development
  • Geothermal systems/energy
  • Travertines / Carbonate sedimentology
  • Geomicrobiology
  • Igneous petrology
  • Mineralogy
  • G.I.S.
  • CO2


  • GEO_503E Industrial minerals
  • Geol_077 Environmental and applied Geochemistry
  • GEO_814E Methods on Research and Analysis of Minerals and Rocks



  • Kanellopoulos, C., 2012. Distribution, lithotypes and mineralogical study of newly formed thermogenic travertines in Northern Euboea and Eastern Central Greece. Open Geosciences (former Central European Journal of Geosciences), 4(4), 545-560, DOI:
  • Kanellopoulos, C. and Argyraki, A., 2013. Soil baseline geochemistry and plant response in areas of complex geology. Application to NW Euboea, Greece. Chemie der Erde – Geochemistry, 73(4), 519-532, DOI:
  • Kanellopoulos, C., Argyraki, A., Mitropoulos, P., 2015. Geochemistry of serpentine agricultural soil and associated groundwater chemistry and vegetation in the area of Atalanti, Greece. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 158, 22-33, DOI:
  • Kanellopoulos, C., Lamprinou, V., Mitropoulos, P., Voudouris, P., 2015. Thermogenic travertine deposits in Thermopylae hot springs (Greece) in association with cyanobacterial microflora. Carbonates and Evaporites Journal, DOI:
  • Gemeni, V., Vasilatos, C., Koukouzas, N., Kanellopoulos, C., 2015. Geochemical consequences in shallow aquifers from the long-term presence of CO2 in a natural field: The case of Florina Basin, W. Macedonia, Greece. Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, 6(4), 450-469, DOI:
  • Papavassiliou, K., Voudouris, P., Kanellopoulos, C., Glasby, G., Alfieris, D., Mitsis, I., 2016. New geochemical and mineralogical constraints on the genesis of the Vani hydrothermal manganese deposit at NW Milos island, Greece: Comparison with the Aspro Gialoudi deposit and implications for the formation of the Milos manganese mineralization. Ore Geology Reviews, 80, 594-611, DOI:
  • Stouraiti, C., Patziris, I., Vasilatos, C., Kanellopoulos, C., Mitropoulos, P., Moritz, R., Chiaradia, M., 2017. Ophiolitic remnants from the Upper Unit of the Attic‐Cycladic Crystalline Belt (Aegean, Greece):  fingerprinting geochemical affinities of magmatic precursors. Geosciences Journal, 7(1), 1-32, DOI:
  • Kanellopoulos, C., Mitropoulos, P., Valsami-Jones, E., Voudouris, P., 2017. A new terrestrial active mineralizing hydrothermal system associated with ore-bearing travertines in Greece (northern Euboea Island and Sperchios area). Journal of Geochemical Exploration 179, 9-24, DOI:
  • Kanellopoulos, C., Mitropoulos, P., Argyraki, A., 2018. Radiological and hydrochemical study of thermal and fresh groundwater samples of northern Euboea and Sperchios areas, Greece: Insights into groundwater natural radioactivity and geology. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Journal 190:265, DOI:
  • Venturi, S., Tassi, F., Vaselli, O., Vougioukalakis, G.E., Rashed, H., Kanellopoulos, C., Caponi, C., Capecchiacci, F., Cabassi, J., Ricci, A., Giannini, L., 2018. Active hydrothermal fluids circulation triggering small-scale collapse events: the case of the 2001-2002 fissure in the Lakki Plain (Nisyros Island, Aegean Sea, Greece). Natural Hazards Journal, 93(2), 601-626, DOI:
  • Kanellopoulos, C., Valsami-Jones, E., Voudouris, P., Stouraiti, C., Moritz, R., Mavrogonatos, C., Mitropoulos, P., 2018. A new occurrence of terrestrial native iron in the earth`s surface: The Ilia thermogenic travertine case, northwestern Euboea, Greece. Geosciences Journal, 8, 287, DOI:
  • Kanellopoulos, C., Thomas, C., Xirokostas, N., Ariztegui, D., 2019. Banded Iron Travertines at the Ilia Hot Spring (Greece): An interplay of biotic and abiotic factors leading to a modern BIF analog? The Depositional Record, DOI:

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