Kimon Christanis

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Dr. Kimon Christanis

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Office hours

  • Monday 10:00-11:00
  • Wednesday 10:00-11:00
  • Friday 12:00-13:00


Educational Qualifications: Diploma (NTU Athens), PhD (Braunschweig, Germany)

Researcher Profile 


Research Interests

  • Peat/Coal Geology
  • Organic Petrology
  • Environmental impacts from peat/coal utilization
  • Non-energy applications of peat and coal


  • GEO_045  Energy Sources
  • GEO_061Ε Coal Geology
  • GEO_075  Geothermal Energy
  • GEO_611  Seminar on scientific and CV writing
  • GE_EM02  Environmental impacts from exploitation of earth materials – Rehabilitation of landscape and the environment


  • Ogala, J.E., Kalaitzidis, S., Rizos, A.M., Christanis, K., Omo-irabor, O.O., Adaikpoh, E.O., Ejeh, O.I., Papaefthymiou, H. (in press). Petrographic and mineralogical study of extended outcrops of lignite layers in Agbor area, southern Nigeria. J. Afr. Earth Sci.
  • Kern, O.A., Koutsodendris, A., Machtle, B., Christanis, K., Scholz, C., Kotthoff, U., Pross, J., Schukraft, G. (in press). XRF core scanning yields reliable semiquantitative data on the elemental composition of highly organic-rich sediments: Evidence from the Furamoos peat bog (Southern Germany). Sci. Tot. Environ.
  • Oskay, R.G., Christanis, K., Salman, M. (2019). Coal features and depositional environment of the Northern Karapınar–Ayrancı coal deposit (Konya, Central Turkey). Turkish J. Earth Sci. 28, 260-274.
  • Ogala, J.E., Kalaitzidis, S., Christanis, K., Omo-Irabor, O.O., Akinmosin, A., Yusuf, C.U., Constantinopoulos, M., Papaefthymiou, H., Pasadakis, N. (2019). Geochemical and organic petrological study of bituminous sediments from Dahomey Basin, SW Nigeria. Mar. Petrol. Geol. 99, 577–595.
  • Christanis, K. (2017). Greece. In: Mires and peatlands of Europe. Status, distribution and conservation (Joosten, H., Tanneberger, F. and Moen, A., eds), 425-43, Schweizerbart Sci. Publ. [ISBN 978-3-510-65383-6].Pickel, W., Kus, J., Flores, D., Kalaitzidis, S., Christanis, K., Cardott, B.J., Misz-Kennan, M., Rodrigues, S., Hentschel, A., Hamor-Vido, M., Crosdale, P., Wagner, N. (2017). Classification of liptinite – ICCP System 1994. Int. J. Coal Geol. 169, 40-61.
  • Oskay, R.G., Christanis, K., Inaner, H., Salman, M., Taka, M. (2016). Palaeoenvironmental reconstruction of the eastern part of the Karapınar-Ayrancı coal deposit (Central Turkey). Int. J. Coal Geol. 163, 100-111.
  • Alnawafleh, H., Tarawneh, K., Siavalas, G., Christanis, K., Iordanidis, A. (2016). Geochemistry and Organic Petrography of Jordanian Sultani Oil Shale. Open J. Geol. 6, 1209-1220.
  • Christanis, K. (2016). The Philippi Peatland (Greece). In: C.M. Finlayson et al. (eds.), The Wetland Book, 6 pp., Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht.

Curriculum Vitae

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