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PANOS PETRAKIS

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Panos Vassilis Petrakis, PhD(Cardiff,UK), Ptychion(Athens,Greece)

Laboratory: Forest Ecosystems Protection and Forest Fires
Forest Entomology

National Agricultural Research Foundation
Institute of Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems and Forest Products Technology
P. O. Box: 14180
Hymettus Avenue & N. Chlorou 1, Ilisia, 11528, Athens, Greece
Phone: ++30 210 7784763
Fax: ++30 210 7784602
Mobile: ++30 6977784889
e-mail address: pvpetrakis@fria.gr

Academic Studies

Institution: University of Wales, College of Cardiff, Degree/Diploma: PhD in Biological Science (Entomology, Ecology, Biogeography). [1991]
University of Athens, School of Natural Sciences, Department of Bioloy, Degree/Diploma: Ptychion in Biological Sciences. [1984]


Field of Research
Forest Entomology

Research Interests

  • Insects (Ecology-Conservation, Biogeography): Diversity, Population models, Niche theory and associated modeling, Resource allocation among biological species, Biogeography, Bioindicators, Fresh water ecology.
  • Biosystematics - Biogeography: Speciation, Bioacoustics, Taxonomy, Insect behaviour, Phylogenetic distance between species.
  • Biometry: Morphometrics, Bioimage processing, Bioacoustic signal processing.
  • Information technology competence (thematic, emanating from)
  • GIS systems, ArcInfo (ESRI), TNTmips (Microimages), MGE (Intergraph), DataMap (Chartwrite, Sweden), WinGIS (PROGIS, Austria),
  • Languages: R system, Pascal-Delphi, FORTRAN, Visual Basic, Visual C, SQL, Oracle, dBase, FoxPro, CLIPPER, Paradox
  • Simulation packages : Model Maker, Simula, SmallTalk, Berkley-Madonna
  • Packages: PAUP, PHYLIP, MacClade, MEAWILK, Mathematica, Maple, NT-sys, SYSTAT, SPSS, ISP/DGS+, CED Life Science Applications, CANOCO, EcoSim700, Nestcalc, Biodiversity Pro, PAST, Estmate-S, Cornel Ecology Programmes, MANTELA - Multiva, Waterfall Signal Processing System
  • Image Processing - DTP : Automontage, Photoshop, Corel Draw, Quark X-press
  • Spreadsheet: Excel, Paradox
  • Word-processing: Word, WordPerfect, LeoTex


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