|Personal Information||Costas Dounas (retired)|
HCMR Thalassocosmos 71500 Gournes, Crete, Greece
|Field & Degree||Marine Biology/Ecology, PhD|
|Section||Biodiversity & Genetics|
|Mobile Number||+30 6977234042|
|Gender Male | Date of birth 1954/07/03|
|Education & training|
8th Conference of Pan-Hellenic Educators Association for Environmental Education, 11-13 September 2020, Patras, Greece (virtual)
International Sandy Beaches Symposium, 25-29 May 2018, Crete Greece.
51st European Marine Biology Symposium (EMBS), 26-30 September 2016, Rhodes, Greece (Book of abstracts, p. 42).
41st CIESM Congress, The Mediterranean Science Commission, 12-16 September 2016, Kiel, Germany.
International Symposium “Marine Protected Areas in Greece and the Mediterranean: Designing for the Future by Applying Lessons Learnt from the Past”, organized by the Management Agency of the National Marine Park of Zakynthos, 4-6 December 2015, Zakynthos, Greece (Book of abstracts, pp. 23-24).
Ecology at the Interface: Science-based solutions for human well-being”, the 13th European Ecological Federation (EEF) and 25th Italian Society of Ecologists (S.It.E.) joint Conference, 20-27 October 2015, Rome, Italy.
13th International Congress on the Zoogeography and Ecology of Greece and Adjacent Regions (ICZEGAR), 7-11 October 2015, Iraklion, Crete, Greece.
Global Congress on Integrated Coastal Management: Lessons Learned to Address New Challenges, 29 October-3 November 2013, Marmaris, Turkey.
3rd International Workshop "Research in Shallow Marine and Fresh Water Systems, 14-15 February 2013, Bremen, Germany.
EU BON Joint Workshop of WP1 and WP6: citizen science within the framework of EU BON, 19 November 2013, Berlin, Germany.
COMBER – Citizens' Network for the Observation of Marine Biodiversity. Vibrant Citizen science workshop, 24-25 January 2013, London, UK.
Biodiversity Informatics Horizons 2020 Conference, 3-6 September 2013, Rome, Italy.
6th World Fisheries Congress, 7-11 May 2012, Edinburgh, Scotland, K.
1st European Conference on Ocean Literacy, 12 October 2012, Brugges, Belgium.
5th European Coastal Lagoons Symposium (EUROLAG), 25-30 July 2011, University of Aveiro, Portugal.
World Conference on Marine Biodiversity, 26-30 September 2011, Aberdeen, Scotland, K.
2006 Ocean Sciences Meeting, 20-24 February 2006, Honolulu, Hawaii, S.A.
Symposium on Effects of Fishing Activities on Benthic Habitats: Linking Geology, Biology, Socioeconomics, and Management, 12-14 November 2002, Tampa, Florida, U.S.A.
|Membership of scientific societies|
Member of the National Council of Research and Development (1999-2004)
Member of the National Committee of Technology Transfer & Innovation (2001-2004)
Member of the International Advisory Board of Coastal Research and Planning Institute, Claipeda University, Lithuania (2004-2005)
Member of the Scientific Council of IMBBC
Member of the Scientific Council of IMBG
Member of the Scientific Council of IMBC
Crustacean Society (1986-1996)
Hellenic Zoological Society (Member of the Board 1987-1988)
Hellenic Society of Ecologists (President of the Board 1984-1985)
Environmental Committee of Heraklion Prefecture (1991 -2002 )
Evaluation Committee of European Projects I NCO –COPERNICUS (1997)
|Awards & distinctions|
Distinction award in the 1st National Patent Contest (2002) by the Greek Ministry of Development and the Greek Industrial Organisation
1st award for the design and development of a fairytale concerning climate change for its pedagogic and scientific approaches. Skoula I., Koulouri P., Dounas C., 2019. The Kingdom of Photophilous Algae. BIOWATCH Editions, Heraklion, Crete, 48+x pp.