Irida Maina

Irida Maina

Scientific Personnel

Tel: +30-210-9856700
Fax: +30-210-9811713

Short CV

  • BSc in Geography, School of Social Sciences, University of the Aegean (2005 – 2009)
  • MSc in Geography and Applied Geo-Informatics, with the orientation of applied Geo-Informatics in Environmental and Risk Management, Department of Geography, School of Social Sciences, University of the Aegean (2009 – 2011)
  • PhD student in the Department of Marine Sciences, thesis title: «Methodology for the analysis of Vessel Monitoring System data and the expected contribution in sustainability of Greek fishery resources», Department of Marine Sciences, School of the Environment, University of the Aegean (Since 2012)

She has attended special training courses in PEGASO Hands-on Training workshop: Introduction and implementation of Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDI’s).
During 2007-2011.

She did her Practical Training, B.Sc. and M.Sc. thesis at HCMR and since 2011 she is a research assistant at the Institute of Marine Biological Resources & Inland Waters, HCMR. She has participated in European and National research projects and since 2012 she is a PhD student in the Department of Marine Sciences (University of the Aegean).

She has research interests in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Spatial analysis, Geostatistics, spatial interpolation methods, analysis of spatio-temporal patterns, regression modeling (GAM, GLM etc.), GIS-based multi-criteria decision analysis, cartography and also in implementation of modeling and spatial analytical methods for the analysis of Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) data and their interaction with biotic and abiotic parameters.

She has contributed 2 papers in peer-reviewed journals, as well as more than 20 other publications (i.e. conference proceedings, magazines, technical reports).

She is also a member of Geographers Association of Greece (G.A.G).

Publications

  • Issaris Y, Katsanevakis S, Pantazi M, Vassilopoulou V, Panayotidis P, Kavadas S, Kokkali A, Salomidi M, Frantzis A, Panou A, Damalas D, Klaoudatos D, Sakellariou D, Drakopoulou V, Kyriakidou C, Maina I, Fric J, Smith C, GIakoumi S, Karris G (2012) Ecological mapping and data quality assessment for the needs of ecosystem-based marine spatial management: case study Greek Ionian Sea and the adjacent gulfs. Mediterranean Marine Science 13:297-311