Sofia Laschou

---Sofia Laschou

Sofia Laschou

Scientific Personnel

Tel: +30-22910-76396
Fax: +30-22910-76419

Short CV

  • BSc in Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (1990-1996)
  • MSc in Environmental Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (2006-2010)

Since November 2000, she has held a position as scientific personnel at the Institute of Marine Biological Resources and Inland Waters of HCMR.

She is a chemist at the Hydrochemical Laboratory of the Institute and her duties are water samples analysis, data analysis, reference conditions & surface water classification (Rivers, Lakes).

She has research interests in Environmental Analytical Chemistry, Reference conditions & Inland surface water quality classification, Greek Nutrient Classification System and Implementation of the European Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EU) on the Greek rivers.

She has participated in 31 national and European projects of HCMR.  She has contributed in a number of papers in scientific journals, as well as in other publications (i.e., conference proceedings, special publications, workshops announcements and technical reports).

She is a member of the Association of Greek Chemists.

She is an active member of HCMR Educational Unit


  • Skoulikidis N., Y. Amaxidis, I. Bertahas, S. Laschou & K. Gritzalis (2006). Analysis of factors driving stream water composition and synthesis of management tools – A case study on small/medium Greek catchments. The Science of the Total Environment, 362: 205-241.
  • Bertahas I., Dimitriou E., Karaouzas I., Laschou S. & Zacharias I. (2006). Climate change and agricultural pollution effects on the trophic status of a Mediterranean lake. Acta Hydrochimica et Hydrobiologica 342 (4): 349-359.
  • Kalogianni E., A. Vourka, I. Karaouzas, L. Vardakas, S.  Laschou & Th.N. Skoulikidis (2017). Combined effects of water stress and pollution on macroinvertebrate and fish assemblages in a Mediterranean intermittent river. Science of the Total Environment, 603-604, 639-650. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.06.078 (I.P. 2016: 4.900).
  • Smeti E., von Schiller D., Karaouzas I., Laschou S., Vardakas L., Sabater S., Tornés E., Monllor-Alcaraz L.S., Guillem-Argiles N., Martinez E., Barceló D., Lopez de Alda M., Kalogianni E., Elosegi A., Skoulikidis N. (2019). Multiple stressor effects on biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in a Mediterranean temporary river. Science of the Total Environment, 647, 1179-1187.
  • Ruegner, H., Schwientek, M., Milacic, R., Zuliani, T., Vidmar, J., Paunovic, M., Laschou, S., Kalogianni, E., Skoulikidis, N.T., Diamantini, E., Majone, B., Bellin, A., Chiogna, G., López de Alda, M., Díaz-Cruz, S., Grathwohl, P. (2019). Particle Bound Pollutants in Rivers: Results from Suspended Sediment Sampling in Globaqua River Basins. Science of the Total Environment 647, 645–652. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.027