Maria Pantazi

Maria Pantazi

Research Associate

Tel: +30-210-9856717
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Short CV

  • BSc in Statistics and Insurance Science, University of Piraeus (1996-2001)
  • MSc in Biological Oceanography, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (2001-2004)

She has attended special training courses in Stock assessments and fisheries advice (ICES, Denmark), Functioning and evolution of Mediterranean Marine Ecosystems (John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation – SESAME project), Statistical Modelling and Time series analysis of Biological Data (Institute of Oceanology, BAS, Bulgaria – SESAME project) and Statistical analysis and Data assimilation in biogeochemical oceanography (IFM-GEOMAR, Germany – EUR-OCEANS/CARBOOCEAN project)

Since 2006, she holds a position as a research associate (Statistician) at the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research. Her research interests include: Statistical Modelling, Time series Analysis, Geo-Statistics, Fisheries Management, Bio-economic Modelling, Risk Assessment, and Quality of indicators. She has participated in 9 national and international projects. She has contributed 8 papers in peer-reviewed journals, as well as 26 other publications (i.e. conference proceedings, special publications, newspaper and magazine articles).

She is also a member of the Geotechnical Chamber of Greece.


  • Maravelias CD, Maynou F, Pantazi M (2013) Fisheries management scenarios; Trade offs between economic and biological objectives. Fisheries Management and Ecology, FME-13-25 (in press)
  • 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
  • Maravelias CD, Tserpes G, Pantazi M, Peristeraki N (2012) Habitat selection and temporal abundance fluctuations of common demersal cartilaginous fish in the Aegean Sea (eastern Mediterranean). PLoS ONE 7:e35474
  • Moncheva S, Pantazi M, Pautova L, Boicenco L, Vasiliu D, Mantzosh L (2012) Black Sea phytoplankton data quality–problems and progress. Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 12:417-422
  • Raitsos DE, Korres G, Triantafyllou G, Petihakis G, Pantazi M, Tsiaras K, Pollani A (2012) Assessing chlorophyll variability in relation to the environmental regime in Pagasitikos Gulf, Greece. Journal of Marine Systems 94:S16-S22