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Panayiotis G. Dimitrakopoulos


Panayiotis G. Dimitrakopoulos is Professor of Functional Ecology at the Department of Environment of the University of the Aegean, Greece. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from the University of the Aegean in 2001. His postdoctoral research was carried out in the University of Zurich, Switzerland, and was funded from the European Science Foundation (LINKECOL program). His research focuses on functional plant ecology, community ecology, biodiversity conservation, and conservation policy. He has served as President of the Hellenic Ecological Society (2012-2014), member of the "Natura 2000" National Committee (2010-2020), and Honorary Visiting Senior Fellow at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge (2019-2022). He serves as Section Editor-in-Chief of Ecology in Biology, member of editorial board of six journals and referee for more than 60 journals. He has published more than 85 papers in peer-reviewed journals ( opens in a new window).

5 Keywords:

  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Ecology
  • Ecosystem restoration protected areas