Dr. John N. Hatzopoulos

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CURRICULUM VITAE

Pyrgoi Thermis
Mitilene, TK 81100
GREECE
Phone office: (++30-22510) 36-211, FAX (++30-22510) 36-264
Home: (++30-22510) 71-762 (Phone/Fax)
E-Mail: ihatz@aegean.gr
URL: http://www2.env.aegean.gr/labs/Remote_sensing/EnglishBlock/Remote_sensing2.htm

POSITION
Professor, of Topographic Mapping (Geospatial Information Science and Technology) at the University of Aegean, Department of the Environment, Director of Laboratory of Remote Sensing & GIS.

EMPLOYMENT
1989 – Present: Professor, of Topographic Mapping at the University of Aegean, Department of the Environment, Greece.
2011 Spring semester: Visiting Professor at Chapman University, Orange, CA, USA, Coordinator of an interdisciplinary research team from several US and International Universities, Institutes and Organizations for Fire management projects.
1995 – Today Initiator and Director of Remote Sensing & GIS Laboratory (RSLUA), at University of Aegean.
1998 – 2001 Initiator, chairman and director of studies of Department of “Environmental Cartography”, at the University of the Aegean.
Spring/Fall 1987: On a sabbatical leave
(a) working as a visiting professor with the National Technical University of Athens, teaching Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry.
(b) Part time professor at the School of Topography of the Army Geographical Service of Greece teaching Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.
1984 – 1989: Professor (with tenure) of Civil and Surveying Engineering at the California State University, Fresno USA.
1980 – 1984: Associate Professor of Civil and Surveying Engineering at the California State University, Fresno USA.
1978 – 1979: Part time Instructor of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing at South Seattle Community College. Seattle Washington.
1975 – 1979: Research and Teaching Assistantship Post Graduate Student, worked in several Photogrammetric Research projects at the University of Washington. Seattle Washington.
1974 – 1975: Part time Lab Instructor of the Surveying Technology School of Athens (KATE). Licensed Contractor of Public Works in Greece.
1973- 1974: Surveying Engineer of the City of Athens Greece. Worked in the Road Construction Division and Land Surveying Division.
1972 – 1973: Self employed licensed Land Surveyor in Greece. Worked in topographic mapping, triangulation, staking, and cadastral survey projects.

EDUCATION
1978 – 1979 Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Photogrammetry).University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
1976: Ph.D. Candidate, University of Washington.
1975 – 1976: Masters of Science in Civil Engineering (Photogrammetry). University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
1969 – 1971: Diploma in Rural and Surveying Engineering, with honors ranking the first among the graduates. National Technical University of Athens Greece (Polytechnion).
1967 – 1969: Aristotelion University of Thessaloniki Greece, full time student of the Rural and Surveying Engineering program, then transferred to the National Technical University of Athens Greece (Polytechnion).

CERTIFICATES
1986 Certified Photogrammetrist by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.

AWARDS
1993 “Timis Eneken” Army Geographical Service of Greece.
1982 Outstanding Professor Award. California State University, Fresno, School of Engineering.
1971 Hrysovergion Prize as having the highest rank among the graduates. National Technical University of Athens Greece (Polytechnion).

PERSONAL
Born: January 2, 1948 in Komiaki of Naxos Greece.
Marital Status: Married with three children
Health: Good, no physical limitations.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1974 – 1975 Part time laboratory instructor of Surveying Technology School of Athens Greece (KATE).
1978 – 1979 Part time instructor at the South Seattle Community College. Initiator and organizer of lab and instruction.Teaching photogrammetry & Remote Sensing in three levels:
(a) Remote Sensing and Photointerpretation.
(b) Basic Photogrammetry.
(c) Phototriangulation.
1980 – 1989 Has organized the material and he has taught the following courses at California State University, Fresno.
1. SE11 Plane Surveying (Basic Surveying).
2. SE21 Photographic Processes in Engineering.
3. SE23 Photogrammetry (basic photogrammetry).
4. SE34 Surveying Computations.
5. EE70 Fortran 77 Computer Programming.
6. SE123 Advanced Photogrammetric Instrumentation.
7. SE125L Advance Photogrammetry Lab.
8. SE126 Map Design and Reproduction (with emphasis on automated mapping, digital terrain modeling and Geographic Information Systems).
9. SE135 Advanced Surveying Computations (advanced application of least-squares, optimum algorithm analysis of applications in surveying and photogrammetry.
10. SE140 Remote Sensing on Earth’s Resources Surveying.
11. SE161 Data collector interface
12. ENGR205 Computing in Engineering Analysis (Post Graduate course involving numerical methods and computer applications in engineering.
13. ENGR230 – Non Topographic Photogrammetry (Post graduate)
Fall 1987 At Army Geographical Service of Greece was assigned to teach Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.
Spring/Fall 1987 At National Technical University of Athens was assigned to teach a General Remote Sensing course and Stereophotogrammetry.

1989 – Present At the University of the Aegean Department of Environmental Studies, is teaching Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing, Geographic Information Systems and Computer Programming. Has developed material and is teaching the following courses:
A. Undergraduate program
1. Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
2. Cartography and GIS
3. Remote Sensing for the Environment
4. GIS for the Environment.
5. Computer Programming (VISUAL BASIC)
6. Independent study research in Remote Sensing
7. Independent study research in GIS
8. Senior projects
B. Post Graduate program
1. Methods and Techniques (Numerical methods and computer applications in Environmental Studies Research).
2. Sampling and Processing Techniques.
3. Land cover applications of Remote Sensing
4. Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
5. Geographic Information & Analysis
6. Photogrammetry
7. Applications of Advanced Information Technology for the Environment
8. Independent study research.
9. Ph.D. projects.

C. Educational seminars lectures.
Offers educational seminars and lectures for on campus and off campus participants in the following areas:
1. Remote Sensing for the Environment
2. GIS for the Environment
3. Mapping by photogrammetry
4. Non topographic photogrammetry
5. Digital image processing
6. Digital mapping
7. Digital terrain modeling
8. Computers in education, simulation experiments.
9. Computers and efficient algorithms
10. Microelectronics in education.
He is responsible on the following areas at the Department of Environmental Studies:
1. Representative in the University Committee for the Information Technology 1989 – 1997
2. Initiator and developer of the Summer practical experience and training for the student Co-Op program (Scientific leader 1989 – 1994)
3. Member of the Committee for the connection between the University and the Industry (1989 – 1994).

He has the responsibility of the development, organization and functioning of the following laboratories:
1. Laboratory of Remote Sensing and GIS, being initiator, director
2. Laboratory of Photogrammetry
3. Basic computer lab and faculty computer lab.
Those laboratories are equipped with high technology equipment running on WINDOWS-… and UNIX systems such as: ArcGis (25 licenses), Geomedia (11 licenses), ERDAS/IMAGINE (17-licenses), ER-Mapper, IDRISI Lab kit, 2 Intergraph Image Stations for softcopy photogrammetry, there are also high precision instruments for remote sensing such as radiometers, for surveying and photogrammetry and there was a satellite receiving station of HRTP, NOAA/AVHRR images (1995 – 2000). All laboratories are connected to a network with Internet access.
1993 – 2010: Organized all Summer schools at the University of Aegean in cooperation with the University of Southern Maine and with Dr. Irwin Novak on «Environmental Geology». This course was offered at first time in 1993 and is offered there after in every second year with great success. Each time more than 10 USA students attended the course.
1993 – 2000 Coordinator of the program: “School for International Training (SIT)”, responsible to bring every semester 10 – 15 students from USA to attend a six week program of studies at the University of the Aegean, Mytilene and then follow field studies on specific topics at various pleces in Greece.

D. EXTENDED UNIVERSITY PROGRAM ON ENVIRONMENTAL CARTOGRAPHY.

This program was designed and initialized by professor Hatzopoulos by joining forces from the Department of Environmental Studies, which is responsible for the BS degree and the Department of Geography at the University of Aegean. This program offers a B.S. degree in Environmental Cartography and offers certificates for people from the industry they want to update their knowledge in the field of Geospatial Information Technology and Environmental Applications. Courses are offered through regular classrooms, and through distant learning facilities.

Has the responsibility of the following program modules:

A. REMOTE SENSING MODULE
T.1 Introduction, Electromagnetic Energy, Optics, Sensors, Photographic Methods
T.2 Digital Images, Processing Algorithms, Classification
T.3 Photointerpretation, Expert Systems, Linear Correlation
T.4 Special Topics on Remote sensing
T.4.1 Water Ecosystems
T.4.2 Land Cover Classification
T.4.3 Environmental Planning
T.4.4 Natural Hazards
T.4.5 National Defense
T.4.6 Meteorology
T.4.7 Geology, Geomorphology
T.4.8 Atmospheric Pollution
T.4.9 Hyperspectral Remote Sensing

B. PHOTOGRAMMETRY MODULE
P.1 Introduction, Geometry of Images, Flight Planning
P.2 Digital Photogrammetry: Mathematical Bases, Aerial Triangulation, Softcopy Photogrammetry, Automated image matching algorithms, Orthophotography
P.3 Photogrammetric Production of Manuscript map documents on soft copy photogrammetry systems.
P.4 Special Topics on Photogrammetry
P.4.1 Non Topographic Photogrammetry, Industrial Applications
P.4.2 GPS – An Introduction
P.4.3 Photogrammetric Mapping of Monuments
P.4.4 Photogrammetric Mapping of dynamic objects and Robot Vision
P.4.5 Calibration of Cameras
P.4.6 National defense Applications

C. GENERAL EDUCATION MODULE
E.2 Information Sciences: E.2.1 Computer Programming – VISUAL BASIC
​ E.2.2 Computer Programming – C++
​ E.2.3 Object Oriented Programming
E.4 Drafting E.4.1 Freehand Drawing
E.4.2 Topographic Drawing
E.2.4 Algorithmic and Mathematical Bases in Geomatics

Has taught the following courses in the Environmental Cartography program:

T.1 Introduction to Remote Sensing
P.1 Introduction to Photogrammetry
P.2 Digital Photogrammetry
P.3 Photogrammetric Production of Manuscript map
P.4.1 Non Topographic Photogrammetry, Industrial Applications
P.4.2 GPS – An Introduction
E.2.1 Computer Programming – VISUAL BASIC
E.2.3 Object Oriented Programming
E.4.2 Topographic Mapping
E.2.4 Algorithmic and Mathematical Bases in Geomatics
E.4.2 Topographic Drafting

He is responsible on the following areas at the Department of Environmental Studies:
1. Representative in the University Committee for the Information Technology 1989 – 1997
2. Initiator and developer of the Summer practical experience and training for the student Co-Op program (Scientific leader 1989 – 1994)
3. Member of the Committee for the connection between the University and the Industry (1989 – 1994).

2012 – Today, In cooperation with the Department of Mediterranean Studies at the University of the Aegean on the program: “E-learning in Archaeometry” is teaching the following courses through Internet:
1. Remote Sensing Techniques
2. GIS in Archaeology & New visualization advances in the Geographical Space of Archaeology.
3. Data bases and the use of GIS in Archaeoastronomy.
From ancient observatory Astronomy to Geodesy and GPS.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2013-present: Partner in the Excellency program “AEGIS: Informatics System to prevent and Manage Forest Fires” Principal investigator K. Kalabokidis.
2011- present: Partner in the Thalis program GreTIA «GREEN TRANSPORT IN THE ISLAND AREAS» Principal investigator Amalia Polydoropoulou, Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport.
2011- present: Partner in the Thalis program ISLA «LEVEL CHANGES ON THE ISLAND BEACHES OF THE AEGEAN ACHIPELAGO» Principal investigator Andonis Velegrakis, Department of Marine Scienses.
2009 – present : Principal investigator, “Prototype Land Planning of Drymalias Municipality Territory to reveal and protect its physiognomy”, Municipality of Drymalia Naxos. Budget: 235000 Euros.
2006 – 2009 Partner #11, Interreg III B Archimed: Νew forms of territorial governance for the promotion of landscape policies in the field of water resources management at water territories NetWet 3 Project.
2005- 2007: Partner in the program: Euromed Heritage “Defence Systems on the Mediterranean Coasts” (DSMC), project financed by European Union and it is part of an effort of scientific research on the preservation of the cultural heritage in the countries of the Mediterranean Basin.
2005 – 2007: Principal investigator of the project: Development of a model for decision support of spatial urban planning using GIS, multi criteria evaluation and cellular automata. This project is supported by the University of the Aegean Research Committee.
2005 – 2010 Principal investigator of the project: Integrated planning for safe use of urban liquid and sediment wastes for agriculture with the aim of remote sensing and Gis. This project is supported by the Greek General Secretariat for Research and Technology (PENED – 03ΕΔ 60) and by the municipality of Messologi Greece with an initial budget of about 60000 Euros.
2001- 2004: Partner in the program: Automated Fire and Flood Hazard Protection System AUTO-HAZARD PRO. Supporting source: EU, (~ 2.0 million Euro budget). Proposal #: EVG1-2000-00536.
1999 – 2003: Partner in the program: System for Marine Environmental Education in the Mediterranean – SEAM. Supporting source: ECOS – OUVERTURE, EC, DG XVI, DG IA.
1998 – today: Cooperation with NASA (USA) on the research program “Quality assessment of the marine environment using SeaWiFs satellite images”.
1998 – today: Cooperation with ΕSA (European Space Agency) on the research program “Water Quality Assessment and Air Pollution Monitoring Over Sea Areas Using MERIS Data from the satellite ENVISAT”.
1998 – 2005: Participation in a consortium of European research institutes, which had a five year contract expanded to seven years with EUMETSAT (European Meteorological Satellites) for the development of operational applications of satellite data for the next generation satellites (SNG), within the Land SAF programme (Land Satellite Application Facilities).
1998 – 2001: Project Leader for the project “Extended University program of Environmental Cartography” financed by the Ministry of Education by 1.5 million Euro.
1997 – Project Leader for the project «Cadastral surveys to Fill out declarations according to the integrated system of checking and management » Financed by the Department of Agriculture in the Prefecture of Lesvos and the Prefecture of Chios Greece.
1996 – 1998: Subcontractor of the University of Cyprus research team on the project: «The Mediterranean DUSt Εxperiment – MEDUSE» Participants on this project are several Greek and European Institutions. Contract No. ENV 4-CT95-0036 (DG12 DTEE).
1996 – 2001 Coordinator of the project «Geo-Information Systems and Electronic Communication Networks as Instruments for Environmental Education» a COMENIUS action 3.1 program in cooperation with Naxos Academy, Universita’ degli Firenze, Universitat Hannover, Universitat de les Illes Balears and Universitat Gotingen. http://nibis.ni.schule.de/~trianet/home.htm
1996 – 1999 Partner in the project «Investigation on the contribution of the Remote Sensing to the detection of the type and the quality of the vegetation and crop assessment». Financed by the EC Enterprise Program of Research and Technology II, Human Networks for Diffusion of R & T.
1996 – 1997 Project Leader for the project «Seasonal Spectral Characteristics of Land Cover for the Mediterranean Countries» Financed by the University of the Aegean Research Committee by 10-KECU.
1996 – Project Leader for the project «Study for GIS development in the Prefecture of Chios Greece» Financed by the Prefecture of Chios Greece.
1995 – 2000 Scientific leader of the University of the Aegean research team on the project : «Optimization of the Procedures on the Design and the Study of Harbor Works», This project was administered by the University of Thrace Greece and the total budget is 513-KECU. The part of the project which was done at the University of the Aegean involved precise 3-D measurements of the sea waves by close range photogrammetry.
1995 – today: Educational and Research cooperation with USA, School for International Training, University of Southern Maine.
1994 – 1996: Project Leader for the project «Sea Environment Quality Assessment for the Greek Islands Located in the Less Favored Areas of the Northern Aegean Using Satellite Images». Total budget 18KECU, financed by the Ministry of the Aegean.
1993 – 1996: Scientific leader of the Greek research team on the project: «Aerosol Climate Parameters over the Mediterranean Area from Joint Ground and Satellite Data» This project was administered by the Italian partners, the Greek budget was 51-KECU. Contract: EU:ENVIRONMENT, Contract: DG-XII EV5V – CT93 – 0260.
1994 – 1997: Project Leader for the project: «Correlation of Digital SPOT/P Satellite Stereo Images to Measure Elevations for Maps 1:50000». Financed by the Greek Secretariant of Research and Technology by 30-KECU under the project «PENED» Contract: 91 ED 609.
1994 – 1995 Project Leader for the project «Precise Mapping of the Surface of the Sea Environment by Satellite Images and Ground Photographs» Financed by the University of the Aegean Research Committee by 10-KECU.
1993 Project Leader for the project «Construction of Maps Regulation: 2078/92», use of GIS technology to produce thematic maps for the Greek Ministry of Agriculture in the island of Lesvos.
1992 – 1994 Project leader of the Greek research group of the project: “Monitoring for Protection of the Marine Environment Using Satellite Images of Landsat TM and AVHRR”. This project was jointly supported by the Greek General Secretariat of Research and Technology and the British Council with a budget of about 24000 ECU.
1989 – 1992 Principal investigator of the project: Digital image Processing of Landsat TM and SPOT for 1:50000 Map Revision. This project was supported by the Greek General Secretariat for Research and Technology and by the Greek Army Geographical service with an initial budget of about 70000 ECU.
1991 – 1993 Land cover classification of olive trees in the Greek islands using Landsat-TM images. This project is performed in cooperation with the Sector of Ecosystem Management of the Department of Environmental Studies and it is sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture.
1991 -1992 Developed the GIS data base and produced all thematic maps for the project: «New site selection to move the electric power plant in the Greek island of Lesvos» This project was sponsored by the Mayor of Mytilene and the local authorities.
1989 – 1990: Participated and completed the image processing part in the research project: Training Simulator for Combating Oil Pollution. This project was supported by the EEC/DGV/COMETT, contract No. 88/3/1500/D-1.
1986 – 1988: Supported by the CSUF School of Agriculture, to develop a photogrammetric mensuration system to monitor the growth of feet and legs of young horses. This system is under development and it is based on monoscopic photography. Developed facilities for joint lab exercises between students of the School of Engineering and students of the School of Agriculture using photogrammetry in animal mensuration.
1986 – 1988 Granted together with two other professors of the CSUF Surveying Engineering Program a research project to continue the development of a standardized system for data collection, storage and retrieval to be used for computerized multipurpose land records information system (LIS). Completed the data base of the system and installed it on the VAX-785 computer owned by the School of Engineering.
1985 – 1986 Granted together with two other professors of the CSUF Surveying Engineering Program a research project to develop standardized system for data collection, storage and retrieval to be used for computerized multipurpose land records information system (LIS).
1980 – 1985 Was supported with several grants by the School of Engineering at California State University, Fresno where he made the following developments:
1984-1985 Preliminary study on application of photogrammetric methods in robot vision.
1983-1984 Developed two control fields for non-metric camera calibration.
1982-1983 Preliminary study on photogrammetric mapping of the footprints for police crime investigation.
1981-1982 Preliminary study on predicting animal weight by close-range photogrammetry.

Self-motivated without financial support made the following research and developments:
1. Investigation of camera calibration by the Finite Element Method.
2. Photogrammetric construction surveys by a 35 mm camera. Developed an analytical close-range photogrammetric system which was tested on construction surveys and was found to provide highly accurate results.
3. Computer in Engineering Education. Has developed and tested specific assignments to help the student obtain theoretical and practical experience in developing and running appropriate computer programs based on optimum algorithms in the following areas of application:
(a) Computing in Engineering Analysis (graduate)
(b) Surveying Computations (sophomore)
(c) Advanced Surveying Computations (junior)
(d) Digital Terrain Modeling (senior)
(e) Computer Programming with FORTRAN77 (sophomore)
(f) Data Collector Interface (junior)

1975 – 1980
1. Close-Range Photogrammetry for Biomedical Applications. Sponsored by the National Science Foundation with principal investigators professor S.A. Veress and F. Lippert M.D. Designed a special photogrammetric instrument, capable to perform plotting for biomedical applications. Research associate in mapping the amputees stump, mapping dental casts, and mapping for facial studies.
2. Photogrammetric Monitoring of a Gabion Wall. Sponsored by the Washington Highway Department with principal investigator professor S.A.Veress. Contributed to modifications to the used method which gave results compatible to Inclinometer.
3. Photogrammetric Monitoring of the Water Dams. With principal investigator Dr. M. Hou. Contributed to the project design, data aquisition, data processing.
4. X-ray Photogrammetry. Principal investigator was professor S.A. Veress and F. Lippert M.D. Developed a new method for resection and intersection in X-ray photogrammetry.
5. Combination of Aerial and Terrestrial Photogrammetry in Monitoring of Structures. Sponsored by the Washington Highway Department with principal investigator professor S.A. Veress. Developed a universal method in structural monitoring by photogrammetry, obtained high precision by using the bundle method and introducing optimum computer use.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1989 – Present: Consultant on Topographic Mapping and Environmental Applications.
1984 – 1989: Initiator and vice president of HHM Consulting Engineering, a California based firm developing software for Topographic Mapping.
1980 – 1989: Consultant in Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, GIS, Surveying and Computer Applications. Completed several contracts with various firms and agencies as follows:
1987 – 1988 Aerial Data Services, Tulsa Oklahoma, installed on a PC-computer system the software package: NAXIAPC for aerial triangulation.
1986 – 1987 Pacific Aerial Surveys Company (PASCO Corporation) Tokyo Japan Branch, Developed and installed on a PC-AT computer system a complete software package for Analytical Aerial Triangulation with Bundle Block Adjustment. The contract included visit to Tokyo Japan and one week training of the PASCO corporation personnel to operate the software.
1987 Koogle and Pouls Engineering, Inc. New Mexico, prepared ready for installation software packages
(a) Least squares adjustment of plane networks
(b) Least squares adjustment of level networks.
1985 – Summer Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG and E) Fresno Office, developed interface software for communication of surveying data between HP/41CX and IBM/PC, modified SURVEYING PAC module of HP/41CX.
1985 – 1986 Greiner Engineering at Phoenix Arizona. Developed a software package PLSUR7 for rigorous least squares adjustment of planimetric networks. Installed the package on a Micro-VAX computer system.
1984 – 1985 Greiner Engineering of California, Inc., Oakland California. Developed a software package PLSUR6 for rigorous least squares adjustment of planimetric networks. Installed the package on a PRIME computer system.
1984 Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG and E) San Francisco, California. Completed a technical study “The aerial and Terrestrial Photogrammetry as an Alternative to the Traditional Surveying Methods”. Contract No. 2-16-0023-84.
1983 – 1984 Rattray and Associates Inc. Surveying and Photogrammetry, Santa Anna California.
(a) Developed a software package for Aerial Triangulation Bundle Block Adjustment.
(b) Developed a software package for Close-Range Photogrammetry Bundle Adjustment with self calibration. Installed the developed software (a) and (b), on a Data General NOVA computer connected with a BC-1 Analytical Plotter.
(c) Installed fiducial marks on two 35 mm cameras to be used for close-range photogrammetry.
1983: Joe Bettit and Associates, Monterey California. Installed fiducial marks and calibrated of two TRS Bronica cameras to be used for close-range photogrammetry.
1982 NCS International, Richardson Texas. Developed a computer program for rigorous least squares adjustment of plane surveying control networks.
1975 – 1980 Worked in various consulting projects directed by professor S.A. Veress in Seattle Washington. Such projects include X-ray Photogrammetry and close-range Photogrammetry for biomedical applications and photogrammetric construction surveys. Participated in the design and execution of the consulting project:
“Photogrammetric Monitoring of Moro 1200 KV test line”. This project was sponsored by the Bonneville Power Administration and directed by professor S.A. Veress.
1974 – 1975 Licensed contractor for public works in Greece, directed and executed a building construction project.
1973 – 1974 Road construction engineer and surveying engineer of the city of Athens Greece. Supervised several road construction projects and surveying projects.
1972 – 1973 Licensed Land Surveyor self employed executed the following projects in Greece:
1. Control survey and topographic mapping of the city of Naxos for land development plan of the city extension.
2. Planimetric and profile data aquisition of the city of Apiranthos Greece for water and sewer system design.
3. Application on the ground (staking) of the land development plan of the extension of the City of Levadea Greece, street and block layout.
1971 – 1972 Military Service. Supervised several defense structures as an assistant officer.
1970 Summer Summer employment in highway layout for final study. Participated in the staking process as well as in the final study of a 10 KM road between Avchen Dirfyos and Stropones in Evoia Greece.
1969 Summer Summer employment by the Topographic Division of the Public Electric Company of Greece (DEH).

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENTS

Developed and owns the following software packages:
1. PLSUR5 Rigorous least-squares adjustment computer program for plane surveying networks using a microcomputer.
2. PLSUR6, PLSUR7 same as PLSUR5 but for main frame computers.
3. LEVNET Least squares adjustment of leveling networks including network design using a personal computer.
4. NAXIAPC an integrated computer program for Analytical Aerial Triangulation with Bundle Block Adjustment which contains the following modules:
(a) Data input, editing, image coordinate transformation and refinement
(b) Relative Orientation on a strip by strip basis using the three photo method on all points involved.
(c) Absolute orientation, Resection, and polynomial adjustment.
(d) Bundle block adjustment, based on an originally developed sparse matrix operation algorithm.
5. NAXOSPC an Integrated computer program for Analytical Close-Range Photogrammetry with Bundle Adjustment and Self Calibration which contains the following modules:
(a) Data input, editing, image coordinate transformation and refinement
(b) Resection, Intersection.
(c) Bundle adjustment with self calibration including photo-variant parameters and Block-invariant parameters.
6. Many small computer programs for class demonstration in the following areas: Computer programming, Surveying computations, Land Information Systems (LIS), Optimum algorithms in surveying and photogrammetry, Digital terrain modeling, Digital Image Processing, Data collector interface.
7. Developed on a VAX-785 computer the data base of a standardized system for data collection, storage and retrieval to be used for computerized multipurpose land records information system (LIS).
8. Developed many educational computer programs which accompany the book “Topographic Mapping” and which materialize algorithms analyzed in the book covering most subjects in the area of geospatial information science and technology.

REVIEWS

He has been reviewer in the following Journals:
1. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, published by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.
2. Surveying and Mapping, published by the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping
3. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing
4. Informatica
5. Mediterranean Archaeology & Archaeometry an International Journal
6. African Journal of Agricultural Research

EVALUATOR ON RESEARCH PROJECT PROPOSALS
Evaluator on the following projects involving Remote Sensing and GIS:
1. General Secretariant on Research and Technology, Greece: ΕΠΕΤ-2, Pythagoras
2. Ε.U. DG-XII Training and Mobility Marie Curie grants – Earth Sciences
3. INTAS

SOCIETIES MEMBER
1. American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing ASPRS (since 1976)
2. American Society of Civil Engineers (1985)
3. Technical Chamber of Greece – TEE # 16140, professional Rural and Surveying Engineer (since 1971)

WORKSHOPS SEMINARS AND MEETINGS IN USA
1980 – 1989 once a year, presented the following 2-day 8-hours/day workshops in the State of California.
1. Elementary Photogrammetry
2. Analytical Photogrammetry
3. Close-Range Photogrammetry.
4. Adjustment by the Least Squares.
5. Digital Mapping and GIS.
6. Remote Sensing.
He also participated in the annual workshop for Land Surveyor’s Examination in the State of California with 2-hour lecture on each topic:
1. Photogrammetry
2. Astronomy for Azimuth

Has made numerous presentations in meetings of professional societies and organizations, only few of those meetings are listed bellow:
1. Annual and semi-annual meetings organized by the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing and the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping.
2. Annual San Joaquin Valley Surveyor’s Conference, organized by the Surveying Engineering Faculty at the California State University, Fresno. He is also member of the organizing Committee.
3. Various meetings organized by the local Chapters of the ASPRS and ACSM in California and the California Land Surveyor’s Association.
4. Surveying Teacher’s Conference.
5. ISPRS meetings
6. F.I.G. meetings.
7. S.P.I.E. Meetings.

ORGANIZER OF CONFENCES SUMMER SCHOOLS AND SEMINARS

1. 1998, Coordinator of the program SOCRATES COMENIUS action 3 “ Geo-Information Systems and Electronic Communication Networks as Instruments for Environmental Education ” διοργάνωσε την ημερίδα: Prgram progress and presentation of achieved results to the junior high school teachers: Monday March 30 1998, time: 9:00 – 13:00, in the conference room of the Lesvos Chamber of Commerce. Attendants were from the local community teachers and from the University. http://www.nibis.de/~trianet/news/lesbos.htm
2. 1999, TRIANET – GIS and Electronic Communication Networks as Instruments for Environmental Education, Island of Naxos (Kyklades), Greece, May 23rd to 30th, 1999. http://www.nibis.de/~trianet/news/course.htm There were 30 participating teachers from all EU countries.
3. 2000, TRIANET – GIS and Electronic Communication Networks as Instruments for Environmental Education Island of Naxos (Kyklades), Greece, June 11th to 18th, 2000. http://www.nibis.de/~trianet/news/course2.htm There were 30 participating teachers from all EU countries.
4. 2001. In service training course untitled Geo-information Systems And Electronic Communication Networks As Instruments For Environmental Education [course nb.: GR-001-2001-02 ] took place in Naxos from 03.11.2001 to 10.11.2001. There were 30 participating teachers from all EU countries.
5. 2006. Geo-Information Systems and Electronic Communication Networks as Instruments for Environmental Education. Island of Naxos (Kyklades), Greece, October 15th to 21st, 2006, The International Course is part of the COMENIUS-Programme of the European Union. There were 30 participating teachers from all EU countries.
6. 1999. Conference organization of the Extended University Program (EUP) on Environmental Cartography (EC).
Conference objectives: (5/2/1999)
1. Development and evolution of the program of studies.
2. Scientific activities in the area of EUP-EC
3. Optimization of the continuing education program.
4. Connection of the program with the industry
5. Round table discussion – conclusions.
7. 1999-2006. Summer school of EUP-EC

VOLUNTEER INITIATIONS TAKEN AT THE UNIVERSITY OF THE AEGEAN

Since the year 1989 where he and his family moved from California USA to Mytilene, he took with the help and contribution of his wife Andronique Karasmanoglou, the initiative among others on the following volunteer actions:
1. Summer co-op programs for students and development of lists with potential employers.
2. Connection of the University with the industry through the developed list of the co-op programs.
3. Organization of meetings with student presentations of co-op results.
4. Introduction to co-op programs abroad through the IAESTE and development of potential employer list.
5. Organization of athletic activities of students. Supported the organization of athletic event of all Greek Universities in Mytilene in 1993.
6. Organization of cultural activities of students. Supported the participation of the University of the Aegean in three major cultural events: 1992 NTUA Athens, 1994 U of Patras, 1996 AUTH Thessaloniki, where the University of the Aegean won first prices on the presentation of cultural, art, and scientific activities.

PUBLICATIONS

A. Principal author

1. J. N. Hatzopoulos “Design and Calibration of a Plotting Instrument for Close-Range Photogrammetry”, thesis University of Washington, 1976.
2. J. N. Hatzopoulos The Combination of Aerial and Terrestrial Photogrammetry in Structural Monitoring”. Dissertation, University of Washington, 1979.
3. J. N. Hatzopoulos «Simple Algorithm for Rigorous Least-Squares Solution to the Plane Surveying Problems”, Proceedings of the ACSM Fall convention Niagara Falls New York, 1980.
4. J. N. Hatzopoulos “Mapping Exotic Animals by Close-Range Photogrammetry”, Proceedings of the ASP Annual convention Denver, Colorado, 1982.
5. J. N. Hatzopoulos “Close-Range Photogrammetry in Predicting Animal Weight”, Proceedings of the Biostereometrics 82, 15th International Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics,San Diego, CA 1982.
6. J. N. Hatzopoulos “PLSUR5 A Computer Program for Simultaneous Plane Network Adjustment by a Desktop Computer”, Proceedings of the ASP Fall Convention, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1983.
7. J. N. Hatzopoulos “Aerial and Terrestrial Photogrammetry as an Alternative in Land Department at the Pacific Gas and Electric Company”, Final report, Contract No. 2-16-0023-84, 1984.
8. J. N. Hatzopoulos “Photogrammetric Construction Surveys by a 35 mm Camera”, Proceedings of the ASP Annual meeting Washington D.C. 1985.
9. J. N. Hatzopoulos “Computers and Surveying Engineering Education”, Proceedings of the Colloquium on Surveying and Mapping Engineering Education, University of New Brunswick, Canada, 1985.
10. J. N. Hatzopoulos “An Analytical System for Close-Range Photogrammetry”, Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, Vol. 51, No. 10, pp.1583-1588, October 1985.
11. J. N. Hatzopoulos “Photogrammetry for Mapping”, Journal of the Greek Society of Photogrammetry, August 1987.
12. J. N. Hatzopoulos “Remote Sensing for Pelagic Fish stock Assessment”, Proceedings of the meeting on Remote Sensing Applications in Agriculture, organized by the Greek Department of Agriculture, Athens Greece, May 29, 1989.
13. J. N. Hatzopoulos “Remote Sensing and GIS education at the University of the Aegean Department of Environmental Studies”, Proceedings of the International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Commission VI Rhodes Symposium on Modern Trends of Education in Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 13-16 September 1990.
14. J. N. Hatzopoulos “Modern Technology and the Rural and Surveying Engineer”, Bulletin of the ATM-Greece, No.96, Oct. 1990, pp.18-22.
15. J. N. Hatzopoulos “Development of Remote Sensing and G.I.S. Systems for Environmental Sciences”, Proceedings of the Environmental Science and Technology, Molyvos, Mytilene, Greece, Sept. 1991, pp.703-711.
16. J.N. Hatzopoulos “Considerations of Remote Sensing Applications on Grassland Classification and Mapping in Greece”. Proceedings of the workshop on Grassland Classification and Mapping, under the E.C. Collaborative Programme at INA Paris-Grignon, April 28-29 1992.
17. J.N. Hatzopoulos “Remote Sensing and GIS education at the University of the Aegean”, International Archives of the ISPRS Commission VI, Washington D.C. August 3-14 1992.
18. J.N.Hatzopoulos 1992, “Interdisciplinary Projects Involving Remote Sensing in the Department of Environmental Studies at the University of the Aegean”, Proceedings of the workshop: The use of Remote Sensing in interdisciplinary projects and the participation of Greece in such ECC application projects, Thessaloniki Oct. 23, 1992.
19. J.N.Hatzopoulos 1993, “Remote Sensing and GIS at the Department of Environmental Studies of the University of the Aegean”, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference of Environmental Technology in the Mediterranean Area HELECO’93, April 1 – 4, 1993.
20. J.N.Hatzopoulos 1993, “GIS Applications at the Department of Environmental Studies at the University of the Aegean”, Proceedings of the 8th European ARC/INFO User Conference, Astir Palace, Vouliagmeni, Oct. 11-13.
21. J. N. Hatzopoulos 1993 «GIS for decision making on Environmental problems» Proceedings of the conference: Information Sciences on Government Agencies Administration organized by the Greek Institute of Continuing Education in Patra Greece.
22. J. N. Hatzopoulos 1994 «Remote Sensing for the Environment – Ocean Applications», Invited Paper, Proceedings of the conference: Digital Cartography, Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing – last technological developments, Organized by the technical Chamber of Greece in Athens 10 – 11 of February.
23. J.N.Hatzopoulos 1994, «Environmental Applications of Remote Sensing in the Greek Islands», Proceedings of the ISSSR, 10 – 15 July 1994 San Diego, California U.S.A.
24. Hatzopoulos J. N., 1997:«Remote Sensing and GIS Education for the Future», Proceedings of the 1997 ASPRS/ACSM/RT 97 Annual Convention .
25 . Hatzopoulos J. N., 2001, “The European programs Socrates / Comenius and the Greek Education”, Parousia OELMEK (Cyprus) No. 11, June 2001, pp. 31 – 33.
26. Hatzopoulos J. N., 2002, “Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Water Management” Proceedings of the 3rd International Forum “Integrated Water Management: The key to Sustainable Water Resources”, March 21 – 22, 2002.
27. Hatzopoulos J. N., 2002, «The automation of the geographical space and the impact to the efficient management», Eupalinos TEE N.E. Aegean No. 9, pp. 4 – 11.
28. Hatzopoulos J. N., 2002, «Fast access to information on the geographical space using Remote Sensing methods», Eupalinos TEE N.E. Aegean No. 10, pp. 30 – 39.
29. Hatzopoulos J. N., 2002, “Fundamental philosophic principles of the education in Ancient Greece and their impact to the quality of modern man’ s life”, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference Ancient Greece and Modern World, Olympia Greece.
30. Hatzopoulos J. N., 2003, “Growing up in the Mountainous Naxos, the bases we got and suggestions for the current education”, Proceedings of the 3rd Pan-Hellenic conference “The island of Naxos through the centuries”, Koronos of naxos, 4-7/9/03.
31. Hatzopoulos J. N., 2003, Invited paper, “The Olympic spirit in Education and proposals on the progress and prosperity of modern mankind” , Proceedings of the IDISIEEP International Conference on the “Impact of Olympism on Human Progress”, Thessalonica, Dec. 5 – 7, Greece.
32. Hatzopoulos J. N., 2003, “Growing up in the Mountainous Naxos, the bases we got and suggestions for the current education”, Paedagogiko Vima Aegaiou, Vol. 13, No. 50, pp. 83 – 95.
33. Hatzopoulos J. N., 2004, “Geospatial Information & Technology and the Engineer – Photogrammetry” Eupalinos TCG – NE – Aegean No 21, pp. 30 – 37.
34. Hatzopoulos J. N., 2004, “Distant Learning in Geospatial Information & Technology”, Proceedings of the 7th Pan-Hellenic Geographic Conference, Department of Geography, University of Aegean, Greece, Mytilene, Otober 14-17.
35. Hatzopoulos J. N., 2004, “Healthy Thought as the Basis for Olympic Spirit and Humanism” Proceedings of the 1st International Fulbright Conference “Humanism in Action”, Athens Greece Oct. 8-10, 2004.
36. Hatzopoulos J. N., 2005, “Distant learning on Geospatial Information Science and Technology” Proceedings of the ASPRS 2005 Annual Conference March 7-11 2005 Baltimore. Maryland, USA.
37. Ioannis (John) N. Hatzopoulos, 2006, “New technologies in geoinformation science and technology for sustainable management and development in the mountainous area of Naxos”, proceedings of International Conference on “Sustainable Management and Development of Mountainous and Island Areas” September 29, 30 and October 1, 2006, Naxos Island, Cyclades, Greece.
38. John N. Hatzopoulos, 2007, “Application of mathematics to analyze classic science structures and impacts on didactics and education” Proceedings of 5th Mediterranean conference on mathematics education, April 13 – 15 Rodes, Greece.
39. John N. Hatzopoulos, 2007, “Education for a virtuous world”, to be published in the proceedings of the 5th Interdisciplinary conference of the NTUA and the ΜΕ.Κ.D.Ε. of NTUA, “Education Research Technology from yesterday to tomorrow” 27-30 of September 2007, Conference Center in Metsovo.
40. John N. Hatzopoulos, 2007, “Ideals and modern tools to achieve sustainability in higher education”, proceedings of International Conference on “Higher Education and the Challenge of Sustainability: Problems, Promises and Good Practice”, Orestiada – Soufli, Prefecture of Evros, Greece, 5 – 7 October 2007.
41. John N. Hatzopoulos 2008, “Education for a virtuous world”, Pedagogic Step of Aegean, No. 69, Jul. – Sept., pp. 105-118.
42. John N. Hatzopoulos 2008, “New Technologies and Sustainability Methods – the Case of Komiaki of Naxos”, presented and to be published in the Proceedings of the Conference: “The Island of Naxos through the Centuries”, Komiaki of Naxos, September 4-7, 2008.
43. John N. Hatzopoulos 2008, “Basic ideals for the development of the character of youth” (in Greek), presented and published in the Proceedings of the Conference: The role of Typical, non Typical, and Atypical Education in the Development of the Character of Pupils and Teenagers – the New data for the Characteristics of the Age” Organized by: “The Scouts of Greece”, under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Education, November 8-9 2008.
44. Hatzopoulos, John N., 2009, “The boundaries of right and wrong – Learning and the human brain”, ACSM BULLETIN, February 2009, pp. 20 – 22.
45. John N. Hatzopoulos, 2010, “Remote sensing systems and methods used to detect sea water pollution”, (in Greek). Proceedings of the meeting “The use of remote sensing to monitor sea water pollution in Eastern Mediterranean”, Febr. 2, University of Athens.
46. John N. Hatzopoulos, 2010, “Education and Neuron Network Based Systems”, Presented at the 6th National & International Conference “Systemic Approaches in Social Structures” organized by the Hellenic Society for Systemic Studies (HSSS) & University of the Aegean, Department of Sociology, 23-26 June 2010 Mytilene, Greece.
47. John N. Hatzopoulos, 2011, “Remote Sensing and GIS for Environmental Risk Management – Floods”, (in Greek), Aigaio.edu, June-August 2011.
48. John N. Hatzopoulos, 2014, “Engineering aspects of Gis Education”, presented at the UCGIS 2014 Symposium, Pasadena, California, May 19-21.

B. Co-author

1. S.A. Veress, R.S. Tiwari, J.N. Hatzopoulos “Mapping of Stump Using Close-Range Photogrammetry”, Proceedings of the ASP Fall Convention Seattle WA, 1976.
2. S.A Veress, J.N. Hatzopoulos “A Plotting Instrument for Close-Range Photogrammetry”, Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, Vol. 44, No. 3, pp. 273-283, 1978.
3. Veress, Hou, Flint, Sun, Hatzopoulos, Jijina, “Photogrammetric Monitoring of a Gabion Wall.” Final technical report. Dept. of Transportation, Report No. 31.1 Research project Y-1699 1977.
4. S.A. Veress, N.C. Jackson, J.N. Hatzopoulos, “Analysis of Monitoring the Gabion Wall by Inclinometer and Photogrammetry. Proceedings of the ASP annual meeting, Washington D.C., 1979.
5. S.A. Veress, N.C. Jackson, J.N. Hatzopoulos “Monitoring a Gabion Wall by Inclinometer and Photogrammetry”, Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, Vol. 46, No. 6, pp.771-778, 1980.
6. S.A. Veress and J.N. Hatzopoulos “Monitoring by Aerial and Terrestrial Photogrammetry”. Final Technical Report, Washington State, Department of Transportation, Grant No. Y-1833, WA-RD-38.1, 1979.
7. S.A. Veress and J.N. Hatzopoulos “A Combination of Aerial and Terrestrial Photogrammetry for Monitoring”, Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, Vol. 47, No. 12, pp. 1725-1731, 1981.
8. S.A. Veress and J.N. Hatzopoulos “Photogrammetric Monitoring of Moro 1200-KV STR/Mech. Test Line”, Final Technical Report for Bonneville Power Administration, under contract No. DE-AC79-79BP11090, 1979.
9. Grubbs, D.E., and J.N. Hatzopoulos “Stereophotogrammetry in Wild Life Research and Management”, Proceedings of the first Biennial Conference of research in California’s National Parks, U.C. Davis, Sep.9-10, 1983.
10. Vassilia Karathanasi, J. N. Hatzopoulos, 1987, “Applications of Photogrammetry in Robot Vision”, Proceedings of the Symposium on “Automation and Robotics”, Technical Chamber of Greece, Athens Greece December 16-18.
11. Gazis and J.N. Hatzopoulos, “Satellite Oceanography”, Proceedings of the annual meeting of the Greek society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Athens-Greece, February 1990.
12. J.N. Hatzopoulos, D. Gazis and Μ. Εleftheriadis “Remote Sensing and GIS for the Selection of the Optimum Site for Toxic Waste Disposal”, Proceedings of the conference on Chemical (Toxic) Wastes in the Environment, Molyvos-Mytilene of Greece, September 1990.
13. Gazis D.E., S.G.Koukoulas & J. N. Hatzopoulos, “Bathymetry Study of the N.W. part of the Greek Island of Lesvos Using Satellite Landsat-TM Images”, Proceedings of the 3rd Meeting of the Technical Committee of the General Council of Fisheries for the Mediterranean of F.A.O., Thessaloniki, Greece, October 7-11, 1991.
14. Eleftheriadis M., J.N.Hatzopoulos, C.M.Sophoulis & D.Sykiotis 1992 “New site selection to move the electric power plant in the Greek island of Lesvos using GIS” proceedings of the ASPRS at the International Conference in Washington D.C. August 2-7 1992.
15. Hatzopoulos J.N., C.Giourga, S.Koukoulas & N.Margaris, 1992 “Land Cover Classification of Olive Trees in the Greek Islands Using Landsat-TM Images”, proceedings of the ASPRS at the International Conference in Washington D.C., August 2-7 1992.
16. J.N.Hatzopoulos, Troumbis A., D.Andronikidis, A.Antoniou, K.Dimitriou, Z.Karvanis, Ch.Kontos, G.Scribas 1993, “Ecological Sensitivity Using GIS Based Models”, Proceedings of the 8th European ARC/INFO User Conference, Astir Palace, Vouliagmeni, Oct. 11-13.
17. P. Cracknell, K. Abdullah, J. N. Hatzopoulos, M. Karydis, D. Gazis, 1995 «Monitoring for protection of the Marine Environment Using Landsat-TM Data», Raport of the XXXIVe Congress of the CIESM, presented at the Mediterranean Conference Centre Malta , 27 – 31 Mars 1995.
18. P. Cracknell, K. Abdullah, J. N. Hatzopoulos, M. Karydis, D. Gazis, 1995 «Sea Surface Temperatures and Circulation patterns at the Aegean Sea Using AVHRR Data», Raport of the XXXIVe Congress of the CIESM, presented at the Mediterranean Conference Centre Malta , 27 – 31 Mars 1995.
19. Α. Loumou, S. Koukoulas, Ch. Giourga, P. Dimitrakopoulos, N.S.Margaris, and J.N.Hatzopoulos, 1995, «The Contribution of the Tourism in the Conservation of the Agro-Ecosystems, the Case of Lesbos Island, Greece», Proceedings of the XII Congress of the European Society for Rural Sociology.
20. Paronis, I. Hatzopoulos, and G. Dalu, 1996: «Retrieval of aerosol optical thickness over Southern Sardinia by NOAA/AVHRR imagery and combined ground measurements», Proceedings of the International Congress on Environment/Climet, ICEC-96, March 4-8, 1996, Rome, Italy.
21. Papapanagiotou E. G., J. N. Hatzopoulos, E. Papadopoulos, 1997: «Image correlation of digital SPOT stereo images to update elevations for maps ​1:50 000», Proceedings of the 1997 ASPRS/ACSM/RT 97 Annual Convention .
22. Papadopoulos E., E. G. Papapanagiotou, J. N. Hatzopoulos, 1997: «Sea wave surface mapping by close range Photogrammetry Proceedings of the 1997 ASPRS/ACSM/RT 97 Annual Convention .
23. Paronis D., J. N. Hatzopoulos, and K. Soultatis, 1997: «Land Cover Seasonal Spectral characteristics of the Mediterranean Countries from NOAA AVHRR images», Proceedings of the 1997 ASPRS/ACSM/RT 97 Annual Convention
24. Papapanagiotou E. G., J. N. Hatzopoulos, E. Papadopoulos, 1997, «Correlation of stereopair satellite SPOT/P images for 1:50000 scale map revision”, Scientific edition of the Technical Chamber of Greece, Kavala office.
25. D. Kitsiou, I. Hatzopoulos & M. Karydis, 1997, “Use of satellite images Landsat-TM and AVHRR for the study of the see environment”, Proceedings of the 5th Pan-Hellenic Symposium of Oceanography and Fisheries, Kavala, Greece, Vol. I.
26. D. Paronis, K. Soultatis and J. N. Hatzopoulos, 1997, “Vegetation Index in Greece from Satellite images”, Proceedings of the workshop on Human networks and research and technology knowledge dissemination, Thessaloniki, Greece, 13/2/97.
27. D. Paronis, Toukiloglou P., and J. N. Hatzopoulos, 1997 “Cloud cover and sea surface temperatures from satellite images”, «Νεφοκάλυψη και θερμοκρασίες Θάλασσας στην Ελλάδα από Δορυφορικές Εικόνες» Proceedings of the workshop on Human networks and research and technology knowledge dissemination, Thessaloniki, Greece, 13/2/97.
28. A. Haralabous, J. N. Hatzopoulos, H. Kokkosis, 1997, “Creation of a suitability model for land use planning in Tourist development and in Agriculture, using GIS – Application of the model in the area surrounding Molyvos of Lesvos Greece”, Proceedings of the International Conference of Environmental Science and Technology, Molyvos of Lesvos Greece, 1 – 4 of September 1997.
29. Paronis D., J. N. Hatzopoulos 1997, Aerosol Optical Thickness and Scattering Phase Function Retrieval from Solar Radiances Recorded over Water : A Revised Approach. Proceedings of UNESCO IGARSS97
30. V. S. Raptis, Vaughan R. A., Hatzopoulos J. N., Papapanagiotou V, 1997, “The use of data fusion for the classification of the urban environments: The Mytilene case”, Proceedings of the 17th EARSeL symposium on Future Trends in Remote Sensing, Lyngby / Denmark.
31. Soulakellis N., N. Sifakis, J. Hatzopoulos (U. of Aegean), 1997. Air pollution mapping using satellite images Landsat-5 ΤΜ and spatial analysis using GIS, 4th National Conference on Cartography, Maps for the environment,kastoria Greece, Oct. 16-17 1997
32. Christos Vasilakos, John Hatzopoulos, Kostas Kalabokidis, Papapanagiotou Vagelis, 1999, “Network Design to Detect Forest Fires using GIS”, Proceedings – CD ROM of the 1st Pan-Hellenic Conference GIS – Possibilities & Applications, Prospective & Challenges, December 9 – 10, Athens Greece.
33. J. N. Hatzopoulos, E. G. Papapanagiotou, , 2000: “Photogrammetric Sea Wave Mapping for Harbor Design” Proceedings of the ASPRS / 2000Annual Convention Washington DC.
34. Hatzichristofas F. S., Kitsiou D., Hatzopoulos I. & Karydis M., 2000, “Spatial distribution of chlorophyll – a concentrations using satellite data”, Proceedings of the 6th Pan-Hellenic Symposium of Oceanography and Fisheries, Chios, Greece, Vol. I.
35. Papapanagiotou E. G., Hatzopoulos J. N., 2000. «Automatic Extraction of 3D Model Coordinates Using Digital Stereo Images», ISPRS International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, XIXth ISPRS Congress, 16-23 July 2000, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Vol. XXXIII, Part B4/2, pp. 805-812.
36. Hatzichristofas F., Karydis M., Hatzopoulos J., “Eutrophication assessment in the Aegean Sea based on satellite data”, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, Vols a and B, 318-324, 2001.
37. Hatzopoulos John N., Xoriatelli Xrysomalli, Kallos George, Katsafados Petros, & Papadopoulos Anastasios, 2002, “Monitoring of Desert Dust Aerosols over the Mediterranean from NOAA-AVHRR and Skiron Forecasting System”, Proceedings of the ASPRS – FIG 2002 joint Conference Washington DC.
38. C. Vasilakos, J. Hatzopoulos, K. Kalabokidis, K. Koutsovillis, A. Thomaidou, 2004, “Classification of the Agricultural Fields by Using Landsat TM and Quick Bird Sensors. The Case Study of olive Trees in Lesvos Island”, Proceedings of the HAICTA 2004, pp. 324 – 332, Thessaloniki Greece.
39. Christos Vasilakos, Kostas Kalabokidis, John Hatzopoulos, George Callos, Ioannis Machinos, 2004, “Remote Sensing, Artificial Intelligence, and GIS to Estimate Fire Hazard”, Proceedings of the 7th Panhellenic Geographic Conference, Department of Geography, University of Aegean, Greece, Mytilene, Otober 14-17.
40. Hatzopoulos John N., S. Karafillis and D. Gitakou, 2005, “Digital elevation data and the use of Archydro to lacate places for creation of small dams in the N. E. part of the Greek island of Naxos”, proceedings of 9th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, Rodes Island, Greece, September 1-3, 2005.
41. Loukopoulos V. C., Kalavrouziotis I. K., Hatzopoulos J. N., Papadopoulos A., Bladenopoulou S., Vissikirsky V., Pantazis, V. 2006, “Potential and planning for the safe reuse of municipal wastewater for the irrigation in soils and plants in Western Greece”, proceedings of: IX Congress of the European Society for Agronomy, In conjunction with the 100 anniversary celebration of the Faculty of Agriculture and Biology, 4-7 September 2006, Warsaw Agricultural University (WAU), Poland.
42. Ag.T. Filintas, P.I. Dioudis, D.T. Pateras, J.N. Hatzopoulos, L.G.Toulios, 2006. Drip Irrigation Effects in Movement, Concentration and allocation of Nitrates and Mapping of Nitrates with GIS in an Experimental Agricultural Field. Proc. of 3rd International Conference HAICTA 2006 on: Information Systems in Sustainable Agriculture, Agroenvironment and Food Technology, HAICTA, Volos, Greece, 20-23 September, ISBN 960-8029-43-0, pp.253-262.
43. Hatzopoulos John N., Christos Vasilakos, Sevastos Christofidis, Sotoris Htouris, Athina-Christiane Loupou, 2006, “Photogrammetric Mapping of Mediterranean Defense Structures Using an Amateur Digital Camera, GPS and Theodolite”, Proceedings of the ASPRS annual conference, May 1-5, 2006, Reno, Nevada, USA.
44. Filintas T.Ag., Christakopoulos E.P., Stamatis G., Hatzopoulos N.J., Retalis D.An., Paronis K.D., 2006. Ground water nitrate pollution from agricultural sources in agriculture-dominated watersheds. Proc. of 21st European Conference EUC2006 for ESRI users, Athens, Greece, 6-8 November, pp.14.
45. Filintas T.Ag., Dioudis I.P., Pateras T.D., Christakopoulos E.P., Hatzopoulos N.J., 2006. Irrigation Effects in soils nitrogen depletion and Nitrates GIS Mapping. Proc. of 21st European Conference EUC2006 for ESRI users, Athens, Greece, 6-8 November, pp.10.
46. Kalavrouziotis I. K., Deligiannakis J., Pantazis, V., Hatzopoulos J., Filintas Α., Kalafountzos D., and Bezergianni S., 2007. “Facing irrigation problems in the prefectures of Argolida and Lakonia by utilizing processed liquid wastes”. 2nd International Conference on “Environment – Water Resources Management – advance Technologies to Save Water”, SPM, July 2-3, 2007, Athens Greece.
47. Vasilakos, C., Kalabokidis, K., Hatzopoulos J., Kallos G., & Matsinos I. (2007). Integrating New Methods and Tools in Fire Danger Rating. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 2007, 16, 306–316, http://www.publish.csiro.au/journals/ijwf.
48. Hatzopoulos John N., Xoriatelli Xrysomalli, Kantzas Pantelis, Kallos George, Katsafados Petros, & Spyrou Christos, 2007, (in Greek) “Mapping of Sahara desert dust in the atmosphere using satellite images and numerical weather forecasting models” to be published in the proceedings of the conference “Remote Sensing: evolution and applications” Organized by the Technical Chamber of Greece on 22 & 23 of February, 2007.
49. Ag.T. Filintas, Dioudis I.P., Pateras T.D., Κoutseris, E., Hatzopoulos N.J., and Toulios G.L., Irrigation water and applied nitrogens fertilizer effects in soils nitrogen depletion and nitrates GIS mapping. Proc. of 1st International Conference on Environmental Management, Engineering, Planning and Economics (CEMEPE/SECOTOX), June 24-28, Skiathos Island, Greece, vol.III, pp.2201-2207.
50. Christakopoulos P., J. Hatzopoulos, K. Kalabokidis, D. Paronis, A. Filintas, 2007, Assessment of the response of a Mediterranean-type forest ecosystem to recurrent wildfires and to different restoration practices using Remote Sensing and GIS techniques. Proc. of 6th International Workshop of the EARSeL Special Interest Group on Forest Fires-Towards an Operational Use of Remote Sensing in Forest Fire Management, September 27-29, Thessaloniki, Greece, pp.213-216.
51. Ag.T. Filintas, Dioudis I.P., Th. Lellis, Ar. Papadopoulos, and J. Hatzopoulos, 2007. “Irrigation moisture impact on plant stress mapped using GIS in corn yield”. Proceedings of the 5th National Conference of AGRICULTURE ENGINEERING of the Society of Agricultural Engineers of Greece (EGME) October 18-20, Larissa, pp.288-295. (in Greek)
52. Christakopoulos P., J. Hatzopoulos, D. Paronis, A. Androu, 2007, (in Greek) Determination of the areas to be reforested in the National forest of Sounio by using GIS models and ICONOS satellite images, 13th Pan-Hellenic Forest Conference: Development of mountainous areas – Protection of Physical Environment, Proceedings of the Hellenic Society on Forestry, Vol. II, pp. 524 – 532, ISBN 1109-7574.
53. Agathos Filintas, Paschalis Dioudis, John Hatzopoulos, George Karantounias, 2008, Irrigation effects in Maize yield, plant stress and GIS integrated modelling of availiable soil moisture. Proc. of International Conference“Studying, Modeling and Sense Making of Planet Earth”, Department of Geography, University of the Aegean, 1-6 June, Mytilene, Lesvos, Greece, B04ID172, pp.8.
54. Agathos Filintas, Paschalis Dioudis, John Hatzopoulos, Aristotelis Papadopoulos, 2008, Biomass GIS variability modelling of Zea Mays L. for biofuell use and irrigation water management effects. Proc. of International Conference“Studying, Modeling and Sense Making of Planet Earth”, Department of Geography, University of the Aegean, 1-6 June, Mytilene, Lesvos, Greece, B02ID174, pp.8.
55. Athina Santorineou, John Hatzopoulos, Katy Siakavara, Climis Davos, 2008, “Spatial Conflict Management in Urban Planning”, Poceedings of the International conference on “Studying, Modeling & Sense Making of Planet Earth”, Department of Geography, University of the Aegean, Mytilene, Lesvos, Greece.
56. Agathos Filintas, Ioannis Kalavrouziotis, John Hatzopoulos, Aristotelis Papadopoulos, 2008, Wastewater safe reuse for irrigation of plants species and deserted soils in agricultural and forest land of western Greece by the use of in situ measurements, laboratory, GIS and GPS Methods. Proc. of 3rd International Conference AQUA 2008 on: Water Science and Technology with emphasis on water & climate, 16-19 October, Athens, Greece, ID-69, pp.8.
57. Christos Vasilakos, Kostas Kalabokidis, John Hatzopoulos, Ioannis Matsinos, 2008, “Identifying wildland fire ignition factors through sensitivity analysis of a neural network”, Nat Hazards, DOI 10.1007/s11069-008-9326-3.
58. Ag. Filintas, P. Dioudis, G. Stamatis, J. Hatzopoulos, Th. Karyotis, 2008. Environmental assessment of groundwater nitrate pollution from agricultural wastes and fertilizers in central Greece watersheds using remote sensing and GIS, Proc. of 3rd International Conference AQUA 2008 on: Water Science and Technology with emphasis on water & climate, 16-19 October, Athens, Greece, ID-02, pp.10.
59. Ag. Filintas, P. Dioudis, J. Hatzopoulos, 2008. Assessment of environmental pollution of surface water springs in the basins of Northern Mount Pilion with the use of GIS and spatial interpolation methods, Proc. of 3rd International Conference AQUA 2008 on: Water Science and Technology with emphasis on water & climate, 16-19 October, Athens, Greece, ID-67, pp.6.
60. P.S. Dioudis, Ag.T. Filintas, J.N. Hatzopoulos, G. Karantounias and D.P. Kalivas, 2008. Corn Biomass Spatial Variability Modelling and Drip Irrigation Water Management Effects with the Use of GIS Techniques and Methods. Proc. of 4th International Conference HAICTA 2008 on: Information & Communication Technologies in Bio & Earth Sciences, HAICTA, Technical Session: S2 B – Modelling and ICT, 18-20 September, Athens, Greece, ISBN 978-960-387-725-7, pp.78-88.
61. Ag. Filintas, P. Dioudis, J.N. Hatzopoulos, D. Pateras, Ar. Papadopoulos, I. Kalavrouziotis, 2008. Παραλλακτικότητα Παραγωγής Βιομάζας Ενσίρωσης Αραβοσίτου για Ζωοτροφή κι Επίδραση Στάγδην Άρδευσης, με χρήση Μεθόδων GIS και Τηλεπισκόπησης. Πρακτ. 2ου Πανελληνίου Συνεδρίου Τεχνολογίας Ζωϊκής Παραγωγής, ΤΕΙ Λάρισας, 30 Ιουνίου έως 1 Ιουλίου, Λάρισα, ISBN 978-960-98411-3-9, σελ. 327-337. (In Greek).
62. Christos Vasilakos, Kostas Kalabokidis ,John Hatzopoulos, Ioannis Matsinos, 2009, “Identifying wildland fire ignition factors through sensitivity analysis of a neural network”, Nat Hazards (2009) 50:125–143.
63. Chistakopoulos P., M. Skarvelis, Xanthopoulos G., Paronis D., Kalabokidis K., Hatzopoulos J., 2009, “Widfire interval and intensity effects to pinus halepensis Mill natural regeneration” (Preliminary results), proceedings of the 14th Panhellenic Forestry Conference, November 1-4, 2009. Pp., 603-614.
64. JOHN N. HATZOPOULOS, ATHINA SANTORINAIOU, DIMITRA GITAKOU, 2010, “COORDINATION OF PUBLIC POLICIES FOR FLOOD PROTECTION USING REMOTE SENSING AND GIS TECHNOLOGIES FOR COASTAL URBAN LANDSCAPES AT WATER TERRITORIES”. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ASPRS, APRIL 26-30, SAN DIEGO, CA.
65. John N. Hatzopoulos, Christina Efthimiatou, 2010, “Sustainable management of insular environment using GIS and remote sensing technologies”. Proceedings of the annual conference of the ASPRS, April 26-30, San Diego, CA.
66. Kalavrouziotis I., A. Filintas, P. Koukoulakis, J. N. Hatzopoulos, 2011, “Application of multicriteria analysis in the management and planning of treated municipal wastewater and sludge reuse in agriculture and land development: the case of Sparti’s wastewater treatment plant, Greece”, Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 287 – 295.
67. John N. Hatzopoulos, N. Hatzopoulos, 2012, “Image Server to Display High Resolution Satellite Images for Regional Planning in the Greek Island of Naxos”, Proceedings of the annual conference of the ASPRS, March 19-23, Sacramento, CA.
68. John N. Hatzopoulos, D. Malliaros, 2012, “Close Range Photogrammetric Mapping of Sea Waves for Better Harbor Design”, Proceedings of the annual conference of the ASPRS, March 19-23, Sacramento, CA.
69. Stefanakis Dimitrios, J. Hatzopoulos, N. Margaris, N. Danalatos, 2013, “Creation of a Remote Sensing Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) for Precision Agriculture and Related Mapping Applications”, Proceedings of the annual conference of the ASPRS, March 24-28, Baltimore Maryland, USA.
70. Bouranta Evaggelia , F. Vallianatos, J. Hatzopoulos, I. Papadopoulos and P. Gaganis, 2013, “Microtremor HVSR study of site effects in the urban area of the town of Mytilene, Lesvos (Greece) – preliminary results”, Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, vol. XLVII 2013, Proceedings of the 13th International Congress, Chania, Sept. 2013.
71. Ο.N. RETSILIDOU, and J.N. HATZOPOULOS, 2013, “MODELLING OF URBAN LAND USE AND ASSESSMENT OF FUTURE URBAN EXPANSION: APPLICATION IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF MYTILENE, LESVOS ISLAND, GREECE”, Proceedings of the 13th International CEST 2013, Conference on Environmental Science and Technology Athens, Greece, 5-7 September 2013.
72. Diamanti M., J. Hatzopoulos, and I.K.Kalavrouziotis, 2014, “Diachronic environmental evolution of the Messolonghi lagoon in Western Greece and archaeological evidence”, Proceedings of the IWA Regional Symposium on Water, wastewater and environment: Traditions and Culture. Hellenic Open University, Patras, Greece, pp. 297-307.
73. Kalabokidis K., M. Vaitis, P. Palaiologou, G. Tataris, O. Retsilidou, J. Hatzopoulos, 2014, “Geographic Data Base of the Greek Island of Rodes for Danger Risk Management”, Proceedings of the Panhellenic Conference “The use of new technologies in prevention and management of Natural desasters – The role of the Civil Protection Service”.
74. Rigos, A., Kokkoris,G.D., Velegrakis A., Hatzopoulos, J. N. , Andreadis O., Trigonis, V., 2015, (in Greek) “The database of beaches of the Aegean Archipelago”, Proceedings of the 11th Symposium on Oceanpgraphy and Fisheries “Water Hopizons and Prospects”, Mytilene, May 13-17, Greece.
75. Velegrakis A., Monioudi I., Chatzipavlis A., Hatzopoulos, J. N., Rigos, A., Psarros, F., 2015, (in Greek), “Development of a methodology for the estimation of beach retreat of the Aegean island beaches due to sea level rise”, Proceedings of the 11th Symposium on Oceanpgraphy and Fisheries “Water Hopizons and Prospects”, Mytilene, May 13-17, Greece.

Books

1 Hatzopoulos J. N., 2004, “Practical Philosophy of Thought and Virtue” The Bases to Develop a Philosophical Thought by the Ordinary Citizen, ISBN 1-58112-505-4, Universal Publishers, 106 pages.
http://www.universal-publishers.com/book.php?method=ISBN&book=1581125054
2 Hatzopoulos J. N., 2005, “Education: Time Zero” (in Greek) Kaktos publisher 148 pages, ISBN: 960-382-621-9.
http://www.kaktos.gr/default.asp?pid=5&la=1&itm=150
3 Hatzopoulos J. N., 2009, “Topografia” 2nd Edition, (in Greek) V-Giourdas Publisher, 900 pages. Includes 11 Chapters and two Appendices covering most area of geospatial information and technology. It is accompanied by a CD of educational computer programs written by the author and some of them can be used for professional work.
http://www.vgiurdas.gr/giurdasfrontend/index.aspx
4 Hatzopoulos J. N., 2008, “Topographic Mapping” Covering the wider field of Geospatial Information Science & Technology (GIS&T) such as: Projections – CoGo – Mapping – Map design – Digital Mapping / Gis – DTM/DEM – GPS – Photogrammetry / soft copy – Remote Sensing / Digital image processing – Lidar/Ifsar – Least squares adjustment, ISBN 1-58112-988-6, Universal Publishers, 740 pages.
http://www.universal-publishers.com/book.php?method=ISBN&book=1581129866
5. Hatzopoulos J. N., 2012, «Geospatial Information Topographic Mapping» (in Greek), Tziolas publisher, ISBN 978-960-418-353-1, 970 pages.
6. John N. Hatzopoulos, 2014, Education and Neuron Network Based Systems, The scientific bases for the educator, Monogram (in English), LAP publishers.
http://www.amazon.com/Education-Neuron-Network-Based-Systems/dp/3659610305

Book Chapters

1. Filintas. Ag., Hatzopoulos. J. and Polyzos, S., (2008) Assessment of surface water springs quality by the use of GIS and geostatistical techniques, (Chapter 28) in: Natural Resources. Environment and Development (eds Arabatzis, G. and Polyzos, S.), Tziolas Publications. Thessaloniki, Greece, pp.698-728 (In Greek).
2. John N. Hatzopoulos (2008) “Photogrammetry. Applications in Archaeology”. Pp.235-294, Chapter 9, in “New Technologies in Archaeognostic Sciences”, Ioannis Lyritzis Editor, Gutenberg Publishers, (in Greek).
3. John N. Hatzopoulos (2010) “Management of the Natural Environment in Ancient Greece – Agriculture”, Pp 29-46, Evangelos Manolas Editor, “The Natural Environment in Ancient Greece”, Dept. of Forestry, Environmental Management and Natural Resources, Democritus University of Thrace (in Greek).
4. John N. Hatzopoulos (2011) “Geospatial Information Science and Technology for Environmental Protection Policy “, pp. 267 – 314, Evangelos Manolas Editor, “Topics on Forestry and Management of the Environment and Natural Resources, Volume 3, Environmental Protection Policies”, Democritus University of Thrace (in Greek).
5. John N. Hatzopoulos (2013) “Education based on a balanced and healthy mind as a necessary prerequisite for sustainable development”, pp. 317 – 327, Editors: Vassilios Makrakis & Kostoulas Makrakis, Topic: “New Technologies, Education for Sustainable Development and Critical Pedagogy” Rethymnon, Crete Greece, Department of Education University of Crete, UNESCO Chair ICT in ESD and RCE Crete. (In Greek)
6. John N. Hatzopoulos (2013) “Education and sustainability as a result of a balanced development of Human mind”, pp. 297 – 311, Editors: Maria Kaila, Athanasios Mogias, Vassilis Papavassiliou, Topic: Education for the Environment and sustainability at the beginning of the 21st century, problems and problematic views during the time of crises, Diadrasi Publishers. (In Greek)
7. John N. Hatzopoulos (2013) “Historical and philosophical ideas for the continuation of Nikiforos Mandilaras action”, Collective volume in memorial of Nikiforos Mandilaras, 1105 pages. (In Greek)

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