Vassiliki H Kourafalou

Research Professor

  • 2120 Citations
19962020

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Research Output

2011

The dynamics of the Mississippi River plume: Impact of topography, wind and offshore forcing on the fate of plume waters

Schiller, R. V., Kourafalou, V. H., Hogan, P. & Walker, N. D., Jan 1 2011, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 116, 6, C06029.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

94 Scopus citations
2010

Many task computing for modeling the fate of oil discharged from the deep water horizon well blowout

Srinivasan, A., Helgers, J., Paris, C. B., LeHenaff, M., Kang, H., Kourafalou, V. H., Iskandarani, M., Thacker, W. C., Zysman, J. P., Tsinoremas, N. F. & Knio, O. M., Dec 1 2010, 2010 3rd Workshop on Many-Task Computing on Grids and Supercomputers, MTAGS10. 5699424. (2010 3rd Workshop on Many-Task Computing on Grids and Supercomputers, MTAGS10).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

Modeling river plume dynamics with the HYbrid Coordinate Ocean Model

Schiller, R. V. & Kourafalou, V. H., Feb 5 2010, In : Ocean Modelling. 33, 1-2, p. 101-117 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

Modeling the North Aegean circulation with the hybrid coordinate ocean model

Androulidakis, Y., Krestenitis, Y. & Kourafalou, V., Dec 1 2010, Environmental Hydraulics - Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Environmental Hydraulics. p. 487-492 6 p. (Environmental Hydraulics - Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Environmental Hydraulics; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Seasonal and interannual variability of the north-western black sea ecosystem

Staneva, J., Kourafalou, V. & Tsiaras, K., Feb 1 2010, In : Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. 21, 1, p. 163-180 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2009

Evaluation of global ocean data assimilation experiment products on south florida nested simulations with the hybrid coordinate ocean model

Kourafalou, V. H., Peng, G., Kang, H., Hogan, P. J., Smedstad, O. M. & Weisberg, R. H., Feb 1 2009, In : Ocean Dynamics. 59, 1, p. 47-66 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations

Modeling the Dardanelles Strait outflow plume using a coupled model system

Blain, C. A., Cambazoglu, M. K. & Kourafalou, V. H., Dec 1 2009, MTS/IEEE Biloxi - Marine Technology for Our Future: Global and Local Challenges, OCEANS 2009. 5422421. (MTS/IEEE Biloxi - Marine Technology for Our Future: Global and Local Challenges, OCEANS 2009).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

8 Scopus citations

River-induced particle distribution in the northwestern Black Sea (September 2002 and 2004)

Karageorgis, A. P., Kourafalou, V. H., Anagnostou, C., Tsiaras, K. P., Raitsos, D. E., Papadopoulos, V. & Papadopoulos, A., Dec 8 2009, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 114, 12, C12003.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2008

A three-dimensional coupled model of the Western Black Sea plankton dynamics: Seasonal variability and comparison to Sea WiFS data

Tsiaras, K. P., Kourafalou, V. H., Davidov, A. & Staneva, J., Jul 8 2008, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 113, 7, C07007.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2007

Aegean surface circulation from a satellite-tracked drifter array

Olson, D. B., Kourafalou, V. H., Johns, W. E., Samuels, G. & Veneziani, M., Jul 1 2007, In : Journal of Physical Oceanography. 37, 7, p. 1898-1917 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

61 Scopus citations

A nested circulation model for the North Aegean Sea

Kourafalou, V. & Tsiaras, K., Jan 1 2007, In : Ocean Science. 3, 1, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
36 Scopus citations

Circulation on the western South Atlantic continental shelf: 2. Spring and autumn realistic simulations

Soares, I. D., Kourafalou, V. & Lee, T. N., Apr 8 2007, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 112, 4, C04003.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Circulation on the western South Atlantic continental shelf 1. Numerical process studies on buoyancy

Soares, I. D., Kourafalou, V. & Lee, T. N., Apr 8 2007, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 112, 4, C04002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2005

Florida Current frontal eddies and the settlement of coral reef fishes

Sponaugle, S., Lee, T., Kourafalou, V. & Pinkard, D., Jul 2005, In : Limnology and Oceanography. 50, 4, p. 1033-1048 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

104 Scopus citations
2004

Modelling studies on the processes that influence matter transfer on the Gulf of Thermaikos (NW Aegean Sea)

Kourafalou, V. H., Savvidis, Y. G., Krestenitis, Y. N. & Koutitas, C. G., Jan 2004, In : Continental Shelf Research. 24, 2, p. 203-222 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Numerical studies on the dynamics of the northwestern black sea shelf

Kourafalou, V., Tsiaras, K. & Staneva, J., Jan 1 2004, In : Mediterranean Marine Science. 5, 1, p. 133-142 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Scopus citations
2003

High resolution simulations on the North Aegean Sea seasonal circulation

Kourafalou, V. H. & Barbopoulos, K., Jan 1 2003, In : Annales Geophysicae. 21, 1 PART 2, p. 251-265 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations

Seasonal characteristics of the hydrology and circulation in the northwest Aegean Sea (eastern Mediterranean): Observations and modeling

Kontoyiannis, H., Kourafalou, V. H. & Papadopoulos, V., Sep 15 2003, In : Journal of Geophysical Research C: Oceans. 108, 9, p. 18-11 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations
2002

Diagnostic and prognostic model studies of the Adriatic Sea general circulation: Seasonal variability

Zavatarelli, M., Pinardi, N., Kourafalou, V. H. & Maggiore, A., Jan 15 2002, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 107, 1, p. 4-1 - 4-20

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Scopus citations
2001

A case study of bora-driven flow and density changes on the adriatic shelf (January 1987)

Beg Paklar, G., Isakov, V., Koračin, D., Kourafalou, V. & Orlić, M., Dec 18 2001, In : Continental Shelf Research. 21, 16-17, p. 1751-1783 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

88 Scopus citations

Modeling the impact of atmospheric and terrestrial inputs on the Black Sea coastal dynamics

Kourafalou, V. H. & Stanev, E. V., Feb 1 2001, In : Annales Geophysicae. 19, 2, p. 245-256 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
74 Scopus citations
1999

Process studies on the Po River plume, North Adriatic Sea

Kourafalou, V. H., Dec 15 1999, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 104, C12, p. 29963-29985 23 p., 1999JC900217.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

69 Scopus citations
1996

The fate of river discharge on the continental shelf 1. Modeling the river plume and the inner shelf coastal current

Kourafalou, V. H., Oey, L. Y., Wang, J. D. & Lee, T. N., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of Geophysical Research C: Oceans. 101, C2, p. 3415-3434 20 p., 95JC03024.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

228 Scopus citations

The fate of river discharge on the continental shelf 2. Transport of coastal low-salinity waters under realistic wind and tidal forcing

Kourafalou, V. H., Lee, T. N., Oey, L. Y. & Wang, J. D., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of Geophysical Research C: Oceans. 101, C2, p. 3435-3455 21 p., 95JC03025.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

103 Scopus citations