Team » Panagiotis Sismanidis




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Panagiotis Sismanidis

Research Focus

  • Statistical Downscaling of Land Surface Temperatures
  • LST Climatology
  • Surface Urban Heat Islands
  • Disaster Risk Reduction and Heatwaves



  • ESA-LST-CCI (H2020 – Grant Num. 783180): ESA Climate Change Initiative: Land Surface Temperature. 
  • ATLAS (H2020 – Grant Num. 783180): Agricultural Interoperability and Analysis System. 
  • EXTREMA (EC’s DG-ECHO - Grant Num. 783180): Extreme Temperature Alerts for Europe. 
  • NASA LCLUC - Grant Num. NNH17ZDA001N: A high spatio-temporal resolution Land Surface Temperature (LST) product for urban environment.
  • PLANHEAT (H2020 - Grant Num. 723757): Integrated tool for empowering public authorities in the development of sustainable plans for low carbon heating and cooling.
  • TREASURE (EC’s DG-ECHO - ECHO/SUB/2014/695561): Thermal risk reduction actions and tools for secure cities.
  • BEYOND (FP7 - Grant Num. 316210): Building a centre of excellence for earth observation based monitoring of Natural Disasters.

CV and Activities

  • 2020-Present – Post Doc, Department of Geography, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
  • 2014-Present – Research Associate, Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing, National Observatory of Athens, Greece
  • 2015-2018 - PhD Degree in Thermal Remote Sensing, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
  • 2006-2012 - Engineer’s Degree in Rural and Surveying Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, School of Rural and Surveying Engineering, Greece


  • Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, Taylor & Francis
  • Data, MDPI
  • Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Springer
  • IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing
  • International Journal of Remote Sensing, Taylor & Francis
  • Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, SPIE
  • Journal of Applied Statistics, Taylor & Francis
  • Remote Sensing Applications: Society & Environment, Elsevier
  • Remote Sensing, MDPI
  • Remote Sensing of Environment, Elsevier
  • Remote Sensing Letters, Taylor & Francis 
  • Urban Climate, Elsevier