Position: Postdoctoral Researchers
Kostas Koukaras holds a BSc in Biology, a MSc in hydrobiology and aquaculture and a PhD in environmental monitoring and harmful algal blooms, from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. His Phd study was the baseline of harmful algal monitoring programs in coastal waters not only in Greece but also in other Mediterranean countries. He has over 18 years national and international experience in integrated coastal zone management focusing on water monitoring (environmental auditing, reporting and inspection, environmental impact analysis and carrying capacity) and aquaculture activities (monitoring and licensing, recirculation systems for aquaculture, shellfish depuration systems, indoor shrimp farming, etc). Over the past decade, Kostas Koukaras has participated in more than 40 projects related to environmental monitoring, water management strategies, coastal monitoring and aquaculture activities.