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Mr Georgios-Pavlos Farangitakis, MSc

PhD Student in the Department of Earth Sciences
Room number: Open Plan Area

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2016-Present: PhD Structural Geology & Thermal Modelling, Durham University

2015-2016: Research Assistant (Seismic interpretation and processing in the Central Aegean), National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

2014-2015: MSc in Integrated Petroleum Geoscience, University of Aberdeen

2007-2013: BSc (Hons) in Geology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Research Groups

Department of Earth Sciences

Research Interests

  • Structural Geology
  • Transform Margins
  • Analogue Modelling (Collaborated with Utrecht University/TecLab)
  • Numerical Modelling
  • Seismic Interpretation
  • Petroleum Geology
  • Plate Tectonics


Journal Article

  • Farangitakis, G.P., Sokoutis, D., McCaffrey, K.J.W., Willingshofer, E., Kalnins, L.M., Phethean, J.J.J., van Hunen, J. & van Steen, V. (2019). Analogue modeling of plate rotation effects in transform margins and rift-transform intersections. Tectonics 38(3): 823-841.
  • Christopoulou, Anastasia, Mallinis, Giorgos, Vassilakis, Emmanuel, Farangitakis, Georgios-Pavlos, Fyllas, Nikolaos M., Kokkoris, Giorgos D. & Arianoutsou, Margarita (2019). Assessing the impact of different landscape features on post-fire forest recovery with multitemporal remote sensing data: the case of Mount Taygetos (southern Greece). International Journal of Wildland Fire 28(7): 521-532.
  • Nomikou, P., Hübscher, C., Papanikolaou, D., Farangitakis, G.P., Ruhnau, M. & Lampridou, D. (2018). Expanding extension, subsidence and lateral segmentation within the Santorini - Amorgos basins during Quaternary: Implications for the 1956 Amorgos events, central - south Aegean Sea, Greece. Tectonophysics 722: 138-153.
  • Farangitakis, G.P., Brentas, O.G., Andreadakis, E. & Lekkas, E. (2017). Seismic Risk Assessment in the Attica Basin. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece 50(3): 1415-1425.

Conference Paper

  • Alexopoulos, J.D., Dilalos, S., Vassilakis, E., Michelioudakis, D., Mavroulis, S. & Farangitakis, G.P. (2014), A Geophysical Insight for the Occurrence of Mediterranean Temporary Ponds on Mts. Oiti and Kallidromo (Greece), Near Surface Geoscience 2014 - 20th European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics. Athens, Greece, EAGE.

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