Institute for Mediterranean Studies

Apostolos Sarris

Research Director
Laboratory of Geophysical - Satellite Remote Sensing and Archaeo-environment

Apostolos Sarris holds a B.A./MA in Astronomy & Physics/Physics from Boston University and a M.Sc. & Ph.D. in Physics/Geophysics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is Research Director at F.O.R.T.H. and Head of GeoSatReSeArch Lab. He is Adjunct/Affiliate Professor of Cyprus University of Technology and Research Associate at the Field Museum of Natural History of Chicago, USA. He has acted as Vice-Chair of the International Society of Archaeological Prospection (ISAP) and he is currently president of CAA-GR, secretary of UISPP Commission IV, and associate editor of the Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin, Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences Journal and of Archaeological Prospection Journal. He has been a contracted lecturer, among others, at theAristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki, the Univ. of Crete, the Univ. of Aegean, the National Air-force Academy and the Univ. of Maryland. Hehas organized and participated in more than 210 geophysical/satellite remote sensing/GIS/GPS projects in Greece, U.S.A., Cyprus, Hungary, Albania, Italy, Turkey and Egypt & participated in 90 Greek and International/European large scale research projects. His publication record includes more than 270 publications (44books/proceedings volumes/chapters in books, 230 refereed journal and proceedings papers), 135 technical reports/guides and 380communications in 90 international and 80 national conferences.

Selected Publications