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Environmental Pollution – Bioremediation

  1. Papadopoulou-Mourkidou E, Karpouzas DG, Patsias J, Kotopoulou A, Milothridou K, Kintzikoglou K, and Vlachou P (2004). The potential of pesticides to contaminate the groundwater resources of the Axios river basin in Macedonia, Northern Greece. Part I. Monitoring study in the north part of the basin. The Science of the Total Environment 321: 127-146 DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2003.08.019
  2. Papadopoulou-Mourkidou E, Karpouzas DG, Patsias J, Kotopoulou A, Milothridou K, Kintzikoglou K, and Vlachou P (2004). The potential of pesticides to contaminate the groundwater resources of the Axios river basin. Part II. Monitoring study in the south part of the basin. The Science of the Total Environment 321: 147-164 DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2003.08.020
  3. Tsiropoulos N.G, Lykas DT and Karpouzas DG (2005) Liquid chromatographic determination of fosthiazate residues in environmental samples and application of the method to a fosthiazate field dissipation study. Journal of AOAC International 88 (6), 1827-1833
  4. Ferrari F, Karpouzas DG, Trevisan M, Capri E (2005). Predicting and measuring the environmental concentration of pesticides in air after application to paddy water systems. Environmental Science and Technology 39 (9), 2968-2975 DOI: 10.1021/es048342i
  5. Karpouzas DG, Ferrero A, Vidotto F, Capri E (2005). Application of the RICEWQ-VADOFT model for simulating the environmental fate of pretilachlor in rice paddies. Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry 24 (4), 1007-1017 DOI: 10.1897/04-180R.1
  6. Karpouzas DG, Capri E. and Papadopoulou-Mourkidou E (2006) Basin-scale risk assessment in rice paddies: An example based on the Axios river basin in Greece. Vadose Zone Journal 5 (2) 273-282 DOI: 10.2136/vzj2005.0021
  7. Karpouzas DG, Cervelli S, Watanabe H, Capri E, and Ferrero A (2006) Pesticide exposure assessment in rice paddies in Europe: a comparative study of existing mathematical models. Pest Management Science 62 (7), 624-636 DOI: 10.1002/ps.1216
  8. Karpouzas DG, Riparbelli C, Pastori M, Capri E (2006) Landscape risk analysis of pesticides applied to rice paddies. Agronomy for Sustainable Development 26: 167-177 DOI: 10.1051/agro:2006013
  9. Pantelelis I, Karpouzas DG, Menkissoglu-Spiroudi U, and Tsiropoulos NG (2006). Influence of soil physicochemical and biological properties on the degradation and adsorption of the nematicide fosthiazate. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 54: 228-237 DOI: 10.1021/jf061098p
  10. Karpouzas DG, Pantelelis I, Menkissoglu-Spiroudi U, Tsiropoulos N.G, Golia E (2007). Leaching of the organophosphorus nematicide fosthiazate. Chemosphere 68: 1359-1364 DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2007.01.023
  11. Capri, DG Karpouzas (2008). Pesticide risk assessment in rice paddies: Theory and Practice, Elsevier BV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, ISBN: 978-0-444-53087-5
  12. Karpouzas DG, and Miao Z (2008). Higher tier exposure assessment in rice paddy areas: a European perspective. In Pesticide risk assessment in rice paddies: Theory and Practice, Capri E, and DG Karpouzas Eds, Elsevier BV , The Netherlands, ISBN: 978-0-444-53087-5, pp. 125-164
  13. Dolaptsoglou C, Karpouzas DG, Menkissoglu-Spiroudi U, Eleftherohorinos I, and Voudrias E.A (2009). Influence of different organic amendments on the leaching and dissipation of terbuthylazine in a column and a field study. Journal of Environmental Quality 38: 782-791 DOI: 10.2134/jeq2008.0162
  14. Tsohatzis E, Karpouzas DG, Menkissoglu-Spiroudi U, Tzimou-Tsitouridou R (2010) A multi-residue method for pesticide residue analysis in rice grains using matrix solid phase dispersion extraction and high performance liquid chromatography - diode array detection. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 397: 2181-2190 DOI: 10.1007/s00216-010-3645-4
  15. Tsohatzis E.D, Tzimou-Tsitouridou R, Menkissoglu-Spiroudi U, Karpouzas DG, Papageorgiou M (2012) Development and validation of an HPLC-DAD method for the simultaneous determination of most common rice pesticides in paddy water systems. International Journal of Environmental and Analytical Chemistry 92(5): 548-560 DOI: 10.1080/03067310903229943
  16. Tsohatzis E.D, Tzimou-Tsitouridou R Menkissoglu-Spiroudi U, Karpouzas DG, Katasantonis D (2013) Dissipation of tricyclazole, profoxydim and penoxsulam in rice paddy systems: Laboratory and field studies. Chemosphere 91(7): 1049-1057
  17. Storck V, Lucini L, Mamy L, Ferrari F, Papadopoulou ES, Nikolaki S, Karas P.A, Servien R, Karpouzas DG, Trevisan M, Benoit P, Martin-Laurent F (2016) Identification and characterization of tebuconazole transformation products in soil by combining suspect screening and molecular typology. Environmental Pollution 208: 537-546 DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2015.10.027
  18. Papadopoulou ES, Lagos S, Spentza F, Vidiadakis E, Karas P.A, Klitsinaris T, Karpouzas DG (2016) The dissipation of fipronil, chlorpyrifos, fosthiazate and ethoprophos in soils from potato monoculture areas: first evidence for the development of enhanced biodegradation of fosthiazate. Pest Management Science 72(5): 1040-1050 DOI: 10.1002/ps.4092
  19. Papadopoulou E, Karas P, Nikolaki S, Storck V, Ferrari F, Trevisan M, Martin-Laurent F, Karpouzas DG (2016) The dissipation and adsorption of isoproturon, chlorpyrifos, tebuconazole and of their main metabolites: A lab-to-field assessment. Science of the Total Environment 569-570: 86-96 DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.06.133
  20. Storck V, Karpouzas DG, Martin-Laurent F (2016) Towards a new pesticide registration policy. Science of the Total Environment  (in press)
  21. Garau G, Silvetti M, Vasileiadis S, Donner E, Deiana S, Lombi S, Castaldi P, (2017) Use of municipal solid wastes for chemical and microbiological recovery of soils contaminated with metal(loid)s. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 11: 25-35
  22. Papazlatani CV., Karas P.A., Tucat G., Karpouzas D.G., (2019) Expanding the use of biobeds: Dissipation and adsorption of pesticides contained in effluents from seed-coating, bulb disinfestation and fruit-packaging activities. Journal of Environmental Management 248: 15 October 2019, 109221
  23. Navrozidou E., Remmas N., Melidis P., Karpouzas D.G., Tsiamis G., Ntougias S., (2019) Biodegradation potential and diversity of diclofenac-degrading microbiota in an immobilized cell biofilter. Processes 7(9), 554;
  24. Mavriou Z., Alexandropoulou I., Melidis P., Karpouzas D.G., Ntougias S. (2020) Biotreatment and bacterial succession in an upflow immobilized cell bioreactor fed with fludioxonil wastewater. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 28, 3774-3786
  25. Christou M.L., Vasileiadis S., Kalamaras SD., Karpouzas D.G., Angelidaki I., Kotsopoulos T., (2020) Ammonia-induced inhibition of manure-based continuous biomethanation process under different organic loading rates and associated microbial community dynamics. Bioresource Technology 320: 124323
  26. Kalamaras SD, Vasileiadis S, Karas P, Angelidaki I, Kotsopoulos TA (2020). Microbial adaptation to high ammonia levels during anaerobic digestion of manure-based feedstock; Biomethanation and 16S rRNA gene sequencing. Journal of Chemical Technology Biotechnology 95(7): 1970-1979
  27. Christou ML., Vasileiadis S., Angelidaki I., Karpouzas D.G., Kotsopoulos T., (2021) Effects of organic loading rate and hydraulic retention time on bioaugmentation performance to tackle ammonia inhibition in anaerobic digestion. Bioresource Technology 320: 124323
  28. Karaolia P., Vasileiadis S., Michael S.G., Karpouzas D.G., Fatta-Kasinos D. (2021) Shotgun metagenomics assessment of the resistome, mobilome, pathogen dynamics and their ecological control modes in full-scale urban wastewater treatment plants. Journal of Hazardous Materials 418: 126387
  29. Lagos S., Perruchon C., Tsikriki, A., Gourombinos E., Vasileiadis S., Sotiraki S., Karpouzas D.G., (2021) Bioaugmentation of animal feces as a mean to mitigate environmental contamination with anthelmintic benzimidazoles. Journal of Hazardous Materials


  30. Drigo B., Brunetti G., Aleer S., Bell JM., Short MD., Vasileiadis S., et al., (2021) Inactivation, removal, and regrowth potential of opportunistic pathogens and antimicrobial resistance genes in recycled water systems. Water Research 117324