Hydrology/Hydrogeology/Water Resources

Resume posted by pagonas in Environmental.

Desired position type: Full-Time
Location: Kerkira Peloponnisos Dytiki Ellada ke Ionio, Greece

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Summary

I am a geologist by training, having taken geology options in my undergraduate degree (Geology) and having a PhD in Hydrology/Water Resources. My research includes a wide variety of techniques including field testing, laboratory analysis and standard hydrological interpretation methods.

Education

June 2009
Department of Geology, University of Patras, Rio, GR-26500, Greece
PhD

Thesis title: ‘Geology and management of recent deposits and water resources in torrents of NW Peloponnese, Greece’

• Sampling and textural analysis of coarse-grained river bed sediments
• Geomorphologic analysis of hydrographic network
• River bed microtopography
• Rainfall – runoff modelling in catchment scale and stream flow monitoring
• Exploration of hydrological – hydrogeological conditions in catchment areas
• Aquifer and stream water sampling, hydro-chemical analysis and exploration of the influence of agrochemicals into surface and subsurface water
• Environmental monitoring – environmental impact assessment
• Aquifer storage and flow direction
• Surface – groundwater modelling
• River bed sediment transport and fluvial geomorphology
• Land use monitoring in catchment scale
• Soil erosion estimation and flood risk assessment in catchment areas
• Investigation of recent shoreline shifting (satellite images processing using GIS)
• River and water resources management, water protection and restoration
• GIS mapping

July 2004
Department of Geology, University of Patras, Rio, GR-26500, Greece
Bachelor of Science in Geology

Experience

June 2010 – today
Self-employed, Greece
Hydrogeologist/Environmental Consultant

• Geological – hydrogeological consulting and planning for future waterworks (production wells, drillings, geothermal and desalination units, etc)
• Environmental monitoring – environmental impact assessment
• Water quality monitoring based on environmental standards
• Water resources management, water protection and restoration
• Surface – groundwater modelling
• GIS mapping

December 2007 – December 2008
Region of Ionia Nisia (Water Administration, Ministry for the Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works), Greece
Hydrogeologist

• Water resources management based on EU guidelines for the protection of water quality and quantity
• Validation and issuance of waterworks (wells, desalination and geothermal units, etc) and maintenance of Greek legislation
• Environmental monitoring – environmental impact assessment
• Working with senior engineers in fine enforcement on illegal waterworks
• GIS mapping

December 2006 – October 2008
Department of Geology, University of Patras, Greece
Hydrologist/Hydrogeologist

• Project management
• River and water resources management in catchment scale
• Sedimentology of coarse-grained river bed sediments
• Geomorphologic analysis of hydrographic network
• Land use monitoring, soil erosion estimation and flood risk assessment in catchment areas
• Geological – geographical map data processing using GIS

March 2005 – December 2007
Department of Geology, University of Patras, Greece
Teaching/Lab assistant

Geodynamics (1st-2nd semester):
• Geological – geographical map data recognition and processing
• Recognition of topographic characteristics (e.g. rivers, faults, etc)
• Generation of topographic – geologic sections using CAD

Sedimentology (5th semester):
• Textural analysis of sediments

September 2004 – December 2007
TEKNiK – Studies & Constructions, Greece
Assistant surveyor/Geologist

• Land cover surveying
• Extensive surveying in open pit mine -limestone & chert excavation- (excavation process monitoring, extracted volume estimation)
• Topographical drafts designing using CAD
• Geological – geographical map data processing using GIS

Skills

  • COMPUTER SKILLS & COMPETENCES
  • • MSOffice
  • • ArcGIS
  • • ArcView
  • • AutoCAD
  • • AquaChem
  • • RockWorks
  • • SPSS
  • OTHER SKILLS & COMPETENCES
  • • European Driving license – categories B (passenger cars) & D (buses/coaches)
  • • Advanced Open Water Diver (IANTD)
  • • Offshore Sailing license
  • • Speedboat driving license

Spoken Languages

    .Greek is my native language., 2. English Fluent, Italian (Basic)