Dr. Vassilis Litskas

Research associate

About me

My background is Agronomy, Agr. Engineering, Water & Soil Resources Management, Ecology and Environmental Protection. I work as a researcher in the TEM lab at Open Un. Cyprus, in the ERASMUS+ projects EnVeROS & WASEC (2018-2020). My research interests are Env. Footprints, Env. Protection, Water & Soil Res. Mngmt, Climate Change & Agriculture and Ecosystem Services. I have participated in 11 research projects under these topics (2006-today) and I have been involved in the submission of many scientific proposals under these topics. I am a teaching scientist in UOC, Civil&Env Engineering and CUT, Agr. Sci., Biotech. & Food Sci. I also have worked a researcher (2015-2018) at Sust. Agr. Group, Cyprus Un. of Technology (CUT) and NIREAS IWRC (Un of Cyprus, UOC; 2013-2015). I teach Agrometeorology, Hydrology, Ag. Machinery, Env. Impact Assessment, Solid Waste Mngmt and Water Res. Mngmt in undergraduate students.  I have 15 scientific papers with a h-index 7 and >20 presentations in int. conferences

Key publications

​​Litskas, V.D., Migeon, A., Navajas, M., Tixier, M-S., Stavrinides, M.C., 2019. Climate change expected to reduce suitability of land for tomato production and increase mite outbreaks. Env Res Letters, Vol 14, no 8.

Litskas, V.D.; Irakleous, T.; Tzortzakis, N.; Stavrinides, M.C. Determining the carbon footprint of indigenous and introduced grape varieties through Life Cycle Assessment using the island of Cyprus as a case study. Journal of Cleaner Production 2017, 156, 418–425, doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.04.057.