Selected Recent Publications
Peer Reviewed Papers

Incorporating landscape character in cork oak forest expansion in Sardinia: constraint or opportunity?

Vogiatzakis, I.N., Griffiths, G.H., Zomeni, M. (2020) Forests, 11(5), 593;

An integrated ecological and cultural framework for landscape sensitivity assessment in Cyprus

Manolaki, P., Zotos, S., Vogiatzakis I.N. (2020) Land Use Policy 92, 104336

Landscape linkages for the distribution of the endangered Hierophis cypriensis in Cyprus.

Erotokritou E. and Vogiatzakis I.N. (2019) Ecologia Mediterranea 45: 31-44

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Mediterranean Ecosystems

Climate and Environmental Change in the Mediterranean Basin – Current Situation and Risks for the Future. First Mediterranean Assessment Report-Chapter 4 "Ecosystems

Balzan MV, Hassoun AER, Aroua N, Baldy V, Bou Dagher M, Branquinho C, Du-tay J-C, El Bour M, Médail F, Mojtahid M, Morán-Ordóñez A, Roggero PP, Rossi Heras S, Schatz B, Vogiatzakis IN, Zaimes GN, Ziveri P 202.

Native plants for the remediation of abandoned sulphide mines in Cyprus: A preliminary assessment.

Stylianou, M., Gavriel, I., Vogiatzakis, I.N., Zorpas, A., Agapiou, A. (2020). Journal of Environmental Management 274, 110531.

Towards implementing Mapping and Assessment of Ecosystems and their Services in Cyprus: A first set of indicators for ecosystem management

Vogiatzakis, I.N., Zotos, S., Litskas, V.D., Manolaki , P, Sarris D., Stavrinides, M.D. (2020) One Ecosystem 5: e47715

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Spatial Analysis

A spatially explicit impact assessment of road characteristics, road-induced fragmentation and noise on birds species in Cyprus

Konstantopoulos, K., Moustakas, A., Vogiatzakis, I.N. (2020) Biodiversity: 10.1080/14888386.2020.1736154

Conservation ecology of butterflies on Cyprus in the context of Natura 2000

Tzirkalli, E., Kadis, C., Halley, J.M. Vogiatzakis, I.N., Wilson, R.J., Zografou, K., Antoniou, A., Tsintides, T., Makris, C., Kati, V. (2019)  Biodiversity and Conservation.

CyROS: Towards a common methodological framework for roadkills recording in Cyprus

Zotos S. and Vogiatzakis I.N. (2018) Ecologia Mediterranea 44: 109-114

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Book, Book Chapters & Edited Volumes

Vogiatzakis, I.N., Terkenli, T.S., Trovato, M-G, Abu-Jaber N.  (eds) (2018) Landscapes in the Eastern Mediterranean between the Future and the Past. Special Issue. Land, 7. MDPI

Vogiatzakis, I.N., Zomeni, M.,Trigkas V. (2016). Characterising Islandscapes: the case of Cyprus. In Pungetti G (ed.). Island Landscapes: an expression of European culture, Routledge.

Vogiatzakis, I.N., Manolaki, P., Zomeni, M., Zotos, S (2016) Chapter 4: Habitats. In: An Introduction to the Wildlife of Cyprus. Sparrow D and John E. (eds) 24-39 pp, Terra Cypia


Vogiatzakis I.N. and Melis M.T. (2015) Changing perceptions in Mediterranean Geography: the role of geospatial tools. In Terkenli T. S., Douguédroit A. and Cassar L.F. (eds) Connections, mobilities, urban prospects and environmental threats: the Mediterranean in transition. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. p.265-286

Morse, S. and Vogiatzakis, I.N. (eds) (2014) Environment and Sustainable Development. Special Issue. Sustainability 6. MDPI

Vogiatzakis I.N. (2012) Mediterranean Mountain Environments. Wiley-Blackwell.

Vogiatzakis I.N. and Griffiths G.H. (2012) Chapter 2 Landscape ecology in practice: tools for conservation and management in the Mediterranean. In Conrad, E. and Cassar, L.F. *Landscape approaches for ecosystem management in Mediterranean islands.  UNESCO & University of Malta p. 11-20

Vogiatzakis I.N. and Griffiths G.H. (2012) Landscape Character Assessment an overview. In Conrad, E. and Cassar, L.F. *Perspectives on landscapes.* Msida: Institute of Earth Systems, University of Malta.

Griffiths G.H. and Vogiatzakis I.N. (2011) Chapter 20: Habitat Approaches to Nature Conservation. In Blumler, M., MacDonald, G., Millington, A., Schickhoff, U. (eds) Handbook of Biogeography. Sage Publications.



Koumpis, Th. (2018) Using crowdsourcing data to map cultural ecosystem services: recreation in Cyprus. 11th International Conference of the Hellenic Geographical Society, 12-15 April Lavrio

Vogiatzakis I.N. (2018) From Biophysical to Landscape classification: new approaches and tools for planning and decision-making in the Mediterranean. 11th International Conference of the Hellenic Geographical Society, 12-15 April Lavrio

Zotos, S., Baier, F., Sparrow, D., Vogiatzakis, I.N. (2018) A citizen science approach to assess the impact of roads on reptile mortality in Cyprus. RSSCY Sixth International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environment  26-29 March - Paphos

Gkoltsiou, A., Manolaki, P., Vogiatzakis, I.N., Terkenli T.S. (2017) Landscape Character Mapping in Cyprus and Lesvos, Greece: towards a common methodological framework. IALE Europe 1-15 September, Ghent.

Kazakis, G., Ghosn, D., Remoundou, E., Vogiatzakis I.N. (2017) Short term variations in species richness across and altitudinal gradient in Lefka Ori, Crete. IAVS 20-24 July Palermo.

Koumpis, Th., Vogiatzakis I.N. (2016) Modelling Ecosystem Services in Cyprus. European Ecosystem Services Conference, 19-23 September, Antwerp Belgium

Zotos S., Erotokritou E., Mandoulaki, A., Sergides L., Xenofontos, M., Stavrinides M., Vogiatzakis, I.N. (2016) Rocky shelters for lizards. A way to preserve agricultural biodiversity. 9th Symposium on the Lacertids of the Mediterranean Basin & 1st Symposium on Mediterranean Lizards, Limassol Cyprus 20-23 June

Vogiatzakis, I.N., Manolaki, P., Papatheodoulou, A., Zotos, S. (2015)  Ecological integrity assessment at the landscape scale: are qualitative indicators as good as quantitative ones. British Ecological Society, Edinburgh 13-16 December
Erotokritou E. Vogiatzakis, I.N. (2015) Evaluation of the Importance of Landscape Connectivity for the distribution of  Hierophis cypriensis. 13th International Congress on the Zoogeography and ecology of Greece and Adjacent Regions, 7-11 October, Heraklion Crete.
Zotos, S., Mandoulaki, A., Sergides, L., Xenophontos, M., Erotokritou, E., Martinou, A., Stavrinides, M.,  Vogiatzakis I.N. (2015) Investigating the effect of different agricultural practices on fauna diversity in HNVFs in Cyprus. 13th International Congress on the Zoogeography and ecology of Greece and Adjacent Regions, 7-11 October, Heraklion Crete.
Manolaki, P., Andreou, M., Christodoulou, C.S., Kouzali, I., Papasavvas, C., Sutherland, L., Trigkas, Vogiatzakis, I.N. (2015) Mapping ecosystem services at the site level: a proxy-based approach for Rizoelia National Park, Cyprus. ICCB - ECCB Montpelier, 2-6 August
Martinou, A., Zotos, S., Xenophontos, M., Sergides, L., Vogiatzakis, I.N., Stavrinides, M. (2015) Conservation efforts on High Nature Value Farmlands in Cyprus ICCB - ECCB Montpelier, 2-6 August
Vogiatzakis, I.N., Manolaki, P., Zomeni, M., Trigkas, V., Papatheodoulou A., Christou, O., Michael, K., Victora, M. (2015).  Mapping landscapes and sharing experiences: progress in landscape character assessment in Cyprus.3rd International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environmentʼ  16-19 March, 2015 - Cyprus

Vogiatzakis I.N., Manolaki P., Zomeni, M., Trigkas, V., Papaptheodoulou,  A., Christou, O., Michael, K., Victora, M. (2014) Assessing the ecological integrity of landscapes in Cyprus. IALE  22-25 October, Antalya, Turkey

Zomeni, M., Martinou, A., Stavrinides, M., Xenofontos, M., Stylianopoulou, E. Vogiatzakis, I.N. (2014) Defining High Nature Value Farmland (HNVF) in Cyprus: an expert driven approach. London 1-3 September IALE-UK.

Louka, M., Vogiatzakis, I.N., Moustakas, A. (2014) Predicting the distribution of two endemic species in Cyprus under the combined effect of land use and climate changes. ERT Conference: Spatial Ecology and Conservation 2, Birmingham 17-20 June

Zomeni M. and Vogiatzakis.I.N. Roads and Roadless areas in Natura 2000 sites in Cyprus. IALE – Europe 2013, September, Manchester

Zomeni, M., Andreou, M., Kadis, C. , Christodoulou, C., Tsintides, T., Vogiatzakis, I.N. Restoration possibilities of endemic forests fragments with Juniperus spp. in Cyprus. IALE – Europe 2013, September, Manchester

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