Per-review publications

Topouzelis, K.; Papageorgiou, D.; Karagaitanakis, A.; Papakonstantinou, A.; Arias Ballesteros, M. (2020) Remote Sensing of Sea Surface Artificial Floating Plastic Targets with Sentinel-2 and Unmanned Aerial Systems (Plastic Litter Project (2019). Remote Sens. 2020, 12, 2013. DOI: 10.3390/rs12122013



Biermann, L., Clewley, D., Martinez-Vicente, V., Topouzelis, K., 2020. Finding Plastic Patches in Coastal Waters using Optical Satellite Data. Scientific Reports. Rep. 10, 5364.



Martínez-Vicente, V.; Clark, J.R.; Corradi, P.; Aliani, S.; Arias, M.; Bochow, M.; Bonnery, G.; Cole, M.; Cózar, A.; Donnelly, R.; Echevarría, F.; Galgani, F.; Garaba, S.P.; Goddijn-Murphy, L.; Lebreton, L.; Leslie, H.A.; Lindeque, P.K.; Maximenko, N.; Martin-Lauzer, F.-R.; Moller, D.; Murphy, P.; Palombi, L.; Raimondi, V.; Reisser, J.; Romero, L.; Simis, S.G.; Sterckx, S.; Thompson, R.C.; Topouzelis, K.N.; van Sebille, E.; Veiga, J.M.; Vethaak, A.D. Measuring Marine Plastic Debris from Space: Initial Assessment of Observation Requirements. Remote Sens. (2019).11, 2443. DOI:



Topouzelis, K., Papakonstantinou, A., Garaba, S.P. (2019). Detection of floating plastics from satellite and unmanned aerial systems ( Plastic Litter Project 2018 ). Int J Appl Earth Obs Geoinf. 79, 175–183. DOI: 10.1016/j.jag.2019.03.011

Conference publication - reports

C. Morales, A. Cózar, S. Aliani, A. Isobe, M. Arias, O. Basurko, K. Topouzelis, A. Rubio, 2020, “Marine Litter Windrows”, VII International Symposium on Marine Sciences (ISMS 2020). Barcelona, July 1-3 2020.

Papakonstantinou A., Batsaris M., Spondylidis S., Moutzouris-Sidiris I., Kader A., Moustakas A., Topouzelis K., Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems and Deep Learning Techniques for Plastic Waste Mapping in the Coastal Zone, 11th Panhellenic HellasGIs Conference, HellasGI, 18-20 November 20120. 

Topouzelis, K.; Papageorgiou, D.; Karagaitanakis, A.; Papakonstantinou, A.; Arias Ballesteros M., 2020, Plastic Litter Project 2019, Exploring the detection of floating plastic litter using drones and Sentinel-2 satellite images, IGARSS2020 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, September 26 – October 2, 2020

Lauren Biermann, Daniel Clewley, Victor Martinez-Vicente, and Konstantinos Topouzelis, 2020, Detecting and Identifying Floating Plastic Debris in Coastal Waters using Sentinel-2 Earth Observation Data, EGU2020-19145, EGU General Assembly 2020, 4 to 8 May 2020,

D. Papageorgiou, K. Topouzelis, 2020, Plastic Litter Projects (PLPs) – Experiments to tackle plastic pollution in the marine environment using remote sensing data, 3rd scientific forum for Disaster Risk Reduction in Greece, Athens, 5-6 March 2020. 

D. Papageorgiou, K. Topouzelis, 2019, “Drone Mapping and Satellite Testing for Marine Plastic on Aegean Sea”, IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society event: Marine Debris Indicators: What’s Next?, 16-18 December 2019 – Brest, France

Fritz S., Topouzelis K., 2019, “Detecting marine litter in Greece using drone data and the picture pile sorting app” IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society event: Marine Debris Indicators: What’s Next?, 16-18 December 2019 – Brest, France. 

Garaba S., Baugh B., Vries R., Lebreton L., Papakonstantinou A., Sainte-Rose B., Slat B., Topouzelis K., Zielinski O., 2019, High Geo-Spatial Resolution Remote Sensing of Floating Plastic Litter, OceanOBS 2019, 16-20 September 2019, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. 

Topouzelis K., Papakonstantinou A., Garaba S., Doukari M., Chatziantoniou A., and Spondilidis S., 2019, Plastic Litter Project 2018: exploring the detection of floating plastic litter using drones and satellite images, 16th International Conference on Environmental Science & Technology, CEST2019, 4-7 September 2019, Rhodes, Greece. 

Topouzelis K., Papakonstantinou A., 2019, Plastic Litter Project 2018: Satellite Testing and Drone Mapping for Marine Plastics on the Aegean Sea, European Space Agency Living Planet Symposium LPS2019, 13 – 17 May 2019, Milan, Italy. 

Topouzelis K.,  Papakonstantinou A., 2019, Plastic litter detection from space: current knowledge and lessons learned from the Plastic Litter Project 2018,  Atlantic from Space Workshop, 23–25 January, 2019, UK

Topouzelis K., Papakonstantinou A., 2018, Towards plastic litter detection from space: a proposal for calibration and validation infrastructure, MED2018, 11-12 December 2018, ESA-ESRIN, Frascati, Rome, Italy. 

Vallette, M. Arias, S. Aliani, A. Cozar, K. Topouzelis, S. Garaba, M. Hennen, P. Bryere, F. R. Martin-Lauzer, C. Jacobs, A. Mangin, 2018, ESA & Copernicus initiatives to face the Challenges of Marine Litter tracking, IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society, Plastics in the Oceans Workshop, 26-27 November 2018, Breast, France. 

Velegrakis A., Andreadis O., Papakonstantinou A.,Manoutsoglou E., Doukari M., Hasiotis T., Topouzelis K. and Katsanevakis S., 2016, “Preliminary study on the emerging marine litter problem along the eastern coast of Lesvos isl., Greece”, 41th CIESM Congress, Kiel, Germany, 12-16 September.