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Dr. Eftychia (Efi) Rousi

Dr. Eftychia (Efi) Rousi
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
Telegraphenberg A62 / S06
Phone: +49 (0)331 288 2554
Email: rousi[at]
Postal Address
P.O. Box 60 12 03
14412 Potsdam


Geographer with an MSc in Meteorology and Climatology and a PhD in Atmospheric Sciences/Climate Change.

Postdoctoral researcher, currently working for the BMBF ClimXtreme project, subproject A4. PERSEVERE: Persistent Summer Extremes over Europe due to wave-Resonance Events

Formerly worked for the GOTHAM (Globally Observed Teleconnections and their role and representation in Hierarchies of Atmospheric Models) project.

Full CV:
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Research Interests

Atmospheric Circulation, Teleconnection Patterns, Synoptic Climatology, Climate Change, Climate Extremes, North Atlantic Variability, Mediterranean Climate, Spatial Pattern Recognition

Selected Publications
  • Rousi E, Rust HW, Ulbrich U and Anagnostopoulou C (2020): Implications of Winter NAO Flavors on Present and Future European Climate. Climate 8(1): 13. 

  • Rousi E, Coumou D and Donner RV (2018): Atmospheric Teleconnections: Advanced Tools and Citizen Science. Eos 99:

  • Rousi E, Ulbrich U, Rust H, Anagnostopoulou C (2017): An NAO Climatology in Reanalysis Data with the use of Self-Organizing Maps. Perspectives on Atmospheric Sciences. Springer International Publishing, 719-724. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-35095-0_103

  • Rousi Ε, Anagnostopoulou C, Tolika K, Maheras P (2015): Representing Teleconnection Patterns over Europe: a comparison of SOM and PCA methods. Atmospheric Research 152: 123-137. DOI:10.1016/j.atmosres.2013.11.010

  • Rousi E, Mimis A, Stamou M, Anagnostopoulou C (2014): Classification of circulation types over Eastern Mediterranean using a Self-Organizing Map Approach. Journal of Maps 10(2): 232-237. DOI: 10.1080/17445647.2013.862747

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