Dr Eftychia (Efi) Rousi

Senior Scientist


Working Group

Curriculum Vitae

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Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
T +49 (0)331 288 2554
P.O. Box 60 12 03
14412 Potsdam


Climate scientist (BSc in Geography, MSc in Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Environment, PhD in Atmospheric Sciences/Climate Change)

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

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

Find me also on: Twitter: @syn_efou, Research Gate: Efi Rousi, Google Scholar: Eftychia (Efi) Rousi

... and if you only have ~1 minute, here's a short description of what I am working on: https://youtu.be/_u8yEGfyyqc

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

Selected publications:
  • Rousi E, Kornhuber K, Beobide-Arsuaga G, Luo F, Coumou D (2022): Accelerated western European heatwave trends linked to more-persistent double jets over Eurasia. Nature Communications 13, 3851: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-31432-y

  • Rousi E, Selten F, Rahmstorf S, Coumou D (2021): Changes in North Atlantic atmospheric circulation in a warmer climate favor winter flooding and summer drought over Europe. Journal of Climate 34(6), 2277-2295https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0311.1

  • 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. https://doi.org/10.3390/cli8010013 

  • Rousi E, Coumou D and Donner RV (2018): Atmospheric Teleconnections: Advanced Tools and Citizen Science. Eos 99: https://doi.org/10.1029/2018EO096591

  • 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