Raptakis  Konstantinos, Scientific - Technical Personnel


Phone: 2107723932  corapt@central.ntua.gr

Office: University Campus of NTUA, Zografos, Lambadario building, 1st floor, 123




He was born in Athens in 1967. He graduated from the 8th high school of Peristeri, Athens Greece in 1985. He is a Rural and Surveying Engineer (1993). Since 1993 he has been part of the personnel of the Higher Geodesy and Dionysos Satellite observatories of School of Rural and Surveying Engineering, NTUA.



Current position

Scientific – Technical Personnel, Department of Topography



Research interests

• Permanent GNSS network for tectonics estimation
• GNSS data processing
• Gravity field
• Geoid estimation with tide gauge data analysis
• Ships manoeuvrability tests









Geodesy ÉÉÉ (Surveying)

• Geodesy V, (Satellite Geodesy)

Satellite Geodesy and Navigation

• Particular topics on Satellite Geodesy

• Higher and Satellite Geodesy applications

• Field Course in Higher and Satellite Geodesy



Selected papers

Gikas V., Paradissis D., Raptakis K., Antonatou O. (2005): “Deformation Studies of the Dam of Mornos Artificial Lake via Analysis of Geodetic Data”, FIG Working Week, Cairo, Egypt, April 16-21 2005

Floyd, M., J.-M. Nocquet, C. Raptakis, H. Billiris, D. Paradissis, P. England and B. Parsons (2006): “Internal deformation of the southern Aegean from velocities of a continuous GPS network”, XIII Assembly of WEGENER, Nice, France, 4–7 September 2006

Floyd, M. A., P. England, J. Nocquet, C. Raptakis, D. Paradissis, H. Billiris and B. Parsons (2008): “Deformation of the southern Aegean from continuous Global Positioning System measurements”, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(23), Jt. Assembly. Suppl., Abstract G33B-05

Floyd, M. A., P. England, J.-M. Nocquet, C. Raptakis, D. Paradissis, H. Billiris and B. Parsons (2009): “Strain accumulation along the Hellenic subduction zone determined from continuous GPS measurements”, Earthscope National Meeting, Boise, Idaho, May 2009

Floyd, M., P. England, J.-M. Nocquet, C. Raptakis, D. Paradissis, H. Billiris and B. Parsons (2009): “Continuous GPS observations of interseismic strain accumulation along the Hellenic subduction zone” in Proceedings of the International Symposium on Historical Earthquakes and Conservation of Monuments and Sites in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Istanbul, 2009, edited by T. Taymaz, pp. 83–86, Istanbul Technical University.

Michelle M. Parks, Juliet Biggs, Philip England, Tamsin A. Mather, Paraskevi Nomikou, Kirill Palamartchouk, Xanthos Papanikolaou, Demitris Paradissis, Barry Parsons, David M. Pyle, Costas Raptakis, Vangelis Zacharis, (2012), “Evolution of Santorini Volcano dominated by episodic rapid flux of melt from depth”, Nature Geoscience, DOI: 10.1038/NGEO1562

Michelle M. Parks, James Moore, Xanthos Papanikolaou, Juliet Biggs, Tamsin A. Mather, David M. Pyle, Costas Raptakis, Demitris Paradissis, Andrew Hooper, Barry Parsons, Paraskevi Nomikou (2014) “From quiescence to unrest – 20 years of satellite geodetic measurements at Santorini volcano, Greece”, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 120(2), DOI: 10.1002/2014JB011540

Andy Howell Kirill Palamartchouk Xanthos Papanikolaou Demitris Paradissis Costas Raptakis Alex Copley Philip England James Jackson “The 2008 Methoni earthquake sequence: The relationship between the earthquake cycle on the subduction interface and coastal uplift in SW Greece”, (2017), Geophysical Journal International 208(3):1592-1610,DOI10.1093/gji/ggw462

 Stavroula Alatza, Ioannis Papoutsis, Demitris Paradissis, Charalabos Kontoes, Gerassimos Papadopoulos, Costas Rapatkis (2020) “ InSAR Time-Series Analysis for Monitoring Ground Displacement Trends in the Western Hellenic Arc: The Kythira Island, Greece” Geosciences (Switzerland), DOI: 10.3390/Geosciences10080293