From its founding, the Department of Environment has participated actively in researching environmental problems, with financing from both Greek and European Union sources.


The Departmentís research laboratories handle a wide range of research activities concerning atmospheric pollution, environmental management, biodiversity management, waste management, environmental quality control, renewable energy sources and energy systems, remote sensing / geographical information systems (GIS) and island and regional development. At present, the Department has eleven research laboratories :


Waste Management Laboratory
Biodiversity Conservation Laboratory
Energy Management Laboratory
Laboratory for Environmental Policy & Strategic Envir. Management
Applied Environmental Economics Laboratory
Research Centre of Environmental Communication and Education


Water and Air Analysis Laboratory

Remote Sensing Laboratory

Regional and Insular Development Laboratory

Environmental Planning Laboratory

Aquatic Ecosystems Laboratory