Research Interests: Aerosol Chemistry, Mineral Dust, Atmospheric Deposition, Biogeochemical Cycles


  • Post-Doc. 2007-2010, Environmental Chemical Processes Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, University of Crete, GREECE
  • Ph.D. 2006, Chemical Oceanography, METU-IMS, TÜRKİYE
  • M.Sc. 2001, Chemical Oceanography, METU-IMS, TÜRKİYE
  • B.Sc. 1995, Department of Chemistry, Ege University, İzmir, TÜRKİYE

Career Highlights

PI of several TUBITAK projects and participated in EU projects on atmospheric chemistry

Selected Publications

  1. Koçak, M. , Mihalopoulos, N., Tutsak, E., Violaki, K., Theodosi, C., Zarmpas, P., Kalegeri, P., 2016. Atmospheric deposition of macronutrients (dissolved inorganic nitrogen and phosphorous) onto the Black Sea and implications on marine productivity. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Volume 73, Issue 4, 1727-1739.
  2. Koçak, M., Theodosi, C., Zarmpas, P., Séguret, M.J.M., Herut, B., Kallos, G., Mihalopoulos, N. , Kubilay, N., Nimmo M., 2012. Influence of mineral dust transport on the chemical composition and physical properties of the Eastern Mediterranean aerosol. Atmospheric Environment, 57, 266-277.
  3. Koçak, M., Theodosi, C., Zarmpas, P., Im, U., Bougiatioti, A., Yenigun, O., Mihalopoulos, N., 2011.Particulate matter (PM10) in Istanbul: Origin, source areas and potential impact on surrounding regions. Atmospheric Environment, 45, 6891-6900
  4.    Koçak, M., Kubilay, N., Tugrul, S., Mihalopoulos, N. 2010. Atmospheric nutrient inputs to the northern Levantine basin from a long-term observation: sources and comparison with riverine inputs. Biogeosciences, 7, 4037-4050.
  5. Koçak, M., Mihalopoulos, N., and Kubilay, N. 2007. Chemical composition of the fine and coarse fraction of aerosols in the northeastern Mediterranean. Atmospheric Environment, 41, 7351–7368.