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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hakkı BALTACI
Earth and marine sciences institute

Hakkı BALTACI
Phone
+90 (262) 6053216
Email
hbaltaci@gtu.edu.tr
Web page
https://sites.google.com/view/hakkibaltacishomepagege/
Office
, Yer ve Deniz Bilimleri, 13
Areas of interest
Atmospheric Sciences, Climate Change, Synoptic Meteorology, Extreme Atmospheric Events, Remote Sensing, Numerical Weather Prediction Detail: https://sites.google.com/view/hakkibaltacishomepagege/

PEER REVIEWED PAPERS IN SCI-INDEXED JOURNALS

Publications in 2024:

1- Baltaci H., Ozturk Y., Akkoyunlu B.O. 2024. Long-term variations and synoptic features of heat waves in Turkiye.International Journal of Global Warming.htpps://doi.org/10.1504/IJGW.2024.10062599.

2- Bahauddin M.,Baltaci H., Onat B. 2024. The role of large-scale atmospheric circulations on long-term variations of PM10 concentrations over Turkey.Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 31, 1260-1275.

3- Besiktas R.,Baltaci H., Akkoyunlu B.O. 2024. Simulation of the Jet Fire Using Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling (ALOHA): A Case Study of Natural Gas Pipeline in Istanbul, Türkiye.Atmosphere, 15, 456.

Publications in 2023:

4-Baltaci H., Tumay G., Labban A.H. 2023. Impact of drought conditions on air pollution over Turkey. International Journal of Climatology, 43, 3647-3663.

5- Ozturk Y.,Baltaci H., Akkoyunlu B.O. 2023. The effects of heatwaves on hospital admissions in the Edirne province of Turkey: A cohort study.Medicine, 102(28), e34299.

6-Hunegnaw A., Duman H., Ejigu Y.G., Baltaci H., Dousa J., Teferle F.N. 2023. On the Impact of GPS Multipath Correction Maps and Post-Fit Residuals on Slant Wet Delays for Tracking Severe Weather Events. Atmosphere, 14, 219.

7- Ozturk Y., Baltaci H., Akkoyunlu B.O. 2023. The Impacts of Heat Waves on Hospital Admissions and Mortality in the Fethiye Province of Turkey. Portuguese Journal of Public Health. htpps://doi.org/10.1159/000530747.

8- Çelik B., Erkan K., Tayanç M.,Baltaci H., Akkoyunlu B.O., Balkan-Pazvantoğlu E. 2023. Recent Climate Change in Western Black Sea Region of Turkey by Paleoclimatic Reconstruction of Borehole Temperatures .Pure and Applied Geophysics. htpps://doi.org/10.1007/s00024-023-03345-4.

9- Gomes H.B., Herdies D.L.,Baltaci H., Juneng L. 2023. Editorial: Extreme events and risk of hazardous: prespectives from observations and modeling.Frontiers in Earth Science. 11:1305527.

Publications in 2022:

10-Baltaci H.,da Silva M.C.L., Gomes H.B. 2022. A climatological study of fog in Turkey.International Journal of Climatology, 42, 9344-9356.

11-Bahauddin M., Oruc I., Baltaci H., Ozdemir H., Akkoyunlu B.O. 2022. Analysis and sampling of atmospheric particles of precipitation sub-events in Istanbul, Turkey. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 19, 5985-5998.

12-Baltaci H.,Arslan H. 2022. Seasonal and regional variability of wet and dry spell characteristics over Turkey.Atmospheric Research, 270,106083.

13-Baltaci H.,Arslan H., Akkoyunlu B.O. 2022. High PM10 source regions and their influence on respiratory diseases in Canakkale, Turkey. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 19,797-806.

14-Gomes H.B., Lemos da Silva M.C., Barbosa H.d.M.J., Ambrizzi T., Baltaci H., Gomes H.B., Silva F.D.d.S., Costa R.L., Figueroa S.N., Herdies D.L., Junior T.M.P. 2022. WRF Sensitivity for Seasonal Climate Simulations of Precipitation Fields on the CORDEX South America Domain. Atmosphere, 13,107.

15- Arslan H., Baltaci H., Sahin U.A., Onat B. 2022. The relationship between air pollutants and respiratory diseases for the western Turkey. Atmospheric Pollution Research,13,101322.

16-Baltaci H.,Ezber Y. 2022.Characterization of atmospheric mechanisms that cause the transport of Arabian dust particles to the southeastern region of Turkey.Environmental Science and Pollution Research,29,22771-22784.

Publications in 2021:

17-Baltaci H. 2021. Temporal evolution of surface humidity in Turkey: recent trends and the role of sea surface temperatures.Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 146, 1277-1296.

18-Baltaci H.2021. Meteorological characteristics of dust storm events in Turkey.Aeolian Research, 50, 100673

19-Baltaci H.,da Silva M.C.L., Gomes H.B. 2021. Climatological conditions of the Black Sea-effect snowfall events in Istanbul, Turkey.International Journal of Climatology, 41, 2017-2028.

Publications in 2020:

20-Baltaci H., Alemdar C.S.O., Akkoyunlu B.O. 2020. Background atmospheric conditions of high PM10 concentrations in Istanbul, Turkey. Atmospheric Pollution Research, 11, 1524-1534

21-Arslan H.,Baltaci H.,Akkoyunlu B.O.,Karanfil S.,Tayanc M. 2020.Wind speed variability and wind power potential over Turkey: Case studies for Çanakkale and İstanbul.Renewable Energy 145,1020-1032.

22-Baltaci H.2020.The role of atmospheric processes associated with a flash-flood event over northwestern Turkey.Pure and Applied Geophysics,https://doi.org/10.1007/s00024-019-02413-y

23-Baltaci H.,Akkoyunlu B.O.,Arslan H.,Gomes H.2020.Long-term variability and trends of extended winter snowfall in Turkey and the role of teleconnection patterns.Meteorological Applications,27(2),e1891,https://doi.org/10.1002/met.1891

Publications in 2019:

24-Akkoyunlu B.O.,Baltaci H.,Tayanc M.2019.Atmospheric conditions of extreme precipitation events in western Turkey for the period 2006-2015.Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences,19,107-119.

25-Baltaci H.2019.Spatiotemporal variability of climate extremes in the Marmara Region (NW Turkey).International Journal of Global Warming,18(3/4),239-252.

26-Baltaci H.,Akkoyunlu B.O.,Arslan H.,Yetemen O.,Ozdemir E.T.2019.The influence of meteorological conditions and atmospheric circulation types on PM10 levels in western Turkey.Environmental Monitoring and Assessment,191,466.

Publications in 2018:

27-Baltaci H.,Akkoyunlu B.O.,Tayanc M.2018.Relationships between teleconnection patterns and Turkish Climatic Extremes.Theoretical and Applied Climatology,160,134 (3-4),1365-1386.

28-Baltaci H.,Akkoyunlu B.O.,Tayanc M.2018.An Extreme Hailstorm on 27 July 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey: Synoptic scale circulation and thermodynamic evaluation.Pure and Applied Geophysics,175(11),3727-3740.

Publications in 2017:

29-Baltacı H.,Kındap T.,Ünal A.,Karaca M.2017.The influences of atmospheric circulation types on regional patterns of precipitation in Marmara (NW Turkey).Theoretical and Applied Climatology,127(3),563-572.

30-Baltacı H. 2017. Spatial and temporal variation of the extreme Saharan dust event over Turkey in March 2016.Atmosphere,8,41.

31-Baysal A.,Baltaci H.,Ozbek N.,Destanoglu O.,Ustabasi G.S.,Gumus G.2017.Chemical characterization of surface snow in Istanbul (NW Turkey) and their association with atmospheric circulations.Environmental Monitoring and Assessment,189,275.

32-Baltacı H.2017.Meteorological analysis of flash floods in Artvin (NE Turkey) on 24 August, 2015.Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences,17,1221-1230.

Publications in 2016:

33-Ozbek N.,Baltaci H.,Baysal, A.2016.Investigation of fluorine content in PM2.5 airborne particles of Istanbul, Turkey.Environmental Science and Pollution Research,23(13),13169-13177.

Publications in 2015:

34-Baltacı H.,Göktürk O.M.,Kındap T.,Ünal A.,Karaca, M.2015.Atmospheric Circulation Types in Marmara Region (NW Turkey) and their influence on precipitation.International Journal of Climatology,35,1810-1820.

BOOK CHAPTER

1- Baltaci H.,Akkoyunlu B.O., and Tayanc M.2019.An Extreme Hailstorm on 27 July 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey: Synoptic scale circulation and thermodynamic evaluation.Meteorology and Climatology of the Mediterranean and Black Seas, 7-20.

2- Da Silva M.C.L., Gomes H., Baltaci H.2020.Disturbios Ondulatorios de Leste no Oceano Atlantico Tropical Sul. Meteorologia Em Topicos, 247-287(in Portuguese)

NATIONAL JOURNAL ARTICLES

1-Baltaci H.2018.18 Temmuz 2017 Tarihinde İstanbul'da Meydana Gelen Sel Olayının Meteorolojik Analizi. Marmara Fen Bilimleri Dergisi, 55-60 (in Turkish).

2-Akkoyunlu B.O., Oruc I., Alpman E., Dogan B.,Baltaci H.2021.Insansız Hava Aracı ile Atmosferik Parçacık Örnekleme Sisteminin Dizaynı ve Yapımı. International Journal of Advances in Engineering and Pure Sciences, 90-96 (in Turkish).

3-Öztürk Y., Baltaci H., Akkoyunlu B.O.2022. Sıcak Hava Dalgalarından Korunma Perspektifinden Klima Satışlarının İncelenmesi. International Journal of Economic Studies, 8(2), 23-30 (in Turkish).

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS, ABSTRACTS

1- Baltaci, H.,Sen O.L., and Karaca, M. Investigating of The Relationship Between Landslide and Precipitation and The Assessment of Minimum Threshold Values For Eastern Black Sea Region (Rize, Trabzon, Giresun)”,1st International Meteorology Symposium, 27-28 May 2010, Ankara, Turkey.

2- Baltaci, H.,Sen O.L., Kindap T. and Karaca, M. “Determination of rainfall thresholds for the landslides of Eastern Black Sea Region” National Geographical Congress with International Participation, 7-10 September 201, Istanbul, Turkey.

3- Baltacı H.“Radiosonde observations of Gravity Waves in the Lower Atmosphere over Istanbul” OSTIV 2011 (Organization Scientifique Et Technique Internationale Du Vol A Voile), 23-25 September 2011, Antalya, Turkey.

4- Baltaci H., Kindap T., Unal A., and Karaca M.“Analysis of Synoptic Weather Types and Its Influence on Precipitation in Marmara Region (NW Turkey)” Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, EGU2012-4171-1, 22-27.04.2012, Vienna, Austria.

5- Baltaci H., Kindap T., Unal A., Gökgürk O.M., Baltacibasi S., Pozzoli L., Incecik S., and Karaca M. “The Effects of Synoptic Circulation Types on PM10 Concentrations in the Northwestern of Turkey”, Air Quality Management at Urban, Regional and Global Scales, 4th International Symposium and IUAPPA Regional Conference, 10-13 September 2012, Istanbul, Turkey.

6- Baltaci H.,O.M. Göktürk, Kindap T., Unal A., and Karaca M.Synoptic Weather Patterns and Their Relation on Precipitation in the Marmara Region”, 3rd Turkey Climate Change Congress, 3-5 June 2013, Istanbul, Turkey.

7- Baltaci H.,andÖzgül E.G.“Dust Storm Monitoring with Modis Data in the Anatolian Peninsula” 1st Meteorological Remote Sensing Workshop, 5-7 November 2013, Antalya-Turkey.

8- Baltaci H.,Kindap T., Unal A., and Karaca M. “Detection of Overshooting Cloud Tops (OTs) and Their Relationship to Severe Weather over Europe”, OSTIV 2014 (Organization Scientifique Et Technique Internationale Du Vol A Voile), 29 July-07 August 2014, Lezsno, Poland.

9- Baltaci H.,Kindap T., Unal A., and Karaca M. “Detection of Volcanic Ash Using Multispectral Satellite Data”, OSTIV 2015 (Organization Scientifique Et Technique Internationale Du Vol A Voile), 06-08 February 2015, Winterthur, Switzerland.

10- Baltacı H.,Kındap T., Chun K.P., Yetemen Ö., Ünal A., Tayanç M., and Karaca, M.“Trends in climate extremes in the Marmara Region (NW Turkey) and their connection to the atmospheric circulation types”. 7th Atmospheric Science Symposium pp 744-758, 28-30 April 2015, Istanbul, Turkey.

11- Hacılı T., Baltacı H., Akkoyunlu B.O., and Tayanç M. “The Relationship between Climate Extremes and Teleconnection Patterns over Turkey”. International Sustainability Congress (ISC) pp 176-186, 1-3 December 2016 ,Istanbul, Turkey.

12- Tayanc M., Eren E.S., Aydın Y., Baltacı H., Göktürk O.M., Erkan K., and Akkoyunlu B.O. “Türkiye’de Güncel İklim Değişikliği”. VII. National Air Pollution and Control Symposium (in Turkish), 1-3 November 2017, Antalya, Turkey.

13- Baltacı H., Akkoyunlu B.O., and Tayanç M. “Türkiye İklim Uç Değerlerine Uzaketkileşim Paternlerinin Etkisi”. VII. National Air Pollution and Control Symposium (in Turkish), 1-3 November 2017, Antalya, Turkey.

14- Baltacı H., Akkoyunlu B.O., Tayanç M. “Türkiye’de Mart 2016 Döneminde Meydana Gelen Sahra Kaynaklı Toz Olayının Mekansal ve Zamansal Olarak İncelenmesi”. VII. National Air Pollution and Control Symposium (in Turkish), 1-3 November 2017, Antalya, Turkey.

15- Baltacı H., Adas G.T., and Baysal A. “Effect of meteorological conditions on human health in Istanbul, Turkey: Respiratory diseases”. 8th Atmospheric Sciences Symposium (ATMOS2017), 1-4 November 2017, Istanbul, Turkey.

16- Akkoyunlu B.O, Doğruel M., Baltacı H., Erkan K., and Tayanç M. “Harmonic Analysis of Turkish Climatic Series”. 9th International Conference on Image Processing, Wavelet and Applications, 5-8 November 2017, Kars, Turkey.

17- Tayanç M., Erkan K., Akkoyunlu B.O., and Baltacı H. “Statistical Analysis of Temperature and Precipitation Series of Turkey”. 9th International Conference on Image Processing, Wavelet and Applications, 5-8 November 2017, Kars, Turkey.

18- Baltaci H. “Climatology, precipitation types and atmospheric conditions of extreme precipitation events in western Turkey”. Regional Climate System Modelling for the European Sea Regions, 14-16 March 2018, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, pp19-20.

19- Baltaci H.“Temporal behavior of atmospheric circulation types in Marmara Region (NW Turkey)”. 2nd Baltic Earth Conference, The Baltic Sea in Transition, 11-15 June 2018, Helsingor, Denmark, pp149-150.

20- Baltaci H. “Spatio-Temporal variability of temperature extremes in the Marmara Region (NW Turkey)”. 7th Global Conference on Global Warming, 24-28 June 2018, Izmir, Turkey, pp10-14.

21- Baltaci H.,Akkoyunlu B. O., and Tayanc M.Spatiotemporal variability and trends of snowfall in Turkey”. 11th International Statistics Days Conference (ISDC), 03-07 October 2018, Bodrum, Mugla, Turkey, pp243.

22- Baltaci H.,Akkoyunlu B. O., and Tayanc M.The influence of weather-type on PM10 levels in western Turkey”.1st Eurasia Environment Chemistry Conference, 01-04 November 2018, Side, Antalya, Turkey, pp38.

23- Baltaci H.,Alemdar C. S. O., Akkoyunlu B. O.Background sources and meteorological conditions of high PM10 concentrations in Istanbul, Turkey”.4th International Mediterranean Science and Engineering Congress (IMSEC 2019), 25-27 April 2019, Alanya, Antalya, Turkey, pp38.

24- Baltaci H.,Arslan H., Akkoyunlu B. O. “The role of atmospheric processes associated with a flash-flood event over northwestern Turkey”.12th HYMEX Workshop, 20-23 May 2019, Split, Croatia.

25- Arslan H., Baltaci H.,Akkoyunlu B. O. “The Impacts of PM10 and SO2 Concentrations on Hospital Admissions for Pneumonia and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Canakkale, Turkey”. 32th European Meeting of Statisticians (EMS) Conference, 22-26 July 2019, University of Palermo, Italy.

26- Baltaci H., Akkoyunlu B. O. “Synoptic climatology of Black Sea-effect snowfall events in Istanbul, Turkey”. 11th International Statistics Congress (ISC2019), 04-08 October 2019, Bodrum, Mugla, Turkey.

27- Baltaci H., Arslan H., Akkoyunlu B.O. “High-PM10 Concentrations and Respiratory Diseases in Canakkale, Turkey”. 1st International Conference on Applications of Air Quality in Science and Engineering Purposes, 10-12 February 2020, Kuwait, pp 389-395.

28-Arslan H., Baltaci H., Akkoyunlu B.O. “On the relationship between atmospheric circulation types and hospital admissions for respiratory diseases in the Marmara Region”. 2nd International Conference on Science, Engineering and Technology, 07-09 October 2020, Gaziantep, Turkey pp 182.

29-Gul D., Baltaci H., Akkoyunlu B.O. “Turkiye'deki Yüzey Neminin Zamansal ve Mekansal Degisimi (in Turkish)”. International Online Conferences on Engineering and Natural Sciences, 05-07 July 2021, Gumushane, Turkey pp 99.

30-Tumay G., Baltaci H. “Impacts of Droughts on Air Pollution over Turkey". 3rd International Environmental Chemistry Congress, 01-04 November 2021, Antalya, Turkey pp 27.

31-Tonyali T.N, Baltaci H. “Comparison of Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Multi-Satellite Precipitation Analysis (TMPA) Products ". 3rd International Environmental Chemistry Congress, 01-04 November 2021, Antalya, Turkey pp 51.

32-Baltaci H. “Climatological conditions of the Black Sea effect snowfall events in Istanbul, Turkey". 2nd World Congress on Climate Change and Environmental Health, 25-26 March 2022, Webinar, ISSN:2325-9655.

33-Teferle N., Hunegnaw A., Duman H.,Baltaci H., Ejigu Y.G., Dousa J. “On the Impact of GNSS Multipath Correction Maps on Slant Wet Delays for Tracking Severe Weather Events". EGU22-12264, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu22-12264.

34-Turk M.K., Baltaci H. “Spatiotemporal variation of the Black Sea surface temperature". Gebze Technical University, p141, 31 May-01 June 2023, Gebze-Kocaeli, Turkiye.

35-Bezerra K.F.S., Gomes H.B., Baltaci H., Silva M.C.L., Silva F.D.S., Lins M.C.C., Vanderlei M.H.G.S., Cardoso K.R.A. "Spatiotemporal analysis of drougt levels in northeastern Brazil for the summer from 1961 to 2015. In: XXII Congresso Brasileiro de Meteorologia, 2022, Bauru, SP, 2022.

36-Bezerra K.F.S., Gomes H.B., Baltaci H., Silva M.C.L., Silva F.D.S., Lins M.C.C., Vanderlei M.H.G.S., Cardoso K.R.A. "SFrequency, duration, intensities of heat waves during the summer from 1961 to 2015 in northeastern Brazil. In: XXII Congresso Brasileiro de Meteorologia, 2022, Bauru, SP, 2022.

Thesis Co-Advisors of (MSc./Ph.D)-Graduated

Cagla Sinem Ozgen Alemdar, MSc. 2020.(Marmara University, Environmental Engineering). “Background sources and meteorological conditions of high-PM10 concentrations in Istanbul, Turkey

Hilal Arslan, Ph.D 2020.(Marmara University,Occupational Health and Security). “Saharan dust transport to Turkey: Background atmospheric mechanisms and impacts on health diseases

Destan Gül, MSc. 2021.(Marmara University, Environmental Engineering). "Spatiotemporal variability of surface humidity over Turkey

Katyelle Silva, BSc. 2022.(Federal University of Alagoes, Maceio, Brazil). "Variations and atmospheric bottom mechanisms triggering simultaneous drought and heat wave events in the summer over Northeast Brazil"

Tuba Nur Tonyalı, MSc. 2023. (Gebze Technical University, Institute of Earth and Marine Sciences). "Comparison of Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Multi-Satellite Precipitation Analysis (TMPA) Products with Gauge-Based Data over Turkey"

Mustafa Kemal Turk, MSc. 2023.(Gebze Technical University, Institute of Earth and Marine Sciences). "Spatiotemporal variation of the Black Sea surface temperature"

Yunus Ozturk, Ph.D. 2023.;(Marmara University, Occupational Health and Security). “The impacts of heath waves on health-related illness in a coastal city of Turkey

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Thesis Co-Advisors of (MSc./Ph.D)-Other Universities

Bugra Celik, Ph.D (cont.).(Marmara University, Environmental Engineering). “Investigation of Recent Climate Change in North-Western Turkey by Paleoclimatic Reconstruction of Borehole Temperatures

Mir Bahauddin, Ph.D (cont.). (Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa, Environmental Engineering). "The role of large-scale atmospheric circulations on long-term variations of PM10 concentrations over Turkey"

  • Third Cycle (Doctoral): İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi (İTÜ), Avrasya Yer Bilimleri Enstitüsü, İklim ve Deniz Bilimleri ABD (2015)
  • Second Cycle (Master's): İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi (İTÜ), Avrasya Yer Bilimleri Enstitüsü, İklim ve Deniz Bilimleri ABD (2010)
  • First Cycle (Undergraduate): İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi (İTÜ), Uçak ve Uzay Bilimleri Fakültesi, Meteoroloji Mühendisliği Bölümü (2004)
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