ΕΠαΔαΠ, a project that aims at the establishment of the Greek National Forest Fire Observatory, was just signed by the Greek Special Secreteriat of Forests. The official starting date of the project which will be implemented in collaboration with the Interbalkan Environment Center (www.i-bec.org) is the 3rd of March 2014.
FMRS members work in close collaboration with the Greek Forest Service personnel for the establishment of the National Forest Obsrvatory (ΕΠαΔ).
GEOBIA 2014: almost 300 abstracts were submitted for evaluation by the conference scientific committee. The event is organised by FMRS in collaboration with the Interbalkan Environment Centre, the Laboratory of Remote Sensing and GIS (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), the Laboratory of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), and, the Laboratory of Forest Aerial…
Participation to the GEO X Plenary and side events representing the Interbalkan Environment Center.
The ArcFUEL project final meeting will be hosted in Thessaloniki on the 18th December 2013.
One day training course on Active Earth Observation will be offered by Prof. Iain Woodhouse and Dimitris Michelakis, University of Edinburgh. The event that is organised within the frame of TELE-KYOTO project will take place at the premises of FMRS on Wednesday the 11th of December 2013.
The G2 model that was recently developed by FMRS (in collaboration with the JRC-IES) within the frame of the Geolan2 project now appears in Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soil_erosion).
A ‘thank you’ letter was received from the Civil Protection Agency of Greece for the FMRS contribution to the production of the National Fire Risk Index during the 2013 fire season.
A presentation of the G2 soil erosion risk model that was recently developed by FMRS in collaboration with the JRC-IES within the framework of the Geoland2 FP7/GMES project is now available on the JRC-IES web site http://ies.jrc.ec.europa.eu/news/598/155/G2-a-dynamic-soil-erosion-model.html
An article in the Greek newspaper ‘TO BHMA’ focuses on the products of the ArcFUEL project http://www.tovima.gr/science/article/?aid=536616