March 21, 2019

FMRS participated at the 1st Mediterranean Regional Information Network (MedRIN) meeting that took place in Paphos Cyprus on Wednesday the 20th of March 2019. MedRIN which is co-chaired by FMRS and the Cyprus University of Technology is the most recent of the GOFC-GOLD family of networks which are primarily sponsored by the NASA Land-Cover/Land-Use Change…

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March 8, 2019

FMRS contributed to the review article titled ‘Historical background and current developments for mapping burned area from satellite Earth observation’ published at Elseviers’ Remote Sensing of Environment. Since this is an open access article, the following link https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425719300689#f0005 can be used for download.

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February 7, 2019

FMRS participated at the XENIOS project technical meeting that took place at the NCSR DEMOKRITOS premises in Athens on the 7th of February 2019. XENIOS aims to develop a combined platform for the protection and promotion of cultural and tourist sites. More specifically, the project aims to develop services for short, medium and long term…

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February 1, 2019

FMRS, being the coordinator of the SUFOGIS project in collaboration with VolgaTech, participated at the ERASMUS + CB Grant holders Meeting that took place in Brussels on the 29th and the 30th of January 2019.  The overall aim of the two-day meeting was to address the practical management of the grant agreement (rules and reporting…

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January 17, 2019

The kick-off meeting of the Erasmus + Capacity Building project titled ‘GIS and Remote Sensing for Sustainable Forestry and Ecology – SUFOGIS’ took place at the Die Berater premises in Vienna, Austria on the 15th and 16th of January 2019. The project is co-ordinated by FMRS (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) and the Jean Monnet Center…

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December 20, 2018

FMRS participated at the 50th Anniversary Reception of the Remote Sensing of Environment. During the reception, RSE and Elsevier recognized the 2018 best reviewers, with Prof. Ioannis Gitas being one of them. 

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December 10, 2018

FMRS wiil participate at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting 2018 that will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC, USA. The theme of the 2018 Fall Meeting is ‘This is What Science Stands For’ and more than 25000 individuals are expected to attend. The AGU is a nonprofit organization…

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November 29, 2018

The National Observatory of Forest Fires (NOFFi) got a distinction by the Network of European Regions Using Space Technologies (NEREUS) for the development of the innovative burned area mapping service NOFFi-OBAM. NOFFi is a research project recently implemented by the Laboratory of Forest Management and Remote Sensing (FMRS) of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh),…

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October 30, 2018

FMRS participates at the 83th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF). Prof. Gitas participated at the event organised by the Alumni Association of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki titled ‘Co-operation between the Aristotle University and the Greek Armed Forces in the framework of exploiting the country’s scientific potential and stopping Brain Drain‘. The very successful event took…

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October 30, 2018

Dr. Dimitrios Stavrakoudis presented the National Observatory Forest Fires on ‘Me to 3’ TV show broadcasted by ERT3 national television. For more information click here.  

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