06 JULY 2017: NOFFi was presented to Korean Forest Service delegation

The National Observatory of Forest Fires (NOFFi) was presented to a Korean Forest Service delegation in Athens. The presentation that took place at the offices of the Central Forest Service was followed by a short excursion to Mountain Hymettos that was burned in 2015.

26 JUNE 2017: NOFFi dissemination event

FMRS, in collabortion with i-BEC (the interBalkan Environment Center), organised a two-day dissemination workshop within the frame of the NOFFi project. The deputy Minister of Environment and Energy as well senior officials from different state agencies such as the Forest Service, Civil Protection and Fire Service attended the very succesful event. 

22 MAY 2017: FMRS participated at a 'Public Diplomacy EU and Russia' event

FMRS participated at the 'Forest ecosystems in the conditions of climate change: regional and international dimensions' international conference that took place in Yoshkar-Ola, Russia during the period 17-19 May 2017. The conference was an EFI associated event that was organised by Volga State University of Technology and the 'Public Diplomacy EU and Russia'.

02 MAY 2017: FMRS participated at the IV International Russian-Greek Students Scientific Conference

FMRS participated at the 'IV International Russian-Greek Students Scientific Conference' that took place in Moscow on the 29th of April 2017.

The conference titled: STUDENTS FOR AGRICULTURE - REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT, ORGANIC FARMING was organised by the Agrarian-Technological Institute, People's Friendship University of Russia and the Faculty of Agricuture, Forestry and Natural Environment, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

27 MAR 2017: Prof. Andy Mavromoustakos, University of Arkansas, visits FMRS

Prof. Andy Mavromoustakos, Agricultural Statistics Laboratory - University of Arkansas, visited our premises exploring the possibilities for future collaboration including exchange of researchers among University of Arkansas - College of Agriculture and our unit.

24 MAR 2017: FMRS coorganises the 11th EARSeL Forest Fires SIG Workshop --- 1st ANNOUNCEMENT

FMRS coorganises the11th EARSeL Forest Fires SIG Workshop titled 'New Trends in Forest Fire Research Incorporating Big Data and Climate Change Modeling'. The event that will take place in Chania, Greece during the period 25-27 September 2017 is jointly organised by FMRS, the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (MAICh), member of the International Center for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

For more information about the event click here.


21 MAR 2017: FMRS participated at the 3rd AUTh - PFUR Student Conference

FMRS participated at the 3rd Student Conference organised by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Faculty of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment) and the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (Agrarian Technology Institute). The subjects of the workshop were: 'Organic Farming' and 'Remote Sensing of Environment'.

For the full programme of the workshop click the pdf file below.

03 FEBRUARY 2017: VolgaTech delegation visits FMRS

Professor Eldar Kurbanov and Associate Professor Oleg Vorobiev (Centre of Sustainable Forest Management and Remote Sensing, Volga State University of Technology) are visiting FMRS. The visit focuses on finding ways to enforce the collaboration between the two units.

30 JANUARY 2017: FMRS receives 'award of excellence' from AUTh

FMRS received 'award of excellence' from the rectorate of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. During the ceremony that took place at the Aristotle University Main Hall the most important distinctions received by AUTh members during the year 2016 were awarded.

17 JANUARY 2017: Prof. D.A. Moscovici (Stockton University) visits FMRS

Daniel Moscovici, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at Stockton University (New Jersey, USA), visited FMRS. During Daniel's visit different opportunities for potential collaboration were explored.