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. 

04 JANUARY 2017: The Alt. Minister of Environment & Energy Mr. Socrates Famellos visits FMRS at KEDEK

The Alternate Minister of Environment & Energy Mr. Socrates Famellos visited FMRS on the 3rd of January 2017 in order to get informed about the National Observatory of Forests (NOF) and the National Observatory of Forest Fires (NOFFi). The meeting that took place at the University's Centre for Multi-disciplinary Research and Innovation (KEDEK) was hosted by AUTh's Vice Rector for Research & Coordination Prof. Theodoros Laopoulos. 

For the press release click here.

23 DECEMBER 2016: Seasonal Greetings

We would like to wish you Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

19 DECEMBER 2016: FP7 ERMES project 'Greek Open Day'

The 2016 Greek Open Day of the FP7 ERMES project was succesfully organised by FMRS in collaboration with ELGO-DEMETER in Thessaloniki on the 20th December 2016. The one day workshop entitled 'Sustainable Management of Rice Crops Using State-of-the-art Remote Sensing Technologies' focused on the presentation of the final products and services developed in ERMES to all interested parties.

09 DECEMBER 2016: FMRS presents the Copernicus LMS at the University of the Aegean

FMRS presents the Copernicus Land Monitoring Service (CLMS) at the University Hill, University of the Aegean, Mytilene (16:00 hrs, 9 December 2016). We would like to thank our colleagues from the Department of Marine Sciences and the Deparment of Geography for the invitation and the hospitality.