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.

08 DECEMBER 2016: Greek Ministry of Environment and Energy delegation visits FMRS

The General Director of the Directorate for the Development and Protection of Forests Mr. Kostantinos Dimopoulos and Mr. Evaggelos Gountoufas visit FMRS within the frame of the National Observatory of Forests.

14 NOV 2016: FMRS presents NOFFi at the 2016 GOFC GOLD Fire IT

The National Observatory of Forest Fires (NOFFi) and the potential use of its products and services in the Balkan region will be presented at the 2016 GOFC-GOLD Fire Implementation Team meeting that will take place in Santiago, Chile, on the 15th of November 2016.

13 NOV 2016: FMRS presents NOFFi-OBAM at ForestSat 2016

The Object Based Area Mapping method (OBAM) which is a part of the National Observatory of Forest Fires (NOFFi) wiil be presented at ForestSat 2016 which will take place in Santiago, Chile, during the period 14-18 November 2016.

21 OCT 2016: The Vice-Rector of the Cyprus University of Technology visits FMRS

The Vice-Rector of the Cyprus University of Technology Prof. Diofantos Hadjimitsis visits FMRS and the Faculty of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment. During his visit Prof. Diofantos Hadjimitsis had the chance to meet with the Dean of the Faculty Prof. Dimitrios Kovaios, and the Heads of the two Schools of the Faculty, namely, Professors Theocharis Zagas and Apostolos Apostolidis.

In the photo from left to right: Theocharis Zagas, Dimitrios Kovaios, Diofantos Hadjimitsis, Ioannis Gitas, Apostolos Apostolidis   

10 OCT 2016: FMRS to present CLMS at the Copernicus Infoday

FMRS was invited, by the General Secretariat for Research & Technology, to present the Copernicus Land Monitoring Service (CLMS) at the Copernicus Information and Training Session that took place on the 7th of October 2016 in Athens, Greece. For more information about the event you can click here.

27 SEP 2016: The National Observatory of Forest Fires to be presented at the HOLISTIC project Infoday

The National Observatory of Forest Fires (NOFFi) will be presented by Dr. Eleni Dragozi at the HOLISTIC Seismic and Wildfire Risks project Infoday that will take place in Corfu during the period 28-29 September 2016, Divani Corfu Palace, Corfu island.

For the full programm of the event open the pdf file below.

14 SEP 2016: FMRS participates at GEOBIA 2016

During the last 10 years GEOBIA has grown from a niche discipline to a recognized and vibrant branch of geoinformation science, and methods developed by the growing community have helped to tackle problems in virtually all domains where geographic data are used.

01 AUG 2016: The National Observatory of Forest Fires (NOFFi) on SKAI TV

The burned area maps produced by NOFFi-OBAM (the National Observatory of Forest Fires / Object-based Burned Area Mapping service) were presented on SKAI nationwide TV broadcasting channel. It should be noted that NOFFi-OBAM products, although produced by FMRS on behalf of the Greek Forest Service, are distributed freely to all interested parties including state agencies such as the Genera