22 NOV 2013: The G2 soil erosion risk model included in Wikipedia

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 (

21 NOV 2013: 'Thank you' letter from the Greek Civil Protection Agency

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.

20 NOV 2013: The G2 soil erosion risk model on the JRC-IES web site

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


20 NOV 2013: The ArcFUEL project products presented in 'TO BHMA'

An article in the Greek newspaper 'TO BHMA' focuses on the products of the ArcFUEL project

4 NOV 2013: New publication at MDPI Remote Sensing

Polychronaki A, Gitas IZ, Veraverbeke S, Debien A. Evaluation of ALOS PALSAR Imagery for Burned Area Mapping in Greece Using Object-Based Classification. Remote Sensing. 2013; 5(11):5680-5701 (

20 OCT 2013: GEOBIA 2014 to be organised by FMRS

The 5th International Conference on GEographic Object-Based Image Analysis (GEOBIA 2014) will be organised in Thessaloniki, Greece from 21 to 24 May 2014.

17 OCT 2013: 'Scholarships of Excellence' were awarded to two FMRS PhD students

17 OCT 2013: Dimitrios Zagkas and Thomas Katagis received 'Scholarships of Excellence for PhD students' for their scientific achievements by the Research Committee of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.