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11 MAR 2016: FMRS to visit the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (PFUR)

FMRS will visit the Agrarian Technology Institute of the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia. The visit follows the cooperation agreement that was signed between the two universities in April 2015.

08 MAR 2016: Cyprus University of Technology visits AUTh and FMRS

The Vice-rector for Academic Affairs of the Cyprus University of Technology, Prof. Diofantos Hadjimitsis, visits FMRS and the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. From left to right: Prof. D. Hatzimitsis, the AUTh Vice Rector for Academic & Student Affairs Prof. Ariadni Stogiannidou, the Dean of the AUTh Faculty of Engineering Prof. Konstantinos Katsampalos and Assoc. Prof. Ioannis Gitas.

 

 

29 FEB 2016: The National Observatory of Forests was presented at GFOI

FMRS was invited to present the National Observatory of Forests (NOF), on behalf of the Greek Forest Service, at the ​GFOI Plenary and Open Forum that took place at ESA ESRIN, Frascati, Italy 22-26 February 2016. The GFOI (Global Forest Observations Initiative) is being developed by the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) who is coordinating efforts to build a Global Earth Observation System of Systems, or GEOSS.

 

04 FEB 2016: FMRS to visit Carbomap Ltd

One FMRS member will be hosted by Carbomap during the period 9-11 February 2016 in order to get first hand experience on the newly developed Multi Spectral Canopy LiDAR (MSCL). Carbomap, a University of Edinburgh spin off, is a world leader in applying state-of-the-art science to the problem of measuring and mapping the world's forest carbon. 

01 FEB 2016: FMRS and ELGO displayed the ERMES FP7 project at the 26th AGROTICA expo

FMRS and ELGO participated at the 26th AGROTICA event that took place in Thessaloniki between the 28 and 31 January 2016, where they disseminated the ERMES FP7 products and services.

28 JANUARY 2016: FMRS receives 'award of excellence' from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

FMRS received 'award of excellence' from the rectorate of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. During the ceremony that took place at the Aristotle University Hall the most important distinctions received by AUTh members during the year 2015 were awarded.

 

22 DECEMBER 2015: SEASON'S GREETINGS

Dear visitor we wish you MERRY CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR.

17 DECEMBER 2015: Workshop on the 'Utilization of forest biomass (logging residues) for production and standardization of the refined solid biomass fuels - Impact on forest ecosystems'.

The workshop will be held at the facilities of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki on December 17, 2015. The workshop will focus on the results of the research project titled 'Utilization of forest biomass (logging residues) for production and standardization of the refined solid biomass fuels. Impact on forest ecosystems'.

The workshop will include presentations and discussions by scientific experts in areas pertaining to biomass.

Dates

The workshop is scheduled for December 17, 2015. Please find attached the final agenda.

24 NOVEMBER 2015: NOF and NOFFi were presented to the Greek Alternate Minister of Environment and Energy

The National Observatory of Forests (ΕΠαΔ) and the National Observatory of Forest Fires (ΕΠαΔαΠ) were presented to the Greek Alternate Minister of Environment and Energy Mr. Yiannis Tsironis on Friday 20 November 2015. In the presentation that took place at the premises of the 'Ministry of Environment and Energy' in Athens were present the General Director of Forests as well as other Forest Service senior officials. The meeting was concluded with a fruitful discussion on the future of the two observatories.

13 NOVEMBER 2015: The 10th EARSeL FFSIG workshop overview now available

For an excellent overview of the four days of the 10th EARSeL FFSIG workshop click the pdf file below. The powerpoint was prepared by Dr. Kyriacos Themistocleous. 

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