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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. 

12 NOVEMBER 2015: Meeting with Greek Forest Service senior officials

Greek Forest Service senior officials are visiting FMRS to discuss the progress of the two observatories, namely, the National Observatory of Forests (ΕΠαΔ) and the National Observatory of Forest Fires (NOFFi).

09 NOVEMBER 2015: ΕΠαΔ to be presented at the Democritus University of Thrace

FMRS is invited to present the National Observatory of Forests (ΕΠαΔ) at the Department of Forestry and Management of the Environment and Natural Resources, Democritus University of Thrace.

For the invitation you can click the pdf file below.

02 NOVEMBER 2015: 10th EARSeL Forest Fire Special Interest Group Workshop

FMRS collaborates with the Cyprus Remote Sensing Society and the Cyprus University of Technology in the organisation of the 10th EARSeL Forest Fire Special Interest Group Workshop that will take place in Limassol, Cyprus from 2 to 5 November, 2015.

More information about the workshop can be found at: http://www.ffsig2015.com/node/8

12 OCTOBER 2015: FMRS chapter contribution has achieved impressive readership results

FMRS chapter titled "Advances in Remote Sensing of Post-Fire Vegetation Recovery Monitoring - A Review" has achieved impressive readership results (see pdf file below). The chapter that has been published with InTech in the book "Remote Sensing of Biomass - Principles and Applications" has so far been accessed more than 3000 times.

09 OCTOBER 2015: International Conference 'Forest ecosystems in the conditions of climate change: biological productivity and remote monitoring'

FMRS has been invited to present the National Observatory of Forests (NOF) at the ‘Forest ecosystems in the conditions of climate change: biological productivity and remote monitoring’ International Conference to be held in Yoshkar-Ola, Russia during the period 14-15 October 2015. For the programme of the conference which is a European Forest Institue (EFI) Associated Event click below.

02 OCTOBER 2015: 17th Conference of the Hellenic Forestry Society

FMRS has been invited to present the National Observatory of Forests at the 17th Conference of the Hellenic Forestry Society that will take place in Kefalonia, Greece, 4-7 October 2015.

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