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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.

21 SEPTEMBER 2015: SPIE Security + Defence 2015

FMRS to participate in 'SPIE Security + Defence 2015' to take place in Toulouse, France (21-24 September 2015).

20 SEPTEMBER 2015: ERMES FP7 project interim meeting

FMRS to participate at the ERMES FP7 project INTERIM meeting that will take place in Milan on the 23rd September 2015. ERMES, an FP7-SPACE project, aims to integrate innovative Remote Sensing and Crop Modeling techniques to assist farmers and regional authorities in rice cultivation and monitoring activities.

 

13 JULY 2015: FMRS to participate in SCERIN-3 Capacity Building Workshop

FMRS participates in SCERIN-3 Capacity Building Workshop (CBW) to be held in Brașov, Romania (13-17 July 2015).

SCERIN (originally SEERIN) is one of the GOFC-GOLD regional networks. It encourages collaboration between scientists and other professionals that are based (or have a scientific interest) in the region of South Eastern and Central Europe.

30 JUNE 2015: National Forest Observatory - 3rd Advisory Board Meeting

The meeting will take place at the premises of the Department of Forestry and Natural Environment, Thessaloniki, Greece. Dr. Jesus San Miguel (DG JRC) who will join the meeting is expected to help the Advisory Board Members understand the importance of national efforts such as NFO - ΕΠαΔ and the way they can contribute to the Forest Information System for Europe (FISE).

12 JUNE 2015: FMRS to participate in the 'Spatio-temporal analysis' summer school

Two members of FMRS, namely, Christos Kalogeropoulos and Thomas Katagis to participate in the 'SPATIO-TEMPORAL ANALYSIS AND BIG DATA PROCESSING USING FREE AND OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE' summer school to be held in Matera, Italy (15 - 20 June 2015).

08 JUNE 2015: The PE&RS Special Issue on GEOBIA is now available online

The June 2015 (Volume 81, Number 6) issue of the PHOTOGRAMMETRIC ENGINEERING & REMOTE SENSING is based on selected articles that were presented during the GEOBIA 2014 conference that was hosted by FMRS in Thessaloniki, Greece.

The PE&RS special issue on GEOBIA can be accessed here while the foreward to the special issue, authored by Ioannis Gitas and Giorgos Mallinis, can be downloaded from the link below.

04 JUNE 2015: The ArcFUEL in the 'Best' LIFE Environment Projects 2014

The 'ArcFUEL - Mediterranean fuel maps geodatabase for wildland & forest fire safety' (LIFE Environment) project, in which FMRS was a partner, is included in the 'Best' LIFE Environment Projects 2014.

A 'Best LIFE Environment projects' award was presented to the ArcFUEL project consortium by Karl Falkenberg (Director-General, DG Environment) during the Green Week 2015 'LIFE Best Projects Awards' event.

The 2015 edition of the Green Week, the biggest annual conference on European environment policy, took place from 3-5 June at The Egg, Brussels.

 

26 MAY 2015: CNR-IREA team visits FMRS within the framework of the ERMES FP7 project

Four members of CNR-IREA are visiting FMRS and the Cereal Institute of DEMETER within the framework of the ERMES FP7 SPACE project. The meetings focus on the refinement of the objectives of the 2nd year of the project.

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