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07-08 May 2015: FMRS to present ΕΠαΔ at the 23rd National ESRI Users Conference

FMRS to participate in the 23rd National ESRI Users Conference, held by Marathon Data Systems in Athens on 7 and 8 May 2015. The FMRS team will present the main objectives and current activities of the project National Forest Observatory. The work, titled “Πιλοτική Εφαρμογή και Λειτουργία του Εθνικού Παρατηρητηρίου Δασών (ΕΠαΔ)” will be presented on Friday, May 8th (12:30-13:00), Hall 4, the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

04 MAY 2015: FMRS to participate in the 2015 GEO Work Plan Symposium

FMRS will participate in the 2015 GEO Work Plan Symposium that will take place in Geneva (5-7 May). The main objectives of the meeting are: to assess the progress of the current tasks and the achievements for the first GEO decade (2005-2015), and to discuss current gaps in GEO’s activities and preliminary identify activities to be implemented in the next decade.

02 APR 2015: The European Space Expo, Athens

FMRS to participate in the European Space Expo that takes place in Athens by presenting the G2 soil erosion risk model that was developed within the frame of the GEOLAND2 project. For the European Space Expo program and presentation click below.

26 MAR 2015: ERMES first annual meeting, March 26–27, 2015, Valencia, Spain

FMRS to participate in the ERMES first annual meeting, March 26–27, 2015 Valencia, Spain.

26 MAR 2015: FMRS to participate in one-day meeting on 'Forest fires and floods’

FMRS will present the tools developing within the frame of the ΕΠΑΔΑΠ (NOFFi) project in a one-day workshop in Athens. In the workshop the tools and services developed in a number of national and international projects will be also presented. For the agenda of the workshop click below.

13 MARCH 2015: FMRS to give a seminar at the School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh

Ioannis Gitas will give a seminar on 'Remote Sensing of forest fires (focus on Mediterranean ecosystems)' at the School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh. The seminar is a part of the EEO-AGI(S) Series Programme 2014-15.

09 MARCH 2015: The ArcFUEL project was granted 'Best Life Environment project award'

FMRS participated in the ArcFUEL project that was recently selected as one of the 22 Best LIFE Environment projects for 2014. In addition, ArcFUEL is currently a candidate for the 5 "Best of the Best" LIFE Environment projects.

02 MARCH 2015: The National Observatory of Forest (ΕΠαΔ - NOF) second advisory board meeting to take place in Athens

The NOF (ΕΠαΔ) second advisory board meeting will take place in the premises of SI-cluster on the 5th of March 2015. For more information on the meeting click here.

20 FEBRUARY 2015: FMRS undegraduate student to participate in ERASMUS+

Thanos Chatzakos who is doing his BSc Thesis at FMRS will be hosted by the Department of 'Geology, Geography and Natural Resources' of the University of Alcala (Spain) for the period 1 April - 30 June 2015. This short-term placement is supported by the ERASMUS+ project.

17 FEBRUARY 2015: TELEKYOTO project - 4th partner meeting

The 4th partner meeting of the TELEKYOTO project to take place in the FMRS premises on Tusday the 17th of February 2015.

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