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12 JANUARY 2015 : The 'Utilization of forest biomass' project description

Project Full Title: Utilization of forest biomass (logging residues) for production and standardization of the refined solid biomass fuels. Impact on forest ecosystems.

 

Project Description

 

Contents and Objectives

The aim of the current project is to investigate the potential of using oak and pine logging residues, for the production of refined solid biomass fuels. The specific objectives of the research project are:

07 JANUARY 2015: SPLIT REMOTE SENSING SUMMER SCHOOL 2015 (SplitRS 2015)

Location: Thessaloniki, Greece
Date: 20 – 22 May 2015
Registration is open from Feb 01 2015 to May 01 2015

05 DECEMBER 2014: Memoradum of understanding has been signed between FMRS and Perrotis College

A memorandum of understanding has been signed between FMRS and the Department of Environmental Systems Management (Precision Agriculture) of Perrotis College.

02 DECEMBER 2014: Free access to the 1987 and 2007 national 'Land cover' maps of Greece produced by FMRS in collaboration with WWF Hellas

FMRS produced, in collaboration with WWF Hellas, national 'land cover' maps of Greece for the years 1987 and 2007. These maps are freely available online at http://www.oikoskopio.gr/map/ (Υπόβαθρα, Καλύψεις Γης).

14 NOVEMBER 2014: FMRS collaborates with Geosystems Hellas in the frame of the si-Cluster NFOFRAS collaborative project

FMRS collaborates with Geosystems Hellas in the frame of the NFOFRAS project. NFOFRAS is the main si-Cluster (Hellenic Space Technologies and Applications Cluster) collaborative project focusing on forest fires.

19 OCTOBER 2014: CNR-IMAA to host one FMRS MSc student for training

Alexandra Stefanidou who is doing her MSc thesis at FMRS will stay at CNR-IMAA (Potenza, Italy) for two months as a part of her training in remote sensing of forest fires.

01 OCTOBER 2014: Participation in the Copernicus days workshop in Rome

FMRS to represent i-BEC in the Copernicus days workshop to be held in Rome (7-8 September 2014).

29 SEPTEMBER 2014: Participation in the scientific workshop organised by the SPECIAL SECRETARIAT OF FORESTS

The National Observatory of Forests (NOF) and the National Observatory of Forest Fires (NOFFi) to be presented in the one-day scientific workshop that is organised by the Special Secreteriat of Forest in Athens on the 3rd of October 2014.

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