The burned area maps produced by NOFFi-OBAM (the National Observatory of Forest Fires / Object-based Burned Area Mapping service) were presented on SKAI nationwide TV broadcasting channel. It should be noted that NOFFi-OBAM products, although produced by FMRS on behalf of the Greek Forest Service, are distributed freely to all interested parties including state agencies such as the…
The burned area mapping service software NOFFi-OBAM that was developed within the National Observatory of Forest Fires (NOFFi) project was employed to accurately map in near-real time the large fire on the Greek island Chios. It should be noted that NOFFi-OBAM is an open source software that can be used as a QGIS plugin. The…
FMRS organises a one-week practical training course on ‘Forest Management’ on an annual basis. The practical training which is a part of the BSc degree on ‘Forestry and Natural Environment’ is taking place every summer at the Pertouli University forest.
The Commander of the Hellenic Army Geographical Service (HAGS) Colonel Vardis Kayadakis visits FMRS as a part of his visit to the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
FMRS is invited to participate at the Hellenic Parliament Permanent Committee on Environmental Protection. The meeting that will take place on the 28th June 2016 will focus on the ‘Sustainable management of grasslands and phryganic areas’.
FMRS to present the National Observatory of Forest Fires (NOFFi) at SafeEvros (22-25 June 2016, Alexandroupoli, Greece).
FMRS contributes to GEO SB-02-C2 (Global Land Cover Validation and User Engagement) which is coordinated by the National Geomatics Center of China (NGCC).
FMRS and ELGO-DEMETER Cereal Institute were awarded the 3rd prize at the ‘SYNERGAZOMAI 2016’ competition for the ERMES FP7-Space project. ‘SYNERGAZOMAI’ is a competition organised by the TECHNOLOGY FORUM, which awards cooperations betweeen research institutions and the industry in developing innovative products and services.
The Taxiarchis University forest became the April 2016 IEEE JSTARS Front Cover as a result of the following publication in which two FMRS members participate: Mylonas, S.K., Stavrakoudis, D.G., Theocharis, J.B., Zalidis, G.C., Gitas, I.Z. A Local Search-Based GeneSIS algorithm for the Segmentation and Classification of Remote-Sensing Images (2016) IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in…
FMRS sponsors the SPLIT Remote Sensing Summer School (SPLITRS 2016) that will take place in MAICh, Chania, Greece during the period 5-10 June 2016. For registration to the event click here.