10 OCT 2016: FMRS to present CLMS at the Copernicus Infoday

FMRS was invited, by the General Secretariat for Research & Technology, to present the Copernicus Land Monitoring Service (CLMS) at the Copernicus Information and Training Session that took place on the 7th of October 2016 in Athens, Greece. For more information about the event you can click here.

27 SEP 2016: The National Observatory of Forest Fires to be presented at the HOLISTIC project Infoday

The National Observatory of Forest Fires (NOFFi) will be presented by Dr. Eleni Dragozi at the HOLISTIC Seismic and Wildfire Risks project Infoday that will take place in Corfu during the period 28-29 September 2016, Divani Corfu Palace, Corfu island.

For the full programm of the event open the pdf file below.

14 SEP 2016: FMRS participates at GEOBIA 2016

During the last 10 years GEOBIA has grown from a niche discipline to a recognized and vibrant branch of geoinformation science, and methods developed by the growing community have helped to tackle problems in virtually all domains where geographic data are used.

01 AUG 2016: The National Observatory of Forest Fires (NOFFi) on SKAI TV

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 Genera

28 JUL 2016: FMRS maps the large fire of Chios near-real time

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 fire was put out on the 27th of July 2016. 

20 JULY 2016: Practical training course on 'Forest Management'

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.

08 JULY 2016: The Commander of the Hellenic Army Geographical Service visits FMRS

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.

27 JUNE 2016: FMRS invited to the Hellenic Parliament

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'.

16 JUNE 2016: FMRS to participate at SafeEvros 2016

FMRS to present the National Observatory of Forest Fires (NOFFi) at SafeEvros (22-25 June 2016, Alexandroupoli, Greece).

09 JUNE 2016: FMRS contributes to GEO SB-02-C2

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).