09 MAY 2016: The SPLIT REMOTE SENSING SUMMER SCHOOL 2016 is approaching!!!

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.

29 MAR 2016: FMRS and NASA's Vincent Ambrosia to chair a special session at RSCy2016

Ioannis Gitas and Dr. Vince Ambrosia of NASA were invited to chair the "Natural Hazards Special Session" at the Fourth International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environment - RSCy2016 that will take place in Paphos, Cyprus during the period 4-8 April 2016.

24 MAR 2016: FMRS visits the Consulate General of Greece in Moscow

During our recent visit to Moscow we were fortunate to visit Consulate General of Greece in Moscow and meet with the Consul General Heleni Michalopoulou with which we had a very friendly and fruitful discussion.

22 MAR 2016: FMRS hosts the ERMES FP7 Project 2nd Annual Meeting

The 2nd Annual Meeting of the ERMES FP7 project is hosted by FMRS at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki premises at Foinikas, Thessaloniki, Greece.

21 MAR 2016: FMRS participates in the celebration activities of the International Day of Forests

The 'National Observatory of Forests' and the 'National Observatory of Forest Fires' were presented at the one day workshop titled 'Forestry: looking at the future' that was co-organised by the Greek Forest Service and ELGO-DEMETER in Athens, as a part of the celebration activities of the International Day of Forests in Greece. 

17 MAR 2016: FMRS strengthens its collabotation with the Agrarian Technological Institute (PFUR)

A number of actions aiming to strengthen the collaboration between FMRS (AUTh) and the Agrarian Technological Institute of the People's Friendship University of Russia (PFUR) were recently agreed.

11 MAR 2016: FMRS to visit the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (PFUR)

FMRS will visit the Agrarian Technology Institute of the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia. The visit follows the cooperation agreement that was signed between the two universities in April 2015.

08 MAR 2016: Cyprus University of Technology visits AUTh and FMRS

The Vice-rector for Academic Affairs of the Cyprus University of Technology, Prof. Diofantos Hadjimitsis, visits FMRS and the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. From left to right: Prof. D. Hatzimitsis, the AUTh Vice Rector for Academic & Student Affairs Prof. Ariadni Stogiannidou, the Dean of the AUTh Faculty of Engineering Prof. Konstantinos Katsampalos and Assoc. Prof. Ioannis Gitas.



29 FEB 2016: The National Observatory of Forests was presented at GFOI

FMRS was invited to present the National Observatory of Forests (NOF), on behalf of the Greek Forest Service, at the ​GFOI Plenary and Open Forum that took place at ESA ESRIN, Frascati, Italy 22-26 February 2016. The GFOI (Global Forest Observations Initiative) is being developed by the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) who is coordinating efforts to build a Global Earth Observation System of Systems, or GEOSS.


04 FEB 2016: FMRS to visit Carbomap Ltd

One FMRS member will be hosted by Carbomap during the period 9-11 February 2016 in order to get first hand experience on the newly developed Multi Spectral Canopy LiDAR (MSCL). Carbomap, a University of Edinburgh spin off, is a world leader in applying state-of-the-art science to the problem of measuring and mapping the world's forest carbon.