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24 NOVEMBER 2015: NOF and NOFFi were presented to the Greek Alternate Minister of Environment and Energy

The National Observatory of Forests (ΕΠαΔ) and the National Observatory of Forest Fires (ΕΠαΔαΠ) were presented to the Greek Alternate Minister of Environment and Energy Mr. Yiannis Tsironis on Friday 20 November 2015. In the presentation that took place at the premises of the 'Ministry of Environment and Energy' in Athens were present the General Director of Forests as well as other Forest Service senior officials. The meeting was concluded with a fruitful discussion on the future of the two observatories.

13 NOVEMBER 2015: The 10th EARSeL FFSIG workshop overview now available

For an excellent overview of the four days of the 10th EARSeL FFSIG workshop click the pdf file below. The powerpoint was prepared by Dr. Kyriacos Themistocleous. 

12 NOVEMBER 2015: Meeting with Greek Forest Service senior officials

Greek Forest Service senior officials are visiting FMRS to discuss the progress of the two observatories, namely, the National Observatory of Forests (ΕΠαΔ) and the National Observatory of Forest Fires (NOFFi).

09 NOVEMBER 2015: ΕΠαΔ to be presented at the Democritus University of Thrace

FMRS is invited to present the National Observatory of Forests (ΕΠαΔ) at the Department of Forestry and Management of the Environment and Natural Resources, Democritus University of Thrace.

For the invitation you can click the pdf file below.

02 NOVEMBER 2015: 10th EARSeL Forest Fire Special Interest Group Workshop

FMRS collaborates with the Cyprus Remote Sensing Society and the Cyprus University of Technology in the organisation of the 10th EARSeL Forest Fire Special Interest Group Workshop that will take place in Limassol, Cyprus from 2 to 5 November, 2015.

More information about the workshop can be found at: http://www.ffsig2015.com/node/8

12 OCTOBER 2015: FMRS chapter contribution has achieved impressive readership results

FMRS chapter titled "Advances in Remote Sensing of Post-Fire Vegetation Recovery Monitoring - A Review" has achieved impressive readership results (see pdf file below). The chapter that has been published with InTech in the book "Remote Sensing of Biomass - Principles and Applications" has so far been accessed more than 3000 times.

09 OCTOBER 2015: International Conference 'Forest ecosystems in the conditions of climate change: biological productivity and remote monitoring'

FMRS has been invited to present the National Observatory of Forests (NOF) at the ‘Forest ecosystems in the conditions of climate change: biological productivity and remote monitoring’ International Conference to be held in Yoshkar-Ola, Russia during the period 14-15 October 2015. For the programme of the conference which is a European Forest Institue (EFI) Associated Event click below.

02 OCTOBER 2015: 17th Conference of the Hellenic Forestry Society

FMRS has been invited to present the National Observatory of Forests at the 17th Conference of the Hellenic Forestry Society that will take place in Kefalonia, Greece, 4-7 October 2015.

21 SEPTEMBER 2015: SPIE Security + Defence 2015

FMRS to participate in 'SPIE Security + Defence 2015' to take place in Toulouse, France (21-24 September 2015).

20 SEPTEMBER 2015: ERMES FP7 project interim meeting

FMRS to participate at the ERMES FP7 project INTERIM meeting that will take place in Milan on the 23rd September 2015. ERMES, an FP7-SPACE project, aims to integrate innovative Remote Sensing and Crop Modeling techniques to assist farmers and regional authorities in rice cultivation and monitoring activities.

 

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