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26 MAY 2015: CNR-IREA team visits FMRS within the framework of the ERMES FP7 project

Four members of CNR-IREA are visiting FMRS and the Cereal Institute of DEMETER within the framework of the ERMES FP7 SPACE project. The meetings focus on the refinement of the objectives of the 2nd year of the project.

22 MAY 2015: The SPLIT RS 2015 Summer School was succesfully completed

The SPLIT RS 2015 Summer School, hosted by FMRS, was succesfully completed. The SPLIT RS 2016 was announced to be held at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (MAICh).

08 May 2015: Greek Forest Service senior officials to visit FMRS

A delegation of Greek Forest Service senior officials, including the General Director Mr. Kostas Dimopoulos, to visit FMRS in order to discuss about the National Forest Observatory (ΕΠαΔ) and the National Observatory of Forest Fires (ΕΠΑΔΑΠ) projects.

07-08 May 2015: FMRS to present ΕΠαΔ at the 23rd National ESRI Users Conference

FMRS to participate in the 23rd National ESRI Users Conference, held by Marathon Data Systems in Athens on 7 and 8 May 2015. The FMRS team will present the main objectives and current activities of the project National Forest Observatory. The work, titled “Πιλοτική Εφαρμογή και Λειτουργία του Εθνικού Παρατηρητηρίου Δασών (ΕΠαΔ)” will be presented on Friday, May 8th (12:30-13:00), Hall 4, the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

04 MAY 2015: FMRS to participate in the 2015 GEO Work Plan Symposium

FMRS will participate in the 2015 GEO Work Plan Symposium that will take place in Geneva (5-7 May). The main objectives of the meeting are: to assess the progress of the current tasks and the achievements for the first GEO decade (2005-2015), and to discuss current gaps in GEO’s activities and preliminary identify activities to be implemented in the next decade.

02 APR 2015: The European Space Expo, Athens

FMRS to participate in the European Space Expo that takes place in Athens by presenting the G2 soil erosion risk model that was developed within the frame of the GEOLAND2 project. For the European Space Expo program and presentation click below.

26 MAR 2015: ERMES first annual meeting, March 26–27, 2015, Valencia, Spain

FMRS to participate in the ERMES first annual meeting, March 26–27, 2015 Valencia, Spain.

26 MAR 2015: FMRS to participate in one-day meeting on 'Forest fires and floods’

FMRS will present the tools developing within the frame of the ΕΠΑΔΑΠ (NOFFi) project in a one-day workshop in Athens. In the workshop the tools and services developed in a number of national and international projects will be also presented. For the agenda of the workshop click below.

13 MARCH 2015: FMRS to give a seminar at the School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh

Ioannis Gitas will give a seminar on 'Remote Sensing of forest fires (focus on Mediterranean ecosystems)' at the School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh. The seminar is a part of the EEO-AGI(S) Series Programme 2014-15.

09 MARCH 2015: The ArcFUEL project was granted 'Best Life Environment project award'

FMRS participated in the ArcFUEL project that was recently selected as one of the 22 Best LIFE Environment projects for 2014. In addition, ArcFUEL is currently a candidate for the 5 "Best of the Best" LIFE Environment projects.

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