20 FEBRUARY 2015: FMRS undegraduate student to participate in ERASMUS+

Thanos Chatzakos who is doing his BSc Thesis at FMRS will be hosted by the Department of 'Geology, Geography and Natural Resources' of the University of Alcala (Spain) for the period 1 April - 30 June 2015. This short-term placement is supported by the ERASMUS+ project.

17 FEBRUARY 2015: TELEKYOTO project - 4th partner meeting

The 4th partner meeting of the TELEKYOTO project to take place in the FMRS premises on Tusday the 17th of February 2015.

12 JANUARY 2015 : The 'Utilization of forest biomass' project description

Project Full Title: Utilization of forest biomass (logging residues) for production and standardization of the refined solid biomass fuels. Impact on forest ecosystems.


Project Description


Contents and Objectives

The aim of the current project is to investigate the potential of using oak and pine logging residues, for the production of refined solid biomass fuels. The specific objectives of the research project are:


Location: Thessaloniki, Greece
Date: 20 – 22 May 2015
Registration is open from Feb 01 2015 to May 01 2015

05 DECEMBER 2014: Memoradum of understanding has been signed between FMRS and Perrotis College

A memorandum of understanding has been signed between FMRS and the Department of Environmental Systems Management (Precision Agriculture) of Perrotis College.

02 DECEMBER 2014: Free access to the 1987 and 2007 national 'Land cover' maps of Greece produced by FMRS in collaboration with WWF Hellas

FMRS produced, in collaboration with WWF Hellas, national 'land cover' maps of Greece for the years 1987 and 2007. These maps are freely available online at (Υπόβαθρα, Καλύψεις Γης).

14 NOVEMBER 2014: FMRS collaborates with Geosystems Hellas in the frame of the si-Cluster NFOFRAS collaborative project

FMRS collaborates with Geosystems Hellas in the frame of the NFOFRAS project. NFOFRAS is the main si-Cluster (Hellenic Space Technologies and Applications Cluster) collaborative project focusing on forest fires.

19 OCTOBER 2014: CNR-IMAA to host one FMRS MSc student for training

Alexandra Stefanidou who is doing her MSc thesis at FMRS will stay at CNR-IMAA (Potenza, Italy) for two months as a part of her training in remote sensing of forest fires.