Ieronymidi EmmanouelaPostdoctoral Researcher

Dr. Ieronymidi is an EO and GIS expert. She holds a BSc in Geology (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens - NKUA, Greece), an MSc in Geochemistry (University of Leeds, UK) and a PhD in the field of Remote Sensing (Technical University of Crete, Greece). Since 2011, she is a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing (IAASARS) of the National Observatory of Athens.


She has been working for the World bank ESA-EOP-3 ValueAdd Acts: ”Mapping urban slopes and land use - Rio de Janeiro Vulnerability”, BEYOND/EC/FP7 (Building a South East European Center of Excellence for Earth Observation Based Monitoring of Natural Disasters) and Copernicus EMS/EC (Emergency Management Service, Risk & Recovery mapping) projects. Currently, she is involved with space-based monitoring and damage assessment of manmade and natural disasters.

Before 2011, she has worked as a Remote Sensing expert at the Laboratory of Remote Sensing of the Department of Geology and Geo-environment of NKUA, a GIS Lecturer at the Natural Resources and Environment Department of the Technological Educational Institute of Crete (Greece) and a Lab assistant in the fields of Remote Sensing and Mineralogy at the Mineral Resources Engineering Department of the Technical University of Crete (Greece).

She is one of the members of the NOA winning team for the Best Service Challenge of the Copernicus Masters Awards 2014. The awarded service is entitled "FireHub: A Space Based Fire Management Hub", an operational EO based fire management service, which was developed in the framework of the BEYOND project.

Research Interests 

Image processing, analysis and photo-interpretation of SAR and multi-spectral, from both satellite and aerial sensors, imagery for environmental, geological, agricultural, marine and security applications.