EUROPEAN SPACE CENTRE FOR THE EARTH’S ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING “BEYOND”

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The European Space Centre for the earth’s environmental monitoring 'BEYOND', a center that is designed to continuously collect information from the planet about the evolving physical phenomena and especially about natural disasters, in order to inform the authorities and citizens regarding appropriate protective measures needed to be taken at specific times, operates at the National Observatory of Athens and is coordinated by the Satellite Remote Sensing team led by Dr. Charalampos Kontoes.

The Satellite services offered through the website of the Centre of Excellence for Disaster Management by the award-winning FireHub service, are an integrated approach to managing and responding to fire as well as to its consequences, and are already offered to state institutions who are involved in the management and fighting of fires. Examples of such operational centers are: the Fire Brigade Operation Centre 199, the OTE Telecoms Disaster Monitoring Centre, the General Secretariat of Civil Protection as well as other institutions and the general public.

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