Kick off Meeting of the Project “Copernicus Emergency Management service (CEMS) Risk and Recovery Mapping (RRM) – Tailor-Made Products (FLEX)”, JRC premises in ISPRA, January 24, 2024
We are thrilled to be selected between the contractors for realizing the Copernicus Emergency Management Service (CEMS) Risk and Recovery Mapping (RRM) for the benefit of societies on a global scale. Our consortium is led by the Centre BEYOND of Earth Observation Research and Satellite Remote Sensing of IAASARS/NOA, with the participation of the School of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering/ Engineering Geology & Hydrogeology Lab/NTUA and the IT company IDCOM. The members of the consortium fruitfully interacted with the JRC experts and shared thoroughly on scientific and contractual aspects towards a cooperation with high quality and societal impact. During the meeting the coordinator Dr. Haris Kontoes and the partner leaders of IDCOM and NTUA, Dimitris Vallianatos and Prof. Constantinos Loupasakis respectively, presented the consortium expertise and skills that ensure the proper and timely project delivery according to the Copernicus EMS RRM standards. For more information on past activations being conducted visit:
Copernicus Emergency Management Service (CEMS) Risk and Recovery Mapping (RRM) – Tailor-Made Risk Assessment Products (FLEX) for the benefit of societies on a global scale
Copernicus Emergency Management Service (CEMS) Risk and Recovery Mapping RRM is the European contribution to assist global efforts of the authorized service users in Disaster Risk Reduction, communities and businesses to natural disasters, and minimization of losses in human lives and economic assets. The project aims at promoting knowledge-based decision making with the use of products generated through applying adequate processing of Earth Observation data, specifically using Copernicus knowledge base.
Funded by: European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Project’s Duration: 24 months
More about the Project: https://emergency.copernicus.eu/