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The Regional Data Hub of Geo-Cradle and the Beyond EO Center data platforms in support to the data exploitation platform concept were presented on Romanin Space Agency Annula Conference by Alexia Tsouni, National Observatory of Athens.

Many thanks to the organisers for this conference, and to Eurisy for the οorganisation of the round table on data exploitation platforms.

More info: http://www.rosa.ro/index.php/en/news-menu/evenimente/2888-the-annual-conference-on-european-space-programmes-2018

pdf Click here to see the presentation

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Το Κέντρο Αριστείας BEYOND συμμετέχει στη Βραδιά Ερευνητή 2018. Η εκδήλωση είναι ανοιχτή για το κοινό και θα δώσει την ευκαιρία σε μικρούς και μεγάλους να μάθουν τα μυστικά της επιστήμης.
Εμείς θα μιλήσουμε για δορυφορική τηλεπισκόπηση και υπηρεσίες.

Πως οι δορυφόροι μας προστατεύουν?

copernicus hackathlon

The Copernicus Hackathon will give you the chance to meet people that share the same interest with you on the ways Space Technologies can be used in order to explore many application fields here on Earth. Together with other enthusiastic people you will get free access to Copernicus space data, support from mentors and the option to follow several business and technical workshops. BEYOND’s team is part of the scientific committee and will mentor and guide the participants in the thematic area of Natural Disasters.

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BEYOND/NOA is proud to be part of this high visibility European initiative.

In September 2018 and for the first time after 20 years, the EFFIS products responsibility has been transferred from JRC to an external consortium, comprising of Earth Observation industry e-GEOS, the National Observatory of Athens (NOA), the German Aerospace Agency (DLR) and Sertit SME. The start of this new era was marked in the EFFIS Kick-off Meeting that took place at JRC ISPRA on the 21st of September 2018, during which it was agreed that the new EFFIS operations will commence in mid-November 2018.

BEYOND Center of Excellence of NOA will be responsible in EFFIS for delivering a series of rapid damage assessment products covering entire Europe, North Africa and Middle East on a 24/7/365 basis. BEYOND will process data from its Satellite Antenna Ground Station installed in Penteli, Athens, Greece, and complemented by the Ground Station of the University of Dundee for covering this huge Area of Interest. The product portfolio includes active fire detections using medium resolution satellite sensor.



To Κέντρο Αριστείας BEYOND συμμετέχει στην εβδομάδα διαστήματος με ομιλία με θέμα "Η διαστημική τεχνολογία στην υπηρεσία του ανθρώπου" .Η ομιλία θα πραγματοποιηθεί από τον Δρ. Χάρη Κοντοέ στις εκδηλώσεις του Εθνικού Αστεροσκοπείου Αθηνών στο Κέντρο Επισκεπτών Θησείου το Σάββατο 6/10 και ώρα 18.30-20.00!
Μετά τις ομιλίες θα ακολουθήσει παρατήρηση με φορητά τηλεσκόπια από τον Σύλλογο Αστρονομίας "Διόσκουροι".


A record-breaking dust episode took place in Crete on 22 March 2018. The event was characterized by surface concentrations exceeding 1 mg/m3 for a period of 4–7 h, reaching record values higher than 6 mg/m3 at the background station of Finokalia.


Dr Haris Kontoes, Coordinator of the BEYOND team is a panel speaker in the session "Enabling a more efficient monitoring of the Common Agriculture Policy using open satellite and user generated data – The RECAP H2020 project", on Wednesday, September 19th!


BEYOND Team participated in the EOPEN annual meeting in Athens from 13 to 14 September 2018. The aim of EOPEN is to research and innovate how to make commercial service that is faster, more effective and efficient to how that data is processed and made available to a significantly increased range of those non-traditional users. The EOPEN project team includes partners from Germany, Greece, Finland, Belgium, Italy and South Korea.

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Can we transform knowledge, Earth Observation & user-generated data into added value services for CAP monitoring?

INSPIRE CONFERENCE 2018, Antwerp, Belgium - 19, September 

More info at: https://www.recap-h2020.eu/inspire_2018_conference/


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Το Κέντρο Διαχείρισης Φυσικών Καταστροφών BEYOND του Ινστιτούτου Αστρονομίας, Αστροφυσικής, Διαστημικών Εφαρμογών & Τηλεπισκόπησης (ΙΑΑΔΕΤ) του Εθνικού Αστεροσκοπείου Αθηνών (ΕΑΑ) δημοσιεύει σήμερα χάρτη με λεπτομερή αποτίμηση της καταστροφής σε επίπεδο οικοδομικού τετραγώνου στον οικισμό Μάτι (Ανατολική Αττική) με συστήματα Drones / UAV υπερυψηλής χωρικής ανάλυσης (3,5 εκατοστά).