The EXCELSIOR project was presented at the 2nd Pan-Hellenic Conference on Digital Cultural Heritage (EUROMED 2017) conference that took place in Volos, Greece from 1-3 December, 2017. Dr Kyriacos Themistocleous presented a paper on “Earth Observation and Space-based applied to Cultural Heritage: current capabilities and future perspectives”, which included a poster presentation and discussion on the EXCELSIOR project and future collaboration. During the EUROMED2017 Conference, Dr Themistocleous presented also other running projects of the ERASTOTHENES Research Centre in which Earth observation is used for cultural heritage such as the ATHENA Twinning Project ‘From space to ground. Digital techniques for the investigation of monuments and sites’ , the CLIMA ‘Cultural Landscape risk Identification, Management and Assessment’ and PROTHEGO, ‘PROTection of European Cultural HEritage from GeO-hazards’.
The Establishment of the EXcellence Research Centre for Earth Surveillance and Space-Based Monitoring of the Environment (EXCELSIOR) for the eastern Mediterranean Region