PROTHEGO workshop and 5th consortium meeting — Petra, Jordan.
The EXCELSIOR project was presented at the 5th Internal meeting of the PROTHEGO project in Petra, Jordan. The participants included representatives from Al – Hussein Bin Talal University, Petra archeological park, CH European Joint Program Initiative on Cultural Heritage, the Italian scientific attaché Il Cairo Embassy, the Institute for Environmental Protection and Research in Italy, the British Geological Survey, Natural Environment Research Council in the UK, the University of Milano-Bicocca in Italy and the Geological Survey of Spain. The PROTHEGO project is funded in the framework of the Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage and Global Change (JPICH) – HERITAGE PLUS, under ERA-NET Plus and the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) of the European Commission and aims to make an innovative contribution towards the analysis of geohazards in areas of cultural heritage in Europe.
1/ The Establishment of the Excellence Research Centre for Earth Surveillance and Space-Based Monitoring of the Environment (EXCELSIOR) for the eastern Mediterranean Region