The EXCELSIOR Project  participated at the 17th International Scientific and Technical Conference “FROM IMAGERY TO DIGITAL REALITY: ERS & Photogrammetry” in Hadera, Israel on Monday, 16 October 2017. During the presentation, George Mellilos on behalf of the project team, addressed the potential impact of the EXCELSIOR for remote sensing applications in Europe and the Eastern Meditteranean region throught the establishment of ERATOSTHENES Centre of Excellence. During the conference, a wide range of topics were also presented, which addressed the latest developments in earth observing systems, technologies and applications. Further, a meeting was held with Professor Ammatzia Peled, from the University of Haifa in the Dept. of Geography and Environmental Studies and Head of the GIS and Remote Sensing Laboratories.

Conference Paper:

EXCELSIOR: a European Horizon 2020 Teaming project for the establishment of a Centre of Excellence in the Eastern Mediterranean for Earth surveillance and space-based monitoring of the Environment

Find the conference paper here

George Komodromos, Director of DEC, Cyprus, visited ESA ESRIN  at Frascati on 19-20 September 2017 and he had the opportunity to promote EXCELSIOR as well to meet with Simonetta Cheli,  Head of Strategy, Programme & Coordination Office, Directorate of Earth Observation Programmes, ESA – European Space Agency member of EXCELSIOR External Advisory Board.

05-08 September 2017 – ‘EXCELSIOR’ at the RSPSoc2017 ‘Earth & Planets: Making the most of our Observations’ In London, UK

Mr Dimitris Kouhartsiouk gave an oral presentation for the EXCELSIOR project, during the Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry Society Annual Conference (RSPSoc2017) ‘Earth & Planets: Making the most of our Observations’. The RSPSoc2017 took place in Imperial College, London between the 5th to 8th of September 2017. During the Conference posters for other ERC projects such as CLIMA, ATHENA and PROTHEGO were also presented.

Paper presentation

Strategic Positioning of the ‘ERATOSTHENES Research Centre’ and exploration of new R&D opportunities in the fields of Earth Surveillance and Space-Based of the Environment.

To download the abstract booklet of the RSPSoc2017 Click Here.



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