Research activities of the Remote Sensing Laboratory

(last update: 2013)
Recent Research Programmes:
  1. SEO-DWARF: "Semantic EO Data Web Alert and Retrieval Framework" H2020-MSCA-RISE-2015-691071 Programme start: 2016.

  2. UrbanMonitor: "Automatic Detection and Modelling of 2D and 3D Changes in the Urban Environment from Multi-Modal, Multi-Temporal Remote Sensing Data", Operational Program for Educational and Vocational Training II (EPEAEK-II), MIS 380134, co-funded by the European Social Fund (75%) and National Resources (25%), Budget: 600000€, Programme start: July 2012, Duration: 39 months.

  3. TeleKyoto: "Vegetation Mapping and Biomass Estimation with Modern Remote Sensing Methods in Order to Fulfil the Country's Obligations Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Kyoto Protocol", Operational Program for Educational and Vocational Training II (EPEAEK-II), co-funded by the European Social Fund (75%) and National Resources (25%), MIS 377293, Budget: 600000€, Programme start: June 2012, Duration: 42 months.

  4. GNORASI: "Knowledge and processing algorithms data-flow development tool for remote sensing data management", GRST, 09SYN-72-755, co-funded by the European Social Fund (75%) and National Resources (25%), Budget: 493176€, Programme start: January 2010, Duration: 36 months.

  5. ARGOMARINE: "Automatic Oil spill Recognition and Geopositioning integrated in a Marine Monitoring Network", 7th Framework Programme, Research partners: National Park of the Tuscany Archipelago (Coordinator) - PNAT (ITALY), National Technical University of Athens - NTUA (GREECE), National Research Council – Institute of Information Science and Technologies - CNR-ISTI (ITALY), Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center - NERSC (NORWAY), Centro de Investigacao Marinha e Ambiental – Universidade do Algarve - CIMA-UALG (PORTUGAL), Scensive Technologies Limited - ST (UNITED KINGDOM), National Maritime Park of Zakinthos - NMPZ (GREECE), Joint Research Center – Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen - JRC (EU)

  6. DISMA: "DISaster MAnagement GIS with emphasis on cultural sites", INTEREG IIIC, Research partners: Centre for the Assessment of Natural Hazards & Proactive Planning (NTUA), Fundação Gomes Teixeira da Universidade do Porto (FGT-UP), Department of Natural Resources Management and Agricultural, Engineering- Agricultural University of Athens (NRMAE-AUA), Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique-CNRS – CEPAM.

  7. "Development of innovative remote sensing and photgrammetric techniques for the creation of urban geospatial databases", PYTHAGORAS II project is a part of the Operational Program for Educational and Vocational Training II (EPEAEK-II), which is co-funded by the European Social Fund (75%) and National Resources (25%).

  8. IRIS: "Development of an airborne remote sensing hyperspectral system for the detection of submarine and coastal springs". CSF 2000-2006, Secretariat General for Research and Development, Operational Programme Competitiveness, Action 4.5.1, Practice: Natural Environment and Sustainable Development.

  9. "Development of methods and techniques for the optimization of the contribution of remotely sensed very high resolution digital images in town planning and land policy. Case study application in Heraklion" (funded by the Ministry of Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works, Greece).

  10. "The investigation of Remote Sensing potential for the detection of precious metal deposits in the geothermal fields of Lesvos and Nisyros Islands with the use of the pilot case study of Milos Island - Aegean Sea, Greece" (funded by the Secretariat General of Research and Technology, Greece, in cooperation with: a. the University of Patras, b. the Institute of Geology and Mineral Exploration).

  11. "Development of an Optimum Itinerary Choice System for the implementation of ground controls classification of remotely sensed images" (funded by the General Secretariat of Research and Technology, Greece).

  12. "APERTURE: environmentAl tyPological spacE mappeR facilitating the implemenTation of eURopean lEgislation" (funded by the EE ENVIRONMENT Program and carried out in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture of Greece, IIS SA, CNIG, GEOSYS, Ministry of Environment of Spain, European Center of Public Law, Imperial College, Universitat Bremem, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Universite de Limoges, Instituto per Ambiente).

  13. "Development of a Common Educational and Training Infrastructure for the Integration of Remote Sensing, Digital Processing of Satellite Imagery, Photo-Interpretation and GIS methods, techniques and applications. Case-Study: The monitoring and protection of the forest ecosystems in the Greater Area of Urban Conglomerations" (funded by the EEC Programme LEONARDO DA VINCI, in cooperation with: a) the University of Surrey, United Kingdom, b) the Universite Paul Sabatier, France, c) the Hellenic Cadastral and Mapping Organization-HECMO, Greece and d) Consulting Engineering Firms).

  14. "Analysis of the Needs of the Information System for Physical Planning" (funded by the Ministry of Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works, Greece).

  15. "Evaluation of the Potential of the MOS Satellite Data for Land Use Inventories and Environmental Monitoring" (funded by the NTUA, Greece).

  16. "Proposal for the Development of the Direction of Remote Sensing Applications in the Hellenic Cadastral and Mapping Organization" (funded by Hellenic Cadastral and Mapping Organization-HECMO, Greece).

  17. "Investigation of the Possibilities of the Integrated Remote Sensing and GIS Information in the Hydrogeological Research of Naxos Island" (funded by Secretariat General of Research and Technology, Greece).

  18. "Development of Operational Methods and Techniques for the Integration of the Possibilities of Photo-Interpretation and Remote Sensing in Agricultural Statistics" (funded by the General Secretariat of Research and Technology, Greece).

  19. "FIRES: Forest Image Processing Supported by Expert System" (funded by the EEC and carried out in cooperation with: a) the Centro di Ricerche e Servizi Avanzati per la Formazione-SCIENTER, Italy, b) the Centro Nacional de Informacao Geographica-CNIC, Portugal and c) Integrated Information Systems S.A., Greece).

  20. "Contribution of Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing in Facing the Problems of Metropolitan Cities" (funded by the Secretariat General of Research and Technology and the Municipality of Nikaia, Greece).

  21. "Development of an Expert System for the Classification and Post-Classification of Digital Remotely Sensed Images by Integration of Analog and Digital Methods" (funded by the General Secretariat of Research and Technology, Greece).

  22. PHOENIX: "A GIS Decision Support System for the Prevention of Desertification Resulting from Forest Fires" (funded by the EEC and carried out in cooperation with: a) the National Agriculture Research Foundation, Greece, b) the University of Surrey, United Kingdom and c) the Institute for Image Processing and Computer Graphics -DIBAG, Graz, Austria).

  23. "Application of Machine Vision Techniques in the Quality Control of Pharmaceutical Solutions" (funded by the Ministry of Labour, Greece and the European Social Fund).

  24. "The Development of an Integrated Cadastral Land Information System for Greece" (funded by the Secretariat General of Research and Technology, Greece).

  25. "Geographic Context of Typical Mediterranean Crops and Vegetation Types as a Basis for Image Analysis Expert System Rules" (funded by the EEC, JRC, Space Applications Institute, Ispra, Italy).

  26. "Development of a Digital Remotely Sensed Imagery Processing Software for Agricultural Applications in the Specific Natural and Socioeconomic Conditions of Greece" (funded by the Ministry of Agriculture and the Secretariat General of Research and Technology, Greece).

  27. "Development of a Digital Remotely Sensed Imagery Processing Software for Agricultural Applications in the Specific Natural and Socioeconomic Conditions of Greece" (PHASE II) (funded by the Ministry of Agriculture and the Secretariat General of Research and Technology, Greece).

  28. "Evaluation of Analog and Digital Image Analysis Techniques for Mapping Suspected Fault Zones in the Earthquake-Prone Region of Kalamata, Greece" (funded by the National Organization of Antiseismic Planning and Protection of the Ministry of Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works, Greece)

  29. "Development of Remote Sensing Methods for the Inventory and Mapping of Land Use Patterns in Rural Areas" (funded by the Ministry of Agriculture, Greece).