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ECOPOTENTIAL at the European Parliament

The science-policy briefing event “Science for Post 2020 Environmental Targets – Insights from Earth Observation of Protected Areas” for the EU Parliament will take place on the 27th of September 2018 (09:00-11:00). At the event, the most relevant ECOPOTENTIAL key findings for post 2020 environmental strategies will be presented.

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In the framework of its social responsibility activities and as a sincere attempt to return added-value products and services to the Society, Aratos Group designed, developed and published for general use, the Sun UV Protector mobile application.

Aratos is a partner of the very important European project, ECOPOTENTIAL . In its a framework, a book was produced that focuses on 24 protected areas that are part of the ECOPOTENTIAL project and describes a collection of scenarios where Earth observation data is essential, accompanied by visual maps covering the whole extension of each protected area. The main purpose of this volume is to illustrate the capabilities of remote sensing and how this technique is being applied in many ways to monitor several different aspects of ecosystems and environmental conditions. Each type of ecosystem (mountain, arid or coastal and marine) presents different challenges that will be addressed through different Earth observation and data analysis approaches.

The ADC now offers daily updates of the Total Column indicators (index TC) as received from the Eumetsat satellite. The TC index provides information on the total columns of four type of trace gases in the atmosphere: O3 (Ozone), NO2 (Nitrogen Dioxide), SO2 (Sulphur Dioxide) and HCHO (Formaldehyde), for instance their distribution in perceived vertical columns along the layers of the atmosphere.

 The overall objective of the European Co-funded EcoSUSTAIN project (Interreg-MED framework) is to increase the management capacity of protected areas while developing integrated management and networking methodology as well as innovative water quality monitoring tools.

The ADC now offers hourly updates of the evapotranspiration index (index ET) as received from the Eumetsat satellite. As an ET indicator we call the effect of evapotranspiration that explains the flow of water that evaporates in the Earth’s atmosphere interface (from the ground and water bodies) and is transported by vegetation through the orbs to the leaves of the plant as a result of the photosynthetic processes.  

Aratos Technologies S.A. implemented for the Municipality of Katerini an Open Source Geographical Information System that uses advanced techniques and applications of remote sensing and exploits open satellite data and imagery.

In the framework of its social responsibility activities and as a sincere attempt to return added-value products and services to the Society, Aratos Group designed, developed and published for general use, the European Ozone Level mobile application.

www.aratos.gr - ecosustain.interreg-med.eu

Ecological sustainable Governance of Mediterranean protected Areas via
improved Scientific, Technical and Managerial Knowledge Base
EcoSUSTAIN
Technical Joint Meeting
Athens 14 November 2017, 08.45
Hotel Royal Olympic

The Mediterranean region is heavily dependent on natural ecosystems in terms of the quality of life and well-being of citizens, territorial attractiveness and hence the economic value of the whole area. Natural resources in the region are extremely valuable and have been recognized as a major driving force for socio-economic development.

In order to preserve natural ecosystems and facilitate the sustainable development of the Mediterranean basin protected areas, the overall objective of the European Co-funded EcoSUSTAIN project is to increase the management capacity of protected areas while developing integrated management and networking methodology as well as innovative water quality monitoring tools.

In order to develop the transferability of the EcoSUSTAIN Project results, ARATOS TECHNOLOGIES together with the other project partners are organizing a Technical Joint Meeting in Athens on November 14, 2017.

The event will create conditions for the dissemination of the Project's know-how and the future reproduction of its results. Presented project solutions will be presented with an emphasis on satellite images of water quality monitoring. At the Greek level, the pilot implementation of the long-term monitoring solution will take place in the area of ​​ecological development of Karla - Mavrovouni - Kefalovrysos - Velestino by ARATOS TECHNOLOGIES.

The technical objectives of the event are:

1) A description of the main results of the project, the means, the experiences,

2) Presentation of Needs and Expectations by Local Interested Bodies,

3) Discussion on the verification of the quality of the results, adaptation, direct implementation and future sustainability,

4) Conducting a Press Conference.

EcoSUSTAIN Project Partners

 

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