ECOPOTENTAL General Assembly

15 – 19 May 2017, Heraklion (GR) The Second ECOPOTENTIAL General Scientific Meeting and General Assembly of Partners took place in Heraklion, Crete, from May 16th to May 19th, kindly hosted by the ECOPOTENTIAL Partner FORTH. The General Meeting was aimed at a comprehensive presentation and discussion about the research activities, highlighting the status of … Continue reading “ECOPOTENTAL General Assembly”

Ecosystem Services (WP7) Face to Face Meeting

March 7th, 2017 Schiphol (NL) At the beginning of March, 2017, a collection of participants from Work Package 7, and various other work packages connected to it, met in the Netherlands in order to discuss the current status of Ecosystem Service (ES) Assessment for the various Protected Areas (PAs) in the ECOPOTENTIAL project. During this … Continue reading “Ecosystem Services (WP7) Face to Face Meeting”

ECOPOTENTIAL @Climate Europe Festival in Valencia

4 – 6 April 2017, Valencia (E) ECOPOTENTIAL has been presented by Ioannis Manakos at the Climateurope Festival 2017 that took place in Valencia on April 4-6. The festival offered a varied 2½ day programme of lectures, discussions, networking and performances to explore the state-of-the-art of climate information, and its uses and value in decision-making … Continue reading “ECOPOTENTIAL @Climate Europe Festival in Valencia”

Doñana storyline workshops “Conserving dynamic wetlands under combined global, regional and local stressors”

4 – 6 April 2017, Doñana Biological Station, CSIC, Seville (E) On the 4th of April 2017, several participants from various work packages of ECOPOTENTIAL project met at the Doñana Biological Station (EBD, Spanish Research Council) to attend the ‘Doñana Storyline Workshop’. The workshop had two objectives: (1) to facilitate coordination among partners already involved … Continue reading “Doñana storyline workshops “Conserving dynamic wetlands under combined global, regional and local stressors””


May 16th, 2017, Thessaloniki (GR) Ioannis Manakos and his team at CERTH participated with an exhibition stand at the annual open day of the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) in Thessaloniki, GR, on the 16th of May. With the help of his colleague, Georgios Chantziaras, they presented their Remote Sensing activities. ECOPOTENTIAL was among the main … Continue reading “ECOPOTENTIAL @Open Day 2017 of CERTH”

EO based ecosystem service (WP6) meeting in Lisbon

10 – 11 July 2017, Lisbon (P) At the start of July, a WP6 meeting took place in Lisbon, Portugal, hosted by IST, which surrounded the topics of data assimilation, utilization of remote sensing in models, as well as operationalization and cloud deployment of models. Each of the participants presented his/her model and a round-table … Continue reading “EO based ecosystem service (WP6) meeting in Lisbon”

Multilingual ECOPOTENTIAL leaflet!!!

The Ecopotential leaflet is now available in Italian, Spanish, French and German! The text has been translate by the ECOPOTENTIAL Partners who formed a collaborative working group with the help of the ECOP communication team. The Italian version has been already printed and distributed to Gran Paradiso National Park visitor centers. It will be soon … Continue reading “Multilingual ECOPOTENTIAL leaflet!!!”

New published ECOPOTENTIAL papers!!

We are happy to announce the new publications by ECOPOTENTIAL researchers compliant with the Open Access Policy. They can be downloaded from ECOPOTENTIAL Website at the page: Wegmann, M. Leutner, B.F., Metz, M., Neteler, M., Dech, S., Rocchini, D.* (2017). r.pi: a GRASS GIS package for semi-automatic spatial pattern analysis of remotely sensed land … Continue reading “New published ECOPOTENTIAL papers!!”

ECOPOTENTIAL at Campus Night in Osnabruek University

June 1oth, 2017, Osnabruek (D) On June 10, Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences and the University of Osnabrück hosted a spectacular “Campus Night” open to the general public, where citizens had the occasion to visit the campus, meet researchers and learn more about the University activities, also enjoying some fun! Labs for kids, science-shows but also … Continue reading “ECOPOTENTIAL at Campus Night in Osnabruek University”

60th IAV Annual Symposium

20 – 24 June 2017 – Palermo, Italy The 60th annual symposium of the International Association for Vegetation Science (IAVS) took place in Sicily, Italy. The venue was the Palermo Botanical Garden, and excursion was organized in both the Sicilian coast and mountains. The theme of the symposium was “Vegetation patterns in natural and cultural … Continue reading “60th IAV Annual Symposium”

International Meeting on the Conservation of High Mountain Lakes

6 – 8 July 2017 – Gran Paradiso National Park, Ceresole Reale, Italy High mountain lakes host peculiar aquatic biota and are considered biodiversity reservoirs. Most high altitude lakes are endangered by several global, regional and local threats, and more specifically by introduced fish. This meeting will focus on the role of the Natura2000 sites … Continue reading “International Meeting on the Conservation of High Mountain Lakes”