NEWS

FLOODIS SUCCESSFULLY CONCLUDED

Created: 12 January 2016

The FLOODIS Final Review was held in Torino on the 10 Dec 2015. The EC project officer and external reviewer complemented the team on their successful execution of the project and achievement of the project goals, including the development of the GEO gateway, DSS and the FLOODIS app. The press coverage in the mass media of the in-field tests was also highlighted. After two years of user interaction and development work, FLOODIS project was concluded at the end of 2015.

FLOODIS AUDIO-VISUAL PRESENTATION

Created: 12 October 2015

The FLOODIS team are proud to present  the FLOODIS project in moving pictures!

FLOODIS NEWSLETTER - SEPTEMBER 2015

Created: 12 October 2015

See our September, and final issue, of the FLOODIS Newsletter.

SUCCESSFUL CONCLUSION TO FINAL FLOODIS WORKSHOP

Created: 09 October 2015

The FLOODIS International Workshop on 'Increasing Resilience to Emergencies through Earth Observation, Crowdsourcing, and Satellite Navigation Systems' successfully took place on 2 October 2015 at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. The workshop was opened by Qunli Han, Director, Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences at UNESCO, and it was attended by a number of national civil protection authorities and European river authorities.  Besides a detailed session on FLOODIS, a number of other EU projects were also presented. The workshop was concluded with a fruitful discussion on the use of crowdsourcing and social media in the event of emergencies.

SOCIAL MEDIA WATCH

Created: 24 September 2015

The FLOODIS team have also looked into information from social media (FB, Twitter, etc.) on flood events and how these can be used to better understand the situation on the ground. This is summarised in a presentation on FLOODIS Social Media Research.

FINAL FLOODIS INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP

Created: 22 September 2015

The FLOODIS International Workshop on 'Increasing Resilience to Emergencies through Earth Observation, Crowdsourcing, and Satellite Navigation Systems' will be held on 2 October 2015 at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. It will have an audience of governmental stakeholders and civil protection authorities from its Member States, representatives of DGs of the EU Commission (JRC, ECHO, Research & Innovation, DEVCO, GROWTH), ESA, and European river authorities.