ERATOSTHENES Centre of Excellence

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ERATOSTHENES Centre of Excellence

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Full Address

Franklinou Roosevelt 82

City: Limassol

Country: Cyprus

Contact Person

Diofantos Hadjimitsis

Managing Director

d.hadjimitsis@cut.ac.cy

0035725002908

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Description

A new, autonomous, and self-sustained Centre of Excellence, namely the ERATOSTHENES Centre of Excellence of the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) has been established through the ‘EXCELSIOR’, H2020 Widespread Teaming Phase 2 project. The newly established centre has been created as a result of upgrading the existing Remote Sensing and Geo-Environment Lab, which has been operating within the Department of Civil Engineering and Geomatics of the Cyprus University of Technology since 2007.
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The mission of the ERATOSTHENES CoE is to conduct both basic and applied research towards improved understanding, management, and monitoring of natural resources and infrastructures and to offer expert services and products of excellent qualities in line with the latest development remote sensing and related geospatial technologies or other high-tech tools.
Location

Cyprus

Thematic Area of Interest
Agriculture, Atmosphere, Crowd sourcing & data fusion, Cultural Heritage, Disasters Risk Reduction, Energy, Geo-informatics, IT/IoT, Information Extraction, Land, Marine Safety & Security, Visual exploration & visualization, Water, Other
Additional Information
The mission of the ERATOSTHENES CoE is to conduct both basic and applied research towards improved understanding, management, and monitoring of natural resources and infrastructures and to offer expert services and products of excellent qualities in line with the latest development remote sensing and related geospatial technologies or other high-tech tools.
Capacities
Space-borne capacities
Ground-based/In-situ monitoring networks/facilities
Modelling and computing processing capacities
Data sources
Data exploitation for the provision of value-adding services and products

Activities & Services

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Projects

ERATOSTHENES Centre of Excellence is involved in a number of collaborative research and innovation projects funded by various competitive funding bodies including Europe's Horizon, Cyprus Research and Innovation Foundation, INTERREG, European Space Agency and other EU funding programmes. These projects use remote sensing and earth observation for atmosphere, agriculture, water, land, energy, and geohazards involving multidisciplinary international consortiums from both academia and industry

Services

ERATOSTHENES NexusHub includes the provides services such as the Agri-Nexus and UVi-Nexus Hub services providing daily calculations for the crop evapotranspiration and UV indices in Cyprus