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Christos THEOCHARIDIS

Assistant Researcher

Biography

ORCID: 0000-0003-4080-441X 

Mr Christos Theocharidis holds a BSc degree in Forestry and Management of the Environment and Natural Resources, an MSc in Geoinformatics and Geospatial Technologies and he is a PhD candidate in “Earth Surveillance & Space Monitoring of the Environment” at the Department of Civil Engineering and Geomatics of the Cyprus University of Technology. Currently he is working at the ERATOSTHENES Centre of Excellence while also he worked on various funded research projects like – “ASTARTE” (EXCELLENCE/0918/0341), “ESA-CROSS” (CY3_11 / Contract 4000131190), “ESA-CROSS-II (CY4_14 / Contract 4000135546)”, project FPCUP (Framework Partnership Agreement on Copernicus User Uptake), Action 2018-1-96 “Copernicus promotion for EDUCATION (Schools and Young Researchers)”, SGA grant no. 2019/SI2.819207/06 and EDAFOS project funded by ESA (CY5_10), “Development and testing of desertification risk and pressures mapping and Assessment tool” (ongoing). In addition, he participated in several research proposal writing. For his doctoral dissertation, he reads about active and optical remote sensing to monitor forest health, identifying abrupt changes in forest phenology, which may be due to various environmental, climatic, and anthropogenic factors. It is worth highlighting that he is proficient at processing remote sensing satellite data in GIS software like ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, QGIS, and SNAP while using R and Python to automate and ease the processing and analysis of big data.  

This project has received funding from the Government of the Republic of Cyprus through the “Directorate General for European Programmes, Coordination and and Development”.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s “Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme” under Grant Agreement No 857510”.
This project is co-funded by the Cyprus University of Technology.
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