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16
Nov
2020

Virtual Invited Talk: Cities and Climate Change

11:30am to 1:00pm
Webinar

On November 16th, 2020, the EXCELSIOR H2020 project and the ERATOSTHENES Centre of Excellence (ECoE) of the Cyprus University of Technology organized a virtual invited talk by Dr. Nektarios Chrysoulakis.

Dr. Nektarios Chrysoulakis is a Director of Research at FORTH and Head of the Remote Sensing Lab (http://rslab.gr), operating Flux Tower Infrastructures in the city of Heraklion (http://www.rslab.gr/heraklion_eddy.html). He holds a BSc in Physics, a MSc in Environmental Physics and PhD in Remote Sensing from the University of Athens. He has been involved in R&D projects funded by the European Union, the European Space Agency and the Ministries of Environment, Development, Culture and Education. His main research interests include climate change and urbanization, urban climate, urban energy balance, urban resilience, urban planning and metabolism, natural and technological hazards, surface temperature and albedo, environmental monitoring and change detection. Dr. Chrysoulakis is cPI of the European Research Council (ERC) Synergy project urbisphere (http://urbisphere.eu), focusing on coupling dynamic cities and climate. He is the coordinator of the H2020-Space project CURE (http://cure-copernicus.eu), focusing on Copernicus services exploitation in the domain of urban resilience. He has coordinated the projects URBANFLUXES (H2020), SEN4RUS (ERA.Net-RUS Plus), BRIDGE (FP7) GEOURBAN (FP7). He has also participated projects ECOPOTENTIAL (H2020), THINKNATURE (H2020), IGIC (LIFE) and FLIRE (LIFE). Dr. Chrysoulakis is a Visiting Professor at the Department of Physics of the University of Crete, teaching the course “Principles and Applications of Satellite Remote Sensing”; and at the CIHEAM-MAICh, teaching the course “Remote sensing of Urban Environments”. He is involved in GEO Climate Change Working Group, as well as in GEO Programme Board Urban Resilience Subgroup. He has more than 250 publications in per-review journals and conference proceedings.

Watch the invited talk online via YouTube:

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DETAILS

Start: November 16 2020
End: November 16 2020
VENUE

Webinar
ORGANIZER

EXCELSIOR H2020 Teaming Project & ERATOSTHENES Center of Excellence
WEBSITE

https://youtu.be/pWcF4YfOtzU

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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