FLOODIS Project Final Event

29 September 2015

The 2nd of October Fabrizio Dominici, Claudio Rossi and Vito Macchia from the Mobile Solutions Research Area, will coordinate the international workshopIncreasing Resilience to Emergencies through Earth Observation, Crowdsourcing, and Satellite Navigation Systems”, which will be held in Paris at the UNESCO headquarter. The workshop is the closing event of the FLOODIS project, a collaborative European Community project coordinated by ISMB and funded under the Seventh Framework Programme, aimed at providing a flood information service that enhance flood management and alerting.

The project focuses on the integration of satellite navigation technologies (E-GNSS), earth observation (Copernicus EMS) and real-time warnings provided by citizens and civil protection operators through the mobile sensing paradigm. The workshop will involve many civil protection agencies, EU representatives also including the presentation of other international projects relevant to Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). The outcome of the workshop will be a set of guidelines for future developments of DRR solution involving advanced and innovative ICT solutions.