First international conference on remote sensing techniques in disaster management and emergency response in the Mediterranean region

Organizer(s) European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories Scientific Council for Remote Sensing of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts University of Zadar GEOSAT Ltd.
University of Zadar, New Campus.

The subject “Disaster Management and Emergency Response” is a high-priority topic in the Mediterranean region. Risk reduction using remote sensing techniques may be very helpful in various applications. Identification of relevant space-based and airborne information for disaster management support and emergency response is a major priority issue.

The conference will cover several stages in risk management, such as knowledge, prevention, warning, management of emergency situations, post-analysis of crisis, environmental rehabilitation, etc.

Conference topics covering:
- Forest Fires
- Earthquakes
- Floods
- Land Degradation (soil erosion, desertification)
- Landslides/mudflows
- Storm Damage
- Sea polution/Oil-spill detection
- Man-made and other relevant aspects.

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