On the 19th of November 2019, Dr Milto Miltiadou gave a workshop to children in collaboration with the citizen movement “300,000 trees in Limassol”. Representatives from the movement gave an overview of the aims and objectives of it and further explained to the children the importance of forests, tree plantations and the potential threats that forests may face nowadays. Afterwards, Dr Milto Miltiadou explained to them the importance of forest monitoring using Remote Sensing and Airborne Laser Scanning (LiDAR) technologies that are the main focus of the “FOREST” project.
More than 100 children, aged between 8 to 13 years old, participated.
The Project OPPORTUNITY/0916/MSCA/0005 (“FOREST”) is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund and the Republic of Cyprus through the Research Promotion Foundation. The implementation of the project takes place at the Eratosthenes Research Lab of Cyprus University of Technology.