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Center for Research and Technology Hellas, Information Technologies Institute
Area of Taxonomic Interest: 
Remote Sensing: space-, air-borne and in situ indicators estimation for monitoring purposes
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Center for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH) - Information Technologies Institute, International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM) - Mediterrenean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Technical University of Munich (TUM) - Center of Life and Food Sciences Weihenstephan
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his active involvement in the European Remote Sensing Community
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Dr. Manakos is involved and has been networking via academia and research throughout Europe, Asia, and North Africa the last 18 years. He has been submitting, coordinating or participating in EU, bilateral, and national projects (FPs, INTERREGs, etc.) for more than a decade. Activity topics concerned GMES/ Copernicus, Space and Airborne Remote Sensing, and its Complementation and Synergy with in-situ measurements, Environmental Resources Management, Soil Erosion Risk Assessment, Agricultural Practices Monitoring, Precision Agriculture, Regional and Rural Development, Management of Mediterranean Ecosystems, and Tourism; all addressed under the perspective of geospatial data handling.

Personal information

- PhD in Forestry, Chair of Land Use Planing and Nature Conservation, Faculty of Forest Science and Resource Management, Center of Life and Food Sciences Weihenstephan, Technische Universitaet Muenchen [specialization in: BRDF Appoximation, Field Spectroradiometry] (Germany)

- MSc in Land Improvements, Pedology, and Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki [specialization in: Remote Sensing, GIS, Artificial Intelligence, Erosion] (Greece)

- Practice in Remote sensing analysis and software development, German Aerospace Center, Institute of Optoelectronics, Oberpfaffenhofen (Germany)

- Diploma of Geology, School of Geology, Faculty of Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki [specialization in: Remote Sensing, GIS, Physical and Environmental Geography] (Greece)

- Erasmus exchange programme, Successful completion of 6 courses on Petrology, Chemistry of rocks and minerals, & Geology, University of Vienna, Institute of Petrology (Austria)


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