ΟΔΗΓΟΣ ΕΙΣΑΚΤΕΩΝ ΠΡΩΤΟΕΤΩΝ 2022

The Department

Since 1994, the Department of Geography of the University of the Aegean, the first Department of Geography in modern Greece, offers programs of undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Geography, responding to the call of our contemporary times for the academic training of scientists and professionals with geographical analysis knowledge and skills for the management of the multidimensional environmental, social and economic problems of modern societies.

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e-Aegean ResLab

The e-Aegean Resilience Laboratory (‘e-Aegean ResLab’) presents regional labour statistics and analysis in Mediterranean EU Regions. It is an Ε-Observatory of Geospatial technologies and analyses of employment and resilience in Mediterranean EU that provides findings of the study of employment and production transformation, focusing on underemployment and resilience of labour markets. The dashboard operates in the wider context of the e-Aegean Resilience Laboratory that examines employment and resilience in Mediterranean EU. It is funded by the e-Aegean R&D Network that seeks to support regional innovation, entrepreneurship and excellence.

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Fire App Fights Wildfires with Data

Every second counts when combating a wildfire. Time lost can result in devastating loss of life or property. The University of the Aegean in Greece developed the VENUS-C Fire app, featuring Bing Maps, Microsoft Silverlight, and Windows Azure to determine the daily wildfire risk and fire propagation in the vulnerable island of Lesvos during its dry season. The university team generates a visualization of environmental factors each morning for the island’s fire management team, who then use the app to determine optimal resource allocation across the island for the day.

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Recent Activities

Video for the diversity of pollinators

In the frame of the European project LIFE 4 Pollinators we produced simplified guides in Greek for the identification of insects and plants, together with a video.

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Best Documentary 1st Award (Odysseus Awards) for 30min documentary «Xerolithia»

The Documentary “Xerolithia” directed by Stelios Charalampopoulos received the 1st Odysseus Award at the International Epidaurus Film Festival. The 30min documentary was produced by the University of the Aegean within the project LIFE TERACESCAPE.

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Exhibition on Andros Island entitled “Terraces for agriculture: images from the past up to the future”

The exhibition entitled “Terraces of the Aegean: pictures from the past to the future”, was launched on September 10 in Chora, Andros Island.

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Article published in the newspaper ΤΟ ΒΗΜΑ

Article published in the newspaper ΤΟ ΒΗΜΑ (Sunday edition, BHMA SCIENCE, 3 July 2022) regarding a Citizen Science activity by members of the Laboratory of Biogeography and Ecology, carried out in Arnaia, Chalkidiki, in the frame of the European project LIFE 4 POLLINATORS.

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LIFE TERRACESCAPE Final Conference, 30 June 2022

The Conference, to be held in the frame of the project LIFE TERRACESCAPE (LIFE16 CCA/GR/000050, aims at informing local and national authorities about the achievements of the project (2017-2022).

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Maritime spatial planning in the Mediterranean area: challenges, perspectives and priorities 12.05.2022 | 19.30 - 21.30 (EEST)

In recent years, maritime spatial planning has attracted the interest especially of scientists and staternadministrations as it is now a widely accepted vision of a development process.

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