UN-SPIDER RSO in Ukraine participated in Workshop on Wild Fires

On March 4th, 2013 experts of the UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Ukraine took part in the regional workshop “Wild fires in Eastern Europe: science, politics and management” and the official opening of the Regional Eastern Europe Fire Monitoring Center (REEFMS) at the National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine. Prof. N. Kussul and Dr. S. Skakun delivered a presentation on the “UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Ukraine: Fire Monitoring using Satellite Data”.

During the round table regional collaboration on the wild fire management in Eastern Europe was discussed (including collaboration between UN-SPIDER RSO in Ukraine and REEFMC), and a working plan was worked out that will be presented during the European Economic Commission Forum in Geneva in November 2013.