8th GEO European Projects Workshop (GEPW-8)


On June 12 and 13, 2014, The National Athens Observatory and the Mariolopoulos-Kanaginis Foundation for the Environmental Sciences co-organized in Athens the 8th GEO European Projects Workshop (GEPW-8) which is a basic organization of the European Union – Directorate-General for Research and Innovation.

In the workshop were presented all the research programs elaborated in the EU on the implementation of GEOSS and national activities related to Earth observation. The participants were all those who have actively contributed to the World System of Earth Observation from European countries. The results of the programs were presented at the meeting and it was discussed how Europe can contribute through the Horizon 2020 program framework as well as the vote on the renewal for another 10 years of the GEO office in Geneva by accepting the present Geneva Declaration of 2014 in which the MK Foundation for Environmental Sciences was represented.