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Honorary distinction for Professor Nancy Alonistioti and her team: Funding of the DRYADS project by the GOOGLE Action Fund ICLEI Europe

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The DRYADS project, led by NKUA’s SCANlab group under the supervision of Professor Nancy Alonistioti and in cooperation with the Hellenic Ministry of Environment and Energy, has been selected for funding by the prestigious ICLEI Action Fund and (

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The official ceremony for the announcement of the funding took place in Athens City Hall, with the presence of the Mayor of Athens Haris Doukas.

DRYADS is an advanced AI-powered platform designed for the early detection and risk assessment of wildfires in the greater Athens area. The platform will utilize various data sources, including Google EIE datasets, satellite imagery, weather data, sensors and real time area video streams to identify anthropogenic environmental risk factors, monitor fire outbreaks and predict fire evolution in real time. By providing early warnings and comprehensive risk assessments, DRYADS aims to mitigate the impact of wildfires on natural landscapes and communities and increase cities’ resilience.


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