Investment Project FIREWATCH
DEVELOPMENT OF MANAGEMENT AND DECISION SUPPORT TOOLS FOR THE PROTECTION OF ECONOMIC AND SOCIETAL ACTIVITIES INFRASTRUCTURES FROM FOREST FIRE DANGER IN BALKAN COUNTRIES AND TURKEY
The company has been awarded funding for the implementation of the project named “Developemnt of management and decision support tools for the protection of economic and societal activities infrastructures for forest fire danger in Balkan countries and Turkey” with the short title “FireWtach”, which is funded from the NSRF 2007-2013 Programme “Openness and Competitiveness of Businesses II”. The project “FireWatch” aims to produce an integrated product for the assessment and mapping of forest fire danger of specific economic activities infrastructures while proposing personalized precaution actions. The product covers a wide range of functions for the estimation and spatial depiction of forest fire risk in a specific area while proposing targeted actions for forest fire risk reduction based on the environmental and meteorological characteristics of each location. Beyond its operational character, the product can also be considered as an educational tool for the training of both visitors and personnel. Essentially, it a Geographic Information System application supported by client oriented and specialized services.