OFIDIA: a monitoring system for fire danger prevention

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The Italian partners of OFIDIA – Operational FIre Danger preventIon plAtform present the project while describing aims and activities realized in collaboration with Greek partners and stakeholders.
OFIDIA main objective is to build a cross-border operational fire danger prevention infrastructure that advances the ability of regional stakeholders across Apulia and Ioannina Regions to detect and fight forest wildfires through more effective patrolling, environmental monitoring, weather modeling, fire danger forecasting and automated access to related historical data.

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More in detail, the project’s activities include the installation and operation of hardware equipment for automated weather monitoring and visual forest patrolling; the installation and operation of control rooms for the operational coordination of forest fire prevention and fighting; the joint development of integrated operational IT infrastructure for data storage, weather modeling, fire danger forecasting, visualization of historical and forecasted data on geographical maps; knowledge sharing of scientific and operational best practices.

For more information, visit the official website of the project: www.ofidia.eu

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