Remote Sensing & Geo-Environment Research Lab
 
Remote Sensing & Geo-Environment Research Lab

Department of Civil Engineering and Geomatics
of the Cyprus University of Technology
The Lab is member of the Eratosthenis Research
Group.

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ESA<br/>Technical Visit
 
ESA
Technical Visit

ESA Technical visit at the
Remote Sensing Lab May 2011

Remote Sensing &<br />Geo-Environment Research Lab
 
Remote Sensing &
Geo-Environment Research Lab

Eratosthenis Research Centre

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MEDNET project EU
 
MEDNET project EU

MEDNET is a European project,
co-financed by the MED Programme,
aimed at simplifying and harmonizing
maritime and port procedures within
the Mediterranean region.

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RSCy 2018
 
RSCy 2018

Sixth International Conference on Remote
Sensing and Geoinformation of Environment
26-29 March, 2018 – Cyprus

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Agriculture

Selected Funded Research Projects

The ‘Agriculture Sciences’ section participates in several funded projects such as:

 Project TitleRoleStart YearSource of Funding
21Integrated use of space, geophysical, and hyperspectral technologies intended for monitoring water leakages in water supply networks in CyprusProject Coordinator2012Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation
23Catastrophic shifts in drylands: how can we prevent ecosystem degradation?Partner 2012FP7
35Development of an automated system for monitoring red-scale population using image analysis, wireless networks and GIS technologiesPartner2010Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation
37Estimation of Evapοtraspiration in irrigated crops using satellite remote sensing and wireless sensorsProject Coordinator2009Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation
38Development of an experimental System for Mapping of Lobesia Botrana Population in Cyprus using automated traps and wireless communication and Positioning SystemsPartner2008Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation
39Integration of satellite remote sensing, GIS, modelling and wireless-sensor network for monitoring and determining irrigation demand in CyprusProject Coordinator2008CUT-Research Committee

Book Chapters

  • Perdikou S., Themistocleous K., Agapiou A., Hadjimitsis D. G., 2014, Introduction, Integrated use of space, geophysical and hyperspectral technologies intended for monitoring water leakages in water supply network, Integrated Use of Space, Geophysical and Hyperspectral Technologies Intended for Monitoring Water Leakages in Water Supply Networks, InTech, ISBN 978-953-51-4205-8.
  • Agapiou A., Alexakis D. D., Themistocleous K.., Clayton, C., Hadjimitsis D. G., 2014, Investigation of ground remote sensing techniques for supporting an early warning water-leakage system, Integrated use of space, geophysical and hyperspectral technologies intended for monitoring water leakages in water supply network, Integrated Use of Space, Geophysical and Hyperspectral Technologies Intended for Monitoring Water Leakages in Water Supply Networks, InTech, ISBN 978-953-51-4205-8.
  • Manataki M., Papadopoulos N., Sarris A., Agapiou A., Themistocleous K., Hadjimitsis D. G., 2014, Monitoring of water leakages from pipes through geophysical imaging methods, Integrated use of space, geophysical and hyperspectral technologies intended for monitoring water leakages in water supply network, Integrated Use of Space, Geophysical and Hyperspectral Technologies Intended for Monitoring Water Leakages in Water Supply Networks, InTech, ISBN 978-953-51-4205-8.
  • Hadjimitsis D. G., Agapiou A., Themistocleous K., Alexakis D., Perdikou S., Sarris A., Clayton C., 2012, Detection of water pipes and leakages in rural water supply networks using remote sensing techniques, in Remote Sensing of Environment: Integrated Approaches, Ed. Hadjimitsis D. G., ISBN: 978-953-51-1152-8, InTech, DOI: 10.5772/39313, pp. 155-180.


Journals

  • Agapiou A., Papadopoulos N., Sarris A., 2016, Monitoring olive mills waste water disposal areas in Crete using very high resolution satellite data, The Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Sciences, 19 (2), 2016, 285–295 doi:10.1016/j.ejrs.2016.03.003
  • Agapiou A., Papadopoulos N., Sarris A., 2016, Detection of olive oil mill waste (OOMW) disposal areas in the island of Crete using freely distributed high resolution GeoEye’s OrbView-3 and Google Earth images, Open GeoScience, 8, 700-710.
  • Agapiou A., Alexakis D. D., Themistocleous K., Hadjimitsis D. G., 2016, Water leakages detection using remote sensing, field spectroscopy and GIS in semiarid areas of Cyprus, Urban Water Journal, 13 (3), 221-231, doi: 10.1080/1573062X.2014.975726.
  • Agapiou A., Papadopoulos N., Sarris A., 2015, Discriminant analysis of olive oil mill wastes using spectroradiometers in the visible and near infrared part of the spectrum, European Journal of Remote Sensing, 48, 793-809 doi: 10.5721/EuJRS20154844.
  • Agapiou A., Hadjimitsis D. G., Alexakis D. D., 2012. Evaluation of broadband and narrowband vegetation indices for the identification of archaeological crop marks, Remote Sensing. 4(12), 3892-3919; doi:10.3390/rs4123892
  • Agapiou A., Hadjimitsis D. G., Alexakis D., Papadavid G., 2012. Examining the Phenological Cycle of Barley (Hordeum vulgare) Using Satellite and in situ Spectroradiometer Measurements for the Detection of Buried Archaeological Remains, GIScience & Remote Sensing, 49, (6), 854-872, 2012 10.2747/1548-1603.49.6.854
  • Hadjimitsis D. G., Papadavid G., Agapiou A., Themistocleous K., Retalis A., Michaelides S., Chrysoulakis N., Toulios L., Clayton C.R.I., 2010. Atmospheric correction for satellite remotely sensed data intended for hydrological cycle applications: impact on vegetation indices, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 10, 89-95, http://www.nat-hazards-earth-syst-sci.net/10/89/2010/nhess-10-89-2010.html
  • Papadavid G., Agapiou A., Michaelides S., Hadjimitsis D. G., 2009. The integration of Remote Sensing and meteorological data for monitoring irrigation demand in Cyprus, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 9, 2009-2014, www.nat-hazards-earth-syst-sci.net/9/2009/2009/.


Conference proceedings

  • Themistocleous K., Agapiou A., Papadavid G., Christoforou M., Hadjimitsis D. G., The use of UAV to document sloping landscapes to produce digital elevation models to examine environmental degradation, SPIE conference, 21 – 24 September 2015, Toulouse, France.
  • Themistocleous K., Agapiou A., Lysandrou V., Hadjimitsis D. G., The use of UAV for remote sensing applications: case studies in Cyprus, SPIE conference, 21 – 24 September 2015, Toulouse, France.
  • Themistocleous, K., Papadavid, G., Christoforou, M., Agapiou, A., Andreou, K., Tsaltas D., Hadjimitsis D.G., Use of remote sensing and UAV for the management of degraded ecosystems: the case study of overgrazing in Randi forest, Cyprus, Proc. SPIE. 9229, Second International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of the Environment (RSCy2014), 92291V. (August 12, 2014) doi: 10.1117/12.2069515
  • Agapiou A., Themistocleous K., Kourtis N., Alexakis D. D., Sarris A., Perdikou S., Hadjimitsis D. G., Variations of spectral signature profiles of wet and dry targets for supporting the detection of water-leakages using satellite data, Proc. SPIE. 8887, Remote Sensing for Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Hydrology XV, 88871L. (October 16, 2013) doi: 10.1117/12.2029289.
  • Alexakis D. D., Agapiou A., Themistocleous K., Retalis A., Hadjimitsis D. G., Using ERS-2 and ALOS/PALSAR for soil moisture and inundation mapping in Cyprus, Proc. SPIE 8795, First International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of the Environment (RSCy2013), 87950Z (August 5, 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2028337
  • Agapiou A., Toulios L., Themistocleous K., Perdikou S.,, Alexakis D.D., Sarris A., Toulios G., Clayton C., Foinikaridou H., Manolis A., Hadjimitsis, D.G., Use of satellite derived vegetation indices for the detection of water pipeline leakages in semiarid areas, Proc. SPIE. 8795, First International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of the Environment (RSCy2013) 879507, doi: 10.1117/12.2028241
  • Hadjimitsis D., Agapiou A., Papachristodoulou A., MODIS Land Surface Temperature data for supporting an automated system for monitoring Redscale (“Aonidiella Αurantii”) population, Advances in Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, Springer Atmospheric Sciences, 2013, Part 1, 117-122, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-29172-2_17
  • Papadavid G., Hadjimitsis D., Agapiou A., A comparison of a hydrological and an energy balance model for estimating evapotranspiration of chickpeas (Cicer arietinum) at Paphos (SW Cyprus) agricultural area, Advances in Meteorology, Advances in Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, Springer Atmospheric Sciences, 2013, Part 1, 247-252, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-29172-2_35.
  • Papageorgiou K., Hadjimitsis D. G., Agapiou A., Themistokleous K., Papoutsa C., Koutsias N., Chrysoulakis N., Spectral Signatures of Pinus brutia post fire regeneration in Paphos forest, using ground spectroradiometers, In Proceedings of the 32nd EARSeL Symposium 2012, Advances In Geosciences, Perakis K. and Moysiadis A. (eds), p. 225-230.
  • Alexakis D. D., Hadjimitsis D.G., Agapiou A., Themistocleous K., Papoutsa C., Assessing soil erosion rate in a catchment area in Cyprus using Remote Sensing and GIS, In Proceedings of the 32nd EARSeL Symposium 2012, Advances In Geosciences, Perakis K. and Moysiadis A. (eds), p. 187-194
  • Hadjimitsis D., Agapiou A., Papadavid G., Classification of land use for the calculation of evapotranspiration using in situ spectroradiometric data, 25th Panhellenic Conference Society for Horticultural Science, November 1-4, Limassol, Cyprus (in press, in Greek)
  • Hadjimitsis D., Agapiou A., Papachristodoulou A., Philimes P., Psimolophitis E., Serafeidis N., Petridou M., Development of automatic system for monitoring the population of redscale using image analysis technologies, wireless networks and Geomatics, 25th Panhellenic Conference Society for Horticultural Science, November 1-4, Limassol, Cyprus (in press, in Greek).
  • Hadjimitsis D., Agapiou A.., Themistocleous K., Philimes P., Psimolophitis E., Georgiou G.K., Experimental mapping system of the vinefly population in Cyprus through automatic traps and wireless communication systems and tracking, 25th Panhellenic Conference Society for Horticultural Science, November 1-4, Limassol, Cyprus (in press, in Greek).
  • Papadavid G., Hadjimitsis D., Agapiou A., Alexakis A., Papoutsa C., Water management using geoinformatics and remote sensing techniques: the case study of Mandria, SW Cyprus, VI International Symposium – EWRA 2011, Water Engineering and Management in a Changing Environment, June 29 – July 2, 2011, Catania, Italy (in press).
  • Papadavid G., Agapiou A, Nisantzi A., Hadjimitsis D, Michaelides S., Exploring the need of using existing meteorological stations for the effective monitoring of irrigation demand in Cyprus, 10th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, Patra, Greece May 25-28th 2010.
  • Papadavid G., Agapiou A, Hadjimitsis D., Validation of remote sensing vegetation indices intended for hydrological purposes through field spectroscopy, 10th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, Patra, Greece May 25-28th.
  • Papadavid G., Agapiou A, Hadjimitsis D., Themistocleous Κ., Estimating evapotranspiration of spring potatoes in Paphos, Cyprus using remote sensing, spectroradiometric and meteorological data, Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society Annual Conference 2009, ‘New Dimensions in Earth Observation’, Leicester, 8-11 September 2009.
  • Agapiou Α., G. Papadavid, D.G Hadjimitsis, Integration of wireless sensor network and remote sensing for monitoring and deterring irrigation demand in Cyprus, Proc. SPIE. 7472, Remote Sensing for Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Hydrology XI 74720F (September 17, 2009) doi: 10.1117/12.830554
  • Agapiou A., Papadavid G., Hadjimitsis D., 2009, Integration of satellite remote sensing, GIS, modeling and wireless-sensor network for monitoring and determining irrigation demand in Cyprus, European Water Resources Association’s (EWRA), 7th International Conference, “Water Resources Conservancy and Risk Reduction Under Climatic Instability”, 25 – 27/06/2009, Limassol, p. 973 – 980.
  • Agapiou A., Papadavid G., Hadjimitsis D., 2009, Remote sensing as an alternative tool for monitoring water consumption over agricultural areas of Cyprus, Second International Conference on Environmental Management, Engineering, Planning and Economics (CEMEPE 09) & SECOTOX Conference, 21- 26/06/2009, Mykonos, p. 1697 – 1703.
  • Hadjimitsis D., Papadavid G., Agapiou A., 2009, Estimating Evapotranspiration using Remote Sensing Techniques for the sustainable use of irrigation water in Agriculture, 29th EARSeL Symposium, 15-18/06/2009, Chania, Crete, p. 166 – 173.
  • Agapiou A., Papadavid G., Hadjimitsis D., 2009, Surface reflectance retrieval from Landsat TM/ETM+ images for monitoring irrigation demand in Cyprus, Proceedings of the 29th EARSeL Symposium, 15-18/06/2009, Chania, Crete,


Poster

  • Agapiou A., Papadopoulos N., Sarris A., Building spectral libraries for monitoring olive mill wastewater (OMW) disposal areas, SafeChania 2015: The Knowledge Triangle in the Civil Protection Service, 10-12 June 2015, Chania, Greece.
  • Agapiou A., Papadopoulos N., Sarris A., Olive oil mill wastes: a monitoring approach through space technologies, Third International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environment’ 16-19 March, 2015, Pafos, Cyprus.
  • Themistocleous K., Agapiou A., de Hoop M., Mayor A.G., Rietkerk M., Dekker S.C., Hadjimitsis D. G., The use of UAV to document sloping landscapes to produce digital elevation models to examine environmental degradation, Third International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environment’, 16-19 March, 2015, Pafos, Cyprus.
  • Themistocleous K., Agapiou A., Alexakis D. D., Cuca B., Hadjimitsis D.G., Lessons learnt from using UAVs in Cyprus: landscapes applications, UAV Conference 2014, Big Work for Small Planes – Using UAVs and Kites for Archaeology, Berlin, 23 – 24 May 2014.
  • Themistocleous K., Papadavid G., Christoforou M., Agapiou A., Andreou K., Tsaltas D., Hadjimitsis D.G., Detecting land cover changes from overgrazing using remote sensing techniques: a case study of Randi Forest, Cyprus, 5th GEOBIA Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece, 21 – May 2014.
  • Hadjimitsis D., Agapiou A., Papadavid G., Toulios L., Development of a complete database of Ground Spectral Signature Profiles intended for Estimating Evapotranspiration over Agricultural Areas in Cyprus: ‘The Final Results of the Integration Project”, 5th International Conference Earth From Space – the Most Effective Solutions, 29/11 – 01/12/2011, Moscow, Russia, 298-300, ISBN:978-5-9518-0490-7.