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Get the pulse of our stakeholders' viewpoints on the irrigation services developed in the framework of ATLAS.

A short tour to our ATLAS pilots: End-users, inspiration and science: mix well and repeat. The recipe to success, no ingredient is to be forgotten!!!


Theodora Patsiavoudi, Municipality of Agia EU projects' officer:

Stamatis Oikonomou, Project partner - owner of 2 of the pilot fields:

Antonios Goudaras, Mayor of the Municipality of Agia - central Greece: 


MEDSAL PRIMA Projects Newsletter 

Newsletter2           Newsletter 3


Οnline Joint Workshops Sustain-COAST – MEDSAL PRIMA Projects

You can watch live the groundwater resources workshops of the SustainCoast projects and MEDSAL on our youtube channel.

On-line workshops for groundwater resources management / co-organization of MEDSAL and sustain-COAST Project, PRIMA Programme
The Sustain-COAST and MEDSAL Projects, invite you to attend freely our on-line workshops on the 28th of September 2020 (10:00 to 16:00, CET), related to groundwater resources management. More information about the topics and registration can be found in the link below.

EGU Sharing Geoscience Online 2020 

Researchers from the Institute participated online in the annual meeting of the European Geosciences Union presenting their recent research findings.

  • Cosmic-ray neutron sensing based monitoring of snowpack dynamics: A comparison of four conversion methods

Heye Reemt Bogena, Frank Herrmann, Jannis Jakobi, Vassilios Pisinaras, Cosimo Brogi, Johan Alexander Huisman, and Andreas Panagopoulos

 Abstract   Presentation


  • Developmet of irrigation management services bases on integration of innovative soil moisture monitoring and hydrological modelling

Vassilios Pisinaras, Cosimo Brogi, Heye Bogena, Harrie-Jan Hendricks-Franssen, Olga Dombrowski, and Andreas Panagopoulos

Abstract    Presentation


  • Prediction of seawater intrusion to coastal aquifers based on non-dimensional diagrams

Charalampos Doulgeris, Evangelos Tziritis, Vassilios Pisinaras, Andreas Panagopoulos, and Christoph Külls

Abstract    Presentation


  • MEDSAL Project - Salinization of critical groundwater reserves in coastal Mediterranean areas: Identification, risk assessment and sustainable management with the use of integrated modelling and smart ICT tools

Evangelos Tziritis, Vassilis Aschonitis, Gabriella Balacco, Petros Daras, Charalampos Doulgeris, Maria Dolores Fidelibus, Elyes Gaubi, Moncef Gueddari, Cüneyt Güler, Fadoua Hamzaoui, Christoph Külls, Mehmet Ali Kurt, Phaedon Kyriakidis, Stelios Liodakis, Birgül Mazmancı, Redha Mohammed Menani, Katerina Nikolaidou, Nizar Ouertani, Andreas Panagopoulos, Vasilios Pisinaras, Jay Krishna Thakur, Ümit Yıldırım, and Mounira Zammouri

Abstract     Presentation





Dr. Andreas Panagopoulos and Dr. Evangelos Tziritis , have been entrusted by WATER Journal (MDPI , IF: 2.524) to act as Guest Editors, to a special issue entitled "Geo-environmental Approaches for the Analysis and Assessment of Groundwater Resources at Catchment-scale”. 



What drives AgTech in 2020 and beyond?poll.png

Please spare less than a minute of your time to participate to the first poll of ATLAS H2020 project, on the identification of the technologies that shall determine the future of the agricultural sector

Cast your vote at:

Get informed about ATLAS at its site:



Press Release of ATLAS project (HORIZON 2020), October 2019

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Press Release of MEDSAL project (PRIMA), September 2019



Annual meeting of FERTICHAR project (ARIMNET2), September 2019

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OPEN DAYS 19 & 20.09.2019

The Land Reclamation Department (LRD) of the Soil and Water Resources Institute will celebrate in a two weeks Open Days event, with full of scientific workshops in the framework of our projects, scientific sessions, professional meetings and fairs, during the second fortnight of September.

Come and meet us at our renovated premises, celebrate with us on the multiple parallel activities:
- grand opening
- guided visits of premises and environmental monitoring stations
- 6 focused theme workshops
- 4 scientific sessions-19 invited lecturers from 2 continents, 5 countries, 6 research centers, 5 academic institutions, 5 research and technology companies, 1 development company
- party
as well as 3 scientific meetings of european project collaborations:
- FERTICHAR, ARIMNET 17-18/9/2019
- MEDSAL kickoff, PRIMA 23-24/9/2019

opendays enWe especially wish to draw your attention to the program organized for September 19th and 20th. During these days we are planning 4 scientific sessions during which well-established scientists of Greece and abroad, from the Academia, Research and the Private sectors, will deliver specialized lectures on breakthrough methodologies, innovative strategies and influential policies on soil and water resources management.

Your presence will honor us.


Brief Programme

Detailed Programme

Scientific Sessions Programme

Festive Sessions Programme

Participation Form



2nd Open Science Meeting of the International Long Term Ecological Research Network (ILTER), Germany

Participation of the Institute in the 2nd Open Science Meeting of the International Long Term Ecological Research Network (ILTER), Leipzig, Germany, 2-6 September 2019. We have presented the action of Greece related to the 8 observatories of the country. A special presentation was made for our observatory at the Pinios Basin Hydrologic Observatory (PHO).



2nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ADAPTtoCLIMATE, 24-25 June 2019, Crete Island, Greece

The Institute participated in the conference ADAPTtoCLIMATE by presenting its views on the future of Lake Vegoritida and the irrigation water management in two areas of Crete, under climate change.



Participation in ARIMNet2 Conference (18-19 June), and ARIMNet2 mid-term meeting and PRIMA kick-off meeting (20 June), 2019, Montpellier, France

The Organisation was present at the meetings organized by ARIMNet and PRIMA Financial Instruments. Presentation of the two new projects of the Institute, FERTICHAR και MEDSAL.

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Kick-off meeting of FERTICHAR project (ARIMNET2), September 2018





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