Organizations

Foundation for Research & Technology – Hellas

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Foundation for Research & Technology – Hellas

Nikolaos. A. Kampanis, Ph. D
Research Director
Head of Coastal Research Lab
FORTH-IACM
PO Box 1385
71110 Heraklion, Crete
Greece
Tel: +30 2810391780
Fax: +30 2810391761
Email: [email protected]

Katerina Spanoudaki, PhD
Researcher
Coastal Research Lab
FORTH-IACM
PO Box 1385
71110 Heraklion, Crete
Greece
Tel: +30 2810391422
Email: [email protected]

FORTH, established in 1987, is one of the largest research centers in Greece with its headquarters in Heraklion, Crete. It functions under the supervision of the General Secretariat for Research and Technology of the Ministry of Culture, Education and Religious Affairs and consists of six Research Institutes located throughout Greece. The research directions of FORTH focus on areas of major scientific interest such as: Lasers, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Computer Sciences, Bioinformatics, Computational Mathematics, Environment. FORTH’s visibility in the related scientific community is high, accredited by numerous collaborations with renowned research institutions and a remarkable share in international research funds. The Coastal Research Laboratory of IACM-FORTH has long and international experience in the integrated study of the coastal environment and the development of relevant novel monitoring and numerical modelling techniques. CRL is actively involved in all aspects of coastal engineering including coastal hydrodynamics, coastal flooding risk assessment, coastal erosion and vulnerability assessment, marine pollution modelling, oil spills fate and transport modelling, coastal imaging, coastal management and planning.

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