Polychronis (Pol) Kolokoussis

I am teaching staff of the School of Rural & Surveying Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens. I have received an MSc in Rural and Surveying Engineer at the National Technical University of Athens and a PhD in Remote Sensing at NTUA. Since 1998, I am senior research assistant at the Remote Sensing Laboratory, School of Rural and Surveying Engineering, NTUA. I participate in lectures on Remote Sensing at the under and post graduate level and have significant expertise in the fields of Photo-Interpretation, Remote Sensing, Digital Image Processing, their applications and their integration with GIS. During the last years my research interest is focused on acquisition and processing of hyperspectral and thermal remote sensing imagery as well as object based image analysis, with emphasis on techniques used for identifying changes and protecting the natural environment. I have published work in several international journals and conferences, and have participated in more than twenty National and European Research Projects. I am reviewer in a range of international journals of Springer, Elsevier, Taylor & Francis, Wiley and Bowen as well as evaluator of Earth Observation EU proposals.

During the SEO-DWARF project, I have been seconded several times in Planetek Italia (Bari, Italy). In the SEO-DWARF project, I have contributed to the examination and definition of the User Requirements and the System Design, the literature review of the Phenomena under investigation as well as the relevant Remote Sensing Algorithms which will be used, and I will also contribute to the realization of the Remote Sensing Algorithms as well as the Semantic Retrieval and Metadata Extraction.