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Priority Axis: 1.Research, technological development and innovation (RD&I) to support economic competitiveness and business development

Investment Priority: Improving research and innovation infrastructures and capacities to develop excellence in RD&I and promoting competence centers, especially those of European interest

Action 1.1.4 Attracting high-level personnel from abroad in order to enhance the RD capacity

Project Title: Prototyping an Earth-Observation based monitoring and forecasting system for the Romanian forests

Contract: 90/09.09.2016

Implementation period: September 9th, 2016 – September 8th, 2020

Information about beneficiary:

Beneficiary: National Institute for Research and Development in Forestry “Marin Drăcea”

Headquarter: BulevardulEroilor no. 128, Voluntari, Ilfov, România

Contact: Tel +40213503240, Fax: +40213503245, Email:

Legal representative: RomicăTOMESCU

Project manager: Mihai AndreiTĂNASE

Advisory board: Thuy Le Toan (CESBIO), M. Santoro (Gamma RS), R. Kennedy (OSO)

Partners: CESBIO



  • Terrestrial Laser Scanner
  • Data storage and backup devices
  • Workstations for data processing
  • Radar Data Processing Software
  • Automatic dendroauxographs
  • Soil humidity sensors

Project co-financed from the European Regional Development Fund through theCompetitiveness Operational Program 2014-2020.