The NATO Science for Peace Committee upon the recommendation of its Environmental Security Advisory Panel has awarded a grant for the "Real-time Remote Sensing for Early Warning & Mitigation of Disasters and Epidemics: The Kamal Ewida Earth Observatory" project.
The proposal for this NATO Science for Peace (SfP) project was completed and submitted to the NATO Public Diplomacy Division on April 24, 2008. The project is being directed collectively by experts from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA, Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey, Cairo University and Al Azhar University which are both based in Cairo, Egypt.
The details of the approved project plan can be obtained in the Approved Plan section. In addition, various achievements of the project are provided in the Progress Reports section.
On July 15, 2008 official confirmation was received by Dr. Gilbert Rochon, Director of Purdue Terrestrial Observatory, Chief Scientist at Rosen Center for Advanced Computing and Associate Vice President for Collaborative Research.
This section provides information on the NATO-approved project plan, PDD (TC)-(ESP.MD.SFP 983168), including background information and objectives of the project.
Click here for the Approved Project Plan
As the project advances various items of work performed under the direction of the Project Co-Directors are described in Progress Reports. These reports include the following items: technical progress; accomplishments and milestones.
Progress reports are provided twice per year for the duration of the project. Summaries of the information provided in these reports are given in this section.
Click here for the Progress Reports