International Video Conference
Recent Developments and Needs for Wildfire Fighting on the Ground: Tactics and Technologies
10 June 2010
The Field Analytical Chemistry and Technology Unit/ National Technical University of Athens (FIACTU / NTUA), in the framework of the FP7 project “FIRELI (Fire Retardant Hoses Lines for Forestry Fire-Fighting Applications/No: 222152)” co-organized with the European Center for Forest Fires (ECFF) and the Global Fire Monitoring Center (GFMC) / United Nations University (UNU) a video conference on recent developments and needs for ground methods and tools for forest fire suppression. GFMC served as conference chair.
Main topics of the video conference agenda were tactics and training in forest fire suppression, technologies and ground means used, as well as end-users requirements. Participants from different fire services and relevant organizations in Europe participated.
Presentations and Results
Conference agenda (PDF, 0.1 MB)
Introduction by GFMC (PDF, 1.0 MB)
Forest fire control in Cyprus (PDF, 0.4 MB)
Production of advanced fire-fighting hoses by Mesa (PDF, 1.6 MB)
Conference conclusions (PDF, 0.1 MB)