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DEVELOPMENT OF ADVANCED TECHNOLOGICAL SOLUTIONS TO IMPROVE THE PREVENTION…

DEVELOPMENT OF ADVANCED TECHNOLOGICAL SOLUTIONS TO IMPROVE THE PREVENTION…
DEVELOPMENT OF ADVANCED TECHNOLOGICAL SOLUTIONS TO IMPROVE THE PREVENTION, EFFECTIVENESS AND SAFETY IN EXTINGUISHING FOREST FIRES. ‘SATFOR’
Project type: 
Applied Investigation
Financing organism: 
Unión Europea. Programa Interreg. (INTERREG SOE2/P2/E457)
Participating entities: 
CIF Lourizán, TRAGSA, TRAGSATEC e Instituto Politécnico de Portalegre (Portugal)
Period: 
2011-2012
RESEARCH TEAM

Principal researcher: 
Luis Ocaña
Contributing researchers: 

José Antonio Vega Hidalgo, Pedro Pérez-Gorostiaga, Pedro Cuiñas

Summary: 

The main objective was to develop new tools of high technological value, applied to the prevention and extinction of large forest fires, allowing us to monitor the behavior of the fire, increase the safety and efficiency of the extinction tasks and also improve the training level of the staff involved in those activities.

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