Last Updated: 20 September 2013
OVERALL OBJECTIVE: Share competencies and innovative tools for the protection of protected areas by fires.
SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES: Promote research and innovation in the field of fire suppression to protect protected natural areas by utilizing new technologies by developing a holistic and complete fire suppression system.
These new technologies will:
a) allow to indentify the areas that have greatest risk of having fires,
b) utilize in a sustainable way stream water to suppress fires in protected areas; the water will be for land vehicles during night time when planes and helicopters can't be use
c) develop software for the optimal location of the water reservoirs and mobilization of fire vehicles,
d) operate a neighbourhood network of experts in fire suppression in the Black sea region that will collaborate to suppress fires in protected and other areas and
e) enhance the knowledge and awareness on forest fire suppression of the appropriate institutions and general public.