High profile launch of #ARCSAR network, day 3 starts with a review of indigenous people as a vital asset in search and rescue missions, as well as presentaion of various Earth Observation Satellite services for monitoring specific sites supporting indigenous and Arctic communities, climate change and training and capacity building.
Day 2 at the #ARCSAR high profile launch and workshop starts with survival gaps in harsh conditions and related technological gaps related to Polar Code.
When it comes to survival methodologies, as our distinguished speaker Mr. Knut Espen Solberg from University of Stavanger explains, among others, the psychological state in which the persons requiring assistance are, is strongly related. I.e. Fatigue, dehydration, negligence, stress and so on, combined with equipment gaps such as: propper insulated clothing, water availability, easy and fast deploying tents and so on.
More details will follow in the upcoming newsletter as well as the ARCSAR webpage: arcsar.eu
It is pleasure to announce the high profile launch of the #ARCSAR project in Rome. Special thanks to the distinguished speakers, kick-starting the event with excellent opening remarks: - Mr. Giovanni De Gannaro, president of Leonardo, - Hon. Prof. Lorenzo Fioramonti, Vice-Minister of Research, Italian Government. - H.e. Margit F. Tveiten, Norwegian Ambassador in Italy, - Mr. Giovanni Soccodato, Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, Leonardo. - Mr. Luigi Pasquali, Chief Executive Officer, Telespazio, - Mr. Massimo Claudio Comparini, Chief Executive Officer, e-GEOS. - Mr. Bent-Ove Jamtli, Director of JRCC North Norway, ARCSAR project coordinator. - Mr. Snorre Hagen, Lufttransport AS, SAR Chief Pilot. - Ms. Okalik Eegeesiak, former Chairman of the Inuit Circumpolar Council.
ARCSAR project is the first of its kind and has the honor to bring together in cooperation such important guests, sharing important insights on the current existing capabilities and improvement needs in the Arctic and North Atlantic regions.
As the event continues, please stay tuned for more updates.
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