George Eftichidis

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Purpose – This paper aims to describe the main challenges of identifying and accessing useful information and knowledge about natural hazards and disasters results. The paper presents a grid-based digital library system designed to address the challenges. Design/methodology/approach – The need to organize and publish metadata about European research results(More)
Within the European Commission-funded MEDIGRID project, Grid computing technology is used to integrate various natural hazard models and data sets, maintained independently at different centres in Europe, into a single system, accessible to users over the internet. Each centre forms a process (application) or data storage node and has been fitted with the(More)
The increased interest on carring out air quality impact applications in real complex urban environs has increased substantially during the last years. This contribution presents the results of different experiments carried out in Madrid (Spain) with a CFD model (MIMO, University of Karlsruhe, Germany) and the well-known MM5-CMAQ air quality modeling(More)
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