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White Paper Abstract Accurate data on incident type, frequency and staff response at large scale outdoor music events are lacking. This is partly due to unreliable data and partly due to the confidentiality of such data not made available to the general public.  This study’s purpose is to present a novel framework for recording and evaluating the potential damage incidents are likely...

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Invest in Greece describes The Renewable Energy Sector as “a strong market with potential for growth.” The country apparently offers the right landscape and an abundance of it, the right weather and more importantly the right incentives for keen investors looking for opportunities in sustainable sources of energy.  Skeptics however say that the industry is just another bubble waiting to...

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Introduction Geographic Information Systems (GIS) provide, among many things, the ability to display geographic information on a digital map. Why is this important? Through an easy to use web application it’s possible to make these digital maps readily available to the general public for informed decision making. This article focuses on the use of GIS for viewing urban and spatial data...

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In an attempt to boost the country’s Oil and Gas Exploration and Production (E&P) industry, in 2012 the Greek Government approved its Licence Agreement for hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation on the Ioannina block located in North-Western Greece – a few miles away from the Albanian border. This region, although challenging in terms of morphology holds significant potential according to the...

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The magnitude of Greece’s economic hardship over the last 6 years has been the ultimate test on the country’s perseverance and ability to cope with its tremendous debt. One of the initiatives established to help pay back its creditors is The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund which was set up in 2011 to attract local and foreign investments in Greece...

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“It all starts with land,” says the land man, a person who acquires drilling rights for oil and gas companies. In the United States, land management is an integral part of exploring and producing hydrocarbons. In order to drill, an oil and gas company must acquire a lease from a landowner, allowing it to extract the oil and gas (considered...

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Throughout history those who achieved great things did so in times of crises, despair and misfortune. This especially rings true for many of Greece’s benefactors who made their fortunes abroad only to return to do their country great service in times of need. Some of Greece’s more prominent benefactors include Andreas Syngros, a Greek banker who financed the Evangelismos Hospital...

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  Urbanization in Greece happened fast. The trend started in the 1960s when flocks of people moved to urban centers in search for a better life and work opportunities. Today 61.4% of Greece’s population lives in cities, Athens and Thessaloniki accounting for almost half. Cramped urban centers didn’t leave much room for open green spaces however in the early 21st century, municipalities...

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