Invitation to the Info Day in Rhodope

Date: February 13, 2023
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Conferences | Meetings

   MEDSAL Project Results Presentation Day

The Institute of Soil and Water Resources (I.EF.P.) of ELGO-DIMITRA, the Department of Environment & Spatial Planning of P.E. Rodopis and the Geotechnical Chamber of Greece (Thrace Branch), invite you to the day of the presentation of the results of the MEDSAL research project and the consultation of the management plans for the underground water system of the coastal Rhodope.


Location: “Georgiou Pavlidis” hall, – 1 Dimokratias St., Komotini, 1st floor




PART I: The MEDSAL project and the Rodopi pilot area

05:30 p.m. – 06:00 p.m.    Arrival-registration

06:00 p.m. – 06:15 p.m.    Greetings

06:15 p.m. – 06:25 p.m.  Presentation of the MEDSAL project

Speakers: Dr. Evangelos Tziritis, Commissioned Researcher IEP-ELGO DIMITRA, MEDSAL Project Coordinator

06:25 p.m. – 06:35 p.m.  The problem of salinity in the underground water system of the coastal Rhodopes

Speakers: Ekaterini Sahsamanoglou, MSc Geologist, Scientific Associate IEPELGO DIMITRA

06:35 p.m. – 06:45 p.m.  Spatio-temporal evolution of the upwelling phenomenon

Speakers: Dr. Charalambos Doulgeris, Commissioned Researcher IEP-ELGO DIMITRA

06:45 p.m. – 06:55 p.m.  The MEDSAL sensor network

Speakers: Dr Vasileios Pisinaras, Commissioned Researcher IEP-ELGO DIMITRA

06:55 p.m. – 07:10 p.m.  Questions-Placements of Part 1

07:10 p.m. – 07:30 p.m.   Break


PART II: Consultation on proposals for management measures for the Rhodope coastal area

07:30 p.m. – 07:50 p.m.  Proposed management measures for water resources of the coastal Rhodope region

Speakers: Dr. Andreas Panagopoulos, Director of Research IEP-ELGO DIMITRA

07:50 p.m. – 09:00 p.m.  Consultation on proposed management measures (roundtable) with invited stakeholders and the public


The project is funded by the General Secretariat of Research and Innovation of the Ministry of Development and Investments within the framework of the PRIMA program. PRIMA is an Article 185 initiative and is co-funded by Horizon 2020, the European Union’s Program for Research and Innovation.

For more information on the MEDSAL Project, visit our website: