Metsovion Interdisciplinary Research Center (M.I.R.C.)

The Metsovion Interdisciplinary Research Center (M.I.R.C.) of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) takes an interdisciplianry approach to researching and studying environment and development issues in mountain areas. The aim of the research centre is to address the lack of research and education on mountains in Greece and disperse gained knowledge and information to the country's network of mountainous municipalities, becoming the official national institute for integrated policy making and planning for mountains. Although the main research area of the MIRC is mountainous areas, it also focuses on isolated ecosystems, particularly small islands.

Member category Nongovernmental Organizations
Country Greece
Area Europe
Geographic focus of work Europe
Head Dimitris Kaliampakos
Head title Director
Focal Point title Agriculturist, MSc, PhD Candidate. NTUA, M.I.R.C. Laboratory Technical and Research Staff
Focal Point Elya Michailidou
Alternate Focal Point title Environmentalist, Msc, NTUA, M.I.R.C. Laboratory Technical and Research Staff
Alternate Focal Point Aggeliki Geronteli
Address Agias Triados 200, 44200 Metsovo, Greece
Telephone 00302107723944
Fax 00302107723482
Email mirc@central.ntua.gr
Email 2 elmich@central.ntua.gr
Website http://mirc.ntua.gr/en
18/12/2012
Electoral Group Europe Major Groups
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