Fountas Spyridon

 

Position: Assistant Professor

Nationality: Greek; Born in Filiatra Messinias, 1971

Education:

  • Diploma in Agriculture, Department of Agriculture, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • MSc in Information Technology (Marketing Information Systems), CranfieldUniversity at Silsoe, UK
  • PhD on “Systems Analysis of Precision Agriculture”, Copenhagen University, Faculty of Life Sciences, Denmark

E-mail: sfrountas@agr.uth.gr

Purdue University/Site-Specific Management Center, IN, USA                   02/2002 - 09/2002

Visiting Scholar/Researcher

Research Project: Farmers’ experience on Precision Agriculture at US EasternCorn Belt

Research advisor: Associate Professor Daniel Ess        

 

CranfieldUniversity at Silsoe, UK                                                                     1997 - 1998

MSc in Information Technology (Marketing Information Systems)        

MSc Project:  "Industry based project at Novartis, UK, “Implications of the

new technology of Precision Farming for agrochemical companies".

Grade: ‘A’

 

Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Greece                                                1988 - 1993

BSc in Agricultural Sciences

Major:Soil, Water and Agricultural Engineering

Grade: 7.65/10                      

                                                                                   

EMPLOYMENT

 

Universityof Thessaly, School of Agricultural Sciences                                2005– Today

Dept of Crop Sciences & Rural Environment

Assistant Professor

 

The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Denmark                                  04/2004 - 12/2004

Post Doctoral position

Project: Development of software components for intelligent agricultural agents

Funded by Danish Technical Research Council (STVF)        

 

The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Denmark                    09/2000 – 03/2001

Full-time Researcher.Research project: Feasibility study for autonomous vehicles in agriculture

                                                                                     

MONSANTO Hellas                                                                                      08/1999 – 08/2000

Agrochemical company, Athens, Greece                                          

Assistant Product Developer (regulatory affairs, new product development)                                                                                                                                                                               

AGRIPAN SA (Kontelis Group)                                                                    11/1998 – 07/1999        

Greek Distributor of Kubota tractors, Athens, Greece                                                          

Coordinator for Kubota section (technical support, sales support)                            

 

Agricultural Corporation (E.A.S.), Messinias, Greece                                 02/1994 – 01/1995

Agronomist (sales of agrochemical, seeds, fertilizers, machineny; advising farmers)

 

IT skills

 

Programming languages (C++, Fortran); GIS and visualization packages (ArcView, Surfer); Systems modeling (UML, SSADM); Advanced skills in Microsoft Office 2000; Marketing packages (Pinpoint, SPSS), HTML design.

 

Teaching

 

·          Precision Agriculture technology & management

·          Renewable energies in agriculture

·          Farm mechanization & management

·          Electronics and Automation in Agriculture

 

Languages

 

Greek: Mother tongue

English: Excellent

Danish: Very Good

 

Member of Scientific societies

 

·         Greek Society of Agricultural Engineering

·         European Society of Agricultural Engineering

·         Greek Society of Information and Communication Technology in Agriculture

·         Danish Agricultural Network in Engineering and Technology

·         Danish Informatics Network in the Agricultural Sciences

 

Scholarships

 

·         Ph.D. scholarship award from The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Denmark for 3 years doctoral studies, 04/2001-03/2004

·         Scholarship from the Danish Ministry of Education according to the bilateral and cultural agreement between Greece and Denmark for research in Precision Farming at The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, July 2000.

·         Scholarship from the Greek National Institute of Scholarships (IKY) at the 4th year of the BSc studies with year's grade 8.70/10

 

Scientific achievements

 

·         EU Expert on Eco-functional intensification for the Technology Platform Organics

·         Senior Expert on knowledge intensive services in agriculture. EU project on Support to Enterprise Competitiveness and Export Promotion for the Republic of Serbia

·         Invited speaker on the International workshop on “Intensive Farming and Integrated Resource Management: Traditional and Non-Traditional Approaches”. Rawalpindi, Pakistan, April 2004.

·         Secretary of the NOVA University in Scandinavia (Nordic Organization for Veterinary and Agriculture) coordinating the NOVA Biosystems Engineering program.

·         Douglas Bomford Paper Award for the paper Biosystems Engineering, No. 84 as a member of the Precision Agriculture team of Cranfield University, at Silsoe, July 2004.

·         Co-organizer of the 6th European Conference on Precision Agriculture in Skiathos, Greece, June 2007

·         Co-editor for the poster proceedings of the the 6th European Conference on Precision Agriculture in Skiathos, Greece, June 2007

·         Organizing Committee on the 5th Greek Conference on Agricultural Engineering (Treasurer)

·         Reviewer on the international journals of Precision Agriculture, Journal of Agronomy, CIGR e-jounral, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, Biosystems Engineering

 

Research Projects

 

·          Integrated robotic and software platform as a support system for farm level business decisions. 01/04/2011-31/03/2013.EU- ICT-Agri ERA-NET.

WP leader/Country Responsible

·          FutureFarm  – 01/01/2008- 30/03/2011– EU/FP7

WP leader.

·         Precision Agriculture in Olive Tree plantations. Funded by Monsanto Hellas.

·          A Feasibility Study for Precision Agriculture for Irrigation in the Black Sea region: Economical and Environmental Benefits – 01/02/2009-31/11/2009; Baltic See Economic Coorperation (BSEC)

·          Production of Biofuels in Thessaly, 01/10/2006-31/10/2008; Innovation Pole of Thessaly, Greek Secretariat of Research and Technology

·          Protocols for the analysis of spatial and temporal variability in agriculture. Applications in cotton and apple orchards;, 02/2004 -12/2006; Greek General Secretariat of Research and Technology, Greece.

Postdoctoral Researcher

·          Developmentofsoftwarecomponentsforintelligentagriculturalagents, 04/2004– 12/2004; DanishTechnicalResearchCouncil, Denmark

Post Doctoral Researcher

·        Feasibility study for autonomous vehicles in agriculture, 12/2000–03/2001

Danish Agricultural Research Council, Denmark

Researchers



PUBLICATIONS

 

THESES

·          Modelling of biological oxygen demand (BOD) in watersheds. B.Sc. Thesis in the School of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Engineering Soil Sciences and Hydraulics, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece, June 1993.    

·          Implications of the new technology of precision farming for agrochemical companies. M.Sc. Thesis. Cranfield University at Silsoe, UK, September 1998.

·          Systems Analysis of Precision Agriculture. Ph.D. Thesis. The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, March 2004.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

1.       Gemtos T., Fountas S., Bourazanis, G., 2000. Farm Mechanization in Agriculture. Institute of Pedagogics, Athens.

2.       Fountas, S., Blackmore, S., Pedersen, S. M., 2005. Information and Telecommunication Technologies (ICT) in Precision Agriculture. In the e-book, E.Gelb and A. Offer (eds.), ICT in Agriculture: perspectives of technological innovation. Center for Agricultural Economic Research, HebrewUniversity of Jerusalem. http://departments.agri.huji.ac.il/economics/gelb-pedersen-5.pdf, 15 pages

3.       Blackmore, S., Griepentrog, H.W., Pedersen, S.M., Fountas, S., 2006. Precision Farming in Europe. In “Handbook of Precision Agriculture: Principles and Applications”. The Haworth Press, Inc., USA, 567-614.

4.       Fountas, S., Gemtos, T.A., Blackmore, S., 2010. Robotics and sustainability in soil engineering, edited by Dedousis, A., Bartzanas, T. Springer. Chapter 5. ISBN: 978-3-642-03680-4.

5.       Fountas, S., Bartzanas, T. and Bochtis, D., 2011. Emerging Footprint Technologies in Agriculture, from Field to Farm Gate, in Intelligent Agrifood Chains and Networks (eds M. Bourlakis, I. Vlachos and V. Zeimpekis), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444339895.ch5.

 

INTERNATIONAL PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL PAPERS

1.       S. Blackmore, R. Godwin, S. Fountas, 2003. The analysis of spatial and temporal trends in yield map data over six years. Biosystems Engineering 84 (4), 455-466.

2.       S.M. Pedersen, S. Fountas, B.S. Blackmore, M. Gylling, J.L. Pedersen, 2003. Adoption and perspectives of precision farming in Denmark. Acta Agricultura Scandinavica; Section B. Soil and Plants, 54 (1), 2-6.

3.       S. Blackmore, S. Fountas, L. Tang, H. Have, 2004. Systems requirements for small autonomous agricultural vehicles. Journal of the International Commission of Agricultural Engineering (CIGR). Manuscript PM 04 001. Vol. VI. July 2004.

4.       S. Fountas, D. Ess, C.G. Sorensen, S. Hawkins, H.H. Pedersen, S. Blackmore, J. Lowenberg-Deboer, 2004. Farmer experience with Precision Agriculture in Denmark and US Eastern Corn Belt. Precision Agriculture 5, 1–21, 2004.

5.       S. M. Pedersen, S. Fountas, H. Have and B. S. Blackmore, 2005. Agricultural robots – system analysis and economic feasibility. Precision Agriculture 7(4) 295-308.

6.       S. Vougioukas, S. Fountas, S. Blackmore, Lie Tang, 2005. Combining Reactive and Deterministic Behaviours for Mobile Agricultural Robots. Special Issue on Information Systems and Innovative Technologies in Agriculture, Food and Environment. Operational Research – an International Journal, 5(1).

7.       S. Vougioukas, S. Blackmore, J. Nielsen and S. Fountas, 2006. A Two-Stage Route Planning System for Autonomous Agricultural Vehicles. Precision Agriculture 7(5) 361-377.

8.       S. Fountas, D. Wulfsohn, S. Blackmore, H. L. Jacobsen, S.M., Pedersen, 2006. A model of decision making and information flows for information-intensive agriculture. Agricultural Systems 87, 192-210.

9.       S. Fountas, B. S. Blackmore, S. Vougioukas, L. Tang, C. G. Sørensen and R. Jørgensen, 2007. “Decomposition of Agricultural Tasks into Robotic Behaviours”. Agricultural Engineering International: the CIGR Ejournal. Manuscript PM 07 006. Vol. IX. October, 2007.

10.   S. Blackmore, H.W. Griepentrog, S. Fountas, T.A. Gemtos, 2007. Specifications for an autonomous crop mechanization system. Agricultural Engineering International: the CIGR Ejournal. Manuscript PM 06 032. Vol. IX. September, 2007. 

11.   S. Fountas, M. Kyhn, H. Lipczak Jakobsen, S. Blackmore, H.W., 2009. Griepentrog. Systems analysis and information management of a university research farm. Precision Agriculture, 10(3), 247-261.

12.   Blackmore, B.S., Fountas, S., Gemtos, T.A. and Griepentrog, H.W., 2009. A specification for an autonomous crop production mechanization system. Acta Hort. (ISHS) 824: 201-216

13.   A. Aggelopoulou, D. Wulfsohn, S. Fountas, G. Nanos, T. Gemtos, S. Blackmore, 2010. Spatial Variability of yield and quality in an apple orchard. Journal of Precision Agriculture 11, 538-556.

14.   C. Sørensen, S. Fountas, E. Nash,  L. Pesonen, D. Bochtis, S. Pedersen, B. Basso, S. Blackmore, 2010. Conceptual model of a future farm management information system.Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 72(1), 37-47.

15.   C.G. Sorensen, L. Pesonen, S. Fountas, P. Suomi, D. Bochtis, P. Bildsøe and S.M. Pedersen, 2010. A user-centric approach for information modelling in arable farming. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 73(1), 44-55.

16.   D.D. Bochtis, C.G. Sørensen, O. Green, T. Bartzanas, and S. Fountas, 2010. Feasibility of a modelling suite for the optimised biomass harvest scheduling. Biosystems Engineering, 107, 283-293.

17.   S. Fountas, K. Aggelopoulou, C. Bouloulis, G. Nanos, D. Wulfsohn, T. Gemtos, A. Paraskevopoulos, M. Galanis, 2011. Site-specific management in olive tree plantation. Journal of Precision Agriculture, 12(2), Pages 179-195

18.   T. Kutter, S. Tiemann, R. Siebert, S. Fountas, 2011. The role of communication and cooperation in the adoption of Precision Farming in Europe. Journal of Precision Agriculture, 12 (1), 2-17.

19.   A. Aggelopoulou, D. Pateras, S. Fountas, G. Nanos, T. Gemtos, 2011. Yield and soil data analysis on orchards. Journal of Precision Agriculture, 12(1), 118-129.

20.   Κ. Aggelopoulou, D. Bochtis, Α. Koutsostathis, S. Fountas, T. Gemtos, G. Nanos, 2011.  Yield prediction in apple orchards based on image processing. Journal of Precision Agriculture, 12 (3), 448-456.

21.   Turker U., T Erdem, A. Tagarakis, S. Fountas, G. Mitev, B. Akdemir and T.A. Gemtos, 2011. A Feasibility Study of Variable Rate Irrigation in Black Sea Area: Water and Energy Saving from the Application. Journal of Information Technology in Agriculture, 4(1), 1-8.

22.   Lawson, L. G., Pedersen, S.M., Sorensen, C.G., Pesonen, L., Fountas, S., Werner, A., Oudshoorn, F. W., Herold, L., Chatzinikos, T., Kirketerp, I. M., Blackmore, S., 2011. A four nation survey of farm information management and advanced farming systems: A descriptive analysis of survey responses. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 77(1), 7-20.

23.   Nash, E., Wiebensohn, J., Nikkila, R., Vatsanidou, A., Fountas, S., Bill, R., 2011. Towards automated compliance checking based on a formal representation of agricultural production  standards. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. In Press.

 

GREEK PEER-REVIEW PAPERS

24.   Γέμτος, Θ., Φουντάς Σ., Μαρκινός Α., Αγγελοπούλου, Α Χατζηνίκος Α., 2006. Εφαρμογέςκαιπροοπτικήγεωργίαςακριβείας στην Ελλάδα (Application and perspectives of Precision Agriculture in Greece). Καινοτόμες εφαρμογές της πληροφορικής στον αγροτικό τομέα και στο περιβάλλον (Innovative applications of Informatics in agriculture and rural environment). Τόμος επιστημονικών εργασιών της ΕΠΕΓΕ-Παράρτημα Β. Ελλάδας, σελ 41-51. 

25.   Φουντάς, Σ., Μουρτζίνης Σ., Γέμτος, Θ.  Υιοθέτηση Γεωργίας Ακριβείας. Τόμοςεπιστημονικών εργασιών της ΕΠΕΓΕ-Παράρτημα Β. Ελλάδας. Σεπτέμβριος 2007.Δεκτή.

26.   Αγγελοπούλου  Α., Φουντάς  Σ.,  Γέμτος  Θ. Α. Γεωργία Ακριβείας σε καλλιέργεια  μήλων. Τόμος επιστημονικών εργασιών της ΕΠΕΓΕ-Παράρτημα Β. Ελλάδας. Σεπτέμβριος 2007. Δεκτή.

 

KEYNOTE PAPERS

1.       S. Fountas, S. Blackmore, 2004. Precision Agriculture: A dynamic process. International workshop on “Intensive Farming and Integrated Resource Management: Traditional and Non-Traditional Approaches”. Rawalpindi, Pakistan, April 2004.

2.       S. Fountas, S. Blackmore, 2004. New trends in Agricultural Engineering. International workshop on “Intensive Farming and Integrated Resource Management: Traditional and Non-Traditional Approaches”. Rawalpindi, Pakistan, April 2004.

 

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PAPERS ON PROCEEDINGS

1.       S. Fountas, 2001. Farmers’ attitude towards Precision Farming. 3rd Conference on Precision Agriculture, Montpellier, France, June 18-20, 2001.

2.       S. Blackmore, H. Have, S. Fountas, 2002. Proposed system architecture to enable behavioural control of an autonomous tractor. ASAE Conference on Automation Technology for Off-road Equipment, Chicago, USA, July 26-26, 2002.

3.       S. Blackmore, H. Have, S. Fountas, 2002. A specification of behavioural requirements for an autonomous tractor. ASAE Conference on Automation Technology for Off-road Equipment, Chicago, USA, July 26-26, 2002.

4.       H. Have, S. Blackmore, B. Keller, S. Fountas, H. Nielsen, F. Theilby, 2002. Autonomous weeder for Christmas tree plantations – A feasibility study. European Conference of Agricultural Engineering, Budapest, Hungary, June 30-July 4, 2002, Paper No. 02-AE-023.

5.       S. Fountas, S.M. Pedersen, S. Blackmore, 2002. A new methodology for decision analysis on precision farming based on users' experience. 6th International Conference on Precision Agriculture, Minneapolis, USA, July 14-17, 2002, CD.

6.       C.G. Sorensen, S. Fountas, H.H. Pedersen, S. Blackmore, 2002. Information sources for decision making on precision farming. 6th International Conference on Precision Agriculture, Minneapolis, USA, July 14-17, 2002, CD.

7.       S. Fountas, S.M. Pedersen, S. Blackmore, 2002. A new approach for decision analysis on Precision Farming based on user experience. NJF Seminar, Skara, Sweden, June 10-12, 2002

8.       T. Gemtos, S. Fountas, S. Blackmore, H.W. Griepetong, 2002. Precision Farming in Europe and the Greek potential. 1st Greek Conference on Information and Communication Technology in Agriculture, Athens, Greece, June 4-7, 2002

9.       S. Fountas, C.G. Sorensen, H.H. Pedersen, S. Blackmore, 2002. Information sources for decision making on precision farming. NJF Seminar, Skara, Sweden , June 10-12, 2002

10.   S. Fountas, D.R. Ess, C.G. Sorensen, S. Hawkins, S.B. Blackmore, J. Lowenberg-Deboer, 2003. Information Source preferences in Denmark and USA.  4th European Conference on Precision Agriculture, Berlin, Germany, June 15-18, 2003, 211-216.

11.   S. M. Pedersen, S. Fountas, B. S. Blackmore, M. Gylling, J. L. Pedersen, 2003. Adoption of precision agriculture in Denmark. 4th European Conference on Precision Agriculture, Berlin, Germany, June 15-18, 2003, 533-538.

12.   S. Fountas, H. Lipczak Jakobsen, S. Blackmore, 2004. Participative research to develop a model for decision making in precision agriculture. 6th European Conference on Farming Information Systems. Porto, Portugal, April 6-9, 2004, pp 735-744.

13.   S. Fountas, S. Blackmore, T. Gemtos, T. Markinos, 2004. Trend maps in Greece and the UK. 2nd International Conference on Information and Communication Technology in Agriculture, Thessaloniki, Greece, March 18-20, 2004.

14.   S. Vougioukas, S. Fountas, S. Blackmore, L. Tang, 2004. Navigation task in agricultural robotics. 2nd International Conference on Information and Communication Technology in Agriculture, Thessaloniki, Greece, March 18-20, 2004, vol. 2, pp. 55-64.

15.   T. Α. Gemtos, S. Fountas, T. Markinos, S. Blackmore, J. R. Marques da Silva, 2005. Trend yield maps in irrigated and rain fed crops. ITAFE'05 - International congress on information technology in agriculture, food and environment. 12-14 October 2005, Adana, Turkey

16.   S.M., Pedersen, S. Fountas, H. Have, S. Blackmore, 2005. Agricultural robots: and economic feasibility study. 5th European Conference on Precision Agriculture, edited by J. Stafford, Uppsala 9-12, pp. 589-596.

17.   S. Vougioukas, S. Blackmore, J. Nielsen, S. Fountas, 2005. A two-stage planning system for autonomous agricultural vehicles. 5th European Conference on Precision Agriculture, edited by J. Stafford, Uppsala 9-12, pp. 597-604.

18.   S. Blackmore, H.W. Griepentrog, S. Fountas, 2006. A specification for an autonomous mechanization system. September 9-10, 2006, Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo, Japan, 3rd IFAC International Workshop on Bio-Robotics, Information Technology and Intelligent Control for Bioproduction Systems.

19.   Blackmore, B. S., Fountas, S., Gemtos, T., and Vougioukas, S. (2006). EcoBots; Improved energy utilisation through smaller smarter machines. September 9-10, 2006, Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo, Japan, 3rd IFAC International Workshop on Bio-Robotics, Information Technology and Intelligent Control for Bioproduction Systems.

20.   K. D. Aggelopoulou, S. Fountas, T. A. Gemtos, G. D. Nanos, D. Wulfsohn, 2006. Precision farming in small apple fields of Greece. 8th International Conference on Precision Agriculture. Minneapolis, MN, USA. In CD.

21.   Vardoulis G., Markinos A., Aggelopoulou A., Fountas S., Gertsis A., Gemtos T., 2006. Crop variability in cotton fields. 3rd HAICTA, International Conference on: Information Systems in Sustainable Agriculture, Agroenvironment and Food Technology, 20-23 September, Volos, Greece.  

22.   A. Tagarakis, T. Chatzinikos, S. Fountas, T. Gemtos, 2006. Delineation of management zones in precision viticulture. 3rd HAICTA, International Conference on: Information Systems in Sustainable Agriculture, Agroenvironment and Food Technology, 20-23 September, Volos, Greece. 

23.   K. D. Aggelopoulou, D. Pateras, S. Fountas, T. A. Gemtos, G. D. Nanos, 2007. Soil spatial variability in small Greek apple orchards. 6th European Conference on Precision Agriculture, June 3-6, Skiathos, Greece, 71-78.

24.   S. M. Pedersen, S. Fountas, B. S. Blackmore, 2007. Economic potential of robots for high value crops and landscape treatment. 6th European Conference on Precision Agriculture, June 3-6, Skiathos, Greece, 457-464.

25.   S. Fountas, K. Aggelopoulou, S. Blackmore, T. Gemtos, 2008. A framework to analyse precision agriculture data. EurAgEng ’08. Hersonisos, Crete.

26.   C. Cavalaris, C. Karamoutis, S. Fountas and T.A. Gemtos, 2008. Sunflower oil energy budget for in-farm oil production under four tillage systems. EurAgEng ’08. Hersonisos, Crete.

27.   Fountas, S., Aggelopoulou, K., Bouloulis, C., Nanos, G., Wulfsohn, D., Gemtos, T., Paraskevopoulos, A, Galanis, M., 2009. Precision agriculture in an olive tree plantation in Southern Greece. 7th European Conference of Precision Agriculture. Wageningen, The Netherlands. 6-8 July, 2009.

28.   Fountas, S., Pedersen, S., Sorensen, C., Chatzinikos,A., Pesonen, L., Basso, B., Vougioukas, S., Nash, E., Gemtos, T., Blackmore, S. 2009. Μanagement strategies and practices for precision agriculture operations. 7th European Conference of Precision Agriculture. Wageningen, The Netherlands. 6-8 July, 2009.

29.   Pedersen S.M., Ørum J.E., Sørensen C.G., Fountas S., Pesonen L. Blackmore B.S. and Basso B., 2009. Potential savings and economic benefits in arable farming from better precision farming and information Management. 7th European Conference of Precision Agriculture. Wageningen, The Netherlands. 6-8 July, 2009.

30.   B. Basso, Fountas, S., Sartori L., Cafiero G., Pedersen, S. M., Sorensen, C., Pesonen, L., A. Werner, A.,Blackmore, 2009. Farmer’s risk in decision making: the case of nitrogen application rates. 7th European Conference of Precision Agriculture. Wageningen, The Netherlands. 6-8 July, 2009.

31.   Nash, E., Vatsanidou, A., Fountas, S., 2009. Can compliance to crop production standards be automatically assessed? 7th European Conference of Precision Agriculture. Wageningen, The Netherlands. 6-8 July, 2009.

32.   C.G. Sørensen, S. Fountas, B. Basso, L. Pesonen, S.M. Pedersen, E. Nash, 2009. System analysis of management information systems for the future. 7th European Conference of Precision Agriculture. Wageningen, The Netherlands. 6-8 July, 2009.

33.   Aggelopoulou, A.D., Bochtis, D., Koutsostathis, A., Fountas, S., Gemtos, T.A. and Nanos, G.D., 2009. Flower spatial variability in an apple orchard. 7th European Conference of Precision Agriculture. Wageningen, The Netherlands. 6-8 July, 2009

34.   Turker, U., Erdem, T., Tagarakis, A., Fountas, S., Mitev, G., Akdemir, B., Gemtos, T.A., 2010. A Feasibility study of variable rate irrigation in Black Sea Area: Design characteristics of a boom type traveler irrigator. 3rd International Congress on Information and Communication Technologies in Agriculture, Food, Forestry and Environment (ITAFFE’10), edited by Cebeci, A., Sideridis, A., Onder, H., Cankaya, S., 178-185. June 14-18, Samsun, Turkey.

35.   Blackmore, S., Apostolidi, K., Fountas, S., 2010. FutureFarm: Addressing the needs of the European farm of the future: Findings of the first two years. Agrocontrol, 2010 (edited by Organized by N. Kondo). 6-8 December, 2010. Kyoto, Japan.

36.   Fountas, S., Bochtis, D.D., Sorensen, C.G., Green, O., Bartzanas, T., Jorgensen, R.N., 2010. Spatial-temporal management zones for biomass moisture. 10th International Conference on Precision Agriculture. July 18-21, Denver, Colorado, USA. In CD.

37.   NASH, E., WIEBENSOHN, J., NIKKILÄ, R., VATSANIDOU, A., FOUNTAS, S., BILL, R., 2010. Ontology Engineering to Support Assessment of Compliance to Agricultural Production Standards. EurAgEng 2010. Clermont-Ferrand, September 6-8, 2010, France.

38.   NASH, E., WIEBENSOHN, J., NIKKILÄ, R., PESONEN, L. SEILONEN, I., OETZEL, K., KLUGER, S., SORENSEN, C., FOUNTAS, F., VATSANIDOU, A., 2010. A Service-Oriented Architecture for Knowledge about Agricultural Production Standards.  EurAgEng 2010. Clermont-Ferrand, September 6-8, 2010,France.

39.   Nash, S., Wiebensohn, J., Nikkilä, R., Vatsanidou, A., Fountas, S., 2010. Formal Representation of Agricultural Production Standards. CIGR XVIIth World Congress – Québec City, Canada – June 13-17, 2010

 

GREEK CONFERENCE PAPER ON PROCEEDINGS

1.       S. Fountas, 2002. The role of Precision Farming in crop management. 2nd Greek Conference of Agricultural Engineering, Volos, Greece, 26-29, September 2000.

2.       S. Fountas, T. Gemtos, S. Blackmore, 2003. Autonomous vehicles in agriculture. 3rd Greek Conference on Agricultural Engineering, Thessaloniki, Greece, May 27-29, 2003

3.       S. Fountas, Pedersen, S., Blackmore, S., Γέμτος, Θ., 2005. Τεχνικο-οικονομική μελέτη αυτο-οδηγούμενων οχημάτων στη γεωργία. 4ο Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Γεωργικής Μηχανικής. Αθήνα, 6-7 Οκτωβρίου, 2005. Σε CD. InGreek.

4.       Τρέσσος Κ.Δ., Ανδρέου Ι.Α., BlackmoreS. , Φουντάς Σ., Γέμτος Θ.Α., 2007. Σχεδιασμός και Υλοποίηση Ρομποτικής Πλατφόρμας Χαμηλού Κόστους Για Την Υποστήριξη Γεωργικών Πρακτικών. 5ο Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Γεωργικής Μηχανικής, 18-20 Οκτωβρίου, Λάρισα.

5.       Θ.Α. Γέμτος, Σπ. Φουντάς, Χρ. Παπανικολάου, Ν. Νάνμος, Β. Βλάχος, 2007.  Θόρυβος και κραδασμοί κατά τη λειτουργία  γεωργικών ελκυστήρων στο χωράφι. 5ο Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Γεωργικής Μηχανικής, 18-20 Οκτωβρίου, Λάρισα.

6.       Σ. Μουρτζίνης, Σ. Φουντάς, Θ. Γέμτος, 2007. Αντίληψη ελλήνων αγροτών για τη γεωργία ακριβείας. 5ο Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Γεωργικής Μηχανικής, 18-20 Οκτωβρίου, Λάρισα.

7.       Α. Τάνος, Α. Αγγελοπούλου, Σ. Φουντάς, Θ.Α. Γέμτος, Γ.Δ. Νάνος και Α. Χατζηνίκος, 2007. Ζώνες διαχείρισης βάσει χαρτών παραγωγής,  ποιοτικών χαρακτηριστικών και ηλεκτρικής αγωγιμότητας. 5ο Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Γεωργικής Μηχανικής, 18-20 Οκτωβρίου, Λάρισα.

8.       Α. Δ.  Αγγελοπούλου , S. Blackmore, Σ. Φουντάς, Θ. Α.  Γέμτος  και  Γ. Δ.  Νάνος, 2007. Μελέτη χωρικής και  χρονικής παραλλακτικότητας   παραγωγής  και ποιότητας  σε οπωρώνες μηλιάς. 5ο Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Γεωργικής Μηχανικής, 18-20 Οκτωβρίου, Λάρισα.

9.       Κουτσοστάθης, Α., Μπόχτης, Δ., Αγγελόπουλου, Α., Φουντάς, Σ., Γέμτος, Θ., 2009. Πρόβλεψη και χωρική παραλλακτικότητα στην παραγωγή σε καλλιέργεια μηλιάς με εκτίμηση της ανθοφορίας μέσω επεξεργασίας ψηφιακών εικόνων. 6ο Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Γεωργικής Μηχανικής, Θεσσαλονίκη,  6-8 Οκτωβρίου 2009

10.   Φουντάς, Σ., Μπουλουλής, Κ., Αγγελοπούλου, Κ., Γιαννόπουλος, Ν., Γέμτος, Θ., Νάνος, Γ., Παρασκευόπουλος, Α.,  Γαλάνης, Μ., 2009.  Καταπολέμηση ζιζανίων στην ελιά: εφαρμογή πρακτικών γεωργίας ακριβείας. 6ο Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Γεωργικής Μηχανικής, Θεσσαλονίκη,  6-8 Οκτωβρίου 2009.

11.   Γ. Στουγιάννης, Λ. Περλεπές, Σ. Φουντάς, Θ.Α. Γέμτος, Π. Κίκιρας, 2009. Εφαρμογή τεχνολογιών γεωργίας ακριβείας σε αμπελώνα. 6ο Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Γεωργικής Μηχανικής, Θεσσαλονίκη,  6-8 Οκτωβρίου 2009

12.   Α. Περιστερόπουλος, Γ. Βελλίδης, Σ. Φουντάς, Θ.Α. Γέμτος, 2009. Χρήση  ανιχνευτή εγγύς υπέρυθρου φωτός για την πρόγνωση του σταδίου ωριμότητας της αραχίδας.

13.   Παστόπουλος Σ., Φουντάς Σ., Γέμτος Θ., 2009. Έρευνα πεδίου διαχείρισης γεωργικού εξοπλισμού. 6ο Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Γεωργικής Μηχανικής, Οκτώβριος 2009, Θεσσαλονίκη. Υπό δημοσίευση.

14.   Θ.Α. Γέμτος, Χρ. Καβαλάρης, Χρ. Καραμούτης, Σπ. Φουντάς, 2009. Η προσαρμοστικότητα τριών ενεργειακών καλλιεργειών στη Θεσσαλία. 6ο Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Γεωργικής Μηχανικής, Οκτώβριος 2009, Θεσσαλονίκη. Υπό δημοσίευση.

 

POSTER CONFERENCE PAPERS

1.       S. Fountas, S.E. Hawkins, D.R. Ess, S.B. Blackmore, 2002. Farm management decision analysis. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, USA, Nov. 10-14, 2002.

2.       D.R. Ess, S. Fountas, J. Lowenberg-Deboer, S. Hawkins, S.B. Blackmore, 2002. Information source preferences in precision agriculture. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, USA, Nov. 10-14, 2002.

3.       S. Fountas, D.R. Ess, S.E. Hawkins, S.B. Blackmore, 2002. Precision agriculture information systems. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, USA, Nov. 10-14, 2002.

4.       S. Fountas, D. Wulfsohn, S. Blackmore, H. L. Jacobsen, S.M. Pedersen, 2005. A model of information flows in decision making for Precision Agriculture. Poster on the 5th European Conference on Precision Agriculture. Uppsala 9-12, pp. 94-95.

5.       D. Davis, S. Fountas, K. Aggelopoulou, T. A Gemtos and G. Velidis, 2007. Management Zones for High Valued Crops in Greece. 6th European Conference on Precision Agriculture, June 3-6, Skiathos, Greece, on CD.

 

PROJECT REPORTS

1.       S. Blackmore, H. Have, B. Keller, S. Fountas, H. Nielsen, F. Theilby, 2002. Autonomous weeders for Christmas tree plantations – a feasibility study. Pesticides Research No. 59, 2002, edited by H. Have. Danish Environmental Protection Agency, Danish Ministry of the Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark. 88 pp.

2.       S. Fountas, C. G. Sorensen, H. H. Pedersen, 2002. Positionshbestemt planteavl: Erfaringer or beslutningsadfaerd (Precision Agriculture: farmer experiences and decision making). FarmTest – Planteavl No. 13. Landbrugets Radgivngscenter, Landskontroret for Bygninger og Maskiner (Danish Advisory Center, Department of Farm Buildings and Farm Mechanization), Skejby, Denmark. 18pp.

3.       Πυθαγόρας ΙΙ. Πρότυπα ανάλυσης χωρικής και χρονικής παραλλακτικότητας στη γεωργία. Εφαρμογή στο βαμβάκι και στη μηλιά. Ενδιάμεσες εκθέσεις. 2006-2008.

4.       Βιοκαύσιμα στη Θεσσαλία. Εξαμηνιαία έκθεση, πρώτο εξάμηνο 2007.

5.       Πρόγραμμα ΕΝΤΕΡ ΙΙ. Εφαρμογή πληροφορικής και τηλεπικοινωνιών στη γεωργία, με έμφαση στη  διαχείριση χωρικής και χρονικής παραλλακτικότητας για μεταβλητές καλλιεργητικές φροντίδες Ετήσια και τελική έκθεση 2006-2008.

6.       Charvat K.; Gnip P.; Krocan M.; Dreger F.; Mayer W.; Fountas S., 2009. Analysis of External Drivers. FutureFarm project. EU funded. Project No. 212117.

7.       Karel Charvat, Pavel Gnip, Matej Krocan, Frank Dreger, Walter Mayer, Spyros Fountas, 2009. SWOT Analysis of External Drivers. FutureFarm project. EU funded. Project No. 212117.

8.       Sørensen, C., Bildsøe, P., Fountas, S., Pesonen, L., Pedersen, S.,, Basso, B., , Nash, E., 2009. System analysis and definition of system boundaries. FutureFarm project. EU funded. Project No. 212117.

9.       Anna Vatsanidou, Spyros Fountas, Katerina Aggelopoulou, Fanis Gemtos, Karin Strobl, Karel Charvat, Søren Marcus Pedersen, Claus G. Sørensen, Edward Nash, Simon Blackmore, 2009. Compliance to standards specifications. FutureFarm project. EU funded. Project No. 212117.

10.   Søren Marcus Pedersen, Jens Erik Ørum, Spyros Fountas, Claus G. Sørensen, Liisa Pesonen, Frank Dreger, 2009. System description of proposed Farm Management Information System (FMIS) FutureFarm project. EU funded. Project No. 212117.

11.   Thanasis Chatzinikos, Spyros Fountas, Claus G. Sørensen, Fanis Gemtos, Anna Vatsanidou, Søren Marcus Pedersen, Edward Nash, Simon Blackmore, 2009. Management strategies and practices. FutureFarm project. EU funded. Project No. 212117.