Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017

The 4th technical meeting was hold in Aux en Provence from 3rd to 5th April 2017. The Office National des Forêts, partner of Forcip+ project who manages nearly 5 million hectares of public forests belonging to the French State or to local authorities hosted the event in ENTENTE POUR LA PROTECTION DE LA FORET MEDITERRANEENNE à VALABRE facilities. After the presentation of Entente and local French partners, GNSS impedance attribute study (firefighting vehicle speed) was showed by ONF and Cesefor. Preliminary results showed similar results for this kind of vehicles even when study approaches were different. Subsequently, the Forcip+ Public Information System application was presented by Cesefor. Besides the project website a new tool has been implemented for knowledge sharing: a map viewer with some functionalities which allows general public to use georeferenced information from the field data collection or from external sources its combination. Next day was time to check network analyst results. A complete description of the processes used for access time analysis was set out by SFI. All partners agreed to contribute in the implementation report, which includes a summary of all project outcomes.  The meeting completed with a field trip, where vehicle and GNSS demonstrations took place. Besides, a big fire site was visited and explained by ONF partners.