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EU-MEDIN Report Summary

Project ID: EVG1-CT-2002-60003
Funded under: FP5-EESD
Country: Greece

EU-MEDIN dictionary software

Lack of common terminology in Natural Disasters research is a weak point of the European research activity in this field. EU-MEDIN, an Accompanying Measure project of DG Research organized a set of glossaries with basic terms regarding forest fires, earthquakes, floods, avalanches, landslides and industrial hazards. The EU-MEDIN dictionary software is a product of the EU-MEDIN Accompanying Measure project of the DG Research of the EC. It is a software utility that allows experts in Natural Disaster research to share and use common glossaries of scientific terms. Furthermore elaboration and update of the glossaries through the EU-Medin website (http://www.eu-medin.org) is provided. The software is installed locally in the user's computer and prompt with the definition of the term on which the user click his/her mouse. Word documents and text of Internet browsers are supported.

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Algosystems S.A.
Leoforos Syggrou 206
17672 KALITHEA
Greece
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