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Soil Transformations in European Catchments
ID: 244118
Start date: 2009-12-01, End date: 2014-11-30
SoilTrEC proposes to develop an integrated model of soil processes that describes key soil functions. These functions are defined in the EC Soil Thematic Strategy as essential ecosystem services for the well-being and economic success of the EU. The key science advances are t...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 92874
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
Sustainable Urban Metabolism for Europe
ID: 212034
Start date: 2008-11-01, End date: 2011-10-31
Societies in their urban (and also non-urban) segments, are extracting materials and energy from their natural environment, processing these flows, eventually accumulating portions of them as stocks and, in the end, deleting them into the environment as wastes, emissions or d...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 88558
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Full Costs of Climate Change
[PROJECT] CLIMATECOST - Full Costs of Climate Change
ID: 212774
Start date: 2008-12-01, End date: 2011-07-31
There is increasing interest in the economics of climate change to inform policy on a) long-term targets, b) the costs of inaction (the economic effects of climate change), and c) the costs and benefits of adaptation. The objectives of this study are to advance knowledge acro...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 89308
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Bottom Up selection, collection and management of URBAn waste
ID: 265177
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2013-12-31
The aim of the BURBA project is to develop an automatic system to be used for intelligent waste management. The system consists of intelligent waste containers and an IT tool for waste collection and transport management, including RFID’s (Radio Frequency Identification) abil...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 97290
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Assessment of Climate Change Mitigation Pathways and Evaluation of the Robustness of Mitigation Cost Estimates
ID: 265139
Start date: 2011-02-01, End date: 2014-01-31
Climate policy needs to aim at ambitious long-term climate stabilization. This will require managing the transition from carbon intensive to low carbon economies within this century. Research on mitigation pathways to a low carbon society and the associated mitigation costs i...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 98809
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Urban Reduction of GHG Emissions in China and Europe
ID: 265114
Start date: 2011-09-01, End date: 2014-12-31
In URGENCHE, a team of internationally recognised scientists in the areas of health risk assessment, urban energy demand and supply scenarios, urban planning, environmental science and epidemiology - in close collaboration with city partners in both Europe and China - develop...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 98726
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Scoping China’s Environmental Research Excellence and major Infrastructure: Foresight, Potentials, and Roadmaps
ID: 244156
Start date: 2010-03-01, End date: 2013-08-31
SPRING is a supporting action under EU FP7 Environment theme, with the main objective of creating and providing a solid basis for future EU-China collaboration in environmental research. SPRING will identify common needs and opportunities, analyse potential topics of research...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 94660
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
European responses to climate change: deep emissions reductions and mainstreaming of mitigation and adaptation
ID: 244092
Start date: 2010-01-01, End date: 2013-04-30
EU action on climate change is now focused on accelerating mitigation efforts, while seeking to reduce risks associated with climate change impacts. To achieve the multiple goals of cutting greenhouse gas emissions, reducing vulnerability to climate impacts, and building miti...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 94119
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Collaborative research on flood resilience in urban areas
ID: 244047
Start date: 2010-04-01, End date: 2014-06-30
Collaborative research on flood resilience in urban areas (CORFU) is an interdisciplinary international project that will look at advanced and novel strategies and provide adequate measures for improved flood management in cities. The differences in urban flooding problems in...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 93523
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Climate change integrated assessment methodology for cross-sectoral adaptation and vulnerability in Europe
ID: 244031
Start date: 2010-01-01, End date: 2013-10-31
CLIMSAVE will develop and apply an integrated methodology for stakeholder-led, climate change impact and vulnerability assessment that explicitly evaluates regional and continental scale adaptation options, and cross-sectoral interactions between the key sectors driving lands...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 93957
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
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