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Land use change: assessing the net climate forcing, and options for climate change mitigation and adaptation
ID: 603542
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2017-10-31
LUC4C will advance our fundamental knowledge of the climate change - land use change interactions, and develop a framework for the synthesis of complex earth system science into guidelines that are of practical use for policy and societal stakeholders. Policies in support of ...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 110782
Last updated on: 2017-04-10
Stimulating Innovation for Global Monitoring of Agriculture and its Impact on the Environment in support of GEOGLAM (SIGMA)
ID: 603719
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2017-07-31
By 2050, global agricultural productivity will need to increase with at least 70%. In order to guarantee food production for future generations, agricultural production will need to be based on sustainable land management practises. At present, earth observation based (global...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 111201
Last updated on: 2017-01-16
Global Mercury Observation System
ID: 265113
Start date: 2010-11-01, End date: 2015-10-31
The overall goal of the proposed project is to develop a coordinated global observation system for mercury able to provide temporal and spatial distributions of mercury concentrations in ambient air and precipitation over land and over surface waters at different altitudes an...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 97330
Last updated on: 2016-12-26
Innovative coastal technologies for safer European coasts in a changing climate
ID: 244104
Start date: 2009-12-01, End date: 2013-11-30
Coastal areas are vital economic hubs in terms of settlement, industry, agriculture, trade and tourism to mention some key sectors. There are already many coastal problems including erosion, flood risk and long-term habitat deterioration. As economies continue to develop the ...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 92871
Last updated on: 2016-10-31
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: 2016-05-31
Risk-based management of chemicals and products in a circular economy at a global scale
ID: 226552
Start date: 2009-09-01, End date: 2012-08-31
Many potentially hazardous compounds are traded as chemicals or incorporated as additives in products. Their release to the environment has been a concern of EC, UNO, WHO and OECD. The discussion of the assessment and management of chemicals and products led to the OECD progr...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 92903
Last updated on: 2016-04-26
Ecological Function and Biodiversity Indicators in European Soils
ID: 264465
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2014-12-31
The strategic goal of EcoFINDERS is to provide the EC with tools to design and implement soil strategies aimed at ensuring sustainable use of soils, including: i) Characterisation of European soil biodiversity; ii) Determination of relations between soil biodiversity, soil fu...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 97538
Last updated on: 2016-04-11
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: 2016-04-11
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: 2016-04-11
Coordinated Asia-European long-term Observing system of Qinghai – Tibet Plateau hydro-meteorological processes and the Asian-monsoon systEm with Ground satellite Image data and numerical Simulations
ID: 212921
Start date: 2008-05-01, End date: 2013-04-30
Human life and the entire ecosystem of South East Asia depend upon the monsoon climate and its predictability. More than 40% of the earth's population lives in this region. Droughts and floods associated with the variability of rainfall frequently cause serious damage to...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 89348
Last updated on: 2016-04-11
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