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High-End cLimate Impacts and eXtremes
ID: 603864
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2017-10-31
With the target of limiting global warming to 2ºC increasingly difficult to achieve, policymakers, businesses and other decision-makers need to plan to adapt to changes in climate under higher levels of global warming. This requires coherent information on the future climate ...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 110977
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
OPERATIONALISATION OF NATURAL CAPITAL AND ECOSYSTEM SERVICES: FROM CONCEPTS TO REAL-WORLD APPLICATIONS
ID: 308428
Start date: 2012-12-01, End date: 2017-05-31
Despite improved understanding of the links between ecosystem health, provision of ecosystem services and human well-being, further conceptual and empirical work is needed to make the ideas of ecosystem services (ESS) and natural capital (NC) operational. OpenNESS will theref...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 105523
Last updated on: 2016-05-03
Enhancement of natural water systems and treatment methods for safe and sustainable water supply in India
ID: 282911
Start date: 2011-10-01, End date: 2014-09-30
Saph Pani addresses the improvement of natural water treatment systems such as river bank filtration (RBF), managed aquifer recharge (MAR) and wetlands in India building on a combination of local and international expertise. The project aims at enhancing water resources and w...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 100556
Last updated on: 2016-04-26
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
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
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
HighNoon: adaptation to changing water resources availability in northern India with Himalayan glacier retreat and changing monsoon pattern
ID: 227087
Start date: 2009-05-01, End date: 2012-04-30
The hydrological system of Northern India is based on two main phenomena, the monsoon precipitation in summer and the growth and melt of the snow and ice cover in the Himalaya, also called the “Water Tower of Asia”. However, climate change is expected to change these phenomen...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 92054
Last updated on: 2016-03-11
Highland aquatic resources conservation and sustainable development
ID: 213015
Start date: 2009-01-01, End date: 2013-12-31
Project partner will complete a detailed multidisciplinary situation analysis of highland aquatic resources, focused on values, livelihoods, conservation issues and wise-use options at five sites in Asia (Guangdong, China; Uttrakhand and West Bengal, India and northern and ce...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 89357
Last updated on: 2016-03-11
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: 2016-03-11
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