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Environment NCPs cooperating to improve their effectiveness
ID: 212494
Start date: 2009-01-01, End date: 2013-12-31
National Contact Points (NCPs) hold a key role in communication with the European Commission concerning executive matters and the scientific community. The quality of proposals submitted, for example, relies partially on an effective NCP network. This project is a set of cohe...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 90997
Last updated on: 2017-12-07
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
A European volcanological supersite in Iceland: a monitoring system and network for the future
ID: 308377
Start date: 2012-10-01, End date: 2016-03-31
The main objectives of FUTUREVOLC are to establish an integrated volcanological monitoring procedure through European collaboration, develop new methods to evaluate volcanic crises, increase scientific understanding of magmatic processes and improve delivery of relevant infor...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 105557
Last updated on: 2017-06-26
Advancing understanding of Atlantic Salmon at Sea: Merging Genetics and Ecology to resolve Stock-specific Migration and Distribution patterns
ID: 212529
Start date: 2008-04-01, End date: 2011-10-31
Over the past two decades, an increasing proportion of North Atlantic salmon are dying at sea during their oceanic feeding migration. The specific reasons for the decline in this important species are as yet unknown, however, climate change is likely to be an important factor...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 87925
Last updated on: 2017-06-21
Thermohaline Overturning - at Risk?
ID: 212643
Start date: 2008-12-01, End date: 2012-11-30
THOR will establish an operational system that will monitor and forecast the development of the North Atlantic THC on decadal time scales and access its stability and the risk of a breakdown in a changing climate. Together with pre-existing data sets, ongoing observations wit...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 88858
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
European Project on Ocean Acidification
ID: 211384
Start date: 2008-05-01, End date: 2012-04-30
"The overall goal of the European Project on Ocean Acidification (EPOCA) is to fill the numerous gaps in our understanding of the effects and implications of ocean acidification. EPOCA aims to document the changes in ocean chemistry and biogeography across space and time. Pal...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 87798
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Rethinking Globalisation in the light of Contraction and CONVERGEnce
ID: 227030
Start date: 2009-09-01, End date: 2013-08-31
"The CONVERGE project will build from the concept of 'contraction and convergence' that informed the Kyoto process. C&C linked the key social concept of equal rights to emissions with the key ecological need for reduced emissions to issue a challenge to economic systems to de...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 92442
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Coordination Action for Research Activities on Life in Extreme Environments
ID: 211700
Start date: 2008-01-01, End date: 2011-06-30
Life in Extreme Environments (LEXEN) is an emerging area of research in which Europe has considerable expertise but a relatively fragmented research infrastructure. The science of such environments has enormous relevance for our knowledge of the diversity and environmental li...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 88099
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Producing a shared vision on how to harness Research & Development for Sustainable Development
ID: 265144
Start date: 2010-12-01, End date: 2013-11-30
The main objective of VISION RD4SD is to ensure that Europe is able to contribute to a Sustainable Development of the world by formulating policies and decisions based on robust, up to date knowledge of highest scientific quality. The project focuses on a dialogue among Europ...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 97101
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
European Union Basin-scale Analysis, Synthesis and Integration (EURO-BASIN)
ID: 264933
Start date: 2010-12-31, End date: 2014-12-30
EURO-BASIN is designed to advance our understanding on the variability, potential impacts, and feedbacks of global change and anthropogenic forcing on the structure, function and dynamics of the North Atlantic and associated shelf sea ecosystems as well as the key species inf...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 97329
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
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