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Mediterranean Intermittent River Management
ID: 211732
Start date: 2009-01-01, End date: 2011-12-31
The implementation of the WFD in catchments with temporary rivers presents a significant challenge for watershed managers. The MIRAGE project will, for the first time, comprehensively investigate the applicability of specific management options under the characteristic flush ...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 89399
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
MANAGING THE EFFECTS OF MULTIPLE STRESSORS ON AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS UNDER WATER SCARCITY
ID: 603629
Start date: 2014-02-01, End date: 2019-01-31
Water and water-related services are major components of the human wellbeing, and as such are major factors of socio-economic development in Europe; yet freshwater systems are under threat by a variety of stressors (organic and inorganic pollution, geomorphological alteration...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 111026
Last updated on: 2017-04-10
Policy-oriented marine Environmental Research in the Southern EUropean Seas
ID: 287600
Start date: 2012-01-01, End date: 2015-12-31
The overall scientific objectives of PERSEUS are to identify the interacting patterns of natural and human-derived pressures on the Mediterranean and Black Seas, assess their impact on marine ecosystems and, using the objectives and principles of the Marine Strategy Framework...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 102043
Last updated on: 2016-10-31
Earth Observation for Economic Empowerment
ID: 603500
Start date: 2013-06-01, End date: 2015-05-31
The purpose of the EOPOWER project is to create conditions for sustainable economic development through the increased use of Earth observation products and services for environmental applications. This purpose serves the higher goal of effective use of Earth observation for d...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 109080
Last updated on: 2016-08-08
Enhancing prediction of tropical Atlantic climate and its impacts
ID: 603521
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2017-10-31
Tropical Atlantic climate recently experienced pronounced shifts of great socio-economic importance. The oceanic changes were largest in the eastern boundary upwelling systems. African countries bordering the Atlantic strongly depend upon their ocean - societal development, f...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 110819
Last updated on: 2016-07-25
Improved Drought Early Warning and FORecasting to strengthen preparedness and adaptation to droughts in Africa
ID: 265454
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2013-12-31
The principal aim of the DEWFORA proposal is to develop a framework for the provision of early warning and response to mitigate the impact of droughts in Africa. The proposal has been built to achive three key targets: 1. Improved monitoring: by improving knowledge on drought...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 97835
Last updated on: 2016-07-11
Forest fires under climate, social and economic changes in Europe, the Mediterranean and other fire-affected areas of the world
ID: 243888
Start date: 2010-01-01, End date: 2013-12-31
Fire regimes result from interactions between climate, land-use and land-cover (LULC), and socioeconomic factors, among other. These changed during the last decades, particularly around the Mediterranean. Our understanding of how they affected fire regime in the past is limit...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 94659
Last updated on: 2016-07-11
Changes in carbon uptake and emissions by oceans in a changing climate
ID: 264879
Start date: 2011-03-01, End date: 2015-02-28
CARBOCHANGE will provide the best possible process-based quantification of net ocean carbon uptake under changing climate conditions using past and present ocean carbon cycle changes for a better prediction of future ocean carbon uptake. We will improve the quantitative under...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 97547
Last updated on: 2016-05-02
Assessment, STrategy And Risk Reduction for Tsunamis in Europe
ID: 603839
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2017-04-30
The NEAM (North East Atlantic, Mediterranean and Adjacent Seas) region of IOC/UNESCO is known to be exposed to tsunamis and, like other regions of the world, faces increasing levels of risk due to i) continuous development of coastal areas with critical infrastructure, and ii...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 111481
Last updated on: 2016-04-12
MEDiterranean Sea Acidification in a changing climate
ID: 265103
Start date: 2011-02-01, End date: 2014-07-31
Increases of atmospheric CO2 and associated decreases in seawater pH and carbonate ion concentration this century and beyond are likely to have wide impacts on marine ecosystems including those of the Mediterranean Sea. Consequences of this process, ocean acidification, threa...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 97645
Last updated on: 2016-03-16
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