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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: 2017-05-25
Technologies for the cost-effective Flood Protection of the Built Environment
ID: 243401
Start date: 2009-11-01, End date: 2013-10-31
The principal aim of FloodProBE is to provide cost-effective means for the flood protection and damage mitigation in urban areas. To this end, FloodProBE will develop, test and disseminate technologies, methods, concepts and tools for risk assessment and mitigation, focussing...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 93521
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Ice2sea - estimating the future contribution of continental ice to sea-level rise
ID: 226375
Start date: 2009-03-01, End date: 2013-11-30
The melting of continental ice (glaciers, ice caps and ice sheets) is a substantial source of current sea-level rise, and one that is accelerating more rapidly than was predicted even a few years ago. Indeed, the most recent report from Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Chan...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 92900
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Damage risk assessment, economic impact and mitigation strategies for sustainable preservation of cultural heritage in the times of climate change
ID: 226973
Start date: 2009-11-01, End date: 2014-10-31
Climate change is one of the most critical global challenges of our time which also threatens cultural heritage. As a non-renewable important resource to the European identity, sustainable adaptation strategies are required for long term preservation. For this purpose and for...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 92906
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Coordination action on Environmental Technology Verification ETV - Building a framework for international cooperation
ID: 226824
Start date: 2009-01-15, End date: 2012-07-14
AdvanceETV aims to demonstrate that the proposed schemes and protocols for Environmental Technologies Verification systems have the potential to be recognised internationally. Thus the main objective is to develop an international framework for cooperation and mutual recognit...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 92295
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Water bodies in Europe: Integrative Systems to assess Ecological status and Recovery
ID: 226273
Start date: 2009-03-01, End date: 2012-02-29
WISER will support the implementation of the Water Framework Directive (WFD) by developing tools for the integrated assessment of the ecological status of European surface waters (with a focus on lakes and coastal/transitional waters), and by evaluating recovery processes in ...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 89393
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
European network on Research Programme applied to the Protection of Tangible Cultural Heritage
ID: 219301
Start date: 2008-10-01, End date: 2011-09-30
NET-HERITAGE is the first significant initiative ever attempting to coordinate national RTD programmes of European countries and support European RTD Programmes in the field of research applied to Protection for Tangible Cultural Heritage. It aims to exert a massive, positive...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 88872
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
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: 2017-05-25
Water in Industry, Fit-for-Use Sustainable Water Use in Chemical, Paper, textile and Food Industry
ID: 211534
Start date: 2008-06-01, End date: 2012-08-31
"Sustainable water use in industry is the goal of AquaFit4Use, by a cross-sectorial, integrated approach. The overall objectives are: the development and implementation of new, reliable, cost-effective technologies, tools and methods for sustainable water supply, use and disc...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 88881
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
sustainaBle uRban plannIng Decision support accountinG for urban mEtabolism
ID: 211345
Start date: 2008-12-01, End date: 2011-11-30
"Like any living system, urban communities consume material and energy inputs, process them into usable forms, and eliminate the wastes from the process. This can be seen as ""metabolism"" of industry, commerce, municipal operations, and households. Understanding the pattern ...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 88630
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
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