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IMproving Preparedness and RIsk maNagemenT for flash floods and debriS flow events
ID: 226555
Start date: 2009-01-15, End date: 2012-11-14
The aim of IMPRINTS is to contribute to reduce loss of life and economic damage through the improvement of the preparedness and the operational risk management for Flash Flood and Debris Flow [FF/DF] generating events, as well as to contribute to sustainable development throu...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 91253
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Marine Ecosystem Evolution in a Changing Environment
ID: 212085
Start date: 2008-09-01, End date: 2013-02-28
MEECE is a scientific research project which aims to use a combination of data synthesis, numerical simulation and targeted experimentation to further our knowledge of how marine ecosystems will respond to combinations of multiple climate change and anthropogenic drivers. Wit...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 89307
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Sustainable Livelihoods and Biodiversity in Riparian Areas in Developing Countries
ID: 211392
Start date: 2009-02-01, End date: 2012-01-31
LiveDiverse (LD) will develop new knowledge on the interactions between human livelihood and biodiversity in riparian and aquatic contexts in four developing countries (Vietnam, India, South Africa, Costa Rica). It has a strong emphasis on dissemination and the constructive e...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 89355
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
GEONETCast for and by Developing countries
ID: 211307
Start date: 2008-05-01, End date: 2011-09-30
The DevCoCast project aims at involving Developing Countries in the GEONETCast initiative. Many Developing Countries are exposed to serious environmental risks and their need for adequate information is high. Unfortunately, reliable and continuous access to real time environm...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 88860
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
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
Health, environmental change and adaptive capacity: mapping, examining and anticipating future risks of water-related vector-borne diseases in eastern Africa
ID: 266327
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2014-12-31
The HEALTHY FUTURES project is motivated by concern for the health impacts of environmental changes. HEATHLY FUTURES aims to respond to this concern through construction of a disease risk mapping system for three water-related high-impact VBDs (malaria, Rift valley fever and ...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 97419
Last updated on: 2017-04-03
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
Africa at a meso-scale: Adaptive and integrated tools and strategies for natural resources management
ID: 266379
Start date: 2011-03-01, End date: 2014-05-31
Threats to the environment and natural resources, coupled with poor management, have serious implications for both poverty reduction and sustainable economic development. Degrading natural resources in Africa therefore result in an inreased vulnerability of the poor as a resu...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 97561
Last updated on: 2016-12-19
Earth Observation and ENVironmental modelling for the mitigation of HEAlth risks
ID: 244100
Start date: 2010-02-01, End date: 2013-05-31
EO2HEAVEN contributes to a better understanding of the complex relationships between environmental changes and their impact on human health. The project will monitor changes induced by human activities, with emphasis on atmospheric, river, lake and coastal marine pollution. E...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 93954
Last updated on: 2016-08-29
Development of global plankton data base and model system for eco-climate early warning
ID: 265294
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2014-06-30
GreenSeas shall advance the quantitative knowledge of how planktonic marine ecosystems, including phytoplankton, bacterioplankton and zooplankton, will respond to environmental and climate changes. To achieve this GreenSeas will employ a combination of observation data, numer...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 97177
Last updated on: 2016-08-15
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