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Development of sensor-based Citizens' Observatory Community for improving quality of life in cities
ID: 308524
Start date: 2012-10-01, End date: 2016-09-30
CITI-SENSE will develop “citizens’ observatories” to empower citizens to contribute to and participate in environmental governance, to enable them to support and influence community and societal priorities and associated decision making. CITI-SENSE will develop, test, demonst...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 106482
Last updated on: 2017-10-06
PREPARED “ENABLING CHANGE”
[PROJECT] PREPARED - PREPARED “ENABLING CHANGE”
ID: 244232
Start date: 2010-02-01, End date: 2014-01-31
IPCC climate change scenarios have a global perspective and need to be scaled down to the local level, where decision makers have to balance risks and investment costs. Very high investments might be a waste of money and too little investment could result in unacceptable risk...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 93955
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Future of Reefs in a Changing Environment (FORCE): An ecosystem approach to managing Caribbean coral reefs in the face of climate change
ID: 244161
Start date: 2010-01-01, End date: 2014-05-31
The Future of Reefs in a Changing Environment (FORCE) Project partners a multi-disciplinary team of researchers from Europe and the Caribbean to enhance the scientific basis for managing coral reefs in an era of rapid climate change and unprecedented human pressure on coastal...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 93849
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Climate change integrated assessment methodology for cross-sectoral adaptation and vulnerability in Europe
ID: 244031
Start date: 2010-01-01, End date: 2013-10-31
CLIMSAVE will develop and apply an integrated methodology for stakeholder-led, climate change impact and vulnerability assessment that explicitly evaluates regional and continental scale adaptation options, and cross-sectoral interactions between the key sectors driving lands...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 93957
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Adaptive Strategies to Mitigate the Impacts of Climate Change on European Freshwater Ecosystems
ID: 244121
Start date: 2010-02-01, End date: 2014-01-31
Understanding how freshwater ecosystems will respond to future climate change is essential for the development of policies and implementation strategies needed to protect aquatic and riparian ecosystems. The future status of freshwater ecosystems is however, also dependent on...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 93578
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
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: 2017-05-25
Risk of brain cancer from exposure to radiofrequency fields in childhood and adolescence
ID: 226873
Start date: 2009-03-01, End date: 2016-02-29
The rapid worldwide increase in mobile phone use in adolescents and, more recently, children has generated considerable interest in the possible health effects of exposure to radio frequency (RF) fields. The current project aims to assess the potential carcinogenic effects of...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 89894
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Securing the Conservation of biodiversity across Administrative Levels and spatial, temporal, and Ecological Scales
ID: 226852
Start date: 2009-05-01, End date: 2014-07-31
Our capacity to effectively sustain biodiversity across spatial and temporal scales is an essential component of European environmental sustainability. Anthropogenic and environmental pressures on biodiversity act differently at different scales. Consequently, effective conse...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 91260
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Smart, Cost-effective Solutions for Water Treatment and Monitoring in Small Communities in India. Decision Support System Integration
ID: 308496
Start date: 2012-09-01, End date: 2016-08-31
Fresh water of sufficient quality for human consumption is becoming a scarce resource and its availability is a concerning issue in India whose growing wealth and population create increasing needs leading to higher water consumption while quality standards for drinking water...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 104190
Last updated on: 2017-05-02
Ocean Food-web Patrol – Climate Effects: Reducing Targeted Uncertainties with an Interactive Network
ID: 603773
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2017-10-31
The marine food web is at the centre of both the climate-related CO2 cycle and food production in the marine environment. It plays a key role in regulating the climate system and is highly sensitive to climate change and other stressors. OCEAN-CERTAIN will investigate the imp...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 110540
Last updated on: 2016-12-26
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