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The development, validation and implementation of human systemic Toxic Equivalencies (TEQs) as biomarkers for dioxin-like compounds
ID: 226694
Start date: 2009-02-01, End date: 2013-11-30
Chlorinated dioxins and biphenyls (PCBs) commonly occur in the human food chain and can still be detected at levels that might cause long term health effects. Exposure to dioxin-like compounds involves a complex mixture with a common mechanism of action involving endocrine, d...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 90542
Last updated on: 2017-06-21
Strategy for the preservation of plastic artefacts in museum collections
ID: 212218
Start date: 2008-10-01, End date: 2012-03-31
During the twentieth century artists have used plastics and synthetics to create important pieces that are recognized nowadays as masterpieces. Unfortunately some plastics are degrading faster than had been expected and their preservation constitutes a challenge. Their is a l...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 88882
Last updated on: 2017-06-21
Climate Change - Terrestrial Adaption and Mitigation in Europe
ID: 212535
Start date: 2008-06-01, End date: 2011-08-31
The project will assess the impacts of agricultural, climate, energy, forestry and other associated land-use policies, considering the resulting feed-backs on the climate system. Geographically explicit biophysical models together with an integrated cluster of economic land-u...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 88871
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
European coordination action on human biomonitoring
ID: 244237
Start date: 2009-12-01, End date: 2012-11-30
This proposal has been elaborated by a consortium of 35 partners coming from 27 European countries and including scientists, government institutions and authorities, NGOs and industry. The main goal is to develop a coherent approach to HBM in Europe as requested by ACTION 3 o...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 93956
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
European Network on Noise And Health
ID: 226442
Start date: 2009-09-01, End date: 2012-01-31
This proposal puts forward plans to establish a research network of experts on noise and health in Europe. This network will establish future research directions and policy needs in Europe. The network will review the existing literature on environmental noise exposure and he...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 92035
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
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: 2017-05-29
European Biodiversity Observation Network; a project to design and test a biodiversity observation system integrated in time and space
ID: 212322
Start date: 2008-04-01, End date: 2012-03-31
The key challenge addressed in the present proposal is to develop a biodiversity observation system that is transmissible, cost effective and provides added value to the currently independent data sources of in situ data and EO. There are three requirements: the production of...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 88098
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Bridging the gap between adaptation strategies of climate change impacts and European water policies
ID: 211894
Start date: 2008-11-01, End date: 2011-10-31
The Project ClimateWater is aimed as the first step on the analysis and synthesis of data and information on the likely (known, assumed, expected, modelled, forecasted, predicted, estimated etc.) water related impacts of the changes of the climate with special regard to their...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 88495
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
linking RESearch and POlicy making for managing the contradictions of sustaiNable consumption anD Economic gRowth
ID: 265297
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2014-06-30
RESPONDER aims to develop, implement and evaluate a knowledge brokerage system on managing the contradictions of sustainable consumption and economic growth. Therefore the project will not just bridge the gap between science and policy, but will also improve the mutual unders...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 97104
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Ecological Function and Biodiversity Indicators in European Soils
ID: 264465
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2014-12-31
The strategic goal of EcoFINDERS is to provide the EC with tools to design and implement soil strategies aimed at ensuring sustainable use of soils, including: i) Characterisation of European soil biodiversity; ii) Determination of relations between soil biodiversity, soil fu...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 97538
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
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