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Delivery of knowledge for climate adaptation and mitigation through the GEOSS infrastructure (Global Earth Observation System of Systems)


This grant will be awarded without call for proposals in line with Article 195(e) of the Financial Regulation, Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 1046/2018 and Article 11(2) of the Rules for participation and dissemination in ""Horizon 2020 - the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020)"", Regulation (EU) No 1290/2013. This grant to ESA as an identified beneficiary is justified because GEO designated ESA as the single provider of the user interface to the GEOSS infrastructure.

The current GEOSS portal is the user interface of the GEOSS infrastructure enabling the users to access worldwide Earth observation data and information. ESA is the official and unique GEOSS portal provider ensuring the short and medium term operational development of the system.

Through this grant, ESA, as the official GEOSS web portal provider, will further contribute to the development of the current GEOSS infrastructure so that it becomes fully