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Enabling access to geological information in support of GMES

Objective

PanGeo is a service proposed in response to FP7 GMES Downstream Call 3 (released July 2009). The objective of PanGeo is to enable free and open access to geohazard information in support of GMES. This will be achieved by the generation of a validated Geohazard Data Layer supported by a Geohazard Summary for 52 of the largest towns listed in the GMES Land Theme’s Urban Atlas involving all 27 countries of the EU. Upon user enquiry, a PanGeo web-portal will automatically integrate the geohazard data with the Urban Atlas to highlight the polygons influenced. The datasets will be made discoverable, accessible and useable via a distributed web-map system as built and demonstrated by OneGeology Europe (www.onegeology-europe.eu).

The key users of PanGeo are anticipated as:
• Local Authority planners and regulators who are concerned with managing development risk,
• National geological surveys and geoscience institutes who are obliged to collect geohazard data for public benefit,
• Policy-makers concerned with assessing and comparing European geological risk, much as the Urban Atlas data is used to compare the landcover/use status of European towns.

Products will be made by integrating: a) interpreted InSAR terrain-motion data (derived from existing projects, e.g. ESA GSE Terrafirma plus new processing), b) geological information, and c) the landcover and landuse data contained within the Urban Atlas. The integration and interpretation, plus a validation of key features observed, will be made by the corresponding national Geological Survey for the towns concerned. It is planned to deliver the service for two Urban Atlas towns in each country of the EU (Luxembourg and Cyprus only 1), equalling fifty-two towns in total. The geological survey concerned will choose the towns for processing from the Urban Atlas list using their own knowledge as to where the information will be of most use, probably the largest towns, which, when extrapolated, would equal (13% of total EU urban population). User input to design will be facilitated by the Surveys contracted into the project and initiation of ‘Local Authority Feedback Group’.

Terrafirma has shown the potential for the self-sustainability of services providing InSAR-derived terrain-motion data, as 30% of users have gone on to procure further product on a commercial basis. In PanGeo, it is anticipated that, by adding considerably more value as described above, and promoting the clear benefits of such key environmental information, that the local authorities of neighbouring towns will begin to demand similar.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/sociology/governance/public services

Call for proposal

FP7-SPACE-2010-1
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Funding Scheme

CP - Collaborative project (generic)

Coordinator

CGG SERVICES (UK) LIMITED
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Crompton Way Manor Royal Estate
RH10 9QN Crawley West Sussex
United Kingdom
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 96 964,04
Administrative Contact
Claire Roberts (Ms.)

Participants (42)

MAGYAR ALLAMI FOLDTANI INTEZET

Participation ended

Hungary
EU contribution
€ 12 524,21
Address
Stefania Ut 14
1143 Budapest
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
János Halmai (Dr.)
INSTITUTO GEOLOGIKON KAI METALLEYTIKON EREYNON

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Greece
EU contribution
€ 34 615,78
Address
Sp Louis Odos Entrance C Olympic Village 1
13677 Acharnae
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Kostas Papavasileiou (Prof.)
CONSORCI INSTITUT DE GEOMATICA

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Spain
EU contribution
€ 100 707,64
Address
Parc Mediterrani De La Tecnologia - Av. Carl Friedrich Gauss 11
08860 Castelldefels
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Edgar Aigner (Mr.)
Systèmes d'Information à Référence Spatiale (SIRS) SAS

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France
Address
Rue Du Carrousel - Parc De La Ciamise I 27
59650 Villeneuve D'ascq
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Administrative Contact
Christophe Sannier (Dr.)
FUGRO NPA LIMITED

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United Kingdom
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€ 423 348,14
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Crockham Park
TN86SR Edenbridge
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David Morten (Mr.)
NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL
United Kingdom
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€ 177 639,62
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Polaris House, North Star Avenue
SN2 1EU Swindon Wiltshire
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Luke Bateson (Mr.)
Landmark Information Group
United Kingdom
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€ 54 082,21
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Eagle Way - Abbey Court 7
EX2 7HY Exeter
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David Callcott (Mr.)
NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR TOEGEPAST NATUURWETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK TNO
Netherlands
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€ 158 182,97
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Anna Van Buerenplein 1
2595 DA Den Haag
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Paul Bogaard (Dr.)
SYSTEMES D'INFORMATION A REFERENCE SPATIALE - SIRS
France
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€ 117 007,22
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27 Rue Du Carrousel Parc De La Cimaise Immeuble 1
59650 Villeneuve D Ascq
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Christophe Sannier (Dr.)
CENTRE TECNOLOGIC DE TELECOMUNICACIONS DE CATALUNYA
Spain
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Avinguda Carl Friedrich Gauss 7 Parc Mediterrani De Tecnologia
08860 Castelldefels Barcelona
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Edgar Aigner (Mr.)
BUREAU DE RECHERCHES GEOLOGIQUES ET MINIERES
France
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€ 129 049,64
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3 Av Claude Guillemin
45060 Orleans
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François Robida (Mr.)
EuroGeoSurveys - EGS
Belgium
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€ 91 455,72
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Rue Joseph Ii 36-38
1000 Brussels
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Other
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Celine Andrien (Ms.)
FEDERATION EUROPEENNE DES GEOLOGUES
France
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€ 40 567,14
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77 Rue Claude Bernard
75005 Paris
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Isabel Fernandez (Dr.)
ABConsulting
United Kingdom
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€ 53 932,56
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Hallcroft Crescent, Ratho 9
eh28 8sb Edinburgh
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Chris Browitt (Dr.)
TRE ALTAMIRA SRL
Italy
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€ 144 685,60
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Ripa Di Porta Ticinese 79
20143 Milano
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Davide Colombo (Mr.)
GAMMA REMOTE SENSING RESEARCH AND CONSULTING AG
Switzerland
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€ 179 526,96
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Worbstrasse 225
3073 Gumligen
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Urs Wegmüller (Dr.)
TRE ALTAMIRA SLU
Spain
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€ 113 145,80
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C Corsega 381-387
08037 Barcelona
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Jordi Juan (Mr.)
GEOLOGISCHE BUNDESANSTALT
Austria
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€ 20 514
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Neulinggasse 38
1030 Wien
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Horst Eichberger
INSTITUT ROYAL DES SCIENCES NATURELLES DE BELGIQUE
Belgium
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€ 27 756
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Rue Vautier 29
1000 Bruxelles
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Olivier Ninane (Mr.)
Ministry of Environment and Water

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Bulgaria
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William Gladstone 67
1000 Sofia
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Valeri Trendafilov (Mr.)
MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENT OF CYPRUS
Cyprus
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€ 12 238,70
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Athalassa
1417 Nicosia
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Eleni Morisseau (Dr.)
CESKA GEOLOGICKA SLUZBA
Czechia
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€ 15 868
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Klarov 3/131
11821 Prague 1
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Veronika Kopackova (Dr.)
Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland
Denmark
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€ 40 106,46
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Oster Voldgade 10
1350 Kobenhavn K
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Nette Rasmussen (Ms.)
Eesti Geoloogiakeskus OÜ
Estonia
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€ 8 566,09
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Kadaka Tee 82
12618 Tallinn
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Jaan Kivisilla (Dr.)
GEOLOGIAN TUTKIMUSKESKUS
Finland
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€ 38 104,35
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Vuorimiehentie 5
02151 Espoo
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Ossi Ikävalko (Mr.)
BUNDESANSTALT FUER GEOWISSENSCHAFTEN UND ROHSTOFFE
Germany
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€ 38 865,74
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Stilleweg 2
30655 Hannover
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ETHNIKO KENTRO VIOSIMIS KAI AEIFOROU ANAPTYXIS
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Odos Sp Louis 1
13677 Acharnae
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Kostas Papavasileiou (Prof.)
MAGYAR FOLDTANI ES GEOFIZIKAI INTEZET
Hungary
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Stefania Ut 14
1143 Budapest
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János Halmai (Dr.)
Department of Environment, Climate and Communications
Ireland
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Adelaide Road 29-31
D02 X285 Dublin
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ISTITUTO SUPERIORE PER LA PROTEZIONE E LA RICERCA AMBIENTALE
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Via Vitaliano Brancati 48
00144 Roma
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LATVIJAS UNIVERSITATE
Latvia
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€ 19 316
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Rainis Boulevard 19
1586 Riga
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Indra Ribicka (Ms.)
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Lithuania
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€ 10 071,90
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S. Konarskio 35
LT-03123 Vilnius
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€ 23 343,44
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Boulevard G.-d. Charlotte 43
1331 Luxembourg
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Robert Colbach (Mr.)
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Malta
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€ 17 483
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Millenia, Aldo Moro Road
MRS 9065 Marsa
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Anthony Rizzo (Mr.)
PANSTWOWY INSTYTUT GEOLOGICZNY - PANSTWOWY INSTYTUT BADAWCZY
Poland
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€ 22 303,31
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Rakowiecka 4
00975 Warszawa
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Ilona śmietańska (Ms.)
Laboratorio Nacional de Energia e Geologia I.P.
Portugal
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€ 16 103,42
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Rua Da Amieira
4466-901 S.mamede De Infesta
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Ana Claudia Carvalho (Dr.)
INSTITUTUL GEOLOGIC AL ROMANIEI
Romania
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€ 27 073,48
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Caransebes Street 1
78344 Bucharest
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Anca-Marina Vijdea (Dr.)
STATNY GEOLOGICKY USTAV DIONYZA STURA
Slovakia
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€ 8 409,60
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Mlynska Dolina 1
81704 Bratislava
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ľubomír Petro (Mr.)
GEOLOSKI ZAVOD SLOVENIJE
Slovenia
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€ 17 571,87
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Dimiceva 14
1000 Ljubljana
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Marija Božič (Ms.)
INSTITUTO GEOLÓGICO Y MINERO DE ESPAÑA
Spain
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€ 22 810,40
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Ríos Rosas 23
28003 Madrid
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Gerardo Herrera (Dr.)
SVERIGES GEOLOGISKA UNDERSOKNING
Sweden
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€ 36 020
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Villavaegen 18
S-75128 Uppsala
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Lars Persson (Dr.)
UNIVERSITY OF MINING AND GEOLOGY
Bulgaria
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€ 3 740
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Studentski Grad, Durvenitza
1700 Sofia
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Yuli Radev (Prof.)