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European Long-Term Ecosystem and socio-ecological Research Infrastructure

Objective

A collective effort is needed to create the environmental research infrastructure for answering pressing questions in a world of rapid social, economic and environmental change.
The overall aim of the eLTER project is to advance the European network of Long-Term Ecosystem Research sites and socio-ecological research platforms to provide highest quality services for multiple use of a distributed research infrastructure.
eLTER´s major objectives and methods are to:
(1) identify user needs for the research infrastructure in relation to major societal challenges through consultations with scientific, policy and business stakeholders and horizon scanning;
(2) streamline the design of a cost-efficient pan-European network, able to address multiple ecosystem research issues, in collaboration with related global and European research infrastructures, e.g. LifeWatch;
(3) develop the organisational framework for data integration and enable virtual access to the LTER data by enabling data publishing through distributed Data Nodes and by providing access to data on key research challenges through a Data Integration Platform;
(4) foster the societal relevance, usability and multiple use of information, data and services through new partnerships with the providers of remotely sensed data, analytical services and scenario testing models, and via the adoption of new measurement technologies.
The LTER-Europe network and the European Critical Zone community will collaborate to achieve these goals. 162 sites in 22 countries will provide data on long-term trends in environmental change, some reaching back 100 years. Test cases using these data will address a range of environmental and social issues to push innovation in network level services and steer conceptual developments.
The envisaged “LTER Infrastructure” will enable European-scale investigation of major ecosystems and socio-ecological systems, and support knowledge-based decision making at multiple levels.

Coordinator

UMWELTBUNDESAMT GESELLSCHAFT MIT BESCHRANKTER HAFTUNG (UBA GMBH)
Net EU contribution
€ 844 625,50
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (31)

SUOMEN YMPARISTOKESKUS
Finland
Net EU contribution
€ 137 250,00
Address
Latokartanonkaari 11
00790 Helsinki

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Region
Manner-Suomi Helsinki-Uusimaa Helsinki-Uusimaa
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
France
Net EU contribution
€ 214 921,25
Address
Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM JULICH GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 323 510,00
Address
Wilhelm Johnen Strasse
52428 Julich

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Region
Nordrhein-Westfalen Köln Düren
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
HELMHOLTZ-ZENTRUM FUR UMWELTFORSCHUNG GMBH - UFZ
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 409 643,50
Address
Permoserstrasse 15
04318 Leipzig

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Sachsen Leipzig Leipzig
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
POLYTECHNEIO KRITIS
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 173 355,00
Address
Building E4, Technical University Campus Counoupidiana
731 00 Chania

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Χανιά Κρήτη Νησιά Αιγαίου
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 299 074,00
Address
Piazzale Aldo Moro 7
00185 Roma

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Region
Centro (IT) Lazio Roma
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
EUROPEJSKIE REGIONALNE CENTRUM EKOHYDROLOGII POLSKIEJ AKADEMII NAUK
Poland
Net EU contribution
€ 70 943,00
Address
Ul. Tylna 3
90-364 Lodz

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Makroregion centralny Łódzkie Miasto Łódź
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERZITET U NOVOM SADU

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Serbia
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Dr Zorana Dindica 1
21000 Novi Sad

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Србија - север Регион Војводине Јужнобачка област
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
SVERIGES LANTBRUKSUNIVERSITET
Sweden
Net EU contribution
€ 226 893,75
Address
Almas Alle 8
750 07 Uppsala

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Östra Sverige Östra Mellansverige Uppsala län
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNITED KINGDOM RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 641 530,50
Address
Polaris House North Star Avenue
SN2 1FL Swindon

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South West (England) Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area Swindon
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
VLAAMSE GEWEST
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 88 965,00
Address
Avenue Du Port 88
1000 Brussel

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Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/ Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale/Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
INSTITUT PO BIORAZNOOBRAZIE I EKOSISTEMNI IZSLEDVANIYA BALGARSKA AKADEMIYA NA NAUKITE
Bulgaria
Net EU contribution
€ 35 604,00
Address
Ul. Gagarin 2
1113 Sofia

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Югозападна и Южна централна България Югозападен София (столица)
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
GISAT S.R.O.
Czechia
Net EU contribution
€ 48 562,00
Address
Milady Horakove 1523/57a
170 00 Praha 7

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Praha Hlavní město Praha
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO
Finland
Net EU contribution
€ 166 055,00
Address
Yliopistonkatu 3
00014 Helsingin Yliopisto

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Manner-Suomi Helsinki-Uusimaa Helsinki-Uusimaa
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
MASINOTEK OY
Finland
Net EU contribution
€ 47 145,00
Address
Ensimmainen Savu 2
01510 Vantaa

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Manner-Suomi Helsinki-Uusimaa Helsinki-Uusimaa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
SENCKENBERG GESELLSCHAFT FUR NATURFORSCHUNG
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 115 173,00
Address
Senckenberganlage 25
60325 Frankfurt

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Region
Darmstadt Frankfurt am Main, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
GEOHIRES INTERNATIONAL GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 50 250,00
Address
Butenwall 56
46325 Borken

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Nordrhein-Westfalen Münster Borken
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
OKOLOGIAI KUTATOKOZPONT
Hungary
Net EU contribution
€ 47 907,00
Address
Karolina Ut 29
1113 Budapest

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Region
Közép-Magyarország Budapest Budapest
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
BEN-GURION UNIVERSITY OF THE NEGEV
Israel
Net EU contribution
€ 192 216,00
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

TECHNION - ISRAEL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Israel
Net EU contribution
€ 36 300,00
Address
Senate Building Technion City
32000 Haifa

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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
LATVIJAS UNIVERSITATES AGENTURA LATVIJAS UNIVERSITATES BIOLOGIJAS INSTITUTS
Latvia
Net EU contribution
€ 52 703,75
Address
Miera Street 3
2169 Salaspils

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Region
Latvija Latvija Pierīga
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
RIJKSUNIVERSITEIT GRONINGEN
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 82 047,00
Address
Broerstraat 5
9712CP Groningen

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Noord-Nederland Groningen Overig Groningen
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
FUNDACAO DA FACULDADE DE CIENCIAS DA UNIVERSIDADE DE LISBOA FP

Participation ended

Portugal
Net EU contribution
€ 14 187,50
Address
Campo Grande Edificio C1 Piso 3
1749 016 Lisboa

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Continente Área Metropolitana de Lisboa Área Metropolitana de Lisboa
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITATEA DIN BUCURESTI
Romania
Net EU contribution
€ 87 572,75
Address
Soseaua Panduri 90
050663 Bucuresti

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Region
Macroregiunea Trei Bucureşti-Ilfov Bucureşti
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
INSTITUTE OF LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY OF THE SLOVAK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, public research institution
Slovakia
Net EU contribution
€ 46 193,00
Address
Stefanikova 3
814 99 Bratislava

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Slovensko Bratislavský kraj Bratislavský kraj
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

USTAV EKOLOGIE LESA SAV, V. V. I.
Slovakia
Net EU contribution
€ 1 266,00
Address
L. Stura 1774/2
960 01 Zvolen

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Slovensko Stredné Slovensko Banskobystrický kraj
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ZNANSTVENORAZISKOVALNI CENTER SLOVENSKE AKADEMIJE ZNANOSTI IN UMETNOSTI
Slovenia
Net EU contribution
€ 41 423,00
Address
Novi Trg 2
1000 Ljubljana

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Region
Slovenija Zahodna Slovenija Osrednjeslovenska
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSIDAD DE GRANADA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 120 316,00
Address
Cuesta Del Hospicio Sn
18071 Granada

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Region
Andalucía Granada
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
AGENCIA ESTATAL CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTIFICAS
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 94 946,25
Address
Calle Serrano 117
28006 Madrid

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Region
Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
BIOSENSE INSTITUTE - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES IN BIOSYSTEMS
Serbia
Net EU contribution
€ 221 132,00
Address
Dr Zorana Dindica Street 1
21000 Novi Sad

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Region
Србија - север Регион Војводине Јужнобачка област
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
FCIENCIAS.ID - ASSOCIACAO PARA A INVESTIGACAO E DESENVOLVIMENTO DE CIENCIAS
Portugal
Net EU contribution
€ 67 427,25
Address
Campo Grande, Edificio C1, Piso 3
1749 016 Lisbon

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Region
Continente Área Metropolitana de Lisboa Área Metropolitana de Lisboa
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00