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Permafrost thaw and the changing arctic coast: science for socio-economic adaptation

Objective

Most human activity in the Arctic takes place along permafrost coasts, making them a key interface. They have become one of the most dynamic ecosystems on Earth because permafrost thaw is now exposing these coasts to rapid change: change that threatens the rich biodiversity, puts pressure on communities that live there and contributes to the vulnerability of the global climate system. NUNATARYUK will determine the impacts of thawing coastal and subsea permafrost on the global climate, and will develop targeted and co-designed adaptation and mitigation strategies for the Arctic coastal population.

NUNATARYUK brings together world-leading specialists in natural science and socio-economics to:
(1) develop quantitative understanding of the fluxes and fates of organic matter released from thawing coastal and subsea permafrost;
(2) assess what risks are posed by thawing coastal permafrost, to infrastructure, indigenous and local communities and people’s health, and from pollution;
(3) use this understanding to estimate the long-term impacts of permafrost thaw on global climate and the economy.

NUNATARYUK will be guided by a Stakeholders’ Forum of representatives from Arctic coastal communities and indigenous societies, creating a legacy of collaborative community involvement and a mechanism for developing and applying innovative evidence-based interventions to enable the sustainable development of the Arctic.

Call for proposal

H2020-BG-2016-2017

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Sub call

H2020-BG-2017-1

Coordinator

ALFRED-WEGENER-INSTITUT HELMHOLTZ-ZENTRUM FUR POLAR- UND MEERESFORSCHUNG
Net EU contribution
€ 2 306 571,50
Address
Am Handelshafen 12
27570 Bremerhaven
Germany
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (27)

STOCKHOLMS UNIVERSITET
Sweden
Net EU contribution
€ 1 091 512,50
Address
Universitetsvagen 10
10691 Stockholm
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
STICHTING VU
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 547 406,25
Address
De Boelelaan 1105
1081 HV Amsterdam
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
France
Net EU contribution
€ 692 632,96
Address
Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
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.

LA ROCHELLE UNIVERSITE
France
Net EU contribution
€ 60 957,04
Address
Avenue Albert-einstein 23
17031 La Rochelle
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Nouvelle-Aquitaine Poitou-Charentes Charente-Maritime
UNIVERSITE LAVAL
Canada
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Allee Des Bibliotheques 2345
G1V 0A6 Quebec
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
MAX-PLANCK-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FORDERUNG DER WISSENSCHAFTEN EV
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 551 700,00
Address
Hofgartenstrasse 8
80539 Munchen
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
OULUN YLIOPISTO
Finland
Net EU contribution
€ 563 637,50
Address
Pentti Kaiteran Katu 1
90014 Oulu
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Manner-Suomi Pohjois- ja Itä-Suomi Pohjois-Pohjanmaa
DANMARKS TEKNISKE UNIVERSITET
Denmark
Net EU contribution
€ 523 092,50
Address
Anker Engelundsvej 1 Bygning 101 A
2800 Kgs Lyngby
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
NORDREGIO
Sweden
Net EU contribution
€ 678 625,00
Address
Holmamiralens Vaeg 10
11186 Stockholm
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
STOFNUN VILHJALMS STEFANSSONAR
Iceland
Net EU contribution
€ 564 650,00
Address
Borgir Nordurslod
600 Akureyri
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Ísland Ísland Landsbyggð
 
UNIVERSITAT WIEN
Austria
Net EU contribution
€ 699 247,50
Address
Universitatsring 1
1010 Wien
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
B. GEOS GMBH
Austria
Net EU contribution
€ 238 785,00
SME

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

Yes
Address
Industriestrasse 1
2100 Korneuburg
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Niederösterreich Wiener Umland/Nordteil
 
CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 337 187,50
Address
Piazzale Aldo Moro 7
00185 Roma
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITETET I OSLO
Norway
Net EU contribution
€ 202 836,25
Address
Problemveien 5-7
0313 Oslo
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
INSTITUTO DE GEOGRAFIA E ORDENAMENTO DO TERRITORIO DA UNIVERSIDADE DELISBOA
Portugal
Net EU contribution
€ 229 668,75
Address
Edificio Igot Rua Branca Edmee Marques
1600 276 Lisboa
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Continente Área Metropolitana de Lisboa Área Metropolitana de Lisboa
INTERNATIONALES INSTITUT FUER ANGEWANDTE SYSTEMANALYSE
Austria
Net EU contribution
€ 168 762,50
Address
Schlossplatz 1
2361 Laxenburg
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITAET HAMBURG
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 184 995,00
Address
Mittelweg 177
20148 Hamburg
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITE LIBRE DE BRUXELLES
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 201 625,00
Address
Avenue Franklin Roosevelt 50
1050 Bruxelles
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale/Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/ Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
NORGES TEKNISK-NATURVITENSKAPELIGE UNIVERSITET NTNU
Norway
Net EU contribution
€ 568 992,50
Address
Hogskoleringen 1
7491 Trondheim
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITE DE VERSAILLES SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES.
France
Net EU contribution
€ 250 000,00
Address
Avenue De Paris 55
78035 Versailles
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
STIFTELSEN GRID ARENDAL
Norway
Net EU contribution
€ 322 500,00
SME

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

Yes
Address
Teaterplassen 3
4836 Arendal
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Norge Agder og Sør-Østlandet Agder
 
NORDURSLODAGATTIN EHF

Participation ended

Iceland
Net EU contribution
€ 133 491,00
SME

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

Yes
Address
Kristnibraut 87
113 Reykjavik
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
INFORMUS GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 69 766,25
SME

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

Yes
Address
Brehmestrasse 50
13187 Berlin
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ACRI-HE

Participation ended

France
Net EU contribution
€ 2 987,56
SME

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

Yes
Address
40 Quai De La Douane
29200 Brest
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Bretagne Bretagne Finistère
 
SORBONNE UNIVERSITE
France
Net EU contribution
€ 114 637,50
Address
21 Rue De L'ecole De Medecine
75006 Paris
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
HELMHOLTZ ZENTRUM POTSDAM DEUTSCHESGEOFORSCHUNGSZENTRUM GFZ
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 84 777,50
Address
Telegrafenberg 17
14473 Potsdam
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ARGANS LIMITED
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 76 272,44
SME

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

Yes
Address
1 Davy Road Plymouth Science Park Atlas Building
PL6 8BX Plymouth
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00