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Policy-oriented marine Environmental Research in the Southern EUropean Seas
ID: 287600
Start date: 2012-01-01, End date: 2015-12-31
The overall scientific objectives of PERSEUS are to identify the interacting patterns of natural and human-derived pressures on the Mediterranean and Black Seas, assess their impact on marine ecosystems and, using the objectives and principles of the Marine Strategy Framework...
Record Number: 102043
Last updated on: 2017-12-11
People for Ecosystem Based Governance in Assessing Sustainable Development of Ocean and Coast
ID: 244170
Start date: 2010-02-01, End date: 2014-01-31
Many efforts have been deployed for developing Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea. Both basins have, and continue to suffer severe environmental degradation. In many areas this has led to unsustainable trends, which have impacted,...
Record Number: 94028
Last updated on: 2017-12-04
GEO Network for Capacity Building
[PROJECT] GEONETCAB - GEO Network for Capacity Building
ID: 244172
Start date: 2009-11-01, End date: 2013-05-31
The purpose of the GEO Network for Capacity Building (GEO-Net-CaB) project is to create the conditions for the improvement and increase of the GEO capacity building activities and framework, with special emphasis on developing countries, new EU member states (and EU neighbour...
Record Number: 92873
Last updated on: 2017-08-27
Capacity-Linked water supply and sanitation improvement for Africa's peri-urban and Rural Areas
ID: 265676
Start date: 2011-03-01, End date: 2014-02-28
There are a large number of small communities and towns in Africa that suffer from severe problems with water supply and sanitation. Small communities in rural areas and peri-urban areas of small towns have comparable settlement structures in which reuse of water and use of s...
Record Number: 98911
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
ID: 244123
Start date: 2010-01-01, End date: 2012-12-31
The project tackles the problem of earthquake-impact on Cultural Heritage assets starting from basic consideration that efficient protection, with substantial guarantee of compatibility and low-intrusivity, can only be achieved with ‘minimum intervention’ approach. This requi...
Record Number: 93572
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Land and Ecosystem Degradation and Desertification: Assessing the Fit of Responses
ID: 243857
Start date: 2010-04-01, End date: 2014-03-31
LEDDRA aims to advance the comprehensive study of the socio-environmental fit of responses to land and ecosystem degradation and desertification (LEDD) in various contexts. It adopts the ecosystem approach and an integrated methodology with continuous feedbacks between theory...
Record Number: 94259
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Regional pilot platform as EU contribution to a Global Soil Observing System
ID: 211578
Start date: 2008-09-01, End date: 2012-02-29
Soil and land information is needed for a wide range of applications but available data are often inaccessible, incomplete, or out of date. GEOSS plans a global Earth Observation System and, within this framework, the e-SOTER project addresses the felt need for a global soil ...
Record Number: 88557
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Improved Drought Early Warning and FORecasting to strengthen preparedness and adaptation to droughts in Africa
ID: 265454
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2013-12-31
The principal aim of the DEWFORA proposal is to develop a framework for the provision of early warning and response to mitigate the impact of droughts in Africa. The proposal has been built to achive three key targets: 1. Improved monitoring: by improving knowledge on drought...
Record Number: 97835
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Boosting Best Available Techniques in the Mediterranean Partner Countries
ID: 265327
Start date: 2010-12-01, End date: 2013-08-31
BAT4MED is a 33-month project, whose main objective is to ensure a higher level of environmental protection of the Mediterranean region, minimising the negative impacts associated to the activity key industrial sectors.To that aim, the possibilities for and impact of diffusio...
Record Number: 96938
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
MEDiterranean Sea Acidification in a changing climate
ID: 265103
Start date: 2011-02-01, End date: 2014-07-31
Increases of atmospheric CO2 and associated decreases in seawater pH and carbonate ion concentration this century and beyond are likely to have wide impacts on marine ecosystems including those of the Mediterranean Sea. Consequences of this process, ocean acidification, threa...
Record Number: 97645
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
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