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PoroElastic Road SUrface: an innovation to Avoid Damages to the Environment
ID: 226313
Start date: 2009-09-01, End date: 2015-08-31
Low-noise road surfaces are recognized as a cost-effective tool for traffic noise abatement. The best performance can be achieved by optimizing surface texture and porosity. That way, a bottom line of a 3dB lifetime average reduction with respect to ordinary asphalt has been ...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 92732
Last updated on: 2017-12-18
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...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 102043
Last updated on: 2017-12-11
Sustainable futures for Europe’s HERitage in CULtural landscapES: Tools for understanding, managing, and protecting landscape functions and values
ID: 603447
Start date: 2013-12-01, End date: 2016-11-30
European cultural landscapes are valued as everyday living environment, countryside, heritage, scenery with aesthetic and recreational qualities and unique biodiversity, and as a source of ecosystem services that they provide to society. Cultural landscapes, however, are unde...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 110482
Last updated on: 2017-12-07
European network on Research Programme applied to the Protection of Tangible Cultural Heritage
ID: 219301
Start date: 2008-10-01, End date: 2011-09-30
NET-HERITAGE is the first significant initiative ever attempting to coordinate national RTD programmes of European countries and support European RTD Programmes in the field of research applied to Protection for Tangible Cultural Heritage. It aims to exert a massive, positive...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 88872
Last updated on: 2017-12-07
Civil Society for Sustainability
ID: 212269
Start date: 2009-01-01, End date: 2011-12-31
Civil society and its organisations (CSO) play a vital role in the implementation of sustainable development (SD). Civil society actors exhibit special features, they are to a large degree driven by visions or ideals, place a focus on common action, participate in and initiat...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 89145
Last updated on: 2017-12-07
Transitioning towards Urban Resilience and Sustainability
ID: 282834
Start date: 2011-10-01, End date: 2016-09-30
The “TURaS” project aims to bring together urban communities, researchers, local authorities and SMEs to research, develop, demonstrate and disseminate transition strategies and scenarios to enable European cities and their rural interfaces to build vitally-needed resilience ...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 100238
Last updated on: 2017-12-04
Floating Sensorised Networked Robots for Water Monitoring
ID: 212790
Start date: 2008-12-01, End date: 2012-01-31
Water is one of our most precious and valuable resources. It is important to determine how to fairly use, protect and preserve water. New strategies and new technologies are needed to assess the chemical and ecological status of water bodies and to improve the water quality a...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 88876
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
Harmonized approach to stress tests for critical infrastructures against natural hazards
ID: 603389
Start date: 2013-10-01, End date: 2016-09-30
Critical Infrastructures (CIs) provide essential goods and services for modern society; they are highly integrated and have growing mutual dependencies. Recent natural events have shown that cascading failures of CIs have the potential for multi-infrastructure collapse and wi...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 110339
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
Coordination action in support of the implementation of a Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) on Cultural Heritage and Global Change : a new challenge for Europe
ID: 277606
Start date: 2011-10-01, End date: 2015-03-31
Europe’s cultural heritage is the world’s most diverse and rich patrimony attracting millions of visitors every year to monuments, historical city centres, archaeological sites and museums. Moreover, heritage is an important component of individual and collective identity. In...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 100994
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
Development of sensor-based Citizens' Observatory Community for improving quality of life in cities
ID: 308524
Start date: 2012-10-01, End date: 2016-09-30
CITI-SENSE will develop “citizens’ observatories” to empower citizens to contribute to and participate in environmental governance, to enable them to support and influence community and societal priorities and associated decision making. CITI-SENSE will develop, test, demonst...
Programme: FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Record Number: 106482
Last updated on: 2017-10-06
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