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SPECTORS

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: Aug 31, 2020,

SPECTORS is een Nederlands-Duits Hightech initiatief dat het marktpotentieel van civiele dronetechnologie ontsluit door sensorinnovaties ten behoeve van remote-sensing en –monitoring. De civiele markt voor het gebruik van drones en de hieraan verbonden sensortechnologie voor remote-sensing, remote-monotoring, filmproductie en landbouw is immens. Het US-portaal Business Insider schat het marktpote ...
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In the transition from a fossil based to a bio-based economy. it has become an important challenge to maximally close the nutrient cycles and migrate to a more sustainable resource management. both from an economical as an ecological perspective. Nutrient resources are rapidly depleting. significant amounts of fossil energy are used for the production of chemical fertilizers. whereas costs for ene ...
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Climate changing soils (Biochar)

Start date: Sep 30, 2009, End date: Oct 30, 2013,

The project concerns BioChar (BC), which is a product of biomass-to-energy processing systems, and has as its aim in raising awareness and building confidence in BC as a way of capturing carbon and increasing soil quality and stability in order to make the soil climate change resilient. The concept of BioChar (BC) is relatively new and only practiced in US, Canada and Australia. In order to keep u ...
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European and regional policies on territorial development all addresss the importance of harmonious development, cohesion, sustainability and the protection of cultural and natural heritage. During the revent years, most European countries have signed the European Landscape Convention, focusing on landscape planning and on an integration of landscape and spatial planning. This projects aims to exp ...
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European Land Use Patterns (EU-LUPA)

Start date: Jun 30, 2010, End date: Mar 31, 2013,

Land use has changed drastically during the last fifty years (ESA SP 2006) sometimes with important negative effects such as urban sprawl, soil sealing, loss of biodiversity, soil erosion, soil degradation, floods or desertification. The type of land use change varies among different types of regions. Based on the hypothesis that socio-economic activities are reflected in land use the project unde ...
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Mobility, Data Mining, and Privacy (MODAP)

Start date: Sep 1, 2009, End date: Feb 28, 2013,

With the advance and wide usage of GPS enabled devices and other positioning systems, mobility behaviour of individuals can now be captured and streamed into a data warehouse for online or historical data analysis. We refer to such data as mobility data. Mobility data mining comes into picture as an emerging field which aims to extract knowledge from mobility data with a lot of opportunities as we ...
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Geographic Specificities and Development Potentials in Europe (GEOSPECS)

Start date: Jan 31, 2010, End date: Nov 30, 2012,

The EU Cohesion Policy debate has included a focus on regions with specific territorial features. The Treaty of Lisbon (2007), being in the process of ratification, mentions already some of these types of regions and territories. It states that “(...) among the regions concerned, particular attention shall be paid to rural areas, areas affected by industrial transition, and regions which suffer fr ...
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Problems addressed• The insufficient access of European remote areas to information, mainly due to their geographical isolation, constitutes an obstacle either to approaching the Community Initiative Interreg or to their effective cooperation with other areas in terms of common planning and joint implementation of Interreg Projects of all strands.• The lack of know-how of local actors and benefici ...
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LIFESCAPE - Your Landscape (LIFESCAPE)

Start date: Apr 30, 2003, End date: Apr 29, 2008,

The link between cities and their immediate rural hinterlands is eroding across NW Europe as urban centres develop closer links with the global economy. These kinds of pressures are especially great in the Central Zone of NW Europe, where the LIFESCAPE project partners are all based. The objective of LIFESCAPE is to demonstrate that there is synergy between the maintenance of landscape identity an ...
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Future Approaches to Land Development (FARLAND)

Start date: Jun 30, 2005, End date: Dec 30, 2007,

FARLAND aims to encourage a more innovative approach to land development. By anticipating the current and future needs of local and regional authorities, FARLAND wants to place at their disposal an approach that allows them to achieve multiple objectives when tackling issues of land development in agricultural areas, environmentally-sensitive zones and metropolitan landscapes. ...
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The project aims to connect planners and stakeholders in different regions to study and discuss good and bad practice in relation to built heritage. The project will specifically focus on built heritage in rural areas and the urban-rural partnership, as well as cultural heritage as an instrument of regional development. ...
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Problem description:• Contrasts in planning cultures (e.g. different perceptions of planning systems and processes, different planning traditions, different decision making systems) are one of the main obstacles in realizing genuine cross-border, trans-national and interregional co-operation in INTERREG III• Need of (future) players (regions, etc.) who wish to involve themselves in cooperation for ...
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Biodiversity must adapt to climate change. For many habitats and species, this will be difficult because the landscape across Europe is fragmented and past decisions limit the opportunities for adaptation. Spatial planners must act now to create a landscape and coastline that can withstand the effects of climate change. BRANCH (Biodiversity Requires Adaptation in Northwest Europe under a CHanging ...
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HEATH - Heathland: Environment, Agriculture, Tourism and Heritage (HEATH)

Start date: Aug 31, 2003, End date: Aug 31, 2007,

Lowland heathland is one of NW Europe’s quintessential historic landscape types, protected under the EU Habitats Directive. But the area covered by heathland has shrunk over the past 200 years, a decline which is continuing due to lack of management and dislocation between the landscape and the communities that live there. However, reform of Europe’s farming support mechanisms is leading to a rene ...
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This project aims at developing new approaches to soil contamination. There are about 2,000 km2 of brownfield sites in Europe today and the NWE region, with its high population density, faces increasing demand for open natural space. Many local authorities are confronted with problems regarding site conversion and soil pollution. The transnational partnership led by the University of Antwerp, brin ...
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NEW! DELTA - Ports and Nature, Striking a New Balance (NEW! DELTA)

Start date: Dec 31, 2002, End date: Jun 29, 2007,

The NW European region contains some of the worlds busiest ports, many of which are located next to coastal areas of world ecological importance. Increasing sea traffic requires larger ports with deeper harbours and extended breakwaters, which is likely to increase pressure on already fragile habitats. The objective of the 6.75 M euro NWE Delta project, which is led by the Province of South Hollan ...
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The MESH project, led by the UKs Joint Nature Conservation Committee, will focus on seabed areas within the NWE. Their diverse habitats and biodiversity are important food and energy resources as well as essential components of the ecosystem. The 12 partners from the MESH project will respond to the growing pressures on seabed habitats by putting in place a spatial planning framework. The main out ...
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The project addresses problems in the realisation of forested water-retention areas by way of natural and social-scientific studies in the river Rhine catchment area. Its objective is to develop and test strategies for the sustainable management and formulate recommendations for decision-makers. Involving ten partners from Germany, France and the Netherlands, and led by the University of Freiburg, ...
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Save the North Sea (SNS)

Start date: Feb 26, 2002, End date: Dec 30, 2004,

The aim of "Save the North Sea" is to contribute to a sustainable and less polluted North Sea by influencing attitudes and behaviour regarding marine litter among groups who are among the key sources of this problem: the fishing, offshore, recreational and shipping industries. Save the North Sea is supported by the Swedish, Danish and Scottish Ministries of the Environment as well as the Dutch Min ...
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... accession countries. Examples of actions to be undertaken include a field survey, to show how different visitor patterns will affect the sustainability of wildlife populations and vegetation, with Alterra models, MASOOR and METAPHOR; and a volunteer ranger programme, to involve local communities and develop awareness. Recreation plans will be drawn up on the basis of an innovative data modelling s ...
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