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The SeaDataNet pan-European infrastructure has been developed by NODCs and major research institutes from 34 countries. Over 100 marine data centres are connected and provide discovery and access to data resources for all European researchers. Moreover, SeaDataNet is a key infrastructure driving several portals of the European Marine Observation and Data network (EMODnet), initiated by EU DG-MARE ...
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ENabling Onshore CO2 Storage in Europe (ENOS)

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

To meet the ambitious EC target of an 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, CO2 Capture and Storage (CCS) needs to move rapidly towards full scale implementation with geological storage solutions both on and offshore. Onshore storage offers increased flexibility and reduced infrastructure and monitoring costs. Enabling onshore storage will support management of decarbonisation strateg ...
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The GEMex project is a complementary effort of a European consortium with a corresponding consortium from Mexico, who submitted an equivalent proposal for cooperation. The joint effort is based on three pillars: 1 – Resource assessment at two unconventional geothermal sites, for EGS development at Acoculco and for a super-hot resource near Los Humeros. This part will focus on understanding the tec ...
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The coastal area is the most productive and dynamic environment of the world ocean with significant resources and services for mankind.JERICO-NEXT (33 organizations from 15 countries) emphasizes that the complexity of the coastal ocean cannot be well understood if interconnection between physics, biogeochemistry and biology is not guaranteed. Such an integration requires new technological developm ...
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Extending the Ocean Data Interoperability Platform (ODIP 2)

Start date: Apr 1, 2015, End date: Mar 31, 2018,

The Ocean Data Interoperability Platform project is promoting the development of a common global framework for marine data management by developing interoperability between existing regional e-infrastructures. Through a series of international workshops attracting relevant domain experts a number of prototype interoperability solutions will be developed which will be implemented by the regional da ...
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ECCSEL aims at gaining recognition as a world-class research infrastructure based within leading European Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) institutions and knowledge centres. It will be due for registration in 2015, forming a legal entity allocating efforts and resources to selected scientific and technological aspects of the CCS chain. ECCSEL will enable high-ranking researchers and scientists fr ...
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Fixed Point Open Ocean Observatories Network (FIXO3)

Start date: Sep 1, 2013, End date: Aug 31, 2017,

The Fixed point Open Ocean Observatory network (FixO3) seeks to integrate European open ocean fixed point observatories and to improve access to these key installations for the broader community. These will provide multidisciplinary observations in all parts of the oceans from the air-sea interface to the deep seafloor. Coordinated by the National Oceanography Centre, UK, FixO3 will build on the s ...
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EUROFLEETS2 is the enhancement of EUROFLEETS1, with the aim of developing a new pan-European distributed infrastructure with common strategic vision and coordinated access to Research Vessels (RVs) and marine equipment. EUROFLEETS2 will furthermore undertake specific actions to consolidate research fleets’ organization, methodology and tools through operational initiatives (like virtual fleets) le ...
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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 Directive as a vehicle, to design an effective and innovative research governance framework based on sound scientific knowl ...
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Euro-Argo Improvements for the GMES Marine Service (E-AIMS)

Start date: Jan 1, 2013, End date: Dec 31, 2015,

"Argo is an international array of 3000 profiling floats that measure temperature and salinity throughout the deep global oceans, down to 2,000 metres. It is the single most important global in-situ observing system for the GMES Marine Service. Argo provides critical observations of the ocean interior that are required to constrain, together with satellite observations, GMES Marine Service modelli ...
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The overall objective of the SeaDataNet II project is to upgrade the present SeaDataNet infrastructure into an operationally robust and state-of-the-art Pan-European infrastructure for providing up-to-date and high quality access to ocean and marine metadata, data and data products originating from data acquisition activities by all engaged coastal states, by setting, adopting and promoting common ...
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The main objective of the MyOcean Follow On project will be to operate a rigorous, robust and sustainable Ocean Monitoring and Forecasting component of the pre-operational Copernicus Marine Service delivering ocean physical state and ecosystem information to intermediate and downstream users in the areas of marine safety, marine resources, marine and coastal environment and weather, climate and s ...
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Sub-seabed CO2 Storage: Impact on Marine Ecosystems (ECO2) (ECO2)

Start date: May 1, 2011, End date: Apr 30, 2015,

The ECO2 project sets out to assess the risks associated with the storage of CO2 below the seabed. Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is regarded as a key technology for the reduction of CO2 emissions from power plants and other sources at the European and international level. The EU will hence support a selected portfolio of demonstration projects to promote, at industrial scale, the implementation ...
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Around European coastal seas, the number of marine observing systems is quickly increasing under the pressure of both monitoring requirements and oceanographic research. Present demands for such systems include reliable, high-quality and comprehensive observations, automated platforms and sensors systems, as well as autonomy over long time periods. In-situ data collected, combined with remote sens ...
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Marine life makes a substantial contribution to the economy and society of Europe. VECTORS will elucidate the drivers, pressures and vectors that cause change in marine life, the mechanisms by which they do so, the impacts that they have on ecosystem structures and functioning, and on the economics of associated marine sectors and society. VECTORS will particularly focus on causes and consequences ...
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Background According to the current analysis of future climate trends, some European regions will suffer a dramatic reduction in the availability of freshwater. Artificial Aquifer Recharge (AR), aimed at counterbalancing natural water losses, is an appropriate and effective tool to diminish the depletion of freshwater and groundwater. Presently, Italian w ...
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The proposed project constitutes the second part of a preparatory project aimed at forming a new distributed research infrastructure devoted to world-class experimental research pertaining to CCS. The project will bring the new research infrastructure up to the level of legal and financial maturity. Pursuant to this endeavour, a consortium has been established to provide the techno-economic, legal ...
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OPEC will undertake research and development to develop Operational Ecology to augment the capabilities of the GMES Marine Service. Using the Marine Service as a framework, OPEC will OPEC will contribute ‘to the establishment of innovative new GMES products or applications by’ establishing the infrastructure for the performance of ecology in the European Regional Seas by implementing a prototype r ...
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Gliders for Research, Ocean Observation and Management (GROOM)

Start date: Oct 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2014,

Underwater gliders are intelligent and affordable platforms, useful for long-term, multi parameter marine observations. Because of their remotely controlled navigational capabilities and the high spatial and temporal resolution of their measurements in real-time, gliders have been identified to fill gaps existing in the existing ocean observing systems. Along with there rapidly growing importance ...
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The main objective of the MyOcean2 project will be to operate a rigorous, robust and sustainable Ocean Monitoring and Forecasting component of the GMES Marine Service (OMF/GMS) delivering ocean physical state and ecosystem information to intermediate and downstream users in the areas of marine safety, marine resources, marine and coastal environment and climate, seasonal and weather forecasting.Th ...
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MEDiterranean Sea Acidification in a changing climate (MedSeA)

Start date: Feb 1, 2011, End date: Jul 31, 2014,

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, threaten the health of the Mediterranean, adding to other anthropogenic pressures, including those from climate change. Yet in co ...
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CO2 Site Closure Assessment Research (CO2CARE)

Start date: Jan 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2013,

CO2CARE aims to support the large scale demonstration of CCS technology by addressing the research requirements of CO2 storage site abandonment. It will deliver technologies and procedures for abandonment and post-closure safety, satisfying the regulatory requirements for transfer of responsibility. The project will focus on three key areas: well abandonment and long-term integrity; reservoir mana ...
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Characterisation of European CO2 storage (SiteChar)

Start date: Jan 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2013,

SiteChar will facilitate the implementation of CO2 storage in Europe by improving and extending standard site characterisation workflows, and by establishing the feasibility of CO2 storage on representative potential CO2 complexes suitable for development in the near term.Reasonable estimates of the theoretical capacities of storage sites have been undertaken in previous studies. We will develop a ...
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Research into Impacts and Safety in CO2 Storage (RISCS) (RISCS)

Start date: Jan 1, 2010, End date: Dec 31, 2013,

"Although significant leakage from CO2 storage sites is not expected, if it did occur there could be adverse environmental consequences, which are not well constrained. The objective of RISCS is to provide fundamental research on environmental impacts, necessary to underpin frameworks for the safe management of CO2 storage sites. To achieve this, RISCS will quantitatively assess environmental impa ...
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"The objective of this project is to strengthen the links and integration of the Euro-Argo European research infrastructure into the Argo International strategy of global ocean observations, and to seek participation by, and to develop cooperation with, potential participants in the European neighbouring areas which have a maritime interest.The following activities are planned:- Work on the evolut ...
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"Storing CO2 in the subsurface to reduce global warming, finding hydrocarbon and other resources and monitoring their extraction, generating energy with Earth’s internal heat, and forecasting natural hazards (earthquake-induced ground motion, volcanic eruptions) requires high-resolution tomographic images of the Earth’s interior. The main goal of QUEST is research and training in the development o ...
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TOWARDS AN ALLIANCE OF EUROPEAN RESEARCH FLEETS (EUROFLEETS)

Start date: Sep 1, 2009, End date: Aug 31, 2013,

"The quality of the infrastructures available for marine research affects directly Europe research performance. So marine research infrastructures are considered as key elements of the European Strategy for Marine Research under development. A coherent pan-European approach with enhanced partnership in investment, development and usage of fleets, will have a significant impact to better meet the d ...
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"PLUMES is motivated by the possibility that sub-glacial melt-water from Greenland and Antarctic Peninsula could affect oceanic circulation in the future due to global warming. The hypothesis is that the impact of melt-water in the ocean during major events of ice sheet melting is due not only to the salinity-temperature difference with the water column, but also to the changes in physical propert ...
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The overall objective of the Geo-Seas project is to effect a major and significant improvement in the overview and access to marine geological and geophysical data and data-products from national geological surveys and research institutes in Europe by upgrading and interconnecting their present infrastructures.The Geo-Seas partnership has taken a strategic decision to adopt the SeaDataNet interope ...
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The ECCSEL consortium teams up selected Centres of Excellence on CCS across Europe (Norway, Poland, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Greece, UK, Netherlands and Switzerland). The mission is to develop (i.e. build and operate) a European distributed, goal-oriented, integrated Research Infrastructure, to:• Provide a dynamic scientific foundation to respond systematically to the urgent R&D needs in CCS ...
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"The ERICON-AB project will generate the strategic, legal, financial and organisational frameworks required from National Governments and the European Commission to commit financial resources to the construction and running of the European Polar Research Icebreaker AURORA BOREALIS. Scientific management frameworks will be assessed including mechanisms to handle dedicated large-scale multi-year or ...
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MyOcean is THE PROJECT to set up infrastructures, services and resources to prepare the operational deployment of first Marine Core Services. My Ocean answers to the topic SPA.2007.1.1.01 - development of upgraded capabilities for existing GMES fast-track services and related (pre)operational services. MyOcean is proposed by a consortium of 67 partners spread in maritime countries: - federated aro ...
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Science in Trieste and Researchers 2011 (STAR2011)

Start date: May 1, 2011, End date: Nov 30, 2011,

With a high density of research institutions hosting a large international scientific community, Trieste is an ideal showcase for the role of researchers in contemporary society and a privileged setting for the Researcher’s Night. The STAR2011 project stems directly from a Memorandum signed in 2008, whereby local authorities and research institutions based in Trieste commit to promote the role of ...
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Global Ocean Observing Infrastructure (EURO ARGO)

Start date: Jan 1, 2008, End date: Jun 30, 2011,

"The Euro-Argo infrastructure will be a major component of the Argo global in situ ocean observatory. The Argo network is a global array of autonomous instruments measuring temperature and salinity over the upper 2000 m of the ocean. Argo is an indispensable component of the Global Ocean Observing System required to understand and monitor the role of the ocean in the Earth’s climate system. Argo ...
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At present there are a number of fixed point observatories that autonomously measure biological, chemical and physical variables in the oceans around Europe. These operate at various levels of sophistication but in a largely uncoordinated and fragmented manner. There is no agreed set of basic variables and common data protocols are not followed. EuroSITES has two main objectives: 1: To enhance th ...
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Science in Trieste And Researchers (STAR)

Start date: May 1, 2010, End date: Nov 30, 2010,

With 3.5 % of the total workforce composed by researchers, Trieste is appropriately known as a “City of Science” and its network of excellence of universities and national and international research organizations is referred to as the “Trieste System”. The STAR project is an offspring of the memorandum signed in 2008 whereby the University of Trieste, the Trieste Municipality and Province, and oth ...
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Deployment of Remote Instrumentation Infrastructure (DORII)

Start date: Feb 1, 2008, End date: Jul 31, 2010,

The DORII project aims to deploy e-Infrastructure for new scientific communities, where on the one hand the ICT technology is still not present at the appropriate level, but on the other hand it is demanded to empower its daily work. We deal with a group of scientific users, and this is a reference for DORII, with experimental equipment and instrumentation that are not integrated or integrated onl ...
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Science and everyday life in Trieste (PROSIT)

Start date: Jun 1, 2009, End date: Dec 31, 2009,

In Trieste as many as 37.1 out of 1000 workers are researchers, more than the average in the US (7.4), EU (5.0), Japan (9.2) and much more than the national average in Italy (3.3). This result is due to the fact that an increasingly important role has been played in Trieste since the 1960’s by specialized international institutes of advanced studies and applied research. These research centers hav ...
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Water-bearing characterization with integrated methodologies (CAMI)

Start date: Dec 1, 2004, End date: May 31, 2007,

Background Indiscriminate use of water and poor protection of resources pose dangers to future generations even in areas where water is plentiful. The combined challenges of population growth, pollution and climatic changes add urgency to the problem. The need to manage and conserve these resources in order to sustain life successfully in the future is a ...
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Seismic hazard and alpine valley response analysis (SISMOVALP)

Start date: Jun 30, 2003, End date: Mar 30, 2007,

Due to tourism and industrial development, urbanised areas located on deep-filled sediment alpine valley have undergone massive development. In the last decade, many seismological studies have shown that vibrations due to earthquakes are strongly amplified by alpine-specific soil conditions. Therefore, the fast building expansion in the alpine environment may have not been regulated by adequate le ...
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