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European Research Area for Climate Services (ERA4CS)

Start date: Jan 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2020,

Within the European Research Area (ERA), the ERA4CS Consortium is aiming to boost, research for Climate Services (CS), including climate adaptation, mitigation and disaster risk management, allowing regions, cities and key economic sectors to develop opportunities and strengthen Europe’s leadership. CS are seen by this consortium as driven by user demands to provide knowledge to face impacts of cl ...
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CRESCENDO brings together seven Earth System Modelling (ESM) groups with three Integrated Assessment Modelling teams, as well as experts in ESM evaluation, ESM projection and feedback analysis, climate impacts and science communication to address the following goals; (i) improve the process-realism and simulation-quality of European ESMs in order to increase the reliability of future Earth system ...
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Arctic climate change increases the need of a growing number of stakeholders for trustworthy weather and climate predictions, both within the Arctic and beyond. APPLICATE will address this challenge and develop enhanced predictive capacity by bringing together scientists from academia, research institutions and operational prediction centres, including experts in weather and climate prediction and ...
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Aerosols, Clouds, and Trace gases Research InfraStructure (ACTRIS-2)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2019,

ACTRIS-2 addresses the scope of integrating state-of-the-art European ground-based stations for long term observations of aerosols, clouds and short lived gases capitalizing work of FP7-ACTRIS. ACTRIS-2 aims to achieve the construction of a user-oriented RI, unique in the EU-RI landscape. ACTRIS-2 provides 4-D integrated high-quality data from near-surface to high altitude (vertical profiles and t ...
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It is presently acknowledged and scientifically proven than climate related hazards have the potential to substantially affect the lifespan and effectiveness or even destroy of European Critical Infrastructures (CI), particularly the energy, transportation sectors, buildings, marine and water management infrastructure with devastating impacts in EU appraising the social and economic losses. The ma ...
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The main objective of this proposal is to develop new methods to retrieve sea ice parameters from existing (and imminent) satellite sensors to provide enhanced products for polar operators and prediction systems, specifically addressing extreme and unexpected conditions. Automatic remote sensing products traditionally provide general information on sea ice conditions such as ice extent and concent ...
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Uncertainties in Ensembles of Regional Reanalyses (UERRA)

Start date: Nov 11, 2013, End date: Jan 1, 2018,

An ensemble system of regional reanalyses will be developed and run for the climatological time scale. Theinformation content of the datasets and their uncertainties will be assessed in several ways and statisticsanalysed.The project will provide long-term datasets of Essential Climate Variables (ECVs) on the European regionalscale in order to support adaptation action and policy development. The ...
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Ice, Climate, and Economics - Arctic Research on Change (ICE-ARC)

Start date: Jan 1, 2014, End date: Dec 31, 2017,

The ICE-ARC project aims to understand and quantify the multiple stresses involved in the change in the Arctic marine environment. Particular focus is on the rapid retreat and collapse of the Arctic sea ice cover and to assess the climatic (ice, ocean, atmosphere and ecosystem), economic and social impacts of these stresses on regional and global scales.It is not possible to look at one aspect of ...
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IS-ENES2 is the second phase project of the distributed e-infrastructure of models, model data and metadata of the European Network for Earth System Modelling (ENES). This network gathers together the European modelling community working on understanding and predicting climate variability and change. ENES organizes and supports European contributions to international experiments used in assessment ...
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The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) sponsored the Global Framework on Climate Services (GFCS) where the need for actionable climate information for periods from several months up to several years for economic, industrial and political planning has been expressed. However, progress in seasonal forecasting has been slow and decadal forecasting is still incipient. At the same time, new model ...
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PArtnership with chiNa on space DAta (PANDA)

Start date: Nov 11, 2013, End date: Jan 1, 2017,

PArtnership with chiNa on space DAtaThe objective of the PANDA Project is to establish a team of European and Chinese scientists who will jointly use space observations and in-situ data as well as advanced numerical models to monitor, analyse and forecast global and regional air quality. PANDA will provide to users and stakeholders knowledge, methodologies and toolboxes that will serve as a basis ...
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Climate Information Platform for Copernicus (CLIPC) (CLIPC)

Start date: Nov 11, 2013, End date: Dec 1, 2016,

CLIPC will provide access to climate information of direct relevance to a wide variety of users, from scientists to policy makers and private sector decision makers. Information will include data from satellite and in-situ observations, climate models and re-analyses, transformed data products to enable impacts assessments and climate change impact indicators. The platform will complement existing ...
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The aim of this project is to develop a next generation sea ice information service by integrating and building on a wide range of European and national funded activities which incorporate many of the required components. In the Arctic the retreat of the sea ice during the last two decades is facilitating an astonishing increase in natural resource development accompanied by increased shipping act ...
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ÉCLAIRE investigates the ways in which climate change alters the threat of air pollution on European land ecosystems including soils. Based on field observations, experimental data and models, it establishes new flux, concentration and dose-response relationships, as a basis to inform future European policies.Starting with biosphere-atmosphere exchange measurements, ÉCLAIRE quantifies how global w ...
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Quantifying projected impacts under 2°C warming (IMPACT2C)

Start date: Oct 1, 2011, End date: Sep 30, 2015,

Political discussions on the European goal to limit global warming to 2°C demands that discussions are informed by the best available science on projected impacts and possible benefits. IMPACT2C enhances knowledge, quantifies climate change impacts, and adopts a clear and logical structure, with climate and impacts modelling, vulnerabilities, risks and economic costs, as well as potential respons ...
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Monitoring Atmospheric Composition and Climate -III (MACC-III)

Start date: Aug 1, 2014, End date: Aug 31, 2015,

MACC-III is the last of the pre-operational stages in the development of the Copernicus Atmosphere Service. Its overall institutional objective is to function as the bridge between the developmental precursor projects - GEMS, PROMOTE, MACC and MACC-II- and the Atmosphere Service envisaged to form part of Copernicus Operations.MACC-III will provide continuity of the atmospheric services provided by ...
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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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Climate change is for a large part governed by atmospheric processes, in particular the interaction between radiation and atmospheric components (e.g. aerosols, clouds, greenhouse and trace gases). Some of these components are also those with adverse health effects influencing air quality. Strengthening the ground-based component of the Earth Observing System for these key atmospheric variables ha ...
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Arctic Climate Change, Economy and Society (ACCESS)

Start date: Mar 1, 2011, End date: Feb 28, 2015,

The Arctic is engaged in a deep climatic evolution. This evolution is quite predictable at short (year) and longer scales (several decades), but it is the decadal intermediate scale that is the most difficult to predict. This is because the natural variability of the system is large and dominant at this scale, and the system is highly non linear due to positive and negative feedback between sea ic ...
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ECLIPSE aims to develop and assess effective emission abatement strategies for short-lived climate agents in order to provide sound scientific advice on how to mitigate climate change while improving the quality of air. Current climate policy does not consider a range of short-lived gases and aerosols, and their precursors (including nitrogen oxides, volatile organic compounds, sulphate, and black ...
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Pan-European Gas-AeroSol-climate interaction Study (PEGASOS)

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

The Pan-European Gas-AeroSOls-climate interaction Study (PEGASOS) European large scale integrating project brings together most of the leading European research groups, with state-of the-art observational and modeling facilities to:(1) Quantify the magnitude of regional to global feedbacks between atmospheric chemistry and a changing climate and to reduce the corresponding uncertainty of the major ...
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The main goal of MyWave is to lay the foundation for a future Marine Core Service that includes ocean waves. The proposal has identified four target areas where concerted research is needed to establish a high quality GMES Marine Core Service for ocean waves:1. increase the use of earth observations by improving data processing algorithms and data assimilation systems,2. improve the physics in cur ...
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European Trans-disciplinary Assessment of Climate Engineering (EuTRACE)

Start date: Jun 1, 2012, End date: Sep 30, 2014,

Growing concern over the difficulty of efforts to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions has recently led to an intense discussion of “Climate Engineering” (CE) - techniques for global-scale intervention to offset global warming. These have great potentials, but also entail serious risks and uncertainties. CE is rapidly gaining scientific, political, commercial, and public attention, and the firs ...
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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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"Environmental change and climate change in particular, are expected to be most pronounced in the polar regions. For this reason, a multi-disciplinary research infrastructure covering all important elements of the coupled Earth System in the Arctic is a very valuable tool to quantify the ongoing global change and to verify the capability of Earth System models to predict future changes. The propos ...
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MACC II (Monitoring Atmospheric Composition and Climate – Interim Implementation) is designed to meet the requirements that have been expressed for prototype operational GMES services for the atmospheric domain. From late-2011 MACC II will continue the operation and development of the GMES service lines established by the MACC project and prepare for its transition in 2014 to become the atmospheri ...
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TRANSPHORM brings together leading air quality and health researchers and users to improve the knowledge of transport related airborne particulate matter (PM) and its impact on human health and to develop and implement assessment tools for scales ranging from city to Europe. Over four years, TRANSPHORM will aim to develop and implement an integrated methodology to assess the health impacts of PM a ...
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Enabling CLimate Information Services for Europe - ECLISE (ECLISE)

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

"Climate and climate change has high impact on society. Better understanding and improved prediction skills of future weather and climate is vital to protect lives, goods and infrastructures. Different sectors of society and infrastructure are more or less designed to accommodate the current level of climate variability. The prospect of a changing climate necessitates adapting these designs. To pr ...
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In the next future, the number of GNSS will drastically increase. Not only more signals and frequencies will be available, but also the new generation of navigation satellites (GALILEO), will greatly enhance the performance of GNSS based applications, both scientific and mass-market. Current and next generation GNSS can improve and sustain GEEO applications, as well as be the enablers of novel app ...
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"The overall objective of SIDARUS is to develop and implement a set of sea ice downstream services in the area of climate research, marine safety and environmental monitoring. SIDARUS will extend the present GMES services with new satellite-derived sea ice products, ice forecasting from regional models and validation of sea ice products using non-satellite data. The demand for improved sea ice inf ...
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Design for Ship Safety in Extreme Seas (EXTREME SEAS)

Start date: Sep 1, 2009, End date: Apr 30, 2013,

"The strategic objective of EXTREME SEAS is to enable European shipping industry to improve the design of ship structures that are exposed to rough climate, by providing technology and methodology that need to be a part of design for ship safety in extreme seas. The project will relate and adapt to safety regulations including Classification Societies’ Rules. The design procedures provided will be ...
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Operational Pan-European River Runoff (OPERR)

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

"The overall objective of the project is twofold, first to turn a pan-European river discharge model into operational use and thereby acting as a downstream service based on earlier developed GMES core services and at the same time stimulating the development and improvement of new downstream services. This objective will be achieved by extending an already running operational river discharge mode ...
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Open service network for marine environmental data (NETMAR)

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

NETMAR aims to develop a pilot European Marine Information System (EMIS) for searching, downloading and integrating satellite, in situ and model data from ocean and coastal areas. It will be a user-configurable system offering service discovery, access and chaining facilities using OGC, OPeNDAP and W3C standards. It will use a semantic framework coupled with ontologies for identifying and accessin ...
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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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Monitoring Atmospheric Composition and Climate (MACC)

Start date: Jun 1, 2009, End date: Dec 31, 2011,

"MACC (Monitoring Atmospheric Composition and Climate) is designed to meet the requirements that have been expressed for the pilot Core GMES Atmospheric Service. The project has been prepared by the consortia of the FP6 project GEMS and the GSE project PROMOTE, whose core service lines will provide the starting point for MACC. From mid-2009 MACC will continue, improve, extend, integrate and valida ...
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megaCITY - Zoom for the ENvironment (CITYZEN)

Start date: Sep 1, 2008, End date: Aug 31, 2011,

"We will determine the air pollution distribution and change in and around hotspots over the last decade from extensive satellite and in-situ observations and we will employ a series of different scale models in order to analyze the impacts of air pollution hot spots on regional and global air quality including potential future changes for various climate scenarios. Focus is on ozone and particula ...
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