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Background Prespa National Park is important for biodiversity: it includes two Natura 2000 network sites, 49 different habitat types, 70 vegetation types, and more than 2 000 plant species. Its lakes host 23 fish species, including eight endemics, and the park contains 11 amphibian, 21 reptile and 60 mammal species. Avifauna includes 272 bird species, of ...
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The European network for observing our changing planet (ERA-PLANET)

Start date: Feb 1, 2016, End date: Jan 31, 2021,

In the last decade a significant number of projects and programmes in different domains of environmental monitoring and Earth observation have generated a substantial amount of data and knowledge on different aspects related to environmental quality and sustainability. Big data generated by in-situ or satellite platforms are being collected and archived with a plethora of systems and instruments m ...
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Optical Infrared Coordination Network for Astronomy (OPTICON)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2020,

... come a global leader in optical-near infrared astronomy through excellence in space and ground-based experimental and theoretical research. While the major infrastructures are delivered through major national and multi-national agencies (ESO, ESA) their continuing scientific competitiveness requires a strong community of scientists and technologists distributed across Europe’s nations.OPTICON has ...
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... o be the European pillar in a global observation system on greenhouse gases. 2. Geographical readiness. To enhance ICOS membership and sustainability by supporting interested countries to build a national consortium, to promote ICOS towards the national stakeholders, to receive consultancy e.g. on possibilities to use EU structural fund to build the infrastructure for ICOS observations and also to ...
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... missions) and EO data experts and analysts (Service providers/ industry and SMEs) creating a dynamic environment for a single digital market to grow, (3) Strengthen transnational collaboration in maritime awareness sector by facilitating knowledge transfer and optimization of resources for the public authorities which, participate in the buyers group. Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) is a powerful ...
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Climate Proofing Urban Municipalities (LIFE UrbanProof)

Start date: Oct 1, 2016, End date: May 31, 2020,

... ronment and its citizens have consequences for public health, water availability and quality, energy consumption and essential infrastructure. Although climate change projections have been made at national level for many countries there is not enough information available to assess climate change impacts at local level. This precludes municipalities from developing urban adaptation strategies. ...
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Next Generation GEOSS for Innovation Business (NextGEOSS)

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

The NextGEOSS project will implement a federated data hub for access and exploitation of Earth Observation data, including user-friendly tools for data mining, discovery, access and exploitation. This data hub will be supported by a strong commitment to the engagement of Earth Observation and related communities, with the view of supporting the creation of innovative and business oriented applicat ...
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... of aerosols, clouds, and trace gases and for understanding of the related atmospheric processes, to provide RI services to wide user groups. ACTRIS is composed of 8 connected elements: distributed National Facilities (observation platforms and exploratory platforms) both in Europe and globally, and 7 Central Facilities (Head Office, Data Centre and 5 Calibration Centres). ACTRIS provides access t ...
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EPOS Implementation Phase (EPOS IP)

Start date: Oct 1, 2015, End date: Sep 30, 2019,

... e distributed across Europe and the globe and measure the physico-chemical characteristics of the planet under different geological regimes. EPOS will bring together 24 European nations and combine national Earth science facilities, the associated data and models together with the scientific expertise into one integrated delivery system for the solid Earth. This infrastructure will allow the Earth ...
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Public bodies face the lack of appropriate easy-to-use tools to support them in the definition, simulation and evaluation of suitable strategies for sustainable heating and cooling tailored to local conditions for achieving the ambitious targets set-up in their local plans. In light of this, PLANHEAT main objective is to develop and demonstrate an integrated and easy-to-use tool which will support ...
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... icantly outweigh the potential positive impacts. However, research regarding climate change impacts on the agricultural sectors in the project areas has so far been limited to general conclusions at national level, without focusing on the regional and local climate changes and their impacts on irrigation water availability, crop growth, and soil quality. Even less progress has been made in the fi ...
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Aerosols, Clouds, and Trace gases Research InfraStructure (ACTRIS-2)

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

... and beyond, observational protocols that permit harmonization of collected data and their dissemination. ACTRIS-2 offers networking expertise, upgraded calibration services, training of users, trans-national access to observatories and calibration facilities, virtual access to high-quality data products. Through joint research activities, ACTRIS-2 develops new integration tools that will produce ...
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Integrated Activities for the High Energy Astrophysics Domain (AHEAD)

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Feb 28, 2019,

... Activities in the High Energy Astrophysics Domain (AHEAD) in response to the INFRAIA-2014-2015 call Research Infrastructures for High EnergyAstrophysics.The overall objective of AHEAD is to integrate national efforts in high-energy Astrophysics and to promote the domain at the European level, to keep its community at the cutting edge of science and technology in this competitive research area and ...
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East European Centre for Atmospheric Remote Sensing (ECARS)

Start date: Jan 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2018,

ECARS addresses the challenges of the Twinning programme by tackling deficiencies and networking gaps between INOE, a very dynamic research institution in Romania, and internationally-leading counterparts at EU level. The activity will strengthen the excellence of INOE Center for atmospheric remote sensing and will stimulate high-level environmental and climate research, conform to Romanian Smart ...
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Public administrations responsible for the implementation of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) need to monitor farmers’ compliance to standards. Monitoring is performed by in-field visits and through remote sensing. Due to the high complexity and diversity of the obligations that need to be monitored, both methods have limitations, and entail a high cost for public administrations. RECAP propos ...
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GEO-CRADLE brings together key players representing the whole (Balkans, N. Africa and M. East) region and the complete EO value chain with the overarching objective of establishing a multi-regional coordination network that will (i) support the effective integration of existing EO capacities (space/air-borne/in-situ monitoring networks, modelling and data exploitation skills, and past project expe ...
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The European Space Agency has invested heavily in two cornerstone missions: Herschel and Planck. These space observatories provide us with an unprecedented opportunity to study, at far infrared wavelengths, the cold Universe beyond our Galaxy. As these missions come to an end (2013) they will leave a huge legacy data set that we intend to exploit by utilising the complimentary expert skills of res ...
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... services models to predict cyclones-related high impact weather in the Mediterranean. The project will be hosted at the Institute for Environmental Research & Sustainable Development (IERSD) of the National Observatory of Athens (NOA).
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... largest Science Research campus in Greece, and a similar event in 2017 at at the Foundation of the Hellenic World, a multiplex where science meets entertainment and exploration, organized by the National Observatory of Athens.Based on past experience, we plan activities for an expected attendance of several thousand visitors. Our proposal involves activities from several scientific domains exempl ...
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"Subduction zones play a fundamental role in our daily life. Half of the world population lives on top or nearby one of them, in coastal areas repeatedly devastated by large earthquakes, tsunamis or volcanic eruptions. Giant earthquakes occurring on subduction zone mega-thrusts (Mw close to 9 or larger) are indeed amongst the deadliest natural hazards. During the last decade, very large earthquake ...
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Schools Study Earthquakes

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Aug 31, 2017,

Europe’s longer term capacity to innovate will decline if young people’s interest for key science studies and mathematics continue to decline as many studies found in recent years. Furthermore, among the population in general, the acquisition of skills that are becoming essential in all walks of life, in a society increasingly dependent on the use of knowledge, is also under threat and will contin ...
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High Energy Solar Particle Events foRecastIng and Analysis (HESPERIA)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2017,

HESPERIA will produce two novel operational forecasting tools based upon proven concepts (UMASEP, REleASE). At the same time it will advance our understanding of the physical mechanisms that result into high-energy solar particle events (SEPs) exploiting novel datasets (FERMI/LAT/GBM; PAMELA; AMS) and it will explore the possibility to incorporate the derived results into future innovative space w ...
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Due to the strong economic growth in the China in the past decade, air pollution has become a serious issue in many parts of the country. Therefore, up-to-date regional air pollution information and means of emission control for the main pollutants are important for China. Especially, the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, the Yangtze River and the Pearl River deltas are known as three focal regions wi ...
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Recent advances in the fields of electronics and optics technology have permitted the design and development of sophisticated hyperspectral imaging sensors, which are able to capture the naturally occurring imaging spectra at a very high spatial resolution forming three-dimensional data cubes. In addition, it is envisaged that the next generation hyperspectral video cameras will have the ability t ...
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Optical Infrared Co-ordination Network for Astronomy (OPTICON)

Start date: Jan 1, 2013, End date: Dec 31, 2016,

... mpetitive excellence. Further, the community needs training in optimal use of those facilities to be available to all, Critically, it needs a viable operational model, with long-term support from the national agencies, to operate those infrastructures. The most important need for most astronomers is to have open access to a viable set of medium aperture telescopes, with excellent facilities, compl ...
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... pers improving projections of hydrological responses by using the latest integrated modelling and palaeo-hydrological methodologies. The transfer of knowledge offered by this project will improve the national research capacity while facilitating the long-term integration of the researcher through leading a major project and gaining expertise in the growing field of climate impact research."
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Rapid Analysis and Spatialisation Of Risk (RASOR) (RASOR)

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

The Rapid Analysis and Spatialisation Of Risk (RASOR) project will develop a platform to perform multi-hazard risk analysis to support the full cycle of disaster management, including targeted support to critical infrastructure monitoring and climate change impact assessment, exploiting internally produced and available services. RASOR adapts the newly developed 12m resolution TanDEM-X Digital Ele ...
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... aboration with high-level scientific organizations from Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, Norway, Serbia, Swiss, and Turkey, and b) the support and participation of ESA, and WMO international organisations. BEYOND envisages for the recruitment of new researchers, and establishes a detailed exploitation and targeted dissemination plan through workshops, publications, web portal, etc. BEYOND covers all the ...
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... EN, in 2014, at NCSR Demokritos, the largest Science Research campus in Attica, and a similar event in 2015, at IME a multiplex where science meets entertainment and exploration, organized by the National Observatory of Athens . Based on past experience, we plan activities for an expected attendance of several thousand visitors. Our proposal involves activities from several scientific domains exem ...
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Floods and fire risk assessment and management (FLIRE)

Start date: Oct 1, 2012, End date: Sep 30, 2015,

... and is likely to be more catastrophic when occurring in an area where forest cover has been devastated by wildfire. Efficient risk assessment and effective management of floods and forest fires are national priorities for most Mediterranean countries, where peri-urban areas are particular vulnerable to the combined effects of these natural hazards. Floods and forest fire risks have traditionally ...
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... n spacecraft and on humans in space. Most satellites operate in regions where they can be exposed to intense fluxes of extremely energetic radiation belt particles. In addition, the orbit of the International Space Station is such that the exposure of astronauts to relativistic radiation belt electrons is a serious concern. Consequently, understanding the radiation belt environment has important p ...
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The objective of ISES is to develop ICT building blocks to integrate, complement and empower existing tools for design and operation management to a Virtual Energy Lab (VEL). This will allow evaluating, simulating and optimizing the energy efficiency of products for built facilities and facility components in variations of real life scenarios before their realization, acknowledging the stochastic ...
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European Plate Observing System (EPOS)

Start date: Nov 1, 2010, End date: Oct 31, 2014,

To understand the complex Earth System requires an integrated observational strategy and infrastructure to record key diagnostic features of its dynamics. Accordingly, this infrastructure must include geographically distributed and multidisciplinary monitoring instruments and observations. The European Plate Observing System (EPOS) will meet this challenge. The proposed RI (EPOS) will create a sin ...
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"The overall aim of NERA is to achieve a measurable improvement and a long-term impact in the assessment and reduction of the vulnerability of constructions and citizens to earthquakes. NERA will integrate the key research infrastructures in Europe to monitor earthquakes and assess their hazard and risk, and will combine expertise in observational and strong-motion seismology, modeling, geotechnic ...
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Low Carbon South East Europe  (LOCSEE)

Start date: Sep 30, 2012, End date: Sep 29, 2014,

... o develop cross-sectoral low carbon policies a common systematic approach for creation of low carbon policies will be developed. On the basis of involvement and experiences of the main target groups (national or regional public authorities in charge for climate change, expert support level and stakeholders from different sectors) a common cross-sectoral Step by step manual for creation of low carb ...
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SPACE-DATA ROUTERS For Exploiting Space DATA (SPACE-DATA ROUTERS)

Start date: Nov 1, 2010, End date: Apr 30, 2014,

"""Space-Data Routers"" is a project that has the potential to allow Space Agencies, Academic Institutes and Research Centers to share space-data generated by a single or multiple missions, in a natural, flexible, secure and automated manner. We develop a communication overlay modeled according to thematic context of missions, Ground Segment topological distribution, Agency policies and Applicatio ...
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... vector-borne diseases, such as malaria. Objectives The CYPADAPT project’s main objective was the development of a National Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change in Cyprus, with the aim of strengthening and increasing adaptive capacity. The project’s aim was to use modelling to provide insight into the likely futu ...
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"CLIM-RUN aims at developing a protocol for applying new methodologies and improved modeling and downscaling tools for the provision of adequate climate information at regional to local scale that is relevant to and usable by different sectors of society (policymakers, industry, cities, etc.). Differently from current approaches, CLIM-RUN will develop a bottom-up protocol directly involving stakeh ...
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"This project, AEROMAP, is designed to produce accurate, daily-updated, global atmospheric aerosol maps. To achieve this, AEROMAP will use the daily, full-Earth coverage of the aerosol optical depth (AOD) provided by the MODerate resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MODIS) satellite instrument in 3 wavelength bands (438-448nm, 673-683nm, 862-877nm), to extrapolate local, ground-based retrievals of aer ...
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"This project develops tools for forecasting geomagnetic storms and solar energetic particle (SEP) radiation storms based on scientific data analysis and modeling. During the solar cycle, the Sun goes from quiet conditions at minimum to levels of high activity at maximum, where energetic phenomena, particularly coronal mass ejections (CMEs) and SEPs, are common. These are accompanied by explosive ...
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