Climate change

focuses on significant and lasting changes in the statistical distribution of weather patterns over periods ranging from decades to millions of years and the effects, adaptation to them and mitigation strategies.

Innovation: Sustainable farm Management Aimed at Reducing Threats to SOILs under climate change

Last update: 27.08.2013
Pre-Demo
SmartSOIL focuses on arable and mixed farming systems in Europe and will develop an innovative approach using the soil C flow and stocks concept to assess the impact of C management on crop productivity, soil organic C (SOC) stocks and other ecosystem services. SmartSOIL will develop a decision support tool [...]

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Innovation: Industrial Symbiosis As An Innovative Method In Tackling Climate Change

Last update: 24.08.2013
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General objectives were to demonstrate industrial symbiosis as an innovative tool for tackling climate change; to foster prudent management of natural resources; and to identify the potential for sustainable development of the Hungarian economy. The NISP project ended on 31 December 2012. In the 3 years we have reached the [...]

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Innovation: Preservation And Restoration Of Base-Rich To Alkaline Fens In Brandenburg

Last update: 09.08.2013
Pre-Demo
The goal is to stabilize the water level on or slightly above ground level, in order to prevent further peat mineralization. To achieve this, the drainage systems have to be deactivated. On moderately to strongly sloped fens it is necessary to fill up the drainage ditches completely. The filling material [...]

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Innovation: Erection Of A Demonstrative De-Oiling Plant For Recycling Oily Steelmaking Sludge And Mill Scales

Last update: 09.08.2013
Pre-Demo
At this stage of the project, only pilot tests have been done. PLD efficiency has been proven in lab scale and research of industrial hosting site resp. involvement of an additional partner for implantation and operation of the first pilot plant is on-going. Expected results: The PLD process will achieve [...]

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Innovation: Climate Change Induced Drought Effects On Forest Growth And Vulnerability

Last update: 07.08.2013
Pre-Demo
The most important expected results are: 1. A map of changes in future forest growth and carbon mitigation potential; 2. A map of changes in the susceptibility of forests to drought and selected biotic disturbance (pests/pathogens); 3. A map of LAI and biomass distribution in Finland; and 4. An Internet-based [...]

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Innovation: Online Self-Assessment Water Audit Tool

Last update: 03.08.2013
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The project developed an online application through which enterprises could carry out a ‘self-assessment’. The assessment allows enterprises to input data about their water consumption, their premises and operations. It then evaluates whether six easily implemented and widely available water saving solutions would help the enterprise save water. The six [...]

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