The 'Into Space’ brochure has just been published and is now available on the EU bookshop website. It includes the projects co-financed by the European Commission and managed by the Research Executive Agency (REA) under the 6th call for proposals of the 7th Framework Programme for Space Research in the domains of Copernicus – related Applications and Data, Space Technologies, Space Science and Data Exploitation, Space Weather and Space Situational Awareness.
13 March 2014 - 14 March 2014, Brussels, Belgium - Copernicus Big Data Workshop focused on data availability for Copernicus users (public authorities, downstream industry, researchers, etc.), as well as on technical solutions to ensure the uptake of Copernicus data and information.
13-17 January 2014, Geneva, Switzerland
The GEO-X and 2014 Ministerial Summit had one major outcome, which is Ministers – through a declaration – to decide the continuation of GEO after 2015 and give a mandate to define the “Second Implementation Plan 2025”. The Ministers are also expected to review the progress against the GEOSS Strategic Targets and to confirm their commitment to complete the current 2005-2015 Implementation Plan.
16 January 2014, Brussels, Belgium - During the Geo Week several meetings and side events will take place. In particular, an event entitled 'Copernicus Today and Tomorrow', will be organised on the 16th of January from 14.30–16.30. It will present the status and recent developments of each of the six Copernicus services and will provide a future perspective of the Programme, focusing, in particular, on the envisaged new satellite capabilities. In addition, European Commission's recently adopted Delegated Act on Data Policy and Information Services will also be presented.
04-06 November, El Portalet, Spain. IRPI, IGME and ALTAMIRA visited El Portalet, the Lampre Spanish site, to install an Automatic Inclinometer System as well as for redesigning and updating the network of measurement points (both SAR and GPS).
The FP7 DORIS project presents its final result to NEREUS, the Network of European Regions Using Space Technologies. The DORIS collaborative project was financed with € 3.4 million by the EU, and was aimed at stimulating the development of downstream GMES (now Copernicus) services. The project started on 1 October 2010 and will end on 30 September 2013.The event will take place on 26 September 2013, at the Basilicata Region Brussels Antenna office, in Avenue des Arts 19 AD Brussels, Belgium.
20 June 2013, Umbria, Italy – LAMPRE and DORIS goals and activities presented to the Regional Civil Protection Functional Centre (Centro Funzionale) of the Umbria Region and reported by Telegiornale Umbria. LAMPRE scientists illustrated the innovative mapping techniques and the expected contribution to the three landslides of Ivancich, Assisi and Collazzone in Umbria. See the short video.
The European Commission's central platform for disaster response, the Emergency Response Centre (ERC), was inaugurated in May 2013 in Brussels on the occasion of the Civil Protection Forum, which aims to address the EU's increasing role in disaster management.
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche - Istituto di Ricerca per la Protezione Idrogeologica
GA n°: 312384
Project type: Small collaborative project
Start date: 01/03/2013
Duration: 24 months
Total budget: 2,488 mln. €
EC funding: 1,964 mln. €
Total effort in person-month: 284
Other info: Visit CORDIS
The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement nº 312384. LAMPRE is managed by the Research Executive Agency (REA)