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|Adaptation and Impacts Research Group (Environment Canada) |
Description: The Adaptation and Impacts Research Group (AIRG) works within the Atmospheric and Science Climate Directorate - a branch of the
Atmospheric Environment Service (AES) of Environment Canada. The AIR Group was established in April 1994 and currently has staff at
four locations across Canada: AES Headquarters in Downsview, Ontario; the Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of
Toronto; the Sustainable Development Research Institute at the University of British Columbia; and the Faculty of Environmental Studies at
the University of Waterloo.
Added on: 23-Nov-2001 Hits: 3490
APPST Applied Statistics Sector at EC-JRC, Ispra (Andrea Saltelli)
Description: The APPST sector is active in fields where applied statistics can be applied
to econometric, financial and environmental problems. The main customers of
this activitiy are the Directorate General Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN), the
statistical office of the EU (EUROSTAT), the EU Central Bank (ECB), the EU Investment Bank
(BEI). The group also participates in several projects of the 5th Framework programme.
Added on: 08-Nov-2001 Hits: 3184
KAM: Knowledge Assessment Methodologies (EC-JRC, Ispra)
Description: Key research themes:
- Science and Governance
- Quality Assurance and Pedigree
- Postnormal Science
- Participatory Integrated Assessment
Added on: 23-Nov-2001 Hits: 3518
Risk Governance in Europe
Description: TRUSTNET is a pluralistic and interdisciplinary European network involved in the field of Risk Governance. The European Commission (DG RTD) supports the activities of TRUSTNET. The objective of TRUSTNET is to contribute to the quality of the decision-making processes within the governance of hazardous activities in Europe.
Added on: 28-Sep-2004 Hits: 2845
The ERICA project
Description: ERICA (Environmental Risk from Ionising Contaminants: Assessment and Management) is a research project within the EC 6th Framework Programme with the aim of providing an integrated approach to scientific, managerial and societal issues concerning the environmental effects of contaminants emitting ionising radiation, with emphasis on biota and ecosystems.
Added on: 17-Aug-2004 Hits: 2582
Description: Network for Transdisciplinarity in Sciences and Humanities
Added on: 28-Sep-2004 Hits: 3121
WORLDWIDE VIRTUAL NETWORK OF YOUNG PRACTITIONERS WORKING ON SCIENCE AND SOCIETY ISSUES
Description: The Virtual Network is one of the spin-offs of the International Workshop “Interfaces between Science and Society” held in Milano in November 27 - 28 2003. Given the interest of the Workshop and considering the notable participation of young researchers in the diverse topics discussed, the members of the KAM (JRC-EC) took the lead in implementing a Worldwide Virtual Network of Young Practitioners Working on Science and Society Issues. The main aim of the Virtual Network is to create a space for enhancing communication, discussion and collaboration mainly between researchers, but also with other groups of practitioners (e.g. NGOs, policy makers, media, etc.).
Added on: 01-Sep-2004 Hits: 2611