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ASTER
ASsessment of modelling uncertainties in long-TERm climate and sea level change projections

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 15/12/2005 – 14/12/2007
    • Phase 2: 15/12/2007 – 14/12/2009
  • Budget: 1.149.995€
  • Keywords: Future climate, sea level, carbon cycle, modelling, uncertainties, Holocene
  • Promotors: T. Fichefet, UCL - Ph. Huybrechts, VUB - A. Mouchet, ULg
  • Contract number: SD/CS/01A - SD/CS/01B

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase I): ASsessment of modelling uncertainties in long-TERm climate and sea level change projections“Aster”
    • Summary (phase I): ASsessment of modelling uncertainties in long-TERm climate and sea level change projections“Aster”
    • Final Report: ASsessment of modelling uncertainties in long-TERm climate and sea level change projections“Aster”
    • Summary of the results: ASsessment of modelling uncertainties in long-TERm climate and sea level change projections“Aster”
Climate

CALMARS II
Critical evaluation of MARine CALcareous Skeletons as recorders of global climate change

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 15/12/2005 – 14/12/2007
    • Phase 2: 15/12/2007 – 14/12/2009
  • Budget: 1.099.867€
  • Keywords: Palaeoclimate, Carbon Cycle, Climate Change, Sea Surface Temperature
  • Promotors: Ph. Willenz, KBIN-IRSNB - L. André, KMMA-MRAC - F. Dehairs, VUB - Ph. Dubois, ULB - R. Blust, UA
  • Contract number: SD/CS/02A - SD/CS/02B

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): Critical evaluation of MARine CALcareous Skeletons as recorders of global climate change
    • Summary (phase 1) : Critical evaluation of MARine CALcareous Skeletons as recorders of global climate change
    • Final Report: Critical evaluation of MARine CALcareous Skeletons as recorders of global climate change
North Sea
Climate

PEACE
Role of PElagic cAldification and export of CarbonatE production in climate change

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 15/12/2005 – 14/12/2007
    • Phase 2: 15/12/2007 – 14/12/2009
  • Budget: 596.167€
  • Keywords: Calcification, carbon dioxide, dimethyl sulfide, marine carbon cycle, ocean acidification, climate change
  • Promotors: L. Chou, ULB - A. Borges, ULg - K. Sabbe, UGent - A. Engel, GERMANY
  • Contract number: SD/CS/03A - SD/CS/03B

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): Role of PElagic cAldification and export of CarbonatE production in climate change
    • Summary: Role of PElagic cAldification and export of CarbonatE production in climate change
Climate

ABC Impacts
Aviation and the Belgian Climate Policy – Analysis of Integration Options and Impacts

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 15/12/2005 – 14/12/2007
    • Phase 2: 15/12/2007 – 14/12/2009
  • Budget: 1.080.089€
  • Keywords: Climate policy, Aviation, Maritime transport, Emissions, Post-2012 negotiations, EU ETS.
  • Promotors: W. Hecq, ULB - C. Macharis, VUB - J.-P. van Ypersele, UCL - J. Van Mierlo, VUB
  • Contract number: SD/CP/01A - SD/CP/01B

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): ABC Impacts - Aviation and the Belgian Climate Policy: Integration Options and Impacts
    • Summary (phase 1): ABC Impacts - Aviation and the Belgian Climate Policy: Integration Options and Impacts
    • Final Report: ABC Impacts - Aviation and the Belgian Climate Policy: Integration Options and Impacts
    • Summary of the results: Aviation and the Belgian Climate Policy : Analysis of Integration Options and Impacts
Transport and Mobility
Climate

ADAPT
Towards an Integrated Decision Tool for Adaptation Measures – Case Study: Floods

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 15/12/2005 – 14/12/2007
    • Phase 2: 15/12/2007 – 14/12/2009
  • Budget: 1.180.117€
  • Keywords: Climate change, Vulnerability, Adaptation, Decision-making, Cost-Benefit, Floods
  • Promotors: W. Hecq, ULB - K. Bachus, KULeuven - M. Pirotton, ULg - R. De Sutter, ECOLAS - P. Meire, UA
  • Contract number: SD/CP/02A

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): ADAPT - Towards an integrated decision tool for adaptation measures - Case study: floods
    • Summary (phase 1): ADAPT - Towards an integrated decision tool for adaptation measures - Case study: floods
    • Report Final: ADAPT - Towards an integrated decision tool for adaptation measures - Case study: floods
    • Summary of the results: ADAPT - Towards an integrated decision tool for adaptation measures - Case study: floods
Terrestrial ecosystems
Climate

CCI-HYDR
Climate Change Impact on Hydrological Extremes along Rivers and Urban Drainage Systems

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 15/12/2005 – 14/12/2007
    • Phase 2: 15/12/2007 – 14/12/2009
  • Budget: 521.343 €
  • Keywords: Flood risk, Low flow, Climate change, Hydrology
  • Promotors: P. Willems, KULeuven - E. Roulin, IRM-KMI
  • Contract number: SD/CP/03A

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): Climate change impact on hydrological extremes along rivers and urban drainage systems in Belgium
    • Résumé (phase 1): Climate change impact on hydrological extremes along rivers and urban drainage systems in Belgium
    • Report Final: Climate change impact on hydrological extremes along rivers and urban drainage systems in Belgium
    • Summary of the results: Climate change impact on hydrological extremes along rivers and urban drainage systems in Belgium
Terrestrial ecosystems
Energy

PSS-CCS
Policy Support System for Carbon Capture and Storage

  • Duration of the project: 15/12/2005 –14/12/2007
  • Budget: 614.891€
  • Keywords: Climate change, Sink-source mode, Policy support system, Climate policy, Post-Kyoto target, Energy systems
  • Promotors: K. Piessens, KBIN-IRSNB - B. Laenen, VITO - J.-M. Baele, FPMs - Ph. Mathieu, ULg
  • Contract number: SD/CP/04A

Documentation

Climate
Climate

CLIMNEG III
Climate, coalitions and technology

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 15/12/2005 – 14/12/2007
    • Phase 2: 15/12/2007 – 14/12/2009
  • Budget: 204.591€
  • Keywords: Climate negotiations, Technical progress, Environmental constraints, General equilibrium
  • Promotors: T. Bréchet, UCL - J. Eyckmans, EHSAL - J.-P. van Ypersele, UCL
  • Contract number: SD/CP/05A

Documentation

Climate

HOLANT
Holocene climate variability and ecosystem change in coastal East and Maritime Antarctica

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 15/12/2005 – 14/12/2007
    • Phase 2: 15/12/2007 – 14/12/2009
  • Budget: 653.971
  • Keywords: Antarctica, Paleolimnology, Diatoms, Fossil DNA, Fossil pigments, TEX86
  • Promotors: W. Vyverman, UGent - A. Wilmotte, ULg - M. De Batist, UGent - D.A. Hodgson, UK
  • Contract number: SD/CA/01A - SD/CA/01B

Documentation

Antarctic
Climate

ASPI
Antarctic Subglacial Processes and Interactions: role of transition zones in ice sheet stability

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 15/12/2005 – 14/12/2007
    • Phase 2: 15/12/2007 – 14/12/2009
  • Budget: 776.300
  • Keywords: Ice dynamics, grounding line, subglacial lake, continental shelf, modeling, ice analysis
  • Promotors: F. Pattyn, ULB - J.-L. Tison, ULB - P. Huybrechts, VUB
  • Contract number: SD/CA/02A - SD/CA/02B

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): Antarctic Subglacial Processes and Interactions: role of transition zones in ice sheet stability
    • Summary (phase 1): Antarctic Subglacial Processes and Interactions: role of transition zones in ice sheet stability
    • Final Report: Antarctic Subglacial Processes and Interactions: role of transition zones
      in ice sheet stability
    • Summary of the results: Antarctic Subglacial Processes and Interactions: role of transition zones in ice sheet stability
Antarctic
Climate

BELCANTO III
Integrated Study of Southern Ocean Biogeochemistry & Climate Interactions in the Anthropocene

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 15/12/2005 – 14/12/2007
    • Phase 2: 15/12/2007 – 14/12/2009
  • Budget: 1.672.529€
  • Keywords: Climate change; Southern Ocean; ice-ocean biogeochemical model; Air-sea CO2 fluxes; C, N, Si, Fe cycles; Export and mesopelagic remineralisation.
  • Promotors: F. Dehairs, VUB - C. Lancelot, ULB - L. André, MRAC-KMMA - H. Goosse, UCL - A. Borges, ULg
  • Contract number: SD/CA/03A - SD/CA/03B

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): Integrated Study of Southern Ocean Biogeochemistry & Climate Interactions in the Anthropocene
    • Final Report: Integrated Study of Southern Ocean Biogeochemistry & Climate Interactions in the Anthropocene
Antarctic


Climate

BIGSOUTH
BIoGeochemical cycles in the SOUTHern Ocean: Role within the Earth System

  • Duration of the project: 15/12/2010 – 31/03/2015
  • Budget: 1.199.685€
  • Keywords: Southern Ocean; carbon fluxes; climate gases; open ocean and sea ice; trace metals; stable Si, N, C isotopes;
    sea-ice biogeochemical modeling; NEMO-LIM-PISCES.
  • Promotors: Frank Dehairs, VUB - Jean-Louis Tison & François Fripiat, ULB - Luc André, MRAC-KMMA - Hugues Goosse & Martin Van Coppenolle, UCL - Bruno Delille, ULg
  • Contract number: SD/CA/05A

Documentation

Antarctic
Climate

PREDANTAR
Understanding and predicting Antarctic sea ice variability at the decadal timescale

  • Duration of the project: 15/12/2010 – 31/03/2015
  • Budget: 722.054€
  • Keywords: Sea Ice, Southern Ocean, Prediction, Reconstruction, Model Output Corrections
  • Promotors: Hugues Goosse, UCL - Stéphane Vannitsem, IRM-KMI - Alexander Barth, ULg
  • Contract number: SD/CA/04A

Documentation

Antarctic
Climate

AGACC II
Advanced exploitation of Ground-based measurements for Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate applications)

  • Duration of the project: 15/12/2010 – 31/03/2015
  • Budget: 1.194.472€
  • Keywords: Ground-based remote sensing; atmospheric composition, climate change, spectrometry
  • Promotors: Martine De Mazière, BIRA-IASB - Hugo De Backer, IRM-KMI - Jean Vander Auwera, ULB - Emmanuel Mahieu , ULg
  • Contract number: SD/CS/07A

Documentation

Climate

BIOSOA
Biogenic Influences on Oxidants and Secondary Organic Aerosol: theoretical, laboratory and modelling investigations

  • Duration of the project: 15/12/2010 – 31/03/2015
  • Budget: 1.156.978€
  • Keywords: Secondary organic aerosol; tropospheric composition; oxidative capacity; biogenic; isoprene; monoterpenes
  • Promotors: Jean-François Müller, BIRA-IASB - Jozef Peeters & Carl Shaun , KUL - Willy Maenhaut & Magda Claeys, UA
  • Contract number: SD/CS/05A

Documentation

Climate

iCLIPS
Constraining long-term climate and sea-level projections using the Last Interglacial

  • Duration of the project: 15/12/2010 – 31/03/2015
  • Budget: 960.304€
  • Keywords: Earth System Models, Climate Change, Last Interglacial, Ice sheets, Sea Level
  • Promotors: Philippe Huybrechts, VUB - Thierry Fichefet, UCL
  • Contract number: SD/CS/06A

Documentation

Climate

MACCBET
Modelling atmospheric composition and climate for the Belgian territory

  • Duration of the project: 15/12/2010 – 31/03/2015
  • Budget: 1.199.817€
  • Keywords: Climate modelling, atmospheric modelling, air quality
  • Promotors: Nicole Van Lipzig, KUL - Koen De Ridder, VITO - Jean-Pascal van Ypersele, UCL - Laurent Delobbe, IRM-KMI
  • Contract number: SD/CS/04A

Documentation

Climate

IceCoN
Constraining ice mass changes in coastal Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica

  • Duration of the project: 01/4/2012-30/6/2016
  • Budget: - €
  • Keywords: -
  • Promotors: Frank Pattyn, VUB - Carine Bruyninx, KSB-ORB - Jean-Louis Tison, ULB - Bryn Hubbard, UABER
  • Contract number: SD/CA/06A

Documentation

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