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FORBIO
Assessment of the effects of tree species BIOdiversity on FORest ecosystem functioning

  • Cluster of the research projects
    • Fefocon,
    • Econet,
    • Castec,
    • Safe,
    • Belfor,
    • Xylobios,
    • Impecvoc,
    • Belgian Biodiversity Platform
  • Duration of the project:15/12/2007- 31/03/2010
  • Budget: 99.698 €
  • Keywords: Ecosystem functioning, functional biodiversity, experiments, keystone species, mixed forests, forest conversion
  • Promotors: Kris Verheyen, UGent
  • Contract number: SD/CL/01

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Final report: Assessment of the effects of tree species BIOdiversity on FORest ecosystem functioning
      • Annex 1: Copy of the publications
        • Annex 1.1: Special FORBIO issue of BosRevue
        • Annex 1.2: Special FORBIO issue of Forêt Wallone
        • Annex 1.3: FORBIO posters presented at the Foire de Libramont
        • Annex 1.4: FORBIO-related contributions for the Scientific Block - Calender 2011 of Natuur & Techniek
      • Annex 2: Minutes of the follow-up committee meetings
        • Annex 2.1: Minutes of the first Follow Up Committee Meeting
        • Annex 2.2: Minutes of the second Follow Up Committee Meeting
        • Annex 2.3: Minutes of the TreeDivNet workshop
      • Annex 3: Announcement of forbio conference on 04/02/11
      • Annex 4: Media coverage of the forbio-experiment
    • Summary: Assessment of the effects of tree species BIOdiversity on FORest ecosystem functioning
Biodiversity
Biodiversity

PM2TEN
Particles, Mobility, Physical activity, Morbidity and The Environment Network

  • Cluster of the research projects
    • Parhealth
    • Shapes

  • Duration of the project:: 15/12/2007- 14/12/2009
  • Budget: 99.402 €
  • Keywords: Modal Shift, urban geography, cycling, air pollution, fine particulate matter, cardio-pulmonary disease, meteorology
  • Promotors: Luc Int Panis, VITO - Romain Meeusen, VUB - Benoit Nemery & Tim Nawrot, KULeuven
  • Contract number: SD/CL/02

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): Particles, Mobility, Physical activity, Morbidity and The Environment Network
Biodiversity

Air Quality
Integration of existing approaches toward (bio)surveillance in relation with indoor and outdoor air quality

  • Cluster of the research project
    • MIC-ATR
    • PARHEALTH
    • ANIMO
    • SHAPES
  • Duration of the project:: 15/09/2012- 31/01/2012
  • Budget Phase 1: 99.990€
  • Keywords: Indoor/outdoor air quality, biomonitoring, (cardio)respiratory diseases, environmental exposure, environment and health
  • Promotors: Anne Vancauwenberge, HPH - Rosette Van Den Heuvel, VITO - Luc Int Panis, VITO - Tim Nawrot / Nemery Benoit, KUL
  • Contract number: SD/CL/04

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Final Report: Integration of existing approaches toward (bio)surveillance in relation with indoor and outdoor air quality
    • Summary of the results: Integration of existing approaches toward (bio)surveillance in relation with indoor and outdoor air quality
Biodiversity

SUDEM-CLI
Impact of climate change on river hydrology and ecology: A case study for interdisciplinary policy oriented research

  • Cluster of the research projects
    • ADAPT
    • Manudyn II
  • Duration of the project: 1/04/2008- 31/03/2010
  • Budget Phase 1: 94.932€
  • Keywords: Climate change impacts, ecology, Flood plains
  • Promotors: Patrick Meire, UA - Patrick Willems, KULeuven - JP Van Ypersele, UCL
  • Contract number: SD/CL/003

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Final Report: Impact of climate change on river hydrology and ecology: A case study for interdisciplinary policy oriented research
Biodiversity

BEES
BElgium Ecosystem Services - A new vision for society–nature interactions

  • Cluster of the research projects
    • WETMAT
    • MANUDYN I & II
    • ADAPT
    • LUSI
    • Other:
      • Ccaspar
        Climate change And changes in SPAtial structures in Flanders (SBO-IWT)
      • ECOPLAN -
        Planning for ecosystem services (voortraject SBO-IWT)
  • Duration of the project:: 15/12/2012- 31/01/2012
  • Budget Phase 1: 99.227€
  • Keywords: -
  • Promotors: Patrick Meire, UA - Inge Liekens, VITO - Francis Turkelboom, INBO - Luc De Meester, KUL - Edwin Zaccaï / Tom Bauler / Lé Sebastien, ULB - Alain Peeters, RHEA
  • Contract number: SD/CL/005

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Final Report: BElgium Ecosystem Services - A new vision for society–nature interactions
Biodiversity

BE-REDDi
Development of Belgian REDD Information Systems

  • Cluster of the research projects
    • SAFE
    • of Earth observation projects
      • NEA Forest: Forest monitoring for greenhouse gas information in Northeastern Asia (ESA).
      • Method development and model adjustments for expanding the environmental costing model with greenhouse gases (project for Department Environment, Nature and Energy).
      • Saint Lucia forests inventory for validating REDD credits (VITO funded project, presented at side event UNFCCC conference Bonn June 2009).
  • Duration of the project:: 15/12/2012- 31/01/2012
  • Budget Phase 1: 99.844€
  • Keywords: -
  • Promotors: Tom Dauwe, VITO - Else Swinnen, VITO - Eric Lambin, UCL - Bruno Verbist, KUL - Jan Nyssen, UG
  • Contract number: SD/CL/010

Documentation

Biodiversity
Biodiversity
Biodiversity

FORUM
Establishment of an ad hoc forum for the comparison of the TIMES-MARKAL and LEAP model as a support for Belgian long-term energy policy

  • Cluster of the research projects
    • SEPIA
    • TUMATIM
  • Duration of the project:: 15/12/2012- 31/01/2012
  • Budget Phase 1: 98.971€
  • Keywords: Energy system, modelling, MARKAL-TIMES, SEPIA-LEAP, long-term energy policy
  • Promotors: Aviel Verbruggen, UA - Wouter Nijs, VITO
  • Contract number: SD/CL/006

Documentation

Biodiversity

INTERACT
Accessibility to places and transport : social, economic and environmental interactions

  • Cluster of the research projects
    • Belspo:
      • AP/02: Indicators of accessibility to places and to transport
      • CP/42: Determinants of modal choice in trip chains
      • CP/63: Impact of "free" public transport on travel behaviour, a case study
      • SD/TM/07A: Optimising price and location of parking in cities under a sustainability constraint (SUSTAPARK)
      • BL/01/C30 “Time-space patterns of traffic accidents: comparing Brussels with Qing Dao City”. Joint Sino– Belgian project
    • International:
      • COST 358 ‘Pedestrian Quality Needs’ (2007-2010)
      • EU-INTERREG IIIB NWE Community Initiative programme, HST4i and HSTconnect projects: HST impact study. European Commission, Main contractor: SEEDA (UK), with SADL in subcontract of TTR - Transport & Travel Research Ltd. (UK) and Bureau Buiten (NL). (2006-2008)
      • EU-6FP-Sustainable Surface Transport, STEPS 'Scenario’s for the Transport System and Energy Supply and their Potential Effects’. International consortium with BCI, The Netherlands, as leading organisation (2004-2006)
      • EU-5FP-EVK4-CT-1999-00009, Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development Programme. TRANSPLUS "Transport Planning, Land Use and Sustainability” (2000-2003)
  • Duration of the project:: 15/12/2012- 31/01/2012
  • Budget Phase 1: 100.000 €
  • Keywords:
  • Promotors: Thérèse Steenberghen, KUL - Isabelle Thomas, UCL - Ann Verhetsel, UA - Vincent Lorant, UCL
  • Contract number: SD/CL/007

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Final Report: Accessibility to places and transport : social, economic and environmental interactions (INTERACT)
Biodiversity

PROLIBIC

  • Cluster of the research projects
    • PROMOCO,
    • LIMOBEL,
    • BIOSES
    • CLEVER
  • Duration of the project:: 15/12/2012- 31/01/2012
  • Budget Phase 1: 88.035€
  • Keywords:
  • Promotors: Ina De Vlieger, VITO - Maud Nauter, Bureau Fed Plan - Cathy Macharis - VUB
  • Contract number: SD/CL/008

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Final Report: Cluster of the transport related projects PROMOCO, LIMOBEL, BIOSES and CLEVER
Health and Environment

VIRORISK
Risk Of Emergence Of Viral Diseases Driven By Eco-Climatic Changes And Socio-Economical Situations

  • Cluster of the research projects NORISK - SCOPE - MODIRISK
  • Duration of the project:: 15/12/2012- 31/01/2012
  • Budget Phase 1: 99.964€
  • Keywords: Emergence of human viral infections - climate, environmental and socio-economical changes - risk assessment -
    risk management.
  • Promotors: Etienne Thiry, ULg - C Zwetkoff / S Brunet, ULg - Marc Coosemans, ITG Anvers
  • Contract number: SD/CL/009

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Final Report: Risk of emergence of viral diseases driven by eco-climatic changes and socio-economical situations
Biodiversity

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