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Climate

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

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 15/12/2005 – 14/12/2007
    • Phase 2: 15/12/2007 – 14/12/2009
  • Budget: 1.116.826€
  • Keywords: source gases, water vapour, aerosols, remote sensing, atmospheric composition
  • Promotors: M. De Mazière, BIRA-IASB - H. De Backer, IRM-KMI - M. Carleer, ULB- E. Mahieu, ULg
  • Contract number: SD/AT/01A - SD/AT/01B

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): Advanced exploitation of ground-based measurements for atmospheric chemistry and climate applications (AGACC)
    • Summary (phase 1): Advanced exploitation of ground-based measurements for atmospheric chemistry and climate applications (AGACC)
    • Final Report: Advanced exploitation of ground-based measurements for atmospheric chemistry and climate applications (AGACC)
    • Summary of the results: Advanced exploitation of ground-based measurements for atmospheric chemistry and climate applications (AGACC)
Climate

BIOSOL
Formation mechanisms, marker compounds, and source apportionment for BIOgenic atmospheric aeroSOLs

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 15/12/2005 – 14/12/2007
    • Phase 2: 15/12/2007 – 14/12/2009
  • Budget: 1.045.872€
  • Keywords: Isoprene, Biogenic, Secondary Organic Aerosol, Formation Processes, Indicator Compounds, Source Apportionment
  • Promotors: W. Maenhaut, UGent - M. Claeys, UA - I. Janssens, UA - M. Kulmala, FINLAND
  • Contract number: SD/AT/02A - SD/AT/02B

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): Formation mechanisms, marker compounds and source apportionment for biogenic atmospheric aerosols (BIOSOL)
    • Summary (phase 1): Formation mechanisms, marker compounds and source apportionment for biogenic atmospheric aerosols (BIOSOL)
    • Final Report: Formation mechanisms, marker compounds and source apportionment for biogenic atmospheric aerosols (BIOSOL)
    • Summary of the results: Formation mechanisms, marker compounds and source apportionment for biogenic atmospheric aerosols (BIOSOL)
Climate

IBOOT
Impact of Biogenic emissions on Organic aerosols and Oxidants in the Troposphere

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 15/12/2005 – 14/12/2007
    • Phase 2: 15/12/2007 – 14/12/2009
  • Budget: 685.568 €
  • Keywords: Biogenic emissions, secondary organic aerosols, VOC oxidation mechanisms, troposphere, ozone, oxidizing capacity of the atmosphere
  • Promotors: J.F. Muller, BIRA-IASB - J. Peeters, KULeuven - G. Moortgat, GERMANY
  • Contract number: SD/AT/03A

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): Impact of biogenic emissions on organic aerosols and oxidants in the troposphere (IBOOT)
    • Summary (phase 1): Impact of biogenic emissions on organic aerosols and oxidants in the troposphere (IBOOT)
    • Final Report: Impact of biogenic emissions on organic aerosols and oxidants in the troposphere (IBOOT)
    • Summary of the results: Impact of biogenic emissions on organic aerosols and oxidants in the troposphere (IBOOT)
Terrestrial ecosystems

BBLOOMS 2
Cyanobacterial blooms: toxicity, diversity, modelling and management

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 15/12/2005 – 14/12/2007
    • Phase 2: 15/12/2007 – 14/12/2009
  • Budget: 1.081.253€
  • Keywords: Cyanobacteria blooms, diversity, toxicity, modelling, prediction, management
  • Promotors: Jean-Pierre Descy, FUNDP - Wim Vyverman, UGent - Ludwig Triest, VUB - Annick Wilmotte, ULg - Geoffrey A., Codd University of Dundee
  • Contract number: SD/TE/01A

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): Cyanobacterial blooms: toxicity, diversity, modelling and management
    • Summary (phase 1): Cyanobacterial blooms: toxicity, diversity, modelling and management
    • Final Report: Cyanobacterial blooms: toxicity, diversity, modelling and management
    • Summary of the results: Cyanobacterial blooms: toxicity, diversity, modelling and management
Terrestrial ecosystems

FRAC WECO
Flux-based Risk Assessment of the impact of Contaminants on Water resources and ECOsystems

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 01/01/2007 – 31/01/2009
    • Phase 2: 01/02/2009 – 31/01/2011
  • Budget: 1.091.000€
  • Keywords: hydrology, ecotoxicology, biogeochemical processes, contaminated sites, vulnerability and risk assessment, socio-economical analysis
  • Promotors: Serge Brouyère / Alain Dassargues, ULg - Jean-Pierre Thomé, ULg - Ludo Diels / Karolien Vanbroekhoven, VITO - Okke Batelaan / Frank Canters, VUB - Cécile Hérivaux, BRGM
  • Contract number: SD/TE/02A

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): Flux-based Risk Assessment of the impact of Contaminants on Water resources and ECOsystems
    • Summary (phase 1): Flux-based Risk Assessment of the impact of Contaminants on Water resources and ECOsystems
    • Final Report: Flux-based Risk Assessment of the impact of Contaminants on Water resources and ECOsystems
    • Annex
Climate

IMPECVOC
Impact of phenology and environmental conditions on BVOC emissions from forest ecosystems

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 15/12/2006 – 31/01/2009
    • Phase 2: 01/02/2009 – 31/01/2011
  • Budget: 1.123.952€
  • Keywords: Forest ecology, global climate change, meteorology, BVOC inventory, eddy covariance
  • Keywords: Biofuels, environmental performance, micro-economic analysis, macro-economie analysis, scenario calculations
  • Promotors: Raoul Lemeur, UGent - Jo Dewulf / Herman Van Langenhove, UGent - Crist Amelynck / Niels Schoon / Jean-François Müller, Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy -
    Marc Aubinet, FUSAGx
  • Contract number: SD/TE/03A

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): Impact of phenology and environmental conditions on BVOC emissions from forest ecosystems
    • Summary (phase 1): Impact of phenology and environmental conditions on BVOC emissions from forest ecosystems
    • Final Report: Impact of phenology and environmental conditions on BVOC emissions from forest ecosystems
    • Summary of the results: Impact of phenology and environmental conditions on BVOC emissions from forest ecosystems
Terrestrial ecosystems
Terrestrial ecosystems

MANUDYN II
Macrophytes and nutrient dynamics: process and field studies in the upper reaches of river basins

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 15/12/2006 – 31/01/2009
    • Phase 2: 01/02/2009 – 31/01/2011
  • Budget: 853.480€
  • Keywords: Nutrient cycling, macrophytes, modeling, heavy metals
  • Promotors: Patrick Meire, UA - Frank Dehairs / Natacha Brion, VUB - Jean-Luc Vasel, ULg - Tjeerd J. Bouma, Netherlands Institute of Ecology
  • Contract number: SD/TE/04A - SD/TE/04B

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): Macrophytes and nutrient dynamics: process and field studies in the upper reaches of river basins
    • Summary (phase 1): Macrophytes and nutrient dynamics: process and field studies in the upper reaches of river basins
Terrestrial ecosystems

VOTES
Valuation of Terrestrial Ecosystem Services in a multifunctional peri-urban space

  • Duration of the project: 15/12/09 - 31/01/12
  • Budget: 359 965€
  • Keywords: -
  • Promotors: Nicolas Dendoncker, FUNDP - Louis François, ULG - Ann Van Herzele, VUB - Guenaël Devillet, ULG
  • Contract number: SD/TE/05A

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Final Report: Valuation of Terrestrial Ecosystem Services in a multifunctional peri-urban space
Terrestrial ecosystems

ECOFRESH
ECOsystem services of FRESHwater systems

  • Duration of the project: 15/12/09 - 31/01/12
  • Budget: 360 000€
  • Keywords: -
  • Promotors: P. Meire, UA - Léo De Nocker , VITO - L. De Meester , KULeuven - Peter Goethals, UGent - Francis Turkelboom, INBO
  • Contract number: SD/TE/06A

Documentation

Biodiversity

MYCARBIO
Mycorrhizae impact on biodiversity and C-balance of grassland ecosystems under changing climate

  • Duration of the project: 15/12/2006 – 31/01/2009
  • Budget: 320.949 €
  • Keywords: Grassland, arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, climate change, biodiversity, ecosystem model, carbon
  • Promotors: Stéphane Declerck, UCL - Reinhart Ceulemans / Ivan Nijs, UA
  • Contract number: SD/BD/05A

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report: Mycorrhizae impact on biodiversity and C-balance of grassland ecosystems under changing climate
Terrestrial ecosystems
Biodiversity

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
Terrestrial ecosystems
Climate

CLIMAR
Evaluation of climate change impacts and adaptation responses for marine activities

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 15/12/2006 – 31/01/2009
    • Phase 2: 01/01/2009 – 31/01/2011
  • Budget: 1.099.925€
  • Keywords: Climate change impact, adaptation, socio-economic activities, marine ecosystem, evaluation tool
  • Promotors: Dries Van den Eynde, MUMM - Renaat De Sutter, ECOLAS - Frank Maes, UGent - Toon Verwaest; Flanders Hydraulics Research - Hans Polet, ILVO
  • Contract number: SD/NS/01A - SD/NS/01B

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): Evaluation of climate change impacts and adaptation responses for marine activities
    • Summary (phase 1): Evaluation of climate change impacts and adaptation responses for marine activities
    • Final Report: Evaluation of climate change impacts and adaptation responses for marine activities
North Sea
North Sea

AMORE III
Combined Effect of Changing Hydroclimate and human activity on Coastal Ecosystem Health

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 15/12/2006 – 31/01/2009
    • Phase 2: 01/01/2009 – 31/01/2011
  • Budget: 1.116.723€
  • Keywords: Eutrophication, mussel farming, climate change, Phaeocystis, ecosystem health,ecological modeling
  • Promotors: Christiane Lancelot, ULB - Kevin Ruddick, MUMM - Daan Delbare, ILVO- Philippe Grosjean, UMH
  • Contract number: SD/NS/03A - SD/NS/03B

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): Combined Effect of Changing Hydroclimate and human activity on Coastal Ecosystem Health
    • Summary: Combined Effect of Changing Hydroclimate and human activity on Coastal Ecosystem Health
    • Final Report: Combined Effect of Changing Hydroclimate and human activity on Coastal Ecosystem Health
Biodiversity

MICROMET
Microbial diversity and metal fluxes in contaminated North Sea sediments

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 15/12/2006 – 31/01/2009
    • Phase 2: 01/01/2009 – 31/01/2011
  • Budget: 883.681€
  • Keywords: Heavy-metals, marine sediments, microorganisms, biodiversity, RNA sequencing, biogeochemistry
  • Promotors: Philippe Dubois / David C. Gillan, ULB - Koen Sabbe, UGent - Willy Baeyens / Martine Leermakers, VUB - Jean-Claude Fischer, USTL
  • Contract number: SD/NS/04A - SD/NS/04B

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): Microbial diversity and metal fluxes in contaminated North Sea sediments
    • Summary (phase 1): Microbial diversity and metal fluxes in contaminated North Sea sediments
    • Final Report: Microbial diversity and metal fluxes in contaminated North Sea sediments
North Sea
Terrestrial ecosystems

LUSi
Land Use Changes and Si Transport through the Scheldt River Basin

  • Duration of the project: 01/01/2007 – 31/07/2009
  • Budget: 653.782 €
  • Keywords: Land use changes, Si transport, weathering, eutrophication, Scheldt basin
  • Promotors: Patrick Meire, UA - Gerard Govers, KULeuven - Bas Van Wesemael, UCL
  • Contract number: SD/NS/05A

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): Land Use Changes and Si Transport through the Scheldt River Basin
    • Summary (phase 1): Land Use Changes and Si Transport through the Scheldt River Basin
    • Final Report: Land Use Changes and Si Transport through the Scheldt River Basin
    • Summary of the results: Land Use Changes and Si Transport through the Scheldt River Basin
North Sea
North Sea

QUEST4D
QUantification of Erosion/Sedimentation patterns to Trace the natural versus anthropogenic sediment dynamics

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 01/01/2007 – 31/01/2009
    • Phase 2: 01/02/2009 – 31/01/2011
  • Budget: 1.054.905€
  • Keywords: Physical ecosystem; sea-level rise; long-term impact; erosion/sedimentation; sand/mud balance; sustainable exploitation/management criteria
  • Promotors: Vera Van Lancker, UGent - Michael Fettweis, MUMM - Jaak Monbaliu, KULeuven - Toon Verwaest, Flanders Hydraulics Research - Magda Vincx, UGent
  • Contract number: SD/NS/06A - SD/NS/06B

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): QUantification of Erosion/Sedimentation patterns to Trace the natural versus anthropogenic sediment dynamics
    • Summary (phase 1): QUantification of Erosion/Sedimentation patterns to Trace the natural versus anthropogenic sediment dynamics
    • Final Report: QUantification of Erosion/Sedimentation patterns to Trace the natural versus anthropogenic sediment dynamics
    • Annexes
North Sea

INRAM
Integrated monitoring for risk assessment of micropollutants: linking ecology and human health

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 15/12/2006 – 31/01/2009
    • Phase 2: 01/02/2009 – 31/01/2011
  • Budget: 1.105.091€
  • Keywords: Micropollutants; ecological risk assessment; human health effecs; foodchain transfer; monitoring tools; integrated coastal zone management.
  • Promotors: Colin Janssen, UGent - Patrick Roose, MUMM - Hubert De Brabander, UGent - Magda Vincx, UGent - Jan Mees, VLIZ
  • Contract number: SD/NS/02A - SD/NS/02B

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): Integrated risk assessment and monitoring of micropollutants in the belgian coastal zone
    • Final Report: Integrated risk assessment and monitoring of micropollutants in the belgian coastal zone
Biodiversity

WESTBANKS
WestBanks: understanding benthic, pelagic and air-borne ecosystem interactions in shallow coastal seas

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 15/12/2006 – 31/01/2009
    • Phase 2: 01/02/2009 – 31/01/2011
  • Budget: 1.149.463€
  • Keywords: Benthic-pelagic coupling, benthos, demersal fish, dispersal, terns, modeling
  • Promotors: Magda Vincx / Jan Vanaverbeke, UGent - Filip Volckaert, KULeuven - Eric Stienen, INBO - Karline Soetaert, Netherlands Institute of Ecology - Jan Mees, Flanders Marine Institute
  • Contract number: SD/BN/01A - SD/BN/01B

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): WestBanks: understanding benthic, pelagic and air-borne ecosystem interactions in shallow coastal seas
    • Summary (phase 1): WestBanks: understanding benthic, pelagic and air-borne ecosystem interactions in shallow coastal seas
    • Final Report: WestBanks: understanding benthic, pelagic and air-borne ecosystem interactions in shallow coastal seas
North Sea
North Sea

SHIPFLUX
Atmospheric deposition fluxes to the Belgian marine waters originating from ship emissions

  • Duration of the project: 1/09/2009 – 31/08/2011
  • Budget: 179.761 €
  • Keywords:
  • Promotors: René Van Grieken, UA - Clemens Mensink, VITO
  • Contract number: SD/NS/07A

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Final Report: Atmospheric deposition fluxes to the Belgian marine waters originating from ship emissions
North Sea

WAKO II
An integrated impact assessment of trammel net and beam trawl fisheries

  • Duration of the project: 1/05/2009 – 30/11/2011
  • Budget: 178.424 €
  • Keywords:
  • Promotors: Jochen Depestele, ILVO - Eric Stienen, INBO - Steven Degraer, MUMM - Magda Vincx UGent
  • Contract number: SD/NS/08A

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report: An integrated impact assessment of trammel net and beam trawl fisheries
North Sea

EnSIS
Ecosystem sensitivity to invasive species

  • Duration of the project: 1/03/2009 – 28/02/2011
  • Budget: 179.778 €
  • Keywords:
  • Promotors: Steven Degraer, MUMM - Magda Vincx, UGent, Mar Biol - Eric Stienen, INBO -Vera Van Lancker, MUMM - Johan Craemeersch, IMARES (NL)
  • Contract number: SD/NS/09A

Documentation

North Sea

OSERIT
Development of an integrated software for forecasting the impacts of accidental oil pollution

  • Duration of the project: 1/09/2009 – 31/08/2011
  • Budget: 179.410 €
  • Keywords:
  • Promotors: Sébastien Legrand, MUMM
  • Contract number: SD/NS/10A

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Final Report: Development of an integrated software for forecasting the impacts of accidental oil pollution
North Sea

LECOFISH
An ecosystem approach in sustainable fisheries management through local ecological knowledge

  • Duration of the project: 1/07/2009 – 30/06/2011
  • Budget: 177.250 €
  • Keywords:
  • Promotors: Frank Maes, Ugent,
  • Contract number: SD/NS/11A

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Final Report: An ecosystem approach in sustainable fisheries management through local ecological knowledge
    • Book: An ecosystem approach in sustainable fisheries management through local ecological knowledge in Belgium (LECOFISH).
      Maps
North Sea

AS-MADE
Assessment of Marine Debris on the Belgian Continental Shelf: occurrence and effects

  • Duration of the project: 1/07/2009 – 30/06/2011
  • Budget: 179.619 €
  • Keywords:
  • Promotors: Colin Janssen, Ugent - Jan Mees, VLIZ - Eric Stienen, INBO
  • Contract number: SD/NS/12A

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Final Report: Assessment of Marine Debris on the Belgian Continental Shelf: occurrence and effects
North Sea

BOREAS
Belgian Ocean Energy Assessment

  • Duration of the project: 1/06/2009 – 31/05/2011
  • Budget: 179.351 €
  • Keywords:
  • Promotors: Julien De Rouck, Ugent - Jaak Monbaliu, KULeuven - Dries Van den Eynde, MUMM - Toon Verwaest , WLH
  • Contract number: SD/NS/13A

Documentation

North Sea

PMPZ-DB II
Resuscitation of the data collected during the first years of modern oceanography in Belgium

  • Duration of the project: 1/08/2009 – 31/07/2011
  • Budget: 130.226 €
  • Keywords:
  • Promotors: Serge Scory, MUMM
  • Contract number: SD/NS/14A

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Final Report: Resuscitation of the data collected during the first years of modern oceanography in Belgium

 


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

Biodiversity

BIOSERF
Sustainability of tropical forest biodiversity and services under climate and human pressure

  • Duration of the project: 15/12/2010 – 31/03/2015
  • Budget: 798.888 €
  • Keywords: Biodiversity, ecosystem services, Congo Basin forests, climate change, social change, modelling
  • Promotors: Alain Hambuckers, ULG - Nicolas Dendoncker, FUNDP - Louis François, ULG - Roseline Beudels, KBIN-IRSNB - Patrick Van Damme, UG
  • Contract number: SD/AR/03A

Documentation

Terrestrial ecosystems
Climate

CHOLTIC
Cholera outbreaks at Lake Tanganyika induced by Climate Change?

  • Duration of the project: 15/12/2010 – 31/03/2015
  • Budget: 797.413 €
  • Keywords: Cholera, epidemiology, bacteriology, limnology, climate change, phytoplankton, zooplankton, numerical simulation,
    Lake Tanganyika, Africa.
  • Promotors: Pierre-Denis Plisnier, MRAC-KMMA - Yves Cornet, ULg - Christine Cocquyt, JB Meise - Jan Jacob, Inst tropical médecine - Eric Deleersnijder, UCL
  • Contract number: SD/AR/04A

Documentation

Biodiversity
Biodiversity

COBAFISH
Congo basin: From carbon to fishes

  • Duration of the project: 15/12/2010 – 31/03/2015
  • Budget: 460.812 €
  • Keywords: Congo River, ecosystem functioning, biogeochemistry, biodiversity, food web
  • Promotors: Erik Verheyen, KBIN/IRSNB - Alberto Borges, Ulg - Steven Bouillon, KULeuven - Christine Cocquyt, JB Meise - Jos Snoeks, MRAC-KMMA
  • Contract number: SD/AR/05A

Documentation

Climate

COBIMFO
Congo basin integrated monitoring for forest carbon mitigation and biodiversity

  • Duration of the project: 15/12/2010 – 31/03/2015
  • Budget: 909.796 €
  • Keywords: Congo basin, Carbon, biodiversity, REDD+, remote sensing
  • Promotors: Pascal Boeckx, UG - Hans Verbeeck, UG - Hans Beeckman, MRAC-KMMA - Jan Bogaert, ULB - Pierre Defourny, UCL - Steven Dessein, JB Meise - Erik Verheyen, IRM-KMI - Herwig Leirs, UA
  • Contract number: SD/AR/01A

Documentation

Biodiversity
Biodiversity

EAGLES
East African Great Lake Ecosystem Sensitivity to changes

  • Duration of the project: 15/12/2010 – 31/03/2015
  • Budget: 799.781 €
  • Keywords: Lake Kivu, environmental change, biogeochemistry, productivity, sediment archives, climate, modelling
  • Promotors: Jean-Pierre Descy, FUNDP - Luc André, MRAC-KMMA - Steven Bouillon, KULeuven - Alberto Borges, Ulg - Wim Vyverman, Ugent - Yves Cornet, Ulg - Nicole Van Lipzig & Matthias Demuzere, KULeuven
  • Contract number: SD/AR/02A

Documentation

Terrestrial ecosystems
Terrestrial ecosystems

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
Climate

BE- REDDi
Development of Belgian REDD Information Systems

  • Cluster of the research 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
Atmosphere and terrestrial and marine ecosystems

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