Climate change impacts (natural and anthropogenic factors) and response options in mountainous areas
This is a Mountain pilot call under the CIRCLE ERA-NET. The funding organisations of the call are: the Federal Ministry of Science and Research, Austria, the Ministry of Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Sea, France, the Mariolopoulos-Kanaginis Foundation of Environmental Sciences, Greece, the Ministry of Environment and Water, Hungary, the Ministry of Science and Innovation, Spain, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey and The Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning.
The aim of this call is to increase knowledge of options, premises and barriers for climate change impacts and adaptation including the relationship between adaptation and mitigation in mountainous areas. Special emphasis should be laid on the involvement of decision makers / developers and relevant stakeholders.
The theme for project proposals is climate change impacts (natural and anthropogenic factors) and response options in mountainous areas including effects on /inter alia/, water resources, infrastructure, slope stability, agriculture, tourism, public health and biodiversity.
The call will be open between September 22 2009 and January 29 2010, 5 pm CET. Applications received after this deadline will be excluded from the evaluation process. Applications should be submitted on-line
The projects of the consortium should be ready to begin on August 1, 2010.
Clarifications on national rules and funding must be obtained from the National Contact Persons listed on the website.
|Source of information||CIRCLE MOUNTAIN|
|Keyword(s)||Climate change impact|
|Subject(s)||AGRICULTURE , HEALTH - HYGIENE - PATHOGENIC MICROORGANISM , INFRASTRUCTURES , TOURISM - SPORT - HOBBIES|
|Geographical coverage||Austria, France, Greece, Hungary, Spain, Sweden, Turkey|