Navigation Links
Birth of a scientific project to save the Mediterranean coast
Date:4/12/2010

rotocol for the Mediterranean, with the aim of protecting coastal regions as natural and cultural heritages which must be preserved. This legal instrument, the first of its kind for these regions, was ratified in 2009 by Slovenia and France, and more recently by Morocco, and will enter into force shortly.

The PEGASO project will pave the way for the policies of the Protocol of the Mediterranean. It will be financed with 6,999,004.56 euros under the EC Framework Programme 7 and aims to improve coastal management by bridging science and coastal governance at regional, national and local level. The project will organise the necessary data to create a complete Atlas of the Mediterranean Sea and maintain an updated database to be used by local managers when implementing the ICZM protocol, and will give continuity to a work platform formed by representatives of different coastal management sectors.

To reach these general objectives, researchers will set the scientific methodology needed for the study of relations between rivers, coastal areas and the sea; establish indicators for the tracking of the situation in these zones; develop the tools needed for a rigorous comparison of different zones of the Mediterranean Sea and Black Sea; and design a set of tools based on maps, indicators, spatial analysis and socio-economic assessments needed to meet the European protocol. All of this will lead to the creation of the first network for the collection of data, statistics, satellite images, land use, landscapes and information on forest fires, as well as many other aspects of coastal regions.

The project includes a user group of 15 experts formed by technicians from ministries in France, Greece, Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, Georgia and Turkey; representatives of the tourist (Tunisia) and energy industry sectors, and of the maritime sector and harbours, as well as representatives of regions who will apply the results of the PEGASO project to local management
'/>"/>

Contact: Franoise Breton
francoise.breton@uab.cat
34-935-811-751
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. Risk of common vaginal infection linked to preterm birth appears higher for blacks
2. Birth records hold pancreatic cancer clue
3. Researchers find evidence linking stress caused by the Sept. 11 disaster with low birth weights
4. Birth of an iceberg
5. The birth and death of dopamine neurons: A new model for neurodegeneration
6. Certain diseases, birth defects may be linked to failure of protein recycling system
7. New folic acid seal helps women choose enriched grain foods to help prevent birth defects
8. Immunosuppressant further linked to birth defects
9. Northern right whales head south to give birth, leave genetic fingerprints with NOAA researchers
10. Deadly genetic disease prevented before birth in zebrafish
11. Birth of an enzyme
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/15/2014)... , Dec. 12, 2014 Research and Markets ... the "Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019" report ... Facial recognition is a technology used ... the overall facial feature of a person such as ...
(Date:12/11/2014)... 2014  That blood pressure plays a role in human health ... medical term for high blood pressure – was first described ... cuff that,s used in measuring blood pressure was invented in ... about hypertension, its triggers and its effects. In fact, recent ...
(Date:12/10/2014)...  Valencell, a leader in performance biometric data sensor technology, ... its licensees for highly accurate, clinically validated biometric technology. ... from fitness and health sectors, but first responders/military and ... only as useful as the biometric data it delivers. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, Cognitec Systems, NEC and Safran Group 2Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, Cognitec Systems, NEC and Safran Group 3Research points to need for new approaches to treatment of high blood pressure 2Research points to need for new approaches to treatment of high blood pressure 3Research points to need for new approaches to treatment of high blood pressure 4Wearable Technology Products Demand Highly Accurate Biometric Technology 2
... that global climate processes are affecting southern right whales ... by an international team of scientists found a strong ... Atlantic and El Nino in the western Pacific. The ... Biology Letters. , Southern right whales migrate from the ...
... may improve construction or repair of bones in the face, ... American Dental Association Foundation (ADAF) and the National Institute of ... upcoming journal articles,* the new technology provides a method for ... a patient's own cells and is formed with a cement ...
... when a mouse repeatedly experiences defeat by a dominant ... memory molecule in a brain circuit for social learning, ... National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) have discovered. ... welcome strangers in spite of repeated social defeat. Their ...
Cached Biology News:Bioactive cement scaffold may improve bone grafts 2Mice lacking social memory molecule take bullying in stride 2Mice lacking social memory molecule take bullying in stride 3
(Date:1/22/2015)... Controlled Substance Compliance Services (CSCS), a project managed ... legal requirements around using controlled substances in pharmaceutical research, ... their international operations expand and become increasingly complex, large ... a result of the first phase of the CSCS ...
(Date:1/22/2015)...  Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ), world leader ... commitment to sustainability with inclusion on a prestigious list of ... healthcare equipment company among the Corporate Knights Global 100 Most ... at Davos, Switzerland . ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... DALLAS and NEW YORK , ... a biopharmaceutical company advancing patient care in critical areas, announced ... of common stock, and warrants to purchase up to an ... of $4.00 per share and $.01 per warrant.  The warrants ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... Earlier this year in a June 24 ... Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC ( ASCTC ) focused ... of adult tissue stem cells. His title “Asymmetric Self-Renewal ... the Future,” embodied the essence of his message to congress ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Global Compliance Service for Controlled Substances to Expand to China 2Varian Honored Among World's 100 Most Sustainable Corporations 2PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Closing of Public Offering 2PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Closing of Public Offering 3Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC’s Director Sherley's Address on What’s Holding Back Regenerative Medicine Featured on Omics Group Website 2Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC’s Director Sherley's Address on What’s Holding Back Regenerative Medicine Featured on Omics Group Website 3Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC’s Director Sherley's Address on What’s Holding Back Regenerative Medicine Featured on Omics Group Website 4
... PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 29 Covance Inc. (NYSE:,CVD) ... a 50-50 joint venture,with WuXi Pharmatech to provide ... China will become an attractive region for outsourced ... opportunity, we,will pursue our original strategy to build ...
... Inc.,("CTI" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: CTICD and ... purchase, for $14.2 million, newly,issued 15.5% Convertible Senior Notes ... The transaction is the result of an amendment of ... 2008) under which,the investor had purchased $9 million of ...
... Lu, former EVP of,Yahoo!, continues to dedicate his passion to ... USA. HYSTA is greatly,honored to have Qi,s on-going commitment as ... he had served more than 10,years, which was a big ... has not changed is his dedication to serve the Chinese,community ...
Cached Biology Technology:Covance Decides to Pursue Its Original Preclinical Strategy in China 2Cell Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Single Institutional Investor Purchases $14.2 Million of Senior Convertible Notes 2Cell Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Single Institutional Investor Purchases $14.2 Million of Senior Convertible Notes 3Update: HYSTA Announces Dr. Qi Lu to Continue on as President of HYSTA, USA 2
... for Optimal Microdissection , CapSure HS and ... and rapid extraction of populations of pure ... with Laser Capture Microdissection., Ensure the ... Analysis , All CapSure LCM Caps have ...
... sensitive laser confocal systems designed for rapid ... that meet your expectations, differentiating between a ... the signal on the bottom as well ... for increased sensitivity. Results with VersArray ChipReader ...
... assays on four slides. The new ArraySlide ... 96 (6mm x 7mm) individual printing surfaces ... screening analysis studies. Unlike other systems, this ... the presence of contaminating adhesives. The chamber ...
... Use : GeneTraffic is built to be ... research. GeneTraffic provides visual and computational tools ... prior to analysis. , Data and ... using the MIAME (Minimum Information About a ...
Biology Products: