BEYOND relies on existing state-of-the-art and interdisciplinary collaboration with twining organizations highly esteemed in the European Research Area, for Building Capacity for a Centre of Excellence dedicated to Natural Disaster Management in southeastern Europe, including European
Balkan countries, with a potential to expand to an even wider geographic area through harmonizing the observational capabilities available in the partners. BEYOND a) sets up integrated observational solutions allowing different monitoring networks (space borne and in-situ) to cooperate in
a complementary, unified and coordinated manner, b) create archives and data bases of long series of observations and higher level products, and c) make the observations and products available for exploitation with state-of-the-art science and models, hence providing the involved stakeholders,
scientists and/or institutional users, with substantial information for down streaming to local needs for handling natural and human induced disasters. To accomplish this goals BEYOND is structured around 6 Work Packages namely, WP1 “Project Management”, WP2 “Personnel Recruitment”,
WP3 “Infrastructure and capacity building”, WP4 “Dissemination”, WP5 “Exchange of know-how and experience”, and WP6 “Exploitation and Intellectual Property development”. It is a 36 month project building upon, a) the collaboration with high-level
scientific organizations from Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, Norway, Serbia, Swiss, and Turkey, and b) the support and participation of ESA, and WMO international organisations. BEYOND envisages for the recruitment of new researchers, and establishes a detailed exploitation and targeted dissemination
plan through workshops, publications, web portal, etc. BEYOND covers all the priorities defined by the work program, substantially contributing to human, institutional and infrastructure capacity building
No References for this article.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
IN SITU OBSERVATION;
Document Type: Research Article
National Observatory of Athens, Greece
Publication date: June 1, 2016
More about this publication?
Impact is a series of high-quality, open access and free to access science reports designed to enable the dissemination of research impact to key stakeholders. Communicating the impact and relevance of research projects across a large number of subjects in a content format that is easily accessible by an academic and stakeholder audience. The publication features content from the world's leading research councils, policy groups, universities and research projects. Impact is published under a CC-BY Creative Commons licence.
- Subscribe to this Title
- Terms & Conditions
- Disseminating research in Impact
- Information about Impact
- Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites