INSPIRE Knowledge Base

CARBONES

Description
Organisation: 
EU FP7 Science Project CARBONES (CARBON fluxES and pools over Europe and the globe)
Acronym: 
CARBONES
Details
Mission and Objectives: 
CARBONES (CARBON fluxES and pools over Europe and the globe) is a EU FP7-funded project aiming to provide a 30-year long re- analysis of carbon fluxes and pools over Europe and the globe, in form of a user-friendly on-line interface. The project began in March 2010 and ends in March 2013.
Formal Mandate: 
European Commission
Mandate: 
EU FP7 Research Project (1.3.2010 - 30.3.2013)
Activities: 
Scientific activity to develop CCDAS system for re-analysis of the carbon cycle. Publish the output of CCDAS (web portal, view services, download services)
Membership: 
The project is a partnership between teams in France, the UK, Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands and China. The current list of partners is: Noveltis, France. (Coordinator). Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique, LSCE, France. Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants Ltd., United Kingdom. Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Germany. AEA Technology, United Kingdom. Thales Alenia Space, France. Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland. Stichting Dienst Landbouwkundig Onderzoek, Netherland. Universität Stuttgart, Germany. Peking University, China. Aberdeen University, United Kingdom. UK Met Office Hadley Centre, United Kingdom. European Forest Institute, Finland. CLIMMOD Engineering SARL, France.
Typology: 
Thematic
PROPOSED ROLE IN INSPIRE DEVELOPMENT

Which role(s) do you foresee for the SDIC in INSPIRE development

  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • participate in the review process
  • yes
  • collect and describe user requirements related to Environmental policies
  • yes
  • register a project to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    International
    Global
    Societal Sector
    Research
    Specific Expertise
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    Some project members (e.g. CERC, Thales) have been involved in a number of other EU projects which are relevant to INSPIRE. GENESIS, PASODOBLE, MACC etc.
    Environmental application domains
    Carbon cycle
    Primary Business
    Scientific research