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e-shape: a new project which aims at strengthening the benefits for Europe of GEOSS

15 de May 2019CREAF

Participation of CREAF will be in the showcase about Ecology with a certain continuity of the EcoPotential activities.

The key to halting climate change is reducing fossil fuel combustion, not planting trees

15 de May 2019Anna Ramon Revilla

Against the backdrop of today’s Global Climate Strike, we report on an article according to which planting trees could become an excuse to carry on emitting carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Josep Peñuelas, a CSIC researcher based at CREAF, says our priority should be reducing fossil fuel combustion to zero.

CREAF engaged with an european working group to boost Ethics and Integrity in Research

10 de May 2019Anna Ramon Revilla

Olga Roig participated in the last ENRIO meeting, a European group to discuss the practical side of Research Ethics and Integrity.

CREAF participates in a new COST ACTION to increase understanding of alien species through citizen science

10 de May 2019Anna Ramon Revilla

Bernat Claramunt participates in the COST Action AlienCSI to address multidisciplinary research questions to develop and implement citizen science strategies to increase the scientific understanding of IAS ecology and dynamics, specifically informing decision-makers to implement technical requirements of relevant legislation. 

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Satellites are overestimating vegetation’s ability to absorb atmospheric carbon dioxide

1 de May 2019Anna Ramon Revilla

According to an article by CREAF researchers Benjamin Stocker and Josep Peñuelas published in Nature Geoscience, drought impact studies based on satellite data do not factor in the effects of soil moisture.

Olga Roig receives the European Certificate in Research Management

12 de April 2019Anna Ramon Revilla

As a student from EARMA’s third European Certificate in Research Management (CRM) cohort, Olga Roig was duly awarded their completion certificate at the EARMA's Conference Awards Ceremony this April. She began their CRM studies in January 2017 and finished in the summer of 2018.

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L’observació de la Terra i les Variables Essencials són útils per avaluar l’avenç cap als objectius del desenvolupament sostenible

29 de March 2019Anna Ramon Revilla

Un equip de recerca del CREAF amb Joan Masó, Ivette Serral, Cristina Domingo  i Alaitz Zabala, han creat un gràfic on consultar els vincles i les mancances entre les Variables Essencials, els indicadors que proporcionen les xarxes d’observació de la Terra i els indicadors dels Objectius de Desenvolupament Sostenible (ODS). 

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Which new practices and tools can improve the climate mitigation and adaptation potential of EU forests?

27 de February 2019CREAF

A final report of the EIP-AGRI Focus Group on ‘New forest practices and tools for adaptation and mitigation of climate change’ was published last January. Enrique Doblas, as an expert involved in this Focus Group, was involved in this publication.

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