OPERAS

Operational Potential of Ecosystem Research Applications

 Coordinatore THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH 

 Organization address address: OLD COLLEGE, SOUTH BRIDGE
city: EDINBURGH
postcode: EH8 9YL

contact info
Titolo: Ms.
Nome: Angela
Cognome: Noble
Email: send email
Telefono: +44 131 650 9024
Fax: +44 161 651 4028

 Nazionalità Coordinatore United Kingdom [UK]
 Totale costo 11˙459˙749 €
 EC contributo 8˙997˙909 €
 Programma FP7-ENVIRONMENT
Specific Programme "Cooperation": Environment (including Climate Change)
 Code Call FP7-ENV-2012-two-stage
 Funding Scheme CP
 Anno di inizio 2012
 Periodo (anno-mese-giorno) 2012-12-01   -   2017-11-30

 Partecipanti

# participant  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH

 Organization address address: OLD COLLEGE, SOUTH BRIDGE
city: EDINBURGH
postcode: EH8 9YL

contact info
Titolo: Ms.
Nome: Angela
Cognome: Noble
Email: send email
Telefono: +44 131 650 9024
Fax: +44 161 651 4028

UK (EDINBURGH) coordinator 1˙514˙742.50
2    STICHTING VU-VUMC

 Organization address address: DE BOELELAAN 1105
city: AMSTERDAM
postcode: 1081 HV

contact info
Titolo: Prof.
Nome: Peter
Cognome: Verburg
Email: send email
Telefono: 31205983594

NL (AMSTERDAM) participant 894˙250.00
3    WCMC LBG

 Organization address address: HUNTINGDON ROAD 219
city: Cambridge
postcode: CB3 0DL

contact info
Titolo: Dr.
Nome: Matthew John
Cognome: Walpole
Email: send email
Telefono: +44 1223 277314

UK (Cambridge) participant 716˙260.00
4    EUROPEAN FOREST INSTITUTE

 Organization address address: YLIOPISTOKATU 6
city: JOENSUU
postcode: 80100

contact info
Titolo: Ms.
Nome: Kirsi
Cognome: Loisa
Email: send email
Telefono: +358 10 773 4325
Fax: +358 10 773 4377

FI (JOENSUU) participant 628˙862.00
5    LUNDS UNIVERSITET

 Organization address address: Paradisgatan 5c
city: LUND
postcode: 22100

contact info
Titolo: Prof.
Nome: Lennart
Cognome: Olsson
Email: send email
Telefono: +46 46 222 05 11

SE (LUND) participant 601˙565.00
6    CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE

 Organization address address: Rue Michel -Ange 3
city: PARIS
postcode: 75794

contact info
Titolo: Mr.
Nome: Guillaume
Cognome: Rochet
Email: send email
Telefono: +33 4 76881005
Fax: +33 4 76 51 42 79

FR (PARIS) participant 514˙761.00
7    Karlsruher Institut fuer Technologie

 Organization address address: Kaiserstrasse 12
city: Karlsruhe
postcode: 76131

contact info
Titolo: Ms.
Nome: Natascha
Cognome: Kindsvogel
Email: send email
Telefono: +49 721 608 25414
Fax: +49 721 608 25403

DE (Karlsruhe) participant 503˙439.00
8    "INSTITUTE FOR EUROPEAN ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY, LONDON"

 Organization address address: BELGRAVE ROAD 11 IEEP OFFICES FLOOR 3
city: LONDON
postcode: SW1V 1RB

contact info
Titolo: Mrs.
Nome: Claire
Cognome: Froomberg
Email: send email
Telefono: 442078000000

UK (LONDON) participant 471˙489.00
9    PROSPEX BVBA

 Organization address address: Vlugestal 6
city: Keerbergen
postcode: 3140

contact info
Titolo: Dr.
Nome: Marc
Cognome: Gramberger
Email: send email
Telefono: +32 15 22 544 0
Fax: 3215225447

BE (Keerbergen) participant 416˙500.00
10    UNIVERSITAET POTSDAM

 Organization address address: AM NEUEN PALAIS 10
city: POTSDAM
postcode: 14469

contact info
Titolo: Dr.
Nome: Regina
Cognome: Gerber
Email: send email
Telefono: 493320000000
Fax: 493320000000

DE (POTSDAM) participant 336˙200.00
11    EIDGENOESSISCHE TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE ZURICH

 Organization address address: Raemistrasse 101
city: ZUERICH
postcode: 8092

contact info
Titolo: Prof.
Nome: Adrienne
Cognome: Grêt-Regamey
Email: send email
Telefono: +41 44 6332957

CH (ZUERICH) participant 335˙244.00
12    UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, DUBLIN

 Organization address address: BELFIELD
city: DUBLIN
postcode: 4

contact info
Titolo: Mr.
Nome: Donal
Cognome: Doolan
Email: send email
Telefono: 35317161656

IE (DUBLIN) participant 283˙500.00
13    "FUNDATIA PENTRU TEHNOLOGIA INFORMATIEI APLICATE IN MEDIU,AGRICULTURA SI SCHIMBARI GLOBALE"

 Organization address address: Sfintii Voievozi 6
city: Bucharest
postcode: 10966

contact info
Titolo: Mr.
Nome: George
Cognome: Cojocaru
Email: send email
Telefono: 40213102058
Fax: 40213102058

RO (Bucharest) participant 276˙660.00
14    AGENCIA ESTATAL CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTIFICAS

 Organization address address: CALLE SERRANO 117
city: MADRID
postcode: 28006

contact info
Titolo: Mr.
Nome: Alberto
Cognome: Sereno Alvarez
Email: send email
Telefono: +34 91 566 88 52
Fax: +34 91 566 89 19

ES (MADRID) participant 160˙425.00
15    ALBERT-LUDWIGS-UNIVERSITAET FREIBURG

 Organization address address: FAHNENBERGPLATZ
city: FREIBURG
postcode: 79085

contact info
Titolo: Prof.
Nome: Carsten
Cognome: Dormann
Email: send email
Telefono: +49 761 203 3750
Fax: +49 761203 3751

DE (FREIBURG) participant 158˙198.40
16    RHEINISCHE FRIEDRICH-WILHELMS-UNIVERSITAT BONN

 Organization address address: REGINA PACIS WEG 3
city: BONN
postcode: 53113

contact info
Titolo: Ms.
Nome: Daniela
Cognome: Hasenpusch
Email: send email
Telefono: +49 228 737 274
Fax: +49 228 736 479

DE (BONN) participant 158˙197.20
17    BIOTOPE SARL

 Organization address address: BOULEVARD MARECHAL FOCH 22
city: MEZE
postcode: 34140

contact info
Titolo: Dr.
Nome: Fabien
Cognome: Quetier
Email: send email
Telefono: +33 621 512 666

FR (MEZE) participant 150˙492.00
18    HELMHOLTZ-ZENTRUM FUER UMWELTFORSCHUNG GMBH - UFZ

 Organization address address: Permoser Strasse 15
city: LEIPZIG
postcode: 4318

contact info
Titolo: Ms.
Nome: Annette
Cognome: Schmidt
Email: send email
Telefono: +49 341 235 1663
Fax: +49 341 235 1386

DE (LEIPZIG) participant 147˙454.50
19    ECO-METRICA LIMITED

 Organization address address: KITTLE YARDS UNIT 3 B
city: EDINBURGH
postcode: EH9 1PJ

contact info
Titolo: Mr.
Nome: Adrian
Cognome: Smith
Email: send email
Telefono: +44 131 6624342

UK (EDINBURGH) participant 98˙217.60
20    UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA

 Organization address address: EARLHAM ROAD
city: NORWICH
postcode: NR4 7TJ

contact info
Titolo: Mr.
Nome: Geoffrey
Cognome: Carruth
Email: send email
Telefono: +44 1603 591573
Fax: +44 1603 591550

UK (NORWICH) participant 95˙040.00
21    Center for International Forestry Research

 Organization address address: "Jalan CIFOR, Situ Gede"
city: Bogor Barat
postcode: 16115

contact info
Titolo: Dr.
Nome: Bruno
Cognome: Locatelli
Email: send email
Telefono: 622519000000

ID (Bogor Barat) participant 94˙102.50
22    IODINE SPRL

 Organization address address: DREVE DU REMBUCHER 34
city: BRUXELLES
postcode: 1170

contact info
Titolo: Dr.
Nome: Robert
Cognome: Tinch
Email: send email
Telefono: 3227911003

BE (BRUXELLES) participant 91˙704.00
23    denkstatt Bulgaria OOD

 Organization address address: Dragalevtsi 6th 19
city: Sofia
postcode: 1415

contact info
Titolo: Mr.
Nome: Boyan
Cognome: Rashev
Email: send email
Telefono: 35924707508

BG (Sofia) participant 86˙782.00
24    CONSULTORA DE SERVICIOS GLOBALES MEDIOAMBIENTALES SL

 Organization address address: CALLE ROGER DE LLURIA PISO 6 118
city: BARCELONA
postcode: 8037

contact info
Titolo: Mr.
Nome: José
Cognome: Lascurain
Email: send email
Telefono: +3493 488 22 72

ES (BARCELONA) participant 86˙011.00
25    "SDRUZHIE VVF - SVETOVEN FOND ZA DIVATA PRIRODA, DUNAVSKO-KARPATSKA PROGRAMA BULGARIA"

 Organization address address: UL IVAN VAZOV 38 ET 2 APT 3 4
city: SOFIA
postcode: 1000

contact info
Titolo: Mrs.
Nome: Maya
Cognome: Bankova-Todorova
Email: send email
Telefono: 359892397

BG (SOFIA) participant 76˙143.60
26    FUNDACAO DA FACULDADE DE CIENCIAS DA UNIVERSIDADE DE LISBOA

 Organization address address: CAMPO GRANDE EDIFICIO C1 PISO 3
city: LISBOA
postcode: 1749016

contact info
Titolo: Dr.
Nome: Carla
Cognome: Marques
Email: send email
Telefono: +351 217 500 448
Fax: +351 217 500 166

PT (LISBOA) participant 71˙830.00
27    ASOCIATIA WWF PROGRAMUL DUNARE CARPATI ROMANIA

 Organization address address: MIRCEA VULCANESCU STREET 109
city: BUCURESTI
postcode: 10818

contact info
Titolo: Dr.
Nome: Orieta
Cognome: Hulea
Email: send email
Telefono: +40 21 317 49 96
Fax: +40 21 317 49 97

RO (BUCURESTI) participant 29˙839.20

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 Obiettivo del progetto (Objective)

'Human use and exploitation of the biosphere is increasing at such a pace and scale that the sustainability of major ecosystems is threatened, and may not be able to continue to function in ways that are vital to the existence of humanity. Re-framing environmental resource use has led to the emergence of the concepts of ecosystem services (ES) and natural capital (NC). This discourse indicates not only a change in our understanding of planetary functions at the ecosystem scale, but also a fundamental shift in how we perceive the relationship between people and the ecosystems on which they depend. OPERAs (OPERATIONAL POTENTIAL OF ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH APPLICATIONS) aims to improve understanding of how ES/NC contribute to human well-being in different social-ecological systems in inland and coastal zones, in rural and urban areas, related to different ecosystems including forests and fresh water resources. The OPERAs research will establish whether, how and under what conditions the ES/NC concepts can move beyond the academic domain towards practical implementation in support of sustainable ecosystem management. OPERAs will use a meta-analysis (systematic review) of existing ES/NC practice to identify knowledge gaps and requirements for new policy options and instruments. New insights, and improved or novel tools and instruments, will be tested in practice in exemplar case studies in a range of socio-ecological systems across locales, sectors, scales and time. Throughout this iterative process, available resources and tools will be brought together in a ‘Resource Hub’, a web-based portal that will be co-developed by scientists and practitioners representing different interests and perspectives on the development, communication and implementation of the ES/NC concepts. The Resource Hub will provide the main interface between OPERAs and a ‘Community of Excellence’ (CoE) for continued practice that will benefit from OPERAs outcomes.'

Introduzione (Teaser)

An EU-funded meta-analysis has found that most studies don't capture the real scientific, social and cultural value of ecosystem services (ES).

Descrizione progetto (Article)

The rapid rate at which we are using up our natural resources means many of our major ecosystems no longer function properly. The vital role of ecosystems is reflected in the ES and natural capital (NC) concepts being adopted within high-level policy frameworks.

The 'Operational potential of ecosystem research applications' (http://www.operas-project.eu/ (OPERAS)) project is a partnership of 27 academic institutions and consultancies from across Europe. It aims to support sustainable ecosystem management by understanding how to apply academic concepts from ecosystem science to policy and decision-making.

Results of abroad meta-analysis found that most studies take place in China, Europe and the United States and focus on ES supply while ignoring demand. Furthermore, the importance of ES and NC to biochemical and medicinal products, genetic material, soil formation, and spiritual and artistic inspiration have rarely been studied.

Researchers also found government policy could more explicitly acknowledge nature's importance and use instruments to more effectively implement policy objectives. This includes promoting management tools such as life-cycle assessments, environmental impact assessments and accounting schemes, as well as trade-off, cost-benefit and uncertainty analyses.

OPERAS is establishing communities of practice across Europe (e.g. http://www.escom.scot (ESCom-Scotland)) as well as a web-based resource hub for data, online tools, videos and best practice guidelines known as http://www.oppla.eu (Oppla).

This work is expected to have positive socio-economic impacts by supporting more sustainable ecosystem management practices and advancing knowledge of ES. It could also influence ES management policy with the aim to enhance individuals' well-being and contribute to an EU green economy.

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