Collections (66)

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CITSCI : Citizen Science - Citizens' Data

The 'Citizen Science - Citizens' Data' collection contains data sets relating to citizen engagement in scientific research, citizen generated data in the wider sense, and their interplay with policymaking. Among others, the collection includes the results of surveys of citizen sc...

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DATAM : Data/Modelling platform of resource economics

DataM is a website (https://datam.jrc.ec.europa.eu) that acts as knowledge and data hub about the research carried out by the European Commission and partners in resource economics and sustainability. Agri-food, bioeconomy, biotechnologies, climate change, food and nutrition sec...

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DROUGHT : Drought Observatories datasets

Drought monitoring is based on various indices: the standardized precipitation index (SPI), which shows the deviation from average precipitation and is therefore directly related to drought hazard, while additional indices monitor the status of soil moisture, vegetation, groundwa...

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EDGAR : Emissions Database for Global Atmospheric Research

The Emissions Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR) provides independent estimates of the global anthropogenic emissions and emission trends, based on publicly available statistics, for the atmospheric modeling community as well as for policy makers. This scientific in...

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EMIS : Environmental Marine Information System

The Marine Geoportal EMIS relies on biological and physical variables generated from both hydrodynamic models and satellite remote sensing. A number of these variables and advanced products are available as raster datasets to the scientific and environmental managerial communit...

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EPLCA : European Platform on Life Cycle Assessment

The EU's knowledge base that responds to business and policy needs for social and environmental assessments of supply chains and end-of-life waste management, otherwise known as life cycle assessments. The EPLCA consists of different tools and databases including the European Lif...

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ESDAC : European Soil Data Centre

The European Soil Data Centre (ESDAC) is the thematic centre for soil related data in Europe. Its ambition is to be the single reference point for and to host all relevant soil data and information at European level. It is the source for various authoritative European soil-relate...

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EURDEP : EUropean Radiological Data Exchange Platform

EURDEP (EUropean Radiological Data Exchange Platform) is both a standard format for radiological data and a network for the exchange of automatic monitoring data. The latest release of the format is version 2.x, which is in use since the beginning of 2002. The data-format is appl...

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CoM : Covenant of Mayors

The CoM collection provides supporting data for the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (CoM) initiative. The CoM is the mainstream European voluntary movement involving local authorities in the development and implementation of sustainable energy and climate policies. In E...

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GECOutlook : Global Energy and Climate Outlook

JRC Science for Policy Global Energy and Climate Outlook report series. Includes energy-economy modelling of climate and energy policies and pathways for transitions to a low-carbon economy. Produces datasets of greenhouse gas emissions, energy and economic activity balances for ...

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JRC-EU-TIMES : The JRC European TIMES Energy System Model

JRC-EU-TIMES is a model that represents all sectors of the energy system of the EU28 and of neighbouring countries: buildings, transport, industry, power and agriculture. The JRC-EU-TIMES model produces projections (or scenarios) of the EU energy system showing its evolution up t...

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CEMS-GloFAS-RA : GloFAS hydrological reanalysis

This collection includes output of global hydrological simulations produced in the context of the Copernicus Emergency Management Service - Global Flood Awareness System (CEMS-GloFAS). Output maps have quasi global extent and 0.1 degree (~10 km) grid resolution.

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MMF-BLUE2 : European marine modelling resources

Datasets are a subset of the JRC marine water portal which serves as the gateway to JRC products on freshwater and marine water resources, providing access to water data, publications, and maps, as well as to water projects and events. The portal brings together the products and ...

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IPSO : Innovative Public Services Observatory

The Innovative Public Sevices Observatory (IPSO) is a platform jointly created by DIGIT and JRC in the framework of the IPS Action of the EU ISA² Programme, with the purpose of monitoring the adoption and use across Europe of emerging and disruptive technologies - as AI, DLT, IoT...

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LUCAS : Land Use and Coverage Area frame Survey

Accurately characterizing land surface changes with Earth Observation requires geo-localized ground truth. In the European Union (EU), a tri-annual surveyed sample of land cover and land use has been collected since 2006 under the Land Use/Cover Area frame Survey (LUCAS). A tota...

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POTEnCIA : POTEnCIA scenarios

POTEnCIA (Policy Oriented Tool for Energy and Climate Change Impact Assessment) is a modelling tool that allows for a robust assessment of the impact of different policy futures on the EU energy system developed by the JRC. It is designed to assess the impacts of alternative ene...

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DOPA : Digital Observatory For Protected Areas

The Digital Observatory for Protected Areas (DOPA) is a set of web services and applications that can be used primarily to assess, monitor, report and possibly forecast the state of and the pressure on protected areas at multiple scales. The data, indicators, maps and tools provi...

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S3P : Smart Specialisation Platform

Smart Specialisation Platform: this is a collection of tools that are either described in their respective webpages but also in part in the following reports: Eye-RIS3 tool: - Jens Sorvik and Alexander Kleibrink, 2015. Mapping Innovation Priorities and Specialisation P...

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FLOODS : River Flood Hazard Maps at European and Global Scale

The datasets included in this collection depict flood prone areas in Europe and the World for river flood events of different magnitude (from 1-in-10-year to 1-in-500-year). The maps have been developed using hydrological and hydrodynamic models, driven by the climatological dat...

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EANR : European Atlas of Natural Radiation

The European Atlas of Natural Radiation is a collection of maps displaying the levels of radioactivity caused by different natural sources in Europe. The Atlas is intended to familiarise the public with the radioactive environment, to give a more balanced view of the annual dose ...

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CEMS-EFAS : European Flood Awareness System

The European Flood Awareness System (EFAS) is part of the Copernicus Emergency Management Service (Copernicus EMS). It provides complementary, flood early warning information to its partners, the National/Regional Hydrological Services and the European Response and Coordination C...

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CEMS-GloFAS : Global Flood Awareness System

The Global Flood Awareness System (GloFAS), jointly developed by the European Commission and the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF), is part of the Copernicus Emergency Management Service (Copernicus EMS). GloFAS provides added value, complementary flood f...

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PREDICT : Prospective insights on R&D in ICT

PREDICT produces statistics and analyses on ICT industries and their R&D in Europe since 2006. The project covers major world competitors including 40 advanced and emerging countries - the EU28 plus Norway, Russia and Switzerland in Europe, Canada, the United States and Brazi...

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FAD : Fisheries and Aquaculture data

The following collection contains data produced by the Fisheries and Aquaculture sector at JRC in the context of the research and scientific support to the Common Fisheries Policy and the Marine Strategy Framework Directive.

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ALF-BIO : Alternative Fuels and BIOenergy

Directive (EU) 2018/2001 (Renewable Energy Directive recast) specifies the minimum greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions saving thresholds that bioenergy must comply with in order to count towards the renewable energy targets and to be eligible for public support (Art. 29(10)). Annex V ...

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MAT-ET : Critical materials in low-carbon technologies

In the context of the European transition to a low-carbon economy and a sustainable energy system, MAT-ET comprises a set of data indicators for evaluation of the EU resilience to potential bottlenecks in the supply chain of key materials required in low-carbon technologies. ...

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CBM : Carbon Budget Model

The Carbon Budget Model of the Canadian Forest Sector (CBM-CFS3) has been adapted, tested, and applied by JRC to forests of 26 EU countries over the last years for EU policy making, and scientific research.

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BigDataEOSS : Earth Observation & Social Sensing Big Data

The Earth Observation and Social Sensing Big Data pilot project was launched on the 1st January 2015 as a response to the need for JRC to pursue a dedicated approach to 'Big Data' and address the volume, variety, and velocity of the data flows originating from the EU Copernicus p...

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INSPIRE-Registry : INSPIRE Registry

The INSPIRE Directive aims to create a European Union spatial data infrastructure for the purposes of EU environmental policies and policies or activities which may have an impact on the environment. The INSPIRE infrastructure involves a number of items, which require clear ...

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EnergyUnion : Data for the Energy Union

This collection includes data for the governance of the Energy Union such as indicators for research & investment in low-carbon technologies, data related to renewable energy technologies or other energy technology related datasets. Data is made available through a dedicated...

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EURIPIDIS : European Innovation Policies for the Digital Shift

In order to reinforce understanding of innovation in the ICT sector and of ICT-enabled innovation in the rest of the economy, JRC and DG CONNECT launched in 2013 the 3-year research project on European Innovation Policies for the Digital Shift (EURIPIDIS). The purpose of the EURI...

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INSPIRE-KB : INSPIRE Knowledge Base

The collection contains data sets supporting the implementation of INSPIRE, including thematic data models, XML schemas, software tools, Member States monitoring & reporting data, implementation examples, implementation vocabularies and good practices.

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INSPIRE-Geoportal : INSPIRE Geoportal

This collection contains the metadata of datasets and services produced by EU Member States under the INSPIRE Directive, and harvested by the INSPIRE Geoportal from the national catalogues.

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TES : Tecno-Economic Segment

The collection provides a synthetic overview of a techno-economic segment (TES) ecosystem and its dynamics. Each dataset is the result of a study aimed at mapping a TES from a multidimensional perspective, providing an overview of the worldwide landscape. The unit of the analysis...

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AI-WATCH : EU Artificial Intelligence Observatory

On 7th December 2018, the European Commission and the Member States published a Coordinated Plan on Artificial Intelligence”, COM(2018) 795 on the development of AI in the EU. The Coordinated Plan foresees that “in the course of next year, Member States and the Commission will al...

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MAES : Mapping and Assessment of Ecosystems and their Services

Action 5 of the EU Biodiversity Strategy requires the Member States, with the assistance of the European Commission, to map and assess ecosystems and their services. As a response, the Joint Research Centre developed a series of maps of ecosystem services. This data collection is...

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netBravo : Mobile Network and BroadBand Coverage Map

netBravo is a crowd-sourcing app designed to gather and share radio spectrum data about mobile telephony coverage, WiFi channel occupancy, broadband quality and net neutrality (open internet) tests. Anyone with a recent smart phone can download netBravo which will automatically r...

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TEM : Transport Economics and Modelling

Research on economic issues of transport and development of models for policy impact assessment. This collection includes datasets released by the Transport Economics and Modelling team of JRC.

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MOB : Mobility Research Data

KCMD produces research datasets or indicators about global or European mobility at national or regional (NUTS3) level (based on air traffic data or, in the future, Mobile Network Operators derived indicators)

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ResilienceDashboards : Resilience Dashboards

The dataset covers four dimensions (Social-Economic, Green, Digital and Geopolitical) with more than 100 indicators from different public sources (Eurostat, OECD, World Bank, etc.), together with associated meta-data detailing sources, definitions, rationales, etc.. The target ...

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DRLL : Digital Rural Landscape Lab

To support European agricultural and environmental policies, the Digital Rural Landscape Lab uses analytics and novel data capturing methods - combining insights from smartphones, farm sensors, street level cameras, crowdsourcing and satellites. Innovative integration of these da...

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MSFD-NIS : MSFD: Non-indigenous species

The Descriptor 2 of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD- Directive 2008/56/EC) requires the Member States, through regional and subregional cooperation, to establish threshold values for the number of new introductions of non-indigenous species (NIS) per assessment peri...

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ALGAE-industry : Algae industry in Europe

The collection consists of datasets compiling information on the algae industry in Europe, including macroalgae, microalgae and the cyanobacteria Spirulina. The collection is comprised by datasets covering the producing enterprises in Europe, the location of the production facili...