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2010-2011 Joint call
BiodivERsA call for proposals on "biodiversity and ecosystem services and their valuation"
The European partners in the BiodivERsA network have joined efforts to organize and fund a Pan-European call for international research projects on biodiversity and ecosystem services and their valuation.
The call addressed the following themes, across all ecosystems and organisms:
- a) Relationships between biodiversity and ecosystem services;
- b) Valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services (monetary and non monetary), and better incorporation of biodiversity and ecosystem services into society and policy.
7 projects were selected for €9.6M funding among 7 countries.
► APPEAL - Assessment and valuation of Pest suppression potential through biological control in European Agricultural Landscapes. Participating countries: SE (coordinator: Mattias Jonsson), DE, AU
► CONNECT - Linking biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services: advancing insights in tradeoffs and synergies between biodiversity, ecosystem functionning and ecosystem service values for improved integrated biodiversity strategy. Participating countries: NL (coordinator: Peter Verburg), FR, DE, SE, ES
► FarmLand - European Network on Farmland heterogeneity, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. Participating countries: FR (coordinator: Jean-Louis Martin), ES, DE, UK, CA
► INVALUABLE - Integrating Valuations, Markets and Policies for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. Participating countries: FR (coordinator: Romain Pirard), NL, ES, DE, NL
► SmallFOREST - Biodiversity and ecosystem services of small forest fragments in European landscapes. Participating countries: FR (coordinator: Guillaume Decocq), DE, ES, SE, ES, BE
► SCIN - Soil Crust InterNational (SCIN) - Understanding and valuing biological soil protection of disturbed and open land surfaces. Participating countries: DE (coordinator: Burkhard Büdel), ES, AU, SE
► URBES - Urban Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. Participating countries: SE (coordinator: Thomas Elmquist), ES, NL, DE, AU, FI
For more information:
> For an overview of allocated funding, proposal submissions and success rates per countries, please see: BiodivERsA 2010-2011 call for proposals: "Biodiversity and ecosystem services, their valuation."