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Promoting the cooperation among international Research Infrastructures to address global environmental challenges (by invitation only)
Convener: Francisco Bonet García 
Wed, 20 Apr, 17:30–19:00

“The biophysical research community faces a daunting challenge: to weave together diverse research and monitoring networks into a fully integrated global environmental data-gathering platform. This integration is essential if scientists, decision makers, and society are to fully utilize and synthesize massive data streams in order to better understand and manage Earth´s ecosystems and their responses to global environmental change” (Collins and Childers in EOS, 2014).

This statement is part of the rationale of COOP+ project (EU H2020 Coordination and Support Action). This splinter meeting will provide a framework for the members of the consortium to discuss about the project. COOP+ will start in March 2016.

Public information: During this splinter meeting we will review the products created by COOPEUS project. This project can be considered the origin of COOP+. We will also discuss about the Global Challenges to be addressed by COOP+.