SWIMS: new tool for identifying impacts and responses to severe weather in Kent

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The Severe Weather Impacts Monitoring System (SWIMS) is a web-based tool which helps organisations across Kent to build an evidence base and business case for taking action to address severe weather events. By using the tool, services can record important data on how they have been impacted and are responding to severe weather events (such as the financial impact on their operations). The tool also collects local weather and water data, which may help Kent partners to determine thresholds for severe weather events and flood events into the future

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Consultation of Local & Regional Authorities: European Earth Observation topics of interest?

NEREUS, the network of European Regions Using Space Technologies,  jointly with the European Space Agency, would like to better identify the needs of local and regional authorities (LRAs) when using Copernicus (formerly GMES): the European Earth Observation Programme. While delivering satellite-based services and information on the state of our environment and security purposes, it contributes […]

1. Observatories’ Governance Structure

Description of typical Steering Committee, Technical Committee   Typical existing agreements   Estimates of staff number/skills needed (in-house/external consultants) and budget required   Key funding sources   → back ←

Summarising Peer Learning Activities

Several Regional Energy Agencies [ EnergiKontor Norr, IRE Liguria, Ente Vasco de la Energia y Ihobe and Rhônalpénergie-Environnement) and one Region [Hauts-de-France] have already successfully implemented observatories structures within existing organizations with strong links with public authorities.

Report on the key GHG & Energy figures from the Rhône-Alpes regional Observatory

The team of the Rhône-Alpes regional Observatory has published their latest report (in French) on the key figures on energy consumption and GHG emissions by sector (industry, transport…), in their region: