JRC News

  1. 28 Aug 2015

    The Arctic offers new opportunities for maritime transport but its fragile marine environment needs to be protected. The JRC uses remote sensing and vessel tracking systems to map maritime activities and their trends in this area.

  2. 24 Aug 2015

    JRC scientists have supported the European Commission's Directorate-General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (DG ECHO) with information and analysis on the flood crisis in Myanmar/Burma which followed a period of unusually heavy precipitation starting mid-July. By the beginning of August the country began to experience the most severe flooding in decades, while heavy rainfall continued during the first half of the month.

     

  3. 21 Aug 2015

    The European Commission has published a call for expression of interest to launch a limited number of risk and recovery activations through its COPERNICUS Emergency Management Service for Risk & Recovery.

  4. 20 Aug 2015

    Infringements of intellectual property rights, for example by producing and buying fake products, are harmful for the EU economy. The JRC has published some technical recommendations to support the Commission in fighting against these infringements and to help companies better protect their products.

  5. 14 Aug 2015

    JRC scientists have acquired the first signals of the latest Chinese BeiDou satellite, launched on 25 July. The analysis of the observation data has allowed, for the very first time, the precise identification of the codes and modulation schemes of the various signals being currently broadcast.

  6. 24 Jul 2015

    New computer models that estimate the social and economic impacts of flooding help to protect communities from devastating floods and to reduce the economic losses associated with them.

  7. 15 Jul 2015

    On 15 July, the European Commission organised a side event to the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

  8. 6 Jul 2015

    The JRC has started a pilot project in collaboration with the Italian Ministry for Economic Development to test the sharing of radio spectrum.

  9. 3 Jul 2015

    Six winners of the German "Jugend forscht" competition and two of the European Contest for the Young Scientists (EUCYS) joined the project which gave the two groups the opportunity to meet and discuss their works collectively.

  10. 23 Jun 2015

    On 23 June, Sentinel-2A was launched from Kourou, French Guiana.  It is the second satellite in the joint European Union and European Space Agency Copernicus programme, following the launch of Sentinel in April 2014.