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Vladimír Šucha and Maria Khorsand signing the Memorandum of Understanding. Vladimír Šucha and Maria Khorsand signing the Memorandum of Understanding.
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Jun 23 2015

On 23 June, Maria Khorsand, President of the European Association of Research and Technology Organisations (EARTO), and Vladimír Šucha, Director-General of the JRC, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Brussels.

Sentinel 2A in space with earth below Second Copernicus satellite reinforces services for citizens and businesses.
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Jun 23 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.

Mārīte Seile, Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia and Vladimír Šucha, Director-General of the JRC
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Jun 23 2015

During the Latvian Presidency, on 23 June, Mārīte Seile, Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia and Vladimír Šucha, Director-General of the JRC, signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Brussels.

City on the river Danube 68 sites along a 2 581 km stretch of the Danube were sampled for the third Joint Danube Survey
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Jun 19 2015

The results of the Joint Danube Survey 3 (JDS3), the biggest scientific river expedition in the world, are now published by the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR).

Solar panels juxtaposed with wind turbine generators Wind and photovoltaics are directly related to meteorological variables.
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Jun 17 2015

A strong decline in emissions from human-made aerosols will drive changes to large scale atmospheric circulation and hence affect wind power density off-shore and solar radiation in Europe and northern Africa, according to JRC report analysing these two renewables in 2030-2050.

Cargo vessal in Western Indian Ocean Changes in shipping routes and speed as piracy declines in the Western Indian Ocean
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Jun 12 2015

With the decline of piracy incidents in the Western Indian Ocean, vessels have gradually returned to travelling along the shortest route, closer to Somalia, and to sailing again at normal speed, according to a JRC report.

Cover of the atlas showing a soil map of Latin America and the Caribbean English and Portuguese versions of the JRC Soil Atlas of Latin America and the Caribbean were launched on the ocassion of the EU-CELAC summit.
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Jun 10 2015

On the occasion of the EU summit with the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), the English and Portuguese versions of the JRC Soil Atlas of Latin America and the Caribbean are launched.

UNEP logo The JRC supports global efforts to move towards a more sustainable consumption
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Jun 05 2015

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) motto for this year's world environment day is "Seven billion dreams. One planet. Consume with care".

Vladimir Šucha and Prof. Pavol Šajgalík signing the Memorandum of Understanding Vladimir Šucha and Prof. Pavol Šajgalík signing the Memorandum of Understanding
©Vladimír Šimíček, 2015
Jun 05 2015

Today at the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava, Prof. Pavol Šajgalík, President of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, and Vladimír Šucha, Director General of the JRC, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

Scientist using a laboratory microscope Microscopic examination of cells treated with cytotoxic chemicals.
©EU, 2015
Jun 03 2015

The European Commission today issued a Communication in response to the European Citizens’ Initiative Stop Vivisection.

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