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Laboratories & facilities

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Atmospheric observatory for studying greenhouse gases, reactive gases, aerosols, acidifying and eutrophying species.

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ABC-IS

The JRC's European Crisis Management Laboratory carries out research across a diverse range of areas including intentional threats, natural disasters and health crises, using ICT focused solutions which integrate devices, applications, and crisis management related information sources.

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ECML
European Interoperability Centre for Electric Vehicles and Smart Grids

The European Interoperability Centre for Electric Vehicles and Smart Grids combines four new, state-of-the-art laboratories, which bring together knowledge and test facilities in the areas of efficiency, hybrid exhaust emissions, electromagnetic compatibility, smart grids and battery testing. The European centre establishes a transatlantic bridge with its partner facility at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory.

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EU Interoperability Centre

The JRC's European Laboratory for Structural Assessment (ELSA) carries out research in the area of improving safety in construction using a custom built reaction wall.

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ELSA

The JRC's European Microwave Signature Laboratory carries out research in the field of radar remote sensing and Radio Frequency compatibility.

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EMSL

The European Nuclear Security Training Centre (EUSECTRA) instructs front-line officers, trainers and experts on how to detect and respond to illicit trafficking of nuclear or other radioactive materials. EUSECTRA offers hands-on training using a wide variety of radioactive and nuclear materials and a broad selection of equipment and measurement instruments. Indoors, one of the training areas simulates airport conditions, equipped with a pedestrian portal monitor and an x-ray conveyor.

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EUSECTRA

The European Nuclear Security Training Centre (EUSECTRA) instructs front-line officers, trainers and experts on how to detect and respond to illicit trafficking of nuclear or other radioactive materials.

EUSECTRA offers hands-on training using a wide variety of radioactive and nuclear materials and a broad selection of equipment and measurement instruments.

Indoors, one of the training areas simulates airport conditions, equipped with a pedestrian portal monitor and an x-ray conveyor.

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EUSECTRA

ERLAP is giving scientific and technical support to the implementation of air quality policy regarding measurements of air pollution. It deals with the organisation of quality assurance programmes for the member states laboratories and develops and validates innovative measurement techniques.

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ERLAP

The JRC's European Solar Test Installation carries out research on photovoltaic devices, and supports the EU in meeting its targets for renewable energy.

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ESTI
The European Union Reference Laboratory for alternatives to animal testing (EURL ECVAM) runs experimental facilities that are engaged in the development, assessment and validation of alternative methods to animal experiments.

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