JRC research topics

The JRC carries out research in a wide variety of fields. Located across five sites throughout the EU, seven research institutes work in the areas of agriculture and food security, energy and transport, environment and climate change, health and consumer protection, information society, safety and security, innovation and growth, measurements and standards, and nuclear safety and security.

  1. The JRC’s expertise in remote sensing technologies allows for the monitoring of physical, chemical and biological systems of the Earth, to support crisis management and better maritime awareness.


    Science Areas: Environment and climate change
    Keywords: remote sensing
  2. The JRC carries out research to foster the development of internationally accepted harmonised methods and standards for remote sensing.


    Science Areas: Environment and climate change, Standards
    Keywords: standard, remote sensing
  3. The JRC carries out measurements and simulations of the European global navigation satellite system, Galileo, in order to identify possible interferences with the current systems.


    Science Areas: Standards
    Keywords: standard, remote sensing