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. Through integrated research, the JRC supports the European Union in adapting to the effects of climate change. The research includes forestry and soil analysis, evaluation of floods and droughts, and crop forecasting studies.


    Science Areas: Environment and climate change
    Keywords: climate, adaptation, forest
  2. The JRC’s work on forestry covers a range of research areas including forest monitoring, harmonisation of forest information and assessment of the sustainable governance of European forests and their ecosystem services.


    Science Areas: Agriculture and food security, Environment and climate change
    Keywords: forest