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Jun 05 2019

To mark World Environment Day, the JRC and European Commission's Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO) have today launched a Position Paper on the Water, Energy, Food and Ecosystems (WEFE) Nexus and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Publication Year: 
2019
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC113213
Authors: 
SHINDELL Drew
FALUVEGI Greg
KASIBHATLA Prasad S.
VAN DINGENEN Rita
Publication Year: 
2019
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC113077
Authors: 
LINSINGER Thomas
GERGANOVA Tsvetelina Ivanova
KESTENS Vikram
CHAROUD-GOT Jean
Publication Year: 
2019
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC116961
Authors: 
VAN DER WIELEN Wouter
Type:
Publication Year: 
2018
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC116046
Authors: 
ROCCHI Paola
SERRANO Mónica
ROCA Jordi
ARTO Iñaki
Publication Year: 
2019
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC112743
Authors: 
CORREANI Luca
DI DIO Fabio
Proficiency testing in analytical chemistry
Jun 17 2019

The JRC contributed as expert proficiency test (PT) provider to discussions related to current practices and future directions on external quality assessment (EQA).

As shown by the JRC since 20 years already, the reporting of results together with their uncertainties by PT participants and subsequent evaluation by the PT/EQA provider are the most effective measures to demonstrate good laboratory performance.

The State of Amazonas holds the largest area of intact forests in the Brazilian Amazon
Jun 04 2019

A recent article co-authored by the JRC finds significant differences between the performance of Landsat 8 and Sentinel-2 data for mapping areas of forest disturbances in the Brazilian Amazon.

The authors analysed a time series of images from both satellites to map selective logging activities in seven legally authorised timber harvesting sites in 2016 and 2017, and compared the results.

Extracting raw materials from waste streams can enhance the sustainability of mining activities in the EU
Extracting raw materials from waste streams can enhance the sustainability of mining activities in the EU
Jun 04 2019
There's untapped potential to extract strategic raw materials from mining waste and landfills in Europe, according to a new report from the JRC.

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