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System understanding of resources and climate

This research topic covers areas such as

  • planetary boundaries and their interconnections
  • global indicators, drivers and trends
  • global governance of natural resources
  • role of local solutions in tackling global problems

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Healthy soils, a necessity for the EU

Maintaining and restoring our soils is key to achieve climate neutrality, zero pollution, sustainable food provision and a resilient environment.

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Fair start to spring for most European crops

According to the March issue of the JRC MARS Bulletin - Crop monitoring in Europe, published today, winter crops entered spring in fair to good condition in most parts of Europe following a predominantly mild winter. Weather and terrain conditions allowed for a good start to field operations.

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MARS Bulletin January 2022

According to the January 2022 issue of the JRC MARS Bulletin - Crop monitoring in Europe, which was published today, winter crops in most parts of...

Scientific tools

Global Human Settlement Layer Scientific Tool

The Global Human Settlement Layer (GHSL) project aims to produce and analyse global built-up surface, population density and human settlement thematic maps to understand human presence on Planet Earth.

Laboratories and facilities

Activities on this topic

Digital Earth is a concept of an interactive digital replica of the entire planet that can facilitate a shared understanding of the multiple...

The JRC carries out research to foster the development of internationally accepted harmonised methods and standards for remote sensing.

The JRC monitors the state and health of the environment by addressing a range of aspects including monitoring the state of biodiversity and ecosystem...

The JRC's research on the impacts of climate change looks at economic impacts of our changing climate and includes the Projection of Economic impacts...