ecosystems

  PROJECT DESCRIPTION The Alpine lakes and streams are among the most remote and apparently intact environments in the Alps. Mountain waters, in fact, are generally very far from the numerous anthropogenic stress factors that affect plain habitats. These environments offer a safe refuge for many aquatic organisms able to withstand the mountain climate and host a particular biocenosis typical of the Alpine ecosystem, which may include unique taxa. In fact, aquatic ecosystems...
  PROJECT DESCRIPTION The objective of the EGIDA project was to promote the activities of the GEO intergovernmental initiative (Group on Earth Observation) by stimulating the involvement of an increasing number of stakeholders and users of scientific and technological communities (research centers, national and international agencies, companies) in accessing and supplying data and information through the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS), as well as in the...