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SYKE - Finnish Environment Institute (Finland)DCE - Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, Aarhus University (Denmark)EC JRC IES - European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability (Italy)IRSTEA - National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (France)CEH - Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (United Kingdom)Alterra Wageningen UR (The Netherlands)UFZ - Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (Germany)CIENS - Oslo Centre for Interdisciplinary Environmental and Social Researchpeer

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NEWS

Fairly good EU crops outlook despite unsettled weather
23 May 2016, JRC - IES
The latest JRC MARS Crop monitoring in Europe Bulletin, published today, reports that the current prospects for EU-28 yields are generally above the five-year average, despite a cold spell at the end of April.
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New atlas illustrates global soil biodiversity and threats to soil organisms
23 May 2016, JRC - IES
This week, the JRC publishes the first ever Global Soil Biodiversity Atlas that maps the soil biodiversity of the entire planet. This unique atlas pays tribute to soil – the silent engine that keeps the planet alive – by providing a detailed analysis of soil organisms and the threats to soil biodiversity at a global scale. The atlas will be launched by the JRC at the 2nd UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) in Nairobi on 25 May.
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UN’s World Humanitarian Summit – Europe’s take in rethinking actions
23 May 2016, JRC - IES
At the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit, key priorities advanced by the EU at the summit include: investment in resilience, efficient and effective financing, respect for international humanitarian law, preventing and ending crises, and bridging the divide between humanitarian and development work. The EU’s commitments to address the greatest humanitarian crises of our time will be supported by a series of Commission tools and platforms, some of which were developed by the JRC or in cooperation with partner organisations.
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EVENTS

PEER scientific seminar
28 April 2016, PEER
This seminar which is being held in Berlin shall be dedicated to discussions on potential future PEER activities.
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River Thames flood in July 2007

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PEER workshop on extreme hydrological events
Extreme hydrological events workshop, 19-20 May 2015
19 May 2015, Water, CEH
The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology organised a workshop on extreme hydrological events, held in Wallingford, UK.
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