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Deliverable D6 Data and Model Inventory
Deliverable D6 Data and Model Inventory

Deliverable D6 Data and Model Inventory is submitted to the EC.

Prepared by partners from HCMR (Greece), SU (Sweden), VITO (BE), CSIC (Spain), VLM (BE), POM (BE), VLIZ (BE), NIMRD (Romania), IRSTEA (France) this deliverable from WP2 is an inventory of the necessary data and models that are needed to transform concepts into model parameters for the system dynamic models.

COASTAL Workshop in ICRE8 Athens
COASTAL Workshop in ICRE8 Athens

ICRE8 was happy to welcome its COASTAL’s partners to Athens, Greece in January 2019 to work on developing causal loop diagrams from the mental models developed during the six workshops with stakeholders for Work Package 1.

Deliverable D3 Sectoral Analysis of Coastal and Rural Development
Deliverable D3 Sectoral Analysis of Coastal and Rural Development

Deliverable D3 Sectoral Analysis of Coastal and Rural Development is submitted to the EC.

This deliverable from WP1 reports on results from six case areas of the COASTAL project, where workshops took place in M3-9 of the project period (Task 1.1 Sectoral Analysis of Coastal & Rural Development of WP1).

System Dynamics Modelling: Capturing complexity in COASTAL for rapid policy/business analysis
System Dynamics Modelling: Capturing complexity in COASTAL for rapid policy/business analysis

Coastal areas are environmentally fragile but also attractive areas where business opportunities in many sectors are dependent on the environmental qualities affected by activities in hinterlands. 

Deliverable D12 Model Scope and Feedback Structure
Deliverable D12 Model Scope and Feedback Structure

Deliverable D12 Model Scope and Feedback Structure is submitted to the EC.

Prepared by VITO (Belgium) with contributions from the partners VITO (BE), HCMR (GR), SU (SE), IRSTEA (FR), INCDM(RO), ICEADR (RO), CSIC (ES) this deliverable from WP4 provides an overview of the problem scope and feedback mechanisms in the context of land-sea interaction for the six case studies (multi-actor labs).

International Symposium
International Symposium "Agrarian Economy and Rural Development - Realities and Perspectives for Romania

The Research Institute for the Economy of Agriculture and Rural Development organized on 15 November 2018 the 9th Edition of the International Symposium "Agrarian Economy and Rural Development - Realities and Perspectives for Romania" in Bucharest.

MAL workshops in Romania
MAL workshops in Romania

The National Institute for Marine Research and Development “Grigore Antipa” of Constanta marks the celebration of the International Black Sea Day by organizing three workshops, on 30 and 31 October 2018, in the framework of the European Horizon 2020 Project COASTAL (Collaborative Land-Sea Integration Platformea), with the themes “Blue Growth”, “Fisheries and aquaculture” and “Tourism”.

Co-Creating Solutions for Innovation
Co-Creating Solutions for Innovation

COASTAL project coordinator, Jean-Luc De Kok attended the kick-off meeting of the H2020 co-funded project WASTE FEW ULL on 12 October at Bath University (UK), and gave a presentation on the COASTAL approach.  

COASTAL teams up with OceanGov European COST Action
COASTAL teams up with OceanGov European COST Action

COASTAL WP1 Leader, Senior Research Scientist Rachel Tiller from SINTEF Ocean is the Norwegian representative to the management committee of the OceanGov: Ocean Governance for Sustainability – Challenges, Options and the Role of Science COST Action help liaising between the two projects. 

COASTAL at the Panhellenic Symposium of Oceanography & Fisheries
COASTAL at the Panhellenic Symposium of Oceanography & Fisheries
COASTAL was presented by HCMR at the 12th Panhellenic Symposium of Oceanography & Fisheries «Blue Growth for the Adriatic-Ionian Macroregion and the Eastern Mediterranean» Ionian University, Corfu, 30 May – 3 June 2018. Link: Abstract of presentation
COASTAL collaborates with fellow project financed under topic RUR-01-2016: ROBUST
COASTAL collaborates with fellow project financed under topic RUR-01-2016: ROBUST

Co-operation activities are envisaged in the RUR-01-2016 topic. Contacts with the ROBUST project (Rural-Urban Outlooks: Unlocking Synergies) consortium have been established.

COASTAL Kick-off in Brussels
COASTAL Kick-off in Brussels

29 partners from 9 European countries came together in Brussels between 5 and 8 June 2018 to mark the start of the four-year research project COASTAL: Collaborative Land Sea Integration Platform.