NOSTRUM Network On Governance Science and Technology for Sustainable Water Resource Use in the Mediterranean

Country: EU Projects
Start Date:           Duration: 36 months         Project Type: Concerted Action
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Organisation Type:  University research group / research institute
Project objectives:
The Mediterranean basin suffers from many conflicts between water scarcity and different end users. Decision Support Systems (DSS) are promising tools for 
bringing the principles of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) into practice for managing socio-political conflicts over competing demands for
water uses in different environmental situations. However, they have yet to be fully exploited. NOSTRUM-DSS is a Coordination Action which addresses this
Project Summary:
The key objectives are:  
1.To establish links between scientific institutions, governments, NGOs, SMEs and other stakeholders and to improve public awareness of water management; 
2.To improve scientific knowledge and applied methodologies in IWRM; 3.To promote the development of suitable Decision Support System tools built upon real needs of policy making in IWRM.
Achieved Objectives:
A range of outputs and deliverables are available on the website. The website itself acts as a discussion forum. 
Product Descriptions:

Additional Information:

Project Resources:
Funding Programme(s): 
EC Framework Programme 6
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Submitted by: EUGRIS Team Dr Antony Chapman  Who does what?  14/05/2007 20:12:00