Collaborative Research Projects

Please find below selected joint research projects from EURAMET's European Metrology Research Programmes (EMRP and EMPIR) and the Metrology Partnership that are related to Climate and Ocean Observation:

Current projects

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Fundamental principles of sensor network metrology


Sensor networks can be comprised of dozens, hundreds, or thousands of sensors, often measuring different ...

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Primary spectrometric thermometry for gases


Accurate measurement of gas temperature is fundamental to many applications, including industrial process...

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New calibration standards and methods for radiometry and photometry after phaseout of incandescent lamps


Accurate measurement of the wavelengths and amplitudes emitted by light sources is vital for a range of a...

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Self-calibrating photodiodes for UV and exploitation of induced junction technology


Photodiodes have a broad range of applications across industry, environmental monitoring, and medicine. A...

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Standardisation of Black Carbon aerosol metrics for air quality and climate modelling


Black carbon, a by-product of combustion, is an air pollutant affecting human health and the Earth’s clim...

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Metrology for Earth Biosphere: Cosmic rays, ultraviolet radiation and fragility of ozone shield


The ozone layer shields us from solar UV, radiation which can cause serious health effects in humans, as ...

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Metrology for European emissions verification on methane isotopes


Understanding and monitoring emissions of methane (CH4), the second-most important greenhouse gas for glo...

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Metrology for multi-scale monitoring of soil moisture


Conserving soil organic carbon stocks is an objective of the European Commission’s ‘Soil Deal for Europe’...

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On farm quantification of ammonia and greenhouse gas emissions from livestock production


The EU agricultural sector significantly contributes to Europe’s anthropogenic emissions; 93 % of ammonia...

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Metrology for standardised seawater pHT measurements in support of international and European climate strategies


Atmospheric CO2 absorbed by seawater causes acidification as evidenced by a reduction in the amount of to...

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Increasing the comparability of extreme air temperature measurements for meteorology and climate studies


The success of climate policies partly will depend on the quality of underlying data, such as for air tem...

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Metrology to establish an SI traceable climate observing system


Remote sensing of Earth from space using the global observation system is the major means of obtaining th...

Challenges and opportunities in sensor network metrology

Project Description

The aim of the project is to foster the development of a sensor network metrology (S...

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Completed projects

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Stable isotope metrology to enable climate action and regulation


Carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4) released into the atmosphere by human activity are major contribut...

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Metrology for climate relevant volatile organic compounds


Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are indirect greenhouse gases (GHGs) and understanding atmospheric leve...

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Climate Reference Station


Ground-based environmental monitoring stations are required to collect data accurately over large time fr...

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Radon metrology for use in climate change observation and radiation protection at the environmental level


Radon gas is the main source of natural radiation exposure to the public and its environmental distributi...

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Metrology for aerosol optical properties


Atmospheric aerosols absorb or scatter solar radiation contributing the largest uncertainty to estimates ...

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Advanced aerosol metrology for atmospheric science and air quality


Aerosols are suspensions of fine particles or liquids in air, both natural and manmade. Exposure to airbo...

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Metrology for low-frequency sound and vibration


Low frequency Acoustics, Underwater acoustics and Vibration (AUV) phenomena in air, water and ground are ...

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Calibration and accuracy of non-catching instruments to measure liquid/solid atmospheric precipitation


Weather observation services are adopting non-catching precipitation gauges due to lower maintenance requ...

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Advancing measurement uncertainty - comprehensive examples for key international standards


From manufacturing to medical diagnosis, organisations routinely make decisions based on measurement data...

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Simple Expression of Uncertainty for Meteorological Observations


For users of weather and climate information, confidence in the observational data is key. Many factors, ...

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Further metrology for earth observation and climate


The full extent of the impact of climate change on society and the most effective strategies to mitigate ...

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Metrology for nitrogen dioxide


Nitrogen dioxide (NO2) is produced by burning fuel, for example, in car engines and power stations, and h...

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Metrology for stable isotope reference standards


Immediate action is required to prevent irreversible changes to the Earth’s climate due to greenhouse gas...

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Aerosol metrology for atmospheric science and air quality


Accurate measurements of airborne particles are vital for enforcing EU air quality regulations aimed at p...

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Uncertainty Analysis for Earth Observation e-Learning Training Course

EO e-Learning

To effectively mitigate the worst effects of global warming will require an understanding on the underlyi...

Metrology for high-impact greenhouse gases


Industrial gas emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane contribute to the Greenhouse Effect, whilst ...

Metrology for earth observation and climate


The world has already warmed by 1 ºC since pre-industrial times, due to human activity and this is expect...

Metrology for VOC indicators in air pollution and climate change


Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) released from wood and plastics create indoor health hazards, whilst ot...

Metrology for essential climate variables


As weather extremes become more frequent due to climate change, society will have to respond to challenge...

Traceability for atmospheric total column ozone


About 90 % of all ozone is found in a layer high up in the stratosphere. Detecting trends in this layer a...

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