The Mid-West Regional Planning Guidelines (RPGs) for systemic regional development

The Mid-West Regional Planning Guidelines (RPGs) are a policy framework by the Mid-West Regional Authority in Ireland, aiming to foster holistic regional development based on sustainability criteria (i.e. environmental, economic and social) criteria. The RPGs include a methodology for evidence-based policy making and consensus on decisions around potentially conflicting issues, such as land use and agriculture, urban infrastructure (water, electricity, etc), transportation routes and so on. 


The UncertWeb project, aims at managing the propagation of uncertainty, when integrating multiple resources, mainly models or data that are exposed as web services, into complex model workflows.


The Hydrometeorological data resources and technologies for effective flash flood forecasting project (HYDRATE), which was funded under the Sixth Framework Programme of the European Commission (FP 6), aimed to develop damage-reducing techniques towards flash floods to ensure public safety and improve quality of life. 


The RAMWASS Decision Support System (RAMWASS_DSS) is a modelling tool for assessing risks and managing the negative impacts caused by global change and human activities on the water/sediment/soil system at river basin scale in fluvial ecosystems.


The “Innovative coastal technologies for safer European coasts in a changing climate” (THESEUS) is a large-scale project that aims to deliver both coastal defence methodologies and technologies for protecting human activities on shores as well as for establishing healthy habitats.


The Sustainable Urban Development Planner for Climate Change Adaptation - SUDPLAN - is an environmental decision support system (EDSS) suitable for managing climate change adaptation.