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|Alterra||Alterra is the research institute for our green living environment. We offer a combination of practical and scientific research in a multitude of disciplines related to the green world around us and the sustainable use of our living environment: Flora and fauna, soil, water, the environment, geo-information and remote sensing, landscape and spatial planning, man and society. These are just a few of the numerous aspects of our green environment that Alterra focuses on. Alterra is part of the Wageningen University and Research Centre (Wageningen UR).|
|CEH||The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology is the UK's Centre of Excellence for integrated research in terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems and their interaction with the atmosphere.|
|Deltares||Deltares is an independent, institute for applied research in the field of water, subsurface and infrastructure.|
|ECOFYS||Ecofys is a leading consultancy in renewable energy, energy & carbon efficiency, energy systems & markets and energy & climate policy.|
|Enerdata||Global Energy Intelligence: Enerdata provides energy data, forecasts, market reports, research, news, consulting and training on the global energy industry.|
|GCF||The Global Climate Forum initiates and performs high-level research on climate change. Southampton University, Kiel University|
|IAMC||An organization of scientific research organizations that pursues scientific understanding of issues associated with integrated assessment modeling and analysis.
The IMAGE framework is part of the IAMC. The IAMC models website contains documentation of several IAMs following a prescribed structure.
IMAGE related links on this site:
|ICCS/E3MLab||The Energy-Economy-Environment Modelling Laboratory E3MLab operating within the Institute of Communication and Computer Systems of the National Technical University of Athens (ICCS/NTUA), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is a laboratory that specializes in the construction and use of large scale computerised models covering the areas of Energy, the Economy and the Environment. Such models are used to make projections and analyse complex issues requiring system-wide consideration. Special emphasis is given to policy analysis and support.|
|IIASA||Founded in 1972, the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) conducts policy-oriented research into problems of a global nature that are too large or too complex to be solved by a single country or academic discipline.IIASA is sponsored by its National Member Organizations in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Its research is independent and completely unconstrained by political or national self-interest.|
|JRC||Joint Research Centre - JRC - European Commission. As the Commission's in-house science service, the Joint Research Centre's mission is to provide EU policies with independent, evidence-based scientific and technical support throughout the whole policy cycle. Working in close cooperation with policy Directorates-General, the JRC addresses key societal challenges while stimulating innovation through developing new methods, tools and standards, and sharing its know-how with the Member States, the scientific community and international partners.|
|LEI||LEI Wageningen UR is a leading social-economic research institute in international terms and an independent, strategic partner for government and companies. The unique data, models and knowledge of LEI support customers in policy and decision-making and ultimately contribute to a more sustainable world.|
|LEPII||Note: this is a French site.|
|OECD||The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.The OECD provides a forum in which governments can work together to share experiences and seek solutions to common problems. We work with governments to understand what drives economic, social and environmental change. We measure productivity and global flows of trade and investment. We analyse and compare data to predict future trends. We set international standards on a wide range of things, from agriculture and tax to the safety of chemicals.|
|PBL||Home organisation of IMAGE framework|
|PIK||PIK addresses crucial scientific questions in the fields of global change, climate impacts and sustainable development.
Researchers from the natural and social sciences work together to generate interdisciplinary insights and to provide society with sound information for decision making.The main methodologies are systems and scenarios analysis, modelling, computer simulation, and data integration.
|PurDue University||University located in West Lafayette, Indiana, US. Coordinating institute of GTAP database|
|SMASH||SMASH provides teaching and consulting activities in mathematics, human sciences, energy and environmental economics. It has participated in a series of research programs under FP6|
|The World Bank||Global Development Institute|
|UN||Source for population projections in the IMAGE framework|
|USGS||The USGS is a science organization that provides impartial information on the health of our ecosystems and environment, the natural hazards that threaten us, the natural resources we rely on, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help us provide timely, relevant, and useable information.|
|WEC||Energy resources. Online data resource.|