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Integrated Carbon Observation System (ICOS ERIC)
14 October 2021
Modified: 14 October 2021
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ICOS logoICOS ERIC is the main European research organisation for climate and atmosphere research. ICOS aims to provide long-term studies to better understand the global carbon cycle and to collect reliable data on changes in greenhouse gases through the coordinated operation of its growing network of nearly 150 atmospheric, ecological and oceanic monitoring sites, using standardised measurement methods.

Short name ICOS ERIC
Name Integrated Carbon Observation System
Official website
Year of foundation 2015
ESFRI project/landmark landmark
Headquarters Finland, Helsinki
Number of member countries 13
Participating countries Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary (2022), Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Hungary’s accession 2022
Partner institutions in Hungary in 2021 Institute for Nuclear Research (ATOMKI)
Hungarian Meteorological Service (OMSZ)
Institute of Earth Physics and Space Science (FI)
Department of Meteorology of Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)
Institute of Botany and Plant Physiology of the Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences (MATE)
Public administration representative Balázs Kápli
National Research, Development and Innovation Office
Departmetn for International Affairs
1077 Budapest, Kéthly Anna tér 1.
Phone: +36 1 896 3755
Professional representative László Haszpra
Scientific Advisor,
Institute for Nuclear Research
Membership payments 2021: -

Benefits of the membership for Hungary

  • Access to the entire European measurement and research infrastructure
  • Training for the future, building intellectual capacity
  • Access to European research funding
Updated: 14 October 2021
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