RESEARCH PROJECTS – 2005 TO PRESENT

Copernicus Services Essential Climate Variable products derived from observations; Land Biosphere (Lot 5)

  • FINANCING ENTITY: European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecast
  • REFERENCE: ECMWF/COPERNICUS/2021/C3S_312b_Lot5_VITO
  • PARTICIPATING ENTITIES: VITO, Brockman Consult GmbH, EOLAB, FastOp, HYGEOS, Universidad de Alcalá, Université Catholique de Louvain.
  • DURATION FROM: July 2022 TO: September 2024
  • LEAD RESEARCHER: Emilio Chuvieco Salinero (UAH tasks)
  • BUDGET: 142,024.11 € (UAH), 1,771,550.91 € (total project)

Detección de Cambios en los ecosistemas forestales en Comunidad de Madrid – un enfoque de teledetección y análisis de big data

  • FINANCING ENTITY: Comunidad de Madrid
  • REFERENCE: CM/JIN/2021-024
  • PARTICIPATING ENTITIES: Universidad de Alcalá, Universidad Mayor
  • DURATION FROM: January 2022    TO: December 2023
  • LEAD RESEARCHER: Mihai Tanase 
  • NUMBER OF RESEARCHERS: 4 (3 from UAH)
  • BUDGET: 38,250 €

Firelogue – Cross-sector dialogue for Wildfire Risk Management

  • FINANCING ENTITY: European Union Green Deal research and innovation programme
  • REFERENCE: H2020- LC- GD- 2020 – 101036534
  • PARTICIPATING ENTITIES: 15 research groups from Europe
  • DURATION FROM: November 2021   TO: October 2025
  • LEAD RESEARCHER: Emilio Chuvieco (UAH tasks) 
  • NUMBER OF RESEARCHERS: 2 (from UAH)
  • BUDGET: 91,250 € (UAH), 3,259,370.75 € (total project)

Near-Real-Time Forests Disturbance Monitoring

  • FINANCING ENTITY: Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación
  • REFERENCE: PID2020-114062RA-I00
  • PARTICIPATING ENTITIES: Universidad de Alcalá, Universidad de Zaragoza
  • DURATION FROM: September 2021 TO: September 2024
  • LEAD RESEARCHER: Mihai Tanase 
  • NUMBER OF RESEARCHERS: 3 (1 from UAH)
  • BUDGET: 108,900 €

FirEUrisk – Developing a Holistic, Risk-Wise Strategy for European Wildfire Management

  • FINANCING ENTITY: European Union Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme H2020-LC-CLA-2018-2019-2020
  • REFERENCE: Grant agreement No 1010038900
  • PARTICIPATING ENTITIES: Univ. de Alcalá and other 37 research gropus
  • DURATION FROM: April 2021 TO: March 2025
  • LEAD RESEARCHER: Emilio Chuvieco (UAH tasks)
  • NUMBER OF RESEARCHERS: 7 (from UAH)
  • BUDGET: 530,000 € (UAH), 10,200,000 € (total project)

ConIF-Salud  – Cuantificación espacial de la concentración de gases contaminantes producidos por los incendios forestales para el estudio de la morbilidad asociada a eventos extremos

  • FINANCING ENTITY: Comunidad de Madrid
  • REFERENCE: CM/BG/2021-004
  • PARTICIPATING ENTITIES: Univ. de Alcalá and Instituto de Salud Carlos III
  • DURATION FROM: April 2021 TO: March 2025
  • LEAD RESEARCHER: Patricia Oliva
  • NUMBER OF RESEARCHERS: 5 (4 from UAH)
  • BUDGET: 125,333 €

Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) enabled Analysis Ready Data (ARD) cubes for efficient monitoring of agricultural and forested landscapes

  • FINANCING ENTITY: Comunidad de Madrid
  • REFERENCE: CM/JIN/2019-011
  • PARTICIPATING ENTITIES: Universidad de Alcalá, Complutig, HAZI
  • DURATION FROM: January 2020 TO: December 2021
  • LEAD RESEARCHER: Mihai Tanase
  • NUMBER OF RESEARCHERS: 4 (2 from UAH)
  • BUDGET: 41,900 €

High performance computing for environmental monitoring

  • FINANCING ENTITY: Universidad de Alcalá
  • REFERENCE: INFR. B 2020-023
  • DURATION FROM: January 2020 TO: December 2020
  • LEAD RESEARCHER: Mihai Tanase
  • NUMBER OF RESEARCHERS: 12
  • BUDGET: 39,700 €

Climate Change Initiative Plus (CCI+) Programme – ECV Fire Disturbance Project

  • FINANCING ENTITY: European Space Agency
  • REFERENCE: 4000126706/19/I-NB
  • PARTICIPATING ENTITIES: Univ. de Alcalá, Univ. Politécnica de Madrid, CNR-IREA (Italy), Brockman Consult GmbH (Germany), Max Planck Institute for Metheorology (Germany), CNRS (France), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Netherlands).
  • DURATION FROM: April 2019 TO: May 2024
  • LEAD RESEARCHER: Emilio Chuvieco Salinero
  • NUMBER OF RESEARCHERS: 20 (6 from UAH)
  • BUDGET: 338,884 € (UAH), 926,565 € (total project)

Desarrollo de un sistema de seguimiento de la salud forestal en la Comunidad de Madrid mediante técnicas de teledetección (SaFoT)

  • FINANCING ENTITY: Consejería de Educación e Investigación
  • REFERENCE: IND2018/AMB-9861
  • PARTICIPATING ENTITIES: Universidad de Alcalá and COMPLUTIG
  • DURATION FROM: February 2019 TO: January 2022
  • LEAD RESEARCHER: Mariano García
  • BUDGET: 88,395 € (UAH), 148,395 € (total project)

ANTHROPOFIRE – Global analysis of human factors of fire risk

  • FINANCING ENTITY: Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades: PLAN ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACIÓN CIENTÍFICA Y TÉCNICA Y DE INNOVACIÓN 2017-2020
  • REFERENCE: RTI2018-097538-B-I00
  • PARTICIPATING ENTITIES: Universidad de Alcalá
  • DURATION FROM: January 2019 TO: September 2022
  • LEAD RESEARCHER: Inmaculada Aguado
  • NUMBER OF RESEARCHERS: 10
  • BUDGET: 72,600 €

DARE – Data-driven models of forest drought vulnerability and resilience across spatial and temporal scales: application to the Spanish climate change adaptation strategy

  • FINANCING ENTITY: Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades: PLAN ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACIÓN CIENTÍFICA Y TÉCNICA Y DE INNOVACIÓN 2017-2020
  • REFERENCE: RTI2018-096884-B-C32
  • PARTICIPATING ENTITIES: Universidad de Alcalá
  • DURATION FROM: January 2019 TO: September 2022
  • LEAD RESEARCHER: Miguel Ángel de Zavala
  • NUMBER OF RESEARCHERS: 6
  • BUDGET: 116,160 €

Burned Area Products for Copernicus Climate Change Services

  • FINANCING ENTITY: European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecast
  • REFERENCE: 124/2018, ECMWF/COPERNICUS/2018/C3S_312b_Lot5_VITO
  • PARTICIPATING ENTITIES: VITO, Brockman Consult GmbH, King’s College, Universidad de Valencia, Universidad de Alcalá, Université Catholique de Louvain.
  • DURATION FROM: April 2017 TO: April 2021
  • LEAD RESEARCHER: Emilio Chuvieco Salinero (UAH tasks)
  • BUDGET: 127,510.75 € (UAH), 3,775,963.44 € (total project)

MULTIPLY – MULTIscale SENTINEL land surface information retrieval PLatform

  • FINANCING ENTITY: Horizon 2020 – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020).
  • REFERENCE: Grant agreement No 687320
  • PARTICIPATING ENTITIES: Universiteit Leiden (Coordinator), Ludwig Maximilians Universität München, University College London, Brockmann Consult GmbH, Tartu Observatory – Estonian Ministry of Education and Research, Universidad de Alcalá, Assimila Ltd.
  • DURATION FROM: January 2016 TO: December 2019
  • LEAD RESEARCHERS: Emilio Chuvieco Salinero / Javier Salas (UAH tasks)
  • NUMBER OF RESEARCHERS: 3 (UAH)
  • BUDGET: 49,422.50 € (UAH), 2,994,055 € (total project)

DECATASTROPHIZE – Use of SDSS and MCDA to prepare for disasters or plan for multiple hazards

  • FINANCING ENTITY: Directorate General Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection: ECHO. European Commision.
  • REFERENCE: ECHO/SUB/2015/713788/PREP02
  • PARTICIPATING ENTITIES: Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus Civil Defense, Atlantis Consulting Ltd, French Geological Survey, Foundation for Research&Technology, Technical University of Crete, Geoview Systems Szamitastechnikai Kft, European Research Insitute, Geosolutions di Giannechni Simone & C.Geos, Universidad de Alcalá.
  • DURATION FROM: January 2016 TO: December 2017
  • LEAD RESEARCHER: Inmaculada Aguado (UAH tasks)
  • NUMBER OF RESEARCHERS: 4
  • BUDGET: 50,625.00 €

ECV FIRE Disturbance Phase 2

  • FINANCING ENTITY: European Space Agency
  • REFERENCE: Nº 4000115006/15/I-NB
  • PARTICIPATING ENTITIES: 6 Universities y 4 research centres
  • DURATION FROM: September 2015 TO: October 2018
  • LEAD RESEARCHER: Emilio Chuvieco Salinero
  • NUMBER OF RESEARCHERS: 21 (5 from UAH)
  • BUDGET: 609,012 € (UAH), 2,697,680 € (total project)

SERGISAT – Severidad y regeneración en grandes incendios forestales mediante teledetección y SIG

  • FINANCING ENTITY: Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad, Dirección General de Investigación Científica y Técnica
  • REFERENCE: CGL2014-57013-C2-1-R
  • PARTICIPATING ENTITIES: Universidad Alcalá
  • DURATION FROM: January 2015 TO: December 2017
  • LEAD RESEARCHERS: Emilio Chuvieco Salinero / Inmaculada Aguado
  • NUMBER OF RESEARCHERS: 4
  • BUDGET: 94,380.00 € (UAH), 154,380 € (total project)

Cátedra de Ética Ambiental

  • FINANCING ENTITY: Fundación Tatiana Pérez de Guzmán el Bueno
  • PARTICIPATING ENTITIES: Universidad Alcalá
  • DURATION FROM: May 2013 TO: March 2021
  • LEAD RESEARCHER: Emilio Chuvieco Salinero
  • BUDGET: 375,000 €

ECV FIRE Disturbance

  • FINANCING ENTITY: European Space Agency
  • REFERENCE: Nº 4000101779/10/I-NB
  • PARTICIPATING ENTITIES: 10 universities and research centres
  • DURATION FROM: September 2010 TO: August 2013
  • LEAD RESEARCHER: Emilio Chuvieco Salinero
  • NUMBER OF RESEARCHERS: 18
  • BUDGET: 359,000 € (UAH), 1,800,000 € (total project)

SAFER – Services and Applications For Emergency Response

  • FINANCING ENTITY: European Commission
  • REFERENCE: FP7-SPACE-2007-1
  • PARTICIPATING ENTITIES: 57 European research centres and universities
  • DURATION FROM: January 2009 TO: December 2011
  • LEAD RESEARCHER: Emilio Chuvieco Salinero (UAH tasks)
  • BUDGET: 101,816 € (UAH)

FIREGLOBE: Análisis de escenarios de riesgo a escala nacional y global

  • FINANCING ENTITY: Ministerio de Ciencia y Tecnología, Direc. General de Investigación
  • REFERENCE: CGL2008-01083/CLI
  • PARTICIPATING ENTITIES: Universidad Alcalá, U. Oviedo, U. Zaragoza, U. País Vasco, U. Politécnica de Madrid, Instituto Pirenaico de Ecología.
  • DURATION FROM: January 2009 TO: December 2011
  • LEAD RESEARCHER: Emilio Chuvieco Salinero
  • NUMBER OF RESEARCHERS: 15
  • BUDGET: 238,370 € (total project)

EURORISK/PREVIEW: PREVention, Information, & Early Warning for risk management

  • FINANCING ENTITY: European Commission
  • REFERENCE: Contract 516172
  • PARTICIPATING ENTITIES: 58 European research centres and universities
  • DURATION FROM: August 2005 TO: August 2009
  • LEAD RESEARCHER: Emilio Chuvieco Salinero (UAH)
  • BUDGET: 161,700 € (UAH)