UN-SPIDER : The United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response

Funding: Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) and the Austrian Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (bmvit)

Duration: 10/16 – 10/17

Website: http://www.unoosa.org/oosa/en/ourwork/un-spider/index.html

Description:

UNEP is preparing a report on Loss and Damage as part of its “Environment Under Review: Emerging Issues” Project. The report will focus in particular on loss and damage to ecosystem services, and will contribute to several action areas of the Warsaw Mechanism Work Plan. The report should also contribute more broadly to UNFCCC discussions.

Specific research input:

  • Spatial analysis  and identification of key indicators (and related data) for mapping L&D on a continental or regional scale, and selected case studies.
  • Report including documentation of work and justification of method applied.

Involved ISI staff: Dr. Stefan Kienberger