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FAPESP-NERC Workshop on Sustainable Gas Futures

Processo: 14/27119-0
Linha de fomento:Auxílio à Pesquisa - Organização de Reunião Científica
Vigência: 01 de janeiro de 2015 - 28 de fevereiro de 2015
Área do conhecimento:Interdisciplinar
Pesquisador responsável:Julio Romano Meneghini
Beneficiário:Julio Romano Meneghini
Instituição-sede: Escola Politécnica (EP). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brasil
Assunto(s):Energia 

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The Proposal for the FAPESP WORKSHOP ON Gas Futures aims to build up a collaborative research network between investigators in São Paulo State and the UK, who are working on activities in the areas of Natural Gas, Environment, and Energy. The Sao Paulo State Research Foundation (FAPESP) will sponsor the seminar, with support from NERC (National Environmental Research Council) from the United Kingdom. The agenda for the event includes discussions of topics related to the exploration of oil and gas, low carbon emission initiatives, environmental issues, physical, chemical and biological processes on which our planet and life itself depends, climate change, energy, renewable and bio-gas and its economic impact on society. Some examples of what will be presented are recent findings from research carried out in São Paulo that include studies on those mentioned themes, including additional topics of mutual research interest which include South Atlantic climate modeling, recovery techniques in areas and waters contaminated by chemicals, oil and natural gas production in the pre-salt region of the Atlantic Ocean, the sustainable uses of natural gas in the coming years, shale gas and oil, among others. Investigators in São Paulo State and the UK, who are working on activities in the areas of Natural Gas, Environment, and Energy. The São Paulo State Research Foundation (FAPESP) will sponsor the seminar, with support from NERC (National Environmental Research Council) from the United Kingdom. (AU)