European Science Foundation

The European Science Foundation, (ESF) was formed in 1974 and is headquartered in Stasbourg, France. The ESF is comprised of 80 Member organizations and represents approximately 30 countries. The ESF encompasses the interests of scientific inquiry in nearly all disciplines, including Humanities, Medical Science, Life Earth and Environmental Sciences, Physical and Engineering Science, Social Science, Polar, Marine, and Space. The purpose is to promote science research without geographical boundaries and to promote science in the European community of states In essence, ESF is a gateway for scientists in Europe to obtain funding, acquire education and training and stay on top of scientific news.

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Tracing our ancestors at the bottom of the sea

A specialist group of European researchers are studying the remains of prehistoric human settlements which are now submerged beneath our coastal seas. Some of these drowned sites are tens of thousands of years old. From the ...

dateOct 06, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Measuring water from space

( -- Observations from satellites now allow scientists to monitor changes to water levels in the sea, in rivers and lakes, in ice sheets and even under the ground. As the climate changes, this information will ...

dateNov 13, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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Listen to the natives for better moose monitoring

Modern methods can answer a multitude of questions, but sometimes traditional techniques are superior. Authorities in northern Quebec, Canada, found this to their cost, when they relied upon statistical data to monitor moose ...

dateFeb 17, 2010 in Ecology
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