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Funding and Partners

Waterproofing Data brings together an interdisciplinary group of researchers and institutions from the three collaborating countries, United Kingdom, Brazil and Germany, through the funding of around €1m, provided by an international association of research councils: Economic and Social Sciences Research Council (ESRC), São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), in collaboration with NORFACE, the Belmont Forum and the International Science Council within the Transformations to Sustainability (T2S) research programme. The Waterproofing Data project officially started in October 2018 and will last for 36 months.

Project Partners

The Waterproofing Data project collaborates with: National Disaster Monitoring and Early-Warning Centre Brazil (CEMADEN), University of Warwick, Heidelberg University and Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo

 CEMADEN University of Warwick FGV Heidelberg University University of Glasgow

Funding Agencies

The Waterproofing Data project is financially supported by the Belmont Forum and NORFACE Joint Research Programme on Transformations to Sustainability, which is co-funded by DLR/BMBF, ESRC, FAPESP, and the European Commission through Horizon 2020. The UK funding for this project is funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund.

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Programme Coordination

Belmont Forum

International Sciences Concil

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Co-operating Organisations

The Waterproofing Data project collaborates with: British Geological Survey (UK), Brazil Geological Survey (Brazil), Prefeitura de Sao Paulo and the Secretaria de Estado de Meio Ambiente