The establishment of EVISA is funded by the EU through
the Fifth Framework Programme (G7RT- CT- 2002- 05112).
Supporters of EVISA includes:
Enclosed and essentially self-sufficient (but not necessarily isolated) experimental environment or ecosystem that is on a larger scale than a laboratory microcosm. Note: A mesocosm is normally used outdoors or, in some manner, incorporated intimately with the ecosystem that it is designed to reflect.
The term "mesocosm" was found in the following pages: