PRJ – AdriaClim(local)
/ SO 2.1
Climate change information, monitoring and management tools for adaptation strategies in Adriatic coastal areas
1/ to enhance CC adaptation capacity in coastal areas developing homogeneous and comparable data
2/ to improve knowledge, capacity and cooperation on climate change observing and modeling systems
3/ to develop advanced information system, tools and indicators for optimal CC adaptation planning
AdriaClim - REGIONAL AGENCY FOR PREVENTION, ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY IN EMILIA ROMAGNA
- General public
- Local, regional and national public authorities and related entities
- Regional and local development agencies, environmental agencies, regional associations
- Education and training centers
AdriaClim is the acronym of the new research project funded by the Italy-Croatia Interreg Cooperation Programme that is dedicated to supporting the development of science-based regional and local climate change adaptation plans. AdriaClim will address climate change threats by developing regional and local adaptation plans based on up-to-date meteorological and oceanographical information acquired through newly implemented observing and modelling systems for the Adriatic Sea.
KEY PROJECT NUMBERS
REGIONAL AGENCY FOR PREVENTION, ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY IN EMILIA ROMAGNA
VIA PO 5
BOLOGNA - Italy
ARPAE is a public institution that givres techical support to regional, district and local Authorities on environmental policy. ARPAE will benefit in leading the Project for: - to improve observation and modeling systems in a climate change perspective; - to contribute and collaborate with the Emilia-Romagna Region to design and develop the regional coastal adaptation plan;- to share scientifics experience and good practices in climate change mitigation and adaptation;
Contact person: Andrea Valentini
NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (CNR)
CNR-ISMAR integrates multidisciplinary research skills applied to marine and coastal areas. CNR-ISMAR will be mainly involved in the development of high-resolution sea condition scenarios for proving coastal flooding projections over the entire Adriatic Sea and at specific locations. In addition, CNR-ISMAR will work on the analysis of extreme marine events, on the design of the information system and on the diffusion and dissemination of data and climate impact indicators.
Contact person: Christian Ferrarin
ALMA MATER STUDIORUM - UNIVERSITY OF BOLOGNA
The Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, is one of the most important higher education institution across Europe with more than 84000 enrolled students, 33 departments, 11 Schools, 9 Research and Training Centres, 5 Campuses, 207 Degree Programmes, 52 International degree programmes and 48 PhD programmes. The University of Bologna successfully participated to many H2020 projects. The Group of Interdisciplinary Oceanography of the Department of Physics and Astronomy (DIFA) working at the Interdepartmental Center for Research in Environmental Science (CIRSA) is active in the Ravenna University campus and is participating in AdriaCLIM. Research activities are devoted to ocean interdisciplinary numerical modeling, ocean forecasting, climate simulations and interdisciplinary observations in the coastal areas. This Group will contribute to the activities related to the design and implementation of the coastal EMR observing system, the numerical ecosystem modelling at the Adriatic scale.
Contact person: Prof. Nadia Pinardi
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY OF FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA
ARPA FVG is the public Environmental Agency of Friuli Venezia Giulia region and will contribute in increasing the environmental status knowledge of a specific part of the Adriatic, the Grado and Marano Lagoon and the Gulf of Trieste, which is one of the project pilots. To this goal, models are going to be run at high resolution with the purpose to produce environmental information for the pilot area and its future evolution, according to the global and the regional climate change scenarios.
Contact person: Dario Giaiotti
ITALIAN NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND RESEARCH ISPRA
ISPRA is a public research body and is technical-scientific reference for environmental protection and research in Italy. It responds to the environmental protection obligations such as control, monitoring, assessment, prevention, inspection, technical and scientific advice, as well as information and communication, education and training. ISPRA coordinates the National System for Environmental Protection (SNPA) and handles and manages the National Environmental Information System (SINA)
Contact person: Sara Morucci
MARCHE REGION – PRODUCTIVE ACTIVITIES, EDUCATION AND LABOUR
MARCHE REGION has a wide experience in managing and implementing cross-border and international projects as lead partner and partner. Productive Activities, Education and Labor Dept. deals with the sustainable development with the European Territorial Cooperation Unit. The unit is responsible for programming and implementing projects dealing with sustainable development and environmental resources. It has also relevant experience in the involvement and engagement of stakeholders fostering an inclusive and bottom-up approach. In AdriaClim project MR will develop the Regional Adaptation Plan in collaboration with Sustainable Development Dep.t
Contact person: Natalino Barbizzi
LOCAL HEALTH AUTHORITY NR 3
AULSS 3 is a local health authority in Veneto Region, that provides both social and health care services. The involvement of AULSS 3 in the project will be mainly in activity 4 of work package 5, regarding the adaptation plan for Veneto coastal pilot site: a population vulnerability assessment, the analysis of potential risks in order to plan the adaptation measures for health safety through the implementation of new tools and functionalities of the IT software.
Contact person: Stefano Vianello
Molise Region is a public body based in South-East Italy with a strong experience in collaborative projects at regional, national and European level. With its administrative organisation divided into several departments is able to work in strong cooperation with all its units, to implement project activities and meet expected results. The Region is also capable to mobilise local stakeholders in climate change issues ensuring participation and generating multiplier effects. Molise Region has participated in more than 13 Interreg Italy-Croatia both as Lead partner and project partner ensuring its involvement and interest with the core Programme objectives.
Contact person: Maria Limongelli
Emilia-Romagna Region (RER), together with the National Authorities, has territorial and institutional competence on environment management and on soil and coast protection, and it exerts this competence through the General Directorate for Territorial and Environmental Care. RER has participated in 35 projects as Lead partner and in more than 100 projects as project partner. The DG has been involved in several EU projects on coastal issues.
Contact person: Roberto Montanari
CITY OF VENICE
COV intends to develop the City's Climate Action Plan thanks to the collaboration with relevant institutions of the Veneto area, Croatian institutions and stakeholders. The partners will jointly develop a forecasting model and provide decision makers of the COV with a better understanding of the risk of extreme events: floods/high waters and storm surges combined with sea level rise caused. The COV will also develop an educational plan to spread awareness and knowledge about climate change.
Contact person: Chiara Tenderini
REGIONAL AGENCY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND PREVENTION OF VENETO
ARPAV is the Environmental Protection Agency of the Veneto Region. The main activities are: pollution prevention and control, meteoclimatic forecasting, environmental information, promotion of environmental education. ARPAV will coordinate the pilot study in Venice and support the municipality of Venice for the set up of a climate adaptation plan. ARPAV will translate the outcomes of the technical and scientific WPs into potential climate impacts and vulnerabilities of the city of Venice.
Contact person: Fabio Dalan
ZADAR COUNTY DEVELOPMENT AGENCY ZADRA NOVA
Zadar County Development Agency ZADRA nova was established to support local capacities in the implementation of EU Structural Funds and regional development policy in Zadar County. Acting as a regional development agency and by cooperating with regional public bodies and local authorities, the Agency has the capacity to influence policies on local and regional level. Within participation in project AdriaClim, Zadar CountyDevelopment Agency ZADRA NOVA will benefit by implementing WP 5.
Contact person: Martina Vukašina
DUBROVNIK NERETVA COUNTY
DNR is the southernmost region of the Croatia, covering 1/4 of national sea scope with 60% area under Natura 2000 and 40 nature protection sites. DNR has already experienced the consequences of rising sea levels in the Neretva River Valley. Our aim is to conserve natural and cultural resources, but above all the population affected by the increase of a sea level. The goal is to anticipate the progression of the see level increasing so that in the future we have a plan for the response.
Contact person: Miho Baće
RUDER BOSKOVIC INSTITUTE
Ruder Boskovic Institute (RBI) is Croatia's largest research centre for natural sciences and holds a department for marine research – Center for Marine Research (CIM). Located in Rovinj (Adriatic Sea), CIM has a long history of marine research and holds a long-term oceanographic data set for the northern Adriatic Sea. CIM has an extensive experience in operating marine research vessels and oceanographic sampling for the needs of marine coastal to ecosystem research and observing systems.
Contact person: Ana Baričević
PUBLIC INSTITUTION RERA SD FOR COORDINATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF SPLIT-DALMATIA COUNTY
PI RERA SD will improve capacities for the improving the climate change monitoring, modelling and planning of measures for strengthening the adaptation capacity of the Adriatic coastal area through an integrated approach to climate change. By developing project overall objective, the project will contribute to the enhancement of the RERA SD competences for the implementation of Adaptation/mitigation Plans of Split-Dalmatia County.
Contact person: Marjan Dumanić
INSTITUTE OF OCEANOGRAPHY AND FISHERIES
IOF is a research institution dedicated to virtually all aspects of sea exploration: physical, chemical, geological, biological and fisheries. The main IOF activities will be conducted in two pilot areas: Kaštela Bay and Neretva River Estuary, where observing systems and modelling will be designed. Obtained results will a basis to critically evaluate existing national climate change adaptation plans and to propose additional measures for Split-Dalmatia and Dubrovnik-Neretva County.
Contact person: Gordana Beg Paklar
AdriaClim - EURO-MEDITERRANEAN CENTER ON CLIMATE CHANGE FOUNDATION
CMCC Foundation - Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change is an international, research center based in Italy that investigates and models our climate system and its interactions with society to provide reliable, rigorous, and timely scientific results to stimulate sustainable growth, protect the environment and develop science driven adaptation and mitigation policies in a changing climate. CMCC develops foresights and quantitative analysis of our future planet and society.
Contact person: Giorgia Verri
REGION OF ISTRIA
Istrian County is a regional self-government public body, composed of 14 departments, each dealing with sectoral issues. This system allows an efficient governance providing development of economy, Infrastructures and employment, protection of historical and cultural heritage, support for local investments and research. Administratively, the Istrian County is divided in 41 territorial units of local self-government - 10 towns and 31 municipalities.
Contact person: Bruno Kostelić
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