About the Project - CASCADE

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KEY PROJECT NUMBERS

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LEAD PARTNER

APULIA REGION

LUNGOMARE NAZARIO SAURO, 33

BARI - Italy

https://www.regione.puglia.it


Apulia Region - Department of Mobility, Urban Quality, Public Works, Ecology and Landscape represents the highest regional authority in the field of preservation of environment and landscape. CASCADE will enhance its knowledge about the quality and vulnerability of inland/coastal/marine ecosystems of its pilot area and to develop shared information and monitoring protocols for supporting concrete actions dealing with environmental vulnerability and safeguarding of ecosystem services.


Contact person: Adriana Maria Lotito
E-mail:​​​​​​​ am.lotito@regione.puglia.it

PROJECT PARTNER

EURO-MEDITERRANEAN CENTER ON CLIMATE CHANGE FOUNDATION

https://www.cmcc.it/


The Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change Foundation is a non-profit organization, whose mission is to investigate and model climate system to provide reliable, rigorous and timely scientific results, which may stimulate sustainable growth, protect the environment and develop science driven adaptation and mitigation policies. In CASCADE, CMCC Foundation will contribute to high resolution marine/coastal modelling and forecasting, to information system development and science communication.


Contact person: Ivan Federico
E-mail:​​​​​​​ ivan.federico@cmcc.it

PROJECT PARTNER

INSTITUTE OF OCEANOGRAPHY AND FISHERIES

https://acta.izor.hr/wp/


The Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries (IOF) is a national scientific institution with multidisciplinary scientific research activities. It is actively involved in development of monitoring and forecasting systems for the Adriatic Sea. IOF is the WP3 leader of CASCADE project, in charge of compiling the existing datasets from all Project partners, assessment of hazards, impacts and ecosystem vulnerability in Pilot areas 4 and 6 and setting up the integrated management systems.


Contact person: Ivana Ujević
E-mail: ujevic@izor.hr ​​​​​​​

PROJECT PARTNER

ADRIATIC TRAINING AND RESEARCH CENTRE FOR ACCIDENTAL MARINE POLLUTION PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE - ATRAC


  www.atrac.hr


​​​​​​​ATRAC is a non-profit institution whose key role is to provide training and education to the personnel involved in preparedness and response systems in the Adriatic region. Other important activities include helping Adriatic countries in developing their contingency plans, risk assessments and other relevant documents, as well as effectively conducting international regulations governing preparedness for and response to incidents resulting in marine pollution.


Contact person:Anja Pilepic

 

E-mail: anja.pilepic@atrac.hr

PROJECT PARTNER

CITY OF NIN

https://grad-nin.hr/


The importance of improvement of the environmental conditions of the seabed and the coastal areas and it aims to track the movement of sea currents in the harbor area and to introduce the best model for preventing sludge/mud sedimentation. The City of Nin will gather information and review existing monitoring activities in the Pilot area and will make available existing observations and model results about the Pilot, as well as to make a study on environmental protection and a wave model.


​​​​​​​Contact person: Borjan Andrija Peša
E-mail: pp12.cityofnin.cascade@gmail.com

 

PROJECT PARTNER

UNIVERSITY OF MOLISE

https://www.unimol.it/

http://envixlab.unimol.it/


The University of Molise (UNIMOL) has about 9,000 students, 1     ,300 graduates each year, 105 PhD students and about 600 among teaching and non- teaching staff. The Envixlab has a sound scientific and applied knowledge on ecology and biological conservation of coastal ecosystems. UNIMOL has      worked on the identification of Natura2000 sites and      on ecosystem services assessment of      Mediterranean coastal dunes     . UNIMOL participates to LTER      N     etwork-Italy with one the site included in CASCADE project.


Contact person:
E-mail: carranza@unimol.it; forleo@unimol.it ​​​​​​​

PROJECT PARTNER

MARCHE REGION – PRODUCTIVE ACTIVITIES, EDUCATION AND LABOUR

https://www.regione.marche.it/


​​​​MARCHE REGION has a multiyear experience in managing and implementing cross-border and international projects as lead partner and partner. The European Territorial Cooperation 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 (NGOs, University, Research Centers, Environment Protection Dept) fostering an inclusive and bottom-up approach.


​​​​​​​Contact person: Natalino Barbizzi
E-mail: natalino.barbizzi@regione.marche.it

PROJECT PARTNER

PUBLIC INSTITUTION FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF PROTECTED AREAS IN THE AREA OF SPLIT-DALMATIA COUNTY SEA AND KARST

http://moreikrs.hr/


Public institution Sea and karst performs activity of protection, maintenance and promotion of protected areas of Split-Dalmatia County. In CASCADE project Sea and karst will carry out monitoring activities of the endangered Pina nobilis that will help to elucidate the causes for the mass mortality outbreaks. Experiment involving the capture of noble pen shell larvae with attempt to cultivate the shells and ultimately reintroducing the species back into the sea may lead to population revival.


Contact person: Dujo Vlastelica
E-mail:​​​​​​​ dujo.vlastelica@moreikrs.hr

PROJECT PARTNER

RUĐER BOŠKOVIĆ INSTITUTE

https://www.irb.hr


Center for Marine Research (CMR), part of national Ruđer Bošković Institute, specializes in marine research, ecological analyses and long term monitoring of the northern Adriatic. The CMR hosts a database with monitoring data starting from the year 1972. In the CASCADE project, CMR will mainly contribute in the harmonization of the monitoring plan and methodology, with an expansion of our national monitoring program and focusing on hotspot identification.


Contact person: Daniela Maric Pfannkuchen
E-mail: dmaric@irb.hr

PROJECT PARTNER

DUBROVNIK NERETVA COUNTY

http://www.edubrovnik.org/


The Dubrovnik-Neretva Region is the southernmost region of the Republic of Croatia. DNR has more than 60% area under Natura 2000. With participation in  CASCADE, DNR wants to address common challenges through cross-border cooperation to achieve sustainable development and contribute to protection of biodiversity in the marine environment, share of experience, joint actions, improvement of policies with the objective to ensure territorial coherence of the cross-border area.


​​​​​​​Contact person: Iva Slade

E-mail: iva.slade@dnz.hr

PROJECT PARTNER

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY OF FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA

http://www.arpa.fvg.it/cms/


ARPA FVG is the public Environmental Agency of Friuli Venezia Giulia region. In Project CASCADE, it will contribute in enhancing the knowledge of the Adriatic Sea ecosystem and further increase the collaboration with project partners. The aim is maintaining a continuous, high quality, monitor of Adriatic sea, through measures and models. The attention will be focused on the environment hosting endangered species which are living in the pilot area 1 (Grado and Marano Lagoon and Gulf of Trieste).


Contact person: Elena Gianesini
E-mail: elena.gianesini@arpa.fvg.it

PROJECT PARTNER

IUAV UNIVERSITY OF VENICE

http://www.iuav.it/


IUAV is a public University with expertise in regional and urban planning, green-blue infrastructure, maritime spatial planning (MSP), urban design, environmental assessment, landscape and agricultural policies. IUAV is involved in MSP directive implementation in Italy, it has extensive experience in MSP pilot testing, and coordinated the Erasmus Mundus on MSP. Within CASCADE, IUAV will coordinate P5 activities (Tegnùe-Veneto), sharing specific expertise on MSP, LSI, Ocean Literacy.


​​​​​​​Contact person: Daniele Brigolin
E-mail: dbrigolin@iuav.it

 

PROJECT PARTNER

ALMA MATER STUDIORUM - UNIVERSITY OF BOLOGNA

https://www.unibo.it ​​​​​​​


The University of Bologna (UNIBO) is the oldest university in Western Europe. In MARLESS project will participate experts from The Interdepartmental Centre for Industrial Research in Renewable Resources, Environment, Sea and Energy, The Interdepartmental Centre for Research in Environmental Sciences and The Department of Veterinary Medicine. Main activity will be to coordination and monitoring Pilot Actions to prevent, recover, process marine litter, including Stakeholders Toolbox.


Contact person: Rossella Pistocchi
E-mail: rossella.pistochi@unibo.it

PROJECT PARTNER

REGIONAL AGENCY FOR PREVENTION, ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY IN EMILIA ROMAGNA

https://www.arpae.it/dettaglio_generale.asp?id=2593&idlivello=1505


The Hydro-Meteo-Climate Service Arpae-SIMC is involved in research in meteorology, oceanography, climatology and related themes, including hazard and environmental studies, within European, national and local projects. For marine monitoring and modeling, Arpae-SIMC runs coastal and marine operational models to provide daily forecasts and manages environmental monitoring networks for meteorological, marine and coastal data. Arpae is the environmental technical agency of Emilia Romagna, Italy.


Contact person:

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Andrea Valentini, avalentini@arpae.it
Lidia Bressan lbressan@arpae.it

PROJECT PARTNER

DELTA 2000 CONSORTIUM COMPANY WITH LIMITED LIABILITY

www.deltaduemila.net


​​​​​​​DELTA 2000 is as local Development Agency, Local Action Group LAG in Po Delta area and FLAG for Emilia-Romagna region. It is a company representing the main local public institutions and economic and social stakeholders SMEs, associations and other private stakeholders. In CASCADE cooperates to reinforce the dissemination & communication activities to the main stakeholders to make effective the strategy for the environmental protection of Adriatic coast and communicate project results


Contact person: Angela Nazzaruolo
E-mail: info@deltaduemila.net

PROJECT PARTNER

UNIVERSITY OF SALENTO

https://www.unisalento.it/


UniSalento is a medium size public university. It has eight Departments covering scientific and humanistic areas of interest and being responsible of master and PhD programs in the thematic areas of their pertinence. DiSTeBA promotes and coordinates research activities in the field of ecological and environmental sciences, among others, and offers indoor and outdoor research facilities through its field stations, field experimental sites and observatories. The research groups involved in CASCADE have experience of coordination of international projects and represent the Department in national and European consortia and Centres of competence, international initiatives and European network of excellence


Contact person: Alberto Basset
E-mail:​​​​​​​ alberto.basset@unisalento.it

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MANAGEMENT CONSORTIUM OF TORRE GUACETO

PROJECT PARTNER

REGION OF ISTRIA

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MOLISE REGION

PROJECT PARTNER

MARINE PROTECTED AREAS TORRE DEL CERRANO

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CASCADE Project Leaflet ENG version

PUBLISHED ON 09/07/2021
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CASCADE Project poster

PUBLISHED ON 09/07/2021
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CASCADE Project Leaflet HR version

PUBLISHED ON 23/08/2021
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CASCADE Project Leaflet IT version

PUBLISHED ON 23/08/2021
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D 3.1.1. Report on the review of existing observing and modelling systems

PUBLISHED ON 16/09/2021 New
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