PRJ – SOUNDSCAPE (local)
/ SO 3.2
SOUNDSCAPES IN THE NORTH ADRIATIC SEA AND THEIR IMPACT ON MARINE BIOLOGICAL RESOURCES
3.2: Contribute to protect and restore biodiversity
Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries (IOF)
GENERAL PUBLIC, PUBLIC AUTHORITIES, PROTECTED AREAS, ASSOCIATIONS, NGOs, UNIVERSITIES AND RESEARCH INSTITUTES.
The Northern Adriatic Sea (NAS) is an area highly impacted by increasing maritime traffic, tourism and resource exploitation, whilst having a very vulnerable biodiversity. The main objective of the project is to create a cross-border technical, scientific and institutional cooperation to face together the challenge of assessing the impact of underwater environmental noise on the marine fauna and in general on the NAS ecosystem. This cooperation aims to ensure an efficient protection of marine biodiversity and to develop a sustainable use of marine and coastal ecosystems and resources. The objectives of the project are to be pursued in three ways: Implementing a shared monitoring network for a coordinated regional and transnational assessment of the underwater noise, evaluating the noise impact on marine biological resources, developing and implementing a planning tool for straightforward management.
F&F – soundscape
Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries (IOF)
ŠETALISTE IVANA MESTROVICA 63
Split - Croatia
The IOF is the main platform for carrying national and international scientific projects in the field of fisheries and aquaculture and in 2012 became National Reference Center for the Sea. With around 130 employees and valuable modern equipment it is wholly competitive to provide not only scientific research activities but also to offer a professional, educational and counselling activities to a private sector (fisherman, fish farmers) and public decision making institutions.
Contact person: Vlado Dadic'
National Research Council – Institute of Marine Sciences (Cnr-Ismar)
CNR is a Public Research body with mission to promote, transfer encourage and enhance research. CNR-ISMAR focuses on sea studies in terms of observations, analysis, modelling and planning. Several skills are available: acoustic data acquisition and elaboration, oceanographic modelling, maritime spatial database and tools. One of the aim of the institute is to improve the knowledge of the marine processes to support the ecosystem preservation and the human sustainable developement.
Contact person: Fantina Madricardo
Blue World Institute of Marine Research and Conservation
The BWI conducts research on large marine vertebrate species, focuses on helping to stop the loss of biodiversity in the Adriatic Sea, assists the authorities in maintaining the favourable conservation status of these species. BWI is uniquely positioned organisation working in the Adriatic Sea to expand the scientific foundation for conservation, furthering on-the-ground conservation actions, and overall widening of public engagement for the protection of marine ecosystems and resources.
Contact person: Nikolina Rako
Environmental Protection Agency of Friuli Venezia Giulia - ARPA
ARPA FVG is a public body and its activities cover environmental surveillance and monitoring, as well as relevant analytical services, environmentally and health related. ARPA FVG performs its duties with the following purposes: maintain and develop the protection of the quality of ecosystems; control the degradation factors that could have consequences on human health; seek integration and coordination of environmental and health-hygienic activities by the different institutional levels.
Contact person: Antonio Codarin
The Cetacea Foundation has worked on marine environment for 30 years; it manage important rescue center for sea turtles of the Adriatic sea and it has twenty experience also in cetaceans rescue. CF has relationships with university and scientific institution and its center is visited by thousand people every year. The CF works on research programs and educationl projects on environmental marine conservation.
Contact person: Alice Pari
Marche Region - Service for Care, Management and Territorial Planning
The Service for Care, Management and Territorial Planning – Department of Biodiversity and Ecological Regional Network of Marche Region, has competences in the adoption of biodiversity conservation policies. It coordinates the Regional Observatory for Biodiversity and it has already promoted initiatives together with Protected areas and other territorial managing bodies in order to realize projects with regional and national funds.
Contact person: Claudio Zabaglia
Ministry of Environment and Energy
The scope of work of the Ministry of Enevironment and Energy includes task related to protection and conservation of the environment and nature in line with the sustainable development policy of the Republic of Croatia, as well as tasks related to water management and administrative and other tasks from the field of energy.
Contact person: Luka Katusic
Teaching Institute of Public Health of Primorsko-Goranska County
Teaching Institute of Public Health of Primorsko-Goranska County is a health institution which conducts public health activities in the area of Primorsko-Goranska County. It represents an expert, but also teaching preventative public health institution, which is turning into a university scientific regional institute with the goal of providing a higher level of public health care for the wider region, which besides Primorsko-Goranska County includes the neighbouring counties.
Contact person: Lina Velcic
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