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Fifth Day of Geology and History - The ancient cartographic representation of the territory and geomorphological processes

Roma, 8 april

The Department for the Geological Service of Italy - ISPRA, the Italian Geographic Society and SIGEA propose a study-day on "The ancient cartographic representation of the territory and geomorphological processes". It would be analyzed the evolution of cartography and the representation of the territory from antiquity to the present day and we will come to discuss the use of new techniques for analyzing the territory.


The state of the environment in Europe and in Italy: State of the Environment Report 2020, Yearbook of environmental data and System ReportApr 07, 2020 from 09:00 AM to 01:00 PMRoma, Aula del Palazzo dei Gruppi Parlamentari, via di Campo Marzio, 78,

We inform you that the presentation of the three reports dedicated to the environmental situation in Europe and in Italy is postponed until a later date.

 

 

The inventory of Italian Landslide Inventory (IFFI): the national new platform open data and regional experiences

Understand the territory to prevent risks

Fourth day of Geology and History: Earthquakes, tsunamis, ground effects, cartography and historical research

Rome, 4 march

The topics addressed in this study day will be historical earthquakes, tsunamis, the effects on the ground produced, as well as information taken from historical sources, drawings and stories collected after these catastrophic events. Historical earthquakes are a vast and debated topic which also represents the history of the teachings that could be better identified. The damage produced by the earthquakes of the past was always very heavy and the reconstruction of the images and historical information has been and will be learned for the future. Much more, however, can be done with the joint effort of the whole scientific community.
Presentation of the guidelines for the use of lichens as bioaccumulatorsMar 04, 2020 12:00 AMRome, sede ISPRA, Via V. Brancati, 48,
Risk analysis of contaminated sites: opportunities and prospects 10 years after the "Methodological criteria"Feb 11, 2020 from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PMRome, Roma Eventi, Fontana di Trevi - Piazza della Pilotta, 4,

Roma, 11 Febraury

In the assessment and management of contaminated sites, site-specific risk analysis represents a very important decision-making tool that allows to establish the contamination status of an area, the possible need for remediation and safety measures, and also purposes of human health protection and environmental resources. The manuals "Methodological criteria for the application of the absolute risk analysis of contaminated sites" and "Methodological criteria for the application of the absolute risk analysis to landfills" were the first examples of sharing and homogenization of technical / scientific procedures at national level in environmental matters between APAT (now ISPRA) and regional agencies for environmental protection.

Third day of Geology and History: Underground cavities hidden or disappeared under the urban context

Roma, 22 January

The Department for the Geological Service of Italy - ISPRA, the Italian Geographic Society and SIGEA propose a study-day on "Underground cavities hidden or disappeared under the urban context". This event is the third module of the cycle "Third day of Geology and History". The theme dealt with in this study day will focus on the numerous underground voids still present below the Italian cities and in particular in the metropolitan areas, such as Rome, Naples, Cagliari and Palermo.

National network of Italian mining parks and museums: tithe meeting of ReMiDec 13, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PMCampiglia Marittima, Sala Villa Lanzi - Via Benedetto Lippi n° 7,
Water, health, environmental challenges and new prevention models

Rome, 11 December

Towards to Environment and Health National Conference ISS-SNPA 2020 ISS-SNPA
The conference "Water, health, environmental challenges and new prevention models" is an initiative promoted jointly by the Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS) and SNPA as part of the activities of the common Protocol of Understanding and inaugurates a series of preparatory events at the ISS-SNPA National Environment and Health Conference to be held at the end of 2020. The conference addresses the issue of water and health and is aimed at promoting and facilitating the structuring of stable integrated models between health workers, SNPA and water services managers for the prevention and management of risks with potential impact on human health.
Urban Waste Report edition 2019Dec 10, 2019 12:00 AMRome,

Today ISPRA illustrates at the Italian Deputy Chamber the Municipal Waste Report 2019. The Ispra Report collects information on the national, regional and provincial level related to production, management, separate waste collection, costs of urban hygiene services and treatment plants. Updated to 2018, Ispra data on municipal waste show a national picture of the approximately 8.000 Italian municipalities. From the data, emerges that there are more and more urban waste to be managed: half a tonne a piece in 2018. New growth trend with GDP, that means urgent prevention policies. Seven regions out of twenty achieve the  65% of recycled wasteaccording to the normative. Exports of 500,000 tons of waste abroad.

From soil bioengineering to Green Infrastructures: an important chapter to the challenges of the Green New DealNov 28, 2019 from 10:30 AM to 04:30 PMISPRA - via V. Brancati 60, Roma - Sala Consiglio SNPA, VII piano,
First Day of Applied EcotoxicologyNov 21, 2019 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PMLivorno,
Green Public General States: fifth edition

Rome, Bologna, Torino, Milan, Lecce, Venice and Napoli 20-22 November

In 2013 Italy adopted a law on the green in the city, n. 10/2013, entitled "Rules for the development of urban green spaces", to strongly promote  a renewed  green culture of spread of trees in urbanized contexts, where most Italians live and work. The law establishes, at the Italian Ministry of the Environment for the protection of the territory and the sea, the Committee for the development of green public that is technically supported of ISPRA.

In order to stimulate discussion and debate, but also active policies on the territory, on the occasion of the National Tree Day on November 21st, the General States of Green Public 2019 were launched - now in their fifth edition - organized in 6 half-days scheduled between Rome (20 afternoon), Bologna (20 afternoon), Turin (21 morning), Milan (21 afternoon), Lecce (21 and 22) and Venice (22 morning). Each event deals with an aspect linked to green infrastructures and urban forests and represents an opportunity of comparison between the technical and institutional world, to converge towards a greater integration of green areas in territorial urban planning and towards nature-based solutions for more resilient cities.

Conference to celebrate the International Day for the elimination of Violence against Women organized by the CUG ISPRA

On November 19, at 10.00 am, at the ISPRA Conference Hall, will be held the seminar "Tools to prevent violence against women, even in the workplace" to celebrate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women.The event, organized by the CUG ISPRA, will see the participation of Senators Cinzia Leone (Vice-President of the Feminicide Commission in the Senate),  Elvira Evangelista (rapporteur of the Italian "Red Code" rule), Elisabetta Mancini (First Director of the State Police and member of the Technical Committee to support the Control Room of the National Strategic Plan on male violence against women 2017-2020).

CleanAir@School, 14 november event-launchNov 14, 2019 from 09:00 AM to 01:00 PMRome, Sala della Regina, Palazzo Montecitorio,
Second day of Geology and History - disappeared Italian lakes, sacred sources and extinct thermal areas
EMAS and Ecolabel UE in the service: circular economy tools

Rimini, 7 november

Environmental certifications are among the tools to promote the spread of new production and consumption habits and that drive the market towards more eco-sustainable choices, realizing many of the elements of the circular economy. The EU Ecolabel products and services they are characterized by a reduced environmental impact during the entire life cycle and favor the awareness and shared responsibility of the producer, also while guaranteeing high standar performance.EMAS organizations are aware of their environmental impacts and constantly act to increase the environmental efficiency of the production system and are ready for the technological innovation, transparent in communicating their environmental data and build an open dialogue with stakeholders.

Circular economy: the importance of public-private partnershipsNov 06, 2019 from 03:30 PM to 05:30 PMFier of Rimini - Ecomondo,
Sustainable management of sediments and blue growth in coastal areas and in medium and small ports

Rimini, 5 november

National Coastal Erosion Table Ecomondo Scientific Technical Committee, ISPRA, GNRAC

The Conference aims to present the progress advancement of the works relating to the sediment resource carried out within the National Coastal Erosion Table, in order  to establish a Coastal Observatory, on the estimate of resources from different sources, technical aspects and new technologies for their management, environmental and regulatory aspects

The first ISPRA Environmental Damage Report. The ascertained cases in the years 2017 and 2018

Roma, 17 october

The 2019 edition of the Environmental Damage Report in Italy represents the first ISPRA report on the State's action on the prevention and repair of environmental damage. With Law 132 -2016, the National System for Environmental Protection  was established, a coordinated system by ISPRA which has been given the task of supporting, on a technical level, the competent authority in environmental damage actions. The report therefore, is based on the reconstruction of the cases of proven damage in the years 2017 and 2018 and involved interested public and private subjects: administrations competent in environmental matters, operators of economic / productive activities, research bodies, insurance companies, associations of environmental protection and citizens, stakeholders