CMCC Newsletter 06/2017
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Tale of an oceanic Antarctic campaign

The Ross Sea Expedition of the Italian research vessel OGS Explora. A 60 days campaign and five research projects aimed at collecting current and past evidence of ocean dynamics and its impact on ice-sheet retreats. CMCC researcher Florence Colleoni, who takes part to the expedition, tell us about her onboard research and personal experience […]

The Ross Ice Shelf Credits: Florence Colleoni

Mitigation: the terrestrial ecosystems potential

Deforestation, biomass burning, environmental pollution, land use changes can alter its balance. We are talking about the soil organic carbon, and given the current climate change an accurate knowledge about its quantity is a key factor to improve carbon sequestration in soils and implement mitigation strategies. The FAO-CMCC report "Global Soil Organic Carbon Database" and its global database map in support to researchers and policy makers in land management and planning activities […]

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Climate modeling in the Mediterranean area: CMCC invited to Crete

CMCC researcher Edoardo Bucchignani, guest professor at the Department of Chemistry, University of Crete, will hold a conference on July 17-18, 2017, on REMHI Division research activities. An important recognition for REMHI initiatives carried on in the last years in the Eastern Mediterranen region […]

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International Conference on Microplastic Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea

An event focused on microplastics, one of the most actual and dangerous source of marine pollution, to share current knowledge, identify issues and propose solutions and actions to face and mitigate this environmental threat. CMCC President Antonio Navarra is a member of the International Advisory Board and will give a speech at the conference as invited speaker. On September 26-29, 2017, in Capri (NA), Italy […]

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Second Level Master degree in Meteorology and Physical Oceanography

An advanced preparation in Meteorology and Physical Oceanography. A specific high level training required by environmental agencies, public and private institutions, forecasting and research centers, insurance companies, airport and maritime authorities. An opportunity to receive the certificate of meteorologist in accordance with the World Meteorological Organization […]

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INQUIMUS workshop series: integrating different assessment methodologies for multi-dimensional phenomena

How can scientific assessments inform decisions for problem solving in practice? As part of targeted efforts to disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation, a critical scientific discussion on assessments methods to identify common achievements and challenges. On September 19-21, 2017, in Bolzano, Italy. Deadline for abstracts submission: 4 August 2017 […]

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